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Opening of the New Ackland Art Museum’s Permanent Collection

December 8
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 29, 2018

Ackland Art Museum, 101 S Columbia Street
Chapel Hill, 27514

The Ackland Art Museum’s permanent collection galleries have been reimagined, redesigned, and reinstalled. ‘A New Look: The Permanent Collection Galleries Re-Energized’ features newly-configured spaces for art after 1950, including works by artists Nam June Paik and George Segal; an expanded gallery of African Art, including a group of Nigerian Ikenga figures; and an enhanced ability […]

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9:00 am

The Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market at University Place

December 8 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market, 201 S. Estes Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

This Saturday the seasonal Craft Markets continue! Expect pottery, jewelry, housewears and more. 9am -noon, right here at University Place. Do you want to join the hard working talented artisans and farmers? Chapel Hill Farmers Market is now accepting vendor applications at thechapelhillfarmersmarket.com.   Winter Market Hours are 9 am-12 noon every Saturday at University […]

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31st Annual Christmas at Captain White’s

December 8 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 24, 2018

Alamance Arts, 213 South Main Street
Graham, NC 27253 United States
Free

November 17 through December 24 experience an Artful Gathering of Gifts with Christmas at Captain White’s. Alamance Arts presents a collection of Artisan gifts featuring pottery, glass, sculpture, wood, jewelry and original artwork of over 125 local, regional, national and international artists and artisans. Open Monday-Saturday 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Thursdays open until 8 p.m.

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10:00 am

Chapel Hill-Carrboro Holiday Parade

December 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Franklin Street Chapel Hill, NC United States
Free

The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Holiday Parade, presented by The Jaycees, starts at the Morehead Planetarium and runs the entire length of Franklin Street to Carrboro Town Hall. Stake out your curbside spot and enjoy a great community tradition!  Free and open to all.

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Festive Flicks Holiday Movie Series at The Lumina Theater – Love Actually

December 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Lumina, 620 Market St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
$1

Admissions are $1 per person.

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FREE Restorative Movement

December 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
The Studio at A Step To Health, 410 Millstone Drive
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
Free

The Studio at A Step To Health is celebrating its first anniversary with a week of free classes.  Restorative Movement classes with Larissa Parson focus on deep dives into particular areas of the body bringing awareness to under-moved areas and to build strong and supple muscles that support your body as you move through life. […]

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Mini BioBlitz at Piedmont Wildlife Center

December 8 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Piedmont Wildlife Center, 364 Leigh Farm Rd
Durham, NC 27707 United States
Free

Join us in our third mini BioBlitz! During this event we’ll have expert naturalists look for birds, fungus, and other wildlife that are out on a December day. Don’t know anything about science? Don’t worry! At this FREE event, you can learn all about who and what lives in nature all around you, meet some […]

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Chapel Hill-idays – Holiday Parade

December 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Holiday Parade, presented by The Jaycees, starts at the Morehead Planetarium and runs the entire length of Franklin Street to Carrboro Town Hall. Stake out your curbside spot and enjoy a great community tradition!  Free and open to all.

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Restorative Movement

December 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until March 30, 2019

The Studio at A Step To Health, 410 Millstone Drive
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
$15.00

Restorative Movement classes focus on deep dives into particular areas of the body bringing awareness to under-moved areas and to build strong and supple muscles that support your body as you move through life. You’ll leave class feeling strong, relaxed, and energized. Join Larissa Parsons in The Studio at A Step To Health in Hillsborough for […]

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10:30 am

Mix It Up in the Makery

December 8 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Kidzu Children’s Museum, 201 S. Estes Drive
Chapel Hill, 27514 United States
Free with Museum Admission

Each week very special guests (local artists, scientists, and makers) bring their expertise to the Makery. This program is geared for older kids beginning at age 6. Free with museum admission. This week stop by the Makery as we make and gaze into our own magical kaleidoscopes!

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11:00 am

Gingerbread House Decorating Workshops

December 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Family Preschool, 4907 Garrett Road
Durham (Located in the back of the Eno River Unitarian Universalist Fellowship campus. Look for the gingerbread balloons and twinkle lights to lead the way!), NC NC United States
$40

Looking for something new and yet wonderfully old-fashioned this holiday season? Bring your family and some friends for a one of a kind holiday experience.  Think freshly baked gingerbread, handmade icing, and candy in quantities that normally only appear in dreams with sugarplums.  Add warm twinkle lights, soft seasonal music, and the satisfaction of knowing that […]

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Llama Llama Storytime and Visit

December 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
McIntyre’s Bookstore, 200 Market St. Fearrington Village
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
Free

Join McIntyre’s Books for a special storytime and visit from Llama Llama Red Pajama himself to celebrate the holiday season! Come in your cozy pajamas to hear some Llama Llama stories, do some fun crafts, and enjoy holiday treats! Children of all ages are welcome!

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11:30 am

MELT Foam Rolling

December 8 @ 11:30 am - 12:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Saturday, repeating until March 30, 2019

The Studio at A Step To Health, 410 Millstone Drive
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
$15.00

MELT Foam Rolling helps reduce chronic pain caused by tension and stress using specialized techniques with a soft foam roller allowing those experiencing stiffness, aches and pains, a way to restore balance and ease of movement. Join Sandy Brady in The Studio at A Step To Health for this weekly Saturday class.

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12:00 pm

Winter Fest: Santa with Goats at Spring Haven Farm

December 8 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 23, 2018

Spring Haven Farm, 5306 Homer Ruffin Rd
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
$13.50

It's that time of the year again when the weather is getting crisp, the smell of freshly baked goods transcends the air & Santa is here to grant the little ones their wishes. Make it different this year by celebrating Christmas with the goats of #SpringHavenFarm. We are back this winter bigger and better with […]

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Triangle Disability Awareness Council’s HOLIDAY PARTY

December 8 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
HillSong Church, 201 Culbreth Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Join the annual holiday celebration! All are welcome, the more the merrier. The Holiday Party have food and drinks, music, games and maybe even gifts/door prizes. Come as you are, or if you'd like to bring something with you (friend, food but not at all required!). If you're a current or former volunteer/intern and would […]

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2:00 pm

Introduction to The Dancer’s Workout® (for former ballet dancers)

December 8 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 8, 2018

Durham Arts Council, 120 Morris St
Durham, NC United States
$15

The Dancer’s Workout® (TDW) is a high-energy adult dance fitness class which uses ballet, jazz, contemporary, pop, hip-hop, and toning exercises to deliver an exhilarating dancer’s workout. These intermediate/advanced classes are taught throughout the Triangle and they move very quickly through choreography and assume dancers have solid training in ballet. Once a month, however, Jules […]

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5:00 pm

Winter in the Garden

December 8 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
North Carolina Botanical Garden, 100 Old Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States

Get away from the hustle and bustle of the season and enjoy the peaceful holiday splendor of the Garden as they celebrate the end of the year with lights, holiday music, food for purchase, kids' crafts, and good cheer. $5 suggested ticket price. Tickets at the door. Activities and Performances Professional lighting displays by Vivid […]

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5:30 pm

Holiday Open House at Rishi Salon & Spa Supporting IFC Homestart

December 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Rishi Salon & Spa, 400 Market Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

What Makes Our Toy Drive Different?  Not only does Rishi Salon & Spa focus on giving gifts to children that live right here in Chapel Hill, but we also ask the children to provide us with a Christmas list! The staff at Homestart tells us that there isn't a dry eye in the house on Christmas morning! Won't […]

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6:30 pm

Bynum Front Porch Storytelling

December 8 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until May 12, 2019

Bynum Front Porch, 950 Bynum Road
Bynum, NC United States
Free

Second Saturday nights are Bynum Front Porch Storytelling. The storytelling shows are inside the historic Bynum General Store at 950 Bynum Road, Pittsboro, NC. 6:30-9pm - with a generous intermission for mingling. Bring a snack to share if you would like! The storytellers vary every month. Their stories too: folktales, true stories, Jack Tales, star stories […]

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8:00 pm

Joey Calderazzo Band

December 8 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The ArtsCenter, 300 E Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
$22

Acclaimed jazz pianist Joey Calderazzo makes a rare local appearance at The ArtsCenter this December. Best known for his 20-year tenure as a member of the Branford Marsalis Quartet (including the award winning Four MF’s Playing Tunes and the Grammy-nominated collaboration with Kurt Elling Upward Spiral) his work as a soloist and bandleader continues to evolve and develop. His 2015 […]

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