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Bikram Yoga Grand Opening, 2nd Friday Artwalk, Downtown Scavenger Hunt and more!
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Welcome Bikram Yoga!

Located at Greenbridge

601 W Rosemary St

Grand Opening Events

Friday, Oct. 10

  • 6:30pm - Ribbon Cutting
  • 7pm - Concert
  • Catered by Vimala's

Saturday, Oct. 11

  • 9am, 2pm, 4:30pm classes
  • 10:30am Juice tasting with Raleigh Raw
  • 6pm Food catered by Vimala's

Sunday, Oct 12

  • 11am, 2pm, 4:30pm classes
  • 12:30 Juice Tasting with Raleigh Raw

All Activities are FREE!

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LIGHT Art + Design

The Contemporaries Photography

Thursday, October 9 - 5 - 7 pm

Join them for a reception as part of the Click! Triangle Photography Festival of The Contemporaries Photography, featuring work by Harrison Haynes, Susan Harbage-Page,Jimmy Fountain, and others. Exhibition runs: September 27–October 25, 2014.

Light Art + Design, located in the Greenbridge Building, 601 W. Rosemary Street.


Enjoy free public parking every Sunday downtown!

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Dawn ‘til Dusk Community Day: Focus on Photography

Ackland Art Museum

Saturday, October 11 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Free, all ages. Young and old are invited to the Ackland for a day of creation and exploration around the theme of photography! Hands-on workshops, tours, and a food-truck picnic are just a few of the fun-filled activities planned for this PhotoVision-inspired day. Program presented as part of the Click! Triangle Photography Festival,

Artwalk This Friday

The 2ndFriday ArtWalk is Friday, October 10 from 6 pm to 9 pm with openings and events at 15 venues this month throughout Chapel Hill & Carrboro. Enjoy live music, good food & drinks, and other art related entertainment. Shop local art like unique jewelry, scarves, handmade paper goods, ceramics, fine art, and more!  For a map of venues and more information, visit


Tar Heel Service Day

Sunday, October 12

Get ready to put on some Carolina blue, roll up your sleeves and #ServeCarolina on Oct. 12, 2014. In celebration of University Day, Tar Heels around the world will unite for a global day of service. Last year, nearly 1,400 Carolina alumni and friends served a grand total of 8,161 hours in honor of University Day on Oct. 12, 2013. 
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Downtown Scavenger Hunt

Saturday, October 11, 1pm


The scavenger hunt is open to all in the community - including UNC students, families, adults, and anyone that wants to form a team of between 2 to 5 players. Teams must solve riddles to determine their next stop at various landmarks and icons throughout downtown and campus-taking photos of themselves at each destination and using a mobile app. As they test their knowledge of Chapel Hill, they compete for prizes.

To register visit


New Hours at Chapel Hill Comics

Chapel Hill Comics is under new ownership!  For everyone who knows and loves CH Comics, there are more hours to love!  Now you can shop for your favorite comics & graphic novels for more hours each day.  Check out the hours here:


FRANK inFocus: Engaging Light

FRANK Gallery

Friday, October 10 - 6 - 9 pm 

FRANK Gallery is pleased to announce its participation in October’s Click! Triangle Photography Festival with its exhibit FRANK inFocus: Engaging Light. This exhibit will include the work of FRANK member photographers Alan Dehmer, Barbara Tyroler, Bill McAllister, John Rosenthal and Peter Filene as well as FRANK consigning artists Sam Wang, Jacquelyn Tait Leebrick, Wojtek Wojdynski, Caroline Vaughan, David Spear, Gregg Kemp, and Bryce Lankard. Invited photographers include Elizabeth Matheson, Tama Hochbaum and Leah Sobsey.  /
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