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October 2014
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Carrboro Farmers’ Market

October 22 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week until November 19, 2014
Carrboro Farmers’ Market,
301 West Main Street, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States

Carrboro, North Carolina, is home to the nationally recognized Carrboro Farmers’ Market. Recently highlighted by both Bon Appétit, Martha Stewart’s Good Food Magazine, and Visa Black Card Magazine as one of the top markets in the country, Carrboro Farmers’ Market celebrates its 36th season in 2014. The Carrboro Farmers’ Market is truly a farmer-owned and operated market. The vendors themselves produce all goods sold at the Market. Everything comes from within a 50-mile radius of Carrboro. Located at the Carrboro…

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$20

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

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

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Free

Wild Ideas for Feeding the Triangle

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

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

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

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

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$28-$38

Orange County Development Briefing

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

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

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Free

“Stewards of Children”- YMCA Darkness to Light Training

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

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

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Fall Shred-a-thon in Chapel Hill

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

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

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

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

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FRANK inFocus: Engaging Light

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

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$25

2nd Annual Second Chance Dine & Dance

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

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

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

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

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Free

The Matchsellers Live

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

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Free

Friday Night Wine Tasting

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

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

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FRANK inFocus: Engaging Light

October 24 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until November 7, 2014
FRANK Gallery,
109 East Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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October 7 – November 9, 2014 FRANK Gallery is pleased to announce its participation in October’s Click! Triangle Photography Festival with its exhibit FRANK inFocus: Engaging Light. This exhibit will include the work of FRANK member photographers Alan Dehmer, Barbara Tyroler, Bill McAllister, John Rosenthal and Peter Filene as well as FRANK consigning artists Sam Wang, Jacquelyn Tait Leebrick, Wojtek Wojdynski, Caroline Vaughan, David Spear, Gregg Kemp, and Bryce Lankard. Invited photographers include Elizabeth Matheson, Tama Hochbaum and Leah Sobsey.

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$6.00

Adult Spelling Bee presented by UNC Program in the Humanities, Flyleaf Books, & DSI Comedy

October 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
DSI Comedy Theater,
462 West Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Part variety show, part serious inquiry into the public’s orthography skills, and mostly just a fun time, this event will be the first of many events mixing entertainment with just a modicum of scholarly endeavor. Anyone can take part and teams are welcome. Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase. Be prepared to show identification. Our spelling bees employ a tongue-in-cheek philosophy: you have been warned not to take this too seriously! If you have questions please write…

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$35.00

Hidden Voices Annual Fundraiser

October 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Varsity on Franklin Street,
123 E Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

STORIES FOR CHANGE: CELEBRITY STORYTELLING AND FALL FUNDRAISER Please join us for our 2014 Fundraiser Stories for Change With celebrity storytellers Jeff Polish (The Monti) Jennifer Thompson (Picking Cotton) Mike Wiley (Dar He, Parchman Hour) Daniel Wallace (Big Fish, The Kings and Queens of Roam) October 24th 7-8:30 pm, VIP reception at 6pm At the historic Varsity Theater on Franklin Street in downtown Chapel Hill Tickets This inspiring and enlivening evening also includes performances of original music from Hidden Voices…

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Walk This Way! Voices from the Grave with Preservation Chapel Hill

October 24 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Every day until October 25, 2014
Old Chapel Hill Cemetary,
123 S Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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While this Tar Heel town boasts plenty of famous basketball players and politicians, some of Chapel Hill’s most interesting residents now lie six feet under. Explore Chapel Hill’s history and learn about the lives of those who once-were during Preservation Chapel Hill’s Voices from the Grave: Haunted Cemetery Tour at the Old Chapel Hill Cemetery on October 24 and 25. This year brings together the writing talents of John Paul Middlesworth and Paul Baerman in conjunction with Deep Dish Theater.…

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20 advance, 25 at the door

An Evening of Self-Inquiry with Jan Frazier

October 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Jan Frazier, popular Self Inquiry teacher, lecturer and author of When Fear Falls Away, will present an evening talk in Chapel Hill on Friday, Oct. 24, at 7:30pm at Unity Center of Peace. Until the summer of her fiftieth year, Jan lived a life typical for a well-educated, middle-class American woman. A divorced mother of two teenagers, she was making a modest living writing and teaching writing. In August 2003, she experienced a radical transformation of consciousness. Fear fell away,…

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Pedal for Peds #5

October 25
UNC Wellness Center Northwest Cary,
350 Stonecroft Lane, Cary, NC 27519 United States

The Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology announces its 5th annual Pedal for Peds Bike Ride and Silent Auction fundraiser to benefit the patient care, education, and research missions of our division. There will be a stationary bike marathon (complete with spin instructors) to be held on Saturday October 25 at UNC’s Wellness Center in Cary, NC, 350 Stonecroft Ln, Cary, from 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM, as well as a Road Bike Ride through the American Tobacco Trail. The silent…

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Free

VIETRI Warehouse Sale

October 25 @ 8:00 am - October 27 @ 4:00 pm
VIETRI,
343 Elizabeth Brady Road, Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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VIETRI, the largest American importer of fine, handcrafted Italian ceramics, is having its Fall Warehouse Sale! The sale features discontinued, slightly flawed, and unique sample products from Italy at up to 80% off retail pricing. New product will be refreshed daily.

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Creative Carrboro Meeting

October 25 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Carrboro Town Commons,
301 W Main Street, Carborro, NC United States
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A Town of Carrboro initiative exploring the desirability of a Carrboro arts and creativity district. Citizens will have the opportunity to learn more about arts districts in other places and what Creative Carrboro is discovering during the first phase of its work, while being able to ask questions and offer feedback about the Carrboro project.  

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Free

Multiple Myeloma Support Group

October 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Every month on the fourth Saturday until October 25, 2014
Westminster Presbyterian Church,
3639 Old Chapel Hill Rd, Durham, NC 27707 United States

Triangle Area Multiple Myeloma Support Group – Multiple Myeloma cancer survivors and caregivers meet monthly to increase their knowledge about their disease and its treatment and to share emotional support. The monthly two-hour meetings include time to share and time to hear from health providers and other experts about dealing with the daily challenges of this incurable blood cancer.

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Free

Senior Housing Expo

October 25 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Robert & Pearl Seymour Center,
2551 Homestead Road , Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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The Orange County Department on Aging is hosting a Senior Housing Expo! This is the ideal event to learn about smart house technology…small, green, aging-friendly houses…co-housing and so many other options for seniors! Take part in interactive presentations, informational booths and great food!  All ages are welcomed to attend!

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Fall Shred-a-thon in Hillsborough

October 25 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Hampton Pointe Recycling Drop-Off Site,
Hampton Pointe Dr, Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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The Orange County Solid Waste Management Department is sponsoring two free Shred-A-Thons in cooperation with University Mall, local law enforcement, and the Local Government Federal Credit Union. Orange County residents and small businesses (including those in the Town of Chapel Hill within Durham County), and local government employees that work for the County or the Town of Carrboro, Chapel Hill or Hillsborough may securely destroy their personal confidential documents at no cost. Both events are from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00…

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Free

United Nations Day Celebration

October 25 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Hickory Grove Missionary Baptist Church,
9112 Bethel-Hickory Grove Church Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Activities for All Ages: Cultural Singing, Dancing, Food Tasting and Games.  Fun! Fun & Fun! This is an outdoor event for the whole family to learn about different cultures by food tasting, games and entertainment.  The event is free to the public. All are welcome. If you are interested in showcasing your talent, please contact us.  

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$5

BeagleFest 2014

October 25 @ 2:00 pm - 6:50 pm
Sunny Acres Pet Resort,
5908 US Highway 70 East, Durham, NC United States
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Triangle Beagle Rescue presents BeagleFest 2014, a family- and dog-friendly event with food, games, raffles, contests, and vendors. $5 entry per dog; humans are free! Vaccinated dogs of all breeds welcome. Buy a $20 pre-sale package and save $7. Triangle Beagle Rescue is a breed-specific beagle rescue and a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization run by all volunteers. Help us save the beagles!

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$10

Costume Crawl 5K

October 25 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Ranson-Hamrick Cross Country Course at Finley Fields,
Chapel Hill , NC 27517 United States

Join us to support UNC School of Law Domestic Violence Action Project’s Outreach and Advocacy! The Costume Crawl 5K is a fun run organized by UNC DVAP to bring the Chapel Hill community together for a festive and fun event, while raising awareness for Domestic Violence. Don’t forget your costume! See more here.

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Halloween Spooktacular

October 25 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Central Recreation Center,
302 West Tryon Street, Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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Join us at Central Recreation Center for our annual Halloween party. The area will be transformed into a Halloween paradise. Your little ghoul or goblin can play many wonderful games and win prizes. Other activities include bounce houses, bingo, cake walks, and concessions.

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FRANK inFocus: Engaging Light

October 25 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until November 7, 2014
FRANK Gallery,
109 East Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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October 7 – November 9, 2014 FRANK Gallery is pleased to announce its participation in October’s Click! Triangle Photography Festival with its exhibit FRANK inFocus: Engaging Light. This exhibit will include the work of FRANK member photographers Alan Dehmer, Barbara Tyroler, Bill McAllister, John Rosenthal and Peter Filene as well as FRANK consigning artists Sam Wang, Jacquelyn Tait Leebrick, Wojtek Wojdynski, Caroline Vaughan, David Spear, Gregg Kemp, and Bryce Lankard. Invited photographers include Elizabeth Matheson, Tama Hochbaum and Leah Sobsey.

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Farmer Foodshare’s Harvest Ball

October 25 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
A.D. Clark Pool,
216 N. Roberson Street, Chapel Hill,
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The Board of Directors and Farmer Foodshare staff cordially invite you to our annual silent auction and Harvest Ball FUNdraiser at the Museum of Life and Science! Beer, wine and heavy hors d’oeuvres. Cocktail attire. Tickets available for purchase by clicking here Farmer Foodshare connects people who grow food with people who need food. Simply put, we strive to make fresh, local food available to everyone in the community, and to make sure farmers growing it make a healthy living. The Farmer Foodshare…

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Walk This Way! Voices from the Grave with Preservation Chapel Hill

October 25 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Every day until October 25, 2014
Old Chapel Hill Cemetary,
123 S Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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While this Tar Heel town boasts plenty of famous basketball players and politicians, some of Chapel Hill’s most interesting residents now lie six feet under. Explore Chapel Hill’s history and learn about the lives of those who once-were during Preservation Chapel Hill’s Voices from the Grave: Haunted Cemetery Tour at the Old Chapel Hill Cemetery on October 24 and 25. This year brings together the writing talents of John Paul Middlesworth and Paul Baerman in conjunction with Deep Dish Theater.…

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Free

Open Mic!

October 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Johnny’s Gone Fishing,
901 W Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Bring your friends, band, props, or nothing at all. Share a song, poem, skit, story, or pretty much anything you’d like! Or just come out and enjoy what others share (it’s free!). It will be a warm and casual setting, and whether you’re a veteran musician or a brand new poet, we hope you’ll come out and share! …AND BE READY FOR GOOD EATS. Capp’s Apizza truck will be out front firing up made-to-order artisan pizzas from 5:30-8 PM!

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Zombies and What They Can Teach Us about Religion and Life

October 26 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 am
Community Church of Chapel Hill,
106 Purefoy Rd. , Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Join us on Sunday, October 26 at The Community Church of Chapel Hill, Unitarian Universalist (9:00 and 10:45) for a Halloween-themed worship services about ZOMBIES! From Night of the Living Dead to Dawn of the Dead, from The Walking Dead to Shaun of the Dead, we’ll discover what zombies have to teach us about religion and life with Rev. Thom Belote.

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From Horses to Horsepower: The History of the Occoneechee Speedway

October 26 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Every week until October 31, 2014

From Horses to Horsepower: The History of the Occoneechee Speedway exhibit at Orange County Historical Museum through October 31st. Learn more at www.orangeNChistory.org!

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Free

Mozart’s Fairy-Tale Opera: “The Magic Flute”

October 26 @ 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm
Kenan Music Rehearsal Hall,
200 E. Columbia, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

The Chapel Hill Philharmonia presents a children’s concert on Sunday, October 26, at 3:00pm in Kenan Music Rehearsal Hall on the UNC campus.  Selections in music and song from Mozart’s “The Magic Flute” will feature aspiring operatic singers from the UNC Department of Music.  Professor Stafford Wing will narrate, while Conductor Donald Oehler will lead the orchestra.  Strauss’s “Radetsky March” will conclude the program.  Post-concert meeting of musicians and instruments is included.  Admission is free.      

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FRANK inFocus: Engaging Light

October 26 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until November 7, 2014
FRANK Gallery,
109 East Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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October 7 – November 9, 2014 FRANK Gallery is pleased to announce its participation in October’s Click! Triangle Photography Festival with its exhibit FRANK inFocus: Engaging Light. This exhibit will include the work of FRANK member photographers Alan Dehmer, Barbara Tyroler, Bill McAllister, John Rosenthal and Peter Filene as well as FRANK consigning artists Sam Wang, Jacquelyn Tait Leebrick, Wojtek Wojdynski, Caroline Vaughan, David Spear, Gregg Kemp, and Bryce Lankard. Invited photographers include Elizabeth Matheson, Tama Hochbaum and Leah Sobsey.

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Free

How to Meditate (and Why)

October 27 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Johnny’s Gone Fishing,
901 W Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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With the hectic pace and demands of modern life, many of us feel stressed and over-worked. And with so much to do, we often feel there isn’t time in the day to pause and meditate. But meditation actually gives us more time by making our minds calmer and more focused. A simple ten or fifteen minute meditation can help us to overcome stress and find inner peace and balance. Start your week on a positive and invigorating note; join Buddhist meditation…

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Free

Kids Stories & Songs

October 28 @ 10:45 am - 11:30 am
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Every week until December 31, 2014
Johnny’s Gone Fishing,
901 W Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Every Tuesday morning, kids and parents fill the Johnny’s Gone Fishing “living room” to listen to children’s stories and sing songs. Johnny’s own Katie Moorehead, who has taught at Durham Academy, Broadway Bound, and the Carrboro Arts Center, leads the group. We often invite guests, such as Sgt. Billy Austin of the Carrboro Police Department or local firefighters to talk about fire safety. It’s free to attend, listen, and participate and snacks and juice are available for purchase. Johnny’s is…

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Free

Odum Institute 90th Anniversary Celebration Reception

October 28 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wilson Library,
201 South Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

June 30, 2014 marked the 90th Anniversary for the Howard W. Odum Institute for Research in Social Science, making it the oldest university-based interdisciplinary social-science research institute in the United States. The Institute will hold a 90th Anniversary Celebration Reception on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 in the Wilson Library Pleasants Family Assembly Room from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. This celebration reception will feature guest speaker Alan Murray, the Editor of Fortune magazine and former President of Pew Research Center. Mr.…

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$10.00

Icon Lecture Series

October 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Extraordinary Ventures,
200 S. Elliott Rd., Chapel Hill, 27514 United States

Roy Beck, visionary founder and President of NUMBERSUSA, will give a lecture on the moral and environmental implications of current US immigration policy.

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Free

Carrboro Farmers’ Market

October 29 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week until November 19, 2014
Carrboro Farmers’ Market,
301 West Main Street, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States

Carrboro, North Carolina, is home to the nationally recognized Carrboro Farmers’ Market. Recently highlighted by both Bon Appétit, Martha Stewart’s Good Food Magazine, and Visa Black Card Magazine as one of the top markets in the country, Carrboro Farmers’ Market celebrates its 36th season in 2014. The Carrboro Farmers’ Market is truly a farmer-owned and operated market. The vendors themselves produce all goods sold at the Market. Everything comes from within a 50-mile radius of Carrboro. Located at the Carrboro…

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Halloween at the Farmer’s Market

October 29 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Carrboro Farmers’ Market,
301 West Main Street, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Halloween at Market. Join the Market and Orange County Smart Start for mini-pumpkin painting, trick-or-treating, and other kids’ Halloween activities! Bring your little witches and ghosts and superheroes, and don’t forget YOUR costume!

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$20

Debt and Taxes

October 29 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Data show that the U.S. national debt has risen substantially in recent years. Most economists agree that growth in government debt should be curtailed and that eventual debt reduction is a good idea. But how urgent is the problem of government debt? This lecture will consider U.S. public debt from an economist’s perspective and will investigate whether or not U.S. debt is dangerously close to a tipping point from which recovery would be difficult.

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The Unmasking of Domestic Violence

October 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
City Kitchen,
201 South Estes Drive , Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Please join us for a great cause to support Chapel Hill’s Compass Center for Women and Families – Help women and children of our community who are victims of domestic violence. Live Music by Saludos Compay. Masks made by domestic violence survivors will be available for purchase – all proceeds go to Compass Center. Donations appreciated ❤️

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LGBT History Month Author Talk

October 29 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Orange County Main Public Library,
137 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough, NC United States
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October is LGBT History Month. Author and LGBT Ally Amy Kaufman Burk will be at the Orange County Public Library, 137 W. Margaret Lane, to talk about LGBT history and the events that led her to write her novel Hollywood High: Achieve the Honorable. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to join in this open and supportive discussion. For more information, call (919) 245-2525 or visit www.orangecountync.gov/library.

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Orangetheory Fitness Chapel Hill Grand Opening VIP Party Celebration

October 30
Orangetheory Fitness,
104 Meadowmont Village Circle, Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States

Orangetheory Fitness will open its new Chapel Hill location with a grand opening VIP party Oct. 30 from 5 to 8 p.m. Located at 104 Meadowmont Village Circle, the studio will host the kickoff to classes with a celebration featuring music, food, drinks, demos and other fun activities. The event is also the final opportunity for prospective new members to get reduced membership rates. This event is free and open to the public. To learn more, call (919) 883-9424, or…

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FRANK inFocus: Engaging Light

October 30 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until November 7, 2014
FRANK Gallery,
109 East Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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October 7 – November 9, 2014 FRANK Gallery is pleased to announce its participation in October’s Click! Triangle Photography Festival with its exhibit FRANK inFocus: Engaging Light. This exhibit will include the work of FRANK member photographers Alan Dehmer, Barbara Tyroler, Bill McAllister, John Rosenthal and Peter Filene as well as FRANK consigning artists Sam Wang, Jacquelyn Tait Leebrick, Wojtek Wojdynski, Caroline Vaughan, David Spear, Gregg Kemp, and Bryce Lankard. Invited photographers include Elizabeth Matheson, Tama Hochbaum and Leah Sobsey.

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Photographer/Publisher: A Panel Discussion of the Indie Photobook Boom

October 30 @ 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
Ackland Art Museum,
101 S Columbia Street, Chapel Hill, 27514
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A panel of artists and collectors will discuss the popularity of photobooks, spurred by new and better tools for creating print-on-demand books and digital editions. Larissa Leclair, Taj Forer, and Paul Soulellis will speak about the opportunities and economics of photobook publishing, offer advice to artists, and guide collectors.  

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Power Through Partnership Book Signing at Flyleaf Books with authors Betsy Polk Joseph and Maggie Ellis Chotas

October 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Join Betsy Polk Joseph and Maggie Ellis Chotas at Flyleaf Books in Chapel Hill for a live interview with Root Cellar co-owners Sera Cuni and Susan White and signing of their new book Power through Partnership: How Women Lead Better Together. About the book: Female partnerships are deeply rewarding and a powerful way or women to advance in a world still suffering from gender bias. So why don’t women work together more often? Polk and Chotas address the myths and…

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Carrboro Pumpkin Carving Contest

October 31 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Carrboro Town Commons,
301 W Main Street, Carborro, NC United States
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Carve your own pumpkin and then bring it to Carrboro Town Commons on Friday, Oct 31st between 9:30am-3pm. Pumpkins will be displayed that night at the Annual Halloween Carnival. Citizens will have a chance to vote from 6-8pm on which pumpin they like best. All entries must be received by 3pm. Free.

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