Homegrown Halloween: Tuesday, Oct. 31

The Town of Chapel Hill continues its preparation efforts for the night of Halloween (Tuesday, Oct. 31) with the focus on safety for people and property.

“We launch a massive cooperative effort to encourage safety at Halloween on Franklin Street,” said Town Manager Roger Stancil. “We are in this together – Town, University, students, businesses and residents – in support of our community and its many visitors.” Click here to read more.

Chapel Hill’s Star Studded Summer Movie Series Kickoff at Boshamer Stadium on May 20

Post Date:05/02/2017 1:48 PM

Let the stars be your guide all summer long!  The Town of Chapel Hill and Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership are excited to announce the FREE Movies Under the Stars summer series held outdoors on top of the Wallace Parking Deck at 150 E. Rosemary St. Movies Under the Stars shown in a unique, outdoor location where you can enjoy the night sky. Movie-goers of all ages will enjoy free popcorn and fun activities.

The series kicks-off on at 5:30 p.m Saturday, May 20, with a special baseball event at Boshamer Stadium at UNC after the last baseball game of the season vs. Duke.  The baseball game starts at 2 p.m. and the movie will begin 30 minutes after the end of the game, approximately 5:30 p.m.  A twitter contest was held by UNC Baseball and by popular vote the chosen movie is Field of Dreams.

The sports-themed series continues through Aug. 17 on different Thursday evenings each month at the Wallace Parking Deck, 150 E. Rosemary St. Movies and dates will be June 15 – Mighty Ducks; June 29 – Karate Kid; July 13 – Kicking & Screaming; July 27 – CARS; Aug. 10 – Space Jam; and Aug. 17 – Remember the Titans. Each event is free!

We hope to see you out at the movies!

For more information, please visit www.downtownchapelhill.com/movies.

The Town of Chapel Hill promotes a Bike & Pedestrian-Friendly Community and encourages everyone to cycle or walk to these great events! We also ask that you please bring your own lawn chairs and blankets for seating. There is ample bike parking on the Wallace Plaza. For all downtown parking options visit www.parkonthehill.com.

For questions contact Amanda Fletcher with the Town of Chapel Hill at (919) 968-2878 or afletcher@townofchapelhill.org or Meg McGurk with the Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership at (919) 967-9440 or meg@downtownchapelhill.com.

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