Take Five Triangle events to add to your daybook

Five events to add to your daybook

March 7, 2013 

Celtic pride

Celtic violinist Jamie Laval will play traditional music from Scotland and Ireland as part of the PineCone “Music in the Carolinas” series. Bonus trivia: More Scots settled in North Carolina during the Colonial period than in any other state.

3 p.m. Sunday; N.C. Museum of History, 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh; ncmuseumofhistory.org

Kid stuff

Carrboro’s ArtsCenter opens its annual student show this weekend, featuring paintings, pottery and pictures. Opening reception is 6 p.m. Friday.

300-G E. Main St., Carrboro; artscenterlive.org

Drift away

Entire film franchises have been based on the dangerous street racing technique known as drifting. Saturday, kids can try it at the Car Drift Racing Event at Northgate Mall – using remote control model cars, fortunately.

Noon- 4 p.m. Saturday; 1058 W. Club Blvd., Durham; northgatemall.com

Funny ladies

The Carolina Theatre’s discussion series features live broadcasts, via satellite, from New York’s famed 92Y on Tuesday, as comics Judy Gold and Joy Behar trade stories.

7:30 p.m. $12; 308 W. Morgan St., Durham; carolinatheatre.org

Classic cars

The Carolina Collector Auto Fest brings classic cars, trucks and motorcycles to the State Fairground, along with swap meets and an Elvis tribute concert.

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday; 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday; 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday; $10; 1025 Blue Ridge Blvd., Raleigh; carolinacollectorautofest.com

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