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Weekend at a Glance: October 18-21

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PlayMakers Repertory Company’s latest production, “Skeleton Crew” written by 2018 MacArthur “Genius Grant” recipient Dominique Morrisseau and directed by Valerie Curtis-Newton.

Thursday

Join the Compass Center to honor Domestic Violence Awareness Month with the new Passion for Purple Cocktail Benefit at the NC Botanical Gardens. There will be wine, heavy appetizers, a silent auction and music by the Doug Largent Trio featuring Jo Gore.

Friday:

Catch the last two days of the West End Poetry Festival this Friday and Saturday at different locations in Chapel Hill and Carrboro. There will be more than 50 poets doing readings, workshops and panels, focusing on the theme of “intersection.” The event is free to the public!

Saturday:

Enjoy the final day of the 9th annual Terra Vita Food & Drink Festival, offering dinners, tasting events, after parties and chef demos as well as the Sustainable Classroom – educational sessions featuring renowned chefs, authors and national media. More than 100 different participants come from all across the Southeast and beyond.

Sunday: 

Head to Moeser Auditorium with family and friends to see the Chapel Hill Philharmonia play its “The Great Northern Forest” concert at 3pm on UNC‘s campus. Admission is free!

Other picks:

Skeleton Crew, Thursday-Sunday, Playmakers Repertory Company

2018 Parade of Homes Awards Gala (Rescheduled from 10/11), Thursday, Carolina Inn

PopUp Broadway, Thursday, Earl & Rhoda Wynn Theater

Carla Hall Book Signing, Thursday, McIntyre’s Books

Wine & Brine, Thursday, City Kitchen

Adaptive Play Night, Thursday, Kidzu Children’s Museum

Sona Jobarteh, Friday, Earl & Rhoda Wynn Theater

Fall Farm Festival, Saturday and Sunday, Spring Haven Farm

Flick or Treat!, Saturday, Lumina Theater

Pokey LaFarge, Saturday, Earl & Rhoda Wynn Theater

No Shame Theatre – Carrboro, Saturday, West End Theater

Flavors of Fall – Tasting Tour, Saturday, University Mall

Creative Collage, Saturday, Margaret Lane Gallery

Sheri Castle Cooking Class, Sunday, The Shops at Fearrington

9th Annual Kids Rock Concert, Sunday, Southern Village

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