Sock Monkey Madness!
N.C. State Campus—The sock monkey, of craft show and county fair fame, is the star of the Sock Monkey Madness! show running at the Gregg Museum through Dec. 20. Photographs and dioramas depict a world in which the stuffed animal reigns supreme, including a black and white Elvis concert—hip thrusting and all. For more information, check out www.ncsu.edu/gad. —Karlie Justus
North Hills—Three designers will speak about their "InspiratiON" as a part of the Design Expo Raleigh '07. Located in North Hills near Vivace, the Design Expo provides a forum for designers to display their work. The speakers begin their talks at 7 p.m. Visit www.dxraleigh.com for details. —Ashley Roberts
Celebration, Dragons of Zynth
Duke Coffeehouse—You shouldn't miss opener Dragons of Zynth. Imagine a lawnmower in Schoolkids. Pay $7 for the 9:30 p.m. show. —Chris Parker