Calendar of Events, Friday, Sept. 12 - Thursday, Sept 19

Sep. 12, 2014 @ 12:55 PM


Deadline for submission is the Tuesday before you want the event to appear in the Friday Calendar section of the paper.

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


CARRBORO UMC -Fourth Annual Local Foods and Missions Dinner. Saturday, Sept. 14,, 5:30-7p. A delicious dinner prepared using ingredients grown or purchased locally Carrboro United Methodist Church, 200 Hillsborough Road, Carrboro, NC 919-942-1223  Earleen Burch $10.00 adults; $5.00 children under six.

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

GLENN'S GROVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST - 7001 Guess Rd. Rougemont, NC   - Missionary Auxiliary Anniversary. Sunday, Sept. 15, 5:30. The speaker will be Rev. Valinda  C. Lucas of Angier, NC.  We invite you to come out and celebrate with us on this occasion.  Our Pastor is Dr. TC Nicholson, and Glenns Grove is located at 7001 Guess Rd. Rougemont, NC.     

HICKORY GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH - 9112 Bethe Hickory Grove Church Rd. Chapel Hill, NC 27516. 919-929-4491  - Fitness Ministry. Sept. 16, Sept. 19, twice weekly, Monday, & Thursday, evenings. Fitness classes, low & high impact aerobics routines. Calorie burning, exhilarating, & fun.     

NEW LIFE CHRISTIAN CENTER -25th Pastoral Anniversary Celebration, Sept. 15 6:30p. Dr. Bernard Grant is the guest speaker. 7415 Fayetteville Road, Durham, NC,  FMI 919-405-2080  

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

Witness Wednesdays -Bible Study With The Rev. William Barber And Greenleaf Christian Church. Wednesday, Sept. 18, Meal At 5:45 and various program tracks begin at 6:30, concluding by 7:30. Wednesdays Together Begins At United Church Of Chapel Hill, 1321 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, With A    - Update on Healthcare Reform in North Carolina. Sunday, 10a  Sept. 15. Gina Upchurch, Ex. Dir. of Senior PharmAssist, presenting.  Starting October 1, people without health insurance are encouraged to sign up for standardized coverage through new health-insurance marketplaces with the coverage to take effect January 1.  - “Wednesdays Together” - The Witness Wednesdays Will Continue With.     - “Voting Rights” with Anita Earls, Coalition For Southern Justice. Wednesday, Sept. 18, Meal At 5:45 and various program tracks begin at 6:30, concluding by 7:30.     - Monday Noon Book Group, Monday, Sept. 16, (every Monday) 12noon. Currently reading Eboo Patel’s  Sacred Ground : Pluralism, Prejudice, and the Promise of America, with Rev. Richard Edens in the Church Library.  Bring a bag lunch and join in the conversation.  - Grandparents Day. Sunday, Sept. 15, 10a.      

WHITE ROCK BAPTIST CHURCH - 3400 Fayetteville Street, Durham, NC 27707. 919-688-8136  - White Rock Child Development Center. Now accepting applications for this five-star quality childcare program, children ages 3 and 4. The future of your child begins at White Rock CDC!    - Bible Discovery Classes resume. Wednesday, Sept. 18, 7p. Fellowship Hall. If you have not ordered you study guide please call the church office .     

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, Sept. 16, 8 - 9p (Every Monday).  Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3638 Chapel Hill Road, Durham. 919-596-2915  - Weekly Meeting. Every Thursday, Sept. 19, CANCELLED for this week.  Immanuel Temple Seventh Day Adventist Church, 2102 South Alston Avenue, Durham.  919-383-4236     Thursday  Note: No Meeting Thursday, September 19, 2013

DEBTORS ANONYMOUS -Weekly Meeting. Wednesday, Sept. 18, 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, Sept. 14, 12-1:30p.  Holy Infant Catholic Church, 5000 Southpark, Durham   - Weekly Meeting. Saturday, Sept. 14, 10-11:30a.  Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3639 Old Chapel Hill Road, Durham   - Weekly Meeting. Saturday, Sept. 14, 10-11a, 10a for newcomers.  Structure House, 3017 Pickett Road, Durham   - Weekly Meeting. Tuesday, Sept. 17, 12-1:30p.  First Presbyterian Church, 305 East Main Street, Durham   - Weekly Meeting. Wednesday, Sept. 18, 12-1:30p.  Holy Infant Catholic Church, 5000 Southpark, Durham   - Weekly Meeting. Thursday, Sept. 19,12-1:30p.  First Presbyterian Church, 305 East Main Street, Durham    



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

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

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



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

GOLDEN DIPPERS SQUARE DANCE CLUB - Thursday, Sept. 19, 7:30 - 9:30p, (every Thursday).  Bethany United Methodist Church,  2809 Guess Rd, Durham 919-563-3936  

NINTH STREET DANCE - Offering classes and workshops in Bollywood, ballet, tap, lyrical, hip-hop, African, bellydance, samba, salsa, swing, ballroom, Zumba and more 1920 1/2 Perry St. Durham, NC 27705 919-286-6011  

SALSA SOCIAL - Saturday, Sept. 14, 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, Sept. 14, 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   

WEST COAST SWING CLASSES - Tuesday, Sept. 17,  7p (beginners), 7:45p (intermediate), and 8:45p (advanced). Offering three levels of instruction every Tuesday,  with free dancing to follow. The Tavern, 1900 W. Markham Ave., Durham. 919-286-7665  $5-$10 per class




CARRBORO FARMERS MARKET -Weekly Market. Saturday, Sept. 14, 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   Melon Tasting, live music by David Hughes, sampling watermelon & cantaloupe varieties Aphrodite, Jenny, Lamar, Crimson Sweet, and Tasty Bites, among others. Kidzu Children's Museum activities will include instrument-making as well as a seed-spitting conte

CHAPEL HILL FARMERS MARKET -Weekly Market. Saturday, Sept. 14, 9a-Noon. Tuesday, 3-6p.  201 S Estes Dr 533-9496 or wwwthechapelhillfarmersmarketcom 8 am-noon Saturdays and 3-6 pm Tuesdays 919-533-9496  

DURHAM FARMERS MARKET -Weekly Market. Saturday, Sept. 14,  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, Sept. 14, 8a-12 noon.  Public Market House, 144 E Margaret Lane, Hillsborough  

FEARRINGTON FARMERS MARKET -Weekly Market. Tuesday, Sept. 17, 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, Sept. 14, 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, Sept. 14, 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, Sept. 19,3:30 – 6:30p.  Market Street,  off U.S. 15-501, Chapel Hill  



DURHAM FAMILY THEATRE -Fall Acting Classes. PO Box 61894, Durham, NC 27715 Trinity United Methodist Church, 215 N. Church Street, Downtown Durham, NC (919) 286-5717 Jenny Justice,   - Clowning Around, from the Outside-In. Thursdays, Sept. 12 – Oct. 31, 6:30 - 8p. 12 – adults.  Actors will use “outside-in” character development techniques from the Russian director/teacher Meyerhold. The class will end with a performance of a short play or a series of scenes.  - Ello Mates! Is Fun to Say. Fridays, Sept. 13 – Nov. 1, 4:15 - 5:45p. Ages 9 – 12. It’s fun to play with being Irish, French or even Australian – and that’s what we’ll do in this great class while we rehearse and perform a play that is set in Australia.  - Techno Wizards and the Magic Fish. Saturday, Sept. 14 – Nov. 2, 10 - 11:15a. Techno Wizards will start with the fairy tale of the “Fisherman and the Fish.” We will create technical designs for the story    - Auditions: Agatha Christie's "The Mouse Trap" Durham Family Theatre is dedicated to the practice of “Rainbow Casting” -- our casts are always multi-racial/multi-ethnic. All are invited. Saturday, Sept. 14th from 12noon - 2p and Monday, Sept. 16th from 6-8p. Cold Readings, 1st come, 1st heard.  5 men (aged 20s – 70s), 3 women (aged 20s – 70s) Central Park School for Children, 724 Foster Street, downtown Durham, NC 

TOTAL SMILES of Durham - Community Fun Day, Saturday, September 14th from 11am-2pm.  415 Dunstan Ave in the parking lot.  


WALLTOWN CHILDRENS THEATRE -  919-286-4545 Cynthia Penn,



BLUE COFFEE CAFÉ -QORDS (Queer Oriented Rap/Rock Day School). 5:30p and 7:00p on Wednesday Sept. 18. Needs volunteers with varied strengths and talents. Drop in between to learn how you can be involved! 202 N. Corcoran St. Durham

BULL’S HEAD BOOKSHOP, UNC campus. Call 919-962-5066. - Author Events:     - John Milliken Thompson. Friday, Sept. 13, 2p. Love and Lament    - Dr. Peter Rizzolo. Tuesday, Sept. 17, 3:30p. Forbidden Harvest     

BURWELL SCHOOL - 319 N. Churton St.  Hillsborough, Nc 27278 919-732-7451  Rebecca Ryan,   - A Reading with Tom Rankin. Wednesday, Sept. 18, 7p. Rankin is the outgoing director of the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University.  He will discuss from the book he edited, One Place: Paul Kwilecki and Four Decades of Photographs from Decatur County, Georgia.     Admission is free and light refreshments will be served. Reservations are not required, but seating is limited.

LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS -  919-968-0833 Dr. Brenda Rogers,   - Elections 2013. Tuesday, Sept. 17, 7p to 8:45p. Forum for Candidates for Mayor and City Council in Durham Auditorium of the Durham County Library at 300 N. Roxboro Street in downtown Durham.    

DUKE MEDICINE -    - Community Health Engagement Day. Wednesday, Sept. 18, 3-5:30p.  Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans Center, 8 Searle Center Drive, Durham, 27706 Kate Holeman by email at

DUKE REGIONAL HOSPITAL - Duke Regional Hospital, 3643 North Roxboro Road, Durham, NC 27704, Private Dining Room C 919 403-4DRH  - Stroke Support Group. Monday, Sept. 16, 1p (every second Monday). 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 Private Dining Room C at Duke Regional Hospital.    

FLYLEAF BOOKS - 752 MLK Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill 919-942-7936.  

FAMILY ADVOCACY NETWORK -Special Education,  Back To School For Parents, Sept. 14, 9:30a - 12:00p. will teach parents of special needs children how to navigate special education services in the public school system, how to resolve conflicts and build a positive relationship between school and home, and how to create a simple, orderly system of their c 3729 Murphy School Rd., Durham, NC 27705 919.942.8083, ext. 2 (ofc) 919.302.5515 (cell)<http Julie Jarrell Bailey, Program Director   - "Everything You Need To Know About Blood Thinners:  Treating Heart Attacks, Strokes, and Blood Clots". Monday, Sept. 16, 11:30a - 12:30p. Dr. Richard Pacca. A free lunch will be served at 11:15 a.m. Dr. Pacca’s presentation will begin at 11:30 a.m., and will be followed by a question-and-answer period. Granville County Expo And Convention Center, 4185 Us Hwy 15 (2 Miles South Of I-85), Oxford, Nc  

MCINTYRE’S BOOKS - Fearrington Village, Pittsboro 919- 542-3030.  

NC WRITER’S NETWORK – DURHAM COUNTY -    - DURHAM VOICES CREATIVE WRITING GROUP. Sept. 17, 1st and 3 Tuesday, of every month, 6-8:30p .  Adults of all experience levels welcome! Durham County East Regional Library, 211 Lick Creek Ln. 919-560-0213   Free  - THIRD FRIDAYS WITH THE HINGE. Sept.19, 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     Free  - Candidates' Forum For This Fall'S Local Municipal Elections - Come Hear The Candidates From Chapel Hill, Carrboro And Hillsborough Speak Face-To-Face And Ask Them Your Questions.  Local Policy Choices And Procedures Effect Your Everyday Lives, From Trash. Thursday, Sept. 19, 7-9p.  OWASA, 400 Jones Ferry Road, Carrboro, NC  27510  

RHINE RESEARCH CENTER - 3475 Erwin Road, Durham, NC 919-309-4600 Susan Freeman, Events Coordinator/Public Relations Director  

SENIORS-MEDICARE - “Welcome to Medicare” Monday, Sept. 16, 3-5p, Durham Center for Senior Life, 406 Rigsbee Ave.  N.C. Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) and Durham nonprofit Senior PharmAssist are hosting several “Welcome to Medicare” seminars beginning this month. These free sessions are designed for individuals who will soon be Medicare-eligible and provide an overview of the options available. Current Medicare beneficiaries or caregivers are also welcome. Attendees can sign up for one-on-one appointments scheduled at a later date. Please RSVP to Senior PharmAssist at 919-688-4772 to reserve your space as seating is limited. 

THE REGULATOR BOOKSHOP - 720 9th St  Durham, NC 27705 (919) 286-2700    - John Thompson. Friday, Sept. 13, 7p. Set in a fictionalized Chatham County between the Civil War and the Great War, Love and Lament chronicles the story of  Mary Bet Hartsoe, a character based on Thompson's own grandmother.  - Reid Wilson. Monday, Sept. 16, 7p. Chapel Hill psychiatris Reid Wilson, author of Anxious Kids, Anxious Parents: 7 Ways to Stop the Worry Cycle and Raise Courageous & Independent Children offers a contrarian yet effective approach to help children and teens push through their fears and worries.    - John Bemis And Friends. Tuesday, Sept. 17, 7p.  - Emily Barker. Wednesday, Sept. 18, 7p. In Thinking Woman's Guide to Real Magic, heroine Nora Fischer's dissertation is stalled and her boyfriend is about to marry another woman.  - Spencer Quinn. Thursday, Sept. 19, 7p. The Sound and the Furry, is Spencer Quinn's sixth addition to his marvelous Chet and Bernie mystery series.



ARTSCENTER - 300-G East Main St - Carrboro, NC 27510 | 919-929-2787 [Call/check web for times] 

ATC/THE STACK - Weekly happy hour.  318 Blackwell Street, Durham, NC. The Stack is located directly behind American Tobacco’s iconic Lucky Strike smokestack.   - Al Strong ( Jazz/Funk/Fusion). Sept. 19, (Every Thursday) 5-7p.      

BEYU CAFFE - 335 W Main St  Durham, NC 27701 (919) 683-1058   No cover  - The Black Experience. Thursday, Sept. 19. Part of the Duke 50th Anniversiary of Integration Celebration     

BILLSBOROUGH -Live Music Hall.  106 S Churton St, Hillsborough, NC  

BLUE NOTE GRILL - 4125 Durham-Chapel Hill Boulevard, Durham, NC 27707. Offering hickory smoked BBQ & Ribs along with live music. Nothing fancy here just good food and music in a cozy atmosphere.  919-401-1979  - Ben Palmer's Jazz Jam with Dot Combo. Sept. 16, (every Monday), 7-10p. See and hear some of the best jazz musicians in the triangle every Monday night.  - Open Blues Jam with Butch Haas & Co.  Sept. 17, (every Tuesday), 8-11p. You never know who will show up, this jam and it is always a great night for the blues.  - The Friday After Work Party with: The Duke Street Dogs. Friday, Sept. 13,  6-8p. We’ve been playing music together in Durham for a long time — over 30 years!     

BLUES AT BURWELL SUMMER CONCERT SERIES - 319 N. Churton St.  Hillsborough, Nc 27278 919.732.7451.   

BYNUM FRONT PORCH - 7-9p, unless noted.   Bynum General Store and Post Office, 950 Bynum Rd., Bynum. 919-542-0394.  

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

CASBAH - 1007 W Main St  Durham, NC 27701 (919) 687-6969    - Virgins Family Band, Clockwork Kids And Pinkerton Raid. Fri, Sep 13, 8:00p. $5  - The Nc Songsmith Showcase W/Django Haskins, Duncan Webster, Tom Maxwell & Bob Funck. Sat, Sep 14, 8:00p.      $6 Adv/$8 Door  - Kamara Thomas With Swift Creek. Thurs, Sep 19, 8:00p.      $6 Adv/$8 Door  - Jimmy Haggard Band W/Jtama Band. Fri, Sep 20, 8:00p.      $6

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,  

CHAMBER ORCHESTRA OF THE TRIANGLE -16th Annual Fundraising Gala. Sept. 15, 5p to 8p. a performance-based organization in Durham County, is hosting its 2013. Proceeds from the event will benefit the orchestra and help underwrite its 2013-2014 season concerts. Whitehall at the Villa, 1213 E. Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, N.C 919.360.3382.  

CHAPEL HILL UNDERGROUND -Freddie For A Day. Saturday Sept. 14, Art Opening at 7:00p   Music at 9:00p.  The Songs Of Queen, A Benefit For Planned Parenthood Of Nc And The Mercury Phoenix Trust 157 E. Rosemary St., Chapel Hill, NC 27516 Tel - (919) 929-3355  Suggested donation $10

THE DEPOT - The Depot at Hillsborough Station, 246 S. Nash Street, Hillsborough 919.643.3768  

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

DURHAM JAZZ WORKSHOP - 4608 L Industry Lane, Durham, 27713    - JAZZ JAM every Sunday. Sunday, Sept. 15, 7p.      $5

THE EDDY PUB - 1715 Saxapahaw-Bethlehem Church Rd  Saxapahaw, NC 27340 (336) 525-2010  

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

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

LOCAL 506 - Doors: 8:30 p / Show: 9p, unless noted.  506 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill.  - Chelsea Wolfe. Tuesday, Sept. 17.      $10.00 - $12.00

MOTORCO MUSIC HALL - 723 Rigsbee Ave, Durham. 919-901-0875  - Dirty Bourbon River Show. Friday, Sept.13, 8p.  Showroom    $9/$11  - Retro Rock for Reproductive Rights – benefit concert for IPAS. Saturday, Sept. 14.  Doors open at 8p. Let’s go retro and reclaim the spirit of the 70s.  Listen to great music and support NC-based nonprofit Ipas (it’s our 40th anniversary!) and other groups working for women’s rights. Wear your platforms. Get out your glam rock garb.  1970s costume contest      TICKETS:  $15/person. For more info and tickets -

NC MUSEUM OF ART - 2110 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh, NC 27609 919-664-6795 Email: $5 Museum members, students, $7 All others

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    - Live Reggae/Jazz/Blues with Gregory Blaine & Doli Chandler. Friday Sept. 13 8-11p.     - Live acoustic blues and folk with John Shearer, Alison Weiner and Robert Bryan Hudson. Saturday Sept. 14 8p.  - Movies That Matter. Sunday Sept. 15 7:30p. A Night of Spiritual Cinema SIDDHARTHA      Free

PAPA MOJO’S ROADHOUSE - Greenwood Commons Shopping Center, 5410-Y N.C. 55, Durham. 361-2222,  - Joe Bell & The Stinging Blades. Friday, Sept. 13, 9p. Unique interpretations of classic blues, rhythm & blues and early rock'n'roll mixed in with their own material.      $8 - Brett Chambers and the Usual Suspects. Sept. 19 (every Wednesday night) with a great open mic night.       $8 Cover

PINECONE -The Shape Note Sing. Sunday, Oct 13 (every 2 Sunday), 2-4p. These sessions are free and open to the public to join in or to sit back and observe!  First Presbyterian Church in Durham, 311 E Main St., Downtown.

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

PITTSBORO GENERAL STORE CAFE - 39 West St., Pittsboro, NC. 919-542-2432,  

PITTSBORO ROADHOUSE - Open: Mon - Thurs. 11a- 9 p; Fri - Sat: 11a- 10p.  39 West Street, Pittsboro NC | Phone: 919-542-2432    - The Magnolia Klezmer Band. Thursday, Sept. 19, 7-9p.      

THE ORIGINAL Q SHACK -The Leroy Savage Group. Sept. 18, (every Wednesday), 6-8:30p .  Legendary tenor singer and former member of The Bluegrass Experience 2510 University Drive, Durham 919.402.4227   No cover.

SHAKORI HILLS COMMUNITY ARTS CENTER -7th Annual Hoppin’ John Old-Time & Bluegrass Fiddlers’ Convention. Sept. 19 – 21. Hoppin’ John is a three-day event for musicians, dancers, and music lovers to come together and celebrate the traditions of old-time and bluegrass music. Silk Hope, NC  

SOUTHERN VILLAGE -2013 SUMMER MUSIC SERIES.  The stage on the Village Green in Southern Village, Chapel Hill, NC   - Heart of Carolina Jazz Orchestra. Thursday, Sept. 19, 7-9p,  immediately following the Southern Farmers Market. Swinging Big Band Thursdays. The 17-piece Heart of Carolina Jazz Orchestra, conducted by Gregg Gelb.  

THE STATION - 201-C E. Main St., Carrboro. 919-967-1967

THE TAVERN - 1900 W. Markham Ave., Durham. 919-286-7665  



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

HILLSBOROUGH ARTS COUNCIL - 102 N Churton St Hillsborough    - Good Ole Girls and Other Songs for Southern Women. Thursday Sept. 19 at 8p. performed by Callie Warner, and guest author Jill McCorkle     

LITTLE GREEN PIG - 209 East Duke Building Tickets: or 919.452.9204  - OUR TOWN by Thornton Wilder. Sept. 4-21. America’s classic story of small town life, love and death told anew with an all-Black cast. Trotter Hall, 410 West Geer St., Durham   $15 General Admission, $10 Seniors/Military, $5 Student Rush

WALLTOWN CHILDRENS THEATRE -  919-286-4545 Cynthia Penn,

NCCU THEATRE -Dreamgirls. Friday-Saturday, Sept. 13 &7, 8p, and Sunday, Sept. 15, 3p. The Hit Broadway Musical Dreamgirls by NCCU University Theater, Durham, NC 919-408-1174 Irving Truitt Students-$10.00  Seniors $10.00 Adults $20.00



ART MARKET AT VEGA METALS - Saturday, Sept. 14.  9a - 1p.  214 Hunt Street between the Durham YMCA and Durham Central Park.  

ARTISTS AT GOLDEN BELT - M-Sa 10-7, Sun 12-6.  401-B Foster Street, Durham, North Carolina  27701    

BINGO - Sept. 19, (every Thursday night) from 06:45p - 10p. If you enjoy being with people and play BINGO. The American Legion Post 7is the place to be.  The proceeds go back into the community helping the veterans at the VA hospital, boys oratorical, American Legion Junior Baseball and sending items (coffee, gum, American Legion Post 007, 406 E. Trinity Avenue, Durham, NC 27701    

CARRBORO COFFEE ROASTERS - 101 S Greensboro St  Carrboro, NC 27510 (919) 968-4760  

CENTER FOR CHILD & FAMILY HEALTH (CCFH) - 411 W. Chapel Hill Street, Suite 908, Durham, NC 27701. 919-419-3474 ext. 262 C. Eileen Watts Welch, Executive Director for Advancement,   - 4th Annual Urbaniak/Sanders Luncheon & Fashion Show. Wednesday, Sept. 18.  The Cotton Room, Golden Belt: 807 E. Main Street, Durham, NC 27701     $60

CHAPEL HILL ARTS -    - Training Sessions. Sept. 18th & 20th. To sign up for one of these FREE training classes, contact the Orange County Arts Commission at  919/968-2011 or email  - Wednesday, Sept. 18 (6-8p) at Durham Technical Community College (525 College Park Road, Hillsborough).     - Friday, Sept. 20 (1-3p) at the Orange County Skills Development Center (503 W. Franklin Street, Chapel Hill).        

CHAPEL HILL ART GALLERY - 1215 E. Franklin St. (between Caffe’Driade and Whitehall Antiques), 919-636-4557,   - “Around Myths and Legends” Paintings by artist Eduardo Lapetina. Artist Reception Sept. 13, 6 – 9p Display: thru Sept. 30, Thurs – Sun, noon – 6p, Eduardo’s paintings are a collaboration of mind and spirit and hold the promise of dreams, visions, fears, intangibles and will, requiring contemplation, study, feeling and flights of fancy.  - “In Focus”. Opening Reception Sept. 21st, 6 – 8p Display: thru Sept. 30, Thurs – Sun, noon – 6p, A selection of The Art Institute of Raleigh Durham graduates photography portfolios consisting of abstract still life, conceptual/on-location portraits, military homecomings, and interactive 3D imagery.     

CAROLINA MOUNTAIN DULCIMERS -Monthly Meeting. Thursday, Sept. 19, 7p. Beginners, experts, and all stringed instruments welcome.  For more information and directions, contact Carol Woods Retirement Community in Chapel Hill at 919-929-5359.  Shirley Ray

DUKE HOMESTEAD - Duke Homestead State Historic Site, 2828 Duke Homestead Road, Durham, N.C. 27705 919-477-5498  - Duke Homestead Harvest and Hornworm Festival. Saturday, Sept. 14, 10a to 4p, In the morning, see demonstrations of historic tobacco harvesting, stringing and curing.  In the afternoon, hear the sounds of the only tobacco auction left in Durham.  Throughout the day enjoy the hornworm race, MoonPie eating contest, musical entertain      Free admission.  Donations appreciated.

DUKE GARDENS - Sarah P. Duke Gardens, 420 Anderson St. (919) 668-1707. Orla Swift   - Nature Ranger Cart. Friday, Sept. 13, 11a.     - Charlotte Brody Discovery Garden Family Workshops. Saturday, Sept. 14, 1p.     - Durham Garden Forum: Ornamental Grasses. Tuesday, Sept. 17, 6p.     - Nature Storytime. Thursday, Sept. 19, 10a.      

DURHAM ARTS COUNCIL - 9a-9p on Monday, through Saturday, and 1-6p on Sundays.  120 Morris Street in downtown Durham   Lindsay Gordon, artist services manager,   - William Beatty: ROADSCAPES & BLUESCAPES in the Allenton Gallery. thru Sept. 15. A new exhibit at the Durham Arts Council featuring William Beatty and Stacy Crabill. Stacy Crabill was one of the 2012-13 Ella Fountain Pratt Emerging Artists.  919-560-2719 Lindsay Gordon   - Stacy Crabill: Big Sugar in the Seman Gallery.     - Nadjib Adebola Assani: Legends of Onile in the Ella Fountain Pratt Legacy Gallery. thru Jan 6. A new exhibit at the Durham Arts Council featuring Nadjib Adebola Assani     

DURHAM CENTRAL PARK -Tea in the Grace Garden. Sunday, Sept. 8, 2-4p. Julia Borbely-Brown hosts an afternoon tea in the Durham Central Park garden created and maintained as a memorial to Grace Richardson. Durham Central Park Grace Garden • 501 Foster Street, Durham     $25.00 - A Mediterranean Feast. Fri. Sept. 13, 6:30p. Host:  Kathryn Meyers 6815 Falconbridge Road, Chapel Hill     $100

ENO GALLERY - 100 South Churton St. Hillsborough NC 27278 gallery 919-883-1415  - Symphonic Dreamscapes. Opening reception:  Eno Gallery, thru Sept. 22, Vicki Grants Dreamscapes incorporate low voltage and fiber optic lighting within her intriguing wall sculptures.   

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

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. 121 N. Churton St., Hillsborough, NC 27278 919-732-5001    - Poet Max Preston: A reading. Sunday Sept. 15, 1-3 p.  Free.

HORACE WILLIAMS HOUSE - 610 East Rosemary St., Chapel Hill, NC  27514 (919) 942-7818  

Preservation Chapel Hill -    - Art Exhibition- Reception:  Sunday, Sept. 15, from 2-4p, Exhibit: thru Sept. 22. Bonnie Melton, paintings and Evelyn Ward, ceramics.     

KOSALA MEDITATION CENTER - A non-profit Buddhist meditation center whose aim is to introduce meditation and Buddhist teachings to help everyone solve daily problems and cultivate inner peace. 711 West Rosemary Street, Suite E, Carrboro (Upstairs above Carrburritos) 919-619-4079 Monica Heiser at   - General Meditation Class. Wednesday, Sept. 18 (every Wednesday),  7-8p. No previous experience necessary.     $20 ($12 for students and seniors)  - Meditation 101. Tuesday, Sept. 17, (every Tuesday),  7-8p. This class is an introduction to meditation & is perfect for absolute beginners to meditation.     $20 ($12 for students and seniors)

LADIES’ ARM WRESTLING -Charity Fundraiser Supports Durham Habitat for Humanity. Saturday, Sept. 14, 7:30p.  LUEWWD IX: 2013 Women Build Will Receive Funds to Build a Home Casbah at 1007 W Main Street in Durham 919.741.9466  LisaCaitlin Hess,  General admission: $5,VIP tickets: $25.

LIBERTY ARTS SCULPTURE STUDIO & FOUNDRY - Liberty Arts is a collaborative nonprofit arts community that reflects the dynamic and diverse personality of Durham, NC. Physically: in Mercury Studio at #407-A North Mangum Street, Durham, NC 27701  Ethereally: contact:

MERCURY STUDIO - 407-A North Mangum Street, Durham NC 27701  |  919.381.6306   - groundworkk - special SPARKcon edition. Friday, Sept. 13.     - Durham Storefront Project Artists Talk - seven artists will reveal their plans for storefronts all over downtown Durham! Tuesday, Sept. 17.     - Power Lunch - brown bag networking in downtown Durham. Wednesday, Sept. 18.     - Art Salon - local artists presenting works-in-progress for feedback. Thursday, Sept. 19.      

NORTHGATE MALL - Suite 235 next to Sears at Northgate Mall.    After opening weekend, unlimited Ho-b RC Park track access day passes are available for $10 weekdays; $15 weekends. Car rentals are available for 30-60 minutes from $12-$25. Unlimited monthly memberships for $50 per month.  - Diaper Need Awareness Week, September 8 through September 14, Stuff the Truck will be held Sept. 14, from 10a to 2p at Northgate Mall in Durham.  Diaper Bank of North Carolina is hosting a Stuff the Truck diaper drive.     

OUTSIDERS ART & COLLECTIBLES - Durham’s only gallery focusing on the genre of Southern Outsider Art. 718-C Iredell Street, Durham, NC 27705‎ Pamela Gutlon 919-451-3231 or   - From The Porch: The Paintings of Jake McCord. Thru Sept. 20.

PATANJALIS PLACE -Introduction into Self-Inquiry Meditation. Saturday, Sept. 14, 1-3p.  700 Foster Street, Durham, NC 919-475-1355   Suggested Donation: $25

PLEIADES GALLERY - 109 E Chapel Hill St  Durham, NC 27701 (919) 797-2706 Kim Wheaton  - Artists Speak Truth To Power. thru Sept. 15. Support creative conversations! Join us at Pleiades Gallery for two salon events to hear artists discuss their work in the exhibit “Truth to Power:      Free and open to the public.

SCRAP EXCHANGE - 923 Franklin St., Durham, NC  27701 919-688-6960    - Signed, Sealed, Delivered. Friday, Aug 23 and runs through Sept. 14.  The next exhibit in the Green Gallery at The Scrap Exchange features mail art sent to the Durham creative reuse arts center from around the world.  Mail art (also known as postal art and correspondence art) is an art medium centered around sending small s    - Free Community Knitting Night. Sept. 19, 6-9p (1and 3 Thursdays).      

SPECTRE Arts -Exhibit by Charles Chace. thru October 4, Closing reception will occur Sept. 20, 6-9p.        

THRU THIS LENS - 303 East Chapel Hill Street, Durham, NC 27701 919.687.0250

“Silver Rails,” Artist’s Talk -Photographs by Jesse Andrews. Jesse Andrews with Special Guest Tom Rankin. Sunday, Sept. 15, 3 to 5p.      

TRIANGLE RECORDER SOCIETY -Monthly meeting - Sunday, Sept. 15, 2:30p - 5p  (third Sunday, of each mon, Sept. through June).  This month’s meeting will be at Carol Wood Retirement Center, 750 Weaver Dairy Road, Chapel Hill.We will be lead by Pat Petersen of Durham.  Bring your recorders and music stand and join us for affordable fun.

UNC GLOBAL -The Awakening: Parallel Worlds. Opening Reception: Thursday, Sept. 19, 5p Exhibit runs from Sept. 2 – Dec 6, weekdays from 8a to 9p and Saturdays from 8a to 4p. “The Awakening: Parallel Worlds” highlights the mixed media composite work of American Indian artist Alyssa Hinton. FedEx Global Education Center 301 Pittsboro Street Chapel Hill, NC 27516 919-962-0318 Free

UNC LIBRARIES -    Liza Terll, Friends of the Library Free and open to the public  - The Kings and Queens of Roam. Tuesday, Sept. 17, 5:30p. A reading by Daniel Wallace Pleasants Family Assembly Room, Wilson Special Collections Library     Free - Swing West:  An Evening with the Quebe Sisters Band. Thursday, Sept. 19,  5p.  Wilson Special Collections Library, Pleasants Family Assembly Room     Free

WASHINGTON DUKE INN - 3001 Cameron Blvd  Durham, NC 27705 919-493-6699  $45/pp  - All-American Beer Dinner. Wednesday, Sept. 18, Reception: 6:45, Dinner 7p.       $49++ per person, $39++ Executive Club members