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September 2014
$40

5th Annual Super Cooper’s Rockin’ Run

September 20 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Southern Village Green,
Market St , Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Inspired by the courage of Cooper Herman, who battled brain cancer for nearly four years before passing away earlier this year at the age of 6, Super Cooper’s Little Red Wagon Foundation is dedicated to providing a home away from home for families during their fight against childhood cancer. The foundation operates 3 units, 2 apartments near Duke and one townhouse near UNC Hospitals, but there is a great need for more housing. The 5th Annual Rockin’ Run and Family…

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Free

Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps’ Opening Reception

September 20 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until November 2, 2014
North Carolina Botanical Garden,
100 Old Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States

The North Carolina Botanical Garden presents Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps, a  juried exhibition of 44 original contemporary plant illustrations illuminating the historical, artistic and botanical influence of 18th century father/son naturalists John and William Bartram. Opening Remarks and Reception  features Carol Woodin, Director of Exhibitions from the  American Society of Botanical Artists. Ms. Woodin will talk about ASBA’s impetus for  the exhibition and delve into the distinctive personalities of John and son William Bartram—who they were, how they worked…

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Free

Bruce McLaren discusses his memoir The Plain of Dead Cities: A Syrian Tale

September 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Three years of war. One hundred-fifty thousand dead. One million refugees. No end in sight. This is the grim reality of the conflict in Syria, one of the great tragedies of the modern era. Yet many people remain confused as to what the fighting is all about. The Plain Of Dead Cities makes sense of this complex scenario by delving deep into the wells of Syrian history and examining the vital role that Syria has played in human development over…

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$20

Give A Hand: Eta Phi Zeta Bingo Charity Event

September 20 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Chapel hill Library,
100 Library Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Eta Phi Zeta chapter-Chapel Hill Zetas present Give A Hand: Eta Phi Zeta BINGO Charity Event “Celebrating 40 years of Giving a Hand to the Community through Service” Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014 from 1 to 5 p.m. Chapel Hill Library, 100 Library Drive, Chapel Hill. Attire is Business Casual. Highlights include 50/50 Cash Raffle, iPAD mini drawing, BINGO prizes, and local charities highligted.

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Free

Connie Weis discusses and samples from her book Extreme Brownies: 50 Recipes for the Most Over-The-Top Treats Ever

September 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Root Cellar Cafe & Catering,
750 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill , NC 27514 United States

Extreme Brownies is a collection of 50 wildly creative, extensively tested recipes from pastry chef and restaurant consultant Connie Weis, owner of brownie business Brownies & S’more in Virginia Beach, VA. Connie believes that brownies can’t just look great, they have to taste great and have the right texture, making them above all, calorie-worthy. Pastry chef techniques and flavors are incorporated into detailed easy-to-follow recipes, elevating brownies and blondies into baked goods that could easily be morphed into high-end restaurant…

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Free

CenterFest

September 20 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Saturday 10-6; Sunday 11-5
Durham Arts Council,
120 Morris Street, Durham, NC 27701 United States
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CenterFest September 20-21, 2014 Saturday 10-6; Sunday 11-5   “In its 40th year, CenterFest is the longest running outdoor juried arts festival in North Carolina. Located in Durham’s lively Downtown district, the event is a favorite among visual artists, performing artists and visitors.   CenterFest 2014 leverages the extraordinary assets of the downtown district, including culinary arts components, exciting entertainment and historic districts, and a cutting edge creative community, to highlight the high quality of the visual artists and the…

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Shop for Hope

September 20 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Josh’s Hope Foundation,
200 Cardinal Drive, Suite B, Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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Josh’s Hope, a nonprofit organization working with young adults with serious mental health issues, is holding its first store day and open house. Proceeds from sales fund Josh’s Hope programs.

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Free

“Stewards of Children”- YMCA Darkness to Light Training

September 20 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Homestead Aquatic Center,
300 Northern Park Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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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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Free

Annual Kid’s Dog Show

September 20 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Hank Anderson Park,
302 NC 54 W, Carrboro, NC 27516 United States

Families are invited to bring their dogs out to the Dog Park for a fun family event.  A professional Dog Trainer will do a free demonstration at 10:00am.  The fun Kid’s Dog Show will begin at 10:15am.  The Dog Show is open to youth ages 4-14 and dogs 6-months or older.  Fun Categories will include: Terrific Trick, Best Costume, Best Treat Catcher, Waggiest Tail, Best Kisser, Most Distracted & Best in Show!.  For more information contact (919) 918-7392.  Dog Show…

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Orange Dog Poets Society

September 20 @ 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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Free

The People’s Peppers with Sheri Castle

September 20 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Carrboro Farmers’ Market,
301 West Main Street, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States

At the first-ever People’s Peppers, market shoppers can try fresh, roasted and fried peppers as well as taste and vote on three finalist pepper recipes from the People’s Peppers Recipe Contest, prepared by Sheri Castle. Steel String Brewery will be sampling beer at 10:30am alongside fried shishito peppers.  (All samples available while supplies last.) Con Acento will provide live Latin groove pop, and customers can pick up a People’s Peppers cookbook and enter a free raffle for a pair of tickets…

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UUMC Giant Church-wide Yard Sale

September 20 @ 7:45 am - 2:00 pm
University UMC,
150 E. Franklin St., Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Good clothes, basic household items, toys, books, sporting goods and more all for low costs. Proceeds go to mission groups that provide housing, food, and support for the poor, assistance to victims of domestic violence, aid to the mentally ill, and others in need

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$50.00

150th Anniversary Gala Banquet

September 19 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sheraton Chapel Hill,
1 Europa Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States
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The yearlong celebration of the 150th Anniversary of St. Paul AME Church in Chapel Hill continues with a 150th Anniversary Gala Banquet on Friday, September 19 at the Sheraton Hotel, Europa Drive in Chapel Hill.  The Gala will start at 7:00 p.m.   The keynote speaker will be U.S. Senator, the Honorable Kay Hagan.  Other speakers will include Justice Cheri Beasley from the NC Supreme Court, State Senator Valerie Foushee,  Mayor Lydia Lavelle of Carrboro, Mayor Mark Kleinschmidt of Chapel Hill and special…

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Sneak Peek Party

September 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chapel Hill Public Library,
100 Library Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Banned Books Week Trading Cards Exhibit 2014: get an exclusive first look at the winning submissions, meet the artists, and celebrate the opening of the exhibit at a special after hours Sneak Peek Party at the library.

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No Cover

Fridays on the Front Porch

September 19 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every week until October 3, 2014

Live music at Fridays on the Front Porch creates the perfect atmosphere for kicking back, relaxing and getting a jump on the weekend. The Carolina Inn offers seasonal picnic offerings ($14 grill menu and $9 kids menu with gluten free options), various beverage selections and fun times under the shady oaks and magnolia trees. There is no cover charge or reservations for the event. Fridays on the Front Porch features the music of some of North Carolina’s best bands for…

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Free

Friday Night Wine Tasting

September 19 @ 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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Free

Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps’ Opening Reception

September 19 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until November 2, 2014
North Carolina Botanical Garden,
100 Old Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States

The North Carolina Botanical Garden presents Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps, a  juried exhibition of 44 original contemporary plant illustrations illuminating the historical, artistic and botanical influence of 18th century father/son naturalists John and William Bartram. Opening Remarks and Reception  features Carol Woodin, Director of Exhibitions from the  American Society of Botanical Artists. Ms. Woodin will talk about ASBA’s impetus for  the exhibition and delve into the distinctive personalities of John and son William Bartram—who they were, how they worked…

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Authors Debbie Moose and April McGreger Team Up to Discuss New “Savor the South” Cookbooks

September 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Quail Ridge Books,
3522 Wade Avenue, Raleigh, NC 27607 United States

Southern Holidays: a Savor the South cookbook by, Debbie Moose This is a cook’s celebration of the richly diverse holiday traditions of today’s South. Covering big traditional holidays such as Christmas and Mardi Gras, this must-have addition to the Savor the South® cookbook collection also branches out into regional and cultural holidays that honor newer southern traditions, including recipes from real cooks hailing from a range of ethnic traditions and histories. The cooks’ stories accompanying the recipes show how holiday…

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Free

Nancy Castaldo discusses her kids’ nonfiction book Sniffer Dogs (with a portion of proceeds benefitting the Orange County Animal Shelter)!

September 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Anyone who has ever spent time with a dog knows that dogs love sniffing! They sniff out hidden food, dirty socks, and the visitor who comes to the door.  But some dogs work with police officers, soldiers and even scientists to put their “sniffers” to work.  Sniffer dogs make use of the amazing biology behind their noses to protect people from bombs, catch criminals smuggling drugs, or help researchers locate a hard to find snail in a forest. A dog’s…

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Author Marcie Cohen Ferris Discusses New Book “The Edible South” and the Power of Food

September 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books,
220 Market Street, Fearrington Village, Pittsboro, NC 27312

The Edible South: The Power of Food and the Making of an American Region By, Marcie Cohen Ferris Ferris presents food as a new way to chronicle the American South’s larger history. Ferris tells a richly illustrated story of southern food and the struggles of whites, blacks, Native Americans, and other people of the region to control the nourishment of their bodies and minds, livelihoods, lands, and citizenship. The experience of food serves as an evocative lens onto colonial settlements…

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Hutchins Lecture with Center for the Study of the American South

September 18 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Wilson Library,
201 South Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Our first Hutchins lecture of the 2014-15 academic year, titled “Romance and Reality in the Deep South’s Mythical Mission Past,” will address the nostalgia and romance that has long surrounded the Franciscan and Jesuit missions across America. From San Francisco through the Southwest to the American South, mainstream American history has constructed and perpetuated an idealized, romanticized version of the Spanish mission – complete with Mission Revival architectural styles and reconstructed archaeological sites that sometimes resemble Hollywood stage sets. This…

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Southern Village Farmer’s Market

September 18 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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Every Thursday, from 3:30pm-6:30pm

Southern Village Farmer’s Market Looking for fresh fruits and vegetables? No? How about some tasty seafood. No?! Bundt cake you say? Well, you’re in luck, we have that and everything else at the Southern Village Farmer’s Market. Local vendors come to sell their homegrown or homemade goods, just for you every Thursday starting May 1st, from 3:30 PM to 6:30 PM, until September 18th. LOCATION: Southern Village Farmer’s Market (map) 401-491 Market St Chapel Hill, NC, 27516 United States  

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Free

Carrie Knowles – Frieds of the Chapel Hill Public Libray Meet the Author Tea

September 18 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Chapel Hill Public Library,
100 Library Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Come meet Carrie Knowles, 2014 Piedmont Laureate.  She will be telling us about her latest book, Ashoan’s Rug, and will bring the rug that inspired the book.   Free and open to the public with refreshments at 3:30 and program at 4:00.

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Free

Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps’ Opening Reception

September 18 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until November 2, 2014
North Carolina Botanical Garden,
100 Old Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States

The North Carolina Botanical Garden presents Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps, a  juried exhibition of 44 original contemporary plant illustrations illuminating the historical, artistic and botanical influence of 18th century father/son naturalists John and William Bartram. Opening Remarks and Reception  features Carol Woodin, Director of Exhibitions from the  American Society of Botanical Artists. Ms. Woodin will talk about ASBA’s impetus for  the exhibition and delve into the distinctive personalities of John and son William Bartram—who they were, how they worked…

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Free

Child Passenger Safety Check

September 18 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
University Mall,
201 South Estes Dr., Chapel Hill, 27514 United States

Come learn about how to tell if your child’s seat is installed correctly.Learn how to do the pinch test, the inch test and more. If you are having even the slightest trouble, questions or concerns, certified child passenger safety technicians are able to help or even double check your work. Visit a certified technician to make sure your car seat is properly installed. Make Sure Your Car Seat is Installed Correctly – Inch Test. Once your car seat is installed,…

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Free

Paula Marcoux discusses her book Cooking with Fire (hosted by CHOP NC)

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

This book teaches the adventurous cook how to step away from the stove and discover the joys of cooking with a variety of less-conventional techniques inspired by a range of cultural and historical traditions, all of which involve wood and fire. It introduces methods for controlling and manipulating fire comfortably so that readers can use the least expensive, lowest-tech cooking mode to roast a rabbit, bake bread, sear bluefish, smoke pork belly, or bake pizza. These and more than 100…

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Paula Marcoux discusses her book Cooking with Fire (hosted by CHOP NC)

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

This book teaches the adventurous cook how to step away from the stove and discover the joys of cooking with a variety of less-conventional techniques inspired by a range of cultural and historical traditions, all of which involve wood and fire. It introduces methods for controlling and manipulating fire comfortably so that readers can use the least expensive, lowest-tech cooking mode to roast a rabbit, bake bread, sear bluefish, smoke pork belly, or bake pizza. These and more than 100…

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$25

Evening with the Experts at the Duke Lemur Center

September 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Duke Lemur Center,
3705 Erwin Rd, Durham, NC 27705 United States
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Circle of Life: How a lemur scientist came to study their mysterious predator The name “fossa” strikes fear into the hearts of lemurs across Madagascar. As an undergraduate at Duke, Luke Dollar traveled to Madagascar to study lemurs. When his study lemur was eaten by a mysterious predator, Dollar realized that very little was known about the fossa. A decade later, and Dr. Dollar has established conservation programs in Madagascar to fight habitat loss through local partnerships, leads regular Earthwatch…

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Free

Carrboro Farmers’ Market

September 17 @ 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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Free

Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps’ Opening Reception

September 17 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until November 2, 2014
North Carolina Botanical Garden,
100 Old Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States

The North Carolina Botanical Garden presents Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps, a  juried exhibition of 44 original contemporary plant illustrations illuminating the historical, artistic and botanical influence of 18th century father/son naturalists John and William Bartram. Opening Remarks and Reception  features Carol Woodin, Director of Exhibitions from the  American Society of Botanical Artists. Ms. Woodin will talk about ASBA’s impetus for  the exhibition and delve into the distinctive personalities of John and son William Bartram—who they were, how they worked…

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Free

Evening with Peter Rollins

September 16 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
West End Wine Bar,
450 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Join us for an evening of incendiary reflection and conversation as Peter Rollins interrogates how we might cultivate life-giving, transformative zones that challenge social, political and religious oppression. By employing the figures of the Trickster and the Fool Peter will explore how we might engage in truly subversive acts, acts that operate in the name of life, liberation and lasting change. Peter gained his higher education from Queens University, Belfast and has earned degrees (with distinction) in Scholastic Philosophy (BA…

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Free

Laird Hunt discusses his historical novel Neverhome

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

She calls herself Ash, but that’s not her real name. She is a farmer’s faithful wife, but she has left her husband to don the uniform of a Union soldier in the Civil War. Nevermore tells the harrowing story of Ash Thompson during the battle for the South. Through bloodshed and hysteria and heartbreak, she becomes a hero, a folk legend, a madwoman and a traitor to the American cause. Laird Hunt’s dazzling new novel throws a light on the…

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Deep Dish Theater & Library Reading Group

September 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Chapel Hill Public Library,
100 Library Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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In conjunction with each performance of the Deep Dish Theater Company’s upcoming 2014-15 season, a book has been selected that echoes a theme of the play. A reading discussion will be held at the Chapel Hill Public Library and everyone is invited. If you attend, your name will be included in a drawing for a free ticket to a future Deep Dish performance! The book discussion will extend and enhance the play-going experience, and familiarity with the production will enrich…

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Free

Free Support Group for People in Challenging Relationships

September 16 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
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Every week for 52 weeks

The intention of this group is to provide a safe and confidential space for people in challenging relationships to receive and provide support, brainstorm ideas of ways to better communicate with partners, and cope with the everyday stresses of loving someone that can be difficult.  

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Free

Vegan Night Out! Restaurant Discounts + Free Film Screening “The Ghosts in Our Machine”

September 16 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Varsity on Franklin Street,
123 E Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Featuring delicious food, a thought-provoking film and community fellowship, Vegan Night Out on Tuesday, September 16, is for anyone who cares about animals, people, food systems and the planet. First, enjoy discounts and specials on vegan dishes (contains no animal products) at participating downtown restaurants from 4-7 PM, including Mediterranean Deli, Buns, Gigi’s Cupcakes, Mellow Mushroom, Vimala’s Curryblossom Cafe, Carrburritos and Spotted Dog. View complete details and get coupons at www.facebook.com/events/670975169663969/ or www.trianglechanceforall.org. Then, don’t miss the FREE North Carolina…

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Free

Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps’ Opening Reception

September 16 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until November 2, 2014
North Carolina Botanical Garden,
100 Old Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States

The North Carolina Botanical Garden presents Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps, a  juried exhibition of 44 original contemporary plant illustrations illuminating the historical, artistic and botanical influence of 18th century father/son naturalists John and William Bartram. Opening Remarks and Reception  features Carol Woodin, Director of Exhibitions from the  American Society of Botanical Artists. Ms. Woodin will talk about ASBA’s impetus for  the exhibition and delve into the distinctive personalities of John and son William Bartram—who they were, how they worked…

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Free

Kids Stories & Songs

September 16 @ 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

Katy Simpson Smith discusses her debut novel The Story of Land and Sea

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

Set in a small coastal town in North Carolina during the waning years of the American Revolution, this incandescent debut novel follows three generations of family — fathers and daughters, mother and son, master and slave, characters who yearn for redemption amidst a heady brew of war, kidnapping, slavery, and love. Drawn to the ocean, ten-year-old Tabitha wanders the marshes of her small coastal village and listens to her father’s stories about his pirate voyages and the mother she never…

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Free

Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps’ Opening Reception

September 15 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until November 2, 2014
North Carolina Botanical Garden,
100 Old Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States

The North Carolina Botanical Garden presents Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps, a  juried exhibition of 44 original contemporary plant illustrations illuminating the historical, artistic and botanical influence of 18th century father/son naturalists John and William Bartram. Opening Remarks and Reception  features Carol Woodin, Director of Exhibitions from the  American Society of Botanical Artists. Ms. Woodin will talk about ASBA’s impetus for  the exhibition and delve into the distinctive personalities of John and son William Bartram—who they were, how they worked…

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Free

A Southern Summer – Music Series on the Green

September 14 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Green at Southern Village,
400 Market St., Chapel Hill, NC 27516
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Each week of the summer, Southern Village will host a music series on the Village Green on Sundays. There is no cover charge, and all acts begin at 6:00pm. This week’s musical guest is: Jefferson Hart & The Ghosts of The Old North State: Original power pop  

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Stereosparks, Ella Bertram, and the BuzzTown Band Concert Presented by 94.7 QDR and The Not So Normal 5k + Weekend

September 14 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
University Mall,
201 S. Estes Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Join us Sunday, Sept. 14 for a concert that’s sure to rock University Mall in Chapel Hill! The Triangle’s favorite country station, 94.7 QDR, and The Not So Normal 5k + Weekend have teamed up to bring you  Stereosparks, Ella Bertram, and The BuzzTown Band. Members of DSI Comedy Theater will be there as well getting the crowd warmed up! The Concert is FREE!!! However, in true Not So Normal Style, we are asking for a donation at the door. $10 would…

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Free

Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps’ Opening Reception

September 14 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until November 2, 2014
North Carolina Botanical Garden,
100 Old Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States

The North Carolina Botanical Garden presents Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps, a  juried exhibition of 44 original contemporary plant illustrations illuminating the historical, artistic and botanical influence of 18th century father/son naturalists John and William Bartram. Opening Remarks and Reception  features Carol Woodin, Director of Exhibitions from the  American Society of Botanical Artists. Ms. Woodin will talk about ASBA’s impetus for  the exhibition and delve into the distinctive personalities of John and son William Bartram—who they were, how they worked…

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Free

Bill Moyers’ Documentary, State of Conflict – The Effects of Unregulated Campaign Contributions

September 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Orange County Main Public Library,
137 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough, NC United States

Bill Moyers’ documentary State of Conflict will be shown on Sunday, September 14th, at 2:00 pm at the Hillsborough Public Library (137 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough, 919- 245-2525).   The showing of the documentary is free and open to the public. Moyers tells the story of how poorly regulated campaign contributions have brought about drastic changes in our state. A discussion following the film will be led by MacArthur Fellow Bob Hall, the Executive Director of Democracy North Carolina.

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Free

South Orange Rescue Squad Open House

September 14 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
South Orange Rescue Squad EMS Station 2,
202 Roberson St, Carrboro, NC 27514 United States
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Come meet the volunteers of South Orange Rescue Squad on Sept 14th, from 2-5 pm! Climb aboard our ambulances, watch our technicians demonstrate the use of our rescue equipment, and review CPR with our instructors. Those seeking volunteer experience in EMS are welcomed, and can learn about our operations and training. Our friends at local fire, police and EMS agencies also be present with their vehicles. Come for a behind-the-scenes look at what we do, and stay for free ice…

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Free

Frangelism in the Park

September 14 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Carrboro Commons,
301 W. Main St, Carrboro, NC United States

This is a community event with great inspirational music from local churches. This is a great opportunity for our community to get together and fellowship. We invite you to come and celebrate the love of Christ. Bring your lawn chairs and umbrellas. Free food, great fellowship and lots of fun! For more information please call Minister Willis Farrington @ 919-451-0237.

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From Horses to Horsepower: The History of the Occoneechee Speedway

September 14 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
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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Colonial Kids Day at the Orange County Historical Museum

September 13 @ 11:00 pm

The Orange County Historical Museum (201 N. Churton St.) will host a colonial-themed scavenger hunt from 11am to 4pm. Explore the Museum’s exhibits for colonial-era artifacts and win a prize! Colonial Kids Day is an annual event sponsored by the Alliance for Historic Hillsborough, the Burwell School Historic Site, and the Orange County Historical Museum. For more information contact the Visitors Center at 919-732-7741.

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$10

Freddie for a Day: The Songs of Queen

September 13 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Chapel Hill Underground,
157 E. Rosemary St., Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Triangle musicians celebrate the life of Queen frontman Freddie Mercury while raising funds for Planned Parenthood & the Mercury Phoenix Trust, an HIV/AIDS charitable organization. Scheduled to perform are Buckley, Murtaugh & Waters, Fantastico!, Magnolia Collective, Curtis Eller’s American Circus, Billy Sugarfix, Jane Francis, Beloved Binge, Randy Dean Whitt, Burke Hilburn & the Vice Grips, Mark Simonsen, Bears in the City, Jeff Hart, New Town Drunks, Mara Thomas, John Pardue, Radar’s Clowns of Sedation, Loose Screws, Jim Smith & others.…

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Outdoor Movies on the Green: Planes – Fire and Rescue

September 13 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Every day until September 13, 2014
Southern Village Green,
Market St , Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Bring your blankets, snacks and more to watch Planes: Fire and Rescue on our famous Village Green! All ages are welcome as long as they know how to have fun! Check out the trailer for this thrilling film here. 

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Square Dance the Vote!

September 13 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Mediterranean Deli,
410 West Franklin Street , Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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NC Squares is hosting “Square Dance the Vote,” a square dance for voter registration on Saturday, September 13th at Mediterranean Deli in Chapel Hill from 7:30-10:30pm.  This dance is a part of NC Squares’ monthly dance series, and our theme this month is voter registration. The dance is open to everyone; no experience or partners are required.  The Hushpuppies will be playing live old-time music and Nancy Mumlin will be calling the dances.  We will have a cake walk and…

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