August 17, 2015
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Cleanse Thyself -  Raleigh Soapery

Created in darkness by North Carolina craft beer fanatics who also enjoy good personal hygiene, Raleigh Soapery declares its mission to make dreams of taking a bath in glorious stouts, ales and lagers a reality. Forged in the fiery pits of the Oak City, this handcrafted, natural small batch beer soap provides new ways to enjoy your favorite NC brew. Blood, sweat and tears (not really... more like fats, oils and beers) and a serious love for handcrafting make every bar unique and of superior quality.  

Raleigh Soapery, is owned by Megan Edge and Megan Patton and they're selling their products online. You'll also see Raleigh Soapery and pop-up shops in the Triangle and local street fairs & festivals. The company's product line includes Beer Soap, Beard Soap, Shave Soap, Machinist Brown Ale Soap and Breakfast Soap. Click Here for the current 14 scents and descriptions.

Why Beer Soap? Truthfully, they were just looking for another excuse to add beer to their daily routine. What they came up with was a soap that not only smells amazing but also has actual craft beer in it (a different brew for each scent). They also use all-natural ingredients like orange peel, crushed oats, and real hops to boost the cleaning power and aroma of these sudsy soaps.

The scents are derived from the beer itself and can be described as spicy, roasty, or fruity depending on the variety of soap. Top seller is Frost - Crisp Heliotrope top with supporting notes of Spring Water, Juniper Berry, Vetyver and Sandalwood.

This soap won't leave you smelling like a stale day-old beer. Since beer is rich in vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and amino acids, it is an excellent treatment for your skin! It works great as a hand soap, body soap, hard shampoo, and shaving soap. Beer soap is a perfect gift for just about anyone who has ever enjoyed a beer.

Better than having a beer in the shower, wash yourself with an original superior beer soap and enjoy the creamy thick lather created by the combination of all natural ingredients and a local brew.

Raleigh (Beer) Soapery is currently using beers from Trophy Brewing Co., Gizmo Brew Works, Sub Noir Brewing Company and Lonerider Brewing Company to make their products.

Cheers! Here's to #WashYourself.

Raleigh Soapery - Website. Shop products.

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End-of-Summer Blues - Pinecone Bluegrass Free Concerts

PineCone has plenty of free concerts and programs coming up in the next couple of months, so join them throughout the rest of this summer and beyond for more great live music. Save these dates. 

Pickin' In The Plaza is back for with the final Free concert at Raleigh City Plaza (400 Block Fayetteville St. Raleigh, NC) of the season on Thursday, August 27th featuring New Reveille with special guests Christiane & The Strays and Kelly Dansby & Lodge McCammon.

Come downtown for a relaxed environment with roots music and enjoy local food options, wine, and beer. PineCone, Piedmont Council of Traditional Music partners with Deep South Entertainment presents these free concerts in Raleigh's City Plaza. The event will run from 5-10 pm. Kelly Dansby & Lodge McCammon will start at 6:00pm, Christiane & The Strays will take the stage around 7:15, and New Reveille will go on at 8:40pm. Food trucks and local brewers will be on-site, and if you're still up for more fun after the show, head over to Deep South Bar for the official after-party.

Raleigh City Plaza - 500 Fayetteville Street Raleigh NC 27601,
Thursday, August 27th, 5:00-10:00pm. Learn More about Pickin' in the Plaza. 

Sunday, Aug. 30 at the NC Museum of History -  The Last Barn Dance is a documentary film by Raleigh natives Ted Richardson and Jason Arthurs that follows Randy Lewis, an NC dairy farmer in Alamance County, and his quest to save his farm and a barn-dance tradition his family started nearly 50 years ago.

This is a rare opportunity to see the film alongside the subjects of the film. Plus, enjoy live music from David Kleiss & Shawn Chase of Acoustic Manner and youth band Fiddlestix, whose members are learning their craft from Justin Robinson, one of the founding members of the Carolina Chocolate Drops. Stick around for a dessert reception and to meet the filmmakers after the screening.

North Carolina Museum of History  - 5 East Edenton Street, Raleigh, NC 27601
Sunday, August 30th from 3:00pm to 5:00pm. Free to the public. Click Here to reserve your free ticket.

What is Pine Cone? PineCone, the Piedmont Council of Traditional Music, was formed in 1984 to honor the traditional music heritage that makes North Carolina unique. PineCone presents concerts, ongoing participatory music sessions, a weekly bluegrass radio show on 94.7-FM WQDR, bluegrass camps for youth, and much more.

Learn more about PineCone's programs online. Website.

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NOFO@ the Pig invites you to come get your Fairy Hair Flare on Saturday, August 29 from 10am-3pm. What is Fairy Hair? Fairy Hair is silken, sparkle hair tinsel extensions. Please call and make your reservation.
Nofo @ the Pig - 2014 Fairview Road, Raleigh 27608. (919) 821-1240. Website.
 Acquisitions, Ltd. at Atlantic Beach, NC  Christmas is just 5 months away. Get a start on your holiday shopping with many North Carolina made items at Acquisition Ltd.'s beach store. The trees are 3-d and are made in Raleigh. Each one is laser cut in balsa wood. And papered with Italian and Japanese papers. The stockings are knitted by Grace, 84 year old lady from Asheville and can be personalized with names. The Santas and snowmen are made by a lady from Boone from recycled bed spreads and blankets. The wreaths are made in Raleigh from ornaments from last Christmas. Come by and see these great holiday items in person and start your shopping!
Acquisitions Ltd. at Atlantic Beach - 1010 West Fort Macon Rd. Open most days 11am to 5pm. Website
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311 Gallery August Show: Flowers & Gardens Juried Show August 5-28; The August juried show at 311 Gallery Flowers & Gardens runs from the whimsical to the sublime, with a variety of paintings, photographs, and collage/mixed media pieces to tickle your fancy. You do have a fancy, do you not?
311 Gallery - 311 West Martin St. Raleigh, 27601. Hours: Wed.-Sat. 11:30am-4:00pm. Website.
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