Calendar of Events, Friday, October 25 - Thursday, October 31

Oct. 25, 2013 @ 10:04 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


COMMUNITY CHURCH OF CHAPEL HILL - 106 Purefoy Rd., Chapel Hill. 942-2050    -Brushes with Life: Art, Artists and Mental Illness. thru Oct. 25, Mon-Fri 9 to 2, Sundays call for times 919-942-2050. Group Show by artists in treatment at UNC Mental Health Clinics and members of Club Nova in Carrboro.      

DAYSPRING FELLOWSHIP -Semi-Annual Fish Fry. Friday, Oct. 25, 11am-7pm. All fish is cooked on-site by Ole NC Barbeque. Take-out is available. Portion of proceeds to benefit Habitat for Humanity and Durham Rescue Mission. 922 Ninth Street. 919-286-3135 for info/orders.   Plates are $8 each.

ENO RIVER UNITARIAN - 4907 Garrett Rd, Durham.  -River Rhythms! West African Drumming. Weekly drumming groups meets on Sundays 7 − 8:30 pm. Beginners are welcome! Please contact to reserve a loaner drum.    Kathy Hopwood,  or (919) 644-1335.  Free

FIRST FREE WILL BAPTIST CHURCH -91st annual homecoming. Sunday, Oct. 11a. Rev. Ken Forehand will be speaking. A covered dish lunch will be served in fellowship hall following worship service. 225 Chandler Road.    

GETHSEMANE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH -93rd Homecoming Celebration. Sunday, Oct. 27,  11a. The theme for this year’s celebration is Revive: A Time to be Refreshed.  The scriptural basis for the theme is Acts 3.19-20.  The homecoming meal will be served immedia 906 S. Roxboro Street, Durham, NC and Anthony E. Cozart Sr. is pastor.      

GREATER  ST. PAUL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH -Fall Festival. Thursday, Oct. 31, 6-9 pm.  5th annual safe alternative to kids being in the street trick or treating. There will be games, food, music and fun.  Kids of all age are welcome to attend. 1102 Juniper Street in Durham, NC.    

HICKORY GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH - 9112 Bethe Hickory Grove Church Rd. Chapel Hill, NC 27516.  919-929-4491     -Fitness Ministry. Oct. 28, Oct. 31, twice weekly, Monday, & Thursday, evenings. Fitness classes , low & high impact aerobics routines. Calorie burning , exhilarating, & fun.      

JUBILEE CHRISTIAN CHURCH,-The Affordable Healthcare of 2014. Friday, Oct. 25, 5:30-7:00p. aka 'Obamacare' What Does It all Mean &  How will it Affect Me? Presentation by the office of Congressman G.K. Butterfield 4809 Prospectus Dr.    AnnetTe Taylor, (919) 908-0164

KEHILLAH SYNAGOGUE - 1200 Mason Farm Rd. Chapel Hill, NC 27514.  -What Would Jeremiah Do?. Friday, Oct. 25, 7p. - “Nature, Noise, Darkness and the Divine”. Guest Rabbi Menachem Creditor to Address Modern Challenges of Urban Gun Violence, Slavery, Global Hunger, and More .   Stephanie Stuchiner: or (919) 942-8914.  **R.S.V.P. for Shabbat Lunch & Dessert reception is required by Oct. 18.  - Saturday Morning, Oct. 26,11:30 a.m. - “Who Do You Face When You Pray? (& Why?!)”.  - Saturday, Oct. 26 after Shabbat Lunch**, 12:30 p.m. - “What Would Jeremiah Do?”  - Saturday Night, Oct. 26, 7:30p - Dessert reception with Text Teaching: “The Cosmic Impact of Human Action”. Sunday Morning, Oct. 27, 9:30 a.m. - Family discussion: “Walking with God.”

KOSALA MEDITATION CENTER -  A non-profit Buddhist meditation center whose aim is to introduce meditation and Buddhist teachings and cultivate inner peace.  -General Meditation Class. Wednesday, Oct. 30 (every Wednesday), 7-8:30p. No previous experience necessary.     free/donation  -Meditation 101. Tuesday, Oct. 29, (every Tuesday), 7-8:15p. This class is an introduction to meditation & is perfect for absolute beginners to meditation. ($8 for students and seniors)

MT. GILEAD BAPTIST CHURCH -105th Anniversary. Sunday, Oct. 27, 10:15a. Please join us for Three Days of Praise Oct. 23rd – 25th at 6:00.  The renowned Dr. Charles G. Adams from Hartford Memorial Baptist Church in Detroit, MI will be our guest speaker.  Dr. Adams served as Pastor of the historic Concord Baptist Church in B 404 Dowd St., Durham, NC. 919 688-6052   

MT. SYLVAN UMC -Youth Fundraiser Pumpkin Patch. Oct. 1-31, Hours of Operation: Mon-Sat. 9am-7pm, Sunday 1pm-6pm.   5731 N. Roxboro Rd. Durham, NC.   Website:  

RTP COMMUNITY CHURCH -OctoberFest!  Oct. 25, 6-10p. FREE ADMISSION!  (Wear your costumes.) NEW this year- Petting Zoo!!!  Trunk or Treat.   1727 Ed Cook Road Durham, NC 27703. 434-851-9277 Casey Vernon FREE Admission.  Food for sale, cash and checks only.

TRUE WAY HOLY CHURCH -15th Pastoral Anniversary: Overseer Nina B. Jones. Sundays, November 3 -10, 11am &4pm/Sundays;  Wed-Fri 7:30pm. Celebrating Our Gift from God 4124 Fayetteville St. Durham, NC  27713. 919-544-5398   

UNITED CHURCH OF CHAPEL HILL - 1321 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd. 919-942-3540.   Richard Edens, Co-Senior Pastor,919-942-3540 -Monday Noon Book Group,. Monday, Oct. 28, (every Monday) 12noon. Currently reading Eboo Patel’s  Sacred Ground : Pluralism, Prejudice, and the Promise of America, with Rev. Richard Edens in the Church Library.  Bring a bag lunch and join in the conversation.      

WHITE ROCK BAPTIST CHURCH - 3400 Fayetteville Street, Durham, NC 27707.  919-688-8136     -WRBC 147th Anniversary Musical Extravaganza.  Saturday, Oct. 26, 5p.  The Music Ministries of WRBC and our guests, Bidwell Church of Pittsburgh, PA, will combine our voices.

NAR-ANON FAMILY GROUPS -Weekly Meeting.  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, Oct. 28, 8 - 9p (Every Monday).  Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3638 Chapel Hill Road, Durham.  919-596-2915     -Weekly Meeting. Thursday, Oct. 31,7-8p (Every Thursday).  Immanuel Temple Seventh Day Adventist Church, 2102 South Alston Avenue, Durham.  919-383-4236.    

DEBTORS ANONYMOUS -Weekly Meeting. Wednesday, Oct. 30, 7p - 8:30p. Can't get your money right?  Ruining your life?  We can help! 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. (919) 683-3013 (Robin) or (919) 274-7463 (Tom) 

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS -Weekly 12-step meetings.  For anyone with any food/eating issue. No dues, fees, or religious affiliations.  919-406-9300 Scott Phillips.  Overeaters, anorexics, bulimics welcome. -Weekly Meeting. Friday, Oct. 25, 12-1:30p.  Holy Infant Catholic Church, 5000 Southpark, Durham.  -Weekly Meeting. Saturday, Oct. 26, 10-11:30a.  Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3639 Old Chapel Hill Road, Durham.  -Weekly Meeting. Saturday, Oct. 26, 10-11a, 10a for newcomers.  Structure House, 3017 Pickett Road, Durham.  -Weekly Meeting. Tuesday, Oct. 29, 12-1:30p.  First Presbyterian Church, 305 East Main Street, Durham.  -Weekly Meeting. Wednesday, Oct. 30, 12-1:30p.  Holy Infant Catholic Church, 5000 Southpark, Durham.  -Weekly Meeting. Thursday, Oct. 31, 12-1:30p.  First Presbyterian Church, 305 East Main Street, Durham.    



COMMON GROUND THEATRE -  A performance and teaching space located in west Durham, offering performing arts and educational groups a flexible, well-equipped alternative space. Common Ground Theatre, 4815-B Hillsborough Rd., Durham. (919) 698-3870 Rachel Klem  -COMICALLY CHALLENGED 2. November 2 at 8:00 p.m., November 10 at 3:00 p.m.  Theater veteran Rus Hames challenges other Triangle area theater artists to try their hand at stand-up comedy. Reservations: (919) 451-9201   $10

BULLTOWN COMEDY -Free monthly series with local stand-up comedy.   Casbah, 1007 W Main St  Durham.  

DSI COMEDY THEATER -Offering performances, classes and workshops.   200 N Greensboro St, Carrboro Offering performances, classes and workshops Call. 338-8150 http://www.dsicomedytheater  



COMMUNITY FAMILY LIFE AND RECREATION CENTER other DPR events, call. -  Offering dance classes for students through Durham Lyon Park, 1309 Halley St, Durham. 919- 560-4355   

GOLDEN DIPPERS SQUARE DANCE CLUB -Special Open House. Thursday, Oct. 31, 7:30 - 9:30p, (every Thursday). No special skills are needed for square dancing. Both couples & singles are welcome.  For more information, call Gloria Martin 919-563-3936 or Pat Jackson 919-4 Bethany United Methodist Church,  2809 Guess Rd, Durham. 919-563-3936  

SALSA SOCIAL - Saturday, Oct. 26, 6-9:30p. DJ Abuelo Salsero Jack spins during the weekly salsa social Triangle Dance Studio, 2603 S Miami Blvd, Durham. 919-245-0822   Call for information on this and other salsa nights in the Triangle

STUDIO A DANCEARTS -  Offering classes in creative movement, ballet, jazz and contemporary dance 1714 Legion Rd, Chapel Hill. 919-929-5201   

WEST COAST SWING CLASSES - Tuesday, Oct. 29, 7p (beginners), 7:45p (intermediate), and 8:45p (advanced).  Offering three levels of instruction every Tuesday,  with free dancing to follow. The Tavern, 1900 W. Markham Ave., Durham.  919-286-7665  $5-$10 per class




CARRBORO FARMERS MARKET -Weekly Market. Saturday, Oct. 26, 9a-Noon. Wed. market, 3-6:30p.  All products come from within a 50-mile radius. 301 W Main St 7 am-noon Saturdays and 3:30-6:30 pm Wednesdays. 919-280-3326   CHAPEL HILL FARMERS MARKET -Weekly Market. Saturday, Oct. 26, 8a-noon (every Saturday).  201 S Estes Dr.  919-533-9496    - Tuesday, Sept. 24, 3-6 p. (every Tuesday).

DURHAM FARMERS MARKET -Weekly Market. Saturday, Oct. 26, 8a - Noon, Wednesday, Market: 3:30 - 6:30p. All products come from with in a 70 mile radius. Durham Central Park, PO Box 1903, Durham, NC 27702-1903. 919-667-3099  

ENO RIVER FARMERS MARKET -Weekly Market. Saturday, Oct. 26, 8a-12 noon.  Public Market House, 144 E Margaret Lane, Hillsborough.  

FEARRINGTON FARMERS MARKET -Weekly Market. Tuesday, Oct. 29, 4-6p. Fresh produce, bread, beef, pork, eggs and pizza using fresh ingredients from a local farm.  Sign up for new weekly newsletter, At Fearrington Village off of 15/501 between Chapel Hill and Pittsboro.  For more info, call Eddie Kallam, 919-923-6262.  

HILLSBOROUGH FARMERS MARKET -Weekly Market. Saturday, Oct. 26, 10a-1p. Seasonal produce, beef, eggs, baked goods and crafts available, as well as eggs, preserves, handmade soaps, marinades and locally raised beef, goat and chicken 625 Hampton Point Blvd (Home Depot parking lot), Hillsborough, NC 272728. 919-360-5254

SOUTH DURHAM FARMERS MARKET -Weekly Market. Saturday, Oct. 26, 8a - 12noon. Durham's newest market seeks to connect the community with local farmers by selling seasonal produce, meats, and artisanal foods produced within 50 miles 5410 NC 55, Durham (Greenwood Commons Shopping Center).  

SOUTHERN VILLAGE FARMERS’ -Weekly Market. Thursday, Oct. 31, 3:30 – 6:30p.  Market Street,  off U.S. 15-501, Chapel Hill.  




SEYMOUR CENTER - Seymour Center Theater,  2551 Homestead Road, Chapel Hill, NC.  268-2070. -First Annual Fall Film Festival. Friday Oct. 25, 10:30a. Beth-Ann Kutchma, Senior Program Officer, UNC Center for Global Initiatives, will introduce each documentary, and the student who wrote and shot the film. The documentaries include: “The Fighter,” by Joshua Davis; “A Beautiful Waste,” by Jon Kasbe; “Looki Seymour Senior Center, 2551 Homestead Road, Chapel Hill.     Free



Children's Museum of Alamance County -Reading at Children's Museum in Graham. Saturday, Oct. 26, 3p-5p. Award-winning children’s book author, Sands Hetherington, makes a stop by the Children’s Museum of Alamance County in Graham to read selections from award-winning book, “Night Buddies and the Pineapple Cheesecake Scare”! 217 South Main Street Graham, NC 27253. 336 228-7997 Austin Lang, Director of Programs Free 

ORANGE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES - OCPL Main Library, 137 W. Margaret Lane.  -Halloween Spooktacular.  Saturday, Oct. 26, from 4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.  Central Recreation Center, 302 West Tryon Street in Hillsborough.   OCPL programs and events, please visit -Halloween Family Event. Saturday, Oct. 26, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  Join us in your Halloween costumes for a storytime at 10:30 a.m., followed by crafts/activities and trick or treating around the library.  Children age eight and younger.  -Family-Friendly Monster Movie. Wednesday, Oct. 30. 2:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.  Come watch this monster movie, and take a trip back in time to when your favorite monsters, Mike Wazowski and Sulley, were just two promising young students -- long before they were lurking in closets for a living!  Rated-G. OCPL Main Library.  -Spooky Storytime. Thursday, Oct. 31, 6:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.  What better way to celebrate All Hallows' Eve than with spine-tingling Halloween tales?  Costumes are welcome, so be sure to make the Carrboro Branch Library a stop on your trick-or-treating route.  OCPL Carrboro Branch Library, inside McDougle Middle School at 900 Old Fayetteville Road in Chapel Hill.    



CHAPEL HILL MUSIC TEACHERS ASSOCIATION -Auditions.  Winners will participate in a Pearl Seymour Celebration Concert scheduled for January 25.  and registration is required by  Oct. 15.  Registration forms are available online. Seymour Center,  Homestead Road in Chapel Hill.  Cynthia at 919-918-4056   There is a $10 fee to register for the auditions

DAUGHTER'S GROUP -Daughters Concerned for Aging Relatives Support.  -Monthly Meeting. Wednesday, Oct 23, (last Wednesday of each month, noon-1p.  (919) 660 – 7510.  Bobbi Matchar, MSW,  3512/Blue Zone, 3rd floor, Duke Clinic (formerly called Duke South), 200 Trent Drive.    

DUKE HEALTH -Durham Alzheimer’s Evening Family Support Group Meeting. Thursday, Oct 24, last Thursday of each month, 6:30p. (Note this month's change due to Halloween).  Duke Clinic Building (also known as Duke Hospital South), Duke Medical Board Room, 1170B Yellow Zone, 1st floor,.   Contact: Bobbi Matchar, MSW - (919) 660-7510,

Durham Crisis Response Center -Domestic Violence Training and Interfaith Prayer Vigil. Tuesday, Oct. 29, 6-8pm. At the training we will hear from Aurelia Sands-Belle, Executive-Director of DCRC. She will share information about domestic violence and it's prevalence in our community. She will also offer information on what our community can do to respond to and help Training and Dinner: Trinity United Methodist Church, 215 North Church Street, Durham; Interfaith Vigil, CCB Plaza at W. Parrish and N. Corcoran St.  919.667.5258  Bruce Puckett

FLYLEAF BOOKS , 752 MLK Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill   919-942-7936. -Judy Hogan discusses her books Farm Fresh & Fatal (novel) & Beaver Soul (poetry). Sunday, Oct. 27, 2p. -Flyleaf Book Lovers Club Discussion: Bring Up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel, Monday, Oct. 28, 7p. -UNC Humanities Spotlight on Scholars: Art, Culture, and Power in Pre-Modern Japan (ticketed). Tuesday, Oct. 29, 4:30p.     -Jeffrey Stepakoff discusses his novel The Melody of Secrets, Wednesday, Oct. 30, 7p. -Pre-School Story Time, Thursday, Oct. 30, 7p.                                        

HEALING WITH CAARE, INC. -  Monday, Oct. 28, 10a-12noon. 214 Broadway Street, Durham, NC 27701.     A Free Program for Women Diagnosed With Cancer -Join The American Cancer Society and a team of area beauty professionals trained in the beauty needs of women undergoing treatment for cancer.  You will be treated to some pampering as we discuss skin, hair and nail care.

MCINTYRE’S BOOKS - .   Martha Johnson by phone (919) 549-0661 (ext. 116), or e-mail   -Mark de Castrique – A Murder in Passing. Saturday, Oct. 26, 2p.  -Mac Griswold – The Manor: Three Centuries at a Slave Plantation. Saturday, Oct. 26, 11a.  -Carrboro Poetica: Four Poets. Sunday, Oct. 27, 2p.

NCCU LAW SCHOOL - Virtual Justice Project, (formerly TALIAS).   - CANCELED!  Will resume in the spring.  at 919-530-6601 or  

ORANGE CO. LIBRARIES -Northern Orange Community Resource Fair. Saturday, Oct. 12. Sponsors:  New Sharon UMC, the Orange County Public Library, Orange County Dept. on Aging, and Orange County Schools. The mission of this group is “To connect the rural community of Northern Orange County to services and resources that will decrease socio 137 W Margaret Lane, Hillsborough, NC 27278. (919) 245-2529   

ORANGE POLITICS.ORG -  -Online Orange Candidate Forums.  -Conversation With the Mayors. Sunday, Oct. 27, 7-9p. We are also excited to host an informal Conversation With the Mayors, which will include the candidates in all three of the county’s uncontested mayoral races.      

SENIOR PHARM-ASSIST -Preparing Medicare beneficiaries for 2014. Monday, Oct. 28, at 11a; Wednesday, Oct. 30, at 2p; and Wednesday, Oct. 30, at 10a. Annual election period is Oct. 15 through Dec. 7, Medicare beneficiaries can get timely information about potential changes in Medicare and the 2014 annual election period Theater at the Durham Center for Senior Life, 406 Rigsbee Ave. Please RSVP to Senior PharmAssist at 919-688-4772 to reserve your space as seating is limited.   

SENIORS-MEDICARE -Welcome to Medicare.  N.C. Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) and Durham nonprofit Senior PharmAssist are hosting several “Welcome to Medicare” seminars beginning this month. These free sessions are designed for individuals who will soon be Medicare-eligible Celebration Assembly of God Church, 114 Weaver Dairy Rd. [near Erwin].      

SISTERS NETWORK TRIANGLE NC -Gift For Life Block Walk. Saturday, Oct. 26, 9a-2p. Coordinates the promotion of breast health awareness in the African American Community and allows breast cancer survivors and volunteers to canvas door-to-door in unde Holton Career And Resource Center, 401 N. Driver Street, Durham. or call 919-490-1571.   

ST. MATTHEW’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH - Friday, Nov. 1, 9-11:30a.  St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 210 St. Mary’s Road, Hillsborough, NC 27278. 919-732-9308    -Lee Smith Reading. Friday, Oct. 25, 8:00 p.m.  St. Matthew’s will host a reading by Lee Smith from her new novel Guests on Earth. 

TRIANGLE REPUBLICAN WOMEN -Monthly Meeting: Greg Brannon, guest speaker.  Monday, Oct. 28, 6:30p. Raised by a single mom in South Central Los Angeles, he was the first member in his family to go to college. The Bleu Olive Bistro, 1821 Hillandale Road (new location). 919-383-8502   


ARTSCENTER - 300-G East Main St - Carrboro, NC 27510 |. 919-929-2787 [Call/check web for times]   -Sacrificial Poets Poetry Slam. Saturday, Oct. 26, 8p.  -disappear fear Concert. Wednesday, Oct. 30, 8p.

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 Combo. Oct. 28, (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.  Oct.29, (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, Oct. 25, 6-8pm.  -joe Linus, urban folk singer/songwriter resides on Left Coast.  Saturday, Oct. 26, 8p.  Opening the show for joe will be North Carolina's own folk music diva, Mary Rocap .    

CHAMBER ORCHESTRA OF THE TRIANGLE - Saturday, Oct 26, 8p.  Whitehall at the Villa, 1213 E. Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, N.C. 919.360.3382.  

DUKE DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC  Room 101, Mary Duke Biddle Music Building, Duke University, Durham.  -“Revisionist Challenges in Writing a Biography of Ella Fitzgerald". Friday, Oct 25, 4:30p. Lecture Series in Musicology: Judith Tick (Northeastern University) Baldwin Auditorium, Duke University, Durham.     $10 general/students free.  919/684-4444 or  -Baldwin Celebration Concert I. Friday, Oct 25, 8p. Duke Djembe Ensemble, directed by Bradley Simmons, Duke Jazz Ensemble, directed by John Brown, with guest artists Willie Murillo, trumpet, and Becky Martin, vocals Baldwin Auditorium, Duke University, Durham.     Free.  -Baldwin Celebration Concert II. Saturday, Oct 26, 8p.  Duke Chorale, directed by Rodney Wynkoop, Duke Symphony Orchestra, directed by Harry Davidson, Duke Wind Symphony, directed by Verena Moesenbichler-Bryant, Showcase concert. Bone Hall, Biddle Music Bldg., Duke University, Durham.  7 pm.     Free.  -Heliand Consort: Katie Oprea, oboe; Elisabeth LeBlanc, clarinet; Rachael Elliott, bassoon; Cynthia Huard, piano.  Sunday, Oct 27, 3p.  Featuring music of Telemann, Glinka, and NC composer Mark Engebretson. Bone Hall, Biddle Music Bldg., Duke University, Durham.    Free.  -Cello and Chamber Music Master Class with Patricia Smits. Sunday, Oct 27, 7p.   Nelson Music Room, East Duke Building, Duke University, Durham.     Free.  -Piano Master Class with Sabine Simon. Monday, Oct 28, 4:30.  Casbah, 1007 W. Main St., Durham. 8 pm.     $15 general admission/$10 Duke students. 919/684-4444,  -Guest Recital: Pamela Smits, cello; Sabine Simon, piano. Tuesday, Oct 29, 8p.  Nelson Music Room, East Duke Building, Duke University, Durham. 5 pm.     Free.

DURHAM JAZZ WORKSHOP - 4608 L Industry Lane, Durham, 27713.  $5  -JAZZ JAM every Sunday. Sunday, Oct. 27, 7p.  -Thunder Root Project. Sat. Oct. 26, 8pm, $15, $10students.

FULLSTEAM BREWERY - 726 Rigsbee Ave., Durham.  (919) 682-2337    - HAW RIVER BALLROOM, 1711 Sax-Beth Church Road, Saxapahaw NC 27340.        --MIPSO. Friday, Oct. 25.  Album release show at Haw River Ballroom. The renegade traditionalists of Mipso .    -Chelsea Light Moving. Sunday, Oct. 27,. the new rock band from Sonic Youth’s THURSTON MOORE, recently named the #1 Guitarist Of All Time by Spin.  -Demon Eye w/ Uzala, Mount Salem, Mike Scheidt (YOB). Monday Oct 28.

MOTORCO MUSIC HALL - 723 Rigsbee Ave, Durham.  919-901-0875    -Noam Pikelny. Saturday, Oct. 26. Grammy-nominated banjoist and Punch Brothers

MURPHEY SCHOOL RADIO SHOW -A Celebration of Triangle Wit, Lit and Music. on Saturday, Nov 2, 2013.  3717 Murphy School Road Durham, NC 27705  North Carolina literary favorites, ALLAN GURGANUS, novelist, and PHILLIP SHABAZZ, In the tradition of the Grand Ole Opry and Prairie Home Companion.

PAPA MOJO’S ROADHOUSE - - Greenwood Commons Shopping Center, 5410-Y N.C. 55, Durham.  361-2222,   -Brett Chambers and the Usual Suspects. Oct. 30 (every Wednesday night) with a great open mic night.   .    $8  -Sunday Brunch. Sunday, Oct 20, 1:30am - 3pm. Jasmé Kelly plays every Sunday .    $15  -Bobby Messano. Friday, Oct. 25, 9p. Alegendary studio and live guitarist/singer who has garnered EIGHT First Round Grammy Nominations.     $10  -Mike Weaver Productions Comedy Show W/Chris Thomas. Saturday, Oct. 26, 9p. The King of Hip Hop comedy, his most popular role as The Mayor of Black Entertainment Televisions’ (BET’s) "Rap City." Comedy Night is BACK at Papa Mojo’s Roadhouse! .    $20 Adv/$25 Dos  -Halloween Party W/Mel Melton & The Wicked Mojos. Thursday, Oct. 31, 8p. Mel Melton & the Wicked Mojos’ monthly show is always a great time and the annual Halloween party is no exception. Papa and the Krewe go out of their way to transform the roadhouse. There will be prizes for best costume, scariest costume, etc.      

PINHOOK - 117 W Main St  Durham, NC 27701. (919) 667-1100     -Midnight Plus One. Sunday, Oct. 27, 8p. w/ War On Women, Lam! Lam! .  $7

PITTSBORO ROADHOUSE - 39 West Street, Pittsboro NC | Phone: 919-542-2432.    -The Outliers with Stan Brown are at The Pittsboro Roadhouse, No cover. Please visit www.pittsbororoadhouse.  Friday, Oct. 25, 8-10p.  . 919- 688- 4262  Contact person:Nerys

ANNUAL PITTSBORO STREET FAIR -The Bluegrass Experience. Saturday, Oct. 26, 10:00 until 10:45 am.  Downtown Pittsboro and it’s a free show.      

THE ORIGINAL Q SHACK - Open: Mon - Thurs. 11a- 9 p; Fri - Sat: 11a- 10p.  2510 University Drive, Durham. 919.402.4227   No cover.  -The Leroy Savage Group. Oct. 30, (every Wednesday), 6-8:30p .  Legendary tenor singer and former member of The Bluegrass Experience .    

Forty Acres Concerts -David Olney with Sergio Webb. Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013, 8:00-10:30pm. Five Oaks Clubhouse, 109 Pine Cone Drive, Durham, NC 27707. 615-275-7225  “Anyone interested in the true art of songwriting has an incomplete view without awareness of David Olney’s work. Mary Sack $20

SACRED GROUNDS COFFEEHOUSE - 2700 North Roxboro Street, Durham, 919-220-2458,.    -Don Smith and Eric Thomas. Saturday, Oct. 26.


ON STAGE      

ARTSCENTER - 300-G East Main St - Carrboro, NC 27510 |. 919-929-2787 [Call/check web for times]   -The Whipping Man (ArtsCenter Stage). Friday, Oct. 25, 8p.  -The Whipping Man (ArtsCenter Stage). Saturday, Oct. 26, 8p.  -The Whipping Man. Sunday, Oct. 27, 8p. Final Show (Artsenter Stage) .  -In Search of Blind Joe Death. Monday, Oct. 28, 8p.

COMMON GROUND THEATRE -  A performance and teaching space located in west Durham, offering performing arts and educational groups a flexible, well-equipped alternative space. Common Ground Theatre, 4815-B Hillsborough Rd., Durham. (919) 698-3870 Rachel Klem

DEEP DISH THEATER COMPANY -  -A Queer Kiss. Oct. 25 to Nov. 16, Performances begin Wednesday and Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., and Sunday (matinee) at 2 p.m. Deep Dish is located in Chapel Hill's University Mall, on Estes Drive and US 15-501.  , being given its world premiere by the Deep Dish Theater Company  Directed by Artistic Director Paul Frellick, the play continues 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. Wednesday, Oct. 28 is "Cheap Dish Night" – all tickets are $12 (no reservations accepted). Call 919-968-1515

ORANGE COUNTY -  -Online Fall Bulb Sale!  This Sale Runs Through 10/31/13.  Orange County Master Gardeners Are Conducting A Fall Bulb Sale As A Fundraising Event.  For Every Purchase You Make, Orange County Nc Master Gardener Volunteer Program Will Receive 50% Of The Proceeds!   Funds Go To Support Educational Activities Includin .    



ARTISTS AT GOLDEN BELT - Saturday, Oct. 26. 9a - 1p.  401-B Foster Street, Durham, North Carolina  27701.    

BINGO - Oct. 10, (every Thursday night) from 06:45p - 10p. If you enjoy being with people and play BINGO. The American Legion Post 7is 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 sending items (coffee, gum, American Legion Post 007, 406 E. Trinity Avenue, Durham, NC 27701.    

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

CHAPEL HILL ART GALLERY -  -Tom Terrell. “Fifty Shades of Grain; a Celebration of Wood”. Exhibit thru Oct 31. Tom’s art will focus on wooden bowls and ways the  nature of wood can be shaped, enhanced and adorned, from metal leaf to dyes and stains and beyond.      

CHATHAM HILL WINERY -    -Calling Art Enthusiasts: Cary Art Loop Final Friday - Come meet Sarah Sheffield our current local Artist.  View Sarah's art on exhibit all month and learn what inspires these interesting pieces. Enjoy a mini-wine sampling for $5!  Friday, Oct. 25th, 6-9p.  -Hallo-Wine- Yowsa…. Saturday, Oct. 26th & Sunday, Oct. 27th. Fire Tongue Bowl! Enjoy a sample from our Cauldron this weekend.  $10.00

CHARLES HOUSE -  Charles House, an innovative daytime eldercare center that is a leader in therapeutic programming for elders with cognitive impairment and other challenges in aging. 919-967-7570  Paul Klever 

Rethinking Retirement: A New Model for Aging.   Friday, Oct. 25th at 11a.  Celebration Assembly of God Church, 114 Weaver Dairy Rd. [near Erwin].  -Many seniors are facing such decisions as where to live as they age, handling a debilitating illness or the disability of a spouse. Some seniors, rather than paying extravagant costs and rates, are developing and building their own communities. Celebration Assembly of God Church, 114 Weaver Dairy Rd. [near Erwin].  

CRAVEN ALLEN GALLERY -  -Beverly McIver: New York Stories. Opening Reception: Oct. 12, 5 – 7 p, exhibit thru Dec 28. catering by the Palace Fine African Cuisine .    


DUKE HOMESTEAD - Friday, Oct. 25, 7:30a-5:30p.

DURHAM CHRISTIAN WOMEN'S CONNECTION - Friday, Oct. 25, 7:30a-5:30p. Croasdaile Village, 2600 Croasdaile Farm Pkwy, Durham, NC  27705.   Call Jean at 919-309-2981 or email to

DURHAM SPIRITS CO. - 311 E. Trinity Ave,  27701. 425-463-5430 Katie Coleman $59 -Spanish Nights Cooking Class. Friday, Oct. 25 6-8p. Join us for a hands-on cooking class as we learn about Spanish Cuisine and prepare a meal, including paella and several different style traditional tapas.      $59

CITY OF DURHAM - . Amy Blalock, (919) 560-4123 x 11253   

Durham E-Waste Recycling & Paper Shredding Event -Free, Convenient Event Open to All Durham Residents and Businesses. Saturday, Oct. 26 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.   Durham County Memorial Stadium, 750 Stadium Dr.  For information about items accepted at this event or the City’s recycling facilities, contact Durham One Call at (919) 560-1200 or visit   

DUKE GARDENS - Sarah P. Duke Gardens, 420 Anderson St.  (919) 668-1707. Orla Swift   -Zoom In: Composite Family. Wednesday, Oct. 30, 5:30 PM.

ENO GALLERY - 100 South Churton St. Hillsborough NC 27278. gallery 919-883-1415    -‘On and Off the Wall’. Opening Friday Oct. 25 from 6 to 9 p. Exhibition dates: Oct. 25 to Thanksgiving, November 28,. New sculptural ceramics by Alice Ballard & Roger Dalrymplein the upper gallery .    

HILLSBOROUGH GALLERY OF ARTS - Hours: 11-6 Mon–Th, 11-8 Fri & Sat, 1-4 Sun.  The gallery is owned & operated by 22 artists, and features painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, jewelry, turned wood, handcrafted furniture, pottery, mosaics & fiber art.  919-732-7741 or visit    -Capturing Light” – paintings by Lolette Guthrie and Eduardo Lapetina,  blown glass by Pringle Teetor.  Friday, Oct. 25 from 6-9p, exhibit thru Oct. 10.   610 East Rosemary St., Chapel Hill, NC  27514. (919) 942-7818   

SCRAP EXCHANGE - 923 Franklin St., Durham, NC  27701. 919-688-6960    -HAUNTED MOON by Jerris Gibbs opens Oct. 18 at The Scrap Exchange. Opening Reception: Friday Oct. 18 from 6-9PM, Exhibit thru November 9.  Green Gallery at The Scrap Exchange.  -Free Community Knitting Night. Friday, Sept. 20 and runs through Oct. 26.   .    Free.  -Free Community Sewing Night, 4th Thursdays, 6-9 p.m.  Oct. 10, 6-9p (1st and 3 Thursdays).

SONS OF CONFEDERATE VETERANS -Historic Elmwood Cemetery tour. Saturday, Oct. 26, 10a-4:30p.  . Camp Commander Joey Dickerson at

SOUTHERN VILLAGE - The Village Green in Southern Village, Chapel Hill, NC. or Bev Carr, t   -Halloween!  Thursday, Oct. 31, 3:30-6:30p.

SPECTRE Arts - 1004 Morning Glory, Durham, NC 27701. (919) 213-1441     -BULGARIA!  Friday, Nov. 1, 6:30p. A Fairly Dark Faerie Tale. Libretto by Kamara Thomas, Music by Kamara Thomas & Matthew Whyte, Additional songs by Gabriel Berezin, Emily Denton & Suzan Hurtuk .     Wear your costume!

THRU THIS LENS - 4911 Neal Rd Durham, NC 27705. 9193838800   -Comparative Figures. thru November 9. Photographs by Sam Wang and Bill McAllister. This exhibition features work by two artists and educators that have devoted their lives to photography – both inside the classroom and out.      

TRIANGLE WEAVERS GUILD - Monthly Meetings, 7p. Triangle Weavers, Inc is a nonprofit corporation providing community outreach and shared learning experiences in weaving, dyeing, basketry, felting, spinning, knitting and surface design. Open monthly meetings feature educational .

UNC GLOBAL -The Awakening: Parallel Worlds. Exhibit runs from Sept. 2 – Dec 6, weekdays from 8 - 9p and Saturdays from 8 - 4p. “The Awakening: Parallel Worlds” highlights the mixed media composite work of American Indian artist Alyssa Hinton. FedEx Global Education Center 301 Pittsboro Street Chapel Hill, NC 27516. 919-962-0318 Laura Griest

UNC LIBRARIES - . 919-493-6699  Liza Terll, Friends of the Library Free and open to the public  -Books That Pop. Tuesday, Oct. 29, 5 p.m. Exhibit viewing | Main Lobby, Program | Pleasants Family Assembly Room. Pop-up or movable books combine art, paper engineering, and storytelling in an intricately crafted object in a way that engages readers of all ages. Everyone loves the surprise of the “pop” or the action on the next page. New books will be available for s .    

VANCE COUNTY ARTS COUNCIL -  -“Meet the Artist”. Saturday, Oct. 26, 1:00-3:00PM.  at  Featured artists will be Jo Ann Goldstein acrylic, oils, and pottery and Louis Sacks woodcrafting. Emrose Gallery, 233 S. Garnett Street, Henderson.