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Published on May 25, 2018
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Looking to get crafty this weekend?

From a watercoloring workshop in a community garden to a bike ride doused in neon lights, these artsy events around Raleigh this Saturday will scratch your creative itch.

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Watercoloring at Well Fed Community Garden

Wind down from a long week with a watercoloring workshop at the lesser-known Well Fed Community Garden, run by Irregardless Cafe. The session is open to novices and seasoned artists alike, and watercoloring kits, basic instruction and lunch will be provided.

When: Saturday, May 26, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Where: Well Fed Community Garden, 1321 Athens Drive
Admission: $38

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Woodworking class at The Maker's Space

Build your own coffee table at The Marker's Space this Saturday. This six-hour workshop, led by a master crafter, will help you get further acquainted with core wood shop tools, like jointers, planers, table saws, drills and sanders.

When: Saturday, May 26, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: The Marker's Space, 2101 Harrod St.
Admission: $180

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Bike ride to light show and concert at Dorothea Dix Park

Join Oaks and Spokes and the City of Raleigh for a community bike ride to the light show and electronic concert at Dorothea Dix Park.

The interactive art installation features 384 neon light tubes hanging from the park's trees. Each light is connected to a theremin — an electronic musical instrument controlled without physical contact — allowing artists to perform songs and musical interpretations that will "Light The Woods with Sound."

The Oaks and Spokes crew will meet at the Market Plaza video wall to deck their bikes out in glow sticks, then ride two miles to the show.

When: Saturday, May 26, 7-10 p.m.
Where: Meet at the Market Plaza video wall, 227 Fayetteville St.
Admission: Free

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