The City of Raleigh Museum will host its 3rd annual Raleigh Roasts event in celebration of Raleigh's café culture on Saturday, Jan. 18. Visitors can purchase wristbands allowing them to sample freely from onsite local coffee and pastry businesses while browsing museum exhibits. Paid admission includes a complimentary, newly designed 2020 Sir Walter Raleigh coffee mug (while supplies last).
Confirmed vendors include Counter Culture Coffee, Dilworth Coffee, Slingshot Coffee Co., Larry's Coffee, Full Bloom Coffee, Benelux Coffee, Pine State Coffee, Lousy Hunters Doughnuts, Yellow Dog Bread Co., Carroll's Kitchen, and TAMA Tea.
- Tickets are $5 in advance/$10 at the door – tickets are recommended in advance. Tickets are available now for $5 or can be purchased at the door for $10.
- Tickets for members of the Friends of the City of Raleigh Museum (the non-profit organization that supports the City of Raleigh Museum through fundraising and initiatives) are $3 in advance/$5 at the door. There will be a separate entrance line for members of the Friends.
The 3rd Annual Raleigh Roasts is sponsored by Campbell University Raleigh campus, TransLoc, Slingshot Coffee Co., and Howard, Stallings, From, Atkins, Angell & Davis, P.A.
Where: City of Raleigh Museum, 220 Fayetteville St., Raleigh, NC 27601.
When: Saturday, Jan. 18 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Line closes at 12:45 p.m.
About the City of Raleigh Museum
Located in Downtown Raleigh in the historic Briggs Hardware building, the City of Raleigh Museum explores the rich history of North Carolina’s capital city. As part of the Historical Resources and Museums Program of the City of Raleigh’s Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Resources Department, the City of Raleigh Museum is dedicated to interpreting the past, present, and future of Raleigh. Since 1993, the museum has collected and cared for artifacts, curated exhibits, and provided educational programming that highlights Raleigh’s history and heritage. Our tagline of “Then. Now. Next.” represents a new approach to understanding North Carolina’s capital.