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The Town of Chapel Hill is investing in Downtown alleyways between E. Rosemary and E. Franklin streets to improve safety and amenities.
12/12/2017 3:49 PM
The mist feature of the "Exhale" sculpture at the Plaza at 140 W. Franklin St. has been turned off for the winter, but you can still enjoy the colorful lights. The mist will return in April.
11/15/2017 9:34 AM
The Town of Chapel Hill welcomed more than 18,000 residents and visitors to historic West Franklin Street in Downtown on Sunday, Oct. 1, to experience the Festifall Arts Festival.
10/09/2017 3:28 PM
On Sunday, Oct. 1, immerse yourself in the arts at Chapel Hill’s premier arts event of the year, the Festifall Arts Festival.
09/27/2017 10:12 AM
Immerse yourself in the arts at Festifall, Sunday, Oct. 1 in downtown Chapel Hill.
09/18/2017 2:38 PM
Support the arts! Festifall is coming to downtown Chapel Hill on Oct. 1!
09/01/2017 2:34 PM
Town Manager Roger Stancil has announced the appointment of Susan Brown as Executive Director for Community Arts & Culture.
08/30/2017 1:00 PM
Kick off the football season with Tar Heel Downtown on Sept. 1. Live music, games, Marching Tar Heels and more!
07/26/2017 10:10 AM
Registration for fall Parks and Recreation programs begins on Aug. 7 for residents, Aug. 14 for non-residents.
07/24/2017 10:55 AM
Artists: Get your entries ready for Banned Books Week trading cards! Deadline for entries is Aug. 28. Banned Books Week is Sept. 24-30.
06/20/2017 9:21 AM
Americans for the Arts has recognized UNBOUND by Erik Carlson, a Town of Chapel Hill Public Art Project.
06/16/2017 2:23 PM
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05/23/2017 3:08 PM
Newly painted signal boxes enliven the Rosemary Streetscape.
04/27/2017 1:54 PM
A ceramics master class led by local artist Ronan Peterson will be offered the last two weekends of April.
04/20/2017 4:47 PM
Throughout the month, Chapel Hill Parks and Recreation, The Chapel Hill Public Library, The Kidzu Children's Museum, and The Autism Society of North Carolina: Orange/Chatham Chapter have several programs to support families and individuals affected by autism.
04/11/2017 10:04 AM
Chapel Hill Parks and Recreation and Carolina Baseball announce Parks and Recreation Night at UNC’s Boshamer Stadium at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 4. Chapel Hill Parks and Recreation baseball and softball teams will be recognized on the field prior to #7 ranked Carolina Tar Heels facing in state rival #16 ranked East Carolina Pirates.
04/03/2017 2:29 PM
The Chapel Hill Parks and Recreation Department is excited to host a grand reopening of the Homestead Park Batting Cages on Saturday, April 1st from 12-4 p.m. Free tokens, food, drinks, baseball equipment, Four Tar Heel Baseball tickets UNC vs NC State, April 14, and other prizes will be given away.
03/28/2017 2:59 PM
Floraffti is a placemaking and community engagement project for Chapel Hill and Carrboro. The living, growing poetry celebrates April’s National Poetry Month and reflects the vibrant culture of the area. In total, 45 words and phrases have been planted with red clover in highly visible areas.
03/13/2017 12:34 PM
The Live & Local Music & Arts Series returns to the Plaza at 140 West Franklin St. for its sixth season on April 7.
03/13/2017 12:01 PM
Illuminated art installations and light projections will be featured at the Feb. 10 Friday ArtWalk.
02/09/2017 11:15 AM