EVENTS

EVENTS

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.

Nov
17
Fri
Preservation Durham Fall Fundraiser @ The Cookery
Nov 17 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Preservation Durham will have their Fall Fundraiser on November 17th at the newly expanded Cookery. Live music, local food, OPEN BAR and silent and live auctions. Live Auction hosted by Criminal podcast host, Phoebe Judge. Proceeds support our Preservation Equity Project. Tickets now available at www.PreservationDurham.ORG

Nov
18
Sat
Holiday Market @ Umstead Pines
Nov 18 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Join us at our 7th annual Holiday Market, sponsored by Multiple Choices for the Children – a fundraiser benefiting Duke Children’s Hospital.

Sip while you shop with some of the Bull City’s finest, local businesses, eat great BBQ, try your luck at winning great door prizes and let the Company Dancers of Durham entertain you!

Holiday Open House – Cedar Creek Gallery @ Cedar Creek Gallery
Nov 18 @ 12:00 pm – Nov 19 @ 6:00 pm

Our holiday open house features a handmade holiday tree by John Martin, live music and of course photo ops with Santa Clause. We will also have over 500 handmade ornaments including the 2017 Snowflake Ornament made by a local North Carolina artist, which will 100% benefit the Food Bank of Central and Eastern NC.

Tails at Twilight Gala @ JB Duke Hotel
Nov 18 @ 6:00 pm

Join Animal Protection Society of Durham for our annual well-groomed gala, Tails at Twilight. Enjoy a hosted cocktail reception, silent and live auctions, a three-course dinner, golden ticket raffle, a live band, dancing and tons of fun. All to help animals in need find their forever home. Proceeds from the event will help provide food, shelter, healthcare and love to more than 5,000 animals each year.

Winter is Coming: The Drag Kings and Queens of the North @ Social Games and Brews
Nov 18 @ 9:00 pm

Eno River Women’s Rugby presents ‘Winter is Coming:The Drag Kings and Queens of the North’, a one night charity fundraiser featuring professional and amateur drag kings and queens. Proceeds benefit Eno River Women’s Rugby and the Compass Center for Women and Families, http://compassctr.org.

Special guest stars emcee Stormie Daie and DJ Ali Kaba. Local beer, local entertainment, a throne of swords, and a night of unleashing the king and queen inside. Polish your armor and grab your robe – costumes are highly encouraged! Prepare for the battle of a lifetime.

Check out our Facebook page for more details!

Dec
2
Sat
Positive Impact for Kids 5K presented by Duke Health @ Southern Community Park
Dec 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:45 pm

My name is Leanne Joyce and I am the 18-year-old President of the 501(c)(3) Positive Impact for Kids. I have raised over $100,000 and purchase items from pediatric hospital wish lists to improve the hospital experience for children and teens.

The Chapel Hill Police Department and Orange County Sheriff’s Office are partnering with Positive Impact for Kids to facilitate our second annual 5K (walk/run) fundraiser and Chase the Chief Fun Run for kids. Chief Chris Blue of the Chapel Hill Police Department will give the kids (age 12 and under) a one minute head start and then race them in a clock timed one mile run. All pre-registered fun run participants will receive a prize!

Top prizes will be presented to the 5K first, second, and third place male and female by Fleet Feet and Omega Sports. The 5K will start at 1pm and the fun run will start at 2:15pm. The 5K will be professionally chip timed and managed by Cardinal Race Services.

All proceeds will benefit Duke Children’s Hospital and UNC Children’s Hospital.

Dec
3
Sun
Nutcracker Tea Party @ The Washington Duke Inn and Golf Club
Dec 3 @ 2:00 pm

You are cordially invited to Barriskill Dance Theatre School’s Nutcracker Tea Party!
Ticket includes holiday tea, cocoa, treats, and a special peek at this year’s Nutcracker Ballet. Dress your best and meet your favorite characters!

Ticket Pricing: 1 Seat – $35, 10 Seat Table – $300

Please contact megan@barriskilldance.com or call 919.489.5100 to purchase tickets.

Dec
16
Sat
Donald Davis Storytelling @ The Fearrington Barn
Dec 16 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

We are thrilled that Donald Davis is returning to The Fearrington Barn on Saturday, December 16th at 11am and Sunday, December 17th at 2pm to delight us with his stories!

Renowned story teller Donald Davis is back! Donald has been visiting The Fearrington Barn to spin his tales for over 20 years and is one of the foremost storytellers in the country. He has been featured at the World’s Fair, the Smithsonian Institution, the National Storytelling Festival, and as guest host on NPR’s “Good Evening.”

In lieu of admission, donations of canned goods to CORA and gently used Children’s Books to Book Harvest will be accepted. This event fills up quick so get there early!

Dec
17
Sun
Donald Davis Storytelling @ The Fearrington Barn
Dec 17 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

We are thrilled that Donald Davis is returning to The Fearrington Barn on Saturday, December 16th at 11am and Sunday, December 17th at 2pm to delight us with his stories!

Renowned story teller Donald Davis is back! Donald has been visiting The Fearrington Barn to spin his tales for over 20 years and is one of the foremost storytellers in the country. He has been featured at the World’s Fair, the Smithsonian Institution, the National Storytelling Festival, and as guest host on NPR’s “Good Evening.”

In lieu of admission, donations of canned goods to CORA and gently used Children’s Books to Book Harvest will be accepted. This event fills up quick so get there early!