Your Weekend Guide to Bull City & Beyond: November 17th – 19th, 2023

Third Friday Durham Art Walk & Gallery Crawl – Friday, 6-9pm – Enjoy November’s featured work, “Toward Wonders I,” by Caelum McCall at Bull City Art and Frame Company, see saxophonist Brannon Bollinger at the Durham Arts Council, violinist Gabe Pelli at the Golden Belt Grand Hall and artist Maxine Eloi at the Golden Belt Front Gallery. Plus, check out Bull City Art and Frame Company’s newest exhibit, “The Immersively Illustrated,” join the 69th Juried Exhibition Winners Reception at the Durham Art Guild, enjoy an acoustic bluegrass set from Tatiana Hargreaves & Friends at Letters Bookshop and head to 5 Points Gallery for the Third Friday Opening Reception to see featured artist King Nobuyoshi Godwin’s paintings that play on the sensory experiences of autism and synesthesia. Other local artists will also be in attendance to showcase their works in a variety of mediums including sculpture, fused glass and mixed media.

2023 Durham Art Walk Holiday Market – Saturday, 10am-5pm and Sunday, 1-5pm – Kick off the holiday season with the Durham Arts Council during this annual weekendlong shopping experience in the heart of the City Center. The market allows patrons to stroll through and shop from dozens of local artists and craft vendors, enjoy live music and dine at downtown restaurants.

Depths of Wikipedia – Saturday, 8pm – Annie Rauwerda explores the most interesting sides of Wikipedia, sharing excerpts from various Wikipedia articles on humorous or absurd topics, at Motorco Music Hall.

Lower Eno Discovery Paddle Ride – Sunday, 1-4pm – Join Two Sisters Adventure Company on a journey along the Eno River towards the Neuse to observe wildlife, including frogs, turtles, salamanders and wading birds. Canoes and kayaks will be provided.

Carrboro Film Fest -Friday through Sunday – Dynamic filmmakers and audience members come together during the Carrboro Film Festival at the newly renovated The ArtsCenter to celebrate independent cinema and Southern culture. For the past 18 years, the festival has showcased the region’s best independent films and provided a venue for both honoring and interrogating Southern culture.

Storytelling Under The Stars – Sunday at 6:00 PM – Morehead Planetarium and Science Center presents stories about the night sky told by students from the UNC School of Information and Library Science. The storytelling will take place against the backdrop of the “sky” of Morehead’s GlaxoSmithKline Fulldome Theater.

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