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Request for Proposals

Strowd Roses, Inc. is accepting grant proposals through July 31 from qualified tax-exempt organizations that are based in Chapel Hill or Carrboro or are devoted primarily to benefit the citizens of those communities.

07/08/2015 - 07/31/2015
12:00 am
Strowd Roses, Inc.
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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Historic Hillsborough Walking Tour

Join one of The Alliance for Historic Hillsborough’s expert guides for a forty-five minute walking tour of the oldest town in Piedmont North Carolina.

07/31/2015
4:30 pm - 5:15 pm
Alexander Dickson House
Hillsborough, NC
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Fridays On The Front Porch

Join us at Fridays on the Front Porch a popular end-of-the-work-week celebration in Chapel Hill, NC. Gravy Boys will be performing tonight.

07/31/2015
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Carolina Inn
Chapel Hill, NC
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Art Opening Reception

Opening Reception for “Upbeat Interpretations of Natural Southern Living” The Hillsborough Arts Council will host an opening reception for Kenny Glenn during the Last Friday Art Walk.

07/31/2015
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hillsborough Arts Council Gallery
Hillsborough, NC
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Hillsborough Outdoor Music - Last Friday

On the lawn: Wilton Dubois.

07/31/2015
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Weaver Street Market in Hillsborough
Hillsborough, NC
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Last Friday Art Workshops At The Museum

Family friendly art workshops on the last Friday evening of each month. The workshops will explore different art and craft techniques based on collection items and local history.

07/31/2015
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Orange County Historical Museum
Hillsborough, NC
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Last Fridays

A free concert is featured on the old courthouse lawn alongside visual arts, dance, and literature. Last Fridays Art Walk features art galleries and venues hosting opening night receptions.

07/31/2015
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Downtown Hillsborough
Hillsborough, NC
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Music At Cat's Cradle

Headfirst for Halos, Dear Desolate, Youma, Kiss The Curse, Friends as Enemies, Maybe Next Midnight. Tickets $13 in advance, $15 day of show.

07/31/2015
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cat’s Cradle
Carrboro, NC
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Hudson And Haw

Americana/Folk Music

07/31/2015
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Johnny’s Gone Fishing
Carrboro, NC
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Shag Dancing And Beach Music

Come out to The Strowd on Fridays for Carolina Shagging on Franklin. Enjoy the best in beach music at this upscale bar and nightclub by DJ Don Evers and featuring works by contemporary artist Murry Handler.

07/31/2015
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Strowd
Chapel Hill, NC
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Music At Open Eye Cafe

Ryan Hutchens.

07/31/2015
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Open Eye Cafe
Carrboro, NC
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Music At Cat’s Cradle - Back Room

Mare Vitalis: 15 Year Anniversary Tour, The Appleseed Cast, Adjy, Annabel. Tickets $13 in advance, $15 day of show.

07/31/2015
8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Cat’s Cradle
Carrboro, NC
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Music At Local 506

Kaatskillachia, Coleslaw. Tickets $7.

07/31/2015
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Local 506
Chapel Hill, NC
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Chapel Hill Farmers' Market

All of our farmers and artisans live within 60 miles of Chapel Hill, NC and bring fresh, quality produce, value-added farm products, and crafts to market year-round.

08/01/2015
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market
Chapel Hill, NC

Hillsborough Farmers Market in the Home Depot Parking Lot

The Hillsborough Farmers Market, located in the Home Depot parking lot, is a 28-year-old public service, not-for-profit organization whose primary mission is to encourage, support, and promote the entrepreneurial efforts of local independent, and small scale farmers, bakers, and crafters.

08/01/2015
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Home Depot Parking lot
Hillsborough, nc
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Auction At Leland Little

Saturday Estate Auction. Preview: Friday, July 31, 10am-5pm.

08/01/2015
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Leland Little Auction and Estates Sales
Hillsborough, NC
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Car Races At The Orange County Speedway

The CARS Late Model and Super Late Model Tour Laps TBD.

08/01/2015
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Orange County Speedway
Rougemont, NC
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The Doug Largent Trio At Honeysuckle Tea House

The Doug Largent Trio featuring Brad Maiani on guitar and Dan Davis on drums plays organ trio jazz at Honeysuckle Tea House in Chapel Hill.

08/01/2015
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Honeysuckle Tea House
Chapel Hill, NC
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Music At Cat’s Cradle - Back Room

The Chorus Project. Tickets $8, $5 for students.

08/01/2015
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cat’s Cradle
Carrboro, NC
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Bare Theatre Presents Macbeth

Bare Theatre presents: Macbeth by William Shakespeare, directed by Rebecca Blum. Final Performance. Gates open at 7pm. Tickets $17.

08/01/2015
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Forest Theatre
Chapel Hill, NC
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Jazz Brunch

Music on our lawn in Carrboro from 11am to 1pm on Sundays. Bring a picnic blanket or chairs. It’s free.

08/02/2015
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Weaver Street Market in Carrboro
Carrboro, NC
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Artist Opening Reception At The Horace Williams House

Preservation Chapel Hill is proud to host its Aug 2015 exhibition by John Rosenthal. This show features post-Katrina photography after that event, offering us an archival glimpse of the abandoned world of the Lower 9th Ward.

08/02/2015
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Horace Williams House
Chapel Hill, NC
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A Southern Village Summer Outdoor Concert

Brazilian Jazz with Onda. Free.

08/02/2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Southern Village
Chapel Hill, NC
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Erin McLendon

Americana/Country/Rock Music

08/02/2015
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Johnny’s Gone Fishing
Carrboro, NC
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Erin Mclendon

Americana/Country Music.

08/02/2015
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Johnny’s Gone Fishing
Carrboro, NC
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Music At Local 506

Sealion, Petey, the mineral girls. Tickets $8.

08/02/2015
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Local 506
Chapel Hill, NC
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Bluegrass Jam

Grab your fiddle, guitar, banjo, or mandolin and come join us at the Bluegrass Jam! Together, in The ArtsCenter’s Gallery, we’ll play some old time and bluegrass favorites.

08/03/2015
5:45 pm - 7:45 pm
ArtsCenter
Carrboro, NC
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Music At Cat’s Cradle - Back Room

John Davis, Brice Randall Bickford. Tickets $10 in advance, $12 day of show.

08/03/2015
8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Cat’s Cradle
Carrboro, NC
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Chapel Hill Farmers' Market

All of our farmers and artisans live within 60 miles of Chapel Hill, NC and bring fresh, quality produce, value-added farm products, and crafts to market year-round.

08/04/2015
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market
Chapel Hill, NC
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To Market To Market

To Market To Market invites children to meet local farmers, practice financial literacy, learn about healthy eating, and have fun!

08/04/2015 - 09/29/2015
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Kidzu Children’s Museum
Chapel Hill, NC
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Author Event At The Root Cellar

David Venable signs his cookbook Back Around the Table. Come meet QVC’s Resident Foodie, David Venable, as he signs and shares free samples from his second cookbook.

08/04/2015
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Root Cellar Cafe & Catering
Chapel Hill, NC
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Author Event At The Hillsborough Gallery Of Arts

Join Purple Crow Books at the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts for a reading from local author David Payne. He will read from and sign his new book Barefoot to Avalon beginning at 7 pm, with a wine and cheese reception to follow.

08/04/2015
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts
Hillsborough, NC
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The Doug Largent Trio at Looking Glass Café

Come enjoy live jazz with The Doug Largent Trio, featuring Brad Maiani on guitar, at Looking Glass Café in Carrboro.

08/04/2015
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Looking Glass Cafe
Carrboro, NC
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Kidz Voices

An energetic and fun filled introduction to music education. Jump up and down the Major Scale using your voice! Create a new instrument out of recycled materials to take home and make your own music.

08/05/2015 - 09/30/2015
10:30 am - 11:15 am
Kidzu Children’s Museum
Chapel Hill, NC
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Pins & Needles Comedy Series

FREE bowling plus draught specials on Mama’s Little Yella Pils, it’s truly the best deal in local comedy!

08/06/2015
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Village Lanes
Durham, North Carolina
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Chapel Hill Farmers' Market

All of our farmers and artisans live within 60 miles of Chapel Hill, NC and bring fresh, quality produce, value-added farm products, and crafts to market year-round.

08/08/2015
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market
Chapel Hill, NC

Hillsborough Farmers Market in the Home Depot Parking Lot

The Hillsborough Farmers Market, located in the Home Depot parking lot, is a 28-year-old public service, not-for-profit organization whose primary mission is to encourage, support, and promote the entrepreneurial efforts of local independent, and small scale farmers, bakers, and crafters.

08/08/2015
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Home Depot Parking lot
Hillsborough, nc
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Fire Safety Day

Join us for a Fire Safety Puppet Show at 10:30am and 1:30pm. It’s time to learn about fire safety with the Chapel Hill Fire Department.

08/08/2015
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Kidzu Children’s Museum
Chapel Hill, NC
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Drawing for Tweens

This program invites 10- to 13-year-olds to look at selected works in the Ackland’s galleries and identify techniques that the artists used to make them.

08/08/2015
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Ackland Art Museum
Chapel Hill, NC
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Stringtown Ambassadors

New Folk Music

08/08/2015
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Johnny’s Gone Fishing
Carrboro, NC
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