Kick off November with livestreamed concerts, socially-distanced yoga, and to-go meals with family and friends
Compiled by Sarah Rollins
26th Annual Virtual Art Tour
There are three ways to enjoy the 26th annual event hosted by the Orange County Artists Guild – browse online galleries, enjoy virtual studio visits by appointment only or make an in-person studio visit by appointment only. Admission is free.
‘Dwarf Star Presents’
Dwarf Star Studios hosts Carrboro-based The Unsustainables, Chapel Hill-based Harbors and Fat Bastard Blues Band as part of its monthly livestreamed concert series, “Dwarf Star Presents,” from 7-8:30 p.m. on Facebook and YouTube.
Yoga in the Garden
Dogwood Yoga presents a 75-minute gentle yoga class in the Children’s Wonder Garden at the North Carolina Botanical Garden from 3-4:15 p.m. Instructor Sam Sather leads participants through a series of seated, standing and lying poses in the meadow with views of native flowers, trees and butterflies.
Music at Cat’s Cradle Virtual
Cat’s Cradle livestreams a concert from North Carolina-based independent artist Florence Dore. The concert starts at 8 p.m. and will include songs from her new EP, “Highways and Rocketships.”
Sip and Savor
Select an at-home food and wine experience for contactless pickup at Johnson Lexus of Durham. Each of the four adventure options includes five dishes prepared by some of the best chefs in the area, a handpicked wine flight, swag bag and a chef-tells-all video – plus a virtual wine class with Ryan Vet, sommelier and co-owner of The Oak House.
Live Stream: ‘The Immigrant’ Live Score by Tim Carless
The ArtsCenter hosts Carrboro-based composer and musician Tim Carless to present a livestream of “The Immigrant,” the second in Tim’s series of Charlie Chaplin livescores. The performance will be available on The ArtsCenter’s YouTube from 7-8 p.m.
Morehead Planetarium Reopening
The Morehead Planetarium & Science Center reopens its doors to the public after a multi-year renovation and COVID-19 closure. It offers new temporary and permanent exhibits that highlight multiple STEM disciplines.
Salt & Smoke TO GO
Acme’s eighth annual Salt & Smoke Festival is providing food, booze and tools to host your own festival from home between 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Food includes pulled pork barbecue, oysters, bourbon mashed potatoes, cornbread, coleslaw, mac and cheese, collard greens, Hoppin’ John, pimento cheese, pumpkin pie and s’mores.
Save the Music Outdoor Performance Series
The Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership brings live music to downtown through a variety of local artists who will perform along Franklin Street (and cross streets) every Saturday in November. This series is meant to support artists who don’t have stadiums, concert halls or clubs to perform in while adding an ambience and soundtrack to Chapel Hill.
‘Love & Art’ Community Painting Event
The Hillsborough Arts Council invites people to paint images of love and hope at Botanist & Barrel with local artist Betty Ellestead as the cidery celebrates the release of one of its new ciders from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. All proceeds support local artists.