Weekend at a Glance: February 14-17

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The 42nd annual Carolina Jazz Festival features musicians ranging from high school students to touring artists. Bryan Carter (pictured here) will join the Faculty Jazz Ensemble, UNC Jazz Band and UNC Jazz Combos on the drums in various performances.

THURSDAY

Enjoy Valentine’s-themed sweets, assorted scones and spreads and exclusive and hand-picked tea selections during Sweetheart Tea at The Carolina Inn. The special teas include flavors such as chocolate dipped strawberry, sweetheart bouquet and creme brûlée.

FRIDAY

Catch New Orleans trumpeter Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah headline the 42nd annual Carolina Jazz Festival in Memorial Hall. The weekend-long event includes public performances by touring bands, artists in residence, faculty and students, plus workshops and master classes for students.

SATURDAY

Celebrate Hillsborough’s vital role during North Carolina’s colonial era and the American Revolution at the Revolutionary War Living History Day. The Alliance for Historic Hillsborough have put together hands-on festivities that include historic reenactments, live demonstrations, colonial games and Revolutionary War walking tours. Free admission.

SUNDAY

Score some seats at the UNC v. University of Virginia Women’s Basketball as the 6-5 Tar Heels face off the Wahoos at Carmichael Arena. 

Other Picks:

LUNCHBOX Talk: How to Identify and Record Butterflies at Mason Farm Biological Reserve, Thursday, North Carolina Botanical Garden

Watercolor and Wine, Thursday, North Carolina Botanical Garden

The Kennedys in Concert, Thursday, Unity Center of Peace

The Talk, Thursday-Sunday, Historic PlayMakers Theatre

Medicine Cabinet: New Paintings By Ben Hamburger, Thursday-Sunday, The ArtsCenter

Folk Art in the Library, Thursday-Sunday, Orange County Main Public Library

Off the Grid: Art by Eric Legge, Thursday-Sunday, Alexander Dickson House

Some Twilight Land, Thursday-Sunday, Oneoneone

Black History Month Celebration, Friday, Frank Porter Graham Elementary School

Copeland, Friday, Cat’s Cradle

“The Heart of Lavender” Farm to Fork Dinner, Saturday, Lavender Oaks Farm

Transactors Improv: The Love Show Musical, Saturday, The ArtsCenter

2019 CAFA Chinese Spring Festival GALA, Sunday, Memorial Hall

Music in the Galleries: Cajal-Inspired Dance, Sunday, Ackland Art Museum

The Chapel Hill Historical Society presents: North Carolina’s Oldest Roads, Sunday, Chapel Hill Public Library (Meeting Room B)

Nickelus F with Michael Millions, Sunday, Local 506

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