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Weekend at a Glance: Peppers, Pork and Plays

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The Cake – Wednesday-Friday, 7:30pm; Sunday, 2pm – Get your fill of comedy and drama in this original play written by UNC alumnus and “This Is Us” screenwriter Bekah Brunstetter, making its regional premiere at PlayMakers Repertory Company.

Porkapalooza – Friday, 6:30pm – Celebrate all things pork at The Root Cellar’s sixth annual event. From country-fried to country ham and everything in between, this evening will be sure to invigorate your taste buds. Tickets range from $50-$60.

Carrboro Music Festival – Saturday & Sunday – Celebrate the 20th year of this favorite fest with a two-day lineup of Triangle-area performers with a variety of styles.

National Alpaca Farm Day – Saturday, 10am-4pm; Sunday, noon-4pm – Stop by M&M Alpaca Farm to celebrate with tours, fiber arts classes and activities for the kids! Don’t miss your chance to make some furry new friends.

Celebrate Southern Village – Saturday, 10am-2pm – Join Chapel Hill Day Care Center in celebrating its 50th anniversary and Southern Village Pediatric Dentistry’s 10th year of business! Bring the kids to enjoy a bounce house, magic show, music, dance and face painting. Be sure to stop by to meet Jeff the Alpaca!

Pepperfest – Sunday, 3pm – Support local farmers at Abundance NC’s 10th annual Pepperfest at The Great Meadow Park at Briar Chapel. Sample a wide variety of pepper-centric dishes and beverages, celebrating the beauty of peppers in their red, yellow and green glory. Tickets: $30; children ages 7-12: $5; children 6 and under: free.

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Editorial Intern Kristi Piechnik considers herself a connoisseur of fine wines and cheeses. Others may not consider her this, but that does not impact her determination.