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Forest Theater, Chapel Hill

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#25 of 31 in Things to do in Chapel Hill
Landmark · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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  • Forest Theater is on the edge of the UNC Campus. It was built in 1916 are rebuilt in the 1940's. It has a completely unique feeling merging with the wooded natural area around it. It is an intimate...  more »
  • A charming venue and the show we saw by Paperhand Puppets was delightful. My tips: the steps on the side aisles are shallower and more regular than the center aisle. You will be sitting on a rough...  more »
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  • Gorgeous outdoor venue with ample seating. The stone steps provided great views from any point, but bringing a blanket or mat to sit on is recommended. It's tucked away from shops so bringing a water bottle is also a good idea if going in the summer months.
  • I love Paper Hand Puppets! Larger than life with wonderful well thought out messages to make us aware. Fun for allagrs. The outdoor Forest Theater is rough but offers good views of the stage. Bring your own chairs, blankets, and picnic. Be sure to come early to find parking. The streets are clogged but there is a parking lot if you know where to look. Google Maps may take you to it. Even in hot weather there are cool breezes innthe evening.

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