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October 2014

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
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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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$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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DISCOVERIES

October 6 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every day until October 26, 2014
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 N. Churton Street, Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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Paintings by Lolette Guthrie and Michelle Yellin, kiln-formed glass by Mark Kinsella. September 22nd through October 26th. Opening reception during Hillsborough’s Last Friday Art Walk, September 26th 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, and fiber art. Hours: Mon – Th 10-6, Fri & Sat 10-8, Sun 12-4

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Free

Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps

October 6 @ 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 7 @ 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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DISCOVERIES

October 7 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until October 26, 2014
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 N. Churton Street, Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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Paintings by Lolette Guthrie and Michelle Yellin, kiln-formed glass by Mark Kinsella. September 22nd through October 26th. Opening reception during Hillsborough’s Last Friday Art Walk, September 26th 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, and fiber art. Hours: Mon – Th 10-6, Fri & Sat 10-8, Sun 12-4

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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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$10

2014 McKee’s Cornfield Maze

October 7 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 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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Free

Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps

October 7 @ 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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$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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Durham-Chapel Hill-Hillsborough Old-Time Jam

October 7 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Every 2 weeks on Tuesday until December 16, 2014
The ArtsCenter,
300 E Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Durham-Chapel Hill-Hillsborough Old-Time Jam 7:30 pm This area has an extraordinary tradition of old-time string band jam sessions going back at least to Hollow Rock on Erwin Road in the late 1960s. In the misfortune of the closing of the Depot in Hillsborough, The ArtsCenter has found the opportunity to invite back one of the finest old-time jams in the area for first, third, and possibly fifth Tuesdays of each month. The bar will be open, while the jam will…

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The Doug Largent Trio at Looking Glass Cafe

October 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Looking Glass Cafe,
601 W Main St., Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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The Doug Largent Trio featuring Brad Maiani on guitar and Tyler Leak on drums plays organ trio jazz at Looking Glass Cafe in Carrboro.

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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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DISCOVERIES

October 8 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until October 26, 2014
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 N. Churton Street, Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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Paintings by Lolette Guthrie and Michelle Yellin, kiln-formed glass by Mark Kinsella. September 22nd through October 26th. Opening reception during Hillsborough’s Last Friday Art Walk, September 26th 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, and fiber art. Hours: Mon – Th 10-6, Fri & Sat 10-8, Sun 12-4

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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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Thug Kitchen at the Root Cellar

October 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Root Cellar Cafe & Catering,
750 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill , NC 27514 United States
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Thug Kitchen at The Root Cellar Come enjoy a meet & greet, signing, and taste some delicious food samples from the supremely popular, delightfully irreverent blog Thug Kitchen! Thug Kitchen started their wildly popular web site to inspire people to eat some damn vegetables and adopt a healthier lifestyle.

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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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10+

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis

October 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Memorial Hall, UNC-Chapel Hill,
114 E Cameron Avenue, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Returning to Memorial Hall each season, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra (JLCO) led by Wynton Marsalis showcases the most thrilling soloists, ensemble players and arrangers in jazz music today. With the belief that jazz is a metaphor for democracy, the Orchestra’s mission is to entertain, enrich and expand a global community for jazz. Their extensive repertoire includes compositions by Mr. Marsalis and the masterworks of Duke Ellington, John Coltrane and other jazz giants.

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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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DISCOVERIES

October 9 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until October 26, 2014
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 N. Churton Street, Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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Paintings by Lolette Guthrie and Michelle Yellin, kiln-formed glass by Mark Kinsella. September 22nd through October 26th. Opening reception during Hillsborough’s Last Friday Art Walk, September 26th 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, and fiber art. Hours: Mon – Th 10-6, Fri & Sat 10-8, Sun 12-4

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Second Friday at Womancraft: Botanical Art Exhibit and book signing

October 9 @ 10:00 am - October 23 @ 7:00 pm
WomanCraft,
370 E.Main, Suite 170, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Second Friday Artwalk at Womancraft -Botanical Art Exhibit and book signing to celebrate Exploring Southern Appalachian Forests An Ecological Guide to 30 Great Hikes in the Carolinas, Georgia, Tennessee, and Virginia by Stephanie B. Jeffries and Thomas R. Wentworth. Dale A. Morgan, one of three illustrators represented in the guide book, will be exhibiting original pen and ink drawings found in the book and watercolors of native flora. Dale is a graduate of the North Carolina Botanical Garden’s botanical illustration certificate…

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Carol Bodiford at Tyndall Galleries

October 9 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until October 11, 2014
Tyndall Galleries,
University Mall, Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Nature Dreaming, new landscape paintings by Carol Bodiford This is the first solo exhibit of Carol Bodiford’s work in North Carolina and we are pleased to introduce her beautiful ethereal paintings to our area. The show runs from September 11 – October 11 at Tyndall Galleries in University Mall. Gallery hours are Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 12:00 to 6:00 pm. Carol Bodiford’s landscape paintings are luminous with delicate, refined light. The physical elements in nature are softened in a…

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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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Free

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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Young Professionals Network with Drink & Draw, presented by Time Warner Cable Business Class

October 9 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Arts Center,
Carrboro, NC United States
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Come have a drink, have some fun, and explore your artistic side. Instructor Carrie Alter takes you through some drawing activities that are guaranteed to loosen you up and awaken the right side of your brain. Get past the stress of making a drawing come out “right” and rediscover the joy of drawing as play. Learn more about Young Professionals Network and become a YPN Member here! Presented by Chapel Hill/Carrboro Chamber of Commerce and Time Warner Cable Business Class.

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Me, Myself, and I.D. Theft

October 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Chapel Hill Public Library,
100 Library Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Join the Compass Center on the second Thursday of each month from 6 to 7:30 pm in Meeting Room A or C (see dates) for their 2014 Financial Education Workshops. Workshops will address your personal finances and how to gain control of your money. All Workshops are FREE and open to the public. Space is limited so registration is required. Call 919-968-4610 to reserve your space today! October 9, 2014 – Me, Myself, and I.D. Theft — Meeting Room A

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The Sonja Haynes Stone Memorial Lecture: Karol Mason, Assistant US Attorney General

October 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
UNC Sonja Haynes Stone Center,
150 South Rd, Chapel HIll, NC United States
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Karol Mason, UNC alum and Assistant United States Attorney General for the Office of Justice Programs, will deliver the 22nd Annual Sonja Haynes Stone Memorial Lecture. Mason was nominated as Assistant United States Attorney General by President Barack Obama on February 13, 2013. Her appointment was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on April 25, 2013. As head of the Office of Justice Programs, she oversees an annual budget of more than $2 billion dedicated to supporting state, local, and tribal…

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members $99; non-members $125; late regisration $130

“Change, Impact, Response… THE CAUSE” by RTP Chapter of ACRP

October 10 @ 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Novella Clinical Campus/Conference Room,
1700 Perimeter Park Drive, Morrisville, NC 27560 United States

Local Experts Headline 2014 The Research Triangle Park Chapter of the Association of Clinical Research Professionals’ annual conference. Experts cover “Handling Investigator Non-Compliance: When to Persist and When to Back Down,” “Accelerated Change,” New Guidance on the Informed Consent Process,” “Industry Leadership,” “Canadian Regulations,” Career Panel discuss of Clinical Research.

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Weekly $142/ Daily $32

Fall Intersession Arts Camp

October 10 @ 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

Grand Opening: Bikram Yoga Chapel Hill

October 10 @ 9:30 am - 7:00 pm
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Every day until October 12, 2014
Bikram Yoga Chapel Hill,
601 W. Rosemary St., Chapel HIll, NC 27516 United States

To celebrate our opening, Bikram Yoga Chapel Hill is offering free yoga classes all weekend in addition to free food and events! Schedule Friday at 6:30pm will be the ribbon cutting, followed by a 7pm concert by ‘One Loud Secret’ and snacks catered by Vimala’s Curryblossom Café. Saturday yoga classes will be held at 9am, 2pm and 4:30pm. At 11:30 we’ll be holding a juice tasting with Raleigh Raw, and at 6pm there will be snacks catered by Vimala’s. Sunday…

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Dovecote Trunk Show with Kinross

October 10 @ 10:00 am - October 11 @ 5:00 pm
Dovecote at Fearrington Village,
2000 Fearrington Village Center, Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Come to Dovecote at Fearrington Village and check out the latest from Kinross! Kinross stands for luxurious, modern classics made by hand with adherence to 200-year old Scottish tradition for finest quality in cashmere. Because of these Scottish standards, a Kinross garment will actually improve with wear and washing, hold its shape and will resist pilling longer than other cashmere garments.

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DISCOVERIES

October 10 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until October 26, 2014
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 N. Churton Street, Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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Paintings by Lolette Guthrie and Michelle Yellin, kiln-formed glass by Mark Kinsella. September 22nd through October 26th. Opening reception during Hillsborough’s Last Friday Art Walk, September 26th 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, and fiber art. Hours: Mon – Th 10-6, Fri & Sat 10-8, Sun 12-4

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Carol Bodiford at Tyndall Galleries

October 10 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until October 11, 2014
Tyndall Galleries,
University Mall, Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Nature Dreaming, new landscape paintings by Carol Bodiford This is the first solo exhibit of Carol Bodiford’s work in North Carolina and we are pleased to introduce her beautiful ethereal paintings to our area. The show runs from September 11 – October 11 at Tyndall Galleries in University Mall. Gallery hours are Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 12:00 to 6:00 pm. Carol Bodiford’s landscape paintings are luminous with delicate, refined light. The physical elements in nature are softened in a…

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Free

Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps

October 10 @ 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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$10

2014 McKee’s Cornfield Maze

October 10 @ 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
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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Friday Night Wine Tasting

October 10 @ 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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Flyleaf YA Book Club discusses The Miseducation of Cameron Post (in belated honor of Banned Book Week)!

October 10 @ 5:30 pm - December 10 @ 6:30 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Whether you’re an actual “young adult” or an older adult who appreciate a good YA novel, join us for our young adult book club. The past two meetings have been lively and enthusiastic – there may be some contention about the books themselves, but we’ve got cupcakes and libations on hand to cool off the debate. Dare I say, this is one of the most easy-going and fun groups of readers in town? Well, I just said it. This month,…

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FRANK: Engaging Light Opening Reception

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

Join us to open FRANK’s newest exhibition, Engaging Light, a show featuring FRANK photographers and three guest artists, with a musical performance by Billy Stewart.

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2nd Friday Artwalk

October 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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