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What To Do And See Downtown This Week!

2nd Friday ArtWalk in Chapel Hill and Carrboro

Did you notice that the University United Methodist Church has been sprucing up their steeple this week? If you're in Downtown Chapel Hill this weekend for the ArtWalk on Friday night, be sure to look up! 

Explore venues, have a bite to eat, and socialize on the 2nd Friday of every month from 6:00 to 9:00 pm on the 2nd Friday ArtWalk! Check out the upcoming events and plan your Friday night!
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 The Carolina Inn
Friday, July 13 at 5:00 PM

This classic Carolina event returns with music from Jimmy Hayes Band and food from Barone Meatball.
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Teacher's Lounge at PIT Chapel Hill
Friday, July 13 at 8:00 PM

Join The PIT faculty for a variety hour that showcases what they do best. Featuring the best improvisers and stand ups in the Triangle as well as visiting artists from New York and LA, this is one class you don’t want to skip.
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Live Music at Carolina Coffee Shop
Saturday, July 14 at 7:00 PM

Check out live music at the Carolina Coffee Shop every Saturday evening from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM.
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Trifecta Improv at PIT Chapel Hill
Saturday, July 14 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 at Ackland Art Museum
Sunday, July 15 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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Sunday Cookout at La Residence
Sunday, July 15 at 5:30 PM

Head to La Residence for a Sunday cookout La Res-style! Enjoy good food, music, games, and drink specials.
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Sense of Place Tours at UNC Visitors Center
Monday, July 16 at 11:00 AM

There’s no place on earth quite like Carolina. Our history is a living, breathing presence on campus, connecting our contemporary community to a legacy as old as our nation.
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Wild World: Singer/Songwriter Showcase at The PIT Chapel Hill
Tuesday, July 17 at 8:30 PM

A singer/songwriter showcase featuring some of the most talented musicians in the area.
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Tapas & Tunes at AC Hotel Downtown Chapel Hill
Wednesday, July 18 at 5:30 PM

Enjoy music from local artists and great drink specials on our patio, every Wednesday at 5:30pm.
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Mike and Ryan Go Down South at The PIT Chapel Hill
Thursday, July 19 at 9:00 PM

Mike Lebovitz and Ryan Donahue are two New York comedians on a tour through the south!
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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.