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Hol­i­day Events Christ­mas by Can­dle­light at Duke Home­stead

Cos­tumed in­ter­preters will lead you on a can­dlelit tour through the His­toric Area fes­tooned with pe­riod dec­o­ra­tions cel­e­brat­ing Christ­mas in the 1870's. Story telling; hot cider; cook­ies. De­tails: Fri­day, Dec. 7, 6:459:15 p.m. $3-$6. Duke Home­stead, 2828 Duke Home­stead Road, Durham. bit.ly/2DTLPIh, 919-627-6990.

Jonkonnu and Lantern Tours at Stagville

A per­for­mance in the tra­di­tion of Jonkonnu, a West African and Caribbean fu­sion tra­di­tion cel­e­brated by en­slaved peo­ple at Stagville. Af­ter the per­for­mance, take a guided tour of the Hor­ton Grove slave quar­ters by lantern light and hear sto­ries about the African Amer­i­can his­tory of Stagville. De­tails: Satur­day, Dec. 8, 5:15-7:30 p.m. $5/Chil­dren un­der 3 free. His­toric Stagville, 5828 Old Ox­ford High­way, Durham. bit.ly/2zvmAsL, 919-620-0120.

Hills­bor­ough Can­dle­light Tour

Fea­tur­ing “pop up” read­ings from lo­cal au­thors; the open­ing a va­ri­ety of homes and his­toric sites; minia­ture train; visit from Santa. De­tails: Sun­day, Dec. 9, 1-7 p.m. $18-$30. Hills­bor­ough/ Orange County Cham­ber of Com­merce, 200 North Chur­ton St., Hills­bor­ough. bit.ly/2P9TGnn.

Art FRANK Hol­i­day Pop-Up Mar­ket

De­tails: Satur­day, Dec. 8, 1-6 p.m. FRANK Gallery, 201 South Estes Drive, Chapel Hill. bit.ly/2Rm­reAy, 919-636-4135.

Hol­i­day Mar­ket

Fea­tur­ing lo­cal arts and crafts, free re­fresh­ments, mu­sic, food trucks. De­tails: Satur­day, Dec. 8, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The Art Mar­ket at Vega Met­als, 214 Hunt St., Durham. art­mar­ke­tatveg­a­met­als.com.

GeekCraft Expo Hol­i­day Mar­ket

A cu­rated craft mar­ket spe­cial­iz­ing in hand­made, "geek"-themed crafts of all kinds. De­tails: Satur­daySun­day, Dec. 8-9, 10 a.m. $2 ad­mis­sion. Durham Ar­mory, 212 Fos­ter St., Durham. bit.ly/2RCGyZF.

Mu­sic Celtic Jam

Led by ac­cor­dion­ist David DiGiuseppe and multi-in­stru­men­tal­ist Rob Sharer. Bring your tunes, songs, in­stru­ments, or just come to lis­ten. De­tails: Fri­day, Dec. 7, 7:30-9 p.m. $3 per per­son. Car­rboro Cen­tury Cen­ter, 100 N. Greens­boro St., Car­rboro. 919-918-7364.

Jazzmeia Horn

De­tails: Fri­day, Dec. 7, 7 p.m. & 9 p.m. $10-$25. Durham Fruit & Pro­duce Com­pany, 305 S. Dil­lard St., Durham. bit.ly/2AvpZrp, 919-660-3356.

New York Polyphony

“Sing Thee Now­ell.” De­tails: Fri­day, Dec. 7, 8 p.m. $10-$25. Bald­win Au­di­to­rium, Duke Univer­sity, 1336 Cam­pus Drive, Durham. bit.ly/2FMTuuI, 919-684-4444.

UNC Baroque En­sem­ble and Con­sort of Vi­ols

De­tails: Fri­day, Dec. 7, 8-9:30 p.m. Free. Per­son Hall, UNC, 181 E. Cameron Ave., Chapel Hill. unc.live/2QvtrfC,

919-962-1039. Duke Street Dogs

De­tails: Fri­day, Dec. 7, 6-8 p.m. No cover charge. Blue Note Grill, 709 Washington St., Durham. the­bluenote­grill.com, 919-401-1979.

The Billy Wal­ton Band

De­tails: Fri­day, Dec. 7, 9 p.m. $8. Blue Note Grill, 709 Washington St., Durham. the­bluenote­grill.com, 919-401-1979.

The Old Cer­e­mony, Chessa Rich

De­tails: Fri­day, Dec. 7, 8 p.m., Back Room. $10 Ad­vance/$12 Day of Show. Cat’s Cra­dle, 300 E Main St., Car­rboro. catscra­dle.com, 919-967-9053.

Fat Catz, Unaka Prong

De­tails: Fri­day, Dec. 7, 9 p.m. $5 sug­gested do­na­tion. The Cave Tav­ern, 452 1/2 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill. cav­ern­tav­ern.com, 919-968-9308.

Juan Alamo and Marim­jazzia

De­tails: Fri­day, Dec. 7, 8 p.m. $20/$10 Stu­dents. Sharp 9 Gallery Jazz Club, 4608-L In­dus­try Lane, Durham. bit.ly/29hwDSr, 919-486-5299.

100 Men in Black

Schol­ar­ship Christ­mas con­cert. De­tails: Satur­day, Dec. 8, 5 p.m. $15 Ad­vance/ $20 At the door. Kings Park In­ter­na­tional Church, 1305 Odyssey Drive, Durham. Tick­ets: bit.ly/2rcLwkd, 919-225-2460.

‘A For­est Un­fold­ing’

Pre­sented by En­coun­ters: with the Mu­sic of Our Time. De­tails: Satur­day, Dec. 8, 8 p.m. $20. Ruben­stein Arts Cen­ter, Von Der Hey­den Stu­dio The­ater, Duke Univer­sity, 2020 Cam­pus Drive, Durham. bit.ly/2FO6HU1, 919-660-3356.

NCCU Vo­cal Jazz En­sem­ble

De­tails: Satur­day-Sun­day, Dec. 8-9, 1 p.m. Free. Durham Fruit & Pro­duce Com­pany, 305 S. Dil­lard St., Durham. bit.ly/2KEipPS, 919-660-3356.

René Marie

De­tails: Satur­day, Dec. 8, 7 p.m. & 9 p.m. $10-$25. Durham Fruit & Pro­duce Com­pany, 305 S. Dil­lard St., Durham. bit.ly/2BDLGaG, 919-660-3356.

New Di­rec­tion

Christ­mas show. De­tails: Satur­day, Dec. 8, 7:30 p.m. Sa­cred Grounds Cof­fee­house, 2700 N. Roxboro St., Durham. bit.ly/2rOGQAW.

Joey Calder­azzo Trio

De­tails: Satur­day, Dec. 8, 8 p.m. $22. The Art­sCen­ter, Wynn The­ater, 300-G E. Main St., Car­rboro. bit.ly/2FMR1k1, 919-929-2787.

Coco Mon­toya

De­tails: Satur­day, Dec. 8, 8 p.m. $25 Seated/$20 Stand­ing. Blue Note Grill, 709 Washington St., Durham. the­bluenote­grill.com, 919-401-1979.

South­ern Cul­ture on the Skids, Weis­stro­nauts, Dex Romwe­ber Duo

De­tails: Satur­day, Dec. 8, 9 p.m. $13 Ad­vance/$15 Day of Show. Cat’s Cra­dle, 300 E Main St., Car­rboro. catscra­dle.com, 919-967-9053.

Erie Choir, Thomp­son Springs, Kit­ten Party

De­tails: Satur­day, Dec. 8, 9 p.m. $5 sug­gested do­na­tion. The Cave Tav­ern, 452 1/2 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill. cav­ern­tav­ern.com, 919-968-9308.

Phil Cook, Rissi Palmer Band, Ka­mara Thomas, Joel Hol­loway, Mavis ‘Swan’ Poole

Spe­cial DJ set by M.C. Tay­lor. De­tails: Satur­day, Dec. 8, 9 p.m. $22 Ad­vance/ $25 Day of Show. Mo­torco Mu­sic Hall, 723 Rigs­bee Ave., Durham. mo­tor­co­mu­sic.com, 919-901-0875.

Doe Paoro, Sky­lar Gu­dasz

De­tails: Satur­day, Dec. 8, 8 p.m. $12-$14. Pin­hook, 117 W Main St., Durham. thep­in­hook.com, 919-667-1100.

Soth­cott/Rin­gel Quintet

De­tails: Satur­day, Dec. 8, 8 p.m. $20/$10 Stu­dents. Sharp 9 Gallery Jazz Club, 4608-L In­dus­try Lane, Durham. bit.ly/29hwDSr, 919-486-5299.

Kate McGarry

De­tails: Sun­day, Dec. 9, 6 p.m. & 8 p.m. $10-$25. Durham Fruit & Pro­duce Com­pany, 305 S. Dil­lard St., Durham. bit.ly/2Rl82mL, 919-660-3356.

Chapel Hill Phil­har­mo­nia

"Dreams and Wishes" with Ge­orge Tay­lor, vi­o­list. De­tails: Sun­day, Dec. 9, 7:30 p.m. Free. Moeser Au­di­to­rium, UNC, 135 E. Cameron Ave., Chapel Hill. 919-962-1039.

Durham Med­i­cal Or­ches­tra

“Har­monies” Fall Con­cert. De­tails: Sun­day, Dec. 9, 3-4 p.m. Free. Bald­win Au­di­to­rium, Duke Univer­sity, 1336 Cam­pus Drive, Durham. dmo­mu­sic.org.

NC Jazz En­sem­ble

An­nual Hol­i­day Con­cert “Let There Be Peace On Earth.” De­tails: Sun­day, Dec. 9, 4 p.m. $15. Hayti Her­itage Cen­ter, 804 Old Fayet­teville St., Durham. bit.ly/2FNWk2s,

Bull City Blues Band

De­tails: Sun­day, Dec. 9, 5-7 p.m. No cover charge. Blue Note Grill, 709 Washington St., Durham. the­bluenote­grill.com, 919-401-1979.

SkyBlew, J Rowdy & The NightShift, War In The Pocket, May­day, & I, Star

Toy drive and hur­ri­cane re­lief con­cert. De­tails: Sun­day, Dec. 9, 3 p.m., Back Room. No cover charge with do­na­tion. Cat’s Cra­dle, 300 E Main St., Car­rboro. bit.ly/2FNOFRG, 919-967-9053.

School of Rock of Cary

Pre­sent­ing an af­ter­noon of rock mas­ter­pieces by Kiss, AC/DC, Pink Floyd, Red Hot Chili Pep­pers and more. De­tails: Sun­day, Dec. 9, Noon. $5 Ad­vance/$7 Day of Show. Mo­torco Mu­sic Hall, 723 Rigs­bee Ave., Durham. mo­tor­co­mu­sic.com, 919-901-0875.

Charles Lloyd & The Mar­vels, Lucinda Wil­liams

De­tails: Mon­day, Dec. 10, 8 p.m. $55-$75. Car­olina The­atre, 309 West Mor­gan St., Durham. bit.ly/2zz09Tz, 919-560-3030.

Swearin, Dark Thoughts

De­tails: Mon­day, Dec. 10, 8:30 p.m., Back Room. $13 Ad­vance/$15 Day of Show. Cat’s Cra­dle, 300 E Main St., Car­rboro. catscra­dle.com, 919-967-9053.

Jazz at Lin­coln Cen­ter Or­ches­tra w/ Wyn­ton Marsalis

Big Band Hol­i­days. De­tails: Tues­day, Dec. 11, 7:30 p.m. $62-$132. Me­mo­rial Hall, UNC, 114 E. Cameron Ave., Chapel Hill. bit.ly/2SiWVKU, 919-843-3333.

Tues­day Blues Jam with Clark Stern

De­tails: Tues­day, Dec. 11, 7:30 p.m. No cover charge. Blue Note Grill, 709 Washington St., Durham. the­bluenote­grill.com, 919-401-1979.

Hot Pink Satan, Solemn Shapes, He Who Walks Be­hind The Rows

De­tails: Tues­day, Dec. 11, 9 p.m. $5 sug­gested do­na­tion. The Cave Tav­ern, 452 1/2 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill. cav­ern­tav­ern.com, 919-968-9308.

Cloud Noth­ings, The Court­neys

De­tails: Tues­day, Dec. 11, 8 p.m. $15 Ad­vance/$17 Day of Show. Mo­torco Mu­sic Hall, 723 Rigs­bee Ave., Durham. mo­tor­co­mu­sic.com, 919-901-0875.

Tem­ple­ton/Clowse Quintet

De­tails: Tues­day, Dec. 11, 7 p.m. $10 Stu­dents. Sharp 9 Gallery Jazz Club, 4608-L In­dus­try Lane, Durham. bit.ly/29hwDSr, 919-486-5299.

Duke Univer­sity String School Cham­ber Mu­sic Con­cert

De­tails: Wed­nes­day, Dec. 12, 7 p.m. Free. Nel­son Mu­sic Room, East Duke 201, Duke Univer­sity, 1304 Cam­pus Drive, Durham. bit.ly/2TRK4Rs, 919-660-3300.

Pinky Wyoming, Duke LaCrosse

De­tails: Wed­nes­day, Dec. 12, 7-9 p.m. No cover charge. Blue Note Grill, 709 Washington St., Durham. the­bluenote­grill.com, 919-401-1979.

Jazz Night w/ The Ba­sic Unit

De­tails: Wed­nes­day, Dec. 12, 8 p.m. $5 sug­gested do­na­tion. The Cave Tav­ern, 452 1/2 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill. cav­ern­tav­ern.com, 919-968-9308.

Weedie Braimah and the Hands of Time, Diali Cis­sokho & Kaira Ba

De­tails: Wed­nes­day, Dec. 12, 8 p.m. $15. Pin­hook, 117 W Main St., Durham. thep­in­hook.com, 919-667-1100.

‘Songs of Light and Won­der’

Fea­tur­ing mu­sic by Lau­re­lyn Dos­sett, Ri­ley Bau­gus, Wendy & Dashawn Hick­man, Alex McKin­ney, Scott Man­ring, Alex Bing­ham & Libby Ro­den­bough (of Mipso), with spe­cial guest ap­pear­ance by Ray Doo­ley. De­tails: Thurs­day, Dec. 13, 7:30 p.m. $12-$48. Play­mak­ers Reper­tory Com­pany, Ke­nan The­atre, 120 Coun­try Club Road, Chapel Hill. bit.ly/2SfXEfV, 919-962-7529.

Rev­erend Billy C. Wirtz, Jeff Wall

De­tails: Thurs­day, Dec. 13, 7:30 p.m. $15 Seated/$10 Stand­ing. Blue Note Grill, 709 Washington St., Durham. the­bluenote­grill.com, 919-401-1979.

Nostal­giaphile, Dol­phin’s Daugh­ter, YSL Sell, A Ques­tion Called Life

De­tails: Thurs­day, Dec. 13, 9 p.m. $5. Pin­hook, 117 W Main St., Durham. thep­in­hook.com, 919-667-1100.

Dance ‘The Nutcracker’

Per­formed by the Tri­an­gle Youth Bal­let. De­tails: Satur­day, Dec. 8, 11 a.m. & 3 p.m. $15-$27. Car­olina The­atre, 309 West Mor­gan St., Durham. bit.ly/2AARwb6, 919-560-3030.

Waltz Sun­day

Spon­sored by the Tri­an­gle Coun­try Dancers.An af­ter­noon of waltz­ing to live mu­sic. De­tails: Sun­day, Dec. 9, 4-6 p.m. No ad­mis­sion fee/do­na­tions ac­cepted. No part­ner/ex­pe­ri­ence is needed. Please wear soft-soled, clean shoes. Car­rboro Cen­tury Cen­ter, 100 N. Greens­boro St., Car­rboro. tc­dancers.org.

Moscow Bal­let’s Great Rus­sian Nutcracker

De­tails: Tues­day-Thurs­day, Dec. 11-13, 7 p.m. $28$175. Car­olina The­atre, 309 West Mor­gan St., Durham. bit.ly/2FZWLqq, 919-560-3030.

English Coun­try Dance

Spon­sored by Sun As­sem­bly English Coun­try Dancers. Live mu­sic by the High­landers. All dances are taught in a gen­der-neu­tral man­ner. No part­ner re­quired. De­tails: Thurs­day, Dec. 13, 7:30-9:30 p.m. $7. Re­al­ity Cen­ter, 916 La­mond Ave., Durham. sunassem­bly.org, 919-683-9672.

The­ater ‘Elf the Mu­si­cal’

De­tails: Fri­day, Dec. 7, 8 p.m.; Satur­day, Dec. 8, 3 p.m. & 8 p.m.; Sun­day, Dec. 9, 1 p.m. & 6:30 p.m. $28.50$148.50. DPAC, 123 Vi­vian St., Durham. bit.ly/2S6hFFO, 919-680-2787. Spe­cial autism friendly per­for­mance on Satur­day, Dec. 8 at 10 a.m. $28.50-$51.50. bit.ly/2OG7feS.

‘She Loves Me’

De­tails: Fri­day-Satur­day, Dec. 7-8, 7:30 p.m.; Sun­day, Dec. 9, 2 p.m. $12-$47. Play­mak­ers Reper­tory Com­pany, 120 Coun­try Club Road, Chapel Hill. bit.ly/2yG0K5y, 919-962-7529.

Drag Show

Vivicca C. Coxx and friends re­turn for a fam­i­lyfriendly show. De­tails: Tues­day, Dec. 11, 7 p.m. Free. Durham Arts Coun­cil, PSI The­atre, 120 Mor­ris St., Durham. bit.ly/2E1gkgp.

The Monti Sto­rySLAM

The theme will be Chem­istry. De­tails: Wed­nes­day, Dec. 12, 7:30 p.m. $12. Mo­torco Mu­sic Hall, 723 Rigs­bee Ave., Durham. bit.ly/2TYDXea, 919-901-0875.

‘A Christ­mas Carol’

De­tails: Wed­nes­day-Thurs­day, Dec. 12-13, 7 p.m. $36.50-$53.50. DPAC, 123 Vi­vian St., Durham. bit.ly/2zvFS1m, 919-680-2787.

Fundrais­ers Chapel Hill Li­brary Hol­i­day Sip & Shop

Be the first to browse the Friends of Chapel Hill Pub­lic Li­brary’s Big Book Sale while sip­ping wine with a friend. Ben­e­fits the Friends of Chapel Hill Pub­lic Li­brary. De­tails: Fri­day, Dec. 7, 7-9 p.m. $25 for two peo­ple. Chapel Hill Pub­lic Li­brary, 100 Li­brary Drive, Durham. bit.ly/2zv4MOx.

ShaLeigh Dance Works Fundraiser

“Rev­o­lu­tion­ar­ies in the Dark” An­nual Gala fea­tur­ing guest speak­ers, dance per­for­mances, wine tast­ings and hors d’oeu­vres, a well­ness raf­fle and silent auc­tion, and an artist af­ter party. De­tails: Fri­day, Dec. 7, 7-10 p.m. $35-$80. Re­al­ity Ball­room, 916 La­mond Ave., Durham. bit.ly/2P7XLZ8.

Durham Oval Park Pro­gres­sive Din­ner

Event ben­e­fits the Durham Arts Coun­cil. Tick­ets in­clude three course meal with wine, and each home­owner will share in­sight on their space and art col­leciton. De­tails: Satur­day, Dec. 8, 5:30-9:30 p.m. $85 per­son/$150 cou­ple. Ad­dresses and park­ing in­struc­tions given once tick­ets are pur­chased. Tick­ets bit.ly/2ywZxwt, info 919-560-2707.

A per­for­mance in the tra­di­tion of Jonkonnu, a West African and Caribbean fu­sion tra­di­tion cel­e­brated by en­slaved peo­ple, will be per­formed at Stagville on Satur­day. It will be fol­lowed by a lantern-light guided tour of the Hor­ton Grove slave quar­ters and sto­ries about the African-Amer­i­can his­tory of Stagville.

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