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October 2016
$5 - $20

9th Annual Pepper Festival

October 2 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Great Meadow Park,
1342 Briar Chapel Parkway
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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The 9th Annual Pepper Festival, one of the largest chef competitions in North Carolina, brings the heat with a new line up of spicy dishes and brews, family activities, a fashion show and sizzlin’ live music! Join us on October 2, 2-7 p.m., as chefs compete with one-of-a-kind recipes, featuring the locally bred and grown North Carolina pepper. From pepper chocolate to pepper vodka, you’ll see a dizzying array of dishes from culinary stars like The Fearrington, TOPO, Harvest 18, Centro, Saint Jacques and Tribeca…

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Free

Live Music: The Guilty Pleasures

October 2 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Roost Beer Garden,
2000 Fearrington Village Center
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join us at Roost, our seasonal beer garden, for live music on the porch, local  beer on tap, wine by the glass and artisanal wood-fired pizza! Pull up a chair around the water fountain or under large oaks, and enjoy good weather and good company. The Guilty Pleasures will be providing live music on the front porch rain or shine. The Goat will serve as a safe haven for musicians and listeners in case of inclement weather.

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Free

What Are You Reading? A Book Club for Tweens

October 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Monthly on the same day until December 1, 2016
Orange County Public Library,
137 W. Margaret Ln
Hillsborough , NC 27278 United States
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Come talk about books and eat pizza. Most Thursdays, 6:00 p.m. No assigned reading prior to the meeting. 4th-6th graders. Call 919.245.2532 to register and check our calendar for dates. No meeting Thursday, July 7.

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The Young Novelists at Johnny’s

October 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Johnny’s Gone Fishing,
901 W Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Simon & Garfunkel meet The Civil Wars – Toronto-based Americana husband and wife duo, The Young Novelists have been keeping busy. Fronted by Graydon James and Laura Spink, they are known for their beautiful harmonies and songs culled from their small-town roots. They were recognized as New/Emerging Artist at the Canadian Folk Music Awards, won the Grassy Hill Songwriting Competition at the Connecticut Folk Festival, among others. Their full, warm sound will tug at your heart-strings and make you an…

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GO FIGURE!

October 3
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Daily until October 23, 2016
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 N. Churton Street
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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Painters Linda Carmel and Marcy Lansman along with sculptor Lynn Wartski focus on the human form in work this month at the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts. Linda Carmel creates richly textured canvases that focus on the experience of women today. Lynn Wartski's imaginative sculptures portray the human body as art dolls. Marcy Lansman’s paintings express her nostalgia for a kind of childhood play that seems rare today, a time when children ran around outdoors uncoached and unscheduled. September 26 -…

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Baby Lapsit Storytime

October 3 @ 11:00 am - 11:20 pm
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Weekly on the same day until December 12, 2016
Orange County Public Library,
137 W Margaret Ln
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Babies and their caregivers are invited to participate in a 20-minute lapsit program that incorporates age-appropriate books, rhymes, music and movement. Main Library.

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Alice Zhao and Students Features Chinese Brush Painting

October 3 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Orange Co. Dept. on Aging – Seymour Ctr.,
2551 Homestead Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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This unique show will be on display from Monday, October 3 until Thursday, November 17.  Chinese brush painting is a traditional art form that shows both the simplicity and the complexity of nature with ink and color.  Alice and her students will share various pieces of their work for your viewing including flowers, birds, landscape and more.  Art Opening Hostesses will be: Ann Wilkerson, Fung Little, and Ceresa Clarke, with live music by Judy Jakes.

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Dinner for Margaret – A Parkinson’s Benefit

October 3 @ 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 4.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on May 1, 2017
Margaret’s Cantina,
1129 Weaver Dairy Road - Timberlyne Shopping Center
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Join us for dinner the 1st Monday of each month to support families living with Parkinson’s disease in honor of the founder of Margaret’s Cantina, Margaret Lundy. 10% of dinner sales will benefit local Parkinson’s Clinics at UNC and Duke. What are the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease? The four key motor symptoms of Parkinson’s disease are rest tremor on one side of the body, muscle rigidity or stiffness of the limbs and trunk, slowness of movement (“bradykinesia”) and postural instability…

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NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program

October 3 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until December 1, 2016
Seymour Center,
2551 Homestead Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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This National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) 12-week series is structured to help family members understand and support their ill relative while maintaining their own well-being.  For family members of close relatives with: Major Depression, Bipolar Disorder (manic depression), Schizophrenia and Schizophrenia Disorder, Panic Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, and Borderline Personality Disorder.  The class is limited to 25 people.  To register, contact: Nancy Brickman at 919-818-8065 or for confidential inquiries, email: nbrickman@nc.rr.com

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Zach Larmer Band at Johnny’s

October 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Johnny’s Gone Fishing,
901 W Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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PRE-SHAKORI HILLS FESTIVAL KICK OFF! Zach Larmer is a guitarist, composer, and educator living in Miami. A jazz musician with roots in funk, soul, and bluegrass, Zach is the recipient of multiple DownBeat awards. A rising star of the jazz guitar world, Zach Larmer's groundbreaking music has the ability to bridge the gap that is often caused by the label of “jazz”. It moves audiences to groove while also seamlessly satisfying the keen ear of the educated listener through an amalgamation of…

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GO FIGURE!

October 4
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Daily until October 23, 2016
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 N. Churton Street
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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Painters Linda Carmel and Marcy Lansman along with sculptor Lynn Wartski focus on the human form in work this month at the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts. Linda Carmel creates richly textured canvases that focus on the experience of women today. Lynn Wartski's imaginative sculptures portray the human body as art dolls. Marcy Lansman’s paintings express her nostalgia for a kind of childhood play that seems rare today, a time when children ran around outdoors uncoached and unscheduled. September 26 -…

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Storytimes at the Library

October 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Orange County Public Library,
137 W Margaret Ln
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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Storytimes promote pre-reading skills through interactive books, songs and movement that target the   developmental stages of each age group. Storytimes are followed by a 30-minute stay and play session to extend learning through play. We do observe holidays, so please confirm on our website calendar. Baby Lapsit Storytime | Mondays, 11:00 a.m. | Babies and their caregivers Tiny Tots Storytime | Tuesdays, 10:00 a.m. | Children from walkers-3 and their caregivers Preschool Storytime | Wednesdays, 10:00 a.m. | Children…

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Welcome to Medicare!

October 4 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Orange County Public Library,
137 W. Margaret Ln
Hillsborough , NC 27278 United States
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Are you turning 65, and eligible for Medicare?  Do you feel overwhelmed by all the information bombarding you?  You'll get a comprehensive overview of Medicare, including how and when to enroll, costs and benefit options, penalties for late enrollment, and low income assistance.  Sponsored by the Orange County Public Library, the Orange County Department on Aging, and the Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP).  To register, call 919-245-2015

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Tuesday Farmers’ Market

October 4 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until November 22, 2016
Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market,
201 S. Estes Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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The Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market was founded in 2008 by local farmers, for local farmers. We are a truly local market that supports farmers and artisans within a 60 mile radius of Chapel Hill to offer fresh, quality farm and artisanal products year round. The market is vendor run and operated so every dollar spent helps support our local economy.  We are dedicated to educating consumers about the nutritional, environmental, and economic value of buying local, sustainably-produced farm products. The…

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LEGOs at the Library

October 4 @ 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Orange County Public Library,
137 W. Margaret Ln
Hillsborough , NC 27278 United States
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Explore the world of LEGOs! Imagine and then create your own LEGO sculptures based on our monthly theme. Grades K-3.

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Smoke Cessation Program – Freshstart

October 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until October 25, 2016
Orange Co. Dept. on Aging – Seymour Ctr.,
2551 Homestead Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Freshstart is a group based tobacco cessation support program, designed to help individuals plan a successful quit smoking attempt by providing essential information, skills for coping with cravings, and group support.  The information and activities received from Freshstart will help participants discover why they smoke and what motivates them to quit smoking.  Freshstart incorporates the most current guidelines for tobacco cessation into four face-to-face group sessions.  In each session, the participants will receive concise materials that will help them make…

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Diaspora Festival of Black and Independent Festival

October 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sonja Haynes Stone Center,
150 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Join us on Tuesday, October 4 through Saturday, October 15 for the Stone Center’s annual Diaspora Festival of Black and Independent film. This year’s theme is Stolen Moments…Imagining the Black Subject, with films from across the diaspora including the US, Niger, Haiti, Jamaica, Brazil, Trinidad &Tobago, France, Angola, and Cuba. All screenings are FREE and OPEN to the public and will take place at the Stone Center. Film descriptions and screening schedules are listed below. For more detail on screening…

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GO FIGURE!

October 5
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Daily until October 23, 2016
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 N. Churton Street
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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Painters Linda Carmel and Marcy Lansman along with sculptor Lynn Wartski focus on the human form in work this month at the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts. Linda Carmel creates richly textured canvases that focus on the experience of women today. Lynn Wartski's imaginative sculptures portray the human body as art dolls. Marcy Lansman’s paintings express her nostalgia for a kind of childhood play that seems rare today, a time when children ran around outdoors uncoached and unscheduled. September 26 -…

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Medicare Assistance: Individual Sessions

October 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 23, 2016
Chapel Hill Public Library,
100 Library Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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New to Medicare and need help understanding your options?  Have questions about Medicare costs?  Want to apply for low income assistance?  Meet with a trained volunteer to get answers for your unique situation.  Sponsored by the Chapel Hill Public Library, the Orange County Department on Aging and the Seniors’ Health Insurance information Program (SHIIP).   Appointments are available the 1st Wednesday of each month from 9am to Noon.  Registration required: 919-968-2070

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$100.00

Mindfulness Program “Mini Course”

October 5 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sept. 7 Intro Class from 9-11 am. Subsequent classes from 9-10 am.
Seymour Center,
2551 Homestead Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Learn to develop skills to live life to its fullest! Join instructor, Paula Huffman as she teaches you to draw on your inner resource to access your natural capacity for self-care and healing. Techniques include: mind-body awareness, breath awareness for stress management, mindfulness meditation practices, simple stretching, gentle yoga and mindful eating. Note: The September 7 class is an introduction to the Mindfulness Program held from 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. The "Mini Course" consists of five Wednesday classes from September 14…

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Preschool Storytime

October 5 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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Weekly on the same day until December 14, 2016
Orange County Public Library,
137 W. Margaret Ln
Hillsborough , NC 27278 United States
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10:00 - 10:30 a.m. Children ages 3-5 and their caregivers are invited to participate in a 30-minute interactive program with books, songs, and movement to nurture pre-reading skills. (30-minute Stay and Play follows this storytime.) 

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$8.00

“Return 2 Recess!”

October 5 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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On-going
Seymour Center,
2551 Homestead Rd
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27516 Select a Country:
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"Return 2 Recess" is a fun, non-competitive activity class that focuses on play for adults!  Here you'll find big, colorful  and lightweight playground balls, beach-balls, balloons, hula hoops and all sorts of other cool things to play with.  We also play group games and have fun relay races that are all modified to your skill and comfort level.  And, no advanced skill set is required.  Just a desire to have fun!!"  For more info, visit: www.return2recess.com or email Kim at: kim@return2recess.com.

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$20

zoe | juniper – Clear & Sweet

October 5 @ 7:30 pm
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Daily until October 6, 2016
Memorial Hall, UNC Campus,
114 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Dance and visual art team Zoe Scofield and Juniper Shuey are driven by the idea of mythologizing the senses, enveloping the audience in physical and fantastical realms. Spanning dance, photography, sculptural video and performance installation, their transcendent works reveal intrinsic truths that unite us all. Incorporating dance and live vocals, Clear & Sweet is a CPA co-commissioned multi-disciplinary piece based on an inquiry into Sacred Harp singing, a rousing tradition of sacred choral music originating in the American South. Local…

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Prohibition Night – At The Strowd

October 5 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 7, 2016
The Strowd,
159 1/2 E Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Come on out to Prohibition Night, a swing dance every first and third Wednesday from 8-11pm.  The wooden floors are spacious, the bar is flowing with spirits and vintage cocktails, and we're thrilled to be featuring The Blue House Quintet, a swingin' five-piece gypsy jazz band based right here in Chapel Hill. Whatever your dance experience, we would love to have you come out and dance with us! Local swing dance instructors Jonathan Ng and Gillian Fortier will be teaching…

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GO FIGURE!

October 6
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until October 23, 2016
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 N. Churton Street
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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Painters Linda Carmel and Marcy Lansman along with sculptor Lynn Wartski focus on the human form in work this month at the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts. Linda Carmel creates richly textured canvases that focus on the experience of women today. Lynn Wartski's imaginative sculptures portray the human body as art dolls. Marcy Lansman’s paintings express her nostalgia for a kind of childhood play that seems rare today, a time when children ran around outdoors uncoached and unscheduled. September 26 -…

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Shred-a-Thon 2016 (Chapel Hill)

October 6 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
University Place,
201 S. Estes Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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The Orange County Solid Waste Management Department is offering two free Shred-A-Thons in cooperation with University Place and local law enforcement, and sponsored by Planet Fitness and the Local Government Federal Credit Union Orange County residents and small businesses (including those in the Town of Chapel Hill within Durham County), and local government employees that work for the County or the Town of Carrboro, Chapel Hill or Hillsborough may securely destroy their personal documents at no cost. Both events are from 10:00 a.m.…

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$85

Cooks & Books: Lunch with Ronni Lundy

October 6 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McIntyre’s Bookstore,
200 Market St. Fearrington Village
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Please join us for a very special luncheon with Ronni Lundy at The Fearrington Granary. Tickets are $85 and include a signed copy of Victuals, three-course meal with wine, service fee and tax. Victuals explores the diverse and complex food scene of the Mountain South through recipes, stories, traditions, and innovations. Each chapter explores a specific defining food or tradition of the region–such as salt, beans, corn (and corn liquor). The essays introduce readers to their rich histories and the farmers, curers, hunters, and chefs…

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Start from Scratch: Coding

October 6 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until October 13, 2016
Orange County Public Library,
137 W. Margaret Ln
Hillsborough , NC 27278 United States
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Join us to learn the basics of coding using Scratch Language to create your own games. Grades 4-6. Call 919-245-2532 to register.

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A Special Evening with Clyde Edgerton & John Rosenthal

October 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Frank Art Gallery,
108 East Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, 27514 United States
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Thursday, October 6, 2016 6:00pm 8:00pm Mark your calendar, cancel any plans, you won't want to miss this evening. More details coming soon!

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What Are You Reading?

October 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Orange County Public Library,
137 W. Margaret Ln
Hillsborough , NC 27278 United States
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A book club for kids in grades 4-6. Come talk about books and eat pizza. No assigned reading prior to the meeting. Call or stop by to register: 919-245-2532. Main Library.

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$20

zoe | juniper – Clear & Sweet

October 6 @ 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until October 6, 2016
Memorial Hall, UNC Campus,
114 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Dance and visual art team Zoe Scofield and Juniper Shuey are driven by the idea of mythologizing the senses, enveloping the audience in physical and fantastical realms. Spanning dance, photography, sculptural video and performance installation, their transcendent works reveal intrinsic truths that unite us all. Incorporating dance and live vocals, Clear & Sweet is a CPA co-commissioned multi-disciplinary piece based on an inquiry into Sacred Harp singing, a rousing tradition of sacred choral music originating in the American South. Local…

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GO FIGURE!

October 7
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until October 23, 2016
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 N. Churton Street
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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Painters Linda Carmel and Marcy Lansman along with sculptor Lynn Wartski focus on the human form in work this month at the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts. Linda Carmel creates richly textured canvases that focus on the experience of women today. Lynn Wartski's imaginative sculptures portray the human body as art dolls. Marcy Lansman’s paintings express her nostalgia for a kind of childhood play that seems rare today, a time when children ran around outdoors uncoached and unscheduled. September 26 -…

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Fridays on the Front Porch

October 7 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until October 7, 2016
Carolina Inn,
211 PITTSBORO STREET
CHAPEL HILL, NC 27516, United States
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The Inn offers live music, a picnic menu with beer, wine and drink specials, and plenty of comfortable seating under the shady oaks and magnolias on the Inn’s front lawn. There's no cover charge or reservations for the event.

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Live Music: Tommy Edwards

October 7 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Roost Beer Garden,
2000 Fearrington Village Center
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join us at Roost, our seasonal beer garden, for live music on the porch, local  beer on tap, wine by the glass and artisanal wood-fired pizza! Pull up a chair around the water fountain or under large oaks, and enjoy good weather and good company. Tommy Edwards will be providing live music on the front porch rain or shine. The Goat will serve as a safe haven for musicians and listeners in case of inclement weather.

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Accidental Seabirds at Johnny’s

October 7 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Johnny’s Gone Fishing,
901 W Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Did you miss these guys the last time they were here? Do not do that to yourself again. While you can often hear our baristas rocking out to their albums, this is a show you have to see for yourself. It's sure to be a fun, super-intimate performance. It will be the first of two acts that night and absolutely worth getting there early for! They are awesome guys who you’ll adore after only two bars into a song.

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$45

The Mane Affaire

October 7 @ 5:00 pm
NC Therapeutic Riding Center, Inc.,
4705 Nicks Road
Mebane, NC 27302 United States
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Join us for an Evening Under the Big Top, featuring wine and craft beers, heavy hors d'oeuvres, live music, silent and live auctions, and a pony photo booth! Circus costumes are welcome! All proceeds from this event benefit the NC Therapeutic Riding Center, a 501c3 organization founded in 1977. NCTRC exists to empower children and adults with physical, emotional, mental, and social challenges to create active, healthier, and more fulfilling lives through equine-assisted activities and therapies.

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Autumn Evening in Paris Senior Prom

October 7 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Orange Co. Dept. on Aging – Seymour Ctr.,
2551 Homestead Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Relive or experience your very first prom!  Join us on Friday, October 7 for an elegant evening straight out of Paris, France!  We will be partnering with UNC’s Graduate and Professional Student Federation to host a romantic night filled with dancing, music, and fun!  No date required and dance partners will be available for this memorable affair.  Ladies, don your best dress!  Men, put on your finest suit!  Let’s have an unforgettable experience under the Parisian sky.  Expect a sit…

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Stephen Chopek at Johnny’s

October 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Johnny’s Gone Fishing,
901 W Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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A former apprentice of legendary jazz percussionist, Leon Parker, Stephen Chopek has traveled across the country playing drums for Charlie Hunter, John Mayer, Marc Broussard, Jesse Malin, The Alternate Routes and more! No stranger to the solo tour, Stephen's acoustic sets are dynamic and engaging. Skin Back Alley calls his latest album, “A skillfully crafted tapestry of folk, roots, punk and pop, it’ll be a delight to see where the musician’s muse takes him next.” We couldn't be more thrilled…

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Brooklyn Rider with Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo-soprano

October 7 @ 8:00 pm
Memorial Hall, UNC Campus,
114 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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The trailblazing string quartet Brooklyn Rider, hailed by Strings Magazine as the future of chamber music, presents eclectic repertoire in bewitching performances that draw rave reviews from classical, rock and world music critics alike. Through visionary programming and dynamic global collaborations, their “down-to-earth demeanor…demystifies contemporary classical music and invites everyone into the tent” (Time Out New York). Eminent Swedish mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter’s vocal beauty and voracious artistic sensibility have resulted in one of the longest and most successful…

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GO FIGURE!

October 8
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until October 23, 2016
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 N. Churton Street
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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Painters Linda Carmel and Marcy Lansman along with sculptor Lynn Wartski focus on the human form in work this month at the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts. Linda Carmel creates richly textured canvases that focus on the experience of women today. Lynn Wartski's imaginative sculptures portray the human body as art dolls. Marcy Lansman’s paintings express her nostalgia for a kind of childhood play that seems rare today, a time when children ran around outdoors uncoached and unscheduled. September 26 -…

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The Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market

October 8 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until November 19, 2016
Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market,
201 S. Estes Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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The Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market was founded in 2008 by local farmers, for local farmers. We are a truly local market that supports farmers and artisans within a 60 mile radius of Chapel Hill to offer fresh, quality farm and artisanal products year round. The market is vendor run and operated so every dollar spent helps support our local economy.  We are dedicated to educating consumers about the nutritional, environmental, and economic value of buying local, sustainably-produced farm products. The…

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$30

2nd Annual Say No to Domestic Violence 5K Run/Walk

October 8 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Main Street Station,
287 East Street
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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October is the National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  Let's make a difference in the lives of the people who had been abused and neglected by participating in this fundraising event for Tokens of Care, a charitable nonprofit organization, that delivers hope by visiting and providing gifts to people at shelters and at temporary housing.  

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Shred-a-Thon 2016 (Hillsborough)

October 8 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Hampton Pointe Recycling Drop-Off Site,
Hampton Pointe Dr
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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The Orange County Solid Waste Management Department is offering two free Shred-A-Thons in cooperation with University Place and local law enforcement, and sponsored by Planet Fitness and the Local Government Federal Credit Union Orange County residents and small businesses (including those in the Town of Chapel Hill within Durham County), and local government employees that work for the County or the Town of Carrboro, Chapel Hill or Hillsborough may securely destroy their personal documents at no cost. Both events are from 10:00 a.m.…

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Saturday Storytimes

October 8 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day
Orange County Public Library,
137 W. Margaret Ln
Hillsborough , NC 27278 United States

Drop by either the Carrboro Branch Library or the Main Library in Downtown Hillsborough. Join our librarians for engaging stories, rhymes and songs and fun movement activities. In Carrboro, we follow the storytime with a craft to make-and-take home. In Hillsborough, we offer a stay and play time.

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Storytime-Main Library

October 8 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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Weekly on the same day until December 17, 2016
Orange County Public Library,
137 W. Margaret Ln
Hillsborough , NC 27278 United States
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Children walkers to age 5 and their caregivers are invited to participate in a 30-minute interactive program with books, songs, and movement to nurture pre-reading skills. (30-minute Stay and Play follows this storytime.) 

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Storytime-Carrboro Branch

October 8 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Weekly on the same day until December 17, 2016
Carrboro Branch Library,
900 Old Fayetteville Rd.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Children and their caregivers are invited to participate in a 30-minute interactive program with books, songs, and movement to nurture pre-reading skills. Afterward, stick around for a 30-minute stay-and-play with toys and games.

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Elizabeth Cox – A Question of Mercy

October 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McIntyre’s Bookstore,
200 Market St. Fearrington Village
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Adam Finney, a young man who is mentally disabled, faces sterilization and lobotomy in a state-supported asylum. When he is found dead in the French Broad River of rural North Carolina, his teenaged stepsister, Jess, is sought for questioning by their family and the police. Jess’s odyssey of escape across four states leads into dark territories of life-and-death moral choices where compassion and grace offer faint illumination but few answers. A Question of Mercy, set in a vivid landscape of…

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Candidates Forum

October 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Chatham Community Library,
197 Highway 87N
Pittsboro, NC United States

The Chatham Unit of the League of Women Voters of Orange, Durham and Chatham Counties is sponsoring a forum for the public to hear from candidates for District 1 and District 2 seats on the Chatham County Board of Commissioners, and candidates for the North Carolina District 15B Court. The forum will be held on Saturday October 8, 2016, in the Chatham Community Library Holmes Meeting Room, located at 197 Highway 87N, Pittsboro, from 2:00-4:00 PM. Each candidate has been…

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Funked Up Early

October 8 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day
The Strowd,
159 1/2 E Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Get funked up early at the Strowd dancing to the sounds of today's artists who are re-inventing Funk, Soul, and R&B with DJ Chucky T. The night features music from currently recording and performing artists that are soaking up the soul and funk sounds of Motown, Atlantic, Stax, vintage New Orleans, and old-school R&B and giving it new punch. Start your night off right at our venue located at 159 1/2 East Franklin St. No cover charge. Every Saturday this…

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Free. Optional donation to Chapel Hill-Carrboro Peacemaking Scholarship

Neighbors! Block Party

October 9 @ 12:00 am - 3:00 pm
United Church of Chapel Hill,
1321 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Enjoy al fresco dining from one of five popular food trucks, and live music from Ambassadors Big Band, The Advocate Blue Grass Band, and the Orange UMC Worship Team.  Get to know members of neighbor churches (The Church of the Advocate, United Church and Orange UMC), residents of the men’s and women’s shelters and surrounding neighborhoods.  Games and face painting for the kids. FREE. Optional donations accepted for the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Peacemaking Scholarship.    

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