Triangle Residential Options for Substance Abusers’ fundraising sale will be from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday at Oxford Commons, 3500 N. Roxboro St. The sale includes books, construction supplies, clothes, furniture and a 1989 Corvette. trosainc.org.
Durham Farmers’ Market
The Durham Farmers’ Market will be open from 3:30-6:30 p.m. at 501 Foster St. durhamfarmersmarket.com.
Saralee Stafford and Neal Shirley will discuss their book, “Dixie Be Damned: 300 Years of Insurrection in the American South,” at 7 p.m. at The Regulator, 720 Ninth St.
Light rail meeting
An update on plans for the proposed Durham-Orange Light Rail Transit project will be from 4-7 p.m. at Durham Station, 515 W. Pettigrew St. Presentations will be at 4:15, 5:15 and 6:15 p.m. ourtransitfuture.com.
Sarah Dessen will talk about her novel, “Saint Anything,” at 7 p.m. at The Regulator, 720 Ninth St.
The Piedmont Wildlife Center’s BioBlitz festival, a biological inventory and scavenger hunt, is from 8-11 p.m. Friday and 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Leigh Farm Park, 370 Leigh Farm Road, Chapel Hill. piedmontwildlifecenter.org.
The Durham Farmers’ Market will be open from 8 a.m. to noon at 501 Foster St. durhamfarmersmarket.com.
The South Durham Farmers’ Market will be open from 9 a.m. to noon in the Greenwood Commons Shopping Center at 5410 N.C. Highway 55.
Applebee’s will raise money for ROSS Programs of the Durham Housing Authority from 8-10 a.m. at 5340 McFarland Drive. Breakfast costs $7.
St. Barbara’s Greek Festival
St. Barbara’s Greek Festival will be from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church, 8306 N.C. Highway 751. 919-484-1600, durhamgreekfestival.org.
Kids can meet firefighters, law enforcement and medical personnel from 12:30-2 p.m. at suite 118 at Northgate Mall, 1058 W. Club Blvd. northgatemall.com.
Durham Chess Club
The Durham Chess Club meets for casual chess from 2-4:30 p.m. Saturdays at the North Regional Library, 221 Milton Road. Sets, boards and instructions are provided. All ages and skill levels are welcome. 919-479-7020, email@example.com.
Light rail meeting
An update on plans for the proposed Durham-Orange Light Rail Transit project will be from 2-5 p.m. at John Avery Boys and Girls Club, 808 E. Pettigrew St. Presentations will be at 2:15, 3:15 and 4:15 p.m.
Beaver Queen Pageant
The 11th annual Beaver Queen Pageant starts at 5 p.m. (pre-pageant activities at 4 p.m.) in the meadow at Duke Park at Acadia at Knox Street. This year’s theme is “Beavers do Bollywood.” bit.ly/1Gm14jQ.
The Regulator will host North Carolina poets Kevin Boyle, Ralph Earle, Debra Kaufman and Richard Krawiec at 7 p.m. at 720 Ninth St.
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