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Downtown Raleigh food truck rodeo Sunday and more food truck events

Hungry for food truck fare? Mark your calendar for these upcoming food truck events in Raleigh, Cary, Durham and Chapel Hill. (Chela Tu, part owner of Chirba Chirba, serves up dumplings Thursday, March 1, 2012, during a food truck rodeo at Oval Park in Durham.)
Hungry for food truck fare? Mark your calendar for these upcoming food truck events in Raleigh, Cary, Durham and Chapel Hill. (Chela Tu, part owner of Chirba Chirba, serves up dumplings Thursday, March 1, 2012, during a food truck rodeo at Oval Park in Durham.) tlong@newsobserver.com

Here are a few upcoming food truck events:

▪ The Downtown Raleigh Food Truck Rodeo will be 1-6 p.m. Sunday on Fayetteville Street. Other upcoming dates include June 14, Aug. 9 and Oct. 11. Info: downtownraleighfoodtruckrodeo.com

▪ From 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. May 15, The News & Observer is hosting three trucks: Bull City Street Food, Dang Good Dogs and Hibachi Express. Anyone is welcome. The trucks will be parked in the parking lot at 215 S. McDowell St., Raleigh.

▪ A small food truck rodeo will be 3-7 p.m. May 16 at Orange United Methodist Church, 1220 Martin Luther King Blvd., Chapel Hill. Proceeds will benefit TABLE, a nonprofit that provides emergency food to hungry children in Chapel Hill and Carrboro. Info: tablenc.org/calendar-of-events

▪ The Fairview Garden Center hosts food trucks from 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. May 9, May 16 and May 23 at 8224 Holly Springs Road. Info: fairviewgardencenter.com

▪ Cary’s Chatham Street Chowdown will happen July 26 and Oct. 4. Info: nando.com/chathamstchowdown

▪ Durham’s Food Truck Rodeos at Durham Central Park will be June 21, Sept. 6 and Nov. 1. Info: durhamcentralpark.org

To keep up on the latest food truck news in the Triangle, check out the Wandering Sheppard blog: wanderingsheppard.com

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