What To Do & See Downtown This Week! Go Heels!

What To Do & See Downtown This Week! Go Heels!

 
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PARK ON THE HILL
Parking is always FREE on Sundays in downtown! www.parkonthehill.com 
 
ThrowBack Bar Thursdays
Every Thursday Top of the Hill's Back Bar will be transformed into ThrowBack Bar from 11 pm to 2 am. Local DJ Josh Price will be playing dance tracks exclusively from the 90's and early 00's while bartenders mix up some nostalgic cocktails featuring TOPO Distillery spirits. For March 5- enjoy classic Nicktoons, candy and snacks, party favors, and more. No cover charge, 21+. www.thetopofthehill.com 
 
 
 
Baroque & Beyond Concert
Sunday, March 8 from 3 pm to 4 pm: Baroque & Beyond produces period-music concerts at The Chapel of the Cross church. The Chapel Hill series consists of three concerts per season, focusing on music of the baroque, classic, and early romantic eras. Sunday's concert features the works of Bach & Erlebach with violinist Dana Maiben (Boston); gambist Brent Wissick; soprano Florence Peacock; and harpsichordist Beverly Biggs. www.baroqueandbeyond.org 
 
Masterpiece Mondays 
Every Monday from 7-9 pm: Free art event at Zog's Art Bar & Pool Hall. Sketch still life pieces from a curated collection of interesting objects. Basic art instruction and all materials provided, all skill levels welcome. 21+. https://www.facebook.com/zogsbar 
 
Shakespeare is Coming to Franklin Street!
The Bare Theatre is bringing the comedy Measure for Measure to the historic Varsity Theatre. Measure for Measure deals with very contemporary themes of sex and desire, and raises questions about the separation of church and state - taboo during the Renaissance. Performances are March 19-21, 26-28, and April 2-4. All performances begin at 7:30 PM.For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.baretheatre.org. 
Go Heels! Beat Duke!

Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night will keep the Heels from beating the Blue Devils on Saturday, March 7 at the Dean E. Smith Center at 9 pm. Check out the list of downtown restaurants and bars to find your spot to cheer on the Heels! Seriously, what television won't be tuned in?
 ESPN's College Gameday pregame program will broadcast live from the Dean E. Smith Center  from 10 am to noon. The broadcast features Rece Davis, Jay Bilas, Jay Williams and Seth Greenberg. Fans are encouraged to bring signs.
 
Join Us for Our Annual Meeting!
Tonight - March 5 from 6 pm to 8 pm: Anyone with a love for or interest in the future of downtown Chapel Hill is invited to the Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership's Annual Meeting. Enjoy hors d'oeuvres and networking at the beautiful Carolina Inn. Learn about the accomplishments of the Downtown Partnership from the past year and hear about what's in store for 2015. Click Here to RSVP. Call 919-967-9440 for information.
 
Picasso at The Ackland Museum
Only four days left to see the Picassos on view at the Ackland Art Museum (ends Sunday, March 8)! The Ackland is delighted to host this special presentation of three powerful paintings by Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) from the distinguished collection of Julian H. Robertson Jr. (B.A. '55). The paintings, from 1938, 1943, and 1965, come from very different periods of Picasso's long, productive, and versatile career. www.ackland.org 
 
Gentlemen's Corner Trunk Show
Friday, March 6 & Saturday, March 7 from 10 am to 6 pm:
Featuring the latest spring arrivals from Peter Millar. James Blaikie, Peter Millar representative, will be in store to assist in your menswear selections and to place special orders. Gentlemen's Corner is located at 140 West Franklin Street. www.thegcorner.com 
 
Local 506 Ticket Giveaway
Local 506 gives away a pair of tickets to every show (some restrictions do apply). This month's challenge to win the tickets - send in your stories of what kind of music you listened to during the Snowmageddon of late February. Send your name, the name of the band you listened to during the snow, and an ordering of the shows you'd like to see to to info@local506.com. For show information visit www.local506.com. 
 
 
PlayMaker: An Enemy of the People
Dates: February 25 - March 15: When a man discovers an environmental threat to his community, he is forced to stand alone, courageously exposing corruption and lies threatening to destroy the town he loves. A dramatic classic from the pen of two great masters. www.playmakersrep.org 
 
30th Anniversary at Street Scene
Saturday, March 14 from 4 pm to 7 pm: For 30 years Street Scene Teen Center has welcomed thousands of teens into an environment where they can be themselves; a place where they are accepted,
respected and encouraged, all on Franklin Street. Join the community in honoring this accomplishment with an Open House & Party - all are invited! There will be displays of photos & artwork, performances by teens, and a preview of The 30-30-30 Teen Center project - 30 years, 30 stories, 30 days of showings. Street Scene is located at 179 East Franklin Street, under the Post Office/Courthouse. 
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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.