Tickets on sale for upcoming home tour
The American Institute of Architects Triangle Section is holding its sixth annual Triangle Tour of Residential Architecture on Sept. 26.
The self-guided tour showcases seven award-winning homes throughout the 10-county Triangle region from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 26.
Tickets cost $25 in advance and $30 on tour day.
The 2015 homes were selected by an independent architecture jury “based on a variety of criteria including: overall design concept, how well clients’ needs were met, relationship to site and context, sensitivity to material selections and environmental considerations and special quality,” according to a news release.
To see the homes: aiatriangletour.com/residences/
To purchase tickets: aiatriangletour.com
Sola Coffee Cafe offers pop-up markets
Sola Coffee Cafe is offering its pop-up market on the second and fourth Saturdays of September and October.
From 9 a.m.-2 p.m., the North Raleigh coffee house will host more than 20 local artists, crafters and designers selling mostly handcrafted goods. The next ones are Sept. 12 and 26.
Sola Coffee Cafe is at the corner of Sawmill and Lead Mine roads in Raleigh.
Info: 919-803-8983, solacoffee.com
Learn about edible and medicinal trees
Herbalist Kim Calhoun is offering an “Autumn Equinox Tree Food and Medicine Ramble” in Chatham County from 1-5 p.m. Sept. 20.
Calhoun will guide students through tree identification, safe and sustainable harvesting, as well as food and medicine preparations and uses. Students can sample black walnut pickles, nocino (black walnut liqueur), tree-based tinctures, teas, infused oils and more.
Tickets cost $45. Anyone age 14 or older is welcome. Participants need to be able to walk on uneven surfaces. The walk will happen rain or shine.
Buy tickets online: abundancehealingarts.com