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February 2015
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Carolina Science Cafe at Back Bar

February 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Top of the Hill,
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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The Helping Hand Project UNC undergraduate Jeff Powell describes this exciting student-started, student-run venture that utilizes 3-D printing technology to make affordable prosthetics for children in need. How did he get started? What advances does he foresee in the design process? Morehead Planetarium and Science Center’s free, current science awareness program, Carolina Science Cafe, is designed for adults. This program explores the science topics making national and international headlines and offers the chance to meet the experts behind the headlines.…

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Free

Experiencing Wholeness: How to Feel Better in Every Way in 2015

February 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Unity Center of Peace,
8800 Seawell School Rd., Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Imagine feeling supported regularly in achieving your vision for deep joy and wholeness in your life. Imagine having a personal team of highly skilled healers, traditional and holistic, spiritual, emotional, and physical, collaborating for your wellness and joyful living. On Feb. 14, the Oasis is opening our new Whole Person Wellness Center at Unity Center of Peace in Chapel Hill. During weekdays and early evening hours, we will offer individual sessions as well as classes led by members of our consortium…

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: Trouble in Mind

February 4 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
running January 21-February 8
UNC Center for Dramatic Art,
150 Country Club Rd. , Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Broadway, 1957. In rehearsals for a groundbreaking racially integrated production, the leading actress must wrestle with a choice between the role of a lifetime or compromising her values, in this bitingly satiric classic. “Wise and extraordinarily winning” “one of the best plays about racism ever written” – The Washington Post For information and to purchase tickets, call (919) 962-PLAY (7529) or visit www.playmakersrep.org.

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Free

Lunch Box Concert Series

February 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Thursday, recurring 8 times
Carrboro Century Center,
100 North Greensboro Street, Carrboro, NC United States
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Lunch Box Concert Series-January and February This popular series returns with a variety of musical experiences, there is something for everyone, so come in and enjoy free live music!  Just bring your lunch to Century Hall every Thursday in January & February and enjoy free concerts featuring the best of local and regional bands! Free coffee is provided courtesy of Open Eye Café. January     8-Eric Bannan-folk January   15- Onda- Bossa Nova January   22- Dogwood Blossom-Folk January  29-  Tiny House- contemporary original music…

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Silent (No More!) Auction

February 5 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Carolina Club,
550 Stadium Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27510 United States

The 10th annual Silent (No More!) Auction benefits the UNC Hospitals’ Beacon Child and Family Program, and is the primary fundraising event for this program. Proceeds raised from The Silent (No More!) Auction provide funds to assist patients, families, and employees who are experiencing family violence. Our hosts and long-term sponsors are Molly Maid of Chapel Hill and the Ms. Molly Foundation. With the help of generous local individuals and business owners who have donated auction items, the Silent (No More!) Auction is a lively evening filled with delicious food, good folks, and a silent and live auction. For more information…

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: Trouble in Mind

February 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
running January 21-February 8
UNC Center for Dramatic Art,
150 Country Club Rd. , Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Broadway, 1957. In rehearsals for a groundbreaking racially integrated production, the leading actress must wrestle with a choice between the role of a lifetime or compromising her values, in this bitingly satiric classic. “Wise and extraordinarily winning” “one of the best plays about racism ever written” – The Washington Post For information and to purchase tickets, call (919) 962-PLAY (7529) or visit www.playmakersrep.org.

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Free

First Fridays: Abundance: Why the Future is Brighter than You Think!

February 6 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

This webinar will reveal the secrets from Peter Diamandis’ Abundance 360 Summit.   You view the world through a lens of abundance, not scarcity.  You’re excited about the future, not scared of it. You’re interested in growing your business 10x or 100x, going global and exponential, and positively impacting the world. If this sounds like you, you’ve come to the right place!

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Free

Ralph Peer and the Making of Popular Roots Music

February 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wilson Library,
201 South Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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6:00-6:45pm Book Talk, Pleasants Family Assembly Room 7:00-8:00pm Concert – Dom Flemons, Pleasants Family Assembly Room Book talk by author Barry Mazor followed by a concert by Dom Flemons. Barry Mazor used unique materials in the Southern Folklife Collection (SFC) to research his book, notably the only recorded interview with Ralph Peer. Dom Flemons is a founding member of the Carolina Chocolate Drops. His personal collection is in the SFC.

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Free

Love is in the Air Sweetheart Ball

February 6 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Robert & Pearl Seymour Center,
2551 Homestead Road , Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

If you’re single and want to mingle or already a couple – Love is in the Air.   The Hannah Ruth Foundation presents a night of food, fun and dancing for 60 years young and older.    For additional information email hannahruthfoundation@gmail.com or call 919-537-2284

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Free

Tyler Alderson Live

February 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Johnny’s Gone Fishing,
901 W Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Tyler began playing guitar, banjo, and harmonica in his home state of Massachusetts, later following his passion for old-time music to Carnegie Mellon University. He then headed to Cork, Ireland, earning a Masters degree in Ethnomusicology from University College Cork while playing at pubs across the country. He plays the banjo, harmonica, guitar, tin whistle, and flute, but Tyler’s focus is on the power of the human voice to move, excite, and evoke. From traditional ballads to newly written songs,…

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: Trouble in Mind

February 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
running January 21-February 8
UNC Center for Dramatic Art,
150 Country Club Rd. , Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Broadway, 1957. In rehearsals for a groundbreaking racially integrated production, the leading actress must wrestle with a choice between the role of a lifetime or compromising her values, in this bitingly satiric classic. “Wise and extraordinarily winning” “one of the best plays about racism ever written” – The Washington Post For information and to purchase tickets, call (919) 962-PLAY (7529) or visit www.playmakersrep.org.

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10+

Audra McDonald

February 6 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Memorial Hall, UNC-Chapel Hill,
114 E Cameron Avenue, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Unparalleled in the breadth and versatility of her artistry as both singer and actress, Audra McDonald is blessed with a radiant soprano voice and an incomparable gift for dramatic story-telling. Equally at home on Broadway and opera stages, film and television, her record-tying five Tony Awards, two Grammy Awards and a long list of other accolades place her among today’s most enthralling performers. A veteran of the NBC series Law and Order: Special Victims Unit and ABC’s medical drama Private…

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30-40

Cornucopia’s Chocolate 5K

February 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Duke University East Campus Gazebo,
1332 Campus Dr , Durham, NC 27708 United States

Cornucopia’s Chocolate 5K will be held at Duke’s East Campus Gazebo, Saturday, Feb. 7, 9 am. Run, jog or walk along the campus route and pause at sweet stops along the way for a taste of Ghirardelli chocolates.   Register online at www.cancersupport4u.org.  Proceeds help Cornucopia provide oncology support services at no charge to anyone affected by cancer. 919/401-9333.

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SKIF Trunk Show at Fearrington Village

February 7 @ 10:00 am - March 7 @ 5:00 pm
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Every day until February 8, 2015
Dovecote at Fearrington Village,
2000 Fearrington Village Center, Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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We welcome Alicia Betts back with her amazing collection of SKIF hand-loomed sweaters – a show we always look forward to! Headquartered in a rehabbed building in the Hill neighborhood of St. Louis, Missouri, Ganci’s office is an all-in-one boutique, sales center, design studio and workshop. Her business mantra is enveloped by her brand name SKIF, meaning “Sweaters Knitted in Freedom.” With a crew that fluctuates between eight and fifteen, people choose their scheduling and the type of work they…

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Free

The Kemba Smith Project: Saving Our Sons & Daughters

February 7 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Chapel of the Cross,
304 E. Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Delta Foundation (CHC)  and Chapel Hill-Carrboro Area Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. (CHCAA) will present The Kemba Smith Project: Saving our Daughters and our Sons on Saturday, February 7, 2015  from 2PM- 6PM at the Chapel of the Cross, Chapel Hill, NC.  This FREE program will include a panel discussion, short film presentation, presentation by Kemba Smith, book signing and reception. Kemba Smith is the author of Poster Child and her story chronicles how she went from college…

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Free

GODI GODAR! LIVE! FREE!

February 7 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Oasis at Carr Mill,
200 N Greensboro St A5, Carrboro, 27510 United States
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Fundraiser for GoConsciousEarth.org The balaphone from an African’s instrument it beautiful piece made out with bolondo wood, gourds resonate the sound rapped with antelope hide. The solos Godi plays are usually representing Mother Nature by intuition. Godi Godar is the grandson of Moteke Bihio, the Chief of Ikoko Bonginda a small village in the Lake Tumba Region of DR of Congo. At the age of 11, he had vivid dream that one day he would leave is tribe and travel…

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Free

GODI GODAR! LIVE! FREE!

February 7 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Oasis at Carr Mill,
200 N Greensboro St A5, Carrboro, 27510 United States
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Fundraiser for GoConsciousEarth.org The balaphone from an African’s instrument it beautiful piece made out with bolondo wood, gourds resonate the sound rapped with antelope hide. The solos Godi plays are usually representing Mother Nature by intuition. Godi Godar is the grandson of Moteke Bihio, the Chief of Ikoko Bonginda a small village in the Lake Tumba Region of DR of Congo. At the age of 11, he had vivid dream that one day he would leave is tribe and travel…

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$6

“Reel Israel: Third Annual Israeli Documentary Film Series”

February 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Kehillah Synagogue,
1200 Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Through five incredible documentary films, go on a tour of Israel like you’ve never seen before. Each film screening will be followed by evocative, honest discussions, led by Duke Assistant Professor Shai Ginsburg Tale of Nicolai & the Law of Return The story of Nicolai begins in a tiny, remote village in the Romanian region of Moldavia. With the collapse of communism, Nicolai suddenly found himself out of work, so he decided to seek his fortune overseas, far from his…

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: Trouble in Mind

February 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
running January 21-February 8
UNC Center for Dramatic Art,
150 Country Club Rd. , Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Broadway, 1957. In rehearsals for a groundbreaking racially integrated production, the leading actress must wrestle with a choice between the role of a lifetime or compromising her values, in this bitingly satiric classic. “Wise and extraordinarily winning” “one of the best plays about racism ever written” – The Washington Post For information and to purchase tickets, call (919) 962-PLAY (7529) or visit www.playmakersrep.org.

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15 general, 12 senior, 10 student/ArtsCenter Friend

Transactors Improv: “The Love Show”

February 7 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The ArtsCenter,
300 E Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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It’s time to climb aboard the love roller coaster! Transactors’ The Love Show is an improvised look at the ups and downs of romantic relationships. Are we screaming from joy, fear, or something else? The two-act show features short and long improvised scenes, all based on audience suggestions and all focused on love. The first act is unrelated scenes, featuring music with pianist Glenn Mehrbach. The second part is a long form, an unscripted play comprised of interrelated scenes. “Romantic…

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SKIF Trunk Show at Fearrington Village

February 8 @ 10:00 am - March 8 @ 5:00 pm
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Every day until February 8, 2015
Dovecote at Fearrington Village,
2000 Fearrington Village Center, Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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We welcome Alicia Betts back with her amazing collection of SKIF hand-loomed sweaters – a show we always look forward to! Headquartered in a rehabbed building in the Hill neighborhood of St. Louis, Missouri, Ganci’s office is an all-in-one boutique, sales center, design studio and workshop. Her business mantra is enveloped by her brand name SKIF, meaning “Sweaters Knitted in Freedom.” With a crew that fluctuates between eight and fifteen, people choose their scheduling and the type of work they…

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$60

Cornucopia’s A Chocolate Affaire

February 8 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sheraton Chapel Hill,
1 Europa Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States
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Join Cornucopia Cancer Support Center for its 15th annual A Chocolate Affaire benefit, Feb. 8, 2-5 pm at the Chapel Hill Sheraton. Enjoy chocolate treats from more than 30 Triangle-area restaurants, paired with hors d’oeuvres, savories and complimentary beverages.  In addition to bidding in live and silent auctions, guests also may cast their votes in the Best of Chocolate Hill dessert competition. Tickets are $60. All proceeds help Cornucopia provide oncology support services at no charge to anyone affected by…

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: Trouble in Mind

February 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
running January 21-February 8
UNC Center for Dramatic Art,
150 Country Club Rd. , Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Broadway, 1957. In rehearsals for a groundbreaking racially integrated production, the leading actress must wrestle with a choice between the role of a lifetime or compromising her values, in this bitingly satiric classic. “Wise and extraordinarily winning” “one of the best plays about racism ever written” – The Washington Post For information and to purchase tickets, call (919) 962-PLAY (7529) or visit www.playmakersrep.org.

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: Trouble in Mind

February 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
running January 21-February 8
UNC Center for Dramatic Art,
150 Country Club Rd. , Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Broadway, 1957. In rehearsals for a groundbreaking racially integrated production, the leading actress must wrestle with a choice between the role of a lifetime or compromising her values, in this bitingly satiric classic. “Wise and extraordinarily winning” “one of the best plays about racism ever written” – The Washington Post For information and to purchase tickets, call (919) 962-PLAY (7529) or visit www.playmakersrep.org.

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varies, see registration

Discover Your WHY / Core Values

February 10 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Embassy Suites Greenville Golf Resort & Conference Center,
670 Verdae Boulevard, Greenville, SC 29607 United States
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This is a special one day workshop for business owners and their teams.  Together, we will create engagement and alignment of the senior team by discovering the WHY of the business and create a statement of Core Values. Spend a day with your team and gain clarity and inspiration that you will apply in specific and concrete ways to improve your results in 2015!

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$20

Take a Walk on the Wild Side: When White Characters Masquerade Blackness

February 10 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Scarlett O’Hara in Gone with the Wind (1939) and Julie Marsden in Jezebel (1938) are not your typical southern belles. They defy patriarchy and resist prescribed roles associated with white femininity while defending the threatened South. Charlene Regester examines how these characters parade, imitate, and/or perform blackness while retaining their whiteness. She argues this masquerading blackness by the protagonists helps explain why these films hold an unending fascination for spectators. TIME: 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. All Spotlight on Scholars events…

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Free

Crude Extractions: the Quest for Oil and the Construction of an Imaginary Modernity in Iranian Cinema

February 10 @ 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
FedEx Global Education Center at UNC,
301 Pittsboro Street, Chapel Hill, 27516
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Auditorium, FedEx Global Education Center Professor Negar Mottahedeh of Duke University is a cultural critic and film theorist specializing in interdisciplinary and feminist contributions to the fields of Middle Eastern Studies and Film Studies. She will speak on contemporary Iranian film. This program is co-sponsored by the Carolina Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations, UNC Persian Studies, and the Iranian Cultural Society of North Carolina.

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Free

Lunch Box Concert Series

February 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Thursday, recurring 8 times
Carrboro Century Center,
100 North Greensboro Street, Carrboro, NC United States
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Lunch Box Concert Series-January and February This popular series returns with a variety of musical experiences, there is something for everyone, so come in and enjoy free live music!  Just bring your lunch to Century Hall every Thursday in January & February and enjoy free concerts featuring the best of local and regional bands! Free coffee is provided courtesy of Open Eye Café. January     8-Eric Bannan-folk January   15- Onda- Bossa Nova January   22- Dogwood Blossom-Folk January  29-  Tiny House- contemporary original music…

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10+

Kronos Quartet – Beyond Zero 1914-1918

February 12 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Memorial Hall, UNC-Chapel Hill,
114 E Cameron Avenue, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Dubbed The War to End All Wars, World War I ushered in a century of warfare that continues into this millennium. What were the lessons of The Great War and how can they be applied to today’s world? How did artists bear witness and respond to the human tragedy of the war in Europe a century ago, and what can artists and audiences do in response to wars being fought around the globe today? This new multimedia work commemorates the…

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$149+

Valentine’s Day Stay at the Carolina Inn

February 13
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Every day until February 15, 2015

Make your Valentine’s Day weekend special by securing a stay at The Carolina Inn February 13th – 15th. Receive rates starting at $149 inclusive of breakfast for two. Upon check-in, a bottle of chilled Prosecco will be waiting for you. Booking link here. Offer is available 2/13-15

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Free

Opening Reception: Keith Allen & Carol Retsch-Bogart

February 13 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
FRANK Gallery,
109 East Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Featured artists in February 2015 are Keith Allen and Carol Retsch-Bogart. Celebrate their show with us during Chapel Hill’s 2nd Friday Artwalk!

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2nd Friday Artwalk

February 13 @ 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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suggested donation of $5

Geomancy: Divination by Geography

February 13 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Every day until February 14, 2015
Swain Hall,
101 e. cameron, Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Soldiers on the Western Front spent months or years in small geographical areas; they lived in the earth, and knew every tree and rubbled farm. Their survival depended on their ability to read the land, and then on their ability to take precise actions to eliminate any threat. Using texts from a poem cycle by contemporary poet Elizabeth T. Gray, Jr. and World War I period texts ranging from poetry to trench songs to military instruction manuals and field maps, Geomancy:…

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$149+

Valentine’s Day Stay at the Carolina Inn

February 14
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Every day until February 15, 2015

Make your Valentine’s Day weekend special by securing a stay at The Carolina Inn February 13th – 15th. Receive rates starting at $149 inclusive of breakfast for two. Upon check-in, a bottle of chilled Prosecco will be waiting for you. Booking link here. Offer is available 2/13-15

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The North Carolina Home Front, 1940-1945

February 14 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
UNC Campus,
Chapel Hill, NC United States

World War II was an international war, transforming regions around the world. North Carolina was no exception. Between 1940 and 1945 millions of service members moved through the fifty-one military facilities in the state. The state’s industrial and agricultural production increased dramatically, transforming this mostly rural state into a mostly urban one. Despite North Carolina’s important contributions to the war effort, the war also exposed hard facts about their state’s demographic makeup. More North Carolinians were rejected for military service…

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Free

Dawn ’til Dusk Community Day: JOUR D’AMOUR

February 14 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Ackland Art Museum,
101 S Columbia Street, Chapel Hill, 27514
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A Valentine’s Day celebration of [mostly French] art and community inspired by Genius and Grace! All-ages, Pop-In Activities, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM: create a handmade card for a loved one tour the exhibition Genius and Grace seek out love! — on a Valentine’s-themed scavenger hunt in the galleries Special, Sign-Up Programs:  French Breakfast: 9:00-10:00 AM Meet up with fellow art-lovers over coffee and patisseries in the Museum’s galleries. Hosted by Amanda Hughes. Free, but space is limited. Register here! Paired Portraits Workshop: 6:00-7:30 PM, held…

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$8

Family Gardening Series – Tee-PEAS

February 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am

It’s time to plant peas ’round the teepee! Even though the air is still chilly, now is the time to get seeds in the ground for a sweet spring time harvest. Discover this delicious, climbing vine, help plant peas in the vegetable garden and to take home, and learn how to build a tee pee for your pea plant to grow on in your garden! One adult per child please. Fee, per child: $8 ($6 for members); no fee for…

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Magaschoni Trunk Show at Fearrington Village

February 14 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until February 15, 2015
Dovecote at Fearrington Village,
2000 Fearrington Village Center, Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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After my husband and my dog, my heart belongs to cashmere! What better addition to our Valentine weekend than this line we have all come to love with a passion! Holly Gordon is back to usher in our first early spring delivery and to tempt us with gorgeous spring color we lust for during these drab winter months. Bring your Valentine by the shop this weekend and let us wrap her in cashmere. What a luxurious way to say “I…

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$50 individual/$95 couple

Valentine’s Day Indoor Tailgate at TOPO

February 14 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Top of the Hill – Great Room,
100 East Franklin St. 3rd Floor, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Enjoy a winter lunch with TOPO beer and liquor tastings at Top of the Hill’s Great Room. Watch UNC men’s basketball take on Pitt on the big screen while girls get pampered. We’ll have Videri chocolate, flowers, artisan coolers and more. This event is perfect for couples – or gather a group of girlfriends and treat yourselves! A portion of proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to the Durham Branch of the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North…

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10 general, 8 senior, 6 student

Transactors Improv: For Families!

February 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Common Ground Theatre,
4815B Hillsborough Rd, Durham, NC 27705 United States
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Transactors Improv: For Families! presents “Be Mine–Or Else…” Valentine’s Day silliness for families with kids in grades K-6! “Be Mine–Or Else…” is an improvised show based on audience suggestions. Like Bugs Bunny cartoons, it’s aimed at younger audiences but has lots to amuse grownups too. The cast includes director Anoo Brod, Bart Hubbard, and Steve Scott.

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$20

Wildlife Garden Design

February 14 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Stefan Bloodworth, Curator, Blomquist Garden of Native Plants, Sarah P. Duke Gardens This workshop focuses on the vital components of a garden designed to attract and sustain a diverse cross-section of wildlife species. Special attention will be paid to specific plant families which boast a diverse contingent of wildlife-attracting species. In addition, we’ll discuss how to provide refuge and sustenance for all stages of the insect life cycle, the vital role of water in the wildlife garden, and the important…

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$25 adults; $15 students; age 12 and under $10; age 5 and under Free

Carnevale di Venezia 2015

February 14 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Binkley Church Fellowship Hall,
1712 Willow Drive(Corner Willow and Fordham Blvd), Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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The Goathouse Refuge, North Carolina’s premier no-kill cat shelter, will host its annual Carrnevale di Venezia, a fun-packed fundraiser in the Italian style. Live music, dancers, performers, Venice carnival-style costumes and masks, games, food beverages, prizes and more await you! Fun for the whole family! Wear a costume and win a prize. Drawings for a one-week accommodation in Italian villa, gift certificates, Scarpa pottery and other fabulous prizes will be awarded. Adults $25; student $15; children 12 and under $10;…

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$55

Valentine’s Day Farm Dinner

February 14 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Root Cellar Cafe & Catering,
750 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill , NC 27514 United States
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The Root Cellar Cafe & Catering is hosting a Valentine’s Day Farm Dinner with wine pairing on Saturday, Feb. 14, at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $55 per person. RSVP to 919-967-3663. Menu includes: Globe artichokes stuffed with a blue cheese artichoke stuffing and served with house-made crackers; lobster bisque with lobster raviolis; Mill’s Family Farm beef wellington: seared filet of beef with a mushroom duxelle, wrapped in a buttery puff pastry, and served with a red wine demi glaze; baby…

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suggested donation of $5

Geomancy: Divination by Geography

February 14 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until February 14, 2015
Swain Hall,
101 e. cameron, Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Soldiers on the Western Front spent months or years in small geographical areas; they lived in the earth, and knew every tree and rubbled farm. Their survival depended on their ability to read the land, and then on their ability to take precise actions to eliminate any threat. Using texts from a poem cycle by contemporary poet Elizabeth T. Gray, Jr. and World War I period texts ranging from poetry to trench songs to military instruction manuals and field maps, Geomancy:…

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$149+

Valentine’s Day Stay at the Carolina Inn

February 15
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until February 15, 2015

Make your Valentine’s Day weekend special by securing a stay at The Carolina Inn February 13th – 15th. Receive rates starting at $149 inclusive of breakfast for two. Upon check-in, a bottle of chilled Prosecco will be waiting for you. Booking link here. Offer is available 2/13-15

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Magaschoni Trunk Show at Fearrington Village

February 15 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until February 15, 2015
Dovecote at Fearrington Village,
2000 Fearrington Village Center, Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
+ Google Map

After my husband and my dog, my heart belongs to cashmere! What better addition to our Valentine weekend than this line we have all come to love with a passion! Holly Gordon is back to usher in our first early spring delivery and to tempt us with gorgeous spring color we lust for during these drab winter months. Bring your Valentine by the shop this weekend and let us wrap her in cashmere. What a luxurious way to say “I…

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$15-$20

Weeds 101

February 15 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Sally Heiney, NCBG Horticulturist Every gardener and homeowner can tell you what they consider to be a weed. Too often, one person’s weed is another creature’s critical food source or shelter, while another person’s prized plant might be the next ecological disaster. Discussion will include a brief history of weeds and their impact on ecosystems and our economy. This workshop focuses on ways to identify your weeds and strategies for their management, whether they be friend or foe. Management practices…

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Free

From Shadow to Light

February 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm
Hill Hall Auditorium,
UNC-CH campus, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

The Chapel Hill Philharmonia’s classical concert features gifted soloists Jennifer Curtis and Thomas Otten.  Multi-talented violinist Jennifer Curtis, who performs in Carnegie Hall as well as Europe and South America, will play Vaughan Williams ‘The Lark Ascending,” a gorgeous piece recently voted Britain’s favorite. Thomas Otten, internationally-known prize-winning pianist and UNC Music Professor, will join the orchestra in Mozart’s masterful “Piano Concerto No. 20.” Conductor Donald Oehler will lead the full orchestra in Schubert’s Symphony #8. Titled the “Unfinished Symphony”,…

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Irvin Mayfield and the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra

February 15 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Memorial Hall, UNC-Chapel Hill,
114 E Cameron Avenue, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Celebrate Mardi Gras with New Orleans trumpeter, bandleader, composer, arranger, professor, businessman, cultural ambassador and recording artist Irvin Mayfield. Winner of a Grammy Award and a Billboard Contemporary Latin Jazz Award, he’s on a mission to put jazz at the center of American culture. With more than 16 recordings, numerous collaborations and four orchestral commissions, Mayfield is one of the most recorded and decorated jazz musicians of his generation. As founder/artistic director, he has positioned the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra…

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Pancake Meal

February 17 @ 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Orange United Methodist Church,
1220 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Come out for breakfast, lunch and diner for pancakes on Fat Tuesday. Plates include pancakes, bacon, and your choice of drink. We will have a gluten free pancake option available as well. All proceeds will support missions and outreach at Orange United Methodist Church.

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