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September 2014

Carol Bodiford at Tyndall Galleries

September 19 @ 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’ Opening Reception

September 19 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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Every day until November 2, 2014
North Carolina Botanical Garden,
100 Old Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States

The North Carolina Botanical Garden presents Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps, a  juried exhibition of 44 original contemporary plant illustrations illuminating the historical, artistic and botanical influence of 18th century father/son naturalists John and William Bartram. Opening Remarks and Reception  features Carol Woodin, Director of Exhibitions from the  American Society of Botanical Artists. Ms. Woodin will talk about ASBA’s impetus for  the exhibition and delve into the distinctive personalities of John and son William Bartram—who they were, how they worked…

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No Cover

Fridays on the Front Porch

September 19 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every week until October 3, 2014

Live music at Fridays on the Front Porch creates the perfect atmosphere for kicking back, relaxing and getting a jump on the weekend. The Carolina Inn offers seasonal picnic offerings ($14 grill menu and $9 kids menu with gluten free options), various beverage selections and fun times under the shady oaks and magnolia trees. There is no cover charge or reservations for the event. Fridays on the Front Porch features the music of some of North Carolina’s best bands for…

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Free

Friday Night Wine Tasting

September 19 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Every week until October 31, 2014

Friday Night Wine Tasting Every Friday, 5-7pm Every Friday night WSM samples a different variety of wines at each of our locations. This is a great time to expand your wine repertoire, stock your cellar with wines you know you like, get your wine questions answered by a knowledgeable winery representative or specialty staff member, or find that perfect wine for dinner. Weaver Street Market sponsors over 250 free events a year, providing the community with opportunities to visit with…

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$55

Porkapalooza

September 19 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 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 (formerly Foster’s Market Chapel Hill) will host its 3rd Annual Porkapalooza Farm Dinner on Friday, Sept. 19 @ 6:30 p.m. $55, includes wine pairing. RSVP to: 919-967-3663. Menu: Wood-fired suckling pig, sausage balls, stuffed jalapenos wrapped in bacon, “steak cake” braised pork belly, summer rolls with Korean twice-fried pork, country ham croquetas, pork confit empanadas, creole pork sliders and “Thrilla in Vanilla” chocolate bacon brownie.

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$50.00

150th Anniversary Gala Banquet

September 19 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sheraton Chapel Hill,
1 Europa Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States
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The yearlong celebration of the 150th Anniversary of St. Paul AME Church in Chapel Hill continues with a 150th Anniversary Gala Banquet on Friday, September 19 at the Sheraton Hotel, Europa Drive in Chapel Hill.  The Gala will start at 7:00 p.m.   The keynote speaker will be U.S. Senator, the Honorable Kay Hagan.  Other speakers will include Justice Cheri Beasley from the NC Supreme Court, State Senator Valerie Foushee,  Mayor Lydia Lavelle of Carrboro, Mayor Mark Kleinschmidt of Chapel Hill and special…

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15-55

Impossibilities: An Evening of Magic, Mind Reading and Mayhem

September 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Common Ground Theatre,
4815B Hillsborough Rd, Durham, NC 27705 United States
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Are you ready for an evening of Impossibilities? Magical Comedian Chris Collins and Master Mentalist Erik Dobell have teamed up to bring you a night of stunning magic, reality shattering mindreading and hilarious mayhem. A night where impossibilities are brought to life right in front of your eyes. With a combined 40+ years in the art of magic, Chris Collins and Erik Dobell have traveled from Las Vegas to South Korea performing their award winning shows for audiences and companies…

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Sneak Peek Party

September 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chapel Hill Public Library,
100 Library Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Banned Books Week Trading Cards Exhibit 2014: get an exclusive first look at the winning submissions, meet the artists, and celebrate the opening of the exhibit at a special after hours Sneak Peek Party at the library.

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$15-$52

Vania and Sonia and Masha and Spike by Christopher Durang

September 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until October 5, 2014
Paul Green Theatre,
150 Country Club Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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PlayMakers Repertory Company opens its season with the regional premiere of a new play straight from an acclaimed Broadway run. Take one part Chekhov, add a heaping portion of hilarity with a dash of misery, mix with pop culture and shake furiously with laughter. The New York Times raved, calling the 2013 Tony Award-winner for Best Play, “Deliriously funny! Comic acting raised to the level of high art.” Plays September 17 through October 5. Call (919) 962-PLAY for tickets

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NC Symphony Opening Weekend: Branford Marsalis & Grant Llewellyn

September 19 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Every day until September 20, 2014
Meymandi Concert Hall,
2 E South Street, Raleigh, NC 27601 United States
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Bernstein: Divertimento; Erwin Schulhoff: Hot Sonata; Glazunov: Saxophone Concerto; Debussy: La mer Grant Llewellyn, Music Director; Branford Marsalis, saxophone Pre-concert talk, Friday at 7:00 pm; Meet the Artists, Saturday at 6:30 pm

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$14-$25

A Kid Like Jake

September 19 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Friday and Saturday until September 20, 2014
Deep Dish Theater,
210 S. Estes Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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A young couple hoping to get their toddler into an exclusive kindergarten are advised to play up their son’s fondness for princesses and dress-up in this recent off-Broadway sensation. This is a play about parenting — Alexandra and Greg have a 4-year-old, and they’re trying to do whatever they can to give him a good life. At present, that means getting him into an elite kindergarten, and we meet them in the midst of that process, writing essays and struggling…

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The Doug Largent Trio at West End Wine Bar

September 19 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
West End Wine Bar,
450 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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The Doug Largent Trio featuring Brad Maiani on guitar and Dan Davis on drums plays organ trio jazz at West End Wine Bar of Chapel Hill.

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$10-$11

Ira Knight Presents: 1 Life 2 Live – 3 Original Short Plays

September 19 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Every day until September 20, 2014
The ArtsCenter,
300 E Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Three short plays by Ira Knight.    Guilty Conscience : A drug dealer comes clean with his therapist    Gentleman Caller : A family matriarch gives practical dating advice    Short Notice: We don’t have unlimited time, so let’s make it count ! General: $11 ArtsCenter Friends: $10

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15-55

Impossibilities: An Evening of Magic, Mind Reading and Mayhem

September 19 @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Common Ground Theatre,
4815B Hillsborough Rd, Durham, NC 27705 United States
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Impossibilities: An Evening of Magic, Mind Reading and Mayhem Magical Comedian Chris Collins and Master Mentalist Erik Dobell have teamed up to bring you a night of stunning magic, reality shattering mindreading and hilarious mayhem. A night where impossibilities are brought to life right in front of your eyes. With a combined 40+ years in the art of magic, Chris Collins and Erik Dobell have traveled from Las Vegas to South Korea performing their award winning shows for audiences and…

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UUMC Giant Church-wide Yard Sale

September 20 @ 7:45 am - 2:00 pm
University UMC,
150 E. Franklin St., Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Good clothes, basic household items, toys, books, sporting goods and more all for low costs. Proceeds go to mission groups that provide housing, food, and support for the poor, assistance to victims of domestic violence, aid to the mentally ill, and others in need

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Free

The People’s Peppers with Sheri Castle

September 20 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Carrboro Farmers’ Market,
301 West Main Street, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States

At the first-ever People’s Peppers, market shoppers can try fresh, roasted and fried peppers as well as taste and vote on three finalist pepper recipes from the People’s Peppers Recipe Contest, prepared by Sheri Castle. Steel String Brewery will be sampling beer at 10:30am alongside fried shishito peppers.  (All samples available while supplies last.) Con Acento will provide live Latin groove pop, and customers can pick up a People’s Peppers cookbook and enter a free raffle for a pair of tickets…

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Free

“Stewards of Children”- YMCA Darkness to Light Training

September 20 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Homestead Aquatic Center,
300 Northern Park Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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The Chapel Hill-Carrboro YMCA Darkness to Light initiative brings you FREE this two-hour training designed to educate adults on how to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to the reality of child sexual abuse. Gain skills to better protect children and join the prevention movement that is over 7,000 strong in our community! This training provides 2 contact hours to social workers, certified counselors, and preschool/child care providers at an additional cost. For more information, visit www.chcymca.org/d2l. Register by emailing Tricia.Smar@YMCATriangle.org or…

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Free

Annual Kid’s Dog Show

September 20 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Hank Anderson Park,
302 NC 54 W, Carrboro, NC 27516 United States

Families are invited to bring their dogs out to the Dog Park for a fun family event.  A professional Dog Trainer will do a free demonstration at 10:00am.  The fun Kid’s Dog Show will begin at 10:15am.  The Dog Show is open to youth ages 4-14 and dogs 6-months or older.  Fun Categories will include: Terrific Trick, Best Costume, Best Treat Catcher, Waggiest Tail, Best Kisser, Most Distracted & Best in Show!.  For more information contact (919) 918-7392.  Dog Show…

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Free

CenterFest

September 20 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Saturday 10-6; Sunday 11-5
Durham Arts Council,
120 Morris Street, Durham, NC 27701 United States
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CenterFest September 20-21, 2014 Saturday 10-6; Sunday 11-5   “In its 40th year, CenterFest is the longest running outdoor juried arts festival in North Carolina. Located in Durham’s lively Downtown district, the event is a favorite among visual artists, performing artists and visitors.   CenterFest 2014 leverages the extraordinary assets of the downtown district, including culinary arts components, exciting entertainment and historic districts, and a cutting edge creative community, to highlight the high quality of the visual artists and the…

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Free

CenterFest

September 20 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Saturday 10-6; Sunday 11-5
Durham Arts Council,
120 Morris St, Durham, NC 27701 United States
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CenterFest September 20-21, 2014 Saturday 10-6; Sunday 11-5 In its 40th year, CenterFest is the longest running outdoor juried arts festival in North Carolina. Located in Durham’s lively Downtown district, the event is a favorite among visual artists, performing artists and visitors. CenterFest 2014 leverages the extraordinary assets of the downtown district, including culinary arts components, exciting entertainment and historic districts, and a cutting edge creative community, to highlight the high quality of the visual artists and the sophistication of…

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KINDRED

September 20 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Every week on Friday and Saturday until September 21, 2014
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 N. Churton Street, Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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Alice Levinson and Pringle Teetor, kindred sisters in complexity and technique, introduce complex and colorful new work. Fiber art by Alice Levinson and blown glass by Pringle Teetor. August 25th through September 21st. Opening reception during Hillsborough’s Last Friday Art Walk, August 29th 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, mosaics and fiber art. Hours: Mon – Th 10-6,…

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Shop for Hope

September 20 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Josh’s Hope Foundation,
200 Cardinal Drive, Suite B, Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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Josh’s Hope, a nonprofit organization working with young adults with serious mental health issues, is holding its first store day and open house. Proceeds from sales fund Josh’s Hope programs.

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Free

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

September 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Foster’s Market Chapel Hill,
750 MLK Blvd., Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Extreme Brownies is a collection of 50 wildly creative, extensively tested recipes from pastry chef and restaurant consultant Connie Weis, owner of brownie business Brownies & S’more in Virginia Beach, VA. Connie believes that brownies can’t just look great, they have to taste great and have the right texture, making them above all, calorie-worthy. Pastry chef techniques and flavors are incorporated into detailed easy-to-follow recipes, elevating brownies and blondies into baked goods that could easily be morphed into high-end restaurant…

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“Mixing It Up”

September 20 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until September 28, 2014
Chapel Hill Art Gallery,
1215 E. Franklin St., Chapel HIll, NC 27514 United States

Presenting the watercolor batik and mixed media of artist Lindy Muse. Lindy will showcase a variety of her work from Sept. 4 – Sept. 28. Gallery open Thu – Sun, noon – 6PM (located between Caffe’ Driade and Whitehall Antiques). Meet Lindy and member artists during the Second Friday Art Walk on Sept. 12, 6 – 9PM. Like us on Facebook and Follow us on Twitter at www.CHHillArtGal.com

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Carol Bodiford at Tyndall Galleries

September 20 @ 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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Westoberfest

September 20 @ 12:00 pm - September 21 @ 12:00 am
Mystery Brewing Public House,
230 S. Nash St., Hillsborough , NC United States
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Fall beer release party, featuring three live performances from The Commanders at 6:30, The Revolutionary Sweethearts at 7:30, and Jack The Radio at 9:00!

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$20

Give A Hand: Eta Phi Zeta Bingo Charity Event

September 20 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Chapel hill Library,
100 Library Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Eta Phi Zeta chapter-Chapel Hill Zetas present Give A Hand: Eta Phi Zeta BINGO Charity Event “Celebrating 40 years of Giving a Hand to the Community through Service” Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014 from 1 to 5 p.m. Chapel Hill Library, 100 Library Drive, Chapel Hill. Attire is Business Casual. Highlights include 50/50 Cash Raffle, iPAD mini drawing, BINGO prizes, and local charities highligted.

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Free

Bruce McLaren discusses his memoir The Plain of Dead Cities: A Syrian Tale

September 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Three years of war. One hundred-fifty thousand dead. One million refugees. No end in sight. This is the grim reality of the conflict in Syria, one of the great tragedies of the modern era. Yet many people remain confused as to what the fighting is all about. The Plain Of Dead Cities makes sense of this complex scenario by delving deep into the wells of Syrian history and examining the vital role that Syria has played in human development over…

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Free

Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps’ Opening Reception

September 20 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until November 2, 2014
North Carolina Botanical Garden,
100 Old Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States

The North Carolina Botanical Garden presents Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps, a  juried exhibition of 44 original contemporary plant illustrations illuminating the historical, artistic and botanical influence of 18th century father/son naturalists John and William Bartram. Opening Remarks and Reception  features Carol Woodin, Director of Exhibitions from the  American Society of Botanical Artists. Ms. Woodin will talk about ASBA’s impetus for  the exhibition and delve into the distinctive personalities of John and son William Bartram—who they were, how they worked…

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$40

5th Annual Super Cooper’s Rockin’ Run

September 20 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Southern Village Green,
Market St , Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Inspired by the courage of Cooper Herman, who battled brain cancer for nearly four years before passing away earlier this year at the age of 6, Super Cooper’s Little Red Wagon Foundation is dedicated to providing a home away from home for families during their fight against childhood cancer. The foundation operates 3 units, 2 apartments near Duke and one townhouse near UNC Hospitals, but there is a great need for more housing. The 5th Annual Rockin’ Run and Family…

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$35

Sculpture in the Garden Preview Party

September 20 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Be the first to enjoy NCBG’s signature outdoor event at our Preview Party—be introduced to participating sculptors and celebrate the top award winners. Sculpture in the Garden is a juried showcase of works by North Carolina sculptors highlighting the natural interplay between fine art and garden finery. Guests will also have the first chance to purchase sculptures. Tickets: $35 per person at door or online at www.sculptureinthegarden.com.  

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$100.00

NHSBFAA $10,000 Reverse Raffle and Live Auction

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

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$15-$52

Vania and Sonia and Masha and Spike by Christopher Durang

September 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until October 5, 2014
Paul Green Theatre,
150 Country Club Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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PlayMakers Repertory Company opens its season with the regional premiere of a new play straight from an acclaimed Broadway run. Take one part Chekhov, add a heaping portion of hilarity with a dash of misery, mix with pop culture and shake furiously with laughter. The New York Times raved, calling the 2013 Tony Award-winner for Best Play, “Deliriously funny! Comic acting raised to the level of high art.” Plays September 17 through October 5. Call (919) 962-PLAY for tickets

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2014 Triangle Corporate Battle of the Bands

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

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

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NC Symphony Opening Weekend: Branford Marsalis & Grant Llewellyn

September 20 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until September 20, 2014
Meymandi Concert Hall,
2 E South Street, Raleigh, NC 27601 United States
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Bernstein: Divertimento; Erwin Schulhoff: Hot Sonata; Glazunov: Saxophone Concerto; Debussy: La mer Grant Llewellyn, Music Director; Branford Marsalis, saxophone Pre-concert talk, Friday at 7:00 pm; Meet the Artists, Saturday at 6:30 pm

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$14-$25

A Kid Like Jake

September 20 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Friday and Saturday until September 20, 2014
Deep Dish Theater,
210 S. Estes Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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A young couple hoping to get their toddler into an exclusive kindergarten are advised to play up their son’s fondness for princesses and dress-up in this recent off-Broadway sensation. This is a play about parenting — Alexandra and Greg have a 4-year-old, and they’re trying to do whatever they can to give him a good life. At present, that means getting him into an elite kindergarten, and we meet them in the midst of that process, writing essays and struggling…

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15 general, 10 student/senior

Ray’s Diner

September 20 @ 8:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Common Ground Theatre,
4815B Hillsborough Rd, Durham, NC 27705 United States
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Ray’s Diner sits on a two-lane highway just outside a small southern town. A few years after the diner opened in 1972, an Interstate highway bypassed the town. Yet Ray’s persists, a haven for hungry souls: regulars and random passersby, truckers and drifters, businesspeople and families on vacation. The diner, one long room with booths and a counter with fixed stools, is clean but hasn’t been renovated since it opened its doors. The town may be small but Ray’s is…

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The Shpiel

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

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

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$10-$11

Ira Knight Presents: 1 Life 2 Live – 3 Original Short Plays

September 20 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until September 20, 2014
The ArtsCenter,
300 E Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Three short plays by Ira Knight.    Guilty Conscience : A drug dealer comes clean with his therapist    Gentleman Caller : A family matriarch gives practical dating advice    Short Notice: We don’t have unlimited time, so let’s make it count ! General: $11 ArtsCenter Friends: $10

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Banned Book Week

September 21
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Every day until September 27, 2014
Chapel Hill Public Library,
100 Library Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Banned Books Week is here and we are celebrating the freedom to read in a unique way! Each day during Banned Books Week, Sept 21 – Sept 27, you can stop by Chapel Hill Public Library and collect a limited edition Banned Book Trading Card – one for every day of the week. These cards were designed by local artists and inspired by books that have been censored or banned. The seven cards were selected from 73 submissions, all of…

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Free

CenterFest

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Saturday 10-6; Sunday 11-5
Durham Arts Council,
120 Morris Street, Durham, NC 27701 United States
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CenterFest September 20-21, 2014 Saturday 10-6; Sunday 11-5   “In its 40th year, CenterFest is the longest running outdoor juried arts festival in North Carolina. Located in Durham’s lively Downtown district, the event is a favorite among visual artists, performing artists and visitors.   CenterFest 2014 leverages the extraordinary assets of the downtown district, including culinary arts components, exciting entertainment and historic districts, and a cutting edge creative community, to highlight the high quality of the visual artists and the…

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Free

CenterFest

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Saturday 10-6; Sunday 11-5
Durham Arts Council,
120 Morris St, Durham, NC 27701 United States
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CenterFest September 20-21, 2014 Saturday 10-6; Sunday 11-5 In its 40th year, CenterFest is the longest running outdoor juried arts festival in North Carolina. Located in Durham’s lively Downtown district, the event is a favorite among visual artists, performing artists and visitors. CenterFest 2014 leverages the extraordinary assets of the downtown district, including culinary arts components, exciting entertainment and historic districts, and a cutting edge creative community, to highlight the high quality of the visual artists and the sophistication of…

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“Mixing It Up”

September 21 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until September 28, 2014
Chapel Hill Art Gallery,
1215 E. Franklin St., Chapel HIll, NC 27514 United States

Presenting the watercolor batik and mixed media of artist Lindy Muse. Lindy will showcase a variety of her work from Sept. 4 – Sept. 28. Gallery open Thu – Sun, noon – 6PM (located between Caffe’ Driade and Whitehall Antiques). Meet Lindy and member artists during the Second Friday Art Walk on Sept. 12, 6 – 9PM. Like us on Facebook and Follow us on Twitter at www.CHHillArtGal.com

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From Horses to Horsepower: The History of the Occoneechee Speedway

September 21 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until October 31, 2014

From Horses to Horsepower: The History of the Occoneechee Speedway exhibit at Orange County Historical Museum through October 31st. Learn more at www.orangeNChistory.org!

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$15

Healthy Lifestyle Options for Busy Families

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

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$15-$52

Vania and Sonia and Masha and Spike by Christopher Durang – Matinee Show!

September 21 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Sunday until October 5, 2014
Paul Green Theatre,
150 Country Club Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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PlayMakers Repertory Company opens its season with the regional premiere of a new play straight from an acclaimed Broadway run. Take one part Chekhov, add a heaping portion of hilarity with a dash of misery, mix with pop culture and shake furiously with laughter. The New York Times raved, calling the 2013 Tony Award-winner for Best Play, “Deliriously funny! Comic acting raised to the level of high art.” Plays September 17 through October 5. Call (919) 962-PLAY for tickets

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Free

Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps’ Opening Reception

September 21 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until November 2, 2014
North Carolina Botanical Garden,
100 Old Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States

The North Carolina Botanical Garden presents Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps, a  juried exhibition of 44 original contemporary plant illustrations illuminating the historical, artistic and botanical influence of 18th century father/son naturalists John and William Bartram. Opening Remarks and Reception  features Carol Woodin, Director of Exhibitions from the  American Society of Botanical Artists. Ms. Woodin will talk about ASBA’s impetus for  the exhibition and delve into the distinctive personalities of John and son William Bartram—who they were, how they worked…

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Free

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

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

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

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$10-$11

Ira Knight Presents: 1 Life 2 Live – 3 Original Short Plays (Matinee)

September 21 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The ArtsCenter,
300 E Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Three short plays by Ira Knight.    Guilty Conscience : A drug dealer comes clean with his therapist    Gentleman Caller : A family matriarch gives practical dating advice    Short Notice: We don’t have unlimited time, so let’s make it count ! General: $11 ArtsCenter Friends: $10

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Free

A Southern Summer – Music Series on the Green

September 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Green at Southern Village,
400 Market St., Chapel Hill, NC 27516
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Each week of the summer, Southern Village will host a music series on the Village Green on Sundays. There is no cover charge, and all acts begin at 6:00pm. This week’s musical guest is: The Nomads: A legendary North Carolina beach music band

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