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‘Come Out and Play’ Sculpture Show, Opening Party, at JimGin Farm
Sculptures of many media and form, created by over 80 artists, will dot the landscape of this 17-acre horse farm. On opening day, a free shuttle will run from Storybook Farm, 231 Storybook Lane, Chapel Hill. Details: Saturday-Sunday, Aug. 25-26, Noon-dark. Free admission. JimGin Farm, 150 Wild Horse Run, Pittsboro. comeoutandplay.info.
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‘People Get Ready: Building a Contemporary Collection,’ Opening Exhibit, at Nasher Museum of Art
Details: Thursday, Aug. 30, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. The Nasher Museum of Art, Duke University, 2001 Campus Drive, Durham. bit.ly/2Nbqaxk.
‘Precarity: Art and the Humanities,’ Exhibition Closing Event, at Nasher Museum of Art
Screening of “Precarity” at 5 p.m. and 8 p.m.; panel discussion at 6 p.m. in lecture hall. Details: Thursday, Aug. 30, 5-9 p.m. The Nasher Museum of Art, Duke University, 2001 Campus Drive, Durham. bit.ly/2OZZQqp.
A night of jigs, reels and anything Celtic. Bring your tunes, songs, instruments, or just come to listen. Details: Friday, Aug. 24, 7:30-9 p.m. $3. Carrboro Century Center, 100 N. Greensboro St., Carrboro. 919-918-7364.
Meadowmont Music Series - ‘Far From Done’
Details: Friday, Aug. 24, 6 p.m. Meadowmont Village, 300 Meadowmont Village Circle, Chapel Hill. bit.ly/2JZUV6f.
Friday After Hours at Weaver Street Market w/ Sentimental Johnny
Details: Friday, Aug. 24, 5-7 p.m. Weaver Street Market, 716 Market St., Chapel Hill. bit.ly/2nMA65n.
TGIFriday on the Village Green w/ Vinyl Revival
Fridays on the Front Porch w/ Counterclockwise
Duke Street Dogs
The Sidecar Social Club
The Diane Carter Band
Matthew Sweet, The Right Profile, Surrender Human
Bellflower, Radar’s Clowns of Sedation
The Steel Wheels, Alan Barnosky
Music in the Meadow - Soul Play
Live music; food trucks. Details: Saturday, Aug. 25, 6-9 p.m. Free. Briar Chapel, 161 Salt Cedar Lane, Chapel Hill. bit.ly/2leZEXb.
Brian and Robert Buxton
Details: Saturday, Aug. 25, 7:30 p.m. Free; donations welcome. Sacred Grounds Coffeehouse, 2700 N. Roxboro St., Durham. bit.ly/2rOGQAW.
Good Rocking Sam
John Dee Holeman
Sex Police, Collapsis, Pre-Raphaelites
The Orange County Opry, Charles Latham, John Howie Jr., The High Bushy Tails, The Apple Chill Cloggers
Natural Born Leaders, Battery Powered Hooker Boots
Sophomore Slump Fest ‘18
Alternative summer music festival. See website for complete lineup. Details: Saturday, Aug. 25, 12:25 p.m. $25 Advance/$30 Day of Show/$12 After Party/$33 After Party and Festival. Motorco Music Hall, 723 Rigsbee Ave., Durham. bit.ly/2we1pcx, 919-901-0875.
Regina Hexiphone, Stray Owls
Soul Clap Dance Off featuring Jonathan Toubin
Kate McGarry and Lois Deloatch Gomes
The Jubellante Handbell Choir of White Rock Baptist Church
Presented by The St Mark Chancel Choir, directed by Dr Paula Harrell. Details: Sunday, Aug. 26, 4 p.m. St. Mark AME Zion Church, 531 South Roxboro St., Durham. 919-688-2092.
North Regional Jam
Old time bluegrass, rock and roll, country, or whatever anyone wants to play (or sing or just listen to). Details: Sunday, Aug. 26, 3-5 p.m. North Regional Library, Meeting Room, 221 Milton Road, Durham. bit.ly/2OAOU2k, 919-560-0231.
Sunday Music on the Village Green - ‘Mahalo Jazz’
Bring lawn chairs/blankets; picnics. Food donations accepted for TABLE. Details: Sunday, Aug. 26, 6 p.m. Free. Village Green, Southern Village, 400 Market St., Chapel Hill. bit.ly/2KUd6uj, 919-933-4422.
Elizabeth Cook, Ladies Gun Club
Mike Farris and The Fortunate Few
Mama Played Mondays: Old School/Retro Sounds Of Hip Hop/R&B/Soul+Funk
Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern
Wolf Parade, Blanko Basnet
Jazz! with Jazzbeau
Diane Cluck, Wes Swing w/ Yessirov
Music on the Lawn - ‘Lilly Hiatt w/ Anne Claire Niver’
Details: Thursday, Aug. 30, 6-9 p.m. Free. American Tobacco Campus, 318 Blackwell St., Durham. bit.ly/2KY4qTr.
UNC Faculty Jazz Trio
Featuring Stephen Anderson, piano; Jason Foureman, bass; Dan Davis, drums. Details: Thursday, Aug. 30, 9 p.m. Free. Moeser Auditorium, Hill Hall, UNC, 135 E. Cameron Ave., Chapel Hill. unc.live/2My0Rbp, 919-962-1039.
Rod Abernethy, Jess Klein, Carrie Marshall, Bryan Leon Phelps, Kirk Ridge
Slaughter Beach, Dog, Thin Lips, Rachel Kiel
The Bennys, Triple Fret
Dark Prophet Tongueless Monk, Foxy Gloss, Bandage
Friday Jazz Series at Cuban Revolution
Saturday Cool Jazz at Cuban Revolution
Sunday Music on the Patio at Cuban Revolution
The Leroy Savage Group
Details: Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Free. The Original Q Shack, 2510 University Drive, Durham. 919-402-4227.
Details: Wednesdays, 6-9 p.m. Free. Northgate Mall, 1058 West Club Blvd., Durham. 919-286-4400.
Sponsored by the Triangle Country Dancers. Music by ContraForce; calling by Dean Snipes. Details: Friday, Aug. 24, Lesson 7:30 p.m.; Dance 8 p.m. $10/nonmembers; $8/members. No partner/experience is needed. Please wear soft-soled shoes. Reality Center, 916 Lamond Ave., Durham. www.tcdancers.org.
Rushfest! Contra Dance
Contra dancing to pop music by DJ/caller Emily Rush. Details: Monday, Aug. 27, Lesson 7 p.m.; Dance 7:30-10:30 p.m. $8. No partner/experience is needed. Please wear soft-soled shoes. Carrboro Century Center, 100 N. Greensboro St., Carrboro. www.tcdancers.org.
English Country Dance
Sponsored by Sun Assembly English Country Dancers. All dances are taught in a gender-neutral manner. No partner required. Details: Thursday, Aug. 30, 7:30-9:30 p.m. $7. Reality Center, 916 Lamond Ave., Durham. sunassembly.org, 919-683-9672.
Sunday Salsa Social
Social Dance Classes for LGBTQ & Allies
Swing, Ballroom, Latin, Country & Freestyle Dances. Couples and singles welcome. Details: Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Drop-In-Pay-What-You-Can. Spanky’s Restaurant & Bar, Upstairs, 101 E. Franklin St., Chapel Hill. Info: 760-580-0116.
Bobby Bones Red Hoodie Comedy Tour
Open Mic Stand-Up Comedy Night at Durty Bull
‘Temples of Lung and Air’ at Playmakers
Details: Friday, Aug. 24, 7:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.; Saturday, Aug. 25, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, Aug. 26, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. $10-$35. Playmakers Repertory Company, 120 Country Club Road, Chapel Hill. bit.ly/2uNxTuh, 919-962-7529.
Paperhand Puppet - ‘In the Heart of the Fire Performance’
Opening act at 6:30 p.m. Bring a picnic. Details: Friday-Sunday, Aug. 24-26, 7 p.m. $8-$15. The Forest Theatre, 123 S. Boundary St., Chapel Hill. paperhand.org.
Farewell to Summer with ThirdDate
Outdoor Movie on the Village Green - ‘A Quiet Place’ (PG-13)
Beats n Bars Festival
Three-day immersive hip hop experience in downtown Durham. Details: Friday-Sunday, Aug. 24-26. Free-$45. American Tobacco Campus, 300 Blackwell St., Durham. See website for details and tickets: beatsnbarsfestival.com.
Audio Under the Stars - ‘Superstars: Five Years of Favorites’
Outdoor listening party hosted by the Center for Documentary Studies. Bring a blanket/lawn chair. Details: Friday, Aug. 24, 8-10 p.m. Rain date Friday, Aug. 31. Free. Center for Documentary Studies Lawn, 1317 W. Pettigrew St., Durham. audiounderthestars.org, 919-638-8878.
Free Things in Life Fest
A celebration of art, music and people, sharing, discovering and connecting. Details: Sunday, Aug. 26, 12-8 p.m. Free admission. All Peoples Grill, 6122 Guess Road, Durham. freethingsinlifefest.com.
Kids for Change Celebration
Music by Rissi Palmer, Baron von Rumblebuss; hip-hop puppetry by Jeghetto; food trucks; family friendly fun. Presented by Families Moving Forward. Details: Sunday, Aug. 26, 3-5 p.m. Free admission. Durham Central Park, 501 Foster St., Durham. bit.ly/2N6UicV.
‘Ignited by Legacy. Driven by Purpose.’ Durham Committee on the Affairs of Black People’s Founders’ Day Gala
A plated event with proceeds benefitting the community work of the DCABP. Details: Saturday, Aug. 25, 6-9 p.m. $85. Durham Convention Center, 301 West Morgan St., Durham. Tickets online only: bit.ly/2IFZ2Y7.