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Schedule for NC Pride Weekend: Sept. 28-30

Friday, September 28
Durham
6 p.m.
Pride Crawl on Ninth St. with Coffee and Dessert at Madhatter’s Cafe.
9 p.m.
Pride Night Bash at Sirens Lounge with dancing and entertainment, drink specials, entertainment and DJ. Corner of Markham St. and Broad.
9 p.m.
Pride Concert at Steel Blue Club featuring Someone’s Sister and Disappear Fear.

Chapel Hill
5-8:30 p.m.
Pride Coffee and Desserts at Cafe Driade in Chapel Hill.
10 p.m.
Official Pride Kick Off Party at Firefly/Blend on Rosemary St.

Raleigh
8 p.m.
Pride Coffee and Desserts at Third Place at Five Points.
9 p.m.
Bear Jam ’07 at Pride with radio personality Kendall and more at Flex Bar.
11:15 p.m.
St. John’s MCC Gospel Drag Show at Capital Corral Club.

Morrisville
10 p.m.
Dreamz Entertainment presents Rainbow Unity Party 1 with DJ Sedrick and Miss Goldie and Panther from Atlanta as entertainers. This is a rainbow unity party for all. At the Touch UltraLounge, 108 Factory Shops, Airport Outlet Mall.
www.dreamzent.com.

Greensboro
10 p.m.
Official Pride Glow Party at Warehouse 29.
Saturday, September 29

Durham
NC PrideFest Day:
Festival and Parade
Festival Site at Duke East Campus
8-9 a.m.
Vendor Setup at festival grounds.
8:30 a.m.
NC Pride 5k Phantom Run and Walk (free)
9 a.m.
Morning Conferences with workshops, Duke East Bldg.
10 a.m.
Festival grounds open with vendors and displays.
11 a.m.
Ecumenical Church Service at the Gazebo.
11:15 a.m.
Parade Float Line Up — Parade Marshall Gary Palmer of Greensboro.
11:15 a.m.
Marching Units Group Leader Sign In.
11:30 a.m.
NC Pride Band Overture.
11:55 a.m.
National Anthem for Opening Ceremony.

Noon
Pride Rally with Keynote Speaker Sen. Elle Kinnaird.
12:45- 2:15 p.m.
Parade Line Up to march with bagpipes.
1 p.m.
Parade Begins. Official reviewing stand at Madhatter’s Cafe at the corner of Main and Broad St. and official viewing stand party serving drinks at Sirens Lounge, Broad and Markham St.
2:15 p.m.
NC Pride Band and Atlanta Freedom Band Overture on the street.
2:30-5 p.m.
Festival Stage features Randy Jones, Common Woman’s Chorus, Imani Singers, Drag King show and more.
5 p.m.

Day Festival Ends.
Raleigh

NCPridefest Night Festival
Hargett St. Area in Raleigh
6-9 p.m.
White Rabbit Open House. Come see what is new at White Rabbit. Prizes and refreshments all evening.
10 p.m.-4 a.m.
Legends — Embrace Party — with nationally known DJ.
10 p.m.-4 a.m.
Capital Corral — Embrace Party — with DJ Brian.
10 p.m.-4 a.m.
Flex Club — Official Pride Party featuring male model Kendall from Beef Magazine.
10 p.m.-4 a.m.
Rainbow Unity Party 2
Dreamz Entertainment presents DJ Sedrick with special fashion show for men and womyn. At the Raleigh Events Center (formerly the Raleigh Music Hall) www.dreamzent.com

Durham
6-9 p.m.
Wine and Jazz Hangout at Steel Blue Club
featuring DJ Christa.
9 p.m.-4 a.m.
Pride Party at Steel Blue Club featuring two DJs and dancing till dawn.
Sunday, September 30

Raleigh
10 a.m.-Noon
NC Pride Breakfast — location to be announced.
12:30-2 p.m.
St. Johns MCC Church Service followed by the annual Pride Pig Pickin’ Luncheon.
4:30 p.m.
Fourth Annual NC Pride Filmfest features “The Long Way Home: a Big Foot Story” at the Mission Valley Theater. Presented by Flex.
7 p.m.
Post Pride Hangout at Third Place Coffee.
10 p.m.
Post Pride Party at Legends Club.
10 p.m.
Post Pride Party at Capital Corral Club.
Durham
1:15 p.m.
Post Pride Lunch and Hangout at Madhatter Cafe with Ice Cream at Ben and Jerry’s on Main St.
Chapel Hill
7 p.m.
Post Pride Coffee at Cafe Driade.

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