April 16: Weekend Update

Need something to do this weekend?  Check out some events with food trucks.

Events this weekend

Don’t forget today (Thursday) that Knightdale has a food truck at Knightdale Station Park.  Find out who’s there today here.

Dessert Truck Rodeo



Belgian Waffology, Jam Ice Cream, Sweet Traditions, Caffe Bellezza, and Dusty Donuts will be at 801 Corporate Center for a sweet food truck gathering from 2:30pm to 4:00pm.  Either stop over for a quick pick up or perhaps bring something home!

North Hills Farmers Market Opening Day

This Saturday, Midtown’s Farmers Market takes over in North Hills.  Check out American Meltdown melting your appetite this weekend.  The market goes on from 8am to Noon.

Wandering Moose’s First Event at Gizmo Brewworks

It must be the end of winter as the Wandering Moose will be make its first appearance this Saturday at Gizmo Brewworks.  For more information on the food truck, check out their website.  Gizmo Brewworks is at 5907 Triangle Drive and the food truck will be there from 1 to 8pm.

Flora and Food Trucks

Flora & Food Trucks Poster 2015

Porchetta and The Parlour will both be at the Flora and Food Trucks series this Saturday at Fairview Greenhouses and Garden Center.  Fairview is located at 8224 Holly Springs Road, Raleigh.

Counter Culture’s 20th Anniversary

It took me a second to think about this… 20 years ago was 1995.  Where were you in 1995?!  Well local roaster, Counter Culture will celebrate 20 years on Saturday, April 18th at Durham Central Park, 501 Foster Street.

Food Trucks: Pie Pushers

Musical guests: The Human Eyes (one of the band members works at Counter Culture), LoamlandsMac McCaughan (from Superchunk), and headliner The Love Language.

For more details on the event, see their Facebook and DCP’s Facebook page

Pittsboro’s April Food Truck Rodeo

A food truck lineup has been announced with Bang Bang Banh Mi, Baugettaboutit, Bandido’s, Little Dippers, Red Eye BBQ, SoomSoom Pita Pockets and Belgian Waffology.  Bella Donna and Bear Creek Brews will also be there.  The event is April 18th across from the Pittsboro Road House.

Chatham Street Chowdown


It’s finally here, the Chatham Street Chowdown, Town of Cary’s Food Truck Rally.  I was at yesterday’s Downtown Cary Food and Flea (every second Sunday of the month) and the town has done a great job in the area promoting the event with  flyers all over.  Logistically Chatham Street will be closed between Academy and Harrison with 15 trucks and seating areas.  Which allow fans to move about the area and admire the quaint downtown and local business.  The event is Sunday from 12 to 4:30pm.

My tip: bring some friends and share your food at the new craft beer shop down Academy Street at Pharmacy Bottle + Beverage (they do have wine, too)

If this isn’t enough, check out what the Triangle Explorer’s got going on.

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