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What's going on this weekend: Sept. 9-11 edition

Chaz French performs at the Lincoln Theater on Friday night.
Buy Photos Chaz French performs at the Lincoln Theater on Friday night.

The weekend is coming up and everyone is excited to take a well-deserved break from school. Or just a break from school. Check out these fun events where you could do anything — paint a picture of the Old Well or watch your favorite wrestler throw down in the ring.

On Campus:

Art a la Carte: Paint the Old Well en Plein Air

When: Saturday, Sept. 10; 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where: Ackland Art Museum (101 S. Columbia St.)

Price: $10 for each session; all materials provided

Love painting and UNC? Then this is the perfect event for you. Each Art a la Carte session begins at the Ackland Art Museum, where students will be able to view exhibits and get an idea of the types of paintings that they want to create. The painting session will take place in a studio in the Hanes Art Center.

Around Chapel Hill:

Thank You Scientist

When: Saturday, Sept. 10; doors open at 7:30 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m.

Where: Local 506 (506 W. Franklin St.)

Price: $10 to $12

Thank You Scientist is an American progressive rock band based in Montclair, New Jersey. Imagine if Moon Taxi and The Strokes had a love child. 



The Saint Johns Concert

When: Sunday, Sept. 11; doors open at 7 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m.

Where: Cat’s Cradle, Back Room (300 E. Main St., Carrboro)

Price: $10 to $12

The Saint Johns is an Indie/Americana duo from Nashville.



Hopscotch Music Festival

When: Thursday, Sept. 8 through Saturday, Sept. 10

Where: Downtown Raleigh

Price: $85 to $95 for one-day access

One of North Carolina's most notable music festivals comes back to downtown Raleigh, celebrating local and national musicians.

WWE Live!

When:  Saturday, Sept. 10; doors open at 6 p.m., show starts at 7:30 p.m.

Where: PNC Arena (1400 Edwards Mill Road, Raleigh)

Price: $15 to $100

Watch your favorite WWE stars battle it out at the PNC Arena.


“Weird Al” Yankovic: The Mandatory World Tour

When: Friday, Sept. 9; doors open at 7 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m.

Where: Durham Performing Arts Center (123 Vivian St., Durham)

Priceranges from $40-$80

Relive sixth grade once more.  


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