Diane Muldrow at Quail Ridge
Diane Muldrow will present “Everything I Need to Know About Christmas I Learned from a Little Golden Book” at 3 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. For details, go to QuailRidgeBooks.com.
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Dark Water Rising will perform for the N.C. Museum of History’s Music of the Carolinas program at 3 p.m. at 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh. For details, call 919-807-7992 or go to NCMuseumOfHistory.org.
Jeffrey Deaver at Cameron Village Library
Jeffrey Deaver will discuss his novels, characters and writing style for Cameron Village Regional Library’s Meet the Author program from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. at 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh. For details, call 919-856-6710.
The Southern Winter Bridal Show will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Martin Building on the N.C. State Fairgrounds. Admission is $5. For details, go to IslandGirlCraftAndVendorEvent.com.
The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre will host Flix4Kidz at 10:30 a.m. at 405 Brooks St., Wake Forest. The event shows G- or PG-rated children’s and family films. For details, call 919-435-9428.
Affordable Care Act seminar
LSN Insurance Associates will host a seminar on the Affordable Care Act from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Innovative Martial Arts Academy, 1241 S. Main St., Suite 15, Wake Forest. For details, go to on.fb.me/1vhh3Og.
Affordable Care Act info at Cameron Village Library
Cameron Village Library will host an Affordable Care Act information session led by the League of Women Voters of Wake County, Legal Aid of NC, CapitalCare Collaborative and Wake Health Services from 11 a.m. to noon at 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh. For details, call 919-856-6710.
Veterans Day closings
Wake County offices and libraries and the Wake County Animal Shelter will be closed for Veterans Day. Wake Forest yard waste collection will be suspended, but police, bus service, garbage, recycling and bulk pick-up will not be interrupted. The town will follow its normal yard waste collection cycle beginning with Tuesday’s route and ending with Friday’s Nov. 12-14.
Chris Van Allsburg at Quail Ridge
Chris Van Allsburg will present “The Misadventures of Sweetie Pie” at 7 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. For details, go to QuailRidgeBooks.com.
The American Red Cross will host a blood drive from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Nationwide Insurance, 4401 Creedmoor Road, Raleigh. For details, go to RedCrossBlood.org.
Red Cross blood drive
The American Red Cross will host a blood drive from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12, at Nationwide Insurance, 4401 Creedmoor Road, Raleigh. For details, go to RedCrossBlood.org.
Town hall meeting
Raleigh City Council member Wayne Maiorano, who represents District A, will host a town hall meeting from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Campbell Lodge at Durant Nature Park, 8305 Camp Durant Road, Raleigh. District A covers north central Raleigh.
The Art of Cooking at North Regional Library
North Regional Library will host The Art of Cooking: There’s a Book for That! from 2 to 3 p.m. at 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. The program will feature librarians’ tips on finding the right book to learn how to cook. For details, call 919-870-4000.
History á la Carte at the N.C. Museum of History
The N.C. Museum of History will host History á la Carte from noon to 1 p.m. at 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh. The program will feature a free presentation from Vietnam veteran Rusty Edmister. Beverages will be provided. For details, call 919-807-7992.
You Call This Yoga will host a donations-requested adaptive yoga class from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Evolve Movement, 8470 Falls of Neuse Road, Raleigh.
Charlie Lovett at Quail Ridge
Charlie Lovett will present “First Impressions: A Novel of Old Books, Unexpected Love, and Jane Austen” at 7:30 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. For details, go to QuailRidgeBooks.com.
Red Cross blood drive
The American Red Cross will host a blood drive from 2:30 to 7 p.m. at Wakefield Middle School, 2300 Wakefield Pines Drive, Raleigh. For details, go to RedCrossBlood.org.
Tai Chi for joint health
The Arthritis Foundation and CORE will host a Tai Chi event from 6 to 7 p.m. at Raleigh Orthopaedic Therapy Services, 3001 Edwards Mill Road, Raleigh. The free event will teach participants how Tai Chi can improve health. For details, go to RaleighOrtho.com/core.
Civil War Genealogy at North Regional Library
Genealogist and historian Kevin Milus will help participants trace their lineage in a free session at 7:30 p.m. at North Regional Library, 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. For details, call 919-870-4000.
Eben Alexander at Quail Ridge
Eben Alexander will present “The Map of Heaven: How Science, Religion, and Ordinary People are Proving the Afterlife” at 7:30 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. For details, go to QuailRidgeBooks.com.
Time for Tots at the N.C. Museum of History
The N.C. Museum of History will host Time for Tots from 10 to 11 a.m. at 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh. The program lets children ages 3-5 (with adult) learn about the lives of N.C.’s inhabitants by handling objects, listening to stories and making a paper turtle rattle to take home. $3 per child, $1 for museum members.
Free yoga class
You Call This Yoga will host a free yoga class at North Regional Library, 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. Gentle mat yoga will be from 9:10 to 10:30 a.m., and stress reduction with chair yoga (bring two towels) will be from 10:45 to 11:45 a.m.
Music at Sola Coffee
Dennis Wayland and Bruce Scism will perform from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Sola Coffee, 7705 Lead Mine Road, Raleigh. Wayland will open with his southern style, and Scism will follow with Americana, folk and bluegrass.
Red Cross blood drive
The American Red Cross will host a blood drive from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at PDQ, 6305 Falls of Neuse Road, Raleigh. For details, go to RedCrossBlood.org.
Walk Against Animal Abuse
Saving Grace Animals for Adoption and Leesville Road High School will host a Walk Against Animal Abuse at Lake Lynn Community Center, 7921 Ray Road, Raleigh. The event will feature a 2.5-mile dog walk around Lake Lynn Park. Sign up at LRHSDeca.wix.com/SavingGrace. For details, call 919-520-2984.
Wake Forest Farmers’ Market
The Wake Forest Farmers’ Market is open from 10 a.m. to noon every Saturday at the Renaissance Plaza, 405 S. Brooks St. For details, go to WakeForestFarmersMarket.org.
Raleigh Yoga Center offers a free community class the second Saturday of each month from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Raleigh Yoga Center, 619 Oberlin Road, Raleigh. Reservation is required. For details and to make a reservation, go to RaleighYoga.com.
Lafayette Village will host a tree lighting from 4 to 8 p.m. at 8450 Honeycutt Road, Raleigh. The event will feature performances from Ravenscroft’s “Strings with a Band,” City Ballet, The Carolina Carolers and more.
Raleigh Flea Market
The Raleigh Flea Market is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday at the N.C. State Fairgrounds. Each weekend, the Commercial and Education buildings, the Shoppes at Dorton and the outside grounds are host to hundreds of dealers, craftsmen and booths.