Compiled by Katie Barham
During day one of the Cosmic Rays Film Festival, which focuses on experimental, essay, first-person and artists’ films, experience non-commercial short films at the Varsity Theater, starting at 5:30pm.
Come to Ackland Art Museum’s inaugural Arts & Drafts event to enjoy beer from Craftboro Brewing Depot and pizza from Coronato Pizza. Plus make crafts with local artist Stacy Lynn Waddell, who will teach participants how to make puzzle purses, which are folded paper objects with hidden messages.
Run or walk with teachers, friends and school mascots on a course around UNC’s campus in the Public School Foundation 5K for Education. The race, now in its ninth year, promotes health, fitness and school spirit while generating funds for classroom, school and districtwide grants.
Orange Literacy presents its 13th Annual Writers for Readers at the Carolina Club. Grammy Award-winner and UNC faculty member Bill Ferris interviews Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Tift Merritt and singer-historian-educator Mary D. Williams about the connection between music and literacy. Daniel Wallace, author of “Big Fish,” will emcee.
East Chapel Hill High School Performing Arts Presents ‘Hairspray,’ Thursday-Saturday, East Chapel Hill High School
The Living Dune, Thursday-Sunday, 140 W. Franklin St., Ste. 160
‘Julius Caesar,’ Thursday-Sunday, PlayMakers Repertory Company
Rituals of Resilience: Imagining Survival, Thursday, Sonja Haynes Stone Center Auditorium
Meredith Monk & Vocal Ensemble ‘Cellular Songs Concert,’ Thursday, Memorial Hall
‘Back Home: Paintings by Irene Tison,’ Thursday-Sunday, Hillsborough Visitors Center
Sir Woman, Friday, Cat’s Cradle Back Room
Tyler Ramsey, Saturday, Cat’s Cradle Back Room
Inaugural Joint Creek Clean-Up, Saturday, Roberson Place Pathway
REEL Israel Documentary Film Festival, Sunday-March 12, The Chelsea Theater
Dan Rodriguez, Sunday, Cat’s Cradle Back Room
Hillsborough Classic Film Society presents ‘High Noon’ (1952), Sunday, Hillsborough Main Library
Baroque & Beyond – All in the Family / Zephyr Ensemble, Sunday, Holy Trinity Lutheran Church