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Trophy Brewing
656 Maywood Ave. Raleigh, NC
Tuesday, October 4
5:00 PM EDT–7:15 PM EDT

Raleigh has over 100 miles of greenways to explore! Explore a (small) part of them during this 30 minute bike ride ending at a local Raleigh brewery. Enjoy their famous 40 oz. tasting flight, hang out and play corn hole, and grab some grub from the food truck before cycling back to the hotel.

Space is limited so sign up here: Doodle poll

Total ride time: 30 minutes
Ride intensity: Low

Raleigh Marriott City Center
State Ballroom
Wednesday, October 5
6:30 PM EDT–10:00 PM EDT

The conference reception will be held in the conference venue and will feature a relaxed atmosphere with food, drinks, and sport. Experience true Southern living as you play Cornhole while drinking local craft brew. Participate in the Cornhole tournament for a chance to win fame, friends, and an ugly commemorative medal.

NC Museum of History
5 East Edenton St, Raleigh, NC
Thursday, October 6
6:30 PM EDT–9:30 PM EDT

The conference banquet will be held at the North Carolina Museum of History in downtown Raleigh. Enjoy appetizers and drinks then walk through 14,000 years of North Carolina history before dinner. Menu:

  • Chicken and Waffles
  • Sweet Potato Casserole Bites (gf )
  • Blackberry Ricotta Crostini
  • Mixed Greens with Pumpkin Seed Brittle Cranberries
  • Frenched Chicken Stuffed with Pimento Cheese
  • Risotto Parmesan Cakes
  • Julienne Vegetables
Vegetarian Option
  • Vegetable Curry
  • Apple Spice Cake with Chai Buttercream (gf )

Centennial Fields
Upper Field
Friday, October 7
5:30 PM EDT–7:00 PM EDT

The soccer game will be held on a natural grass field on the Centennial Campus of NC State University immediately after the conference ends. The game bus will leave from the Raleigh Marriott City Center at 5:30 PM EDT and return to the hotel at 7:00 PM EDT.