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“Outsider Art in the Visitors Center”

June 14 - August 30
Alexander Dickson House, 150 E. King St.
Hillsborough, 27278
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The Alliance for Historic Hillsborough and Mike’s Art Truck are hosting a summer exhibit and sale of folk art at the Alexander Dickson House in Hillsborough, NC. “Outsider Art in the Visitors Center” is a diverse collection of art from nine self-taught artists. The show is on display now through August 29, 2019, inside the... Read More →

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Way Out West: Celebrating the Gift of the Hugh A. McAllister Jr. Collection

June 14 @ 10:00 am - August 25 @ 5:00 pm
Ackland Art Museum, 101 South Columbia Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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"Way Out West: Celebrating the Gift of the Hugh A. McAllister Jr. Collection" marks the transformational bequest of over twenty examples of art related to the American West and Southwest to the Ackland Art Museum. Displayed together with artworks already in the Museum’s own permanent collection, the exhibition features nearly eighty works spanning over 150... Read More →

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Forest Theatre Summer Puppet Festival

August 2 @ 8:00 am - September 2 @ 5:00 pm

Each year we write, create, build and perform a large summer pageant-play-extravaganza. These performances last about an hour, include an ensemble of professional musicians who create an original score of music and involve a cast of puppeteers, which has included as many as twenty-eight performers. Our summer extravaganza is attended by over 18,000 people! Through... Read More →

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Sidney Gish

August 16 @ 8:00 pm - August 17 @ 12:00 am
Cat’s Cradle Back Room, 300 E Main St.
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States

Sidney Gish is a singer-songwriter and full-time student with a wry sense of humor in Boston, Mass. where she’s been recording and releasing her own work since 2015. She dropped her first album, Ed Buys Houses, in December 2016 and No Dogs Allowed this year. Links: Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Bandcamp | YouTube

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10:00 am

Ultimate Comics 16th Anniversary Party

August 17 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Ultimate Comics Durham/Chapel Hill, 6120 Farrington Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States
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Come celebrate our 16th anniversary at Ultimate Comics Durham!Help us celebrate the 16th anniversary of Ultimate Comics with an all out birthday bash! We’re going to have a huge tent sale, creator signings, a charity blood drive, and a visit from our publisherfriends Boom Studios!Special guest, Jeremy Whitley will be signing his new Marvel series... Read More →

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11:00 am

Historic Hillsborough Guided Walking Tour

August 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Hillsborough Visitors Center, 150 East King Street
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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Experience American history through the unique perspective of one of North Carolina’s oldest and most historically significant towns, with a guided walking tour of downtown Hillsborough. Established in 1754 as the seat of government for Orange County, Hillsborough’s colonial legacy and signs of its importance in North Carolina and American history can be seen everywhere.... Read More →

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11:30 am

Greg Rapp’s PHO-Tography Exhibit

August 17 @ 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:30 am, repeating until September 21, 2019

Pho Happiness, 508A W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, 27516
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Greg Rapp’s first ever solo photography exhibit features a series of black and white photos from a trip to Vietnam a few years ago. The framed black and white photos are for sale with all profits going to the Inter-Faith Council which does work alleviating food insecurity in the community and more.

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1:00 pm

Find Your Flow: Fluid Painting Workshop (Aug 17)

August 17 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The ArtsCenter, 300-G E Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States

Courtney Potter – Saturday, 1-3:30pm, Aug 17 (Summer 2019)

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8:00 pm

Austin Lucas, Vandoliers

August 17 @ 8:00 pm - 11:59 pm
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9:00 pm

Dead Elvis Day

August 17 @ 9:00 pm - August 18 @ 12:00 am
Cat’s Cradle Back Room, 300 E Main St.
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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