World renowned environmentalist Alexandra Cousteau and her team will be visiting Raleigh to meet with Neuse Watershed residents to discuss water issues. Through her Blue Legacy initiative, Alexandra hosts tours around the world to investigate global water challenges, breakthroughs, and awareness through Expedition Blue Planet. Currently, Expedition Blue Planet is on a 14,500-mile journey across North America and is heading toward Raleigh.
This will be an exclusive opportunity to meet the granddaughter of epic environmentalist Jacques-Yves Cousteau, a 2008 National Geographic Emerging Explorer, and a UN Earth Trustee, as she works to understand and spread the story of water in peoples’ lives.
There are two events this evening, one ticketed and the other free and open to the public.
5:00pm-7:00pm: Local Blue Legacy Benefit
@ Galatea Boutique 10 W. Franklin St. Raleigh, NC (Seaboard Station)
Meet and mingle with Alexandra and Upper Neuse RIVERKEEPER, Alissa Bierma, at this intimate event. Light hors d’oeuvres and wine to be served.
Tickets: $65 (Limited availability. Purchase tickets at Galatea Boutique or Neuse RIVERKEEPER Foundation office)
6:00pm (music starts at 7)-9:00pm: Music on the Porch Series
@ 802 Seamart Dr. Raleigh, NC (Seaboard Station)
Dance to the Atomic Rhythm All Stars as their 7-piece band plays swing music, meet the entire Expedition Blue Planet crew, and learn about local water issues from the Neuse RIVERKEEPER Foundation. Bring the whole family –large family Kid Zone for kids to play. This is a dog friendly event. Bring lawn chairs and to relax and enjoy the evening.