Two events that may not be on your radar for the weekend:
- Counter Culture Coffee is hosting a free event from 7-9 p.m. Saturday featuring 2012 U.S. Barista Champion Katie Carguilo. The topic is "Fruit Bombs & Fermentation." Attendees will taste exotic and experimental Ethiopian coffees along with Carguilo's award-winning fermentation-inspired signature beverage that helped her win. The event is at 4911 S. Alston Ave., Durham. For more information, go HERE.
- Durham's Southwest Regional Library is hosting a Southern food cultures panel discussion at 3 p.m. Sunday. The panel will be moderated by N.C. barbecue expert Bob Garner and the panelists include chef Ben Barker of Durham's now closed-Magnolia Grill, chef Billy Cotter of Toast in Durham, chef Amy Tornquist of Watts Grocery and Hummingbird Bakery, both in Durham, and chef Walter Royal of Raleigh's Angus Barn.