egg huntChildren ages 2-10 can participate in an egg hunt at River Park in Hillsborough on Saturday.
Friday, March 30
5-8pm: What better way to start the weekend than by tasting the fresh spring brews that have just arrived in A Southern Season's beer nook? Perhaps you'll discover some new favorites as you mingle with friends and hear from passionate beer experts. The cost to attend is $12. Sign up online here.
10pm: Dance to the soulful vibes of Salsa, Merengue and Bachata at a Latin Dance Night, presented once a month by rhythmwerks at The ArtsCenter. Come early at 9:30 and receive free Salsa dance lessons. Music is provided by Salsa Xtreme, one of Chapel Hill's favorite Latin bands. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the door.
Saturday, March 31
9am: The inaugural Heels for Healing 5K takes place this morning, benefiting BounceBack Kids, a Triangle nonprofit that serves children with life-challenging medical conditions and their families and caregivers, and sponsored by the UNC Association of Nursing Students. The race takes off from the Old Well on UNC's campus. The cost to register is $25 ($12 for the half-mile Fun Run for kids). Register online here.
9:30am-noon: Bring the whole family to Hillsborough's River Park for a children's egg hunt, a spring celebration for kids ages 2-10. The egg hunt for ages 2-4 kicks off at 10:30, followed by ages 5-7 at 10:45 and ages 8-10 at 11. Other activities include a bounce house ($2 per wristband for unlimited entry), a birdhouse building project, live entertainment and fun games for everyone. Concessions are also available (cash only). Click here for directions to the park and to view a parking map.
Sunday, April 1
1pm: It's going to be a gorgeous day for a baseball game. Cheer on the Tar Heels as they host the Wake Forest Demon Deacons at Boshamer Stadium. Tickets range from $7-$10 and can be purchased online here.
3pm: The Mallarmé Chamber Players present The Viola (Is NOT a) Joke!, a tongue-in-cheek April Fool's Day performance held at University United Methodist Church. The concert features eight professional violists from the Triangle area, including David Marschall from the N.C. Symphony and Katrina Wreede, an accomplished jazz violist and former member of the Turtle Island String Quartet. Tickets are $18 in advance or $20 at the door and can be purchased online here. For more details, call (919) 560-2701.