BANNED BOOKS: The Chapel Hill Public Library and the Office of Public and Cultural Arts are seeking artwork for display during Banned Books Week, from Sunday, Sept. 21, through Saturday, Sept. 27. Seven submissions will be printed as art trading cards. Entries will be accepted through Monday, Aug. 11. bit.ly/1l1lFQL.
ARTHUR COGSWELL HOUSE TOUR: North Carolina Modernist Houses will give a public tour of the 1969 Arthur Cogswell House from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, at 308 N. Elliott Road, Chapel Hill. Tickets cost $5.95 in advance and $10 the day of the tour. ncmodernist.org/tour.
HILLSBOROUGH HANDMADE PARADE: Jane Filer will lead a Giant Dancing Heads workshop for Hillsborough Handmade Parade participants from 2-5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, and Sunday, Aug. 17, at the Hillsborough Arts Council, 102 N. Churton St., Hillsborough. Registration costs $35. hillsboroughartscouncil.org.
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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.
BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL: Moorefields will host a Bluegrass Festival from 2-7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, at 2201 Moorefields Road, Hillsborough. Tickets ost $20 for teenagers and adults, free for children younger than 12. moorefields.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. Aug. 9: Cognitive Resonance. Aug. 10: Mike Marshall and Caterina Lichtenberg. Aug. 16: Desert Rose Band. Sept. 5: Jonathan Edwards. 919-929-2787, artscenterlive.org.
CAFFE DRIADE: 1215-A E. Franklin St. Aug. 8: The Blue Eyed Bettys. Aug. 16: Cory Bishop. caffedriade.com.
CAT’S CRADLE: 300 E. Main St., Carrboro. 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. 6: Quincy Mumford and The Reason Why. Aug. 9: The Blue Eyed Bettys. Aug. 23: The Henry Millers. Sept. 14: Lily & the Parlour Tricks. 919-942-5506, local506.com.
MYSTERY BREWING COMPANY: 437 Dimmocks Mill Road, Hillsborough. Aug. 15: Cory Bishop. mysterybrewing.com.
SECOND WIND: 118 E. Main St., Carrboro. Wednesdays: Bluegrass Night. Thursdays: Twofer. Tuesdays: Big Fat Gap. Every third Friday: Skinny Bag of Sugar.
SOUTHERN RAIL: 201-C E. Main St., Carrboro. Aug. 10: The Blue Eyed Bettys. 919-967-1967, thestationcarrboro.com.
CARRBORO CENTURY CENTER: Aug. 8: Janet Sammons. 6-9 p.m. 100 N. Greensboro St.
HILLSBOROUGH ARTS COUNCIL GALLERY: 102 N. Churton St., Hillsborough. Aug. 29: Tom Willis. 6-9 p.m. 919-643-2500, hillsboroughartscouncil.org.
HILLSBOROUGH GALLERY OF ARTS: 121 N. Churton St. Aug. 29: Alice Levinson, Pringle Teetor, “KINDRED.” 6-9 p.m. 919-732-5001, hillsboroughgallery.com.
HORACE WILLIAMS HOUSE: 610 E. Rosemary St. Sept. 7: John Beerman. 2-4 p.m. 919-942-7818, preservationchapelhill.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.