A weekly roundup of home and garden classes, tours and more.
Pop-Up Sunday Vintage Market
Pop-Up Sunday is an open air event in downtown Raleigh that has vintage and art shopping, food trucks, beer, kids crafts, vinyl records and more. On the 4th Sunday of each month, April through November, 25 vendors pop up temporary shops full of vintage clothing, housewares and more. Noon.-5 p.m. July 26. Free. Ornamentea, 509 N. West St., Raleigh. 919-834-6260, ornamentea.com.
Encaustic Painting and Collage Workshop
Learn the basics of encaustic painting with hot wax! Hot Encaustic is an intoxicating medium that smells like honey and falls somewhere between painting and sculpture. This affordable workshop includes 2 ready-to-hang canvases and unlimited encaustic medium. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. July 18. $75. Durham Arts Council, 120 Morris Street, Durham. 919-560-2787, durhamarts.org.
Raleigh Antiques Extravaganza
The 70th Raleigh Antiques Extravaganza has more than 125 exhibitors from Florida to New England featuring quality antiques and old collectibles. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 18; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. July 19. $6.50. North Carolina State Fairgrounds, 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh. 919-733-2626, ncstatefair.org/.
Durham Garden Forum: 2015 Gardeners’ Fair
An informal group independent of Sarah P. Duke Gardens meets once a month to enrich its members’ gardening knowledge and skill. The fair is sponsored in partnership with N.C. Cooperative Extension 6:30-8 p.m. July 21. $10. Sarah P. Duke Gardens, Anderson St. and Erwin Rd., Durham. 919-684-3698, gardens.duke.edu.
JC Raulston Arboretum Sunday Tour
Join one of the JCRA’s volunteer tour docents and learn about the arboretum’s plants, people, history, future and mission in a one-hour guided walk through the JCRA’s collections and gardens. 2-3 p.m. Sundays. Free. JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University, 4415 Beryl Rd., Raleigh. 919-515-3132, jcra.ncsu.edu/.
Black & White Darkroom Basics Workshop
Pleasure, relaxation, or immersion in the craft are just a few ways darkroom practice is described by analog photographers. In other words, darkroom is fun, and surprisingly easy. In one day you will learn to shoot a roll of film, develop the negatives, and make basic prints.A materials fee of $15 must be paid in cash to the instructor at the beginning of class for photographic paper and chemicals. 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. July 18. $90. Durham Arts Council, 120 Morris Street, Durham. 919-560-2787, durhamarts.org.
Wild Harvest: Wild Flavor Ice Cream
Join wild harvest chef Tanith Tyrr and beat the heat with delicious ice creams, sorbets, milkshakes and slushies from the wild. Take a short and easy walk through Leigh Farm Park in Durham to gather ingredients, then transform them in the kitchen. 2-6 p.m. July 18. $39. Piedmont Wildlife Center, 364 Leigh Farm Rd., Durham. 919-489-0900, piedmontwildlifecenter.org.
Free Expression Tuesdays
Bring your work crew out to Art Bar all day Tuesday for this special, relaxing, expressive, free-flowing painting experience! We set up the easels and fit them with canvas panels and provide you with a selection of coordinating, relaxing colors, paint brushes and natural sponges. Wine is 10% off all day! 11 a.m.-10 p.m. June 21, June 28. $25. Art Bar Raleigh, 6109 Maddry Oaks Ct., Raleigh. 919-307-8107, www.artbarraleigh.com.
Matsumoto Prize Presentation & Thirst4Architecture, Auction
This awards presentation will be part of a Thirst4Architecture design networking event. Entertainment will include free music, food, beer, coffee, and a chance to tour through McConnell Studio’s sculpture, lighting, architectural elements, and other custom-fabricated products. 6 p.m.-8 p.m. July 23. Free. McConnell Studios, 324 Dupont Cir., Raleigh. 919-833-4080,
Etching is a process that uses nitric acid to remove areas of metal from the surface of a piece. You can create depth and detailed textures into your jewelry design! 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 25. $45. Durham Arts Council, 120 Morris Street, Durham. 919-560-2787, durhamarts.org.
Chainmaille Jewelry: Double Spiral Workshop
Put shiny back in your wardrobe as you learn the art of weaving your own chainmaille jewelry. In this two hour workshop, we will make a bracelet and pair of earrings using the Double Spiral weave, a pattern that maintains its twisted shape to make a stunning piece of jewelry. A materials cost of $5 is due to instructor at first class meeting. Please check DAC website for additional supply list. 2:30-4:30 p.m. July 25. $18. Durham Arts Council, 120 Morris Street, Durham. 919-560-2787, durhamarts.org.
Nature Adventures Camp: Animals in the Gardens
Prowl your way around the gardens looking high and low to discover the animals that live here. This camp is for children in rising grades K-2 or ages 5-7. Extended care is available from 1-4 p.m. Children may sign up for any or all weeks. Activities will be different every week, even within the same theme. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. July 20-July 24. $200 per week. Duke University Sarah P. Duke Gardens, Anderson St. and Erwin Rd., Durham. 919-684-3698, gardens.duke.edu.