ARTISTS’ SALON: The Orange County Arts Commission’s next Artists’ Salon will be from 6:30-9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22, in the West End Theatre at The ArtsCenter, 300-G E. Main St., Carrboro. RSVP. 919-968-2011, firstname.lastname@example.org.
ELDERBERRY FESTIVAL: The Elderberry Festival will be from noon to 11 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, at The Station and Southern Rail, 2nd Wind and Norm’s Farms. There will be local music, food, art, breweries and wineries. elderberryfestival.com.
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.
FESTIFALL: The 42nd annual Festifall Arts Festival will be from noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 5, in downtown Chapel Hill. townofchapelhill.org/festifall.
The Durham Arts Council will host summer art camps for kids through August. 919-560-2726, durhamarts.org.
BACK PORCH MUSIC ON THE LAWN
The Back Porch Music on the Lawn series of free concerts will be at 6 p.m. Thursdays, Aug. 28 and Sept. 4, on the quad in the American Tobacco Historic District. americantobaccohistoricdistrict.com.
“Little World,” an exhibit of animated, miniature displays, will be at the Main Library through Saturday, Sept. 20, at 300 N. Roxboro St.
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. Sept. 5: Jonathan Edwards. Sept. 12: Steve Forbert, Bruce Piephoff. 919-929-2787, artscenterlive.org.
CAFFE DRIADE: 1215-A E. Franklin St. Aug. 16: Cory Bishop. caffedriade.com.
CAT’S CRADLE: 300 E. Main St., Carrboro. Aug. 22: “Big Star’s Third,” Clockwork Kids, Ghostt Bllonde, Body Games. Aug. 23: Kevin Gates, Weeknight, Bear in Heaven, Dex Romweber Duo, Flaco Jiménez, Los Texmaniacs, Sierra Hull, Kevin Gates, Chevy Woods. Aug. 26: Shabazz Palaces, Pattern is Movement. Sept. 3: “OMG Music Fest,” Jacob Whitesides, Reed Deming, Round 2 Crew, Alyssa Shouse, Grant Landis, Tyler Matl. Sept. 9: Parachute, Matt Wertz. Sept. 12: Holy Ghost Tent Revival. Sept. 13: Hiss Golden Messenger, Strand of Oaks, Alexandra Sauser-Monnig, “Carrboro Elementary School Second Annual Back-to-School Rock Bash,” Southern Culture on the Skids, Dex Romweber Duo, The Swang Brothers, The Holland Bros., The Vagabond Union. Sept. 17: Delta Spirit, EDJ. Sept. 18: White Denim, Clear Plastic Masks. Sept. 19: Bahamas, Real Estate. Oct. 7: Afghan Whigs. Nov. 8: Rachael Yamagata. 919-967-9053, catscradle.com.
LOCAL 506: 506 W. Franklin St. Aug. 20: Turchi, Campfires and Constellations, Rubber Checks. Aug. 21: Unwed Sailor, Growing Old, Growing Up. Aug. 22: Diecast, Killing The Catalyst, The Omega Project, Enemy in Disguise. Aug. 23: The Henry Millers, Kate Tucker and the Sons of Sweden, Supreme Fiction. Aug. 24: Bishop Allen, North Elementary. Aug. 25: Ri¢hie. Aug. 26: Triplicity, This Falling Sky, Eight Bit Disaster. Aug. 28: Lowland Hum, Look Homeward, Sinners & Saints. Sept. 14: Lily & the Parlour Tricks. Oct. 6: Caleb Hawley. Oct. 24: K.Flay. 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.
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. Sept. 26: Lolette Guthrie, Mark Kinsella, Michele Yellin, “Discoveries.” 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.
LIGHT Art+Design: 601 W. Rosemary St. Aug. 28: Katherine Armacost. 5-7 p.m. 919-942-7707, LIGHTartDESIGN.com.
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. Through Sept. 7: Paperhand Puppet Intervention, “The Painted Bird.” ncartmuseum.org.
PRC2 : Center for Dramatic Art, UNC campus. Sept. 2-7: “Rodney King.” 919-962-PLAY, playmakersrep.org.
TOP OF THE HILL BACK BAR: 100 E. Franklin St. Tuesdays: Back Bar Comedy, 9 p.m.