of Eastern North Carolina

Local Secretary: Mike Potter, (919) 630-0115

MENC Geographic Area

Where to?

Calendar of Events

Events are scheduled based on a four-week month.  RSVPs in the affirmative are always appreciated.
More details on any event can always be found at us.mensa.org, under Read > Group Newsletters.

To receive reminders, members can join:

This website version is based on the paper version. Directions to people's homes are in the printed Mblem's calendar.

Other NC local groups' events are listed as a convenience only. MENC cannot assure the accuracy of other groups' events.

General Event Guidelines

Unless otherwise specified, the following guidelines apply to all events:

    • Time: 1st Sunday, 12:30 p.m.
    • Place: El Rodeo Mexican Restaurant, 4112 Pleasant Valley Rd, Raleigh, NC 27613 [Map]
    • Contact: (919) 630-0115
    • Food Style: Mexican, table service. Children welcome and encouraged to attend.
    • Time: 3rd Sunday (even months), 12:30 p.m.
    • Place: Abbey Road Tavern, 1195 W Chatham St, Cary, NC 27513 [Map]
    • Contact: (919) 630-0115
    • Food Style: Pub grub, table service.
    • Time: 4th Sunday, 12:00 p.m.
    • Place: Carolina Café and Bakery, 601 Meadowmont Village Circle, Chapel Hill. [Map]
    • Contact:
    • Food Style: American, counter service.
    • Time: 2nd Sunday, 12:30 p.m.
    • Place: McAlister's Deli, 5318 New Hope Commons Blvd Ext #104, Durham, NC 27707 [Map]
    • Contact: (919) 630-0115
    • Food Style: American deli (salads, soups, baked potatoes, sandwiches), order at counter, food brought to table.
    • Time: 3rd Sunday (odd months), 4:30 p.m.
    • Place: McCall's Bar-B-Q & Seafood, 10365 U.S. 70 Business, Clayton [Map]
    • Contact: (919) 630-0115
    • Food Style: Eastern N.C. barbecue and Calabash seafood buffet.
    • Time: 1st Monday, 7:15 p.m.
    • Place: Varies
    • Contact: (919) 271-2444
    • Food Style: Eclectic casual gourmet, counter or table service depending on venue.
    • Time: 2nd Tuesday, 6:00 p.m.
    • Place: Amedeo's, 3905 Western Blvd., Raleigh [Map]
    • Contact: Karen Tiede, (919) 545-0799
    • Food Style: Italian, table service.
    • Time: 2nd Saturday, 7:00 p.m. to 10:45 p.m.
    • Place: Please see printed Mblem, accessible through us.mensa.org.
    • Contact:   (919) 271-2444
      or  (919) 846-4858
    • Time: 4th Tuesday, 11:30 a.m.
    • Place: Benetis Athena, 5410 Hwy 55, Durham [Map]
    • Contact: (919) 271-2444
    • Food Style: Greek-American buffet.
    • Time: 1st Saturday afternoon
    • Place: Announced by e-mail or check with contact.
    • Contact: (919) 271-2444;
      Dawn Groenke, (919) 846-4858, or; (919) 846-4858.
    • Time: 2nd Friday, 6:30 p.m.
    • Place: Announced by e-mail or check with contact.
    • Contact:

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