FRIDAY NIGHT MUSIC SERIES: Bynum Front Porch’s Friday Night Music Series concerts will be from 7-9 p.m. Fridays at 950 Bynum Road. facebook.com/bynumfrontporch.
‘SIMPLE WAYS’: “Simple Ways: Folk Art by Leonard Jones” will be on display at the Alexander Dickson House, 150 E. King St., Hillsborough, until Thursday, March 17.
DULCIMER PLAYERS: The Carolina Mountain Dulcimer Players meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 17, at Carol Woods Retirement Community, 750 Weaver Dairy Road, Chapel Hill. 919-929-5359, ShirleyRay@aol.com.
‘STRANGE NEW WORLDS’: The ArtsCenter’s film series features “Crumbs” at 8 p.m. Friday, March 18, “Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives” at 8 p.m. Friday, April 8, and “Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter” at 8 p.m. Friday, May 13. Tickets are $10 ($7 for students). artscenterlive.org.
‘WILD PONIES’: Jennifer Miller’s paintings will be featured at the Eno Gallery until Saturday, March 19, at 100 S. Churton St., Hillsborough.
ART WALK: The Hillsborough Last Fridays Art Walk will be from 6-9 p.m. Friday, March 25.
DANCE: The Triangle Country Dancers’ dance will be on Friday, March 25, at The Reality Center, 916 Lamond Ave. Admission is $8 for the group’s members and $10 for visitors. No partner or experience is needed. tcdancers.org.
FIRST SUNDAY TRIANGLE BLUES SOCIETY: The First Sunday Triangle Blues Society Open Jam will be from 6:30-9:30 p.m. the first Sunday of the month at The Blue Note Grill, 709 Washington St. thebluenotegrill.com.
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: The Joyful Jewel is accepting submissions of writing by people of all ages for this year’s “Vision & Voice” through Thursday, March 31. Writers and artists present their work on Sunday, April 24. joyfuljewel.com.
‘ON THE WILD SIDE’: Paintings by Nancy Smith will be on display at the Community Church of Chapel Hill until April 24 at 106 Purefoy Road.
POET LAUREATE: Applications and nominations for Poet Laureate of Carrboro will be accepted until Saturday, April 30. Submit a cover letter, 250- to 350-word statement on the role of poetry in Carrboro, three to five poems (up to five pages) and information on any poetry that has been published. RTrost@townofcarrboro.org.
BEST IN SHOW: High school students in the Emerson Waldorf School’s art and music programs present their work in film screenings, musical performances, visual art, poetry readings and dramatic performances from 5-8 p.m. Friday, May 27, at 6211 New Jericho Road, Chapel Hill. 919-967-1858, emersonwaldorf.org.
FASHION: “From Frock Coats to Flip-flops: 100 Years of Fashion at Carolina” will continue until June 5 at UNC-Chapel Hill’s Wilson Library. The exhibition features photos, articles and clothes on display. unc.live/1UmSxaY.
THE CITY TAP: 89 Hillsboro St., Pittsboro. March 18: Paleface. thecitytap.com.
LOCAL 506: 506 W. Franklin St. March 17: Currents, Convictions. March 18: Lovedrug, Youth League, Magnolia, Oceans. March 20: Sound System Seven, Second Husband, D.O.T.R. March 22: Mal Blum, BAD Friends. 919-942-5506, local506.com.
THEATER, COMEDY, DANCE AND FILM
ARTSCENTER: 300-G E. Main St. March 19: “The Chuckle and Chortle Comedy Show.” 919-929-2787, artscenterlive.org.
PLAYMAKERS: Center for Dramatic Art, 150 Country Club Road, Chapel Hill. March 30-April 23: “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.” April 27-May 1: “The Real Americans.” Sept. 14-Oct. 2: “Detroit ‘67.” Oct. 19-Nov. 6: “The Crucible.” Nov. 23-Dec. 11: “The May Queen.” Jan. 25-Feb. 12, 2017: “Intimate Apparel.” 919-962-7529, playmakersrep.org.