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What to Do and See Downtown This Week!

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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, August 31 at 5:00 PM

This classic Carolina event returns with music from Big Fat Gap and food from Bam Pow Chow and Hibachi Xpress.
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Trifecta Improv at The PIT Chapel Hill
Saturday, September 1 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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The Minks with Reese McHenry and Shelles at Local 506
Sunday, September 2 at 9:00 PM

The Minks are a bluesy, psychedelic explosion from Nashville, TN.
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Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez at John and June Allcott Gallery
Monday, September 3 

Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez is an artist, graphic designer, and writer at Marvel Entertainment and creator of "La Borinqueña”, an original comic book character and symbol of Puerto Rican patriotism. 
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Twisted Tuesday Game Night Chapel Hill at AC Hotel
Tuesday, September 4 at 7:00 PM

Residents rejoice! Triangle Game Night is making a triumphant return to Chapel Hill as we've found a new home at the AC Hotel Chapel Hill Downtown. This new hotel near UNC in downtown Chapel Hill NC is super snazzy - and has food and alcohol - YAY!
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The Science of Cooking Meat at Blue Dogwood Public Market
Wednesday, September 5 at 5:00 PM

Want to learn how to cook quick, easy, healthy, and super delicious meals in minutes? Get creative in the kitchen by becoming familiar with the key principles of cooking any cut of meat. 
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Grad Student Lounge at Back Bar
Thursday, September 6 at 5:00 PM

Back Bar will offer half off all food for anyone with a UNC graduate student ID every Thursday from opening at 5:00 PM to closing time at 2:00 AM.
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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.