Daybook Nov. 27-Dec. 3

November 25, 2013 

Wednesday

Yoga class

A donations-requested yoga class will be held noon-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 non-gated 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” 12:30-1:15 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. Live demonstrations will be held Saturday including glass, wood, metal, fiber and clay work. Sunday will feature wood demonstrations, and live music will be held both days. The show will run 6-9 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. $7 admission, 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. For more information, visit www.QuailRidgeBooks.com.

Sunday

ACA seminar at North Regional Library

North Regional Library, 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh, will host an informational seminar on the Affordable Care Act at 2 p.m. The seminar will provide an overview of the ACA law as well as information on how to apply and get in-person assistance. Registration is requested for this free event. For more information, call 919-870-4000.

Mishpacha at Quail Ridge

Mishpacha, the Raleigh quartet, will perform for Hanukkah at 2 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. For more information, visit www.QuailRidgeBooks.com.

Monday

City Ballet at Quail Ridge

The City Ballet will perform a scene from “The Nutcracker” at 10 a.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. For more information, visit www.QuailRidgeBooks.com.

The Spirit of Giving

Historic Yates Mill County Park, 4620 Lake Wheeler Road, Raleigh, will be the site of “Homeschool Days: The Spirit of Giving” 10 a.m.-noon. Volunteers will help to cut out and assemble fleece blankets for children in need. No sewing or experience is needed. For more information, call 919-856-6675.

Free yoga class

A free yoga class will be held at North Regional Library, 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. Stress reduction with chair will run 6-6:50 p.m., and gentle mat yoga will run 7-8:30 p.m. Call 919-870-4000 to register.

Tuesday

Holiday Lights

The North Carolina Museum at 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh will host “Time for Tots: Holiday Lights” 10-10:45 a.m. The program will offer a chance to learn about the significance of shining holiday symbols. $1 per child, ages 3-5 with adult. Call to register. For more information, call 919-807-7992.

Yoga class

A donations-requested yoga class will be held 6-7 p.m. at Long View Center, 118 S. Person St., Raleigh. The session will feature gentle mat adaptations with a chair.

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