Experience

The Opening Bell marks the official kick-off celebration to the weekend’s events.  Taste the culture and homegrown flavor of local artists and bands who have extraordinary talent.

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ALL SESSIONS FEATURING THE OPENING BELL

Thursday
August 19, 2021


8:00pm - 9:30pm | The Opening Bell 

Category: Engagement and Culture 

Feature: DJ COZART 

Host(s): TBA 

Style: Interactive/Limited Seating


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Concenergy is the preamble to the weekend’s events.  Entrepreneurs, techies, freelancers, musicians, singers, visual artists, and a myriad of small business professionals network here.  Homegrown movers and shakers gather in this space.

ALL SESSIONS FEATURING CONCENERGY

Thursday
August 19, 2021


5:00pm - 8:00pm I Concenergy 

Category: Engagement and Culture 

Host(s): TBA 

Style: Interactive/Limited Seating


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After considering that “idea” again, did something spark within you to change your resolve?  Bright ideas are meant to be shared with the world.

Be enlighted and inspired by ordinary folks who have extraordinary thoughts.  Guest speakers take about eleven minutes to share their views, ideas, and expertise on how to increase our collective potential.

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ALL SESSIONS FEATURING
2nd THOUGHT

Thursday
August 19, 2021


6:00pm - 7:30pm | 2nd Thought 

Category: Engagement and Culture 

Feature: Thought Leader 1, Thought Leader 2, Thought Leader 3 

Host(s): TBA 

Style: Interactive/Limited Seating


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Learn from the pros.  Sit in on a variety of rotating, interactive workshops that range from art, music, and fashion to investing, finance, and wine/cigar selection.  Have fun while you learn.

Breakout 1:

Sustainable Fashion:   Dress up the change

Breakout 2:

Radio, Can you play my song?

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ALL SESSIONS FEATURING MASTERY

Saturday
August 21, 2021

10:30am - 11:30am | Breakout Sessions 

Breakout 1:
Sustainable Fashion - Dress up the change 

Category: Mastery 

Feature: Carl McLaurin 

Host(s): AMPBULL 

Style: Interactive/Limited Seating

Breakout 2:
Radio, Can you play my song? 

Category: Mastery 

Feature: Jery Smith 

Host(s): TBA 

Style: Interactive/Limited Seating


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Why wait for homecoming?  Plan to meet up with old friends and make new ones in an interactive environment.  The daytime collective has a little something for everyone.

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ALL SESSIONS FEATURING DAY PARTY DEPOT

Saturday
August 21, 2021


2:30pm - 5:00pm I Day Party Depot 

Category: Exhibitions and Presentations 

Feature: Party Play, LO-VIBEZ 

Host(s): fyoozRDU, JP-8 Productions 

Style: Interactive/Limited Seating

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After the evening shows and at the end of each day, community-based and social organizations keep the festivities going by hosting purpose parties.  Widely recognized DJs spin a variety of tunes from multiple genres and decades.  Be on the look out for unannounced podcasts and pop up performances.

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ALL SESSIONS FEATURING FRESCA AFTER DARK

Thursday
August 19, 2021


Friday
August 20, 2021


Saturday
August 21, 2021


9:30pm - 12:00am | FRESCA AFTER DARK 

Category: Engagement and Culture 

Feature: DJ COZART 

Host(s): TBA 

Style: Interactive
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10:00pm - 1:00am | FRESCA AFTER DARK 

Category: Engagement and Culture 

Feature: DJ ALLNITE 

Host(s): TBA 

Style: Interactive
/Limited Seating


10:00pm - 1:00am | FRESCA AFTER DARK 

Category: Engagement and Culture 

Feature: DJ SKAZZ 

Host(s): TBA 

Style: Interactive
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Local food is the best food.  Independently owned food trucks featuring diverse cuisines are on location and ready to serve you.  Three cocktail lounges with a selection of traditional, festive, and mocktail drinks are on site.

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FOOD TRUCK SCHEDULE

Thursday, August 19 | 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Friday, August 20 | 6:00pm - 12:00am
Saturday, August 21 | 11:00am - 12:00am


Category: Engagement and Culture 

Style: Standing

Location: Outdoor Pavillion


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