Charlotte Folk Society 12th Annual Young Talent Showcase
7:30 p.m. Friday. Great Aunt Stella Center, 926 Elizabeth Ave. folksociety.org
Charlotte Folk Society’s free monthly gathering and concert highlights the talents of young acoustic musicians. Doors open at 7 p.m. Refreshments, song circle and jam sessions follow the concert.
Providence Chamber Music Series
7 p.m. Sunday. Providence United Methodist Church, 2810 Providence Road. http://bit.ly/10inC5K.
This free chamber music series is celebrating its 30th year. This month’s concert features “Two Rhapsodies” for oboe, viola and piano, by Charles Martin Loeffler; “Wind Trio for Flute, Oboe and Clarinet,” by Robert Donahue; and “Trio Pathétique” in D Minor.
7 p.m. Sunday. Book Buyers, 1306 The Plaza. 704-344-861.
Featured poets will be John Amen and Leslie Rupracht. Open-mic poetry follows at 8 p.m.; arrive early to get your name on the list. All used books will be 20 percent off during intermission.
7 p.m. Monday. NoDa Brewing Company, 2229 North Davidson St. nodabrewing.com.
Bring your smart friends to NoDa Brewing Company for a free trivia contest with four rounds; prizes will be awarded to the winners of each round and to the overall winner.
6 p.m. Tuesday. Mint Museum Uptown, 500 South Tryon St. 704-337-2000. mintmuseum.org.
Every Tuesday, both locations of Mint Museum offer free admission. Once a month, one of the museums presents an ArtFusion program, which extends the exhibits by offering hands-on activities or relating the visual art to art of another medium. This month’s program is “Americans in Paris.” Sample French pastries, enjoy music in the galleries and learn about American artists painting abroad. Registration not required.
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