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September 2014

Rubbish 2 Runway II

September 9 @ 8:00 am - October 5 @ 5:00 pm
FRANK Gallery,
109 East Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

This community show, running from September 9th to October 5th, 2014, will again feature dresses made entirely from recycled materials in order to spark a conversation about the benefits of reducing waste and reusing what can be salvaged creatively. This year the exhibition will feature the dresses of over 20 participants, and these will be worn on the “runway” by selected models and judged by a panel of FRANK guest artists and designers. There will be cash prizes awarded to…

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Service of Lessons and Carols

September 16 @ 4:00 pm - December 14 @ 5:00 pm
United Church of Chapel Hill,
1321 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Seasonal scripture readings with music by the Children’s, Youth and Chancel Choirs and United Church Brass.

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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

Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps’ Opening Reception

September 18 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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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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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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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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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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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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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

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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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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$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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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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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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Orange Dog Poets Society

September 20 @ 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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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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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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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 St, 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 sophistication of…

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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

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

September 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Foster’s Market Chapel Hill,
750 MLK 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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$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

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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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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$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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$100.00

NHSBFAA $10,000 Reverse Raffle and Live Auction

September 20 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Time-Out Sports Grill,
1301 N. Fordham Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Mark your calendars as the NHSBFAA will be hosting a Reverse Raffle &  live Auction Fundraiser on Saturday September 20th at the University Inn/Time Out Sports Bar and Grill. Come join us at this fun-filled event of the year. The cost of each benefit ticket will be $100 which includes dinner for two and you name entered into the raffle. ***ONLY 400 tickets WILL BE SOLD!!! All proceeds will go to benefit Northwood High School Programs.  For more information about…

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2014 Triangle Corporate Battle of the Bands

September 20 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
American Tobacco Campus,
318 Blackwell Street, Durham, NC 27701 United States

When the sun goes down, the volume goes up at the 2014 Triangle Corporate Battle of the Bands, benefiting Urban Ministries of Durham. Don’t miss your chance to have a good time in the name of a good cause and help UMD in its mission to connect neighbors in need with food, shelter and a future. For more information, visit http://trianglebattle.com.

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The Shpiel

September 20 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Join us for an evening of storytelling as a way to bring in the High Holidays. We will begin the evening with a Havdalah service from 8-9pm followed by personal stories of Guilt & Redemption. The night will end with a short Selichot Service (which is FREE and Open to the Community, service will start at 10pm).

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Banned Book Week

September 21
|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

CenterFest

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
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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Free

CenterFest

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Saturday 10-6; Sunday 11-5
Durham Arts Council,
120 Morris St, 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 sophistication of…

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From Horses to Horsepower: The History of the Occoneechee Speedway

September 21 @ 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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$15

Healthy Lifestyle Options for Busy Families

September 21 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
The Oaks Condos Clubhouse,
400 Oak Tree Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States
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Join us for an informative and fun 90 minutes during one of these sessions. Rotate through stations, get samples, try new products, and learn how to save money on healthier options for yourself and your family. Choose either the 1:30 p.m. session or the 3:30 p.m. session, and RSVP by Monday, Sept. 15, to guarantee handouts and samples.

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Free

Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps’ Opening Reception

September 21 @ 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

Sue Barry discusses her new all-ages poetry book Toadly Twisted

September 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

We’re celebrating local poet SJ Barry’s Toadly Twisted. It’s her new book of poems and tongue twisters, filled with her typical whimsy and word magic.  Like her earlier collection of poems  Poet Tree, this offering salutes the written and spoken word for all ages, this time with “rhymes to wrap your tongue around.”  Our “playshop” event on Sunday afternoon will feature the poet’s readings, as well as audience participation and some tongue twister competitions.  Kids and speakers of other languages…

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Free

A Southern Summer – Music Series on the Green

September 21 @ 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: The Nomads: A legendary North Carolina beach music band

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Banned Book Week

September 22
|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

Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps’ Opening Reception

September 22 @ 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

Screening and discussion of fracking movie Triple Divide

September 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chapel Hill Public Library,
100 Library Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Monday, September 22, 7-9 p.m. Chapel Hill Public Library Address: 100 Library Dr., Chapel Hill Map, directions, and transit information Triple Divide, an acclaimed fracking documentary, will be screened and discussed with local commentators. Discussion topic: “How are state regulations and industry handling the impacts of fracking?” Event is free. For more information, contact Judith Ferster, Orange-Chatham Group Conservation Chair.

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Banned Book Week

September 23
|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

“Stewards of Children”- YMCA Darkness to Light Training

September 23 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 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

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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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

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

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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Banned Book Week

September 24
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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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