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Posted on: May 2, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Carrboro Day Celebration Scheduled for Sunday, May 5th

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Come join us for our annual Carrboro Day celebration on Sunday, May 5 at the Carrboro Town Commons (301 W. Main St.) from 1:00pm-5:00pm. This event features live music, food trucks, local community partners and organizations, poetry, a bake sale, plant pass-along, kids' activities and more! There is something for everyone and we look forward to having you join us!

Band Line-up

1:00pm: School of Rock
2:05pm: The Voices of Faith
3:10pm & 4:10pm: Nantahala

Carrboro Poets Council will host readings throughout the day!

Other Events:

2:00pm-4:00pm: Poets Roundtable
3:00pm: El Centro Hispano Dance Performance
3:00pm-5:00pm: Family Games
4:00pm: "Ringing the School Bell - A History of Schools in the Carrboro Area” - Presented by Richard Ellington

Food Trucks:

Big Island Shaved Ice
Big Mike’s BBQ
Bruster’s Ice Cream
The Merry Franksters

Community Partners:

Carrboro Community Garden Club
Chaney’s Champions
Chapel Hill Carrboro NAACP
Cub Scout Pack 845
El Centro Hispano
Eyes Ears Nose & Paws
Friends of the Carrboro Libraries
Orange County Democratic Party
Orange County Literacy Council
Orange County Recycling
Poets Council
Scrap Exchange
Transplanting Traditions
Triangle Land Conservancy


In the event of inclement weather, please check the Weather Information Line (919.918.7373) for the current status of the event. Facebook (/CarrboroRec) and Twitter (@CarrboroRecPark) will also be updated in the event of a cancellation. This event does not have a rain date or alternate rain location.

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