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October 2014
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Free Support Group for People in Challenging Relationships

October 14 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
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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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Free

Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps

October 15 @ 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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Free

Carrboro Farmers’ Market

October 15 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week until November 19, 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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$20

Piketty’s Capital in the Twenty-First Century

October 15 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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It is rare for books on economics to be purchased by anyone other than a university library, yet Thomas Piketty’s Capital has soared to the top of the New York Times non-fiction bestseller list. At the heart of the text is Piketty’s stunning claim that income inequality is an intrinsic outcome of capitalist markets—an assertion that flies in the face of much liberal economic theory since the 18th century. Esteemed economist Stanley Black will take a critical look at the…

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CHOP NC featuring Marcie Cohen Ferris, author of The Edible South: The Power of Food and the Making of an American Region

October 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Marcie Cohen 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 South cities and Civil Rights-era lunch counters, chronic hunger and agricultural reform,…

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Weekly $142/ Daily $32

Fall Intersession Arts Camp

October 16 @ 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

Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps

October 16 @ 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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FRANK inFocus: Engaging Light

October 16 @ 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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Free

Jeff Babcock discusses his mountaineering memoir Should I Not Return

October 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

20-year old Jeff Babcock travels to Alaska in 1967 to join his brother Bill to climb Denali, otherwise known as Mount McKinley.  It is the 53rd attempt on the great mountain, yet the brothers do not know they are embarking upon the nightmare of their life.  Ahead of them by 10 days is the Joseph Wilcox Expedition, a 12-man team ascending Denali via the standard Muldrow Glacier/Karstens Ridge approach. ​At 11,500 feet Denali strikes back.  Several days of fierce winds…

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Free

Southern Gothic Tour

October 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Southern Rail,
201-C East Main Street, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States

Folk noir songwriters Lorraine Leckie and Kelley Swindall play dark acoustic rock and murder ballads at the Station in Carrboro. Kelley at 7 PM, Lorraine at 8.

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2nd Annual Pittsboro Antiques Fair

October 17 - 18
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Every day for 2 days
Alpha Install Co., Parking area,
697 Hillsboro St United States

The Pittsboro Antique Fair Is Celebrating Its 2nd Year, and we want ya’ll  to come!  Stop by on the way or coming back from the UNC/GaTech game on Saturday or if you are in town and want to browse on Friday come on down – a short, short drive South on 15-501 – if your coming up from 64 or Rt 1 Sanford area ya gotta pass us – it’s being held in the heretofore Pittsboro Chevy Dealership right on…

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Weekly $142/ Daily $32

Fall Intersession Arts Camp

October 17 @ 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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UNC Hospice presents A Day of Hope & Healing

October 17 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
New Hope Camp and Conference Center,
4805 NC 86 S, Chapel Hill, 27514
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A day of relaxation and refreshment sponsored by UNC Hospice Lunch will be provided. Dress casually and comfortably. Must register by Oct. 8, 2014 To register contact one of the following: Gail W. Smith, gwsmith@unch.unc.edu 919-218-7995 Ann C. Ritter, aritter@unch.unc.edu 919-542-5545 Rebecca Frederick Rebecca.Frederick@unchealth.unc.edu 919-428-1739

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Free

Living Longer. Living Stronger – A Breast Cancer Awareness Event

October 17 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Central Orange Senior Center,
103 Meadowlands Drive, Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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Join us for this very important breast cancer awareness event. Spend the afternoon enjoying lunch, being inspired by survivor stories, learning about local screening services and support, and maybe even win one of the fabulous prizes. This will be an afternoon you won’t forget, it may even save your life. Seating is limited so please RSVP by Monday, October 13th to abartolomeo@orangecountync.gov.

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Author Marjorie Belson at McIntyre’s

October 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books,
220 Market Street, Fearrington Village, Pittsboro, NC 27312

Nothing is Promised Although many Americans were touched by the tragedy of 9/11 or the deployment of loved ones to a far-away desert region or the crisis of breast cancer surgery and recovery – few dealt with all three at the same time. Even fewer were able to write about the experience in a voice that will help others with similar struggles. New York City native Marjorie Belson has captured the American spirit of recovery and redemption in her first…

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Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps

October 17 @ 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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Friday Night Wine Tasting

October 17 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Every week until October 31, 2014

Friday Night Wine Tasting Every Friday, 5-7pm Every Friday night WSM samples a different variety of wines at each of our locations. This is a great time to expand your wine repertoire, stock your cellar with wines you know you like, get your wine questions answered by a knowledgeable winery representative or specialty staff member, or find that perfect wine for dinner. Weaver Street Market sponsors over 250 free events a year, providing the community with opportunities to visit with…

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FRANK inFocus: Engaging Light

October 17 @ 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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Free

Jacob Cummings Live

October 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Johnny’s Gone Fishing,
901 W Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States

Jacob Cummings is a guitarist and singer-songwriter from Everett, WA. He has an easy listening blues/pop sound that can be compared to John Mayer and Jack Johnson. Preview his sound: http://www.jacobcummingsmusic.com/listen/. The show is free, with suggested donations to the musician. Drinks, snacks, sweets, and paninis will be available for purchase.

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2nd Annual Pittsboro Antiques Fair

October 18 - 19
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day for 2 days
Alpha Install Co., Parking area,
697 Hillsboro St United States

The Pittsboro Antique Fair Is Celebrating Its 2nd Year, and we want ya’ll  to come!  Stop by on the way or coming back from the UNC/GaTech game on Saturday or if you are in town and want to browse on Friday come on down – a short, short drive South on 15-501 – if your coming up from 64 or Rt 1 Sanford area ya gotta pass us – it’s being held in the heretofore Pittsboro Chevy Dealership right on…

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Orange Dog Poets Society

October 18 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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Every month on the third Saturday until September 19, 2015
Hillsborough Arts Council Gallery,
102 N. Churton Street, Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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The Orange Dog Poets Society meets the third Saturday of each month at the Hillsborough Arts Council Gallery, 102 N. Churton Street, downtown Hillsborough from 9:00 – 10:30 AM. All Poets & Purveyors of Poetry are welcome to come, to listen, and to read original poetry of their own and/or favorite poems by other poets.

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Dovecote Trunk Show with Lorain Croft

October 18 @ 10:00 am - October 19 @ 5:00 pm
Dovecote at Fearrington Village,
2000 Fearrington Village Center, Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Come to Dovecote at Fearrington Village and check out the latest from Lorain Croft! Using fibers from textile mills in Europe and Asia, Lorain incorporates a subtle oriental flavor and flourish into her fabrications. The results are designs that are both dramatic and bold but never overwhelming. Her garments flatter varying sizes and shapes allowing for easy wear and comfort.

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Free

Three Rivers Arts Festival, NC

October 18 @ 10:00 am - October 19 @ 5:00 pm
Summer Rain Farm,
1064 Walter Bright Road, Sanford, NC 27330 United States
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You are invited to join us for art on the farm! Three Rivers Arts Festival, NC, will hold its fifth annual art and craft festival at Summer Rain Farm, October 18 & 19, 2014, in Chatham County, NC. Art will be displayed in and around the barns and pasture and three live music performances will be scheduled each day. We will have 40 vendors of a wide variety of artistic media, including painting, sculpture, pottery, jewelry, fiber arts, woodwork, photography,…

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Free

Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps

October 18 @ 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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FRANK inFocus: Engaging Light

October 18 @ 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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$18

Into the Breach

October 18 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The ArtsCenter,
300 E Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510 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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$12

Cocktails & Comedy

October 18 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Join us for our second annual Cocktails & Comedy. We are excited to announce this evening will begin with the talented stand-up comedian Andy Forrester followed by the well known group ComedyWorx.

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$10

2014 McKee’s Cornfield Maze

October 18 @ 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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From Horses to Horsepower: The History of the Occoneechee Speedway

October 19 @ 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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Free

Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps

October 19 @ 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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$30

Table is hosting Second Annual Empty Bowls Event

October 19 @ 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Provence,
203 W Weaver Street, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States

TABLE is hosting its Second Annual Empty Bowls Event at Provence of Carrboro this October! Your $30 ticket purchase will support TABLE’S emergency food aid programs for hungry children in our community. During the event, enjoy live music and receive a hearty soup, bread, dessert and locally-made pottery bowl. Wine & beer available for purchase. Tickets are available at TABLE and tablenc.org/empty-bowls Feel free to bring your own lawn chair as there will be limited seating during dinner hours!

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$90

The Mane Affaire

October 19 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
NC Therapeutic Riding Center, Inc.,
4705 Nicks Road, Mebane, NC 27302 United States
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Join us for the Mane Affaire, the signature fall event benefiting the NC Therapeutic Riding Center (NCTRC)!  NCTRC is a 501(c(3)) nonprofit in western Orange County, which has been serving individuals with physical, emotional, social, and mental challenges since 1977.  You are invited to join us in supporting this event by donating an item to the silent auction, sponsoring the event, participating as a chef, volunteering, or of course attending!  Guests will sample tastings from area chefs, enjoy wine and beer selections,…

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FRANK inFocus: Engaging Light

October 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
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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$10

Artists 4 Autism

October 19 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Local 506,
506 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Artists 4 Autism is a concert featuring local artists to benefit the Little River Foundation in Durham. Little River Foundation in Durham has an phenomenal program for students with autism. The mission of Little River Elementary School is to provide an environment that values and educates the total child. The faculty provides children with an environment which is physically safe and emotionally secure. The goal of the Foundation is to provide opportunities that enable all children to be successful. Each member…

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Free

“Stewards of Children”- YMCA Darkness to Light Training

October 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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 6,000 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 tsmar@chcymca.org or…

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Free

Kids Stories & Songs

October 21 @ 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 21 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
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

Voices from “Tobe”

October 21 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Wilson Library,
201 South Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Benjamin Filene, director of public history at UNC-Greensboro, will moderate a panel discussion of the children’s book Tobe to mark the book’s 75th anniversary. In the 1930s, few children’s books featured realistic depictions of African Americans. But Tobe (UNC Press, 1939), based on the daily lives of children from Hillsborough and an African American community outside Greensboro, offered a more true-to-life portrayal. In conjunction with the exhibition “Where is Tobe? Unfolding Stories of Childhood, Race, and Rural Life in North Carolina,”…

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Ackland Film Forum: City of God

October 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 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 21 : City of God (Fernando Meirelles, Brazil, 2002) with an introduction by Patricia Fuentes Lima (UNC-Chapel Hill, Romance Languages). Nominated for four Academy Awards and listed as one of TIME Magazine’s 100 Best Movies of All Time, City of God depicts the growth of organized crime in…

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Durham-Chapel Hill-Hillsborough Old-Time Jam

October 21 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Every 2 weeks on Tuesday until December 16, 2014
The ArtsCenter,
300 E Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Durham-Chapel Hill-Hillsborough Old-Time Jam 7:30 pm This area has an extraordinary tradition of old-time string band jam sessions going back at least to Hollow Rock on Erwin Road in the late 1960s. In the misfortune of the closing of the Depot in Hillsborough, The ArtsCenter has found the opportunity to invite back one of the finest old-time jams in the area for first, third, and possibly fifth Tuesdays of each month. The bar will be open, while the jam will…

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Free

Authors Stephanie B. Jeffries and Thomas R. Wentworth Discuss New Hiking Guide for the Southern Appalachians!

October 22 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
North Carolina Botanical Garden,
100 Old Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States

Exploring Southern Appalachian Forests: An Ecological Guide to 30 Great Hikes in the Carolinas, Georgia, Tennessee, and Virginia This unique hiking guide to the southern Appalachian Mountains leads readers to explore the rich forest ecosystems and other natural communities visitors encounter along the trail. Drawing on years of experience guiding forest walks throughout the region, Jeffries and Wentworth invite hikers and nature lovers to see their surroundings in new ways. Readers will learn to decipher clues from the tree canopies,…

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Free

Carrboro Farmers’ Market

October 22 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week until November 19, 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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Justice Corrupted: How the Drug War Wastes Money and Ruins Lives

October 22 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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The US War on Drugs is entering its fourth decade. Over that time, asset forfeitures, incarceration, militarization of police forces, and drug testing have been constant features of public policy—with their effects often most felt by minority citizens and communities. This lecture will review the economic and personal effects of a prolonged criminal justice approach to the problem of drug use in the United States, and suggest that a more sensible policy would lead to saved funds and lives.

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Gabriel Kahane – The Ambassador

October 22 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Memorial Hall, UNC-Chapel Hill,
114 E Cameron Avenue, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

At the beginning of a two-year residency at UNC,  Gabriel Kahane presents the world premiere of The Ambassador, an investigation of the underbelly of Los Angeles. Kahane offers a dozen exquisite songs that seek to rewire our relationship to Southern California. With direction and set design by Tony-award winners John Tiffany (Black Watch, Once) and Christine Jones (Spring Awakening, Queen of the Night), The Ambassador is a love letter to a city long misunderstood.

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“Stewards of Children”- YMCA Darkness to Light Training

October 23 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Homestead Aquatic Center,
300 Northern Park Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 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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