Weekend at a Glance: Picnics, Pride and Prince

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Head outside for a weekend of shows and celebrations of our diverse community

Weekend at a Glance: Picnics, Pride and Prosecco

Compiled by Brooke Spach

Thursday

Pride Food Truck Rodeo and Dance Party
The Town of Carrboro welcomes all to this pride event, which will feature music, food trucks and local vendors at the Carrboro Town Commons. Mayor Lydia Lavelle and her wife Alicia Stemper, the first lesbian couple to receive a marriage certificate in Orange County, will kick off the parade alongside other local leaders and community members at 5 p.m. Masks and social distancing required.

Friday

Mipso and Friends with Shay Martin Lovette
In 2013, four UNC students formed Mipso, an Indie-folk quartet. They’ll be joined by Boone-native Shay Martin Lovette for an outdoor concert behind Cat’s Cradle at 6 p.m.

Ghost + Bones
Ghost + Bones‘ music finds its roots in Americana, but their use of improvisation and psychedelia creates their unique sound. The Chapel Hill-based trio will perform at Yonder: Southern Cocktails & Brew at 8 p.m. No tickets required.

Saturday

‘The Cookout’: A Celebration in Honor of Juneteenth
The North Carolina Poor People’s Campaign Cultural Arts Committee presents a Juneteenth celebration at the Unity Center of Peace, 11-4 p.m. The event will include presentations about the holiday’s history, live music and a Black vendors farmers market. Tickets are required.

Sunday

Hike to Yoga in the Park
Start your Sunday in Merritt’s Pasture with a one-hour gentle flow class hosted by Eternal Moon Yoga. Bring your own mat and sunscreen, and meet at the Morgan Creek Trailhead at 8:30 a.m. for a 30-minute hike to the pasture. Tickets are required.

Laser Show & Bring Your Own Picnic
The Drive-in at Carraway Village presents a family-friendly laser light show, choreographed to music by Neil Diamond, Dua Lipa, Prince and more. Bring along a blanket and snacks to enjoy a picnic under the lights! The show will start at 8:45 p.m. and lasts about 30 minutes. Tickets are required.

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