The Scene: Sip and shop at Arts and Drafts Saturday

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Fermental owner Steve Gibbs will once again be serving up drinks alongside handmade crafts during the second annual Arts and Drafts festival Saturday. File photo.
Fermental owner Steve Gibbs will once again be serving up drinks alongside handmade crafts during the second annual Arts and Drafts festival Saturday. File photo.

Handmade goods and hops converge once again in Ogden this weekend.

Fermental’s second annual Arts and Drafts mini-festival takes over the beer and wine shop’s backyard garden from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday.

The event features regional artists showcasing and selling sculpture, woodworking, jewelry, paintings, photography and ceramics, among other mediums. All art will be available for purchase direct from the creators.

A wide selection beers will be available–by bottle and draft–during the celebration of art and beer. File photo.
A wide selection beers will be available–by bottle and draft–during the celebration of art and beer. File photo.

Live music from local musicians will perform everything from folk to jazz throughout the day, and Catch Restaurant’s food truck will be on site.

And, of course, there will be beer–lots of it, too.

Fermental will have a unique collection of rare beers on draft for purchase, alongside everyday favorites and the more than 800 rotating bottle section inside the shop. Featured beers will be available by the pint or growler fill. Enjoy a variety of beer styles from around the world including limited editions, barrel aged options, cask ale and more. DNA Brewing will be on hand to give home brew demonstrations.

Admission to this one-of-a-kind event is free and it’s open to all ages.

You can tap into other area happenings, culturally speaking, in our weekly arts and entertainment roundup listed below.

You’ll find these items–and many more–in full detail on The Scene, where it’s always free to post and peruse the latest happenings.

Music

Flytrap Brewing presents a free live show from singer/songwriter Stephen Compton at 8 p.m. Thursday. Funky Fresh Food Truck will serve up gourmet local street food from 7 to 10. On Friday, alternative bluegrass band Massive Grass goes on at 8 p.m. and Pepe’s Taco Truck will be onsite from 7 to 10. Chapel Hill-based musician Matt Philips performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, with Wilmington’s newest food truck, T’Geaux Boys, serving up New Orleans-style street food from 7 to 10.

The Juggling Gypsy hosts “Fire and Drums” at 8 p.m. each Thursday. The event is a meet-up of fire dancers and area drummers, with deejays spinning tunes beginning at 10 p.m. Participants are welcome to bring their percussion instruments and fire and juggling toys. A Tarot card reader will be on hand between 6 and 10 p.m. Admission is free.

Airlie Gardens continues its summer concert series Friday with the beach music of The Imitations. Bring a blanket, lawn chair and picnic basket and enjoy the live music beginning at 6 p.m. Tickets are $9 for non-members ($2 for children 4-12 years). Airlie members get in free.

The Town of Kure Beach’s Boogie in the Park free concert series continues Sunday with bluegrass from local band South of K. The concert runs from 5 to 7 p.m. at Ocean Front Park.

Americana musician Travis Shallow performs at The Calico Room from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Sunday. There is no cover charge.

Theater/Comedy

C’est La Guerre presents “Bukowsical!,” a high-energy musical comedy about writer Charles Bukowski, at 8 p.m. tonight through Sunday in The Beam Room at Front Street Brewery. This irreverent and raunchy play won the Outstanding Musical award at the New York Fringe Festival, and features live music by Buk’s Band. Mature audiences only. Tickets are $15.

Stand-up Michael Malone performs four shows this weekend at Dead Crow Comedy Room. Photo courtesy Dead Crow Comedy.
Stand-up Michael Malone performs four shows this weekend at Dead Crow Comedy Room. Photo courtesy Dead Crow Comedy.

Forward Motion Dance Company performs “Duets, Pirouettes and Silhouettes” at 8 p.m. tonight at Thalian Hall. Performances continue at 1 and 8 p.m. Friday. The annual show, which spotlights the talents of choreographer Tracey Varga, features live music paired with dance numbers. Sculptor and visual artist Doug Campbell will also integrates his set design with dance, and a new film by Patrick Ogelvie and dance set to music by Peter Gabriel was created in collaboration with the dancers. Teen dancers from local studios DREAMS, The Dance Cooperative, South East Dance Academy and The Dance Element will perform to music by the Talking Heads. Tickets are $20.

TheatreNOW presents “We Can Be Heroes,” a “brinner” (breakfast for dinner) show by Hank Toler, at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday. The play tells the story of the Champions of Justice, the world’s worst superhero team, as it welcomes a new member and then experiences a string of unsuccessful battles and suspicious incidents. Tickets are $30 ($18 for show only).

Funnyman Michael Malone brings his stand-up to Dead Crow Comedy Room this weekend. Malone has one of the top 10 best-selling comedy albums on iTunes. He will perform at 7 and 9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Admission is $13-$17.

Film
Cinematique screens “The End of the Tour” at 7 p.m. tonight and Friday at Thalian Hall. The film tells the story of the five-day interview between Rolling Stone reporter and novelist David Lipsky (played by Jesse Eisenberg) and acclaimed novelist David Foster Wallace (Jason Segel), which took place right after the 1996 publication of Wallace’s groundbreaking epic novel, “Infinite Jest.” Admission is $8.

Detour Deli and Café hosts Film Noir Thursdays from 8 to 10 p.m. each week. Tonight’s film is “Dark Passage,” starring Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall. Admission is free.

Hilary Snow is a reporter at Port City Daily. Reach her at hilary.s@portcitydaily.com.