Opening Doors of Opportunities
NOV. 12, 6 P.M.
Join EmPOWERment, Inc., a nonprofit focused on providing affordable rentals in the Chapel Hill area, at The Friday Center to celebrate its 20th year serving the community. Christian Foushee-Green’s Groove4You Quartet will provide musical entertainment for the evening and the first “POWER” award will be presented by Coach Roy Williams to Mildred “Mama Dip” Council. Tickets: $60.
NOV. 16-17, 7:30 P.M.
Melding stand-up comedy, storytelling and poetry, Joe Sellman-Leava’s one-man show “Labels” promises to entertain. Catch one of two shows to be performed at the Historic Playmakers Theatre. Tickets: $20.
NOV. 18, 7 P.M.
Spend an evening dancing under the stars at Morehead Planetarium’s annual ball to support educational programs, need-based scholarships and outreach visits for North Carolina children. The special guests this year are Duke’s Paul Modrich and UNC’s Aziz Sancar, the 2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry winners. Tickets: $275.
“The May Queen”
NOV. 22-DEC. 11
Described as a “tragicomedy” by The Huffington Post, this play – making its regional premiere with PlayMakers Repertory Company – follows the story of Jen Nash, the ’97 May Queen who resurfaces in her hometown as an office temp. Tickets: $15-$57.
Gallop & Gorge 8K
NOV. 24, 8 A.M.
Gather the whole family on Thanksgiving Day in Carrboro to participate in Cardinal Track Club’s final installment of the 2016 Le Tour de Carrboro: the Gallop & Gorge 8K. Along with the run/walk, Little Turkey Kid Races for those ages 2 to 9 will be held for free. Registration: $30+.