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May
6
3:00 PM15:00

Priceless Gem Tour at UNC: Carolina's Traditions, Legends & Landmarks

Priceless Gem Tours

Fridays at 3 pm

Tours begin at UNC Visitors’ Center
TO RESERVE A SPACE, please email mjfox@unc.edu

Please call for questions and in case of inclement weather 919-962-1630

May 6             Carolina’s Traditions, Legends and Landmarks with UNC Visitors’ Center

COMMENCEMENT Sunday, MAY 8

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Apr
23
2:00 PM14:00

Walk This Way! Historic Downtown Carrboro with Preservation Chapel Hill

SATURDAY, APRIL 23 @ 2:00 PM

Historic Downtown Carrboro
Starts at Carrboro Town Hall

Have you ever wondered how Carrboro came to be? Or the story behind the Carr Mill Mall? Take a tour of Carrboro’s historic mills, businesses, and homes. 

Duration: 60 minutes
Admission: $5 per person
Location: Starts at the front steps of Carrboro Town Hall (301 W. Main Street, Carrboro)

All walking tours are $5 (sales tax included) per person and  
last approximately 60 to 90 minutes. 

Please dress appropriately for the weather and uneven ground. If it is raining
at a tour's scheduled start time, it will be cancelled. 

Reservations are not required. If you would like to schedule a tour please contact us at 919-942-7818 or info@preservationchapelhill.org.  

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Apr
22
3:00 PM15:00

Priceless Gem Tour at UNC: Carolina Campus

Priceless Gem Tours

Fridays at 3 pm

Tours begin at UNC Visitors’ Center

TO RESERVE A SPACE, please email mjfox@unc.edu

Please call for questions and in case of inclement weather 919-962-1630

April 22         Anecdotes about Carolina’s Campus: Stories Behind the Asphalt, Mortar, and Steel: Freddie Kiger is a master storyteller and writer. He is considered to be one of the foremost Civil War historians in the country. He is also an ESPN statistician, teacher, sports researcher, and producer. He teaches Civil War classes through the UNC General Alumni Association. His tour experience will entertain, enlighten, educate and expand your knowledge of Carolina personalities and places.

Wednesday, April 27 LDOC (Last Day of Classes): Join the campus around the Old Well around 5 pm for the Clef Hangers to sing & close out the semester

April 29         TBA

May 6             Carolina’s Traditions, Legends and Landmarks with UNC Visitors’ Center

COMMENCEMENT Sunday, MAY 8

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Apr
16
2:00 PM14:00

Walk This Way! Women on the Hill with Preservation Chapel Hill

SATURDAY, APRIL 16 @ 2:00 PM

Women on the Hill
Starts at the Horace Williams House

Chapel Hill history is abundant with strong, influential women. Learn about the ladies who helped shape the history of the town and the university on this walking tour. 

Duration: 90 minute
Admission: $5 per person
Location: Starts at the Horace Williams House, 610 East Rosemary Street
Parking: Free parking at Horace Williams Hous

SATURDAY, APRIL 23 @ 2:00 PM

Historic Downtown Carrboro

Starts at Carrboro Town Hall

 

All walking tours are $5 (sales tax included) per person and  
last approximately 60 to 90 minutes. 

Please dress appropriately for the weather and uneven ground. If it is raining
at a tour's scheduled start time, it will be cancelled. 

Reservations are not required. If you would like to schedule a tour please contact us at 919-942-7818 or info@preservationchapelhill.org.  

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Apr
15
3:00 PM15:00

Priceless Gem Tours at UNC: AIC Presents the Native Narrative

Priceless Gem Tours

Fridays at 3 pm

Tours begin at UNC Visitors’ Center

TO RESERVE A SPACE, please email mjfox@unc.edu

Please call for questions and in case of inclement weather 919-962-1630

April 15         AIC Presents the Native Narrative
Using traditional storytelling, this guided campus tour will give participants an accurate and complete story of the American Indian presence on Carolina’s campus.  Focusing on past, present and future, American Indian staff, alumni, students and community members will recall personal experiences and stories from their time at the University and discuss how they relate to Carolina today. The tour will also demonstrate the integration of indigenous knowledge and Westernized knowledge both in the past and today.

 April 22         Anecdotes about Carolina’s Campus: Stories Behind the Asphalt, Mortar, and Steel: Freddie Kiger is a master storyteller and writer. He is considered to be one of the foremost Civil War historians in the country. He is also an ESPN statistician, teacher, sports researcher, and producer. He teaches Civil War classes through the UNC General Alumni Association. His tour experience will entertain, enlighten, educate and expand your knowledge of Carolina personalities and places.

Wednesday, April 27 LDOC (Last Day of Classes): Join the campus around the Old Well around 5 pm for the Clef Hangers to sing & close out the semester

April 29         TBA

May 6             Carolina’s Traditions, Legends and Landmarks with UNC Visitors’ Center

COMMENCEMENT Sunday, MAY 8

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Apr
8
3:00 PM15:00

Priceless Gem Tour at UNC: Black & Blue

Priceless Gem Tours

Fridays at 3 pm

Tours begin at UNC Visitors’ Center and can take 1  to  1.5 hours
TO RESERVE A SPACE,
please email mjfox@unc.edu
Please call for questions and in case of inclement weather 919-962-1630

April 8           Black and Blue Tour
A distinctive walking tour on the African-American history of the University, with emphasis on the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The Black and Blue tour hopes to contribute to a real understanding of our African American past as we build a better Carolina and work to create a fuller perspective on our University’s history. Our guide, Robert Porter, has over thirty years of experience as a lecturer for UNC’s department of African, African American, and Diaspora Studies, winning numerous teaching awards. He remains passionate about his interests in history, public history, and African-American history, all of which go back to his grade school days.

April 15         AIC Presents the Native Narrative

April 22         Anecdotes about Carolina’s Campus: Stories Behind the Asphalt, Mortar, and Steel:Freddie Kiger is a master storyteller and writer. He is considered to be one of the foremost Civil War historians in the country. He is also an ESPN statistician, teacher, sports researcher, and producer. He teaches Civil War classes through the UNC General Alumni Association. His tour experience will entertain, enlighten, educate and expand your knowledge of Carolina personalities and places.

Wednesday, April 27 LDOC (Last Day of Classes) 
Join the campus around the Old Well around 5 pm for the Clef Hangers to sing & close out the semester

April 29         TBA

May 6             Carolina’s Traditions, Legends and Landmarks with UNC Visitors’ Center

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Apr
4
6:30 PM18:30

Dream Up Downtown: Hidden in Plain Sight walking tour

DREAM UP DOWNTOWN

Free Walking Tours of Chapel Hill & Carrboro

Join your fellow community members for a series of four walks, or ‘moving conversations’, designed to encourage discussion about, and exploration of, downtown Chapel Hill & Carrboro, based on the principles of urban activist Jane Jacobs.
This event is free and open to the public. All walks begin at 6.30pm outside the Chapel Hill Post Office/ Court House, 179 East Franklin St.

Thurs 3 / 24 / 2016 6:30 – 8:00pm
Our Public Spaces
Weds 3 / 30 / 2016 6:30 – 8:00pm
Hidden in Plain Sight
Thurs 3 / 31 / 2016 6:30 – 8:00pm
Our Public Spaces
Mon 4 / 4 / 2016 6:30 – 8:00pm
Hidden in Plain Sight
#DreamUpCH

 

 

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Apr
1
3:00 PM15:00

Priceless Gem Tours at UNC: Tour of Campus

Priceless Gem Tours

Fridays at 3 pm

Tours begin at UNC Visitors’ Center and can take 1  to  1.5 hours
TO RESERVE A SPACE,
please email mjfox@unc.edu
Please call for questions and in case of inclement weather 919-962-1630

April 1   An Architectural & Historical Preservationist Tour of Campus: Given by Carolina parents, Langdon and Joe Oppermann, a husband and wife team of preservationists with a nationally recognized firm, Joseph K. Oppermann- Architect P.A. The firm is a leading advocate for the preservation, restoration, adaptive use, and new design for historic properties with projects across the country, which included the restoration of UNC’s own Old East and Old West. 

April 8           Black and Blue Tour

April 15         AIC Presents the Native Narrative

April 22         Anecdotes about Carolina’s Campus: Stories Behind the Asphalt, Mortar, and Steel:Freddie Kiger is a master storyteller and writer. He is considered to be one of the foremost Civil War historians in the country. He is also an ESPN statistician, teacher, sports researcher, and producer. He teaches Civil War classes through the UNC General Alumni Association. His tour experience will entertain, enlighten, educate and expand your knowledge of Carolina personalities and places.

Wednesday, April 27 LDOC (Last Day of Classes) 
Join the campus around the Old Well around 5 pm for the Clef Hangers to sing & close out the semester

April 29         TBA

May 6             Carolina’s Traditions, Legends and Landmarks with UNC Visitors’ Center

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Mar
31
6:30 PM18:30

Dream Up Downtown: Our Public Spaces walking tour

  • Chapel Hill Post Office/Courthouse (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

DREAM UP DOWNTOWN

Free Walking Tours of Chapel Hill & Carrboro

Join your fellow community members for a series of four walks, or ‘moving conversations’, designed to encourage discussion about, and exploration of, downtown Chapel Hill & Carrboro, based on the principles of urban activist Jane Jacobs.
This event is free and open to the public. All walks begin at 6.30pm outside the Chapel Hill Post Office/ Court House, 179 East Franklin St.

Thurs 3 / 24 / 2016 6:30 – 8:00pm
Our Public Spaces
Weds 3 / 30 / 2016 6:30 – 8:00pm
Hidden in Plain Sight
Thurs 3 / 31 / 2016 6:30 – 8:00pm
Our Public Spaces
Mon 4 / 4 / 2016 6:30 – 8:00pm
Hidden in Plain Sight
#DreamUpCH

 

 

 

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Mar
30
6:30 PM18:30

Dream Up Downtown: Hidden in Plain Sight walking tour

  • Chapel Hill Post Office/Courthouse (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

DREAM UP DOWNTOWN

Free Walking Tours of Chapel Hill & Carrboro

Join your fellow community members for a series of four walks, or ‘moving conversations’, designed to encourage discussion about, and exploration of, downtown Chapel Hill & Carrboro, based on the principles of urban activist Jane Jacobs.
This event is free and open to the public. All walks begin at 6.30pm outside the Chapel Hill Post Office/ Court House, 179 East Franklin St.

Thurs 3 / 24 / 2016 6:30 – 8:00pm
Our Public Spaces
Weds 3 / 30 / 2016 6:30 – 8:00pm
Hidden in Plain Sight
Thurs 3 / 31 / 2016 6:30 – 8:00pm
Our Public Spaces
Mon 4 / 4 / 2016 6:30 – 8:00pm
Hidden in Plain Sight
#DreamUpCH

 

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Mar
30
3:00 PM15:00

Walk This Way! Old Chapel Hill Cemetery with Preservation Chapel Hill

SUNDAY, MARCH 2O @ 3:00 PM

Old Chapel Hill Cemetery
Starts under the Cemetery Gazebo

All walking tours are $5 (sales tax included) per person and  
last approximately 60 to 90 minutes. 

Please dress appropriately for the weather and uneven ground. If it is raining
at a tour's scheduled start time, it will be cancelled. 

Reservations are not required. If you would like to schedule a tour please contact us at 919-942-7818 or info@preservationchapelhill.org.  

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Mar
24
6:30 PM18:30

Dream Up Downtown: Our Public Spaces walking tour

  • Chapel Hill Post Office/Courthouse (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

DREAM UP DOWNTOWN

Free Walking Tours of Chapel Hill & Carrboro

Join your fellow community members for a series of four walks, or ‘moving conversations’, designed to encourage discussion about, and exploration of, downtown Chapel Hill & Carrboro, based on the principles of urban activist Jane Jacobs.
This event is free and open to the public. All walks begin at 6.30pm outside the Chapel Hill Post Office/ Court House, 179 East Franklin St.

Thurs 3 / 24 / 2016 6:30 – 8:00pm
Our Public Spaces
Weds 3 / 30 / 2016 6:30 – 8:00pm
Hidden in Plain Sight
Thurs 3 / 31 / 2016 6:30 – 8:00pm
Our Public Spaces
Mon 4 / 4 / 2016 6:30 – 8:00pm
Hidden in Plain Sight
#DreamUpCH

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Mar
20
3:00 PM15:00

Priceless Gem Tours: "Angels on Campus" at Chapel Hill Historical Society

Priceless Gem Tours

Fridays at 3 pm

Tours begin at UNC Visitors’ Center and can take 1  to  1.5 hours
TO RESERVE A SPACE,
please email mjfox@unc.edu
Please call for questions and in case of inclement weather 919-962-1630

SUNDAY, March 20 Digging In Our Heels, Angels on Campus: The History of Women On Campus
With Taylor Livingston for the Chapel Hill Historical Society

April 1   An Architectural & Historical Preservationist Tour of Campus: Given by Carolina parents, Langdon and Joe Oppermann, a husband and wife team of preservationists with a nationally recognized firm, Joseph K. Oppermann- Architect P.A. The firm is a leading advocate for the preservation, restoration, adaptive use, and new design for historic properties with projects across the country, which included the restoration of UNC’s own Old East and Old West. 

April 8           Black and Blue Tour

April 15         AIC Presents the Native Narrative

April 22         Anecdotes about Carolina’s Campus: Stories Behind the Asphalt, Mortar, and Steel:Freddie Kiger is a master storyteller and writer. He is considered to be one of the foremost Civil War historians in the country. He is also an ESPN statistician, teacher, sports researcher, and producer. He teaches Civil War classes through the UNC General Alumni Association. His tour experience will entertain, enlighten, educate and expand your knowledge of Carolina personalities and places.

Wednesday, April 27 LDOC (Last Day of Classes) 
Join the campus around the Old Well around 5 pm for the Clef Hangers to sing & close out the semester

April 29         TBA

May 6             Carolina’s Traditions, Legends and Landmarks with UNC Visitors’ Center

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Mar
12
2:00 PM14:00

Walk This Way! Women on the Hill with Preservation Chapel Hill

SATURDAY, MARCH 12 @ 2:00 PM

Women on the Hill
Starts at the Horace Williams House

SUNDAY, MARCH 2O @ 3:00 PM

Old Chapel Hill Cemetery
Starts under the Cemetery Gazebo

All walking tours are $5 (sales tax included) per person and  
last approximately 60 to 90 minutes. 

Please dress appropriately for the weather and uneven ground. If it is raining
at a tour's scheduled start time, it will be cancelled. 

Reservations are not required. If you would like to schedule a tour please contact us at 919-942-7818 orinfo@preservationchapelhill.org.  

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Mar
11
2:00 PM14:00

Walk This Way! Town & Gown E Franklin St with Preservation Chapel Hill

FRIDAY, MARCH 11 @ 2:00 PM

Town and Gown Down East Franklin Street
Starts at the Horace Williams House

SATURDAY, MARCH 12 @ 2:00 PM

Women on the Hill
Starts at the Horace Williams House

SUNDAY, MARCH 2O @ 3:00 PM

Old Chapel Hill Cemetery
Starts under the Cemetery Gazebo

All walking tours are $5 (sales tax included) per person and  
last approximately 60 to 90 minutes. 

Please dress appropriately for the weather and uneven ground. If it is raining
at a tour's scheduled start time, it will be cancelled. 

Reservations are not required. If you would like to schedule a tour please contact us at 919-942-7818 or info@preservationchapelhill.org.  

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Mar
5
11:00 AM11:00

Walk This Way! Historic Downtown Carrboro with Preservation Chapel Hill

SATURDAY, MARCH 5 @ 11:00 AM

Historic Downtown Carrboro
Starts at Carrboro Town Hall

FRIDAY, MARCH 11 @ 2:00 PM

Town and Gown Down East Franklin Street
Starts at the Horace Williams House

SATURDAY, MARCH 12 @ 2:00 PM

Women on the Hill
Starts at the Horace Williams House

SUNDAY, MARCH 2O @ 3:00 PM

Old Chapel Hill Cemetery
Starts under the Cemetery Gazebo


All walking tours are $5 (sales tax included) per person and  
last approximately 60 to 90 minutes. 

Please dress appropriately for the weather and uneven ground. If it is raining 
at a tour's scheduled start time, it will be cancelled. 

Reservations are not required. If you would like to schedule a tour please contact us at 919-942-7818 or info@preservationchapelhill.org.  

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Feb
26
3:00 PM15:00

Priceless Gem Tour at UNC: Black & Blue

Priceless Gem Tours

Fridays at 3 pm

Tours begin at UNC Visitors’ Center and can take 1  to  1.5 hours
TO RESERVE A SPACE,
please email mjfox@unc.edu
Please call for questions and in case of inclement weather 919-962-1630

February 26 Black and Blue Tour to start at School of Government
To include the mural “SERVICE,” the cemetery and Sonja James Stone Center
Black and Blue Tour: A distinctive walking tour on the African-American history of the University, with emphasis on the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The Black and Blue tour hopes to contribute to a real understanding of our African American past as we build a better Carolina and work to create a fuller perspective on our University’s history. Our guide, Robert Porter, has over thirty years of experience as a lecturer for UNC’s department of African, African American, and Diaspora Studies, winning numerous teaching awards. He remains passionate about his interests in history, public history, and African-American history, all of which go back to his grade school days.  Honoring BLACK HISTORY MONTH with tours and photo exhibition

March 4         TBA

SUNDAY, March 20 Digging In Our Heels, Angels on Campus: The History of Women On Campus
With Taylor Livingston for the Chapel Hill Historical Society

April 1   An Architectural & Historical Preservationist Tour of Campus: Given by Carolina parents, Langdon and Joe Oppermann, a husband and wife team of preservationists with a nationally recognized firm, Joseph K. Oppermann- Architect P.A. The firm is a leading advocate for the preservation, restoration, adaptive use, and new design for historic properties with projects across the country, which included the restoration of UNC’s own Old East and Old West. 

April 8           Black and Blue Tour

April 15         AIC Presents the Native Narrative

April 22         Anecdotes about Carolina’s Campus: Stories Behind the Asphalt, Mortar, and Steel:Freddie Kiger is a master storyteller and writer. He is considered to be one of the foremost Civil War historians in the country. He is also an ESPN statistician, teacher, sports researcher, and producer. He teaches Civil War classes through the UNC General Alumni Association. His tour experience will entertain, enlighten, educate and expand your knowledge of Carolina personalities and places.

Wednesday, April 27 LDOC (Last Day of Classes) 
Join the campus around the Old Well around 5 pm for the Clef Hangers to sing & close out the semester

April 29         TBA

May 6             Carolina’s Traditions, Legends and Landmarks with UNC Visitors’ Center

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Feb
19
3:00 PM15:00

Priceless Gem Tour at UNC: 2 tours offered!

Priceless Gem Tours

Fridays at 3 pm

Tours begin at UNC Visitors’ Center and can take 1  to  1.5 hours
TO RESERVE A SPACE,
please email mjfox@unc.edu
Please call for questions and in case of inclement weather 919-962-1630

February 19 TWO TOURS OFFERED!     
1.      Black and Blue Tour (1st Year/Residence Life)
2.     American Indian Center Presents the Native Narrative:  Using traditional storytelling, this guided campus tour will give participants an accurate and complete story of the American Indian presence on Carolina’s campus.  Focusing on past, present and future, American Indian staff, alumni, students and community members will recall personal experiences and stories from their time at the University and discuss how they relate to Carolina today. The tour will also demonstrate the integration of indigenous knowledge and Westernized knowledge both in the past and today. 

February 26 Black and Blue Tour to start at School of Government
To include the mural “SERVICE,” the cemetery and Sonja James Stone Center

March 4         TBA

SUNDAY, March 20 Digging In Our Heels, Angels on Campus: The History of Women On Campus
With Taylor Livingston for the Chapel Hill Historical Society

April 1   An Architectural & Historical Preservationist Tour of Campus: Given by Carolina parents, Langdon and Joe Oppermann, a husband and wife team of preservationists with a nationally recognized firm, Joseph K. Oppermann- Architect P.A. The firm is a leading advocate for the preservation, restoration, adaptive use, and new design for historic properties with projects across the country, which included the restoration of UNC’s own Old East and Old West. 

April 8           Black and Blue Tour

April 15         AIC Presents the Native Narrative

April 22         Anecdotes about Carolina’s Campus: Stories Behind the Asphalt, Mortar, and Steel:Freddie Kiger is a master storyteller and writer. He is considered to be one of the foremost Civil War historians in the country. He is also an ESPN statistician, teacher, sports researcher, and producer. He teaches Civil War classes through the UNC General Alumni Association. His tour experience will entertain, enlighten, educate and expand your knowledge of Carolina personalities and places.

Wednesday, April 27 LDOC (Last Day of Classes) 
Join the campus around the Old Well around 5 pm for the Clef Hangers to sing & close out the semester

April 29         TBA

May 6             Carolina’s Traditions, Legends and Landmarks with UNC Visitors’ Center

 

 

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Feb
12
3:00 PM15:00

Priceless Gem Black and Blue Tour at UNC

PRICELESS GEM TOURS SPRING 2016

 Fridays at 3 pm

Tours begin at UNC Visitors’ Center and can take 1  to  1.5 hours
TO RESERVE A SPACE,
please email mjfox@unc.edu
Please call for questions and in case of inclement weather 919-962-1630

February 12 Black and Blue Tour (Black Caucus – OJ McGee)
Black and Blue Tour: A distinctive walking tour on the African-American history of the University, with emphasis on the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The Black and Blue tour hopes to contribute to a real understanding of our African American past as we build a better Carolina and work to create a fuller perspective on our University’s history. Our guide, Robert Porter, has over thirty years of experience as a lecturer for UNC’s department of African, African American, and Diaspora Studies, winning numerous teaching awards. He remains passionate about his interests in history, public history, and African-American history, all of which go back to his grade school days.  Honoring BLACK HISTORY MONTH with tours and photo exhibition

February 19 TWO TOURS OFFERED!    
1.      Black and Blue Tour (1st Year/Residence Life)
2.     American Indian Center Presents the Native Narrative:  Using traditional storytelling, this guided campus tour will give participants an accurate and complete story of the American Indian presence on Carolina’s campus.  Focusing on past, present and future, American Indian staff, alumni, students and community members will recall personal experiences and stories from their time at the University and discuss how they relate to Carolina today. The tour will also demonstrate the integration of indigenous knowledge and Westernized knowledge both in the past and today. 

February 26 Black and Blue Tour to start at School of Government
To include the mural “SERVICE,” the cemetery and Sonja James Stone Center

March 4         TBA

SUNDAY, March 20 Digging In Our Heels, Angels on Campus: The History of Women On Campus
With Taylor Livingston for the Chapel Hill Historical Society

April 1   An Architectural & Historical Preservationist Tour of Campus: Given by Carolina parents, Langdon and Joe Oppermann, a husband and wife team of preservationists with a nationally recognized firm, Joseph K. Oppermann- Architect P.A. The firm is a leading advocate for the preservation, restoration, adaptive use, and new design for historic properties with projects across the country, which included the restoration of UNC’s own Old East and Old West. 

April 8           Black and Blue Tour

April 15         AIC Presents the Native Narrative

April 22         Anecdotes about Carolina’s Campus: Stories Behind the Asphalt, Mortar, and Steel: Freddie Kiger is a master storyteller and writer. He is considered to be one of the foremost Civil War historians in the country. He is also an ESPN statistician, teacher, sports researcher, and producer. He teaches Civil War classes through the UNC General Alumni Association. His tour experience will entertain, enlighten, educate and expand your knowledge of Carolina personalities and places.

Wednesday, April 27 LDOC (Last Day of Classes) 
Join the campus around the Old Well around 5 pm for the Clef Hangers to sing & close out the semester

April 29         TBA

May 6             Carolina’s Traditions, Legends and Landmarks with UNC Visitors’ Center

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Holiday House Tour with Preservation Chapel Hill
Dec
13
1:00 PM13:00

Holiday House Tour with Preservation Chapel Hill

Holiday House Tour 

Tickets on sale now!

Preservation Chapel Hill will hold its 2015 Holiday House Tour - "Renovate, Celebrate - this Old House" - on Saturday, December 12th and Sunday, December 13th. This year's tour is based primarily in the historic Franklin-Rosemary neighborhood, and many of the homes features the renovation work of Diane Eckland, founder of Shade Tree Construction.

The Holiday House Tour has been an annual tradition in Chapel Hill for more than forty years. The tour is Preservation Chapel Hill's biggest fundraiser, with proceeds supporting preservation services, advocacy initiatives, and educational programming. In addition to being an important source of funding, the tour also raises awareness about the significance of Chapel Hill's historic neighborhoods and encourages their ongoing preservation by offering the general public a rare glimpse into these historic houses.

Homes will be open to tour from 1:00-5:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 12th and Sunday, December 13th. Advance tickets are $22 for members and $27 for the general public. Tickets purchased the weekend of the tour will be $27 for members and $32 for general public. House tour volunteers can purchase tickets for $16, and students with ID pay $11. 

To buy tickets online, click here.
To buy tickets by phone, call 919-942-7818.
To buy tickets in person, visit our office at the Horace Williams House. 
To learn more about the tour and the houses, click here

This year's tour features five homes, as well as the Chapel of the Cross and the Horace Williams House (home of Preservation Chapel Hill).



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Holiday House Tour with Preservation Chapel Hill
Dec
12
1:00 PM13:00

Holiday House Tour with Preservation Chapel Hill

Holiday House Tour 

Tickets on sale now!

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Preservation Chapel Hill will hold its 2015 Holiday House Tour - "Renovate, Celebrate - this Old House" - on Saturday, December 12th and Sunday, December 13th. This year's tour is based primarily in the historic Franklin-Rosemary neighborhood, and many of the homes features the renovation work of Diane Eckland, founder of Shade Tree Construction.

The Holiday House Tour has been an annual tradition in Chapel Hill for more than forty years. The tour is Preservation Chapel Hill's biggest fundraiser, with proceeds supporting preservation services, advocacy initiatives, and educational programming. In addition to being an important source of funding, the tour also raises awareness about the significance of Chapel Hill's historic neighborhoods and encourages their ongoing preservation by offering the general public a rare glimpse into these historic houses.

Homes will be open to tour from 1:00-5:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 12th and Sunday, December 13th. Advance tickets are $22 for members and $27 for the general public. Tickets purchased the weekend of the tour will be $27 for members and $32 for general public. House tour volunteers can purchase tickets for $16, and students with ID pay $11. 

To buy tickets online, click here.
To buy tickets by phone, call 919-942-7818.
To buy tickets in person, visit our office at the Horace Williams House. 
To learn more about the tour and the houses, click here

This year's tour features five homes, as well as the Chapel of the Cross and the Horace Williams House (home of Preservation Chapel Hill).

 

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Nov
22
3:00 PM15:00

Party for Preservation

Party for Preservation 

Tour two beautifully preserved architectural gems, the Arthur C. Nash House and the Carolina Inn.

The afternoon will begin with a wine reception and tour of the Arthur C. Nash House at 124 South Boundary Street. Nash was a prominent architect who designed many of the buildings at UNC-Chapel Hill, including Spencer Hall, the Louis Round Wilson Special Collections Library, Kenan Stadium and its Field House, and Memorial Hall. The house is now owned by Jennifer and Victor Chen, who invite you to tour the recently restored home.

After touring the home, come to the Nash-designed Carolina Inn for afternoon tea. Relax with a cup of seasonal tea and enjoy pastries and tea sandwiches while touring the Inn's most notable architectural features.

Register Now! 

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Nov
22
2:00 PM14:00

Walk This Way! with Preservation Chapel Hill: West End & Northside Community

West End and Northside Community Walking Tour

Between Chapel Hill and Carrboro, African Americans created a large community during Reconstruction. The community was home to many successful educators, entrepreneurs, and leaders. During the Civil Rights Movement, this community played an important role in the desegregation of Chapel Hill.

Tour begins in front of the Hargraves Community Center. 

Tour is $5 per person, no reservation necessary. Sales tax included in ticket price. 

Parking is available at the Hargraves Community Center. 

Link to more info about the event
http://www.preservationchapelhill.org/#!events/c1v23

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Nov
21
11:00 AM11:00

Walk This Way! with Preservation Chapel Hill: Women on the Hill

Women on the Hill Walking Tour

Chapel Hill history is abundant with strong, influential women. Learn about the ladies who helped shape the history of the town and the University on this walking tour. 

Tour is primarily on sidewalks.

Tour is $5 per person, no reservation necessary. Sales tax included in ticket price. 

Free parking is available. 

Link to more info about the event
http://www.preservationchapelhill.org/#!events/c1v23

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Nov
5
6:00 PM18:00

Orange County Artist Guild Open Studio Tour Preview Show Reception at FRANK Gallery

Orange County Artist Guild Open Studio Tour
Preview Show Reception

Join us to celebrate the 21st Annual Open Studio Tour with the opening of our preview show and kickoff for the upcoming tour weekend. Meet the artists, grab your map, make your plans, and get a first pick of work by each of the 76 artists from the tour who will be featured at FRANK!

Check out OCAG and download a tour brochure here!

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Oct
30
6:00 PM18:00

Voices from the Grave with Preservation Chapel Hill: Volunteers needed

Voices from the Grave

October 29-30, 6pm-10pm

This will be our sixth year putting on Voices from the Grave: Haunted Tours of the Old Chapel Hill Cemetery in partnership with Deep Dish Theater. Volunteers are need to help with registration, leading tour groups through the cemetery, setting up and tearing down the event, securing sponsorships and donations, and getting programs made and printed. Volunteers receive a free ticket!


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Oct
30
6:00 PM18:00

Voices from the Grave with Preservation Chapel Hill

Voices from the Grave
Haunted Tours of the Old Chapel Hill Cemetery  

October 29th & 30th, 6 pm to 9 pm  

You know about the star athletes and politicians hailing from Chapel Hill, but what you may not know is that some of this town's most interesting residents are right below your feet. Hear some of the fascinating stories behind the people from the past on a tour of Old Chapel Hill Cemetery. Voices from the Grave -- presented in conjunction with Deep Dish Theater -- will breathe life back into some of Chapel Hill's most notable figures.

You'll depart from the cemetery's gazebo and explore the final resting places of well-known North Carolinians like CBS news anchor Charles Kuralt, renowned portrait painter Mary Graves Rees, African American doctor Edwin Caldwell, World War I veteran John Allen, and more. After hearing the bevy of stories regarding our town's past, you may come to realize that dead men really do tell tales -- or at least, inspire them.  

Tours begin at 6:00 pm and start every 15 minutes until 9:00 pm. Reservations are required, so call 919-942-7818 to claim your spot today! Tickets are $20 general admission and $10 for PCH members or students with ID. Event volunteers receive a free ticket, so contact Cheri to volunteer!



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Oct
29
6:00 PM18:00

Voices from the Grave with Preservation Chapel Hill: Volunteers needed

Voices from the Grave

October 29-30, 6pm-10pm

This will be our sixth year putting on Voices from the Grave: Haunted Tours of the Old Chapel Hill Cemetery in partnership with Deep Dish Theater. Volunteers are need to help with registration, leading tour groups through the cemetery, setting up and tearing down the event, securing sponsorships and donations, and getting programs made and printed. Volunteers receive a free ticket!

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Oct
29
6:00 PM18:00

Voices from the Grave with Preservation Chapel Hill

Voices from the Grave
Haunted Tours of the Old Chapel Hill Cemetery  

October 29th & 30th, 6 pm to 9 pm  

You know about the star athletes and politicians hailing from Chapel Hill, but what you may not know is that some of this town's most interesting residents are right below your feet. Hear some of the fascinating stories behind the people from the past on a tour of Old Chapel Hill Cemetery. Voices from the Grave -- presented in conjunction with Deep Dish Theater -- will breathe life back into some of Chapel Hill's most notable figures.

You'll depart from the cemetery's gazebo and explore the final resting places of well-known North Carolinians like CBS news anchor Charles Kuralt, renowned portrait painter Mary Graves Rees, African American doctor Edwin Caldwell, World War I veteran John Allen, and more. After hearing the bevy of stories regarding our town's past, you may come to realize that dead men really do tell tales -- or at least, inspire them.  

Tours begin at 6:00 pm and start every 15 minutes until 9:00 pm. Reservations are required, so call 919-942-7818 to claim your spot today! Tickets are $20 general admission and $10 for PCH members or students with ID. Event volunteers receive a free ticket, so contact Cheri to volunteer!

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Oct
10
1:00 PM13:00

Ambient Light in the Museum at the Ackland Art Museum

Ambient Light in the Museum

  • Saturday, October 10, 2015
  • 1:00pm  4:30pm
  • Ackland Art Museum 

Photography workshop with FRANK artist Barbara Tyroler & tour of the collection with Director of External Affairs, Amanda Hughes; Musical meditations with Red Nucleus

RSVP: Allison Portnow, aportnow@email.unc.edu

www.ackland.org

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