Classical Music Series
The Renaissance Center will host its Classical Music Series throughout October at 405 S. Brooks St., Raleigh. Visit WakeForestNC.gov/tickets-events.aspx for more information.3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct 24:
Photo essay competition
The Cary Photographic Artists will sponsor a photo essay competition for Wake County high school students. Cash prizes range from $50 to $150, and the competition will end with an exhibit. For details, go to bit.ly/1kTh4U4.
To enter, choose one of four themes: “America to Me,” “Home Town Pride,” “Student Life” or “Our Natural World.” Send four images for your theme and a paragraph relating your photography to the theme to email@example.com by Thursday, Jan. 15.
Call for artists
The Cotton Company in historic downtown Wake Forest is seeking a variety of artists and musicians for Art After Hours. The event is the second Friday of each month, and allows local artists and musicians to display their gifts, network and sell to the public. The Cotton Company is now accepting applications for 2015. Email TheCottonCompanyGallery@gmail.com for more information.
Renaissance Centre events
The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre hosts events for art lovers and families at 405 S. Brooks St., Wake Forest. Visit wakeforestnc.gov for more information.
‘Desire Under the Elms’
Raleigh Little Theatre will present “Desire Under the Elms” through Oct. 26 at 301 Pogue St., Raleigh. Evening shows (Thursday through Saturday) are at 8 p.m., and Sunday matinees are at 3 p.m. “Desire Under the Elms” is a combination of several Greek myths set on a family farm in New England.
The works of Marriott Little and her family (Marriott Sheldon, Corneille Little, Stan Mallard, Will Sheldon, George Bason III and the late Bill Little) will be featured throughout November at Roundabout Art Collective, 305 Oberlin Road, Raleigh.
N.C. State University Theatre
N.C. State University Theatre has announced its 2014-15 season. Season tickets cost $62; $58 for senior citizens, NCSU faculty and staff, alumni association members, parents association members and students; and $48 for NCSU students. Pick three showings for $48. Individual tickets cost $16-$18.“Around the World in 80 Days” “The Little Shop of Horrors” “The Burial at Thebes, a version of Sophocles’ Antigone,”