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August 2015
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Pre-School Storytime

August 27 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Every week for 12 weeks
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Join us for pre-school story time followed by a fun art activity! 10:30 am every Thursday morning, led by the fabulous Johanna (or, occasionally a special guest like Mr Keith)!

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Thursday Night Jazz at The Strowd

August 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Every week until August 28, 2015
The Strowd,
159 1/2 E Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Come Thursday nights for live jazz at The Strowd. Enjoy this upscale bar and nightclub featuring works by contemporary artist Murry Handler. Martinis are $5 and wine bottles half-price. Full bar with 16 craft beers on tap, extensive bourbon and whiskey selections and signature cocktails, along with a small plates menu. Featuring Franklin Street views and a lounge area. Located above Sutton’s Drug Store with convenient parking in back at the Wallace Deck on Rosemary.

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$40

Be Loud ’15

August 28 - August 29
Cat’s Cradle,
300 E. Main St., Carrboro, NC United States

Another great weekend of incredible music returns to the Cat’s Cradle.  Southern Culture on the Skids, John Howie Jr. & The Rosewood Bluff, Dillon Fence, Preeesh! (a supergroup with many familiar faces) The Veldt and a great Saturday afternoon showcase especially for young adults and their families. Tickets are on sale now.  And please remember, we sold out last year, so get tickets early. Like now.

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Big Book Sale Benefits Chapel Hill Public Library

August 28 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Chapel Hill Public Library,
100 Library Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

The Friends of Chapel Hill Public Library’s Big Book Sale is back! From Friday August 27th through Sunday the 29th, get thousands of books, CDs, DVDs, Audiobooks and this year, more than 500 Vinyl records. Prices start at just 50 cents! Friday: 3:00 pm – 5:30pm Friends Only, Memberships at the Door Saturday: 10:00 am – 5:30 pm – Open to the public Sunday: 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm – $5 Bag Sale All proceeds from the Big Book Sale…

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Free

Fridays on the Front Porch

August 28 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every week until October 23, 2015

Join us at FOFP each Friday starting on April 24th through October 23rd at 5 PM. New this season are a variety of food trucks available to entertain your palate. Relax on our shady front porch while enjoying live music and delicious fare. No cover charge or reservations required.

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Hillsborough Last Fridays Art Walk

August 28 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Every month on the last Friday until December 31, 2015
Downtown Hillsborough,
N. Churton St., Hillsborough, NC United States
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Come out to downtown Hillsborough on the last Friday of every month for Last Fridays Art Walk! Last Fridays Art Walk happens rain or shine! For more information, click here.

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Free

Bynum Front Porch Presents The Bluegrass Experience

August 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bynum Front Porch,
950 Bynum Road, Bynum, NC United States

The Bynum Front Porch Friday Night Music Series presents The Bluegrass Experience.  The band has been a vital force in the North Carolina/Southeastern Bluegrass scene for over 30 years.  Since being named the World’s Champion Bluegrass Band in 1972, the group has performed professionally throughout the eastern half of the United States and has appeared on many major festivals, performed numerous college concerts, recorded 3 albums and appeared at The Finnish National Folk Festival. Members have worked or recorded with…

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Carolina Shag Dancing and Beach Music

August 28 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Every week for 10 weeks
The Strowd,
159 1/2 E Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Come out to The Strowd on Fridays for Carolina Shagging on Franklin.  Enjoy the best in beach music at this upscale bar and nightclub featuring works by contemporary artist Murry Handler.  Come early and kick off your weekend.  Extensive draft beer and cocktail selections along with a small plates menu.  Located above Sutton’s Drug Store with convenient parking in back at the Wallace Deck on Rosemary.

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Southern Village Outdoor Movie: Minions

August 28 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Southern Village,
410 Market St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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This Friday the Southern Village outdoor movie will be Minions. Minions is a spinoff of the Despicable Me franchise and was very successful at the box office. The movie will start at 8:00 PM.

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Hillsborough Book Sale! Benefit for Prison Books

August 29 @ 9:00 am - August 30 @ 9:00 am
Hillsborough Road Coop,
621 Hillsborough Road Coop, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States

USED BOOK SALE: Hillsborough book sale on August 29th-30th, the Prison Books Collective is hosting a two day book sale starting at 9am. We have hundreds and hundreds of great books that we can’t send into prisons, but that we can send home with you. Many left political titles, impossible to find underground zines and books, text books, history, literature, military manuals ,contemporary fiction, art and more. This sale is a benefit to raise funds for our enormous postage costs.…

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Youth League Day

August 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Village Lanes,
330 N. Hardee Street, Durham, NC 27703 United States
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Join us Saturday, August 29th as we welcome our Youth League bowlers, and open our doors to new bowlers as well! Ages 2-20 are invited to join us from 10-12 (with parental accompaniment) for free food, bowling and information on Youth League registration! Check out the Facebook event for more info: https://www.facebook.com/events/908887772510342/

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Supreme Ultimate Auction: Antiques & Wrought Iron Estate Sale Event

August 29 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Last Unicorn,
536 Edwards Ridge Rd, Chapel HIll, NC 27517
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“We’ve titled this auction: The Supreme, Ultimate Auction, for good reason!  It’s the biggest estate and antique auction in Central Carolina since the infamous BeBe Danzieger estate auction in Chapel Hill, circa 1988 {auctioneer: Gary Phillips}.  In my final finale’, I’m selling everything= 427 primo items for home and garden and my own possessions….. Everything but the kitchen sink!” – Gaines Steer Plenty of cool drinks, traditional food (incl vegetarian) and live music provided by three Chatham County musicians: Scott…

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15 adults, 5 children

OE Enterprises, Inc. BBQ Fundraiser

August 29 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
OE Enterprises, Inc.,
348 Elizabeth Brady Rd, Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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If you are looking for an event in August and want to support a great cause, check out this event in Hillsborough, NC on 8/29 from 12-4pm. This is a BBQ fundraiser and tickets can be purchased on the website. Adult tickets are $15 and child (under 12 years old) tickets are $5. OE Enterprises, Inc. is a nonprofit organization that provides vocational training and day support programs for people with disabilities and special needs. OE Enterprises would love for…

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Free

Ellen Fischer Release Party: If an Elephant Went to School

August 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Come join Ellen Fischer in celebration of her latest book, If an Elephant Went to School, with a party featuring goodie bags and special crafts! Would an elephant learn the ABCs if she went to school? No way! She would learn to use her trunk as a nose, a straw, a hand, and a hose! Through a series of questions and answers, readers learn about animals and their unique behaviors. And in the end, you might find yourself asking just…

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Free

CASTLE FUN & Fundraiser

August 29 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Green – Southern Village,
500 Market St. , Chapel Hill, NC 27516, NC 27516 United States

7th Annual CASTLE FUN & Fundraiser.  An event to benefit children who are deaf & hard of hearing and to teach them to listen & talk.  Music provided by the Nomads Band with fun for the whole family.  On the beautiful Green at Southern Village, bring your chairs, blankets, picnic coolers, friends and family for an afternoon of FUN & Frolic.

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FREEEEE!

Back to School Bash at Noodles and Company

August 31 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Noodles and Company Chapel Hill,
214 W. Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Noodles and Company is welcoming back UNC students with a Back to School Bash on Monday, August 31 from 5pm-9pm. UNC students with a valid ID will receive a FREE (yes, FREE) bowl of our famous Wisconsin Macaroni and Cheese! To register for the event, follow this link: http://events.noodles.com/register/back2school  Join us for food, fun and friends! (one bowl per person, must have a valid student id, dine in or take out, only valid at the Franklin Street location)  

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September 2015
Free

Game Night

September 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Every week until December 31, 2015
DSI Comedy Theater,
462 West Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Get your game on! DSI Comedy and the Chapel Hill-Carrboro-Durham community come together for bits and games every Tuesday at 7pm.Come for FREE, stay for FREE. Did we mention FRE? And there will be, you guessed it, FREE pizza (thank you IP3).

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Free

Pre-School Storytime

September 3 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Every week for 12 weeks
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Join us for pre-school story time followed by a fun art activity! 10:30 am every Thursday morning, led by the fabulous Johanna (or, occasionally a special guest like Mr Keith)!

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Free

Craig McLaughlin discusses his memoir Passing On Curves: While Death Rides Shotgun

September 3 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Thu 9/3, 5:30pm – 6:30pm Craig McLaughlin discusses his memior Passing On Curves: While Death Rides Shotgun In gripping essays from his stage performances, McLaughlin travels a road where death lurks around every turn. At birth, he almost bleeds to death because of hemophilia. Surviving to adolescence, he finds himself on an exotic animal farm where humans can be more menacing than the tigers. With fierce, sometimes reckless, determination he reaches early adulthood, then contracts HIV from contaminated blood products.…

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Fridays on the Front Porch

September 4 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every week until October 23, 2015

Join us at FOFP each Friday starting on April 24th through October 23rd at 5 PM. New this season are a variety of food trucks available to entertain your palate. Relax on our shady front porch while enjoying live music and delicious fare. No cover charge or reservations required.

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Free

Bynum Front Porch Presents the Front Porch Pickers

September 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bynum Front Porch,
950 Bynum Road, Bynum, NC United States

The Bynum Front Porch Friday Night Music Series presents the Front Porch Pickers.  The second and fourth Saturdays of each month, musicians of all ages and skill levels jam at the Bynum General Store. Some of those musicians are coming together for this fundraising event to help raise money for the Bynum Front Porch arts and education grants that are given to two graduating Chatham County high school seniors each year.

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FREE

Back to School Open House!

September 5 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Chapel Hill Quest Martial Arts,
6118-J Farrington Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States
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Join us for a fun filled day of drop in classes, prizes, foam sword tournaments and a bouncy house, everyone is welcome! See how Quest can help you and your family unleash their potential!

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Free

Don Tate presents Poet at Chapel Hill Public Library

September 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Chapel Hill Public Library,
100 Library Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Don Tate presents Poet at Chapel Hill Public Library Saturday 9/5, 11:00am Chapel Hill Public Library will host author and illustrator Don Tate for a celebration of Poet: The Remarkable Story of George Moses Horton.  Special guests the Sacrificial Poets will also perform! Join us for a reading and refreshments with book signing to follow. Don Tate is an award-winning author and the illustrator of numerous critically acclaimed books for children. Poet: The Remarkable Story of George Moses Horton is…

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Game Night

September 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Every week until December 31, 2015
DSI Comedy Theater,
462 West Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Get your game on! DSI Comedy and the Chapel Hill-Carrboro-Durham community come together for bits and games every Tuesday at 7pm.Come for FREE, stay for FREE. Did we mention FRE? And there will be, you guessed it, FREE pizza (thank you IP3).

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Nancie McDermott discusses her new cookbook Southern Soups and Stews

September 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Tue 9/8, 7pm – 8pm Nancie McDermott discusses her new cookbook Southern Soups and Stews Home cooks throughout the American South treasure time-honored recipes for hearty soups and satisfying stews savored year after year. Often passed down through the generations, the dishes detailed in this book are cherished and shared at family gatherings, holiday feasts, and community suppers throughout the seasons. These recipes serve up soups and stews seasoned with history—from Nathalie Dupree’s Lowcountry Okra and Shrimp Gumbo to Summer…

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Gilbert Gaul discusses his new book Billion Dollar Ball: A Journey Through the Big-Money Culture of College Football

September 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Wed 9/9, 7pm – 8pm Gilbert Gaul discusses his new book Billion Dollar Ball: A Journey Through the Big-Money Culture of College Football Over the past decade college football has not only doubled in size, but its elite programs have become a $2.5-billion-a-year entertainment business, with lavishly paid coaches, lucrative television deals, and corporate sponsors eager to slap their logos on everything from scoreboards to footballs and uniforms.  Profit margins among the top football schools range from 60% to 75%—results…

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Free

Pre-School Storytime

September 10 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week for 12 weeks
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Join us for pre-school story time followed by a fun art activity! 10:30 am every Thursday morning, led by the fabulous Johanna (or, occasionally a special guest like Mr Keith)!

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PRIMETIME Business Expo presented by Michelin Tire

September 10 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education,
100 Friday Center Drive , Chapel Hill , NC United States

Connect with the superheroes of our business community! Join the Chapel Hill-Carrboro and Hillsborough Chambers for the PRIMETIME Business Expo presented by Michelin Tire, hosted by the Friday Center, 4:00-7:00 p.m., Thursday, September 10, 2015 at 100 Friday Center Dr. Free with a business card and open to the public, PRIMETIME is Orange County’s largest business expo, giving vendors from numerous businesses an opportunity to display their work and the public a chance to learn so much more about our community. Save…

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Free

Panel Discussion: New Election Laws

September 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Chapel Hill Public Library,
100 Library Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

2015 Local Elections are approaching with National Elections soon to follow.  Learn more about North Carolina’s new election laws and voter ID requirements at a panel discussion with the Board of Elections directors from Durham and Chatham Counties, sponsored by the  League of Women Voters of Orange, Durham and Chatham Counties. The discussion will be held on Thursday September 10, 2015,  at 6:30 PM in the Chapel Hill Public Library, located at 100 Library Drive, Chapel Hill.  The program is free and open to the public.  Free parking is available.

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Flyleaf Second Thursday Poetry Reading and Open Mic, featuring Tyree Daye and John Amen

September 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Flyleaf Second Thursday Poetry Reading and Open Mic, featuring Tyree Daye and John Amen. Two featured poets  will each read for approximately 20 minutes and, after a short break for the readers to sign books, there will be a poetry open mic. Please sign up to read no later than 6:45 pm. Each open mic reader will be limited to no more than a page of poetry. There’s an informal get-together before the reading at 6:30pm next door at Root…

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Free

Fridays on the Front Porch

September 11 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every week until October 23, 2015

Join us at FOFP each Friday starting on April 24th through October 23rd at 5 PM. New this season are a variety of food trucks available to entertain your palate. Relax on our shady front porch while enjoying live music and delicious fare. No cover charge or reservations required.

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2nd Friday Artwalk

September 11 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Every month on the second Friday until November 13, 2015

The 2nd Friday Artwalk takes place in Carrboro and Chapel Hill from 6:00 – 9:00 pm on the second Friday of every month. It’s a great opportunity to explore the many arts venues and businesses in both towns as well as socialize with other art lovers in the community. Many of the galleries will have live music and other art related entertainment. For more information or to see what upcoming openings, click here.

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Free

Flyleaf YA Book club discusses This Song Will Save Your Life

September 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Flyleaf YA Book club discusses This Song Will Save Your Life Whether you’re an actual “young adult” or an older adult who appreciates a good YA novel, join us for our young adult book club. The past several meetings have been lively and enthusiastic – there may be some contention about the books themselves, but we’ve got snacks and libations on hand to cool off the debate. Dare I say, this is one of the most easy-going and fun groups…

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Triple Delight at United Church of Chapel Hill

September 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
United Church of Chapel Hill,
1321 Martin Luther King Boulevard, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Triple Delight at United Church of Chapel Hill, a benefit chamber music concert will feature trios by Beethoven, Klughardt, and Herzogenberg. Performers are Glenn Mehrbach, pianist; Judy Konanc, oboist; Tim Dyess, horn; Kitty Stalberg, violist; Paul Verderber, bassoonist. The appealing music is from the Classical and Romantic periods. The concert is a benefit event for the “Help Somebody’s Kid” rainy day loan fund, administered by Mental Health America of the Triangle.

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Religious Beliefs and Religious Violence

September 12 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
UNC Campus,
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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All world religions encourage deep respect for human life and benevolent, ethical ideals, but religious beliefs have also been used to justify brutal, violent repressions in every part of the world. This seminar will explore this complex paradox by analyzing both the diverse critiques of violence and the justifications for religious violence in different historical eras. Brett Whalen will examine recurring patterns of premodern Christian violence, and Charles Kurzman will discuss recent arguments about revolutionary religious violence among opposing Muslim…

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$30

Goathouse Refuge Fundraiser: Pizza and Folk Art

September 12 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Goathouse Refuge and Gallery,
680 Alton Alston Road, Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States

Goathouse Refuge Fundraiser: An afternoon of outdoor fun for the whole family featuring brick oven-baked pizza, folk art show and sale, games, cat and kitten care for kids of all ages to benefit the cats and kittens of the Goathouse Refuge.

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$140

Cooks & Books Lunch with Chef Patrick O’Connell

September 13 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fearrington Village,
2000 Fearrington Village Center, Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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We are delighted to welcome iconic Chef Patrick O’Connell for a very special Cooks & Books lunch at featuring recipes from Chef O’Connell’s cookbooks. Tickets are $140 and includes an autographed copy of Chef O’Connell’s latest endeavor, The Inn at Little Washington: A Magnificent Obsession, lunch, wine, service fee and tax. Call 919.542.2121 to reserve your seat! MENU Selection of Hors d’oeuvres Pimento Cheese & Flatbread Phyllo Straws Flounder Fingers with Green Herb Mayonnaise BBQ Rabbit Turnovers Lacy Parmesan Wafers…

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Free

Ambassador James A. Joseph Book Signing

September 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Sun 9/13 2pm–3pm Ambassador James A. Joseph Book Signing: he discusses his new book, Saved for a Purpose The son of a minister, James A. Joseph grew up in Louisiana’s Cajun country, where his parents taught him the value of education and the importance of serving others. These lessons inspired him to follow a career path that came to include working in senior executive or advisory positions for four United States Presidents and with the legendary Nelson Mandela to build a new…

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Concerts for a Cause

September 13 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Plant,
220 Lorax Lane, Pittsboro, NC 27517 United States
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Family friendly outdoor concert event! Sept 13 Concerts for a Cause raises awareness and funds for locally based non-profit Musical Empowerment. NC bands Ancient Cities and the grand shell game provide live music. Food trucks, cash bar (featuring local distillery Fair Game Beverage) and free kid’s activity tent. Doors at 5PM, music starts at 5:30PM. $20 in advance, free for 12 and under

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$35

2015 Crop Hop: RAFI Square Dance & Auction Benefit Dinner

September 13 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Pittsboro Roadhouse,
39 West St, Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States

Join us at the Pittsboro Roadhouse and enjoy 2015 Crop Hop: –Live music with The Haywood Billy Goats -Square dance with live caller -Silent & Live auctions -Buffet dinner featuring locally sourced ingredients Sun., Sep. 13, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. @ Pittsboro Roadhouse & General Store 39 West St., Pittsboro, NC 27312 Tix: $35 adults, $15 children Purchase online: www.rafiusa.org/crophop 100% of the proceeds from the event will benefit RAFI’s work on behalf of family farmers. About RAFI’s Farm Sustainability…

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Matthew Neill Null discusses his debut novel Honey from the Lion; Introduction by Allan Gurganus

September 14 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Mon 9/14: Workshop 5:30pm – 6:30pm, Reading/Signing 7pm–8pm Matthew Neill Null discusses his debut novel Honey from the Lion; Introduction by Allan Gurganus In this lyrical and suspenseful debut novel, a turn-of-the-century logging company decimates ten thousand acres of virgin forest in the West Virginia Alleghenies—and transforms a brotherhood of timber wolves into revolutionaries. After fleeing his childhood farm in the wake of scandal, Cur Greathouse arrives at the Cheat River Paper & Pulp Company’s Blackpine camp, where an unlikely…

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$35

UNC Humanities Great Books Reading Group discusses Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert

September 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Tue 9/15, 10am – 12pm UNC Humanities Great Books Reading Group: Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert with Jessica Tanner, Assistant Professor of French Yearning to revisit some of your favorite classics? Join UNC faculty discussion leaders for a session on context and meaning, and then return in two weeks to tackle substantive issues in the text. This fall, we are pleased to offer FIVE Great Books Reading Groups in partnership with Flyleaf Books of Chapel Hill. To be sure we are…

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$20

UNC Humanities Spotlight on Scholars – Funny Valentine: Paris, Blackface, and Paramount’s Funny Face

September 15 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Tues 9/15, 4:30pm – 6pm UNC Humanities Spotlight on Scholars: Funny Valentine: Paris, Blackface, and Paramount’s Funny Face with Michelle Robinson, Assistant Professor of American Studies Michelle Robinson will consider the significance of Paris for Hollywood films created in the Civil Rights era. This presentation discusses Paramount’s 1957 musical comedy Funny Face in relation to the work of fashion photographer Richard Avedon, the Arthur Freed-produced adaptation of Jack Kerouac’s The Subterraneans (1960)–which replaced Kerouac’s black and Cherokee female character with…

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Durham City Council & Mayoral Candidates Forum

September 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Durham Public Library South Regional Campus,
4505 South Alston Ave, Durham, NC 27713 United States

Durham Candidates Forum: The Durham Unit of the League of Women Voters of Orange, Durham and Chatham Counties is holding a public forum with the City Council and Mayoral candidates on Tuesday September 15, 2015, starting at 6:00 PM. The forum will be held at the Durham Public Library South Regional Campus, located at 4505 South Alston Avenue, Durham, NC. All candidates for Mayor and City Council have been invited to present opening remarks, followed by a question and answer…

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Free

Game Night

September 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Every week until December 31, 2015
DSI Comedy Theater,
462 West Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Get your game on! DSI Comedy and the Chapel Hill-Carrboro-Durham community come together for bits and games every Tuesday at 7pm.Come for FREE, stay for FREE. Did we mention FRE? And there will be, you guessed it, FREE pizza (thank you IP3).

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Free

Ron Rash discusses his new novel, Above the Waterfall

September 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Tue 9/15, 7pm – 8pm Ron Rash discusses his new novel, Above the Waterfall In this poetic and haunting tale set in contemporary Appalachia, New York Times bestselling author Ron Rash illuminates lives shaped by violence and a powerful connection to the land. Les, a long-time sheriff just three-weeks from retirement, contends with the ravages of crystal meth and his own duplicity in his small Appalachian town. Becky, a park ranger with a harrowing past, finds solace amid the lyrical…

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$10

Icon Lecture Series

September 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Extraordinary Ventures,
200 S Elliott Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Icon Lecture Series John Guandolo, anti-terrorism expert, author, and former FBI agent will give a talk entitled “Sharia Law: The Force Behind The Global Islamic Movement” followed by a Q&A and a book signing.

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Free

Brad Meltzer discusses his new picture book I Am Helen Keller

September 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Wed 9/16, 7pm – 8pm Brad Meltzer discusses his new picture book I Am Helen Keller What makes a hero? When Helen Keller was very young, she got a disease that forever destroyed her ability to see and hear. But Helen wasn’t a quitter, and with the help of a wonderful, patient teacher named Anne Sullivan, she learned how to communicate—at first through hand gestures and then through speech. She also learned how to read, thanks to an amazing invention called Braille. Helen…

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Pre-School Storytime

September 17 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week for 12 weeks
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Join us for pre-school story time followed by a fun art activity! 10:30 am every Thursday morning, led by the fabulous Johanna (or, occasionally a special guest like Mr Keith)!

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Free

Lisa Harris discusses her new book, Allegheny Dream

September 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Thu 9/17, 7pm – 8pm Lisa Harris discusses her new book, Allegheny Dream Every family’s past is Gettysburg, Eliza Schnable Friday discovers: the battlefield of a legendary civil war where truth is the first casualty. To rescue the wounded and bury the dead, Eliza must use every weapon in her arsenal fierce devotion, uncompromising integrity, and regional pride. Like Lee Smith’s Appalachian novels, Allegheny Dream alternates between a physical terrain of mountains and forests and an imaginary landscape lit by…

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