Sunday, May 1CARRBORO DAY Carrboro Centennial Celebration (1911-2011) continues on Carrboro Day with live music acts, including Maholo Jazz, Village Band, Triangle Jazz Orchestra and Cool John Ferguson; food, children’s games and more at the Carrboro Town Commons, Town Hall, 311 W. Main Street and music and performance acts at the Carrboro ArtsCenter at 300-G E. Main Street. 1-7 pm. Town Commons,Carrboro Town Hall. (919) 918-7364)www.townofcarrboro.org. Carrboro.
DURHAM EARTH DAY FESTIVAL The Triangle's largest Earth Day celebration features an eclectic mix of music, educational booths and events. FREE admission. Durham Central Park, 501 Foster St. 12-5 p.m. Durham Earth Day Information and Schedule. Durham.
Saturday, May 7
2ND ANNUAL FRIENDS OF THE PAGE-WALKER HERBFEST Come explore Herbfest with tours the Page Educational Garden, entertainment, kids activities, and vendors selling a wide variety of herbal crafts, garden products, foods and plants. For more, call (919) 460-4963 or visit www.friendsofpagewalker.org. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Page-Walker Arts & History Center Garden Plaza. Cary.
Saturday, May 14 - Sunday May 15
2011 HILLSBOROUGH SPRING GARDEN TOUR. Tour numerous private and public gardens throughout Historic Hillsborough, (919) 732-7741. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 day of tour. Children 12 and under free. Sat, 14th from 10 am – 4 pm and Sun, 15th from Noon - 4 pm. Alliance for Historic Hillsborough Hillsborough.
Thursday May 19-Sunday May 22
ARTSPLOSURE - THE RALEIGH ARTS FESTIVAL. Art, music and children's activities in downtown Raleigh's Moore Square & City Plaza. Thursday and Friday 1-7 p.m. Saturday 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. Sunday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Artsplosure Festival highlights and schedules. Raleigh.
Friday May 20
29TH ANNUAL HILLSBOROUGH HOG DAY, River Park on E. Margaret Lane, Downtown Hillsborough, Family event featuring two tons of fresh-cooked barbecue, musical entertainment, children’s games and inflatables, pony rides, antique car show, arts and crafts, food, beer garden, merchandise vendors, Hog Day souvenirs and more. BBQ Cooking Contest begins on Friday, May 20 at 6 pm and food and music until 9 pm. Hog Day activities continue May 21 from 9am - 6 pm . Admission is Free. Sponsored by Hillsborough/Orange County Chamber of Commerce. For information, call (919 ) 732-8156 or visit www.hogdays.com. Hillsborough.
BIKE CHAPEL HILL-CARRBORO. Cycle more, feel great. Hop on your bike on Friday evening for a ride around town. The rolling parade will gather at 5:30pm on the Wallace Plaza (on top of the Rosemary Parking Deck) and take off for an 8 mile loop that winds through Chapel Hill into Carrboro then back to the deck for an after party with food and live music. Chapel Hill.
Saturday, May 21
ANNUAL GREEK FESTIVAL, Greek music, folk dancing, food, pastries, Art Gallery, Gift & Jewelry shops, Bakaliko grocery store, and Craft & Souvenir boutique. East Chapel Hill High School, 500 Weaver Dairy Road, Chapel Hill. Friday 6-9 pm, Saturday 11am – 9 pm, Sunday 11 am – 8 pm. $1 admission, children under 8 free. Greek Festival website. Chapel Hill.
WALK FOR THE ANIMALS. Walk for the Animals on Duke's East Campus to benefit Durham APS. Animal walk website. Durham.
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