New Bern, Feb. 12-14. New Bern Antique Show & Sale. Details: www.newbernpf.org.
Hickory, Feb. 12-15. Hickory Furniture Mart Anniversary Sale. Details: www.hickoryfurniture.com.
Chapel Hill, Feb. 17-20. Carolina Jazz Festival. Details: www.music.unc.edu/jazzfest.
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Asheville, Feb. 19-21. National Arts & Crafts Conference (at the Grove Park Inn). Details: www.arts-craftsconference.com.
Charleston, Feb. 12-14. Southeastern Wildlife Exposition. Details: www.sewe.com.
Hopkins, Feb. 20. Strong Threads African-American Festival & Celebration. Details: www.facebook.com (search for “Next Strong Threads”).
Dive into Cayman presentation
The Cayman Islands have long been a magnet for Caribbean scuba divers, thanks to great visibility, healthy coral reefs and amazing wall dives. Plus, the islands are only a three-hour flight from Charlotte. Tuesday, Carol Hall will give a program on the Caymans at the February meeting of the Magellan Travel Club. Reservations are not required and there is no charge to attend. It begins at 7 p.m. in the fellowship hall of Covenant Presbyterian Church, 1000 E. Morehead St., Charlotte. Details: Contact Bob Taylor at 704-906-6483; email@example.com.