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Free Showing of Ghostbusters this Week!

LOCALLY GROWN Free Movie this Thursday in Downtown Chapel Hill!
Cool summer nights come alive on Thursday, July 11 at 8PM with a FREE showing of Ghostbusters! LOCALLY GROWN concerts and movies are on Thursday evenings until August 29, atop the Wallace Deck, 150 East Rosemary Street in Downtown Chapel Hill. Visit for details. Like us on Facebook
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Starting at 8PM join us for kids games and activities on the Plaza. Kids of all ages are welcome to make slime at the arts & crafts table hosted by Ackland Art Museum.


Free popcorn for all while supplies last; and Ben & Jerry's will have their mobile ice cream cart on the Plaza selling cool summer flavors! 


Movie nights start with film shorts created by local award-winning filmmaker Nic Beery; of  Beery Media and founder of the Carrboro Film Festival.


The movies start at sundown (approx. 9PM) so bring a chair or blanket, get dinner from a downtown restaurant and have a picnic dinner under the stars. Discount parking tokens for movie goers provided by Town of Chapel Hill's Parking Services. 


The plaza is on top of the Wallace Parking Deck, car entrance off of Rosemary Street. For all downtown parking options visit But why not bike-in to the movie? There's plenty of bike parking space...and it's free! 

SHOWING NEXT WEEK: Oh Brother, Where Art Thou? (PG13/2000) Come early for traditional percussive dance by Chapel Hill's own Cane Creek Cloggers. Bring the kids to learn more about the rich folk dancing heritage of North Carolina. We may have a surprise guest or two right before the movie!
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The Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership is working to bring the resources of the Town, University and downtown community together to maintain, enhance and promote downtown as the social, cultural, and spiritual center of Chapel Hill through economic development. Contact Meg McGurk at 919-967-9440 or   
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