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What To Do & See Downtown This Week! 10/10/13

What to Do & See Downtown This Week!

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Parking is always FREE on Sundays in downtown! 
Breakfast for Dinner 
TODAY, Thursday, October 10 from 5:30-8:30 pm Ye Olde Waffle Shoppe is serving breakfast for dinner with all proceeds donated to the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. Members of the Ye Olde Waffle Shoppe family are donating their time and wages for the event. $10/Person. 
Science on the Sundial
Morehead Planetarium kicks of it's newest event series for 2nd Friday ArtWalk on Friday, October 11 with
science activities like Chromatography; make your own glowsticks; and self-carving pumpkins! Then step inside the dome for two Star Shows - Black Holes: at 7 p.m.; and Carolina Skies at 8 p.m.  
Fitzgerald's Appy Hour
1/2 priced appetizers when you sit at the bar Monday-Friday 4 pm to 8 pm. Pair with one of their weekday drink specials and you have a perfect pick-me-up after work!  
Compass Center Events
Compass Center for Women and Families invites you to participate in Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) events in October. Visit for a list of events like: October 12- The Wedding Dress Project and Art of Healing Reception; and October 15- Sweet Frog Benefit on Franklin Street.

Zogtoberfest at Zog's 
Events every night in October. Live music, parties, potlucks, beer tastings, crafing, spooky movies, and more!  
Hump Day Karaoke!
Guess what day it is? Karaoke every Wednesday at Goodfellows with no cover and great drink specials!  
Zero Dark Thursday Gear
Who's ready for Zero Dark Thursday? Bring the Carolina spirit to Kenan Stadium and get your Zero Dark Thursday gear at Johnny T-shirt for the UNC vs. Miami football game next week on Thursday, October 17. Be ready for this Black Out Game with their great selection of UNC merchandise!  
Tar Heel Downtown
On Thursday, October 17 from 4 pm to 7 pm join us on Franklin Street for family-friendly activities: face-painting, rock climbing wall, bounce houses, live concert by Liquid Pleasure, and more! All before the Carolina Tar Heels take on the Miami Hurricanes in football at Kenan Stadium. Make it a family evening downtown! You can never have enough Tar Heel gear. Shop at our locally-owned and operated fan shops and show your Carolina spirit every day. Take your taste buds on a trip around the world in over 80 food establishments or enjoy a post-victory tasty dessert! 
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Bike Corral Park & Party Today!
Chapel Hill has it's first on-street bike parking corral on West Franklin Street! Come celebrate with us TODAY, Thursday, October 10 from 6 pm to 7 pm. Free bike giveaways and a downtown cruiser ride to follow hosted by The ReCYCLEry.  
Members' Sale at Museum Store 
From Thursday, October 10 through Sunday, October 13, current Ackland Art Museum Members may take 20% off all regular-price items.* Members will also receive an additional 10% discount on specially marked-down items in the Store. You can sign up to be a member at the store. 
Music in the Galleries
On Sunday, October 13, 2:00 pm at Hanes Art Center, Room 121 (Auditorium), Ackland Art Museum hosts three UNC student
dance troupes: UNC Ek Taal, Bhangra Elite, and the Tar Heel Raas. This season, the Ackland's Music in the Galleries series features musical and dance performances by South Asian performing arts groups from UNC-Chapel Hill in conjunction with the Ackland Art Museum exhibition The Sahmat Collective: Art and Activism in India since 1989. Free and open to the public.  

The 2nd Friday ArtWalk is Friday, October 11 from 6 pm to 9 pm. Many of the venues will have live music, food & drinks, and plenty of art!  ArtWalk welcomes three new venues: Science on the Sundial at Morehead PlanetariumPerch Studios; and JRJ Designs For venues participating this month visit: 
 Baroque & Beyond Performance
On Sunday, October 13 at 3 pm in the historic chapel at Chapel of the Cross, 304 E. Franklin Street. Guest artist for this performance is bass-baritone James F. Weaver. Tickets ($20) will be available at the door. They can also be ordered in advance from the Preservation Chapel Hill office at 919.942.7818. 
Intro to Ashtanga Yoga Workshop
Sunday, October 13 from 12 pm to 2 pm: In this session, the history of this deep practice and themes of Ashtanga yoga will be explored. Instructors will break down the more advanced poses and explain the reasoning behind the order and types of poses. Franklin Street Yoga Center is located on West Franklin Street in The Courtyard.
Syd's Hairshop Fundraiser
On Sunday, October 13 from 12 pm to 4 pm 100% of the proceeds from cuts & color will be donated to the Sophie Steiner Family Support Fund; helping families cope with the enormous challenge of having a child with cancer.  
Tailgate'Inn on the Front Porch
Tailgate at The Carolina Inn during every home game. Enjoy the build your own Bloody Mary bar with a variety of mixes available including the Inn's signature extra spicy "InnCinerator" served on the front porch. The Inn offers plenty of comfortable seating under the shady oaks and magnolias on the Inn's front lawn along with Big Screen TVs. When it's time to cheer on those Tar Heels in person, Kenan Stadium is only steps away. Bring your Tar Heel spirit to The Carolina Inn. Go Heels!    

Teen Science Cafe at Planetarium

On Friday, October 11, Dr. Bill Goldman will talk about the plague and why researchers are continuing to study an age-old disease. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. for pizza, and the talk will begin at 6 p.m. Teens must be at least 13 to attend.

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The Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership works to bring the resources of the Town, University and downtown community together to maintain, enhance and promote downtown as the social, cultural, and spiritual center of Chapel Hill through economic development. Contact Meg McGurk at 919-967-9440 or