Calendar of Events, Friday, May 23 - Thursday, May 29

May. 22, 2014 @ 11:48 AM

Deadline for submission is the Tuesday before you want the event to appear in the Friday Calendar section of the paper. Events may be submitted online, but will appear according to the above schedule.

Church/Spirituality | Comedy | Dance | Farmer's Markets | Film | Kids | Lectures/Literature | Music | Stage | Outings/Art


ADVENT LUTHERAN CHURCH - "Saturday Night Praise and Pizza" - The theme is "Easter - The Resurrection and what it means to Christians." The event will begin with a Praise Service that will include music, prayer, and the video "He Lives – Easter Song.”  We will conclude with fellowship time and a pizza dinner. The event is free and everyone is welcome.  Please join us!  Saturday, May 24, 5:15- 7p. 230 Erwin Rd.  Chapel Hill NC 27514 919-968-7690, Pastor John Benham,

COMMUNITY CHURCH OF CHAPEL HILL  - 106 Purefoy Rd.  Chapel Hill 942-2050  -Watching the Planet,  multimedia, artist Jan Dickey's exhibition!  Opening reception: Sunday May 25, 1 to 3p, Exhibit: May 25 through June 29.

DURHAM - COMMUNITY BAPTIST CHURCH  - 4821 Barbee Rd.  Durham, NC  Rev. Percy R. Chase.  -Women's Day Observance.  May 25, 8a service.   Minister Carolyn Satterfield of Faith Gospel Tabernacle United Holy Church of Durham, NC will render gospel music as she sings God's praises to exemplify her life's theme of "We walk by faith and not by sight."

ENO RIVER UNITARIAN  - 4907 Garrett Rd, Durham. 919-489-2575, Sun, 9 - 1, M - Th, 10 - 4.  -River Rhythms! West African Drumming.  Weekly drumming groups meets on Sundays, 7 - 8:30p.  Beginners are welcome! Please contact to reserve a loaner drum. Kathy Hopwood,  or (919) 644-1335  Free.  -“Remembrance, Reflections, Radiance.”  The exhibit will be displayed from 4/13 and runs to 5/18.  an exhibit of photographs by Robert Sotolongo.   at the ERUUF gallery, 4907 Garrett Rd, Durham, 919-489-2575, Sun 9—1,M—Th, 10--4. -Fitness MinistryMay 26, May 29, twice weekly, Monday, & Thursday, evenings.  Fitness classes , low & high impact aerobics routines. Calorie burning , exhilarating, & fun.

KOSALA BUDDHIST CENTER  - 711 West Rosemary Street, Suite E Carrboro, NC 919-537-9546 Wendy Webber,  -General Meditation Class.  Wednesday, May 28 (every Wednesday), 7-8:30p.  No previous experience necessary.   $10 ($8 for students and seniors).  -Meditation 101.  Tuesday, May 27, (every Tuesday), 7-8:15p.  This class is an introduction to meditation & is perfect for absolute beginners to meditation.   $10 ($8 for students and seniors).

SAINT BARBARA CHURCH ANNOUNCES - Greek Festival. 919-484-1600, email or visit 31 and June 1.  

UNITED CHURCH OF CHAPEL HILL  - 1321 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd 919-942-3540.  -Youth Vesper Worship Service.  Sunday, May 25, (each 1st Sunday), 5:15p.  Each 1st Sunday of the month at 5:15 pm, the Youth will lead a Sunday evening worship service.  -Spanish Language Worship.  Sunday, May 25, (every Sunday) 6p.   Iglesia Unida worships in the Sanctuary of United Church of Chapel Hill, 1321 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd.  David Mateo will be leading worship. -Adoración Y Alabanza En EspañolDomingo, May 25.  (cada Domingo) 6p.   Iglesia Unida, 1321 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, se reune en el sanctuario.  Predicacion por David Mateo y música contemporanea.  Para más información, o 919-942-3540. -Taizé Service7p.  An ecumenical worship service in the tradition of Taizé, an ecumenical community in Taizé, France, at United Church of Chapel Hill, 1321 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd.  It is a quiet, meditative service. -Monday Noon Book GroupMonday, May 26, (every Monday) 12noon.  Currently reading The Good Funeral: Death, Grief and the Community of Care.   Bring a bag lunch and join in the conversation. -Sermon ShapingWednesday, Apr 2, (every Wednesday) 7a.   Join one of the pastors of United Church of Chapel Hill, 1321 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, as a small group looks at the lectionary texts for next Sunday’s worship. We begin at 7 in the morning for approximately one hour in the library. Coffee and tea are   General, $10.00 for Students, Seniors, Military,  -Chancel Choir.  (every) Wednesday,  7:30p in the Music Room.  

UNITY CENTER OF PEACE  - 8800 Seawell School Road, Chapel Hill.  Jean Fisher,  -Enlighten Up!  Sundays 5-6p.  Join us on Sunday evenings for singing/chanting, silent meditation and an informal lesson with lively discussion. A perfect way to center, de-stress, and create conscious intention for the upcoming week.

WHITE ROCK BAPTIST CHURCH  - 3400 Fayetteville Street, Durham, NC 27707. 919-688-8136  -StepEntertainment, LLC - A Gospel X-travaganza.  Friday, May 30, 6p -10p and Saturday, May 31, 5p -10p. NCCU O'Kelly-Riddick Football Stadium 919-630-7103STEP Entertainment, LLC is excited to present a two-day concert, "A Gospel Xtravaganza," on May 30th and 31st, in the NCCU Football Stadium. STEP Entertainment has an all-star line with Fred Hammond, Yolanda Adams, Deitrick Haddon, James Fortune, Marvin S Cheryl Mitchell,  $50 for 1 day, $80 for both days.

NAR-ANON FAMILY GROUPS - Weekly Meeting. Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3638 Chapel Hill Road, Durham. Addiction is a family disease.  Nar-Anon is a 12-step support group for family and friends of addicts. There are no dues or fees.  Just come to a meeting.  -Weekly Meeting.  Monday, May 26, 8 - 9p (Every Monday).  -Weekly Meeting.  Thursday, May 29, 7-8p (Every Thursday).

DEBTORS ANONYMOUS - Weekly Meeting.  Wednesday, May 28, 7p - 8:30p. Trinity Ave. Presbyterian Church, 927 W. Trinity Avenue. Durham, N.C. 27701. corner of Trinity & Gregson. Look for the green "DA" signs and follow the directions. We meet in the Bridal Room, past the Choir Room. Can't get your money right?  Ruining your life?  We can help! (919) 683-3013 (Robin) or (919) 274-7463 (Tom)

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS - Weekly 12-step meetings. 919-406-9300For anyone with any food/eating issue. No dues, fees, or religious affiliations. Scott Phillips.  -Weekly Meeting.  Friday, May 23, 12-1:30p.  -Weekly Meeting.  Saturday, May 24, 10-11:30a.  -Weekly Meeting.  Saturday, May 24, 10-11a, 10a for newcomers.  -Weekly Meeting.  Tuesday, May 27, 12-1:30p.  -Weekly Meeting.  Wednesday, May 28, 12-1:30p.  -Weekly Meeting.  Thursday, May 29, 12-1:30p.




DSI COMEDY THEATER - Offering performances, classes and workshops. 200 N Greensboro St, Carrboro Offering performances, classes and workshops Call 484-831-5561 Carrie Gorn, http://www.dsicomedytheater.



ENO RIVER ASSOCIATION - Moon River: a Special Night of Revelry and Rainmaking for the Eno.  Saturday May 17, 6p - 10p.   Get your dance moves ready for this high energy event featuring music by Holy Ghost Tent Revival. Heavy Hors-doeuvres, beer, wine, door prizes, silent auction, and the sale of original art by Silvia Heyden and Freeman Beard. All proceeds help the Eno Rive   Cynthia Satterfield,

SUN ASSEMBLY - English Country Dance.  Thursday, May 29, 7:30-9:30p. Freedman Center, Beth-El Synagogue, 1004 Watts St, Durham 919-683-9672All dances are taught in a gender-neutral manner. No partner required. Pat Petersen, $7.



CARRBORO FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market.  Saturday, May 24, 9a-Noon. Wed. market, 3-6:30p.  301 W Main St 7 am-noon Saturdays and 3:30-6:30 pm Wednesdays 919-280-3326All products come from within a 50-mile radius.

CHAPEL HILL FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market.  Saturday, May 24, 8a-noon (every Saturday). 201 S Estes Dr. 919-533-9496

DURHAM FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market.  Saturday, May 24, 8a - Noon, Wednesday, Market: 3:30 - 6:30p. Durham Central Park, PO Box 1903, Durham, NC 27702-1903 919-667-3099All products come from with in a 70 mile radius.

ENO RIVER FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market.  Saturday, May 24, 8a-12 noon. Public Market House, 144 E Margaret Lane, Hillsborough

FEARRINGTON FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market.  Tuesday, May 27, 4-6p. At Fearrington Village off of 15/501 between Chapel Hill and Pittsboro. For more info, call Eddie Kallam, 919-923-6262.Fresh produce, bread, beef, pork, eggs and pizza using fresh ingredients from a local farm.  Sign up for new weekly newsletter, fearringtonfarmersmarket@gmail.com

HILLSBOROUGH FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market.  Saturday, May 24, 10a-1p. 625 Hampton Point Blvd (Home Depot parking lot), Hillsborough, NC 272728 919-360-5254Seasonal produce, beef, eggs, baked goods and crafts available, as well as eggs, preserves, handmade soaps, marinades and locally raised beef, goat and chicken

SOUTH DURHAM FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market.  Saturday, May 24, 8a - 12noon. 5410 NC 55, Durham (Greenwood Commons Shopping Center) Durham's newest market seeks to connect the community with local farmers by selling seasonal produce, meats, and artisanal foods produced within 50 miles

SOUTHERN VILLAGE FARMERS’ - Weekly Market.  Thursday, May 29, 3:30 – 6:30p. Market Street,  off U.S. 15-501, Chapel Hill



CENTER FOR DOCUMENTARY STUDIES  - Center for Documentary Studies, 1317 W. Pettigrew St.

DURHAM CINEMATHEQUE  -   Tom Whiteside Friday May 30th 9p.  Durham Central Park "You Want to Get Married? REALLY??"  This is an archival film program about marriage and all of the anxiety that goes with it.  Movies in the Park presents real film under real stars. Bring your own chair or blanket. The show starts at dark, but many peop   Admission is free, the hat will be passed.  

MOTORCO MUSIC HALL -Erin McLendon.  Saturday, May 31, 8:45p (doors open at 8:15).  First album, Fire & Wine.   Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at or at the door.  



DURHAM FAMILY THEATRE  - Trinity United Methodist Church, 215 N. Church St.  downtown Durham, NC (919) 286-5717, Jenny Justice Cost: $125, 10% discount for 2nd child in family enrolled.  -OPEN CAMP DATES:.  June 9 – 13, 2014.  A-PLAY-A-DAY THEATRE CAMP # 1 (Ages 5 – 12). July 7 – 26, 2014.  TEEN THEATRE CONSERVATORY (Ages 12 – 17) Performing Bill Shakespeare's hysterical, slap-stick comedy of mistaken identities, "The Comedy of Errors.”

Summer Theatre Camps 2014 - Teen Internships Available. Trinity Avenue Presbyterian Church, corner of Gregson St. & Trinity Ave.  downtown Durham, NC Durham Family Theatre has 4-5 teaching assistant positions available for each camp session. We are looking for teens that are interested in all aspects of theatre and enjoy working with elementary aged children. (You can apply for as many camp sessions as. A Play A Day #1 - June 9 – 13. Children’s Theatre Camp #1 - June 16 – June 29.  -DFT Teen Theatre Conservatory 2014.  July 7 – 26,  9a – 3p plus two evening performances. Monday – Friday (Public performances on final Friday and Saturday nights of the conservatory).  AGES: 12 – 18 years Jenny Justice (MFA, theatre, Boston University; MDiv, Harvard)  $375 (SCHOLARSHIPS are available!). Children’s Theatre Camp #2 - July 28 – August 9. A Play A Day #2 – August 11 – 15. TIMES: Monday – Friday from 8:45 a – 3p ; public performances on last two.

EMERSON WALDORF SCHOOL  - 6211 New Jericho Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 919-967-1858.   -Best in Show.  Friday, May 23, 5-8p.  Everyone, please join us on  at the Emerson Waldorf High School to witness the culmination of the EWS High School art & music programs.

TRIANGLE YMCA - Big Splash Pool Bash.  Saturday May 24, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.   Come check out the Hope Valley Farms YMCA, go for a swim, and discover all the fun the Y has to offer!   Chuck Gordon,



CARRBORO BRANCH LIBRARY - The Karen Youth Art Group.  Apr. 2 through June 16, Reception to meet the artists: Saturday, May 17 at 10:30a.  This show, the second of four in the Library Gallery’s 2014 exhibition calendar showcasing young artists features The Karen Youth Art Group whose art work emanates from past and present experiences. Many of these young artists are in local high schools, s.

CITY OF DURHAM  -   Amy Blalock, (919) 560-4123 x 11253.  Bicycle & Pedestrian Design Improvement Meetings  -  Comments Sought on Proposed Improvements along Four Roadway Corridors. The meetings for each roadway corridor are as follows: Lee Murphy, PE with Horvath Associates, at (919) 490-4990 or by email at, or Michael M. Hughes, PE with the City’s Public Works Department, at (919) 560-4326, ext. 30266 or by email at  -Carpenter-Fletcher Road from Woodcroft Parkway to Alston Avenue.  Tuesday, May 27 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m..  South Regional Library, 4505 S. Alston Ave.  -Morreene Road from Erwin Road to Neal RoadWednesday, May 28 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m..  Durham Public School Staff Development Center, 2107 Hillandale Rd.  -Cornwallis Road from South Roxboro Street to Chapel Hill RoadMonday, June 2 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m..  Rogers-Herr Middle School, 911 W. Cornwallis Rd.  -Hillandale Road from I-85 to NC-147Wednesday, June 11 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m..  Durham Public School Staff Development Center, 2107 Hillandale Rd.

DURHAM CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU  - 101 E Morgan Street (919) 680-8310 Minerva Council,  -Tourism Development Authority Meeting.  May 27, 3:00-4:30 PM.

DUKE REGIONAL HOSPITAL  - Duke Regional Hospital, 3643 North Roxboro Road, Durham, NC 27704, Private Dining Room C 919 403-4DRH.  -Weight Loss Surgery Support Group.  Tuesday, May 27, 6p.  Duke Regional Hospital hosts a weight loss surgery support group to facilitate discussion on topics related to adjustment before and after weight loss surgery.

LUPUS FOUNDATION - Support Group.  Wednesday, May 28, 6:00-7:30p. Wilson Parlor, First Presbyterian Church, 305 E. Main Street, Durham, N.C. 27701 Contact the LFANC at or at 877-849-8271, ext. 2. For more information, visit those living with lupus, their family and caregivers. The group will meet the second Wednesday of each month There is no charge to attend the meeting, and drop-ins are welcome.

NC WRITER’S NETWORK – DURHAM COUNTY -Durham Voices Creative Writing Group.  -Third Fridays With The Hinge.  Friday, May 23, Third Friday, of every month, 6- 9p.  Eric Martin will host a casual social hour as part of Durham’s Third Fridays. Sponsored by the Hinge Literary Center. 305 E. Chapel Hill St. – Ste. 215.  -Terri Kirby Erickson and Maureen Sherbondy will read as part of the North Carolina Poetry Society readings series.   Sunday, May 25, 2p.  Reading as part of the North Carolina Poetry Society readings series With Eve Olive.

THE REGULATOR BOOKSHOP  - 720 9th St  Durham, NC 27705 (919) 286-2700  -Monica Byrne.  Wednesday, May 28, 7p.   Fresh off the success of her play, What Every Girl Should Know – one of the most anticipated shows presented at the 2013 New York International Fringe Festival.  -Aaron Gwyn.  We welcome Charlotte native Aaron Gwyn to celebrate his debut novel, Wynne’s War, a contemporary military-western set against the borderland between Afghanistan and Pakistan.  Thursday, May 29, 7p.



2014 “FIND YOUR COOL” SUMMER CONCERT SERIES -  FREE, CCB Plaza, 7-8:30p. CCB Plaza, 201 N. Corcoran St. Durham  -South Carolina Broadcasters.  Thursday, May 8, 7-8:30p.  From heart stompin’ love songs to rowdy gospel numbers that’ll make you shout hallelujah there is a rare beauty and honesty in the trio’s music.   FREE.

2ND WIND  - 118 E. Main St. Downtown Carrboro. 919-967-7922 All of our shows are free and start at 10pm unless otherwise posted.   - Bluegrass Night-  from 10-1am.  Wednesday, May 28, 10p-1a. (every Wednesday).  -2 fer- acoustic eclectic.  Thursday, May 29, 7:30-9p (every Thursday).  -Jazzbeau.  May 27, 8p.   Jeff Elliott.

ARTSCENTER  - 300-G East Main St - Carrboro, NC 27510 919-929-2787

BEYU CAFFE  - 335 W. Main Street, Durham 919-683-1058

BILLSBOROUGH MUSIC HALL  - 106 S Churton St, Hillsborough, NC

BLUE NOTE GRILL  - 4125 Durham-Chapel Hill Boulevard, Durham, NC 27707 Offering hickory smoked BBQ & Ribs along with live music. Nothing fancy here just good food and music in a cozy atmosphere. -Ben Palmer's Jazz Jam with Dot ComboMay 26, (every Monday), 7-10p.  See and hear some of the best jazz musicians in the triangle every Monday night.   No cover!  - Open Blues Jam with Butch Haas & Co.   May 27 (every Tuesday), 8-11p.  You never know who will show up, this jam and it is always a great night for the blues.   No cover!  - The Friday After Work Party with: The Duke Street Dogs.  Friday, May 23, 6-8p.

BYNUM GENERAL STORE - 950 Bynum Rd.  Bynum. 919-542-0394.  -Bynum Front Porch Pickin.’  Saturday, May 24 10a - 1p.  -Bynum Bingo night.  Saturday, May 24  7-9p.

CAROLINA THEATRE  - 309 West Morgan St.  Durham, NC 919-560-3030 Aaron Bare,  -North Carolina Youth Tap Ensemble.  Friday, May 23 - Sunday, May 25.   Gene Medler,  -African Storytelling School Shows.  Wednesday, May 27, 10a, 11:45a, 3p.   Betty Rhodes,  -Red Baraat.  Tuesday, May 28.  -Clint Black.  Thursday, May 29.  -Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle Concert: The Past Meets the Present.  Monday, May 25, 3p.    Contact: Ann Stephenson.

CAT’S CRADLE  - 300 E Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510 (919) 967-9053

THE CAVE TAVERN  - 452 1/2 W. Franklin St.  Chapel Hill, NC 27516 919-968-9308,

CHAPEL HILL PHILHARMONIA  - Hill Hall Auditorium on the UNC-CH campus in Chapel Hill.

DURHAM CHILDREN’S CHOIR - 10th Anniversary Concert.   Sunday, May 18, 3p.  This concert is also the Retirement Concert for Scott Hill, the Founder and Director of the Choir.   $10 donation.

DUKE DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC  - Room 101, Mary Duke Biddle Music Building, Duke University, Durham. 919-684-4444 Photos for all events are online with the event listing at Free.  

DURHAM JAZZ WORKSHOP  - 4608 L Industry Lane, Durham, 27713 $5.  -JAZZ JAM every Sunday.  Sunday, May 25, 7p.

FULLSTEAM BREWERY  - 726 Rigsbee Ave.  Durham. (919) 682-2337

HAW RIVER BALLROOM  - 1711 Sax-Beth Church Road, Saxapahaw NC 27340.

KRAKEN BAR  - 2823 N Carolina 54  Chapel Hill, NC 27516 (919) 943-0398

NORTHGATE MALL/TBS - Blues on the Plaza—Four Fridays this May. Triangle Blues Society Launch Free Outdoor Events Feature Area Artists, Breweries, Food and Fun.  -Jimi King Trio.  Friday, May 23, 7-9p:                                              John Dee Holeman.  Rocking Blues trio, specializing in danceable swinging Texas-style blues. This power trio from Raleigh features guitar, bass, drums and vocals, interweaving the sounds and styles of many of the great blues giants.

OPEN EYE CAFE  - 101 S. Greensboro St.  Carrboro. 919-968-9410  -David Menestres and Jimmy GilmoreSaturday, May 24, 8 - 11p.  Bass/ Guitar Duo - David Menestres has played bass in the triangle for many years with nobodies and somebodies like Eugene Chadbourne, Frank Gratkowski, and Ian Davis. He is currently the leader of Polyorchard. Jimmy Gilmore plays guitar.

OASIS  - In Carr Mill, 200 N Greensboro St A5, Carrboro, NC 27510 (919) 904-7343

THE ORIGINAL Q SHACK  - 2510 University Drive, Durham 919.402.4227   No cover.   - The Leroy Savage Band.  May 28, (every Wednesday), 6-8:30p.   Legendary tenor singer and former member of The Bluegrass Experience, (including most often, “Greenie” Marley, Jason Beverley, Donnie Evans, Jim Watson, Tommy Edwards and others).

PAPA MOJO’S ROADHOUSE  - Greenwood Commons Shopping Center, 5410-Y N.C. 55, Durham. 919-361-2222 $8 Adv/$10 Dos.  -Brett Chambers and the Usual Suspects.  May 28 (every Wednesday night) with a great open mic night.      $3.  -Sherman Lee Dillon.  Friday, May 23.  There is a place in America that is the   blues; and Sherman Lee Dillon is prepared to take you there. -John GintySaturday, May 24, 9 p.m. show (with 2 full sets).   New Jersey native John Ginty’s colorful keyboard stylings have graced the grooves of albums by Jewel, The Dixie Chicks, The Court Yard Hounds, Todd Wolfe, and Santana, just to scratch the surface.  And, he received two Grammy nominations as an original me   $10.  -The Leroy Savage Group.

SHAKORI HILLS COMMUNITY ARTS CENTER  - The NC Hops And Roots Festival, Shakori Hills Festival Park, Chatham County,  Please visit for information, ticket prices and band appearance times. Jack Lawrence and Tommy Edwards               Sunday, May 25,  mid-afternoon.

STEEL STRING BREWERY  - 106 S. Greensboro St.  Carrboro (919) 370-6971

UNC DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC  -  (919) 962-1039 Ben Hass  -"The Long Bright.”  Friday, May 23, 8p.      $5 for students, $15 for adults. Group rates are available.  

THE WEATHERVANE CAFÉ - Carolina Lightnin,’  Tuesday, May 27,  6-8 pm.  A Southern Season, University Mall, Chapel Hill 919.929.9466   No cover.   - Tommy Edwards and Friends (Keith Thomas and LaNelle Davis).  Thursday, May 29,  5-7p.     No cover.  



DEEP DISH THEATER COMPANY  - Deep Dish is located in Chapel Hill's University Mall, on Estes Drive and US 15-501.  -Life is a DreamMay 23-31. Performances begin Wednesday and Thursday at 7:30p, Friday and Saturday at 8p, and Sunday (matinee) at 2p.  Pedro Calderón de la Barca’s mystical masterpiece, presented by the Deep Dish Theater Company. Directed by Marc Williams, the play will conclude the company’s thirteenth season at University Mall.   Tickets are $24 for adults and $21 for seniors, with a $2 discount for Wednesday and Thursday shows. Student tickets are $16 for all shows.  

Fourth Wall Productions - Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure by Steven Dietz.   May 29-3 at 7:30p. Carrboro High School Auditorium 201 Rock Haven Rd. Carrboro, NC 27516 Sherlock is played by Franklin Hirsch, Watson is played by Harris Middlesworth, King of Bohemia is played by Will Pierson, Irene Adler is played by Carina Guerra, and Moriarty is played by Lilith Jewitt.   Ticket Prices: $5 for students and $10 for adults, free for CHCCS Faculty/Staff.

TRANSACTORS IMPROV  - The ArtsCenter, Carrboro.  Greg Hohn, 919-824-0937. General: $14; seniors: $12; students/ArtsCenter Friends: $10.   - Transactors Improv: For Families!”  May 24, 6 P.M..      General, $9; Senior, $7; Students/Artscenter Friends, $6.  -Transactors Improv, “Family Vacation. ”  May 23, 8p.     General $14; Student/Senior $10.  -Transactors Improv: For Families!  May 24, 1p.     General: $9; Student: $6. Http://Www.Brownpapertickets.Com/Event/665387.  



ANIMATION & FINE ART GALLERIES  - 201 S Estes Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 (919) 968-8008.  -Original paintings by Ryan McKellar.  thru May 28, from 10a - 6p Tuesday - Saturday.   Original artwork in all media by the world's finest artists. From canvases by Pissarro and Warhol to works by Dali and Miró, plus original cels and drawings from Disney and other animation studios. -Original art work by Salvador Dali!  The show runs May 29, - July 31, from 10a - 6p Tuesday - Saturday.   Animation and Fine Art Galleries features original artwork in all media by the world's finest artists. From canvases by Pissarro and Warhol to works by Dali and Miró; plus furniture, decor, jewelry, and original animation artwork.

ART MARKET AT VEGA METALS  - 214 Hunt Street between the Durham YMCA and Durham Central Park.,  Saturday, May 31, 9 am to 1 pm, recurring weekly every Saturday. 214 Hunt St, Durham, NC, 27701 919-321-8536The Art Market at Vega Metals is a Saturday morning outdoor market showcasing some of Durham NC’s most creative and talented artists. There are art and craft vendors, food trucks, and musicians creating a festive family oriented atmosphere. Cecilia Henaine de Davis,

ARTISTS AT GOLDEN BELT  - 807 East Main Street, Durham, NC 27701 (919) 967-7700

BINGO -  May 29, (every Thursday night) from 6:45p - 10p. American Legion Post 007, 406 E. Trinity Avenue, Durham, NC 27701 If you enjoy being with people and play BINGO. The American Legion Post 7 is the place to be.  The proceeds go back into the community helping the veterans at the VA hospital, boys oratorical, American Legion Junior Baseball and others.

BULL CITY ARTS COLLABORATIVE  - 401-B Foster Street Durham, NC Hours: Fridays 11-2 and by appt at 775 843 4929  -TESTIFY, Photographs by Roger May A Visual Love Letter to Appalachia.  Exhibit: Apr. 1 — May 30, Third Friday Open Studios  Friday, May 23; 6–9p , Reception  Friday, May 23; 6–9p.

CAROLINA MOUNTAIN DULCIMERS - Monthly Meeting.  Thursday, May 29, 7p. Carol Woods Retirement Community in Chapel Hill 919-929-5359.Beginners, experts, and all stringed instruments welcome.  For more information and directions, contact Shirley Ray at or 919-929-5359. Shirley Ray at

CEDAR CREEK GALLERY - 46th Annual Spring Pottery & Glass Festival.  Friday, May 23, from 6p -10p (Opening Night). 1150 Fleming Road, Creedmoor, NC  27522.

CENTER FOR DOCUMENTARY STUDIES  - Center for Documentary Studies, 1317 W. Pettigrew St.

CHAPEL HILL ART GALLERY  - 1215 E Franklin St.  (between Caffe’ Driade and Whitehall Antiques) 919-636-4557,  -“My Many Facets of Art.”  Artist’s Reception: May 23, 6 – 9p May 1 – 31, gallery open Thurs – Sun, noon – 6p.  Rose Wenkel showcases the diversity of her art in media which  includes oils, acrylics, colored pencil, watercolor and watercolor batik, through subjects ranging from abstract to realistic. Discuss with Rose her painting “The Flight” that has been chosen.

CRAVEN ALLEN GALLERY  - 1106 Broad St. Durham, 919-286-4837  -“Cross-Cut:   Paintings by Damian Stamer and Photographs from the Finch Collection..”  Saturday, May 24, 5 - 7p,  through May 30.  

DURHAM CENTRAL PARK - Durham Craft Market.  Saturdays Apr.- November 8 a to noon.  Central Park, 501 Foster Street, Durham, NC. (919) 794-8194

DURHAM PARKS & REC - Jessica Leff at 919-471-1623, option 2, or

DUKE GARDENS  -  919-668-6451 Orla Swift, Director of Marketing & Communications,  -Nature Ranger Cart.  Saturday, May 24, 1p - 3p.  -Exploration Station.  Saturday, May 24, 1p - 3p.  -Yoga, Massage and Meditation for Gardeners.  Thursday, May 29, 6p - 7p.

ENO GALLERY  - 100 South Churton St. Hillsborough NC 27278 gallery 919-883-1415  -'The Figure - in Oil, Encaustic and Sculpture.’  Opening:  Friday May 23,  6 - 9p, Exhibition dates:  May 23 to June 22.  Three contemporary artists interpret the figure in 3 different mediums. Each of these nationally recognized artist’s envision the figure with themes of voyage, distance, passage  and migration both in representational and metaphoric terms.

WEST POINT ON ENO  - West Point on the Eno Park, 5101 North Roxboro Road, Durham. 919-471-1623, option 2Most of the workshops take place at West Point on the Eno Park, 5101 North Roxboro Road, Durham. Jessica Leff,

ENO RIVER STATE PARK  -  For directions, reservations and additional information, please call the park office - 919-383-1686. 919-620-9099 x 207

FRANK GALLERIES  - #109 E Franklin St  Chapel Hill, NC 27514 (919)730.6130.

HILLSBOROUGH GALLERY OF ARTS -  Hours: 11-6 Mon–Th, 11-8 Fri & Sat, 1-4 Sun.   919-732-7741 or visit gallery is owned & operated by 22 artists  -“DWELL”; jewelry by Nell Chandler, fabric art by Ali Givens and paintings by Ellie Reinhold.   10-6 Monday – Thursday, 10-8 Friday & Saturday, 12-4 Sunday. 121 N. Churton St. Hillsborough, NC. 919-732-5001.  will host the opening reception for The show runs through May 25th. Founded in 2006, the gallery is owned by 22 artists and features painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, jewelry, turned wood, handcrafted furniture, pottery, mosaics & fiber art. -13th Annual Spring Garden Party & AuctionFriday, May 23, 6– 9:30p.  The event includes a silent auction, live auction, and raffles.  The silent auction will begin at 6:00 and the live auction will begin at 7:45.  Delicious food and beverages will be served, so bring your appetite and get ready to bid on some great treasu   $35.

PRESERVATION CHAPEL HILL - “Roots of the Piedmont: History and Preservation in Central NC.”  May 30-31, 2014.  Carolina Inn, Chapel Hill The symposium is an opportunity for preservationists of all backgrounds to come together to network with colleagues from across the region, brainstorm the challenges they face in their communities, and celebrate the successes of preservation efforts in Ce.

LAWRENCE AND ARTELIA PERRY SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS - "Honoring Early Childcare Educators.”  May 24,11:30a. Washington Duke Inn, Durham, 3001 Cameron Blvd.  Durham NC Second Annual Legacy Luncheon Contact: (704)-639-4336 or e-mail: Web: $40.00.

MERCURY STUDIO  - 401 W. Geer Street in downtown Durham, NC. 919.381.6306

NC MUSEUM of ART  - 2110 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh, NC 27609 919-664-6795  -Estampas de la raza/Prints for the People: The Romo Collection. Friday, May 30,  6:30p  

NORTHGATE MALL -  May 7 - May 28. Center Court located at 1058 West Club Boulevard in Durham. (919) 260-5375.  -Durham Public School Student Art Show. Secondary School Students Showcase their Artistic Talents.

ORANGE COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM -From Horses to Horsepower: NASCAR in Hillsborough-The History of the Occoneechee Speedway.  Special Exhibit Grand Opening, Friday, May 30th, 6p-8:30p. Orange County Historical Museum (201 N. Churton St.  Hillsborough, NC 27278 (919) 732-2201) Documenting the fascinating history behind one of NASCAR's oldest race tracks in America--which was in Hillsborough-The Occoneechee Speedway (1948-1968). Original race cars will be on display outside, talk to drivers, see artifacts from those amazing race.

PLEIADES GALLERY  - 109 E Chapel Hill St  Durham, NC 27701 (919) 797-2706 Kim Wheaton

THRU THIS LENS  - 303 E Chapel Hill St, Durham, NC 27701 (919) 687-0250

TYNDALL GALLERIES  - University Mall, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 919-942-2290  -Jane Filer. The Blue Earth, new paintings.

WOMANCRAFT GIFTS - New Location!  WomanCraft, May 8-22.  370 E.Main St, Suite 170, Carrboro, NC 27510 919-939-3300