Locally Grown, a free entertainment series in downtown Chapel Hill, encourages everyone to Buy Local, Eat Local and Be Local while enjoying live concerts and outdoor movies featuring live music from local performers, movies and family-friendly activities. The events will be presented every Thursday from June 18 to Aug. 20 on the Wallace Plaza, an urban park atop the Wallace Parking Deck at 150 East Rosemary Street. The Wallace Plaza is accessible from Franklin Street via walkways from Amber Alley or the alley next to the Post Office.
Enjoy new release outdoor movies this summer on the Wallace Plaza! Outdoor films, including The Dark Night (Batman Series), Madagascar 2, The Princess Bride, Happy Feet, Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian and the classic Paul Newman film, Cool Hand Luke, will be shown beginning around sundown (about 9 p.m.) June 25, July 2, July 9, July 16, July 30, Aug. 6 and Aug. 13. The amphitheater setting is complete with a 12' x 7' movie screen, a high lumen LCD projector, and surround sound. Featured at each movie event will be a variety of fun children's activities beginning at 7 p.m. with entertainment by the KidZu Children's Museum.
Live concerts will be presented from 6 to 9:30 p.m. June 18, July 23 and Aug. 20. The performances will entertain people of all ages, featuring a locally grown showcase with Big Mama E and the Cool with Will McFarlane on June 18; legendary blues artists Big Ron Hunter and Boo Hanks from the Music Maker Relief Foundation on July 23, and a touring indie pop show featuring The Love Language with Lost in the Trees on Aug. 20.
Locally Grown is sponsored by the Town of Chapel Hill and the Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership with cooperation from 1360 WCHL. For more information, visit www.townofchapelhill.org/locallygrown
Source: Chapel Hill eNews- http://orange.mync.com/site/orange/news/story/36084/