Arts & Culture

Take Five: Head to a Bee Bash or celebrate National Ice Cream Day

Learn about pollinators from local bee keepers, who will do a demonstration on clear hives for an up close and personal look at the bee world during The Bee Bash Sunday at The Durham Hotel Rooftop Bar.
Learn about pollinators from local bee keepers, who will do a demonstration on clear hives for an up close and personal look at the bee world during The Bee Bash Sunday at The Durham Hotel Rooftop Bar. clowenst@newsobserver.com

Triangle events to add to your daybook:

Dangling Loafer

8-9:30 p.m. Friday; Kings, 14 W. Martin St., Raleigh; $5; facebook.com/TheDanglingLoafer

Cliff Cash headlines this month’s showcase of local stand-up comedians, joined by Pat McLeod, John Boni and others. This showcase happens on the third Friday of each month.

Civil War Med

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday; Bennett Place Historic Site, 4409 Bennett Memorial Road, Durham; free; facebook.com/bennett.place

Costumed actors portray doctors and medics of the Civil War era and demonstrate how medical equipment was used and how injuries were treated during that time. You should leave very grateful.

Brides by night

5:30-8:30 p.m. Saturday; N.C. Museum of History, 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh; $5; ncmuseumofhistory.org

Prospective brides and grooms can meet local caterers, florists, photographers and other wedding vendors at this “Night at the Museum Bridal Expo.” Proceeds benefit the museum.

Bee Bash

6-8 p.m. Sunday; The Durham Hotel Rooftop Bar, 315 E. Chapel Hill St., Durham; free; nando.com/3wz

Learn about pollinators from local beekeepers, who will use clear hives for an up close and personal look at the bee world. Specialty menu items featuring bee products will be available to purchase.

We all scream

1-7:30 p.m. Sunday; Maple View Farm, 6900 Rock Ridge Road, Hillsborough; free (food/beverages for purchase); mapleviewfarm.com

Celebrate National Ice Cream Day with live music by Back Porch Orchestra, lawn games, face painting, and of course, ice cream specials (cash only). Throw in the food truck from Al’s Burger Shack and that’s a day.

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