Today

Quiz bowl: Kick off the last year of North Carolina’s Civil War Sesquicentennial with the 14th Annual Civil War Quiz Bowl. Contestants will test their knowledge of trivia, tactics and history as host Jim Greathouse assails them with questions covering all aspects of the War Between the States. Open to contestants of all ages. Admission is free. Today at 7 p.m. Quiz Bowl is at the Pate Room of the Headquarters Library. For more information, call 486-1330

Woodwind Quintet concert: Part of the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra’s The Salon Series. Concert will be at the St. John’s Episcopal Church, tonight, 7:30 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.fayettevillesymphony.org.

Friday

Local artists: Watch local artists perform each week. Call to verify before attending - event could get canceled for special events. Event is Friday, from 5 to 10 p.m. at Nubian’s Restaurant and Class Catering. For more information, call 480-4800 or visit www.eatatnubians.com.

Upcoming events

Words and Pictures: Illustrated Works by Kadir Nelson exhibit: Both an accomplished painter and author, Nelson shares his “Heart and Soul,” which also happens to be the title of one the books he wrote and illustrated. See words and pictures from that publication, as well as breathtaking paintings from We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball, in this broad presentation of his award-winning works. Exhibit is at the Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County, through Feb. 28. For more information, visit http://www.theartscouncil.com.

Fayetteville State University Alumni Exhibition: At the Rosenthal Gallery, through Feb. 28. For more information, visit http://www.uncfsu.edu/arts/fine-arts-series/fine-arts-series-calendar.

Youth Side-by-Side Concert: Featuring the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra. Concert will be at the Huff Concert Hall, Methodist University, March 14, 7:30 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, visit http://www.fayettevillesymphony.org.

Love and Faith: Photos from the LGBT experience: showing now through Feb. 20, at the Rosenthal Gallery. Admission is free. “Love Makes a Family” are museum-quality, traveling exhibits including photographs and interviews with Families who have lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender members. Through first-person accounts and positive images, this exhibit seeks to challenge and change damaging myths and stereotypes about LGBT people and their Families.“We Have Faith” is a photo-text exhibit featuring well-known LGBT and allied clergy and people of many faiths and denominations, including Christians, Jews and Muslims. For more information, visit www.uncfsu.edu/arts/fine-arts-series/fine-arts-series-calendar or call 672-1571.