Category: Events

The Whirl: Oakwood24

More than 100 people gathered at Historic Oakwood Cemetery December 19 and 20 for the third annual Oakwood24, an ultra-marathon to raise money for Healing Transitions. The run, led by ultra-marathoner and Healing Transitions alumni Jon Frey, takes place over…

The Whirl: Illuminate Art Walk

Through January 8, the Downtown Raleigh Alliance and VAE Raleigh hosted an outdoor, nighttime exhibition called Illuminate Art Walk. Pieces from more than a dozen local artists were on display in public spaces and storefronts, which guests could find through…

The Whirl: Business Support of the Arts Awards

On February 5, The United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County and the Raleigh Chamber of Commerce celebrated the winners of its 2021 Business Support of the Arts Awards: Curi, celito, David Casteel of Mitchell•Casteel, and Freddie-Lee Heath. The…

The Whirl: Rotary Club Bell Ringing

The Rotary Club of Raleigh – Downtown continued its annual bell-ringing, member donations, and fundraising trivia night through the pandemic to raise almost $20,000 for the Salvation Army in December.

The Whirl: MLK DreamFest Food Drive

The weekend of January 16-18, the Town of Cary hosted a virtual and in-person celebration of the life, work, and vision of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. In addition to performances from storytellers Willa Brigham and Janice Greene, the weekend…

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