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    Raleigh Times Bar
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    Father and Son Antiques
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    Artspace
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    North Carolina State Capitol
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    Catch 22
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    Dos TaQuitos Centro
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Upcoming Street Closings

The Morning Times Market
Event Date(s): 3/7/2014 - 7/4/2014
Date & Time: First Fridays (March 7, April 4, May 2, June 6, July 4, 2014) from 6 pm-1 am Street Closure: 00 block of Hargett St. between Fayetteville St. and Wilmington St. Includes the south side sidewalk of the block. No parking from Friday at 6 pm until Saturday 1 am.

Choate Construction-Street Closure
Event Date(s): 4/3/2014 - 8/29/2014
Date & Time: Wednesday, April 3, 2014-Friday, August 29, 2014 Closure: A total closure of Lenoir St. from Wilmington St. to Fayetteville St will be closed for construction of Charter Square beginning approximately April 3-August 29. At that point, the southernmost lane of Lenoir will open while the northernmost will remain closed for the remaining construction. The turning lane on the west side and sidewalk adjacent to the Charter Square site along Wilmington St. will be closed until February 13, 2015. The sidewalk and 9 parking spaces on the east side of Fayetteville St. along the length of Charter Square site up to the pedestrian crosswalk will be closed until February 13, 2015.

Batson-Cook-Aerial Table Fly Overs
Event Date(s): 4/14/2014 - 5/2/2014
Time & Date: April 14-May 2 "Monday-Friday only" Street Closure: E. Martin St. from S. Blount St. to S. Wilmington St. traffic will be stopped for 15-30 minutes for aerial table fly overs

All Carolina Crane-Detour
Event Date(s): 4/18/2014 - 4/20/2014
Date & Time: Friday, April 18 through Sunday, April 20 from 8 am until 10 pm Street Closure: S. Wilmington St. from Lenoir St. to Cabarrus St. (Charter Square)

Run for Our Heroes (Police Memorial Dedication and Candlelight Vigil)
Event Date(s): 4/25/2014 - 4/26/2014
Date and Time: Friday, April 25, 2014 from 3 pm until 8 pm (Police Memorial Dedication and Candelight Vigil) Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 4 am until 12 pm (Road Race) Closures: The 100 block of W. Hargett St. will be closed on April 25 from 6 pm until 6:30 pm to facilitate a ceremonial "march in" of Public Safety personnel for the unveiling of the Raleigh Police Memorial from 6 pm-6:15 pm. The 200 block of W. Hargett St. will be closed from 3 pm until 8 pm on Friday, April 25. Will encumber all parking spaces in the 200 block of W. Hargett St. from 4 am until 12 pm on Saturday, April 26. Route: The group will assemble in the 200 block of W. Hargett St. beginning at 8 am. At 9 am runners will proceed east on Hargett St. to Salisbury St. turning right. The runners will proceed south on Salisbury St. to Lenoir St. and turn left. They will proceed east on Lenoir St. to Fayetteville St. They will turn left on Fayetteville St., proceeding north to Morgan St., turning right. They will travel east on Morgan St. turning left on Person St., north on Person St. to Franklin St. and turn left. They will travel west on Franklin St. to Blount St. and turn left. They will travel south on Blount St. to Edenton St. then turn right. They will proceed west on Edenton St. and left on Salisbury St. traveling south. They will turn right on Hargett St., traveling west to the finish line.

Brewgaloo
Event Date(s): 4/26/2014
Date & Time: Saturday, April 26 from 12 pm-10 pm Set up/Breakdown: Friday, April 25 from 5 pm-11:59 pm on Saturday, April 26 Street Closures: • Fayetteville St. from Morgan St. to Lenoir St. • Davie St. between Salisbury St. and Wilmington St. • Martin St. between Salisbury St. and Wilmington St. • Hargett St. between Salisbury St. and Wilmington St. Saturday April 26, 2014, 6 am to 11:59 pm. “No Parking signs posted for these areas and times” Note: Event organizer will be allowed to set up tents on both sides of City Plaza and along the west side of Fayetteville St. only so not to conflict with the Run for the Heroes. No Parking Signs Only: (not a street closure) North and South sides of Davie St. between Fayetteville St. and Salisbury St. from 5 pm Friday, April 25, 2014 until 11:59 pm Saturday, April 26, 2014. (The street will actually close at 6 am on Saturday April 26, 2014.)

The Pit North Carolina Cuegrass Festival 2014
Event Date(s): 4/26/2014
Date & Time: Saturday, April 26 from 5 am until 8:30 pm Street Closures: 300 Block of W. Davie St. from Dawson St. to Harrington St. and Commerce Dr. from Martin St. to Davie St.

House Your Neighbor (formerly Race of Grace-House Your Neighbor 5K)
Event Date(s): 4/27/2014
Date & Time: Sunday, April 27 from 12:30 pm until 6:30 pm 200 W. Edenton St. Street Closures: Start/Finish at 200 Block of W. Edenton St., proceed to Hillsborough St., right on Woodburn Rd., right on Park Dr., right on Hawthorne Rd., left on Benehan St., right on Park Dr. W., right on Park Dr., right on Park Dr. E., left on College Pl., right on St. Mary's St., left on Hillsborough St. to Edenton St. and finish. Westbound and eastbound lanes of Hillsborough St. will be used and a detour route will be established for Hillsborugh St. traffic.

Autism Awareness Month Celebration
Event Date(s): 4/27/2014
Date & Time: Sunday, April 27 from 2 pm until 7 pm Street Closure: The 600 block of Tucker St. between Glenwood Ave. and Boylan Ave. No Parking from 1 pm until 7 pm on Sunday. Reserved parking for Tucker St. between Glenwood Ave. and Boylan Ave. from 1 pm-7 pm on Sunday, April 27.

Raleigh Downtown Farmers Market
Event Date(s): 4/30/2014 - 10/29/2014
Date & Time: Every Wednesday starting on April 30, 2014 through October 29, 2014 from 6 am-4 pm each day Street Closure: The City Plaza area of the 400 block of Fayetteville St. will be barricaded and closed for vehicular traffic. All parking spaces on the block will remain open for the public. The closure will extend north from the City Plaza to the designated pedestrian crossing on the following dates: April 30, 2014, July 2, 2014, August 13, 2014, September 10, 2014, and October 1, 2014. This extension time will include 4 parking spaces.

William Peace University Commencement Ceremony
Event Date(s): 5/3/2014
Date & Time: Saturday, May 3 from 9:45 am until 1:30 pm Closure: Peace St. between Wilmington St. and Blount St.

Out!Raleigh Festival 2014
Event Date(s): 5/3/2014
Date & Time: From Friday, May 2 at 6 pm until Sunday, May 4 at 2:00 am. This time frame is to facilitate set up and break down of the event. Event time: May 3 from 10 am-10 pm Street Closures: • The 400 and 500 Blocks of Fayetteville St. to Davie St. at 6 pm on Friday, May 2 until 2 am on Sunday, May 4. • The 100 to 300 Blocks of Fayetteville St. from Davie St. to Morgan St. at 5 am on Saturday, May 3 until 2 am on Sunday, May 4. • Davie St., Martin St., & Hargett St. from Wilmington St. to Salisbury St. from 5 am Saturday, May 3 until 2 am on Sunday, May 4. All streets will be open by 2 am on Sunday, May 4.

9th Annual Fallen Firefighters Memorial
Event Date(s): 5/3/2014
Date & Time: Saturday, May 3 from 9 am-12:30 pm Street Closings: The assembly area will be the same as the Christmas Parade consisting of the 700-900 blocks of Hillsborough St. and the 100-500 blocks of St. Mary's St. beginning at 8 am. At 10 am the parade will proceed east on Hillsborough St. to Dawson St., proceed south on Dawson St. to Nash Square area. Units from the parade will turn left onto Martin St. and continue circling the park back to Hargett St. where they will begin to park in a successive manner around Nash Square along the adjacent curb lines. The parade will end by 11:30 pm followed by ceremonies in Nash Square which will last until approximately 4 pm. In order to facilitate parking around Nash Square, the parking spaces adjacent to the park as well as one adjacent travel lane on the 200 blocks of S. Dawson St., W. Martin St. and S. McDowell St., will be closed throughout the entire event (7 am-4 pm). The 200 block of W. Hargett St. will be closed from 8 am-4 pm. The northern most travel lane of the 300 block of W. Hargett St. will be closed from 8am until 4 pm. There will be a banner across S. Dawson St. at the intersection of Hargett St., which will not obstruct the interesection's traffic signal.

Raleigh Rally
Event Date(s): 5/3/2014
Date & Time: Saturday, May 3 from 7 am until 6:30 pm. Event time 11 am until 5 pm. Rain date: Sunday, May 4 Street Closures: The 200 thru 500 blocks of Glenwood Ave. W. Lane St. between Boylan Ave. and the deadend (on the east side of Glenwood Ave.) W. North St. between Boylan Ave. and N. West St. Anwood Pl. between Boylan Ave. and Glenwood Ave. Tucker St. between Boylan Ave. and N. West St. *W. Jones St. and W. Johnson St. will remain open

Downtown Raleigh Food Truck Rodeo
Event Date(s): 5/4/2014 - 10/12/2014
Date & Time: Sundays, May 4, June 8, August 10, and October 12 from 6 am until 11:59 pm. Event times: May 4, June 8, and October 12 from 12:30 pm until 6 pm; August 10 from 3:30 pm until 9 pm Street Closures: The 100 through 400 blocks of Fayetteville St., from Morgan St. to the Marriott circle. Hargett St. between S. Salisbury St. to S. Wilmington St. Martin St. between S. Salisbury St. to S. Wilmington St. Davie St. between S. Salisbury St. to S. Wilmington St.

Bryant Industrial Contractors/Action Crane
Event Date(s): 5/10/2014
Date & Time: Saturday, May 10 from 7 am until 6 pm Street Closure: Fayetteville Street from Hargett St. to Martin St. will be closed to bring in a crane

Lincoln Theatre Third Eye Blind Concert
Event Date(s): 5/10/2014
Date & Time: Saturday, May 10 from 7 am until Sunday, May 11 at 2 am. Event time: 5 pm-11 pm. Street Closure: The 100 block of E. Cabarrus St. between Wilmington St. and Blount St. No Parking for Saturday, May 10 from 7 am until Sunday, May 11 at 2 am.

Artsplosure
Event Date(s): 5/17/2014 - 5/18/2014
Date & Time: closures and events will be at various times beginning at 8 am on Friday, May 16 until Sunday, May 18 at 11 pm. See details below. Street Closures: The following streets will be closed from 5 am on Saturday, May 17 until 11 pm Sunday, May 18: a) E. Martin St. between S. Wilmington St. and S. Person St. (A portion of Martin St. will remain partially open to allow CAT buses access into the Moore Square Station on both dates. b) S. Blount St. between E. Hargett St. and E. Davie St. c) E. Hargett St. between S. Person St. and S. Blount St., and the east-bound travel lane of the 100 block of E. Hargett St., between S. Wilmington St. and S. Blount St. d) Wolfe St., Blake St., and Parham St. in City Market (a portion of Blake St. will be open until noon both days to allow access to Big Ed's and Produce Market) e) the 100 and 200 blocks of E. Davie St. between S. Salisbury St. and S. Blount St. Wilmington St. will remain open. f) Moore Square Park Additional closures are: The 400 block of Fayetteville st. from Davie St. to the south end of City Plaza will be closed from 8 am on Friday, May 16 until 11 pm on Sunday, May 18 for a special installation. Parking encumbered areas: The west side parking spaces (as well as the adjacent sidewalk) in the 200 block of S. Person St. adjacent to Moore Square from Saturday, May 17 at 5 am until Sunday, May 18 at 11 pm. All parking spaces on the 100 block of S. Blount St. from 5 am on Saturday, May 17 until 11 pm on Sunday, May 18. Exclusive use of surface parking lot on the 300 block of S. Person St. from 5 am on Saturday, May 17 until 11 pm on May 18.

Celebration of North Carolina Education
Event Date(s): 5/20/2014
Date & Time: Tuesday, May 20 from 1 pm until 6 pm Street Closures: 100 block of Fayetteville St. between Morgan St. and Hargett St.

PNC Downtown Raleigh Movie Series
Event Date(s): 5/23/2014 - 6/27/2014
Date & Time: Every Friday May 23-June 27, 2014 (6 dates) from 5 pm-10:30 pm Street Closure: 400 block of Fayetteville St. from Davie St. to the Marriott Circle.

Memorial Day Wreath Laying Ceremony
Event Date(s): 5/26/2014
Date & Time: Monday, May 26 from 11 am until 12:30 pm Street Closure: The 00 block of Edenton St., between Wilmington St. and Salisbury St.

Oak City 7
Event Date(s): 5/29/2014 - 8/21/2014
Dates & Time: Thursdays May 29, June 12, June 26, July 10, July 24, August 7, August 21 from Thursdays at 1 pm until Friday at 1 am Street Closure: Fayetteville St. from Davie St. to the south end of the City Plaza. No parking from Thursday from 1 pm until Friday at 1 am.

Patel-Nguyen Wedding Procession
Event Date(s): 5/31/2014
Date & Time: Saturday, May 31 from 2:15 pm-3:30 pm Sidewalk Usage Only: Indian Wedding Groom's Procession will start at Lenoir St. and Salisbury St., walking north on sidewalk, then turning right up to Marriott circle.

Pickin' In The Plaza
Event Date(s): 6/5/2014 - 8/28/2014
Dates & Time: Thursdays June 5, June 19, July 17, July 31, August 14, August 28 from Thursdays at 1 pm until Friday at 1 am Street Closure: Fayetteville St. from Davie St. to the south end of the City Plaza. No parking from Thursday from 1 pm until Friday at 1 am.

5th Annual Capital Cornhole Classic
Event Date(s): 6/7/2014
Date & Time: Saturday, June 7 from 8 am until 8 pm Street Closure: 200 block of Fayetteville St. between Martin St. and Hargett St.

La Fiesta del Pueblo 2014
Event Date(s): 9/21/2014
Tentative Pending Raleigh City Council Approval: Date & Time: Saturday, September 20 from 10 am until Sunday, September 22 at 2 am. Event time: 12 noon-8 pm. Street Closures: City Plaza to 200 Fayetteville St. (not closing Hargett St.), Davie St. and Martin St. closed from Salisbury St. to Wilmington St.

Oktoberfest Run Green 8K
Event Date(s): 10/18/2014
Date & Time: Saturday, October 18 from 12 pm until 8 pm, After Party starts at 3 pm Street Closures: The 200 block of S. Blount St. will be closed from 12 pm until 8 pm to facilitate setup and tear down of the start/finish line and after party. The race route will be: Runners will gather in the 200 block of S. Blount St. At 3 pm they will proceed south on Blount St., left on South St., left on Person St., right on Franklin St., right on Bloodworth St., left on Jones St., left on Linden Ave., left on Oakwood Ave., straight on Watauga St., left on Franklin St., left on Person St., right on South St., right on Blount St. to return to the start/finish area.