Weekend at a Glance: Nov. 14-17

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Weekend at a Glance


Embrace the colder weather with a weekend of comfort food, Christmas crafts and celebrating our community treasures


By Allie Todd


Tarheel Antiques Festival & Christmas Craft Show
Plenty of antiques and Christmas crafts will be available for purchase at the Tarheel Antiques Festival & Christmas Craft Show. Photo courtesy of Ben Lloyd


Singer-songwriter Robyn Hitchcock, a former member of art-rock band The Soft Boys, takes the stage at The ArtsCenter with Django Haskins, who once fronted The Old Ceremony, for a night of rock and pop that will take you back to the early 2000s.


An all-star lineup including Andrea Reusing, Al Bowers and Spring Council will honor the longtime Crook’s Corner chef Bill Smith at Roast & Toast. Be prepared for a night of Southern food and storytelling that doubles as a fundraiser for EmPOWERment Inc. 


Head over to The Barn at Lloyd’s Dairy Farm for a day (or an entire weekend) of Christmas, crafts and antiques at the annual Tarheel Antiques Festival & Christmas Craft Show. Saturday and Sunday, the barn will be turned into a festival with local vendors booths, appraisals, Christmas displays and on-site auctions. This year will benefit Meridian Community Foundation, who is planning to build a park in northern Orange County.   


The Chapel Hill Historical Society will honor and celebrate the 2019 Community Treasures with a reception at 3 p.m. at the Chapel Hill Public Library. The celebration will include a proclamation from the mayors of Chapel Hill, Carrboro and Hillsborough. This annual event recognizes community members “who have generously served our community with kind hearts and good deeds.”

Other Picks:

Bitter/sweet: A Comedy Show, Thursday, Epilogue

Fame on Fire with Lowborn, Thursday, Local 506

‘CRAZYTOWN,’ Thursday-Saturday, East Chapel Hill High School 

Carrboro Film Fest, Friday-Sunday, The ArtsCenter

Broadway Divas, Powerhouses & Legends: A Pauper Cabaret, Friday, Linda’s Bar & Grill

12th Annual Eve Carson 5K Memorial Run, Saturday, UNC Campus Y

The Future is Female, Saturday, CURRENT ArtSpace + Studio  

UNC Opera: II Sogno di Scipione, Saturday, James and Susan Moeser Auditorium 

UNC Women’s Soccer vs. Clemson University, Saturday, Dorrance Field

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