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What To Do & See Downtown This Week! 9/26/13

What to Do & See Downtown This Week!

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FOUR Showing at Varsity
Presented by NC Pride Parade and Festival and the Blue Shirt Club; Varsity Theatre will show FOUR on Thursday, September 26 8:00 pm. $11 tickets. FOUR tells the story of the loneliness of being a gay teenager in Hartford, Connecticut. Delving into the complexities of race, class, gender, and sexuality interwoven with strength.  /  
Paint Nite: Drink Creatively
Chelsea Fields, a Carrboro Pop-Art Portrait painter, hosts Paint Nite. She supplies the inspiration and paints, you bring the fun! Sunday, September 29 at 6:00 pm at West End Wine Bar; Wednesday, October 2 at 7:00 pm at TRU Wine + Deli; Sunday, October 6 at 7:00 pm at West End Wine Bar; and more! For prices and details visit  
Rowdy Square Dance 
Nightlight Bar & Club hosts The Five Points Rounders on Saturday, September 28 at 9:30 pm for some dance partner swingin' good fun!  
Music & Spoken Word Show
On Friday, September 27 at 8:00 pm music and video will fill the dome of Morehead Planetarium and Science Center featuring One Beat musicians and visual artists, as well as performances from Sacrificial Poets. $7 / 
Breaking Bad Finale 
Sunday, September 20 at 8:30 pm; join friends at The Cave to see how it all ends for Walter White on the BIG screen in The Cave's back room. Stay after the show for a performance by Little Maker from New Orleans. / 
Light Years New Arrivals
In Store Now: New fashion jewelry, purses & shoulder bags! Hilarious new cards, magnets, & trays from Anne Taintor! Fulani brass & silver hoops from Mali, handmade recycled bracelets & rings! Winter-ready hats, scarves, & gloves! And tablet cases in every color in the rainbow!  
Support UNC's Relay for Life
Thursday, September 26, all day: Sweet Frog will donate a portion of its sales if you mention Relay For Life when you purchase.
Saturday, September 28, 9pm-midnight:  Fitzgerald's Irish Pub will provide special draft specials to those who purchase a Relay For Life cup at the door.  
 Fiesta at Kidzu!
On Sunday, September 29 at 4:00 pm celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month at Kidzu Children's Museum with a fun fiesta. Enjoy music, cake, and crafts. At the end of the party help smash open piñatas made by Kidzu kids and stuffed with healthy treats. They'll have a prize drawing for 2 tickets to the DPAC's Beauty and the Beast October show. 
Go Heels! Football Game Day Info

Carolina takes on the ECU Pirates on Saturday, September 28 at 12:30 pm in Kenan Stadium! Football game days bring excitement and activity to downtown that everyone enjoys:

True Blue Styles at Julian's
Stop by Julian's on East Franklin street to get ready for parents weekend and the big game against Eastern Carolina University this Saturday. They've got all your Carolina True Blues perfect for the first fall game and also the newest fall styles for both men and women!
TerraVITA Small Plate Crawl
TerraVITA Food & Wine showcases the very best in food and drink in our local community. Friday, October 4 to Sunday, October 6 enjoy over 15 local restaurants in Chapel Hill & Carrboro on the TerraVITA Small Plate Crawl. Each business will offer a 100% locally sourced dish or drink. Tweet a picture of yourself enjoying your dish or drink at each venue with the hashtag #SmallPlateCrawl; and the person who visits the most venues will win a free night at The Siena Hotel! More Info
NOW OPEN: Al's Burger Shack
Located at 516 West Franklin Street; featuring burgers, fries, and hotdogs.  All local, fresh, sustainable food and drink at an affordable price. 
The Mountaintop at PlayMakers
September 18 to October 6: A new play allows you to spend a historic night with Civil Rights icon Dr. Martin Luther as a visitation from a mysterious woman leads him to confront his innermost thoughts and fears on the stormy evening before his assassination. Single tickets on sale now; tickets as low as $15. 
Jazz at Roberts at the Franklin
On Friday, September 27 from 8:30 pm to 11:00 pm enjoy a cocktail and relaxing jazz at Roberts at the Franklin in the Franklin Hotel with pianist Alex Thompson. And every Wednesday from 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm Jim Crisp Trio performs live.  
Food System Equality Discussion
On Tuesday, October 1 at 5:30 pm Vimala's Curryblossum Cafe invites you for a conversation with Tom Philpott and Vimala Rajendran on food justice trends over the past decade, and looking to the future.
All are welcome.   
FRANK In Focus: Inspired by the Lens
September 10 - October 6; with reception on Saturday, Saturday 28 at 7:30 pm. Inspired by the Lens features work from FRANK member artists and guests in various mediums - all inspired by photography.   
Aveda's Fall Makeup Line
Heart Lands is a limited-edition makeup collection by Aveda. Featuring nourish-min rehydrating lip glaze, petal essence eye colors in deep, rich fall colors, nourish-mint eye definer, and much more!  
Free 21 Day Meditation Challenge 
Starting October 3 join Lori at Franklin Street Yoga Center to learn more about meditation. Meeting Thursday nights; you will also be emailed daily guided meditations to inspire transformation and to help you get into a daily meditation practice.  
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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   
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