On the catwalk: A spring fashion show kicks off the Redress Eco-Fashion and Textiles Conference.
See the best of recycled, up-cycled, and re-manufactured garments from eight designers who make going green part of their work. The featured clothing highlights the beauty of eco-friendly fabrics and sustainable production processes. $10-$35; 6 p.m. Friday; Lincoln Theatre, 126 E. Cabarrus St., Raleigh; redressraleigh.com.
Puckish fun: Seed Art Share presents “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” under the spring stars.
Shakespeare’s beloved comedy comes to the Rose Garden at Raleigh Little Theatre. Watch the fun unravel as sprites, lost lovers and a troupe of rustics cross paths deep in the woods. Bring a picnic and a chair. $17; 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday; 301 Pogue St. Raleigh; raleighlittletheatre.org.
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‘Farmland’: Explore the lives of young farmers and ranchers.
Director James Moll traveled the country for his documentary film “Farmland,” which features farmers and ranchers in their 20s who are running their own operations. A question-and-answer session with local farmers will follow the 77-minute screening. Free; 7 p.m. Friday; North Carolina Museum of History, 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh.
Oakwood Lives!: Take a look into Raleigh’s past.
This annual collaboration with Burning Coal Theatre explores the lives of those who went before us in a series of whimsical vignettes staged at Oakwood Cemetery. Learn more about some of the lesser-known figures in Raleigh history. $20 adults/$10 students; 6:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m., Sunday; 701 Oakwood Ave., Raleigh.
Starry night: The North Carolina Museum of Art kicks off its summer film series with “Star Trek Into Darkness.”
The museum’s series started more than 20 years ago and features recent Oscar winners, classics and family favorites. Stretch out a blanket or lean back in a lawn chair for a night under the stars. $5; 9 p.m. Saturday; 2110 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh; ncartmuseum.org.