CARRBORO LOOKS FOR LOCAL ARTISTS: The town of Carrboro invites residents to submit their artwork for local exhibitions. ci.carrboro.nc.us/AdvBoards/Art/ArtistInfo.htm.
GUIDED TOURS: The Hillsborough Arts Council will give “Take a Closer Look” guided walking tours of local sculptures at 1 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through March starting at the Hillsborough Arts Council, 102 N. Churton St. 919-643-2500, HillsboroughArtsCouncil.org.
CAROLINA JAZZ FESTIVAL: The Carolina Jazz Festival is from Wednesday, Feb. 19, to Saturday, Feb. 22. UNC’s jazz week continues through Sunday, Feb. 23. music.unc.edu/jazzfest.
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LUNCH BOX CONCERT SERIES: The Town of Carrboro Parks and Recreation Department will host the Lunch Box Concert Series of free shows by local bands from noon to 1 p.m. Thursdays through Feb. 27 at the Carrboro Century Center, 100 N. Greensboro St.
LAST FRIDAYS ART WALK: The Hillsborough Arts Council’s Last Fridays Art Walk will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28. HillsboroughArtsCouncil.org.
HILLSBOROUGH DOWNTOWN ARTS AND CRAFTS SHOW: The Hillsborough Downtown Arts and Crafts Show will be on Saturday, April 12, at the Hillsborough Visitors Center, 150 E. King St. hillsboroughartscouncil.org.
ARTSCENTER: Enrollment in winter art classes is open. artscenterlive.org.
ALOFT CHAPEL HILL: 1001 S. Hamilton Road. Tuesdays: Bibis Ellison and Dante. W xyz bar. 8-10 p.m. 919-932-7772.
ARTSCENTER: 300-G E. Main St., Carrboro. Feb. 21: Ennis. Feb. 22: Lucy Kaplansky. Feb. 25: Clive Carroll. Feb. 28: Alasdair Fraser, Natalie Haas. March 9: Guy Davis. March 12: Rory Block. March 13: Paul McKenna Band. March 16: The Stray Birds. 919-929-2787, artscenterlive.org.
CAT’S CRADLE: 300 E. Main St., Carrboro. Feb. 19: Gardens & Villa, Waterstrider, John Brown’s Body, Lionize. Feb. 21: White Lies, Frankie Rose, Hiss Golden Messenger, Alex Sauser-Monnig. Feb. 22: Hospitality, Air Waves, The Human Eyes. March 6: Delta Rae. March 19: RAC, Reuben and the Dark, NO, The Darcys. March 21: Armon Jay. April 13: Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra. April 18: The Zombies. May 11: Spirit Family Reunion. June 14: The English Beat. 919-967-9053, catscradle.com.
CHAPEL OF THE CROSS: 304 E. Franklin St. March 8: Cantari, “Gems from British Cathedrals.” voiceschapelhill.org/buy.
KENAN MUSIC BUILDING: UNC campus. Feb. 19: UNC Faculty Jazz Ensemble. Feb. 21: “Fred and Gail Fearing Jazz for a Friday Afternoon.” music.unc.edu.
LOCAL 506: 506 W. Franklin St. Feb. 19: Leslie and the LY’s, Dean and the Delilahs, Boone County Comedy Troupe. Feb. 20: Stammerings, Car Crash Star, Headfirst for Halos. Feb. 21: The Gary Mitchell Band, Posifaction, Jen Murphey. Feb. 24: Shinobi Ninja, Spiralfire, Brody and Choch, Cosmic Punk. Feb. 25: Quilt, Daniel Bachman. 919-942-5506, local506.com.
THE MELLOW MUSHROOM: 310 W. Franklin St. First Tuesday of each month: Jazzbeau.
MEMORIAL HALL: 114 E. Cameron Ave. May 31: Voices, “The Genius of Mozart.” 919-843-3333, carolinaperformingarts.org.
SECOND WIND: 118 E. Main St., Carrboro. Wednesdays: Bluegrass Night. Thursdays: Twofer. Tuesdays: Big Fat Gap. Every third Friday: Skinny Bag of Sugar.
ST. MATTHEW’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH: 210 St. Mary’s Road, Hillsborough. March 1: Andrea Edith Moore, David Heid, “Shakespeare: Music’s Muse.” 919-732-9308, firstname.lastname@example.org.
UNIVERSITY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH: 150 E. Franklin St. June 8: Cantari, “Vaughan Williams and Tavener: A Cosmic Cycle of Life and Death.” July 18: Voices, “American Songs, Poems & Spirituals.” voiceschapelhill.org/buy.
HILLSBOROUGH GALLERY OF ARTS: 121 N. Churton St. Feb. 28: “It’s All About the Story.” 6-9 p.m. 919-732-5001, hillsboroughgallery.com.
WILSON SPECIAL COLLECTIONS LIBRARY: 200 South Road. Feb. 20: “Rooms of Wonder: From Wunderkammer to Museum, 1565-1865.” 5 p.m. library.unc.edu.
ARTSCENTER: 300-G E. Main St. May 9-11, 15-18: “Gem of the Ocean.” 919-929-2787, artscenterlive.org.
CAT’S CRADLE: 300 E. Main St., Carrboro. March 7: “Broad City Live.” 919-967-9053, catscradle.com.
CHAPEL HILL HIGH SCHOOL: 1709 High School Road. Feb. 22: Chapel Hill Dance Theater, “Peter Pan.” 919-932-2676.
DEEP DISH THEATER COMPANY: University Mall, 201 S. Estes Drive. Feb. 28-March 22: “Arcadia.” May 2-24: “Life is a Dream.” 919-968-1515, deepdishtheater.org.
HILLSBOROUGH ARTS COUNCIL: 102 N. Churton St. March 6: “Arts Alive! Pages and Stages: Homeplaces Seen, Heard and Sung.” hillsboroughartscouncil.org.
PLAYMAKERS: Center for the Dramatic Art, UNC campus. Feb. 26-March 16: “Love Alone.” April 2-20: “Assassins.” 919-962-PLAY, playmakersrep.org.
TOP OF THE HILL BACK BAR: 100 E. Franklin St. Tuesdays: Back Bar Comedy, 9 p.m.