BEERICANA - Holly Springs, Sugg Farms
Holly Springs is joining the beer festival scene with the Beericana Craft Beer and Music Festival. Samples of beer from local breweries and beyond will be provided for this all day festival from 1:30-6 on Saturday, September 27.
To make those brews taste even better, live music will be provided by The Honeycutters, Dark Water Rising, Skinny Bag of Sugar, Lynda Dawson and Pattie Hopkins.
Of course, food trucks will be on site to help balance out the intake of constant brew sampling. To see ticket information and a complete listing of breweries, head over to the official Beericana website.
LIVE IT UP! ON HILLSBOROUGH STREET - Bluegrass Festival
Gather the entire family and head over to the Hillsborough Street district in Raleigh this weekend. This event will take place on Sunday, September 28 from 2-10 and it's free. The music lineup includes Darin and Brooke Aldridge, Tommy Edwards and the Bluegrass Experience featuring Leroy Savage, and Josh Daniel and Mark Shimick Project.
Craft beer will be available in The Logan Court Beer Garden with a variety of brews from the Raleigh Brewing Company. However, this is a very family-friendly event, with performances by the Raleigh Little Theatre and a stage dedicated to youth attendees.
Find a full lineup and parking information at the Live and Local website.
CARRBORO MUSIC FESTIVAL - Carrboro, NC
The Carrboro Music Fest celebrates its 17th year of bringing quality music to this artistic and quaint town on Sunday, September 28. Over 180 local acts will perform throughout the day on various stages, including Saints Apollo, Rob Nance, Matt Phillips, and the Clockwork Kids.
A special kick-off performance will be provided by Love Language, Daddy Issues, and Natural Causes at Cat's Cradle on Saturday at 9; this show is also free to the public.
The lineup is pleasing and detailed, so head over to the Carrboro Music Festival's website for complete details.