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Feast of Tabernacles
YOU’RE INVITED! Join us in celebrating The Feast of Tabernacles with the Great Lakes Church of God of NC (a Christian congregation) at the SpringHill Suites in Cary, NC as described in Lev. 23:34-36.
Great Lakes Church of God
Aberdeen, NC

Mon 9/24/18 - Mon 10/1/18 at 1pm-2pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings, Family/Child (Books)
Epic Reads Round-table Event with Authors Kristen Ciccarelli, Heidi Heilig and Ibi Zoboi
Epic Reads invites readers of all ages to join a round-table where you’ll get to strike up conversation with authors Kristen Ciccarelli (The Last Namsara and The Caged Queen), Heidi Heilig (For a Muse of Fire) and Ibi Zoboi (American Street and Pride) who ...
Flyleaf Books
Chapel Hill, NC

Tue 9/25/18 at 7pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Meeting
Wake County Genealogical Society - September Meeting - Church Records Research
Topic: Using Church Records for Genealogy Research. Speaker: Diane L. Richard, Owner & President, Mosiac Research and Project Management. Discovering where denominational records are held, what might be available, and how to access them can challenge ...
Olivia Raney Local History Library
Raleigh, NC

Tue 9/25/18 at 6:30pm-8:15pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Will Oldham (a.k.a. Bonnie “Prince” Billy) Lecture One: Making Songs
Will Oldham is not only a writer of great songs; he is a student of them. “When I heard the other kids around the campfire singing ‘Casey Jones,’ ‘Cortez the Killer,’ and ‘Jack & Diane,’ putting all of their hearts into the effort, I knew there was value i...
Sound Pure
Durham, NC

Wed 9/26/18 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Family/Child (Books)
Nature Storytime
Enjoy the outdoors together with a story read aloud in the Gardens. Nature-themed stories are followed by a related activity or garden walk.
Duke University – Sarah P. Duke Gardens
Durham, NC

Thu 9/27/18 at 10:30am
Thu 10/4/18 at 10:30am
Thu 10/11/18 at 10:30am
Thu 10/18/18 at 10:30am
Thu 10/25/18 at 10:30am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Meeting
Power of Attorney Support Group
The burden of caring for a family member in need of eldercare as their designated power of attorney (POA) can be emotionally draining. In fact, if you don’t take care of yourself, it can negatively impact your job, your marriage, and friends. This list of ...
Waltonwood Cary Parkway
Cary, NC

Thu 9/27/18 at 7am-8pm
Thu 10/25/18 at 7am-8pm
Thu 11/22/18 at 7am-8pm
Talks & Readings: Conference, Talks/Lectures
Research Triangle Park 2-Day Grant Proposal Writing and Strategy Session
The University Executive Center’s Grant Proposal Writing Strategy Session is a hands-on, intensive session that leads participants through the entire grant proposal and funding research processes. Through an intense two day practicum, participants will rec...
University Executive Center
Durham, NC

Thu 9/27/18 - Fri 9/28/18 at 8am-5pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Will Oldham (a.k.a. Bonnie “Prince” Billy) Lecture Two: Recording & Performing Songs
For twenty-five years, Will Oldham has written rangy rock tunes, hushed folk confessionals, charming country waltzes, and stormy piano ballads, making use of specific guises to suit each tune. He’s an expert at making tough choices while recording, paring ...
Sound Pure
Durham, NC

Thu 9/27/18 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Community Event, Signing/Readings
Author Book Event in Durham
Author Michael Hardy will be presenting and signing copies of his new book, General Lee’s Immortals: Branch- Lane Brigade in the Army of Northern Virginia, 1861-1865 The event will take place at 2:00pm on September 29th, 2018 at Bennett Place State His...
Bennett Place State Historic Site
Durham, NC

Sat 9/29/18 at 2pm-4pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Grounds Cafe Goes French!
Join us at Grounds Cafe for an evening in France! Savor a free French wine and cheese tasting with delicious desserts for purchase. Carrie Knowles, award-winning author, will regale you with tales from her time in France that inspired her acclaimed novel, ...
Grounds Cafe
Wendell, NC

Sat 9/29/18 at 7pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Tar Heel Talk
What words and phrases make you think of North Carolina? Can you tell what part of the state someone is from by listening to their speech? One of the under-recognized traditions of the Tar Heel State is its linguistic heritage, from the historically is...
Historic Chatham County Courthouse
Pittsboro, NC

Sun 10/7/18 at 2pm-3:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Religious
David Jeremiah
Dr. Jeremiah, founder of Turning Point Radio and Television Ministries and senior pastor of Shadow Mountain Community Church, describes how Christians can live an amazing life. With a worship service conducted by Charles Billingsly. Reserve a seat at www....
PNC Arena
Raleigh, NC

Thu 10/11/18 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Conversation with pianist Emanuel Ax
Seven GRAMMY Awards, the Avery Fisher Prize, top honors at the inaugural Arthur Rubinstein Competition, the Echo Klassik Award, Yale's Sanford Medal for distinguished musicianship: Emanuel Ax has amassed a lifetime of accolades. A regular soloist with the ...
Duke University – Nelson Music Room
Durham, NC

Fri 10/19/18 at 6pm-7:15pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Linda Kay Klein Presents PURE
An eye-opening first look at the problematic effects the Evangelical Christian Church’s purity culture has had on young women. In the 1990s, a “purity industry” emerged out of the white evangelical Christian culture. Purity rings, purity pledges, and purit...
Quail Ridge Books & Music
Raleigh, NC

Sat 10/20/18 at 6pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Golf, Solo Performance
David Feherty
David Feherty is a former professional golfer on the European Tour and PGA Tour. He now works as a writer and broadcaster with CBS Sports and Golf Channel. Feherty has been travelling the country since 2014, telling great stories from behind the scenes.
Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts – Raleigh Memorial Auditorium
Raleigh, NC

Sun 10/28/18 at 3pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Bassem Youssef's The Joke is Mightier than the Sword
Dubbed the Jon Stewart of the Arab world, cardiothoracic surgeon Bassem Youssef created the first political satire show in the Middle East, earning millions of viewers every week. Now residing in California, he shares his wry observations on his own story,...
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – Memorial Hall
Chapel Hill, NC

Wed 11/7/18 at 7:30pm-9:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Gardening
Durham Garden Forum: Controlling Invasive Plants
Johnny Randall, Director of Conservation Programs, NC Botanical Gardens. What are the invasive plants that threaten North Carolina and how can we control these plants? Learn which plants to avoid and prevent problems before they begin. If the horse has al...
Duke University – Sarah P. Duke Gardens
Durham, NC

Tue 12/11/18 at 6:30pm-8pm

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