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April 2015
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Easter Worship

April 5 @ 9:00 am - 10:10 am
University United Methodist Church,
150 E Franklin St., Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Celebrate the resurrection of Jesus on Easter Sunday, April 5! At 9 and 11 a.m., we will hold traditional worship services featuring Holy Communion, the Chancel and Youth Choirs, the sounds of trumpets, timpani and organ, and a singing of Handel’s “Hallelujah Chorus.”

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Free

UNCHARTED

April 5 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every day until April 19, 2015

Three Hillsborough Gallery artists head into UNCHARTED territories in their latest show. Jewelry by Nell Chandler, fiber art by Ali Givens, paintings by Ellie Reinhold. March 23rd through April 19th. Opening reception during Hillsborough’s Last Friday Art Walk, March 27th 6-9pm.  Founded in 2006, the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts is owned & operated by 22 artists, and features painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, metalsmith jewelry, turned wood, pottery & fiber art. Hours: 10-6 Mon–Th, 10-8 Fri & Sat, 12-4 Sun.

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Free

Easter Worship

April 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:15 pm
University United Methodist Church,
150 E Franklin St., Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Celebrate the resurrection of Jesus on Easter Sunday, April 5! At 9 and 11 a.m., we will hold traditional worship services featuring Holy Communion, the Chancel and Youth Choirs, the sounds of trumpets, timpani and organ, and a singing of Handel’s “Hallelujah Chorus.”

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: 4000 Miles (matinee)

April 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until April 19, 2015
Elizabeth Price Kenan Theatre, Center for Dramatic Art,
150 Country Club Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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All Roads Lead Home An elderly grandmother with a fading memory opens her door – and her life – to her wayward grandson. As an overnight couch-surf turns into an extended stay, 4000 Miles unearths surprising commonality across generations in this emotionally compelling and humor-filled drama. Finalist, 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Drama Obie Award, Best New American Play “funny, moving, altogether wonderful” – The New York Times

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: 4000 Miles

April 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until April 19, 2015
Elizabeth Price Kenan Theatre, Center for Dramatic Art,
150 Country Club Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

All Roads Lead Home An elderly grandmother with a fading memory opens her door – and her life – to her wayward grandson. As an overnight couch-surf turns into an extended stay, 4000 Miles unearths surprising commonality across generations in this emotionally compelling and humor-filled drama. Finalist, 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Drama Obie Award, Best New American Play “funny, moving, altogether wonderful” – The New York Times

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Free

UNCHARTED

April 6 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until April 19, 2015

Three Hillsborough Gallery artists head into UNCHARTED territories in their latest show. Jewelry by Nell Chandler, fiber art by Ali Givens, paintings by Ellie Reinhold. March 23rd through April 19th. Opening reception during Hillsborough’s Last Friday Art Walk, March 27th 6-9pm.  Founded in 2006, the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts is owned & operated by 22 artists, and features painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, metalsmith jewelry, turned wood, pottery & fiber art. Hours: 10-6 Mon–Th, 10-8 Fri & Sat, 12-4 Sun.

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Free

UNCHARTED

April 7 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every day until April 19, 2015

Three Hillsborough Gallery artists head into UNCHARTED territories in their latest show. Jewelry by Nell Chandler, fiber art by Ali Givens, paintings by Ellie Reinhold. March 23rd through April 19th. Opening reception during Hillsborough’s Last Friday Art Walk, March 27th 6-9pm.  Founded in 2006, the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts is owned & operated by 22 artists, and features painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, metalsmith jewelry, turned wood, pottery & fiber art. Hours: 10-6 Mon–Th, 10-8 Fri & Sat, 12-4 Sun.

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Free

Wikipedia Edit-a-thons: Art + Feminism

April 7 @ 5:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Sloane Art Library,
102 Hanes Art Center, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Aspiring Wikipedians will have four opportunities to make history in April—by contributing historical research to Wikipedia during “edit-a-thons” at libraries on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus. Anyone with an interest in research, history, or online information can take part in these efforts to improve information in the free online encyclopedia. The libraries will provide refreshments, along with expert assistance in conducting research and updating entries. More information: https://blogs.lib.unc.edu/news/index.php/2015/03/wikipedia-edit-a-thons/

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: 4000 Miles

April 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until April 19, 2015
Elizabeth Price Kenan Theatre, Center for Dramatic Art,
150 Country Club Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

All Roads Lead Home An elderly grandmother with a fading memory opens her door – and her life – to her wayward grandson. As an overnight couch-surf turns into an extended stay, 4000 Miles unearths surprising commonality across generations in this emotionally compelling and humor-filled drama. Finalist, 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Drama Obie Award, Best New American Play “funny, moving, altogether wonderful” – The New York Times

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$10

Pulso Pulso

April 7 @ 8:00 pm
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: Memorial Hall,
114 E. Cameron Ave, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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An English and Spanish musical fusion at UNC’s Memorial Hall. We’ve brought musical acts from our community and campus together with performers from across the state. It’s an evening of cultural fusion that will make you want to get up and dance. Tickets are on sale through the Memorial Hall ticket office or online at http://memorialhall.unc.edu. All proceeds support UNC Family Medicine! Come a little early to grab a bite from the food truck and learn some latin moves!

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Free

UNCHARTED

April 8 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every day until April 19, 2015

Three Hillsborough Gallery artists head into UNCHARTED territories in their latest show. Jewelry by Nell Chandler, fiber art by Ali Givens, paintings by Ellie Reinhold. March 23rd through April 19th. Opening reception during Hillsborough’s Last Friday Art Walk, March 27th 6-9pm.  Founded in 2006, the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts is owned & operated by 22 artists, and features painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, metalsmith jewelry, turned wood, pottery & fiber art. Hours: 10-6 Mon–Th, 10-8 Fri & Sat, 12-4 Sun.

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Free

Carrboro Farmers’ Market Wednesday Market Kick-Off and Evening Eats Event

April 8 @ 3:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Carrboro Farmers’ Market,
301 West Main Street, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States

Chef Baptist Knaven of Provence Restaurant will help us celebrate the beginning of the Wednesday Market season at the Carrboro Farmers’ Market with a yummy seasonal sampling in the gazebo! The Market, which is open 3pm to 6pm, will be followed by an Evening Eats food truck and music event from 6pm to 8:30pm. Come pick up a delicious dinner from Baguettaboutit, Gussy’s Greek Street Food, Halal Haven, Tar Heel Creamery, or La Mesa Latina, and pair it with a…

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Free

Wikipedia Edit-a-thons: African American Soldiers in U.S. Wars

April 8 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
UNC Sonja Haynes Stone Center,
150 South Rd, Chapel HIll, NC United States
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Aspiring Wikipedians will have four opportunities to make history in April—by contributing historical research to Wikipedia during “edit-a-thons” at libraries on the UNC campus. Anyone with an interest in research, history, or online information can take part in these efforts to improve information in the free online encyclopedia. The libraries will provide refreshments, along with expert assistance in conducting research and updating entries. More information: https://blogs.lib.unc.edu/news/index.php/2015/03/wikipedia-edit-a-thons/

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

April 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Pop culture would have you believe that the American Civil War was a medical disaster—inexperienced physicians hacking off limbs with unsanitized medical equipment and patients biting down on bullets to bear the pain. This lecture examines never-before published photos from hospitals and laboratories and the transformation of American medicine.

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Free

Brent Byrd

April 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Johnny’s Gone Fishing,
901 W Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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After performing 600 shows over the past 3 years, and receiving radio play on college stations across the country, Brent Byrd is bringing his Jimi Hendrix-Bob Marley-with-a-touch-of-Dylan-and-Jack-Johnson sound to Johnny’s! The show is free to attend with donations suggested. As always, Johnny’s will have hot cafe drinks, sweets, paninis, and more available to enjoy during the show.

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: 4000 Miles

April 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until April 19, 2015
Elizabeth Price Kenan Theatre, Center for Dramatic Art,
150 Country Club Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

All Roads Lead Home An elderly grandmother with a fading memory opens her door – and her life – to her wayward grandson. As an overnight couch-surf turns into an extended stay, 4000 Miles unearths surprising commonality across generations in this emotionally compelling and humor-filled drama. Finalist, 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Drama Obie Award, Best New American Play “funny, moving, altogether wonderful” – The New York Times

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Free

UNCHARTED

April 9 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until April 19, 2015

Three Hillsborough Gallery artists head into UNCHARTED territories in their latest show. Jewelry by Nell Chandler, fiber art by Ali Givens, paintings by Ellie Reinhold. March 23rd through April 19th. Opening reception during Hillsborough’s Last Friday Art Walk, March 27th 6-9pm.  Founded in 2006, the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts is owned & operated by 22 artists, and features painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, metalsmith jewelry, turned wood, pottery & fiber art. Hours: 10-6 Mon–Th, 10-8 Fri & Sat, 12-4 Sun.

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$40

Wine 400 at Fearrington Village

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

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: 4000 Miles

April 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until April 19, 2015
Elizabeth Price Kenan Theatre, Center for Dramatic Art,
150 Country Club Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

All Roads Lead Home An elderly grandmother with a fading memory opens her door – and her life – to her wayward grandson. As an overnight couch-surf turns into an extended stay, 4000 Miles unearths surprising commonality across generations in this emotionally compelling and humor-filled drama. Finalist, 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Drama Obie Award, Best New American Play “funny, moving, altogether wonderful” – The New York Times

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Harold Night

April 9 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until December 31, 2015

See North Carolina’s Best create a whole world right before your eyes. It’s the format that launched a thousand careers on TV, film, and stages across America. The Harold starts with one suggestion, but where it ends is anyone’s guess as a host of characters take audiences on a never-seen-before improvised adventure. Come inspire a world with a single word.

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Free

UNCHARTED

April 10 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every day until April 19, 2015

Three Hillsborough Gallery artists head into UNCHARTED territories in their latest show. Jewelry by Nell Chandler, fiber art by Ali Givens, paintings by Ellie Reinhold. March 23rd through April 19th. Opening reception during Hillsborough’s Last Friday Art Walk, March 27th 6-9pm.  Founded in 2006, the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts is owned & operated by 22 artists, and features painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, metalsmith jewelry, turned wood, pottery & fiber art. Hours: 10-6 Mon–Th, 10-8 Fri & Sat, 12-4 Sun.

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Free

Big Spring Book Sale

April 10 @ 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Chapel Hill Public Library,
100 Library Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Better than ever! 12,000 books, CDs, DVDs, vinyl, audiobooks. Fiction, children’s books, and 25 non-fiction categories from art to world history. Friday Apr. 10th — 2-5:30 pm for members (books: most $2-$3)–join at the door. Saturday Apr. 11th – free admission for everyone! 10 am-5:30 pm: softcovers $1; hardbacks, $2; children’s 50c-$1; small paperbacks, 50 cents. Media $2. Some special books priced slightly higher. Sunday Apr. 12th — bag sale 1-4 pm: $5 for all the books that fit in…

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$00

5th Annual Members’ Spotlight Exhibition Opening Reception

April 10 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
FRANK Gallery,
109 East Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

5th Annual Members’ Spotlight April 7 – June 7, 2015 Opening Reception: April 10, 2015, 6-9PM One-hundred artists. Fifty exhibitions. Twenty-two members. Five years. Just one FRANK. Over the past five years, FRANK has enriched the town of Chapel Hill through dynamic programming and vibrant exhibitions. Join us to celebrate those individuals who make it all happen. Our fifth annual Members’ Spotlight exhibition showcases the 22 member artists of the Franklin Street Arts Collective and what they do best –…

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$50

Freedom Fund Banquet

April 10 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Scholarship/fundraising event for the Chapel Hill-Carrboro NAACP #5689. Ted Shaw, Professor of Law and the Director of the UNC Center for Civil Rights, will be our keynote speaker! To purchase ad space in the Banquet program, please use this form (which you may also use to reserve tickets or a table). Banquet Tickets are $50 per person. To purchase tickets online, complete the form here.

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2nd Friday Artwalk

April 10 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Every month on the second Friday until November 13, 2015

The 2nd Friday Artwalk takes place in Carrboro and Chapel Hill from 6:00 – 9:00 pm on the second Friday of every month. It’s a great opportunity to explore the many arts venues and businesses in both towns as well as socialize with other art lovers in the community. Many of the galleries will have live music and other art related entertainment. For more information or to see what upcoming openings, click here.

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: 4000 Miles

April 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until April 19, 2015
Elizabeth Price Kenan Theatre, Center for Dramatic Art,
150 Country Club Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

All Roads Lead Home An elderly grandmother with a fading memory opens her door – and her life – to her wayward grandson. As an overnight couch-surf turns into an extended stay, 4000 Miles unearths surprising commonality across generations in this emotionally compelling and humor-filled drama. Finalist, 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Drama Obie Award, Best New American Play “funny, moving, altogether wonderful” – The New York Times

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Mister Diplomat

April 10 @ 10:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Every week on Friday until December 31, 2015
DSI Comedy Theater,
462 West Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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DSI’s flagship show features true stories told by a local celebrity or special guest. Those anecdotes inspire a world of captivating scenes, fully improvised by some of the most skilled improv comedians in North Carolina.

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Duke-UNC Rotary Peace Center Annual Conference

April 11 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center at UNC,
301 Pittsboro Street, Chapel Hill, 27516
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On April 11th, 2015, ten graduating fellows will host Rotarians, faculty, staff, students, and local participants as they present their research on a wide range of issues affecting peace around the world. The theme this year is “People-Centered Approaches to Conflict Resolution and Sustainable Peace.”

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$55-$65

Local Deciduous Trees

April 11 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Every week until April 18, 2015

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

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Free

UNCHARTED

April 11 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until April 19, 2015

Three Hillsborough Gallery artists head into UNCHARTED territories in their latest show. Jewelry by Nell Chandler, fiber art by Ali Givens, paintings by Ellie Reinhold. March 23rd through April 19th. Opening reception during Hillsborough’s Last Friday Art Walk, March 27th 6-9pm.  Founded in 2006, the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts is owned & operated by 22 artists, and features painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, metalsmith jewelry, turned wood, pottery & fiber art. Hours: 10-6 Mon–Th, 10-8 Fri & Sat, 12-4 Sun.

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Free

UNC Science Expo

April 11 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
UNC Campus,
Chapel Hill, NC United States

Celebrate science street-fair style on Saturday, April 11 from 10am to 3pm at the 5th annual UNC Science Expo! This free event for all ages features more than 100 fascinating hands-on interactive activities, demonstrations, stage entertainment and behind-the-scenes lab tours. Robotics, Google glass, 3-D printing, virtual reality, Oculus Rift, Mayan glyphs, DNA extraction, archaeologists, liquid nitrogen ice cream, genetics, sustainability and so much more! We have a rock climbing wall and Segway for the adventuresome and a small science area…

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Joanna Maxham Trunk Show at Fearrington Village

April 11 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every day until April 12, 2015
Dovecote at Fearrington Village,
2000 Fearrington Village Center, Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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It was love at first sight when we were first discovered Joanna Maxham handbags in NY a couple of years ago, but the shop was still finding its way and we did not feel that we were ready for a serious line of handbags – so thanks to all of you for getting us there! We are honored and excited to welcome Joanna Maxham and her gorgeous eponymous line of luxury handbags to Dovecote this weekend! Joanna’s collection combines understated palettes…

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Free

Big Spring Book Sale

April 11 @ 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Chapel Hill Public Library,
100 Library Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Better than ever! 12,000 books, CDs, DVDs, vinyl, audiobooks. Fiction, children’s books, and 25 non-fiction categories from art to world history. Friday Apr. 10th — 2-5:30 pm for members (books: most $2-$3)–join at the door. Saturday Apr. 11th – free admission for everyone! 10 am-5:30 pm: softcovers $1; hardbacks, $2; children’s 50c-$1; small paperbacks, 50 cents. Media $2. Some special books priced slightly higher. Sunday Apr. 12th — bag sale 1-4 pm: $5 for all the books that fit in…

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FREE

Annual Health on the Block Fair: Boardwalk to Better Health

April 11 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Every year, the North Carolina Health Careers Access Program at UNC Chapel Hill hosts an Annual Health on the Block Fair. This years theme is Boardwalk to Better Health. This event will provide a variety of different health services such as health screenings, hearing screenings, and HIV screenings. In addition, there will also be free food and prizes, a kids zone, live performances, disability serves, information on dental heath, a UNC Kidney Bus and all around fun for the whole…

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Occoneechee Speedway 5K

April 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Occoneeche Speedway,
320 Elizabeth Brady Road, Hillsborough , NC 27278 United States

The Boy Scouts in Troop 328 are putting on a 5K fundraiser at the Occoneechee Speedway. The race will be on April 11, 2015 at 10am. The fundraiser will go towards their scouting activities & camps for 2015.

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$5-$25

UNC Wesley Campus Ministry’s Big Wesley Auction

April 11 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Christ Church United Methodist,
800 Market Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Enjoy food, fellowship friends and fundraising! Join students, staff and UNC Wesley friends along with special guest, UNC mascot, Rameses and Auctioneers Deems May and Brent Comstock ’17 for a BBQ Luncheon, Silent and Live Auction. Bid on and win auction items in support of students participating in the ministry and mission opportunities offered by UNC Wesley Campus Ministry. Adult Ticket $25 Students and Children $5 Young Alumni $10 (UNC Wesley Alumni 2008-2014) Tickets include admission to the auction, bidding…

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$5 suggested donation

Walk for Health

April 11 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
UNC Campus,
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Please join us for the 2015 UNC Walk for Health on April 11, 2015. Starting at noon, the walk will begin at the Jackson Hall tennis courts and end at Finley Golf Course. This years walk will be led by Bobby Gersten who is the University of North Carolina’s oldest living basketball and baseball player. Walkers will receive a t-shirt, lunch and treated to entertainment throughout the event. Come out, stretch you legs and enjoy a day of fun and exercise. Event…

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: 4000 Miles (matinee)

April 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Elizabeth Price Kenan Theatre, Center for Dramatic Art,
150 Country Club Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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All Roads Lead Home An elderly grandmother with a fading memory opens her door – and her life – to her wayward grandson. As an overnight couch-surf turns into an extended stay, 4000 Miles unearths surprising commonality across generations in this emotionally compelling and humor-filled drama. Finalist, 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Drama Obie Award, Best New American Play “funny, moving, altogether wonderful” – The New York Times

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Free

PAN Vegan Pledge

April 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week for 5 weeks
Friends Meeting House,
31 Raleigh Rd, , Chapel Hill, 27514 United States

The Vegan Pledge is a four-week program designed to provide all the necessary education and resources to those who are ready to go vegan and are willing to try it for at least the 30-day time period. A series of five weekly meetings will provide pledges with speakers, cooking classes, and more! Ready to give veganism a try?

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$25.00

Third Annual Art for Hope

April 11 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Shared Visions Retreat Center,
3717 Murphy School Road, Durham, NC 27701 United States

Third Annual Art for Hope Art for Hope is an annual gala fundraising event, featuring an auction and raffle of fine arts and crafts by area artists. Funds raised support Josh’s Hope Foundation, a local nonprofit organization serving young adults with serious mental-health conditions, helping them identify resources, build skills and develop plans to successfully transition to adulthood. This year’s event will be held at the Shared Visions Retreat Center and features live music by guitarist and singer Gary Mitchell,…

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: 4000 Miles

April 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until April 19, 2015
Elizabeth Price Kenan Theatre, Center for Dramatic Art,
150 Country Club Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

All Roads Lead Home An elderly grandmother with a fading memory opens her door – and her life – to her wayward grandson. As an overnight couch-surf turns into an extended stay, 4000 Miles unearths surprising commonality across generations in this emotionally compelling and humor-filled drama. Finalist, 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Drama Obie Award, Best New American Play “funny, moving, altogether wonderful” – The New York Times

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15 general, 12 senior, 10 student/ArtsCenter Friend

Transactors’ “Last Words”

April 11 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The ArtsCenter,
300 E Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States

No, Transactors Improv isn’t going the way of the dodo. Instead Last Words is the theme for company’s two-act show April 11 at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro. Act one is short, unconnected scenes and the second part is an extended piece that lends its name to the show. In this form, the company will use audience members’ suggestions of what that they think or hope will be in their obituaries—and what will be left out. Each suggestion taken will be…

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10+

Hotel Modern and Arthur Sauer – The Great War

April 11 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

1914-1918. Millions of soldiers wrote letters to their loved ones from the trenches. Millions died in the fire and mud. Millions came home with stories that could not be told or heard. In this startlingly original live animation performance, Dutch theater ensemble Hotel Modern and composer Arthur Sauer delve into the brutal trench warfare of World War I to address the timeless horrors of combat. Performers roam staggeringly convincing miniature worlds created from household paraphernalia, armed with tiny video cameras…

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Free

UNCHARTED

April 12 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until April 19, 2015

Three Hillsborough Gallery artists head into UNCHARTED territories in their latest show. Jewelry by Nell Chandler, fiber art by Ali Givens, paintings by Ellie Reinhold. March 23rd through April 19th. Opening reception during Hillsborough’s Last Friday Art Walk, March 27th 6-9pm.  Founded in 2006, the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts is owned & operated by 22 artists, and features painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, metalsmith jewelry, turned wood, pottery & fiber art. Hours: 10-6 Mon–Th, 10-8 Fri & Sat, 12-4 Sun.

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Joanna Maxham Trunk Show at Fearrington Village

April 12 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until April 12, 2015
Dovecote at Fearrington Village,
2000 Fearrington Village Center, Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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It was love at first sight when we were first discovered Joanna Maxham handbags in NY a couple of years ago, but the shop was still finding its way and we did not feel that we were ready for a serious line of handbags – so thanks to all of you for getting us there! We are honored and excited to welcome Joanna Maxham and her gorgeous eponymous line of luxury handbags to Dovecote this weekend! Joanna’s collection combines understated palettes…

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$6

Touch A Truck

April 12 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
University Mall Parking Lot,
201 South Estes Dr., Chapel Hill, NC United States

Come join the fun at the 7th annual Touch A Truck event!  Touch A Truck provides a unique opportunity for children to explore all types of vehicles in a safe, supervised environment. Kid-friendly activities, entertainment, and a raffle with some amazing prizes will make it a fun filled afternoon for the entire family.  All proceeds go towards supporting the North Carolina Children’s Hospital and Boy Scout Troop 39.  Admission is $6 per person with a maximum of $25 per family. …

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Carrboro Cd & Record Show

April 12 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

20th Bi-annual Carrboro CD and Record Show 40 tables of new & used CDs, vinyl records and music memorabilia      

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Free

Carrboro Open Streets

April 12 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Weaver Street,
Weaver Street, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States

Come join half of Carrboro as we once again close Weaver Street to cars and open it to people! We’ll have rock climbing, yoga and zumba in the streets, bicycle loops for kids to ride, slow bike races for adults, classes to help young cyclists say goodbye to their training wheels, and so much more. Make your own smoothie in our bike blender! All events are free, and there is something for everyone.

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Free

Big Spring Book Sale

April 12 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Chapel Hill Public Library,
100 Library Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Better than ever! 12,000 books, CDs, DVDs, vinyl, audiobooks. Fiction, children’s books, and 25 non-fiction categories from art to world history. Friday Apr. 10th — 2-5:30 pm for members (books: most $2-$3)–join at the door. Saturday Apr. 11th – free admission for everyone! 10 am-5:30 pm: softcovers $1; hardbacks, $2; children’s 50c-$1; small paperbacks, 50 cents. Media $2. Some special books priced slightly higher. Sunday Apr. 12th — bag sale 1-4 pm: $5 for all the books that fit in…

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: 4000 Miles (matinee)

April 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until April 19, 2015
Elizabeth Price Kenan Theatre, Center for Dramatic Art,
150 Country Club Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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All Roads Lead Home An elderly grandmother with a fading memory opens her door – and her life – to her wayward grandson. As an overnight couch-surf turns into an extended stay, 4000 Miles unearths surprising commonality across generations in this emotionally compelling and humor-filled drama. Finalist, 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Drama Obie Award, Best New American Play “funny, moving, altogether wonderful” – The New York Times

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