Weekend at a Glance
Kick off the first weekend of August with movies, music and slushies!
By Adam Phan
Donovan Frankenreiter comes to Cat’s Cradle for a night of funky jams and feel-good grooves. The surf rock musician has released over a dozen albums, with his latest record released in July. Alongside his longtime right-hand man Matt Grundy, Donovan will spinning and dropping the needle on vinyl records for an undoubtedly special show.
Sit back and enjoy a live performance from local band Lee Gildersleeve and the Bad Dogs as part of The Carolina Inn’s Fridays on the Front Porch concert series. Don’t forget to grab delicious food from The Humble Pig and Pie Pushers food trucks.
Come out and Meet The Heels at UNC’s new Football Practice Complex. Hosted by Carolina Football, the annual event gives fans the opportunity to meet head coach Mack Brown and the players, in addition to other activities like bounce houses, face painting, photos with Rameses, giveaways and more.
Bring your family and friends to cool down with slushies at the second annual SLUSHFEST at Botanist & Barrel. Adults can choose from a dozen of wine, beer and cider slushies, while kids can choose from a dozen snow cone flavor toppings.
After Hours with Mystery Hillbillies, Thursday, Weaver Street Market Carrboro
Bright Star Theatre: One Small Step: The Real-Life Journey To Outer Space, Thursday, Chapel Hill Public Library
‘The Way Out West: Desert Landscapes’ Artist Talk by Michelle Van Parys, Thursday, Ackland Art Museum
Family Movie: ‘Mary Poppins Returns,’ Friday, Chapel Hill Public Library
Meadowmont Music Series: Too Much Fun, Friday, Meadowmont Village
Movies at Starlite: ‘Avengers: Endgame,’ Saturday, Southern Village Green
Mediocre At Best, Saturday, Honeysuckle Teahouse
Jazz Brunch with Rhonda Robichaux and Friends, Sunday, Weaver Street Market Carrboro
Live Music on the Village Green: The Pagan Hellcats, Sunday, Southern Village Green
3TEETH: METATOUR, Sunday, Local 506
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