Weekend at a Glance: Bands, Blueberries & Bonding With Family

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Stay busy this weekend by checking out some of Chapel Hill’s virtual and outdoor events! 

Pick a Ton Fundraiser – weekend events
Photo by Donn Young

By Georgia Phillips

Friday

Spring Haven Farm Movie with Goats: Date Night 
Bring your picnic blankets and lawn chairs out to Spring Haven Farm for a movie with the goats. The movie remains a mystery until the showing begins at dusk, but viewers can expect to see a romantic comedy. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased on the farm’s website. 

Saturday

Saturday Sweat with Chapel Hill Training 
Start your Saturday off right by joining Chapel Hill Training’s free virtual workout at 10 a.m. via Zoom. This live class, taught by an expert trainer, features Cody Johnson as DJ. Donations this week will be split between three LGBTQ+ organizations via CHT’s MindBody registration. 

‘Pick a Ton’ FUNdraiser 
Botanist and Barrel hosts the sixth annual fundraiser from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Cedar Grove Blueberry Farm. The event includes berry picking and a pig pickin’ at noon. Plates are $10 and can be ordered ahead of time. All proceeds benefit TABLE NC. 

Summer Sizzler/First Responder Night (CANCELED)
Head to the track for a full day of races at Orange County Speedway. Fire, police and emergency medical services only pay half of the regular $10 admission. 

Spring Haven Farm Movie with Goats: Family Night 
Bring the whole family out to Spring Haven Farm to visit the goats and watch a family friendly movie. Guests are recommended to bring snacks, blankets or lawn chairs and hand sanitizer after petting the goats. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased on the farm’s website. 

Charles Latham & the Borrowed Band Album Release Livestream Concert 
Charles Latham and the Borrowed Band livestream its album release concert from Cat’s Cradle. Head to the Cat’s Cradle’s website at 8 p.m. for this Durham-based band’s performance. Tickets are donation-based and include a link to the band’s new LP. 

Sunday

Parlor Concert Series 
Hillsborough Arts Council hosts Barry Gray and Danny Gotham for a safe concert at Pilgrim’s Rest on 116 W. Queen St. Originally scheduled for April, the event is now taking place in a new venue to allow for social distancing. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the concert begins at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased in advance. 

Virtual Village Green Music Series at Southern Village 
Presented by Pinnacle Financial Partners, David Dyer and the Crooked Smile Band perform storytelling folk-rock at 7 p.m. via Facebook Live. The North Carolina-based band formed in 1999 and have since released three independent albums. 

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