Calendar of Events, Friday, January 3 - Thursday, January 9

Jan. 03, 2014 @ 11:54 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 -Window on Nature - Paintings by Emily Eve Weinstein. Thru February 23, Mon - Thurs 10am - 2pm, Fri 10am - noon, call for Sunday hours artist - Emily Eve Weinstein, oils and acrylics     

DURHAM COUNTY MISSION UNION - and other county unions will have prayer for the nation on  The community is invited to attend. Wednesday, January 8th from noon until 2PM at Peace Missionary Baptist Church, 2608 NC55, Durham, NC. For additional information, contact Rev. B'Angelo Burch at (919) 672-1058.   

ENO RIVER UNITARIAN - 4907 Garrett Rd, Durham.   - River Rhythms! West African Drumming. Weekly drumming groups meets on Sundays 7 ? 8:30p Beginners are welcome! Please contact to reserve a loaner drum.  919-489-2575.  Kathy Hopwood,  or (919) 644-1335 Free.

HICKORY GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH - 9112 Bethe Hickory Grove Church Rd. Chapel Hill, NC 27516. 919-929-4491  - Fitness Ministry. Jan. 6, Jan. 9, twice weekly, Monday, & Thursday, evenings Fitness classes , low & high impact aerobics routines. Calorie burning , exhilarating, & fun.     

INTERDENOMINATIONAL MINISTERIAL ALLIANCE - Citywide Revival. The revivalist for the week will be Dr. Henry J. Lyons of Tampa, Florida.  The IMA is inviting all brothers and sisters in Christ in Durham and vicinity to be present and be spiritually revived.  Monday, January 6 - Friday, Jan. 10, 7:30p  Peace Missionary Baptist Church at 2608 Hwy 55, Durham beginning at 7:30PM.    

KOSALA BUDDHIST CENTER - 711 West Rosemary Street, Suite E Carrboro, NC 919-537-9546 Wendy Webber Free, but donations are appreciated - General Meditation Class. Wednesday, Jan. 8 (every Wednesday), 7-8:30p No previous experience necessary.     free/donation  - Meditation 101. Tuesday, Jan. 7, (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)

UNITED CHURCH OF CHAPEL HILL - 1321 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd 919-942-3540.   Richard Edens, Co-Senior Pastor,919-942-3540 - Youth Vesper Worship Service. Sunday, Jan. 5, (each 1st Sunday) , 5:15 Each 1st Sunday of the month at 5:15 pm, the Youth will lead a Sunday evening worship service    - Spanish Language Worship. Sunday, Jan. 5, (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.  For more information, or 919-942-3540    - Adoración Y Alabanza En Español. Domingo, Jan. 5., (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.    - Monday Noon Book Group. Monday, Jan. 6, (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 Shaping. Wednesday, Jan. 6, (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,  7:30 pin the Music Room.      

WHITE ROCK BAPTIST CHURCH - 3400 Fayetteville Street, Durham, NC 27707. 919-688-8136  - Bible Discovery Classes. Wednesdays at 7:00 p . We are studying  Baptist beliefs; we are using the book, Baptist Beliefs, by E. Y. Mullins as a study guide.  If you have not obtained your copy, please contact the Church Office at 919-688-8136 to do so - the cost is $10.    - “March on Washington” Tour. Payment is due no later than Jan. 9, 2014.  Sight-seeing attractions include:  White House (outside view), MLK Jr. Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Smithsonian Museum, Capitol Hill, and WWII Memorial.  This is a great opportunity for adults, children, and teen Travel with USA Luxury Tours (in Durham) to the nation’s capital to observe sites significant to the 1963   This 2014 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration Tour is a follow-up to the 2013 Presidential Inauguration Tour!  Scheduled for Monday, January 20,  Please contact the Church office to register at 919-688-8136.   

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, Jan. 6, 8 - 9p (Every Monday)  Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3638 Chapel Hill Road, Durham. 919-596-2915  - Weekly Meeting. Thursday, Jan. 9, 7-8p (Every Thursday)  Immanuel Temple Seventh Day Adventist Church, 2102 South Alston Avenue, Durham.  919-383-4236    

DEBTORS ANONYMOUS - Weekly Meeting. Wednesday, Jan. 8, 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, Jan. 3, 12-1:30p  Holy Infant Catholic Church, 5000 Southpark, Durham   - Weekly Meeting. Saturday, Jan. 4, 10-11:30a  Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3639 Old Chapel Hill Road, Durham   - Weekly Meeting. Saturday, Jan. 4, 10-11a, 10a for newcomers  Structure House, 3017 Pickett Road, Durham   - Weekly Meeting. Tuesday, Jan. 7, 12-1:30p  First Presbyterian Church, 305 East Main Street, Durham   - Weekly Meeting. Wednesday, Jan. 8, 12-1:30p  Holy Infant Catholic Church, 5000 Southpark, Durham   - Weekly Meeting. Thursday, Jan. 9, 12-1:30p  First Presbyterian Church, 305 East Main Street, Durham    



DSI COMEDY THEATER - Offering performances, classes and workshops.   200 N Greensboro St, Carrboro Offering performances, classes and workshops Call 484-831-5561 http://www.dsicomedytheater Carrie Gorn,   - Improv Slam. Friday, January 3, 7:30p The Freestyle Comedy Battle! 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, Brand New, every time. Kick off your Saturday.    $10  - Bonecracker. 9p. BONECRACKER presents their brand of Kick-down-the-door-prov with a special guest at every show. Bring it on/     $10  - Mister Diplomat. 10:30p 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. MrD has been making local audiences l     Free.  - Carolina’S Funniest Comic. Saturday, January 4, 7:30p Carolina's Funniest Comic 2014 - 40 of the funniest comedians from North Carolina and 36 comedians from South Carolina will compete for over $1000 in cash and prizes. The NC shows will run Saturdays 730PM and 9PM at the DSI Comedy Theater. Audience vote d   $10 - Carolina’s Funniest Comic. 9:00 p.m.      $10  - Dsi Tourco. 10:30 p.m. Fresh from performing around the Triangle (and beyond!), DSI's Touring Company hits the DSI stage, featuring their most popular and booked TourCo formats. These shows are ONLY $10. A lot cheaper than booking the TourCo for your backyard BBQ! (But we're mo     $10  - Improv Slam Incubator. Sunday, January 5, 7:30p Two crews of improv comedians feed off the crowd to spin an interactive show that has never been seen before.     $6  - Community Jam. 9:00 p.m. Come just to watch or join in with friends, strangers, students and professional comedians alike at DSI’s one of a kind COMMUNITY JAM. With fun improv scenes and games, it’s a guaranteed good time whether you decide to hang back or jump into the action.     $6  - Improv Slam Incubator. Thursday, January 9, 7:30 Two crews of improv comedians feed off the crowd to spin an interactive show that has never been seen before.
     $6  - Natural Selection. 9:00 p.m. DSI welcomes all North Carolina improvisers, making this show FREE for all improvisers and current students with ComedyWorx, Transactors, CHiPs, Village Idiots, and The Idiot Box. We will create "One Night Only!" improv teams to perform 15-minute longform     $6


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

GOLDEN DIPPERS SQUARE DANCE CLUB - Special Open House. Thursday, Jan. 9, 7:30 - 9:30p, (every Thursday) No special skills are needed for square Dancing.  If you can walk, you can square dance.  Enjoy beneficial exercise while you are having fun.  Both couples & singles are welcome.  For more information, call Gloria Martin 919-563-3936 or Pat Jackson 919-47 Bethany United Methodist Church,  2809 Guess Rd, Durham 919-563-3936  

SALSA SOCIAL - Saturday, Jan. 4, 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

STARDUSTERS BALLROOM DANCE -  Saturday, Jan. 4, 7-11p (every second Saturday). Lesson from 7:30 until 8:15p No partner necessary.  Come out and enjoy the fun. Venue has changed: Please see our website for new venue and directions:‎  $12, $7 for members, students.

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

TRIANGLE SINGLES DANCE ClUB - Weekly Dance. 8pm to 830 pm: Dance Lesson, 8:30p  to 11pm: Dance  Northbrook  Country Club, 4905 North Hills Drive, Raleigh, NC 27612    Dances: $5 members, $8 non-members, Annual Membership $25.00  -Saturday, Jan. 4, 8p DJ: Dale Tharrington, Lesson: Waltz     

WEST COAST SWING CLASSES - Tuesday, Jan. 7, 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 - New Hours! Saturday, Jan. 4, 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   There will be a special Pre-Thanksgiving Market on Tuesday, Nov. 26th, from 3-6pm.

CHAPEL HILL FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market. Saturday, Jan. 4, 8a-noon (every Saturday)  201 S Estes Dr. 919-533-9496  

DURHAM FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market. Saturday, Jan. 4, 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, Jan. 4, 8a-12 noon  Public Market House, 144 E Margaret Lane, Hillsborough  

FEARRINGTON FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market. Tuesday, Jan. 7, 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, Jan. 4, 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, Jan. 4, 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, Jan. 9, 3:30 – 6:30p  Market Street,  off U.S. 15-501, Chapel Hill  



DURHAM FAMILY THEATRE -  (919) 286-5717, Jenny Justice   - Winter Acting Classes 2014. 8-Week Classes begin on January 7.  DFT 8-week classes meet at Trinity United Methodist Church, 215 N. Church St., downtown Durham, NC  Register Today: Credit or Debit accepted on the DFT Classes page at Durham Checks and Registration Forms may be sent to DFT, PO Box 61894, Durham, NC 27715  Cost: $125, 10% discount for 2nd child in family enrolled Scholarships are available; please ask for an application form.

United Way of the Greater Triangle - MLK, Jr Day of Service: Durham County Signature Project. Monday, January 20, 2014 Make a difference in your community by helping bring meals and warm clothing to Durham County. Volunteers are needed to: Create soup mixes; Make scarves; Make rice bags; Make bean bags; Make teddy bears; Create alphabet, emotion, and classroom words flash The LeRoy T. Walker Physical Education and Recreation Complex at North Carolina Central University Durham, NC 27707 919-463-1637 Natasha Wayne, no cost Volunteers Needed.



FLYLEAF BOOKS - 752 MLK Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill 919-942-7936.    - Pre-School Story Time. Thursday December 26, 10a     - Flyleaf Book Lovers Club discusses The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Monday Dec 30, 7-8p     - Story time with special guest Aaron Becker, author and illustrator of Journey. Thursday Jan. 2, 10:30a      

LUPUS FOUNDATION - Support Group.  For 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. 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   

MCINTYRE’S BOOKS - 240 Market Street, Pittsboro, NC 27312 (919) 542-3030     - PlayMakers discussion of Private Lives. Monday, Jan. 6, 6p     

NC WRITER’S NETWORK – DURHAM COUNTY -    - Durham Voices Creative Writing Group. Tuesday, Jan. 7, (1st and 3 Tuesday, of every month), 6-8:30p . Adults of all experience levels welcome! Hayti Heritage Center,  804 Old Fayetteville St. Durham, NC 27701 919-295-0176 

THE REGULATOR BOOKSHOP 720 9th St  Durham, NC 27705 (919) 286-2700.             - Barbara Claypole White. Thursday Jan. 9, 7:00 p.m. Her latest novel The In-Between Hour finds bestselling author Will Shepard is caught in the twilight of grief, after his young son dies in a car accident. But when his father's aging mind erases the memory, Will rewrites the truth.

UNC BOARD - Spangler Center, 910 Raleigh Rd, Chapel Hill. 919-962-4592  Joni Worthington, Vice President for Communications, at 919-962-4629.   - Personnel & Tenure Subcommittee on Appeal. Friday January 3, 2014 at 1:00 p.m.  via conference call originating in the Law Library, UNC General Administration, 910 Raleigh Road, Chapel Hill. Joni Worthington, Vice President for Communications at 919-962-4629.   



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, Jan. 8, 10p-1a. (every Wednesday)     - 2 fer- acoustic eclectic. Thursday, Jan. 9, 7:30-9p (every Thursday)      

ARTSCENTER - 300-G East Main St - Carrboro, NC 27510 | 919-929-2787 [Call/check web for times]   - Genticorum. Tuesday, January 7th at 8:00pm, A fixture on the international world, traditional, folk, and Celtic music circuit. They bring their dynamic sound and engaging live show to The ArtsCenter.     Tickets are $22 General Advance, $18 Friends Advance, and $26 Day of Show.

BEYU CAFFE - 335 W. Main Street, Durham 919-683-1058    - Gary Brunotte Jazz Duo. Jan. 6, 7-9p (every Monday)      

BLUE NOTE GRILL -  Offering hickory smoked BBQ & Ribs along with live music. Nothing fancy here just good food and music in a cozy atmosphere. 4125 Durham-Chapel Hill Boulevard, Durham, NC 27707   - Ben Palmer's Jazz Jam with Dot Combo. Jan. 6, (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. Jan. 7 (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, Jan. 3, 6-8pm      

BOWBARR - 705 W Rosemary St. Carrboro.    

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 JAZZ WORKSHOP - 4608 L Industry Lane, Durham, 27713    - JAZZ JAM every Sunday. Sunday, Jan. 5, 7p  $5.    - New Classes. Jan. 6, Combos/Improv/Guitar/Sat. youth combos/Vocal workshop     

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

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

LOCAL 506 - 506 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill.  

MELLOW MUSHROOM - Jazzbeau. Tuesday, Jan. 7, 8-10p (every Thursday)  310 West Franklin Street, Chapel Hill    

OPEN EYE CAFE - 101 S. Greensboro St., Carrboro. 919-968-9410  

OASIS - In Carr Mill, 200 N Greensboro St A5, Carrboro, NC 27510 (919) 904-7343  -Spiritual Cinema/Movies That Matter, Celestine Prophesy, Friday Jan. 3 7-9:30p. -Live Music with Wilton Dubois on steel drums,  Saturday Jan. 4, 7-10p.

PAPA MOJO’S ROADHOUSE - Greenwood Commons Shopping Center, 5410-Y N.C. 55, Durham. 361-2222,  $8 Adv/$10 Dos  - Brett Chambers and the Usual Suspects. Jan. 8 (every Wednesday night) with a great open mic night.     $ 8  - Jess Lucky. Friday, Jan. 3 Be sure to catch the debut performance of Jess Lucky here at Papa Mojo’s Roadhouse. Members are Howlin' Wind, Bill Bryan, Fred Westbrook, Ed Mezynski & Joel Sugarman with a very special guest. All local musicians.  919-361-2222 for advance tickets.    $8 - Lawyers, Guns & Money: Path To Memphis Tour! Saturday, Jan. 4 - $8.  LG&M is a North Carolina band with a unique sound that is clean and balanced. They perform the blues and their own originals, showcasing guitar, lap steel, and strong vocals. LGM has one CD out, "Make Up Another Lie"   $8  - TBS Jam Hosted By Drew Questell. Sunday, Jan. 5 - 6 PM – 9:30 PM The monthly blues jam sponsored by the Triangle Blues Society, guitar amp, bass amp, harmonica amp, keyboard and PA provided. The host band will be Drew Questell, just bring yourself, a guest (or two? three?) and your musical instrument. Doors open at 6 P    - Ironing Board Sam. Tuesday, Jan. 7 - 8 PM - No Cover We can’t get enough of Sam so we decided to have him here on a weekly basis, every Tuesday Ironing Board Sam will be here and if you have not heard him yet, you have no excuse.    - Louisiana Dance Party. Thursday, Jan. 9 - 8:30 PM - Hosted By Jack Wolf & Carol Woodell. We are making the Louisiana Dance Party a monthly event! Featuring Swamp Pop, Zydeco, Cajun, Swing and Jazz, all with some Louisiana Hot Sauce.

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. Jan. 8, (every Wednesday), 6-8:30p . Legendary tenor singer and former member of The Bluegrass Experience     


PLAYMAKERS REPERTORY COMPANY - Paul Green Theatre in UNC’s Department for Dramatic Art on Country Club Road on the UNC campus.   - “The Story of The Gun”. Wednesday, Jan 8 - Sunday, Jan. 12 created and performed by Mike Daisey.     



ANIMATION & FINE ART GALLERIES - Furniture and Home Decor show. thru January 31, 2014.  Gallery is open from 10a- 6pTuesday - Saturday. featuring tables, desks, secretaries, mirrors, sideboards, cabinets, sculptures, vases, candlesticks, game tables, clocks, and much much more!  The collection features hundreds of works with a wide range of prices that would make a wonderful gift or a spe     

ART MARKET AT VEGA METALS - 214 Hunt Street between the Durham YMCA and Durham Central Park.  

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

CHAPEL HILL ART GALLERY - 1215 E Franklin St., (between Caffe’ Driade and Whitehall Antiques) 919-636-4557,   

Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce

Young Professionals Network: UNC Men's Basketball - To kickoff YPN this year we're watching men's basketball at the Dean dome. Join us a Top of the Hill's Back Bar for drinks and food at 7 p.m. We'll walk over to the game at 8 to see the UNC Tar Heels battle Miami! Tickets are only $11-$15. Dean Smith Center Wednesday, January 8, 7-10:30p 9193579990 Chela Tu $11-$15

ENO RIVER STATE PARK -  For directions, reservations and additional information, please call the park office - 919-383-1686. 919-620-9099 x 207   - Star Party. Sat, Jan 4, 8p.  Come to the park after dark to observe the night sky.  A meteor shower is scheduled to occur late in the evening but maybe we can find the early ones.     

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    - Big, Bold, Black & White. Reception: Sunday, Jan. 5.  2-4p, through Jan. 26 Working primarily in an abstract, minimalist mode, Murry Handler has a preference for what he terms the "rigors of an austere palette of black and white".

MORRISVILLE CoC - Annual Holiday Potluck. Friday, Jan. 3, 11:30 a.m. The Holiday Potluck is a casual holiday event.  Bring a covered dish and a wrapped gift that is about $20 in value.  For more information, please visit the event calendar at or call 919.463.7150. Morrisville Chamber of Commerce, located at 260 Town Hall Drive, Ste. A, Morrisville.    

PLEIADES GALLERY - 109 E Chapel Hill St  Durham, NC 27701 (919) 797-2706  Kim Wheaton  - Gathering. thru Jan 5. A collection of visual stories, told through diverse artistic media, about our associations with the winter holiday season.  For some it is a time of warmth, festivities and families.  For others it is a time of darkness, solitude and reflection.  We invi     

TransFORM - Transformative art by the Pleiades Gallery artists to help celebrate the new year.  Tuesday, January 7 through Sunday, February 16, 2014. Opening Reception Friday, January 17 from 6-9pm.     

SCRAP EXCHANGE - 923 Franklin St., Durham, NC  27701 919-688-6960    - Free. Community Knitting Night, 3rd Thursdays, 6-9 p.m. Jan 2, 6-9p (1st and 3 Thursdays)     - Form and Function. Opening Reception Nov. 29 6-9p. Exhibit:  Nov. 15 – Jan. 7 A group show featuring functional design with repurposed materials Green Gallery   - A Scavenger Chapel Road Adventure. Dec.  20 – January 11, Opening Reception Jan. 3 6-9PM, Closing Reception Jan. 80 6-9PM Photography on recycled and reclaimed materials Green Gallery    

TYNDALL GALLERIES - University Mall, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 919-942-2290    - Lynn Boggess. Saturday, Jan. 4, Opening Reception: 7 – 9 pm, exhibit Nov. 21 – Jan. 4 New Fall Landscape Paintings     

WOMANCRAFT GIFTS - 1800 East Franklin Street, Chapel Hill NC 27514 Eastgate Shopping Center 919-929-8362.