May 21th: Memorial Day 2015 – Weekend Update

Food Trucks and the weekend?  Here’s what’s going on…

WRAL Balloon Fest

For more details, check out Triangle Explorer’s post on the event.  For those staying in Raleigh, please park at the Triangle Town Center and use the park-and-ride service.  Food trucks are scheduled for this event.

Cousins Maine Lobster-Raleigh

Cousins Maine Lobster at Double Barley in Smithfield

From 12-8 pm, Cousins Maine Lobster will be here.  Most of the events have been at festivals and rodeos.  This could be an opportunity to grab a roll or two and experience Maine lobster!

Connecticut Lobster Roll: Maine Lobster warmed with butter and lemon
Connecticut Lobster Roll: Maine Lobster warmed with butter and lemon

Raleigh Olympics

This Friday (May 22nd), Dang Good Dogs (Thanks for heads up!), Big Mike’s BBQ, and Will & Pop’s will help raise money for the Boys and Girls Club in Raleigh for their annual Positive Place for Kids Campaign.  The event for today is a Kickball Tournament to help kick-off the Olympics.  For more details, check out their website.  The Boys & Girls Club is at 701 Raleigh Blvd.

Northgate Blues on the Plaza


Check out details for Northgate Blues on the Plaza here.  The event takes place at Northgate Mall, which has live blues music and food trucks available.

Fairview Garden Center

Flora & Food Trucks Poster 2015


Both Chirba Chirba and Chez Moi are scheduled for the Flora and Food Trucks at Fairview Greenhouses and Garden Center.

Hard Knocks Free Combat Day

On May 23rd, the Hard Knocks location in Raleigh will have Big C’s Waffles, D’Burritos, Jay’s Italian Ice, and Sarge’s Chef on Wheels for Free Combat Day.  Theyare located at 3501 Spring Forest Road.

Clayton Town Square Concert Series

Jack the Radio will perform tonight (Thursday) at 6pm at the Town Square at The Clayton Center (100 W Main Street).  In addition to live music, you will also find D’Burritos and Rolling Bistro.  For more details, check out their Facebook Page.

Other news

Also, Belgian Waffology will be at North Hills’ Midtown Farmers Market this Saturday morning.

Hanu is regularly scheduled to appear at Sub Noir Brewing for the next few Fridays.  Both are favorites of mine.

It’s a nice holiday weekend, be sure to stay safe!

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