Friday Calendar

Calendar of Events: Friday, Nov. 30-Thursday, Dec. 6

The North Carolina Central University and Fayetteville State University Choirs will perform portions of “Handel’s Messiah: Part 1” on Friday at 7 p.m. at B.N. Duke Auditorium on NCCU’s Campus in Durham.
The North Carolina Central University and Fayetteville State University Choirs will perform portions of “Handel’s Messiah: Part 1” on Friday at 7 p.m. at B.N. Duke Auditorium on NCCU’s Campus in Durham. Submitted photo.

For an extended list of events, please visit our website at bit.ly/2uxnotN. If you would like to submit an event to our calendar, please email Cindy Henry, Calendar News Clerk, at calendar@heraldsun.com. The deadline is two weeks before you would like event to appear in the calendar.

Art

‘Deck the Walls,’ Opening Reception

Orange County Artists Guild holiday show. Details: Friday, Nov. 30, 6-9 p.m. FRANK Gallery, 201 South Estes Drive, Chapel Hill. bit.ly/2DntvHg, 919-636-4135.

‘Opening Our Future,’ Exhibit Launch

Details: Friday, Nov. 30, 7 p.m. Chapel Hill Public Library, Meeting Room B, 100 Library Drive, Durham. bit.ly/2Kge9G7, 919-968-2777.

‘Serving Life,’ Reception

Hosted by the Human Kindness Foundation. Part of the “Always Human: Re-Visioning Justice” project. Details: Saturday, Dec. 1, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Rubenstein Arts Center, Duke University, 2020 Campus Drive, Durham. bit.ly/2JnZU1p.

Patchwork Holiday Market

Local makers and vintage vendors; coffee; food; music. Details: Saturday-Sunday, Dec. 1-2, 12-5 p.m. Free admission. Durham Armory, 220 Foster St., Durham. bit.ly/2Avarnx.

Music

NCCU and Fayetteville State University Choirs

Performing portions of “Handel’s Messiah: Part 1.” Details: Friday, Nov. 30, 7 p.m. $10-$20. B.N. Duke Auditorium, NCCU, 1851 Fayetteville St., Durham. Tickets: bit.ly/2Dq5W0y, 919-530-5170.

UNC Jazz Combos

Details: Friday, Nov. 30, 4-6 p.m. Free. Moeser Auditorium, Hill Hall, UNC, 135 E. Cameron Ave., Chapel Hill. unc.live/2zjldxz, 919-962-1039.

Handel: Messiah

Details: Friday, Nov. 30, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 1, 2 p.m.; Sunday, Dec. 2, 3 p.m. $5-$25. Duke Chapel, 401 Chapel Drive, Durham. bit.ly/2qUcUDI, 919-684-4444.

Duke Jazz Ensemble with Ali Jackson, percussionist

Details: Friday, Nov. 30, 8 p.m. $5-$10. Baldwin Auditorium, Duke University, 1336 Campus Drive, Durham. bit.ly/2PMsOyZ, 919-684-4444.

Stray Local

Details: Friday, Nov. 30, 10 p.m. 2nd Wind, 118 E. Main St., Carrboro. 919-903-9860.

Duke Street Dogs

Details: Friday, Nov. 30, 6-8 p.m. No cover charge. Blue Note Grill, 709 Washington St., Durham. thebluenotegrill.com, 919-401-1979.

8-Track Minds

Details: Friday, Nov. 30, 9 p.m. $6. Blue Note Grill, 709 Washington St., Durham. thebluenotegrill.com, 919-401-1979.

Wild Child, Future Generations

Details: Friday, Nov. 30, 8:30 p.m. $15 Advance/$17 Day of Show. Cat’s Cradle, 300 E Main St., Carrboro. catscradle.com, 919-967-9053.

Gabriel Kahane

Details: Friday, Nov. 30, 8 p.m., Back Room. $15. Cat’s Cradle, 300 E Main St., Carrboro. catscradle.com, 919-967-9053.

Dround Hounds, Joe Cousin, Sally Gun

Details: Friday, Nov. 30, 9 p.m. $5 suggested donation. The Cave Tavern, 452 1/2 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill. caverntavern.com, 919-968-9308.

Mike Cooley

Of Drive-By Truckers. Details: Friday, Nov. 30, 9 p.m. $20 Advance/$25 Day of Show. Motorco Music Hall, 723 Rigsbee Ave., Durham. motorcomusic.com, 919-901-0875.

UNC Jazz Faculty w/ Rahsaan Barber

Details: Friday, Nov. 30, 8 p.m. $20/$10 Students. Sharp 9 Gallery Jazz Club, 4608-L Industry Lane, Durham. bit.ly/29hwDSr, 919-486-5299.

The Durham Community Chorale

“A Holiday Celebration.” Details: Saturday, Dec. 1, 3:30 p.m. $15. Temple Baptist Church, 2121 Umstead Road, Durham. Tickets: bit.ly/2RVAriY.

‘The Story of Christmas’

Featuring The Chancel Choir and handbells of Christ United Methodist Church. Details: Saturday, Dec. 1, 7 p.m. Free; donations accepted. Christ United Methodist Church, 800 Market St., Chapel Hill. christmethodist.org, 919-969-8820.

Rahsaan Barber, saxophone

Guest artist masterclass. Details: Saturday, Dec. 1, 4-5 p.m. Free. Moeser Auditorium, Hill Hall, UNC, 135 E. Cameron Ave., Chapel Hill. unc.live/2DMyxy8, 919-962-1039.

UNC Jazz Band

Details: Saturday, Dec. 1, 8-9:30 p.m. $10. Moeser Auditorium, Hill Hall, UNC, 135 E. Cameron Ave., Chapel Hill. unc.live/2A3tmp9, 919-962-1039.

Duke Chinese Music Ensemble

Details: Saturday, Dec. 1, 7 p.m. Nelson Music Room, East Duke 201, Duke University, 1304 Campus Drive, Durham. bit.ly/2DCD319, 919-660-3300.

Calidore String Quartet

Details: Saturday, Dec. 1, 8 p.m. $10-$25. Baldwin Auditorium, Duke University, 1336 Campus Drive, Durham. bit.ly/2TClAvz, 919-684-4444.

City Folk

Details: Saturday, Dec. 1, 7:30 p.m. Sacred Grounds Coffeehouse, 2700 N. Roxboro St., Durham. bit.ly/2rOGQAW.

Triangle Gay Men’s Chorus

“There’s No Business Like Snow Business” holiday concert. Details: Saturday, Dec. 1, 7 p.m. Donations accepted. Binkley Baptist Church, 1712 Willow Drive, Chapel Hill. bit.ly/2K8TTGd, 330-348-6817.

Eric Gales

Details: Saturday, Dec. 1, 8 p.m. $25 Seated/$20 Standing. Blue Note Grill, 709 Washington St., Durham. thebluenotegrill.com, 919-401-1979.

Tan and Sober Gentlemen, John Howie Jr. and the Rosewood Bluff, Rattle & Shakes

Details: Saturday, Dec. 1, 8:30 p.m., Back Room. $10 Advance/$12 Day of Show. Cat’s Cradle, 300 E Main St., Carrboro. catscradle.com, 919-967-9053.

Lud, North Elementary, Harrison Ford Mustang, Honey Radar

Cave 50th Anniversary. Details: Saturday, Dec. 1, 8 p.m. $10 suggested donation. The Cave Tavern, 452 1/2 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill. caverntavern.com, 919-968-9308.

The Connells, Leisure McCorkle

Details: Saturday, Dec. 1, 9 p.m. $20 Advance/$25 Day of Show. Motorco Music Hall, 723 Rigsbee Ave., Durham. motorcomusic.com, 919-901-0875.

Tanajah, Tha Materials, Konvo, Vinnie Dangerous, Allie Capo

Details: Saturday, Dec. 1, 9 p.m. $10-$12. Pinhook, 117 W Main St., Durham. thepinhook.com, 919-667-1100.

Angela Bingham Trio

Details: Saturday, Dec. 1, 8 p.m. $20/$10 Students. Sharp 9 Gallery Jazz Club, 4608-L Industry Lane, Durham. bit.ly/29hwDSr, 919-486-5299.

Holiday Music Program

Featuring the Durham School of the Arts choral program and Chamber Ensemble. Details: 2-3:30 p.m. Free. Hayti Heritage Center, Great Hall, 804 Old Fayetteville St., Durham. bit.ly/2PX0F7h, 919-683-1709.

Fiddlin’ Al McCanless, Joe Newberry, Tommy Edwards

Christmas music. Details: Sunday, Dec. 2, 2-4 p.m. Eastgate Shopping Center, 1800 E. Franklin St., Chapel Hill.

The University Chamber Players

Details: Sunday, Dec. 2, 3-4:30 p.m. Free. Person Hall, UNC, 181 E. Cameron Ave., Chapel Hill. unc.live/2S1Qgol, 919-962-1039.

Carolina Choir and Chamber Singers

“Music for the holidays.” Details: Sunday, Dec. 2, 7:30-9 p.m. $5-$10. Moeser Auditorium, Hill Hall, UNC, 135 E. Cameron Ave., Chapel Hill. unc.live/2KjxiqQ, 919-962-1039.

Chamber Music Master Class with Calidore String Quartet

Details: Sunday, Dec. 2, noon. Free. Baldwin Auditorium, Duke University, 1336 Campus Drive, Durham. bit.ly/2FwSZF6, 919-684-4444.

The Barefoot Movement Christmas

Details: Sunday, Dec. 2, 8-9:30 p.m. $25. The ArtsCenter, Wynn Theater, 300-G E. Main St., Carrboro. bit.ly/2AfNDrW, 919-929-2787.

1st Sunday Blues Jam/Road to Memphis: Chicken Shack

Details: Sunday, Dec. 2, 5-8 p.m. No cover charge. Blue Note Grill, 709 Washington St., Durham. thebluenotegrill.com, 919-401-1979.

Hanna Watson, Overflow, Franklin Boone, Love & Valor, The Wesners

Christmas at the Cradle. Details: Sunday, Dec. 2, 6:30 p.m., Back Room. $10. Cat’s Cradle, 300 E Main St., Carrboro. catscradle.com, 919-967-9053.

Buxton, Lonnie Walker (solo)

Details: Sunday, Dec. 2, 8 p.m. $8. Pinhook, 117 W Main St., Durham. thepinhook.com, 919-667-1100.

Daria Rabotkina, piano

Guest recital and masterclass. Details: Monday, Dec. 3, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Free. Moeser Auditorium, Hill Hall, UNC, 135 E. Cameron Ave., Chapel Hill. unc.live/2OSnrZz, 919-962-1039.

Nnenna Freelon

Details: Monday, Dec. 3, 9 p.m. $10-$25. Durham Fruit & Produce Company, 305 S. Dillard St., Durham. bit.ly/2POe42z, 919-660-3356.

Doug Paisley, Twain

Details: Monday, Dec. 3, 8 p.m., Back Room. $12 Advance/$15 Day of Show. Cat’s Cradle, 300 E Main St., Carrboro. catscradle.com, 919-967-9053.

Flash Chorus

Sings “Faith” by George Michael and “Make Me Feel” by Janelle Monae. Details: Monday, Dec. 3, 7 p.m. $7 Advance/$10 Day of Show. Motorco Music Hall, 723 Rigsbee Ave., Durham. motorcomusic.com, 919-901-0875.

Se Ward, Stove, Maneka

Details: Monday, Dec. 3, 8 p.m. $8. Pinhook, 117 W Main St., Durham. thepinhook.com, 919-667-1100.

UNC Symphony Orchestra w/ Billy Stewart, guitar

Details: Tuesday, Dec. 4, 7:30-9 p.m. $5-$10. Memorial Hall, UNC, 114 E. Cameron Ave., Chapel Hill. unc.live/2PF04rJ, 919-843-3333.

Duke Chorale Christmas Concert

Details: Tuesday, Dec. 4, 7 p.m. Bring one non-perishable food item for needy families in Durham for admission. Duke Chapel, 401 Chapel Drive, Durham. bit.ly/2FzChEO, 919-684-4444.

Cécile Mclorin Salvant, Sullivan Fortner

Details: Tuesday, Dec. 4, 9 p.m. $10-$25. Durham Fruit & Produce Company, 305 S. Dillard St., Durham. bit.ly/2zpDppc, 919-660-3356.

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

Details: Tuesday, Dec. 4, 7:30 p.m. No cover charge. Blue Note Grill, 709 Washington St., Durham. thebluenotegrill.com, 919-401-1979.

Reverand Justin Hylton, Dr. Lunchbox

Details: Tuesday, Dec. 4, 9 p.m. $5 suggested donation. The Cave Tavern, 452 1/2 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill. caverntavern.com, 919-968-9308.

Why? Plays Alopecia, Lala Lala

Details: Tuesday, Dec. 4, 8 p.m. $17 Advance/$20 Day of Show. Motorco Music Hall, 723 Rigsbee Ave., Durham. motorcomusic.com, 919-901-0875.

Noel Sherr Quartet

Details: Tuesday, Dec. 4, 7 p.m. $15/$10 Students. Sharp 9 Gallery Jazz Club, 4608-L Industry Lane, Durham. bit.ly/29hwDSr, 919-486-5299.

UNC Wind Ensemble and Symphony Band

Details: Wednesday, Dec. 5, 7:30-9 p.m. $5-$10. Memorial Hall, UNC, 114 E. Cameron Ave., Chapel Hill. unc.live/2KgNaub, 919-843-3333.

Duke Symphony Orchestra

Music for the Season with April Martin, soprano & Don Eagle, trumpet. Details: Wednesday, Dec. 5, 8 p.m. Free. Baldwin Auditorium, Duke University, 1336 Campus Drive, Durham. bit.ly/2zk03Pw, 919-684-4444.

Nellie McKay

Details: Wednesday, Dec. 5, 7 p.m. & 9 p.m. $10-$25. Durham Fruit & Produce Company, 305 S. Dillard St., Durham. bit.ly/2PSSycX, 919-660-3356.

The Malpass Brothers

Details: Wednesday, Dec. 5, 7:30 p.m. $20 Standing. Blue Note Grill, 709 Washington St., Durham. thebluenotegrill.com, 919-401-1979.

Frankie Cosmos, Stef Chura, Shy Boys

Details: Wednesday, Dec. 5, 8 p.m. $15 Advance/$18 Day of Show. Motorco Music Hall, 723 Rigsbee Ave., Durham. motorcomusic.com, 919-901-0875.

NC Symphony Orchestra

Holiday pops concert. Details: Thursday, Dec. 6, 7:30 p.m. $49-$79. Memorial Hall, UNC, 114 E. Cameron Ave., Chapel Hill. bit.ly/2PDjEES, 919-843-3333.

Catherine Russell

Details: Thursday, Dec. 6, 7 p.m. & 9 p.m. $10-$25. Durham Fruit & Produce Company, 305 S. Dillard St., Durham. bit.ly/2DTy1hW, 919-660-3356.

Cosmic Country Band

Details: Thursday, Dec. 6, 7 p.m. No cover charge. Blue Note Grill, 709 Washington St., Durham. thebluenotegrill.com, 919-401-1979.

Carolina Waves Showcase and Open Mic

Details: Thursday, Dec. 6, 7:30 p.m., Back Room. $5. Cat’s Cradle, 300 E Main St., Carrboro. catscradle.com, 919-967-9053.

Weisstronauts

Details: Thursday, Dec. 6, 9 p.m. $5 suggested donation. The Cave Tavern, 452 1/2 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill. caverntavern.com, 919-968-9308.

Charly Bliss, Feels, Daddy Long Legs

Details: Thursday, Dec. 6, 9 p.m. $12 Advance/$15 Day of Show. Motorco Music Hall, 723 Rigsbee Ave., Durham. motorcomusic.com, 919-901-0875.

Youth League, Chew, Pleasures

Details: Thursday, Dec. 6, 9 p.m. $10. Pinhook, 117 W Main St., Durham. thepinhook.com, 919-667-1100.

Ongoing

Friday Jazz Series at Cuban Revolution

Details: Fridays, 9:30 p.m. No cover charge. Cuban Revolution, 318 Blackwell St., Suite 100, Durham. bit.ly/2hy7A7x, 919-687-4300.

Saturday Cool Jazz at Cuban Revolution

Details: Saturdays, 9:30 p.m. No cover charge. Cuban Revolution, 318 Blackwell St., Suite 100, Durham. bit.ly/2hy7A7x, 919-687-4300.

The Leroy Savage Group

Details: Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Free. The Original Q Shack, 2510 University Drive, Durham. 919-402-4227.

Northgate Jams

Details: Wednesdays, 6-9 p.m. Free. Northgate Mall, 1058 West Club Blvd., Durham. 919-286-4400.

Dance

Contra Dance

Sponsored by the Triangle Country Dancers. Music by ContraForce; calling by Cis Hinkle. Details: Friday, Nov. 30, 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. tcdancers.org.

‘The Nutcracker’

Performed by The Carolina Ballet. Details: Saturday, Dec. 1, 2 p.m. & 8 p.m.; Sunday, Dec. 2, 2 p.m. $24-$102. Memorial Hall, UNC, 114 E. Cameron Ave., Chapel Hill. bit.ly/2DFQVI4, 919-843-3333.

First Saturday Contra Dance

Sponsored by FootLoose/Contrazz. Details: Saturday, Dec. 1, Lesson 7:30 p.m.; Dance 8 p.m. $10. No partner/experience is needed. Please wear soft-soled shoes. Carrboro Century Center, 100 N. Greensboro St., Carrboro. 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, Dec. 6, 7:30-9:30 p.m. $7. Reality Center, 916 Lamond Ave., Durham. sunassembly.org, 919-683-9672.

Ongoing

Sunday Salsa Social

Half Salsa with Latin Mix. Details: Sundays, Beginner lesson 6:45; Social 7:30-9:45 p.m. $6, includes lesson. Triangle Dance Studio, 2603 S. Miami Blvd, Durham. dancegumbo.com, 919-490-7280.

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.

Theater

‘She Loves Me’

Details: Friday, Nov. 30, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 1, 2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, Dec. 2, 2 p.m.; Tuesday-Thursday, Dec. 4-6, 7:30 p.m. $12-$47. Playmakers Repertory Company, 120 Country Club Road, Chapel Hill. bit.ly/2yG0K5y, 919-962-7529.

‘Definition of a Hero’

Presented by Black Poetry Theatre. Details: Saturday, Dec. 1, 4 p.m. & 7 p.m. $15 Advance/$20 Day of Show. Details: Hayti Heritage Center, 804 Old Fayetteville St., Durham. Tickets: blackpoetrytheatre.com, 980-552-0107.

‘The Grasshopper Rebellion Circus’

Performed by the Bread and Puppet Theater. After the performance, Bread and Puppet will serve its famous free sourdough rye bread with aioli. Details: Saturday, Dec. 1, 7 p.m. $10-$25 suggested donation. The Paperhand Puppet Studio, 6079 Saxapahaw Swepsonville Road, Saxapahaw. bit.ly/2qV3Iib.

‘Elf the Musical’

Details: Tuesday-Thursday, Dec. 4-6, 7:30 p.m. $28.50-$83.50. DPAC, 123 Vivian St., Durham. bit.ly/2S6hFFO, 919-680-2787.

‘The Frog Prince’

Presented by Rags to Riches Theatre and Lollipop Series for Young Children. Details: Wednesday, Dec. 5, 10:30-11:30 a.m. $3 per person. Carrboro Century Center, 100 N. Greensboro St., Carrboro. 919-918-7364.

‘Tend To Your Own House’

Presented by Black Poetry Theatre. A Flip the Script, Play in Progress. Details: Thursday, Dec. 6, 8-9:30 p.m. $15. The ArtsCenter, Wynn Theater, 300-G E. Main St., Carrboro. bit.ly/2BuuCDR, 919-929-2787.

‘A Fool for Christmas’

Performed by Allan Gurganus. Details: Thursday, Dec. 6, 7 p.m. The Regulator Bookshop, 720 Ninth St., Durham. bit.ly/2Q061Pd, 919-286-2700.

King Lear in the Library

Participatory production; no sets, costumes, or memorization. Details: Thursday, Dec. 6, 7-8 p.m. North Regional Library, 221 Milton Road, Durham. bit.ly/2FxknCU, 919-560-0236.

Film Screenings

‘Documentary and the Middle East’

Showcasing undergraduate documentary work from the Documenting the Middle East course, followed by a light lunch, presentations, and audience discussions. Details: Friday, Nov. 30, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Center for Documentary Studies, 1317 W. Pettigrew St., Durham. bit.ly/2A61ZuQ, 919-660-3663.

‘Conscious Light’

Award-winning spiritual documentary. Details: Saturday, Dec. 1, 7:30 p.m. $5-$10 suggested donation. Chatham Mills, 480 Hillsboro St., Pittsboro. consciouslightfilm.com, 919-929-5732.

‘Lady Bird'

Cohosted by the Carolina Film Association. Part of Ackland Film Forum - “Women with a Camera: American Female Directors, 1990-Present.” Details: Tuesday, Dec. 4, 7-9 p.m. $7. Varsity Theatre, 123 E. Franklin St., Chapel Hill. unc.live/2OUGoLS, 919-967-8665.

‘The Devil We Know’

Documentary film featuring citizens in West Virginia taking on a powerful corporation after they discover it has knowingly been dumping a toxic chemical into the local drinking water supply. Post-screening discussion to follow. Hosted by The Haw River Assembly and Working Films. Details: Tuesday, Dec. 4, 6:30 p.m. Free. Pittsboro Roadhouse, 39 West St., Pittsboro. thedevilweknow.com.

Comedy

Ongoing

Open Mic Stand-Up Comedy Night at Durty Bull

Arrive early for a good seat and to grab some food from the food truck before the show. Details: Fridays, 8-9:30 p.m. Durty Bull, 206 Broadway St., Suite 104, Durham. durtybull.com, 919-688-2337.

Holiday Events

Holidays at the Joyful Jewel

Family-friendly event of music, poems and stories by notable artists. Details: Sunday, Dec. 2, 4:30-7 p.m. Free. Joyful Jewel, 44-A Hillsboro St., Pittsboro. joyfuljewel.com, 919-883-2775.

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