Triangle events to add to your daybook:
Through Sunday; downtown Raleigh; $5-$10/lunch or $20-$30/dinner; godowntownraleigh.com/restaurant-week
Downtown Raleigh Restaurant Week winds down this weekend. There’s still time to get great prix fixe meals – both lunch and dinner this time around – through Sunday.
N.C. on film
Through Sept. 7; N.C. Museum of History, 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh; $3-$5 (kids 6 & under free); ncmuseumofhistory.org
Time is running out to see the “Starring North Carolina!” exhibit at the N.C. Museum of History. It’s a great exhibit, featuring costumes and props from movies and TV shows filmed here (like “Bull Durham” and “Sleepy Hollow”) and much more.
For beer nerds
7-10 p.m. Friday; N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences, 11 W. Jones St., Raleigh; $25-$30; nando.com/1yf
More than a dozen local brewers offer unique creations with a focus on science at this beer-centric event. Check out discussions about fermentation, flavors and the engineering of beer. For ages 21 and up. Proceeds benefit Friends of the Museum.
Noon-8 p.m. Saturday; Fayetteville Street, Raleigh; free; caribmask.com
Watch beautifully costumed people parade into the CaribMask Festival Village at the fourth annual CaribMask Carnival. While there, enjoy live performers, eat some tasty Caribbean cuisine and browse the arts and crafts vendors.
7 p.m. Sunday; Durham Performing Arts Center, 123 Vivian St., Durham; $69.50-$125; dpacnc.com
There will be no Pips at the Empress of Soul’s Sunday concert, but you will get The O’Jays.