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Tar Heel Football Season Kicks Off! 

North Carolina Tar Heels football returns to Chapel Hill next weekend for their first home game of the season. The Tar Heels take on University of Central Florida at home on Saturday, but the festivities get started in Downtown Chapel Hill on Friday night with Tar Heel Downtown!

The family-friendly event features the Brooke McBride band, the Marching Tar Heels, and many other activities!  Be sure to trek over to Franklin Street for the lively atmosphere, good food, and fun! 

Tar Heel Downtown
Friday, September 14 at 6:00 PM
Parking is easier than ever in Downtown Chapel Hill! 
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Left Bank Butchery Sandwiches at Blue Dogwood Public Market
Friday, September 7

Visit Left Bank Butchery in Blue Dogwood Public Market for the best grilled cheese you’ll ever have. Period.
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"Summer Ain't Over" Luau at Dead Mule Club
Saturday, September 8 at 6:00 PM

Enjoy refreshing tropical beverages, including Alexis' Pineapple Punch, grass skirts, and delicious food!
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The Kale Class at Blue Dogwood Public Market
Sunday, September 9 at 4:00 PM

Vegan Flava is known for their kale salad, so join them to learn to make kale like a pro! Bring your bowl, colander, and gloves - Vegan Flava will bring the kale!
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Level 0: Joy of Improv at The PIT Chapel Hill
Monday, September 10

Dip your toe into the joyous pool of improv! 'Level 0' means 0% fear and 100% fun. This three week class is the perfect way for absolute beginners to get acquainted with the art of long-form improvisation.
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Ackland Film Forum: The Virgin Suicides at The Varsity
Tuesday, September 11 at 7:00 PM

Join Ackland Art Museum for a series of seven films in the Ackland Film Forum Fall 2018 series, “Women with a Camera: American Female Directors, 1990-Present.”
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Nerd Nite: An All Embracing Assortment at The PIT Chapel Hill
Wednesday, September 12 at 7:00 PM

What do military fashion, hula-hooping, and the Divine spark have in common? Not much! But you can learn about all three at September's Nerd Nite!
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Music on the Porch: Jennifer Curtis & Melodic Refuge Orchestra at The Center for the Study of the American South
Thursday, September 13 at 5:30 PM

An educator with a focus on music as humanitarian aid, Curtis has performed with musical shaman of the Andes, improvised for live radio from the Amazon jungle, and collaborated with refugees in Turkey.
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