What RU doing? October 24-26th weekend

Here are some food trucks events going on this weekend.

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Garner Trick or Eats The First Rodeo held in Downtown Garner with 12 truck and 2 breweries.  Don’t be scared and treat your tummy for some great, local eats and beer from Deep River (Clayton) and Double Barley (Smithfield).  Food Trucks: American Meltdown, Barone Meatball, Sol Tacos, Greek Gussy’s, Hibachi Xpress, Dusty Donuts, TJ’s Kitchen, Captain Ponchos, JAM Ice Cream, The Humble Pig, CJ’s Street Food and Baguettaboutit.  The event is Sunday and held from 12 – 4pm.

Run Dig Rodeo is an event with a 5K Run and Volleyball tournament in Apex. In addition to the race and tournament there are food trucks and live music.  The food trucks listed are Stuft, Big John’s, American Meltdown, Gussy’s, Sol Tacos, Chirba Chirba, Dusty Donuts, Phat Wrapz, Belgian Waffology, Red Eye BBQ, Local Yogurt, Deli-icious, Porchetta, Sweet Traditions, Orlando Catering, and Baguettaboutit.  Food Truck event is on Saturday and starts at 12 Noon and ends at 8pm.  Based on the event website, some will show up at 3pm.  If your favorite is listed, you may want to check Twitter or Facebook.  The event is at 6175 Jenks Road, Apex.

As part of the Fayetteville Fall Dogwood Festival, Fayetteville will have its First Food Truck Festival.    Master Bacon from Charlotte, BulKogi from Raleigh, My Daddy’s BBQ, King Creole from Burlington.  The festival is located at Festival Park, 335 Ray Ave, Fayetteville.  The food truck festival is Saturday from 3-10pm.


It’s the Fourth Sunday and that means Pop Up Sunday at Ornamentea (508 N. West Street, Raleigh).  This market has lots of different artisans that put Raleigh on the map in a Women’s Health article for their Best Up and Coming Cities for Arts and Culture.  The event is Sunday 12 to 5pm.

The Kernersville Food Truck Festival at Brewer’s Kettle (308 E Mountain St, Kernersville) on Saturdayfrom 3-9pm will highlight a lot of Triad-area food trucks.  Thanks to this week’s Behind The Wheel: Wright Up Ur Galley for giving informing me.

Thanks to the Triangle Explorer (see his post on the event) for pointing me to the Pittsboro Street Fair.  The event is Saturday from 1o am to 5pm with live music and food trucks.  Food Trucks and food vendors avialable are MaMa Duke’s, Chai’s Global Street Food, Citizen Yogurt & Pops, Dawg Wago, Little Dipper’s Italian Ice, and Grand Slam Concessions.  The event is in Downtown Pittsboro.

Like trains and food trucks?  Give the Track or Treat a look, which is Triangle’s only Halloween Train.  The railways is not far from Cary and Apex on US 1 and not only you can ride the train, you can walk around a train graveyard.  The train museum and ride is at New Hope Valley Railway (3900 Bonsal Road, New Hill).  Buy tickets now as already two scheduled trains are sold out (and the third 6:15pm is close to a sell out!)  MANNA will be there serving food.

Plantation Point Farmers Market is having a Halloween Fun event with Trick or Treating in the market, free mini pumpkin decorating, hayrides, and other Halloween activities.  Tailgater Toby will be there making sure no leaves hungry.  The market operates Saturdays from 9am to 2pm.

SoomSoom Pita Pockets is having their opening party at Surf Club this Saturday from 5 to 1opm.  They have been a few locations, but this seems to be the one to kick things off.  I am very interested in this truck as the truck will have traditional American and Middle Eastern flavors.  The chef also is from Tel Aviv and has cooked there and recently Durham (Nana’s and the Piedmont).

Don’t forget food truck do park at local breweries.  Check out the Thursty’s post for a list of what trucks are where.

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