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Diaspora Festival of Black and Independent Film Screening at The Stone Center 

Thursday, November 2
7:00 P.M.

The Diaspora Festival of Black and Independent Film presents Trial Of Hope (TARIGH Al-AMAL) and YEMANJÀ: Wisdom From The African Heart Of Brazil. Price: Free (More info)
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Rodeo on Rosemary Food Truck Festival

Sunday, November 5
12:00 P.M. 

Rodeo on Rosemary returns to Downtown Chapel Hill on Sunday, November 5th from 12 P.M. to 4 P.M. This lively street celebration will again be on East Rosemary Street between Henderson and North Columbia Streets. (More info)
Glenn Jones

Jazzsynergy at The Strowd

Saturday, November 4
8:00 P.M.

Straight ahead jazz from some of the best local musicians! (More info

Spektral String Quartet at Moeser Auditorium

Monday, November 6
7:30 P.M.

The Spektral String Quartet will perform in the James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall as part of the Carolina Performing Arts 2017-18 season. Tickets are sold through CPA and can be purchased ahead of time at (919) 843-3333 or on their website. Price: $20 (More info
Glenn Jones

Glenn Jones / Nathan Golub at Night Light

Tuesday, November 7
8:30 P.M.

An excellent show for lovers of "american primitive," solo, folk, and finger-style guitar. Nightlight welcomes the amazing Glenn Jones joined by our good friend and amazing local talent, Nathan Golub. Price: $10 (More infoGlenn is also leading a workshop:  Facebook

Holiday Bookings at Carolina Brewery

Book your private events with Carolina Brewery.
Their restaurants in Pittsboro and Chapel Hill are filling up calendars for private parties. Let them take the planning off your plate, explore diverse menu offerings, and make it easy this holiday season.
Enjoy our fare-free bus system. Visit and download the Park Mobile app to pay for parking by smartphone.
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Nerd Nite #3: Democracy

Wednesday, November 8
7:00 P.M.

Our third Nerd Nite takes place during election season, which we're pretty sure is still a celebration of Big-D Democracy! Our lineup of speakers reflects their passion for the people and the ways in which we rule ourselves. (More info
Improv at the Varsity

Improv at the Varsity: Guy Fawkes Eve Edition!

Saturday, November 4
9:30 P.M.

Improv at the Varsity: an amazing beginning, middle, and/or end to your perfect Saturday night out! Price: $5 (More info
Full Moon Meditation

Full Moon Meditation at Franklin Street Yoga Center

Saturday, November 4
7:30 P.M.

An excellent show for lovers of "american primitive," solo, folk, and finger-style guitar. Nightlight welcomes the amazing Glenn Jones joined by our good friend and amazing local talent, Nathan Golub. Price: Drop in price (More info

Donald Martiny Painting Exhibit at Horace Williams House

Sunday, November 5  
2:00 P.M.

The exhibit will include paintings that encourage an intimate and direct dialogue with the viewer and also with the architectural space where the work resides. Works which extend from the traditional rectangular shaped painting support enhances its potential to engage the viewer. (More info

Scarf Season at Julian's

Scarf season is here! Julian's has options for men and women – in all hues and textures.
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Ackland Film Forum at The Varsity

Tuesday, November 7
7:00 P.M.

For 40 years, photographer Sebastião Salgado has traveled across the world and witnessed some of the major events of our recent history, including civil wars, starvation, and mass immigrations. He is now exploring the world’s pristine territories, documenting wild fauna and flora and grand landscapes, as part of a massive photographic project as a tribute to the earth’s beauty. Price: $4 (More info)

Four Courses - Four Beers for Charity at Midway Community Kitchen

Sunday, November 12 
5:30 P.M.

Chef Ashleigh Fleming Scherman hosts a Pop Up dinner at Midway Community Kitchen to benefit TABLE. Price: $100 (More info)
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
10 am - 2 pm
121 N. Columbia Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Please click HERE to reserve your donation appointment time.
The Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership brings 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.