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Arts Notes, Sept. 9

Sertoma Arts Center gallery exhibit

Works by Adrienne DiFranco, Mark Wroblewski, Larry Dean and Heather Bowler will be on display at Sertoma Arts Center through the month of September. A reception is scheduled from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 9, at the gallery, 1400 W. Millbrook Road, Raleigh.

N.C. Symphony offers free concert

The North Carolina Symphony is launching its 80th season with a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 9, at the Downtown Raleigh Amphitheater. Music Director Grant Llewellyn will lead “Pops in the City.” For more information, call 919-996-8500.

Workshop on iPhone photography

A program on taking better pictures with your iPhone is set for 3 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 9, at Roundabout Art Collective, 305 Oberlin Road, Raleigh. Taught by fine art photographer John Pagliuca, the free workshop covers camera handling, basic composition, photography apps and transferring pictures from iPhone to computer. Bring your iPhone. For more information, call 919-747-9495, visit www.roundaboutartcollective.com or email www.johnpagliucaproductions.com.

Emerging artists concert series

A concert series featuring emerging artists is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. Fridays through Oct. 12 at Fountain Park at the Captrust Tower, 4208 Six Forks Road, Raleigh. The following bands will play: Jason Adamo, Sept. 14; Old Avenue, Sept. 21; Addison Prophet, Sept. 28; CrowField, Oct. 5; and Catie King, Oct. 12.

Singer Zoe Mulford to perform

Trans-Atlantic singer and songwriter Zoe Mulford will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14, at the Unitarian Universalist PEACE Fellowship, 4104 Watkins Road, Raleigh. Mulford is a musical storyteller, backing her voice with guitar or clawhammer banjo.

Cost is $12 in advance and $15 at the door, with $2 discounts for children and seniors. Children 12 and younger are free. For more information, visit www.uupf.org or www.zoemulford.com or call 919-834-9049.

Annual Creedmoor Music Festival

The 21st annual Creedmoor Music Festival is scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15. The event will include live music, local food, vendors, face painting, balloon animals, a bounce house and a display by the Creedmoor Police Department featuring McGruff the Crime Fighting Dog.

Door prizes, including a grand prize of a weekend getaway to a Myrtle Beach resort, will be given out. To register, go to Creedmoor City Hall, Southern States or Creedmoor/Butner News to fill out a registration ticket.

To become a vendor, complete a vendor registration form and obtain a permit from the Granville County Health Department. The deadline to register for a vendor booth is Friday, Sept. 7. For more information, visit www.cityofcreedmoor.org.

Triangle Corporate Battle of the Bands

Triangle Corporate Battle of the Bands is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at the American Tobacco Campus in Durham. The rain date is Sunday, Sept. 23. Cost is $25.

Proceeds will go to KidzNotes, a local nonprofit that provides music lessons, instruments and performance opportunities to children who otherwise would not have access to playing music and all the educational and personal benefits it has to offer. To buy tickets or for more information, visit kidznotes.org or www.trianglebattle.com.

Sertoma Arts Center accepting proposals

The Sertoma Arts Center is accepting proposals for the 2013 gallery year. Artists 18 or older who live and/or work in Wake County and surrounding areas are invited to submit. The gallery has introduced hundreds of artists to area residents and visitors since the inception of the Gallery Program. Monthly exhibitions will be scheduled. Applications are due Sept. 30. Chosen artists will be notified by Oct. 31.

For more information, email sertomaartscenterexhibits@raleighnc.gov with “Attn: Gallery Program - Gallery Submissions 2013” in the subject line.

Sertoma and Pullen Arts Fair

The annual Sertoma and Pullen Arts Fair is set for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at Pullen Arts Center. Booth registrations are open to everyone. For more information, call 919-996-6126 or email eliza.kiser@raleighnc.gov.

Music on the Green

Music on the Green, a series of outdoor concerts, is scheduled from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays through October at Lafayette Village, 8450 Honeycutt Road, Raleigh. Bring a blanket or lawn chair. Takeout meals available. For more information, go to www.lafayettevillageraleigh.com.

Art in the Village

Art in the Village, a series of artist fairs, is scheduled from 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays through October at Lafayette Village, 8450 Honeycutt Road, Raleigh. For more information or to register to exhibit, go to www.lafayettevillageraleigh.com.