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September 2014
$10

DSI’s Mister Diplomat

September 16 @ 10:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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every Friday night at 10:00
DSI Comedy Theater,
462 West Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Diplomat features true stories told by one of the performers, a local celebrity or special guest. Anecdotes inspire a world of absurd scenes, fully improvised by the most aggressive improv comedians in North Carolina. From local crowds at Inside Scoop, Skylight Exchange, Kings Barcade, The ArtsCenter, and now its home at DSI Comedy Theater, to prominent venues such as the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre (New York City) and The Playground (Chicago), MrD has worked hard to cement itself as a…

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Free

Evening with Peter Rollins

September 16 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
West End Wine Bar,
450 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Join us for an evening of incendiary reflection and conversation as Peter Rollins interrogates how we might cultivate life-giving, transformative zones that challenge social, political and religious oppression. By employing the figures of the Trickster and the Fool Peter will explore how we might engage in truly subversive acts, acts that operate in the name of life, liberation and lasting change. Peter gained his higher education from Queens University, Belfast and has earned degrees (with distinction) in Scholastic Philosophy (BA…

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10+

Youssou N’Dour

September 16 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Memorial Hall, UNC-Chapel Hill,
114 E Cameron Avenue, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Singer, composer, producer and bandleader Youssou N’Dour pioneered mbalax, fusing traditional Senegalese elements with Afro-Cuban and indigenous dance/pop flavors. With his band the Super Étoile, he is revered in Africa and in the Senegalese diaspora. Named in TIME magazine’s annual list of “the hundred men and women whose power, talent or moral example is transforming the world,” Grammy winner Youssou’s roots in Senegalese music and storytelling remain the hallmark of his artistic personality.

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The Doug Largent Trio at Looking Glass Cafe

September 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Looking Glass Cafe,
601 W Main St., Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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The Doug Largent Trio featuring Brad Maiani on guitar and Tyler Leak on drums plays organ trio jazz at Looking Glass Cafe in Carrboro.

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Free

Laird Hunt discusses his historical novel Neverhome

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

She calls herself Ash, but that’s not her real name. She is a farmer’s faithful wife, but she has left her husband to don the uniform of a Union soldier in the Civil War. Nevermore tells the harrowing story of Ash Thompson during the battle for the South. Through bloodshed and hysteria and heartbreak, she becomes a hero, a folk legend, a madwoman and a traitor to the American cause. Laird Hunt’s dazzling new novel throws a light on the…

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Deep Dish Theater & Library Reading Group

September 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Chapel Hill Public Library,
100 Library Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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In conjunction with each performance of the Deep Dish Theater Company’s upcoming 2014-15 season, a book has been selected that echoes a theme of the play. A reading discussion will be held at the Chapel Hill Public Library and everyone is invited. If you attend, your name will be included in a drawing for a free ticket to a future Deep Dish performance! The book discussion will extend and enhance the play-going experience, and familiarity with the production will enrich…

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Ackland Film Forum: Blow Up

September 16 @ 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. Blow Up (Michelangelo Antonioni, UK/Italy, 1966) follows a fashion photographer, played by David Hemmings, who believes he has unwittingly captured a murder on film. It was Antonioni’s first entirely English-language film. With an introduction by Hassan Melehy (UNC-Chapel Hill, Romance Languages)

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Free

Free Support Group for People in Challenging Relationships

September 16 @ 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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$30

DSI’s Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Fundraiser

September 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
DSI Comedy Theater,
462 West Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Join us for a night of laughter as we raise funds for The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Since 1949, LLS has been dedicated to curing leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma.

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Free

Vegan Night Out! Restaurant Discounts + Free Film Screening “The Ghosts in Our Machine”

September 16 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Varsity on Franklin Street,
123 E Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Featuring delicious food, a thought-provoking film and community fellowship, Vegan Night Out on Tuesday, September 16, is for anyone who cares about animals, people, food systems and the planet. First, enjoy discounts and specials on vegan dishes (contains no animal products) at participating downtown restaurants from 4-7 PM, including Mediterranean Deli, Buns, Gigi’s Cupcakes, Mellow Mushroom, Vimala’s Curryblossom Cafe, Carrburritos and Spotted Dog. View complete details and get coupons at www.facebook.com/events/670975169663969/ or www.trianglechanceforall.org. Then, don’t miss the FREE North Carolina…

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Free

Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps’ Opening Reception

September 16 @ 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. Opening Remarks and Reception  features Carol Woodin, Director of Exhibitions from the  American Society of Botanical Artists. Ms. Woodin will talk about ASBA’s impetus for  the exhibition and delve into the distinctive personalities of John and son William Bartram—who they were, how they worked…

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Free

Kids Stories & Songs

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

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Free

KINDRED

September 16 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday until September 21, 2014
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 N. Churton Street, Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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Alice Levinson and Pringle Teetor, kindred sisters in complexity and technique, introduce complex and colorful new work. Fiber art by Alice Levinson and blown glass by Pringle Teetor. August 25th through September 21st. Opening reception during Hillsborough’s Last Friday Art Walk, August 29th 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, mosaics and fiber art. Hours: Mon – Th 10-6,…

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West End Run Club

September 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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every Tuesday night at 6:00
DSI Comedy Theater,
462 West Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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DSI and Franklin Street Yoga Center present the West End Run Club, an excellent opportunity to get moving and meet local runners all for free on West Franklin St. Check-in for 5 runs, get 5 classes at Franklin St. Yoga FREE! Regular runs take place along Franklin St, UNC Campus and Cameron Ave. Weekly runs are scheduled for Tuesday evening at 6 p.m. Runs start at DSI Comedy and range from 1.5 miles to 5 miles. Beginners are welcome.

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Carrboro in Transition: photographs by Dave Otto

September 16
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Every day until September 18, 2014
WomanCraft,
370 E.Main, Suite 170, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Dave Otto uses photography as a tool to communicate the beauty and importance of natural treasures. Dave and Richard Ellington, both long time residents of Carrboro, are co-authors of the pictorial history of Carrboro written in 2011 and will soon release a new book.  

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Free

Katy Simpson Smith discusses her debut novel The Story of Land and Sea

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

Set in a small coastal town in North Carolina during the waning years of the American Revolution, this incandescent debut novel follows three generations of family — fathers and daughters, mother and son, master and slave, characters who yearn for redemption amidst a heady brew of war, kidnapping, slavery, and love. Drawn to the ocean, ten-year-old Tabitha wanders the marshes of her small coastal village and listens to her father’s stories about his pirate voyages and the mother she never…

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Kraken 5 Year Anniversary Party: Zoltar’s Fortune, Too Much Fun, Phatlynx

September 15 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Kraken,
2823 NC Hwy 54 W, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Free concert celebrating the Kraken’s 5th anniversary!

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Free

Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps’ Opening Reception

September 15 @ 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. Opening Remarks and Reception  features Carol Woodin, Director of Exhibitions from the  American Society of Botanical Artists. Ms. Woodin will talk about ASBA’s impetus for  the exhibition and delve into the distinctive personalities of John and son William Bartram—who they were, how they worked…

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Free

KINDRED

September 15 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday until September 21, 2014
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 N. Churton Street, Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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Alice Levinson and Pringle Teetor, kindred sisters in complexity and technique, introduce complex and colorful new work. Fiber art by Alice Levinson and blown glass by Pringle Teetor. August 25th through September 21st. Opening reception during Hillsborough’s Last Friday Art Walk, August 29th 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, mosaics and fiber art. Hours: Mon – Th 10-6,…

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Carrboro in Transition: photographs by Dave Otto

September 15
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until September 18, 2014
WomanCraft,
370 E.Main, Suite 170, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Dave Otto uses photography as a tool to communicate the beauty and importance of natural treasures. Dave and Richard Ellington, both long time residents of Carrboro, are co-authors of the pictorial history of Carrboro written in 2011 and will soon release a new book.  

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The Doug Largent Trio at The Station

September 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Station at Southern Rail,
201-C E Main St , Carrboro, NC United States
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The Doug Largent Trio featuring Brad Maiani on guitar and Dan Davis on drums will play organ trio jazz at The Station in downtown Carrboro.

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Free

A Southern Summer – Music Series on the Green

September 14 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Green at Southern Village,
400 Market St., Chapel Hill, NC 27516
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Each week of the summer, Southern Village will host a music series on the Village Green on Sundays. There is no cover charge, and all acts begin at 6:00pm. This week’s musical guest is: Jefferson Hart & The Ghosts of The Old North State: Original power pop  

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Stereosparks, Ella Bertram, and the BuzzTown Band Concert Presented by 94.7 QDR and The Not So Normal 5k + Weekend

September 14 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
University Mall,
201 S. Estes Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Join us Sunday, Sept. 14 for a concert that’s sure to rock University Mall in Chapel Hill! The Triangle’s favorite country station, 94.7 QDR, and The Not So Normal 5k + Weekend have teamed up to bring you  Stereosparks, Ella Bertram, and The BuzzTown Band. Members of DSI Comedy Theater will be there as well getting the crowd warmed up! The Concert is FREE!!! However, in true Not So Normal Style, we are asking for a donation at the door. $10 would…

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Free

Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps’ Opening Reception

September 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. Opening Remarks and Reception  features Carol Woodin, Director of Exhibitions from the  American Society of Botanical Artists. Ms. Woodin will talk about ASBA’s impetus for  the exhibition and delve into the distinctive personalities of John and son William Bartram—who they were, how they worked…

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10+

Liz Magic Laser and Wendy Osserman – From North Carolina to South Korea

September 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Memorial Hall, UNC-Chapel Hill,
114 E Cameron Avenue, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

From North Carolina to South Korea, commissioned by UNC-Chapel Hill’s Art Department and Carolina Performing Arts, combines the multimedia performance art of Liz Magic Laser with the choreography of Wendy Osserman. The mother-daughter duo examines the effect that posturing and emotional display have on the public’s perception through actual events shown in the news. The development of this piece took place in part at UNC-Chapel Hill through a residency hosted by the Art Department.

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Free

Bill Moyers’ Documentary, State of Conflict – The Effects of Unregulated Campaign Contributions

September 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Orange County Main Public Library,
137 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough, NC United States

Bill Moyers’ documentary State of Conflict will be shown on Sunday, September 14th, at 2:00 pm at the Hillsborough Public Library (137 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough, 919- 245-2525).   The showing of the documentary is free and open to the public. Moyers tells the story of how poorly regulated campaign contributions have brought about drastic changes in our state. A discussion following the film will be led by MacArthur Fellow Bob Hall, the Executive Director of Democracy North Carolina.

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Free

South Orange Rescue Squad Open House

September 14 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
South Orange Rescue Squad EMS Station 2,
202 Roberson St, Carrboro, NC 27514 United States
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Come meet the volunteers of South Orange Rescue Squad on Sept 14th, from 2-5 pm! Climb aboard our ambulances, watch our technicians demonstrate the use of our rescue equipment, and review CPR with our instructors. Those seeking volunteer experience in EMS are welcomed, and can learn about our operations and training. Our friends at local fire, police and EMS agencies also be present with their vehicles. Come for a behind-the-scenes look at what we do, and stay for free ice…

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Free

Frangelism in the Park

September 14 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Carrboro Commons,
301 W. Main St, Carrboro, NC United States

This is a community event with great inspirational music from local churches. This is a great opportunity for our community to get together and fellowship. We invite you to come and celebrate the love of Christ. Bring your lawn chairs and umbrellas. Free food, great fellowship and lots of fun! For more information please call Minister Willis Farrington @ 919-451-0237.

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$14-$25

A Kid Like Jake

September 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Every week on Sunday until September 20, 2014
Deep Dish Theater,
210 S. Estes Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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A young couple hoping to get their toddler into an exclusive kindergarten are advised to play up their son’s fondness for princesses and dress-up in this recent off-Broadway sensation. This is a play about parenting — Alexandra and Greg have a 4-year-old, and they’re trying to do whatever they can to give him a good life. At present, that means getting him into an elite kindergarten, and we meet them in the midst of that process, writing essays and struggling…

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$0.00

Staybridge Suites Cup: Battle of the Blues Polo Game

September 14 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Triangle Area Polo Club,
9239 Hester Road, Hurdle Mills, NC 27541 United States

Bring your entire family and experience the thrill of polo while tailgating by the side of the field.   Watch as the alumni and employees of Duke & UNC battle it out for the title of The Staybridge Cup Champions. Gates open at 2pm.   Game starts at 3pm.   Admission is FREE!  If raining or the ground is wet please check our website the day of the match to see if it has been re-scheduled .  Call 919-949-0351  for further details!

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From Horses to Horsepower: The History of the Occoneechee Speedway

September 14 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
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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“Mixing It Up”

September 14 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until September 28, 2014
Chapel Hill Art Gallery,
1215 E. Franklin St., Chapel HIll, NC 27514 United States

Presenting the watercolor batik and mixed media of artist Lindy Muse. Lindy will showcase a variety of her work from Sept. 4 – Sept. 28. Gallery open Thu – Sun, noon – 6PM (located between Caffe’ Driade and Whitehall Antiques). Meet Lindy and member artists during the Second Friday Art Walk on Sept. 12, 6 – 9PM. Like us on Facebook and Follow us on Twitter at www.CHHillArtGal.com

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$25

The Not So Normal 5K

September 14 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Unnamed Venue,
300 E Main St, Carrboro, NC United States
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The inaugural Not So Normal 5K + Weekend race will take place Sunday, Sept. 14 with an official start time of 8 a.m.! Beginning and ending at 300 East Main Street in Carrboro, the Not So Normal 5K isn’t quite a 5K – we’ve shortened the course to 2.95 miles to make it flatter and a little easier. Why? Because this isn’t normal, it’s extraordinary! Families are invited to run or walk and strollers are welcome on the course. Registration…

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Carrboro in Transition: photographs by Dave Otto

September 14
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Every day until September 18, 2014
WomanCraft,
370 E.Main, Suite 170, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Dave Otto uses photography as a tool to communicate the beauty and importance of natural treasures. Dave and Richard Ellington, both long time residents of Carrboro, are co-authors of the pictorial history of Carrboro written in 2011 and will soon release a new book.  

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Colonial Kids Day at the Orange County Historical Museum

September 13 @ 11:00 pm

The Orange County Historical Museum (201 N. Churton St.) will host a colonial-themed scavenger hunt from 11am to 4pm. Explore the Museum’s exhibits for colonial-era artifacts and win a prize! Colonial Kids Day is an annual event sponsored by the Alliance for Historic Hillsborough, the Burwell School Historic Site, and the Orange County Historical Museum. For more information contact the Visitors Center at 919-732-7741.

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$10

Freddie for a Day: The Songs of Queen

September 13 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Chapel Hill Underground,
157 E. Rosemary St., Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Triangle musicians celebrate the life of Queen frontman Freddie Mercury while raising funds for Planned Parenthood & the Mercury Phoenix Trust, an HIV/AIDS charitable organization. Scheduled to perform are Buckley, Murtaugh & Waters, Fantastico!, Magnolia Collective, Curtis Eller’s American Circus, Billy Sugarfix, Jane Francis, Beloved Binge, Randy Dean Whitt, Burke Hilburn & the Vice Grips, Mark Simonsen, Bears in the City, Jeff Hart, New Town Drunks, Mara Thomas, John Pardue, Radar’s Clowns of Sedation, Loose Screws, Jim Smith & others.…

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$4

Outdoor Movies on the Green: Planes – Fire and Rescue

September 13 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Every day until September 13, 2014
Southern Village Green,
Market St , Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Bring your blankets, snacks and more to watch Planes: Fire and Rescue on our famous Village Green! All ages are welcome as long as they know how to have fun! Check out the trailer for this thrilling film here. 

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Liz Magic Laser and Wendy Osserman – From North Carolina to South Korea

September 13 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Memorial Hall, UNC-Chapel Hill,
114 E Cameron Avenue, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

From North Carolina to South Korea, commissioned by UNC-Chapel Hill’s Art Department and Carolina Performing Arts, combines the multimedia performance art of Liz Magic Laser with the choreography of Wendy Osserman. The mother-daughter duo examines the effect that posturing and emotional display have on the public’s perception through actual events shown in the news. The development of this piece took place in part at UNC-Chapel Hill through a residency hosted by the Art Department.

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$14-$25

A Kid Like Jake

September 13 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Friday and Saturday until September 20, 2014
Deep Dish Theater,
210 S. Estes Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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A young couple hoping to get their toddler into an exclusive kindergarten are advised to play up their son’s fondness for princesses and dress-up in this recent off-Broadway sensation. This is a play about parenting — Alexandra and Greg have a 4-year-old, and they’re trying to do whatever they can to give him a good life. At present, that means getting him into an elite kindergarten, and we meet them in the midst of that process, writing essays and struggling…

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free, suggested donation of $5

Ice Music

September 13 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Every day until September 13, 2014
FedEx Global Education Center at UNC,
301 Pittsboro Street, Chapel Hill, 27516
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Ice Music is a multimedia work for chamber music ensemble, video, and dance. It creatively explores various aspects of ice — its structure, power, fragility, and interaction with animal life and human presence. This performance is free and open to the public. About the artists Brooks de Wetter-Smith, flutist, photographer, videographer, and video editor, is active internationally as a recitalist, concerto soloist, and masterclass teacher. In addition to his music accomplishments, he is a published photographer whose photographic and videographic exploits have…

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$12

Triangle Stardusters Ballroom Dance

September 13 @ 7:30 pm - 10:45 pm
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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Square Dance the Vote!

September 13 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Mediterranean Deli,
410 West Franklin Street , Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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NC Squares is hosting “Square Dance the Vote,” a square dance for voter registration on Saturday, September 13th at Mediterranean Deli in Chapel Hill from 7:30-10:30pm.  This dance is a part of NC Squares’ monthly dance series, and our theme this month is voter registration. The dance is open to everyone; no experience or partners are required.  The Hushpuppies will be playing live old-time music and Nancy Mumlin will be calling the dances.  We will have a cake walk and…

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Car Races at the Orange County Speedway

September 13 @ 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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Opening Reception: “Nature Dreaming” at Tyndall Galleries

September 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tyndall Galleries,
University Mall, Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Please join us at the opening reception for Nature Dreaming, new landscape paintings by Carol Bodiford this Saturday, September 13 from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. 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…

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Transactors Improv: For Families!

September 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The ArtsCenter,
300 E Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Transactors “Talents, Hobbies, and Time-Wasters: Showing Off!” This 45-minute fully improvised show based on audience suggestions is about special talents, from singing to spelling to playing video games. The content is appropriate for children (K-8), adults, and adults who act like children. Audience member Jen writes, “Shane has officially caught the improv bug. He surprised me by volunteering to go up on stage at the Transactors for Families show this evening. All the way home, he said he wants to…

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$10

Luau Bash and Auction

September 13 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Camp Royall,
250 Bill Ash Road, Moncure , NC 27559 United States
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Luau Bash and Birthday Party fundraiser for the Goathouse Refuge.  Over 100 fabulous silent auction items plus a raffle for a week in a Tuscany Villa.  Live music, Hawaiian style eatables, fun for the whole family .  $10 admission includes dinner and beverages.  Deadline to register Sept 6. More info and registration at www.goathouserefuge.org or call 919.542.6815

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$5

Fall Skies at Morehead Planetarium

September 13 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
UNC Morehead Planetarium,
250 E Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Explore astronomy themes as a family! The engaging Star Families series is designed for children (ages 7-12) accompanied by their families. Star Families also appeals to Scout troops, 4-H clubs and other organizations that involve children and parents learning together. Please note: Each child must be accompanied by his or her parent or guardian. GENERAL INFORMATION Fees: $5 per person ($4 per Morehead member) Registration: Click on the “Register Now” link beside the program title. Private Shows: Groups of 15 or more people…

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$5

Anonymous Was a Woman Walking Tour

September 13 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Horace Williams House,
610 East Rosemary Street, Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Starts from the Horace Williams House, Chapel Hill history is abundant with strong, influential women. Learn about the ladies who helped shape the history of the town and the University on this walking tour. Tour is primarily on sidewalks. Tour is $5 per person, no reservation necessary. Free parking is available. For more information visit http://www.preservationchapelhill.org/

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Art Center Variety Nights & the Backbeat

September 13 @ 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The ArtsCenter,
300 E Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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YES! The ArtsCenter Variety Nights are back with a vengeance! Presenting the fiftieth anniversary showing of the iconic Beatles film, A Hard Day’s Night, with a live musical show by all the Fab Four’s hits from The BackBeat! Doors will open at 3pm, kicking off a matinee performance at 3:30pm with the BackBeat playing some songs from the film. At 4pm there will be a special matinee of the film for kids and their grandparents. Throughout the day there will…

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Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps’ Opening Reception

September 13 @ 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. Opening Remarks and Reception  features Carol Woodin, Director of Exhibitions from the  American Society of Botanical Artists. Ms. Woodin will talk about ASBA’s impetus for  the exhibition and delve into the distinctive personalities of John and son William Bartram—who they were, how they worked…

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