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September 2014

September 27 @ 12:00 am - October 21 @ 4:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until October 26, 2014

Vicki Grant’s solo exhibition includes evocative new sculptural wall pieces and vessels. Her forms begin with high fired porcelain and utilize glass, metal, fossils, and numerous exotic natural objects. Grant manipulates form, texture, and color to create her intricate sculptures. Her unusual and complex process makes each sculptural piece unique in form, detail and color. The compositional design and intricate fastening of the pieces imbue her organic sculptural work with intricate details that draw the viewer closer. Grant says, “I explore…

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September 28 @ 12:00 am - October 22 @ 4:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until October 26, 2014

Vicki Grant’s solo exhibition includes evocative new sculptural wall pieces and vessels. Her forms begin with high fired porcelain and utilize glass, metal, fossils, and numerous exotic natural objects. Grant manipulates form, texture, and color to create her intricate sculptures. Her unusual and complex process makes each sculptural piece unique in form, detail and color. The compositional design and intricate fastening of the pieces imbue her organic sculptural work with intricate details that draw the viewer closer. Grant says, “I explore…

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September 30 @ 12:00 am - October 24 @ 4:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until October 26, 2014

Vicki Grant’s solo exhibition includes evocative new sculptural wall pieces and vessels. Her forms begin with high fired porcelain and utilize glass, metal, fossils, and numerous exotic natural objects. Grant manipulates form, texture, and color to create her intricate sculptures. Her unusual and complex process makes each sculptural piece unique in form, detail and color. The compositional design and intricate fastening of the pieces imbue her organic sculptural work with intricate details that draw the viewer closer. Grant says, “I explore…

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October 2014

October 1 @ 12:00 am - October 25 @ 4:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until October 26, 2014

Vicki Grant’s solo exhibition includes evocative new sculptural wall pieces and vessels. Her forms begin with high fired porcelain and utilize glass, metal, fossils, and numerous exotic natural objects. Grant manipulates form, texture, and color to create her intricate sculptures. Her unusual and complex process makes each sculptural piece unique in form, detail and color. The compositional design and intricate fastening of the pieces imbue her organic sculptural work with intricate details that draw the viewer closer. Grant says, “I explore…

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“Form, Function and Frivolity”

October 2 @ 12:00 am - October 31 @ 6:00 pm
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Every week for 1 week
Chapel Hill Art Gallery,
1215 E. Franklin St., Chapel HIll, NC 27514 United States
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Tom Terrell, wood turner, explores wood as art and utility, including collaborative pieces in multiple media. Tom partnered with Sally Terrell both in life and in art. Sally presents work in wool art and paintings. The gallery is open Thu – Sun,  noon – 6PM and until 9PM during the Second Friday Art Walk. (Located between Caffe’ Driade and Whitehall Antiques). Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @CHHillArtGal.

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October 2 @ 12:00 am - October 26 @ 4:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until October 26, 2014

Vicki Grant’s solo exhibition includes evocative new sculptural wall pieces and vessels. Her forms begin with high fired porcelain and utilize glass, metal, fossils, and numerous exotic natural objects. Grant manipulates form, texture, and color to create her intricate sculptures. Her unusual and complex process makes each sculptural piece unique in form, detail and color. The compositional design and intricate fastening of the pieces imbue her organic sculptural work with intricate details that draw the viewer closer. Grant says, “I explore…

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October 3 @ 12:00 am - October 27 @ 4:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until October 26, 2014

Vicki Grant’s solo exhibition includes evocative new sculptural wall pieces and vessels. Her forms begin with high fired porcelain and utilize glass, metal, fossils, and numerous exotic natural objects. Grant manipulates form, texture, and color to create her intricate sculptures. Her unusual and complex process makes each sculptural piece unique in form, detail and color. The compositional design and intricate fastening of the pieces imbue her organic sculptural work with intricate details that draw the viewer closer. Grant says, “I explore…

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October 4 @ 12:00 am - October 28 @ 4:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until October 26, 2014

Vicki Grant’s solo exhibition includes evocative new sculptural wall pieces and vessels. Her forms begin with high fired porcelain and utilize glass, metal, fossils, and numerous exotic natural objects. Grant manipulates form, texture, and color to create her intricate sculptures. Her unusual and complex process makes each sculptural piece unique in form, detail and color. The compositional design and intricate fastening of the pieces imbue her organic sculptural work with intricate details that draw the viewer closer. Grant says, “I explore…

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October 5 @ 12:00 am - October 29 @ 4:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until October 26, 2014

Vicki Grant’s solo exhibition includes evocative new sculptural wall pieces and vessels. Her forms begin with high fired porcelain and utilize glass, metal, fossils, and numerous exotic natural objects. Grant manipulates form, texture, and color to create her intricate sculptures. Her unusual and complex process makes each sculptural piece unique in form, detail and color. The compositional design and intricate fastening of the pieces imbue her organic sculptural work with intricate details that draw the viewer closer. Grant says, “I explore…

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October 7 @ 12:00 am - October 31 @ 4:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until October 26, 2014

Vicki Grant’s solo exhibition includes evocative new sculptural wall pieces and vessels. Her forms begin with high fired porcelain and utilize glass, metal, fossils, and numerous exotic natural objects. Grant manipulates form, texture, and color to create her intricate sculptures. Her unusual and complex process makes each sculptural piece unique in form, detail and color. The compositional design and intricate fastening of the pieces imbue her organic sculptural work with intricate details that draw the viewer closer. Grant says, “I explore…

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October 8 @ 12:00 am - November 1 @ 4:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until October 26, 2014

Vicki Grant’s solo exhibition includes evocative new sculptural wall pieces and vessels. Her forms begin with high fired porcelain and utilize glass, metal, fossils, and numerous exotic natural objects. Grant manipulates form, texture, and color to create her intricate sculptures. Her unusual and complex process makes each sculptural piece unique in form, detail and color. The compositional design and intricate fastening of the pieces imbue her organic sculptural work with intricate details that draw the viewer closer. Grant says, “I explore…

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October 9 @ 12:00 am - November 2 @ 4:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until October 26, 2014

Vicki Grant’s solo exhibition includes evocative new sculptural wall pieces and vessels. Her forms begin with high fired porcelain and utilize glass, metal, fossils, and numerous exotic natural objects. Grant manipulates form, texture, and color to create her intricate sculptures. Her unusual and complex process makes each sculptural piece unique in form, detail and color. The compositional design and intricate fastening of the pieces imbue her organic sculptural work with intricate details that draw the viewer closer. Grant says, “I explore…

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Second Friday at Womancraft: Botanical Art Exhibit and book signing

October 9 @ 10:00 am - October 23 @ 7:00 pm
WomanCraft,
370 E.Main, Suite 170, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Second Friday Artwalk at Womancraft -Botanical Art Exhibit and book signing to celebrate Exploring Southern Appalachian Forests An Ecological Guide to 30 Great Hikes in the Carolinas, Georgia, Tennessee, and Virginia by Stephanie B. Jeffries and Thomas R. Wentworth. Dale A. Morgan, one of three illustrators represented in the guide book, will be exhibiting original pen and ink drawings found in the book and watercolors of native flora. Dale is a graduate of the North Carolina Botanical Garden’s botanical illustration certificate…

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October 10 @ 12:00 am - November 3 @ 4:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until October 26, 2014

Vicki Grant’s solo exhibition includes evocative new sculptural wall pieces and vessels. Her forms begin with high fired porcelain and utilize glass, metal, fossils, and numerous exotic natural objects. Grant manipulates form, texture, and color to create her intricate sculptures. Her unusual and complex process makes each sculptural piece unique in form, detail and color. The compositional design and intricate fastening of the pieces imbue her organic sculptural work with intricate details that draw the viewer closer. Grant says, “I explore…

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October 11 @ 12:00 am - November 4 @ 4:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until October 26, 2014

Vicki Grant’s solo exhibition includes evocative new sculptural wall pieces and vessels. Her forms begin with high fired porcelain and utilize glass, metal, fossils, and numerous exotic natural objects. Grant manipulates form, texture, and color to create her intricate sculptures. Her unusual and complex process makes each sculptural piece unique in form, detail and color. The compositional design and intricate fastening of the pieces imbue her organic sculptural work with intricate details that draw the viewer closer. Grant says, “I explore…

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October 12 @ 12:00 am - November 5 @ 4:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until October 26, 2014

Vicki Grant’s solo exhibition includes evocative new sculptural wall pieces and vessels. Her forms begin with high fired porcelain and utilize glass, metal, fossils, and numerous exotic natural objects. Grant manipulates form, texture, and color to create her intricate sculptures. Her unusual and complex process makes each sculptural piece unique in form, detail and color. The compositional design and intricate fastening of the pieces imbue her organic sculptural work with intricate details that draw the viewer closer. Grant says, “I explore…

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October 14 @ 12:00 am - November 7 @ 4:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until October 26, 2014

Vicki Grant’s solo exhibition includes evocative new sculptural wall pieces and vessels. Her forms begin with high fired porcelain and utilize glass, metal, fossils, and numerous exotic natural objects. Grant manipulates form, texture, and color to create her intricate sculptures. Her unusual and complex process makes each sculptural piece unique in form, detail and color. The compositional design and intricate fastening of the pieces imbue her organic sculptural work with intricate details that draw the viewer closer. Grant says, “I explore…

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October 15 @ 12:00 am - November 8 @ 4:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until October 26, 2014

Vicki Grant’s solo exhibition includes evocative new sculptural wall pieces and vessels. Her forms begin with high fired porcelain and utilize glass, metal, fossils, and numerous exotic natural objects. Grant manipulates form, texture, and color to create her intricate sculptures. Her unusual and complex process makes each sculptural piece unique in form, detail and color. The compositional design and intricate fastening of the pieces imbue her organic sculptural work with intricate details that draw the viewer closer. Grant says, “I explore…

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October 16 @ 12:00 am - November 9 @ 4:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until October 26, 2014

Vicki Grant’s solo exhibition includes evocative new sculptural wall pieces and vessels. Her forms begin with high fired porcelain and utilize glass, metal, fossils, and numerous exotic natural objects. Grant manipulates form, texture, and color to create her intricate sculptures. Her unusual and complex process makes each sculptural piece unique in form, detail and color. The compositional design and intricate fastening of the pieces imbue her organic sculptural work with intricate details that draw the viewer closer. Grant says, “I explore…

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October 17 @ 12:00 am - November 10 @ 4:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until October 26, 2014

Vicki Grant’s solo exhibition includes evocative new sculptural wall pieces and vessels. Her forms begin with high fired porcelain and utilize glass, metal, fossils, and numerous exotic natural objects. Grant manipulates form, texture, and color to create her intricate sculptures. Her unusual and complex process makes each sculptural piece unique in form, detail and color. The compositional design and intricate fastening of the pieces imbue her organic sculptural work with intricate details that draw the viewer closer. Grant says, “I explore…

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October 18 @ 12:00 am - November 11 @ 4:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until October 26, 2014

Vicki Grant’s solo exhibition includes evocative new sculptural wall pieces and vessels. Her forms begin with high fired porcelain and utilize glass, metal, fossils, and numerous exotic natural objects. Grant manipulates form, texture, and color to create her intricate sculptures. Her unusual and complex process makes each sculptural piece unique in form, detail and color. The compositional design and intricate fastening of the pieces imbue her organic sculptural work with intricate details that draw the viewer closer. Grant says, “I explore…

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October 19 @ 12:00 am - November 12 @ 4:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until October 26, 2014

Vicki Grant’s solo exhibition includes evocative new sculptural wall pieces and vessels. Her forms begin with high fired porcelain and utilize glass, metal, fossils, and numerous exotic natural objects. Grant manipulates form, texture, and color to create her intricate sculptures. Her unusual and complex process makes each sculptural piece unique in form, detail and color. The compositional design and intricate fastening of the pieces imbue her organic sculptural work with intricate details that draw the viewer closer. Grant says, “I explore…

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October 21 @ 12:00 am - November 14 @ 4:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until October 26, 2014

Vicki Grant’s solo exhibition includes evocative new sculptural wall pieces and vessels. Her forms begin with high fired porcelain and utilize glass, metal, fossils, and numerous exotic natural objects. Grant manipulates form, texture, and color to create her intricate sculptures. Her unusual and complex process makes each sculptural piece unique in form, detail and color. The compositional design and intricate fastening of the pieces imbue her organic sculptural work with intricate details that draw the viewer closer. Grant says, “I explore…

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Free

Kids Stories & Songs

October 21 @ 10:45 am - 11:30 am
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Every week until December 31, 2014
Johnny’s Gone Fishing,
901 W Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Every Tuesday morning, kids and parents fill the Johnny’s Gone Fishing “living room” to listen to children’s stories and sing songs. Johnny’s own Katie Moorehead, who has taught at Durham Academy, Broadway Bound, and the Carrboro Arts Center, leads the group. We often invite guests, such as Sgt. Billy Austin of the Carrboro Police Department or local firefighters to talk about fire safety. It’s free to attend, listen, and participate and snacks and juice are available for purchase. Johnny’s is…

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$10

2014 McKee’s Cornfield Maze

October 21 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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runs Friday - Sunday Sept. 27 - Nov. 2
McKee Corn Maze,
5011 Kiger Road, Rougemont, NC 27572 United States
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Families have enjoyed visiting our farm in the fall season to pick out  their pumpkins, have a picnic, celebrate birthdays and explore our cornfield mazes.   Family Fun Tradition for all ages. Opening September 27th and running each weekend until November 2nd. Hayrides, pumpkins and fall decorations, children’s play area and play set, Maple View ice cream, farm animals, entertainment and shady picnic area under a canopy of fall’s colorful leaves make for a wonderful fall day in the country. Open…

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Free

Voices from “Tobe”

October 21 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Wilson Library,
201 South Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Benjamin Filene, director of public history at UNC-Greensboro, will moderate a panel discussion of the children’s book Tobe to mark the book’s 75th anniversary. In the 1930s, few children’s books featured realistic depictions of African Americans. But Tobe (UNC Press, 1939), based on the daily lives of children from Hillsborough and an African American community outside Greensboro, offered a more true-to-life portrayal. In conjunction with the exhibition “Where is Tobe? Unfolding Stories of Childhood, Race, and Rural Life in North Carolina,”…

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Where is Tobe? Unfolding Stories of Childhood, Race, and Rural Life in North Carolina

October 21 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wilson Library,
201 South Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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In the 1930s, few children’s books featured realistic depictions of African Americans. But Tobe, published by UNC Press in 1939 and based on the daily lives of children from Hillsborough and an African American community outside Greensboro, offered a more true-to-life portrayal. Program presented as part of the Click! Triangle Photography Festival, www.clicktrianglephoto.org  

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Ackland Film Forum: City of God

October 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center at UNC,
301 Pittsboro Street, Chapel Hill, 27516
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This fall, the Ackland Film Forum explores the theme of photography in cinema—in everything from art films, to classic Hollywood gems, to recent popular films—in connection with the exhibition PhotoVision: Selections from a Decade of Collecting. October 21 : City of God (Fernando Meirelles, Brazil, 2002) with an introduction by Patricia Fuentes Lima (UNC-Chapel Hill, Romance Languages). Nominated for four Academy Awards and listed as one of TIME Magazine’s 100 Best Movies of All Time, City of God depicts the growth of organized crime in…

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Durham-Chapel Hill-Hillsborough Old-Time Jam

October 21 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Every 2 weeks on Tuesday until December 16, 2014
The ArtsCenter,
300 E Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Durham-Chapel Hill-Hillsborough Old-Time Jam 7:30 pm This area has an extraordinary tradition of old-time string band jam sessions going back at least to Hollow Rock on Erwin Road in the late 1960s. In the misfortune of the closing of the Depot in Hillsborough, The ArtsCenter has found the opportunity to invite back one of the finest old-time jams in the area for first, third, and possibly fifth Tuesdays of each month. The bar will be open, while the jam will…

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October 22 @ 12:00 am - November 15 @ 4:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until October 26, 2014

Vicki Grant’s solo exhibition includes evocative new sculptural wall pieces and vessels. Her forms begin with high fired porcelain and utilize glass, metal, fossils, and numerous exotic natural objects. Grant manipulates form, texture, and color to create her intricate sculptures. Her unusual and complex process makes each sculptural piece unique in form, detail and color. The compositional design and intricate fastening of the pieces imbue her organic sculptural work with intricate details that draw the viewer closer. Grant says, “I explore…

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Free

Authors Stephanie B. Jeffries and Thomas R. Wentworth Discuss New Hiking Guide for the Southern Appalachians!

October 22 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
North Carolina Botanical Garden,
100 Old Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States

Exploring Southern Appalachian Forests: An Ecological Guide to 30 Great Hikes in the Carolinas, Georgia, Tennessee, and Virginia This unique hiking guide to the southern Appalachian Mountains leads readers to explore the rich forest ecosystems and other natural communities visitors encounter along the trail. Drawing on years of experience guiding forest walks throughout the region, Jeffries and Wentworth invite hikers and nature lovers to see their surroundings in new ways. Readers will learn to decipher clues from the tree canopies,…

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Free

Carrboro Farmers’ Market

October 22 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week until November 19, 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 operated market. The vendors themselves produce all goods sold at the Market. Everything comes from within a 50-mile radius of Carrboro. Located at the Carrboro…

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$20

Justice Corrupted: How the Drug War Wastes Money and Ruins Lives

October 22 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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The US War on Drugs is entering its fourth decade. Over that time, asset forfeitures, incarceration, militarization of police forces, and drug testing have been constant features of public policy—with their effects often most felt by minority citizens and communities. This lecture will review the economic and personal effects of a prolonged criminal justice approach to the problem of drug use in the United States, and suggest that a more sensible policy would lead to saved funds and lives.

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Free

Wild Ideas for Feeding the Triangle

October 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Research Triangle Park Conference Center,
12 Davis Drive, Durham, NC 27709 United States
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Triangle Land Conservancy’s wild ideas series premieres on Oct 22 with Feeding the Triangle: Increasing Access to Fresh Farms and Foods, engaging the community in a conversation focused on solving fresh food access challenges. Renowned chef Amy Tornquist of Watts Grocery, farmer and educator Alex Hitt of Peregrine Farm, and a sustainable food policy champion Jared Cates will share their wild ideas for the future of food and farms. There will be plenty of time for lively Q&A and for…

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R&R Grill Live at 6 Series: Castaways

October 22 @ 6:00 pm - October 23 @ 2:00 am
R&R Grill,
137 East Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Join us in the fall for R&R Grill’s Live at 6 Series! October 22nd: Castaways

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Getting Enrolled or Re-enrolled: The Affordable Care Act (ACA)

October 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Chapel Hill Public Library-Meeting Room A,
100 Library Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

This educational program, presented by the League of Women Voters of Orange/Durham/Chatham Counties, will provide an understanding of the Affordable Care Act and this year’s enrollment period beginning Nov. 15th. ​ This session will include important information about re-enrolling for subsidies and getting the updated subsidy amount for 2015. ​ Free and open to the public.  Call 919-968-2780 for more information.

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10+

Gabriel Kahane – The Ambassador

October 22 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Memorial Hall, UNC-Chapel Hill,
114 E Cameron Avenue, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

At the beginning of a two-year residency at UNC,  Gabriel Kahane presents the world premiere of The Ambassador, an investigation of the underbelly of Los Angeles. Kahane offers a dozen exquisite songs that seek to rewire our relationship to Southern California. With direction and set design by Tony-award winners John Tiffany (Black Watch, Once) and Christine Jones (Spring Awakening, Queen of the Night), The Ambassador is a love letter to a city long misunderstood.

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October 23 @ 12:00 am - November 16 @ 4:00 pm
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Vicki Grant’s solo exhibition includes evocative new sculptural wall pieces and vessels. Her forms begin with high fired porcelain and utilize glass, metal, fossils, and numerous exotic natural objects. Grant manipulates form, texture, and color to create her intricate sculptures. Her unusual and complex process makes each sculptural piece unique in form, detail and color. The compositional design and intricate fastening of the pieces imbue her organic sculptural work with intricate details that draw the viewer closer. Grant says, “I explore…

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$28-$38

Orange County Development Briefing

October 23 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am
Top of the Hill – Great Room,
100 East Franklin St. 3rd Floor, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce will host the Orange County Development Briefing, 7:30-9:30 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 23 at The Top of the Hill’s Great Room in Chapel Hill. Commercial and residential real estate professionals, planners and economic developers will present the latest trends about the local markets, new economic development initiatives, and the status of approved projects in Orange County and their municipalities at the event. Invited speakers include Mark Zimmerman, broker in charge at RE/MAX Winning Edge; Dwight…

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Free

“Stewards of Children”- YMCA Darkness to Light Training

October 23 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Homestead Aquatic Center,
300 Northern Park Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

The Chapel Hill-Carrboro YMCA Darkness to Light initiative brings you FREE this two-hour training designed to educate adults on how to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to the reality of child sexual abuse. Gain skills to better protect children and join the prevention movement that is over 7,000 strong in our community! This training provides 2 contact hours to social workers, certified counselors, and preschool/child care providers at an additional cost. For more information, visit www.chcymca.org/d2l. Register by emailing Tricia.Smar@YMCATriangle.org or…

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Fall Shred-a-thon in Chapel Hill

October 23 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
University Mall,
201 South Estes Dr. , Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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The Orange County Solid Waste Management Department is sponsoring two free Shred-A-Thons in cooperation with University Mall, local law enforcement, and the Local Government Federal Credit Union. Orange County residents and small businesses (including those in the Town of Chapel Hill within Durham County), and local government employees that work for the County or the Town of Carrboro, Chapel Hill or Hillsborough may securely destroy their personal confidential documents at no cost. Both events are from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00…

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New Exhibit of Paintings by GAYLE STOTT LOWRY at Tyndall Galleries

October 23 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday and Friday until November 15, 2014
Tyndall Galleries,
University Mall, Chapel Hill, NC United States
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We are proud to present GAYLE STOTT LOWRY’s sixth solo exhibition at Tyndall Galleries in University Mall, Chapel Hill. Finding Yourself in Unknown Territory: Architectural Paintings from Travels to Italy, Spain, Cuba and Mexico opens Thursday, October 16 and runs through Saturday, November 15. Gallery hours are Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 12 noon to 6 pm. Please join us for the Opening Reception to welcome and meet Gayle Saturday evening, October 18 from 7 – 9 pm. Artist’s Exhibition…

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McLeod and Mildred Riggins Lecture: Edward S. Cooke, Jr.

October 23 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

“The Inside Story: Materiality and Agency in Wooden Chests” Edward S. Cooke, Jr., the Charles F. Montgomery Professor of American Decorative Arts in the Department of the History of Art at Yale University, focuses upon American material culture and decorative arts. This talk will focus upon two different kinds of case furniture: a chest of drawers made in rural New England in 1795 and a cabinet made in the Nagasaki area of Japan around 1600.  

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FRANK inFocus: Engaging Light

October 23 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until November 7, 2014
FRANK Gallery,
109 East Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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October 7 – November 9, 2014 FRANK Gallery is pleased to announce its participation in October’s Click! Triangle Photography Festival with its exhibit FRANK inFocus: Engaging Light. This exhibit will include the work of FRANK member photographers Alan Dehmer, Barbara Tyroler, Bill McAllister, John Rosenthal and Peter Filene as well as FRANK consigning artists Sam Wang, Jacquelyn Tait Leebrick, Wojtek Wojdynski, Caroline Vaughan, David Spear, Gregg Kemp, and Bryce Lankard. Invited photographers include Elizabeth Matheson, Tama Hochbaum and Leah Sobsey.

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$25

2nd Annual Second Chance Dine & Dance

October 23 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Haw River Ballroom,
1711 Saxapahaw-Bethlehem Church Rd , Saxapahaw, NC, NC 27340 United States

Benevolence Farm will host the 2nd Annual Second Chance Dine and Dance on Thursday, October 23 at the Haw River Ballroom in Saxapahaw.  The event will feature stories from women who have served time in prison as well as performances by past NC Poet Laureate Joseph Bathanti, DSI Comedy Theater, and Sacrificial Poets. Local bluegrass favorite, Big Fat Gap, will top off the evening with sweet three part harmonies, smoking solos, and captivating stage dynamics.  North Carolina native, humorist, cartoonist,…

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Public Arts and Advocacy: Panel Discussion, Reception, and Musical Performance

October 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
FRANK Gallery,
109 East Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Join us for a lively discussion about the role of public art, and advocacy in fostering engaged, inclusive communities. FRANK artist Barbara Tyroler will discuss her project Rockin’ the Spectrum, part of an annual community arts engagement project sponsored by the Town of Chapel Hill’s Public and Cultural Arts Office and the Public Arts Commission founded with the intention of placing artists where they can foster connections between people from inside and outside of their identified communities. Other panelists include…

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10+

NC Symphony presents Tchaikovsky’s First Piano Concerto

October 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Memorial Hall, UNC-Chapel Hill,
114 E Cameron Avenue, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Strauss: Don Juan; Strauss: Death and Transfiguration; Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1. Eugene Tzigane, conductor; Di Wu, piano. Pre-concert talk next door in Gerrard Hall at 6:40. FREE Park & Ride shuttle service from University Mall and Southern Village; please call the NC Symphony Box Office at 919/733-2750 for details.

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The Matchsellers Live

October 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Johnny’s Gone Fishing,
901 W Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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From Indiana and Kansas City, Andrew Morris and Julie Bates formed The Matchsellers, an alternative bluegrass duo, when they met while abroad in Germany. Although both are from the Midwest, their initial East Germany setting has left its mark on their music. Their sound has been described as “stuck somewhere between the electric blues of Chicago and the bluegrass of Kentucky, and has acquired the filth and abandonment of post-communist, ex-patriot life.” The show is free and, as always, we’ll…

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New Exhibit of Paintings by GAYLE STOTT LOWRY at Tyndall Galleries

October 24 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday and Friday until November 15, 2014
Tyndall Galleries,
University Mall, Chapel Hill, NC United States
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We are proud to present GAYLE STOTT LOWRY’s sixth solo exhibition at Tyndall Galleries in University Mall, Chapel Hill. Finding Yourself in Unknown Territory: Architectural Paintings from Travels to Italy, Spain, Cuba and Mexico opens Thursday, October 16 and runs through Saturday, November 15. Gallery hours are Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 12 noon to 6 pm. Please join us for the Opening Reception to welcome and meet Gayle Saturday evening, October 18 from 7 – 9 pm. Artist’s Exhibition…

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Friday Night Wine Tasting

October 24 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Every week until October 31, 2014

Friday Night Wine Tasting Every Friday, 5-7pm Every Friday night WSM samples a different variety of wines at each of our locations. This is a great time to expand your wine repertoire, stock your cellar with wines you know you like, get your wine questions answered by a knowledgeable winery representative or specialty staff member, or find that perfect wine for dinner. Weaver Street Market sponsors over 250 free events a year, providing the community with opportunities to visit with…

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