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17th Annual 12 Days Of Christmas At The Carolina Inn

Enjoy magnificently decorated trees, beautifully appointed holiday décor, gingerbread house displays and events to keep you and your little ones entertained.

12/01/2014 - 01/02/2015
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Carolina Inn
Chapel Hill, NC
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17th Annual 12 Days Of Christmas Daily At The Carolina Inn

Enchanting decorations inspired by the traditional holiday song, The Twelve Days of Christmas will be displayed daily throughout The Carolina Inn for free self-guided tours daily through Jan 2nd.

12/21/2014
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Carolina Inn
Chapel Hill, NC
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2014 Toy Chest

The Orange County Department of Social Services is requesting donations and is in need of volunteers for its annual Toy Chest. This marks the seventh year the County will partner with the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation.

12/21/2014
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Hillsborough Commons Shopping Plaza
Hillsborough, NC
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Skating With Santa

Enjoy Skating with Santa and be sure to share any last minute requests with Saint Nick.

12/21/2014
12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Orange County Sportsplex
Hillsborough, NC
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The Longest Night - A Winter’s Tale

“The Longest Night: A Winter’s Tale” is a one-of-a-kind fulldome planetarium show that captures its audience with a timeless fable of courage, generosity and renewal. Its story explores the concept that winter is a time for Earth to rest, waiting for new growth in the spring.

12/21/2014
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Morehead Planetarium & Science Center
Chapel Hill, NC
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Music In The Galleries: Holiday Hum-Along

Back for a second year — because anyone can hum! — The Ackland welcomes folks with any level of musical ability to hum along with us to classic winter tunes.

12/21/2014
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Ackland Art Museum
Chapel Hill, NC
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Slap Shots At Santa

Take a shot at scoring a goal, while Santa plays goalie. This is open to all ages and prizes will be awarded.

12/21/2014
2:45 pm - 4:45 pm
Orange County Sportsplex
Hillsborough, NC
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Winter Solstice Concert: A Tuba Holiday Concert

For its 2014 Winter Solstice concert, the Village Band Tuba/Euphonium ensemble will perform a selection of Pre-Christian and Christian Winter carols.

12/21/2014
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
North Carolina Botanical Garden
Chapel Hill, NC
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Mappamundi & Friends: Celebration Of Hanukah & The Solstice

A light-hearted program of music from the cosmopolitan, droll world of Warsaw cabaret in the Roaring 20s & 30s.

12/21/2014
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
ArtsCenter
Carrboro, NC
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Music At Cat’s Cradle - Back Room

Big Fat Gap Holiday Homecoming. Tickets 10.

12/21/2014
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cat’s Cradle
Carrboro, NC
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Music At Local 506

Toys For Tots Benefit Concert, Bitter Resolve, Transportation, Scribblin’, Beau Bennett. Tickets $5.

12/21/2014
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Local 506
Chapel Hill, NC
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Gingerbread House Village Display Daily

Relish the festive display of the 11th Annual Gingerbread House Competition entries at The Carolina Inn Contestants from Chapel Hill and surrounding areas will showcase their creativity and imagination with their edible masterpieces this holiday season

12/22/2014
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Carolina Inn
Chapel Hill, NC
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The Art Of Giving

The Art Of Giving showcases giftable art for the holiday season by Hillsborough Gallery of Arts member artists.

12/22/2014
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts
Hillsborough, NC
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Class: Make Your Own Holiday Center Piece

Always wanted a perfect centerpiece for the middle of your holiday table? Make it yourself! Floral Department staff will teach you to create your own floral arrangements at home.

12/22/2014
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Southern Season
Chapel Hill, NC
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Make Your Own Gingerbread House

Just in time for the holidays The Carolina Inn is hosting a children’s Gingerbread House Making Class.

12/22/2014
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Carolina Inn
Chapel Hill, NC
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Music At Local 506

GROHG, Funeralbloom, Weathered. Tickets $7.

12/22/2014
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Local 506
Chapel Hill, NC
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Holiday Afternoon Tea

Enjoy our festive holiday decorations and music while the Inn’s staff serves delightful teas in vintage China cups and saucers, along with an array of savory tea sandwiches and delightful sweets.

12/23/2014
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Carolina Inn
Chapel Hill, NC
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Make Your Own Gingerbread House

Just in time for the holidays The Carolina Inn is hosting a children’s Gingerbread House Making Class.

12/23/2014
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Carolina Inn
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.

12/23/2014
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market
Chapel Hill, NC
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Jim Watson Holiday Concert

Join the Hillsborough Arts Council in welcoming folk musician Jim Watson for his tenth year performing traditional Christmas songs and leading a carols sing-along.

12/23/2014
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Whitted Building
Hillsborough, NC
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Doug Largent Trio

The Doug Largent Trio featuring Brad Maiani on guitar and Tyler Leak on drums plays organ trio jazz at Looking Glass Cafe in Carrboro.

12/23/2014
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Looking Glass Cafe
Carrboro, 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.

12/23/2014
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Looking Glass Cafe
Carrboro, NC
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Gingerbread House Village Display Daily

Relish the festive display of the 11th Annual Gingerbread House Competition entries at The Carolina Inn Contestants from Chapel Hill and surrounding areas will showcase their creativity and imagination with their edible masterpieces this holiday season.

12/24/2014
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Carolina Inn
Chapel Hill, NC
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Triangle Jazz Orchestra Night

Come see the Triangle’s very own 17 piece big band celebrate the sounds of Count Basie, Artie Shaw, Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington and more at their monthly open rehearsal!

12/24/2014
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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17th Annual 12 Days Of Christmas Daily At The Carolina Inn

Enchanting decorations inspired by the traditional holiday song, The Twelve Days of Christmas will be displayed daily throughout The Carolina Inn for free self-guided tours daily through Jan 2nd.

12/25/2014
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Carolina Inn
Chapel Hill, NC
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Live Acoustic Music at Weathervane Bar

Join us at Weathervane Bar every Thursday for live acoustic music and half-price appetizers.

12/25/2014
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Gingerbread House Village Display

Relish the festive display of the 11th Annual Gingerbread House Competition entries. Contestants from Chapel Hill and surrounding areas will showcase their creativity and imagination with their edible masterpieces this holiday season.

12/26/2014
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Carolina Inn
Chapel Hill, NC
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Holiday Afternoon Tea

Enjoy our festive holiday decorations and music while the Inn’s staff serves delightful teas in vintage China cups and saucers, along with an array of savory tea sandwiches and delightful sweets.

12/26/2014
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Carolina Inn
Chapel Hill, NC
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Mystery Brewing Company Brewery Vip Tour

Come in for an exclusive 2+ hour tour of Mystery Brewing Company featuring an in-depth walk through of the brewery and the brewing process with the Founder, a look at Mystery’s story, lots and lots of beer samples, and a complimentary pint at the Public House after the tour.

12/26/2014
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Mystery Brewing Company
Hillsborough, NC
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Music At Open Eye Cafe

Come celebrate the first Holy Night and carol along with Stalker Songs for Soccer Moms with local artist, teacher and musician, Shannon D. O Connor.

12/26/2014
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Open Eye Cafe
Carrboro, NC
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17th Annual 12 Days Of Christmas Daily At The Carolina Inn

Enchanting decorations inspired by the traditional holiday song, The Twelve Days of Christmas will be displayed daily throughout The Carolina Inn for free self-guided tours daily through Jan 2nd.

12/27/2014
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Carolina Inn
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.

12/27/2014
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market
Chapel Hill, NC
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Carrboro Farmers' Market

Open Saturdays year round, we are currently in our winter season hours, from 9am-noon.

12/27/2014
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Carrboro Farmers’ Market
Carrboro, NC
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Eno River Farmers’ Market

The Eno River Farmers Market in historic downtown Hillsborough offers farm fresh produce, cheese, meat, eggs, baked goods, prepared foods, and crafts from local growers and producers.

12/27/2014
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Eno River Farmers’ Market
Hillsborough, NC
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Stan The Steel Plan

Master steel drummer and maker Wilton Dubois will introduce your children to playing music and the steel drums and to another culture.

12/27/2014
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Oasis
Carrboro, NC
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UNC Men’s Basketball

UNC vs. UAB. Tickets $38-$48.

12/27/2014
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Dean Dome
Chapel Hill, NC
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Erin McLendon Live

The show is free with donations suggested and, as always, we’ll have cafe drinks, snacks, paninis and sweet treats available throughout!

12/27/2014
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Johnny’s Gone Fishing
Carrboro, NC
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Music At Local 506

Front Room Show, Taylor Rogers with Sam Sharp and Caroline Mullis. Tickets $5.

12/27/2014
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Local 506
Chapel Hill, NC
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Live Music With Shadze With Wilton Dubois On Steel Drums And Randy Evans On Guitar

Wilton does calypso, reggae, R&B, soul, etc. like the master of the steel drums that he is. He plays them, builds them and teaches youths to play them. It’s an incredible experience!

12/27/2014
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Oasis
Carrboro, NC
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Music At Cat’s Cradle - Back Room

Comedy at the Cradle Presents Thomas Dixson, Katherine Lloyd, Jay Stadler, Zack Levine, Matt See, Hosted By Brian Burns. Tickets $5.

12/27/2014
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cat’s Cradle
Carrboro, NC
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