Weekend at a Glance: July 11-14

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Weekend at a Glance


Festivals, fundraisers, 2nd Friday ArtWalk – boy, do we have plenty events in Orange County this weekend

By Natalie Schuster
Visit Cedar Grove Blueberry Farm for its fifth annual Pick-a-ton Fundraiser and pick as many blueberries as you can for charity.
Bring the whole family to Cedar Grove Blueberry Farm and celebrate the best fruit the season has to offer. Photo by Donn Young


Join Acme for its 18th Annual Tomato Festival as they go through a few hundred pounds of tomatoes showcasing some of Carrboro Farmers’ Market’s best produce. Festival runs from Thursday to Sunday.  


Experience theatrical performances by Chapel Hill-Carrboro’s OdysseyStage and Cary Playwrights’ Forum in the NC 10by10 Play Festival. This year, performances will depict stories of fortune and misfortune and be performed by an entirely local cast. Shows will be held at The ArtsCenter all weekend long. 


The Station presents its fourth annual NobFest with live music from 8pm to midnight. Orange County’s Dixie Chicks tribute band, Chixie Dicks, headlines the night. There will be no cover, but tips benefit the Hindman Settlement School in Knott County, Kentucky.


Visit Cedar Grove Blueberry Farm for its fifth annual Pick-a-ton Fundraiser and pick as many berries as you can for charity. For every 25 pounds of blueberries picked, a pound of fresh berries will be donated to TABLE. The event also includes a pig pickin’ with farm-fresh fixings, wine and cider from Botanist and Barrel Tasting Room, which will also donate five percent of sales to TABLE, and live music from Asheville-based artists Booke & Nick.  

Other Picks:

Free Live DJ High Intensity Interval Workout!, Thursday, Southern Village

Grammy Nominee “Jumpin” Johnny Sansone with Mel Melton, Thursday, Hot Tin Roof

Attention Horse Comedy Stand-Up Showcase, Thursday, The PIT Chapel Hill

Fridays on the Front Porch, Friday, The Carolina Inn

Artist Talk with Mary Stone Lamb & Jim Oleson, Friday, The FRANK Main Gallery

Kaleidoscope: Art of the Triangle opening reception, Friday, The FRANK Community Gallery

2nd Friday ArtWalk, Friday, Ackland Art Museum 

Opening Reception: WE ARE HERE by Paperhand Puppet Intervention, Friday, The ArtsCenter

The Love Language: Self Titled Debut 10th Anniversary, Friday, Cat’s Cradle

Soul Clap Dance Party, Friday, Bowbarr

Fridays Uncorked: Spanish Wines for the Summertime, Friday, Southern Season

Movies with Baby Goats, Friday-Saturday, Spring Haven Farm

Blueberry Pancake Day, Saturday, Hillsborough Farmers’ Market

July Adoption Event, Saturday, Coco Bean Coffee Shop & Cafe

Saturday Night Sketch Show, Saturday, The PIT Chapel Hill

Movies by Starlite presents ‘Bohemian Rhapsody,’ Saturday, Southern Village Green

Bram Stoker’s Dracula with Live Synth Score, Sunday, Local 506

Herbal Perfume Workshop, Sunday, Honeysuckle Tea House

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