EVENTS

EVENTS

Mar
9
Thu
New exhibit “Water” at Pleiades Gallery @ Pleiades Gallery
Mar 9 – May 7 all-day

Water is rain, a river, a pool, a trickle, a torrent. Water is life. The exhibition by Pleiades artists is a celebration of a fundamental shared resource and a drive to improve the condition of our local waterways.

Mar
17
Fri
Parizade Spring Music Series @ Parizade
Mar 17 – May 26 all-day

Please join us this Spring for an incredible line-up of local musicians to serenade you on
Thursday and Friday nights at Parizade! From 6:00pm-9:00pm a variety of musical talent to accompany Parizade’s bold flavors. From powerful jazz and soul, to complex classical spanish guitar, to bolder pop-rock, we have the right notes for any occassion. See the full line-up in the graphic above or visit the parizade website here. Reserve your seats today by calling (919) 286-9712!

3.9 Alex Gordez – Spanish guitar
3.17 Will McBride – Jazz-rock-pop
3.23 Alex Gordez – Spanish guitar
3.31 Jo Gore – Soul & jazz
4.6 Alex Gordez – Spanish guitar
4.14 Steve Hobbs & Paul Ingbretsen – jazz duo
4.20 Alex Gordez – Spanish guitar
4.28 TBA – check our website
5.4 & 5.18 Alex Gordez – Spanish guitar
5.26 Jo Gore – Soul & jazz

Mar
24
Fri
It’s All About the Story, Vol V. – John Claude Bemis @ Hillsborough Gallery of Arts
Mar 24 all-day

The artists of the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts respond, in their own mediums, to the new novel by Hillsborough author John Claude Bemis, Out of Abaton. Opening reception, Friday February 24th, 6-9pm. Reading in the gallery by Mr. Bemis on Sunday, March 5th 4-6pm. Located at 121 N. Churton Street Hillsborough NC, the gallery is owned by 21 local artists featuring painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, jewelry, turned wood, furniture, pottery & fiber art.

Winter hours: Monday- Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday Noon-4pm

Smithsonian’s “Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation” Exhibit at the City of Raleigh Museum @ The City of Raleigh Museum
Mar 24 all-day

Oct. 29, 2016-April 9, 2017

The City of Raleigh Museum will display a first-of-its-kind exhibition from the Smithsonian at the downtown museum beginning Friday, Oct. 29. The Smithsonian traveling exhibition “Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation” details the history of Indian Americans and their contributions to the United States from the 1700s to the present. From the builders of some of America’s earliest railroads and farms to civil rights pioneers and digital technology entrepreneurs, Indian Americans have been an inextricable part of American life. Through a collection of photographs, artifacts, art, and interactive learning stations, visitors will experience the Indian American story and explore the many dynamic roles Indian Americans have played in shaping America.The 5,000-square-foot exhibit will run through April 2, 2017.

Questival Durham @ ROCK QUARRY PARK
Mar 24 @ 5:00 pm – Mar 25 @ 7:00 pm

The Cotopaxi Questival is a 24-hour adventure race where teams of 2-6 people compete in over 300+ challenges ranging from adventure, outdoors, fitness, service, food and urban exploration to win prizes and more. All participants receive a free Luzon daypack.

Mar
25
Sat
It’s All About the Story, Vol V. – John Claude Bemis @ Hillsborough Gallery of Arts
Mar 25 all-day

The artists of the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts respond, in their own mediums, to the new novel by Hillsborough author John Claude Bemis, Out of Abaton. Opening reception, Friday February 24th, 6-9pm. Reading in the gallery by Mr. Bemis on Sunday, March 5th 4-6pm. Located at 121 N. Churton Street Hillsborough NC, the gallery is owned by 21 local artists featuring painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, jewelry, turned wood, furniture, pottery & fiber art.

Winter hours: Monday- Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday Noon-4pm

Smithsonian’s “Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation” Exhibit at the City of Raleigh Museum @ The City of Raleigh Museum
Mar 25 all-day

Oct. 29, 2016-April 9, 2017

The City of Raleigh Museum will display a first-of-its-kind exhibition from the Smithsonian at the downtown museum beginning Friday, Oct. 29. The Smithsonian traveling exhibition “Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation” details the history of Indian Americans and their contributions to the United States from the 1700s to the present. From the builders of some of America’s earliest railroads and farms to civil rights pioneers and digital technology entrepreneurs, Indian Americans have been an inextricable part of American life. Through a collection of photographs, artifacts, art, and interactive learning stations, visitors will experience the Indian American story and explore the many dynamic roles Indian Americans have played in shaping America.The 5,000-square-foot exhibit will run through April 2, 2017.

Woodcroft Spring Yard Sale @ Woodcroft Swim & Tennis Club
Mar 25 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am

The Woodcroft Women’s Club holds a neighborhood yard sale fundraiser each spring and fall. The WWC sells parking spaces at the Woodcroft Club to members of the community wishing to set up a table. The nominal fee for a double parking space goes to the club for its fundraising coffers; beyond that, sale participants keep 100 percent of their sales. The WWC also sponsors a concession stand.
Where: Woodcroft Swim & Tennis Club, 1203 Woodcroft Parkway just off of Hope Valley Road

How: Mail the reservation form to the address provided on the form and include a check for:

Cost: Don’t wait! $25 prior to March 20 -OR- $30 cash at Yard Sale lot entrance for a double parking space – one for your car, one for your merchandise.

Woodcroft Women’s Club Annual Spring Yard Sale @ Woodcroft Swim & Tennis Club
Mar 25 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am

The Woodcroft Women’s Club holds a neighborhood yard sale fundraiser each spring and fall. The WWC sells parking spaces at the Woodcroft Club to members of the community wishing to set up a table. The nominal fee for a double parking space goes to the club for its fundraising coffers; beyond that, sale participants keep 100 percent of their sales. The WWC also sponsors a concession stand.

Here’s your chance to sell your old treasures and shop for great bargains!

Where: Woodcroft Swim & Tennis Club, 1203 Woodcroft Parkway just off of Hope Valley Road
How: Mail the reservation form to the address provided on the form and include a check for:
Cost: Don’t wait! $25 prior to March 20 -OR- $30 cash at Yard Sale lot entrance for a double parking space – one for your car, one for your merchandise.

Register A Spot: http://www.woodcroftwomensclub.org/YardSale.aspx

Other Information:
• Set up 7 – 8 A.M. ONLY!
• By 7:45 A.M. all vehicles must be parked to allow for pedestrian free flow.
• No sale of concessions as these items will be sold by WWC for charity fundraising.
• BEFORE LEAVING: your space must be clean of all sale items and trash!

5th Annual Touch a Truck Event @ Streets at Southpoint Mall
Mar 25 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Touch a Truck is an educational community event that will provide children with a hands-on opportunity to see and touch heavy machinery and meet the people who build, protect and serve Durham and Orange Counties. This year’s event will take place on Saturday March 25th, from 10am to 2pm. Children with sensory issues are welcome to come before the event starts, from 9am to 10am, for a quieter experience.

Kids of all ages will be able to explore vehicles including a fire engine, helicopter, cement truck, police car, tow truck, ambulance, bulldozers, and so much more. Children and their families will even have the opportunity to participate in the Ident-A-kid program which includes fingerprinting and taking a photo of the child for the parent or guardian’s records. Additionally, Touch a Truck will have plenty of activities for children of all ages including dance performances, games, inflatable bounce houses, and appearances by local team mascots.

Tickets are available online at http://www.jldoc.org/product-category/fundraisers/touch-a-truck/ and will also be sold at the door. We hope to see you and your friends, family and neighbors on Saturday March 25th for a fun, hands-on event! Thank you for your support!

Sip & See: Brochu Walker & Ever Alice @ Dovecote Style
Mar 25 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join us in welcoming two of our favorite new finds for Spring 2017:  Brochu Walker and Ever Alice, Friday, March 24th and Saturday, March 25th!
Brochu Walker’s luxurious layerable options, soft textures and rich textiles add a unique sensibility to the market and speak directly to the Dovecote style of life. With unexpected details that give rise to lasting emotion, the Brochu Walker raison d’etre is “where chic meets cool.”
Equally “chic and cool” and the perfect complement to Brochu Walker is the fresh and modern jewelry collection Ever Alice.  Designer Sarah Teague joins us with a  Pop-Up Shop showcasing her extraordinary collection that is elegantly handcrafted in Nashville, TN.
About Brochu Walker
Brochu Walker designs for a strongly independent, chic, lighthearted woman who multitasks daily, travels often, and intrigues whether on or off duty. Their collection each season is timeless yet freshly considered for the here and now. Luxurious cashmeres, linens, silks, alpacas and cottons are used across all seasons and are given gentle and intuitive handling.
About Ever Alice
Designer Sarah Teague’s soft, modern aesthetic combined with her eye for design come together in her beautiful Ever Alice jewelry collection which is named for late great grandmother who nurtured  Sarah’s passion for design from a young age. We are excited to introduce you to this fresh, modern collection in our Ever Alice Pop-Up Shop alongside Brochu Walker.

Touch A Truck @ Streets at Southpoint
Mar 25 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Kids of all ages can explore fire engines, ambulances, tow trucks, bulldozers, garbage trucks (clean ones!), cranes and more. The event also has plenty of other activities, including game trucks and appearances from local team mascots.

Join us for the JLDOC Touch a Truck event! Children under 2 are free! For a quieter experience, children with sensory sensitivities are welcome to come early from 9am to 10am.

Proceeds from Touch a Truck benefit the Junior League of Durham and Orange Counties’ work within the local community. For more information or to become a participant of the 2016 event, please email.

Wendell Falls March Open House @ Wendell Falls
Mar 25 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The biggest Open House event of the year is back at Wendell Falls! Celebrate great living at Wendell Falls with more than 40 move-in ready homes available to tour and 50 amazing floor plans from six award-winning builders.

Make your first stop at the Farmhouse to pick up a map, register for your chance to win a $500 gift card to West Elm and nab information on our ecoSelect certified homes and amenities, including on-site Grounds Café, our saltwater pool and our extensive parks and trail system! Then, take a tour through our gorgeous models and get the scoop on the hottest trends, tips and ideas for your home. Capitol City Homes will also be unveiling their much-anticipated new model home, the Braxton.

Kick off spring with fresh new design ideas with plenty of refreshments, giveaways and demonstrations along the way!

To learn more about the Wendell Falls open house events, please go to wendellfalls.com/open or visit us at the Wendell Falls Information Center: 320 Vintage Point Lane, Wendell, NC 27591.

Brightleaf Square Taste & Sip Restaurant Crawl @ Brightleaf Square
Mar 25 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Bites of Bull City and Southern Food and Drink are teaming up to bring you a fun behind-the-scenes “Taste & Sip” tour of historic Brightleaf Square in downtown Durham. On this easy walking tour, guests will experience several Brightleaf Square/Main Street mainstays as well as get an introduction to several brand new restaurants and shops making a name for themselves in the area. Purchase tickets early for what’s sure to be a fun and delicious afternoon mingling and dining at EIGHT local stops!

Wimmin@Work 2017 @ Hayti Heritage Center
Mar 25 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

​S​econd annual afternoon of thought-provoking and spirit-moving performance in celebration of Wimmin’s Herstory Month. A magnificent lineup of dancers, musicians, poets, scholars and more.
Wimmin of all generations come together to acknowledge that we stand on the mighty and magnificent shoulders of wimmin artists, educators, mentors, family and friends. Let’s celebrate and share our creative endeavors in the way we do best, by being wimmin@work!
Free for children under 12

Women vendors in the lobby starting at 2pm!

Co-Produced by The Hayti Heritage Center and SOULOWORKS/Andrea E. Woods

Preserve the heritage…embrace the experience!
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