Bynum General Store Live music; call for
950 Bynum Road, Bynum, NC.
Hill coffee house is reputed to have some of the best
coffee in town, along with great live music
evenings. Check the website for live music
calendar or call for details. 1215-A E. Franklin St., Chapel Hill, NC. www.caffedriade.com
John's Dockside Call
for live music schedule. Cole Park Plaza, 11550 U.S. 15-501, Chapel Hill
Carolina Coffee Shop Enjoy
a meal and drinks in this cozy, exposed brick old-style pub.
Call to learn more about the live music schedule. 135 E. Franklin St., Chapel Hill,
favorite local music venue features wide range of
national and locally-based performers. Check the
website for the schedule
or call for details. 300 E. Main St.,
Carrboro, NC. www.catscradle.com
Regional American Cuisine as you check out the live
music. Check the website for live music schedule
or call for details. 137 E. Franklin
St., Chapel Hill, NC. www.goldiesgrille.com
Local 506 Check
the website for the schedule
or call for details. 506 W. Franklin
St., Chapel Hill, NC. www.local506.com
Restaurant at A Southern Season Live
Jazz in the Bar (music is free) Mondays - Saturdays from
6-9pm. 201 S. Estes Drive
(located in University Mall), Chapel Hill. www.southernseason.com
431 Peace St., Downtown Raleigh, NC
Every Friday & Saturday; Fridays, 8:30 pm; Saturdays, 4:45 pm & 8:30
pm. Live, competitive improvisational comedy. Tickets may be purchased at the door before
showtime. Call for ticket prices! or check the website.
(As of October 2005, the price for evening shows is $10/person. Matinees (4:45 on Saturday) are $6/person. Tickets for The Double Feature, generally held the first Friday of the month, are $5/person.)
South Improve Troupe Carr Mill
Mall (back entrance), 200 N. Greensboro St., Carrboro,
Friday and Saturday, 7:30pm, 9:30pm and 11 pm.
Tickets $5 - $10.
Featuring CompedySPortz (improv franchise with a
competitive comedian team format, similar to the TV show
"Whose Line is it Anyway?" From the website:
"DSI Theater entertains audiences with its energetic and extremely
committed take on improvisational theater. With business operations in North Carolina and Chicago, two critically acclaimed touring shows, a growing college improv network with IMPLOSION, the college comedy resource, and a national improv festival, DSI continues to be more than just another comedy theater. We are recognized for the development, promotion and performance of the art of improvisation." http://dirtysouthimprov.com/
Reservations: (919) 225-6330.
Improv Co. at the ArtsCenter, West End Theater
Local comedy troupe offers comedy at the
Carrboro ArtsCenter and in other venues. Check the
calendar. Sat., August 27th at 8pm: Back
to School with Transactors Improv. From the www.ArtsCenterLive.org
website: "School days are here again and Transactors Improv explores the unique excitement and/or horror of this time of year from the perspective of students, teachers, and parents. The performances will also feature at least one mystery guest. This evening of improvisational theater is based on audience suggestion and will include everything you've come to expect from the South's oldest improv company, including music, movement, complex stories, and rich and ridiculous characters. Just remember that if you laugh they're doing comedy and if you don't they're doing drama. For more info on the company, please visit www.transactors.org or call 824-0937 $13, $11 ArtsCenter Friends."
ArtsCenter, 300-G E. Main St., Carrboro. www.transactors.org
(919) 929-2787 or (919) 824-0937.
see Family Friendly Dining for more Local Restaurant
Ideas. This is just a small sampling of local
restaurants! Please send us an
to suggest your
favorite for inclusion in this Parent's Night Out listing.
Food & Beverage Co. - American
110 E. Main St., Downtown Chapel Hill www.acme-carrboro.com
Brewery - Contemporary American Food
460 W. Franklin St., Downtown Chapel Hill www.carolinabrewery.com
Coffee Shop - American Bistro; Great Ambiance -
Exposed Brick Walls, Music
138 E. Franklin St. (near the Planetarium), Downtown
Corner - Great Critically Acclaimed Southern
610 W. Franklin St., Downtown Chapel Hill www.crookscorner.com
House - Critically Acclaimed; American with
2000 Fearrington Village Center, Pittsboro www.fearrington.com
Store Cafe - American; (Live Irish Music - Check
website for Dates - WORTH THE DRIVE! Go early enough to
check out pretty Pittsboro during daylight hours, if you
haven't visited Pittsboro before.)
39 West St., Downtown Pittsboro www.generalstorecafe.com
Palio - Italian Cuisine
1505 E. Franklin St. (Siena Hotel), Chapel Hill www.sienahotel.com
- Southern French Cuisine
203 W. Weaver St., Carroboro
December 31st tradition
New Year's Eve Gala and concert presented by the NC
Symphony at The Meymandi Concert Hall at the BTI Center. www.ncsymphony.org
First Night Raleigh presented
by Artsplosure Afternoon until Midnight, in downtown Raleigh, NC Annual family-friendly New Year's celebration held in
downtown Raleigh. Admission "buttons"
which participants wear pinned to their coats or hats go
on sale over Thanksgiving weekend at over 70 outlets,
including Harris Teeter stores in the
Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area. Over 100
performances at 125 locations.
Typical schedule for First
2 - 6pm: The
7pm - Evening Performances begin featuring 100
performances in 25 downtown Raleigh venues
10:30 pm: Main Stage entertainment begins.
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