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What to Do & See Downtown This Week! 7/28/11

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This Week...
Peacock Alley Blowout Sale
Special Offer at Chapel Hill Florist
Waffle Cones Baked Fresh at Ben & Jerry's
Affordable Beauty at AVEDA
Exhibit Opens at Ackland Museum Store
New Specials at Nightlight Club
Fridays on the Front Porch
Kid's Jazz Concert at The Cave
Seasonal Sale at Julian's
Summer Reading at The Bookshop
Trail Rides with Bicycle Chain
Summery Specials at Sugarland
Paperhand Puppet Intervention Show
Cupcakes at Horace Williams House
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Peacock Alley Blowout Summer Sale Blow Out Sale

Don't Miss Out! Lots of furniture, antiques, lighting, home accessories, baby items, etc 20-75% OFF! Starts Thursday, July 28 at 10AM. Peacock Alley is located in University Square at 123 West Franklin Street. Visit Find us on Facebook

Special Offer at Chapel Hill Florist Chapel Hill Florist Store Front

Who doesn't deserve some love in the form of flowers & a teddy bear? Chapel Hill Florist is offering a great deal right now: mention this email and get a free small plush teddy bear with a purchase of $35 or more - while supplies last - now through August 12! A special deal just for YOU! Chapel Hill Florist is located at 200 West Franklin Street, between Aveda Institute Chapel Hill and Lime & Basil Restaurant. Visit  Find us on Facebook 


Be Earth-Friendly at Ben & Jerry's - Get a Waffle Cone! Eating Ice Cream in Front of Ben & Jerry's

Save a cup and plastic spoon on your next trip to Ben & Jerry's - and get that ice cream in a delicious waffle cone. They are baked fresh all day, everyday. Ben & Jerry's is your fun and funky euphoric ice cream emporium, featuring Vermont's all-natural ice cream, yogurt and sorbet. They custom make ice cream cakes for any occasion and cater Ice Cream Socials and Spectacular Sundae Parties. They participate in Tarheel Takeout. Whether it's a shake, sundae, scoop splits, or the 20-scoop Vermonster; Ben & Jerry's provides the ultimate ice cream experience. Visit  Find us on Facebook


Aveda - 3rd Qtr Specials

Beauty Just Got More Affordable at AVEDA

Current quarterly specials include: HAIR-$15 haircut (Valid Tues-Thurs); SPA- $30 Pure Focus Facial (Valid Tues-Thurs); for NAILS- Free OPI nail polish with a spa mani ($15) or spa pedi ($25). All valid until 9/30/2011; not valid with other offers.  

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20 Years in Print: The Art of Ron Liberti  Ron Liberti Show

The Ackland Museum Store will host this unique show on Friday, July 29 from 7PM to 9PM. It features 100 original silkscreened posters, large mono prints, hand silkscreened textiles, CDs/LPs, and more. The show is a celebration of the work of local artist and musician Ron Liberti during his twenty years in Chapel Hill. The inspiration of most of the work in the show springs from Liberti's music as well as that of many other Chapel Hill musicians. The opening reception will also feature music by local musician Billy Sugarfix. The reception is an RSVP only event. Please call 919.962.0216 for reservations as space is limited. Visit Find us on Facebook


New Specials at Nighlight! 

Monday : $3 NC Beers (rotating cast of Mother Earth, Duck Rabbit, Big Boss +more)

Nightlight LogoTuesday: $5 -Two for Five! Shot of Whiskey + PBR

Wednesday : $3 Wells

Thursday : $3 IPAs (Two Hearted, Dales Pale Ale, Lagunitas + more)

Nightlight is an all-ages non-smoking venue that hosts live music, dance parties, artisan markets, home brew festivals and more. Nightlight Club is located at 405 1/2 West Rosemary Street. Visit Find us on Facebook


Fridays on the Front Porch at The Carolina Inn FOFP - Women Picnicing

Live bluegrass music creates the perfect atmosphere for kicking back, relaxing and getting a jump start on the weekend. Local favorites The Gravy Boys will perform this Friday, July 29 beginning at 5PM. Enjoy a picnic menu with beer and wine.  Visit  Find us on Facebook

Kid's Jazz Camp Concert at The Cave The Cave 

The 2nd Annual Matt Vooris Jazz Camp Concert hits The Cave on Sunday, July 31 at 6PM. Cave Alumnus Matt Vooris teaches Jazz Camp for kids ages 7 to 17. They learn to write and play original songs and it culminates in an end-of-camp concert! Come see their first live performance ever! $5 Visit Find us on Facebook 

Julian's Window

Julian's Seasonal Sale-Further Reduced!

Don't Miss Julian's Seasonal Sale! Stop by Julian's right now for an

amazing seasonal sale with prices reduced even more. ALL Men's and Women's seasonal apparel is NOW 50% off!  Spring Longchamp is 50% off! Select neckwear up to 50% off! Julian's is located at 135 East Franklin Street. Visit  Find us on Facebook


How's That Summer Reading List Coming?Bookshop Sign

Before you head out to the beach or mountains on your summer vacation stop by The Bookshop and wander through the stacks of the Bookshop's 100,000 book inventory, with 18,000 listed online;  you are sure to find that perfect summer read! And if you are lucky, one of the resident Bookshop cats might just browse with you. The Bookshop is located at 400 West Franklin Street. Visit
bicycle chain

Every Monday, join fellow mountain bikers for a trail ride in Chapel Hill. Riders leave the shop, located at 210 West Franklin Street, and head to the bike trails at Carolina North and ride for about two hours. All paces are welcome! Visit Find us on Facebook 


Summery Specials at Sugarland  Sugarland Window

Every Monday - $5 Frozen Martini
Every Tuesday- Half Price Cupcake Day (Dine-in) & 4 for $10 (Pick-up)
Every Wednesday- Buy 1, Get 1 Free Gelato & $1.50 Dom. Beer
Sugarland is Chapel Hill's own locally owned dessert cafe right in the heart of Franklin Street. Start your day off with beignets and cafe au lait in the morning and move on into the night with cabernet and creme brulee. Sugarland makes everything from scratch with great local ingredients. Visit Find us on Facebook 


Paperhand Puppet Intervention's Annual Summer Show Paperhand Puppet

Paperhand Puppet Intervention brings it's 12th annual summer show to the Forest Theater starting August 5 through September 5. The show features new masks, giant puppets, stilts, painted cardboard, and shadows all brought to life by the award winning Paperhand band. The show explores the unending cyclical nature of the universe through the lens of our humanity as well as retelling some old stories with a Paperhand twist. Come early with a picnic and blankets! Visit Find us on Facebook


Do You Bake the Most Luscious Cupcake?  

Put it to the test by entering the Preservation Society of Chapel Hill's Cupcake Challenge. Local celebrity judges will decide who goes home with a gift and bragging rights.  Deadline for registering is Wednesday, August 24 at 4PM, no exceptions.  Judging is Friday August 26 at 6PM at the Horace Williams Memorial Cupcake Festival at the Horace Williams House. Visit  Find us on Facebook


West End ValetFree Valet Parking Downtown
Enjoy an evening downtown with the ease and convenience of complimentary valet parking Monday - Saturday at one of 19 participating downtown businesses.  Patrons enjoying other establishments can also use the valet service for $5.00. For details click here!
The Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership leads and manages the downtown through partnership efforts; marketing and promotins improving the visual appeal of downtown; and rebuilding downtown as a mixed use center of retail, service, professional, governmental, institutional, and residential uses. Contact us at 967-9440 or
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