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May 2016
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Tuesday Farmers’ Market

May 9 @ 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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Salsa Mondays @ Roots on Franklin

May 9 @ 8:30 pm - 11:50 pm
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Weekly on the same day until October 8, 2018
Roots, Bakery, Bistro, and Bar,
151 E. Franklin St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 Select a Country:
Salsa- Salsa Mania b Kalyujnaya Irina

Every Monday Salsa lesson at Roots Bakery, Bistro and Bar at 161 E Franklin St. (Downtown strip next to Suttons Drug). Lesson at 8:30. Dancing to MN to DJ Abuelo Salsero. $5 includes lesson and dance. Full menu, beer, wine, and cocktails available. www.dancegumbo.com Contact Jack at919-245-0822

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BRANCHING OUT

May 10
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Daily until May 22, 2016
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 N. Churton Street
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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Photography by Eric Saunders, paintings by Chris Graebner, turned wood by Michael Salemi.  April 25—May 22. Opening reception during Hillsborough's Last Friday Art Walk, April 29th 6-9pm. Founded in 2006, the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts is owned & operated by 22 artists, and features painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, jewelry, turned wood, pottery & fiber art. Hours: 10-6 Mon–Th, 10-8 Fri & Sat, 12-4 Sun. www.HillsboroughGallery.com

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From Frock Coats to Flip-Flops: 100 Years of Fashion at Carolina

May 10 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Daily until June 5, 2016
Wilson Library, UNC Campus,
201 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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In 1900 the properly dressed Carolina student ordered his clothes from a tailor and wore shirts with stiff collars. During the ensuing hundred years campus dress became increasingly less formal, and by the year 2000 classrooms were filled with students in T-shirts and flip-flops. This exhibition explores the stylistic shifts that took us from collared to casual, and what these changes—big and small, gradual and sudden — reveal about twentieth-century student life at Carolina.

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The Bluegrass Battleship at Johnny’s

May 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Johnny’s Gone Fishing,
901 W Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Sit a spell and listen as The Bluegrass Battleship fires salvo after salvo of sweet roots music into your eager eardrums.  With seven musicians, the Battleship is larger (and, of course, better) than most. The crew – Terry. Scott. Mel. Marc. Catherine. Jane, Eileen – are all on board having fun, and you will be, too — singing along, dancing, or just tapping your foot.

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BRANCHING OUT

May 11
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Daily until May 22, 2016
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 N. Churton Street
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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Photography by Eric Saunders, paintings by Chris Graebner, turned wood by Michael Salemi.  April 25—May 22. Opening reception during Hillsborough's Last Friday Art Walk, April 29th 6-9pm. Founded in 2006, the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts is owned & operated by 22 artists, and features painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, jewelry, turned wood, pottery & fiber art. Hours: 10-6 Mon–Th, 10-8 Fri & Sat, 12-4 Sun. www.HillsboroughGallery.com

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From Frock Coats to Flip-Flops: 100 Years of Fashion at Carolina

May 11 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Daily until June 5, 2016
Wilson Library, UNC Campus,
201 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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In 1900 the properly dressed Carolina student ordered his clothes from a tailor and wore shirts with stiff collars. During the ensuing hundred years campus dress became increasingly less formal, and by the year 2000 classrooms were filled with students in T-shirts and flip-flops. This exhibition explores the stylistic shifts that took us from collared to casual, and what these changes—big and small, gradual and sudden — reveal about twentieth-century student life at Carolina.

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BRANCHING OUT

May 12
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Daily until May 22, 2016
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 N. Churton Street
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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Photography by Eric Saunders, paintings by Chris Graebner, turned wood by Michael Salemi.  April 25—May 22. Opening reception during Hillsborough's Last Friday Art Walk, April 29th 6-9pm. Founded in 2006, the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts is owned & operated by 22 artists, and features painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, jewelry, turned wood, pottery & fiber art. Hours: 10-6 Mon–Th, 10-8 Fri & Sat, 12-4 Sun. www.HillsboroughGallery.com

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From Frock Coats to Flip-Flops: 100 Years of Fashion at Carolina

May 12 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Daily until June 5, 2016
Wilson Library, UNC Campus,
201 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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In 1900 the properly dressed Carolina student ordered his clothes from a tailor and wore shirts with stiff collars. During the ensuing hundred years campus dress became increasingly less formal, and by the year 2000 classrooms were filled with students in T-shirts and flip-flops. This exhibition explores the stylistic shifts that took us from collared to casual, and what these changes—big and small, gradual and sudden — reveal about twentieth-century student life at Carolina.

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Seniors on the Road Local Day Trips: Durham Bulls Game

May 12 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Seymour Center,
2551 Homestead Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Join us for an afternoon of baseball as the Bulls play the Buffalo Bison.  We have great seats behind home plate.  Lunch will be at the stadium so you can grab a hot dog, peanuts, and popcorn while enjoying the game.  Game starts at 11:05 a.m.  Return time may vary if the game goes into additional innings.  The $15.00 fee to participate includes your ticket and transportation departing from the Seymour Center in Chapel Hill.

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Pre-School Storytime

May 12 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Weekly on the same day until May 26, 2016
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
Storytime Johanna

Every Thursday: Thursday 10:30am-11:30am  Pre School Storytime  Join us for pre-school story time followed by a fun art activity! 10:30 am every Thursday morning, led by the fabulous Johanna (or, occasionally a special guest like Mr Keith)!

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Southern Village Farmers Market

May 12 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until September 8, 2016
Southern Village Green,
Market St
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Fresh and Local Food, Plus Crafts, music and More!

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Meals on Wheels Dining for Dollars

May 12 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hickory Tavern,
370-110 E. Main Street
Carrboro, NC United States
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On Thursday, May 12 at 6 p.m., Hickory Tavern in Carrboro is hosting the third annual “Dining for Dollars” to benefit Chapel Hill-Carrboro Meals on Wheels program. The event will include a dinner and a silent auction. Tickets go on sale April 1, 2016. Cost is $50 for a single, $90 for a couple, and $60 for a senior couple. Each ticket includes a variety of appetizers, an entree of choice, a selection of desserts and one drink ticket (beer…

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Skylark and the Siren at Johnny’s

May 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Johnny’s Gone Fishing,
901 W Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Skylark and The Siren are a country/ folk/soul duo located in Chapel Hill, NC. Originally from Boone, NC, they carry the sound of the high country where ever they go. With a collection of traditional folk tunes, original songs, and favorites from artists ranging from the Grateful Dead to Johnny Cash, these two up and coming song-birds' soulful harmonies are sure to inspire.

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BRANCHING OUT

May 13
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Daily until May 22, 2016
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 N. Churton Street
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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Photography by Eric Saunders, paintings by Chris Graebner, turned wood by Michael Salemi.  April 25—May 22. Opening reception during Hillsborough's Last Friday Art Walk, April 29th 6-9pm. Founded in 2006, the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts is owned & operated by 22 artists, and features painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, jewelry, turned wood, pottery & fiber art. Hours: 10-6 Mon–Th, 10-8 Fri & Sat, 12-4 Sun. www.HillsboroughGallery.com

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From Frock Coats to Flip-Flops: 100 Years of Fashion at Carolina

May 13 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until June 5, 2016
Wilson Library, UNC Campus,
201 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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In 1900 the properly dressed Carolina student ordered his clothes from a tailor and wore shirts with stiff collars. During the ensuing hundred years campus dress became increasingly less formal, and by the year 2000 classrooms were filled with students in T-shirts and flip-flops. This exhibition explores the stylistic shifts that took us from collared to casual, and what these changes—big and small, gradual and sudden — reveal about twentieth-century student life at Carolina.

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Hudson & Haw in the Plaza

May 13 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Plaza at 140 W. Franklin St.,
140 W Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Chapel Hill based Hudson & Haw are bringing poppy sweet folk tunes to the plaza this May. The UNC Chapel Hill trio released their debut album in April and are causing a stir in the local folk scene. Come out for good tunes and great vibes! 0 Likes

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Pottery demo at Womancraft Fine Gifts and Gallery

May 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
WomanCraft Gifts,
360 E.Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Enjoy Second Friday Art Walk with Womancraft Fine Gifts and Gallery where Frument Raskin-Miller of Late Bloomer Pottery will be giving a demonstration. Inspired by the colors of the sea and mountainsides, Frumet’s hand-made pottery is both beautiful and functional.  With soft shapes in ocean blues and greens, sandy whites and rustic browns,  accented by carving and slip-trailing, you can feel the gentle movement of the natural world.  Meet Frumet and learn more about her craft.  

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BRANCHING OUT

May 14
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Daily until May 22, 2016
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 N. Churton Street
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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Photography by Eric Saunders, paintings by Chris Graebner, turned wood by Michael Salemi.  April 25—May 22. Opening reception during Hillsborough's Last Friday Art Walk, April 29th 6-9pm. Founded in 2006, the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts is owned & operated by 22 artists, and features painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, jewelry, turned wood, pottery & fiber art. Hours: 10-6 Mon–Th, 10-8 Fri & Sat, 12-4 Sun. www.HillsboroughGallery.com

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From Frock Coats to Flip-Flops: 100 Years of Fashion at Carolina

May 14 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until June 5, 2016
Wilson Library, UNC Campus,
201 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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In 1900 the properly dressed Carolina student ordered his clothes from a tailor and wore shirts with stiff collars. During the ensuing hundred years campus dress became increasingly less formal, and by the year 2000 classrooms were filled with students in T-shirts and flip-flops. This exhibition explores the stylistic shifts that took us from collared to casual, and what these changes—big and small, gradual and sudden — reveal about twentieth-century student life at Carolina.

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Project Graduation Fundraiser at Great Clips

May 14 @ 9:00 am - May 15 @ 6:00 pm

10% of proceeds of all sales on at three area Great Clips salons will be donated to Project Graduation 2016.  Project Graduation is a safe, alcohol free party for high school seniors on their Graduation Day. Participating locations include Great Clips Meadowmont at 509 Meadowmont Village Circle, Chapel Hill; Great Clips Carrboro Plaza at 104 NC-54 #4, Carrboro, and Great Clips New Hope Commons at 5412 New Hope Commons Dr., Durham.  

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Saturday Storytimes

May 14 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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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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$10

Playing for Peace

May 14 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Community Church of Chapel Hill UU,
106 Purefoy Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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This fundraising event is a benefit concert for Syrian refuges, one of the first in the Triangle for this important cause. It is a unique cultural collaboration by children and for children, including a social justice workshop and cross-cultural performances featuring guest artist Eric Pritchard from Duke University's Ciompi Quartet, local violin students of Sangeeta Swamy from the Sound Mind School of Music, Raleigh's own middle eastern band The Habibi Band and young Syrian musicians Amir and Ryan Jabr and…

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DK and the Joy Machine & Saro Lynch-Thomason at Johnny’s

May 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Johnny’s Gone Fishing,
901 W Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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DK and the Joy Machine brings you innovative music on mountain dulcimer to move your soul. Known for her well crafted songs and genre-blending, innovative work on mountain dulcimer---plucking, strumming, bowing and “rocking out” on this trad instrument, “DK”'s music is at turns evocative, moving, playful and fun. Saro Lynch-Thomason is a ballad singer, folklorist, illustrator, author and social activist from Asheville, NC. Her passion for traditional music, people’s struggles and Appalachian traditions has called her to perform, teach and…

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BRANCHING OUT

May 15
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Daily until May 22, 2016
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 N. Churton Street
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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Photography by Eric Saunders, paintings by Chris Graebner, turned wood by Michael Salemi.  April 25—May 22. Opening reception during Hillsborough's Last Friday Art Walk, April 29th 6-9pm. Founded in 2006, the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts is owned & operated by 22 artists, and features painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, jewelry, turned wood, pottery & fiber art. Hours: 10-6 Mon–Th, 10-8 Fri & Sat, 12-4 Sun. www.HillsboroughGallery.com

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From Frock Coats to Flip-Flops: 100 Years of Fashion at Carolina

May 15 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until June 5, 2016
Wilson Library, UNC Campus,
201 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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In 1900 the properly dressed Carolina student ordered his clothes from a tailor and wore shirts with stiff collars. During the ensuing hundred years campus dress became increasingly less formal, and by the year 2000 classrooms were filled with students in T-shirts and flip-flops. This exhibition explores the stylistic shifts that took us from collared to casual, and what these changes—big and small, gradual and sudden — reveal about twentieth-century student life at Carolina.

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Brunch with Christopher Adkins at Johnny’s

May 15 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Johnny’s Gone Fishing,
901 W Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Christopher Adkins is an award winning classical guitarist and has garnered multiple awards and prizes in both regional and international guitar competitions, including first prizes in the Appalachian GuitarFest, the Music Academy of North Carolina Guitar and the Mississippi Guitar. Sit and dine alongside the music of this phenomenal musician.

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Southern Village Summer Outdoor Concert Series

May 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until September 18, 2016
Southern Village Green,
Market St
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Chapel Hill area music fans, we’re bringing back the best in local music to Southern Village to play on the village green stage all summer long!!  Bring a blanket/chair, a picnic dinner, your favorite beverage (and your dancing shoes).  Or take in one of Southern Village’s restaurants. It's "A Southern Summer" at Southern Village!

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BRANCHING OUT

May 16
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Daily until May 22, 2016
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 N. Churton Street
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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Photography by Eric Saunders, paintings by Chris Graebner, turned wood by Michael Salemi.  April 25—May 22. Opening reception during Hillsborough's Last Friday Art Walk, April 29th 6-9pm. Founded in 2006, the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts is owned & operated by 22 artists, and features painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, jewelry, turned wood, pottery & fiber art. Hours: 10-6 Mon–Th, 10-8 Fri & Sat, 12-4 Sun. www.HillsboroughGallery.com

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From Frock Coats to Flip-Flops: 100 Years of Fashion at Carolina

May 16 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until June 5, 2016
Wilson Library, UNC Campus,
201 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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In 1900 the properly dressed Carolina student ordered his clothes from a tailor and wore shirts with stiff collars. During the ensuing hundred years campus dress became increasingly less formal, and by the year 2000 classrooms were filled with students in T-shirts and flip-flops. This exhibition explores the stylistic shifts that took us from collared to casual, and what these changes—big and small, gradual and sudden — reveal about twentieth-century student life at Carolina.

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Tuesday Farmers’ Market

May 16 @ 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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Salsa Mondays @ Roots on Franklin

May 16 @ 8:30 pm - 11:50 pm
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Weekly on the same day until October 8, 2018
Roots, Bakery, Bistro, and Bar,
151 E. Franklin St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 Select a Country:
Salsa- Salsa Mania b Kalyujnaya Irina

Every Monday Salsa lesson at Roots Bakery, Bistro and Bar at 161 E Franklin St. (Downtown strip next to Suttons Drug). Lesson at 8:30. Dancing to MN to DJ Abuelo Salsero. $5 includes lesson and dance. Full menu, beer, wine, and cocktails available. www.dancegumbo.com Contact Jack at919-245-0822

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BRANCHING OUT

May 17
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Daily until May 22, 2016
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 N. Churton Street
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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Photography by Eric Saunders, paintings by Chris Graebner, turned wood by Michael Salemi.  April 25—May 22. Opening reception during Hillsborough's Last Friday Art Walk, April 29th 6-9pm. Founded in 2006, the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts is owned & operated by 22 artists, and features painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, jewelry, turned wood, pottery & fiber art. Hours: 10-6 Mon–Th, 10-8 Fri & Sat, 12-4 Sun. www.HillsboroughGallery.com

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Fleet Feet – Why Do Your Feet Hurt While Walking?

May 17 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
University Place,
201 S. Estes Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Senior Striders University Mall Walking Program meets on the third Tuesday of every month.  University Mall opens for walkers every Monday - Friday at 7:30 a.m.  The educational program scheduled for Tuesday, May 17th entitled " Fleet Feet: Why Do Your Feet Hurt While Walking?" will be conducted by George Linney.  All walkers are not the same and your shoes may only be appropriate for one fitness activity.  These days there are a mind-numbing variety of shoes for every possible activity.  Do…

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From Frock Coats to Flip-Flops: 100 Years of Fashion at Carolina

May 17 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until June 5, 2016
Wilson Library, UNC Campus,
201 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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In 1900 the properly dressed Carolina student ordered his clothes from a tailor and wore shirts with stiff collars. During the ensuing hundred years campus dress became increasingly less formal, and by the year 2000 classrooms were filled with students in T-shirts and flip-flops. This exhibition explores the stylistic shifts that took us from collared to casual, and what these changes—big and small, gradual and sudden — reveal about twentieth-century student life at Carolina.

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Shawna Caspi at Johnny’s

May 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Johnny’s Gone Fishing,
901 W Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Shawna Caspi is a singer-songwriter from Toronto, Canada with a powerful voice and serious guitar chops. With a commanding stage presence and an inviting charm, she doesn’t need a band to deliver an engaging and energetic show. She has all the sound she needs under her fingertips, with a remarkable finger-style guitar technique. Shawna’s playful wit and sense of a seasoned storyteller makes each performance intimate and captivating, no matter the size of the room.

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ICON Lecture Series

May 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Extraordinary Ventures,
200 S Elliott Rd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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ICON is proud to present James Carafano PhD, a leading expert in national security and foreign policy challenges. Dr. Carafano will address the threat of an EMP attack, it's impact, and take questions after his presentation. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased online at www.iconlectureseries.com.

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BRANCHING OUT

May 18
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Daily until May 22, 2016
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 N. Churton Street
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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Photography by Eric Saunders, paintings by Chris Graebner, turned wood by Michael Salemi.  April 25—May 22. Opening reception during Hillsborough's Last Friday Art Walk, April 29th 6-9pm. Founded in 2006, the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts is owned & operated by 22 artists, and features painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, jewelry, turned wood, pottery & fiber art. Hours: 10-6 Mon–Th, 10-8 Fri & Sat, 12-4 Sun. www.HillsboroughGallery.com

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From Frock Coats to Flip-Flops: 100 Years of Fashion at Carolina

May 18 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until June 5, 2016
Wilson Library, UNC Campus,
201 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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In 1900 the properly dressed Carolina student ordered his clothes from a tailor and wore shirts with stiff collars. During the ensuing hundred years campus dress became increasingly less formal, and by the year 2000 classrooms were filled with students in T-shirts and flip-flops. This exhibition explores the stylistic shifts that took us from collared to casual, and what these changes—big and small, gradual and sudden — reveal about twentieth-century student life at Carolina.

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BRANCHING OUT

May 19
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Daily until May 22, 2016
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 N. Churton Street
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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Photography by Eric Saunders, paintings by Chris Graebner, turned wood by Michael Salemi.  April 25—May 22. Opening reception during Hillsborough's Last Friday Art Walk, April 29th 6-9pm. Founded in 2006, the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts is owned & operated by 22 artists, and features painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, jewelry, turned wood, pottery & fiber art. Hours: 10-6 Mon–Th, 10-8 Fri & Sat, 12-4 Sun. www.HillsboroughGallery.com

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From Frock Coats to Flip-Flops: 100 Years of Fashion at Carolina

May 19 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until June 5, 2016
Wilson Library, UNC Campus,
201 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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In 1900 the properly dressed Carolina student ordered his clothes from a tailor and wore shirts with stiff collars. During the ensuing hundred years campus dress became increasingly less formal, and by the year 2000 classrooms were filled with students in T-shirts and flip-flops. This exhibition explores the stylistic shifts that took us from collared to casual, and what these changes—big and small, gradual and sudden — reveal about twentieth-century student life at Carolina.

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Pre-School Storytime

May 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until May 26, 2016
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
Storytime Johanna

Every Thursday: Thursday 10:30am-11:30am  Pre School Storytime  Join us for pre-school story time followed by a fun art activity! 10:30 am every Thursday morning, led by the fabulous Johanna (or, occasionally a special guest like Mr Keith)!

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Meet the Author Tea: Diane Chamberlain

May 19 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Chapel Hill Public Library,
100 Library Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Diane Chamberlain is the best-selling author of 24 novels. She writes complex stories about relationships, which explore family, love, and compassion along with hints of mystery and intrigue. Her latest book, Pretending to Dance, was released in October 2015 and is set in North Carolina. She will join us at the Library for tea and a talk.

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Southern Village Farmers Market

May 19 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until September 8, 2016
Southern Village Green,
Market St
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Fresh and Local Food, Plus Crafts, music and More!

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Sally Mann discusses her memoir Hold Still

May 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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A revealing and beautifully written memoir and family history from acclaimed photographer Sally Mann.  In this groundbreaking book, a unique interplay of narrative and image, Mann's preoccupation with family, race, mortality, and the storied landscape of the American South are revealed as almost genetically predetermined, written into her DNA by the family history that precedes her.

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Free - $50

First Annual SpiritedTalks

May 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chapel Of the Cross,
304 E Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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"How Faith and Spirituality Influence Today's Innovative Leaders" Dr. Harold G. Koenig, Director of the Center for Spirituality, Theology and Health at Duke Medical Center will be speaking on the personal journey of spirituality and his career.  A Johnson Service Corps alum and current corps member will also present.  Hosted by Johnson Service Corps

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BRANCHING OUT

May 20
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Daily until May 22, 2016
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 N. Churton Street
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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Photography by Eric Saunders, paintings by Chris Graebner, turned wood by Michael Salemi.  April 25—May 22. Opening reception during Hillsborough's Last Friday Art Walk, April 29th 6-9pm. Founded in 2006, the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts is owned & operated by 22 artists, and features painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, jewelry, turned wood, pottery & fiber art. Hours: 10-6 Mon–Th, 10-8 Fri & Sat, 12-4 Sun. www.HillsboroughGallery.com

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From Frock Coats to Flip-Flops: 100 Years of Fashion at Carolina

May 20 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Daily until June 5, 2016
Wilson Library, UNC Campus,
201 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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In 1900 the properly dressed Carolina student ordered his clothes from a tailor and wore shirts with stiff collars. During the ensuing hundred years campus dress became increasingly less formal, and by the year 2000 classrooms were filled with students in T-shirts and flip-flops. This exhibition explores the stylistic shifts that took us from collared to casual, and what these changes—big and small, gradual and sudden — reveal about twentieth-century student life at Carolina.

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Come One, Come All!

May 20 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Plaza at 140 W. Franklin St.,
140 W Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Cirque du Plaza is back, and this time better than ever! The Plaza will come to life with color as face painters turn people into lions, tigers and bears, oh my! Minuet Entertainment will make big strides on stilts and balloon twisters will transform balloons into fantastic creatures right before your eyes. Even the Spin Man will be making an appearance, balancing basketballs in a way you have never seen before! 0 Likes

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Mitch Hayes at Johnny’s

May 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Johnny’s Gone Fishing,
901 W Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Mitch Hayes lives in Concord NC. Mitch performs a solo or duo acoustic show consisting a mix of originals and covers. His musical and song-writing style is an amalgamation of all the musicians he has loved and listened to throughout my life. He won’t blow you away with amazing lead guitar licks but he will certainly entertain you with his stories and songs.

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