Events at N.C. Museum of History
From 10 to 11 a.m., History Corner: The Corner Cure-All will teach children ages 6-9 (with an adult) about the toys and candies of the past in the 1920s pharmacy exhibit. From 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., History Hunters: Home Remedies will teach children ages 10-13 how our ancestors used home and store ingredients to stay well or get better. $3 per child for each event. The museum is located at 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh. For more information, call 919-807-7992.
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From noon to 1:30 p.m., a donations-requested yoga session will be held at Evolve Movement, 8470 Falls of Neuse Road, Raleigh. Then, from 6 to 7 p.m., YogaFest Raleigh will be held on the 400 block of Fayetteville Street in downtown Raleigh. The event features free outdoor yoga for all skill levels with local teachers.
Glenwood Live Concert Series
The Glenwood Live Concert Series will continue from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on the North Street block off of Glenwood Avenue. Outside Soul will perform.
Storytime at N.C. Museum of History
From 10 to 10:30 a.m., Storytime in the Gallery will feature a staff-led tour of a museum gallery and a history-related story. The museum is located at 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh. For more information, call 919-807-7992.
Picturing History at N.C. Museum of History
From 1 to 3 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Picturing History: Photography Workshop will feature award-wining photographer Dr. Brenda Scott as she leads a hands-on workshop and shares how to use a camera to document people and places of local history. Bring your own camera. $8 per person. The museum is located at 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh. For more information, call 919-807-7992.
Roland Lazenby at Quail Ridge
Roland Lazenby will present “Michael Jordan: The Life” at 7:30 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. Visit QuailRidgeBooks.com for more information.
The Living Arts College will hold a First Friday event at 10 p.m. at Mosaic Wine Lounge, 517 W. Jones St., Raleigh. Works by graphic design, photography, animation, film and audio engineering students will be on display at the event. Attractions include a red carpet photo shoot, interviews with the students and live entertainment from The Drift and deejay Okoyono. The event is free. Ages 18 and up. Call 919-829-5886 for more information.
Searching for colonial roads
The Joel Lane Museum House will present a lecture on “Applying Technology in the Search of Colonial Roads of the Carolina Backcountry” by Dale Loberger at 2 p.m. at 160 S. Saint Mary’s St., Raleigh. Admission is $15, or $10 for members of the Joel Lane Historical Society. Advance purchase is required. Call 919-833-3431 or email JoelLane@bellsouth.net.
Grandparents Day at N.C. Museum of History
Sunday, Sept. 7 is National Grandparents Day at the Museum. Bring a family photo to receive 20 percent off your purchase in the museum shop. The museum is located at 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh. For more information, call 919-807-7992.
Free yoga class
A free yoga class featuring yoga for the core will be held from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at Ladies Fitness & Wellness, 700 Exposition Place, Raleigh. Register by calling 919-845-9200.
Events at Quail Ridge
At 3 p.m., Eric Litwin will present his and Scott Magoon’s children’s book, “The nuts: Bedtime at the Nut House,” at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Ave., Raleigh. And at 7 p.m., Jan Karon will present “Somewhere Safe with Somebody Good,” followed by a Q&A session with the audience. Visit QuailRidgeBooks.com for more information.
Karen Abbott at Quail Ridge
Karen Abbott will present “Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy: Four Women Undercover in the Civil War” at 7:30 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. Visit QuailRidgeBooks.com for more information.
Members of the Triangle Business Community will host a food and networking event from 6 to 9 p.m. at Raleigh Brewing Company, 3709 Neil St., Raleigh. The event is open to all members of the Triangle Business Community. RSVP on the North Hills Networking Facebook page or at Meetup. Call Steven David Elliot at 919-830-7540 for more information.
Time for Tots at N.C. Museum of History
From 10 to 10:45 a.m., Time for Tots: Aw, Nuts! will teach about the history of peanuts, and children will make a nutty craft to take home. Ages 3-5 with adult, $3 per child. The museum is located at 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh. For more information, call 919-807-7992.
Events at Quail Ridge
At noon, Margaret Maron will present “Designated Daughters” during an encore lunch event at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. At 7:30 p.m., investigative journalist Eric Schlosser will present “Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident and the Illusion of Safety” at the Hunt Library, 1070 Partners Way, Raleigh. Tickets are $5 for this admission-only event, and can be purchased at the door or received with the purchase of “Command and Control” from Quail Ridge. Visit QuailRidgeBooks.com for more information.