Take Five

Take Five: Triangle events to add to your daybook

August 15, 2013 

No hoop-dees here

Nope, the rides at the annual Carolina Classics at the Capital car show are beautifully restored works of art. With more than 300 collectibles on display, cars will fill the Raleigh Convention Center and spill out onto surrounding streets.

9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday; 500 S. Salisbury St., Raleigh; $10 for adults, $5 children 7-12, free for 6 and under; 919-896-7448 or classicsatthecapital.com

Women-in-war story

This unusual war tale will leave fans of World War II history wide-eyed. Author Cate Lineberry discusses her new book “The Secret Rescue: An Untold Story of American Nurses and Medics Behind Nazi Lines.”

Noon-1 p.m. Saturday; Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill; 919-942-7373 or flyleafbooks.com

Cirque du WaWa

Join a circus-themed garden party and support the Walltown Children’s Theatre’s production of “Indigo Blue.” They’ll have Down to Earth Aerials and other cool stuff – and money raised (tax deductible) is matched by sponsors.

6-9 p.m. Saturday, 2006 WaWa Ave., Durham; $25; 919-286-4545 or walltownchildrenstheatre.org

Backstreet’s Back

The Backstreet Boys continue their comeback/nostalgia tour with a stop in Raleigh. So, if you want it that way, you know what you have to do.

7 p.m. Tuesday; Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion; $29-$143.50; livenation.com

Howlin’ good tunes

Youthful! Energetic! Irresistible! Bluegrass! The Nashville-based Howlin’ Brothers bring their dynamic blend of 21st Century bluegrass and Americana music to Carrboro.

8 p.m. Tuesday; The ArtsCenter, 300-G E. Main St., Carrboro; $10-$14 ($6 for Friends); artscenterlive.org/performance

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