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What to Do and See Downtown This Week!

Watch the World Cup at Dead Mule Club!

Head to Dead Mule Club to try an all-new menu and watch the World Cup in a friendly atmosphere! For the 2018 matches, The Dead Mule Club is opening daily at 10:00 a.m. with delicious beverages & snacks.

Be on the lookout for a full bar menu! See you at the Mule for some fútbol! Check out the match schedule here and follow The Dead Mule Club on Facebook. Who are you rooting for?
Parking is easier than ever in Downtown Chapel Hill! 
Visit to find out where to park. Or, use our fare-free bus system for your next visit to Franklin Street.

Fridays on the Front Porch at Carolina Inn
Friday, June 15 at 5:00 PM

Brooke McBride will be performing while you relaxant enjoy delicious fare and classic Carolina atmosphere.
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Trifecta Improv at PIT Chapel Hill
Saturday, June 16 at 8:00 PM

Join some of North Carolina’s best improvisers in the ring for the best improv. Each week the PIT invites three of their favorite improv teams to perform the fastest, funniest, most ferocious improv in The Triangle.
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Music in the Galleries: Sing Dolly Parton & The Cure
Sunday, June 17 at 2:00 PM

This summer, the Ackland welcomes Flash Chorus to Music in the Galleries for a series of three community singing events!
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Kids Eat Free at Carolina Brewery
Monday, June 18 

Grab the little ones and bring them out to the brewery for a free meal. Children 10 and under. Limit two children per adult.
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Movie Night at Nightlight
Tuesday, June 19 at 9:00 PM

From poet, artist, and master of japanese underground theater Shuji Terayama, Grass Labyrinth (Kusa-meikyu) is a really baroque, surreal adaptation of a short story by Kyoka Izumi. 
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National Ice Cream Soda Day at Ben & Jerry's
Wednesday, June 20 at 12:00 PM

On Wednesday, June 20th, we're partnering with Rocket Fizz Raleigh, NC to give you guys the most epic National Ice Cream Soda Day! You don't want to miss this!
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Portrait Lab at Ackland Art Museum
Thursday, June 21 at 5:00 PM

Artist Danielle Durchslag leads a workshop in which she discusses and teaches her process of layering cut-paper to create detailed portraits. 
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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.