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Schedule for NC Pride Weekend: Sept. 28-30

Friday, September 28
6 p.m.
Pride Crawl on Ninth St. with Coffee and Dessert at Madhatter’s Cafe.
9 p.m.
Pride Night Bash at Sirens Lounge with dancing and entertainment, drink specials, entertainment and DJ. Corner of Markham St. and Broad.
9 p.m.
Pride Concert at Steel Blue Club featuring Someone’s Sister and Disappear Fear.

Chapel Hill
5-8:30 p.m.
Pride Coffee and Desserts at Cafe Driade in Chapel Hill.
10 p.m.
Official Pride Kick Off Party at Firefly/Blend on Rosemary St.

8 p.m.
Pride Coffee and Desserts at Third Place at Five Points.
9 p.m.
Bear Jam ’07 at Pride with radio personality Kendall and more at Flex Bar.
11:15 p.m.
St. John’s MCC Gospel Drag Show at Capital Corral Club.

10 p.m.
Dreamz Entertainment presents Rainbow Unity Party 1 with DJ Sedrick and Miss Goldie and Panther from Atlanta as entertainers. This is a rainbow unity party for all. At the Touch UltraLounge, 108 Factory Shops, Airport Outlet Mall.

10 p.m.
Official Pride Glow Party at Warehouse 29.
Saturday, September 29

NC PrideFest Day:
Festival and Parade
Festival Site at Duke East Campus
8-9 a.m.
Vendor Setup at festival grounds.
8:30 a.m.
NC Pride 5k Phantom Run and Walk (free)
9 a.m.
Morning Conferences with workshops, Duke East Bldg.
10 a.m.
Festival grounds open with vendors and displays.
11 a.m.
Ecumenical Church Service at the Gazebo.
11:15 a.m.
Parade Float Line Up — Parade Marshall Gary Palmer of Greensboro.
11:15 a.m.
Marching Units Group Leader Sign In.
11:30 a.m.
NC Pride Band Overture.
11:55 a.m.
National Anthem for Opening Ceremony.

Pride Rally with Keynote Speaker Sen. Elle Kinnaird.
12:45- 2:15 p.m.
Parade Line Up to march with bagpipes.
1 p.m.
Parade Begins. Official reviewing stand at Madhatter’s Cafe at the corner of Main and Broad St. and official viewing stand party serving drinks at Sirens Lounge, Broad and Markham St.
2:15 p.m.
NC Pride Band and Atlanta Freedom Band Overture on the street.
2:30-5 p.m.
Festival Stage features Randy Jones, Common Woman’s Chorus, Imani Singers, Drag King show and more.
5 p.m.

Day Festival Ends.

NCPridefest Night Festival
Hargett St. Area in Raleigh
6-9 p.m.
White Rabbit Open House. Come see what is new at White Rabbit. Prizes and refreshments all evening.
10 p.m.-4 a.m.
Legends — Embrace Party — with nationally known DJ.
10 p.m.-4 a.m.
Capital Corral — Embrace Party — with DJ Brian.
10 p.m.-4 a.m.
Flex Club — Official Pride Party featuring male model Kendall from Beef Magazine.
10 p.m.-4 a.m.
Rainbow Unity Party 2
Dreamz Entertainment presents DJ Sedrick with special fashion show for men and womyn. At the Raleigh Events Center (formerly the Raleigh Music Hall) www.dreamzent.com

6-9 p.m.
Wine and Jazz Hangout at Steel Blue Club
featuring DJ Christa.
9 p.m.-4 a.m.
Pride Party at Steel Blue Club featuring two DJs and dancing till dawn.
Sunday, September 30

10 a.m.-Noon
NC Pride Breakfast — location to be announced.
12:30-2 p.m.
St. Johns MCC Church Service followed by the annual Pride Pig Pickin’ Luncheon.
4:30 p.m.
Fourth Annual NC Pride Filmfest features “The Long Way Home: a Big Foot Story” at the Mission Valley Theater. Presented by Flex.
7 p.m.
Post Pride Hangout at Third Place Coffee.
10 p.m.
Post Pride Party at Legends Club.
10 p.m.
Post Pride Party at Capital Corral Club.
1:15 p.m.
Post Pride Lunch and Hangout at Madhatter Cafe with Ice Cream at Ben and Jerry’s on Main St.
Chapel Hill
7 p.m.
Post Pride Coffee at Cafe Driade.

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