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Documenting Craftwork in North Carolina

Documenting Craftwork in North Carolina

October 1, 2013 @ 6:30 pm

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Computer Class – Doing More with Word

Computer Class – Doing More with Word

October 2, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Doing More with Word  This class picks up where Word Basics left off. In this class, you will learn how to modify toolbars, how to apply advanced formatting options including bulleted lists, how to create tables, columns and adjust margins, and how to insert text boxes and symbols. SPACE IS LIMITED – PLEASE PRE-REGISTER FOR […]

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North Carolina Opera Presents: Mozart’s Cosi Fan Tutte

North Carolina Opera Presents: Mozart’s Cosi Fan Tutte

October 3, 2013 @ 8:00 am - October 5, 2013 @ 10:00 pm
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Visit the North Carolina Opera Thursday and Saturday at 8 or Sunday at 3 for Mozart’s hilarious "Così fan tutte" in the Fletcher Opera Theater.

“The Sahmat Collective” Art & Activism in India since 1989

“The Sahmat Collective” Art & Activism in India since 1989

October 3, 2013 @ 10:00 am - October 4, 2013 @ 5:00 pm

In 1989, playwright, actor, and activist Safdar Hashmi was fatally attacked by political thugs while performing a street play outside of Delhi. His death led to the founding of Sahmat, a vital platform for contemporary art in India that defends freedom of expression and battles intolerance within the country’s often divisive political landscape. Through a […]

Friends of the Library “Meet the Author” Tea

Friends of the Library “Meet the Author” Tea

October 3, 2013 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

“Meet the Author” Teas are sponsored by the Friends of the Chapel Hill Public Library and are free and open to the public. Our guest on October 3 will be Jill McCorkle talking about her latest book, Life After Life.  Refreshments are served at 3:30 with the program from 4:00-5:00.   Location is meeting room B of […]

Southern Stars Farm-to-Fork Dinner

Southern Stars Farm-to-Fork Dinner

October 3, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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A very special wine & food event:  The Peter Michael Foundation is hosting a Farm-to-Fork 4-course dinner at the elegant Fearrington House, prepared by Relais & Chateaux Grand Chef Colin Bedford.  California’s award-winning Peter Michael wines will be served with each locally sourced, seasonal course.  The evening includes a live auction by Bonhams with rare […]

Southern Stars Benefit Dinner

Southern Stars Benefit Dinner

October 3, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Date:  Thursday, October 3 Time:  6:00 PM – 10:00 PM Location:  The Fearrington House, Pittsboro Description:  4 Course dinner paired with Peter Michael Wines prepared by Chef Colin Bedford, 2012 Relais & Chateaux Grand Chef, with live and silent auction to raise funds for collaborative prostate cancer research between UNC and Duke medical centers.

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North Carolina Opera Presents: Mozart’s Cosi Fan Tutte

North Carolina Opera Presents: Mozart’s Cosi Fan Tutte

October 3, 2013 @ 8:00 am - October 5, 2013 @ 10:00 pm
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Visit the North Carolina Opera Thursday and Saturday at 8 or Sunday at 3 for Mozart’s hilarious "Così fan tutte" in the Fletcher Opera Theater.

“The Sahmat Collective” Art & Activism in India since 1989

“The Sahmat Collective” Art & Activism in India since 1989

October 3, 2013 @ 10:00 am - October 4, 2013 @ 5:00 pm

In 1989, playwright, actor, and activist Safdar Hashmi was fatally attacked by political thugs while performing a street play outside of Delhi. His death led to the founding of Sahmat, a vital platform for contemporary art in India that defends freedom of expression and battles intolerance within the country’s often divisive political landscape. Through a […]

Author Event – Lee Craig

Author Event – Lee Craig

October 4, 2013 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Lee Craig, Alumni Distinguished Professor at NC State University, has written a definitive “no holds barred”  biography of political powerhouse, Josephus Daniels. Daniels was a very complicated politician who rose to power in North Carolina and influenced twentieth century politics.

Transplanting Traditions Community Farm Market

Transplanting Traditions Community Farm Market

October 4, 2013 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Come support your community and local refugee farmers as we launch our first Farmers Market! Farmers will offer their own fresh, locally-grown American and Southeast Asian produce. We will accept SNAP benefits and provide .50 for every dollar spent using your EBT card. Transplanting Traditions Community Farm is a non-profit educational farm that trains refugees […]

Documentary Film – In So Many Words

Documentary Film – In So Many Words

October 4, 2013 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Friday's Author Event at McIntyre's Books is a showing of a documentary by Elisabeth Haviland James. "In So Many Words" follows Lucy Daniels' life from living in mental institutions suffering from anorexia through to her current career as a psychologist.

Zumba Dance Party

Zumba Dance Party

October 4, 2013 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Our Zumba instructors will be hosting two hours of dancing fun in our gym, with proceeds benefiting the Y We Build People Campaign. We’ll have raffle prizes, contests, even light refreshments. Plus, you’ll get plenty of fun exercise. So get ready for fun! Child Watch is available free of charge for kids 11 and under. […]

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North Carolina Opera Presents: Mozart’s Cosi Fan Tutte

North Carolina Opera Presents: Mozart’s Cosi Fan Tutte

October 3, 2013 @ 8:00 am - October 5, 2013 @ 10:00 pm
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Visit the North Carolina Opera Thursday and Saturday at 8 or Sunday at 3 for Mozart’s hilarious "Così fan tutte" in the Fletcher Opera Theater.

North Carolina Opera Presents: Mozart’s Cosi Fan Tutte

North Carolina Opera Presents: Mozart’s Cosi Fan Tutte

October 5, 2013 @ 8:00 am - October 7, 2013 @ 10:00 pm
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Visit the North Carolina Opera Thursday and Saturday at 8 or Sunday at 3 for Mozart’s hilarious "Così fan tutte" in the Fletcher Opera Theater.

Antique Tractor Show and Parade

Antique Tractor Show and Parade

October 5, 2013 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Check out some amazing antique tractors on International Harvesters' Club Day at Mrs. Ruth's Farms this Saturday. Located on over 20+ acres of wooded farmland on Green Level Road in Apex, NC, Mrs. Ruth's Farms has many great events going on this Fall that include the Antique Tractor Show.

Zombie Paintball Hayride

Zombie Paintball Hayride

October 5, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Have some ghoulish fun this fall! Come on out to Mrs. Ruth’s Farms Saturday evenings in October for the new Zombie Paintball Hayride. Get the chance to pick off some zombies with paintball guns out at the best hayride in North Carolina. While you are there you can walk the corn maze, pick a pumpkin, have […]

Gayle Stott Lowry Show

Gayle Stott Lowry Show

October 5, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Opening Reception to meet and welcome Gayle Stott Lowry whose show Cuban Conundrum opens at Tyndall Galleries, University Mall, on October 3.

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North Carolina Opera Presents: Mozart’s Cosi Fan Tutte

North Carolina Opera Presents: Mozart’s Cosi Fan Tutte

October 5, 2013 @ 8:00 am - October 7, 2013 @ 10:00 pm
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Visit the North Carolina Opera Thursday and Saturday at 8 or Sunday at 3 for Mozart’s hilarious "Così fan tutte" in the Fletcher Opera Theater.

Sundays at Six Series and more – SUMMER full line up

Sundays at Six Series and more – SUMMER full line up

October 6, 2013

‘Sundays at Six’ Series, SUNDAYS AT 6PM, APRIL 28 – OCTOBER 13:  starting on April 28th, with 24 concerts running every Sunday evening through October 13th (NOTE: No concert on September 29.) Our opening concert will feature ‘Great Guitar Music’ from local guitar legends Danny Gotham & Armand Lenchek, along with special guest, Wes Collins, […]

North Carolina Opera Presents: Mozart’s Cosi Fan Tutte

North Carolina Opera Presents: Mozart’s Cosi Fan Tutte

October 6, 2013 @ 8:00 am - October 8, 2013 @ 10:00 pm
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Visit the North Carolina Opera Thursday and Saturday at 8 or Sunday at 3 for Mozart’s hilarious "Così fan tutte" in the Fletcher Opera Theater.

Festifall of the Arts 2013

Festifall of the Arts 2013

October 6, 2013 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Chapel Hill’s annual celebration of the arts will highlight local and regional artists’ work, as well as  live entertainment for people of all ages, hands-on activities, and local food. Upwards of 15,000 Chapel Hill residents and people from neighboring communities will explore our booming local art scene that makes our community and local economy so […]

Paws4ever Walk for Animal Protection

Paws4ever Walk for Animal Protection

October 6, 2013 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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The 8th annual Paws4ever Walk for Animal Protection will take place from noon to 4:00 p.m. on October 6, 2013 at Southern Village in Chapel Hill. The two-mile fun walk begins at 2:00 pm. It costs $30 per walker, but is free for children under age 10.  Each walker receives an event t-shirt and goody […]

Paws4ever Walk for Animal Protection

Paws4ever Walk for Animal Protection

October 6, 2013 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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The 8th Annual Paws4ever Walk for Animal Protection will take place from noon to 4:00 p.m. on October 6, 2013 at Southern Village in Chapel Hill. The two-mile fun walk begins at 2:00 pm. Entry fee is $30 per walker, but children under ten years old are free of charge.

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North Carolina Opera Presents: Mozart’s Cosi Fan Tutte

North Carolina Opera Presents: Mozart’s Cosi Fan Tutte

October 5, 2013 @ 8:00 am - October 7, 2013 @ 10:00 pm
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Visit the North Carolina Opera Thursday and Saturday at 8 or Sunday at 3 for Mozart’s hilarious "Così fan tutte" in the Fletcher Opera Theater.

North Carolina Opera Presents: Mozart’s Cosi Fan Tutte

North Carolina Opera Presents: Mozart’s Cosi Fan Tutte

October 6, 2013 @ 8:00 am - October 8, 2013 @ 10:00 pm
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Visit the North Carolina Opera Thursday and Saturday at 8 or Sunday at 3 for Mozart’s hilarious "Così fan tutte" in the Fletcher Opera Theater.

3rd Annual Smiling Faces Benefit Dinner

3rd Annual Smiling Faces Benefit Dinner

October 7, 2013 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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The Furlow Fund proudly presents the 3rd Annual Smiling Faces Benefit Dinner.

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North Carolina Opera Presents: Mozart’s Cosi Fan Tutte

North Carolina Opera Presents: Mozart’s Cosi Fan Tutte

October 6, 2013 @ 8:00 am - October 8, 2013 @ 10:00 pm
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Visit the North Carolina Opera Thursday and Saturday at 8 or Sunday at 3 for Mozart’s hilarious "Così fan tutte" in the Fletcher Opera Theater.

Jane at FRANK

Jane at FRANK

October 8, 2013 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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  Jane at FRANK features new work by locally and internationally collected artist Jane Filer. She draws inspiration from nature, the world around her, and the aboriginal art of Western Australia, where she lived as a child. Jane is best known for her bright colors and whimsical creatures, partnered with her impressionistic brush strokes. FRANK Gallery […]

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Sculpture in the Garden Art Show

Sculpture in the Garden Art Show

October 9, 2013 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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The 25th annual Sculpture in the Garden show at the North Carolina Botanical Garden opens September 21! Every fall the North Carolina Botanical Garden hosts an outdoor exhibition of exciting sculptures by North Carolina artists. This exhibition delights visitors for more than two months while the backdrop of native plant gardens changes with the season. […]

“Stewards of Children” – YMCA Darkness to Light Training Workshop

“Stewards of Children” – YMCA Darkness to Light Training Workshop

October 9, 2013 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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The Chapel Hill-Carrboro YMCA Darkness to Light initiative brings you this FREE three-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 already over 5,000 strong in our community! This training […]

Civil Rights in Putin’s Russia

Civil Rights in Putin’s Russia

October 9, 2013 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, Russia has been in theory a democratic country. President Vladimir Putin, however, has demonstrated repeatedly his penchant for authoritarianism and secrecy. Speaker Jonathan Weiler explores post-Soviet Russian society and assesses the state of civil rights in relation to economic prosperity and political participation. Register ahead of time and […]

Computer Class – Excel Basics

Computer Class – Excel Basics

October 9, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

This Excel Basics class covers the basics of Microsoft Excel, a spreadsheet program. In this class, we will briefly cover the different parts of a spreadsheet and accompanying toolbars. You will learn how to insert and format text in cells, how to insert and format columns and rows, how to sort data, how to perform […]

TerraVITA Food and Wine Event

TerraVITA Food and Wine Event

October 10, 2013 - October 12, 2013

TerraVITA Food & Wine Event, named one of the “10 Southern Food Festivals You Need to Taste”by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, has earned its reputation as a premier culinary event in the Southeast because it highlights local and sustainable food and beverages of superior quality. This October, TerraVITA returns for its fourth year, offering a series […]

Shred-A-Thon

Shred-A-Thon

October 10, 2013 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Prevent identity theft and save space in the landfill by recycling confidential papers at a FREE shred-a-thon that will be held at University Mall near Dillards.  This is a drive thru event and walk up drop offs will not be accepted.

“The Sahmat Collective” Art & Activism in India since 1989

“The Sahmat Collective” Art & Activism in India since 1989

October 10, 2013 @ 10:00 am - October 11, 2013 @ 5:00 pm
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In 1989, playwright, actor, and activist Safdar Hashmi was fatally attacked by political thugs while performing a street play outside of Delhi. His death led to the founding of Sahmat, a vital platform for contemporary art in India that defends freedom of expression and battles intolerance within the country’s often divisive political landscape. Through a […]

Food Truck Rodeo at the Seymour Center

Food Truck Rodeo at the Seymour Center

October 10, 2013 @ 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Come check out the Food Truck Rodeo at the Robert & Pearl Seymour Center. There will be many types of food, entertainment, games and more.

Every 9 Seconds: A Discussion on Unsafe Relationships

Every 9 Seconds: A Discussion on Unsafe Relationships

October 10, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

“Every 9 seconds” is the estimated time a woman is abused. This workshop introduces the basics about domestic violence, how it affects our community, and how you can help.

Evening with Experts @ Duke Lemur Center

Evening with Experts @ Duke Lemur Center

October 10, 2013 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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It’s true! Lemurs are smarter than they are in movies!Come to an evening with Meg Dye, our Behavioral Manager to learn how lemurs learn!

TerraVITA Food and Wine Event

TerraVITA Food and Wine Event

October 10, 2013 - October 12, 2013

TerraVITA Food & Wine Event, named one of the “10 Southern Food Festivals You Need to Taste”by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, has earned its reputation as a premier culinary event in the Southeast because it highlights local and sustainable food and beverages of superior quality. This October, TerraVITA returns for its fourth year, offering a series […]

“The Sahmat Collective” Art & Activism in India since 1989

“The Sahmat Collective” Art & Activism in India since 1989

October 10, 2013 @ 10:00 am - October 11, 2013 @ 5:00 pm
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In 1989, playwright, actor, and activist Safdar Hashmi was fatally attacked by political thugs while performing a street play outside of Delhi. His death led to the founding of Sahmat, a vital platform for contemporary art in India that defends freedom of expression and battles intolerance within the country’s often divisive political landscape. Through a […]

Innovation and Impact

Innovation and Impact

October 11, 2013 @ 3:40 am - 4:15 pm

As part of festivities around the installation of Carol Folt as UNC’s chancellor, Carolina faculty will participate in three academic panel discussions on the topics of innovation, water – the focus of Carolina’s two-year academic theme – and the future of the U.S. public research university. The panel discussion, Innovation and Impact, runs from 3:40-4:15 […]

Pumpkin Patch Express

Pumpkin Patch Express

October 11, 2013 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Celebrate Fall with a ride on the Pumpkin Patch Express! Climb aboard the train for a journey to the Museum’s pumpkin patch and pick the perfect pumpkin to decorate and take home, then enjoy crafts and play a variety of carnival games before returning to the station. Spend the rest of the day exploring the […]

Pumpkin Patch Express

Pumpkin Patch Express

October 11, 2013 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Celebrate Fall with a ride on the Pumpkin Patch Express! Climb aboard the train for a journey to the Museum’s pumpkin patch and pick the perfect pumpkin to decorate and take home, then enjoy crafts and play a variety of carnival games before returning to the station. Spend the rest of the day exploring the […]

Water: A UNC Academic Panel

Water: A UNC Academic Panel

October 11, 2013 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Moderator: Terry Rhodes. Rhodes is a professor in the music department and senior associate dean for fine arts and humanities in the UNC College of Arts and Sciences. Panelists include: Jamie Bartram, the director of the Water Institute at UNC and the Don and Jennifer Holzworth Distinguished Professor in the environmental sciences and engineering department […]

TerraVITA Food and Wine Event

TerraVITA Food and Wine Event

October 10, 2013 - October 12, 2013

TerraVITA Food & Wine Event, named one of the “10 Southern Food Festivals You Need to Taste”by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, has earned its reputation as a premier culinary event in the Southeast because it highlights local and sustainable food and beverages of superior quality. This October, TerraVITA returns for its fourth year, offering a series […]

Harvest Festival

Harvest Festival

October 12, 2013 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 pm

Harvest Festival is a family-fun day at the church, complete with children’s games, moonwalks, crafts, food, yard sale, auction, and did I say food? There is something for everyone. The day begins with a hot home-cooked country breakfast, and then moves to fun and games for the kids, and lots of shopping for the rest […]

NC Big Sweep – Carrboro

NC Big Sweep – Carrboro

October 12, 2013 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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North Carolina Big Sweep’s purpose is to rid our environment of litter by promoting environmental education and coordinating an annual statewide cleanup.  We must have enough volunteers to get the job done.  The morning will consist of cleaning up trash and recycling debris left around Carrboro and our parks.  Hurry and register today. Adults are […]

2013 Performance Chevrolet 3rd Annual Charity Car Show

2013 Performance Chevrolet 3rd Annual Charity Car Show

October 12, 2013 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Save the Date: October 12, 2013 Rain or shine… at Performance Chevrolet, Chapel Hill, NC Proceeds from the event will benefit the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. Event time: 9:00AM – 12:00PM - Vehicles may arrive as early as 8:30AM. We will block off the event area at 9:00AM to allow for pedestrian traffic. - […]

Drawing in the Galleries at Ackland

Drawing in the Galleries at Ackland

October 12, 2013 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

The second Saturday of every month from 10 AM – 12 PM, Amanda Hughes (Director of External Affairs) leads participants in a creative exploration of a particular object in the Ackland’s collection. Bring paper and dry media (crayon, pencils, etc.). All levels are welcome.

Bittersweet Designs Trunk Show

Bittersweet Designs Trunk Show

October 12, 2013 @ 10:00 am - October 13, 2013 @ 5:00 pm
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Bittersweet Designs offers up a bit of contradiction. Each piece is a sophisticated interplay of old and new, nature and glamour, relaxed charm and elegant fantasy. Designer Laurie Lenfestey pays loving homage to the passage of time by using vintage elements with a decided patina, expressed with a fresh, unconventional voice. Like the women who […]

Bittersweet Designs Trunk Show

Bittersweet Designs Trunk Show

October 12, 2013 @ 10:00 am - October 13, 2013 @ 5:00 pm
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Bittersweet Designs offers up a bit of contradiction. Each piece is a sophisticated interplay of old and new, nature and glamour, relaxed charm and elegant fantasy. Designer Laurie Lenfestey pays loving homage to the passage of time by using vintage elements with a decided patina, expressed with a fresh, unconventional voice. Like the women who […]

Sundays at Six Series and more – SUMMER full line up

Sundays at Six Series and more – SUMMER full line up

October 13, 2013

‘Sundays at Six’ Series, SUNDAYS AT 6PM, APRIL 28 – OCTOBER 13:  starting on April 28th, with 24 concerts running every Sunday evening through October 13th (NOTE: No concert on September 29.) Our opening concert will feature ‘Great Guitar Music’ from local guitar legends Danny Gotham & Armand Lenchek, along with special guest, Wes Collins, […]

Art In The Village

Art In The Village

October 13, 2013 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Artists Studios at Fearrington Village presents Art in the Village Autumn 2013. Come to the Fearrington Village Center on October 13 from 10am to 4pm and enjoy a day of visual arts, music and fun. More than 25 artists who live and create in Fearrington will exhibit and offer for sale a wide variety of […]

Pumpkin Patch Express

Pumpkin Patch Express

October 13, 2013 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Celebrate Fall with a ride on the Pumpkin Patch Express! Climb aboard the train for a journey to the Museum’s pumpkin patch and pick the perfect pumpkin to decorate and take home, then enjoy crafts and play a variety of carnival games before returning to the station. Spend the rest of the day exploring the […]

Pumpkin Patch Express

Pumpkin Patch Express

October 13, 2013 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Celebrate Fall with a ride on the Pumpkin Patch Express! Climb aboard the train for a journey to the Museum’s pumpkin patch and pick the perfect pumpkin to decorate and take home, then enjoy crafts and play a variety of carnival games before returning to the station. Spend the rest of the day exploring the […]

Jane at FRANK

Jane at FRANK

October 13, 2013 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Jane at FRANK features new work by locally and internationally collected artist Jane Filer.She draws inspiration from nature, the world around her, and the aboriginal art of Western Australia, where she lived as a child.

“Keeping Our Kids Safe” Parent Education Workshop

“Keeping Our Kids Safe” Parent Education Workshop

October 14, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

The Orange County Rape Crisis Center, in partnership with the Chapel Hill-Carrboro YMCA’s Darkness to Light initiative, is presenting a program for parents to address important safety issues. The presenter will discuss parents’ roles in prevention of child sexual abuse and skill-building to address the following questions: “When do I begin discussing child sexual abuse […]

Sweet Frog Benefit

Sweet Frog Benefit

October 15, 2013 @ 12:00 am - 11:00 pm

Mention Compass Center while checking out at Sweet Frog and we will receive a portion of the proceeds! Sweet Frog is located on East Franklin, near Spanky’s and Starbucks’ Coffee.

Jane at FRANK

Jane at FRANK

October 15, 2013 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Jane at FRANK features new work by locally and internationally collected artist Jane Filer.She draws inspiration from nature, the world around her, and the aboriginal art of Western Australia, where she lived as a child.

Urinary Incontinence: Regain Control

Urinary Incontinence: Regain Control

October 15, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Join Dr. Erika Grace, pelvic floor rehabilitative specialist, for an informative seminar on diagnosing and treating urinary incontinence.

Chapel Hill Candidates Forum

Chapel Hill Candidates Forum

October 15, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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The League of Women Voters of Orange County is proud to co-sponsor a Candidates Forum for Chapel Hill Town Council, with the Seymour Senior Center.

Sculpture in the Garden Art Show

Sculpture in the Garden Art Show

October 16, 2013 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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The 25th annual Sculpture in the Garden show at the North Carolina Botanical Garden opens September 21! Every fall the North Carolina Botanical Garden hosts an outdoor exhibition of exciting sculptures by North Carolina artists. This exhibition delights visitors for more than two months while the backdrop of native plant gardens changes with the season. […]

Girls’ Education in Africa

Girls’ Education in Africa

October 16, 2013 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Barbara Anderson addresses the challenges and promises for girls’ and women’s education in Africa, exploring the ways that European colonialism, missionary work, and contemporary neocolonial economic policies shape African educational opportunities and experiences. It also provides some interesting comparisons in female education between the developed and developing world. Register ahead of time and pay $18.00 per program […]

Legacy Academy Open House Social

Legacy Academy Open House Social

October 16, 2013 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Come join the fun Wednesday at Legacy Academy for Children for a community social event and open house. Family-friendly games, refreshments, face painting, art exhibits and Academy tours will be available! The event runs from 6:30pm to 8pm on Wednesday, October 16th.

TOOLS FOR WOMEN: Achieving a Prosperous Life After 50

TOOLS FOR WOMEN: Achieving a Prosperous Life After 50

October 16, 2013 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Women Starting Over After 50 is a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering women during the second half of life. WSO50 has assembled a panel of experts to provide vital information, answer your questions, and empower you to “Achieve A Prosperous Life After 50.”

“Stewards of Children” – YMCA Darkness to Light Training Workshop

“Stewards of Children” – YMCA Darkness to Light Training Workshop

October 17, 2013 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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The Chapel Hill-Carrboro YMCA Darkness to Light initiative brings you this FREE three-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 5,000 strong in our community! This training provides […]

“The Sahmat Collective” Art & Activism in India since 1989

“The Sahmat Collective” Art & Activism in India since 1989

October 17, 2013 @ 10:00 am - October 18, 2013 @ 5:00 pm
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In 1989, playwright, actor, and activist Safdar Hashmi was fatally attacked by political thugs while performing a street play outside of Delhi. His death led to the founding of Sahmat, a vital platform for contemporary art in India that defends freedom of expression and battles intolerance within the country’s often divisive political landscape. Through a […]

“Keeping Our Kids Safe” Parent Education Workshop

“Keeping Our Kids Safe” Parent Education Workshop

October 17, 2013 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

The Orange County Rape Crisis Center, in partnership with the Chapel Hill-Carrboro YMCA’s Darkness to Light initiative, is presenting a program for parents to address important safety issues. The presenter will discuss parents’ roles in prevention of child sexual abuse and skill-building to address the following questions: “When do I begin discussing child sexual abuse […]

Tar Heel Downtown

Tar Heel Downtown

October 17, 2013 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Downtown Chapel Hill is hosting Tar Heel Downtown on Franklin Street, a family-friendly event from 4 to 7 pm on West Franklin Street on Thursday, October 17, 2013.  Activities include live concert, bounce houses, face painting, and rock climbing wall. Come meet UNC athletes, watch the Marching Tar Heels perform, and of course get your photo […]

Every 9 Seconds: A Discussion on Unsafe Relationships

Every 9 Seconds: A Discussion on Unsafe Relationships

October 17, 2013 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Every 9 seconds is the estimated time a woman is abused. This workshop introduces the basics about domestic violence, how it affects our community, and how you can help.

“The Sahmat Collective” Art & Activism in India since 1989

“The Sahmat Collective” Art & Activism in India since 1989

October 17, 2013 @ 10:00 am - October 18, 2013 @ 5:00 pm
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In 1989, playwright, actor, and activist Safdar Hashmi was fatally attacked by political thugs while performing a street play outside of Delhi. His death led to the founding of Sahmat, a vital platform for contemporary art in India that defends freedom of expression and battles intolerance within the country’s often divisive political landscape. Through a […]

Pumpkin Patch Express

Pumpkin Patch Express

October 18, 2013 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Celebrate Fall with a ride on the Pumpkin Patch Express! Climb aboard the train for a journey to the Museum’s pumpkin patch and pick the perfect pumpkin to decorate and take home, then enjoy crafts and play a variety of carnival games before returning to the station. Spend the rest of the day exploring the […]

Pumpkin Patch Express

Pumpkin Patch Express

October 18, 2013 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Celebrate Fall with a ride on the Pumpkin Patch Express! Climb aboard the train for a journey to the Museum’s pumpkin patch and pick the perfect pumpkin to decorate and take home, then enjoy crafts and play a variety of carnival games before returning to the station. Spend the rest of the day exploring the […]

Transplanting Traditions Community Farm Market

Transplanting Traditions Community Farm Market

October 18, 2013 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Come support your community and local refugee farmers as we launch our first Farmers Market! Farmers will offer their own fresh, locally-grown American and Southeast Asian produce. We will accept SNAP benefits and provide .50 for every dollar spent using your EBT card. Transplanting Traditions Community Farm is a non-profit educational farm that trains refugees […]

2013 West End Poetry Festival: Opening Celebration with Readings and Reception

2013 West End Poetry Festival: Opening Celebration with Readings and Reception

October 18, 2013 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Readings by Alan Shapiro, Michael Chitwood, Phillip Shabazz, Beth Copeland, and Claudine Moreau kickoff the 2013 West End Poetry Festival. Come enjoy wine, hors d’oeuvres, and socializing before and after the readings. And don’t forget to come to the remainder of the festival on Saturday, October 19, at the Century Center in Carrboro–six events running […]

Outdoor Movie Night at Carrboro Town Commons

Outdoor Movie Night at Carrboro Town Commons

October 18, 2013 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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As part of the NC BIKE SUMMIT, Carrboro will have an OUTDOOR MOVIE NIGHT on Friday, Oct. 18, on the Town Commons. We'll be showing the movie RIDE THE DIVIDE, a movie about a bike race from Canada to Mexico along the Continental Divide.

VIETRI Fall Warehouse Sale to Benefit HABITAT

VIETRI Fall Warehouse Sale to Benefit HABITAT

October 19, 2013 @ 8:00 am - October 21, 2013 @ 4:00 pm
Italian Handcrafted Products

VIETRI, exclusive importer of handcrafted Italian dinnerware, is having a Fall Warehouse Sale to celebrate 30 years in business, VIETRI employees came together in 2013 to raise $78,000 and to begin building a Habitat for Humanity Home for a very special family in Orange County!

Habitat for Humanity Collection Event

Habitat for Humanity Collection Event

October 19, 2013 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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  FALL RE-DECORATING?  DOWNSIZING?  MOVING? Please donate your used or new appliances, furniture, cabinets, household accessories and any other household goods.  We will have our truck parked in the Domicile Realty parking lot on Saturday, OCT. 19th from 9:00am until 12:00pm to make the donation process easier and more convenient for YOU.  If your items are too large to […]

Carson & Co. Trunk Show

Carson & Co. Trunk Show

October 19, 2013 @ 10:00 am - October 20, 2013 @ 5:00 pm

The Carson & Co. look is all about nature and color.Beautiful botanicals on exciting background colors and the innate ability to mix prints together is a nod to Susan’s interior design past. Her collection of designer silk scarves, and handbags are reflective of her love of these gorgeous images from the 18-19th century. Women want […]

The Viking Age

The Viking Age

October 19, 2013 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Famous in popular history as marauders and pirates, the Vikings extended their influence over a broad northern swath of territory, including the British Isles, Western Europe, Iceland, Greenland, North America, and Russia between 793 and 1066. Join Professor Paul Roberge as he explores the Viking Age. Professor Roberge will draw on the testimony of the […]

Pumpkin Patch Express

Pumpkin Patch Express

October 19, 2013 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Celebrate Fall with a ride on the Pumpkin Patch Express! Climb aboard the train for a journey to the Museum’s pumpkin patch and pick the perfect pumpkin to decorate and take home, then enjoy crafts and play a variety of carnival games before returning to the station. Spend the rest of the day exploring the […]

Pumpkin Patch Express

Pumpkin Patch Express

October 19, 2013 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Celebrate Fall with a ride on the Pumpkin Patch Express! Climb aboard the train for a journey to the Museum’s pumpkin patch and pick the perfect pumpkin to decorate and take home, then enjoy crafts and play a variety of carnival games before returning to the station. Spend the rest of the day exploring the […]

VIETRI Fall Warehouse Sale to Benefit HABITAT

VIETRI Fall Warehouse Sale to Benefit HABITAT

October 19, 2013 @ 8:00 am - October 21, 2013 @ 4:00 pm
Italian Handcrafted Products

VIETRI, exclusive importer of handcrafted Italian dinnerware, is having a Fall Warehouse Sale to celebrate 30 years in business, VIETRI employees came together in 2013 to raise $78,000 and to begin building a Habitat for Humanity Home for a very special family in Orange County!

Carson & Co. Trunk Show

Carson & Co. Trunk Show

October 19, 2013 @ 10:00 am - October 20, 2013 @ 5:00 pm

The Carson & Co. look is all about nature and color.Beautiful botanicals on exciting background colors and the innate ability to mix prints together is a nod to Susan’s interior design past. Her collection of designer silk scarves, and handbags are reflective of her love of these gorgeous images from the 18-19th century. Women want […]

Pumpkin Patch Express

Pumpkin Patch Express

October 20, 2013 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Celebrate Fall with a ride on the Pumpkin Patch Express! Climb aboard the train for a journey to the Museum’s pumpkin patch and pick the perfect pumpkin to decorate and take home, then enjoy crafts and play a variety of carnival games before returning to the station. Spend the rest of the day exploring the […]

Pumpkin Patch Express

Pumpkin Patch Express

October 20, 2013 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Celebrate Fall with a ride on the Pumpkin Patch Express! Climb aboard the train for a journey to the Museum’s pumpkin patch and pick the perfect pumpkin to decorate and take home, then enjoy crafts and play a variety of carnival games before returning to the station. Spend the rest of the day exploring the […]

Jane at FRANK

Jane at FRANK

October 20, 2013 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Jane at FRANK features new work by locally and internationally collected artist Jane Filer.She draws inspiration from nature, the world around her, and the aboriginal art of Western Australia, where she lived as a child.

Kidical Mass!

Kidical Mass!

October 20, 2013 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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The ReCYCLEry, the Town of Carrboro Parks and Rec department, Triangle Bikeworks and the Carrboro Bicycle Coalition will be holding their semi-annual wildly fun Kidical Mass ride on Sunday, Oct. 20, at Carrboro Elementary School. Join parents and kids as we take to the street in a safe, fun, and educational way. We’ll be doing […]

Jane at FRANK

Jane at FRANK

October 22, 2013 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Jane at FRANK features new work by locally and internationally collected artist Jane Filer.She draws inspiration from nature, the world around her, and the aboriginal art of Western Australia, where she lived as a child.

“Stewards of Children” – YMCA Darkness to Light Training Workshop

“Stewards of Children” – YMCA Darkness to Light Training Workshop

October 22, 2013 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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The Chapel Hill-Carrboro YMCA Darkness to Light initiative brings you FREE this three-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 5,000 strong in our community! This training provides […]

Why Craft Still Matters

Why Craft Still Matters

October 22, 2013 @ 6:30 pm - October 23, 2013 @ 5:00 pm

In conjunction with the exhibit A View to the Making: Portraits of North Carolina Craft Artists at Work, exhibit organizer and photographer Michael Schwalbe, the Durham Arts Council, and the Gregg Museum of Art & Design at NC State University presents a panel about craft in North Carolina:

Why Craft Still Matters

Why Craft Still Matters

October 22, 2013 @ 6:30 pm - October 23, 2013 @ 5:00 pm

In conjunction with the exhibit A View to the Making: Portraits of North Carolina Craft Artists at Work, exhibit organizer and photographer Michael Schwalbe, the Durham Arts Council, and the Gregg Museum of Art & Design at NC State University presents a panel about craft in North Carolina:

Sculpture in the Garden Art Show

Sculpture in the Garden Art Show

October 23, 2013 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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The 25th annual Sculpture in the Garden show at the North Carolina Botanical Garden opens September 21! Every fall the North Carolina Botanical Garden hosts an outdoor exhibition of exciting sculptures by North Carolina artists. This exhibition delights visitors for more than two months while the backdrop of native plant gardens changes with the season. […]

Creating Collective Memory: An Evening with Guest Artist Sheryl Oring

Creating Collective Memory: An Evening with Guest Artist Sheryl Oring

October 23, 2013 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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On Oct. 23, Sheryl Oring will be at UNC’s Sloane Art Library to discuss her Collective Memory project and the artist’s book she created from the responses to the question, “What would you like the world to remember about 9/11?”

Mapping NAFTA’s Movements

Mapping NAFTA’s Movements

October 23, 2013 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

In January, 2014, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) will be twenty years old. This talk, led by Altha Cravey, reflects on the legacy and ongoing impact of NAFTA, focusing on three distinct types of movements: social mobilization; transnational migrations; and the rhythmic bodily movements of devotional and non-devotional (recreational) dancers. Cravey suggests that […]

Planet Trunk Show

Planet Trunk Show

October 24, 2013 @ 10:00 am - October 25, 2013 @ 5:00 pm
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Lauren Grossman, designer-owner of PLANET, says her fashion legacy will be “size-less, season-less, age-less clothing.” So Dovecote’s style! Her creative collection of women’s apparel uses the finest natural fabrics in a palette of soft hues like sea, fog, putty and lots of white on white. The silhouettes are soft and flowing and the shapes are Japanese-inspired, loose […]

“The Sahmat Collective” Art & Activism in India since 1989

“The Sahmat Collective” Art & Activism in India since 1989

October 24, 2013 @ 10:00 am - October 25, 2013 @ 5:00 pm
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In 1989, playwright, actor, and activist Safdar Hashmi was fatally attacked by political thugs while performing a street play outside of Delhi. His death led to the founding of Sahmat, a vital platform for contemporary art in India that defends freedom of expression and battles intolerance within the country’s often divisive political landscape. Through a […]

One Good Dish Lunch with David Tanis

One Good Dish Lunch with David Tanis

October 24, 2013 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

In his three decades behind the stove, David Tanis has overseen kitchens in Santa Fe and Paris and throughout the San Francisco Bay area, mostly notable at Chez Panisse in Berkeley, California, where he was a chef for nearly 20 years. His writing has appeared in The Wall Street Journal and Fine Cooking magazine and he currently writes the weekly City Kitchen column for The New York Times.

Bookends Book Club

Bookends Book Club

October 24, 2013 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Dr. Wayne Pond will bookend the theme of marriage a la mode. Our affable discussion will center around F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Tender is the Night.

Join the Party at Twig

Join the Party at Twig

October 24, 2013 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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Come Join the Party at Twig (99 S. Elliott Rd in Chapel Hill) on Thursday, October 24 between 4pm and 5:30pm and taste FREE samples of products Sodastream and Twig have to offer. Grab a FREE Twig mini LED flashlight and enter some excellent drawings all at one easy-to-find location. There will be a live broadcast with WCHL's own radio celebrity, Ron Stutts, and of course you can take this opportunity to sign up for 97.9 WCHL's Follow the Tar Heels to the Sun giveaway.

North Carolina through Student Eyes: North Carolina Documentary Photography Award Student Projects.

North Carolina through Student Eyes: North Carolina Documentary Photography Award Student Projects.

October 24, 2013 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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Student recipients of the 2012 and 2013 North Carolina Documentary Photography Award will present and discuss their documentary projects at an event in the Wilson Special Collections Library on Thursday, Oct. 24. The event will be held in the Pleasants Family Assembly Room is free and open to the public. The North Carolina Collection inaugurated the competitive grant in 2012 to provide student photographers with support for travel and other expenses.

Planet Trunk Show

Planet Trunk Show

October 24, 2013 @ 10:00 am - October 25, 2013 @ 5:00 pm
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Lauren Grossman, designer-owner of PLANET, says her fashion legacy will be “size-less, season-less, age-less clothing.” So Dovecote’s style! Her creative collection of women’s apparel uses the finest natural fabrics in a palette of soft hues like sea, fog, putty and lots of white on white. The silhouettes are soft and flowing and the shapes are Japanese-inspired, loose […]

“The Sahmat Collective” Art & Activism in India since 1989

“The Sahmat Collective” Art & Activism in India since 1989

October 24, 2013 @ 10:00 am - October 25, 2013 @ 5:00 pm
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In 1989, playwright, actor, and activist Safdar Hashmi was fatally attacked by political thugs while performing a street play outside of Delhi. His death led to the founding of Sahmat, a vital platform for contemporary art in India that defends freedom of expression and battles intolerance within the country’s often divisive political landscape. Through a […]

Roy Williams’ Fast Break Against Cancer

Roy Williams’ Fast Break Against Cancer

October 25, 2013 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am
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Join Coach Williams, Woody Durham, and members of the Carolina men’s basketball family on Friday, October 25, as they kick off opening day of the 2013-2014 men’s basketball season at Roy Williams’ Fast Break Against Cancer, presented by Atlantic Packaging. In its eight year history, this seated breakfast and one-of-a-kind auction on the floor of […]

Pumpkin Patch Express

Pumpkin Patch Express

October 25, 2013 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Celebrate Fall with a ride on the Pumpkin Patch Express! Climb aboard the train for a journey to the Museum’s pumpkin patch and pick the perfect pumpkin to decorate and take home, then enjoy crafts and play a variety of carnival games before returning to the station. Spend the rest of the day exploring the […]

Pumpkin Patch Express

Pumpkin Patch Express

October 25, 2013 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Celebrate Fall with a ride on the Pumpkin Patch Express! Climb aboard the train for a journey to the Museum’s pumpkin patch and pick the perfect pumpkin to decorate and take home, then enjoy crafts and play a variety of carnival games before returning to the station. Spend the rest of the day exploring the […]

Rethinking Retirement: A New Model for Aging

Rethinking Retirement: A New Model for Aging

October 25, 2013 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Paul Klever, Executive Director of Charles House, will present October’s Gray Lindgren Lecture for the Shared Learning Association of Chapel Hill.  Many seniors are facing such decisions as where to live as they age, handling a debilitating illness or the disability of a spouse.  Paul Klever will address these issues including a promising example of […]

Annual Community Yard Sale

Annual Community Yard Sale

October 26, 2013 @ 7:30 am - 1:30 pm

Find tools, toys, antiques, and more. There will be food, fun, and community fellowship. Vendor space is available and welcomed. Start time 7:30 am. to 1:30 pm. at the corner of Kenion Road and Hwy 86 N.  Sponsored by Orange Cross Roads Missionary Baptist Church. For more information call Phyllis Brooks at 919-732-8942.

Fall Festival at the Carrboro Farmers’ Market

Fall Festival at the Carrboro Farmers’ Market

October 26, 2013 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Join us for our Fall Festival and bring the whole family!  There will be demonstrations on beekeeping and apple cider-pressing, each followed by themed kids’ activities by Kidzu!  Sample pumpkin and sweet potato pie, and enjoy live music and pumpkin face painting.  This will be the last extended-hours Saturday of the year; starting November 2, […]

LAFCO Trunk Show

LAFCO Trunk Show

October 26, 2013 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Luxury Articles & Fragrance Co. is the brainchild of former lawyer and self confessed body care junkie Jon Bresler who started the company over 20 years ago. Beginning with the most basic element of body care: soap, Jon found the incredible Ach Brito factory in Portugal and partnered with them to create a new line […]

BeJe Trunk Show

BeJe Trunk Show

October 26, 2013 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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With its “look of real” quality and appearance, BeJe Designs has become a staple at Dovecote and in most of our own jewelry boxes! Since the company’s inception in 1991, Bea Jaffee has been producing designer inspired fashion jewelry for women of all ages and styles.  Her jeweled pieces are known for having the luxe […]

Pumpkin Patch Express

Pumpkin Patch Express

October 26, 2013 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Celebrate Fall with a ride on the Pumpkin Patch Express! Climb aboard the train for a journey to the Museum’s pumpkin patch and pick the perfect pumpkin to decorate and take home, then enjoy crafts and play a variety of carnival games before returning to the station. Spend the rest of the day exploring the […]

Pumpkin Patch Express

Pumpkin Patch Express

October 26, 2013 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Celebrate Fall with a ride on the Pumpkin Patch Express! Climb aboard the train for a journey to the Museum’s pumpkin patch and pick the perfect pumpkin to decorate and take home, then enjoy crafts and play a variety of carnival games before returning to the station. Spend the rest of the day exploring the […]

LAFCO Trunk Show

LAFCO Trunk Show

October 27, 2013 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Luxury Articles & Fragrance Co. is the brainchild of former lawyer and self confessed body care junkie Jon Bresler who started the company over 20 years ago. Beginning with the most basic element of body care: soap, Jon found the incredible Ach Brito factory in Portugal and partnered with them to create a new line […]

BeJe Trunk Show

BeJe Trunk Show

October 27, 2013 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
beje

With its “look of real” quality and appearance, BeJe Designs has become a staple at Dovecote and in most of our own jewelry boxes! Since the company’s inception in 1991, Bea Jaffee has been producing designer inspired fashion jewelry for women of all ages and styles.  Her jeweled pieces are known for having the luxe […]

Jane at FRANK

Jane at FRANK

October 27, 2013 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Jane at FRANK features new work by locally and internationally collected artist Jane Filer.She draws inspiration from nature, the world around her, and the aboriginal art of Western Australia, where she lived as a child.

NCPS Reading Series: Carrboro Poetica: Four Poets

NCPS Reading Series: Carrboro Poetica: Four Poets

October 27, 2013 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Four established and talented local poets will read from their new collection, Carrboro Poetica. Sara Claytor, long time educator, published writer and coordinator of NCPS’s Reading Series at McIntyre’s Books; Phyllis Jean Green, widely published poet; Barbara H. Kenyon, current Poet Laureate of Hillsborough and musician and Susan Spalt, writer and member of Carrboro Poets […]

Patio Pumpkin Carving and Costume Party

Patio Pumpkin Carving and Costume Party

October 27, 2013 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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This Halloween, get into the spooky spirit with Weathervane at Southern Season! Join us for an evening of pumpkin carving and painting, drink specials, face painting and live music! Adults $15, children $10. Price includes buffet and pumpkin, and we will provide all carving utensils and paints. Ghouls and goblins of all ages are welcome […]

Jane at FRANK

Jane at FRANK

October 29, 2013 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Jane at FRANK features new work by locally and internationally collected artist Jane Filer.She draws inspiration from nature, the world around her, and the aboriginal art of Western Australia, where she lived as a child.

Art, Culture, and Power in Pre-Modern Japan

Art, Culture, and Power in Pre-Modern Japan

October 29, 2013 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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Tokugawa Ieyasu (1543-1616), the founder of the Tokugawa Shogunate that ruled Japan from 1603 to 1868, is well known for his victories in epic battles and his establishment of the basic institutions of the early modern state. But these political accomplishments were made possible in part through Ieyasu’s participation in cultural practices such as collecting, […]

Books That Pop: The Art and Value of Pop-Up Books

Books That Pop: The Art and Value of Pop-Up Books

October 29, 2013 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

On Tuesday, Oct. 29, a discussion on the art and educational value of pop-up books will be held at the Wilson Special Collections Library. The 5:30 p.m. event is free and open to the public. Beginning at 5 p.m., attendees will be able to view a display of books from the SILS Library and the […]

THE ROAST of Carrboro Mayor Mark Chilton

THE ROAST of Carrboro Mayor Mark Chilton

October 29, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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The Carrboro Board of Aldermen and EmPOWERment, Inc present a roast and toast of Mayor Mark Chilton. We will be celebrating Mark’s 20 years of fantastic service to our communities. We acknowledge Mark as a “Jack of All Trades” and his love for family, politics & justice, community advocacy, and real estate. We gather to […]

Free Alzheimer’s CARE Training

Free Alzheimer’s CARE Training

October 29, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Greater Triangle area families are invited to attend a free Alzheimer’s CARE training workshop that will be offered in recognition of World Alzheimer’s Month. Developed by Home Instead Senior Care, the Alzheimer’s or Other Dementias CARE program incorporates an innovative, hands-on approach to help families deal with the difficult behavioral changes that often are associated […]

Fall Flavors

Fall Flavors

October 30, 2013
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Join us during the month of October for our exploration of Fall Flavors! Each week we will feature fall fare and beverages perfect for the cooling weather and falling leaves, with in-store samples, demonstrations and events. Weeks 3 – 5: Halloween (10/14 – 10/31) Celebrate Halloween with us! Tasting Bar Join us to sample cider […]

Sculpture in the Garden Art Show

Sculpture in the Garden Art Show

October 30, 2013 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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The 25th annual Sculpture in the Garden show at the North Carolina Botanical Garden opens September 21! Every fall the North Carolina Botanical Garden hosts an outdoor exhibition of exciting sculptures by North Carolina artists. This exhibition delights visitors for more than two months while the backdrop of native plant gardens changes with the season. […]

Halloween Pumpkin Party and Food Truck Rodeo

Halloween Pumpkin Party and Food Truck Rodeo

October 30, 2013 @ 3:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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It’s Halloween at the Farmers’ Market!  Come dressed in your Halloween costume (we’re looking at you too, Mom & Dad!), get a free raffle ticket for dressing up, and bring the kids by the gazebo to trick-or-treat for some homemade kettle corn.  Stop by the photo booth to record the occasion, and come to the […]

Class: Halloween Treats

Class: Halloween Treats

October 30, 2013 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for this hands-on class with Katie, chef and owner of Durham Spirits Company. We love Katie’s classes because she explains everything so well, and guides us with care through each and every recipe. In this class, Katie will explore with us some delicious Halloween and Fall treats. This is a hands-on class. Menu: […]

Computer Class – PowerPoint Basics

Computer Class – PowerPoint Basics

October 30, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

This class covers the basics of Microsoft PowerPoint, a presentation program. In this class you will learn how to create slides and edit text, layout and design, insert pictures, graphs and tables, and show your presentation. SPACE IS LIMITED – PLEASE PRE-REGISTER FOR THE CLASSES  

CHCCS BOE Candidate Forum

CHCCS BOE Candidate Forum

October 30, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Candidates for the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Board of Education will respond to questions from the public at a forum to be held on Wednesday, September 28th from 7 to 9 p.m at Extraordinary Ventures 200 S Elliott Rd  Chapel Hill, NC 27514. The forum is sponsored by the district PTA Council, the Chapel Hill-Carrboro chapter of the […]

“The Sahmat Collective” Art & Activism in India since 1989

“The Sahmat Collective” Art & Activism in India since 1989

October 31, 2013 @ 10:00 am - November 1, 2013 @ 5:00 pm
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In 1989, playwright, actor, and activist Safdar Hashmi was fatally attacked by political thugs while performing a street play outside of Delhi. His death led to the founding of Sahmat, a vital platform for contemporary art in India that defends freedom of expression and battles intolerance within the country’s often divisive political landscape. Through a […]

University Mall Trick or Treating!

University Mall Trick or Treating!

October 31, 2013 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Spend your Halloween night with us and trick-or-treating at University Mall! Make sure to stop by to pick up special treats from our fairy-tale princesses.Come join us from 5:30-7:30pm This is a free event, no purchase or registration is required.

Costume Party and Karaoke Contest Fundraiser

Costume Party and Karaoke Contest Fundraiser

October 31, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 11:55 pm
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It's Karaoke Time ! Prize $200.00 Come out and represent your favorite artist. You will have to dress and perform like the singer whose song you are singing. You will be judged on performance and costume.Prize $200.00 $25.00 Prize to Best Costume in the Audience Solo's, Duets, and groups are welcome. Registration Fee $20- Individual $30- Duet $45- Groups

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