Hayti film fest
The Hayti Heritage Film Festival continues through Saturday with documentaries, shorts and feature length films. Saturday’s closer is a Cash Michaels film on the Wilmington Ten. All tickets must be reserved.
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The annual fundraiser for the Durham Public Schools, “An Evening of Entertainment,” is a professionally choreographed musical event featuring hundreds of talented DPS students.
7 p.m., Friday; DPAC, 123 Vivian St., Durham; $12.50-$37; dpacnc.com
Krispy Kreme Challenge
You know the drill: 12 doughnuts + 5 miles in 1 hour. (Barfing and crazy costumes optional.) The charity race, started by NCSU students, benefits the N.C. Children’s Hospital. Run or watch the chaos.
8:30 a.m. Saturday; NCSU Belltower on Hillsborough Street to Krispy Kreme on Peace Street; krispykremechallenge.com
A football movement
NFL star and Fayetteville native Jimmy Raye and author Tom Shanahan discuss their book “Raye of Light,” which chronicles the Michigan State University football coach’s “Underground Railroad” movement in the 1960s.
3 p.m. Sunday; Barnes & Noble, 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary; free; nando.com/x7
NOLA jazz sounds
Grammy Award-winning trumpeter Irvin Mayfield and his New Orleans Jazz Orchestra hit Chapel Hill on their current tour.
7:30 p.m. Sunday; Memorial Hall, 114 E. Cameron Ave., Chapel Hill; $25-$59; carolinaperformingarts.org