Calendar of Events, Friday, August 1 - Thursday, August 7

Jul. 31, 2014 @ 11:25 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



CHURCH/SPIRITUALITY/12-STEP

COMMUNITY CHURCH OF CHAPEL HILL - 106 Purefoy Rd., Chapel Hill 942-2050  http://www.c3huu.org/.  -Trena McNabb, "Story Telling, Overlapping transparent Images.”  through September 7.  acrylics, graphite, pressed leaves and flowers on canvas.

ENO RIVER UNITARIAN - 4907 Garrett Rd, Durham. 919-489-2575  www.eruuf.org, Sun, 9a – 1p, M - Th, 10a – 4p.  -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,  kathyhopwood@embarqmail.com  or (919) 644-1335  Free.  -Ceramic Sculpture.  Sunday, Aug. 3 before and after 10:30 service.  Opening and meet the artists, exhibit by Emily Cox and Margaret Griffin. This show runs through 9/4 at ERUUF, 4907 Garrett Rd, Durham (919-489-2575), M – Th, 10a – 4p and Sun 9a – 1p.

HICKORY GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH - -Fitness Ministry.  Aug. 4, Aug. 7, 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, kosalaepc@gmail.com www.MeditationInChapelHill.org.  -Buddhism for Everyone:   Wednesday Aug. 6th (every Wednesday), 7-8:30p .   These self-contained classes give a basic introduction to Buddhist philosophy, psychology and meditation. No previous experience necessary.   $10 ($5 for seniors and students).  -Meditation 101:   Tuesday Aug. 5 (every Tuesday), 7-8:15pm.   This class is an introduction to meditation & is perfect for absolute beginners to meditation.   $5 ($3 for seniors and students).

UNITED CHURCH OF CHAPEL HILL - 1321 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd 919-942-3540.  office@unitedchurch.org.  -Vacation Bible SchoolSunday, Aug. 3, 10a.  “Welcome! Give and Receive God’s Great Love,” 2014 Vacation Bible School, at United Church of Chapel Hill, 1321 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, with activities for Elementary School age children and younger will be on the four Sundays of July 13, 20, 27 and A.  -Cancer & Caring.  Sunday, Aug. 3, 10a.  After a diagnosis of cancer, one can face an unchartered journey with unexpected turns, experience many physical and emotional losses, and become immersed in a foreign language of medical jargon.  But there may also be surprising gifts of kindness and hos.  -Invitation To Hear UCCH Youth Sing.  Sunday, Aug. 3, 4p.  Four of the United Church of Chapel Hill Youth Choir members will be spending a week at the Royal School of Church Music Summer Training Course in Raleigh the second week of July. The course finishes with a service of Choral Evensong at St. Michael's Epis.  -Church Softball League.  Sunday, Aug. 3, 3:10p.  United Church of Chapel Hill, 1321 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, will be playing softball with St. Paul AME on Sunday afternoon at 3:10pm on Field 1 at the Homestead Park (next door to the church).  For more information, www.unitedchurch.org or 919-942-354.  -Spanish Language Worship At United Church Of Chapel.  Saturday, Aug. 2, 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.  For more information, www.unitedchurch.org or 919-942-3540.  -Adoración Y Alabanza En Español A Iglesia Unida De Chapel Hill, 12 Julio, 6 Pm.  Saturday, Aug. 2, 6p.  Iglesia Unida, 1321 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, se reune en el sanctuario.  Predicacion por David Mateo y música contemporanea.  Para más información, www.unitedchurch.org o 919-942-3540.  -CAMP-BELLS, Handbell Camp,.  Aug. 4-8 (9am to 12pm).  Taught by Jenny Anderson, Music Director for United Church of Chapel Hill, 1321 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, along with Jack and Jeanne Allen and members of our handbell groups. Incorporating 3 octave handchimes for younger or less expe.  -Sermon Shaping.  Wednesday, Aug. 6, 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.  -Rev. Julio Ramirez-Eve on.  Sunday, Aug. 3, 8:30 and 11a.  .

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.  http://www.nar-anon.org.  -Weekly Meeting.  Monday, Aug. 4, 8 - 9p (Every Monday).  .  -Weekly Meeting.  Thursday, Aug. 7, 7-8p (Every Thursday).  .

DEBTORS ANONYMOUS - Weekly Meeting.  Wednesday, Aug. 6, 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) http://dacarolinas.org/.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS - Weekly 12-step meetings.  .  919-406-9300For anyone with any food/eating issue. No dues, fees, or religious affiliations. Scott Phillips. http://www.triangleoa.org.  -Weekly Meeting.  Friday, Aug. 1, 12-1:30p.  .  -Weekly Meeting.  Saturday, Aug. 2, 10-11:30a.  .  -Weekly Meeting.  Saturday, Aug. 2, 10-11a, 10a for newcomers.  .  -Weekly Meeting.  Tuesday, Aug. 5, 12-1:30p.  .  -Weekly Meeting.  Wednesday, Aug. 6, 12-1:30p.  .  -Weekly Meeting.  Thursday, Aug. 7, 12-1:30p.

 

COMEDY

DSI COMEDY THEATER - Offering performances, classes and workshops.  . 200 N Greensboro St, Carrboro Offering performances, classes and workshops Call 484-831-5561 Carrie Gorn, carrie@dsicomedy.com http://www.dsicomedytheater.  -Indy Cagematch.  Friday, Aug. 1, 7p.  Independent improv teams from across the Triangle battle it out on the DSI Comedy stage for your laughs (and votes).  $10.  -Local Buzz.  8:30p.   Local Buzz, Triangle For Squares: A social media-inspired hyperlocal sketch comedy revue.   $10.  -Mister Diplomat.  10p.   Diplomat features true stories told by one of the performers, a local celebrity or special guest. Anecdotes inspire a world of absurd scenes, fully improvised by the most aggressive improv comedians in North Carolina. From local crowds at Inside Scoop, Sk   Free.  -Improv Slam Matinee.  Saturday, Aug. 2, 3p.  DSI proudly offers up Improv SLAM Matinee, our modern freestyle comedy battle. Two crews of improv comedians feed off the crowd to spin an interactive show that has never been seen before. Kick off your Saturday afternoon at our 3PM matinée shows (Kids un   $10.  -Improv Slam.  7p.   DSI proudly offers up IMPROV SLAM, our modern freestyle comedy battle. Two crews of improv comedians feed off the crowd to spin an interactive show that has never been seen before. Kick off your Saturday night with a fast-paced clean comedy show appropria   $10.  -The Thrill.  8:30p.   A completely improvised and interactive comedy show, "The Thrill" features DSI Faculty Members and All-Stars from the DSI TourCo, North Carolina's Premier Corporate Theater and College Entertainment!   $10.  -Pork.  10p.   Every weekend DSI presents 5 of the BEST comics in North Carolina on stage for FREE! Pay for the 9PM improv show and keep your seat. Otherwise, the line outside starts at 930 for FREE COMEDY!   Free.  -Student Showcase.  Tuesday, Aug. 5, 7p.  DSI proudly presents our Training Center class shows and experimental incubator teams.   $6.  -Student Showcase.  8:30p.  DSI proudly presents our Training Center class shows and experimental incubator teams.   $6.  -Ladies Night.  Wednesday, Aug. 6, 7p.  Every LADIES' NIGHT show features two hilarious acts: In the first half, North Carolina’s finest females perform standup comedy, storytelling and participate in an improv jam. In the second, an all-lady improv team from DSI opens up the conversation with   Tickets Ladies: FREE; Men: $6.  -Comedy Lottery.  8:30p.   Comedy Lottery is a luck-of-the-draw open mic produced by DSI. Comedy fans are guaranteed laughs at the Lottery as some of the best AND newest comics in the Triangle wait for their name to be called! Comics interested in going up should arrive 30 minutes   $6.   -Harold Night.  Thursday, Aug. 7, 7p.  It’s the format that launched a thousand careers on TV, film, and stages across America. The Harold starts with one suggestion, but where it ends is anyone’s guess as a host of characters take audiences on a never-seen-before improvised adventure. Come in   $10.  -House Party.  8:30p.   It's a party on stage and you're the guest of honor!

The HOUSE PARTY is a high-energy comedy party on stage. Each interactive show is made of a combination of improvised games, scenes, and sometimes even music that combine to create a fun and hip hour of   $10.  -Kitcom.  10p.   Kit FitzSimons creates the entire soundtrack--music! dialogue! background effects!-- for a show. Come hear what happens when Kit plays director.
   $10.

 

DANCE

SUN ASSEMBLY - English Country Dance.  Thursday, Aug. 7, 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, sunassembly@gmail.com,  http://www.sunassembly.org   $7.

TRIANGLE DANCE STUDIO - Country Dance Party, Saturday August 2, Two Step Lesson 8:30  Dance 9:15 Triangle Dance Studio (Back Studio to Left) 2603 S. Miami Blvd Durham, NC  27703. $7 

TRIANGLE SINGLES DANCE CLUB - Weekly Dance.  8:30p to 11pm: Dance.  Great people, Lots of fun, Learn some new dances!  If you have a dance you would like to learn, let me know so that we can find someone to teach that dance! There are NO Dance Lessons during the Summer. Resume in September.   Dances: $5 members, $8 non-members, Annual Membership $25.00.  -Sat. Aug. 2nd.  DJ:  J. R. Holloway.

 

FARMERS MARKETS

CARRBORO FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market.  Saturday, Aug. 2, 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.  http://www.carrborofarmersmarket.com.

CHAPEL HILL FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market.  Saturday, Aug. 2, 8a-noon (every Saturday). 201 S Estes Dr. 919-533-9496  http://www.thechapelhillfarmersmarket.com.

DURHAM FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market.  Saturday, Aug. 2, 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.  http://www.durhamfarmersmarket.com.

ENO RIVER FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market.  Thursday, Aug. 7, 3:30 – 6:30p. Public Market House, 144 E Margaret Lane, Hillsborough   http://www.enoriverfarmersmarket.com.

FEARRINGTON FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market.  Tuesday, Aug. 5, 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.comhttp://www.fearrington.com/village/farmersmarket.asp.

HILLSBOROUGH FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market.  Saturday, Aug. 2, 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  http://growingsmallfarms.ces.ncsu.edu/growingsmallfarms-fearrington-3/ .

SOUTH DURHAM FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market.  Saturday, Aug. 2, 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  http://www.southdurhamfarmersmarket.org .

SOUTHERN VILLAGE FARMERS’ - Weekly Market.  Saturday, Aug. 2, 8a - 12noon. Market Street,  off U.S. 15-501, Chapel Hill   http://www.southernvillage.com/farmers-market/.

 

FILM

RETRO CLASSICS FILM SERIES - Carolina Theatre, 309 W. Morgan St.,   festivals.carolinatheatre.org/retrofantasma.  -Whatever Happened to Baby Jane? & Mildred Pierce.  Friday, Aug. 1.  .

 

KIDS/FAMILY

DURHAM FAMILY THEATRE - Trinity United Methodist Church, 215 N. Church St., downtown Durham, NC (919) 286-5717, Jenny Justice durhamfamilytheatre.wordpress.com/DFT-classes/ Cost: $125, 10% discount for 2nd child in family enrolled.

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.  -DFT Teen Theatre Conservatory 2014.  Aug. 4 – 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 - Aug. 7 – Aug. 9.  .  -A Play A Day #2 – Aug. 11 – 15.  .  -TIMES: Monday – Friday from 8:45 a – 3p ; public performances on last two.  .

NORTHGATE MALL - 1058 West Club Boulevard, Durham.   www.northgatemall.com.and Durham County Library - Discovery Nook.  Saturday, Aug. 2, 12:30p.  Youth Partners reading stories at 12:30pm with Rags to Riches Theatre at 1:00pm, a creative Durham-based traveling theatre troupe showcasing stories pulled from history, literature and fantasy performing Hansel and Gretel, the beloved German fairy tale of   Free.

WALLTOWN CHILDRENS THEATRE - Skills & Drills added to our 2014 Summer Schedule!  . 1225 Berkeley Street Call to reserve your spot! 919-286-4545 Cynthia Penn, walltownchildrenstheatredurham@gmail.com  Class card options (4 classes only $40) ~ Dates: June 16- August 5​.

 

LECTURES/FORUMS/LITERARY

DUKE REGIONAL HOSPITAL - Duke Regional Hospital, 3643 North Roxboro Road, Durham, NC 27704, Private Dining Room C To register:  919 403-4DRH, (919) 470-7168.

FRIENDS OF THE CHAPEL HILL PUBLIC LIBRARY -  (919) 402-8964 Martha Brunstein, marthabee4@yahoo.com http://friendschpl.org.  -Big Book Sale!  Fri. Aug. 1 (2-5:30), Sat. Aug 2 (10-5:30), Sun. Aug 3 (1-4). Chapel Hill Public Library, Room B, 100 Library Dr., Chapel Hill (919) 402-8964Triennial sale of used and nearly new books. Fri-for members (join on site), Sat-Sun-open to the public. Prices 50 cents to $3. 8000 books, all media. Martha Brunstein, marthabee4@yahoo.com http://friendschpl.org free Sat & Sun. (Fri. for Friends members, $25 annual fee).  -Durham Voices Creative Writing Group.  .  Adults of all experience levels welcome! 

THE REGULATOR BOOKSHOP - 720 9th St  Durham, NC 27705 (919) 286-2700  http://www.regulatorbookshop.com/.  -Saturday Storytime With Art Lesson From Robert Dunne.  Saturday, Aug. 2, 11:00 a.m. - please note the time.  We’re thrilled to have artist Robert Dunne, author of the children’s art book Found at last! -Christy Crutchfield.  Tuesday, Aug. 5, 7:00 p.m.   Join us to welcome novelist Christy Crutchfield for a reading and discussion of her debut novel, How to Catch a Coyote.  -Carlton Harrell.  Thursday, Aug. 7, 7:00 p.m.   Carlton Harrell, former editor of The Durham Sun, has written Ocean Ablaze: War Reaches the Outer Banks, which tells the little-known story of German submarine warfare against American shipping vessels in 1942.

SOUTHERN ANTI-RACISM NETWORK. - Conversation on Race and Reparations.  Thursday, Aug. 7, 6:00 - 8:00pm. Durham Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro Street, Speakers will include William "Sandy" Darity, Duke University Professor of Public Policy, African and African American Studies and Economics; Kirsten Mullen, folklorist and co-author with William Darity of "The Big Payback"; Larry Reni Thomas, Internation   Event is free and open to the public. Refreshments catered by Blue Coffee Cafe.

UNC BOARD -  Joni Worthington, Vice President for Communications, at 919-962-4629 Joni Worthington, Vice President for Communications, at 919-962-4629.  .  -Regular Meeting.  Friday, Aug. 1, 9a. Board Room of the Spangler Center located at 910 Raleigh Rd, Chapel Hill.

 

MUSIC

2ND WIND - 118 E. Main St. Downtown Carrboro. 919-967-7922  http://2ndwindofcarrboro.com/ All of our shows are free and start at 10pm unless otherwise posted.   -Bluegrass Night-  from 10-1am.  Wednesday, Aug. 6, 10p-1a. (every Wednesday). -2 fer- acoustic eclectic.  Thursday, Aug. 7, 7:30-9p (every Thursday).

ARTSCENTER - 300-G East Main St - Carrboro, NC 27510 919-929-2787  http://www.artscenterlive.org.

BEYU CAFFE - .  Friday,  July 25 , 7-9 p. 335 W. Main Street, Durham 919-683-1058  http://beyucaffe.com/.

BILLSBOROUGH MUSIC HALL - 106 S Churton St, Hillsborough, NC   www.billsboroughmusichall.com.

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.  Aug. 4, (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.   Aug. 5 (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.    No cover!

BYNUM GENERAL STORE - 950 Bynum Rd., Bynum. 919-542-0394.  http://www.bynumfrontporch.org .  -Franklin Street Traditional Jazz Band.  Friday,  Aug. 1 , 7-9p.  .

CAROLINA THEATRE - 309 West Morgan St., Durham, NC 919-560-3030 Aaron Bare, aaron@carolinatheatre.org.

THE CAVE TAVERN - 452 1/2 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill, NC 27516 919-968-9308, thecavebooking@gmail.com  http://caverntavern.com/.

THE CEDARS OR CHAPEL HILL - Laursen-Jia Duo plays Schubert, Mozart, and Bach.  Tuesday, Aug. 5, 7:30pm. The Cedars of Chapel Hill Ballroom, 523 Cedar Berry Lane, Chapel Hill, NC 27517 919 259 7000Orin Laursen, Violin and Oliver Jia, Piano present a program of Baroque, Classical, and early Romantic music.,  free.

CIOMPI QUARTET PRESENTS - Summer chamber music series 2014.  .     Subscriptions are $65 and will be on sale until July 1. $20 General Public; $15 Students/Duke Employees; $10 Youth/Duke students.  

DURHAM CENTRAL PARK - 501 Foster St, Durham, North Carolina 27701.

Warehouse Blues Series Opening Night - Concert and Community Blues Jam featuring Jon Shain and Melissa Swingle and The River Otters.  Friday, Aug. 1, 6-8 p.m.

DURHAM JAZZ WORKSHOP - 4608 L Industry Lane, Durham, 27713.  -JAZZ JAM every Sunday.  Sunday, Aug. 3, 7p.     $5.  -Dave Finucane Qt w/Keith Ganz.  Aug. 2, 8p.     $15, $10 students.

FULLSTEAM BREWERY - 726 Rigsbee Ave., Durham. (919) 682-2337  http://www.fullsteam.ag/.

HAW RIVER BALLROOM - 1711 Sax-Beth Church Road, Saxapahaw NC 27340.   http://www.hawriverballroom.com.

THE BAR… DURHAM - 711 Rigsbee Avenue.  919-641-0075     thebardurham.com/

KRAKEN BAR - 2823 N Carolina 54  Chapel Hill, NC 27516 (919) 943-0398 http://www.thekrakenbar.com/.

MOTORCO MUSIC HALL - 723 Rigsbee Ave, Durham, NC 27701 (919) 901-0875.

OPEN EYE CAFE - 101 S. Greensboro St., Carrboro. 919-968-9410  http://www.openeyecafe.com.

THE ORIGINAL Q SHACK - .  Aug. 6, (every Wednesday), 6-8:30p .  2510 University Drive, Durham 919.402.4227   No cover.   -The Leroy Savage Band.  .  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).

PINECONE - The Shape Note Sing.  Sunday, Aug. 10 (every 2 Sunday), 2-4p. First Presbyterian Church in Durham, 311 E Main St. These sessions are free and open to the public to join in or to sit back and observe! Read more.  -Tommy Edwards plays solo atin Fearrington Village form . There is no cover charge. In case of rain the music moves to the nearby “Goat” restaurant. Please visit www.fearrington.com and check the “events” section. Or you may call for information.   Friday, Aug. 1,  5-8p.

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

 

ON STAGE

ArtsCenter Stage - 10 by 10 in the Triangle.  Shows at 8p on Aug. 1, 12, 17, 18, 19, 24, and 25. Shows 3p on Aug. 3, 20, and 27.  The ArtsCenter, 300-G East Main St. Carrboro, NC 27510 9199292787Come out to the ArtsCenter in Carrboro to see the 13th Annual 10 By 10 in the Triangle. 10 by 10 is an international festival of new, ten-minute plays: 10 Actors, 10 Directors, 10 Plays, Minutes! All ten plays offer the audience a riveting, surprising, an Maggie Poole, stageintern2@artscenterlive.org http://www.artscenterlive.org/.

PLAYMAKERS REPERTORY COMPANY -    (919) 962-PLAY (7529) or visit www.playmakersrep.org.   -Hairspray.  7:30p on Aug. 6-19 and 2:00p on Sunday, Aug. 3. Paul Green Theater, Center for Dramatic Art, 150 Country Club Rd., Chapel Hill, NC 919-962-PLAYSummer Youth Conservatory presents the multiple-Tony Award winning Broadway musical, "Hairspray!" It's 1962, Baltimore. Plus-size teen Tracy Turnblad has one desire to dance on “The Corny Collins Show." After getting her big break, she quickly sees behind, http://www.playmakersrep.org.

TRANSACTORS IMPROV - The ArtsCenter, Carrboro.  Greg Hohn, 919-824-0937. http://www.artscenterlive.org/events/transactors-improv-4/.

 

OUTINGS/ART

ANIMATION & FINE ART GALLERIES - 201 S Estes Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 (919) 968-8008.

ART MARKET AT VEGA METALS - .  Saturday, Aug. 2, 5 - 7p,  through Aug. 1.  214 Hunt Street between the Durham YMCA and Durham Central Park.   http://artmarketatvegametals.com/.

ARTISTS AT GOLDEN BELT - 807 East Main Street, Durham, NC 27701 (919) 967-7700  http://goldenbeltarts.com/news-events/events/.

BINGO - .  Thursday, Aug. 7, 7p. 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 www.bullcityarts.org.  -ReVamped.  Reception & Sale Dates: Friday, Aug. 1 & Friday, Aug. 15, 6 – 9 pm.  Local Designer Launches New Line of Clothing and Aspires to Start Co-op for Small Run Production.

THE CARRACK - 111 W Parrish St, Durham, NC 27701 (704) 213-6666 www.thecarrack.org/.  -Nancy L. Smith, Exhibition of Paintings and Mixed Media.  June 7th - Aug. 2, Reception: Aug. 3, 4- 6pm.  Inspired by a sailboat trip to Cape Lookout and Shackleford Banks, Nancy’s new work demonstrates her unique style of collage with painting using numerous layers in a variety of techniques.

CEDAR CREEK GALLERY - 1150 Fleming Road, Creedmoor, NC  27522   www.cedarcreekgallery.com/.  -Cedar Creek Gallery National Teapot Show IX.  Saturday, Aug. 2 - Sunday, September 7 from 10a -6p daily.  .  -It's All in the Details.  Aug. 2 - Sept. 14.  Handbags, Scarves and Jewelry:   -.  .

CHAPEL HILL ART GALLERY - 1215 E Franklin St., (between Caffe’ Driade and Whitehall Antiques) 919-636-4557, chapelhillartgallery.com.  -“Celebrating Our Country: Celebrating Our Art.”   Aug. 1, 6 – 9PM. July 3 – Aug. 7, gallery open Thu – Sun, noon – 6PM.  Meet the artists at the Second Friday Art Walk and Reception on 1215 E Franklin St (between Caffe’ Driade and Whitehall Antiques), 919-636-4557, www.chapelhillartgallery.com. The members of the gallery have come together to present work that reflects their joy in creating and to say thanks for a country where we can each have our own voice and style.

CLAYMAKERS GALLERY - 705 Foster Street, Durham, NC 27701 (919) 530-8355    Gallery Hours 1-6pm Tues-Sat. Analia Howard, info@claymakers.org info@claymakers.org / www.claymakers.org free.  -“Ronan Peterson: New Ceramic Work.”  Opening reception  Friday,  Aug. 1, 6- 9p, Exhibit thru September 19.  Claymakers Gallery hosts a  one person show featuring the work of Ronan Peterson, a Chapel Hill potter whose distinctive pottery and teaching are extremely influential in the clay community. Ronan creates functional work, with forms that are soft and comf.

CRAVEN ALLEN GALLERY - 1106 Broad St. Durham, 919-286-4837  http://cravenallengallery.com/.  -“Cross-Cut:   Paintings by Damian Stamer and Photographs from the Finch Collection.”

DURHAM COUNTY LIBRARIES - Senior Game Day.  Wednesday,  Aug. 6  (Every other Wed.). Southwest Regional, 3605 Shannon Rd. Questions: 919-560-8590 or meetup.com/senior-game-dayJoin us for a little friendly competition with old favorites, and try out some new games too!

DURHAM CENTRAL PARK - Durham Craft Market.  . Central Park, 501 Foster Street, Durham, NC. (919) 794-8194  http://durhamcentralpark.org/

DUKE GARDENS -  919-668-6451 Orla Swift, Director of Marketing & Communications, gardens.duke.edu .  -Durham Garden Forum: Vermicomposting.  Tuesday, Aug. 5, 6p - 8p.  .  -Summer Camp: Plant It, Grow It, Eat It.  Monday, Aug. 4, 9a - 1p.  Course meets for 5 sessions.  -Walk on the Wild Side.  Thursday, Aug. 7, 11a - 12p.  .

ENO GALLERY - 100 South Churton St. Hillsborough NC 27278 gallery 919-883-1415  http://www.enogallery.net.  -Snakes Of The Eno.  Fri, Aug 1, 5-6p.  We Will Discuss The Lives Of These Marvelous Creatures.  -Morning Hike-Cox MountainSat, Aug 2, 9:30a-12:30p.  What Better Way To Start The Day Than An Invigorating 4 Mile Hike On The Park’S Steepest Trail? Leashed Dogs Are Welcome.  -Damsels & Dragons.  Sat, Aug 2, 2p-4:30p.  Learn About The Damselflies And Dragonflies That Call The Eno River Their Home.  Make A Craft To Bring Home, Too. (Recommended For Ages 6 - 12).  -Morning Hike-Holden Mill.  Sun, Aug 3, 8:30-11a.  Hike The Scenic Holden Mill Trail And Learn About William Woods Holden, One Of The North  Carolina’S Fascinating And Controversial Political Figures. Leashed Dogs Are Welcome.  -Mussel Shore-On The Eno.  Sun, Aug 3, 1:30-2:30p.  Have You Ever Wondered Why There Are Shells On The Banks Of The Eno?  Learn About Our Diverse And Important Fresh Water Mussels And Their Role In The Eno’S Ecology.  -Park Invaders On Buckquarter Creek.  Sun, Aug 3, 3-5p.  “By Land And By Sea,” The Eno’S Land And River Channel Are Being Invaded By Plants That Don’T Belong Here.  Learn How To Identify Our Park’S Invaders, How They Are Impacting Our Native Species, And How To Help Fight These Invaders.

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

HAPPYMESS STUDIO - -BazaART Sunday.  Aug. 3,  1 – 4p,  3rd Sundays in July, Aug., September & October. rear parking lot at 718 Iredell Street Kick off the first of the four remaining BazaART events of the season at HappymessArt.  BazaART is a free outdoor monthly art-based happening featuring locally made art, music and food held on the third Sunday of each month (March through October) in the.

HILLSBOROUGH GALLERY OF ARTS -  919-732-7741 or visit www.visithillsboroughnc.com.The gallery is owned & operated by 22 artists www.HillsboroughGallery.com.  -“Attention to Detail”; paintings by Linda Carmel and Marcy Lansman, sculpture by Lynn Wartski.   Friday, Aug. 1th from 6-9p. The show runs through Aug. 24th.   Hillsborough Gallery of Arts will host the opening reception for    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. Ho.  -Emily Eve Weinstein - Oil Paintings by the Eno River Muralist.  Aug. 1 - Sept 14,  Sat. & Sun. - 1 to 5p.  .

MARGARET’S CANTINA - Shannon Bueker:Paintings and Clay wall pieces.  June, July and Aug. 2014. Timberlyne Shopping Center, Chapel Hill, NC Shannon Bueker--- Shannon@NotNowKato.com, 919-542-0136.

OCCONEECHEE MOUNTAIN PARK -  For directions, reservations and additional information, please call the park office – 919-383-1686.

PLEIADES GALLERY - 109 E Chapel Hill St  Durham, NC 27701 (919) 797-2706 Kim Wheaton pleiadesartdurham.com/ kim@pleiadesartdurham.com.

RECYCLIQUE - 2811 Hillsborough Rd. Durham, NC.
communecos.org/recyclique-shop/  We are a non-profit co-op shop devoted to creative re-use and sustainability.

SCRAP EXCHANGE - 923 Franklin St, Durham, NC 27701 (919) 688-6960.

THRU THIS LENS - 303 E Chapel Hill St, Durham, NC 27701 (919) 687-0250 throughthislens@gmail.com www.throughthislens.com/.

TRIANGLE ORCHID SOCIETY - Orchid Growers Day.  Saturday, Aug. 2, 10am - 4pm. JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Rd, Raleigh, NC 919-280-1093Learn all about orchids from experts. Includes lectures, lunch, free orchids and chance to buy orchids. Anne Williams, annewilliams1973@hotmail.com www.triangleorchidsociety.org $25.

TYNDALL GALLERIES - University Mall, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 919-942-2290  http://www.tyndallgalleries.com/.

WOMANCRAFT GIFTS - New Location!  . 370 E.Main St, Suite 170, Carrboro, NC 27510 919-939-3300  www.womancraftgifts.com.