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Welcome Back, Students!

Welcome Back, Students!

They’re here! There is always an overnight infusion of youthful energy in Chapel Hill when the students arrive back in town!

Cinc Hayes

Cinc Hayes

Local artist Cinc Hayes will be showing his colorful and whimsical paintings during the month of May at the Steel String Craft Brewery in Carrboro, NC. The show’s opening night will be Friday May 9, 2014, during the 2nd Friday ArtWalk.

Places

Summer Camp in the Hill

Summer Camp in the Hill

We are very fortunate in our community to have many summer camp options for kids of all ages, and it’s not too late to sign up! Here is a quick directory of summer camps in the Chapel Hill area.

Autumn Leaves

Autumn Leaves

There is nothing more beautiful than autumn in Chapel Hill. Here are the best places around town to see those brilliantly colored leaves.

Arts & Entertainment

The Come Out & Play Sculpture Show

The Come Out & Play Sculpture Show

It is time once again for the free Come Out & Play Sculpture Show at JimGin Farm! For the 13th year in a row, local artists are coming together to exhibit their work for everyone to enjoy.

Be Loud! ’14 Sophie Foundation Benefit

Be Loud! ’14 Sophie Foundation Benefit

Don’t miss the Be Loud! ’14 benefit concert, featuring The Pressure Boys, Let’s Active, and The Connells on August 8-9, 2014 at the Cat’s Cradle! See you there!

Sports

The True Carolina Blue

The True Carolina Blue

Tar Heels all over the world will be donning their favorite Carolina blue clothes for the big game tonight, but which Carolina Blue is the question.

Fingertip Clapping

Fingertip Clapping

Tar Heel fans can all agree that it was tough watching the UNC basketball game last night. But what was really heart-wrenching were those close-ups of Kendall Marshall from the bench trying his hardest to cheer his team to victory, and he was unable to clap.

Causes

Giving Tuesday, Every Day

Giving Tuesday, Every Day

Today is officially known as “Giving Tuesday,” a national day of giving that encourages charitable activities that support nonprofit organizations. “Giving Every Day” is an even better idea.

Candy for a Cause

Candy for a Cause

Halloween is here, and you can donate all your extra candy to send to our dedicated troops overseas this year. Children under twelve can even earn some money from their own candy contribution!

Blog

Honeysuckle Sorbet

Honeysuckle Sorbet

The Honeysuckle Sorbet at Crook’s Corner restaurant is legendary. Be sure to enjoy some of this delicious treat before the season has ended, because once it’s gone, it’s gone!

Wintry Mix

Wintry Mix

If you ever feel like inducing fear in the heart of a Chapel Hillian, simply say these two words.

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“Yoga to Reverse Osteoporosis” by Tim Keim

“Yoga to Reverse Osteoporosis” by Tim Keim

| August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Lystra Books and Literary Services is proud to announce the publication of Chatham County native, Tim Keim’s new book entitled, The Dynamic Dozen: 12 Accessible Yoga Poses for Building Bone Density, Strength, and Balance. Tim says that yoga is the universal toolbox, and within the pages of his book he invites readers to open the toolbox. The book […]

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Girls Rock NC Rally: 10 Year Anniversary Celebration

Girls Rock NC Rally: 10 Year Anniversary Celebration

| August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

WHAT: all-day fundraising festival, Carrboro NC WHEN: Saturday October 4, 2014 WHY: GRNC is celebrating 10 years of youth empowerment, feminism, music education, and community activism in the greater Triangle of North Carolina WHERE: ArtsCenter, Cats Cradle, The Station TICKETS: $27 / $29 day-of ON SALE NOW!   FEATURING PERFORMANCES BY: THE JULIE RUIN (members […]

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Steve Forbert with Bruce Piephoff

Steve Forbert with Bruce Piephoff

| August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Singer songwriter Steve Forbert is well-known for his poetic songs and authentic performances. On Friday, September 12, 2014 at 8:00pm, Forbert will perform live at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro, NC. Veteran North Carolina poet and singer songwriter Bruce Piephoff will open the evening.> Tickets for this show are $21 General advance, $17 Friends/Student advance, and $25 Day of […]

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The Not So Normal 5K + Weekend

The Not So Normal 5K + Weekend

| August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Not So Normal 5K + Weekend Brings Series of Fun-Filled Family Events to Carrboro and Chapel Hill Inaugural Fundraising Weekend Headlined By Fun Run and Country Concert Aims to Get Families Active, Giving Back and Engaged in the Community The Not So Normal 5K + Weekend, a three-day celebration of community and philanthropy, will […]

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Hillsborough Bluegrass Festival at Moorefields

Hillsborough Bluegrass Festival at Moorefields

| August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ready for a day of fun in Orange County, listening to REAL Bluegrass, on the lawn, surrounded by food, drink and friends? Then the annual Hillsborough Bluegrass Festival at Moorefields is just your thing. $20 for a day of LIVE MUSIC. 20 Minutes from downtown Chapel Hill; 10 minutes from Hillsborough. Saturday, September 6, 2014 from 2:00 […]

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Strobilus Music Series

Strobilus Music Series

| August 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Chapel in the Pines presents a diverse selection of local musicians. The Chapel in the Pines Presbyterian Church announces the inaugural season of the Strobilus Music Series, slated for September through December 2014. The schedule features free performances in a range of acoustic formats including bluegrass, vocal recital, jazz, choral works, and handbells. Series coordinator […]

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All Manner of Life

All Manner of Life

| August 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

New functional works in clay by Laura Korch, Sarah Savannah Roach, Amanda Barr, Matt Smith, and Jason Abide. Join us in The ArtsCenter’s Nicholson Gallery for the Opening Reception of “All Manner of Life,” a group ceramics exhibit featuring new functional works in clay by Laura Korch, Sarah Savannah Roach, Amanda Barr, Matt Smith and Jason […]

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