Sip+Savor NOVEMBER 3 Taste the best the Triangle has to offer
at this third annual wine and food experience taking over three floors at DPAC. Hosted by the producers of TASTE the Event, more than 30 restaurants and artisanal vendors, such as It’s A Southern Thing, Counting House, Bleu Olive and Viceroy, will create dishes paired with world-class wineries. Guests can expect a live band, dessert and bubbly alongside their culinary samplings.
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North Carolina Comicon N OV E MB ER 8- 10 The seventh annual comic book and pop culture festival at the Durham Convention Center is perfect for fans and creators to explore their interests in cosplay,
gaming, film, design and more. This year will feature panels with comic book writers and artists, including Kevin Eastman (“Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”), Amanda Conner (Harley Quinn) and voice actor Greg Cipes (“Teen Titans”). It will also include exhibits and workshops hosted by industry-leading comic book publishers DC Comics, Dark Horse Comics, Oni and more. A cosplay party will take place on Saturday night followed by a cosplay contest on Sunday.
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Pumpkin Patch Express
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OCTOBER 5 -6 , 1 2 - 1 3 , 19-2 0 AND 2 6 -2 7 The Museum of Life and Science hosts its ninth annual pumpkin-picking festival throughout October. Ride the Ellerbe Creek Railway to the pumpkin patch, pick a pumpkin, and spend the day playing carnival games and exploring the hay maze. 8
World Beer Festival
Back for its 25th year, this international beer celebration features a selection from some of the best breweries around the world, from Unibroue to HiWire Brewing. Hosted at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park, the event will have live music from The Sunday Special and Garland Mason, and plenty of food vendors, including Chirba Chirba Dumpling, Taco Grande and Qspresso.
(clockwise from top left) Sip+Savor photo by Beth Mann; NC Comicon photo by Cordelia Morea; World Beer Festival photo by Morgan Cartier Weston; Pumpkin Patch Express photo courtesy Museum of Life and Science