Events this week: Lemurs, Hootie and fireworks
It’s another hot week in the Triangle! Here are some outdoor and indoor events to help your work week breeze by.
Memorial Day - There are several services and ceremonies planned around the Triangle to honor and remember the people who lost their lives serving our country.
Paul McCartney (PNC Arena, 1400 Edwards Mill Rd., Raleigh) - The Freshen Up tour is Paul McCartney’s first outing following the release of his brand new studio album, “Egypt Station.” See the legend at 8 p.m.
Music Bingo (Woody’s, 205 Wolfe St., Raleigh) - Woody’s City Market hosts this weekly event featuring multiple categories and games.
The Good Morning Nags (The Pour House Music Hall, 224 S. Blount St., Raleigh) - The band is known for its raucous country folk and roots rock and roll.
Sweetwaters Coffee and Tea Grand Opening (726 Slash Pine Dr., Cary) - The new coffee shop will celebrate with free giveaways and free drink cards.
An Evening With Charlie Parr and Phil Cook (Kings, 14 W. Martin St., Raleigh) - Parr confronts hard issues head-on, using only an acoustic guitar or banjo to light the way. Tickets are $20.
Team Trivia (The Big Easy, 222 Fayetteville St, Raleigh) - There is a different theme every week. Trivia starts at 8 p.m.
The Piedmont Pea Pickers (Irregardless, 901 W. Morgan St, Raleigh) - The old-time string band will play at the cafe starting at 6:30 p.m.
Durham Bulls Teacher Appreciation Night (DBAP, 409 Blackwell St., Durham) - Get 14 different food items at a discounted price and recognize the community’s teachers at this baseball game.
Travis Tritt and Charlie Daniels Band (Booth Amphitheatre, 8003 Regency Parkway, Cary) - The country star will perform with The Cadillac Three.
Brews and Board Games (Aloft Raleigh, 2100 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh) - There will be food and drink specials in addition to 85+ board games that will be brought to the venue.
NC Symphony: The Music of Pink Floyd (Meymandi Concert Hall, 2. East South Street, Raleigh) - Laser lights are perfectly choreographed to Pink Floyd’s timeless classics, such as “Another Brick in the Wall,” “Comfortably Numb,” “Wish You Were Here,” and “Money,” plus many other popular hits from Floyd’s discography.
Lemurpalooza (Duke Lemur Center, 3705 Erwin Rd, Durham) - Reservations are required for this event celebrating the animals of the Duke Lemur Center.
Hootie and the Blowfish (Coastal Credit Union Music Park, 3801 Rock Quarry Rd., Raleigh) - The band brings its Group Therapy tour to Raleigh with special guest Barenaked Ladies.
Military Appreciation Night and Friday Night Fireworks (DBAP, 409 Blackwell St., Durham) - There is a lot happening at the DBAP tonight.
Check back Thursday for our weekend picks!