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Weekend at a Glance: Author Talks, Auctions and Acting

Book Drive – Thursday, 4pm – Stop by Ben & Jerry’s on Franklin Street with a used book to receive a free scoop of...

Weekend at a Glance: Music, Museums and Markets

  Hanes Visiting Artist Lecture Series: Ruba Katrib – Thursday, 6pm – UNC's Hanes Art Center hosts Ruba Katrib, newly appointed curator for MoMA PS1, as she lectures on contemporary...

Weekend at a Glance: Reading, Reggae and Religion

Introduction to "Becoming a Woman" – Thursday, 6pm – A illustrated talk at the Ackland Art Museum, led by Melissa Hyde, professor of art and history at University...

Weekend at a Glance: Weddings, Wellness and Working with Legos

Pop-Up Performance - Thursday, 12:15pm - Acclaimed choreographer Michelle Dorrance and her groundbreaking company Dorrance Dance will perform at the FedEx Global Education Center and...

Weekend at a Glance: Colors, Choruses and Celebrations

*Note: Some events may be postponed or cancelled due to inclement weather.  PlayMakers Exhibit at Wilson Library – Thursday-Friday, 9am-5pm; Saturday, 9am-1pm; Sunday, 1pm-5pm – Explore the...

5 Events Not to Miss in January/February

“Religion and Ritual” JAN. 3 – MAY 13 ackland.org Join the Ackland in welcoming a showcase of the religious diversities of Asia, highlighting art from Buddhism, Islam, Hinduism...

Weekend at a Glance: Blossoms, Basketball and Buddha

“Religion and Ritual” – Thursday-May 13 – Be among the first to check out Ackland Art Museum's showcase of the religious diversities of Asia, including art...

Weekend at a Glance: Santa, Storytelling and Sounds of the Season

  A Christmas Carol – Thursday, 7:30pm; Friday, 7:30pm; Saturday, 7:30pm; Sunday, 2pm and 7:30pm – PlayMakers Repertory Company presents this beloved holiday tale at Kenan...

Weekend at a Glance: Holiday Treats, Tours and Tunes

Santa Claus at Maple View Ice Cream – Thursday, 4-8pm – Don’t miss the chance to get ice cream from Santa’s elves this holiday...

Weekend at a Glance: Birds, Books and Ballerinas

FRANK Gallery Holiday Pop-Up Event – Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10am-6pm; Sundays 1-6pm –  Head to University Place to the new location of FRANK Gallery. Its holiday pop-up shop will showcase...