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Plan your weekend: Y’all come to the new Raleigh music series at Dix Park

See the work of longtime Raleigh political cartoonist Dwane Powell at the “‘You Really Stuck it to Me Today’: The Political Cartoons of Dwane Powell” exhibit at the City of Raleigh Museum.
See the work of longtime Raleigh political cartoonist Dwane Powell at the “‘You Really Stuck it to Me Today’: The Political Cartoons of Dwane Powell” exhibit at the City of Raleigh Museum. Dwane Powell

Triangle events to add to your daybook:

Dwane Powell sticks it to ’em

9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday (6-9 p.m. First Friday); City of Raleigh Museum, 220 Fayetteville St., Raleigh; free (donations accepted); cityofraleighmuseum.org

See the work of longtime Raleigh political cartoonist Dwane Powell at the “ ‘You Really Stuck it to Me Today’: The Political Cartoons of Dwane Powell” exhibit at the City of Raleigh Museum. The exhibit includes a 15-by-7-foot mural hand-painted by Powell. The exhibit is around through June 2019, but don’t put it off.

Triangle VegFest 5K

8 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday; Southern Village Green, 400 Market St., Chapel Hill; $30; trianglevegfest.com

The Triangle VegFest market happens once a month ($5 suggested donation), but in June it comes with a Fun 5K featuring prizes, a DJ and beer. The run starts at 8 a.m. and benefits Piedmont Farm Animal Refuge.

Y’all at Dix Park

4-10 p.m. Saturday; Dorothea Dix Park, 600 Umstead Drive, Raleigh; free; facebook.com/yallatdixpark

The park’s first music series will feature The Veldt, Wayleaves, ZenSoFly and Enenra – plus food trucks on site (if you want to bring your own picnic, that’s totally cool, too). UPDATE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER: https://www.yallatdixpark.com/

Party at the Parkwood

4-9 p.m. Saturday; Parkwood Ballfield, 5124 Revere Road, Durham; free; nando.com/parkwood2017

Parkwood neighborhood in South Durham hosts its first Summer Festival, free and open to all, with live music, arts and craft vendors, food trucks and a craft beer vendor. A games area will have giant Jenga, corn hole, water balloons, sack races and an inflatable slide. Plus free popcorn and frozen treats.

Chow down in Cary

12:30-5 p.m. Sunday; Academy Street between Chatham Street and Dry Avenue, Cary; townofcary.org

Cary’s Downtown Chowdown will have lots of food trucks along with local beer and wine vendors, seating areas and live entertainment.

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