The Weekender: Pepperfest, Ax Throwing + More

Wednesday, Sep 19 2018

The sun is finally back and we are ready to enjoy it. Get out there and take advantage of a packed weekend in Chapel Hill full of events. It's festival season, y'all. 

All Weekend

Let's Get Musical at Sherwood: The Adventures of Robin Hood at PlayMakers Repertory Company
Photo by @playmakersrep

Let's Get Musical at Sherwood: The Adventures of Robin Hood +61 fire icon

Enter the Sherwood Forest for some high-flying, death-defying comedy sure to keep you on the edge of your seat.

Multiple Day Event
Let's Get Musical at Sherwood: The Adventures of Robin Hood
$15+   .  PlayMakers Repertory Company   .  Chapel Hill
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Meet the Carrboro Food Scene at the 7th Annual Harvest Dinner at Carrboro Town Commons
Photo by @bridgetsowndiary

Meet the Carrboro Food Scene at the 7th Annual Harvest Dinner

Gather round and bring the neighbors for a crash course in Carrboro dining.

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Meet the Carrboro Food Scene at the 7th Annual Harvest Dinner
$40   .  Carrboro Town Commons   .  Carrboro
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Enter a Whole New World of Music with Flutronix at Memorial Hall
Photo by @UNC Department of Music

Enter a Whole New World of Music with Flutronix

These women are taking the concert world by storm with an unusual set of tools. It's time to rethink what you know about songwriting, sound mixing and the flute.

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Enter a Whole New World of Music with Flutronix
$37   .  Memorial Hall   .  Chapel Hill
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Uncover the Mystery of Mushrooms with the Eco-Institute  at The Eco-Institute at Pickards Mountain
Photo by @jennifermusumeci2018

Uncover the Mystery of Mushrooms with the Eco-Institute

Want to try wild mushrooms but aren't sure which are safe to eat? Come on down to the Eco-Institute for a lesson in mushroom hunting.

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Uncover the Mystery of Mushrooms with the Eco-Institute
$45   .  The Eco-Institute at Pickards Mountain   .  Chapel Hill
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Nacho Festival at Durham Central Park
Photo by @raleighfoodpics

Nacho Festival

The Triangle's top food trucks are competing for the best nachos and you're invited to eat (and vote)!

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Nacho Festival
Free   .  Durham Central Park   .  Durham
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Underground Dance Jams at The Cave  at The Cave

Underground Dance Jams at The Cave

Dance beneath the street with a dance music showcase at The Cave.

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Underground Dance Jams at The Cave
$5   .  The Cave   .  Chapel Hill
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Not Your Mom's Plastic Bag Store at CURRENT ArtSpace + Studio
Photo by @current_unc

Not Your Mom's Plastic Bag Store

If you're looking for a convenience store, you're in the wrong place. Explore the store and get the message with this immersive performance art

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Not Your Mom's Plastic Bag Store
Free   .  CURRENT ArtSpace + Studio   .  Chapel Hill
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Duck Axes and Drink Oktoberfest Beers at Beer Study  at Beer Study
Photo by @_heyreyna

Duck Axes and Drink Oktoberfest Beers at Beer Study

Ring in fall with this night of beer, food and... axes? Watch out.

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Duck Axes and Drink Oktoberfest Beers at Beer Study
Free   .  Beer Study   .  Chapel Hill
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Trucks For The Park at Durham Central Park
Photo by @shealangebartels

Trucks For The Park

At this special mini food truck rodeo, you'll get tastings from 15+ local Triangle food trucks in one evening, plus free beer from Fullsteam!

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Trucks For The Park
$50   .  Durham Central Park   .  Durham
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Read Comic Books That Break Barriers With a New Exhibit at John and June Allcott Gallery
Photo by @chickiecello

Read Comic Books That Break Barriers With a New Exhibit

Calling all comic book nerds. The John and June Alcott Gallery will be displaying n exhibit including the first modern-day superhero from Puerto Rico. 

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Read Comic Books That Break Barriers With a New Exhibit
Free   .  John and June Allcott Gallery   .  Chapel Hill
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Not Your Mom's Plastic Bag Store at CURRENT ArtSpace + Studio
Photo by @current_unc

Not Your Mom's Plastic Bag Store

If you're looking for a convenience store, you're in the wrong place. Explore the store and get the message with this immersive performance art

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Not Your Mom's Plastic Bag Store
Free   .  CURRENT ArtSpace + Studio   .  Chapel Hill
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Spice Things Up with 11th Annual Pepperfest at Briar Chapel's Great Meadow Park
Photo by @nashville_grunge

Spice Things Up with 11th Annual Pepperfest

Brewers and chefs and peppers, oh my! This festival celebrates all the Piedmont has to offer. Did we mention there are 500 lbs of peppers involved?

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Spice Things Up with 11th Annual Pepperfest
$30   .  Briar Chapel's Great Meadow Park   .  Chapel Hill
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Paperhand Puppets: In the Heart of the Fire at The Forest Theatre
Photo by @habbyjarr

Paperhand Puppets: In the Heart of the Fire

Puppets may not sound like the most exciting weekend activity, but we promise this is unlike any puppets you've seen before.

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Paperhand Puppets: In the Heart of the Fire
Free   .  The Forest Theatre   .  Chapel Hill
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