Cocktails and crafts
Megan George of The Zen Succulent leads wannabe crafters in a terrarium-building DIY activity. It’s all in the name of connecting art and nature, but the inclusion of cocktails and snacks cannot be overemphasized. (Yes, it’s for grown-ups.)
6 p.m. Friday; North Carolina Museum of Art, 2110 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh; $35; ncartmuseum.org
Quite a cookie
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Pastry chef Kim Palmer leads a cookie decorating class covering icings, color mixing, outlining, flooding shapes and piping. If you haven’t guessed already, this isn’t really for kids.
6-8 p.m. Saturday; Ninth Street Bakery, 136 E. Chapel Hill St., Durham; $14 (or what you can afford); nando.com/u4
Don your grooviest ’70s duds and get down with Studio 54 Bingo’s night of Blue Light Bingo, hosted by Marilyn Merlot and Mary K. Mart.
7 p.m. Saturday; The Cotton Room, 807 E. Main St., Durham; $20; nando.com/u5
Make it up as you go
Improv fans can check out the year’s first show from Third Date, a new improvisational comedy company. They’ll take suggestions from the audience to build skits.
8 p.m. Saturday; Comon Ground Theatre, 4815B Hillsborough Road, Durham; $12; cgtheatre.com
Get some grub
Some of the Triangle’s best restaurants will offer special three-course menu options and fixed pricing in the coming week. It’s a great way to try some places on your To Eat list. No reservations, tickets or passes required.
Through Feb. 1; See website for participating restaurants; $15-$30; trirestaurantweek.com