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Events + Exhibitions: November 1, 2019

A Spirit Filled Room: A First Friday Cocktail Roundtable @ Vidrio

First Friday Event Time: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

At Vidrio, they know the art of cocktail mixing. Understanding the alchemy of how each simple to complex ingredient works together from the flavors to the aromas. They bring together top bartenders in the region that truly understand the craft, to compete in mixing innovative, one-off cocktails using top-tier spirits.

Join them every First Friday of the month to experience the sights, smells, and flavors of the world’s best spirits and craft cocktails. Vote for your favorite to move to our finale and featured as cocktail of the year!

They welcome guest bartenders from the Triangle and beyond to join in this friendly competition.

Event craft cocktails are $8.

Day of the Dead @ City of Raleigh Museum @ City of Raleigh Museum

First Friday Event Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Come out for Folkloric music, crafts, Day of the Dead bread, hot chocolate, and traditional dress!

Baile Folklorico, Vicky Academy, Artist Lety Alvarez, Maracas Montessori, Larry Bellorin and many more

Dirty South at Artspace @ Artspace

First Friday Event Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Exhibition Dates: Oct 5-Nov 30

Opening on First Friday and running from October 4 through November 30 comes "Dirty South" from Jasmine Best, Laura Little, Aaron McIntosh + Renzo Ortega in Gallery One at Artspace.

This group exhibition explores aspects of Southern identity and experience that exist in the shadow of the stereotypical “South.” Using various lenses to explore Southern identity including, Queer culture, mestizaje, kitsch, and blackness, these artists present a rich and messy look at contemporary Southern life.

First Friday November Celebration @ Indy Week

First Friday Event Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The IndyWeek Raleigh staff invites you to join them and their November First Friday partners - Oak City Amaretto and Wye Hill Kitchen. They will have tasty samples, drinks, and passes to the Carolina Designer Craftsman Guild show. Come stop by and kick-off the holiday season at their Wilmington Street office.

Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas at Marbles IMAX @ Marbles IMAX Theater

What's this!? This is Halloween! Tim Burton's "The Nightmare Before Christmas" is at Marbles IMAX for eight shows only, including 5:15 pm and 7 pm on November First Friday.

Celebrate the season with Jack Skellington, Sally, "Sandy Claws" and Oogie Boogie on Downtown Raleigh's GIANT screen.

$9 tickets. Rated PG. 76 minutes. Ticket and concession proceeds benefit Marbles Kids Museum, a community nonprofit.