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GROW: Spring Show

May 17
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Exhibit will run until May 24
LIGHT Art + Design,
601 W. Rosemary Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
Come visit LIGHT for our new show: GROW, a show marking spring with an exploration of multiples, duplication, and repetition. Including the photo collages of Harrison Haynes, multilayered stitched constructions by Peg Gignoux, new works on and with paper by Leigh Suggs and Harriett Hoover, imaginative folded paper construction by Matt Shlian, and multicolored cast […] Find out more »
7:23 pm
$10

Improv Slam (Matinee) at DSI Comedy Theater

August 28 @ 7:23 pm - 8:30 pm
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Every week until May 31, 2014
Dirty South Comedy Theater,
462 W. Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Saturday @ 3:00 p.m. Tickets $10 IMPROV SLAM MATINEE DSI proudly offers up Improv SLAM Matinee, our modern freestyle comedy battle. Two crews of improv comedians feed off the crowd to spin an interactive show that has never been seen before. Kick off your Saturday afternoon at our 3PM matinée shows (Kids under 3 are FREE!) […] Find out more »
7:00 am
Free

Carrboro Farmers’ Market

May 17 @ 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Every week until May 31, 2014
Carrboro Farmers’ Market,
301 West Main Street, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
Carrboro, North Carolina, is home to the nationally recognized Carrboro Farmers’ Market. Recently highlighted by both Bon Appétit, Martha Stewart’s Good Food Magazine, and Visa Black Card Magazine as one of the top markets in the country, Carrboro Farmers’ Market celebrates its 36th season in 2014. The Carrboro Farmers’ Market is truly a farmer-owned and […] Find out more »
8:00 am
$20.00

2nd Annual UNC Women’s Heart Symposium

May 17 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday Center,
100 Friday Center Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
Hosted by the UNC Center for Heart and Vascular Care , the symposium is designed to increase awareness of women’s heart disease as cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death of women in the United States. The symposium is being held on Saturday, May 17 from 8:00am-4:00pm at the William and Ida Friday Center […] Find out more »
Free

Strawberry Jamboree

May 17 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Carrboro Farmers’ Market,
301 West Main Street, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
Strawberry season is finally here, and it’s time to celebrate with our Annual Strawberry Jamboree. Starting at 8am, join us to sample fresh strawberries donated by Carrboro Farmers’ Market farmers, delicious signature yellow cake from Sera Cuni of Foster’s Market of Chapel Hill, and homemade whipped cream.  Pick up our U-Pick summary to find out […] Find out more »
9:00 am

DRIVE 4 UR SCHOOL – supporting the Orange High School Band Program

May 17 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Capital Ford of Hillsborough,
350 South Churton St, Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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THE ORANGE HIGH SCHOOL BOOSTERS INVITE YOU TO AN EXCITING FUNDRAISER! Orange High School Band Boosters and Capital Ford of Hillsborough are partnering to help raise up to $6,000 in support of Orange High School’s Band Program as part of Ford Motor Company’s Drive 4 UR School program. Members of the Hillsborough‐area community will have the opportunity to raise money for the OHS Band Program by test‐driving a Ford vehicle. For every person who test‐drives a new Ford vehicle at this event, Ford Motor Company and Capital Ford of Hillsborough  will donate $20, up to $6,000, to the Orange High School Band Program.  Capital Ford of Hillsborough 350 South Churton Street Hillsborough, NC 27278  NOTES: Participants must be 18 or older and have a valid driver’s license. Limit one test‐drive per household.     Interviews are available with OHS Band Booster and Capital Ford representatives.  Please contact Andy Carter, Director of Bands, OHS at 919‐260-5386 or Casey Best, General Manager, Capital Ford of Hillsborough at 866‐789‐1533.  Find out more »
10:30 am
Free

Kennedy Dental Group Open House and Ice Cream Social

May 17 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Kennedy Dental Group,
1721 East Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Kennedy Dental Group Open House and Ice Cream Social Saturday, May 17, 2014, 10:30-Noon You are free to attend an ICE CREAM SOCIAL to celebrate the relocating of the Kennedy Dental Group to 1721 East Franklin Street! Come join the fun on the front lawn of the completely renovated former WCHL Building, across from Eastgate Shopping […] Find out more »
11:00 am
$5

Walk This Way! Anonymous was a Woman

May 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Horace Williams House,
610 East Rosemary Street, Chapel Hill, NC United States
​Chapel Hill history is abundant with strong, influential women. Learn about the ladies who helped shape the history of the town and the University on this walking tour of the Chapel Hill National Historic District. Tour is primarily on sidewalks. Tour begins at the Horace Williams House at 610 East Rosemary Street, free parking is […] Find out more »
1:00 pm
9 general; 6 student/senior

Transactors Improv: For Families!

May 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Common Ground Theatre,
4815B Hillsborough Road, Durham, NC 27705 United States
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This energetic, fun show is intended for children, adults, and everyone in-between. Watch hilarious improv games based on your suggestions made up on the spot! Audiences say the nicest things about “Transactors Improv: For Families!” “I can’t think of a show I’ve seen recently that I’ve enjoyed more. My teen-aged son and I were laughing […] Find out more »
3:00 pm

Disney’s FANTASIA Live in Concert with The North Carolina Symphony

May 17 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Meymandi Concert Hall,
2 E South Street, Raleigh, NC 27601 United States
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Presented on the big screen in HD, Disney’s groundbreaking marriage of symphonic music and animation showcases selections from the original Fantasia and Fantasia 2000, featuring live accompaniment by the North Carolina Symphony.   Presentation licensed by Disney Concert Library ©Disney Special early show at 7:30 pm on Thursday, May 15th Matinee at 3:00 pm on […] Find out more »
6:30 pm

6th Annual Word Rivalry Grand Slam Finals

May 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
UNC Center for Dramatic Art,
150 Country Club Rd. , Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
Sacrificial Poets will host the 6th Annual Word Rivalry Grand Slam Finals on Saturday May 17th. The Final Poetry Slam is the culmination of a day-long event in which teams representing area high schools will share their art and stories, witness performances from nationally-renowned spoken word poets, and compete in the Word Rivalry inter-high school poetry slam at the […] Find out more »
7:00 pm
Free

Evening Music and Presentations at Oasis

May 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Oasis at Carr Mill,
200 N Greensboro St A5, Carrboro, 27510 United States
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Several nights a week, we host free presentations (7:00-8:00pm) on life-affirming topics (holistic health, environmental issues, indigenous wisdom, sustainability, etc.) where like-minded people can gather. We are open daily from 11am to 7pm as a coffeehouse/cafe (noon to 6pm on Sundays). At 7pm we transform into a gathering spot for connections, inspiration and information by offering life-affirming presentations on weekdays (7-8pm) and heart-centered live music or Spiritual Cinemas on Fridays and Saturdays (7-10pm). Find out more »
20-60

David Hoffmeister and the Messengers of Peace

May 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Every day until May 17, 2014
 …What I am always teaching is that there are no private thoughts and no private minds. So the experience that I have when we gather together is of our sameness. That we share the same Spirit. This is a feeling more than a group of concepts. It’s still always an adventure for me to meet […] Find out more »
$10

Improv Slam at DSI Comedy Theater

May 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Every week until May 31, 2014
Dirty South Comedy Theater,
462 W. Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC United States
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7:00 p.m. Tickets $10 IMPROV SLAM DSI proudly offers up IMPROV SLAM, our modern freestyle comedy battle. Two crews of improv comedians feed off the crowd to spin an interactive show that has never been seen before. Kick off your Saturday night with a fast-paced clean comedy show appropriate for ALL audiences. Yeah, CLEAN COMEDY […] Find out more »
7:30 pm
$16-$24

Life is a Dream

May 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Weds-Thurs at 7:30, Fri-Sat at 8
Deep Dish Theater,
210 S. Estes Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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LIFE IS A DREAM Two travelers in a mystical world discover a prince, imprisoned by his father to thwart a prediction that he would destroy the kingdom. Together they grapple with destiny and the ephemeral nature of life itself in Calderon’s masterpiece, newly adapted by the celebrated author of Anna in the Tropics. Tickets $16-$24. Find out more »
8:00 pm
$10-$14

Gem of the Ocean by August Wilson

May 17 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until May 17, 2014
The ArtsCenter,
300 E Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Gem of the Ocean by August Wilson General: $14, Student/Senior: $12, Friends: $10 8:00 pm BUY TICKETS “A swelling battle hymn of transporting beauty” ~ Ben Brantley, The New York Times   Gem of the Ocean by Pulitzer Prize winning playwright August Wilson, is, chronologically, the first work of his ten play cycle dramatizing the […] Find out more »
8:30 pm
$7

May Chuckle and Chortle Comedy show

May 17 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The ArtsCenter,
300 E Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
Whether you like to Chortle (a snorting, joyful laugh) or Chuckle (to laugh quietly or to oneself, to cluck or chuck, as a hen) this show is for you!  Come do one or both in Carrboro with local stand-up comedians! MAY you join us for laughs and fun?  Yes you MAY!  Michelle Maclay hosts a gaggle […] Find out more »
9:30 pm

Comedy in the Kitchen Show

May 17 @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Every month on the third Saturday, recurring 5 times
City Kitchen,
201 South Estes Drive , Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Come hear and laugh with talented and fun local comics at The City Kitchen in Chapel Hill.  Yummy food and great atmosphere and comedy, a great combo! Find out more »
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