Special Treats is a boutique chocolate shop at 1129 Weaver Dairy Road, in Chapel Hill. It specializes in chocolates made by people with disabilities.
Special Treats is a job training site for Special Ed students from Chapel Hill. It’s been voted the “most loved candy shop” in Chapel Hill and Durham on Hulafrog.
They host live music and other events. Enjoy some music while enjoying chocolate, wine and beer and a juice bar.
Find their upcoming events on Facebook. Here are some live music events (and more) that are coming up:
Live music: Karen Novy with Neville’s Quarter
Friday, March 6th, 2020
Live music: Gnarly Blues with Michael Paris
Saturday, March 7th, 2020
Dead Souls Gothic Lounge
Friday, March 13th, 2020
9 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Goth rock, darkwave, post-punk music. Horror movie inspired attire encouraged. Book and clothings swap.
Live music: Alice Osborn with Carol Parker
Saturday, March 14th, 2020
Triangle Songwriters’ Competition
Sunday, March 15th, 2020
2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Come in and have a beer or a glass of wine and watch top local musical talent compete for the title of Best Songwriter in the Triangle. Winner will be chosen by a vote of the audience. No cover charge, open to all ages. We did the first one of these back in November and it was great fun, with impressive songwriters from throughout the Triangle and beyond. Register right before the event, at Special Treats in the Timberlyne Shopping Center, Chapel Hill. A sound system and keyboard will be provided. Winner will receive a trophy and will appear on WCOM’s Licks & Lyrics radio show.
St. Patrick’s Day at Special Treats Chocolate Lounge
Tuesday, March 17th, 2020
Great instrumental group High Clouds will delight listeners with Irish fiddle tunes on St. Patrick’s Day as we enjoy special seasonal chocolate treats like Irish Whiskey truffles.
Chocolate Covered Comedy
Friday, March 20th, 2020
A great showcase of top local stand-up comedy talent, hosted by Amy Mora. Lineup to be announced. Live music from 6 to 8 by local musician William O’Brien.
Live music: String Beings
Saturday, March 21st, 2020
Community Radio Benefit Concert
Sunday, March 22nd, 2020
WCOM FM in Carrboro has been producing quality community radio for 15 years. One of the great shows is called “Licks & Lyrics”. Over the years, many local musicians have been DJ’s on the show. At this concert, all 4 current Licks & Lyrics DJ’s will each play a set. Donations for WCOM will be collected at the show. The performers will be: Dan Friedman (with Jamie Gartman), Mark Knox, Michael Daughtry, and Carol Parker Schafer (with Susan Colwell and Tracy Parker).
Live music: Rob Gelblum
Friday, March 27th, 2020
Basketball & Beer Night
Saturday, March 28th, 2020
They’re still figuring out exactly how this will work, but the plan is to have the Elite 8 streaming in the Chocolate Lounge instead of their usual Saturday night. They may also have some live music before or after basketball. Follow the FB event (link above) for more details as they sort it out. They will augment our usual great beer selection in honor of the event.
Singin’ Women’s Sunday
Sunday, March 29th, 2020
3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Join Lisa Rhodes and Leslie Land for Singin’ Women’s Sunday:Episode 3 at Special Treats in Chapel Hill, on Sunday, March 29th, 3-6. The Guest Artists this month are Karyn Oliver, Heather Sarona Kenney and Bett Andrews Padgett. Come for an afternoon of great music, wine and chocolate
More upcoming free music events
Check out our big list of low-priced live music in the Triangle, or look at a few upcoming events here: