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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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October 2014
Weekly $142/ Daily $32

Fall Intersession Arts Camp

October 2 @ 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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Free

Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps

October 2 @ 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. 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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$10

Made With Love Bakery Fall Silent Auction Fundraiser

October 2 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Foundry,
7326 Sunrise Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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We are holding a silent auction fundraiser for Made With Love Bakery, a faith-based transitional employment bakery working with unemployed individuals experiencing or at risk of homelessness, on October 2nd at 7:30 PM at the Foundry – 7326 Sunrise Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27514. The auction will include items from Franklin Hotel, The Shrunken Head, Johnny T-Shirt, Uniquities, BlueTique, Bagel Bar, Buns, Vimala’s Curryblossom Cafe, Carolina Brewery, Chapel Hill Restaurant Group, local artists, and more! Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 at the…

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Nourish International Charity Night at Southern Rail

October 3
Southern Rail,
201-C East Main Street, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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On October 3rd, 2014, Southern Rail in Carrboro, NC will be generously  donating 10% of their sales to Nourish International. There will be live music provided by Matt Phillips & The Philharmonic! Come out to the Southern Rail and have fun supporting a great cause!

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Weekly $142/ Daily $32

Fall Intersession Arts Camp

October 3 @ 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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Free

First Fridays in the Cooking School

October 3 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Every month on the first Friday until December 5, 2014

Allow our restaurant chefs and Cooking School instructors to inspire culinary creativity for your weekend gatherings and happenings. On the first Friday of every month, stop by our Cooking School from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for cooking demonstrations from our favorite magazines, cookbooks or local chefs. Each recipe will highlight the endless offerings in our Specialty Food Department, coupled with shopping lists and recipe cards to ensure you have all the tips and tools to recreate the recipe at…

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$8

Hillsborough Kiwanis BBQ Lunch

October 3 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Daniel Boone Big Barn,
S. Churton Street, Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Our event’s total proceeds go to Terrific Kids in Northern Orange County Elementary Schools.  We LOVE our Terrific Kids.  Terrific Kids honors all children who exhibit character, integrity and compassion for others in the classroom. Please come out for some Home-cooked/home-style Orange County BBQ – You will be glad you did.  You may dine in, take out, pre-order, and if your business would like to participate – we can deliver!  $8 per plate, pound!  Tea, baked beans, cole slaw and…

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Free

First Fridays: Your Unique Gift: HOW You Live Your WHY

October 3 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

When you know your WHY, you realize your unique gift. You understand yourself and others; gain clarity and confidence: and live with passion. In this webinar, you will learn HOW you live your WHY and gain concrete tools to improve your personal satisfaction and effectiveness with others.  Register at http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07e9rcws1f56f690d5&llr=emrchggab.

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Free

Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps

October 3 @ 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. 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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$10

2014 McKee’s Cornfield Maze

October 3 @ 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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runs Friday - Sunday Sept. 27 - Nov. 2
McKee Corn Maze,
5011 Kiger Road, Rougemont, NC 27572 United States
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Families have enjoyed visiting our farm in the fall season to pick out  their pumpkins, have a picnic, celebrate birthdays and explore our cornfield mazes.   Family Fun Tradition for all ages. Opening September 27th and running each weekend until November 2nd. Hayrides, pumpkins and fall decorations, children’s play area and play set, Maple View ice cream, farm animals, entertainment and shady picnic area under a canopy of fall’s colorful leaves make for a wonderful fall day in the country. Open…

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No Cover

Fridays on the Front Porch

October 3 @ 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

October 3 @ 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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$60

Transform the Night: A Masquerade Ball to benefit Transforming Hope

October 3 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Raleigh Country Club,
400 Donald Ross Dr, Raleigh, NC 27610 United States
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Transform the Night, is a Masquerade Ball held at the Raleigh Country Club and aims to unveil the mask of the current perception of human trafficking in the US and reveal the truth about what is happening and how we, as a community, can help! The evening will include dinner, dancing, cake, a professional performance, and a short presentation from Transforming Hope Board Members. If you are looking for a way to fight this issue of human trafficking right in your…

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Old North State Brass Concert

October 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
United Church of Chapel Hill,
1321 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Old North State Brass, organized in 2009, performs a repertoire that encompasses classical, jazz, sacred and popular styles. There is no admission charge. Proceeds from a free-will offering will support the Chapel Hill/Carrboro Peacemaking Scholarships, awarded each year to graduating high school seniors based on their activism, academic study and career goals related to non-violent conflict resolution and social justice.

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Late Night with Roy

October 3 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dean E. Smith Center,
Skipper Bowles Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Late Night With Roy Williams, the annual kickoff to basketball season at the University of North Carolina, will be held on Friday October 3 with the theme of “A Night With the Stars.”  Late Night will start at 7:30 pm in the Smith Center. Former Tar Heel guard Bobby Frasor, a senior on the 2009 NCAA championship team, will host the evening’s festivities. Men’s basketball content will include video skits, dances and contests. The UNC women’s basketball team also will…

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Free

Ten-Year Anniversary of the Carrboro Really Really Free Market!

October 4
Carrboro Town Commons,
301 W Main Street, Carborro, NC United States

What Is the Really Really Free Market? On the first Saturday of every month in Carrboro, North Carolina, hundreds of people come together to share things, meet their needs, and experience what life might be like outside of capitalism. This self-organized event regularly offers a cornucopia of groceries, sweets, clothing, jewelry, toys, furniture, books, seeds, literature, and more, not to mention square dances, puppet shows, and poetry slams. For our ten-year anniversary, we’re inviting people from around the country for…

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Weekly $142/ Daily $32

Fall Intersession Arts Camp

October 4 @ 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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Free

Author John Warley talk and signing his novel A Southern Girl

October 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Back in June, author John Warley had events in Raleigh and Chapel Hill on his book tour for A Southern Girl, a novel important for both its literary and cultural bearing. He  on Oct. 4 for an event at McIntyre’s Books in Pittsboro at 2:00 pm., This  novel  has sold very well (now in its second printing) since its publication in May. John’s 2:00 pm talk will be followed by Q&A and book signing. A Southern Girl is the inaugural publication of Story River Books,…

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Free

Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps

October 4 @ 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. 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 5 @ 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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Free

Chapel Hill’s Festifall Arts Festival

October 5 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Downtown Chapel Hill,
Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Chapel Hill’s annual celebration of the arts transforms Franklin Street into a diverse artist market, with live entertainment, hands-on activities, and local food. Thousands of Chapel Hill residents and folks from neighboring communities will convene in Downtown Chapel Hill to explore our booming local art scene, supporting the artists that make our communities and local economy vibrant. Artists, non-profits, and local businesses apply online.

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From Horses to Horsepower: The History of the Occoneechee Speedway

October 5 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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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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Orange Literacy’s 30th Anniversary Ice Cream Social Celebration

October 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Carrboro Town Commons,
301 W Main Street, Carborro, NC United States
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Celebrate Orange Literacy’s 30th Anniversary featuring music from Bland Simpson and storytelling by the UNC Story Squad. FREE ice cream from Maple View Farms! This is a family friendly event and open to the public.

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Free

Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps

October 5 @ 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. 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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UNC Hospice’s Annual Memorial Gathering

October 5 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

A service of remembrance for hospice families and for all in our community who have experienced the death of loved ones. Come as you are! Casual dress is fine. Refreshments following the service. Please invite friends and neighbors who are missing special loved ones. If you are unable to attend and would like us to light a candle for your loved one, please contact Ann or Gail at UNC Hospice: (919)-542-5545 or gwsmith@unch.unc.edu or aritter@unch.unc.edu. Held at The Gathering Place, Fearrington Village Directions: About 8 miles south of…

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Launch Party: Wrap Your Head Around It at LIGHT Art+Design

October 5 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
LIGHT Art + Design,
601 W. Rosemary Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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linking text with textile through community action = creating 200 hand printed & dyed silk scarves with/for cancer community The talented Peg Gignoux is working on a new community arts project that could use your support! Join us at the gallery for the official launch party for Wrap Your Head Around It on Sunday, October 5th from 5 to 7 pm! LIGHT Art+Design is a gallery promoting the work of contemporary fine artists, designers, and craftspeople and the awareness of…

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Weekly $142/ Daily $32

Fall Intersession Arts Camp

October 6 @ 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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$15-$18

Parent Child Clay Workshops

October 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:35 am
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Every month on the first Monday until December 1, 2014
Durham Arts Council,
120 Morris St, Durham, NC 27701 United States

These workshops are a great way to get creative with your child. Each workshop will allow your child, with your assistance, to create theirs own ceramic artwork. Take one or take them all! Because the projects need to be fired, artwork will be available for pick up about two weeks after the workshop. (Preregistration Required) Make a Bowl Dates and Price Monday, September 8, 10:00 AM- 11:30 AM $15 per child Tuesday, September 9, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM $15…

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Free

Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps

October 6 @ 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 7 @ 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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Free

Kids Stories & Songs

October 7 @ 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

Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps

October 7 @ 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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$15-$18

Parent Child Clay Workshops

October 7 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every month on the first Tuesday until December 2, 2014
Durham Arts Council,
120 Morris St, Durham, NC 27701 United States
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These workshops are a great way to get creative with your child. Each workshop will allow your child, with your assistance, to create theirs own ceramic artwork. Take one or take them all! Because the projects need to be fired, artwork will be available for pick up about two weeks after the workshop. (Preregistration Required) Make a Bowl Dates and Price Monday, September 8, 10:00 AM- 11:30 AM $15 per child Tuesday, September 9, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM $15…

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$20

Archaeology in Egypt

October 7 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Most people imagine pyramids, temples, or huge statues when someone mentions Egyptian archaeology. Jennifer Gates-Foster will reveal the value of the smaller bits of the archaeological record and discuss their importance in developing a real understanding of the peoples of ancient Egypt. She is just back from a summer in the field, analyzing the pottery from recent excavations at the Ptolemaic gold mine of Samut in Egypt’s Eastern Desert, and co-directing an excavation at Omrit (Israel) focused on a 3rd…

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Free

“Stewards of Children”- YMCA Darkness to Light Training

October 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Homestead Aquatic Center,
300 Northern Park Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

The Chapel Hill-Carrboro YMCA Darkness to Light initiative brings you this FREE 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

Free Support Group for People in Challenging Relationships

October 7 @ 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

Ezra Greenspan discusses William Wells Brown: An African-American Life

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

Born into slavery in Kentucky, raised on the Western frontier on the farm adjacent to Daniel Boone’s, rented out in adolescence to a succession of steamboat captains on the Mississippi and Missouri rivers, the young man known as Sandy reinvented himself as William Wells Brown after escaping to freedom. He lifted himself out of illiteracy and soon became an innovative, widely admired, and hugely popular speaker on antislavery circuits (both American and British) and went on to write the earliest…

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Free

Analog Slide Night

October 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Plaza,
140 West Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Click! Triangle Photo Festival, FRANK Gallery, Town of Chapel Hill Department of Parks and Recreation Cultural Arts Division, and Cassilhaus present BYOCLC (Bring your own Carousel and Lawn Chair) Slide Show Night.  Analog 35mm slides only! Click! Triangle Photo Festival invites you to an old-school slide night.  Bring the family, a carousel slide tray (maximum 80 slide/10 minutes) and lawn chairs, and share your 35mm masterpieces.  Projectors and screens provided.  Work should have originated in 35mm slide format. If you…

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Weekly $142/ Daily $32

Fall Intersession Arts Camp

October 8 @ 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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Free

Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps

October 8 @ 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

Carrboro Farmers’ Market

October 8 @ 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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Author Scott E. Blumenthal: “The Kiss”

October 8 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
Bull’s Head Bookshop,
207 South Rd., Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Author Scott E. Blumenthal discusses his powerful Holocaust-era novel The Kiss, recipient of 2014 IPPY Gold Medal for Historical Fiction. After inheriting his family’s secret heirloom, Aron Beckman discovers his astonishing musical gift. Reading, signing, and discussion. “This breathtaking novel, a musical story set against the backdrop of the Holocaust, filled with wonder and surprises, will stay with you long after you’ve read the last page.” –Ari L. Goldman, author of The Search for God at Harvard Hear the amazing interview…

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$20

Capitalism with a Human Face

October 8 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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This lecture takes a critical look at some assumptions undergirding our free market system. How can capitalism help the 45 million people living in poverty and the 20 million people underemployed in the United States alone? This presentation advocates a new perspective on economics that would provide the basis for a just socio-economic system, ensure a fair distribution of income, care about the environment, and not be indifferent to the welfare of future generations.

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Free

Marie Lu discusses her new young adult novel The Young Elites

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

Adelina Amouteru is a survivor of the blood fever. A decade ago, the deadly illness swept through her nation. Most of the infected perished, while many of the children who survived were left with strange markings. Adelina’s black hair turned silver, her lashes went pale, and now she has only a jagged scar where her left eye once was. Her cruel father believes she is a malfetto, an abomination, ruining their family’s good name and standing in the way of…

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Free

Solarize Chapel Hill Free Solar Info Session

October 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Scroggs Elementary School,
501 Kildaire Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 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 Oct. 8, 7pm, at Scroggs Elementary School. This event will have solar experts to step you through each phase of the process: design and installation, becoming your own power…

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Weekly $142/ Daily $32

Fall Intersession Arts Camp

October 9 @ 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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Free

Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps

October 9 @ 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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Friends of Chapel Hill Public Library Meet the Author Tea

October 9 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Chapel Hill Public Library,
100 Library Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

The Friends of the Chapel Hill Public Library invite you to join us for the October Meet the Author Tea featuring Jim Wallace, and Courage in the Moment: The Civil Rights Struggle, 1961-1964.  Jim Wallace, a reporter for the Daily Tar Heel at the time has documented these historical years in amazing photographs – most of which were taken right here in Chapel Hill.   He includes and names many of the protesters, the policemen and even some of the bystanders. …

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Ed Baptist Lecture: How I Found the Origins of American Capitalism in the Southern Historical Collection

October 9 @ 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 Ed Baptist will discuss his forthcoming book, The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism, and his research in the Southern Historical Collection into the history of the nation’s economy and African American slaves.

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