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December 2014

FeST

December 7 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church,
210 St. Mary's Rd., Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Fine handcrafts,creative arts, homemade foods and baked goods, beautifully hand crafted wreaths and ornaments and unique gifts. The Ordinary Café offers homemade soups, breads and warm drinks served at your table. All proceeds support OCIM, Habitat for Humanity and other local outreach programs. Dec.6, 9-3:00. Dec. 7, noon-3:00. Free Admission. St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, Hillsborough,NC.

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27th Annual Hillsborough Holiday Homecoming Tour

December 7 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Historic District of Hillsborough,
150 E. King Street, Hillsborough, 27278
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Self-guided tour begins at the Hillsborough Visitors Center at 150 East King Street and includes a variety of beautiful homes in Hillsborough.  Shuttle service will be provided in town; this year, most sites will be within walking distance.

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THE ART OF GIVING

December 7 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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November 10 - January 4.
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 N. Churton Street, Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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THE ART OF GIVING showcases giftable art for the holiday season by HGA’s 22 member artists. November 10 – January 4. Located at 121 N. Churton St. Hillsborough NC, the gallery is owned by 22 local artists featuring painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, jewelry, turned wood, pottery & fiber art. Hours: 10-6 Mon– Thurs, 10-8 Fri & Sat, 12-4 Sun

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Free

Friends of Chapel Hill Public Library BIG Book Sale: Bag Sale

December 7 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Chapel Hill Public Library,
100 Library Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Free and open to the public.  Bag sale on thousands of books. Bigger than ever! Nearly 20,000 books, CDs, DVDs & audiobooks. Fiction, mystery, fantasy, children’s books, and 25 different non-fiction categories from art to world history. Fri. 2-5:30 pm for members (books: $2-$3)-join at the door. Saturday-for everyone! 10 am to 5:30 pm: softcovers $1; hardbacks, $2; children’s books, 50 cents to $1; mass-market paperbacks, 50 cents. CDS, DVDs, audiobooks $2. A few special books are priced slightly higher.…

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Free

“Stewards of Children”- YMCA Darkness to Light Training

December 7 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Pittsboro Presbyterian Church,
95 East St, Pittsboro, NC 27312 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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$10-$29

Carolina Ballet presents The Nutcracker

December 7 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Every day until December 7, 2014
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: Memorial Hall,
114 E. Cameron Ave. , Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Hundreds of thousands have been captivated and fascinated by the awe-inspiring grace, grandeur, and mysterious illusions of Carolina Ballet’s holiday classic. This season will prove to be no less spectacular as Robert Weiss combines the beauty of classical ballet with a little Las Vegas magic in what has become an annual favorite throughout the Triangle. Paired with a live symphony orchestra, The Nutcracker is an unforgettable experience for audience members of all ages.

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

December 7 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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running in repertory Nov. 1 - Dec. 7

Perhaps the theatre’s first “fairy tale,” Shakespeare’s lyrical comedy weaves together a trio of stories set in a magical wood. During the course of a moonlit evening, four young lovers escape to the forest on a fantastic adventure, changing them forever. Running in repertory with “Into the Woods.” Performances 7:30 p.m. nightly, except Mondays, and 2 p.m. Sundays and select Saturdays. See website for complete repertory schedule.

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$40

Santa’s Workshop

December 7 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join Santa and his elves in his Christmas toy workshop. Create, build, decorate, and name your very own Teddy Bear. This furry friend will be a lifelong companion and a precious Christmas memory for each child. Holiday treats provided. Ideal for Ages 5-10 years

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Free

The Village Band Holiday Concert at University Mall

December 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
University Mall,
201 South Estes Dr. , Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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The Village Band is a 60-piece traditional community concert band serving Carrboro, Chapel Hill, and the surrounding communities. Its members range in age from their teens to their nineties. Come hear us play! The holiday program includes: “Christmas on a Snowy Night” (medley) “The Eighth Candle” prayer and dance for Hanukkah “An Olde English Christmas” (medley) “First Noel” (Jeff Simmons) “Wonderful Christmastime” (Paul McCartney) “Jingle Bells Forever” (Sousa/Pierpoint/Smith) …and more!

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$14-$18

All is Calm presented by ArtsCenter Stage (matinee)

December 7 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Running Dec. 5th - 14
The ArtsCenter,
300 E Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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By Peter Rothstein, Erick Lichte, Timothy C. Takach and Cantus Vocal Ensemble Back by Popular Demand! All Is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914 by Peter Rothstein returns this December to ArtsCenter Stage. Commemorating the 100th anniversary of World War One, the musical highlights the Christmas Truce of 1914. English, Scottish, French, and German soldiers put down their guns, came out of the trenches and met each other in no man’s land. Barriers are broken down as the soldiers exchange gifts,…

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

December 7 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Every 2 weeks on Sunday until December 7, 2014
Paul Green Theatre,
150 Country Club Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Perhaps the theatre’s first “fairy tale,” Shakespeare’s lyrical comedy weaves together a trio of stories set in a magical wood. During the course of a moonlit evening, four young lovers escape to the forest on a fantastic adventure, changing them forever. Running in repertory with “Into the Woods.” Performances 7:30 p.m. nightly, except Mondays, and 2 p.m. Sundays and select Saturdays. See website for complete repertory schedule.

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Free

“Musical Travels”

December 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm
Hill Hall Auditorium,
145 E. Cameron Avenue, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

On Sunday, December 7, the Chapel Hill Philharmonia provides an auditory journey to Europe in its exciting classical concert “Musical Travels”.  Gershwin’s jaunty “An American in Paris” leads off the program, followed by Ravel’s wistful “Pavane Pour Une Infante DeFunte”, dedicated to a Spanish princess.  Conductor Donald Oehler and the orchestra conclude the performance with Mendlessohn’s Symphony #4, his captivating “Italian” symphony.  

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THE ART OF GIVING

December 8 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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November 10 - January 4
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 North Churton St., Hillsborough, 27278
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THE ART OF GIVING showcases giftable art for the holiday season by HGA’s 22 member artists. November 10 – January 4. Located at 121 N. Churton St. Hillsborough NC, the gallery is owned by 22 local artists featuring painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, jewelry, turned wood, pottery & fiber art. Hours: 10-6 Mon– Thurs, 10-8 Fri & Sat, 12-4 Sun

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10+

Jazz for the Holidays – North Carolina Jazz Repertory Orchestra with René Marie

December 8 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Memorial Hall, UNC-Chapel Hill,
114 E Cameron Avenue, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Our North Carolina Jazz Repertory Orchestra (NCJRO) returns to Memorial Hall with sizzling vocalist René Marie to celebrate the holidays in style. Led by co-founder and trumpeter Jim Ketch, director of jazz studies and professor of music at UNC-Chapel Hill, NCJRO showcases North Carolina’s finest jazz musicians, performing classic jazz and big band music by giants such as Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Benny Goodman, Dizzy Gillespie and more.

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THE ART OF GIVING

December 9 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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November 10 - January 4
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 North Churton St., Hillsborough, 27278
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THE ART OF GIVING showcases giftable art for the holiday season by HGA’s 22 member artists. November 10 – January 4. Located at 121 N. Churton St. Hillsborough NC, the gallery is owned by 22 local artists featuring painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, jewelry, turned wood, pottery & fiber art. Hours: 10-6 Mon– Thurs, 10-8 Fri & Sat, 12-4 Sun

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Free

Kids Stories & Songs

December 9 @ 10:45 am - 11:30 am
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Every week until December 31, 2014
Johnny’s Gone Fishing,
901 W Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Every Tuesday morning, kids and parents fill the Johnny’s Gone Fishing “living room” to listen to children’s stories and sing songs. Johnny’s own Katie Moorehead, who has taught at Durham Academy, Broadway Bound, and the Carrboro Arts Center, leads the group. We often invite guests, such as Sgt. Billy Austin of the Carrboro Police Department or local firefighters to talk about fire safety. It’s free to attend, listen, and participate and snacks and juice are available for purchase. Johnny’s is…

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Art Chansky and Johnny Moore discuss their UNC/Duke rivalry book, The Blue Divide

December 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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A complete look at the storied basketball rivalry between the Duke Blue Devils and North Carolina Tar Heels, this guide is penned by two authorities on the subject—Art Chansky, a bestselling author and sports reporter who has covered the famed match up since his days as a student reporter at UNC, and Johnny Moore, who has been intimately involved with Duke athletics for nearly four decades. Segmenting the various commonalities the Blue Devils and Tar Heels have shared for more…

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Free

UNC Children’s Annual Holiday Bazaar

December 10 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
N.C. Children’s Hospital Lobby,
101 Manning Drive, Chapel Hill , NC United States

Need to get your holiday shopping started or find that unique one-of-a-kind gift? Join the N.C. Children’s Promise at the annual Holiday Bazaar in the lobby of N.C. Children’s Hospital on Wednesday, Dec. 10, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This annual benefit provides proceeds for the N.C. Children’s Hospital and features crafts, home goods, and other artistic wares for sale in the hospital lobby. Highlights include children’s hand-decorated clothing and accessories, classic and contemporary jewelry, children’s books, custom embroidered…

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THE ART OF GIVING

December 10 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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November 10 - January 4
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 North Churton St., Hillsborough, 27278
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THE ART OF GIVING showcases giftable art for the holiday season by HGA’s 22 member artists. November 10 – January 4. Located at 121 N. Churton St. Hillsborough NC, the gallery is owned by 22 local artists featuring painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, jewelry, turned wood, pottery & fiber art. Hours: 10-6 Mon– Thurs, 10-8 Fri & Sat, 12-4 Sun

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THE ART OF GIVING

December 11 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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November 10 - January 4
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 North Churton St., Hillsborough, 27278
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THE ART OF GIVING showcases giftable art for the holiday season by HGA’s 22 member artists. November 10 – January 4. Located at 121 N. Churton St. Hillsborough NC, the gallery is owned by 22 local artists featuring painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, jewelry, turned wood, pottery & fiber art. Hours: 10-6 Mon– Thurs, 10-8 Fri & Sat, 12-4 Sun

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Free

“Stewards of Children”- YMCA Darkness to Light Training

December 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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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FRANK: Featured Artist Talk with Woodworker, Jim Oleson

December 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
FRANK Gallery,
109 East Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Join us for a conversation with FRANK artist and woodworker Jim Oleson, who has been designing and crafting furniture since 1980.

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$15 in advance; $20 the week of the event; all donations welcome

HARAMBEE Variety Show

December 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education,
100 Friday Center Drive , Chapel Hill , NC United States

Please join us for the HARAMBEE Variety Show and fundraiser organized by the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School Alliance for Minority Business Students (AMBS). This is an all-ages event and open to the entire Triangle community. This year’s Harambee Variety Show will include some great amateur and professional acts featuring UNC Kenan-Flagler students, faculty members and local talent. Those in attendance can expect to see a variety of performances including magic, jazz, spoken word, song and dance. We are extremely excited…

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$14-$18

All is Calm presented by ArtsCenter Stage

December 11 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Running Dec. 5th - 14
The ArtsCenter,
300 E Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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By Peter Rothstein, Erick Lichte, Timothy C. Takach and Cantus Vocal Ensemble Back by Popular Demand! All Is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914 by Peter Rothstein returns this December to ArtsCenter Stage. Commemorating the 100th anniversary of World War One, the musical highlights the Christmas Truce of 1914. English, Scottish, French, and German soldiers put down their guns, came out of the trenches and met each other in no man’s land. Barriers are broken down as the soldiers exchange gifts,…

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THE ART OF GIVING

December 12 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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November 10 - January 4
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 N. Churton Street, Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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THE ART OF GIVING showcases giftable art for the holiday season by HGA’s 22 member artists. November 10 – January 4. Located at 121 N. Churton St. Hillsborough NC, the gallery is owned by 22 local artists featuring painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, jewelry, turned wood, pottery & fiber art. Hours: 10-6 Mon– Thurs, 10-8 Fri & Sat, 12-4 Sun

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2nd Friday Artwalk

December 12 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Every month on the second Friday until November 13, 2015

The 2nd Friday Artwalk takes place in Carrboro and Chapel Hill from 6:00 – 9:00 pm on the second Friday of every month. It’s a great opportunity to explore the many arts venues and businesses in both towns as well as socialize with other art lovers in the community. Many of the galleries will have live music and other art related entertainment. For more information or to see what upcoming openings, click here.

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$14-$18

All is Calm presented by ArtsCenter Stage

December 12 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Running Dec. 5th - 14
The ArtsCenter,
300 E Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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By Peter Rothstein, Erick Lichte, Timothy C. Takach and Cantus Vocal Ensemble Back by Popular Demand! All Is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914 by Peter Rothstein returns this December to ArtsCenter Stage. Commemorating the 100th anniversary of World War One, the musical highlights the Christmas Truce of 1914. English, Scottish, French, and German soldiers put down their guns, came out of the trenches and met each other in no man’s land. Barriers are broken down as the soldiers exchange gifts,…

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$30

Breakfast with Santa

December 13 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
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Every week on Saturday and Sunday until December 24, 2014

Santa is coming to The Carolina Inn. A festive Carolina Inn breakfast will undoubtedly usher in the Christmas magic for young and old alike. Magicians and face painters will be on hand to entertain everyone. Each child is welcome to sit on Santa’s lap and share their Christmas wish list. Every child will leave with a holiday treat. Children Must be Accompanied by an Adult. December 13th, 14th, 20th, 21st, 23rd, 24th 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM Reservations Required. Reserved…

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Free

Carrboro Farmers’ Market

December 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Every week until December 20, 2014
Carrboro Farmers’ Market,
301 West Main Street, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States

Carrboro, North Carolina, is home to the nationally recognized Carrboro Farmers’ Market. Recently highlighted by both Bon Appétit, Martha Stewart’s Good Food Magazine, and Visa Black Card Magazine as one of the top markets in the country, Carrboro Farmers’ Market celebrates its 36th season in 2014. The Carrboro Farmers’ Market is truly a farmer-owned and operated market. The vendors themselves produce all goods sold at the Market. Everything comes from within a 50-mile radius of Carrboro. Located at the Carrboro…

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Free

Lavender Holiday Celebration at sunshine lavender farm in northern Orange County

December 13 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
sunshine lavender farm,
4104 Millstone Road, Hurdle Mills, NC 27541 United States

CELEBRATE LOCAL LAVENDER at sunshine lavender farm’s annual Lavender Holiday Celebration in Hurdle Mills, NC Get a glimpse of the farm when the lavender is snoozing in the field and the sweet scent of lavender prevails on our small family farm. Just one day a year, the farm house is open to visitors, so please join us for the annual Lavender Holiday Celebration. Sample lavender goodies from our 1953 vintage Wedgewood oven, sip lavender hot chocolate, visit with your farm…

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Free

Alternative Holiday Gift Bazaar: Give a Gift Infused with Love

December 13 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Oasis at Carr Mill,
200 N Greensboro St A5, Carrboro, 27510 United States
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The Oasis will be hosting the Healing & Arts Holiday Bazaar sponsored by the Women’s Holistic Business Consortium. Come and purchase holiday gifts from local artisans and gift certificates from women practicing holistic and alternative modalities, such as massages, life coaching, acupuncture, holistic skin care, reike treatments, etc. There will be raffles and prizes. We will also be serving our regular menu of food and beverages.

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Free

Chapel Hill-Carrboro Holiday Parade

December 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Downtown Chapel Hill,
Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Presented by the Jaycees and the Town of Chapel Hill, the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Holiday Parade promises to be a great way to start the holiday season! A favorite Chapel Hill tradition, the annual parade showcases the rich diversity of our community. From marching bands to business leaders, youth groups, and creatively decorated floats, this event puts everyone in a festive mood. At 10am, the parade begins in front of Morehead Planetarium and progresses through Chapel Hill on Franklin Street, ending…

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THE ART OF GIVING

December 13 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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November 10 - January 4
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 N. Churton Street, Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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THE ART OF GIVING showcases giftable art for the holiday season by HGA’s 22 member artists. November 10 – January 4. Located at 121 N. Churton St. Hillsborough NC, the gallery is owned by 22 local artists featuring painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, jewelry, turned wood, pottery & fiber art. Hours: 10-6 Mon– Thurs, 10-8 Fri & Sat, 12-4 Sun

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$40

Brunch with Santa

December 13 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Every week on Saturday and Sunday until December 21, 2014

Santa is coming to The Carolina Inn. A festive Carolina Inn breakfast will undoubtedly usher in the Christmas magic for young and old alike. Magicians and face painters will be on hand to entertain everyone. Each child is welcome to sit on Santa’s lap and share their Christmas wish list. Every child will leave with a holiday treat. Children must be accompanied by an adult. December 13th, 14th, 20th, 21st, 23rd, 24th 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM Reservations Required. Reserved…

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$40 per house

Gingerbread House Decorating Workshops

December 13 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Family Preschool,
4907 Garrett Road , Durham (Located in the back of the Eno River Unitarian Universalist Fellowship campus. Look for the gingerbread balloons and twinkle lights to lead the way!), NC NC United States

Looking for something new and yet wonderfully old-fashioned this holiday season? Bring your family and some friends for a one of a kind holiday experience.  Think freshly baked gingerbread, handmade icing, and candy in quantities that normally only appear in dreams with sugarplums.  Add warm twinkle lights, soft seasonal music, and the satisfaction of knowing that you are supporting a community preschool.  That’s holiday cheer that’s hard to beat. Do you or your children have a food allergy? You can sign up…

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Free

Holiday Gift Fair

December 13 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Johnny’s Gone Fishing,
901 W Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Last year, our Local Holiday Gift Fair was a huge hit…so naturally, we’re bringing it back for the holiday season in 2014! Here’s how it works: Johnny’s has sought out some of the area’s best local artisans, artists, designers, and other vendors and is bringing them together for one afternoon in our shop! Each hand-selected local vendor will offer unique items — from jewelry to ceramics to scarves and much more — all crafted with care. You show up, discover…

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$12

Triangle Stardusters Ballroom Dance

December 13 @ 7:30 pm - 10:45 pm
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Every month on the second Saturday until December 13, 2014
Carrboro Century Center,
100 North Greensboro Street, Carrboro, NC United States
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Triangle Stardusters Dance Club conducts a ballroom dance on the second Saturday of each month at the Carrboro Century Center.   The floating wooden floor and the clear sound system provide the ideal setting for an evening of ballroom dancing to music for Swing, Rumba, Cha Cha, Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot and many more dances.    Our DJ’s carefully select music for proper rhythm and tempo and delightful listening.    For more details on each month’s dance please consult our website…

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$14-$18

All is Calm presented by ArtsCenter Stage

December 13 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Running Dec. 5th - 14
The ArtsCenter,
300 E Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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By Peter Rothstein, Erick Lichte, Timothy C. Takach and Cantus Vocal Ensemble Back by Popular Demand! All Is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914 by Peter Rothstein returns this December to ArtsCenter Stage. Commemorating the 100th anniversary of World War One, the musical highlights the Christmas Truce of 1914. English, Scottish, French, and German soldiers put down their guns, came out of the trenches and met each other in no man’s land. Barriers are broken down as the soldiers exchange gifts,…

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$30

Breakfast with Santa

December 14 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Saturday and Sunday until December 24, 2014

Santa is coming to The Carolina Inn. A festive Carolina Inn breakfast will undoubtedly usher in the Christmas magic for young and old alike. Magicians and face painters will be on hand to entertain everyone. Each child is welcome to sit on Santa’s lap and share their Christmas wish list. Every child will leave with a holiday treat. Children Must be Accompanied by an Adult. December 13th, 14th, 20th, 21st, 23rd, 24th 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM Reservations Required. Reserved…

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Faithfully Accessible — The Church and Disability

December 14 @ 10:00 am - 10:50 am
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Every week on Sunday until December 14, 2014
United Church of Chapel Hill,
1321 MLKJ Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

This is the first of two talks our committee, Faithfully Accessible, is having at our church during the education hour. The second will be the following week at the same time. This week, we focus on why the issue of full inclusion of people with disabilities in church and breaking down structural and attitudinal barriers is important. Next week, we discuss specifics on what the church can do to become Faithfully Accessible.

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$40

Brunch with Santa

December 14 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Every week on Saturday and Sunday until December 21, 2014

Santa is coming to The Carolina Inn. A festive Carolina Inn breakfast will undoubtedly usher in the Christmas magic for young and old alike. Magicians and face painters will be on hand to entertain everyone. Each child is welcome to sit on Santa’s lap and share their Christmas wish list. Every child will leave with a holiday treat. Children must be accompanied by an adult. December 13th, 14th, 20th, 21st, 23rd, 24th 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM Reservations Required. Reserved…

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THE ART OF GIVING

December 14 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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November 10 - January 4.
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 N. Churton Street, Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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THE ART OF GIVING showcases giftable art for the holiday season by HGA’s 22 member artists. November 10 – January 4. Located at 121 N. Churton St. Hillsborough NC, the gallery is owned by 22 local artists featuring painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, jewelry, turned wood, pottery & fiber art. Hours: 10-6 Mon– Thurs, 10-8 Fri & Sat, 12-4 Sun

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$25

Sugar Plum Fairy Tea

December 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us for our fifteenth annual benefit for the Triangle Youth Ballet in the historic Carolina Inn.  During the one-hour seating, ballerinas will dance for you as you sample treats from the Land of Sweets! Enjoy Nutcracker story time! See a magic show! And children under 12 may have their picture taken with the Sugar Plum Fairy!! Tickets go on sale November 1, 2014 through the Carolina Inn.

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$14-$18

All is Calm presented by ArtsCenter Stage (matinee)

December 14 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Running Dec. 5th - 14
The ArtsCenter,
300 E Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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By Peter Rothstein, Erick Lichte, Timothy C. Takach and Cantus Vocal Ensemble Back by Popular Demand! All Is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914 by Peter Rothstein returns this December to ArtsCenter Stage. Commemorating the 100th anniversary of World War One, the musical highlights the Christmas Truce of 1914. English, Scottish, French, and German soldiers put down their guns, came out of the trenches and met each other in no man’s land. Barriers are broken down as the soldiers exchange gifts,…

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Free

The Village Band Holiday Concert in Carrboro

December 14 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Carrboro Century Center,
100 North Greensboro Street, Carrboro, NC United States
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The Village Band is a 60-piece traditional community concert band serving Carrboro, Chapel Hill, and the surrounding communities. Its members range in age from their teens to their nineties. Come hear us play! The holiday program includes: “Christmas on a Snowy Night” (medley) “The Eighth Candle” prayer and dance for Hanukkah “An Olde English Christmas” (medley) “First Noel” (Jeff Simmons) “Wonderful Christmastime” (Paul McCartney) “Jingle Bells Forever” (Sousa/Pierpoint/Smith) …and more!

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THE ART OF GIVING

December 15 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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November 10 - January 4
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 North Churton St., Hillsborough, 27278
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THE ART OF GIVING showcases giftable art for the holiday season by HGA’s 22 member artists. November 10 – January 4. Located at 121 N. Churton St. Hillsborough NC, the gallery is owned by 22 local artists featuring painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, jewelry, turned wood, pottery & fiber art. Hours: 10-6 Mon– Thurs, 10-8 Fri & Sat, 12-4 Sun

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$60

Christmas Sweater Party and Fundraiser at Crook’s Corner

December 15 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Crooks Corner Restaurant,
610 West Franklin St., Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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To celebrate Chef Bill Smith’s appearance on A Chef’s Life Special Holiday Show Tuesday the 16th, we are hosting a preview the night before. This is a fundraiser for the Foodbank of Central and Eastern North Carolina. Suggested attire is Christmas sweaters! Prizes will be awarded! Join us for food & drink & sweaters.

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THE ART OF GIVING

December 16 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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November 10 - January 4
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 North Churton St., Hillsborough, 27278
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THE ART OF GIVING showcases giftable art for the holiday season by HGA’s 22 member artists. November 10 – January 4. Located at 121 N. Churton St. Hillsborough NC, the gallery is owned by 22 local artists featuring painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, jewelry, turned wood, pottery & fiber art. Hours: 10-6 Mon– Thurs, 10-8 Fri & Sat, 12-4 Sun

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Kids Stories & Songs

December 16 @ 10:45 am - 11:30 am
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Every week until December 31, 2014
Johnny’s Gone Fishing,
901 W Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Every Tuesday morning, kids and parents fill the Johnny’s Gone Fishing “living room” to listen to children’s stories and sing songs. Johnny’s own Katie Moorehead, who has taught at Durham Academy, Broadway Bound, and the Carrboro Arts Center, leads the group. We often invite guests, such as Sgt. Billy Austin of the Carrboro Police Department or local firefighters to talk about fire safety. It’s free to attend, listen, and participate and snacks and juice are available for purchase. Johnny’s is…

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“Stewards of Children”- YMCA Darkness to Light Training

December 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Emily K Center,
904 W. Chapel Hill St, Durham, NC 27701 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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