Things to Do: March 2022

Art in Bloom, N.C. Museum of Art

1. The North Carolina Museum of Art is hosting Art in Bloom, an annual fundraiser presented by PNC that showcases stunning floral designs based off of existing artwork within the museum. The theme of this year’s large-scale installations will reflect the multiculturalism of the North Carolina Museum of Art’s collection, and all proceeds will support the museum’s programming and exhibitions and benefit the NCMA Foundation, Inc. Wednesday-Sunday, March 16-20, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; $30 members, $33 nonmembers; 2110 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh.

2. Don’t miss the opportunity to golf at UNC’s Kenan Memorial Stadium during Topgolf Live, a national stadium tour that converts football stadiums into temporary Topgolf experiences. Participants will score points by hitting giant targets on the field while enjoying good food, drinks, music and friendly competition. For all skill levels! Thursday-Sunday, March 3-6; $85; 104 Stadium Drive, Chapel Hill.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival

3. Don’t forget to wear green at this year’s Raleigh St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival! Following the parade there will be food, live music, Celtic-inspired arts and crafts, traditional Irish dance and child-friendly activities on Leprechaun Lane. March 12, 10 a.m.

Tacos ‘N Taps Festival

4. Nobody has ever been sad with a taco in their hand, so head over to the Koka Booth Amphitheatre for the Tacos ‘N Taps Festival. Enjoy bands, margaritas, tequila, beer, bands and over 30 different types of tacos. April 2, 1-5 p.m.; $19 and up; 8003 Regency Parkway, Cary.

5. Lace up your running shoes and join the 2022 Tobacco Road Marathon and Half Marathon! The full marathon features over 20 miles of the American Tobacco Trail, and the remainder of the course is flat and fast with a downhill finish. March 20, 7 a.m.; $105 half, $110 full; 200 Brooks Park Lane, Cary.

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