Weekend at a Glance: Music, Movies and MLK

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Ackland Art Museum is celebrating Bodhi Day during this month’s 2nd Friday Artwalk.

“Folk Art in the Library” – Friday-Saturday, 9am-6pm – Mike’s Art Truck has curated another art show for the Orange County Public Library. All art is made from southern artists who are self-taught. Admission to the exhibit is free and open to the public during regular library hours.

Family Movie Matinee – Friday, 4pm – Bring the whole family out to Meeting Room B for the Chapel Hill Public Library‘s showing of Despicable Me 3. Admission is free, and so is the popcorn! 

Parent’s Night Out – Friday, 6-9pm – Kidzu Children’s Museum wants to give all the parents out there a night off. Drop your kids aged 3-9 at the museum for a night of educational fun while you go out for a night on the town. $25 for the first child, $15 for each additional child.

2nd Friday Artwalk – Friday, 6-9pm – Join The ArtsCenter in celebrating new artist exhibits, then go check out the new location of the Ackland Museum Store and the museum’s Bodhi Day exhibit. Don’t forget to stop by and see the fiber arts exhibit at WomenCraft! Admission is free.

Resolutions 2018 Opening Reception – Friday, 6-9pm – Peruse The Hillsborough Gallery of Arts’ fourth annual juried show at its opening reception. Meet the more than 30 talented artists whose works were chosen. Admission is free.

Wood Robinson’s New Formal – Friday, 9pm – Greensboro native Wood Robinson will be playing at Local 506. Non-members will pay $2 at the door.

Jason Marsalis & the 21st Century Trad Band – Friday, 8pm – Come out to the ArtsCenter and see New Orleans’ native Jason Marsalis lead his band in a legendary jazz performance. Admission is $29.

Transactors Improv for Families: The Snow Show – Saturday, 6pm – The snow isn’t around anymore, but you can reminisce about it at this improv show at The ArtsCenter. With humor appropriate for whole family, this freezingly fun event is one you won’t want to miss. Tickets are $10 for general admission, $8 for seniors and $6 for each child.

Baroque and Beyond – Sunday, 3-4:30pm – Steven Kimbrough, baritone, and Florence Peacock, soprano, will be accompanied by a small instrumental ensemble to perform Bach and many more classical baroque pieces at Chapel of the Cross. Tickets are $18.

University/Community Annual MLK Banquet – Sunday, 6pm – Join the MLK Jr. Corporation and UNC’s Office for Diversity and Inclusion at the Friday Center for Continuing Education to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy with its annual Citizenship Awards. Tickets are $30.

MLK Day of Service 5K – Monday, 7am – Run through Chapel Hill, starting at Old Well on East Cameron Avenue. Proceeds from the race will go to Girls on the Run of the Triangle and Healthy Girls Save the World. Registration is $30.

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Holly West

Holly West is the associate editor at Chapel Hill Magazine. After graduating from UNC in 2015, she worked as a reporter and editor in eastern North Carolina, but was quickly drawn back to the Southern Part of Heaven.
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