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5 Events Not to Miss in November

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Every year, hundreds of runners wake up early on Thanksgiving to run the Gallop & Gorge 8K, the third and final race in the annual Le Tour de Carrboro race series. Photo by Jim Kenny

Dorrance Dance Myelination  
November 12-13, 7:30 P.M.

Originally premiering at New York City Center’s 2015 Fall for Dance Festival, Myelination is a new, full-length work directed and choreographed by Chapel Hill native Michelle Dorrance featuring original, live music by her brother, Donovan Dorrance, and Gregory Richardson with vocalist Aaron Marcellus. Tickets: $27-$72

Jupiter Ball  
November 16, 7 P.M. – MIDNIGHT

Enjoy an intimate night among the stars at The Barn of Chapel Hill for the annual ball funding youth science programs and outreach. Live music, Snap Pea Catering and telescope viewings will round out the evening. Tickets: $275

Carrboro Film Festival  
November 17-18

Celebrating its 13th anniversary this year, the Carrboro Film Festival is one of the largest film festivals in the South. In addition to watching world-class films of every length and genre on the big screens, there are parties, workshops and networking opportunities throughout the two-day celebration. One-day ticket: $15; Two-day: $20

“She Loves Me”  
November 18 – December 2

Set in the 1930s, this Broadway musical comedy follows Amalia and Georg, two feuding clerks in a European parfumerie who secretly find solace in their anonymous romantic pen pals, but little do they know it’s actually each other. The Wall Street Journal calls it a “pure delight! The most romantic of all Broadway musicals.” Tickets start at $15

Gallop & Gorge 8K  
November 22, 8 a.m.

Kick off Thanksgiving day with Cardinal Track Club’s final race in the 14th annual Le Tour de Carrboro series. Little Turkey Kids Races will be held for free after the big race, and proceeds from the event benefit organizations like TABLE, Carrboro Family Garden and others. Walkers welcome! Registration: $30+  

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Hannah is the editorial assistant for Chapel Hill Magazine, Durham Magazine and Chatham Magazine. She graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill with a degree in Electronic/Broadcast Journalism and German Literature and Culture. She's an avid runner and ice cream enthusiast.