The statewide Pride event is happening all this weekend. There is a full schedule of events from Thursday through Sunday across the state, but of course the big event is the rally and parade in Durham.
11: 55am National Anthem for Opening Ceremony
NOON "Pride Rally with Speakers and Dignitaries, Parade Marshall and special performances"
12:45- 2:15pm PARADE LINE UP TO MARCH with Bagpipes
1pm Parade Begins (Official Reviewing Stand at Madhatter's Cafe at the corner of Main and Broad St.
1pm - 4pm Viewing Party
I attended for the first time last year and had a blast. You can see my bluenc blogging on that here. I'm going to try to make it tomorrow (if my grad student related duties allow), and I'll see if I can't snap a few pictures and share a summary when I get back. But I wanted to make sure to at least post an announcement about the event here.
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