If you missed the 18th annual Cary Kwanzaa, head to Durham’s Holton Career and Resource Center for your dose of Ujima. (That’s collective work and responsibility, the day’s principle.) There will be food, too.
Noon-6 p.m. Friday, 401 N. Driver St., 919-354-2750.
Or you could wait until Tuesday, aka New Year’s Day, the last day of Kwanzaa, and join the 27th annual Kwanzaafest, also in Durham. Featuring Chuck Davis and the African American Dance Ensemble. Bring canned good and toiletries to benefit CAARE Inc. of Durham.
Free; doors open at noon, program starts at 2:30 p.m.; Durham Armory, 220 Foster St., 919-560-2729.
Food for thought
Draft Carolina Burgers & Beers is closing, but through Monday, it will donate 10 percent of its proceeds to local charities, including Southern Siberian Rescue Group, Activate Good, Interfaith Food Shuttle and Band Together. Eat good and do good!
510 Glenwood Ave., Raleigh; 919-834-2955; draftraleigh.com.
“Al Norte al Norte: Latino Life in North Carolina” features images of the state’s growing Latino community. Photographer José Galvez will discuss his 51 compelling images Jan. 6 at 2 p.m.
Free; N.C. Museum of History, 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh. www.ncmuseumofhistory.org.
Author Stuart Neville will read and discuss his novel “Ratlines,” set in 1963 Ireland, which reveals frightening truths about the post-WWII Nazi empire.
Free; 7:30 p.m. Jan. 9; Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh; 919-828-1588.