Weekend at a Glance: Nov 7-10

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Weekend at a Glance


We’re getting all the feels of fall with basketball, s’mores and stories under the stars!


By Meredith Dockery


Salt & Smoke Festival
Join Acme for its seventh annual Salt & Smoke Festival at Rock Quarry Farm. Photo courtesy of Acme


Break out your Carolina basketball gear for the first home UNC Women’s Basketball game of the season. Don’t miss head coach Courtney Banghart’s first official game in Carmichael Arena vs. Western Carolina.


Invite some friends and head to the 2nd Friday ArtWalk events throughout Chapel Hill and Carrboro. Enjoy the fall weather and take in live music, food, art demonstrations and more at different venues. 


Head to the Salt & Smoke Festival at Rock Quarry Farm for food, drinks, live music and bonfires. Try the barbecue, oysters, Southern food prepared by chef Kevin Callaghan, s’mores, beer from Foothills Brewing and cocktails by TOPO Organic Distillery. There will also be musical performances by Big Fat Gap and Johnathan Byrd & the Pickup Cowboys.


Get an insider’s look at art studios and shop for unique works during the 25th annual Orange County Artists Guild Open Studio Tour. Visitors can view the work of more than 80 local artists, including potters, glass blowers, sculptors, jewelers, fiber artists and painters. 

Other Picks:

Hope Grows Here Center’s Sixth Annual No Limits Gala, Thursday, George Watts Hill Alumni Center

Blue Cactus Concert, Thursday, Cat’s Cradle 

Verona Quartet Performance, Thursday, Hill Hall

Opening Reception for ‘The Pattersons,’ Friday, Oneoneone

Long Story Shorts One Act Festival, Friday and Saturday, The Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History

Emmylou Harris Concert, Friday, Memorial Hall

‘Carolyn Adams,’ Friday-Sunday, The ArtsCenter

Art Adventures, Saturday, Ackland Art Museum 

Author Chris McDougall, Saturday, Coco Bean Coffee Shop

‘An Evening of Song & Poetry,’ Saturday, The Chapel of the Cross

UNC Clef Hangers Fall Concert, Saturday, Memorial Hall

Relay for Life of UNC’s 5K Color Run, Sunday, Old Well

Storytelling Under the Stars, Sunday, Morehead Planetarium & Science Center

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