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October 2016
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The Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market

October 1 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until November 19, 2016
Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market,
201 S. Estes Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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The Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market was founded in 2008 by local farmers, for local farmers. We are a truly local market that supports farmers and artisans within a 60 mile radius of Chapel Hill to offer fresh, quality farm and artisanal products year round. The market is vendor run and operated so every dollar spent helps support our local economy.  We are dedicated to educating consumers about the nutritional, environmental, and economic value of buying local, sustainably-produced farm products. The…

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Gem, Mineral, and Fossil Show and Sale

October 1 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Orange Co. Dept. on Aging – Seymour Ctr.,
2551 Homestead Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Announcing a Gem, Mineral, and Fossil Show and Sale sponsored by the Central NC Mineral Club. There will be a wide variety of unique gems and minerals for purchase, demonstrations of mineral cutting and polishing, and activities for kids! Also enjoy The Parlour ice cream truck which will be available from 12:00 noon until 2:00 p.m. for you to buy ice cream on your way in, or on your way out of the show. For more information, visit our website…

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Storytime-Carrboro Branch

October 1 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Weekly on the same day until December 17, 2016
Carrboro Branch Library,
900 Old Fayetteville Rd.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Children and their caregivers are invited to participate in a 30-minute interactive program with books, songs, and movement to nurture pre-reading skills. Afterward, stick around for a 30-minute stay-and-play with toys and games.

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Fire Safety Storytime

October 1 @ 10:30 am - 11:45 pm
Orange County Public Library,
137 W. Margaret Ln
Hillsborough , NC 27278 United States
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In preparation for Fire Prevention Week, which kicks off October 9th, join us at the library for a special storytime led by Orange County’s Fire Marshal, Jason Shepherd.  We will learn fire safety tips, hear stories about firefighters, sing songs, and then we’ll walk to the fire station next door for a tour and a chance to see a fire truck up close!  All ages welcome.  

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Binkley Fall Festival

October 1 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Binkley Baptist Church,
1712 Willow Dr
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Fall fun for everyone!  Activities include: Time Out! food truck; Chapel Hill fire truck; musical performances by Sisters’ Voices, Binkley Old Time Gospel Band, handbells; games & face painting; fall crafts for all ages; Eyes, Ears, Nose & Paws service dogs; and more!  There will be a Blessing of the Animals at 4 PM. Your pets are welcome! Free admission.

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$15

UNC Relay for Life Color Run 5K

October 1 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – Old Well,
203 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill , NC 27514 United States
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Relay for Life of UNC is hosting a 5K Color Run! The race will take place on UNC’s campus, beginning and finishing at the Old Well. Participants can choose to walk or run! Colored powder will be tossed at each mile marker. Afterwards there will be water and snacks for all participants, in addition to some entertaining activities.

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$50 - $75

Tennis & Toss Fundraiser

October 1 @ 3:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Chapel Hill Tennis Club,
403 Westbrook Drive
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Tennis and corn hole tournaments, food & drinks, live music and raffle prizes -- please join the fun with your family and friends on Oct 1st at the Chapel Hill Tennis Club while supporting the good work of two local non-profits. Advance event tickets purchased by Sept 26th are $50 per person. After Sept 26th, event tickets are $75 per person.  Event ticket includes participation in doubles tennis or corn hole tournament, fresh pizza, salad, dessert, beer & wine, live…

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Rob Williams at Johnny’s

October 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Johnny’s Gone Fishing,
901 W Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Rob Williams’ unique sound and style combines 90’s rock with alt-country and Americana influences. As front man of the now defunct indie rock band, Joe Buck, Jr., Williams made a name for himself as a songwriter and performer in his hometown of Richmond, Virginia. His new album blends hard-hitting acoustic roots rock, with a touch of North Texas-style rock and roll. Tune in to see this songwriting phenomenon.

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44th Annual Chapel Hill Art Festival – Festifall!

October 2 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Franklin Street,
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Chapel Hill’s Festifall Arts Festival will provide a unique opportunity for the community, art enthusiasts and artists to interact. A vibrant market of handmade artworks along with live performances presents a day of discovery for the festival’s attendees as they engage with the local art community. Historic West Franklin Street in Downtown Chapel Hill provides a beautiful backdrop to our celebration of arts and culture.

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$5 - $20

9th Annual Pepper Festival

October 2 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Great Meadow Park,
1342 Briar Chapel Parkway
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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The 9th Annual Pepper Festival, one of the largest chef competitions in North Carolina, brings the heat with a new line up of spicy dishes and brews, family activities, a fashion show and sizzlin’ live music! Join us on October 2, 2-7 p.m., as chefs compete with one-of-a-kind recipes, featuring the locally bred and grown North Carolina pepper. From pepper chocolate to pepper vodka, you’ll see a dizzying array of dishes from culinary stars like The Fearrington, TOPO, Harvest 18, Centro, Saint Jacques and Tribeca…

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Kidical Mass

October 2 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Carrboro Elementary,
400 Shelton St
Carrboro, NC United States
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An annual event! Introduce your children (and re-introduce yourself ) to the joys of riding in large numbers and in a very visible and safe way. Fun and prizes. We’ll do a short ride (with assistance from the Carrboro PD) to let your kids experience riding on the road. Come see what all of the fun is about!

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Barbara Claypole White Book Launch Tea Party

October 2 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Orange County Public Library,
137 W. Margaret Ln
Hillsborough , NC 27278 United States
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You are cordially invited to local author Barbara Claypole White's book launch tea party for Echoes of Family.  Books will be available for purchase from Purple Crow Books.

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The Young Novelists at Johnny’s

October 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Johnny’s Gone Fishing,
901 W Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Simon & Garfunkel meet The Civil Wars – Toronto-based Americana husband and wife duo, The Young Novelists have been keeping busy. Fronted by Graydon James and Laura Spink, they are known for their beautiful harmonies and songs culled from their small-town roots. They were recognized as New/Emerging Artist at the Canadian Folk Music Awards, won the Grassy Hill Songwriting Competition at the Connecticut Folk Festival, among others. Their full, warm sound will tug at your heart-strings and make you an…

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Baby Lapsit Storytime

October 3 @ 11:00 am - 11:20 pm
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Weekly on the same day until December 12, 2016
Orange County Public Library,
137 W Margaret Ln
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Babies and their caregivers are invited to participate in a 20-minute lapsit program that incorporates age-appropriate books, rhymes, music and movement. Main Library.

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Alice Zhao and Students Features Chinese Brush Painting

October 3 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Orange Co. Dept. on Aging – Seymour Ctr.,
2551 Homestead Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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This unique show will be on display from Monday, October 3 until Thursday, November 17.  Chinese brush painting is a traditional art form that shows both the simplicity and the complexity of nature with ink and color.  Alice and her students will share various pieces of their work for your viewing including flowers, birds, landscape and more.  Art Opening Hostesses will be: Ann Wilkerson, Fung Little, and Ceresa Clarke, with live music by Judy Jakes.

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Simply S.T.E.M.

October 3 @ 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
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Weekly on the same day until October 24, 2016
Orange County Public Library,
137 W. Margaret Ln
Hillsborough , NC 27278 United States
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Join us for this 4-week series of S.T.E.M. programs where we will explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Grades K-3.

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NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program

October 3 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until December 1, 2016
Seymour Center,
2551 Homestead Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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This National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) 12-week series is structured to help family members understand and support their ill relative while maintaining their own well-being.  For family members of close relatives with: Major Depression, Bipolar Disorder (manic depression), Schizophrenia and Schizophrenia Disorder, Panic Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, and Borderline Personality Disorder.  The class is limited to 25 people.  To register, contact: Nancy Brickman at 919-818-8065 or for confidential inquiries, email: nbrickman@nc.rr.com

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First Monday Classics

October 3 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Orange County Public Library,
137 W. Margaret Ln
Hillsborough , NC 27278 United States
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Join us for an open discussion of classic pieces of literature facilitated by local authors.  This month's title is Ulysses by James Joyce. Please email msocha@orangecountync.gov for more details.

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Zach Larmer Band at Johnny’s

October 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Johnny’s Gone Fishing,
901 W Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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PRE-SHAKORI HILLS FESTIVAL KICK OFF! Zach Larmer is a guitarist, composer, and educator living in Miami. A jazz musician with roots in funk, soul, and bluegrass, Zach is the recipient of multiple DownBeat awards. A rising star of the jazz guitar world, Zach Larmer's groundbreaking music has the ability to bridge the gap that is often caused by the label of “jazz”. It moves audiences to groove while also seamlessly satisfying the keen ear of the educated listener through an amalgamation of…

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Welcome to Medicare!

October 4 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Orange County Public Library,
137 W. Margaret Ln
Hillsborough , NC 27278 United States
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Are you turning 65, and eligible for Medicare?  Do you feel overwhelmed by all the information bombarding you?  You'll get a comprehensive overview of Medicare, including how and when to enroll, costs and benefit options, penalties for late enrollment, and low income assistance.  Sponsored by the Orange County Public Library, the Orange County Department on Aging, and the Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP).  To register, call 919-245-2015

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Tuesday Farmers’ Market

October 4 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until November 22, 2016
Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market,
201 S. Estes Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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The Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market was founded in 2008 by local farmers, for local farmers. We are a truly local market that supports farmers and artisans within a 60 mile radius of Chapel Hill to offer fresh, quality farm and artisanal products year round. The market is vendor run and operated so every dollar spent helps support our local economy.  We are dedicated to educating consumers about the nutritional, environmental, and economic value of buying local, sustainably-produced farm products. The…

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LEGOs at the Library

October 4 @ 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Orange County Public Library,
137 W. Margaret Ln
Hillsborough , NC 27278 United States
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Explore the world of LEGOs! Imagine and then create your own LEGO sculptures based on our monthly theme. Grades K-3.

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Smoke Cessation Program – Freshstart

October 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until October 25, 2016
Orange Co. Dept. on Aging – Seymour Ctr.,
2551 Homestead Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Freshstart is a group based tobacco cessation support program, designed to help individuals plan a successful quit smoking attempt by providing essential information, skills for coping with cravings, and group support.  The information and activities received from Freshstart will help participants discover why they smoke and what motivates them to quit smoking.  Freshstart incorporates the most current guidelines for tobacco cessation into four face-to-face group sessions.  In each session, the participants will receive concise materials that will help them make…

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Diaspora Festival of Black and Independent Festival

October 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sonja Haynes Stone Center,
150 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Join us on Tuesday, October 4 through Saturday, October 15 for the Stone Center’s annual Diaspora Festival of Black and Independent film. This year’s theme is Stolen Moments…Imagining the Black Subject, with films from across the diaspora including the US, Niger, Haiti, Jamaica, Brazil, Trinidad &Tobago, France, Angola, and Cuba. All screenings are FREE and OPEN to the public and will take place at the Stone Center. Film descriptions and screening schedules are listed below. For more detail on screening…

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Medicare Assistance: Individual Sessions

October 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Chapel Hill Public Library,
100 Library Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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New to Medicare and need help understanding your options?  Have questions about Medicare costs?  Want to apply for low income assistance?  Meet with a trained volunteer to get answers for your unique situation.  Sponsored by the Chapel Hill Public Library, the Orange County Department on Aging and the Seniors’ Health Insurance information Program (SHIIP).   Appointments are available the 1st Wednesday of each month from 9am to Noon.  Registration required: 919-968-2070

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$100.00

Mindfulness Program “Mini Course”

October 5 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sept. 7 Intro Class from 9-11 am. Subsequent classes from 9-10 am.
Seymour Center,
2551 Homestead Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Learn to develop skills to live life to its fullest! Join instructor, Paula Huffman as she teaches you to draw on your inner resource to access your natural capacity for self-care and healing. Techniques include: mind-body awareness, breath awareness for stress management, mindfulness meditation practices, simple stretching, gentle yoga and mindful eating. Note: The September 7 class is an introduction to the Mindfulness Program held from 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. The "Mini Course" consists of five Wednesday classes from September 14…

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Preschool Storytime

October 5 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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Weekly on the same day until December 14, 2016
Orange County Public Library,
137 W. Margaret Ln
Hillsborough , NC 27278 United States
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10:00 - 10:30 a.m. Children ages 3-5 and their caregivers are invited to participate in a 30-minute interactive program with books, songs, and movement to nurture pre-reading skills. (30-minute Stay and Play follows this storytime.) 

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$8.00

“Return 2 Recess!”

October 5 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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Seymour Center,
2551 Homestead Rd
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27516 Select a Country:
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"Return 2 Recess" is a fun, non-competitive activity class that focuses on play for adults!  Here you'll find big, colorful  and lightweight playground balls, beach-balls, balloons, hula hoops and all sorts of other cool things to play with.  We also play group games and have fun relay races that are all modified to your skill and comfort level.  And, no advanced skill set is required.  Just a desire to have fun!!"  For more info, visit: www.return2recess.com or email Kim at: kim@return2recess.com.

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Shred-a-Thon 2016 (Chapel Hill)

October 6 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
University Place,
201 S. Estes Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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The Orange County Solid Waste Management Department is offering two free Shred-A-Thons in cooperation with University Place and local law enforcement, and sponsored by Planet Fitness 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 documents at no cost. Both events are from 10:00 a.m.…

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Start from Scratch: Coding

October 6 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until October 13, 2016
Orange County Public Library,
137 W. Margaret Ln
Hillsborough , NC 27278 United States
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Join us to learn the basics of coding using Scratch Language to create your own games. Grades 4-6. Call 919-245-2532 to register.

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What Are You Reading?

October 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Orange County Public Library,
137 W. Margaret Ln
Hillsborough , NC 27278 United States
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A book club for kids in grades 4-6. Come talk about books and eat pizza. No assigned reading prior to the meeting. Call or stop by to register: 919-245-2532. Main Library.

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Hearing Screening and Ear Wax Check

October 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Orange Co. Dept. on Aging – Seymour Ctr.,
2551 Homestead Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Do you have a hearing problem now?  Have you fallen recently?  These 2 simple questions are the first step in assessing a patient’s hearing status.  Dr. Ellen Alvarez Frederick and team from ACCU Quest Hearing Center will provide the screenings at the senior centers.  They will also explain the causes and symptoms of hearing loss.

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You Can Vote

October 7 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Orange County Public Library,
137 W. Margaret Ln
Hillsborough , NC 27278 United States
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Get your questions about the voting process answered and register to vote at the Main Library in downtown Hillsborough. Volunteers from You Can Vote, a grassroots coalition working to inform citizens of their right to vote and to assist with navigation of North Carolina voting requirements, will here to help.

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Accidental Seabirds at Johnny’s

October 7 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Johnny’s Gone Fishing,
901 W Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Did you miss these guys the last time they were here? Do not do that to yourself again. While you can often hear our baristas rocking out to their albums, this is a show you have to see for yourself. It's sure to be a fun, super-intimate performance. It will be the first of two acts that night and absolutely worth getting there early for! They are awesome guys who you’ll adore after only two bars into a song.

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The Mane Affaire

October 7 @ 5:00 pm
NC Therapeutic Riding Center, Inc.,
4705 Nicks Road
Mebane, NC 27302 United States
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Join us for an Evening Under the Big Top, featuring wine and craft beers, heavy hors d'oeuvres, live music, silent and live auctions, and a pony photo booth! Circus costumes are welcome! All proceeds from this event benefit the NC Therapeutic Riding Center, a 501c3 organization founded in 1977. NCTRC exists to empower children and adults with physical, emotional, mental, and social challenges to create active, healthier, and more fulfilling lives through equine-assisted activities and therapies.

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Autumn Evening in Paris Senior Prom

October 7 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Orange Co. Dept. on Aging – Seymour Ctr.,
2551 Homestead Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Relive or experience your very first prom!  Join us on Friday, October 7 for an elegant evening straight out of Paris, France!  We will be partnering with UNC’s Graduate and Professional Student Federation to host a romantic night filled with dancing, music, and fun!  No date required and dance partners will be available for this memorable affair.  Ladies, don your best dress!  Men, put on your finest suit!  Let’s have an unforgettable experience under the Parisian sky.  Expect a sit…

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Stephen Chopek at Johnny’s

October 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Johnny’s Gone Fishing,
901 W Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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A former apprentice of legendary jazz percussionist, Leon Parker, Stephen Chopek has traveled across the country playing drums for Charlie Hunter, John Mayer, Marc Broussard, Jesse Malin, The Alternate Routes and more! No stranger to the solo tour, Stephen's acoustic sets are dynamic and engaging. Skin Back Alley calls his latest album, “A skillfully crafted tapestry of folk, roots, punk and pop, it’ll be a delight to see where the musician’s muse takes him next.” We couldn't be more thrilled…

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The Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market

October 8 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until November 19, 2016
Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market,
201 S. Estes Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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The Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market was founded in 2008 by local farmers, for local farmers. We are a truly local market that supports farmers and artisans within a 60 mile radius of Chapel Hill to offer fresh, quality farm and artisanal products year round. The market is vendor run and operated so every dollar spent helps support our local economy.  We are dedicated to educating consumers about the nutritional, environmental, and economic value of buying local, sustainably-produced farm products. The…

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2nd Annual Say No to Domestic Violence 5K Run/Walk

October 8 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Main Street Station,
287 East Street
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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October is the National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  Let's make a difference in the lives of the people who had been abused and neglected by participating in this fundraising event for Tokens of Care, a charitable nonprofit organization, that delivers hope by visiting and providing gifts to people at shelters and at temporary housing.  

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Shred-a-Thon 2016 (Hillsborough)

October 8 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Hampton Pointe Recycling Drop-Off Site,
Hampton Pointe Dr
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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The Orange County Solid Waste Management Department is offering two free Shred-A-Thons in cooperation with University Place and local law enforcement, and sponsored by Planet Fitness 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 documents at no cost. Both events are from 10:00 a.m.…

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Storytime-Main Library

October 8 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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Weekly on the same day until December 17, 2016
Orange County Public Library,
137 W. Margaret Ln
Hillsborough , NC 27278 United States
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Children walkers to age 5 and their caregivers are invited to participate in a 30-minute interactive program with books, songs, and movement to nurture pre-reading skills. (30-minute Stay and Play follows this storytime.) 

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Storytime-Carrboro Branch

October 8 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Weekly on the same day until December 17, 2016
Carrboro Branch Library,
900 Old Fayetteville Rd.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Children and their caregivers are invited to participate in a 30-minute interactive program with books, songs, and movement to nurture pre-reading skills. Afterward, stick around for a 30-minute stay-and-play with toys and games.

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Candidates Forum

October 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Chatham Community Library,
197 Highway 87N
Pittsboro, NC United States

The Chatham Unit of the League of Women Voters of Orange, Durham and Chatham Counties is sponsoring a forum for the public to hear from candidates for District 1 and District 2 seats on the Chatham County Board of Commissioners, and candidates for the North Carolina District 15B Court. The forum will be held on Saturday October 8, 2016, in the Chatham Community Library Holmes Meeting Room, located at 197 Highway 87N, Pittsboro, from 2:00-4:00 PM. Each candidate has been…

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Free. Optional donation to Chapel Hill-Carrboro Peacemaking Scholarship

Neighbors! Block Party

October 9 @ 12:00 am - 3:00 pm
United Church of Chapel Hill,
1321 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Enjoy al fresco dining from one of five popular food trucks, and live music from Ambassadors Big Band, The Advocate Blue Grass Band, and the Orange UMC Worship Team.  Get to know members of neighbor churches (The Church of the Advocate, United Church and Orange UMC), residents of the men’s and women’s shelters and surrounding neighborhoods.  Games and face painting for the kids. FREE. Optional donations accepted for the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Peacemaking Scholarship.    

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$30

PawsFest

October 9 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Paws4ever Animal Sanctuary,
6311 Nicks Rd
Mebane, NC 27302 United States
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PawsFest is a train run/walk and festival with food trucks, live music, and fun activities for the whole family. All proceeds benefit animals at Paws4ever. $20 (register by 9/13) $30 (register by 10/8) $40 (day-of) $5 admission for festival only

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BBQ & Friends

October 9 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
TROSA,
1820 James St.
Durham, NC 27707 United States
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Enjoy barbecue and other goodies from local restaurants at the BBQ & Friends fundraiser 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9 for TROSA. The event takes place rain or shine at 1820 James St., Durham.  Nana’s and Sysco are sponsors, with proceeds going to help build a comprehensive care center at TROSA, a nonprofit residential program for people recovering from substance use disorders. Participating restaurants include Nana’s, Nanataco, Saltbox Seafood Joint, Foster’s Market, Rise and The Original Q Shack. Also on hand:…

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Baby Lapsit Storytime

October 10 @ 11:00 am - 11:20 pm
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Weekly on the same day until December 12, 2016
Orange County Public Library,
137 W Margaret Ln
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Babies and their caregivers are invited to participate in a 20-minute lapsit program that incorporates age-appropriate books, rhymes, music and movement. Main Library.

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Simply S.T.E.M.

October 10 @ 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
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Weekly on the same day until October 24, 2016
Orange County Public Library,
137 W. Margaret Ln
Hillsborough , NC 27278 United States
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Join us for this 4-week series of S.T.E.M. programs where we will explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Grades K-3.

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Oktoberfest

October 10 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Kitchen-Chapel Hill,
764 MLK JR. BLVD
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Join us on Monday, October 10th from 5-9pm for an Oktoberfest-themed Pop-Up Beer Garden featuring Bond Brothers Beer Company and longtime friend of Kitchen, artisan sausage maker Steve George. Steve has a long history in the Philadelphia food scene, from running a food truck at Temple University, to working for the former Chef de Cuisine of the renown Le Bec Fin. Steve discovered his passion for curing and sausage making while working at D’Artagnan, one of the best specialty meat…

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NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program

October 10 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until December 1, 2016
Seymour Center,
2551 Homestead Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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This National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) 12-week series is structured to help family members understand and support their ill relative while maintaining their own well-being.  For family members of close relatives with: Major Depression, Bipolar Disorder (manic depression), Schizophrenia and Schizophrenia Disorder, Panic Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, and Borderline Personality Disorder.  The class is limited to 25 people.  To register, contact: Nancy Brickman at 919-818-8065 or for confidential inquiries, email: nbrickman@nc.rr.com

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