Habibi Building Bridges: Muslims in America – Thursday, 8pm – Imagine garage rock rendered in Farsi. That’s this Brooklyn band’s musical go-to. They perform at The Pinhook.
Full Frame Documentary Festival – Thursday-Sunday – This event dedicated to the theatrical exhibition of nonfiction cinema celebrates its 22nd year of welcoming filmmakers and film lovers from around the world to Bull City, displaying more than 100 films as well as discussions and panels at various locations, including The Carolina Theatre, Durham Convention Center, Durham Arts Council and Durham Central Park, among others.
Jesse Kinch – Friday, 8pm – The winner of ABC’s “Rising Star” performs at Rhythms Live Music Hall, singing classic rock original hits inspired by rock legends of the ’60s and ’70s.
Nashville Songwriters – Friday, 8pm – Eight top country songwriters sing their hits and share their stories, bringing fans closer to the creative process that has produced some of the biggest hits in country music at the Durham Performing Arts Center. Benefits from the show will support: Kidznotes, a youth orchestra, band and choir program that uses music to encourage and support children; The North Carolina Boys Academy, a Christian boarding school for teenage boys; and Voyager Academy Friends of the Arts, which aims to increase support for visual and performing arts at the school.
Bill Toms & Hard Rain – Friday, 9pm – Soaring horns, gritty licks, toe-tapping rhythms and Toms’ own rough-hewn vocals. Come out to hear this iconic Pittsburgh rock-and-soul band celebrate their newest album release, “Live,” at The Blue Note Grill.
Birthday Bash at Hendrick Southpoint Auto Mall – Friday-Sunday – Find exceptional offers and savings on new and pre-owned vehicles with the added bonus of food trucks, cake and a kids’ bounce house to commemorate the one-year anniversary at Hendrick Southpoint. The bash continues through April 20.
Women’s Health Awareness Day – Saturday, 8:30am-5pm – Join North Carolina Central University as they offer free health awareness, education, information, resources and on-site health screenings for women at the Mary Townes Science Building.
Family Garden Walk – Saturday, 9-10am – Bring the whole family to explore the Sarah P. Duke Gardens; discover new places in the Gardens and learn about the many things that live there.
Durham Roots Farmers’ Market – Saturday, 9am-noon – Visit the Brightleaf Square courtyard for this weekly farmers’ market offering fresh, locally sourced vegetables, fruits, meat, eggs and more.
The Nido Spring Yard Sale & Open House – Saturday, 9am-noon – Drop by Nido to shop babies’ and kids’ clothes, toys and essentials, and tour their co-working space and Montessori preschool. Donations to the sale will be accepted until Friday, and any leftover items will be donated to Welcome Baby.
A Birthday Party for Addy – Saturday, 10am-4pm – Enjoy refreshments, games and other activities to honor an all-time favorite American Girl doll, Addy. Learn the full story of the connections between Addy Walker and the history of Stagville at Historic Stagville.
Ninth Street Sidewalk Sale – Saturday, 10am-8pm – Take a stroll down Ninth Street to find special deals in various shops.
April Book Sales – Saturday, 10am, and Sunday, 1pm – Stock up on new reads and donate your old, gently used ones at Books Among Friends‘ book sale inside Northgate Mall to support Durham County’s regional libraries.
Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live – Saturday, 2pm and 5:30pm – Sing along and join the adventure in Neighborhood of Make-Believe, based on the No. 1 PBS KIDS TV series, at Durham Performing Arts Center.
Game of Thrones Night: Drink the Seven Kingdoms – Saturday, 2-8pm – The newest season of Game of Thrones comes out soon, so come to The Glass Jug Beer Lab and enjoy small pours of seven different beverages, including three GOT-inspired beers by Ommegang, two Glass Jug original beers, one cider and one mead. Bull City Street Food will be on site with a special GoT-inspired menu; Southern Axecent will let you hone your ax throwing skills, plus trivia and other games throughout the day!
Rhett Miller – Saturday, 8pm – The singer-songwriter and opener Joshua Ray Walker perform at Motorco Music Hall for a night of mixed rock and alternative country.
Autism Awareness Day – Sunday, 10am-5pm – Experience the sensory-friendly science day at the Museum of Life and Science, which will be catered to families with children and adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
Cookie Bake-Off – Sunday, 1-3pm – Show off your baking skills, drink beer and compete for prizes at Ponysaurus Brewing Co. All donations benefit the Durham Crisis Response Center to end domestic and sexual violence through advocacy, education, support and prevention.
CROP Hunger Walk – Sunday, 1:30pm – Help end hunger and poverty at the 45th annual walk, the second largest in the U.S. The walk begins and ends at Duke Chapel, and proceeds benefit Church World Service and Durham Congregations in Action, which then allocates the funds to hunger-fighting agencies in our area.
The Magic of Music Children’s Concert – Sunday, 3pm – The Durham Medical Orchestra performs this free kids concert with selections of music from “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” “Beauty and the Beast” and “Enchanted,” plus an instrument petting zoo, at Grey Stone Church.