July 4th Family Celebration - The town convenes at Weaver Street Market, decorates their bikes and scooters and starts the parade procession to the Town Commons, for a lovely, free, old fashioned festival of face painting, bouncy houses, pie eating contest, and much more!
Arts & Music
Cat's Cradle - This iconic music venue has hosted bands such as Nirvana, Iggy Pop, and more. Definitely check out their calendar when considering a visit to Carrboro!
The Art's Center - Concerts, Theater Productions, Gallery Exhibits, Art Classes, and more.
2nd Friday Art Walk - Encompassing both Carrboro and Chapel Hill, a fun way to see great art and get to know the town
Some of our favorite locally owned shops:
Cameron's - An electic array of clothing, gifts, jewelry and more
This & That - Located just across from Spotted Dog in historic downtown Carrboro, this shop has everything: household items, jewelry, books, you name it, a must visit.
Womancraft - For 41 years this female operated artist co-op has been featuring local female handcrafted goods and art.
NC Crafts Gallery - Featuring artists from across the state, this gallery, located near the Town Commons, has a varied array of fantastic art, woodworks, metal works, paintings, etc.
Ali Kat - Located in historic Carr Mill Mall, Ali Kat is our go-to spot for high quality toys, games and kids books.
Businesses We Love
The Bee-Hive - The spot to go to for all your hair care needs!