Are you looking to add a twist to your typical holiday celebrations? We’ve found some unique local celebrations that are sure to add some sparkle to your season and help add some magic to your holiday! At Townhomes at Chapel Watch Village, we know our residents love living in Chapel Hill, NC because it has some of the best entertainment in the area, and these event are proof!

Hillsborough_Gallery_of_Arts_462X305“Art of Giving” Opening Reception

Friday, November 27
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts

Rub elbows with members of the art world! Each holiday season the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts transforms into a wonderland featuring original ornaments and gifts of arts. The exhibit, Art of Giving, features the work of gallery members in a variety of media and offers works of arts in a wide range of prices. Visit for more information.

carolina-inn-teaHoliday Afternoon Tea

Tuesday, December 1
Crossroads Chapel Hill

When you think of fancy events, you think of afternoon tea. Put on your holiday best and enjoy afternoon tea at the Carolina Inn. You’ll have a delightful spread of tea sandwiches, sweets, and of course teas, all served on vintage china. Make your reservations at least 24 hours in advance by calling 919.918.2777.  You can also visit their website  for more information.

Nutcracker_CWP_2011__7008-med-940x0The Nutcracker – Carolina Ballet

Saturday, December 5
Memorial Hall

You can’t plan to have a fancy holiday agenda and NOT go to the Nutcracker. Take in Carolina Ballet’s holiday classic as they capture the incredible imagination of a child’s world. Watch in awe as toys come to life, children appear like magic, and dancers are whisked into the sky above the stage in this breathtaking performance. With gorgeous scenery, a live orchestra, and a cast featuring over 100 performers, Carolina Ballet has a critically acclaimed production you don’t want to miss. Ticket prices start at $49 and you purchase yours at

It’s not every day that you have the chance to get dressed up and go out on the town. These special holiday events in Chapel Hill, NC give you the chance to celebrate the season in style while enjoy some special activities that may be new to you. Who knows, you may be starting a new tradition!

Holidays with a Twist in Chapel Hill

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