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What to Do and See Downtown This Week!

What to Do and See Downtown This Week!

2nd Friday ArtWalk and Pop-Up Gallery

There's plenty to do this weekend in Downtown Chapel Hill! Celebrate Mom or the new grad in your life by heading to Franklin Street - a vibrant weekend awaits! 

Medical illustrator Marie Rossettie meticulously portrays the human body - inside and out. Her work will be on display at a special popup gallery on East Franklin Street. Make it a part of your 2nd Friday ArtWalk or Mother's Day Celebration this weekend. Her illustrations are unbelieveable! 
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Dentist at Local 506

Thursday, May 9

Rightfully earning their place as one of New Jersey's buzziest bands, Dentist was named one of the top 10 bands at this year's SXSW
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2nd Friday ArtWalk

Friday, May 10

Check out the recurring monthly art event in Downtown Chapel Hill and Carrboro - 2nd Friday ArtWalk. This month - a popup gallery on East Franklin Street
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New Headliner Night at The PIT 

Saturday, May 11

This month’s newest headliners are Jordan Hale and Marcie Maier! These two comics are bringing their best jokes for their first 30 minute sets!
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Pop-Up Gallery at 109 E. Franklin

Sunday, May 12

With an impassioned eye and a background as a certified medical illustrator, Marie Rossettie meticulously portrays the human body - inside and out. 
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TABLE Benefit Night at MidiCi

Monday, May 13

Support TABLE on Monday, May 13! 15% of sales on Monday from 6:00-10:00 p.m. will be going to support TABLE. See you there!
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Ceschi at Local 506

Tuesday, May 14

Ceschi Ramos is a rapper and singer from Connecticut who has been hopping genres and spilling guts for the better part of two decades. 
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Hot Shots at The PIT

Wednesday, May 14

Comedians do stand-up, eat spicy food, then try to do more stand-up. In the vein of "Hot Ones" on YouTube, this is a fireball of a comedy show you'll never forget!
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Upcoming Festivals/Events

Bloom Fest

May 19, 2019

This first-ever celebration is all about the bloom! Family friendly event!
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Fridays on the
Front Porch

This classic event is the epitome of Chapel Hill in the warmer months. 
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May 26, 2019

This hipster fest is returning to Graham Street once again. 
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