Daybook Nov. 24-30

November 22, 2013 

Sunday

Elizabeth Langston at Quail Ridge

Author Elizabeth Langston will share her work of supernatural historical fiction, “Whisper Falls,” at 3 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. For more information, visit www.QuailRidgeBooks.com.

Monday

Joshilyn Jackson at Quail Ridge

Joshilyn Jackson, author of “Gods in Alabama,” “A Grown-Up Kind of Pretty” and more, will share “Someone Else’s Love Story” at 7:30 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. For more information, visit www.QuailRidgeBooks.com.

Wake Animal Shelter at Cameron Village

Wake County Animal Shelter will host an informational session on choosing a family pet, including how to select an appropriate pet for your household, at 6:30 p.m. at Cameron Village Library, 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh. For more information, call 919-856-6710.

Tuesday

Yoga class

A donations-requested yoga class will be held 5:30-6:45 p.m. at Long View Center, 118 S. Person St., Raleigh. The class will be gentle mat adaptations with a chair. Participants are advised to bring a mat to this drop-in event.

Patricia Wells and Cassandra King at Quail Ridge

Award-winning cook Patricia Wells will share “The French Kitchen Cookbook: Recipes and Lessons from Paris and Provence” at noon at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. At 7:30 p.m., Cassandra King will present “Moonrise,” a novel set in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains. For more information, visit www.QuailRidgeBooks.com.

Wednesday

Yoga class

A donations-requested yoga class will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Evolve Movement, 8470 Falls of Neuse Road, Raleigh. This drop-in session will feature adaptive yoga for all skill sets.

Thursday

Thanksgiving hike

A group hike will take place at 2:30 p.m. at Lake Johnson in Raleigh. The hike will be 3.5 miles with two hills. Participants should meet in the Athens Drive Community Library parking lot on the Avent Ferry side in the nongated area. For more information, visit NightOnTheTown2002.tripod.com.

Friday

Adam Rubin at Quail Ridge

Adam Rubin will sign his picture books “Dragons Love Tacos” and “Secret Pizza Party” from 12:30 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. For more information, visit www.QuailRidgeBooks.com.

Fine Designer Crafts Show

The 44th annual Fine Designer Crafts Show and Marketplace will be held from Friday, Nov. 29, to Sunday, Dec. 1, at the State Fairgrounds Exposition Center. The show will include handmade pottery, jewelry, sculptures, glass, wood, fiber arts, furniture, printmaking and mixed media. Demonstrations will be held on Saturday and Sunday; live music will also be held then. The show will run from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $7, and children under 12 get in free. All proceeds will benefit the nonprofit Carolina Designer Craftsmen Guild.

Saturday

Car meetup

As part of the Porsche By Design exhibit, the N.C. Museum of Art will present a juried car show (art cars meetup) 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. along 2110 Blue Ridge Road in Raleigh. Owners of European cars, American cars, hot rods and art cars wishing to exhibit their cars must submit an application at www.ncartmuseum.org.

Small Business Saturday at Quail Ridge

Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh, will participate all day in the American Express offer to get $10 back when you spend at least $10 in a small business. Card registration opens Nov. 24. For more information, visit www.QuailRidgeBooks.com.

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