Stay safe and have fun this weekend with virtual performances, good eats, outdoor movies under the stars and much more!
Compiled by Iphigenia Sarrimanolis
Movies by Starlight
The Lumina Theater presents an exciting and safe new event for the whole family. Bring some blankets and chairs, and enjoy an outdoor movie under the stars. The theater encourages social distancing through designated group areas called “pods.” The classic 1984 film “The Karate Kid” screens at 8:30 p.m. on Thursday and “Jurassic World” at 8:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Each outdoor “pod” (which fits five people) costs $25.
The Science of Banding Hummingbirds
Flying Jewels and Wildflowers in the Garden presents a virtual program where participants can learn about North Carolina’s only native hummingbird. Hosted by naturalist Susan Campbell, this Zoom webinar costs $18, and participants leave with an exceptional knowledge on North Carolina birds, wildflowers and habitats. Sign up to get a link and password to attend the program at 2 p.m.
Street Fair Food Truck
The Tasting Room at Botanist and Barrel hosts Street Fair Food Truck from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. The food truck offers Mardi Gras-themed foods like bourbon street beignets, French quarter crepes and coffee.
Coronato’s One-Year Anniversary Celebration
Coronato celebrates its anniversary with the launch of new menu items! Curbside pickup and takeout will be available from noon-9 p.m., with the option to reserve outdoor seating to enjoy your meal. Coronato is also encouraging customers to bring non-perishable donations to help TABLE NC fight child hunger.
Tune in at 8 p.m. for a live virtual performance by SkyBlew hosted by Cats Cradle. The young rapper aims to become a voice for the new generation through his colorful beats and clever lyrics.
Bark the Vote
401 Main invites families (pets included!) to come out and enjoy live music and yummy food. On-site voter registration is available at this event through You Can Vote from 1 p.m.-5 p.m. A portion of proceeds from food and drinks benefits You Can Vote.
Green Music Series Event
Southern Village continues its virtual music series at 7 p.m. with Little Wings, an electric-pop band, live on its Facebook page.