Weekend at a Glance: April 4-7

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Weekend at a Glance


Don’t skip out on the first weekend of April! We’ve got 15+ events bound to keep you on your toes.

By Madison Nance
Dress your best at the High Heels and Hard Hats Fashion Show hosted by the Habitat for Humanity of Orange County. Photo by Cesar Carrasco


UNC Professor Gesche Wuerfel’s ARTS 515 Advanced Photography class presents, re:Collection, the first day of their 16-day exhibition at FRANK Gallery. The exhibit, which features both black and white film as well as digital photography, covers an array of topics ranging from disability to feminism to war. Entry to the exhibit is free.


Make plans to attend the CARS Tour “Old North State Nationals” Race at Orange County Speedway this Friday through Sunday. Friday kicks off with teams and fans traveling in for test day with pits opening at 2pm. That evening will be the ‘”Old North State Nationals Kickoff in Downtown Hillsborough” with an opportunity for racing fans to get driver’s autographs, photos and ticket giveaways at four locations including Volume Records, Hot Tin Roof, Village Diner and Whit’s Frozen Custard.


Local celebrities will strut their stuff at the fifth annual High Heels and Hard Hats Fashion Show, hosted by the Habitat for Humanity of Orange County. The event, held at the Rizzo Center, will include live and silent auctions, a chance to snap a photo in the ZimZoom Photo Booth and some surprises to raise money for Habitat’s building materials.


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.

Other Picks:

Dissimilar South and Five Letter Word, Thursday, Local 506

Rumi by Candlelight 2019, Thursday-Friday, University Center of Peace

Mamma Mia!, Thursday-Sunday, The ArtsCenter

‘How I Learned to Drive,’ Thursday-Sunday, PlayMakers Theater

Gil Shaham (violin) and Akira Eguchi (piano), Friday, Memorial Hall

Sip & Shop, Friday, Chapel Hill Public Library

UNC Softball vs. Virginia, Friday-Sunday, G. Anderson Softball Stadium

FRANK Off the Wall Gala, Saturday, The Siena Hotel

Town Mountain, Saturday, Cat’s Cradle

UNC Science Expo, Saturday, Morehead Planetarium & Science Center

Mix it Up in the Makery with Strawberry Science, Saturday, Kidzu Children’s Museum

Dudes for Dames Dinner, Sunday, Lavender Oaks Farms

Spring Bazaar Craft & Arts Market, Sunday, Carrboro Town Commons

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