Things to Do: May 2022

Apex Latino Art Festival

1. Celebrate the presence of Latino arts and culture in our local community at the Apex Latino Arts Festival! Enjoy food, children’s arts and crafts, traditional piñata breaking ceremonies, dance and more. Saturday, June 4, 3–10 p.m.; Historic Downtown Apex.

Apex PeakFest

2. Celebrate the peak of good living at the 41st annual Apex PeakFest, featuring arts and crafts, music, rides, children’s activities, delicious food and more! This is the Town of Apex’s largest event, drawing hundreds of vendors and over 22,000 people to the streets of historic Apex every year. Saturday, May 7, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Salem Street, Apex.


3. Get excited, art lovers — Artsplosure is coming back to Raleigh, with over 175 visual artists showcasing their original works in ceramics, glass, fiber art, metal, painting, photography and more. Browse the art market, watch live performances, and experience one-of-a-kind art installations on display throughout downtown. Saturday–Sunday, May 21–22. Fayetteville Street, Raleigh.

NC Beer Mile

4. If you enjoy a good run followed by a good beer, then don’t miss the 6th annual NC Beer Mile! Participants will drink a beer, run 0.25 miles and repeat four times! The event will be fully chip timed at Bond Brothers Brewing, and there will be live music, food and drinks. Costumes are encouraged! Thursday, May 26, 5 p.m.; $50; 202 East Cedar Street, Cary.

5. The North Carolina Museum of History is excited to announce the return of the 8th annual Longleaf Film Festival! This free-to-attend festival will be their first in-person event since 2019, featuring both short- and feature-length independent films by local filmmakers. Friday–Saturday, May 13–14; 5 East Edenton Street, Raleigh.

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