Love Letters
Temple Theater Days of Our Lives stars Bill and Susan Seaforth Hayes visit the Triangle for their production of A.R. Gurney’s Love Letters, which runs only Jan. 3-6 at Sanford’s Temple Theater. At 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 4, they’ll read from their new book Like Sands Through The Hourglass at McIntyre’s at Fearrington Village. For more info, visit or Megan Stein

Wine tasting
Wine Authorities Run by two men identified as “Seth” and “Craig,” the former a chef and sommelier with a degree in microbiology and the latter a wine buyer/ educator and wine rack welder, the new Durham emporium at 2501 University Drive hosts a free tasting of selected wines from noon-3 p.m. or call 489-2884. Megan Stein

Campaign 4 Change
Progress Energy Center“The play everyone’s been talking about” features the beats of rapper Joe Crack (a.k.a. Fat Joe) during its four-shows-in-one-day marathon run at the Fletcher Opera Theater with performances at 2:30, 5, 6:30 and 9 p.m. Propelled by the mantra that it’s “Time for a Change,” the show’s slogan is “Use Your Mind, Not Your Nine.” or call 831-6060. Megan Stein