Calendar of Events: Friday, Dec. 15-Thursday, Dec. 21

For an extended list of events, please visit our website at bit.ly/2uxnotN. If you would like to submit an event to our calendar, please email Cindy Henry, Calendar News Clerk, at calendar@heraldsun.com. The deadline is two weeks before you would like event to appear in the calendar..

Friday, Dec. 15

Art

‘The Woman Who Made Snow,’ Opening Exhibit, at the Museum of Durham History

Focuses on local entrepreneur Anna Exum Snow and the building she built at 331 West Main Street. Details: Friday, Dec. 15, 6 p.m. Free. Museum of Durham History, 500 West Main St, Durham. bit.ly/2j7SfvM, 919-246-9993.

Durham Arts Council 3rd Friday Artist Reception & Holiday Event

Visual art exhibits, caroling by the Durham Children’s Choir, roaming ballerinas, cooking decorating, and poetry project. Details: Friday, Dec. 15, 5-8 p.m. Free. Durham Arts Council, 120 Morris St, Durham. bit.ly/2AH05Tf, 919-560-2719.

‘Tom Dunne,’ & ‘Collaboration: We are greater than the sum of our parts,’ Reception, at Pleiades Gallery

On exhibit through Saturday, Dec. 23. Details: Friday, Dec. 15, 6-9 p.m. Pleiades Gallery, 109 E. Chapel Hill St, Durham. bit.ly/2kEtKGS, 919-797-2706.

Music

Vocal Arts Ensemble Holiday Concert: ‘O Holy Night’

Details: Friday, Dec. 15, 8 p.m. Free; donations accepted. Duke Chapel, 401 Chapel Dr, Durham. www.vocalartsensemble.org, 919-660-3302.

Durham Symphony Annual Holiday Pops & Silent Auction Fundraiser

Cross-cultural event featuring Hanukkah, Christmas, and Kwanzaa music, the Durham Nativity School Boys' Chorus, guest artist Roslyn Sorrell and a traditional sing-along. Proceeds benefit the DSO to fund its performances and its educational and community outreach efforts during the year. Details: Friday, Dec. 15, 7 p.m. $5-$35. Durham Armory, 212 Foster St, Durham. bit.ly/2CbBl3Y, 919-491-6567.

Duke Street Dogs

Details: Friday, Dec. 15, 6-8 p.m. No cover charge. Blue Note Grill, 709 Washington St, Durham. www.thebluenotegrill.com, 919-401-1979.

Big Bertha

Details: Friday, Dec. 15, 9 p.m. No cover charge. Blue Note Grill, 709 Washington St, Durham. www.thebluenotegrill.com, 919-401-1979.

Zoocru

Details: Friday, Dec. 15, 8:30-11 p.m. No cover charge. The Bullpen, 359 Blackwell St, Durham. www.thebullpenatc.com, 919-744-3630.

Heartbroken: A Tom Petty Tribute to Benefit the Victims of the Las Vegas Shooting

Details: Friday, Dec. 15, 8 p.m. $10. Cat’s Cradle, 300 E Main St, Carrboro. www.catscradle.com, 919-967-9053.

Lydia Loveless (solo)

Seated show. Details: Friday, Dec. 15, 8:30 p.m., Back Room. $15. Cat’s Cradle, 300 E Main St, Carrboro. www.catscradle.com, 919-967-9053.

Gown, Hammer No More The Fingers, Vassal, Promm

Details: Friday, Dec. 15, 8:30 p.m. $5. Pinhook, 117 W Main St, Durham. www.thepinhook.com, 919-667-1100.

Dickens’ ‘A Christmas Carol’ w/ Neil McGarry

Details: Friday, Dec. 15, 7 p.m. $25/$15 Students. Sharp 9 Gallery Jazz Club, 4608-L Industry Ln, Durham. bit.ly/29hwDSr, 919-486-5299.

Friday Jazz Series at Cuban Revolution

Details: Fridays, 9:30 p.m. No cover charge. Cuban Revolution, 318 Blackwell St, Suite 100, Durham. bit.ly/2hy7A7x, 919-687-4300.

Dance

ShaLeigh Comerford: ‘I Promise’

Details: Friday, Dec. 15, 8 p.m. $20-$35. Durham Fruit & Produce, 305 S. Dillard St, Durham. bit.ly/2iDhr9v.

MOVEMENT: An Arts Crossover Event

Presented by Rogue Dancer Productions. Featuring 5 artists, all from Durham and the surrounding Triangle and Triad regions. Details: Friday, Dec. 15, 6 p.m. Art Viewing; 8 p.m. Performances; Repeat at 9 p.m. Free. Empower Dance Studio, 109 W. Parrish St, Durham. bit.ly/2BXgEIP.

Theater

Ira David Wood III’s ‘A Christmas Carol’

Details: Friday, Dec. 15, 7 p.m. $35-$134. DPAC, 123 Vivian St, Durham. bit.ly/2nj2T3S, 919-680-2787.

‘A Christmas Carol’ at Playmakers Repertory Company

Recommended for ages 9 and older. Details: Friday, Dec. 15, 7:30 p.m. $35-$48. Playmakers Repertory Company, Kenan Theatre, 120 Country Club Rd, Chapel Hill. bit.ly/2kaQduT, 919-962-7529.

Transactors Improv, ‘Holiday Homecoming’

Details: Friday, Dec. 15, 8 p.m. $10-$15. The ArtsCenter, 300-G E. Main St, Carrboro. bit.ly/2AYfKhs, 919-929-2787.

Black Nativity

Presented by Triangle Performance Ensemble. Details: Friday, Dec. 15, 8 p.m. $20. Hillside High School, 3727 Fayetteville St, Durham. bit.ly/2A3dVfI, 919-906-0840.

Nutcracker on Ice

Details: Friday, Dec. 15, 6 p.m. $10. Orange County Sportsplex, 101 Meadowland Dr, Hillsborough. www.oc-sportsplex.com, 919-644-0339.

Movies

Documentary: ‘Unclear about nuclear war’

Featuring Cold War atomic bomb films and Cold War television commercials for consumer products, layered with very large abstract and “unreadable” images. Details: Friday, Dec. 15, 5-8 p.m. Free. Power Plant Gallery, American Tobacco Campus, 320 Blackwell St, Durham. bit.ly/2BfeGGz.

‘The Longest Night’ at Morehead Planetarium

Details: Friday, Dec. 15, 12:30 p.m. $6-$8. Morehead Planetarium & Science Center, 250 East Franklin St, Chapel Hill. bit.ly/2ixlxQm, 919-962-1236.

Saturday, Dec. 16

Art

‘Low Country Stories,’ Talk and Reception, with Irene Tison

In celebration of her current show “Low Country Life: New Paintings by Irene Tison”, the artist will share stories from her early life in the Gullah culture and answer questions about her work. Details: Saturday, Dec. 16, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Free. Alexander Dickson House, Hillsborough Visitors Center, 150 E. King St, Hillsborough. bit.ly/2nKa8Su, 919-732-7741.

Music

2nd Annual Holiday Circle Show

A celebration of the best in classic American Folk and Bluegrass. Details: Saturday, Dec. 16, 8 p.m. $25. The ArtsCenter, Earl & Rhoda Wynn Theater, 300-G E. Main St, Carrboro. bit.ly/2BKEpng, 919-929-2787.

Bluegrass/Americana/Old Time Jam

Sponsored by Pinecone. Details: Saturday, Dec. 16, 1-3 p.m. No cover charge. Blue Note Grill, 709 Washington St, Durham. www.thebluenotegrill.com, 919-401-1979.

Mel Melton & The Wicked Mojos

Details: Saturday, Dec. 16, 8 p.m. $10. Blue Note Grill, 709 Washington St, Durham. www.thebluenotegrill.com, 919-401-1979.

Cool John Ferguson

Details: Saturday, Dec. 16, 8:30-11 p.m. No cover charge. The Bullpen, 359 Blackwell St, Durham. www.thebullpenatc.com, 919-744-3630.

Lydia Loveless, Caseymagic and Todd May

Seated show. Details: Saturday, Dec. 16, 8:30 p.m., Back Room. $15. Cat’s Cradle, 300 E Main St, Carrboro. www.catscradle.com, 919-967-9053.

Cruzer, Zaat, Wahya’s

Details: Saturday, Dec. 16, 9 p.m. $5. The Cave Tavern, 452 1/2 W. Franklin St, Chapel Hill. caverntavern.com, 919-968-9308.

Dishoom

A Bollywood/Bhangra dance party. Details: Saturday, Dec. 16, Dance lessons 10 p.m.; Party 10:30 p.m. Motorco Music Hall, 723 Rigsbee Ave, Durham. www.motorcomusic.com, 919-901-0875.

Afro///Strings, VSPRTN, Dr. Violisto w/ DJ REM.E

Details: Saturday, Dec. 16, 10 p.m. $7. Pinhook, 117 W Main St, Durham. www.thepinhook.com, 919-667-1100.

Kate McGarry/Keith Ganz, ‘Let it Snow’ w/ guest Dave Finucane

Details: Saturday, Dec. 16, 8 p.m. $20/$10 Students. Sharp 9 Gallery Jazz Club, 4608-L Industry Ln, Durham. bit.ly/29hwDSr, 919-486-5299.

Jazz Saturdays at The Station

Details: Saturday, Dec. 16, 2-4 p.m. Free. The Station, 201 E. Main St, Carrboro. stationcarrboro.com, 919-918-3923.

Saturday Cool Jazz at Cuban Revolution

Details: Saturdays, 9:30 p.m. No cover charge. Cuban Revolution, 318 Blackwell St, Suite 100, Durham. bit.ly/2hy7A7x, 919-687-4300.

Dance

ShaLeigh Comerford: ‘I Promise’

Details: Saturday, Dec. 16, 8 p.m. $20-$35. Durham Fruit & Produce, 305 S. Dillard St, Durham. bit.ly/2iDhr9v.

Theater

Ira David Wood III’s ‘A Christmas Carol’

Details: Saturday, Dec. 16, 2 p.m. & 7 p.m. $40-$154. DPAC, 123 Vivian St, Durham. bit.ly/2nj2T3S, 919-680-2787.

‘A Christmas Carol’ at Playmakers Repertory Company

Recommended for ages 9 and older. Details: Saturday, Dec. 16, 2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. $35-$48. Playmakers Repertory Company, Kenan Theatre, 120 Country Club Rd, Chapel Hill. bit.ly/2kaQduT, 919-962-7529.

Black Nativity

Presented by Triangle Performance Ensemble. Details: Saturday, Dec. 16, 3 p.m. & 8 p.m. $20. Hillside High School, 3727 Fayetteville St, Durham. bit.ly/2A3dVfI, 919-906-0840.

‘The Longest Night’ at Morehead Planetarium

Details: Saturday, Dec. 16, 1:30 p.m. $6-$8. Morehead Planetarium & Science Center, 250 East Franklin St, Chapel Hill. bit.ly/2ixlxQm, 919-962-1236.

Nutcracker on Ice

Details: Saturday, Dec. 16, Noon. $10. Orange County Sportsplex, 101 Meadowland Dr, Hillsborough. www.oc-sportsplex.com, 919-644-0339.

Outings

Chanukah Palooza, featuring Nava Tehila Concert

Chanukah Candle Lighting, Dinner, Games, and a tacky Chanukah outfit contest. All are invited. Details: Saturday, Dec. 16, 6-8:30 p.m. $15/$10 kids 5-12/Free kids 4 and under. Judea Reform Congregation, 1933 W. Cornwallis Rd, Durham. bit.ly/2yn7jqH, 919-489-7062.

Sunday, Dec. 17

Music

‘Oh Holy Night’ Christmas Cantata at West Durham Baptist Church

Details: Sunday, Dec. 17, 10 a.m. West Durham Baptist Church, 1901 Athens St, Durham. 919-682-4453.

Organ Recital: Christopher Jacobson, FRCO

Details: Sunday, Dec. 17, 5 p.m. Free. Duke Chapel, 401 Chapel Dr, Durham. bit.ly/2BXo8vp, 919-660-3300.

T.A. James Road to Memphis + James, Pace & Preslar

Details: Sunday, Dec. 17, 5-7 p.m. No cover charge. Blue Note Grill, 709 Washington St, Durham. www.thebluenotegrill.com, 919-401-1979.

Horton’s Holiday Hayride starring Reverend Horton Heat, Junior Brown, The Blasters and Big Sandy

Details: Sunday, Dec. 17, 7:30 p.m. $25 Advance/$28 Day of Show. Cat’s Cradle, 300 E Main St, Carrboro. www.catscradle.com, 919-967-9053.

720, Retro Candy, Deaf Dogs

Details: Sunday, Dec. 17, 9 p.m. $5. The Cave Tavern, 452 1/2 W. Franklin St, Chapel Hill. caverntavern.com, 919-968-9308.

Russell Lacy School of Music Presents: Alley 17

Details: Sunday, Dec. 17, 4 p.m. Free. Pinhook, 117 W Main St, Durham. www.thepinhook.com, 919-667-1100.

Sunday Music on the Patio at Cuban Revolution

Details: Sundays, 5 p.m. No cover charge. Cuban Revolution, 318 Blackwell St, Suite 100, Durham. bit.ly/2hy7A7x, 919-687-4300.

Dance

ShaLeigh Comerford: ‘I Promise’

Details: Sunday, Dec. 17, 3 p.m. & 7 p.m. $20-$35. Durham Fruit & Produce, 305 S. Dillard St, Durham. bit.ly/2iDhr9v.

‘Encounters with God’ Dance Concert

Details: Sunday, Dec. 17, 4 p.m. Free. Union Baptist Church, 904 North Roxboro St, Durham. 919-688-1304.

Theater

Ira David Wood III’s ‘A Christmas Carol’

Details: Sunday, Dec. 17, 2 p.m. $40-$141. DPAC, 123 Vivian St, Durham. bit.ly/2nj2T3S, 919-680-2787.

‘A Christmas Carol’ at Playmakers Repertory Company

Recommended for ages 9 and older. Details: Sunday, Dec. 17, 2 p.m. $35-$48. Playmakers Repertory Company, Kenan Theatre, 120 Country Club Rd, Chapel Hill. bit.ly/2kaQduT, 919-962-7529.

Black Nativity

Presented by Triangle Performance Ensemble. Details: Sunday, Dec. 17, 3 p.m. $20. Hillside High School, 3727 Fayetteville St, Durham. bit.ly/2A3dVfI, 919-906-0840.

‘The Longest Night’ at Morehead Planetarium

Details: Sunday, Dec. 17, 2:30 p.m. $6-$8. Morehead Planetarium & Science Center, 250 East Franklin St, Chapel Hill. bit.ly/2ixlxQm, 919-962-1236.

Movies

Film Screening: ‘A Chorus of Versus’

Rough cut of footage from the last year or so of resistance to white supremacy, patriarchy, state, and capitalism. Details: Sunday, Dec. 17, 8 p.m. Free. Pinhook, 117 W Main St, Durham. www.thepinhook.com, 919-667-1100.

Monday, Dec. 18

Music

Bluegrass Jam

All levels and instruments welcome. Details: Monday, Dec. 18, 5:45 p.m. Free. The ArtsCenter, Earl & Rhoda Wynn Theater, 300-G E. Main St, Carrboro. bit.ly/2BWif1n, 919-929-2787.

Claire Vandiver

Details: Monday, Dec. 18, 9 p.m. $5. The Cave Tavern, 452 1/2 W. Franklin St, Chapel Hill. caverntavern.com, 919-968-9308.

Christmas Carols with The Uukes

Details: Monday, Dec. 18, 7 p.m. Johnny’s Gone Fishing, 901 W. Main St, Carrboro. 919-932-5070.

Tuesday, Dec. 19

Music

PopUp Chorus Holiday Party

Details: Tuesday, Dec. 19, 7 p.m. $8-$13. The ArtsCenter, 300-G E. Main St, Carrboro. bit.ly/2Amd4uy, 919-929-2787.

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

Details: Tuesday, Dec. 19, 7:30 p.m. No cover charge. Blue Note Grill, 709 Washington St, Durham. www.thebluenotegrill.com, 919-401-1979.

Theater

‘A Christmas Carol’ at Playmakers Repertory Company

Recommended for ages 9 and older. Details: Tuesday, Dec. 19, 7:30 p.m. $35-$48. Playmakers Repertory Company, Kenan Theatre, 120 Country Club Rd, Chapel Hill. bit.ly/2kaQduT, 919-962-7529.

Third Annual Drag Show

An entertaining evening for all lovers of glamor and style. Details: Tuesday, Dec. 19, 7-8:30 p.m. Free. Durham Arts Council, PSI Theatre, 120 Morris St, Durham. bit.ly/2zo6Sls.

Wednesday, Dec. 20

Music

9th Annual Newtonanny

The Triangle area’s biggest annual Sing-a-long of the year. Good food, good friends, good fun and really good music. Details: Wednesday, Dec. 20, 7 p.m. No cover charge. Blue Note Grill, 709 Washington St, Durham. www.thebluenotegrill.com, 919-401-1979.

Harvey Leisure, Smoke Bellow, Debtors Prism, Floor Model

Details: Wednesday, Dec. 20, 9 p.m. The Cave Tavern, 452 1/2 W. Franklin St, Chapel Hill. caverntavern.com, 919-968-9308.

North Elementary, Thick Modine, Reese McHenry & The Fox

Presented by Saving Space Showcase. Details: Wednesday, Dec. 20, 8 p.m. $7. Pinhook, 117 W Main St, Durham. www.thepinhook.com, 919-667-1100.

The Leroy Savage Group

Details: Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Free. The Original Q Shack, 2510 University Dr, Durham. 919-402-4227.

Northgate Jams

Details: Wednesdays, 6-9 p.m. Free. Northgate Mall, 1058 West Club Blvd, Durham. bit.ly/2wz7cuD, 919-286-4400.

Theater

‘A Christmas Carol’ at Playmakers Repertory Company

Recommended for ages 9 and older. Details: Wednesday, Dec. 20, 7:30 p.m. $35-$48. Playmakers Repertory Company, Kenan Theatre, 120 Country Club Rd, Chapel Hill. bit.ly/2kaQduT, 919-962-7529.

Thursday, Dec. 21

Music

Carolina Lightnin’

Details: Thursday, Dec. 21, 7 p.m. No cover charge. Blue Note Grill, 709 Washington St, Durham. www.thebluenotegrill.com, 919-401-1979.

Jim Watson’s 13th Annual Holiday Concert

Details: Thursday, Dec. 21, 7:30 p.m. $10. St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 210 St. Mary’s Rd, Hillsborough. bit.ly/2AYHkJc, 919-732-9308.

Canine Heart Sounds

Details: Thursday, Dec. 21, 9 p.m. $5. The Cave Tavern, 452 1/2 W. Franklin St, Chapel Hill. caverntavern.com, 919-968-9308.

Beauty World, Three Body Problem, Woodvamp

Details: Thursday, Dec. 21, 9 p.m. $5. Pinhook, 117 W Main St, Durham. www.thepinhook.com, 919-667-1100.

Andrew Marlin w/ Big Fat Gap

Details: Thursday, Dec. 21, 9 p.m. $8 Advance/$10 Day of Show, 21+. The Station, 201 E. Main St, Carrboro. stationcarrboro.com, 919-918-3923.

Dance

English Country Dance

Sponsored by Sun Assembly English Country Dancers. All dances are taught in a gender-neutral manner. No partner required. Details: Thursday, Dec. 21, 7:30-9:30 p.m. $7. Freedman Center, 1004 Watts St, Durham. Website: www.sunassembly.org, 919-683-9672.

Theater

‘A Christmas Carol’ at Playmakers Repertory Company

Recommended for ages 9 and older. Details: Thursday, Dec. 21, 7:30 p.m. $35-$48. Playmakers Repertory Company, Kenan Theatre, 120 Country Club Rd, Chapel Hill. bit.ly/2kaQduT, 919-962-7529.

Movies

Mommy’s Morning Movies

A special program geared to moms with babies and tots with meet ups. Moms will be able to select a film for the group the Monday prior to that week’s meet-up. Details: Thursdays, First Show of the Day. Movie tickets are $7 per person. Children ages one and under are free. Silverspot Cinemas, 201 South Estes Dr, Chapel Hill. www.silverspot.net, 919-357-9887.

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