Weekend at a Glance: Carrboro Day, Cooking and Country Music

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 Enjoy a fun weekend in Chapel Hill by listening to famous musicians, enjoying the outdoors and experiencing virtual music and art

Learn about seasonal highlights and what makes North Carolina Botanical Garden a conservation garden.

Compiled by Aashna Shah


The Drive-In at Carraway Village 
Enjoy a movie from the comfort of your car at Carraway Village. Different movies are shown every weekend and a wide selection of snacks can be delivered to your car. Catch screenings of “Together Together,” “Footloose” and “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” this weekend. 


UNC String Ensemble’s Spring Performance 
The UNC String Ensemble, conducted by Professor Brent Wissick, will showcase their spring performance virtually this year! The performance is open to everyone and will be streamed on the department’s YouTube channel and available for viewing after the performance is done. 


Last Fridays Art Walk in Hillsborough 
After a long hiatus, Last Fridays Art Walk in historic downtown Hillsborough is back! Enjoy stilt walkers, live music, art galleries, shops, poets and more. The Hillsborough Arts Council Gallery & Gift Shop are enforcing an eight-person maximum inside the building and all visitors are required to wear masks. 

Spring Garden Walk
North Carolina Botanical Garden is hosting a guided walk through their native plant display gardens. Learn about seasonal highlights and what makes the NCBG a conservation garden. 

Dinner and a Show, An evening with Jill Andrews
Join Botanist and Barrel for a special evening with Jill Andrews, American singer-songwriter based in Nashville. Tickets include dinner, the show and a three course pre-fix menu inspired by lyrics from Jill’s songs. 


Farm to Table Dinner Party: At-Home Edition
Guests can pick up a meal prepared by local chef Paris Mishoe and bid on a variety of items in a virtual silent auction during Habitat for Humanity of Orange County’s inaugural fundraiser. All proceeds will fund the nonprofit in its mission to build and repair homes in the area. 

Curtis Eller’s American Circus 
Curtis Eller is a banjo player, songwriter and rock ’n’ roll singer. Witness Eller and his band perform at The Kraken roadhouse bar. 


Carrboro Day Event 
The annual Carrboro Day Event will be held virtually this year with activities presented via YouTube and Zoom. This event is about meeting your neighbors, learning more about Carrboro’s history, connecting with the Town and learning about its resources and services. 

PCANC Presents Trey Taylor Music
Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina (PCANC) presents country musician Trey Taylor at an intimate event at Union Grove Farm. More information can be found on the website and all CDC guidelines will be followed at this event. 

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