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What to Do and See Downtown This Week!

Good Times on Graham Street  

Rumors Boutique offers curated vintage clothing on Graham Street, and it's just one of the many unique establishments anchoring the block. 

Nearby at Beer Study, you can play a game with friends anytime or try your hand at Beer Study Trivia on Tuesday nights in a relaxed environment. Bring the family downtown to The Baxter Bar and Arcade on Saturday and Sunday when kids and young adults are welcome from 12PM - 5PM.

Use our fare-free bus system for your next visit to Franklin Street.
If you're driving, visit for parking information.

Kevin Devine at Local 506
Friday, March 2 at 9:00 PM

Kevin Devine, an American songwriter and musician once slated to tour with Brand New, is stopping at Local 506 on his east coast solo acoustic tour. (More info)

15th Anniversary Series: The Big Finale at Nightlight
Saturday, March 3 at 7:00 PM

NIGHTLIGHT is turning 15 years old and celebrating with special shows highlighting the club's variety. At this final performance in the series, expect an electric evening of ten acts and the finest in vegetarian and non-vegetarian hot dogs, chili, queso, and tater bites!
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A Midsummer's Night's Dream at Playmakers
Sunday, March 4 at 7:30 PM

The Bard’s most magical comedy in a fun and frenzied 90 minutes! This touring show is returning to the Playmakers Studio, and it's absolutely free to audience members. What are you waiting for?
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Nepal Project Fundraiser at Chipotle
Monday, March 5 at 4:00 PM

Bring in this flyer, show it on your phone or tell the cashier you’re supporting The Nepal Project to make sure that 50% of the proceeds will be donated to the Nepal Project Fundraiser.
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Visiting Artist Lecture Series: Noah Fischer at Hanes Art Center
Tuesday, March 6 at 6:00 PM

Brooklyn-based artist Noah Fischer first exhibited his political installations in 2006. Today he has fused his studio art practice with movements for social and economic justice, and the work can be found in the gap between the museum and the streets.
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Spring is Back at Julian's

Julian’s is ready for the joys of spring: warm fishing days, fresh crab and an outfit to match! Stop by the store to check out these Alexander Julian shirts and Raleigh Denim jeans. (More info)

The Living Room at PIT Chapel Hill
Thursday, March 8 at 9:00 PM

Take a load off and relax in The PIT's Living Room. You provide the suggestion, they provide the stories, the stories provide the scenes. Featuring some of the funniest people in the area and a big, comfy couch.
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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.