Things to Do: April 2022

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1. Get your drink on at Brewgaloo 2022, North Carolina’s largest craft beer festival (and the second biggest in the US)! This two-day festival features local food trucks, vendors, bands and over 110 craft breweries from around NC. Kick off the fun during Friday night’s block party and sampler event featuring limited releases, barrel aged and sour beers. Friday, April 22, 6-10 p.m., Saturday, April 23, 2-10 p.m.; $30 and up; 400 Fayetteville St., Raleigh.

9th Annual Festival of Legends

2. Escape from the real world during the 9th Annual Festival of Legends, a fairy festival that celebrates mythology, folklore and fairy tales with artistry, music, dance, fantasy costumes and play. Saturday-Sunday, April 23-24, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; $15 and up; 2908 Optimist Farm Road, Apex.

3. Go for a run and reward yourself with a beer (or four)! The Bull City Beer Mile consists of drinking four beers and running four laps (1 mile) around Durham Central Park. There will be beer (obviously), Bull City Beer Mile merchandise, food trucks and live music for participants and spectators, alike! Saturday, April 23, 2-7 p.m.; $40 and up; 501 Foster Street, Durham.

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4. Don’t miss Holly Springs Chalk the Walk, where both children and adults have the opportunity to summon their inner artist and compete within their age bracket. Sunday, April 24, 10 a.m-4 p.m.; $15; 300 W. Ballentine Street, Holly Springs.

5. Mosey around the Spring Daze Arts and Crafts Festival at Bond Park, featuring 170 local artists and Cary’s Earth Day celebration — complete with outdoor sporting activities, music, food and children’s activities. Saturday, April 30, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Free admission; 801 High House Road, Cary.

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