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August 2014
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August 20 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every day until August 24, 2014
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 North Churton St., Hillsborough, 27278

Paintings by Linda Carmel and Marcy Lansman, sculpture by Lynn Wartski. Gallery set up through August 24th. Opening reception during Hillsborough’s Last Friday Art Walk, July 25th 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, Fri & Sat 10-8, Sun 12-4

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Free

Carrboro Farmers’ Market

August 20 @ 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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Free

“Stewards of Children”- YMCA Darkness to Light Training

August 20 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wade Edwards Foundation and Learning Lab,
714 St. Marys St, Raleigh, NC 27605 United States
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The Chapel Hill-Carrboro YMCA Darkness to Light initiative brings you FREE this two-hour training designed to educate adults on how to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to the reality of child sexual abuse. Gain skills to better protect children and join the prevention movement that is over 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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$12

Bark in the Park with the Durham Bulls

August 20 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Durham Bulls Athletic Park,
Durham, NC United States

The Durham Bulls, in conjunction with Second Chance Pet Adoptions, will be hosting 3 Bark in the Park events in 2014. Come check out the newly renovated DBAP with your furry friend! $5 of every Bark in the Park ticket purchased will be donated to Second Chance Pet Adoptions.   Ticket options include: $11.99 tickets:  Will get both you and your pup into the game in sections 128-134 of the Outfield Reserve $25.00 tickets: Will get both you and your pup into…

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R&R Grill’s Live at 6 Series: Liquid Pleasure

August 20 @ 6:00 pm - August 21 @ 2:00 am
R&R Grill,
137 East Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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R&R Grill kicks off its Live at 6 Series with Liquid Pleasure, performing two shows on August 20th. Come at 6pm to catch their early show or stop by at 10pm to see them perform till 2am!

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The Stories of Frank O’Connor

August 20 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Orange County Public Library,
137 W. Margaret Ln , Hillsborough , NC 27278 United States
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Performer Alysa Leandra trained at the High School of Performing Arts in NYC, the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center in Connecticut, the Hedgerow Theatre in Pennsylvania, and Musica Humana in England.  She was introduced to O’Connor’s stories while “living in the Riverdale section of the Bronx, home to many Irish who had only just then settled there. I loved the main pub and then became a regular at ‘An Beal Bocht,’ a cafe where food and drink and poetry and theatre…

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$11-25

Bark in the Park with the Durham Bulls

August 20 @ 7:05 pm - 8:00 pm
Durham Bulls Athletic Park,
Durham, NC United States

The Durham Bulls, in conjunction with Second Chance Pet Adoptions are sponsoring Bark in the Park – come check out the newly renovated DBAP with your furry friend! $5 of every Bark in the Park ticket purchased will be donated to Second Chance Pet Adoptions. Fans with 4-legged friends will enter through Gate C at the left field foul pole (next to the Tobacco Road Cafe) and head to the Diamond View I concourse.  Seating will be in sections 128, 130,…

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$6

Comedy Lottery at DSI Comedy Theater

August 20 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Every week until August 27, 2014
DSI Comedy Theater,
200 N Greensboro St Carrboro, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Luck of the draw OPEN MIC Stand-up Comedy!   FREE for comics on the list 30 minutes before showtime! TICKETS ONLY $6! Comedy Lottery is a luck-of-the-draw open mic produced by DSI. Comedy fans are guaranteed laughs at the Lottery as some of the best AND newest comics in the Triangle wait for their name to be called! Comics interested in going up should arrive 30 minutes before show time to sign up. For every paying guest you bring (up…

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Free

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August 21 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every day until August 24, 2014
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 North Churton St., Hillsborough, 27278

Paintings by Linda Carmel and Marcy Lansman, sculpture by Lynn Wartski. Gallery set up through August 24th. Opening reception during Hillsborough’s Last Friday Art Walk, July 25th 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, Fri & Sat 10-8, Sun 12-4

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Southern Village Farmer’s Market

August 21 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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Every Thursday, from 3:30pm-6:30pm

Southern Village Farmer’s Market Looking for fresh fruits and vegetables? No? How about some tasty seafood. No?! Bundt cake you say? Well, you’re in luck, we have that and everything else at the Southern Village Farmer’s Market. Local vendors come to sell their homegrown or homemade goods, just for you every Thursday starting May 1st, from 3:30 PM to 6:30 PM, until September 18th. LOCATION: Southern Village Farmer’s Market (map) 401-491 Market St Chapel Hill, NC, 27516 United States  

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Charles House-Winmore Open House

August 21 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Charles House-Winmore,
121 Della St. , Carrboro, NC 27516 United States
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Charles House-Winmore is our second neighborhood eldercare home, following Charles House-Yorktown, which opened in 2011 in the Heritage Hills neighborhood. Charles House Eldercare Homes are licensed as family care homes and provide full assisted living for six residents with a Household Team of caregivers. Charles House-Winmore will be home to two men and four women. (One of the women’s rooms is still available.) This is your chance for a sneak peek at Charles House-Winmore, a custom-built new home in a…

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$250

Tift Merritt

August 21 @ 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wilson Library,
201 South Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Friends of the Library hosts an all-star benefit concert and dinner in the Wilson Special Collections Library from 5:30 to 11 p.m. Tift Merritt (UNC ’00) will perform following a Sophisticated Southern Supper Menu created by James Beard Award-winning chefs Ben and Karen Barker, Ashley Christensen, Andrea Reusing and Bill Smith. Top of the Hill Distillery will provide its signature cocktails. Tickets are $250 per person and table sponsorships are available.

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Free

Matt Phillips & the Philharmonic

August 21 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
140 West Plaza,
140 W Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Join us for a Thursday evening of live & local music on the plaza courtesy of Matt Phillips & the Philharmonic. Bring your lawn chair, family, friends, coworker, and anyone we left out to this free event! The East Carolinian describe their sound as “soulful pop with an essence of jazz.” You can’t help but bob your head!

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Free

Heart of Carolina Jazz Orchestra

August 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Every month on the third Thursday until September 19, 2014
Southern Village Green,
Market St , Chapel Hill, NC United States
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The Heart of Carolina Jazz Orchestra plays at the Southern Village green Thursday. Bring your blankets, chairs, and drinks for  this casual and fun outdoor event. The Orchestra plays every third Thursday through Sept!

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Free

Jenny Milchman discusses her mystery Ruin Falls

August 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Liz Daniels has every reason to be happy about setting off on a rare family vacation, leaving behind her remote home in the Adirondack Mountains for a while. Instead, she feels uneasy. Her children, eight-year-old Reid and six-year-old Ally, have met their paternal grandparents only a handful of times. But Liz’s husband, Paul, has decided that, despite a strained relationship with his mother and father, they should visit the farm in western New York where he spent his childhood. On…

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$10

Harold Night at DSI Comedy Theater

August 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Every week until August 28, 2014
DSI Comedy Theater,
200 N Greensboro St Carrboro, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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See North Carolina’s Best create a whole world right before your eyes. It’s the format that launched a thousand careers on TV, film, and stages across America. The Harold starts with one suggestion, but where it ends is anyone’s guess as a host of characters take audiences on a never-seen-before improvised adventure. Come inspire a world with a single word. Learn about the Harold Beat the crowds: Buy tickets early online. UPCOMING SHOWS: July THURSDAY 7/03 7PM – dang! +…

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UNC’s Process Series presents “Dolly Wilde’s Picture Show”

August 21 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Every day until August 22, 2014
Swain Hall,
101 e. cameron, Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Combining live performance, multimedia, and the photographic series Oscaria/Oscar (1994), by SPIR Conceptual Photography (María DeGuzmán and Jill Casid), Dolly Wilde’s Picture Show tells the story of Oscar Wilde’s supposedly identical niece, one of the First World War’s first female “motor-drivers.” Dolly Wilde’s notorious heritage and the outbreak of war give her unprecedented purpose and freedom, but also burden her with demanding ghosts. Traversing the no-man’s-land between memory and photography, the nineteenth century and the twentieth, Dolly struggles to build a revolutionary life in…

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The Doug Largent Trio at West End Wine Bar of Chapel Hill

August 21 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
West End Wine Bar,
450 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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The Doug Largent Trio featuring Brad Maiani on guitar, Dan Davis on drums, and special guest John Palowitch on alto saxophone will play organ trio jazz at West End Wine Bar of Chapel Hill.

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Free

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August 22 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every day until August 24, 2014
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 North Churton St., Hillsborough, 27278

Paintings by Linda Carmel and Marcy Lansman, sculpture by Lynn Wartski. Gallery set up through August 24th. Opening reception during Hillsborough’s Last Friday Art Walk, July 25th 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, Fri & Sat 10-8, Sun 12-4

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Orangetheory Fitness Chapel Hill Hosts Gear Sign Up Weekend

August 22 @ 10:00 am - August 24 @ 7:00 pm
Meadowmont Village,
606 Meadowmont Village Circle , Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States

As seen in the New York Times as an effective plateau-busting workout, Chapel Hill now has its very own Orangetheory Fitness! For a limited-time only, Orangetheory Fitness Chapel Hill at 606 Meadowmont Village Circle is offering discounted founders’ rates memberships. It gets better – this weekend, Aug. 22-24, you can join with a discount and get some awesome orange gear, too! Choose from Orangetheory Fitness swag such as water bottles, sunglasses, t-shirts, sweat towels, reusable totes and more. Orangetheory Fitness…

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What’s in a Name?

August 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:15 pm
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Every month on the fourth Friday until September 26, 2014
Celebration Assembly of God Church,
114 Weaver Dairy Rd., Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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The Shared Learning Association of Chapel Hill presents Dr. Stuart Solomon who will give the April Gray Lindgren lecture ahead of the organization’s end-of-year potluck and annual meeting. Dr. Solomon will discuss naming practices in Europe and North America, concentrating on the origins, history, etymology, and demographics of personal names. He will address questions like how “John” and “Mary” became the most popular names in the English-speaking world, how have they fared recently, and “what are the ‘God particles’ in…

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No Cover

Fridays on the Front Porch

August 22 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every week until October 3, 2014

Live music at Fridays on the Front Porch creates the perfect atmosphere for kicking back, relaxing and getting a jump on the weekend. The Carolina Inn offers seasonal picnic offerings ($14 grill menu and $9 kids menu with gluten free options), various beverage selections and fun times under the shady oaks and magnolia trees. There is no cover charge or reservations for the event. Fridays on the Front Porch features the music of some of North Carolina’s best bands for…

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Free

Friday Night Wine Tasting

August 22 @ 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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$10

Thrill on the Hill 2014

August 22 @ 6:00 pm - August 23 @ 12:00 am
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Every day for 2 days
Time-Out Sports Grill,
1301 N. Fordham Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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2nd ANNUAL BEACH, BOOGIE and SHAG SUMMER WEEKEND PARTY! Coming to Time-Out Sports Grill in Chapel Hill August 22-23. $10 ticket price includes Southern Soul Friday Night and Jump Blues Saturday Night. Ice cold drinks, blue plate specials and hardwood dance floor

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Music at Wilson Library and Memorial Hall

August 22 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wilson Library,
201 South Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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New Orleans Brass Band Symposium and Rebirth Brass Band and Dumpstaphunk, followed by Big Star’s #1 Record and Third/Sister Lovers. Matt Sakakeeny, Assistant Professor of Music at Tulane University and author of Roll With It: Brass Bands in the Streets of New Orleans, will participate in a 6 p.m. discussion with members of the Rebirth Brass Band at Wilson Library. A Rebirth Second Line Parade to Memorial Hall will start at 7:30 p.m. from Wilson Library. Memorial Hall hosts an…

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$45

Farm Dinner

August 22 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Foster’s Market Chapel Hill,
750 MLK Blvd., Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Foster’s Market Chapel Hill will host a farm dinner, featuring Peregrine Farm, on Friday, Aug. 22, @ 6:30 p.m. $45, which includes wine pairing. RSVP to 919-967-3663. Menu: Roasted Pepper and Sweet Potato Taquitos with Antonio’s Pepper Sauce; South of the Boarder Caesar; Chile Rellenos: Poblano Peppers Stuffed with Housemade Chorizo and Rice; Chili Dusted End-of-Summer Squash; Roasted Corn and Black Bean Salad; and Tres Leches Cake

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$8-$12

The Painted Bird

August 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every week on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until September 7, 2014
The Forest Theatre,
123 South Boundary Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514
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Paperhand Puppet Intervention presents: The Painted Bird. This is Paperhand’s much anticipated 15th annual outdoor show featuring giant puppets, masks, stilt walkers, shadow puppets, live music, and more. Performances Aug 8 through Sept 7th and Labor Day at 7pm, Preshow starting at 6:20pm. Matinees on Aug 24th & 31st, Sept 7th at 3pm. Tickets $12, $8 for kids suggested donations at door, no one turned away for lack of funds.

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10+

Rebirth Brass Band and Dumpstaphunk

August 22 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: Memorial Hall,
114 E. Cameron Ave. , Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Whether seen on HBO’s Treme or at their legendary Tuesday night gig at The Maple Leaf, the Grammy-winning Rebirth Brass Band is a true New Orleans institution. Formed by the now infamous Frazier brothers, the band evolved from playing the streets of the French Quarter to festivals and stages all over the world. Committed to upholding the brass band tradition, they’ve added heavy funk and hip hop to create their signature sound.

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Meade Skelton @ Open Eye Cafe

August 22 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Open Eye Cafe,
101 South Greensboro Street, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States

Join singer-songwriter Meade Skelton- and his keyboard Bessie. Coming from Richmond full of heart to Open Eye Cafe in Carrboro.

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UNC’s Process Series presents “Dolly Wilde’s Picture Show”

August 22 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Every day until August 22, 2014
Swain Hall,
101 e. cameron, Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Combining live performance, multimedia, and the photographic series Oscaria/Oscar (1994), by SPIR Conceptual Photography (María DeGuzmán and Jill Casid), Dolly Wilde’s Picture Show tells the story of Oscar Wilde’s supposedly identical niece, one of the First World War’s first female “motor-drivers.” Dolly Wilde’s notorious heritage and the outbreak of war give her unprecedented purpose and freedom, but also burden her with demanding ghosts. Traversing the no-man’s-land between memory and photography, the nineteenth century and the twentieth, Dolly struggles to build a revolutionary life in…

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The Doug Largent Trio at West End Wine Bar of Chapel Hill

August 22 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
West End Wine Bar,
450 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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The Doug Largent Trio featuring Brad Maiani on guitar and Todd Proctor on drums will play organ trio jazz at West End Wine Bar of Chapel Hill.

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Simmer Down: Roots & Culture Reggae Revival at Zog’s

August 22 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Zog’s,
108 Henderson St., Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Friday, August 22 at 9 pm: Journey back in time to the sound system vibes of 1970s Jamaica while you enjoy the relaxing vibes & fine cocktails of Zog’s Pool Hall. Live & direct on 100% vinyl! Roots reggae, dancehall, ska, dub and obscure version selections. The full Soul Circle Soundsystem crew in the house for this one – DJ Ras J, Selector B Steady, Queen Dias—just back from an epic European vinyl dig—& special guest DJ Kha-leeb. No cover!

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Hillsborough Eno River Clean Up and NC Big Sweep Kickoff

August 23
Ayr Mount Historic Site,
376 St. Mary's Road, Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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Help clean up the Eno River and get ready for NC Big Sweep! The 4th annual Hillsborough Eno River Cleanup takes place Saturday, Aug. 23 and will kick off the Town of Hillsborough’s participation in the statewide litter cleanup. Volunteers will meet at 8:45 a.m. at Ayr Mount Historic Site, 376 St. Mary’s Road, to obtain assignments and instructions. Cleanup efforts will end at noon, and a picnic will follow at River Park, near Occoneechee Village, behind the Farmers Market Pavilion. River Park is located at…

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Car Wash to Raise Funds for Orange High School Band

August 23 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
BB&T Bank,
351 South Churton Street, Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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OHS MARCHING BAND TO WASH CARS TO RAISE FUNDS FOR UPCOMING MARCHING SEASON! Does your car, truck or SUV need a bath? Would you like to help a talented group of marching band students? You can do both on Saturday, August 23. It’s that time of year when these talented marching band students will wash your car, and you can make a donation to the Orange High School Panther Regiment, an Award Winning Competition Marching Band. All of the proceeds from the car wash…

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Free

Multiple Myeloma Support Group

August 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Every month on the fourth Saturday until October 25, 2014
Westminster Presbyterian Church,
3639 Old Chapel Hill Rd, Durham, NC 27707 United States

Triangle Area Multiple Myeloma Support Group – Multiple Myeloma cancer survivors and caregivers meet monthly to increase their knowledge about their disease and its treatment and to share emotional support. The monthly two-hour meetings include time to share and time to hear from health providers and other experts about dealing with the daily challenges of this incurable blood cancer.

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Free

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August 23 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every day until August 24, 2014
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 North Churton St., Hillsborough, 27278

Paintings by Linda Carmel and Marcy Lansman, sculpture by Lynn Wartski. Gallery set up through August 24th. Opening reception during Hillsborough’s Last Friday Art Walk, July 25th 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, Fri & Sat 10-8, Sun 12-4

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free

Winmore Back to School Family Fun Party

August 23 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Winmore Community,
258 E. Winmore Avenue, Chapel Hill , NC 27516 United States

The Winmore Community off Homestead Road in Chapel Hill invites everyone bring the family out on Saturday, August 23rd to celebrate the end of summer and beginning of school. The Scrap Exchange will be present for “Make and Take” so children and adults alike can use “scraps” to make art that they can then take home. There will be a bouncy house and lots of room for the kids to play. Come hungry! Only Burger Food Truck and Local Yogurt…

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Elderberry Festival

August 23 @ 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Southern Rail,
201-C East Main Street, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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It’s a party with a purpose! Join us! Elderberry Festival is a grassroots celebration of wellness, family, friends, music, healing, and art. Hosted by The Station and Southern Rail, 2nd Wind, and Norm’s Farms, this year’s Elderberry Festival features 5 stages, 31 bands and lots of cool local vendors!   And its FREE!

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$10

Improv Slam Matinee at DSI Comedy Theater

August 23 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Every week until August 30, 2014
DSI Comedy Theater,
200 N Greensboro St Carrboro, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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An interactive comedy show for the WHOLE FAMILY! Two crews of improvisers fight for your laughs in this high energy, interactive show that’ll have kids and parents laughing all night long. NOW ON SATURDAYS AT 3PM Kick off your Saturday afternoon at our 3PM mantinee shows (Kids Under 3 are FREE!) BRING THE WHOLE FAMILY and enjoy a fast-paced clean comedy show appropriate for ALL audiences. Yeah, CLEAN COMEDY for ALL ages. Improv SLAM is also at 7PM on Saturdays! IMPROV SLAM…

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$15-$20

Independent Animal Rescue’s 12th Annual Painted Chair (and more) Auction

August 23 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join fellow animal and art lovers to mingle and bid on great silent and live auction items. We will have artist-embellished furniture, paintings, jewelry, pottery, and sculpture from local artists, as well as performances, services, dining and vacation trips to support this, our signature fundraising event. Our goal is to raise $30,000 for our foster care and adoption programs, and our spay/neuter programs benefiting free-roaming and companion animals in our community. Silent Auction action is from 5:00pm-7:00pm with a live auction…

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$10

Thrill on the Hill 2014

August 23 @ 6:00 pm - August 24 @ 12:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day for 2 days
Time-Out Sports Grill,
1301 N. Fordham Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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2nd ANNUAL BEACH, BOOGIE and SHAG SUMMER WEEKEND PARTY! Coming to Time-Out Sports Grill in Chapel Hill August 22-23. $10 ticket price includes Southern Soul Friday Night and Jump Blues Saturday Night. Ice cold drinks, blue plate specials and hardwood dance floor

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$10

Improv Slam at DSI Comedy Theater

August 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Every week until August 30, 2014
DSI Comedy Theater,
200 N Greensboro St Carrboro, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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A Freestyle Comedy Battle that’s Fun for All Ages! Two crews of improvisers fight for your laughs in this high energy, interactive show that’ll have kids and parents laughing all night long. NOW ON SATURDAYS AT 7PM Kick off your Saturday night at 7PM with a fast-paced clean comedy show appropriate for ALL audiences. Yeah, CLEAN COMEDY for ALL ages. Don’t Forget! Improv SLAM Matinee is 3PM on Saturdays! Bring the WHOLE family. (Kids under 3 are free! See 3PM line-up and…

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Car Races at the Orange County Speedway

August 23 @ 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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Free

Anna Mae Live Music

August 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Johnny’s Gone Fishing,
901 W Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States

Raleigh’s Anna Mae, a country/rock singer and songwriter, will be performing live in Carrboro at Johnny’s Gone Fishing on Sat. Aug 23, 7-9 PM. The show is free and a host of food, drinks, and ice cream will be available for purchase. Fun for all ages!

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$8-$12

The Painted Bird

August 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every week on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until September 7, 2014
The Forest Theatre,
123 South Boundary Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514
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Paperhand Puppet Intervention presents: The Painted Bird. This is Paperhand’s much anticipated 15th annual outdoor show featuring giant puppets, masks, stilt walkers, shadow puppets, live music, and more. Performances Aug 8 through Sept 7th and Labor Day at 7pm, Preshow starting at 6:20pm. Matinees on Aug 24th & 31st, Sept 7th at 3pm. Tickets $12, $8 for kids suggested donations at door, no one turned away for lack of funds.

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Anna Mae live

August 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Johnny’s Gone Fishing,
901 W Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Raleigh’s Anna Mae, a country/rock singer and songwriter, is performing live in Carrboro. The show is free and a host of food, drinks, and ice cream will be available for purchase.

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10+

Merle Haggard with Tift Merritt

August 23 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: Memorial Hall,
114 E. Cameron Ave. , Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Grammy-winning iconoclast and Country Music Hall of Famer Merle Haggard is making some of the most compelling music of his career. A rugged individualist who simultaneously embodies and transcends the genre, he’s both a seminal superstar and an unrepentant outsider. Over the course of a prolific five-decade career, he’s consistently shown himself to be an uncompromising creative force, honoring country music traditions while drawing on a broad range of jazz, blues and folk influences.

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August 24 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every day until August 24, 2014
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 North Churton St., Hillsborough, 27278

Paintings by Linda Carmel and Marcy Lansman, sculpture by Lynn Wartski. Gallery set up through August 24th. Opening reception during Hillsborough’s Last Friday Art Walk, July 25th 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, Fri & Sat 10-8, Sun 12-4

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From Horses to Horsepower: The History of the Occoneechee Speedway

August 24 @ 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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A Tribute to Maya Angelou

August 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The ArtsCenter,
300 E Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Come read your favorite Maya Angelou poem, or just come and enjoy the readings! Caged Bird The free bird leaps on the back of the wind and floats downstream till the current ends and dips his wings in the orange sun rays and dares to claim the sky. But a bird that stalks down his narrow cage can seldom see through his bars of rage his wings are clipped and his feet are tied so he opens his throat to…

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