Weekend at a Glance: Movie Night, Museum Talk and the Morehead

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This weekend, learn about UNC’s history with an author talk, enjoy a romantic movie night or catch a planetarium show

A family explores the Morehead Planetarium & Science Center. Photo by Cornell Watson.

Compiled by Makayla Williams

Thursday

Yoga on the Village Green 
Franklin Street Yoga hosts this class at Southern Village from 6 to 7 p.m. Registration is required, and don’t forget your mat, water and sunscreen. 

Close Looks Conversational Tour: “10 Trashy Ideas about the Environment
This in-person program, led by Ackland Art Museum’s Graduate Teaching Fellow Erin Dickey, explores the environmentally-conscious art piece made by the Guerilla Girls, from 12:30 to 1:15 p.m. Registration is required.

“To Drink From The Well: The Struggle for Racial Equality at the Nation’s Oldest Public University” 
Geeta Kapur, civil rights and criminal defense lawyer and law professor, discusses her book about the history and effects of racism at UNC’s campus with William Sturkey, associate professor of history at the university. In-person tickets are sold-out, but Flyleaf Books offers a livestream of the event via Zoom beginning at 6 p.m., and registration is required. 

Friday

Fridays on the Front Porch
Enjoy live music from 5 to 8 p.m. at The Carolina Inn’s outdoor concert, featuring bluegrass and funk from Raleigh-based Barefoot Manner with refreshments offered by FatBoy’s Kitchen and Poblano’s Tacos food trucks. 

Movie Night with Goats
It’s date night at Spring Haven Farm! Bring along a chair and a bottle of wine or beer to enjoy while a romantic comedy plays on the goat pasture’s big screen, starting at 8 p.m.

Saturday

Earthquakes, Volcanoes and Tsunamis
Explore the Morehead Planetarium & Science Center from noon to 2 p.m., and learn about volcanic eruptions and other tectonic processes during a 40-minute planetarium show. Tickets must be purchased in advance. 

Sunday

Concert at The Cave
In the Whale, a punk, hardcore and rock and roll musical duo based in Denver, Colorado, performs at this Chapel Hill bar and music venue. The show starts at 9 p.m.

Sundays at Sundown Music Series: Better Off Dead
Better Off Dead performs the music of the Grateful Dead and Jerry Garcia on the Village Green at Southern Village from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tickets are not required but a donation is suggested. 

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