3–6 p.m. “Pridetini
Fest” at the Bar of Grasshopper
on Ninth St. Benefit for the N.C. Pride marching band with special
6 p.m. Pride Crawl on Ninth St. with coffee
and desserts at Madhatter Café.
8-11p.m. Pride In Women Acoustic
Showcase at Bakkus on 9th St. Performers include Annette Warner,
Laura Blackley and Someone’s
Sister. $15.00 cover includes all you can eat wings and munchie
bar. Free CD
patrons and continous door prizes all night.
8 p.m. Internationally
known opera soprano Susan Dunn in concert at Duke’s
Baldwin Auditorium. Benefit concert for the John Barlett
Care Fund, HIV Clinic Duke Hospital.
9 p.m.-3a.m. Official N.C. Pride
Women’s Party at Visions
featuring Drag Kings.
9 p.m. Cuntry Kings Drag King Pride
Show — location TBA.
10 p.m. Magnus Events “Big Top” Circuit
Party in American Tobacco Warehouse courtyard with DJ Mike Lake
from D.C. along with
5-8:30 p.m. Pride coffee and desserts at
8 p.m. Pride coffee and desserts at Third
Place at Five Points.
10 p.m. Men’s Magazine Model Dave Deker
at Flex Bar.
10 p.m. Official “Embrace Party” at
10 p.m. Official “Embrace
Capital Corral nightclub.
11:15 p.m. St.
John’s MCC Gospel Drag Show
at Capital Corral Club.
10 p.m. Official “Pride Glow Party” at
10 p.m. Yes I Am. Club Pre-Pride Party in
Saturday, Sept. 24
N.C. PrideFest Day Festival and Parade
“Equal Rights — No More No Less”
Durham: Festival Site at Duke East Campus.
8-9 a.m. Vendor setup at Festival grounds
8:30 a.m. N.C. Pride 5k Phantom Run and Walk
9 a.m. Morning Conferences with workshops.
Duke East and West Bldgs.
10 a.m. Festival grounds open with
vendors and displays.
a.m. Ecumenical Church Service at
a.m. Parade Float line up — Parade
11:15 a.m. Marching Units group leader
30 a.m. N.C. Pride
11:55 a.m. National
Pride Rally with
30–5 p.m. Festival Stage features David Montana, Monica James,
Common Woman’s Chorus, Triad and Triangle Gay Men’s
Chorus, Imani Singers, The Beartones, N.C. Pride
Boiz Flaggers, Drag
King show and more to be announced.
in Raleigh — “embrace
the mood, embrace the music, embrace the night.”
St. John’s MCC, Glenwood
8–10 p.m. Open House at
White Rabbit Books, featuring door prizes
p.m.–4 a.m. Legends “Embrace Party” with
National recording star Kristine W. singing her new hit, “I’ll
Be Your Light.”
p.m.–4 a.m. Capital Corral “Embrace Party” with
the well-known DJ Brian.
p.m.–4 a.m. Flex Club “Embrace Party” featuring
male model and film star Joe Kent.
3–6 p.m. Pridetini Fest at the
Bar of Grasshopper on Ninth St. Benefit for the
Pride marching band with special drinks.
5:30–10 p.m. SWOOP’s “Strong
Women and Heroes” dinner
benefit with reception, silent auction, dinner with emcee Diane
11 and nationally known photographer and
keynote speaker Cynthia Vagnetti. At the
Sheraton Imperial RTP.
p.m.–4 a.m. Vision’s annual N.C. Pride “Embrace
from 7-10 p.m., then house party starts at 10 p.m.
with DJ Maddy.
a.m.–Noon. N.C. Pride brunch on the 20th floor
restaurant of the Clarion State Capital Hotel. All welcome.
p.m. St. Johns MCC church service followed by the annual Pride
Pig Picking luncheon.
Girl Jam ’05 at Legends
featuring Lauren Lapointe of Savannah, Patty Keough of Boston
Sharp of New York.
Ben & Jerry’s
on Main St.