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Our top events for April

Compiled by Adam Phan


STARTS IN APRIL: Fridays on the Front Porch

Every Friday, The Carolina Inn will provide free live music on its front porch and lawn. Beverages and offerings from a rotating roster of food trucks will be available for purchase.

APRIL 6: The High Heels and Hard Hats Fashion Show

Local celebrities will strut their stuff at Habitat for Humanity of Orange County’s fifth annual fashion show. The event, held at the Rizzo Center, will include live and silent auctions, and some surprises, to raise money for Habitat’s building materials.

Photo by Cesar Carrasco

APRIL 6: UNC Science Expo

Celebrate all things science, technology, engineering and mathematics at the annual exposition hosted by Morehead Planetarium & Science Center. As part of the North Carolina Science Festival, the family-friendly event offers more than 100 exhibits with live demonstrations, talks by UNC scientists, hands-on experiments, laboratory tours and more.

APRIL 7: Touch a Truck

Boy Scout Troop 39 will host its 11th annual Touch a Truck event at the Friday Conference Center. Children and their parents can climb aboard a fire truck, big rig, bulldozer and other large vehicles provided by area organizations. The proceeds will benefit the North Carolina Children’s Hospital and the troop’s scouting programs.

APRIL 27: Art in the Heart of Hillsborough Art Show

The Hillsborough Arts Council hosts its 11th annual art show celebrating local artists. The event will be on the grounds of the Alexander Dickson House and along South Cameron Street, and will feature original artwork and handcrafted items, as well as music and food.

APRIL 28: Near & Far Cultural Fest

Celebrate global cultures with a street party at the Plaza at 140 West Franklin Street. Community and UNC cultural groups will share their heritage through performances, crafts, activities and interactive experiences, and a wide range of restaurants will offer a diverse food selection.

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