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Here’s what’s happening now:

COVID-19 in Wake County:
 
Tracking the weekly increases: A ZIP code in Apex with a relatively low number of total cases is the outlier in week-over-week confirmed COVID-19 case growth in Wake County.

Meanwhile, the growth of confirmed cases in 27610 slowed this week. The Southeast Raleigh ZIP code has consistently been more than double any other ZIP code and crossed the 2,000-case threshold this week. [see the ZIP code increases for this week]

 
What else to know:
🍎 The first day of school is Monday for most Wake County students. [more to know in Wake County]
⚽ Some youth and club sports teams begin practice, even as public schools sports are delayed. [WRAL]
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Glamping in your backyard or beyond

During the pandemic, we've all figured out creative ways to stay at home and stay entertained in Raleigh. So why not create a world close to home that feels like a vacation? 

That's how Glamp Raleigh got started. Michael Cutts said he's not a huge camper, but wanted to create fun experiences for family and friends to enjoy here in the Triangle. 

"I left the corporate world to start something new and create a new life and new memories with my wife and kids," he said in an email. 

"I’ve always wanted to start something for myself -- and always knew I would just didn’t know when. The current public health crisis just sped up that process. My parents bought us a tent when Covid-19 started to have something to do and we all loved using it."

Glamp Raleigh takes a basic tent up a few notches by creating glamping-type experiences in your own backyard, living room or beyond. 

Glamp Raleigh's services vary from an outdoor movie night with a projector, a date night glamping setup that sounds straight out of 'The Bachelor,' a family of four-sized glamping setup or an indoor camping themed night for kids. 

[Read more] + 5 more ideas to staycation in Raleigh area
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Food Truck Flix at Frontier RTP still has passes for its drive-in movie ("Big," with a young Tom Hanks!) and food truck event tonight at 6:30 p.m. [site]

Drive-Through Brewgaloo is Saturday 2-6 p.m. [WRAL]


Creative processing for families, from the North Carolina Museum of Art, is "a new series for families to reflect together on big (and sometimes tough) ideas about the world and ourselves through art." Free, but register for the Sunday event. [NCMA]

The 19th Amendment Project, a series of short plays about women and voting, begins Monday. [Raleighmag.com]

Lonerider's Black is Beautiful beer will support Southeast Raleigh Promise [read more] h/t Raleigh Over Easy.
 
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