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October 2014
Free

Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps

October 1 @ 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. The “Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps” exhibition is curated by the American Society of Botanical Artists (ASBA) in collaboration with Bartram’s Garden in Philadelphia.

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Weekly $142/ Daily $32

Fall Intersession Arts Camp

October 1 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Every day until October 17, 2014
Durham Arts Council,
120 Morris St, Durham, NC 27701 United States

These camps are designed for students ages 5 to 12 years and offer flexible daily or weekly schedule to accommodate year-round and traditional school breaks. Camp run from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Drop-off begins at 8:00 AM. For full day programs, add the Afternoon Adventures program, which runs from 2:00 – 5:30 PM. *DAC Provides a nutritious snack, but campers must bring their own brown bag lunches. Weekly Price: $142 Daily Price: $32 Preregistration Required

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September 2014
$10.00

Icon Lecture Series

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

Come listen to Bill Adair, founder of PolitiFact, talk about “Fact checking the 2014 Election.”

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Free

Free Support Group for People in Challenging Relationships

September 30 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
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

Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps

September 30 @ 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. The “Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps” exhibition is curated by the American Society of Botanical Artists (ASBA) in collaboration with Bartram’s Garden in Philadelphia.

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Free

Kids Stories & Songs

September 30 @ 10:45 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
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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Weekly $142/ Daily $32

Fall Intersession Arts Camp

September 30 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until October 17, 2014
Durham Arts Council,
120 Morris St, Durham, NC 27701 United States

These camps are designed for students ages 5 to 12 years and offer flexible daily or weekly schedule to accommodate year-round and traditional school breaks. Camp run from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Drop-off begins at 8:00 AM. For full day programs, add the Afternoon Adventures program, which runs from 2:00 – 5:30 PM. *DAC Provides a nutritious snack, but campers must bring their own brown bag lunches. Weekly Price: $142 Daily Price: $32 Preregistration Required

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Weekly $142/ Daily $32

Fall Intersession Arts Camp

September 29 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until October 17, 2014
Durham Arts Council,
120 Morris St, Durham, NC 27701 United States

These camps are designed for students ages 5 to 12 years and offer flexible daily or weekly schedule to accommodate year-round and traditional school breaks. Camp run from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Drop-off begins at 8:00 AM. For full day programs, add the Afternoon Adventures program, which runs from 2:00 – 5:30 PM. *DAC Provides a nutritious snack, but campers must bring their own brown bag lunches. Weekly Price: $142 Daily Price: $32 Preregistration Required

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Cornucopia’s 10th annual Golf Tourney

September 29
Briar Creek Country Club,
9400 Club Hill Drive, Raleigh, NC 27617 United States

Join honorary chair Eric Montross and presenting sponsor WebbWrites at the Brier Creek Country Club links Monday, Sept. 29 for the 10th annual Cornucopia Cancer Support Center Golf Tourney. All proceeds support Cornucopia’s programs and services, which help improve the quality of life for anyone journeying with cancer – those in treatment, survivors, family members and caregivers.  Register online at http://www.cancersupport4u.org/10th-annual-golf-tourney.html

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Free

Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps’ Opening Reception

September 28 @ 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

Gesche Wuerfel discusses & signs her photo book Basement Sanctuaries

September 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Join us for a presentation and book signing of Basement Sanctuaries, a photo book that depicts how superintendents decorate the basements of apartment buildings in Inwood and Washington Heights, NYC. The photos were taken from 2011-2013 and explore the process of migrant adapation to the metropolis from an intimate perspective. Basement Sanctuaries was published by Schilt Publishing in Spring 2014. Gesche Würfel will talk about her project and sign books. Gesche Würfel, born in Bremerhaven, Germany, has lived in the…

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Free

OCRCC Gratitude Gala

September 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lodge at Pickard’s Mountain,
8300 Pickards Meadow Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Join us Sunday, September 28, as we host the OCRCC Gratitude Gala at the majestic Lodge at Pickards Mountain. This casual event is free and open to the community. Light refreshments will be provided, and guests are invited to explore the beautiful buildings and grounds of Pickards Mountain Lodge. The Gratitude Gala celebrates the amazing dedication of our volunteers and supporters over the past 40 years. The Center’s work wouldn’t be possible without community support, and we want to say thank you. We…

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$0.00

Triangle Area Polo Club Ladies Polo Match

September 28 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Triangle Area Polo Club,
9239 Hester Road, Hurdle Mills, NC 27541 United States
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Triangle Area Polo Club invites you to discover the thrilling sport of polo by attending a FREE Sunday Afternoon Polo  exhibition. Bring your entire family to tailgate by the field and enjoy the fast paced action!  Join us this Sunday, September 28th as the ladies of the club battle it out to raise money for the Pretty In Pink Foundation.  Gates open at 2pm.  Game starts at 3pm.  Admission is FREE.  Tax deductible donations will be accepted for the Pretty…

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From Horses to Horsepower: The History of the Occoneechee Speedway

September 28 @ 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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Free

Biscuits & Bows: Jennifer Curtis Live

September 28 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Johnny’s Gone Fishing,
901 W Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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“Perfectly in sync..fiery technique…brought an affecting intensity…” This is how The New York Times describes Jennifer Curtis. A professed lover of Johnny’s Gone Fishing, Curtis is a Juilliard-trained violinist who splits her time between New York and NC. Fresh off a performance at Lincoln Center, Curtis will be playing her award-winning music this Sunday morning at Johnny’s Gone Fishing. FOR FREE! We are delighted to help welcome this Chapel Hill-native back to her home, where she has recently accepted a position in…

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Free

Gregg Cusick discusses his short story collection My Father Moves Through Time Like a Dirigible, with complimentary refreshments

September 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

The cast of characters and settings in My Father Moves Through Time Like a Dirigible are quite diverse, moving from an eleven-year-old at a wake to an octogenarian in a grade school principal’s office (with much in between). But the stories are linked by the common strivings of the individuals, by their attempts to make connections and to acknowledge and deal with their (seemingly ever-present) pasts. Here’s what Lee Smith (author of Guests on Earth) recently wrote about the collection: “Poet…

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Free

Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps’ Opening Reception

September 27 @ 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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$12-$15

Triangle Gluten Intolerance Fair

September 27 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Ganyard Hill Farm,
319 Sherron Road, Durham, NC 27529 United States
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NC TGIF – North Carolina Triangle Gluten Intolerance Fair The North Carolina Triangle Gluten Intolerance Fair will be held at: Ganyard Hill Farm 319 Sherron Road, Durham, NC 27703. The event will be from 1-6pm on Saturday, September 27,2014. This  is a gluten-free and allergen friendly fall fun fair for individuals who are Celiacs, non-celiac gluten-sensitive, gluten-free for other medical reasons, or the community at large. Our goal is to provide safe fun for all in attendance as well as raise awareness…

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Free

A Community Resource Fair

September 27 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Hargrave Center,
216 N. Roberson St., Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Eta Phi Zeta Chapter ~ Chapel Hill Zetas in conjunction with Town of Chapel Hill Parks & Recreation presents A Community Resource Fair Health Screening * Educational Resources * Financial Information Spiritual Information * Mental Health Information Featured Resources Wake Research Associates * Chapel Hill-Orange County Schools * Job Corps Piedmont Health Services * Orange County Department on Aging (OCDoA) College Foundation of NC … and more! FREE to the PUBLIC FOOD, MUSIC, SPEAKERS, AND DOOR PRIZES! For more information visit http://www.chapelhillzetas.org/. “Celebrating 40 Years…

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Free

Multiple Myeloma Support Group

September 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every month on the fourth Saturday until October 25, 2014
Westminster Presbyterian Church,
3639 Old Chapel Hill Rd, Durham, NC 27707 United States

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

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Kitchenworks 30th Anniversary Celebration!

September 27 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Kitchenworks,
201 S Estes Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Kitchenworks is celebrating 30 years in Chapel Hill! Join us for great deals, huge raffles, cupcakes, and tons of prizes!

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Free

1st Annual Dragon Boat Festival

September 27 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Koka Booth Amphitheatre,
8003 Regency Pkwy, Cary, NC 27518 United States

The Dragon Boat Festival celebrates Asian culture, diversity, ethnicity, roots and history. There will be Asian offerings in food, stage performances, cultural exhibits and merchandise. Admission and Parking are FREE.

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Banned Book Week

September 27
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until September 27, 2014
Chapel Hill Public Library,
100 Library Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Banned Books Week is here and we are celebrating the freedom to read in a unique way! Each day during Banned Books Week, Sept 21 – Sept 27, you can stop by Chapel Hill Public Library and collect a limited edition Banned Book Trading Card – one for every day of the week. These cards were designed by local artists and inspired by books that have been censored or banned. The seven cards were selected from 73 submissions, all of…

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Performance, ‘Oedipus Rex’

September 26 @ 11:00 pm
Celebration Assembly of God Church,
114 Weaver Dairy Road, Chapel Hill, NC United States

‘The Shared Learning Players’ will perform ‘Oedipus Rex,’ by Sophocles, in a dramatic reading format, on Friday, 11:00 a.m., September 26th, in the sanctuary of the Celebration Assembly of God Church, 114 Weaver Dairy Road, Chapel Hill. This classic Greek tragedy is based on the ancient myth of Oedipus and his downfall as the King of Thebes. The performance is free and open to the public, and parking is free. Call Nancy at (703) 329-2933 for information.    

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FREE!

Relay For Life Kickoff Concert

September 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Forest Theatre,
Battle Park , Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Come join us for a FREE concert with food, entertainment, a raffle, and more! We’ll be kicking off the 2014-15 Relay For Life of UNC at Chapel Hill fundraising year and we would love to have you there with us celebrating more birthdays and working toward a cure! Join the after-party at He’s Not Here where your Blue Cup will help Relay For Life!

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Free

Hillsborough Last Friday

September 26 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Hillsborough Arts Council Gallery,
102 N. Churton Street, Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Hillsborough Arts Council presented downtown Hillsborough’s last of the Last Fridays, Sept. 26.  Girls, Guns and Glory will perform on courthouse stage from 6:30 – 7:45, followed by headliner Sarah Borges from 8:15 – 9:30.

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Fridays on the Front Porch

September 26 @ 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 26 @ 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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Meals on Wheels’ 3rd Annual Food Truck Rodeo!

September 26 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Carrboro Farmers’ Market,
301 West Main Street, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Come grab some grub & grog for good! 10% of all food sales will be donated to the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Meals on Wheels Program! Food Trucks: – Humble Pig – MaMa Dukes – Only Burger – Porchetta – Sweet Traditions – Time Out – The Parlour Bus – Will & Pops

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Free

Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps’ Opening Reception

September 26 @ 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

What’s in a Name?

September 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:15 pm
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Every month on the fourth Friday until September 26, 2014
Celebration Assembly of God Church,
114 Weaver Dairy Rd., Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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The Shared Learning Association of Chapel Hill presents Dr. Stuart Solomon who will give the April Gray Lindgren lecture ahead of the organization’s end-of-year potluck and annual meeting. Dr. Solomon will discuss naming practices in Europe and North America, concentrating on the origins, history, etymology, and demographics of personal names. He will address questions like how “John” and “Mary” became the most popular names in the English-speaking world, how have they fared recently, and “what are the ‘God particles’ in…

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Free

Coffee with a Cop

September 26 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
La Vita Dolce Expresso & Gelato Cafe,
610 Market Street, Chapel Hill, 27516 United States

Join your neighbors and police officers for coffee and conversation.

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Banned Book Week

September 26
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until September 27, 2014
Chapel Hill Public Library,
100 Library Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Banned Books Week is here and we are celebrating the freedom to read in a unique way! Each day during Banned Books Week, Sept 21 – Sept 27, you can stop by Chapel Hill Public Library and collect a limited edition Banned Book Trading Card – one for every day of the week. These cards were designed by local artists and inspired by books that have been censored or banned. The seven cards were selected from 73 submissions, all of…

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$15.00

Arts Alive: Facts and Fiction

September 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Whitted Building,
300 W. Tryon St., Hillsborough, NC, NC 27278 United States

Six local authors, Michael Malone, David Payne, Steven Petrow, Barbara Rich, Randal Kenan and Anna Jean Mayhew will discuss connection between narrative presented by photograph with written essay or novel.  Photographic exhibit by Elizabeth Matheson will be presented as part of discussion.

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Free

Ashley Warner discusses her book The Year After: A Memoir (a benefit for the Orange County Rape Crisis Center)!

September 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

With unflinching honesty and unsinkable spirit, The Year After offers a rare and intimate portrait of trauma. Inspired by original journal entries, the daily challenges of recovery from rape at the restless age of 24 are artfully interwoven with reflections from early childhood and twenty years beyond in the search for understanding so familiar to those who have wrestled with life-changing upheaval. Now a psychoanalyst, Warner subtly brings a forward-looking perspective to the narrative while remaining true to the arduous…

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$65

Harvest Fundraiser Dinner

September 25 @ 6:15 pm - 9:00 pm
Carrboro Town Commons,
301 W Main Street, Carborro, NC United States
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Join your local chefs, farmers, artisans and community for a delicious feast to benefit the Carrboro Farmers’ Market! Twenty of the area’s top chefs will provide potluck-style dishes for a festive and locally sourced meal at the Carrboro Town Commons. You can expect a top-notch selection of delicious food and a beautiful celebration of our community! Steel String Brewery and Benjamin Vineyards Winery will host the pre-dinner cocktail social at Town Commons, giving folks some extra time to enjoy great…

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Talkin’ Tar Heel: Understanding North Carolina’s History Through Speech

September 25 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Wilson Library,
201 South Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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5:30 p.m.  Program, Pleasants Family Assembly Room The linguistic diversity and dialects of North Carolina will be the topic of a free public program September 25 in Wilson Library. Linguists Walt Wolfram and Jeffrey Reaser will share stories, sights, and sounds from their book Talkin’ Tar Heel: How Our Voices Tell the Story of North Carolina.

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Author April McGreger Discusses New Sweet Potato Cookbook at Parker and Otis

September 25 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Parker and Otis,
112 S Duke Street , Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Sweet Potatoes: a Savor the South Cookbook In this paean to the brightly colored tuber, McGreger tells the multifaceted history of a fundamental southern food, praising its rich and diverse savory-to-sweet flavor profile, botanical varieties, and shockingly high nutritional value. Along with instructions for selection and storage, McGreger shares the fifty best sweet potato recipes in the world. Embracing but going well beyond the classics. McGreger’s creations will delight and satisfy with their deliciousness and versatility.

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Free

Operation Medicine Drop

September 25 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Carrboro Town Commons,
301 W Main Street, Carborro, NC United States

Operation Medicine Drop is a partnership of Safe Kids North Carolina, the Riverkeepers of North Carolina, NC State Bureau of Investigation, Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of North Carolina and local law enforcement agencies working together to encourage the public to safely dispose of unused, unwanted and expired medication. By providing safe and secure ways for people to get rid of unwanted prescription and over-the-counter medications, Operation Medicine Drop helps prevent accidental poisonings and drug abuse while protecting our waters. Since 2010,…

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Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps’ Opening Reception

September 25 @ 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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Banned Book Week

September 25
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until September 27, 2014
Chapel Hill Public Library,
100 Library Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Banned Books Week is here and we are celebrating the freedom to read in a unique way! Each day during Banned Books Week, Sept 21 – Sept 27, you can stop by Chapel Hill Public Library and collect a limited edition Banned Book Trading Card – one for every day of the week. These cards were designed by local artists and inspired by books that have been censored or banned. The seven cards were selected from 73 submissions, all of…

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Free

Solarize Chapel Hill Free Solar Info Session

September 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Chapel Hill Public Library,
100 Library Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Solarize Chapel Hill is a grassroots effort that makes it simple and affordable to go solar. By organizing neighbors together, we earn group discounts. And with recent drop in solar prices and soon to be expired tax credits, now is a great time to go solar. Our next Solar Info Session is Sept. 24, 6:30pm, at Chapel Hill Public Library. This event will have solar experts to step you through each phase of the process: design and installation, becoming your own…

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Free

Carrboro Farmers’ Market

September 24 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
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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Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps’ Opening Reception

September 24 @ 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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Banned Book Week

September 24
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until September 27, 2014
Chapel Hill Public Library,
100 Library Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Banned Books Week is here and we are celebrating the freedom to read in a unique way! Each day during Banned Books Week, Sept 21 – Sept 27, you can stop by Chapel Hill Public Library and collect a limited edition Banned Book Trading Card – one for every day of the week. These cards were designed by local artists and inspired by books that have been censored or banned. The seven cards were selected from 73 submissions, all of…

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Free

Free Swift Creek Band Concert

September 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The ArtsCenter,
300 E Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States

Swift Creek Band will perform a free concert on September 23 at 7 pm at the Arts Center at 300G East Main Street in Carrboro. The concert is sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Orange, Durham and Chatham Counties and celebrates National Voter Registration Day. Swift Creek (www.swiftcreekmusic.com) describes its music as Americana featuring strong traditional and progressive bluegrass influences, a touch of gospel, and a healthy dose of folk. The League will provide voter information and registration…

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Free

Teen Open Mic

September 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Johnny’s Gone Fishing,
901 W Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Bring your friends, band, props, or nothing at all. Share a song, poem, skit, story, or pretty much anything you’d like! Or just come out and enjoy what others share (it’s free!). …AND BE READY FOR GOOD EATS. Capp’s Apizza truck will be wood firing made-to-order pizzas and we’ll have a make-your-own ice cream sundae bar set up!

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Free

Free Support Group for People in Challenging Relationships

September 23 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
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

Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps’ Opening Reception

September 23 @ 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 23 @ 10:45 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
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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