Events

Events

Jul
4
Tue
Fourth of July Celebration @ Kenan Memorial Stadium
Jul 4 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Chapel Hill presents the 2017 Fourth of July Celebration. Get there early for best seating and to participate in the pie eating contest! There will be balloon animals, face painting, inflatables and midway games for the kids as well as music. Fireworks begin at 9:30pm.

Jul
6
Thu
Southern Village Farmers’ Market Every Thursday! @ Southern Village
Jul 6 @ 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm

The Southern Village Farmers’ Market is every Thursday from May 4th until September 21st from 3:30-6:30pm

T5 Farms
Eco Farms
Chapel Hill Bakery
Cakes Delish
Boro Beverage
Aikens Farm

Aug
25
Fri
Personality Festival @ Uptown Roxboro
Aug 25 @ 5:00 pm – Aug 26 @ 4:00 pm

Personality Festival is a Roxboro tradition at the heart of Person County summer activities. What does it include? Amusement rides line Main Street. Food vendors travel from all over to bring us unique and delicious tastes. Craft and merchandise vendors introduce us to homemade items and wonderful new products. Local businesses interact with residents. Little Miss Personality is crowned on the Main Street stage Friday evening. Alive After Five presented by Roxboro Development Group gets the party started at Merritt Commons Friday night. Entertainment happens all day Saturday in front of the court house with musicians, singers and dancers. It’s 2 days of fun, sun, food….and more fun!! Contact the Roxboro Area Chamber of Commerce to learn more about the Festival.

Sep
1
Fri
Tarheel Downtown @ Downtown Chapel Hill
Sep 1 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Downtown Chapel Hill will be buzzing with activity with a pep-rally atmosphere at Tar Heel Downtown. Come downtown and cheer on the Heels before the first home game of the 2017 football season!

Tar Heel Downtown is a family-friendly event, centered around 140 West Plaza on West Franklin Street, highlighting the University and downtown business district.

Sep
8
Fri
Raleigh Greek Festival @ The Jim Graham Building at the State Fairgrounds
Sep 8 – Sep 10 all-day

36th Annual Greek Festival will be held at the Jim Graham Building at the State Fairgrounds. Taste handmade, authentic Greek Food prepared by the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church Family using recipes handed down for generations. Hear Live Greek Music and See Traditional Folk Dances. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Habitat for Humanity of Wake County.
Friday, Sept. 8 at 5pm-10pm
Sat., Sept. 9 at 11am-10pm
Sun., Sept. 10 at 11am-6pm

Sep
16
Sat
CenterFest Arts Festival @ Downtown Durham, NC
Sep 16 @ 10:00 am – Sep 17 @ 5:00 pm

2017 CenterFest Arts Festival
Dates: Saturday and Sunday, September 16th and 17th
Times: Saturday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm, Sunday 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Location: Downtown Durham, Triangle Area, North Carolina
Presenter: Durham Arts Council, www.durhamarts.org
Contact: centerfest@durhamarts.org

Now in its 43rd year, CenterFest 2017 will be the largest arts and community festival in Durham and the longest-running street arts festival in North Carolina. Located in Durham’s historic city center, CenterFest showcases 145 juried visual artists from across the U.S. and 600 performing artists from North Carolina, plus great food, continuous music and entertainment on five stages, fun, educational activities for kids and families and a showcase of services provided by government departments and community nonprofits. 2017 features include a beer garden, new Emerging Artists showcase and new Saturday evening entertainment. Mark your calendars for September 16-17! Updates available at www.centerfest.durhamarts.org.

Oct
1
Sun
Festifall @ Downtown Chapel Hill
Oct 1 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Chapel Hill’s 45th annual Festifall Arts Festival will provide a unique opportunity for the community, art enthusiasts and artists to interact. A vibrant market of handmade artworks along with live performances presents a day of discovery for the festival’s attendees as they engage with the local art community. Historic West Franklin Street in Downtown Chapel Hill provides a beautiful backdrop to our celebration of arts and culture. Check our website for more information. http://www.chapelhillfestifall.com/

Oct
6
Fri
50th annual Fall Pottery and Glass Festival @ Cedar Creek Gallery
Oct 6 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

The festival, which showcases artist demonstrations, offers live music and a local onsite-food truck is one of our most popular events every year.

Although every festival is special in its own right, this year’s event is especially significant as it leads into the 50th anniversary of the gallery. Marking the first kiln opening in 1968 this upcoming fall, we will be celebrating five decades of creating, showcasing and supporting fine craft. Started by two potters, Sid and Pat Oakley, Cedar Creek Gallery has stood the test of time by maintaining its high standard of supporting artisans from all over North America and connecting the public to quality, hand-crafted treasures.

Oct
7
Sat
50th annual Fall Pottery and Glass Festival @ Cedar Creek Gallery
Oct 7 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

The festival, which showcases artist demonstrations, offers live music and a local onsite-food truck is one of our most popular events every year.

Although every festival is special in its own right, this year’s event is especially significant as it leads into the 50th anniversary of the gallery. Marking the first kiln opening in 1968 this upcoming fall, we will be celebrating five decades of creating, showcasing and supporting fine craft. Started by two potters, Sid and Pat Oakley, Cedar Creek Gallery has stood the test of time by maintaining its high standard of supporting artisans from all over North America and connecting the public to quality, hand-crafted treasures.

Oct
8
Sun
50th annual Fall Pottery and Glass Festival @ Cedar Creek Gallery
Oct 8 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

The festival, which showcases artist demonstrations, offers live music and a local onsite-food truck is one of our most popular events every year.

Although every festival is special in its own right, this year’s event is especially significant as it leads into the 50th anniversary of the gallery. Marking the first kiln opening in 1968 this upcoming fall, we will be celebrating five decades of creating, showcasing and supporting fine craft. Started by two potters, Sid and Pat Oakley, Cedar Creek Gallery has stood the test of time by maintaining its high standard of supporting artisans from all over North America and connecting the public to quality, hand-crafted treasures.

Oct
14
Sat
50th annual Fall Pottery and Glass Festival @ Cedar Creek Gallery
Oct 14 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

The festival, which showcases artist demonstrations, offers live music and a local onsite-food truck is one of our most popular events every year.

Although every festival is special in its own right, this year’s event is especially significant as it leads into the 50th anniversary of the gallery. Marking the first kiln opening in 1968 this upcoming fall, we will be celebrating five decades of creating, showcasing and supporting fine craft. Started by two potters, Sid and Pat Oakley, Cedar Creek Gallery has stood the test of time by maintaining its high standard of supporting artisans from all over North America and connecting the public to quality, hand-crafted treasures.

Oct
15
Sun
50th annual Fall Pottery and Glass Festival @ Cedar Creek Gallery
Oct 15 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

The festival, which showcases artist demonstrations, offers live music and a local onsite-food truck is one of our most popular events every year.

Although every festival is special in its own right, this year’s event is especially significant as it leads into the 50th anniversary of the gallery. Marking the first kiln opening in 1968 this upcoming fall, we will be celebrating five decades of creating, showcasing and supporting fine craft. Started by two potters, Sid and Pat Oakley, Cedar Creek Gallery has stood the test of time by maintaining its high standard of supporting artisans from all over North America and connecting the public to quality, hand-crafted treasures.

Oct
16
Mon
50th annual Fall Pottery and Glass Festival @ Cedar Creek Gallery
Oct 16 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

The festival, which showcases artist demonstrations, offers live music and a local onsite-food truck is one of our most popular events every year.

Although every festival is special in its own right, this year’s event is especially significant as it leads into the 50th anniversary of the gallery. Marking the first kiln opening in 1968 this upcoming fall, we will be celebrating five decades of creating, showcasing and supporting fine craft. Started by two potters, Sid and Pat Oakley, Cedar Creek Gallery has stood the test of time by maintaining its high standard of supporting artisans from all over North America and connecting the public to quality, hand-crafted treasures.

Nov
18
Sat
Holiday Open House – Cedar Creek Gallery @ Cedar Creek Gallery
Nov 18 @ 12:00 pm – Nov 19 @ 6:00 pm

Our holiday open house features a handmade holiday tree by John Martin, live music and of course photo ops with Santa Clause. We will also have over 500 handmade ornaments including the 2017 Snowflake Ornament made by a local North Carolina artist which will 100% benefit the Food Bank of Central and Eastern NC.

Dec
9
Sat
Chapel Hill – Carrboro Holiday Parade @ Downtown Chapel Hill
Dec 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Chapel Hill – Carrboro Holiday Parade will take place from 10am – 12noon on Saturday, Dec 9, 2017
A favorite Chapel Hill tradition, the annual parade showcases the rich diversity of our community. From marching bands to business leaders, youth groups, and creatively decorated floats, this event puts everyone in a festive mood. At 10am, the parade begins in front of Morehead Planetarium and progresses through Chapel Hill on Franklin Street, ending around noon at the Carrboro Town Hall. Music, live interviews, and commentators will be broadcast both on television and by live public address on the street. Don’t miss the elves, reindeer, candy canes and of course, Santa Claus riding his sleigh!