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Easter Arrives at Carolina Inn

Hippity Hoppity Hooray! The Easter Bunny is on its way! Celebrate Easter at The Carolina Inn and enjoy a delicious breakfast or brunch featuring something special. Take a picture with the Easter Bunny, have a blast with Face Painting, and enjoy a fun-filled Egg Hunt! Truly a memorable holiday for the entire family!

What's more - Easter means Fridays on the Front Porch will soon return (on April 26th in fact) with great music, food trucks, drinks and more for a classic 'Carolina' experience. But first - brunch! 

Crossroads Bunny Brunch
Saturday, April 13 
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.

2nd Friday ArtWalk
Friday, April 12 at 6:00 PM

The monthly event returns with events throughout Chapel Hill and Carrboro. 
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Tar Heel 10-Miler in Chapel Hill
Saturday, April 13

Are you up for the challenge? (If not, they have a four-miler as well.) The Tar Heel 10 Miler benefits the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Chapel Hill-Carrboro YMCA’s We Build People Campaign.
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Plastic-Free Eggs-travaganza! at 140 West Plaza
Sunday, April 14 at 1:00 PM

Chapel Hill kids and families are invited to 140 West Plaza to be a part of the first ever Downtown Plastic-free Eggstravaganza.  This new event takes all of the fun of an annual egg hunt, adds STEAM activities, subtracts the plastic, and moves the whole thing downtown.
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Comic Dungeons and Dragons at The PIT Chapel Hill 
Monday, April 15 at 8:00 PM

 Live uncensored D&D, featuring a riveting story, death, drama, and of course, other uncomfortable topics.(More info)

Hanes Visiting Artist Lecture Series: Trevor Paglen

Tuesday, April 16 at 5:30 PM

Trevor Paglen is an artist whose work spans image-making, sculpture, investigative journalism, writing, engineering, and numerous other disciplines.
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Monteagle // Swimming Bell // Waking Up Moe at Local 506

Wednesday, April 17 at 9:00 PM

Monteagle is the solo moniker of American singer-songwriter/ composer Justin Giles Wilcox. 
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Freelancers Happy Hour at Might As Well
Thursday, April 18 at 5:00 PM

Head to Might As Well Bar & Grill on Thursday, April 18th from 5 - 7 PM to raise a glass to your fellow freelancers.
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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.