May 28-30; 6pm - midnight at Raleigh Convention Center. Ticketed event.
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Moore Square Market features local vendors with farm-fresh produce, meat, dairy, eggs, baked goods, and artisanal goods.
Animazement is a volunteer, fan-run anime convention at the Raleigh Convention Center (Memorial Day weekend), celebrating popular Japanese visual culture in all of its forms. The convention attracts thousands of attendees, and features a huge range of events, such as videos, cultural demos, fan and guest panels, J-pop/rock concerts, martial arts demos, craft classes, artists, vendors and more. Tickets may be purchased at the door. For more information, visit the event website.