8th Annual Hot Pick’n Finger Lick’n BBQ & Bands, September 16 @ Town of Rolesville Ballfields
Sep 16 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

Join the Rolesville Chamber of Commerce and some of the best cooks in the surrounding area for the 8th Annual Hot Pick’n Finger Lick’n BBQ & Bands cook-off festival on Saturday, September 16, 2017, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. We will have chicken, barbecue, and ribs, all prepared by local competing cooks. Our cook-off is sanctioned by the North Carolina Pork Council. Judges include Rolesville Mayor, Frank Eagles; WNCN News Anchor, Sharon Tazwell; Robert Pettyjohn, BBQ Judge. Bring your lawn chairs, sit back and listen to great local music all day. For more information, contact the Rolesville Chamber of Commerce office at 919-562-7059. Free admission! Kid friendly! Food, drinks, all-day festival.

Venue: Town of Rolesville Ballfields
Address: 121 Redford Place Drive

Know Homo: Camp Cookout @ LGBTQ Center of Durham
Sep 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Men’s social night at LGBTQ Center of Durham.

This free quarterly event brings #men (and those masculine of center) together for good. Good conversation, good networking and good times. Join us this time for Camp Cookout, where we will have some food, conversation and if you are game, some crafts and playful competitions.

All masculine of center identities across the spectrums of race, religion, ethnicity, sexual identity, immigration status, and ability are welcome.

RSVP via our Facebook page, visit the site or drop in with friends.

October Dinner with Dolci @ Nasher Cafe
Oct 19 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

In honor of the newest upcoming exhibit at the Nasher Museum, THE MEDICI’S PAINTER: Carlo Dolci and 17th-century Florence the Nasher Cafe will be theming our Dinners on Thursday’s August 31st, September 21st, October 19th, & November 9th to celebrate the flavors & techniques from Italian kitchens during the 16th & 17th centuries. From bistecca to cacciatore we have crafted some stunning dishes so that you can experience this stunning exhibit through both sight & taste. See our special themed entrees for October 19th below and call today to reserve at (919) 684-6032 or book online.

BISTECCA ALLA PALMITERIANA 31 USDA Ribeye cooked to order, parmesan bread crumbs, capers, wine broiled tomatoes, parsley, house gnocchi with pesto cream

HALIBUT CACCIATORE 27 Oven roasted swordfish, cremini mushrooms, grape tomatoes, red peppers, artichokes, capers, citrus, parsley, white wine, basil linguine

PASTA PESCATORE 26 Sautéed shrimp, mussels, calamari, scallops, onions, tomatoes, basil, rustic pomodoro, shaved pecorino

SCALLOPINI di POLLO al LIMONE 24 Lightly breaded chicken breast, capers, white wine, citrus butter, parsley, sautéed garlic spinach, roasted red potatoes

VEGETABLE RISOTTO 21 Smoked asparagus, roasted local corn, onions, tomatoes, arugula, pesto cream, shaved pecorino (Add chicken breast +4 or sautéed shrimp +6)

LINGUINE ALFRESCO 20 Wild mushrooms, onions, baby spinach, grape tomatoes, asparagus tips, feta, pesto, lemon butter (Add chicken breast +4 or sautéed shrimp +6)