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Weekly highlights for arts and entertainment in the Triangle

One guy's trash might be some lady's mongo. Apparently "mongo" is slang for a discarded item that someone picks up to use, and Scrap Exchange is seeking your mongo artwork for the Mongo Roadshow thru June 1. 548 Foster St., Durham. 688-6960, www.scrapexchange.org.

A new member of the Carrboro Farmers' Market sprouts today: The Southern Village Farmer's Market, where asparagus, spinach, kale, and strawberries are grown, harvested and washed by the same folks who sell them to you. Thursdays, 3:30-6:30 p.m., 650 Market St. (across from Lumina Theater), Chapel Hill. 493-2906, www.southernvillagefarmersmarket.com.

Raleigh's art scene is out of control this weekend for the First Friday Artwalk. Among many options, here are two promising ones: Glitter Gallery will provide the flashbacks to the late '60s/early '70s with Big Eye Sad Eye Art Show (prints and figurines of the supersweet icon that could be found in nearly every household). Reception 6 p.m.-midnight. 107 W. Hargett St., Raleigh. 601-3131. Student-run Fish Market hosts the B.A.D. C.O.D. (Batchelor of Art and Design -- College of Design) Senior Show. Catch the work of fresh designers in a variety of media including photography, illustration, painting, fibers, sculpture, animation/anime, installation, interior design. Reception 6:30 p.m., 133 Fayetteville St. Mall, Raleigh. 247-6506.

Wake County Bar's Young Lawyers Division is sending four of its own to Crabtree Valley Mall to give free consultations, so that landlord that you'd like to sue might just get what's coming to 'em. No appointment is needed, there's no charge, and the lawyers will give you up to 25 minutes of precious time. 10 a.m.-2 p.m., U.S. 70 & 440 Beltline, Raleigh. 677-9903.

Your mama will need to walk off that breakfast in bed, so take her out for a Mother's Day Walk at Mason Farm Preserve, where you'll hike the farm trail that traverses 200 years of cultural and natural history. 3-5 p.m., N.C. Botanical Garden, 15-501 and Old Mason Farm Rd., Chapel Hill. 962-0522 to register. $8. You can also take the Mother's Day Mountain Laurel Hike, a short trek to see mountain laurel in full bloom. 4 p.m., Occoneechee Mtn., Eno River State Park, 6101 Cole Mill Rd., Durham. 383-1686. Free.

It took a year to restore the historic Allan Herschell Carousel to its original condition, and now the brass ring is gleaming, the Wurlitzer's pumping and the horses are jumping. Bring the little people for some old-fashioned fun at old-fashioned prices: Now through July 4, the reopening special is two tickets for the price of one. Mondays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; Sundays, 1-5 p.m., Chavis Park, 505 MLK Blvd., Raleigh. 831-6989. $1.

Fortuna performs a farewell concert of favorites from its repertory of sacred music from the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. Hear this award-winning a capella ensemble that has kept some very old music dusted off and sounding ethereal, intense and joyful for 20 years. 8 p.m., Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 810 W. Chapel Hill St., Durham. 683-9672. Free.

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