Jedforest Historical Society (TALK): Chris Veitch “The Story Behind the Pictures”. British Legion, Jedburgh. 7.30pm.
Scottish opera - La traviata: Volunteer Hall, Galashiels. 7:30pm. £14/£5 under 26s. Tel: 01896 759655.
THe man who had all the luck (theatre): Eastgate Theatre, Peebles. 7:30pm. £14. www.eastgatearts.com. 01721 725777.
dukes of uke (MUSIC): Eastgate Theatre, Peebles. 7:30pm. £8. www.eastgatearts.com. 01721 725777.
stow old time dancing: With Stuart Anderson. Stow Town Hall. £5. 01578 730355 / 01578 730520
iron (theatre): The Wynd Theatre, Melrose. 7:30pm. £12. 01750 725480. Runs until Tuesday 13.
melrose historical association (TALK): ‘Abbotsford and Sir Walter Scott: history and literature’ by Sandra McNeil. £3. 01896 822339.
life on the rocks (TALK): With Stuart Monro, director of Edinburgh’s Dynamic Earth. Eastgate Theatre, Peebles. 7:30pm. £5. www.eastgatearts.com. 01721 725777.
Thursday, November 15
the dramateurs - Game plan by alan ayckbourn (theatre): Volunteer Hall, Galashiels. 7:30pm. Runs 15th, 16th & 17th November. Tickets £6 on the door or email email@example.com to book.
the borders big band (music): Eastgate Theatre, Peebles. 7:30pm. £10. www.eastgatearts.com. 01721 725777.
Friday, November 16
meet the makar - liz lochhead: Tower Mill, Heart of Hawick. 7pm. £10. www.heartofhawick.co.uk. 01450 360688.
Rory mcleod & the beggar girls: Eastgate Theatre, Peebles. 7:30pm. £13. www.eastgatearts.com. 01721 725777.
rolling hills folk (Music): George & Abbotsford Hotel, Melrose. 8:30pm. www.rollinghillsfolkclub.org.uk
Saturday, November 17
children’s book & storytelling festival: The Haining, Selkirk. 10am-4pm. Child tickets £2.50 (accompanying adults free). Unaccompanied adults £3.
June James & The swing street band (jazz): Whitsome Ark, Duns. 7:30pm. £6.50 on the door.