After nine months of preparation, the seventh annual Out! Raleigh festival faced an unfortunate closure due to extreme weather. High-speed winds in the early afternoon of May 6 blew down vendors’ tents and threatened injury to attendees. Organizers decided to cancel the festival on Saturday, which was scheduled for 11 a.m.-6 p.m., at 2 p.m.
City Plaza welcomes back the Out! Raleigh festival on May 6, an annual event benefiting the LGBT Center of Raleigh. The festival is traditionally family friendly, with a KidsZone, live entertainers, local artists and vendors, and of course, a plethora of food options to make any foodie’s mouth water.
The 2016 Election has had an impact on local, state and national levels, Triangle guys are having a social, The University of Maine recently wore rainbow shirts in support of the LGBTQ community when the team played Duke University, the LGBT Center of Raleigh received a GSK Impact Award and sex-change protocols have changed for the state’s staff and retirees.