Weekend at a Glance
Whether you’re celebrating Valentine’s Day or Galentine’s Day, there are plenty of ways to revel in the weekend of love
By Lindsay Ruszcak
Celebrate female friendships at The Barn of Chapel Hill at Wild Flora Farm for its Galentine’s Day Friends and Flowers Workshop. Learn the basics on floral design during this hands-on workshop led by The Barn’s creative director and florist, Jenn Wood.
Enjoy a Valentine’s Day dinner at La Residence, Bin 54, City Kitchen, Kipos Greek Taverna, Crossroads Chapel Hill or any of the many local restaurants offering a special Valentine’s menu for a romantic evening.
Join The Alliance for Historic Hillsborough for its annual Revolutionary War Living History Day. Learn about the history of the Revolutionary War in Hillsborough with military reenactors, cooking and crafting demonstrations, games, music, storytelling and more hands-on activities for participants of all ages.
Watch actor and playwright Mike Wiley’s one-man play, “Breach of Peace,” at the William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education. Mike pays tribute to the Freedom Riders of the early 1960s in which civil rights activists rode buses through the South in protest of segregated bus terminals.
Galentine’s Day Tea Tasting, Thursday, The Honeysuckle
Chocolateworks, Thursday, Kidzu Children’s Museum
The Art of Jean Michel Basquiat, Thursday, Orange County Main Public Library
PopUp Chorus, Thursday, The ArtsCenter
‘Race Deconstructed: Science and the Making of Difference’ Opening Exhibit, Thursday, Wilson Library
Every Color of the Rainbow, Thursday-Saturday, 140 W. Franklin St.
Eggs with Elected Officials + Candidates, Friday, The Great Room at Top of the Hill
Valentine’s Tango Performance, Friday, FRANK Gallery
Parent’s Night Out, Friday, Spence’s Farm for Kids
The Kennedys Valentine’s Day Concert, Friday, Unity Center of Peace
Ben Krakauer CD Release Show, Friday, Nightlight Bar & Club
Valentine’s Day at The Kraken with The Goodloves, Friday, The Kraken
One-Year Anniversary!, Friday, Cat Tales Cat Cafe
Dixie Rock 31, Friday-Saturday, Chapel Hill Community Center
Bottle Rev Beer Run, Saturday, Bottle Rev Chapel Hill
Dola Re Dandiya 2020, Saturday, Memorial Hall
Galentine’s Day Pop-Up, Saturday, Rumors Boutique
TEDxUNC: Under the Surface, Saturday, Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History
Pianist Josu De Solaun, Saturday, Chapel Hill Piano Salon
Lavender, Love & Wine, Saturday, Lavender Oaks Farm
FamiLLLy Dance with La Leche League of Chapel Hill, Saturday, Women’s Birth and Wellness Center
UNC vs. UVA, Saturday, Dean E. Smith Center
Girls & Ghouls: A Drag Show, Saturday, Local 506
Story Time and Puppet Show, Saturday, Carrboro Branch Library
Galentine’s Day at Midway, Saturday-Sunday, The Baxter
Valentine’s Day with Baby Goats, Saturday-Sunday, Spring Haven Farm
‘The Cave’ Film Screening and Discussion, Sunday, Varsity Theater
For the Love of Birds! Winter Bird Workshop, Sunday, Kidzu Children’s Museum
Kaleh Pacheh 2020, Sunday, Rumi Persian Cafe
I Heart Art 2020, Sunday, The Great Room at Top of the Hill
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