What To Do & See Downtown This Week!

What To Do & See Downtown This Week!

 
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PARK ON THE HILL
Parking is always FREE on Sundays in downtown! www.parkonthehill.com 
Coker Arboretum Tour
Saturday, September 20: Free tours of Coker Arboretum are given the third Saturday of the month, 11 am. The Arboretum is located on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus, at the corner of Cameron Ave. and Raleigh St. Meet at the stone circle just inside the arboretum from the arbor.
 
Special Deals at IP3
Enjoy two large cheese pizzas for $15.95 plus tax; $2 per extra topping every day. Each Tuesday & Sunday come to Italian Pizzeria 3 for a large pizza and pitcher of beer for $15.99! Be sure to try one of their fabulous sandwiches & wings too.
Old Cemetery Tour
Saturday, September 20 at 3 pm: Did you ever wonder why there is a cemetery on the UNC campus? Take this tour to learn about the creation of this National Register cemetery and about the famous - and infamous - interred. $5, meet at the gazebo. www.preservationchapelhill.org 
 
Game Day Headquaters 
Carolina Brewery has award winning craft beer, great food and expanded TV sports packages. Catch every touchdown and up-to-the-minute fantasy stats on NFL RedZone, college action on the SEC Network, and every at bat with MLB Extra Innings. Before each home UNC football game catch a ride on the Sky Blue Express to the stadium. The bus starts an hour and a half before game time and continues until kickoff. www.carolinabrewery.com 
 
Music in the Galleries 
Sunday, September 21 from 2 pm to 3 pm: Ackland Art Museum hosts this all-ages program. Enjoy Appalachian music by old-time musician Kenny Jackson. Kenny is a self-taught fiddler, banjo player, and guitarist who hails from Chapel Hill and has performed at numerous folk and string band festivals all over North America. Free and open to the public. www.ackland.org  
 
Music on the Porch
Monday, September 22 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm: Liz Knowles brings her Irish fiddle to the front porch of the Love House & Hutchins Forum for this free performance. Bring a picnic and stay awhile! Located at 410 East Franklin Street. http://south.unc.edu 
PhotoVision Opening at Ackland
TONIGHT - Thursday, September 18 from 5 pm to 8 pm: PhotoVision exhibit opens, featuring selections from a decade of collecting. The exhibition runs from Sept 19 to Jan 4. Members Reception starts at 5 pm. Members will enjoy wine, light hors d'oeuvres, and a 6 pm introduction to PhotoVision by Interim Director and Chief Curator Peter Nisbet. Public reception starts at 6:30 pm. www.ackland.org 
 
Live& Local Fall Series Kicks-off!
Friday, September 19 from 6 pm to 9 pm: Musical performance by The Swang Brothers. A three-piece outfit, The Swang Brothers play American music from the 50s and 60s, combining a heady mix of traditional country, rockabilly pop and blues. This kicks off the fall series of live music and arts on the 140 West Plaza. www.140westfranklinplaza.com  
 
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
September 17 to October 5 at PlayMakers: Take one part Chekhov, add a heaping portion of hilarity with a dash of misery, mix with pop culture and shake furiously with laughter. The New York Times called the 2013 Tony Award-winner for Best Play: "Deliriously funny! Comic acting raised to the level of high art." For ticket information visit www.playmakersrep.org  
 
Fridays on the Front Porch at the Inn
Every Friday from 5 pm to 8 pm: The Carolina Inn hosts the popular end-of-the-work week celebration. Offering live music, a picnic menu with beer, wine and drink specials, and plenty of comfortable seating under the shady oaks and magnolias on the Inn's front lawn. There's no cover charge or reservations. www.carolinainn.com 
 
University UMC Yard Sale 
Saturday, September 20 from 7:30 am to 2 pm: University United Methodist Church (150 E. Franklin Street) will hold its annual community yard sale featuring items such as clothing, toys, books, collectibles, furniture and household items, all intentionally priced very low as a service to the community. In addition to providing low-cost clothes and basic household items, the sale at the church raises money to support the poor, victims of domestic violence and the mentally ill. To learn more about the yard sale or the ministries of UUMC, please visit www.chapelhilluumc.org.
 
Pink Heals Tour Comes to Chapel Hill
Tuesday, September 23: The Pink FireTrucks are heading our way! The Pink Heals Tour raises money and awareness for cancer as well as celebrates cancer survivors and their families. The pink fire trucks will be parading down Franklin Street and stopping at the 140 West Plaza from 12:30 pm to 2 pm. All are invited to meet the firefighters and cancer survivors can sign the trucks with messages of inspiration. Thank you to Lime Fresh Mexican Grill for providing lunch for all the firefighters! http://www.pinkfiretrucks.org/  
 
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The Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership works to bring together the resources of the Town, University and downtown community 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 meg@downtownchapelhill.com.