Arts & Culture

5 things to do in the Triangle: A Bollywood exhibit, a Shopping Spree, more

Check out more than 50 arts and crafts vendors with paintings, photography, jewelry, Christmas items and more, while enjoying music and entertainment Saturday in Hillsborough.
Check out more than 50 arts and crafts vendors with paintings, photography, jewelry, Christmas items and more, while enjoying music and entertainment Saturday in Hillsborough. jleonard@newsobserver.com

Triangle events to add to your daybook:

Shopping Spree

9 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday; Raleigh Convention Center, 500 S. Salisbury St., Raleigh; $10-$12; jlraleigh.org

This juried shopping experience by the Junior League of Raleigh has been a tradition for more than 30 years, showcasing regional and national exhibitioners. Plus, there’s a Couture for a Cause fashion show Saturday evening – all for charity.

Fuquay Fest

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; Downtown Fuquay-Varina, 100 S. Main St., Fuquay-Varina; free; celebratefv.com

The Celebrate Fuquay-Varina festival honors the town’s heritage with live entertainment, Run the Quay races, classic cars, kids’ activities, food and more.

Holiday crafts

9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday; Passmore Center, 103 Meadowlands Dr., Hillsborough; free; visithillsboroughnc.com

Check out more than 50 arts and crafts vendors with paintings, photography, jewelry, Christmas items and more, while enjoying music and entertainment. It benefits programs for seniors in Orange County.

Beyond Bollywood

Through April 2017; City of Raleigh Museum, 220 Fayetteville St., Raleigh; free; cityofraleighmuseum.org

This Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibit just opened, celebrating the history and achievements of Indian Americans in the United States. It has an extended stay, but why put it off?

A Churchill speaks

7 p.m., Wednesday; N.C. Museum of History, 5 S. Edenton St., Raleigh; free; ncmuseumofhistory.org

Author and historian Celia Sandys will share stories of her grandfather, Sir Winston Churchill, at a special program on the former British Prime Minister’s leadership. Free, but you must register.

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