Friday, July 13, 5:30pm, experience cocktails at the Duke Mansion. Gorgeous gardens, beautiful home, with appetizers from Executive Chef Harrison Booth. For reservations call 704-714-4445. Further afield, Raffaldini Vineyards offer an afternoon of wine and music. Bring a blanket and some friends, savor the the moment. July 8, 12 to 4pm, free admission. Call 336-835-9463. Will repeat in August.