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What To Do & See Downtown This Week!

Downtown Chapel Hill & Carrboro on Friday, February 12 from 6-11 pm. 

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Triangle Restaurant Week

Jan 25 - 31, 2016

Triangle Restaurant Week celebrates the culinary excellence of our region. Kipos Greek Taverna and Talulla's Restaurant are offering special three-course menu options and fixed pricing. No reservations, tickets or passes required.

Family Night at Noodles

Every Thursday 

During the month of January, Noodles and Company will be having FAMILY NIGHTS every Thursday. Kids 10 & under get a FREE Kids Meal with the purchase of a regular entree. 

Monday, Feb 1 | 12 pm & 1 pm

Take care of your mind, body, and soul at the Ackland Art Museum. Yoga and Tai Chi classes are being offered in the gallery as you are surrounded by art! Register online at

Chapel Hill Training Offer

Now Through Jan 31

Stay warm this winter with the Chapel Hill Training Bundle! For a limited time, CHT will be offering the best personal training in the area with FREE small group classes. If you are looking to start or get back into your fitness routine this new year, visit

Carolina Science Cafe 

Wednesday, Feb 3 | 6 pm

Conversations about fertility often focus on women's health, but what about men?  Join Dr. Summer Goodson at Top of the Hill's Back Bar for a talk about how scientists are starting to understand the impacts of diet on male fertility.

Live Mellow Music

Wednesday, Feb 3 | 7 pm

Mellow Mushroom hosts live music from Garland Mason; light rock covers.
For current schedule of movies visit

FRANK Gallery Artist Talk

Thursday, Jan 28 | 6 pm

FRANK Gallery Artists Linda Prager and Peter Filene will discuss their art and be available for questions. 


Saturday, Jan 30 | 11 am-4 pm
Sunday, Jan 31 | 1 pm-4 pm

The North Carolina LEGO Users Group creates amazing displays of unique LEGO scenes, from settlements in outer space to amusement parks to city landmarks and more; all for visitors to enjoy during LEGO-palooza. Held at Morehead Planetarium.

UNC Gymnastics Meet

Saturday, Jan 30 | 1 pm

UNC takes on #11 George Washington at Carmichael Arena on the UNC campus. Free admission. 

Sunday, Jan 31 | 1 pm-4 pm

Join the wedding professionals of The Carolina Inn for an elegant afternoon with wedding vendors in the area. Sample cake, hold bouquets of flowers in your hands, listen to music, and see the most exquisite wedding gowns from top couture designers.Tickets are $15. 

Sunday, Jan 31 | 3 pm

Local 506 hosts a new music series with the bar open and good music playing to enjoy on a Sunday afternoon. This week features Rakeem, Caly Cal, & Money Makin' D. 

Build Your Own Bike

Join The ReCYCLEry on the first and third Saturday (11am to 4pm) or Sunday (9am to noon) of every month at 108 Graham Street and learn about bicycle repair and maintenance. You can work towards owning your own bike too. First Saturday workshops are for children and others who are working on ReCYCLEry projects. No prior experience is necessary! 

Now Showing until Feb 7

A masterful look at a family navigating the space between reality and dreams, in a world premiere adaptation by Libby Appel, the director of PlayMakers' 2014 production of Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. Tickets start at $15.

Feb 1 - 14, 2016

The North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival showcases performances in stand-up, sketch, and improv comedy. With acts coming in from all over the country to Chapel Hill, NCCAF is the largest festival of its kind in the southern United States. Acts perform, network and develop as the next generation of comedy talent. Brought to you by DSI Comedy Theater! Ticket, venue, and scheduling information at
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. Learn more at
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