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October 2014

2nd Friday Artwalk

October 10 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Every month on the second Friday until November 13, 2015

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

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Pelo Malo (Bad Hair)

October 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center at UNC,
301 Pittsboro Street, Chapel Hill, 27516
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Pelo Malo, a 2013 Venezuelan drama, presented as part of the NC Latin American Film Festival.

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10+

The Robert Cray Band

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

With 5 Grammy Awards and 15 Grammy nominations, blues/soul singer-guitarist Robert Cray is credited with reinventing the blues. One of the greatest guitarists of his generation, he cites Jimi Hendrix, Buddy Guy, B.B. King and George Harrison as formative influences alongside Albert Collins and Bobby “Blue” Bland. Recently inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame at the age of 57, he is one of the youngest living legends to receive the prestigious honor.

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free, suggested donation of $5

Over The Top

October 10 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Every day until October 11, 2014
Swain Hall,
101 e. cameron, Chapel Hill, NC United States
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The Process Series at UNC presents Over the Top, a play and a game about the Great War. Over the Top takes on the Great War with levity and gravity as a performed scaled history of World War I with a game for the audience. Hosted by the last living WWI veteran, Over the Top presents a garden party whose guests, personifications of the nation states involved in World War I, play out their changing relationships and allegiances. After Austria-Hungary throws the…

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$15

Orange United Methodist Church Harvest Festival

October 11 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Orange United Methodist Church,
1220 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Harvest Festival is to be a family-fun day here at the church, complete with children’s games, moonwalks, crafts, food, yard sale, auction, and did I say food? There is something for everyone. This year marks the 43rd anniversary of the historic Orange United Methodist Church Harvest Festival to support mission programs here at home and around the world. The home-cooked breakfast starts at 7:00am and lunch begins at 11:15pm. There is a huge community yard sale and local artisans will…

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Weekly $142/ Daily $32

Fall Intersession Arts Camp

October 11 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Every day until October 17, 2014
Durham Arts Council,
120 Morris St, Durham, NC 27701 United States

These camps are designed for students ages 5 to 12 years and offer flexible daily or weekly schedule to accommodate year-round and traditional school breaks. Camp run from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Drop-off begins at 8:00 AM. For full day programs, add the Afternoon Adventures program, which runs from 2:00 – 5:30 PM. *DAC Provides a nutritious snack, but campers must bring their own brown bag lunches. Weekly Price: $142 Daily Price: $32 Preregistration Required

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Free

Carrboro – NC Big Sweep Volunteer Day

October 11 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Carrboro Century Center,
100 North Greensboro Street, Carrboro, NC United States

North Carolina Big Sweep’s purpose is to rid our environment of litter by promoting environmental education and coordinating an annual statewide cleanup.  We must have enough volunteers to get the job done.  The morning will consist of cleaning up trash and recycling debris left around Carrboro and our parks.  Hurry and register today. Adults are welcome to participate! Youth’s time and effort will be acknowledged through certificates, t-shirts and service learning hours.  Free t-shirts for the first 50 registered participants.  If…

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Free

“Stewards of Children”- YMCA Darkness to Light Training

October 11 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Pittsboro Presbyterian Church,
95 East St, Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States

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

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Free

Grand Opening: Bikram Yoga Chapel Hill

October 11 @ 9:30 am - 7:00 pm
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Every day until October 12, 2014
Bikram Yoga Chapel Hill,
601 W. Rosemary St., Chapel HIll, NC 27516 United States

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

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DISCOVERIES

October 11 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every day until October 26, 2014
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 N. Churton Street, Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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Paintings by Lolette Guthrie and Michelle Yellin, kiln-formed glass by Mark Kinsella. September 22nd through October 26th. Opening reception during Hillsborough’s Last Friday Art Walk, September 26th 6-9pm. Founded in 2006, the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts is owned & operated by 22 artists and features painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, metalsmith jewelry, turned wood, pottery, and fiber art. Hours: Mon – Th 10-6, Fri & Sat 10-8, Sun 12-4

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Dawn ‘til Dusk Community Day: Focus on Photography at Ackland Art Museum

October 11 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Ackland Art Museum,
101 S Columbia Street, Chapel Hill, 27514
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Young and old are invited to the Ackland for a day of creation and exploration around the theme of photography! Hands-on workshops, tours, and a food-truck picnic are just a few of the fun-filled activities planned for this PhotoVision-inspired day. Program presented as part of the Click! Triangle Photography Festival, www.clicktrianglephoto.org. Free and open to all ages.

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$12.00

St Paul Village 5K Fundraiser

October 11 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm

On Saturday, October 11, 2014 a fundraiser will be held for the Third Annual St. Paul Village Community 5K Walk/Run. For the small donation of $12 you will get a lunch meal prepared by the chef from Carrabba’s Italian Grill. The meal will include grilled chicken, penne pasta, Caesar salad, homemade dessert (pound cake, sweet potato pie, banana pudding) and a beverage. Meals will be served from 11:00 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. at St. Paul AME Church 101 N. Merritt…

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Carol Bodiford at Tyndall Galleries

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

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Riverwalk Opening Celebration

October 11 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
North and South Churton St.,
Hillsborough, NC United States
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Riverwalk is an approximately 1.8-mile, 8-foot-wide, asphalt, accessible urban greenway proposed along the Eno River corridor. A tree planting will be held at 1:30 pm, followed by an official ceremony from 2 pm -2:30 pm. Mayor Tom Stevens will make the opening remarks and will recognize all those who contributed to this incredible project. Following the formal ceremony, there will be ongoing activities at both the Eno River Farmers Market and in Gold Park. Some activities include puppet making for…

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Free

Tim Keim discusses The Dynamic Dozen: 12 Accessible Yoga Poses for Building Bone Density, Strength, and Balance

October 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Yoga is the universal toolbox, says author Tim Keim. With this book, The Dynamic Dozen: 12 Accessible Yoga Poses for Building Bone Density, Strength, and Balance, Tim invites you to open the toolbox. n The postures in The Dynamic Dozen are simple and easy to use. The descriptions and pictures will teach you to practice the poses with ease and competence. With steady, gentle practice you will not only strengthen your bones and improve your balance, you will also develop…

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Free

Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps

October 11 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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Every day until November 2, 2014
North Carolina Botanical Garden,
100 Old Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States

The North Carolina Botanical Garden presents Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps, a  juried exhibition of 44 original contemporary plant illustrations illuminating the historical, artistic and botanical influence of 18th century father/son naturalists John and William Bartram. The “Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps” exhibition is curated by the American Society of Botanical Artists (ASBA) in collaboration with Bartram’s Garden in Philadelphia.

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Car Races at the Orange County Speedway

October 11 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Every week on Saturday until October 25, 2014
Orange County Speedway,
9740 NC Highway 57 North, Rougemont, NC 27572 United States
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JULY 12 LATE MODEL/LIMITED/PURE STOCK/STREET STOCK/SUPER MINI TRUCKS/ KIDS BIKE RACES JULY 26 PRO CUP/ALLISON LEGACY/LATE MODEL/LIMITED/PURE STOCK/STREET STOCK/ SUPER MINI TRUCKS AUGUST 9 LATE MODEL/LIMITED/PURE STOCK/STREET STOCK/SUPER MINI TRUCKS/BANDOLEROS KIDS RIDE ALONG NIGHT AUGUST 23 LATE MODEL/LIMITED/PURE STOCK/STREET STOCK/SUPER MINI TRUCKS/BANDOLEROS SEPTEMBER 13 LATE MODEL/LIMITED/PURE STOCK/STREET STOCK/SUPER MINI TRUCKS/BANDOLEROS $5 LADIES NIGHT SEPTEMBER 27 CHAD PERGERSON & KEVIN BOWEN MEMORIAL NIGHT TWIN 35 LIMITED RACES//BANDOLEROS /LATE MODEL/PURE STOCK/STREET STOCK/SUPER MINI TRUCKS OCTOBER 11 LATE MODEL/LIMITED/PURE STOCK/STREET STOCK/SUPER MINI TRUCKS/BANDOLEROS…

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$12

Triangle Stardusters Ballroom Dance

October 11 @ 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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5*20 suggested donation

8th Annual Rumi by Candlelight

October 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church,
300 East Rosemary Street , Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Be foolishly in love, because love is all there is.                                                                — Rumi Friends Outside of Time returns to the Triangle with their popular holiday offering, Rumi by Candlelight.  Although the poetry of Rumi originated in 13th century Persia and is revered in many Middle Eastern countries, it is the…

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free, suggested donation of $5

Over The Top

October 11 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Every day until October 11, 2014
Swain Hall,
101 e. cameron, Chapel Hill, NC United States
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The Process Series at UNC presents Over the Top, a play and a game about the Great War. Over the Top takes on the Great War with levity and gravity as a performed scaled history of World War I with a game for the audience. Hosted by the last living WWI veteran, Over the Top presents a garden party whose guests, personifications of the nation states involved in World War I, play out their changing relationships and allegiances. After Austria-Hungary throws the…

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$10

2014 McKee’s Cornfield Maze

October 11 @ 10:00 pm
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runs Friday - Sunday Sept. 27 - Nov. 2
McKee Corn Maze,
5011 Kiger Road, Rougemont, NC 27572 United States
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Families have enjoyed visiting our farm in the fall season to pick out  their pumpkins, have a picnic, celebrate birthdays and explore our cornfield mazes.   Family Fun Tradition for all ages. Opening September 27th and running each weekend until November 2nd. Hayrides, pumpkins and fall decorations, children’s play area and play set, Maple View ice cream, farm animals, entertainment and shady picnic area under a canopy of fall’s colorful leaves make for a wonderful fall day in the country. Open…

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$5

Art Adventures

October 11 @ 10:30 pm
Ackland Art Museum,
101 S Columbia Street, Chapel Hill, 27514
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Designed for 6- to 9-year-olds, Art Adventures sessions provide kids with a guided view of art in the Ackland’s galleries, followed by the opportunity to create take-home treasures in an adjacent art studio using newly-learned art-making techniques. Materials are provided. Free for Members, $5 for non-members. Space is limited. Handmade Photo-Collages – Bring favorite photos—family, friends, pets—which will be copied and turned into one-of-a-kind photo-collage books. (Caregivers, don’t worry: photos will be safely returned to participants at the end of…

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SuperFun Show!: Rolie Polie Guacamole

October 11 @ 11:00 pm
The ArtsCenter,
300 E Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Rolie Polie Guacamole started out in Brooklyn six years ago and has become a must see kindie band across the nation, with top picks by Boston.com, Time Out Kids NY, and Time Out Kids Chicago.  Their high-energy interactive shows are a mix of funk, rock and folk music mashed into original tunes about natural living, eating healthy and staying active. The band’s latest album Triathlon won a Parents’ Choice Silver Award and a NAPPA Honor’s Award. Rolie Polie Guacamole is a must see show…

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Weekly $142/ Daily $32

Fall Intersession Arts Camp

October 12 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Every day until October 17, 2014
Durham Arts Council,
120 Morris St, Durham, NC 27701 United States

These camps are designed for students ages 5 to 12 years and offer flexible daily or weekly schedule to accommodate year-round and traditional school breaks. Camp run from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Drop-off begins at 8:00 AM. For full day programs, add the Afternoon Adventures program, which runs from 2:00 – 5:30 PM. *DAC Provides a nutritious snack, but campers must bring their own brown bag lunches. Weekly Price: $142 Daily Price: $32 Preregistration Required

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Free

Grand Opening: Bikram Yoga Chapel Hill

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

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

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DISCOVERIES

October 12 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every day until October 26, 2014
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 N. Churton Street, Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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Paintings by Lolette Guthrie and Michelle Yellin, kiln-formed glass by Mark Kinsella. September 22nd through October 26th. Opening reception during Hillsborough’s Last Friday Art Walk, September 26th 6-9pm. Founded in 2006, the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts is owned & operated by 22 artists and features painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, metalsmith jewelry, turned wood, pottery, and fiber art. Hours: Mon – Th 10-6, Fri & Sat 10-8, Sun 12-4

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From Horses to Horsepower: The History of the Occoneechee Speedway

October 12 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Every week until October 31, 2014

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

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Beijing impressions: photography and hand-made paper collage

October 12 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Community Church of Chapel Hill,
106 Purefoy Rd. , Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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This multi-media exhibition highlights the work of 2 artists who bring their unique and their combined imagery together to examine the process of creativity, inspiration, and collaboration. Barbara became initially inspired to collaborate with Sandy during a studio visit where she first experienced her multi-layered paper collage abstractions. Using Barbara’s original work from her Beijing Impressions portrait series, the artists then selected complementary work from Sandy’s collections as source material to create new work that reinterpreted and recombined original imagery…

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Free

Bob Garner discusses his book Foods That Makes You Say Mmm-mmm

October 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

While working as a reporter and producer for North Carolina’s public television network, Bob Garner took his “love of good food to work” where he created a weekly program devoted to the state’s barbecue culture. That evolved into several programs about traditional cooking. Over the course of his many years with UNC-TV, Garner established himself as a country-cooking connoisseur and viewers came to love his trademark “mmm-mmm” whenever he tasted a dish that met his standards. In Foods that Make…

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Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps

October 12 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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Every day until November 2, 2014
North Carolina Botanical Garden,
100 Old Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States

The North Carolina Botanical Garden presents Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps, a  juried exhibition of 44 original contemporary plant illustrations illuminating the historical, artistic and botanical influence of 18th century father/son naturalists John and William Bartram. The “Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps” exhibition is curated by the American Society of Botanical Artists (ASBA) in collaboration with Bartram’s Garden in Philadelphia.

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Into the Breach matinee

October 12 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Arts Center,
Carrboro, NC United States
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Written by Ian Bowater Directed by Gregor McElvogue with Jeb Brinkley, Justin Johnson, Eric Morales, Brandon Rafalson, Laurel Ullman, and Peter Vance Into the Breach is a new play that follows five young men on their journeys from Shakespeare’s school to the Western Front. This play is inspired by a real production of Henry V that was put on by students at the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Memorial Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon in 1913. While the young men travel different paths during…

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$18

CPE Bach & Bros.

October 12 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Chapel of the Cross,
304 E. Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

300th birthday and still going strong! CPE Bach’s anniversary will be celebrated in Baroque & Beyond’s concert on October 12. The program features works by CPE and two of his brothers (all sons of the famous JS Bach).  A beautiful fortepiano, baroque flute, violin, viola, and cello – all will be heard  in solos, duets, trios, and quartets for various combinations. John O’Brien, Rebecca Troxler,  Leah Peroutka, Joey O’Donnell, and Chris Nunnally perform. In the historic chapel at Chapel of…

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$18

Parlor Concert

October 12 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Parlor Concert,
111 East Tryon St, Hillsborough, NC, NC 27278 United States

Hillsborough Arts Council will present a special parlor concert Sunday, Oct. 12, 4:00 in historic home at 111 East Tryon St.  Claude Bourbon, a French born and classically trained guitarist will present an intimate concert of Medieval and Spanish Blues. Tickets are $18 and available at Hillsborough Arts Gallery and Eno Gallery, both on North Churton St., or online at www.hillsboroughartscouncil.org.

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FRANK inFocus: Engaging Light

October 12 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until November 7, 2014
FRANK Gallery,
109 East Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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October 7 – November 9, 2014 FRANK Gallery is pleased to announce its participation in October’s Click! Triangle Photography Festival with its exhibit FRANK inFocus: Engaging Light. This exhibit will include the work of FRANK member photographers Alan Dehmer, Barbara Tyroler, Bill McAllister, John Rosenthal and Peter Filene as well as FRANK consigning artists Sam Wang, Jacquelyn Tait Leebrick, Wojtek Wojdynski, Caroline Vaughan, David Spear, Gregg Kemp, and Bryce Lankard. Invited photographers include Elizabeth Matheson, Tama Hochbaum and Leah Sobsey.

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Weekly $142/ Daily $32

Fall Intersession Arts Camp

October 13 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until October 17, 2014
Durham Arts Council,
120 Morris St, Durham, NC 27701 United States

These camps are designed for students ages 5 to 12 years and offer flexible daily or weekly schedule to accommodate year-round and traditional school breaks. Camp run from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Drop-off begins at 8:00 AM. For full day programs, add the Afternoon Adventures program, which runs from 2:00 – 5:30 PM. *DAC Provides a nutritious snack, but campers must bring their own brown bag lunches. Weekly Price: $142 Daily Price: $32 Preregistration Required

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DISCOVERIES

October 13 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until October 26, 2014
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 N. Churton Street, Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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Paintings by Lolette Guthrie and Michelle Yellin, kiln-formed glass by Mark Kinsella. September 22nd through October 26th. Opening reception during Hillsborough’s Last Friday Art Walk, September 26th 6-9pm. Founded in 2006, the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts is owned & operated by 22 artists and features painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, metalsmith jewelry, turned wood, pottery, and fiber art. Hours: Mon – Th 10-6, Fri & Sat 10-8, Sun 12-4

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Free

Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps

October 13 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until November 2, 2014
North Carolina Botanical Garden,
100 Old Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States

The North Carolina Botanical Garden presents Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps, a  juried exhibition of 44 original contemporary plant illustrations illuminating the historical, artistic and botanical influence of 18th century father/son naturalists John and William Bartram. The “Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps” exhibition is curated by the American Society of Botanical Artists (ASBA) in collaboration with Bartram’s Garden in Philadelphia.

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Free

Julian Monroe Fisher: Fall 2014 Lecture Series

October 13 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Great Outdoor Provision Company,
1800 East Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Explorer, anthropologist and documentary filmmaker Julian ‘Monroe’ Fisher will present intriguing stories of adventure collected from his nearly twenty years of exploration around the globe to include his six Explorers Club flag expeditions to Africa. – See more at: http://greatoutdoorprovision.com/event/julian-monroe-fisher-fall-2014-lecture-series/#sthash.je1M8YPf.dpuf

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Peter Case

October 13 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The ArtsCenter,
300 E Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Peter Case is a Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter and producer, a mighty fine guitarist and a well-reviewed published author and yet, he’s most at home on the stage. For 25 years, Peter, his guitar and his songs have mesmerized audiences from coast to coast, whether holding down a festival crowd, warming up the place for luminaries like Jackson Browne and John Prine or headlining his own nightclub shows—of which he can claimed to have logged thousands. As leader of the Plimsouls, and…

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Weekly $142/ Daily $32

Fall Intersession Arts Camp

October 14 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until October 17, 2014
Durham Arts Council,
120 Morris St, Durham, NC 27701 United States

These camps are designed for students ages 5 to 12 years and offer flexible daily or weekly schedule to accommodate year-round and traditional school breaks. Camp run from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Drop-off begins at 8:00 AM. For full day programs, add the Afternoon Adventures program, which runs from 2:00 – 5:30 PM. *DAC Provides a nutritious snack, but campers must bring their own brown bag lunches. Weekly Price: $142 Daily Price: $32 Preregistration Required

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DISCOVERIES

October 14 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Paintings by Lolette Guthrie and Michelle Yellin, kiln-formed glass by Mark Kinsella. September 22nd through October 26th. Opening reception during Hillsborough’s Last Friday Art Walk, September 26th 6-9pm. Founded in 2006, the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts is owned & operated by 22 artists and features painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, metalsmith jewelry, turned wood, pottery, and fiber art. Hours: Mon – Th 10-6, Fri & Sat 10-8, Sun 12-4

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Free

Kids Stories & Songs

October 14 @ 10:45 am - 11:30 am
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Every week until December 31, 2014
Johnny’s Gone Fishing,
901 W Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Every Tuesday morning, kids and parents fill the Johnny’s Gone Fishing “living room” to listen to children’s stories and sing songs. Johnny’s own Katie Moorehead, who has taught at Durham Academy, Broadway Bound, and the Carrboro Arts Center, leads the group. We often invite guests, such as Sgt. Billy Austin of the Carrboro Police Department or local firefighters to talk about fire safety. It’s free to attend, listen, and participate and snacks and juice are available for purchase. Johnny’s is…

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$10

2014 McKee’s Cornfield Maze

October 14 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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runs Friday - Sunday Sept. 27 - Nov. 2
McKee Corn Maze,
5011 Kiger Road, Rougemont, NC 27572 United States
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Families have enjoyed visiting our farm in the fall season to pick out  their pumpkins, have a picnic, celebrate birthdays and explore our cornfield mazes.   Family Fun Tradition for all ages. Opening September 27th and running each weekend until November 2nd. Hayrides, pumpkins and fall decorations, children’s play area and play set, Maple View ice cream, farm animals, entertainment and shady picnic area under a canopy of fall’s colorful leaves make for a wonderful fall day in the country. Open…

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Free

Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps

October 14 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until November 2, 2014
North Carolina Botanical Garden,
100 Old Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States

The North Carolina Botanical Garden presents Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps, a  juried exhibition of 44 original contemporary plant illustrations illuminating the historical, artistic and botanical influence of 18th century father/son naturalists John and William Bartram. The “Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps” exhibition is curated by the American Society of Botanical Artists (ASBA) in collaboration with Bartram’s Garden in Philadelphia.

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Free

Free Support Group for People in Challenging Relationships

October 14 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week for 52 weeks

The intention of this group is to provide a safe and confidential space for people in challenging relationships to receive and provide support, brainstorm ideas of ways to better communicate with partners, and cope with the everyday stresses of loving someone that can be difficult.  

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Free

Marjorie Belson discusses her memoir Nothing Is Promised

October 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Marjorie is diagnosed with breast cancer immediately after her most joyous day, the wedding of her son Matthew. A month after undergoing a bilateral mastectomy, on her second day back as an early childhood teacher in Brooklyn the world is enveloped by 9/11. As she continues to mend, she discovers that Matthew has enlisted in the Armed Forces and is to be deployed for six months to the Persian Gulf. She has chronicled it all so that others can grasp…

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Diane Chamberlain discusses her book The Silent Sister

October 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

In The Silent Sister, Riley MacPherson has spent her entire life believing that her older sister Lisa committed suicide as a teenager.  Now, over twenty years later, her father has passed away and she’s in New Bern, North Carolina cleaning out his house when she finds evidence to the contrary. Lisa is alive. Alive and living under a new identity. But why exactly was she on the run all those years ago, and what secrets are being kept now? As Riley works…

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Ackland Film Forum: Memento

October 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
FedEx Global Education Center at UNC,
301 Pittsboro Street, Chapel Hill, 27516
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This fall, the Ackland Film Forum explores the theme of photography in cinema—in everything from art films, to classic Hollywood gems, to recent popular films—in connection with the exhibition PhotoVision: Selections from a Decade of Collecting. October 14: Memento (Christopher Nolan, USA, 2000) with an introduction by Todd Taylor (UNC-Chapel Hill, English and Comparative Literature). Memento, the innovative breakthrough film of Christopher Nolan (The Prestige, Inception, the Dark Knight trilogy), uses a nonlinear narrative structure to tell the story of man who is incapable of…

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Author Marcie Ferris Discusses New Book on Southern Cuisine!!

October 15 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

The Edible South: The Power of Food and the Making of an American Region Ferris presents food as a new way to chronicle the American South’s larger history. Ferris tells a richly illustrated story of southern food and the struggles of whites, blacks, Native Americans, and other people of the region to control the nourishment of their bodies and minds, livelihoods, lands, and citizenship. The experience of food serves as an evocative lens onto colonial settlements and antebellum plantations, New…

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Weekly $142/ Daily $32

Fall Intersession Arts Camp

October 15 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Every day until October 17, 2014
Durham Arts Council,
120 Morris St, Durham, NC 27701 United States

These camps are designed for students ages 5 to 12 years and offer flexible daily or weekly schedule to accommodate year-round and traditional school breaks. Camp run from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Drop-off begins at 8:00 AM. For full day programs, add the Afternoon Adventures program, which runs from 2:00 – 5:30 PM. *DAC Provides a nutritious snack, but campers must bring their own brown bag lunches. Weekly Price: $142 Daily Price: $32 Preregistration Required

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