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February 2015
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Opening Reception: Keith Allen & Carol Retsch-Bogart

February 13 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
FRANK Gallery,
109 East Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Featured artists in February 2015 are Keith Allen and Carol Retsch-Bogart. Celebrate their show with us during Chapel Hill’s 2nd Friday Artwalk!

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2nd Friday Artwalk

February 13 @ 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

A Global Call To Love/Now More Than Ever

February 13 @ 7:30 pm - February 15 @ 9:00 pm
Oasis at Carr Mill,
200 N Greensboro St A5, Carrboro, 27510 United States
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These events, held the previous Friday and Saturday, were organized by Robert, and co-hosted with his daughter, Alicia. Robert will be showing video footage and talking about this global call to love. More than celebrations of Bob Marley’s 70th birthday, this is a global call to us all to make the same commitment as Bob did – to devote our lives to healing this planet through love, forgiveness and justice. In addition to music performed by well-known conscious recording artists…

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The North Carolina Home Front, 1940-1945

February 14 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
UNC Campus,
Chapel Hill, NC United States

World War II was an international war, transforming regions around the world. North Carolina was no exception. Between 1940 and 1945 millions of service members moved through the fifty-one military facilities in the state. The state’s industrial and agricultural production increased dramatically, transforming this mostly rural state into a mostly urban one. Despite North Carolina’s important contributions to the war effort, the war also exposed hard facts about their state’s demographic makeup. More North Carolinians were rejected for military service…

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Free

Dawn ’til Dusk Community Day: JOUR D’AMOUR

February 14 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Ackland Art Museum,
101 S Columbia Street, Chapel Hill, 27514
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A Valentine’s Day celebration of [mostly French] art and community inspired by Genius and Grace! All-ages, Pop-In Activities, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM: create a handmade card for a loved one tour the exhibition Genius and Grace seek out love! — on a Valentine’s-themed scavenger hunt in the galleries Special, Sign-Up Programs:  French Breakfast: 9:00-10:00 AM Meet up with fellow art-lovers over coffee and patisseries in the Museum’s galleries. Hosted by Amanda Hughes. Free, but space is limited. Register here! Paired Portraits Workshop: 6:00-7:30 PM, held…

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$8

Family Gardening Series – Tee-PEAS

February 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am

It’s time to plant peas ’round the teepee! Even though the air is still chilly, now is the time to get seeds in the ground for a sweet spring time harvest. Discover this delicious, climbing vine, help plant peas in the vegetable garden and to take home, and learn how to build a tee pee for your pea plant to grow on in your garden! One adult per child please. Fee, per child: $8 ($6 for members); no fee for…

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Magaschoni Trunk Show at Fearrington Village

February 14 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every day until February 15, 2015
Dovecote at Fearrington Village,
2000 Fearrington Village Center, Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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After my husband and my dog, my heart belongs to cashmere! What better addition to our Valentine weekend than this line we have all come to love with a passion! Holly Gordon is back to usher in our first early spring delivery and to tempt us with gorgeous spring color we lust for during these drab winter months. Bring your Valentine by the shop this weekend and let us wrap her in cashmere. What a luxurious way to say “I…

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$20

Wildlife Garden Design

February 14 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Stefan Bloodworth, Curator, Blomquist Garden of Native Plants, Sarah P. Duke Gardens This workshop focuses on the vital components of a garden designed to attract and sustain a diverse cross-section of wildlife species. Special attention will be paid to specific plant families which boast a diverse contingent of wildlife-attracting species. In addition, we’ll discuss how to provide refuge and sustenance for all stages of the insect life cycle, the vital role of water in the wildlife garden, and the important…

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$25 adults; $15 students; age 12 and under $10; age 5 and under Free

Carnevale di Venezia 2015

February 14 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Binkley Church Fellowship Hall,
1712 Willow Drive(Corner Willow and Fordham Blvd), Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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The Goathouse Refuge, North Carolina’s premier no-kill cat shelter, will host its annual Carrnevale di Venezia, a fun-packed fundraiser in the Italian style. Live music, dancers, performers, Venice carnival-style costumes and masks, games, food beverages, prizes and more await you! Fun for the whole family! Wear a costume and win a prize. Drawings for a one-week accommodation in Italian villa, gift certificates, Scarpa pottery and other fabulous prizes will be awarded. Adults $25; student $15; children 12 and under $10;…

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Free

Luis Del Rio LIVE!!

February 14 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Oasis at Carr Mill,
200 N Greensboro St A5, Carrboro, 27510 United States
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Luis Del Rio LIVE! FREE! Folk and rock with a Latin flavor. Luis is an Argentinean singer and songwriter who will take you on a joyful and soulful journey! 7:00-10:00pm (music starts around 8pm)

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Free

Holistic Health mini-presentations presented by Whole Person Wellness Center

February 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Oasis at Carr Mill,
200 N Greensboro St A5, Carrboro, 27510 United States
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Wholeness is a definition of high level wellness on all levels. The Whole Person Wellness Center in Chapel Hill is holding its grand opening with an opportunity at Oasis, from 10 am to 12 noon, to meet individually with different certified, licensed holistic healers who are collaborating as practitioners of the Center. We will begin with a reflection on the nature of wholeness, and the ways in which stresses from any level — mind-body-emotions- spirit — can bring up symptoms…

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Magaschoni Trunk Show at Fearrington Village

February 15 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every day until February 15, 2015
Dovecote at Fearrington Village,
2000 Fearrington Village Center, Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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After my husband and my dog, my heart belongs to cashmere! What better addition to our Valentine weekend than this line we have all come to love with a passion! Holly Gordon is back to usher in our first early spring delivery and to tempt us with gorgeous spring color we lust for during these drab winter months. Bring your Valentine by the shop this weekend and let us wrap her in cashmere. What a luxurious way to say “I…

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$15-$20

Weeds 101

February 15 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Sally Heiney, NCBG Horticulturist Every gardener and homeowner can tell you what they consider to be a weed. Too often, one person’s weed is another creature’s critical food source or shelter, while another person’s prized plant might be the next ecological disaster. Discussion will include a brief history of weeds and their impact on ecosystems and our economy. This workshop focuses on ways to identify your weeds and strategies for their management, whether they be friend or foe. Management practices…

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Free

From Shadow to Light

February 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm
Hill Hall Auditorium,
UNC-CH campus, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

The Chapel Hill Philharmonia’s classical concert features gifted soloists Jennifer Curtis and Thomas Otten.  Multi-talented violinist Jennifer Curtis, who performs in Carnegie Hall as well as Europe and South America, will play Vaughan Williams ‘The Lark Ascending,” a gorgeous piece recently voted Britain’s favorite. Thomas Otten, internationally-known prize-winning pianist and UNC Music Professor, will join the orchestra in Mozart’s masterful “Piano Concerto No. 20.” Conductor Donald Oehler will lead the full orchestra in Schubert’s Symphony #8. Titled the “Unfinished Symphony”,…

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$5.00

Pancake Meal

February 17 @ 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Orange United Methodist Church,
1220 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Come out for breakfast, lunch and diner for pancakes on Fat Tuesday. Plates include pancakes, bacon, and your choice of drink. We will have a gluten free pancake option available as well. All proceeds will support missions and outreach at Orange United Methodist Church.

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$20

2015 Oscars Preview

February 17 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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We welcome back UNC screenwriting professors Dana Coen and Scott Myers to discuss the ten Oscar nominated films of 2014. This popular event will offer insights into the storytelling, marketing, industry trends, and the Hollywood award environment past and present. They also may be asking whether or not Hollywood is capable of making a good film at all these days. Get tips on your Oscar ballot before the big event! TIME: 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. All Spotlight on Scholars events take place at…

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Free

Rare Book Collection Recent Acquisitions Evening

February 17 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wilson Library,
201 South Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Grand Reading Room, Wilson Library A not-under-glass display of additions to the Rare Book Collection from the past two years, including 16th-century English and French illustrated books, Maya colorplate volumes from the 19th century, photographic books by Ansel Adams, first editions of T. S. Eliot and Thomas Pynchon in special copies, rare African-American literary and historical works, Irish literature, Latino comics, and more.

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Free

Lunch Box Concert Series

February 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, recurring 8 times
Carrboro Century Center,
100 North Greensboro Street, Carrboro, NC United States
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Lunch Box Concert Series-January and February This popular series returns with a variety of musical experiences. There is something for everyone, so come in and enjoy free live music!  Just bring your lunch to Century Hall every Thursday in January & February and enjoy free concerts featuring the best of local and regional bands! Free coffee is provided courtesy of Open Eye Café. January     8-Eric Bannan-folk January   15- Onda- Bossa Nova January   22- Dogwood Blossom-Folk January  29-  Tiny House- contemporary original music…

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Going to the Show in North Carolina: Movies and Tar Heel Social Life, 1900-1960

February 19 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
NC Museum of History,
5 East Edenton Street, Raleigh, NC 27601 United States
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The North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh has created a remarkable exhibition on the history of films and filmmaking in North Carolina, which we will explore as part of our new series of “Carolina Conversations” with UNC faculty.  We join our partners at the General Alumni Association and the Museum of History to sponsor this special presentation by Professor of American Studies and History Robert Allen–an expert on the social history of the movies in North Carolina and an innovative…

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The Wines of the Pacific Northwest at Fearrington Village

February 19 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Granary at Fearrington Village,
2000 Fearrington Village Center, Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join Wine Director Maximilian Kast for a class and tasting on the wines of the Pacific Northwest. We will cover the history of wine in both Washington and Oregon, look at the major grape varieties and regions, and what the future is for both wine making states. We will taste six wines for this class. $30 includes wine, cheese plate, service fee and tax. Reserve at 919.542.2121

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$62-$125

Latin America and the United States: Cross-Cultural Perceptions, Tourism, and Modern Migrations

February 20 @ 4:30 pm - February 21 @ 1:00 pm
UNC Campus,
Chapel Hill, NC United States

The complex history of U.S.-Latin American cross-cultural perceptions and exchanges continues to shape contemporary politics, cultures, and social relations. How have these interactions evolved over time and also influenced present-day identities, tourism, and migrations in the Americas? We’ll explore such questions from multiple perspectives, beginning with Miguel La Serna’s discussion of Peruvian nationhood and the transnational dialogues that have created Latin America’s national identities. Cultural assumptions also develop through travel experiences that challenge the expectations of both tourists and local…

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Orange Dog Poets Society

February 21 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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Every month on the third Saturday until September 19, 2015
Hillsborough Arts Council Gallery,
102 N. Churton Street, Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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The Orange Dog Poets Society meets the third Saturday of each month at the Hillsborough Arts Council Gallery, 102 N. Churton Street, downtown Hillsborough from 9:00 – 10:30 AM. All Poets & Purveyors of Poetry are welcome to come, to listen, and to read original poetry of their own and/or favorite poems by other poets.

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$5

Fearrington Annual Folk Art Show

February 21 @ 10:00 am - February 22 @ 5:00 pm
The Barn at Fearrington Village,
2000 Fearrington Village Center, Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Save the date for the 2015 Fearrington Folk Art Show on Saturday, February 21, 2015 and Sunday, February 22, 2015 from 10am to 5pm! Each year more than 35 folk artists from throughout the South convene at the big Barn at Fearrington Village. They turn every square foot of the structure into exhibition space for marvelous outsider art. You will not want to miss the special Collector’s Preview on Friday, February 20, 2015 offering the collector the opportunity to visit…

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$10-$15

Get Ready for Spring: A Vegetable Gardening Workshop

February 22 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Greta Lee, Certified Permaculture Instructor; Claire Lorch, NCBG CCCG Educator Get ready for spring! We are excited to have the Carolina Campus Community (CCCG) as the learning laboratory for this workshop in our Home Gardening Series. This workshop covers what vegetables to plant for a spring garden, when to start planting, how to grow your own vegetable seedlings, tips on protecting plants from freezing, and how to get a large harvest from a small place. Following the workshop, plan on…

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$15

Bearing Witness to the Miracle of Monarch Migration

February 22 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

with John Connors, Wildlife Biologist There are few undertakings on earth that amaze an inspire us more than the epic annual migration of the Monarch Butterfly across eastern America. As they begin their journey northward this February, peer into the life cycle of this species including their autumn journey, one that is fraught with peril but buoyed by optimist, and join millions of them at their winter destination in Mexico. Cost: $15 ($10 for Members)

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$20.00

Parlor Concert

February 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Historic Ashe House,
144 N. Wake St., Hillsborough, NC, NC 27278 United States

The Hillsborough Arts Council presents the electric, haunting yet whimsical carnivalesque world folk sound of Crystal Bright and The Silver Hands in a February 22 parlor concert.

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$40

TABLE Fundraiser at Mediterranean Deli

February 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mediterranean Deli,
410 West Franklin Street , Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Join us for the Second Annual TABLE Fundraiser at Mediterranean Deli, Sunday February 22nd, from 6-8pm. Your $40 donation will cover delicious Mediterranean food, wine and beer. The evening will also feature a silent auction with items from local businesses. 100% of the proceeds will go to TABLE to help feed hungry children in Chapel Hill and Carrboro. Purchase your tickets by phone at 919.636.4860, at www.tablenc.org/events, or at TABLE at 205 W. Weaver Street, Carrboro

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$20

Encounters with the Attention Ethic

February 24 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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What response does seeing human suffering demand of us? This question is at the center of filmmaker Julia Haslett’s most recent film An Encounter with Simone Weil, a personal essay documentary inspired by the French thinker and activist Simone Weil (1909-1943). Haslett will discuss the themes central to her documentary work: attention, empathy, and the complex dynamics of bearing witness. TIME: 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. All Spotlight on Scholars events take place at Flyleaf Books in Chapel Hill. There are…

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Free

Doctoring the Civil War: American Physicians and the Transformation of American Medicine

February 25 @ 5:30 pm
Health Sciences Library at UNC,
335 South Columbia Street, Chapel Hill, 27514
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Second Floor, Health Sciences Library Shauna Devine, Ph.D., historian of Civil War and American medicine and assistant professor at Western University, will discuss the realities of medicine and physicians during the American Civil War. Pop culture today would have you believe that the American Civil War was a medical disaster—with inexperienced physicians and surgeons hacking off limbs using unsanitized medical equipment and patients biting down on bullets trying to bear the pain. The war was overwhelming in its scope, and physicians were forced to deal…

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The Wines of Bordeaux with Trey Stephenson of Neal Rosenthal Imports at Fearrington Village

February 25 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Granary at Fearrington Village,
2000 Fearrington Village Center, Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Explore the wines of the famous Bordeaux region with Trey Stephenson from Neal Rosenthal’s Madrose Importing Company. Neal Rosenthal imports small, family run estates from France and Italy, and represents some of the top producers from both countries. With the likes of Yves Cuilleron from St. Joseph, Jean & Sebastien Dauvissat from Chablis, Ghisland Barthot of Chambolle-Musigny, and Domaine Monpertuis of Châteauneuf-du Pape, the Rosenthal portfolio is a who’s who of both appellations. $95 per person, including reception with Trey…

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Free

Climate Change in the Forest: Effects of Urban and Global Warming on Trees and Pests

February 26 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
North Carolina Botanical Garden,
100 Old Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States
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Elsa Youngstead, Entomologist Trees are essential to our wild and urban landscapes. They purify the air, cool the environment, provide wildlife habitat, and benefit human health. City trees, however, face serious stresses, including the urban heat island effect. Cities are warmer than the surrounding landscape, and research shows that urban hotspots favor insect pests. This talk will examine how urban warming helps pests and harms trees, and asks whether global warming will cause similar issues in rural forests. Free, but…

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Free

Lunch Box Concert Series

February 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, recurring 8 times
Carrboro Century Center,
100 North Greensboro Street, Carrboro, NC United States
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Lunch Box Concert Series-January and February This popular series returns with a variety of musical experiences. There is something for everyone, so come in and enjoy free live music!  Just bring your lunch to Century Hall every Thursday in January & February and enjoy free concerts featuring the best of local and regional bands! Free coffee is provided courtesy of Open Eye Café. January     8-Eric Bannan-folk January   15- Onda- Bossa Nova January   22- Dogwood Blossom-Folk January  29-  Tiny House- contemporary original music…

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$30

The Taste of Wine at Fearrington Village

February 26 @ 5:30 pm
The Granary at Fearrington Village,
2000 Fearrington Village Center, Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join Wine Director Maximilian Kast for a class where we will learn the very basics of wine tasting, including identifying grape varieties and where wines are made, analyzing wine by site, smell, and taste, and learning how to correlate that knowledge to wine making techniques. This class is a great starting point for those interested in learning how to blind taste wines. The class will analyze six wines. $30 includes wine, cheese plate, service fee and tax. Reserve at 919.542.2121

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An Enemy of the People: Theater, Environmentalism, and the Meaning of Water

February 27 @ 4:30 pm - March 28 @ 1:00 pm
UNC Campus,
Chapel Hill, NC United States

Our partnership with PlayMakers continues with this seminar in conjunction with the production of An Enemy of the People, an 1882 play by Henrik Ibsen that was later adapted by Arthur Miller. Ibsen portrays conflicts that erupt when a doctor discovers contamination in “health baths” that are essential for a small town’s economy. Drawing on these theatrical themes, we explore how environmental issues flow into public disputes, modern media, and conceptions of human rights. Public policy expert Richard Andrews will…

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Hillsborough Last Fridays Art Walk

February 27 @ 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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Donna Degnan Trunk Show at Fearrington Village

February 28 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every day until March 1, 2015
Dovecote at Fearrington Village,
2000 Fearrington Village Center, Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Known for her classic silhouettes with a modern and contemporary edge, Donna Degnan is one of our favorite new finds for spring! With a background in fashion design, Donna noticed a void in the market for trendier clothing designed with sophisticated workmanship and quality, so when given the opportunity to create her own signature collection in the late 90’s, she was ready to take on the challenge. Donna’s following includes a loyal audience of celebrities including Deborah Norville, former Governor…

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March 2015

Donna Degnan Trunk Show at Fearrington Village

March 1 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every day until March 1, 2015
Dovecote at Fearrington Village,
2000 Fearrington Village Center, Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Known for her classic silhouettes with a modern and contemporary edge, Donna Degnan is one of our favorite new finds for spring! With a background in fashion design, Donna noticed a void in the market for trendier clothing designed with sophisticated workmanship and quality, so when given the opportunity to create her own signature collection in the late 90’s, she was ready to take on the challenge. Donna’s following includes a loyal audience of celebrities including Deborah Norville, former Governor…

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$20

Third Annual St. Paul Village Community 5K Walk/Run

March 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
McDougle School,
900 Old Fayettevill Road, Chapel Hill , NC 27516 United States
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The Third Annual St. Paul Village Community 5K Walk/Run will be held at McDougle Middle School in Chapel Hill, NC on March 7, 2015. The event features electronic timing by Cardinal Track Services, an awards ceremony with prizes for winners, and a family-friendly atmosphere with kid-approved games and light refreshments. Every paid entrant will receive a free T-shirt. The price for early registration (prior to February 1, 2015) is $20 (individual) or $40 (family depending on the number of kids).…

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$125-$140

Botany

March 7 @ 9:15 am - 1:15 pm
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Every week until March 28, 2015

Olivia Lenahan, Horticultural Scientist Learn the basic principles of botany including taxonomy, anatomy, morphology and physiology. Class time is divided between lectures and examining/dissecting samples, and includes opportunities for observing examples in the Garden. No Pre-requisites. Cost: $140 ($125 for Members)

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Betty James Trunk Show at Fearrington Village

March 7 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every day until March 8, 2015
Dovecote at Fearrington Village,
2000 Fearrington Village Center, Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Texas artist Nicole Potter’s chic jewelry line “Betty James” (named for her maternal grandparents) is one of my most favorite finds this season so I was thrilled when Nicole accepted our invitation to join us this spring from Dallas! Nicole studied Aztec and Mayan art history in college and her fascination with African and primitive arts continues to inspire the exotic, fresh statement pieces in her gorgeous collection. Her designs are bold and strong and lend an amazing edge to…

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Open the Heavens

March 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Chapel of the Cross,
304 E. Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Victor Hugo described the organ as “a lament that mingles earth with the heavens.” Hear Cantari, a Voices ensemble, perform two marvelous compositions for organ and choir by Hungarian composer Zoltan Kodaly and Johannes Brahms’ motet “O Savior, Throw the Heavens Wide.”  Cantari is directed by Dr. Sue T. Klausmeyer. Tickets are $17 for adults and $7 for students.  Tickets can be purchased at http://voiceschapelhill.org/buy/  via PayPal or with cash/check at the door the night of the concert. For more…

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Betty James Trunk Show at Fearrington Village

March 8 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every day until March 8, 2015
Dovecote at Fearrington Village,
2000 Fearrington Village Center, Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Texas artist Nicole Potter’s chic jewelry line “Betty James” (named for her maternal grandparents) is one of my most favorite finds this season so I was thrilled when Nicole accepted our invitation to join us this spring from Dallas! Nicole studied Aztec and Mayan art history in college and her fascination with African and primitive arts continues to inspire the exotic, fresh statement pieces in her gorgeous collection. Her designs are bold and strong and lend an amazing edge to…

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$30

Wine 300 at Fearrington Village

March 11 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Granary at Fearrington Village,
2000 Fearrington Village Center, Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join Wine Director Maximilian Kast to continue your wine studies by delving deeper into the world of fine wine. We will take a more in-depth look at major wine regions, including soil-types, geography, weather, grape varieties and history. We will analyze and taste six different wines in conjunction with the material of the class. $30 includes wine, cheese plate, service fee and tax. Reserve at 919.542.2121 http://www.fearrington.com/event/wine-300/

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$25-$30

Identifying and Controlling Invasive Plants

March 12 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Through classroom and field demonstrations, students learn the tools and methods needed to identify invasive species and effectively remove them under various scenarios. No prerequisites. Cost: $30 ($25 for Members)

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$220

David Ramey Winemaker Dinner at Fearrington Village

March 12 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Fearrington House,
2000 Fearrington Village Center, Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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We are delighted to announce that David Ramey of Ramey Wine Cellars will be joining us for dinner. Ramey is one of the most legendary California winemakers, and has been influential in progressing the concept of terroir in California. David began his career working with Christian Moueix at Chateau Petrus and then went on to help establish a who’s who of California wineries, Matanzas Creek, Chalk Hill, Dominus, and more recently Rudd. He and his wife Carla started Ramey Wine…

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Blair Stanley Trunk Show at Fearrington Village

March 13 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every day until March 14, 2015
Dovecote at Fearrington Village,
2000 Fearrington Village Center, Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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We are so excited about this new NY designer whom we introduced you to briefly this past fall by way of his ingenious reversible, convertible zipper jackets. But our introduction was short-lived in that the jackets were scooped up in a flash! His elegant, fresh designs are so sublime and this is a show not to be missed! While currently ensconced in NYC, Blair’s roots are in the South – Greensboro, to be exact, where his mother owned an iconic…

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Free

Opening Receptions: Featured Artists & Travel Journals

March 13 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
FRANK Gallery,
109 East Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Opening as part of the 2nd Friday Artwalk in Chapel Hill are two exciting shows. Artists Katharine Armacost, Peg Gignoux, Sandy Milroy, Barbara Tyroler and Anita Wolfenden have come together this month. In addition, the participants of our first installment of Travel Journals workshops will be celebrated tonight with an opportunity to show and talk to guests about some of their work.

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2nd Friday Artwalk

March 13 @ 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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$115-$125

Plant Communities of North Carolina

March 14 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Alan Weakley, Director, UNC Herbarium This course introduces students to North Carolina’s rich diversity of plant communities. Variations in climate and soil types across the state as well as other factors have resulted in the creation of distinctive regions: subtropical maritime forests, salt marshes, longleaf pine savannas and sandhills, pocosins, oak-hickory forests, bottomland hardwoods, spruce-fir forests, rock outcrops and glades, relict prairies, and grasslands. This course explores the causes and history of North Carolina’s plant community diversity. Class sessions include…

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$125-$140

Botany

March 14 @ 9:15 am - 1:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until March 28, 2015

Olivia Lenahan, Horticultural Scientist Learn the basic principles of botany including taxonomy, anatomy, morphology and physiology. Class time is divided between lectures and examining/dissecting samples, and includes opportunities for observing examples in the Garden. No Pre-requisites. Cost: $140 ($125 for Members)

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