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Cary -- Fri., Jul. 19, 2019 at 9:30 PM

Eg Peters Band

Woody's Cary. ,

Raleigh -- Fri., Jul. 19, 2019 at 10:00 PM

Nathan Wayne Sheppard

Tobacco Road Raleigh. ,

Raleigh -- Fri., Jul. 19, 2019 at 10:00 PM

Kim Russert and Andy Seets' Trio of Siren

Woody's Raleigh City Market. ,

Winston-Salem -- Fri., Jul. 19, 2019 at 10:30 PM

Mason Via and Hot Trail Mix

Earl's. ,

Concord -- Sat., Jul. 20, 2019 ( Wed., May. 22, 2019 - Fri., Jul. 26, 2019 )

Cabarrus Arts Council: On Paper

Come see On Paper: a celebration of paper – prints, books and sculptures. Admission is free. Gallery Hours: M-F, 9-5. ... Read More
Art Walk & Artist Reception Friday, May 31, 6-9 pm, FREE Sponsored by WastePro Meet featured artists from our current exhibition, and then explore the booths of art vendors set up on the front lawn.

Cabarrus Arts Council.

Wilmington -- Sat., Jul. 20, 2019 at 10:00 AM ( Sat., Jul. 20, 2019 - Sun., Jul. 21, 2019 )

Cameron Art Museum: Expressive Japanese Calligraphy Art

Performed by Mitzi Ito

Students learn to write and draw kanji characters through the traditional Japanese art of “oshuji” or Japanese calligraphy. Learn how to write a name of your choice with Japanese characters and large letters.
CAM member: $92; Non-member: $115 (+ $15 material fee)

Cameron Art Museum. -- Register online. ,
$115 - $92

Apex -- Sat., Jul. 20, 2019 at 10:30 AM

Halle Cultural Arts Center: SuperFun Saturday

Ages 4-12, parent supervision required.. Join us for "super" fun  with free arts & crafts for children. No registration required.

Halle Cultural Arts Center. -- (919) 249-1120 ,

Cary -- Sat., Jul. 20, 2019 at 11:00 AM

Philharmonic Association: Triangle Youth Jazz Summer Groups

Performed by Triangle Youth Jazz Summer Groups; Greg Gelb and Lisa Burn, conductors

Sertoma Amphitheater. -- 919-645-8435 ,

Wilmington -- Sat., Jul. 20, 2019 at 11:00 AM

Cameron Art Museum: Kids@CAM Make Space

Be the first to take part in the new activities in our Make Space gallery, including fabric collages and kaleidoscope making. Enjoy a day of fun, art and learning with the whole family! We will also celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Moon Landing by creating our own "Man in the Moon Thaumatropes".   
Kids@CAM is fun for all ages! Suggested donation $5 per child. Parental supervision required at all times. No pre-registration necessary.

Cameron Art Museum. ,
Suggested Donation $5/child

Winston-Salem -- Sat., Jul. 20, 2019 at 1:00 PM ( Sat., Jul. 20, 2019 - Mon., Jul. 22, 2019 )

The Little Theatre of Winston-Salem: Auditions for Matilda: The Musical

 No appointment is necessary, and everyone is welcome to audition. There are multiple roles available for adults, teens and children (ages 8+). Character descriptions are listed on the auditions page. Actors should prepare two 32-measure excerpts for the audition and bring... Read More

Arts Council Extension (ACE). ,

Asheville -- Sat., Jul. 20, 2019 at 1:00 PM ( Sat., Jun. 8, 2019 - Sat., Aug. 31, 2019 )

Black Mountain College Museum + Art Center: Playing with Sound Kids Workshop with Vicky Browne

Astound your friends and family by making simple yet annoyingly affecting noise machines. Ages 5-11 recommended

Black Mountain College Museum and Arts Center. ,

Raleigh -- Sat., Jul. 20, 2019 at 2:00 PM ( Wed., Jul. 10, 2019 - Sun., Jul. 21, 2019 )

Theatre Raleigh: I Am My Own Wife

Based on a true story, and inspired by interviews conducted by the playwright over several years, I am My Own Wife tells the fascinating tale of Charlotte von Mahlsdorf, a real-life German transvestite who managed to survive both the Nazi onslaught and the repressive East German Communist regime.
Recommended for ages 16+

Kennedy Theatre at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. ,

Flat Rock -- Sat., Jul. 20, 2019 at 2:00 PM ( Thu., Jul. 11, 2019 - Wed., Jul. 18, 2029 )

Flat Rock Playhouse: Separate Beds

This entertaining yet emotional story focuses on a decades-old marriage facing the unknown: an empty nest. Setting sail on a cruise to shake things up, two longtime spouses meet another couple who seems to have it all - romance, excitement, and spontaneity. But is the grass actually greener on the other side? Find out in this... Read More

Flat Rock Playhouse Mainstage. -- 828-693-0731 ,

Cashiers -- Sat., Jul. 20, 2019 at 5:00 PM

Highlands-Cashiers Chamber Music Festival: Concerto Night

Performed by Philippe Quint, Elizabeth Pridgen, Ani Aznavoorian

Works by Schumann, Elgar, and Mendelssohn.

Albert Carlton-Cashiers Community Library. -- (828) 526-9060, ,
$18 - $35

Raleigh -- Sat., Jul. 20, 2019 at 6:30 PM

Daze Work

Brasa Brazilian Steakhouse. ,

Apex -- Sat., Jul. 20, 2019 at 7:00 PM

Halle Cultural Arts Center: Grizzly Goats

Load up the kids, the lawn chairs, blankets and a picnic dinner, and show up early for good seats. No Pets or Alcohol.

Apex Nature Park. -- (919) 249-1120 ,

Durham -- Sat., Jul. 20, 2019 at 7:00 PM ( Fri., Jul. 19, 2019 - Sat., Jul. 20, 2019 )

American Dance Festival (ADF): Footprints

Classic works performed by ADF students. Martha Graham: Dark Meadow Suite (1946) Merce Cunningham: How to Pass, Kick, Fall, and Run (1965) Paul Taylor: Esplanade (1975)

Page Auditorium. ,
$43 - $27

Charlotte -- Sat., Jul. 20, 2019 at 7:00 PM ( Fri., Jul. 19, 2019 - Sat., Jul. 20, 2019 )

JazzArts Charlotte, The Jazz Room: Dawn Anthony sings Nancy Wilson

Vocalist extraordinaire Dawn Anthony re-imagines the warm rich melodies of iconic jazz singer Nancy Wilson whose career spanned over five decades and earned her a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.  Every month, the JAZZ ROOM @ The Stage Door Theater provides a casual and intimate setting with tables and a full bar,... Read More
$14 in advance; $16 at the door.  Student and group discounts available.

Stage Door Theater. -- More information: 704-334-3900 . Tickets: 704-372-1000 or ,
$16 - $14

Garner -- Sat., Jul. 20, 2019 at 7:30 PM

Lorraine's Coffee House & Music: 5 Piece Bucket

Lorraine's Coffee House & Music. ,

Boone -- Sat., Jul. 20, 2019 at 7:30 PM

Appalachian State University: Big Band Concert

Rosen Concert Hall. -- 828-262-3020

Salisbury -- Sat., Jul. 20, 2019 at 7:30 PM ( Thu., Jul. 18, 2019 - Sat., Jul. 27, 2019 )

Lee Street Theatre: Blithe Spirit

General tickets are $17.55 and student tickets are $10

Lee Street Theatre and Performing Arts Center, Tom and Martha Smith Event Center. -- (704) 310-5507 ,
$17.55 - $10

Raleigh -- Sat., Jul. 20, 2019 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Jul. 19, 2019 - Sun., Jul. 28, 2019 )

Raleigh Little Theatre: Antigone

Performed by Directed by Meredyth Pederson Cooper

Antigone, defying her uncle Creon’s decree that her brother should remain unburied, challenges the morality of man’s law overruling the laws of the gods. The clash between her and Creon with its tragic consequences have inspired continual reinterpretation. By Sophocles, Translated by Don Taylor, Directed by... Read More
Sunday, July 21:  Post-Show TalkBack

Raleigh Little Theatre Gaddy-Goodwin Teaching Theatre. --  919-821-3111, tickets available online. ,

Wilmington -- Sat., Jul. 20, 2019 at 7:30 PM

Alchemical Theatre Company: Behind the Curtain

Award-winning Alchemical Theatre Company invites you to an exclusive, one night only, behind the curtain experience. Within the span of two hours you will learn how Shakespeare is beung used in training with teachers working with children on the autism spectrum; Alchemical's college education program, Make Trouble, will perform... Read More
Tickets and... Read More

Kenan Auditorium. -- (910) 962-3500
$60 - $40

Cary -- Sat., Jul. 20, 2019 at 7:30 PM

North Carolina Symphony: Beach Party Starring the Embers

Performed by The Embers

At this Summerfest tradition, The Embers perform Carolina beach music that will have audiences singing along and dancing on the lawn until the stars come out.
*The North Carolina Symphony does not perform at this concert.

Koka Booth Amphitheatre. -- (800) 514-3849 ,

Charlotte -- Sat., Jul. 20, 2019 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Jul. 19, 2019 - Sat., Jul. 27, 2019 )

Central Piedmont Community College: A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder

On the night of his mother’s funeral, middle-class Englishman Monty Navarro learns an incredible secret: he is an aristocrat – if he can only find a way to prevent his relatives from inheriting the earldom first. Buoyed along by love for two different women, the stunning and self-centered Sibella and the pious and... Read More
Tickets are available for $19 and $22, with tickets for children under the age of 15 available for $10.

Halton Theater. -- 704.330.6534  ,
$22 - $10