EVENTS

EVENTS

Nov
4
Sat
Durham County Pottery Tour 2017 @ Claymakers
Nov 4 @ 10:00 am – Nov 5 @ 4:52 pm

Enjoy a fun filed weekend touring pottery studios and purchasing beautiful pieces to take home. A spectacular variety of styles of pottery from 21 professional potters and 2 teaching facilities including clay jewelry, dishes, sculpture, garden pieces, and decorative items. Follow the map throughout Durham County. Map, brochure and more information at durhamcountypotterytour.com

Hike NC Guided Hike @ Lake Johnson Park: West Loop
Nov 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

We will be hiking a mild to moderate difficulty, dirt/mulch trail that makes a 1.64 mile loop around the west end of Lake Johnson. Part of the area we will be hiking through is designated as environmentally sensitive due to some uncommon plant species that have historically been found there. Along this trail there is the possibility of seeing many types of wildlife such as blue herons, wood ducks, deer, and if we are really lucky, beavers and/or otters. This hike will also offer views of the lake and some wetland habitat.

The Capitol Steps “Orange is The New Barack” @ Carolina Theatre
Nov 4 @ 8:00 pm

The Capitol Steps (www.capsteps.com), America’s premiere political-musical-satire troupe to appear at the Carolina Theatre in Durham on Saturday, November 4th.

The troupe will offer its newest show, “Orange is the New Barack,” a brand-new vaudeville-like comedy show with a mix of song and stand-up, lampooning our modern political leaders, taking on the major issues of the day and sharing songs from the group’s newest album.  There will be one show at 8:00 PM and will run for 90 minutes.

Nov
5
Sun
Hands-on Holiday Pies and Tarts Cooking Class @ Durham Spirits Co.
Nov 5 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Don’t let gearing up for the holidays stress you out! Today we will teach you how to make the perfect pie crust and several traditional and not so traditional pies ready for the holiday table. You will even leave with your own homemade pie crust in hand!

Menu includes: Lattice Top Salted Caramel Apple Pie; Bourbon Laced Chocolate Pecan Pie; Brown Sugar Cranberry Tart; Sweet Potato Buttermilk Pie; Chocolate Pear Pie.

Nov
7
Tue
Children’s Storytime: Bears! @ McIntyre's Books
Nov 7 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

Join Children’s Book Buyer, Sarah, for storytime with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers and preschoolers are welcome! This week’s theme is Bears!
Contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030.
About Sarah Carr, Children’s Book Buyer
With 30 years of experience selling books, including being a longtime employee at McIntyre’s, Sarah was an obvious choice to take over the role of Children’s Book Buyer. If you need assistance with selections for children, she is your go-to source. Sarah lives in Pittsboro with her husband and two sons.

Film Screening of “Being You” @ The Hill Center
Nov 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Join The Hill Center for a screening of the film titled “Being You”, which follows three young people with learning and attention issues, including Stephanie Whitham, as they travel the country to seek advice from TV host Howie Mandel, ice sculptor John Rodrigues, and many more who have transformed their learning and attention issues from a struggle into an asset. Following the screening, Stephanie Whitham will lead participants in a conversation and Q&A. Appropriate for ages 13+.

Stephanie Whitham grew up in La Canada, California. Stephanie was properly diagnosed with Nonverbal Processing Disorder in third grade after years of testing. Stephanie attended the University of San Francisco where she majored in Communication Studies with a minor in Fine Art. At USF Stephanie was a charter member of the Eta Upsilon chapter of Kappa Alpha Theta. Stephanie is now a National Program Coordinator at Eye to Eye National.

Nov
8
Wed
Wellness Wednesdays – How Can Acupuncture Help Me? @ Collective Wellness
Nov 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

WELLNESS WEDNESDAYS!

Join us for these free, 1-hour Community Classes offered to give participants both an educational and an experiential look at different elements of Wellness!

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HOW CAN ACUPUNCTURE HELP ME?

Led by Jon-Erik Lido

FREE class
Open to the Public

Please register:
https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/ws?studioid=320088&stype=-8&sTG=44&sVT=160&sView=day&sLoc=1&sTrn=100000007&date=11/08/17

Hike NC Guided Hike @ Umstead State Park: Reedy Creek Bike ‘N’ Bridle Trail
Nov 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us for an every-Wednesday after-work hike on the bike ‘n’ bridle trail at Umstead. We’ll meet at 6 p.m. at the Lake Crabtree neighborhood entrance to the park, walk out to the cemetery and return. The total distance of this hike is 5 miles, but feel free to turn around at any time. The hike is a mellow climb out and a mellow descent back. This is a great introduction to hiking for beginners and a good aerobic workout for more experienced hikers. Our hike leader will hang in the back with the beginners.

Nov
9
Thu
November Dinner with Dolci @ Nasher Cafe
Nov 9 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

In honor of the newest upcoming exhibit at the Nasher Museum, THE MEDICI’S PAINTER: Carlo Dolci and 17th-century Florence the Nasher Cafe will be theming our Dinners on Thursday’s August 31st, September 21st, October 19th, & November 9th to celebrate the flavors & techniques from Italian kitchens during the 16th & 17th centuries. From bistecca to cacciatore we have crafted some stunning dishes so that you can experience this stunning exhibit through both sight & taste. Oh and let’s not forget sound, that’s right, our November 9th dinner coincides
“LIVE MUSICAL PERFORMANCE: “THE SOUND WORLD OF CARLO DOLCI”,” an evening of vocal music of 17th-century Italy, featuring works by Strozzi, Merula and Monteverdi starting at 7pm. See our special themed entrees for November 9th below and call today to reserve at (919) 684-6032 or book online.

SHORT RIB ARRABBIATA 28 Braised beef short ribs, pancetta, cherry tomatoes, onions, carrots, chili flakes, asiago creamy polenta

ABBACCHIO AL FORNO 28 Roasted lamb chops cooked medium, rosemary, garlic, wild mushroom fregola, baby carrots, vegetable caponatina

GRILLED SEAFOOD FRA DIAVOLO 26 Sea Scallops, shrimp, mussels, garlic, white wine, arrabbiata tomato sauce, shaved pecorino, linguine

BAKED COD OREGANATA 26 Parmesan breaded cod, chopped oregano, grilled lemon, wild mushroom fregola, grilled winter squash

EGGPLANT PARMESAN 20 Panko crusted local eggplant, basil, stracchino cheese, rustic pomodoro sauce, garlic butter linguine

WILD MUSHROOM RAVIOLI 21 Smoked asparagus, roasted shitake mushrooms, caramelized onions, tomatoes, pesto cream, shaved pecorino (Add chicken breast +4 or sautéed shrimp +6)

Blind Tasting: Classic White Wines @ The Granary
Nov 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Explore classic white grape varietals with Beverage Director Paula de Pano as she walks you through the basic components and markers of quality white wines.
$45 includes wine, tasting plate, service fee and tax. Reserve at 919.542.2121.

Film Festival Series: Once in a Lifetime @ Levin JCC
Nov 9 @ 7:00 pm

Based on a true story, the film chronicles the relationship of a teacher with teenagers who have long since dropped out of the school system. This teacher of Leon Blum high school at Creteil, decides to enter a national competition titled “Children and adolescents in the Nazi concentration camp system.” Initially tumultuous and frustrating, the atmosphere quickly evolves as they meet with a survivor of the camps and increasing intensity during a visit to a museum dedicated to this dark period of history. This experience will change their lives.

Once in a Lifetime is part of the Film Festival Series at the Levin JCC. The Levin JCC and Israel Center invite you to bring your family and friends to screen films educating and celebrating Jewish and Israeli community, culture, and history. Each month, our Film Festival Series will feature a new or older movie that highlights the work of Jewish directors, actors, and screenwriters. Some films may not be suited for all ages.

Nov
10
Fri
2017 Carolina Artisan Craft Market @ Raleigh Convention Center
Nov 10 – Nov 12 all-day

Kicking off holiday shopping season, the Carolina Artisan Craft Market returns this November 10-12 to the Raleigh Convention Center! Looking for unique, one-of-a-kind gifts for friends and family? The Market features handcrafted furniture, jewelry, art, pottery, and more from over 115 jury-selected artists.

Attendees will be able to meet and engage with artists, ask questions about their work, and ensure they walk away with the best-fit piece. Enjoy artist demonstrations and live music while you find the perfect gift for yourself or a loved one! Single-day and weekend passes can be purchased online at carolinaartisancraft.com.

Nov
11
Sat
“This Is Hunger” Free National Exhibit: A Must-See Experience @ Food Bank of Eastern & Central NC
Nov 11 – Nov 13 all-day

Come on a compelling journey, one that draws you into the lives of everyday Americans – and deepens your awareness about who struggles with hunger and why. This 45-minute FREE exhibit tells intimate stories of dozens of Americans using portraits, state-of-the-art storytelling techniques and hands-on activities.

Come face to face with hunger in America. It will change the way you look at your city and your neighborhood.

Spaces are limited. Reserve your seat at the table now! (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/this-is-hunger-nc-food-bank-of-eastern-central-nc-tickets-39488721830)

Recommended age: 12+

Exhibit space is equipped with a wheelchair-accessible entrance and transcripts are available for guests who are deaf or hard of hearing.

Additional Information:
http://thisishunger.org

https://www.facebook.com/mazonusa/
https://www.instagram.com/mazonusa/

Please contact Linda Sledge at LSledge@foodbankcenc.orgor call 919-865-3043 for help with registration or questions about the schedule.

Save The Duck @ Dovecote Style
Nov 11 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

We are thrilled  to introduce you to an exciting new brand called Save the Duck – a fashionable outerwear alternative that is 100% animal free and does not utilize feathers, leather, hide or fur! Their eye-catching, cutting edge designs for men and women make ideal travel partners for globetrotters and can be folded and carried in their custom-made pouches.
Ultra-light Save the Duck garments are adjustable to all seasons with a fill called PLUMTECH – a padding created to imitate the fullness of down while preserving the advantages of technological thermal lining. Unlike traditional polyester, Save the Duck outerwear is super light, breathable, and guarantees total freedom of movement. You cannot imagine how great these garments feel on the body!
From traditional to hip styling, they have everyone covered! Join us as we welcome Molly Hurley and the entire Save the Duck collection for men and women. Bring your shopping list – there are great gift ideas in this collection!

Save The Duck @ Dovecote Style
Nov 11 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

We are thrilled  to introduce you to an exciting new brand called Save the Duck – a fashionable outerwear alternative that is 100% animal free and does not utilize feathers, leather, hide or fur! Their eye-catching, cutting edge designs for men and women make ideal travel partners for globetrotters and can be folded and carried in their custom-made pouches.
Ultra-light Save the Duck garments are adjustable to all seasons with a fill called PLUMTECH – a padding created to imitate the fullness of down while preserving the advantages of technological thermal lining. Unlike traditional polyester, Save the Duck outerwear is super light, breathable, and guarantees total freedom of movement. You cannot imagine how great these garments feel on the body!
From traditional to hip styling, they have everyone covered! Join us as we welcome Molly Hurley and the entire Save the Duck collection for men and women. Bring your shopping list – there are great gift ideas in this collection!