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October 2016

Strowd Roses, Inc.’s Fifteenth Anniversary Celebration

October 16 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Gene Strowd Community Rose Garden,
120 S. Estes Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Please join Strowd Roses, Inc.’s board of directors, staff, donors, nonprofit grantees and community members in the Gene Strowd Community Rose Garden to celebrate our fifteenth anniversary of operating as the only private charitable foundation solely devoted to the betterment of the Chapel Hill-Carrboro community. To learn more about the foundation and how you can invest in our local community, go to strowdroses.org.

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$15 - $50

TABLE’s 4th Annual Empty Bowls

October 16 @ 3:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Weaver Street Market,
101 E. Weaver St.
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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On Sunday October 16th, 2016 from 3:30-7pm, TABLE is hosting its fourth annual Empty Bowls event — an international grassroots effort to raise both money and awareness in the fight to end childhood hunger. Please join us for a hearty bowl of soup made by local chefs, artisan bread, scratch-made dessert, and a commemorative pottery bowl handcrafted by local artists. Beer and wine will be for sale. All proceeds will benefit TABLE and the local kids we serve.

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Free Poetry reading and writing workshop

October 16 @ 4:00 pm
Chapel Hill Public Library,
100 Library Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Nancy Corson Carter, PhD will share poems from her new book, "Sunday Dinner at the Farm " and guide reflections on the numinositiies Of place. FREE. Sponsored by the CG JUNG Society of the Triangle. Www.jungnc.org

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$10.00

Mary Rocap Concert

October 16 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church,
210 St. Mary's Rd.
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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Singer and songwriter Mary Rocap will present a solo concert at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church on Sunday, October 16, at 4 p.m. Mary was awarded a NC Arts Council’s Artist Fellowship for Songwriting (grant year 2000/2001) and has released four CDs. “Sweet Mimosa" (2002), “Indian Summer” (2005), "Hallelujah! Amen." (2007), and "Deep December Dreams" (2011). She has been part of the Triangle music community since the mid-70s. Her music-making has taken many forms including long-standing collaborations with Lise Uyanik and…

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26th Annual A Tasteful Affair

October 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Kenan Memorial Stadium,
Chapel Hill, United States
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 Be sure to save Sunday, October 16, 2016  for the 26th Annual A Tasteful Affair from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at The Blue Zone at Kenan Stadium.  500 guests from across the Triangle will enjoy delicious samples from more than two-dozen of the area’s best restaurants, catering companies, beverage purveyors and food trucks. Winners of the Sixth Annual A Tasteful Affair Food & Beverage Competition will be announced by our celebrity judges during the event.  This year’s panel of celebrity judges will once…

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What’s Your Story? With Simone Fine at Johnny’s

October 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Johnny’s Gone Fishing,
901 W Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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The first of a monthly series, this event creates a space for folks to share stories with one another in an informal setting. For this event, our storytellers have not rehearsed, planned, or scripted their ideas-- they just tell them as they are! Every month there will be a different theme. Not all stories may be appropriate for children under the age of 16. ​Come to listen, share, and talk to some strangers. Community at it's best.  Sign up starts at…

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GO FIGURE!

October 17
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Daily until October 23, 2016
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 N. Churton Street
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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Painters Linda Carmel and Marcy Lansman along with sculptor Lynn Wartski focus on the human form in work this month at the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts. Linda Carmel creates richly textured canvases that focus on the experience of women today. Lynn Wartski's imaginative sculptures portray the human body as art dolls. Marcy Lansman’s paintings express her nostalgia for a kind of childhood play that seems rare today, a time when children ran around outdoors uncoached and unscheduled. September 26 -…

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Life Story Videos

October 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Orange Co. Dept. on Aging – Seymour Ctr.,
2551 Homestead Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Do you have a life experience or story you’d like to share with family and friends?  Did you get lost in a foreign county or on a hike, live through a war, have a family legend that you’d like to pass to your grandchildren?  Do you have cherished objects which illustrate family history or an exciting trip?  Do you have photos that show what happened?  Darryl and Mary Freedman will help you convert these stories to 5-10 minute videos to…

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Baby Lapsit Storytime

October 17 @ 11:00 am - 11:20 pm
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Weekly on the same day until December 12, 2016
Orange County Public Library,
137 W Margaret Ln
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

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

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Simply S.T.E.M.

October 17 @ 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
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Weekly on the same day until October 24, 2016
Orange County Public Library,
137 W. Margaret Ln
Hillsborough , NC 27278 United States
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Join us for this 4-week series of S.T.E.M. programs where we will explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Grades K-3.

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Mondays at Margaret’s – A Dinner for Pediatric Rehabilitation and TelAbility

October 17 @ 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 4.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on May 15, 2017
Margaret’s Cantina,
1129 Weaver Dairy Road - Timberlyne Shopping Center
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Join us for dinner the 3rd  Monday of each month to support the UNC Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 10% of dinner sales will benefit the Pediatric Rehabilitation and TelAbility.  UNC Pediatric Rehabilitation Clinics for Children with Disabilities The UNC Pediatric Rehabilitation Clinics provide comprehensive, coordinated, patient and family-centered care for children with cerebral palsy, spina bifida, stroke, brain injury, genetic abnormalities and other developmental disabilities. A part of the award-winning UNC Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Outpatient Clinic located…

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NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program

October 17 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until December 1, 2016
Seymour Center,
2551 Homestead Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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This National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) 12-week series is structured to help family members understand and support their ill relative while maintaining their own well-being.  For family members of close relatives with: Major Depression, Bipolar Disorder (manic depression), Schizophrenia and Schizophrenia Disorder, Panic Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, and Borderline Personality Disorder.  The class is limited to 25 people.  To register, contact: Nancy Brickman at 919-818-8065 or for confidential inquiries, email: nbrickman@nc.rr.com

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Peace of Mind: How Poetry Can Help You De-Stress, De-Clutter, and Finally Lose Those Unwanted Fifteen Pounds

October 17 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Orange County Public Library,
137 W. Margaret Ln
Hillsborough , NC 27278 United States

What do you read when you have a thousand things to do and only a minute to relax? Where do you turn when you need empathy and understanding but your friends are busy? Can poetry really help you lose those unwanted fifteen pounds? Find out during this fun, thought-provoking lecture by Pam Baggett, who will introduce you to the world of accessible poetry and hopefully make you laugh out loud. If you've ever been put off by poetry, if it…

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Peace of Mind: How Poetry Can Help You De-Stress, De-Clutter, and Finally Lose Those Unwanted Fifteen Pounds

October 17 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Orange County Public Library,
137 W. Margaret Ln
Hillsborough , NC 27278 United States
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What do you read when you have a thousand things to do and only a minute to relax? Where do you turn when you need empathy and understanding but your friends are busy? Can poetry really help you lose those unwanted fifteen pounds? Find out during this fun, thought-provoking lecture by Pam Baggett, who will introduce you to the world of accessible poetry and hopefully make you laugh out loud. If you've ever been put off by poetry, if it…

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GO FIGURE!

October 18
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Daily until October 23, 2016
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 N. Churton Street
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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Painters Linda Carmel and Marcy Lansman along with sculptor Lynn Wartski focus on the human form in work this month at the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts. Linda Carmel creates richly textured canvases that focus on the experience of women today. Lynn Wartski's imaginative sculptures portray the human body as art dolls. Marcy Lansman’s paintings express her nostalgia for a kind of childhood play that seems rare today, a time when children ran around outdoors uncoached and unscheduled. September 26 -…

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Storytimes at the Library

October 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Holidays
Orange County Public Library,
137 W Margaret Ln
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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Storytimes promote pre-reading skills through interactive books, songs and movement that target the   developmental stages of each age group. Storytimes are followed by a 30-minute stay and play session to extend learning through play. We do observe holidays, so please confirm on our website calendar. Baby Lapsit Storytime | Mondays, 11:00 a.m. | Babies and their caregivers Tiny Tots Storytime | Tuesdays, 10:00 a.m. | Children from walkers-3 and their caregivers Preschool Storytime | Wednesdays, 10:00 a.m. | Children…

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Retirement for Boomers and Retirees

October 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until November 22, 2016
Orange Co. Dept. on Aging – Seymour Ctr.,
2551 Homestead Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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It’s never too late or too early to learn about growing your money.  Join us for this series led by Jane Clark, Financial Advisor with Edward Jones.  Sessions will be held on Tuesdays from  October 18 through November 22.  Topics include Foundations of Investing (10/18), Focus on Fixed Income Stocks: The Nuts and Bolts (10/25), An Investor’s Tour of Mutual Funds (11/8), What Happens After the Paychecks Stop? (11/15), and Preparing Your Estate Plan (11/22).  Register by Tuesday, October 4.

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Tuesday Farmers’ Market

October 18 @ 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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Smoke Cessation Program – Freshstart

October 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until October 25, 2016
Orange Co. Dept. on Aging – Seymour Ctr.,
2551 Homestead Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Freshstart is a group based tobacco cessation support program, designed to help individuals plan a successful quit smoking attempt by providing essential information, skills for coping with cravings, and group support.  The information and activities received from Freshstart will help participants discover why they smoke and what motivates them to quit smoking.  Freshstart incorporates the most current guidelines for tobacco cessation into four face-to-face group sessions.  In each session, the participants will receive concise materials that will help them make…

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Book Club-Carrboro Branch Library

October 18 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Orange County Public Library,
137 W. Margaret Ln
Hillsborough , NC 27278 United States
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Join us at the Carrboro Branch Library for our discussion of LaRose by Louise Erdrich.

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$10.00

ICON Lecture Series

October 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Extraordinary Ventures,
200 S Elliott Rd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

ICON presents nationally syndicated columnist and author Diane West. Known primarily  for her two groundbreaking books, The Death of the Grown Up: How America”s Arrested Development is Bringing Down Western Civilization, and American Betrayal: The Secret Assault on Our Nation’s Character, she also has a weekly column which frequently tackles controversial subjects. In her lecture she will examine the roles of Cultural Marxism and The Frankfurt School in the demolition of American institutions and culture. She will accept questions afterwards and tickets can…

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GO FIGURE!

October 19
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Daily until October 23, 2016
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 N. Churton Street
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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Painters Linda Carmel and Marcy Lansman along with sculptor Lynn Wartski focus on the human form in work this month at the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts. Linda Carmel creates richly textured canvases that focus on the experience of women today. Lynn Wartski's imaginative sculptures portray the human body as art dolls. Marcy Lansman’s paintings express her nostalgia for a kind of childhood play that seems rare today, a time when children ran around outdoors uncoached and unscheduled. September 26 -…

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Books For Lunch

October 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Orange County Public Library,
137 W. Margaret Ln
Hillsborough , NC 27278 United States
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We're curious! What are you reading? Bring your lunch, and join us for an informal book discussion every month! The library will provide drinks.

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Laugh with Liza

October 19 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 0.75 hour(s), the last of which will begin on November 16, 2016
Orange Co. Dept. on Aging – Seymour Ctr.,
2551 Homestead Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Tap into your inner child and laugh for no reason but fun.  There will be a 30-minute laughter session and subsequent brief discussion led by local laughter specialist, Liza Engstrom.  Sessions will take place on Wednesdays - September 21, October 19, and November 16.  Laughter produces many great benefits regardless of whether the laughter is “real” or “fake”.  Laughter sessions allow us to take advantage of this fact and practice making ourselves laugh.  Participants will enjoy various laughter activities that…

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$8.00

“Return 2 Recess!”

October 19 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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Seymour Center,
2551 Homestead Rd
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27516 Select a Country:
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"Return 2 Recess" is a fun, non-competitive activity class that focuses on play for adults!  Here you'll find big, colorful  and lightweight playground balls, beach-balls, balloons, hula hoops and all sorts of other cool things to play with.  We also play group games and have fun relay races that are all modified to your skill and comfort level.  And, no advanced skill set is required.  Just a desire to have fun!!"  For more info, visit: www.return2recess.com or email Kim at: kim@return2recess.com.

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$15

PlayMakers Repertory Company presents “The Crucible”

October 19 @ 7:30 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on November 6, 2016
Paul Green Theatre, Center for Dramatic Art,
150 Country Club Rd
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

fear stokes dangerous fires Miller’s landmark play gripped our audience 40 years ago, but couldn’t be more timely today. PlayMakers crowns its 40th Anniversary with a fresh look at this masterful drama exploring the slippery slope of mass hysteria. “ cruelly magnificent play” – The New York Times

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Prohibition Night – At The Strowd

October 19 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 21, 2016
The Strowd,
159 1/2 E Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Come on out to Prohibition Night, a swing dance every first and third Wednesday from 8-11pm.  The wooden floors are spacious, the bar is flowing with spirits and vintage cocktails, and we're thrilled to be featuring The Blue House Quintet, a swingin' five-piece gypsy jazz band based right here in Chapel Hill. Whatever your dance experience, we would love to have you come out and dance with us! Local swing dance instructors Jonathan Ng and Gillian Fortier will be teaching…

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GO FIGURE!

October 20
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Daily until October 23, 2016
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 N. Churton Street
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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Painters Linda Carmel and Marcy Lansman along with sculptor Lynn Wartski focus on the human form in work this month at the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts. Linda Carmel creates richly textured canvases that focus on the experience of women today. Lynn Wartski's imaginative sculptures portray the human body as art dolls. Marcy Lansman’s paintings express her nostalgia for a kind of childhood play that seems rare today, a time when children ran around outdoors uncoached and unscheduled. September 26 -…

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Downtown Pop-up Farmer’s Market

October 20 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until October 27, 2016
The Plaza at 140 W. Franklin St.,
140 W Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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The Downtown Pop Up Farmers’ Market features many favorite vendors from the Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market’s Tuesday and Saturday markets. Products  include  fruits and vegetables such as peaches, berries, melons, heirloom tomatoes, okra, peppers, squash, eggplant, greens, garlic, and fresh herbs as well as locally and sustainably raised pork, chicken and beef, eggs, and cut flowers, baked goods, breads, cheeses, chocolate, tea and coffee, all produced within 60 miles of Chapel Hill. Stop in every Thursday and pick up ingredients…

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$15

PlayMakers Repertory Company presents “The Crucible”

October 20 @ 7:30 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on November 6, 2016
Paul Green Theatre, Center for Dramatic Art,
150 Country Club Rd
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

fear stokes dangerous fires Miller’s landmark play gripped our audience 40 years ago, but couldn’t be more timely today. PlayMakers crowns its 40th Anniversary with a fresh look at this masterful drama exploring the slippery slope of mass hysteria. “ cruelly magnificent play” – The New York Times

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EMBRACE: the Documentary

October 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Regal Cinemas Timberlyne 6,
120 Banks Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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When Body Image Activist Taryn Brumfitt posted an unconventional before-and-after photo in 2013 it was seen by more than 100 million people worldwide and sparked an international media frenzy. EMBRACE follows Taryn’s crusade as she explores the global issue of body loathing, inspiring us to change the way we feel about ourselves and think about our bodies. EMBRACE uncovers why hating our bodies has become a global epidemic and what people everywhere can do to learn to love and celebrate…

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GO FIGURE!

October 21
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Daily until October 23, 2016
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 N. Churton Street
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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Painters Linda Carmel and Marcy Lansman along with sculptor Lynn Wartski focus on the human form in work this month at the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts. Linda Carmel creates richly textured canvases that focus on the experience of women today. Lynn Wartski's imaginative sculptures portray the human body as art dolls. Marcy Lansman’s paintings express her nostalgia for a kind of childhood play that seems rare today, a time when children ran around outdoors uncoached and unscheduled. September 26 -…

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Live Music: The Boys from Carolina

October 21 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Roost Beer Garden,
2000 Fearrington Village Center
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join us at Roost, our seasonal beer garden, for live music on the porch, local  beer on tap, wine by the glass and artisanal wood-fired pizza! Pull up a chair around the water fountain or under large oaks, and enjoy good weather and good company. The Boys from Carolina will be providing live music on the front porch rain or shine. The Goat will serve as a safe haven for musicians and listeners in case of inclement weather.

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Cooks & Books: Vivian Howard

October 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
McIntyre’s Bookstore,
200 Market St. Fearrington Village
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join us at Roost Beer Garden to celebrate Vivian Howard’s newest cookbook, Deep Run Roots. Tickets are $55 per person, including a copy of Deep Run Roots, a sandwich and beverage from Vivian’s food truck, service fee and tax. Vivian Howard is the owner and head chef of the farm-to-table restaurant Chef & the Farmer in the small town of Kinston, NC. Before the restaurant’s opening in 2006, she trained under Wylie Dufresne and Same Mason at WD-50 and later, as a member…

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Shag Dance Fridays

October 21 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until December 30, 2016
The Strowd,
159 1/2 E Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Put on your dancing shoes and head over to The Strowd for beach music and shag dancing. Enjoy one of our signature drinks or an ice-cold beer while you dance away your worries with DJ Papa Don from the Carolina Shaggers. Our spacious venue is located at 159 1/2 East Franklin St. above Sutton's Drug Store. No cover charge. Every Friday. 7 PM until 10 PM. The Strowd is a members-only venue. Applications are available at entrance.

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$15

PlayMakers Repertory Company presents “The Crucible”

October 21 @ 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on November 6, 2016
Paul Green Theatre, Center for Dramatic Art,
150 Country Club Rd
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

fear stokes dangerous fires Miller’s landmark play gripped our audience 40 years ago, but couldn’t be more timely today. PlayMakers crowns its 40th Anniversary with a fresh look at this masterful drama exploring the slippery slope of mass hysteria. “ cruelly magnificent play” – The New York Times

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52nd Annual Sanford Brush and Palette Club Art Show

October 22 - October 29
Bob E. Hales Center,
147 McIver Street
Sanford, NC 27330 United States
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Join us October 22nd through 29th at the Bob E. Hales Center (147 McIver St. Sanford, NC 27330) for the 52nd Annual Sanford Brush and Palette Club Art Show. Hundreds of new, original pieces of artwork from SBPC Members will be on display. You can talk with local artists, buy original art for your home or office, start holiday shopping early, or just soak up the creativity. This event is free for all and family friendly. http://sanfordbpc.org/events/artshow/ Saturday - Oct. 22 // 10AM—6PM…

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GO FIGURE!

October 22
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Daily until October 23, 2016
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 N. Churton Street
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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Painters Linda Carmel and Marcy Lansman along with sculptor Lynn Wartski focus on the human form in work this month at the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts. Linda Carmel creates richly textured canvases that focus on the experience of women today. Lynn Wartski's imaginative sculptures portray the human body as art dolls. Marcy Lansman’s paintings express her nostalgia for a kind of childhood play that seems rare today, a time when children ran around outdoors uncoached and unscheduled. September 26 -…

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The Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market

October 22 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until November 19, 2016
Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market,
201 S. Estes Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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The Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market was founded in 2008 by local farmers, for local farmers. We are a truly local market that supports farmers and artisans within a 60 mile radius of Chapel Hill to offer fresh, quality farm and artisanal products year round. The market is vendor run and operated so every dollar spent helps support our local economy.  We are dedicated to educating consumers about the nutritional, environmental, and economic value of buying local, sustainably-produced farm products. The…

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Study of Fracking in North Carolina

October 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Chapel Hill Public Library,
100 Library Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

The Environmental Issues Team of the League of Women Voters of Orange, Durham and Chatham Counties is hosting a presentation by the Moore County League (LWVMC). The members of the LWVMC will present and lead a discussion on the results of their thorough study on Fracking in North Carolina. Come with your questions on the possible impacts of fracking on the environment. This event will take place on Saturday October 22, 2016, at the Chapel Hill Public Library, located at…

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Saturday Storytimes

October 22 @ 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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Storytime-Main Library

October 22 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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Weekly on the same day until December 17, 2016
Orange County Public Library,
137 W. Margaret Ln
Hillsborough , NC 27278 United States
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Children walkers to age 5 and their caregivers are invited to participate in a 30-minute interactive program with books, songs, and movement to nurture pre-reading skills. (30-minute Stay and Play follows this storytime.) 

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Storytime-Carrboro Branch

October 22 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Weekly on the same day until December 17, 2016
Carrboro Branch Library,
900 Old Fayetteville Rd.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Children and their caregivers are invited to participate in a 30-minute interactive program with books, songs, and movement to nurture pre-reading skills. Afterward, stick around for a 30-minute stay-and-play with toys and games.

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BeagleFest 2016

October 22 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sunny Acres Pet Resort,
5908 US Highway 70 East
Durham, NC United States
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Triangle Beagle Rescue presents BeagleFest 2016, a family- and dog-friendly event with food, games, raffles, contests, and vendors. $5 entry per person; dogs and kids under 5 are free! Pre-sale tickets are $20 and include 1 entrance ticket and 10 activity tickets (a $25 value!). Visit our website for ticket purchase and additional details. Triangle Beagle Rescue is a breed-specific beagle rescue and a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization run by all volunteers. Help us save the beagles!

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Janice Y. K. Lee – The Expatriates

October 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McIntyre’s Bookstore,
200 Market St. Fearrington Village
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Janice Y. K. Lee’s New York Times bestselling debut, The Piano Teacher, was called “immensely satisfying” by People, “intensely readable” by O, The Oprah Magazine, and “a rare and exquisite story” by Elizabeth Gilbert. Now, in her long-awaited new novel, Lee explores with devastating poignancy the emotions, identities, and relationships of three very different American women living in the same small expat community in Hong Kong. Mercy, a young Korean American and recent Columbia graduate, is adrift, undone by a…

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$30.00

An Evening with Elvis

October 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Friday Center,
100 Friday Center Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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The Chapel Hill Service League presents An Evening with Elvis. We’re excited to be hosting our upcoming An Evening with Elvis event on Saturday, October 22, 2016 from 7:00pm – 9:00pm. Two ticket options are available: Premium Seating, located center stage, can be purchased for $40, and General Seating is $30. Both tickets include live music and entertainment, a full dessert bar, and non-alcoholic drinks. Keith Henderson – award winning Elvis Tribute Artist based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, travels throughout the country to perform…

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Squandered Bongos at Johnny’s

October 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Johnny’s Gone Fishing,
901 W Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Put on your dancing shoes and come on down for a great night of music. ​Squandered Bongos hits the stage at 7pm.

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$15

PlayMakers Repertory Company presents “The Crucible”

October 22 @ 7:30 pm
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Paul Green Theatre, Center for Dramatic Art,
150 Country Club Rd
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

fear stokes dangerous fires Miller’s landmark play gripped our audience 40 years ago, but couldn’t be more timely today. PlayMakers crowns its 40th Anniversary with a fresh look at this masterful drama exploring the slippery slope of mass hysteria. “ cruelly magnificent play” – The New York Times

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$00

Funked Up Early

October 22 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day
The Strowd,
159 1/2 E Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Get funked up early at The Strowd dancing to the sounds of today's artists who are re-inventing Funk, Soul, and R&B with DJ Chucky T. The night features music from currently recording and performing artists that are soaking up the soul and funk sounds of Motown, Atlantic, Stax, vintage New Orleans, and old-school R&B and giving it new punch. Start your night off right at our venue located at 159 1/2 East Franklin St. No cover charge. Every Saturday. 8…

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GO FIGURE!

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

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