CARRBORO LOOKS FOR LOCAL ARTISTS: The town of Carrboro invites residents to submit their artwork for local exhibitions. ci.carrboro.nc.us/AdvBoards/Art/ArtistInfo.htm.
HILLSBOROUGH ARTS COUNCIL EXHIBITIONS: The Hillsborough Arts Council is accepting submissions for this year’s gallery exhibitions. Apply with a $15 fee by 4 p.m. Friday, March 21, at hillsboroughartscouncil.org.
BOWBARR ART SHOW: Bowbarr will host a reception for the work of more than 30 artists at 7 p.m. Friday, March 14, at 705 W. Rosemary St., Carrboro.
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GUIDED TOURS: The Hillsborough Arts Council will give “Take a Closer Look” guided walking tours of local sculptures at 1 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through March starting at the Hillsborough Arts Council, 102 N. Churton St. 919-643-2500, HillsboroughArtsCouncil.org.
OFF THE WALL: FRANK Gallery’s Off the Wall fundraising gala will be at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 12, 109 E. Franklin St., Chapel Hill. Ticets cost $250 each. 919-636-4135, frankisart.com/gala2014.
HILLSBOROUGH DOWNTOWN ARTS AND CRAFTS SHOW: The Hillsborough Downtown Arts and Crafts Show will be on Saturday, April 12, at the Hillsborough Visitors Center, 150 E. King St. hillsboroughartscouncil.org.
FESTIFALL: Applications for artists for the 42nd annual Festifall Arts Festifall will be accepted with a $25 fee through Friday, May 30. Festifall will be Sunday, Oct. 5. townofchapelhill.org/festifall.
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. March 12: Rory Block. March 13: Paul McKenna Band. March 16: The Stray Birds. March 19: Pete and Maura Kennedy. March 21: Missy Raines and the New Hip. March 22: John McCutcheon. March 27: Archie Fischer, Garnet Rogers. March 28: Scott Ainslie. March 29: Foghorn String Band, Piney Woods Boys. April 4: Sultans of String. April 10: Drew Nelson. April 11: Seldom Scene. April 13: Brother Sun. April 16: Paddy Keenan. May 1: Cathie Ryan. May 2: April Verch. May 9: Rolling Roots Review. May 11: Tret Fure. June 6: Songs from the Circle 3. June 8: Jeannette and Johnnie Williams, Louisa Branscomb. June 15: Burning Bridget Cleary. June 19: Clarke Buehling. 919-929-2787, artscenterlive.org.
CAT’S CRADLE: 300 E. Main St., Carrboro. March 19: RAC, Reuben and the Dark, NO, The Darcys. March 21: Armon Jay. April 13: Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra. April 18: The Zombies. May 11: Spirit Family Reunion. June 14: The English Beat. 919-967-9053, catscradle.com.
KENAN MUSIC BUILDING: UNC campus. March 21-22: Louise Toppin, Marquita Lister, “The New Generation Project: Art Songs on African-American Themes.” music.unc.edu.
LOCAL 506: 506 W. Franklin St. March 13: Cracker and the Doctor, Barrett Brooks. March 15: Dirty Bourbon River Show, Ellis Dyson and the Shambles. March 16: JKutchma, Adam Faucett, Matthew Paul Butler. March 18: From Indian Lakes, The American Scene, Naive Thieves. March 20: La Femme, Wild Moccasins, Tescon Pol. March 21: Solids, PUP, Petey. March 22: Har Mar Superstar. 919-942-5506, local506.com.
MEMORIAL HALL: 114 E. Cameron Ave. May 31: Voices, “The Genius of Mozart.” 919-843-3333, carolinaperformingarts.org.
OPEN EYE CAFE: 101 S. Greensboro St., Carrboro. March 28: The Commanderrs. 919-968-9410, openeyecafe.com.
SECOND WIND: 118 E. Main St., Carrboro. Wednesdays: Bluegrass Night. Thursdays: Twofer. Tuesdays: Big Fat Gap. Every third Friday: Skinny Bag of Sugar.
THE STATION: 201-C E. Main St., Carrboro. March 29: Black Masala. 919-967-1967, thestationcarrboro.com.
UNIVERSITY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH: 150 E. Franklin St. June 8: Cantari, “Vaughan Williams and Tavener: A Cosmic Cycle of Life and Death.” July 18: Voices, “American Songs, Poems & Spirituals.” voiceschapelhill.org/buy.
CHAPEL HILL ART GALLERY: 1215 E. Franklin St. March 14: Sally Terrell, “The Colors and Textures of Connemara.” 6-9 p.m. 919-636-4557, chapelhillartgallery.com.
FRANK: 109 E. Franklin St. March 14: “Let’s Be FRANK.” 6-9 p.m. 919-636-4135, frankisart.com.
HILLSBOROUGH GALLERY OF ARTS: 121 N. Churton St. March 28: Susan Hope, Eduardo Lapetina, Eric Saunders, “Flights of Fancy.” 6-9 p.m. 919-732-5001, hillsboroughgallery.com.
HORACE WILLIAMS HOUSE: 610 E. Rosemary St. April 6: Dan Gottlieb. 2-4 p.m. 919-942-7818, preservationchapelhill.org.
TYNDALL GALLERIES: University Mall. 201 S. Estes Drive. March 15: Jane Filer, “The Blue Earth.” 7-9 p.m. 919-942-2290, tyndallgalleries.com.
VESPERTINE: 118 B E. Main St., Carrboro. March 14: Kim Hawks. 6-9 p.m. 919-356-6825, vespertinecafe.com.
ARTSCENTER: 300-G E. Main St. March 22: Sacrificial Poets, “Last Chance Slam.” May 9-11, 15-18: “Gem of the Ocean.” 919-929-2787, artscenterlive.org.
CARRBORO HIGH SCHOOL: 201 Rock Haven Road. March 20-23: “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.”
DEEP DISH THEATER COMPANY: University Mall, 201 S. Estes Drive. Through March 22: “Arcadia.” May 2-24: “Life is a Dream.” 919-968-1515, deepdishtheater.org.
PLAYMAKERS: Center for the Dramatic Art, UNC campus. Through March 16: “Love Alone.” April 2-20: “Assassins.” 919-962-PLAY, playmakersrep.org.
PRC2 : Center for Dramatic Art, UNC campus. April 23-27: “Hold These Truths.” 919-962-PLAY, playmakersrep.org.
TOP OF THE HILL BACK BAR: 100 E. Franklin St. Tuesdays: Back Bar Comedy, 9 p.m.
ARTSCENTER: 300-G E. Main St., Carrboro. March 22: “Are You My Mother?” 919-929-2787, artscenterlive.org.