FRIDAYS ON THE FRONT PORCH: Live music and food trucks will be at the Carolina Inn at 5 p.m. Fridays through Oct. 23 at 211 Pittsboro St., Chapel Hill. carolinainnevents.com.
LIVE & LOCAL: Deep South Entertainment and the town of Chapel Hill host the Live & Local Music and Art Series from 6-9 p.m. Fridays through June 19 at 140 W. Franklin St.
FRIDAY NIGHT MUSIC SERIES: Bynum Front Porch’s Friday Night Music Series concerts will be from 7-9 p.m. Fridays on the outdoor stage at the Bynum General Store, 950 Bynum Road. bynumfrontporch.org.
LAST FRIDAYS CONCERTS: The Last Fridays Art Walk includes concerts from 6-9 p.m. the last Friday of each month on the lawn of the old Orange County Courthouse.
FOLK ART SHOW: The Hillsborough Visitors Center will host an exhibition of folk art by Sam Ezell through July 23 with a reception from 6-8 p.m. Friday, May 29, at 150 E. King St.
GARDEN PARTY: The Historic Hillsborough Commission’s Annual Spring Garden Party & Auction will be from 6-9:30 p.m. Saturday, May 30, at the Burwell School Historic Site, 310 N. Churton St., Hillsborough. Tickets cost $35 in advance or $45 at the door at the Burwell School Historic Site.
MAGNOLIA KLEZMER BAND: A free concert by the Magnolia Klezmer Band will be from 6-8 p.m. Sunday, May 31, at Southern Village on the Green. Bring chairs, blankets, drinks and food. magnoliaklezmerband.com.
SWEET CAROLINA CONCERT SERIES: University Mall’s Sweet Carolina Concert Series is 6-9 p.m. Thursdays from June 4 through July 30 in the parking lot by the intersection of Estes Drive and Willow Drive.
FIRST SUNDAY TRIANGLE BLUES SOCIETY: The First Sunday Triangle Blues Society Open Jam will be from 7-10 p.m. the first Sunday of the month at The Blue Note Grill, 4125 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd. triangleblues.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. May 28: Shannon Whitworth. May 30: “Playin’ Possum: A Tribute to George Jones.” June 3: Brad Linde's BIG OL' Ensemble. June 4: The Honeycutters, Michael Rank & Stag. June 5: Greg Hawks. 919-929-2787, artscenterlive.org.
OPEN EYE CAFE: 101 S. Greensboro St., Carrboro. June 5: Meade Skelton. 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.
FRANK GALLERY: 109 E. Franklin St. June 12: “Overtures: An Invitational.” Julia Harmon, Carroll Lassiter, “People & Places.” 6-9 p.m. 919-636-4135, frankisart.com.
THEATER, COMEDY, DANCE AND FILM
DURHAM PERFORMING ARTS CENTER: 123 Vivian St. June 2-7: “Newsies.” dpacnc.org.
PLAYMAKERS: Center for Dramatic Art, 150 Country Club Road, Chapel Hill. Sept. 16-Oct. 4: “Disgraced.” Oct. 14-Nov. 1: “Seminar.” Nov. 18-Dec. 12: “Peter and the Starcatcher.” Jan. 20-Feb. 7, 2016: “Three Sisters.” Feb. 24-March 13, 2016: “We Are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known as South West Africa, From the German Südwestafrika, Between the Years 1884-1915.” March 30-April 23, 2016: “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, a Musical Thriller.” 919-962-PLAY, playmakersrep.org.
Share your Chapel Hill moments
What comes to mind when people ask you to show them what makes Chapel Hill special? Is it an unexpected moment of beauty on the greenway? The way your kids looked the first time they rode the bus by themselves? Maybe it’s just a family and friends get-together in the backyard.
There’s a good chance that all of these moments that make up the fabric of our community are already in your social media feeds. The pictures and videos on your smart phone are exactly what the Town needs to complete a permanent public art project that will be displayed at the Chapel Hill Public Library.
Artist Erik Carlson has spent months gathering moments and memorabilia from Chapel Hill’s history. To finish his digital art installation, Carlson is asking that people contribute personal snapshots that reveal their everyday reality of life.
To share moments that you want to be included in a permanent multi-media artwork that will be installed near the main entrance of the newly renovated library building, go to http://unboundartwork.org. You can also email your pictures and videos directly to firstname.lastname@example.org.