Our events celebrating local food and community are spread around the Raleigh Food Corridor and Downtown Raleigh throughout the day on OCTOBER 14!
For the last Second Saturday of this year, we are looking back and being grateful for the harvest, for the lessons learned and for the local food system progress made this year.
See you out there for the Second Saturday workshops, community events, meals, restaurant specials, and more!
or see full event details below!
A MORNING OF VOLUNTEERING
spend you're morning helping local gardens create good food
JAMIE KIRK HAHN FOUNDATION WEEKEND OF PURPOSE
Volunteering around food and other causes around the Triangle!
For 2017 Weekend of Purpose, we are partnering with many organizations in Wake County around food for Second Saturday.
- Burkett Farm (18+)
- IFFS Camden Street Learning Garden (all ages)
- IFFS Food Shuttle Farm (15+)
- Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina (12+) - FULL
- Raleigh City Farm (all ages) - FULL
- Well Fed Community Garden (all ages) - FULL
SWEET POTATO HARVEST WORKDAY
a morning of volunteering
Well Fed Community Garden
1321 Athens Dr
9:00am - 12:00pm
Our October volunteer day is coming a week early. Help us harvest sweet potatoes this Saturday starting at 9:00am. Potluck lunch will start at 12 noon, please bring something to share if you can. Hope to see you there!
ESCAZU ARTISAN CHOCOLATES
936 N Blount St
11:00am - 10:00pm
Covington Sweet Potato Vodka & Molasses Confection.
sourced from Snow Hill, NC
938 N Blount St
11:00am - 2:00pm
details coming soon!
WEEKEND OF PURPOSE
a community event
Jamie Kirk Hahn Foundation
9:00am - 12:00pm Volunteering
6:30pm - 10:00pm Party with a Purpose
The Jamie Kirk Hahn Foundation Weekend of Purpose is a multi-part event that brings together over 500 attendees and ties together service, food, and fun to raise key funds that will support the core programs of the Jamie Kirk Hahn Foundation. Attendees are encouraged to participate in various ways throughout the weekend through two distinct events.
DAY OF SERVICE
Each year, the Jamie Kirk Hahn Foundation brings together more than 150 volunteers at various sites across the Triangle to serve our community.
JAMIE’S VIP HOUR
Sponsors and VIP-ticket holders are invited to join the Jamie KIrk Hahn Foundation and special guests for an exclusive VIP-hour including VIP-only dishes, drinks, and experiences.
JAMIE’S PARTY WITH A PURPOSE
In the evening, supporters are invited to purchase tickets and join the Jamie Kirk Hahn Foundation and some of the state’s top chefs for an unforgettable evening at a downtown Raleigh location. Attendees gain the opportunity to sample dishes from 5-7 chefs complimented with a curated selection of cocktails, beer, and wine from local bars, restaurants, and wine distributors.
BIKE RIDE TO FARMERS MARKET
a community bike ride
Oaks and Spokes
505 MLK Jr BLVD
10 am meetup
Join Oaks and Spokes and East Coast Greenway Alliance for a 4 mile greenway bike ride to the NC Farmers Market. We'll be meeting at Chavis Community Center at 10:00am for this fun ride! This is a ride for all ages and abilities. We encourage participants to wear a helmet.
More Info on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1014072028728819
PRESERVING APPLES 3 WAYS
a cooking workshop
Piedmont Picnic Project
at Raleigh City Farm
800 N Blount St
10:00am - 12:00pm
It's apple season! Interested in learning to preserve the fall bounty of apples all year long?
Join us Second Saturday, October 14 at Raleigh City Farm! We'll show you three delicious ways to preserve apples and teach you the history behind these methods and some of your favorite apple varieties!
Information will cover how to preserve apples using the water bath canning method to make fruit butter and applesauce as well as the historical method of "snitzing"! Techniques generalize easily to other fruits! You will leave with a solid overview of how to use the water-bath canning method, handouts, and a jar of apple preserves that you help make!
Reserve your spot here through the ticket link on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/123219251755015
THE SATURDAY MARKET AT REBUS
a weekly neighborhood market
301 Kinsey St
10am - 1pm
Boylan Heights' weekly neighborhood market inside Rebus Works, bringing together farmers, bakers, crafts people, food trucks and craft brewers since 2011. Every Saturday. Bringing our community together to support our local small businesses while providing local, sustainable and organic foods in a fun, family-friendly environment.
PAY WHAT YOU CAN BRUNCH
a community meal
A Place at the Table at Buku
110 E Davie St
10:00am - 2:00pm
Surprise!!! We are going to continue popping up until we open our doors!
Join us for brunch/lunch at buku raleigh anytime from 10am-2pm. We will have many more updates, pictures, and exciting news to share! Take a break from the fair, all the beer festivals, and household chores for mimosas, eggs, sushi, and so much more!
See you at the table soon!
More info on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/171771266722281
WALK WITH A DOC
a healthy walk
Alliance Medical Ministry
101 Donald Ross Dr
11:00am - 12:00pm
Join us this month for our Fall Walk with a Doc Program. An Alliance Physician will lead a 1 mile community walk to start and end in the garden. Join for just the garden work or just the walk; we hope both!
ANNUAL HARVEST FESTIVAL
a community event
Logan's One Stop Garden Stop
707 Semart Dr
11:00am - 4:00pm
Come one, come all! Logan’s Annual Harvest Day Festival is almost here!!! Make fall memories while you enjoy our festival games, food, and crafts! Take a ride around Seaboard Station on our Hayride, feed the animals at our petting zoo, pick some pumpkins, or enter our scarecrow building competition! Does fall mean heart-warming food to you too? Sample delicious food from locally-owned and operated vendors: baked potatoes from Stuft, mouth-watering chicken and waffles from Big C Waffles, Sweet Water Italian Ice, and of course, food from our very own Seaboard Cafe!
Pumpkins . Mums . Ornamental Cabbage & Kale . Cornstalks . Bulbs . Seaboard Hayride . Festival Games . Bounce House . Petting Zoo. Stuft Food Truck . Big C Waffles . Sweet Water Italian Ices . The PAR Scarecrow Building Contest . Pumpkin Painting . Face Painting . Tree of Thanks
More info on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/474357442930632, https://www.facebook.com/events/133766550605194
a tasting event
Escazu Artisan Chocolates at Raleigh Provisions
107 E Davie St
2:00pm - 5:00pm
We're spending the afternoon with Escazu Artisan Chocolates so you can taste the delicious bars that we have to offer! Come by and scout those holiday gifts early with chocolate in hand!
More info at https://www.facebook.com/events/363506797424413
WINTER INTEREST AND BERRY PLANTS FOR BIRDS
a gardening workshop
Helen Yoast of Bee Better
3412 Yelverton Circle
5:00pm - 6:00pm
A garden workshop with the one and only Helen Yoast covering topics on Sustainable practices in pollinator gardening. This month is all about our other local pollinators - birds and how your garden feeds and shelters them through the winter. Refreshments available for a donation.
Want to host an event on Second Saturday?
Check out our simple guidelines and contact us with your idea so we can help make it happen. We love to include new partners!