Paperhand Puppet Intervention's latest work is a feast of puppetry styles in four short pieces. You'll see masks, giant puppets, stilts, shadows, a 20-foot tall bon-raku man and a huge cardboard recreation of one of Picasso's most famous murals. The Dream and The Lie takes both a hard and hopeful look at human nature, with fantastical images and music by a live band. Thursday-Sunday, Aug. 28-31 & Sept. 4-7; Thursday & Friday, Sept. 11-12, 6:30 p.m.: Forest Theater, UNC-Chapel Hill. 923-1857. $8 suggested donation.
Dog Day Afternoon includes a best-dressed dog competition, a performance by the Orang County APS Dog Drill Team, a canine representative of Southeastern Guide Dogs and commentary by local author and dog-lover Daniel Wallace, all brought to you by Historic Hillsborough Commission as part of Hillsborough's Last Friday Celebration. 6-8 p.m., Burwell School Historic Site, 391 N. Churton St. 732-7451.
It's worth getting up before noon on a Saturday to hang out at the Durham Farmer's Market. You can meet the farmers who grow your food, cut your flowers, and make the smoked mozzarella cheese. Make sure to meet Ms. Emma, too, and she'll hook you up with some delicious homemade fried peach pies. 8 a.m.-noon. Across from Measurement Inc., (423 Morris St.), one block south of the Old Durham Ball Park. 484-3084 or www.durhamfarmersmarket.com.
N.C. A & T and N.C. Central University revive their rivalry at the 2003 Aggie-Eagle Football Classic this afternoon. If you missed the step show (and after the step show it's the afterparty...), the gospel fest, Patti Labelle, the Aggie-Eagle Classic golf tournament, the Hair and Fashion Frenzy, the evening of jazz with Bert Cody Piggott, Jr., M.D. and Boney James ... you can still make it over to Carter-Finley to watch the pigskin fly. Stadium gates open 2:30 p.m., game starts at 4 p.m. Carter-Finley Stadium at N.C. State, Raleigh. www.aggie-eagle.com.
The sea, the sky, you and I, we're all blue. Let's go to the Blue Monday all-blues jam at Blue Bayou Club. 9 p.m., 106 S Churton St, Hillsborough. 732-2555. www.bluebayouclub.com. No cover, $1 membership required.
"WARNING! This is not a token teen exhibit...As our audience, we don't want you to fawn over our work or relate to it on the surface level. The images, sounds, and ideas we present to you are intentional and are meant to provoke deeper thoughts about young people in Durham and the lives they lead." See how kids these days are talking about race, media and sex. Through Rebel Eyes: Youth Document Durham runs through Sept. 27. Center For Documentary Studies, 1317 W. Pettigrew St, Durham. 660-3663. Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday 11 a.m.-4 p.m.