Seasonal Best Bets

Check out  these Best Bests for the Fall and Winter season...

Dress warm for these outdoor favorites among the locals and visitors!Holly Right Angle

28th annual Sculpture in the Garden showcases dozens (thirty installations) of original works of North Carolina sculptors in the Garden exquisitely illuminating the bond between art and nature. Visit multiple times to see how nature's changing backdrop brings new perspectives to each piece. Admission is free. Ongoing through December 11, 2016.

Hayrides with Santa at the Maple View Agricultural Center. Enjoy holiday story time, the scenic view of Maple View Farm in holiday lights, time with Santa and milk & cookies for the kids. Beginning November 26, each weekend through Dec 11, 2016.

Light up the Night Holiday Parade begins at 4:45pm on December 3, 2016 downtown Hillsborough. Some special guests this year include country music star, Kasey Tyndall and Miss North Carolina!

The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Parade is a Chapel Hill tradition that showcases the rich diversity of our community. The parade begins at 10 am in front of Morehead Planetarium, progresses through Franklin Street and ends at Carrboro Town Hall. December 10, 2016

Skywatching with Morehead Planetarium every month. Morehead educators and CHAOS (Chapel Hill Astronomical & Observational Society) members bring telescopes and guide you through fun observations of stars, planets, moons, nebulae and other celestial objects. You might event see a few meteors!

Night Lights: Family-Friendly New Year’s Eve.   Celebrate from 3 pm to 6 pm at Morehead Planetarium & Science Center. Family-friendly activities, performances, and a kids' countdown under the stars to ring in the new year! $5, per person. For more information and to register (this sold out FAST last year!), visit Morehead Planetarium

Second Friday ArtWalk and Last Fridays are a great way to experience the local art and music scene.

Holly Left AngleStop by any of our Farmers Markets open Saturdays during the winter for a taste of local flavor!

Check out our events calendar for more happenings.