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1st Saturday Salsa Social

  • Living Arts Collective

Lesson 7:30 - 8 Dancing 8 -10:30


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Beginning Crochet Class

Ready to take on a new craft skill? This introductory class is for crochet beginners, as well as those who have never even tried a single fiber art! Students will learn the basics of crochet s…


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Beginning Knitting Class

Ready to take on a new craft skill? This introductory class is for crochet beginners, as well as those who have never even tried a single fiber art! Students will learn the basics of crochet s…


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Book Sale - Books Among Friends

  • Northgate Mall
  • (919) 560-7159

Saturday, December 1 · Members Only: 10 a.m. - 12 noon · Regular Sale: 12 noon - 4 p.m. Sunday, December 2 · $10 Bag Sale: 1 - 4 p.m. Still looking for holiday gifts to …


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Calidore String Quartet

The Calidore String Quartet is one of the premier chamber ensembles in a generation of exciting new talent in the genre. Since forming in Los Angeles, the spirited Calidore — a portmanteau m…


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Historic Durham & Tobacco Empire Tour

  • 212 W Main St
  • (919) 371-2653

Tobacco Road Tours takes you on a motorized, professionally guides tour to where Durham’s roots began & where the City has evolved today. North Carolina’s “Triangle”, …


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History Hike: Life Around the Mill

When the West Point Mill was in its heyday, mills were often the center of vibrant communities. Step back in time and learn about community life in rural North Carolina. This hike will be about t…


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NCZoukFest

  • Living Arts Collective

This event will feature international and home grown Zouk instructors who have been dedicated to building and supporting Zouk communities in their local areas and around the world. Festival …


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Sacred Grounds Coffeehouse

  • (919) 220-2458

Concerts featuring top country, folk, and gospel musicians with coffee bar and snacks. Sponsored by St. Paul United Methodist Church.


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Milling Around West Point

How do our millers keep the West Point Mill running? Go behind the scenes with our Head Miller and help us run the mill for a day. You’ll open the sluicebox gates, fill the hopper, and engage …


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Nutcracker Tea Party

You are cordially invited to Barriskill Dance Theatre School's Nutcracker Tea Party Ticket includes holiday tea, cocoa, treats, and a special sneak peek at this year's Nutcracker Ballet. Dress your …


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Beginners' Line Dance Classes

  • Covenant Presbyterian Church
  • (252) 767-2780

Beginners Urban Soul Line Dance Classes are provided by M. E. Henderson, Inc.. This low-impact form of exercise is free. Bring your water and towel for this one hour class!


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In the Jazz Tradition: Nnenna Freelon

Nnenna Freelon does not simply interpret the standards of the great American songbook. She reinvents them entirely, stretching their melodies and pushing and pulling at their meters until they are …


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In the Jazz Tradition: Nnenna Freelon

Nnenna Freelon does not simply interpret the standards of the great American songbook. She reinvents them entirely, stretching their melodies and pushing and pulling at their meters until they are …


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Elf The Musical

ELF The Musical is the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported back to the North Pole. Unaware that he is actually …


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In the Jazz Tradition: Cécile McLorin Salvant

Cécile McLorin Salvant is a stunning singer with a peerless style and a knack for finding obscure jazz and blues songs and giving them new life. In just five years, Salvant has gone from an …


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In the Jazz Tradition: Cécile McLorin Salvant

Cécile McLorin Salvant is a stunning singer with a peerless style and a knack for finding obscure jazz and blues songs and giving them new life. In just five years, Salvant has gone from an …


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Brett's Open Mic w/ the Usual Suspects

Wednesday night the right way at Beyu's Open Mic led by Brett Chambers.


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Frankie Cosmos w/ Lomelda & Stef Chura

Frankie Cosmos is the brainchild of New York native and Sub Pop recording artist Greta Kline. The band headlines this bill of indie pop and indie rock.


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In the Jazz Tradition: Nellie McKay

Nellie McKay arrived on the music scene like an exclamation mark. Get Away from Me — her astounding 2004 debut, believed to be the first double-disc introduction to any jazz singer — …


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In the Jazz Tradition: Nellie McKay

Nellie McKay arrived on the music scene like an exclamation mark. Get Away from Me — her astounding 2004 debut, believed to be the first double-disc introduction to any jazz singer — …


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Open Mic Night

  • The Bar

Singers/ rappers/ dancers welcome. 1 song allowed. Must sign up at door.


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In the Jazz Tradition: Catherine Russell

Catherine Russell was born into jazz royalty. The daughter of Luis Russell, Louis Armstrong’s longtime music director, and Carline Ray, who collaborated with the great Mary Lou Williams and …


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