ACKLAND SPRING LUNCHEON: Annual fundraiser is from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, May 2, at The Carolina Inn, 211 Pittsboro St., Chapel Hill. Tickets are $50. RSVP by Wednesday, April 27. For tickets, call Meghan Hunt, manager of Membership Services, at 919-843-5637, or visit the museum store, 109 E. Franklin St.
LIVE & LOCAL: Chapel Hill’s performance series is from 6-9 p.m. Fridays through June 3 on the Plaza at 140 W. Franklin St.
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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. bit.ly/1rqkVi6.
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.
Nominations for Poet Laureate of Hillsborough will also be accepted until Saturday, April 30. Self-nominations aren’t allowed. Email the poet’s name, contact information, and a few sentences of your support for them to email@example.com.
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.
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.
CENTURY CENTER: 100 N. Greensboro St., Carrboro. May 1: North Carolina Saxophone Ensemble, UNC Sax Studio, dance group Company. music.unc.edu
LOCAL 506: 506 W. Franklin St. May 27: Lincoln Durham. 919-942-5506, local506.com.
OPEN EYE CAFE: 101 S. Greensboro St., Carrboro. April 29: Mitch Hayes. 919-968-9410, openeyecafe.com.
THE STATION: 201-C E. Main St., Carrboro. April 29: Teadrop Canyon, Bad Balloon. April 30: DJ Dymacel. stationcarrboro.com.
ACKLAND ART MUSEUM: 101 S. Columbia St. “Depth Perception” exhibit runs through June 5. ackland.org.
FRANK GALLERY: 109 E. Franklin St. May 13: “Rubbish 2 Runway III.” 6-9 p.m. 919-636-4135, frankisart.com.
THEATER, COMEDY, DANCE AND FILM
ARTSCENTER: 300-G E. Main St. April 30: Transactors Improv, “City Life.” May 1: Bread & Puppet Theater, circus workshop. May 1: Bread & Puppet Theater, “Public Access Center for the Obvious Presents: The Situation.” 919-929-2787, artscenterlive.org.
PLAYMAKERS: Center for Dramatic Art, 150 Country Club Road, Chapel Hill. through 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.” April 5-29, 2017: “My Fair Lady.” 919-962-7529, playmakersrep.org.
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