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 
 
Walk This Way! 
Walk This Way! is Preservation Chapel Hill's walking tour series, encouraging all to explore special places in Chapel Hill while learning about the people who built it. This week features tours of the Old Chapel Hill Cemetery and a tour to learn about the famous women of Chapel Hill. www.preservationchapelhill.org 
 
Sale at Ashley Clarke 
October 2 - October 411 am to 7 pm each day: Major reductions, up to75% off of retail prices for one weekend only! The shop is clearing the decks and with very few exceptions the entire stock will be on SALE. Shop early, much of the stock is one of a kind.
 
DISGRACED at PlayMakers 
September 16-October 4; Disgraced by Ayad Akhtar: One dangerous dinner party. An upwardly mobile Pakistani-American lawyer has achieved success while distancing himself from his Muslim heritage. When he and his wife host a dinner party, friendly conversation turns to politics and religion, escalating into something far more dangerous in this breathtaking comedy-drama. Tickets start at $15. www.playmakersrep.org  
 
"I'm Not Racist...Am I?" Film Showing
Friday, October 2 from 7 pm to 9 pm: "I'm Not Racist... Am I?" is a feature documentary following a diverse group of teens through a yearlong exploration to get at the heart of racism. This film showing is part of a 5-part series presented by Emerson Waldorf's Diversity Committee and sponsored by the Parent Organization. Recommended for high school students and adults. Showing at The Varsity Theatre. For more information CLICK HERE.
 
National Noodle Day
Tuesday, October 6: Visit Noodles & Company for National Noodle Day and the Lucky Bowl Giveaway! Noodles fans stop in for your chance to win hundreds of prizes from free noodle dishes, to free rice crispies and the grand prize FREE NOODLES FOR A YEAR awarded to one lucky winner at EVERY location!
 
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Carolina Science Cafe
Wednesday, October 7 at 6 pm: The Mind Club-Who Thinks, What Feels and Why it Matters. It's clear that you have a mind, but what about a cow or a computer? Can they think and feel like you do? Join Morehead Planetarium and Science Center as researcher and author, Dr. Kurt Gray, takes you through the moral implications of how we perceive the mind. Carolina Science Cafe takes place in the Top of the Hill Back Bar.
Last Day for the Crawl!
September 29-October 1: Today is the last day for the Chapel Hill/Carrboro Small Plate Crawl! During the three day culinary event in Chapel Hill, Carrboro, & Hillsborough, crawlers visit over 20 restaurants and enjoy special Small Plate dishes priced from $4 to $10. Crawlers can see the restaurant menus, print the Crawl Guide and use the interactive map to plan their path and crawl on the Crawl website. www.chapelhillsmallplatecrawl.com 
 
43rd Annual Festifall Arts Festival

Join thousands in downtown Chapel Hill for the 43rd annual Festifall Arts Festival on Sunday, October 4 from 12 pm to 6 pm. It is an extraordinary opportunity for the community, art enthusiasts and artists to interact. A variety of performing arts and a vibrant market of handmade artworks present a day of discovery for the festival's attendees as they engage with the local art community. For complete information and a Festifall Guide & Map, visit www.chapelhillfestifall.com.      
 
Travel Journal Workshop 
Saturday, October 3 at 10 am: FRANK Gallery hosts this workshop series. In this session, each person will bring an object and teacher Sudie Rashkin will provide a strong light source. You will set up a still life with a direct light source and draw from it. You will work with reflected light and how to turn a form. Registration is required. To register for this session, or any of the upcoming Travel Journal Workshops visit www.frankisart.com 
 
 
 
Family Improv at DSI Comedy
Saturday, October 3 at 3 pm: Interactive clean comedy show for families with kids under 12. Bring YOUR rising star to the theater to enjoy an interactive show where volunteers get up on stage with the professionals for almost every game. Family Improv matinee lets the younger audience take over the show. Tickets $10 adults, $6 for kids, FREE for 3 and under. www.dsicomedy.com 
 
Carolina 'Cue Wednesdays 
Carolina 'Cue Wednesdays returns to Crook's Corner every other Wednesday. First up is a NC favorite - Lexington's Speedy Lohr's Barbecue on October 7th. And next is Scott's BBQ from Hemingway, SC, on October 21st. Gene Hamer is doing the driving to these two amazing places so you don't have to. You just need to come to Crook's! www.crookscorner.com 
 
Meet the Artist at the Ackland
Thursday, October 8 at 6 pm: Join artist Aaron Wilcox, whose work is featured in the Ackland's current exhibition-Testing, Testing - for a hands-on workshop. Participants will work together to assemble "sound objects" or "bundles" like the one pictured, using zip ties and ceramic pieces fired by the artist. During the workshop, Wilcox will talk about his artistic career and his current interest in the types of objects we will be creating. As space is limited, registration is required for participation. Register at www.ackland.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.