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April 2016
Free

Catharine Carter: UNC Collective Memories Series

April 27 - May 28
Tyndall Galleries,
University Mall
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Tyndall Galleries is pleased to spotlight Catharine Carter's powerful, thought-provoking photomontage series of the five most beloved historic buildings on the UNC-CH campus: The Old Well, The Bell Tower, Wilson Library, Memorial Hall, and Hill Hall. Included with these works on paper is an amazing 9 ft. high photomontage on fiber of The Bell Tower (pictured.) The University of North Carolina Collective Memories Series casts a new light on symbolic, powerful, imagery of campus, culminating in beautiful, thought-provoking photomontage. These…

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May 2016
Free Event

BRANCHING OUT

May 5
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until May 22, 2016
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 N. Churton Street
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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Photography by Eric Saunders, paintings by Chris Graebner, turned wood by Michael Salemi.  April 25—May 22. Opening reception during Hillsborough's Last Friday Art Walk, April 29th 6-9pm. Founded in 2006, the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts is owned & operated by 22 artists, and features painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, jewelry, turned wood, pottery & fiber art. Hours: 10-6 Mon–Th, 10-8 Fri & Sat, 12-4 Sun. www.HillsboroughGallery.com

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From Frock Coats to Flip-Flops: 100 Years of Fashion at Carolina

May 5 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until June 5, 2016
Wilson Library, UNC Campus,
201 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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In 1900 the properly dressed Carolina student ordered his clothes from a tailor and wore shirts with stiff collars. During the ensuing hundred years campus dress became increasingly less formal, and by the year 2000 classrooms were filled with students in T-shirts and flip-flops. This exhibition explores the stylistic shifts that took us from collared to casual, and what these changes—big and small, gradual and sudden — reveal about twentieth-century student life at Carolina.

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Free

Pre-School Storytime

May 5 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until May 26, 2016
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
Storytime Johanna

Every Thursday: Thursday 10:30am-11:30am  Pre School Storytime  Join us for pre-school story time followed by a fun art activity! 10:30 am every Thursday morning, led by the fabulous Johanna (or, occasionally a special guest like Mr Keith)!

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FREE

The University of North Carolina Collective Memory Series by Catharine Carter

May 5 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until May 28, 2016
Tyndall Galleries at University Square,
University Square
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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The Tyndall Galleries at University Square are pleased to spotlight The University of North Carolina Collective Memory Series by Chapel Hill artist and UNC-CH alumnus Catharine Carter. This series casts a new light on symbolic, powerful imagery of the campus, culminating in a beautiful, thought-provoking photomontage series of five of the most beloved historic landmarks - the Bell Tower, Old Well, Wilson Library, Memorial Hall, and Hill Hall. This collection is a tribute to the University and the collective memory of everyone who…

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FREE

The North Carolina Coast and Mountains of West Virginia, new solo exhibit by Lynn Boggess

May 5 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until May 28, 2016,
and Daily until May 28, 2016
Tyndall Galleries at University Square,
University Square, 201 S. Estes Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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The impasto landscape paintings of Lynn Boggess are instantly recognizable and draw a passionate following from art lovers and collectors alike. Their unique and unmistakable qualities go beyond Boggess’ textured and vivid depiction of landscape, delving instead into an understanding of the existential backbone of abstract expressionism. “When you start off with chance and accident, you’re starting off with an existential view of art and the world. I negotiate with the medium and my observations within these scenes. It’s a…

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FREE

The North Carolina Coast and Mountains of West Virginia, new solo exhibit by Lynn Boggess

May 5 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until May 28, 2016,
and Daily until May 28, 2016
Tyndall Galleries at University Square,
University Square, 201 S. Estes Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
+ Google Map
yes_demo_b7b

The impasto landscape paintings of Lynn Boggess are instantly recognizable and draw a passionate following from art lovers and collectors alike. Their unique and unmistakable qualities go beyond Boggess’ textured and vivid depiction of landscape, delving instead into an understanding of the existential backbone of abstract expressionism. “When you start off with chance and accident, you’re starting off with an existential view of art and the world. I negotiate with the medium and my observations within these scenes. It’s a…

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Mother’s Day Pretty in Pink Celebration

May 5 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Seymour Center,
2551 Homestead Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Calling all mothers!!  It's your time to shine, give yourselves a pat on the back for motherhood and be made to feel special.  This call is also for women who may not have children of their own, but have served in this capacity for many.  This affair will be like no other.  Your spotlight opportunity will be very creative and fun as your story is shared in a festive, high energy setting. It's going to be a spectacular event!  We…

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Southern Village Farmers Market

May 5 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until September 8, 2016
Southern Village Green,
Market St
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Fresh and Local Food, Plus Crafts, music and More!

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Lee Smith discusses her memoir Dimestore

May 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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For the inimitable Lee Smith, place is paramount. For forty-five years, her fiction has lived and breathed with the rhythms and people of the Appalachian South. But never before has she written her own story. Set deep in the mountains of Virginia, the Grundy of Lee Smith's youth was a place of coal miners, tent revivals, mountain music, drive-in theaters, and her daddy's dimestore. It was in that dimestore--listening to customers and inventing adventures for the store's dolls--that she became…

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Free

Election 2016: What is the Impact on North Carolina?

May 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Chapel Hill Public Library,
100 Library Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

The League of Women Voters of Orange, Durham and Chatham Counties is hosting a public forum with Rick Glazier, Executive Director of the North Carolina Justice Center. This event will take place on Thursday May 5, 2016, at 7:00 PM at the Chapel Hill Public Library, located at 100 Library Drive in Chapel Hill. The program is free and doors open to the public at 6:45 PM. Free parking is available. Rick Glazier will discuss Election 2016: The impact on…

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Free Event

BRANCHING OUT

May 6
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until May 22, 2016
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 N. Churton Street
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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Photography by Eric Saunders, paintings by Chris Graebner, turned wood by Michael Salemi.  April 25—May 22. Opening reception during Hillsborough's Last Friday Art Walk, April 29th 6-9pm. Founded in 2006, the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts is owned & operated by 22 artists, and features painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, jewelry, turned wood, pottery & fiber art. Hours: 10-6 Mon–Th, 10-8 Fri & Sat, 12-4 Sun. www.HillsboroughGallery.com

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From Frock Coats to Flip-Flops: 100 Years of Fashion at Carolina

May 6 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until June 5, 2016
Wilson Library, UNC Campus,
201 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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In 1900 the properly dressed Carolina student ordered his clothes from a tailor and wore shirts with stiff collars. During the ensuing hundred years campus dress became increasingly less formal, and by the year 2000 classrooms were filled with students in T-shirts and flip-flops. This exhibition explores the stylistic shifts that took us from collared to casual, and what these changes—big and small, gradual and sudden — reveal about twentieth-century student life at Carolina.

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May Day Celebration

May 6 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Hargraves Community Center,
216 Robeson Dr.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Let's leap around the May pole once again with laughter and fun.  This year's May Day Celebration will offer a morning of bingo, games, prizes, lunch, wrapping the May pole and musical entertainment.  This celebration is co-sponsored with Chapel Hill Parks and Recreation.  Transportation will leave the Seymour Center at 10:00 a.m. and will return at 1:00 p.m.  Please register by Friday, April 22.

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FREE

The University of North Carolina Collective Memory Series by Catharine Carter

May 6 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until May 28, 2016
Tyndall Galleries at University Square,
University Square
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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The Tyndall Galleries at University Square are pleased to spotlight The University of North Carolina Collective Memory Series by Chapel Hill artist and UNC-CH alumnus Catharine Carter. This series casts a new light on symbolic, powerful imagery of the campus, culminating in a beautiful, thought-provoking photomontage series of five of the most beloved historic landmarks - the Bell Tower, Old Well, Wilson Library, Memorial Hall, and Hill Hall. This collection is a tribute to the University and the collective memory of everyone who…

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FREE

The North Carolina Coast and Mountains of West Virginia, new solo exhibit by Lynn Boggess

May 6 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until May 28, 2016,
and Daily until May 28, 2016
Tyndall Galleries at University Square,
University Square, 201 S. Estes Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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The impasto landscape paintings of Lynn Boggess are instantly recognizable and draw a passionate following from art lovers and collectors alike. Their unique and unmistakable qualities go beyond Boggess’ textured and vivid depiction of landscape, delving instead into an understanding of the existential backbone of abstract expressionism. “When you start off with chance and accident, you’re starting off with an existential view of art and the world. I negotiate with the medium and my observations within these scenes. It’s a…

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FREE

The North Carolina Coast and Mountains of West Virginia, new solo exhibit by Lynn Boggess

May 6 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until May 28, 2016,
and Daily until May 28, 2016
Tyndall Galleries at University Square,
University Square, 201 S. Estes Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
+ Google Map
yes_demo_b7b

The impasto landscape paintings of Lynn Boggess are instantly recognizable and draw a passionate following from art lovers and collectors alike. Their unique and unmistakable qualities go beyond Boggess’ textured and vivid depiction of landscape, delving instead into an understanding of the existential backbone of abstract expressionism. “When you start off with chance and accident, you’re starting off with an existential view of art and the world. I negotiate with the medium and my observations within these scenes. It’s a…

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Job Outreach For Seniors – Presentation with Arc of the Triangle

May 6 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Seymour Center,
2551 Homestead Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Do you have a few hours a week to spend supporting people in the community? Want to get paid to do it?  Then come to an employment session with the Arc of the Triangle!  The Arc of the Triangle partners with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families to help them achieve their life goals.  The Arc of the Triangle is hiring for a variety of part-time positions in the Chapel Hill/Orange County areas.  There are various start…

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Welcome to Medicare!

May 6 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Chapel Hill Public Library,
100 Library Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Are you turning 65, and eligible for Medicare? Do you feel overwhelmed by all the information "bombarding" you? If so, come to a seminar offered by the Seniors" Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) and the Orange County Department on Aging to learn about Medicare and all of its parts.  People turning age 65 - those who are retiring, retired, or continuing to work - should attend to learn more about Medicare and how to avoid penalties.  General information on choosing…

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Go Chapel Hill Bike Night

May 6 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Plaza at 140 W. Franklin St.,
140 W Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
Bike Night

Night for cyclists of all ages and especially those considering cycling to and from work in the next 12 months!  Performances, Activities, and MORE!

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Spinnin’ and Grinnin’

May 6 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Plaza at 140 W. Franklin St.,
140 W Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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It's bike week! Wheel over to Live and Local to hear the East Chapel Hill School Ukulele Orchestra perform tunes in honor of our two-wheeled friends. See them perform here and get ready to hear strumming that will transport you to your favorite beach.  

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Workshop Series for Family, Friends & Loved Ones

May 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until May 9, 2016
Orange County Rape Crisis Center,
1506 E Franklin St #302
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27514 United States

Mondays 6-8pm, April 18 - May 9 at OCRCC This workshop series for adult parents, partners, family members, and friends of those who have experienced sexual violence will meet weekly for 4 sessions. This is an opportunity to learn, share, and gain support from others with similar experiences. Please note that advance meetings with staff and group facilitators are required for participation. Pre-meetings happening now. Contact groups@ocrcc.org now to reigister.

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Do Peterson at Johnny’s

May 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Johnny’s Gone Fishing,
901 W Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Do Peterson left his successful career as a biostatistician to Do what he needed to Do. Music. He is now Do-ing his “hip-hop folk thing“ to great acclaim. His songs explore the joys and challenges of work and home, love and...Mathematics?! His music speaks to both the mind and soul. Do Peterson bends and blends genres from folk to funk, rock to reggae, classical to country and ballad to blues. He is a dynamic performer and considers his performances both…

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Free Event

BRANCHING OUT

May 7
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until May 22, 2016
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 N. Churton Street
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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Photography by Eric Saunders, paintings by Chris Graebner, turned wood by Michael Salemi.  April 25—May 22. Opening reception during Hillsborough's Last Friday Art Walk, April 29th 6-9pm. Founded in 2006, the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts is owned & operated by 22 artists, and features painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, jewelry, turned wood, pottery & fiber art. Hours: 10-6 Mon–Th, 10-8 Fri & Sat, 12-4 Sun. www.HillsboroughGallery.com

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From Frock Coats to Flip-Flops: 100 Years of Fashion at Carolina

May 7 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until June 5, 2016
Wilson Library, UNC Campus,
201 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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In 1900 the properly dressed Carolina student ordered his clothes from a tailor and wore shirts with stiff collars. During the ensuing hundred years campus dress became increasingly less formal, and by the year 2000 classrooms were filled with students in T-shirts and flip-flops. This exhibition explores the stylistic shifts that took us from collared to casual, and what these changes—big and small, gradual and sudden — reveal about twentieth-century student life at Carolina.

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Carrboro Elementary School Fair

May 7 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Carrboro Elementary,
400 Shelton St
Carrboro, NC United States
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Rain or Shine! Fun for All Ages! For over 30 years the Carrboro Elementary School Fair has been one of the most popular community events in Carrboro and the school's biggest fundraiser. This year's Fair will be even more fun for the entire family with new booths and games! Dunking booth featuring CES teachers, bounce house and an inflatable obstacle course, photo booth, face painting, hair bling, homemade Mexican food, fresh spun cotton candy and more! More than 25 other…

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Free

Saturday Storytimes

May 7 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day
Orange County Public Library,
137 W. Margaret Ln
Hillsborough , NC 27278 United States

Drop by either the Carrboro Branch Library or the Main Library in Downtown Hillsborough. Join our librarians for engaging stories, rhymes and songs and fun movement activities. In Carrboro, we follow the storytime with a craft to make-and-take home. In Hillsborough, we offer a stay and play time.

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FREE

The University of North Carolina Collective Memory Series by Catharine Carter

May 7 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until May 28, 2016
Tyndall Galleries at University Square,
University Square
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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The Tyndall Galleries at University Square are pleased to spotlight The University of North Carolina Collective Memory Series by Chapel Hill artist and UNC-CH alumnus Catharine Carter. This series casts a new light on symbolic, powerful imagery of the campus, culminating in a beautiful, thought-provoking photomontage series of five of the most beloved historic landmarks - the Bell Tower, Old Well, Wilson Library, Memorial Hall, and Hill Hall. This collection is a tribute to the University and the collective memory of everyone who…

Find out more »
FREE

The North Carolina Coast and Mountains of West Virginia, new solo exhibit by Lynn Boggess

May 7 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until May 28, 2016,
and Daily until May 28, 2016
Tyndall Galleries at University Square,
University Square, 201 S. Estes Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
+ Google Map
yes_demo_b7b

The impasto landscape paintings of Lynn Boggess are instantly recognizable and draw a passionate following from art lovers and collectors alike. Their unique and unmistakable qualities go beyond Boggess’ textured and vivid depiction of landscape, delving instead into an understanding of the existential backbone of abstract expressionism. “When you start off with chance and accident, you’re starting off with an existential view of art and the world. I negotiate with the medium and my observations within these scenes. It’s a…

Find out more »
FREE

The North Carolina Coast and Mountains of West Virginia, new solo exhibit by Lynn Boggess

May 7 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until May 28, 2016,
and Daily until May 28, 2016
Tyndall Galleries at University Square,
University Square, 201 S. Estes Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
+ Google Map
yes_demo_b7b

The impasto landscape paintings of Lynn Boggess are instantly recognizable and draw a passionate following from art lovers and collectors alike. Their unique and unmistakable qualities go beyond Boggess’ textured and vivid depiction of landscape, delving instead into an understanding of the existential backbone of abstract expressionism. “When you start off with chance and accident, you’re starting off with an existential view of art and the world. I negotiate with the medium and my observations within these scenes. It’s a…

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FREE!

Spring Green Home Tour in the Triangle

May 7 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Saturdays and Sundays, April 30-May 1 and May 7-8
Home Builders Association,
20 W. Colony Place, Suite 180
Durham, North Carolina 27705 Select a Country:
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The 2016 Green Home Tour will be April 30 – May 1 and May 7 – 8, noon – 5:00 pm, at new and remodeled green certified homes throughout the area. In its 11th year of inviting the public to view green building practices and materials, this free self-guided GHBT event showcases a variety of excellent examples of certified green home construction. Each home in the tour is inspected and third-party verified, making sure each home meets the minimum certification…

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Free Event

BRANCHING OUT

May 8
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until May 22, 2016
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 N. Churton Street
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
+ Google Map
April postcard RGB

Photography by Eric Saunders, paintings by Chris Graebner, turned wood by Michael Salemi.  April 25—May 22. Opening reception during Hillsborough's Last Friday Art Walk, April 29th 6-9pm. Founded in 2006, the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts is owned & operated by 22 artists, and features painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, jewelry, turned wood, pottery & fiber art. Hours: 10-6 Mon–Th, 10-8 Fri & Sat, 12-4 Sun. www.HillsboroughGallery.com

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From Frock Coats to Flip-Flops: 100 Years of Fashion at Carolina

May 8 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until June 5, 2016
Wilson Library, UNC Campus,
201 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
Poster_Large

In 1900 the properly dressed Carolina student ordered his clothes from a tailor and wore shirts with stiff collars. During the ensuing hundred years campus dress became increasingly less formal, and by the year 2000 classrooms were filled with students in T-shirts and flip-flops. This exhibition explores the stylistic shifts that took us from collared to casual, and what these changes—big and small, gradual and sudden — reveal about twentieth-century student life at Carolina.

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FREE!

Spring Green Home Tour in the Triangle

May 8 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Saturdays and Sundays, April 30-May 1 and May 7-8
Home Builders Association,
20 W. Colony Place, Suite 180
Durham, North Carolina 27705 Select a Country:
greentourlogo2016

The 2016 Green Home Tour will be April 30 – May 1 and May 7 – 8, noon – 5:00 pm, at new and remodeled green certified homes throughout the area. In its 11th year of inviting the public to view green building practices and materials, this free self-guided GHBT event showcases a variety of excellent examples of certified green home construction. Each home in the tour is inspected and third-party verified, making sure each home meets the minimum certification…

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$5 - $10

Terrific Tangos

May 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Sarah P. Duke Gardens,
420 Anderson St.
Durham, NC 27705 United States
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Join flutist Alma Coefman and bandoneon player Julián Hasse when they delight young and old with traditional tangos and Argentinean songs. You’ll be dancing in the aisles. What’s a bandoneon you ask? Come to the concert and find out!

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$25

“A Surprise from the Classical Period”

May 8 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Carolina Theater,
309 W Morgan St.
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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COT 2006 #2

Guest Artists: COT Soloists Anna Lampidis, Kevin Streich, Christopher Ulffers, Andrew McAfee J.C.Arriaga                              Symphony in D major W.A. Mozart                           Sinfonia Concertante in Eb, K.297b L. van Beethoven                   Symphony No. 4 in Bb, op. 60 van Beethoven Symphony No. 4 in Bb, op. 60

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Free

Southern Village Summer Outdoor Concert Series

May 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until September 18, 2016
Southern Village Green,
Market St
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Chapel Hill area music fans, we’re bringing back the best in local music to Southern Village to play on the village green stage all summer long!!  Bring a blanket/chair, a picnic dinner, your favorite beverage (and your dancing shoes).  Or take in one of Southern Village’s restaurants. It's "A Southern Summer" at Southern Village!

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Free Event

BRANCHING OUT

May 9
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until May 22, 2016
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 N. Churton Street
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
+ Google Map
April postcard RGB

Photography by Eric Saunders, paintings by Chris Graebner, turned wood by Michael Salemi.  April 25—May 22. Opening reception during Hillsborough's Last Friday Art Walk, April 29th 6-9pm. Founded in 2006, the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts is owned & operated by 22 artists, and features painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, jewelry, turned wood, pottery & fiber art. Hours: 10-6 Mon–Th, 10-8 Fri & Sat, 12-4 Sun. www.HillsboroughGallery.com

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From Frock Coats to Flip-Flops: 100 Years of Fashion at Carolina

May 9 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until June 5, 2016
Wilson Library, UNC Campus,
201 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
Poster_Large

In 1900 the properly dressed Carolina student ordered his clothes from a tailor and wore shirts with stiff collars. During the ensuing hundred years campus dress became increasingly less formal, and by the year 2000 classrooms were filled with students in T-shirts and flip-flops. This exhibition explores the stylistic shifts that took us from collared to casual, and what these changes—big and small, gradual and sudden — reveal about twentieth-century student life at Carolina.

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Free

Free Prompt Writing Class with Nancy Peacock

May 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Monthly on the same day until May 14, 2016
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

10:00am-11:30am (second Saturdays)   Free Prompt Writing Class with Nancy Peacock Serious writing begins with playful writing. Please join this unique ongoing group of supportive adult writers and play your way into the possibilities of the written word. Based on the work of Natalie Goldberg (Writing Down the Bones) we set a timer for fifteen minutes and write using prompts as our launch pads. This class is free and open to the public.  Nancy Peacock lives in Chatham County and…

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A Veteran’s Affair: Wall of Honor New Recipients and Reception

May 9 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Seymour Center,
2551 Homestead Raod
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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If you have not seen the Wall of Honor honoring veteran participants of the Seymour Center and the Passmore Center (formerly the Central Orange Senior Center), stop by and check it out! The wall is not only a way of expressing our gratitude to those who served our country, but it also enables other participants and visitors who frequent the Center to appreciate and learn more about their peers. Current honorees on the wall are: James Atwater, Jr.,Charlie Tsul, Carlyle…

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Tuesday Farmers’ Market

May 9 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until November 22, 2016
Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market,
201 S. Estes Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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The Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market was founded in 2008 by local farmers, for local farmers. We are a truly local market that supports farmers and artisans within a 60 mile radius of Chapel Hill to offer fresh, quality farm and artisanal products year round. The market is vendor run and operated so every dollar spent helps support our local economy.  We are dedicated to educating consumers about the nutritional, environmental, and economic value of buying local, sustainably-produced farm products. The…

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Salsa Mondays @ Roots on Franklin

May 9 @ 8:30 pm - 11:50 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until October 8, 2018
Roots, Bakery, Bistro, and Bar,
151 E. Franklin St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 Select a Country:
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Every Monday Salsa lesson at Roots Bakery, Bistro and Bar at 161 E Franklin St. (Downtown strip next to Suttons Drug). Lesson at 8:30. Dancing to MN to DJ Abuelo Salsero. $5 includes lesson and dance. Full menu, beer, wine, and cocktails available. www.dancegumbo.com Contact Jack at919-245-0822

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Free Event

BRANCHING OUT

May 10
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until May 22, 2016
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 N. Churton Street
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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Photography by Eric Saunders, paintings by Chris Graebner, turned wood by Michael Salemi.  April 25—May 22. Opening reception during Hillsborough's Last Friday Art Walk, April 29th 6-9pm. Founded in 2006, the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts is owned & operated by 22 artists, and features painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, jewelry, turned wood, pottery & fiber art. Hours: 10-6 Mon–Th, 10-8 Fri & Sat, 12-4 Sun. www.HillsboroughGallery.com

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From Frock Coats to Flip-Flops: 100 Years of Fashion at Carolina

May 10 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Daily until June 5, 2016
Wilson Library, UNC Campus,
201 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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In 1900 the properly dressed Carolina student ordered his clothes from a tailor and wore shirts with stiff collars. During the ensuing hundred years campus dress became increasingly less formal, and by the year 2000 classrooms were filled with students in T-shirts and flip-flops. This exhibition explores the stylistic shifts that took us from collared to casual, and what these changes—big and small, gradual and sudden — reveal about twentieth-century student life at Carolina.

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Greenway Walks with Ken Moore: Occoneechee Mountain Laurel Garden and Lunch

May 10 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Seymour Center,
2551 Homestead Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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In honor of the Older Americans Month theme, the Senior Centers are going to "Blaze A Trail" on greenways. Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area contains a beautiful display of Mountain Laurel that is as beautiful as any display found many hours travel west in the Carolina mountains. Walking through this “natural garden” of native laurel, more frequently found in western North Carolina, is an annual spectacle that should not be missed. Please bring your lunch to enjoy with the group.…

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The Bluegrass Battleship at Johnny’s

May 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Johnny’s Gone Fishing,
901 W Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Sit a spell and listen as The Bluegrass Battleship fires salvo after salvo of sweet roots music into your eager eardrums.  With seven musicians, the Battleship is larger (and, of course, better) than most. The crew – Terry. Scott. Mel. Marc. Catherine. Jane, Eileen – are all on board having fun, and you will be, too — singing along, dancing, or just tapping your foot.

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BRANCHING OUT

May 11
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Daily until May 22, 2016
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 N. Churton Street
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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Photography by Eric Saunders, paintings by Chris Graebner, turned wood by Michael Salemi.  April 25—May 22. Opening reception during Hillsborough's Last Friday Art Walk, April 29th 6-9pm. Founded in 2006, the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts is owned & operated by 22 artists, and features painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, jewelry, turned wood, pottery & fiber art. Hours: 10-6 Mon–Th, 10-8 Fri & Sat, 12-4 Sun. www.HillsboroughGallery.com

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From Frock Coats to Flip-Flops: 100 Years of Fashion at Carolina

May 11 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Daily until June 5, 2016
Wilson Library, UNC Campus,
201 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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In 1900 the properly dressed Carolina student ordered his clothes from a tailor and wore shirts with stiff collars. During the ensuing hundred years campus dress became increasingly less formal, and by the year 2000 classrooms were filled with students in T-shirts and flip-flops. This exhibition explores the stylistic shifts that took us from collared to casual, and what these changes—big and small, gradual and sudden — reveal about twentieth-century student life at Carolina.

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The University of North Carolina Collective Memory Series by Catharine Carter

May 11 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Daily until May 28, 2016
Tyndall Galleries at University Square,
University Square
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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The Tyndall Galleries at University Square are pleased to spotlight The University of North Carolina Collective Memory Series by Chapel Hill artist and UNC-CH alumnus Catharine Carter. This series casts a new light on symbolic, powerful imagery of the campus, culminating in a beautiful, thought-provoking photomontage series of five of the most beloved historic landmarks - the Bell Tower, Old Well, Wilson Library, Memorial Hall, and Hill Hall. This collection is a tribute to the University and the collective memory of everyone who…

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