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Weekend at a Glance: Sports, Show & Sunshine

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Jump along with the Bouncing Bulldogs to honor the late Kenzie Ruston (center in a photo from 2014).
Jump along with the Bouncing Bulldogs to honor the late Kenzie Ruston (center in a photo from 2014).

*With wintry weather in the forecast, please check individual event websites to see if event will still be held.*

UNC Women’s Basketball vs. Florida State – Thursday, 7pm – Head to Carmichael Arena this Thursday and cheer on the Tar Heels! Tickets: $7.

Jump-A-Thon – Friday, 6pm through Saturday, 6pm – Join the Bouncing Bulldogs Jump Rope Team and honor the late Kenzie Ruston who died last year with 24 hours of jumping. Meet at University Place or tune in here for the live stream and jump where you are!

Music at Cat’s Cradle – Friday-Saturday, 7:30pm – Fans of the old North Carolina’s honky-tonk heroes the Two Dollar Pistols can enjoy country music at Cat’s Cradle this weekend! Door opens at 7pm. Tickets: $12.

Music at Cat’s Cradle – Saturday, 4pm and 8:30pm – Head to Cat’s Cradle and enjoy one of the world’s premier Beatles cover bands, Abbey Road LIVE! Matinee show at 4pm, Tickets $7.50-$10. Evening show at 8:30pm, tickets $10.

Transactors Improv: For Families – Saturday, 6-6:45pm – Enjoy the 45-minute improv show at ArtsCenter where Individual scenes run 5-10 minutes, are based on audience suggestions and the content is appropriate for children and adults. Tickets: $10 Public, $8 Senior, $6 Child.

UNC Men’s Basketball vs. NC State – Saturday, 7pm – Watch the Heels take on NC State at Dean E. Smith Center! Tickets: $60.

Music at the Oasis – Saturday, 7:30-9pm – Founder of Go Conscious Earth, Godi Godar, is dedicated to raise awareness about the devastation that logging and extraction of conflict minerals is causing is his home country of Democratic Republic of the Congo. Join him at the Oasis and relax!

Last Look Tour – Sunday, 2-3pm – Don’t miss the final day of Japanese artwork at Ackland Art Museum, where curator Bradley Bailey leads a guided look at this engaging “meeting” of artists across centuries and continents. No reservation needed.

Buckquarter Creek Hike – Sunday, 2pm – Hike one of the Eno’s loveliest and most popular trails! Meet at the Piper-Cox house parking lot at the Few’s Ford entrance of Eno River State Park. The address is 6101 Cole Mill Road in Durham.

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Elaine is a new Tar Heel from Nanjing, China. She works at Chapel Hill Magazine as winter intern in 2017.