LAST FRIDAYS ART WALK: The Hillsborough Arts Council’s Last Fridays Art Walk will include art events throughout Hillsborough from 6-9 p.m. Friday, July 25. hillsboroughartscouncil.org.
BYNUM FRONT PORCH: The Bynum Front Porch Friday Night Music Series will feature performances from 7-9 p.m. Fridays through the end of August at 950 Bynum Road, Bynum. bynumfrontporch.org.
WORKSHOP: A workshop for artists, teachers and others interested in making giant puppets for the Hillsborough Handmade Parade will be from 2-5 p.m. Saturday, July 26, and Sunday, July 27, at the Eno River Mill, 437 Dimmocks Mill, Hillsborough. The workshop costs $5. Register online. hillsboroughartscouncil.org.
SOUTHERN VILLAGE MUSIC AND MOVIES: Southern Village will host musical performances at 6 p.m. Sundays through the end of September at 600 Market St. Movies will be screened for $4 at dusk Fridays and Saturdays through Saturday, Sept. 13. There will be music before movies at 6 p.m. Fridays in June. southernvillage.com.
ALOFT CHAPEL HILL: 1001 S. Hamilton Road. Tuesdays: Bibis Ellison and Dante. W xyz bar. 8-10 p.m. 919-932-7772.
ARTSCENTER: 300-G E. Main St., Carrboro. July 31: Katharine Whalen, Justin Robinson, Shawn Luby, Christy Smith. Aug. 2: Mike Compton. 919-929-2787, artscenterlive.org.
CAT’S CRADLE: 300 E. Main St., Carrboro. July 23: Us the Duo, Caroline Glaser, Mates of State. July 24: Superchunk, Reigning Sound, The Rock*A*Teens, The Clientele, Telekinesis, Eleanor Friedberger, The Antlers, Thus Owls. July 25: Destroyer, Wye Oak, The Mountain Goats, David Kilgour & the Heavy 8s, Imperial Teen, Hospitality. July 26: Neutral Milk Hotel, Caribou, Teenage Fanclub, Bob Mould, Mikal Cronin, Ex Hex, The Love Language, Vertical Scratchers. July 29: The Casket Girls, Dreamend. July 30: Mello Mike, Tracy Cate, Brad Schnurr, Ngozi Ikeakanam. Aug. 1: Boris. Aug. 13: The Griswolds. Aug. 22: Clockwork Kids, Ghostt Bllonde, Body Games. Aug. 23: Kevin Gates. Oct. 7: Afghan Whigs. Nov. 8: Rachael Yamagata. 919-967-9053, catscradle.com.
LOCAL 506: 506 W. Franklin St. Aug. 1: Rude King, The Pandemics, Archbishops of Blount Street, “ExSKAvaganza.” Aug. 6: Quincy Mumford and The Reason Why. 919-942-5506, local506.com.
SECOND WIND: 118 E. Main St., Carrboro. Wednesdays: Bluegrass Night. Thursdays: Twofer. Tuesdays: Big Fat Gap. Every third Friday: Skinny Bag of Sugar.
CARRBORO CENTURY CENTER: Aug. 8: Janet Sammons. 6-9 p.m. 100 N. Greensboro St.
HILLSBOROUGH ARTS COUNCIL GALLERY: 102 N. Churton St., Hillsborough. July 25: Bruce Weber, Jason Pulley, “Different Points of View.” 6-9 p.m. 919-643-2500, hillsboroughartscouncil.org.
HILLSBOROUGH GALLERY OF ARTS: 121 N. Churton St. July 25: Linda Carmel, Marcy Lansman, Lynn Wartski, “Attention to Detail.” 6-9 p.m. 919-732-5001, hillsboroughgallery.com.
ARTSCENTER: 300-G E. Main St. July 26: Missoula Children’s Theatre, “Blackbeard the Pirate.” 919-929-2787, artscenterlive.org.
DEEP DISH THEATER COMPANY: University Mall, 201 S. Estes Drive. Aug. 29-Sept. 20: “A Kid Like Jake.” Oct. 31-Nov. 22: “The Landing.” Feb. 27-March 21: “Journeys End.” May 1-23: “The Liar.” 919-968-1515, deepdishtheater.org.
FOREST THEATERE: Country Club Road, UNC campus. Aug. 8-Sept. 7: Paperhand Puppet Intervention, “The Painted Bird.” ncartmuseum.org.
TOP OF THE HILL BACK BAR: 100 E. Franklin St. Tuesdays: Back Bar Comedy, 9 p.m.