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Cornucopia Cancer Support Center Golf Tourney @ Lochmere Golf Club
Sep 18 @ 1:00 pm

Join us for Cornucopia’s 13th Annual Golf Tourney benefit this year for what promises to be a terrific day on the links, supporting the Triangle’s only non-clinical cancer support center – Monday, Sept. 18 at Lochmere Golf Club in Cary.

Your participation helps Cornucopia Cancer Support Center raise funds so that we can continue to offer essential support services to cancer patients and their families in the Triangle-area and improve the quality of life for those touched by cancer in our communities. http://www.cancersupport4u.org/events/golf-tourney/

Critter Carnival @ Southern Community Park
Sep 23 all-day

On Saturday, September 23, 2017, the inaugural Critter Carnival (formerly Furry Friends Festival) will be held at Southern Community Park in Chapel Hill, NC to raise awareness and funds for numerous local animal rescue and rehabilitation charities. From Noon to 7:30pm a wide variety of first-rate rock, bluegrass and jazz bands will perform alongside amazing aerial silk artists, hula hoopers, sideshow freaks and more. Admission is FREE!

Musical acts:
(See band bios & videos here)

Circus acts:
Adam Dipert’s Object Manipulation
The Creep & Cheetah SideShow
Mari Kearns
and many more to be announced!

We’ll have treats from Maple View Mobile ice cream and Fahsyrah’s Lemonade, arts and crafts vendors including henna and a digital photo booth, and a silent auction for a wide variety of great items.

The beneficiaries of this year’s festival are numerous animal-related charities in Chatham, Durham, Orange and Wake counties dedicated to rescuing and rehabilitating dogs, cats, wildlife, farm animals and exotic animals. They include All Breed Animal Rescue of the Carolinas (ABARC), Chatham Animal Rescue & Education (CARE), Hope Animal Rescue, Piedmont Wildlife Center, Robinshood Wildlife Rescue, and Wildlife Welfare, with many more to be announced.

Celebrate Southern Village! Hosted by Your Children’s Champions @ Southern Village Green
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Join us for a FUN and FREE family event hosted by the merchants in Southern Village that care for and support children in our community: Chapel Hill Children’s Clinic, Chapel Hill Day Care Center, Southern Village Pediatric Dentistry, The Tumble Gym, and Village Pediatrics!

The event will be filled with bounce houses, face painting, balloon twisting, dancing, musicians, fairy hair and henna tattoos by Rishi Salon, Jeff the Alpaca from 1870 Farm, a magic show and much more!

Eastern Triangle Farm Tour @ Various farms in the Triangle
Sep 23 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Triangle farmers open their farms to visitors during the Eastern Triangle Farm Tour. Visitors can learn about sustainable agriculture and local food production, visit cheese-makers, see farm animals, and enjoy the beauty of Triangle farms. They can meet the people who grow their food and see how it is grown. A brochure with maps is available on our website. To go on the tour, buy a button for a carload (or a group of bicyclists) to visit all the farms. A button costs $30 in advance. Buttons are available at our stores (late August), online from CFSA, and during the tour at any farm ($35). The tour is self-guided; use the map to plan your visits and maximize your time at the farms. We suggest visiting 2 to 4 each day. The tour occurs RAIN OR SHINE.

Garden Dedication & Art Auction @ Chapel Hill Zen Center
Sep 23 @ 5:00 pm

You are warmly invited to a Dedication Ceremony commemorating the Zen Center’s newly renovated garden. A Silent Art Auction will follow, drawing together Art and Fine Crafts to help complete funding for this project. All are welcome to this special evening of music, art, refreshments, and community.

Call for Artists and Collectors: Painters, sculptors, photographers and other visual artists are invited to donate work, as well as artwork in all media including work intended for outdoor display, to the Silent Art Auction. Collectors are also invited to donate Art and Fine Crafts, particularly Buddhist-inspired and Asian pieces. Funds and donations received will help with the $5,500 balance left for the Garden Renovation. Please contact John Paredes at john@jollyoso.com or (919) 259-2749 or Josho Pat Phelan at pphelan@nc.rr.com or (919) 967-0861 with any questions or to make arrangements for your donation.

Kay Yow Cancer Fund’s Inaugural Golf Celebration @ Lonnie Poole Golf Course
Sep 29 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us as the Kay Yow Cancer Fund hosts its inaugural Golf Celebration at Lonnie Poole Golf Course, located just outside of downtown Raleigh. The event will honor the memory of legendary golf coach, Dot Gunnells, and raise money for ALL women’s cancers.

Time: 8:30 a.m. (Check-in), 10 a.m. (Shot-gun Start), Meal to follow

Captain’s Choice format

Space is limited to 24 teams, so register today!

Wine Walk benefiting the Kay Yow Cancer Fund @ Waverly Place Shopping Center
Sep 29 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

WINE WALK! Receive a sampling glass and passport for a $10 donation to the Kay Yow Cancer Fund. Stroll the shops at Waverly Place and visit the participating retailers for wine samples and special promotions.

$300 in prizes: Visit at least 8 participating retailers at any of the spring wine walks, get your wine walk passport stamped and return it to a Kay Yow tent or Triangle Wine Co. the night of the wine walk to be entered to win (wine sampling is not required).

Enjoy a 20% discount from Triangle Wine Co. the night of the wine walk on select wines sampled during the event. A list of wines available at a discount will be posted at Triangle Wine Co.

Participating retailers include:
Color Me Mine
Delphi Fitness + Wellness
Elegant Stitches
Fresca Cafe & Gelato
Gigi’s Boutique
Gigi’s Cupcakes
Gonza Tacos Y Tequila
Parlor Blow Dry Bar
Shower Me With Love
Tasu Asian Bistro
Taziki’s Mediterranean Cafe
The Joint Chiropractic
Triangle Wine Company
Violets Boutique
vomFASS Oils & Spices
Whole Foods

FIT on Main Grand Opening Party and TABLE Food Drive @ FIT on Main
Oct 1 @ 12:00 pm

Come join us for food, drinks, and music to celebrate the opening of FIT on Main! Bring food donations for TABLE and get your name in a raffle to win free personal training.

Lemurpalooza – Duke Lemur Center @ Duke Lemur Center
Oct 7 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Party with Lemurs! Come meet these unique primates from Madagascar which are living in Durham at the Duke Lemur Center. Your $50 donation reserves your parking spot and allows you to choose a lemur for a symbolic adoption that lasts a year! Reservations must be made in advance.