5 Events Not to Miss in March

5 Events Not to Miss in March

Mark your calendars with these family-friendly, Chapel Hill-centric suggestions.

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Arrive early at Chapel Hill-Carrboro Public School Foundation’s 5K for Education for the chance to catch the schools’ Mascot Dash.

“Twelfth Night”

MARCH 1-19

PlayMakers Repertory Company tackles William Shakespeare’s comedy featuring siblings Viola and Sebastian and exploring the themes of mistaken identity, love, passion and loss. Tickets: $15+.

Cooks & Books Dinner with Adrian Miller

MARCH 16

Savor a three-course dinner and beer during this Fearrington Village event. James Beard-winning author Adrian Miller will discuss his book, “The President’s Kitchen Cabinet,” about the African-Americans who fed the first families in the White House. Tickets: $110.

St. Patrick’s Day at Mystery Brewing Company

MARCH 17

Grab a pint of Mystery’s dry Irish stout, St. Stephen’s Green, and kick back to The Nee Ningy Band’s Celtic musical stylings featuring bagpipes, harmonica, fiddle, mandolin and accordion. And come hungry for a big Irish brinner (breakfast for dinner). No ticket required or cover fees.

5K For Education

MARCH 18

Designed for walkers and runners of all levels, this 5K starting at McCorkle Place on UNC’s campus supports the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Public Schools Foundation. Don’t forget to show up early to witness the Mascot Dash. Registration: $15-$30.

Martha Graham Dance Company

MARCH 23 & 24

Commissioned by Carolina Performing Arts, this performance introduces Belgian choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui to the legacy dance company and highlights Sufi poetry alongside traditional Turkish music. Tickets: $15-$49.