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March 2015
Free

Thriving in Modern Times Part III: Authentic Living & Self Care – Play with Power, Serve with Strength

March 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Oasis at Carr Mill,
200 N Greensboro St A5, Carrboro, 27510 United States
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To live an authentic life is to make choices, perform actions and communicate according to your deepest core values and in alignment with who and what you were born to be. Come join Traci Philips as she shares considerations around how to begin to develop the awareness necessary to live your unique, authentic life . . .out loud! Traci will offer tools and techniques to help you transform your over-scheduled and stressed-out life into one of deeper connection, balance and…

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CHS Presents “Grease”

March 12 @ 7:30 pm - March 14 @ 7:30 pm
Carrboro High School Theater,
201 Rock Haven Road, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States

A new school year is beginning at Rydell High in 1958, and with it ends the summer romance between girl-next-door Sandy Dumbrowski (Ally Copenhaver) and bad boy-greaser Danny Zuko (Josh Rubenstein).  When Sandy unexpectedly enrolls as the new student at Rydell, it makes everyone question who they are and where they fit in. Featuring iconic songs like “Summer Nights,” “Greased Lightning,” and “We Go Together,” Grease chronicles the challenges and choices teenagers faced during and since the era of rock ‘n’ roll. Characters: Miss Lynch…

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Free

Folk Art from Mike’s Truck

March 13
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Every day until March 14, 2015
Orange County Main Public Library,
137 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough, NC United States
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Drop by the Orange County Public Library’s main branch, located in Hillsborough, to see new paintings from James Dean, author of Pete the Cat and Sam Ezell, Hillsborough self-taught folk artist. Enter to win a signed copy of Dean’s newest book, Cavecat Pete.

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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
|Recurring Event (See all)
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

Folk Art from Mike’s Truck

March 14
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until March 14, 2015
Orange County Main Public Library,
137 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough, NC United States
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Drop by the Orange County Public Library’s main branch, located in Hillsborough, to see new paintings from James Dean, author of Pete the Cat and Sam Ezell, Hillsborough self-taught folk artist. Enter to win a signed copy of Dean’s newest book, Cavecat Pete.

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$25

2nd Annual Cure HHT 5K Walk/Run

March 14 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Southern Community Park,
1000 Dogwood Acres Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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UNC Health Care System is co-hosting its 2nd Annual “Cure HHT” 5K walk/run on March 14 in Chapel Hill. Proceeds benefit Cure HHT! This 5K begins at 8:30 AM at Southern Community Park in Chapel Hill and is followed by a post-event celebration with food, music, raffle drawings and race awards. Register today as a runner or walker to help us reach our goal of raising $10,000 supporting research and awareness efforts aimed at curing Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia! HHT is a…

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$25.00

UNC Health Care’s 2nd Annual ‘Cure HHT’ 5K walk/run

March 14 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Southern Community Park,
1000 Dogwood Acres Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

UNC Health Care has joined the Cure HHT team and is co-hosting the 2nd Annual ‘Cure HHT’ 5K walk/run on Saturday, March 14 at 8:30am at Southern Community Park in Chapel Hill’s Southern Village. HHT is a genetic bleeding disorder with no cure. Help us fund necessary research to treat this deadly disease. Register for the event at https://www.sportoften.com/events/eventDetails.cfm?pEventId=13986.  Use PROMO CODE ‘HHT5K’ and save $5 off your adult race registration! Enter a race-day raffle to win great gifts from…

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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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Blair Stanley Trunk Show at Fearrington Village

March 14 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
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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$115-$125

Spring Flora

March 14 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Milo Pyne, Plant Ecologist Field trips and exercises provide experience in the use of identification keys and recognition of plants in a natural setting. No prerequisites. Cost: $125 ($115 for Members)

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$50.00

A Night at Monte Carlo

March 14 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Clubhouse at Governors Club,
11000 Governors Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States

Please join us for a wonderful Night at Monte Carlo! We will be celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Chapel Hill Service League with a wonderful evening filled with food, friends and festivities. Poker, Roulette and Black Jack tables will be provided by the Durham Jaycees. The event is open to the public and the proceeds from the evening will support the Chapel Hill Service League and PORCH. The women of the Chapel Hill Service League donate over 6,000 hours…

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Free

Tour and Information Session

March 17 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Montessori Community School,
4512 Pope Road, Durham, NC 27514 United States
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A Tour and Information Session on March 17th at 9:30 a.m. for prospective parents of children 18 months – 5 years. MCS was established in 1980 and is fully-accredited by the American Montessori Society. Come see what our families love about our school. Space is limited, please call 919-493-8541 to reserve a spot.

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Free

Montessori School Tour and Information Session

March 19 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Montessori Community School,
4512 Pope Road, Durham, NC 27514 United States
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A Tour and Information Session is coming up on March 19th at 9:30 a.m. for prospective parents of children 1st – 8th grades. Space is limited, please call Molly Dempsey at 919-493-8541 to reserve a spot.

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$30

The Wines of Portugal at Fearrington Village

March 19 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Granary at Fearrington Village,
2000 Fearrington Village Center, Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Modern Portugal is one of the most exciting countries in the world for wine making. We will talk about the history of wine in Portugal, and taste many of the major grape varieties and regions. Join Wine Director Maximilian Kast to explore six fantastic Portugal wines. $30 includes wine, cheese plate, service fee and tax. Reserve at 919.542.2121 http://www.fearrington.com/event/the-wines-of-portugal/

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Free

“Wrap Your Head Around It” Reception

March 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
FRANK Gallery,
109 East Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Wrap Your Head Around It: art scarves featuring original poetry exploring the theme of the Heroic Journey; a project dedicated to engaging cancer patients and survivors, and community artists.

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Free

Nowruz 2015 – Persian New Year at UNC

March 19 @ 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
Wilson Library,
201 South Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Program, Pleasants Family Assembly Room, Wilson Library Persian Studies at UNC will be at the center of this program. UNC graduate students Matt Hotham, Matt Lynch, and Candace Mixon will discuss their research and recent travels to Iran, with context provided by Prof. Carl Ernst who leads the Persian Studies program.

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$220

Winemaker Dinner with Jean-Pierre Charlot of Domaine Voillot

March 19 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Fearrington House,
2000 Fearrington Village Center, Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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We are happy to host a dinner with Jean-Pierre Charlot, head winemaker and owner of Domaine Voillot in the village of Volnay in Burgundy. Jean-Pierre is the son-in-law of Joseph Voillot, the Domaine’s namesake, and whom he worked side by side with until 1995 when Joseph retired. Jean-Pierre has run the Domaine since the late 1990s and has been working the vineyards sustainably since that time period. The Voillot collection of wines consist of two white wines from Meursault and…

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$35-$40

Ephemerals

March 20 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Linda Koffenberger, professional artist Celebrate spring! Students learn about native plants that flower in early spring and receive detailed instructions and demonstrations to complete a small drawing of an ephemeral plant species native to North Carolina. No prerequisites, and no supplies needed. Cost: $40 ($35 for Members)

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Free

Chapel Hill Philharmonia Premieres Millikan Symphony

March 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Hall Auditorium,
UNC-CH campus, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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On Friday, March 20, 2015 the Chapel Hill Philharmonia will premiere composer Ann Millikan’s “Millikan Symphony,” written in honor of her distinguished brother, Dr. Robert Millikan.  A Renaissance man, Professor Millikan was a noted cancer researcher, violinist, and rowing coach.  He held degrees in epidemiology, veterinary medicine, and a fellowship in molecular biology.  The four movements of the new symphony highlight his work in each area.  Conductor Donald Oehler will also lead the orchestra in Vaughan Williams’ “The Lark Ascending”,…

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Cellist Roman Placzek and Pianist James Rice,”From Brahms to Dumka” 

March 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
United Church of Chapel Hill,
1321 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

The concert will feature sonatas by Brahms, Debussy, and Chopin, alongside the world premiere of a composition by Placzek, “Dumka for Cello and Piano.” This original work is evocative of Placzek’s native Czech Republic. Free.  An offering will go toward refurbishment of the church’s 3-octave Schulmerich handbells.

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Orange Dog Poets Society

March 21 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
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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$125-$140

Botany

March 21 @ 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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SHOSH Trunk Show at Fearrington Village

March 21 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every day until March 22, 2015
Dovecote at Fearrington Village,
2000 Fearrington Village Center, Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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For designer Carol Pratt of SHOSH, the ritual of getting dressed, even for making toast, is an exercise in self-expression. She sees designing a dress as a layered, sensual, intellectual and emotional progression of choices. Stylistically, Carol says she is on the masculine side of feminine, an unboyish tomboy – another way of saying she is drawn to lush fabrics with structural properties that hug the body like a mitten as opposed to a glove. When you see her collection,…

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$175

Storybook Gala in A Whole New World

March 21 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Carolina Club,
150 Stadium Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Join UNC Football Coach Larry Fedora for an evening of fun and philanthropy to support the Ronald McDonald House of Chapel Hill. Hop aboard a flying carpet for an evening of Aladdin-themed decor and entertainment, a three-course plated dinner and dancing to the musical stylings of the Fantasy Band. It will be an evening of celebration in support of the children and families who call the House their home away from home.

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SHOSH Trunk Show at Fearrington Village

March 22 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until March 22, 2015
Dovecote at Fearrington Village,
2000 Fearrington Village Center, Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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For designer Carol Pratt of SHOSH, the ritual of getting dressed, even for making toast, is an exercise in self-expression. She sees designing a dress as a layered, sensual, intellectual and emotional progression of choices. Stylistically, Carol says she is on the masculine side of feminine, an unboyish tomboy – another way of saying she is drawn to lush fabrics with structural properties that hug the body like a mitten as opposed to a glove. When you see her collection,…

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$35-$40

Portfolio Preparation: What You Need to Know

March 23 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until March 30, 2015

Patricia Savage, professional artist Cost: $40 ($35 for Members)

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Free

“Meet Our Heroes” Reception

March 25 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
FRANK Gallery,
109 East Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Durham Academy Sixth Graders once again work with artist Peg Gignoux  to create pop-up books about their personal heroes.

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$85

Spanish Wines of Ease with André Tamers of De Maison Selections at Fearrington Village

March 26 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Fearrington House,
2000 Fearrington Village Center, Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Explore Spanish wines with the owner and founder of De Maison Selections, André Tamers. André is one of the foremost experts in Spanish wine in the United States and also imports some of the most amazing wines from that country. Even better, he is located in Chapel Hill! We will taste the wines of Txakoli, Galicia, and Rioja. $85 per person, including reception with the winemaker, three-course dinner prepared by Executive Chef Colin Bedford, and wine pairings by André Tamers…

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Hillsborough Last Fridays Art Walk

March 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
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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Organist Alexander Anderson, “Bach to the Future” 

March 27 @ 7:35 pm - 9:00 pm
United Church of Chapel Hill,
1321 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

The program will feature Preludes and Fugues in C Major and B minor, and the Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor. The program will also include Bach chorales, sung by members of the Youth Choir, paired with the matching organ chorale preludes. ​Free.  An offering will benefit the summer tour of the United Church Youth Choir, who represent the future of music. 

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ANTIQUES FAIR

March 28 @ 8:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until March 29, 2015
American Legion Chapel Hill,
1714 Legion Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States

2nd ANNUAL SPRING ANTIQUE FAIR – CHAPEL HILL at the American Legion Post #6,  MARCH 28th and 29th.  Saturday from 8 AM till 5 PM and Sunday from 9 AM to 4 PM. Located behind the Sheridan Hotel (15-501 North) – On Legion Road via Ephesus Church Rd or Europa Drive – More Info and Map at: Come and visit with dealers from a 5 state area representing items such as CLOCKS, LINENS, PRIMITIVE & VINTAGE FURNITURE, JEWELRY, DOLLS,TOYS, TOOLS,…

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$125-$140

Botany

March 28 @ 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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Kinross Trunk Show at Fearrington Village

March 28 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every day until March 29, 2015
Dovecote at Fearrington Village,
2000 Fearrington Village Center, Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Molly Hurley brings you our ultimate cashmere sweater choice for men and women this season! Kinross stands for luxurious, modern classics made by hand with adherence to 200-year old Scottish tradition for finest quality in cashmere. This cashmere is for living, for life – the crème de la crème of cashmere to give or to receive!

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Equestrian Designs Trunk Show at Fearrington Village

March 28 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until March 29, 2015
Dovecote at Fearrington Village,
2000 Fearrington Village Center, Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Kimberly Abell returns for the second time this spring with the ever popular Equestrian apparel line! This has become a signature collection at Dovecote, and season after season, we bring more followers into the fold. Whether you are stepping into Equestrian for the first time or adding to your collection, Kimberly is a master at helping you find your proper fit and style. Anyone who owns a pair of these would tell you they could quite possibly be the most…

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$35-$40

Edibles on Paper: Root Vegetables in Watercolor

March 28 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Kathy Schermer-Gramm, professional artist Get acquainted with root vegetables! Instruction will include drawing for accuracy, painting wet into wet with saturated color followed by dry brush to bring out the details. No prerequisites, although some watercolor knowledge is helpful. Cost: $40 ($35 for Members)

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$30

Ciompi Concert

March 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church,
210 St. Mary's Rd., Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Hillsborough Arts Council is honored to present the famed Ciompi Quartet of Duke University in a fundraiser concert.

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ANTIQUES FAIR

March 29 @ 8:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until March 29, 2015
American Legion Chapel Hill,
1714 Legion Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States

2nd ANNUAL SPRING ANTIQUE FAIR – CHAPEL HILL at the American Legion Post #6,  MARCH 28th and 29th.  Saturday from 8 AM till 5 PM and Sunday from 9 AM to 4 PM. Located behind the Sheridan Hotel (15-501 North) – On Legion Road via Ephesus Church Rd or Europa Drive – More Info and Map at: Come and visit with dealers from a 5 state area representing items such as CLOCKS, LINENS, PRIMITIVE & VINTAGE FURNITURE, JEWELRY, DOLLS,TOYS, TOOLS,…

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Kinross Trunk Show at Fearrington Village

March 29 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until March 29, 2015
Dovecote at Fearrington Village,
2000 Fearrington Village Center, Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Molly Hurley brings you our ultimate cashmere sweater choice for men and women this season! Kinross stands for luxurious, modern classics made by hand with adherence to 200-year old Scottish tradition for finest quality in cashmere. This cashmere is for living, for life – the crème de la crème of cashmere to give or to receive!

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Equestrian Designs Trunk Show at Fearrington Village

March 29 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until March 29, 2015
Dovecote at Fearrington Village,
2000 Fearrington Village Center, Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Kimberly Abell returns for the second time this spring with the ever popular Equestrian apparel line! This has become a signature collection at Dovecote, and season after season, we bring more followers into the fold. Whether you are stepping into Equestrian for the first time or adding to your collection, Kimberly is a master at helping you find your proper fit and style. Anyone who owns a pair of these would tell you they could quite possibly be the most…

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$35-$40

Portfolio Preparation: What You Need to Know

March 30 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until March 30, 2015

Patricia Savage, professional artist Cost: $40 ($35 for Members)

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Rare Book Collection Recent Acquisitions Evening

March 31 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wilson Library,
201 South Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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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. Program, Grand Reading Room, Wilson Library  

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April 2015
Free

Wikipedia Edit-a-thon: American Indian History in North Carolina

April 1 @ 5:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Wilson Library,
201 South Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Wilson Library Special Collections Learning Center Wikipedia is one of the world’s most popular websites and the first source many people use when seeking information. At the North Carolina Collection’s third Wikipedia edit-a-thon, participants will use library resources to update, improve, and create Wikipedia articles related to North Carolina’s state-recognized American Indian tribes. The event will begin with an introduction to Wikipedia editing. All are welcome; no subject knowledge or Wikipedia experience is necessary.

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$40

Food and Wine Pairing: The Basics of Flavor at Fearrington Village

April 2 @ 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 for an exciting class where we travel into the world of food and wine pairings. We will take a look at exactly what is happening when we try different food and wine combinations, and do a number of exercises which will demonstrate the many ways food can change wine and vice versa. $40 includes wine, food pairings, service fee and tax. Reserve at 919.542.2121 http://www.fearrington.com/event/the-basics-of-flavor/

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

April 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Health Sciences Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill,
335 S. Columbia Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Pop culture would have you believe that the American Civil War was a medical disaster—inexperienced physicians hacking off limbs with unsanitized medical equipment and patients biting down on bullets to bear the pain. This lecture examines never-before published photos from hospitals and laboratories and the transformation of American medicine.

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$40

Wine 400 at Fearrington Village

April 9 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Granary at Fearrington Village,
2000 Fearrington Village Center, Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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The last class in our four class series, we will finish by looking at iconic producers of major regions in the world, and identifying what makes them iconic, and what constitutes a classic. We will put all we learned in the three previous classes and bring it together to form a cohesive understanding of the wine world, making you a better consumer and lover of fine wines. Join Wine Director Maximilian Kast for the final session of this wine class.…

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2nd Friday Artwalk

April 10 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
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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$55-$65

Local Deciduous Trees

April 11 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until April 18, 2015

Stefan Bloodworth, Curator, Blomquist Garden of Native Plants, Sarah P. Duke Gardens This course is perfect for those just beginning their study of trees, or for recent transplants to the NC Piedmont who want to identify the deciduous trees in their backyard gardens and neighborhoods. We will spend time walking in the Garden or on the Piedmont Nature Trails learning common trees, how to identify them, and understanding why they grow where they do. No prerequisites. Cost: $65 ($55 for…

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