Calendar of Events, Friday, November 15 - Thursday, November 21

Nov. 14, 2013 @ 02:41 PM

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



OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD’S NATIONAL COLLECTION WEEK - NOV. 18–25.  Seven collection sites in the Durham area (see busiest below), will be bustling with activity as 18,000 colorfully wrapped shoebox gifts are dropped off by residents. Hundreds of local volunteers will be working hard to pack and transport the boxes to the next stop on their journey to a child in need., (704) 583-1463 Karen Van Horn, (919) 309-7441 .  -Grey Stone Baptist Church.  Mon-Fri - Nov. 18-22: 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.  Sat-Sun - Nov. 23-24: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.  Mon- Nov. 25: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.  2601 Hillsborough Road, Durham, NC 27705.  -Hillsong Church (NEW Drop-off Location).  Mon-Tues - Nov. 18-19: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.  Wed - Nov. 20: 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Thurs - Nov. 21: 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. Fri - Nov. 22: 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. Sat - Nov. 23: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Sun - Nov. 24: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Mon- Nov. 25: 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.  201 Culbreth Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27516.  -Lawrence Road Baptist Church.  Mon- Nov. 18: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. Tues-Wed - Nov. 19-20: 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. Thurs-Fri - Nov. 21-22: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. Sat - Nov. 23: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Sun - Nov. 24: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Mon- Nov. 25: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.  1901 Lawrence Road, Hillsborough, NC 27278.



DURHAM - COMMUNITY BAPTIST CHURCH - Honoring Veterans.  Sunday, Nov. 10. 8a.  4821 Barbee Road, Durham The community is invited to join in this celebration.  For additional information, contact the church at (919) 544-1319.  Rev. Percy R. Chase is pastor. (919) 544-1319  Rev. Percy R. Chase.

 ENO RIVER UNITARIAN - 4907 Garrett Rd, Durham. -River Rhythms! West African DrummingWeekly 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.  -ERUUF gallery: Nature’s Inspirations by Matt Tomko.  Nov. 14 – Jan 2:  M – Th 10 – 4; Sun: 9 – 1.   Matt’s art is a way for him to hold on to nature, but instead of giving him something to literally embrace, his paintings provide him with all of the feelings and memories elicited by them.  Tomko’s goal as an artist is to liberate similar, serene recollections of the natural world in those who view his work and ultimately inspire more respect for our environment.

HICKORY GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH - 9112 Bethe Hickory Grove Church Rd. Chapel Hill, NC 27516.  919-929-4491.  -Fitness Ministry.  Nov. 18, Nov. 21, twice weekly, Monday, & Thursday, evenings.  Fitness classes , low & high impact aerobics routines. Calorie burning , exhilarating, & fun.

KOSALA MEDITATION CENTER - 711 West Rosemary Street, Suite E Carrboro, NC A non-profit Buddhist meditation center whose aim is to introduce meditation and Buddhist teachings and cultivate inner peace. 919-537-9546 Monica Heiser

Kosala Buddhist Center - -General Meditation Class.  Wednesday, Nov. 20 (every Wednesday), 7-8:30p.  No previous experience necessary.    free/donation.  -Meditation 101.  Tuesday, Nov. 19, (every Tuesday), 7-8:15p. This class is an introduction to meditation & is perfect for absolute beginners to meditation.  Ethereally: contact: 10 ($8 for students and seniors).

ORANGE UMC - 2nd Downtown Heroes Blood Drive.   Saturday, Nov. 16th, between 1:30 p.m. and 6 p.m.  Where:  At the Franklin Hotel, 311 West Franklin Street, in Chapel Hill. You don’t have to save someone from a tall building to be a hero.  You don’t have to stop a villain from taking over the world to be a hero.  Real heroes walk our streets every day.  They are blood donors - people that we know and people who care about saving lives and helping others reach milestones. How: Go to and use sponsor code “chapelhill” to schedule your life-saving appointment!  Or, please contact one of the Crew Members at  Questions:  Contact Venture Crew 9 by email or by phone at 919-593-0037. Venture Crew 9 is sponsored by Orange United Methodist Church.

UNITED CHURCH OF CHAPEL HILL - 1321 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd  919-942-3540. Richard Edens, Co-Senior Pastor,919-942-3540

Conversation With John Mccullough, - President Of Church World Service.  Sunday, Nov 17, 10am.  -Youth Vesper Worship Service.  Sunday, Nov. 17, (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, Nov. 17, (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, 17 Nov., (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 GroupMonday, Nov. 18, (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, Nov. 18, (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 available. For more information, or 919-942-3540.    General, $10.00 for Students, Seniors, Military.

WHITE ROCK BAPTIST CHURCH - 3400 Fayetteville Street, Durham, NC 27707.  919-688-8136.  -White Rock Baptist Church Bible Discovery Classes.  Wednesdays at 7:00 PM.   We are studying Baptist Beliefs, by E. Y. Mullins.  If you have not obtained your copy, please contact the Church Office at 919-688-8136 to do so - the cost is $10. -Youth Talent Showcase.   Saturday, December 14, 5:30 - 7:30 PM.  You will be treated to songs, dance and spoken word by the Youth Ministry of White Rock along with youth from our sister church, First Calvary Baptist Church, Clayton NC. Refreshments will be served.

Young Adult Ministry - Pot Luck / Sheepfold Luncheon.  Sunday, November 17th following worship service from 12:00 to 2:00 PM. Fellowship Hall. All young adults 18 - 33 are encouraged to attend, fellow-ship, and bring a dish.   Tiffany Richberg at or Courtney Fields at for any questions .  -“March on Washington” Tour.  Payment is due no later than Jan. 2, 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, 2014, the cost of this day trip is $75 for adults and $37.50 for children/teens. 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, Nov. 18, 8 - 9p (Every Monday). Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3638 Chapel Hill Road, Durham.  919-596-2915.  -Weekly Meeting.  Thursday, Nov. 21,7-8p (Every Thursday). Immanuel Temple Seventh Day Adventist Church, 2102 South Alston Avenue, Durham.  919-383-4236.

DEBTORS ANONYMOUS - Weekly Meeting.  Wednesday, Nov. 20, 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.  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, Nov. 15, 12-1:30p. Holy Infant Catholic Church, 5000 Southpark, Durham.  -Weekly Meeting.  Saturday, Nov. 16, 10-11:30a. Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3639 Old Chapel Hill Road, Durham.  -Weekly Meeting.  Saturday, Nov. 16, 10-11a, 10a for newcomers. Structure House, 3017 Pickett Road, Durham.  -Weekly Meeting.  Tuesday, Nov. 19, 12-1:30p. First Presbyterian Church, 305 East Main Street, Durham.  -Weekly Meeting.  Wednesday, Nov. 20, 12-1:30p. Holy Infant Catholic Church, 5000 Southpark, Durham.  -Weekly Meeting.  Thursday, Nov. 21, 12-1:30p. First Presbyterian Church, 305 East Main Street, Durham.



ARTSCENTER - 300-G East Main St - Carrboro, NC 27510 |  919-929-2787  -The Chuckle and Chortle Comedy show.   Saturday, November 16, at 8:30 PM.  A showcase of local stand-up comedy stand outs    $5.

COMMON GROUND THEATRE - Common Ground Theatre, 4815-B Hillsborough Rd., Durham A performance and teaching space located in west Durham, offering performing arts and educational groups a flexible, well-equipped alternative space. (919) 698-3870 Rachel Klem  -COMICALLY CHALLENGED 2.  Nov. 2 at 8:00 p.m., Nov. 10 at 3:00 p.m.   Theater veteran Rus Hames challenges other Triangle area theater artists to try their hand at stand-up comedy. The lineup currently includes Jeff Day, Dan Sipp, Jon Kuczynski, Steven Warnock, Rus Hames, Ishai Buchbinder and possibly a couple of surprise guests! 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  484-831-5561 http://www.dsicomedytheater Carrie Gorn . -Improv Slam.  Friday, Nov. 8, 7:30 p.m.   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 Saturdays with a fast-paced clean comedy show appropriate for ALL audiences. Yeah, CLEAN COMEDY for ALL ages.    $10.  -Harold Night.  9:00 p.m.   The Harold is a 30-minute collection of comedic scenes and organic games, a now-famous improv format pioneered by the late Del Close.    $10.  -Mister Diplomat.  10:30 p.m.   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.  To celebrate its 5th ANNIVERSARY as a national comedy juggernaut, MISTER DIPLOMAT shows are now FREE, 100% FREE.  -Improv Slam.  Saturday, Nov. 16, 7:30 p.m.  $10.  -Duets.  9:00 p.m.   Some of DSI's funniest 2-person teams bring their signature styles to the stage, two by two by two. Then, to cap off the evening, all the duos will join together on stage for one more set, forming an unstoppable Voltron of comedy!    $10.  -Pork.  10:30 p.m.   Every weekend DSI presents 5 of the BEST comics in North Carolina on stage in Carrboro 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.  Thursday, Nov. 14, 7:30 p.m. $6.  -Thursday Night Special.  9:00 p.m.   It's a special showcase at DSI Comedy Theater and YOU'RE on the list at the door. I mean, you still have to buy a ticket, but it's worth it. This week showcases Dinosaur & Big Brother and The Thought Police.    $6.  -Improv Slam.  Friday, Nov. 15, 7:30 p.m.   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 Saturdays with a fast-paced clean comedy show appropriate for ALL audiences. Yeah, CLEAN COMEDY for ALL ages.    $10.  -Harold Night.  9:00 p.m.  $10.  -Mister Diplomat.  10:30 p.m.  Free.  -Improv Slam.  Saturday, Nov. 16, 7:30 p.m.  Free.  -720 Minutes.  9:00 p.m.   This is an all-day sketch event! Performers and Writers start at DSI at 9AM and complete their sketch work by 9PM that evening. DSI is looking for 10 writer / performers. In order to participate you must have taken DSI sketch 101 in the last year, performed in a DSI Sketch Pad or DSI Sketch Cagematch, or receive special permission from DSI's Artistic Director.
  $10.  -Pork.  10:30 p.m.  Free.  -Sketch Pad.  Thursday, Nov. 21, 7:30 p.m.   They say two heads are better than one; in Sketch Pad, we're going well above and beyond that. Every show, different Sketch Teams are selected to showcase their BEST live & video sketches. We've got our best minds on the job, and you reap the rewards.  $6.  -Comedy Lottery.  9:00 p.m.   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 by 7PM to put your name in. For every paying guest you bring (up to 5), you get your name in the hat an additional time! ALL ARE WELCOME! Whether a new comic or a seasoned veteran trying new bits you should come out to the show!   $6.




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

 GOLDEN DIPPERS SQUARE DANCE CLUB - Special Open House.  Thursday, Nov. 21, 7:30 - 9:30p, (every Thursday). Bethany United Methodist Church,  2809 Guess Rd, Durham 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 919-479-2009. 919-563-3936

SALSA SOCIAL - Saturday, Nov. 16, 6-9:30p. Triangle Dance Studio, 2603 S Miami Blvd, Durham DJ Abuelo Salsero Jack spins during the weekly salsa social 919-245-0822 Call for information on this and other salsa nights in the Triangle

STARDUSTERS BALLROOM DANCE - Saturday, Nov. 16, 7-11p (every second Saturday). Lesson from 7:30 until 8:15p. Venue has changed: Please see our website for new venue and directions: No partner necessary.  Come out and enjoy the fun.‎  $12, $7 for members, students.  

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

 WEST COAST SWING CLASSES - Tuesday, Nov. 19, 7p (beginners), 7:45p (intermediate), and 8:45p (advanced).  The Tavern, 1900 W. Markham Ave., Durham. Offering three levels of instruction every Tuesday,  with free dancing to follow. 919-286-7665  $5-$10 per class.



CARRBORO FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market - New Hours!.  Saturday, Nov. 16, 9a-Noon. Wed. market, 3-6:30p.  301 W Main St 7 am-noon Saturdays and 3:30-6:30 pm Wednesdays All products come from within a 50-mile radius. 919-280-3326 There will be a special Pre-Thanksgiving Market on Tuesday, November 26th, from 3-6pm.

CHAPEL HILL FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market.  Saturday, Nov. 16, 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, Nov. 16, 8a - Noon, Wednesday, Market: 3:30 - 6:30p. Durham Central Park, PO Box 1903, Durham, NC 27702-1903 All products come from with in a 70 mile radius. 919-667-3099

ENO RIVER FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market.  Saturday, Nov. 16, 8a-12 noon. Public Market House, 144 E Margaret Lane, Hillsborough

FEARRINGTON FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market.  Tuesday, Nov. 19, 4-6p. At Fearrington Village off of 15/501 between Chapel Hill and Pittsboro. Fresh produce, bread, beef, pork, eggs and pizza using fresh ingredients from a local farm.  Sign up for new weekly newsletter, For more info, call Eddie Kallam, 919-923-6262.

HILLSBOROUGH FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market.  Saturday, Nov. 16, 10a-1p. 625 Hampton Point Blvd (Home Depot parking lot), Hillsborough, NC 272728 Seasonal produce, beef, eggs, baked goods and crafts available, as well as eggs, preserves, handmade soaps, marinades and locally raised beef, goat and chicken 919-360-5254

SOUTH DURHAM FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market.  Saturday, Nov. 16, 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, Nov. 21, 3:30 – 6:30p. Market Street,  off U.S. 15-501, Chapel Hill



RETRO CLASSICS FILM SERIES - Theives of Body and Soul - Carolina Theatre, 309 W. Morgan St.,  -Billy Wilder’s SOME LIKE IT HOT.  Friday, Nov. 15, 7p.  -Sydney Pollack’s TOOTSIE.  Friday, Nov. 15, Begins 15 minutes after the end of Some Like It Hot.  Dustin Hoffman stars as an out-of-work actor who disguises himself as a dowdy, middle-aged woman named Dorothy Michaels to get a part on a hit soap opera. The scheme works, but while he keeps up the charade, Dorothy comes to see life through the eyes of the opposite sex.  Jessica Lange, Charles Durning, and Bill Murray co-star in this classic that heralded a new era of Hollywood wig-flipping.



DURHAM FAMILY THEATRE - Agatha Christie’s “The Mousetrap”.  Nov. 15, 9, 15, 16, Shows are at 8:00 pwith an additional 2:00 pshow on Nov. 16th.  Trinity United Methodist Church, 215 N. Church St., Durham, NC, 27701 (Downtown Durham) Directed by Jenny Justice All Durham Family Theatre shows are cast multi-racially. (Rainbow Casting) Tickets may be purchased in advance 1) by card on the DFT Shows page at, 2) though the mail with a check to DFT, PO Box 61894, Durham, NC 27715, or 3) at the box office 45 minutes before show.



BURWELL SCHOOL - 319 N. Churton St.  Hillsborough, Nc 27278  919-732-7451  Rebecca Ryan, .  -Reading: Nancy Peacock.  Wednesday, November 20th, 7PM.

CAROLINA CENTER FOR JEWISH STUDIES - Hyde Hall Univ. Room.  -Community Lecture: The Future of the Jews: How Global Forces are Impacting the Jewish People, Israel and its Relationship with the United States,.  Monday, Nov. 18, 7p,. McDougle Schools Cafetorium, 900 Old Fayetteville Rd. Chapel Hill NC 27516 STUART EIZENSTAT ‘64, who has held senior U.S. government positions in three presidential administrations, will share his provocative thesis regarding the future of the Jewish people in light of the major geopolitical, economic and security challenges facing the United States, Israel, and the world. This lecture is made possible by a grant from the Charles H. Revson Foundation in honor of Eli N. Evans, ’58. 919-969-3006  Alex Brown free to enter

CENTER FOR DOCUMENTARY STUDIES - -Last Screening of the 2013 Series Features Medora.  Friday, November 15, 7 p.m. / Full Frame Theater at the American Tobacco Campus / 320 Blackwell St., Durham, North Carolina.  -Student Photos From Literacy Through Photography In Tanzania / Reception And Exhibit At The Durham County Library.  Saturday, November 16, 3–4:30 p.m. / Durham County Library, Main Branch / 300 N. Roxboro St., Durham, North Carolina.  -Landlord Training Workshop.  Thursday, November 21, 2013, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.   Workshop to Help Landlords Effectively Manage Properties & Halt Illegal Activity.

DAUGHTER'S GROUP - Daughters Concerned for Aging Relatives Support.  Wednesday, November 20 at noon in the Duke Clinic Building, blue zone, room 3512. We are meeting a week earlier than usual because of the Thanksgiving holiday.    (919) 660 - 7510  Bobbi Matchar, MSW,

 DURHAM WOMEN'S CONNECTION - Annual Country Fair.  Saturday, Nov. 16, 9:15 am. at Croasdaile Village Commons Dining Room:  2600 Croasdaile Farms Pkwy., Durham. Includes Crafts, Bake Sale, plants, Christmas items and 'gently used' odds and ends! Reservations Essential: Call Jean: 919-309-2981 by Wed. Nov. 13, or email:   $10.00 ~ Hot Buffet Lunch follows the program.  

DUKE REGIONAL HOSPITAL - -Stroke Support Group.  Monday, Nov. 18, 1p (every second Monday). Goodson Chapel Durham Regional Hospital hosts a stroke support group the second Monday of each month. The primary purpose of the support group is to educate the stroke survivor, care giver and people in the local community about stroke prevention and stroke disabilities. Register online at Free and open to the public.

FLYLEAF BOOKS - -Sacrificial Poets Touchstones Open Mic.  Wednesday Nov. 20, 6:30p (first Wednesdays).  -Spruce Upholstery bench making class with Amanda Brown.  Friday, Nov.15, 1-5p.  -Amanda Brown discusses Spruce: A Step-By-Step Guide to Upholstery and DesignFriday, Nov. 15, 6:30p.  -Dual reading: Lyn Hawks & David Frauenfelder discuss their novels for young readers.  Saturday, Nov. 16, 2p.  -Lee Smith discusses her new novel Guests On Earth.  Tuesday, Nov. 19, 7p.  -CHOP NC Gathering (3rd Wednesdays) featuring Frances Mayes, author of Under The Tuscan Sun Cookbook.  Wednesday, Nov. 20, 7p.  -Pre-School Story Time.  Thursday, Nov. 20, 10:30a.

LECTURE ON JFK - “Remembrances of John F. Kennedy: An Unfinished Legacy”.  10:30 a.m. Friday, November 15. Seymour Senior Center, 2551 Homestead Road, Chapel Hill. - Pulitzer Prize winner Walter Mears, former Associated Press Bureau Chief in Washington, D.C.,  to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the of the 35th president's assassination.

MCINTYRE’S BOOKS - 220 Market Street, Fearrington Village, Pittsboro, NC 27312           (919) 542-3030,‎ -  Russell Banks – A Permanent Member of the Family.  Saturday, Nov. 16, 11a.

NC WRITER’S NETWORK – DURHAM COUNTY - -Durham Voices Creative Writing Group.  Nov. 19, 1st and 3 Tuesday, of every month, 6-8:30p .  Hayti Heritage Center,  804 Old Fayetteville St. Durham, NC 27701 Adults of all experience levels welcome! 919-295-0176.  -Third Fridays With The Hinge.  N, 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 .  -Home Buyer Classes.  Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday, November 18, 19, & 20, 6:00. 8:40pm Home buyer grants & affordable loans require a certificate for attending all 3 classes. Northgate Mall #840, 1058 W Club Blvd, Durham, NC 27705 919 667 1000.   

RHINE RESEARCH CENTER - 2741 Campus Walk Avenue, Bldg 500  919-309-4600 Susan Freeman, Events Coordinator/Public Relations Director 20.  -Unique Auction Items and a One kind items, and a spoon bending party,  all to benefit the programs and research at the Rhine!.  Nov. 16th, 2013 6:00 PM. Millennium Hotel 2800 Campus Walk Avenue Durham, NC 27705.

GRANVILLE HEALTH SYSTEM  -Celebrates Community.  Saturday, November 16.  Highlights of the sporting events offered include tickets to college basketball games as well as hunting and golfing packages.  visit For additional information, contact Linda Grissom, at 919.690-2149 or e-mail



2ND WIND - 118 E. Main St. Downtown Carrboro.  919-967-7922  All of our shows are free and start at 10pm unless otherwise posted.   -Open Mic Night– EVERY SUNDAY sign-up at 8pm starts at 9pm.  -Big Fat Gap– EVERY TUESDAY from 6:30-9pm with additional music following until late.  -Bluegrass Night- EVERY WEDNESDAY from 10-1am.  -2 fer- acoustic eclectic EVERY THURSDAY from 7:30-9.  -Skinny Bag of Sugar- EVERY 3RD FRIDAY of the month 10:30-2am.  -Butcher and the Tin Man.  Friday, Nov. 15, 10pm.  -Marcus Horth and The Ends.  Saturday, Nov. 16,  10pm.

ARTSCENTER - 300-G East Main St - Carrboro, NC 2751,  919-929-2787 .  -The Honeycutters (Concert).  Friday, Nov. 15, 8p.  -Orange County Artist Salon.  Friday, Nov. 15, 8p.  -SuperFun Show.  Saturday, Nov. 16, 8p.  -Transactors Improv.  Saturday, Nov. 16, 8p.  -Charlie King & Karen Brandlow Concert.  Sunday, Nov. 17, 8p.  -Jake Shimabukuro Concert.  Wednesday, Nov. 20, 8p.  -Songwriter’s in the Round.  Thursday, Nov. 21, 8p.

BEYU CAFFE - 335 W. Main Street, Durham  919-683-1058  -"Gary Brunotte Jazz Duo".  Nov. 18, 7-9p (every Monday).

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. -Brice Street BandSaturday, Nov. 9 at 8pm.   Brice Street Band, from Greensboro, was one of the area's favorite local bands in the 70's and 80's and became known for their harmonies on Beach Boy covers.  $8.  -Ben Palmer's Jazz Jam with Dot Combo.  Nov. 18, (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.   Nov. 19 (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!.  -Carolina Lightnin’ (Rick Lafleur, Alice Zincone and Tommy Edwards).  Thursday, Nov. 21, (third Thursdays). No cover!.  -The Friday After Work Party with: The Duke Street Dogs.  Friday, Nov. 15, 6-8pm.

CAROLINA THEATRE - 309 West Morgan St., Durham, NC  919-560-3030.  -Big Bad Voodoo Daddy.  Saturday, Nov. 16 / 8p.  -Bulls to Ballrooms.  Sunday, Nov. 17 / 3p.  -Craig Ferguson.  Thursday, Nov. 21 / 7:30p.

CASBAH - 1007 W Main St  Durham, NC 27701  (919) 687-6969  -Garage Voice w/ Cloud Canyon.  Saturday, November 16, 8 p.m.  $8 advance/$10 day of show.

CAT’S CRADLE - Sunday, Nov. 3. 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,  -Bulls to Ballrooms.  Sunday, Nov.17, 3pm. Carolina Theatre of Durham, 309 W. Morgan St., Durham, NC 27701  (919) 360-3382 Ann Stephenson,

DPAC - 123 Vivian St.  Durham Performing Arts Center 919-680-2787

DUKE MUSIC DEPARTMENT -Djembe & Afro-Cuban Ensembles, directed by Bradley Simmons with guest artist Wilson “Chembo” Corniel.  Friday, Nov. 15, 8p.  Baldwin Auditorium, Duke University, Durham. 8 pm.     Free.   -Violin Master Class with Jennifer Curtis.  Thursday, Nov. 21, 5p.  Nelson Music Room, East Duke Building, Duke University, Durham.     Free.   -Duke Wind Symphony – Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant, director.  Thursday, Nov. 21, 8p.  Duke Chapel, Duke University, Durham. Highlights include: John Williams: Star Wars Trilogy, David Maslanka: Morning Star, John Philip Sousa: Stars and Stripes, and more.    Admission: one non-perishable food item for needy families in Durham; 919/660-3333 or

DURHAM JAZZ WORKSHOP - 4608 L Industry Lane, Durham, 27713    -JAZZ JAM every Sunday.  Sunday, Nov. 17, 7p. $5.

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

HILLSBOROUGH ARTS COUNCIL - Moorefields Estate,  919-643-2500,

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

MELLOW MUSHROOM - Jazzbeau.  Tuesday, Nov. 19, 8-10p (every Thursday). 310 West Franklin Street, Chapel Hill.

NC MUSEUM OF ART - 2110 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh, NC 27609  919-664-6795 Email:

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

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.  Nov. 20 (every Wednesday night) with a great open mic night.  8.  -A Work of Art – The Fire Within, Short Film Screening.  Thursday, Nov. 14,  7p. No Cover.  -Wayne Sharp & The Sharpshooters.  Friday, Nov. 15.  -Chicago Blues w/The Joe Moss Band.  Friday, Nov. 16.

PINHOOK - 117 W Main St  Durham, NC 27701  (919) 667-1100.

 PITTSBORO ROADHOUSE - 39 West Street, Pittsboro NC  919-542-2432

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.  Nov. 20, (every Wednesday), 6-8:30p .   Legendary tenor singer and former member of The Bluegrass Experience.

STEEL STRING BREWERY - 106 S. Greensboro St., Carrboro  -Swift Creek.  Friday, Nov. 15, 8p.   Raleigh-based Americana/Bluegrass band . 

UNC MUSIC DEPARTMENT -UNC Process Series: Contemporizing the African American Art Song and Arranged Negro Spiritual  Sopranos Louise Toppin and Marquita Lister collaborate with composers on works in progress  Nov. 5 - 12. Hill Hall  CB# 3320  UNC-CH Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3320  919.962.1039 Ben Haas .  -UNC Opera Scenes: The Orpheus Diaries •.  Friday, Nov. 8. Hill Hall Auditorium Scholarship Benefit Concert    $10 general admission ($5 students, UNC faculty and staff). Friday, Nov. 15, 4:00p. Kenan Music Building, Rehearsal Hall.  -Jazz Workshop with Kate McGarry, vocalist.  Saturday, Nov. 16, 4:00p. Kenan Music Building, Rehearsal Hall.  -Scholarship Benefit Concert  UNC Jazz Band with Kate McGarry, vocalist  8:00 pm, Kenan Music Building, Rehearsal Hall  $10 general admission ($5 students, UNC faculty and staff)  tickets available at the door.  Saturday, Nov. 16, 8p. Kenan Music Building, Rehearsal Hall     $10 general admission ($5 students, UNC faculty and staff).



ARTSCENTER - 300-G East Main St - Carrboro, NC 27510 |  919-929-2787 [Call/check web for times] .  -The Chuckle and Chortle Comedy Show.  Saturday, Nov. 16, 8p.

CAROLINA THEATRE - 309 West Morgan St., Durham, NC  919-560-3030.

 COMMON GROUND THEATRE - Common Ground Theatre, 4815-B Hillsborough Rd., Durham A performance and teaching space located in west Durham, offering performing arts and educational groups a flexible, well-equipped alternative space. (919) 698-3870 Rachel Klem  -Common Wealth Endeavors Presents: MANY MOONS by Alice Birch.  Nov. 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16 at 8:00 p.m. Directed by Gregor McElvogue. Reservations: (919) 410-8631 Website:  Tickets: $15.00- General, $10.00 for Students, Seniors, Military,  -Transactors Present: The Explorers.  Friday, Nov. 22 at 8:00 p.m.   Take a trip to a strange place with unusual inhabitants and unexpected customs. It could be a primitive, futuristic, or contemporary society we visit. The audience plots a course for adventure with its suggestions.  Website: $14, $10-Student/Senior. 

DEEP DISH THEATER COMPANY - -A Queer Kiss.  Nov. 15 to Nov. 26, 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.  A Queer Kiss follows two high school friends who share a seemingly innocent kiss that leads to a swirl of accusation, recrimination and fear.    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.

DURHAM ARTS COUNCIL - 120 Morris Street, Durham, NC 27701  919-560-2708.  -The Clothesline Muse.  Thursday, Nov. 21, 6:30pm. Tickets: $75.00 includes performance, activities and buffet dinner.


ARTSCENTER - 300-G East Main St - Carrboro, NC 27510 |  919-929-2787 [Call/check web for times] .  -Artists' Salon.  Friday, November 15,  6:30-9 pm. West End Theatre at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro. sponsored by the Orange County Arts Commission, Light refreshments will be served. Salons are free, for artists of all kinds - performing, visual, literary, whatever! Come to meet, network, and build a better arts environment for all Orange County Artists. November’s topic will be Blogging: Marketing Your Art the New Way. The guest presenter will be Trudy Thomson.

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

ARTISTS AT GOLDEN BELT - Saturday, Nov. 16. 9a - 1p. 401-B Foster Street, Durham, North Carolina  27701.

BINGO - Nov. 21, (every Thursday night) from 06:45p - 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 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, tooth pasted & etc.) that our military men and women miss while serving our country so that we can live in freedom.

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

CHATHAM HILL WINERY -  -Prepping for the Holiday?- Included in tasting & tour fee of $10.   Saturday, Nov. 16th & Sunday, Nov. 17th.  Part 2 Confused by what wines to pair with holiday meals? Call or visit Chatham Hill Winery, tell us your menu and we will recommend the perfect wine Come into Chatham Hill; let us know your menu and we will supply the wine.  This weekend our Resident Sommelier will have several sessions throughout the day focusing on the Side Dishes and Desserts of the holiday meal.    $10.

CRAVEN ALLEN GALLERY - -Beverly McIver: New York Stories.  exhibit thru Dec 28. 1106 Broad St, Durham, NC 27705  (919) 286-4837

DRESS FOR SUCCESS TRIANGLE - Inventory Excess Sale.  Saturday, November 16, 2013 from 10:00am-5:00pm. open to the public in its expanded retail suite 248 between Sears and the carousel at 1058 West Club Boulevard in Durham. Quarterly Event. The sales event includes a very special EARLY BIRD SPECIAL promotion: Arrive early at 9a, donate $20 at door and enjoy early bird access.

DUKE HOMESTEAD - -Hoofing It by Mule Across North Carolina.  Saturday, November 16, 2013 at 10 am.   - Come hear Bernie Harberts share his experience of crossing North Carolina by mule.  Duke Homestead State Historic Site, 2828 Duke Homestead Rd., Durham, NC, For more info:  919-477-5498;; or  Free.  

DURHAM CENTRAL PARK - Trinity Park, 410 Watts St, Durham, NC, USA 27701  (919) 794-8194  -Food Truck Rodeo.  Sunday, November 17th 12:30-4:30pm.  50+ Food Trucks, 20+ Local Crafters, 2 Local Breweries, Live Music performed by A Mad Affair, As usual, bring something to sit on and a healthy appetite.

DURHAM SPIRITS CO. - 311 E. Trinity Ave,  27701  425-463-5430 Katie Coleman  -Spanish Nights Cooking Class.  Friday, Nov. 15 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 -Fall Dinner Party.  Friday, Nov. 15, 6-8 pm.  Hands-on Cooking Class.   In tonight's class we will discuss the best way to prepare and execute the perfect dinner party with a meal inspired by the local harvest,    Menu includes: Spiced Apple and Sweet Potato Soup; Crispy Chicken with Maple Pecan Sauce and a Cranberry Leek Crumble;  Roasted Parsnips, Brussels Spouts and Grapes; Pumpkin Gnocchi; Chocolate Apple Bread Pudding. $59 -Thai Cuisine.  Wednesday, Nov. 20, 6-8 pm.  Hands-o Cooking Class.  In this class we will start by making our own curry pastes, then we will create a Thai feast!   Menu includes: Tom Kha Gai; Phad See-ew; Green Curry with Eggplant; Thai Beef Lettuce Wraps; Satay with Peanut Sauce; Coconut Mango Sticky Rice. $59

DUKE GARDENS - Sarah P. Duke Gardens, 420 Anderson St.  (919) 668-1707. Orla Swift .  -Traditional Japanese Tea Gathering: Dancing LeavesTea.  Saturday, Nov. 16, 10:45 AM.  -Traditional Japanese Tea Gatherings: Dancing LeavesTea.  Saturday, Nov. 16, 1:00 PM.  -Dancing at the Gardens: Tango.  Saturday, Nov. 16, 7:00 PM.  -Durham Garden Forum: Water Features.  Tuesday, Nov. 19, 6:30 PM.

ENO RIVER STATE PARK -  For directions, reservations and additional information, please call the park office - 919-383-1686. 919-620-9099 x 207 .  -Piper Cox Open House.  Sat, Nov. 16, 2-4p.  Come and visit our history home and hear fascinating facts about the times of the past. -Senior HikeSun, Nov. 17, 3p.  Hike along the Buckquarter Creek Trail to the “Cole Homestead”.  We will talk about the history of the home and this area.

FRIENDS OF THE SEYMOUR CENTER. - "Roaring 20s" party.  Saturday, Nov. 16, 7p-11pm. Robert and Pearl Seymour Center (Senior Center), 2551 Homestead Road, Chapel Hill. The event will feature wine/beer tastings, heavy hors d'oeuvres, live entertainment, dancing, a silent auction and more.

GOLDEN BELT ARTS - 807 East Main Street, Durham, NC 27701  (919) 967-7700  -Benefit:  Kidznotes.  Friday, Nov. 15th from 5-6p with a Kidznotes VIP event.  at the door for this one-hour portion of the evening, 100% of which directly benefits Kidznotes. Each patron will receive a raffle ticket for gifts donated by local area businesses. Free food and dri.  The Artists at Golden Belt will host the third annual GOOD WORKS Art Sale & Benefit Concert at the Golden Belt studios in downtown Durham. The event will be a fundraiser for Kidznotes, a Durham-based musical education non-profit organization that fights poverty and encourages positive decision making by instructing and engaging children in classical orchestral music.    Ssuggested donation: $15.

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, Nov. 15 from 6-9p, exhibit thru Oct. 10.  610 East Rosemary St., Chapel Hill, NC  27514  (919) 942-7818.

MEADOWMONT VILLAGE - Festival.  Saturday, Nov. 16,  10a - 5p. 1201 Raleigh Rd Suite 204, Chapel Hill, NC 27517 The first Meadowmont Village Festival, a day-long family event of music, games, food and shopping,  in the village square. Highlighting the event is a Village Parade led by the Bulltown Strutters, a Durham band inspired by the tradition of New Orleans street bands.  The parade begins at 2 p.m. and all family members are invited to join in. For more information: Trisha Murtaugh 919 240 5235

MERCURY STUDIO - 407-A North Mangum Street, Durham NC 27701  919.381.6306.

OPEN EYE CAFE - -whimsical November.  Nov. 2nd –Nov. 30th.  exhibit featuring works by Cinc Hayes on view  2013. Hayes has created most of his art in a small haunted carriage house located in the heart of downtown Charleston, SC as well as in his studio in Chapel Hill. Emphasizing his focus on images he comes across in his daily life, his acrylic, oil, and mixed media paintings accentuate the beauty of everything around; things that can often become lost in our fast paced world.

PLEIADES GALLERY - Kim Wheaton  -Paint the Sky Artists Reception.  Friday, Nov. 15, from 6. 9pm Third Friday Reception for Pleiades Gallery featured artists Calvin Brett and Kimberly Wheaton. Pleiades Gallery, 109 East Chapel Hill Street, Durham, NC 27701 919 797 2706.

SCRAP EXCHANGE - 923 Franklin St., Durham, NC  27701  919-688-6960  -Free Community Knitting Night, 3rd Thursdays, 6-9 p.m.   Nov. 21, 6-9p (1st and 3 Thursdays).  -Form and Function.  Opening Reception Nov. 15 6-9p. Exhibit:  November 15 – December 14. Green Gallery A group show featuring functional design with repurposed materials.

SPECTRE Arts - 1004 Morning Glory, Durham, NC 27701  (919) 213-1441.

TRIANGLE RECORDER SOCIETY -  The Triangle Recorder Society is a group of recorder players of all skill levels from throughout the triangle. Novices are welcome. This session will be lead by Pat Petersen of Durham.  Bring your recorders and music stand and join us for affordable fun. For more information, visit our site,  -Monthly meeting -  Nov. 17, 2:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (third Sunday of each month from September through June).  St. Giles Presbyterian Church, 5101 Oak Park Road, Raleigh.

TYNDALL GALLERIES - University Mall, Chapel Hill, NC 27514  919-942-2290  -Lynn Boggess.  Saturday, November 23, Opening Reception: 7 – 9 pm, exhibit November 21 – December 21, 2013.  New Fall Landscape Paintings.

WOMANCRAFT GIFTS - 1800 East Franklin Street, Chapel Hill NC 27514 Eastgate Shopping Center  919-929-8362.  -Holiday Ornament Event.  Nov. 15 and 9, from 10a - 7pm.  a self-sustaining Chapel Hill cooperative for over 30 years now. All of our artists and artisans create one-of-a-kind holiday ornaments for this weekend, ranging from Santas painted on dried okra by Dale Morgan, to Nora Castillo's fused glass, to Seminole patchwork pieces by Douglas Odom. Over twenty local artisans will be represented.