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How to Merge 25 

Most of the pricey main events of Merge 25 sold out quickly, but there's a handful of other possibilities. Check out Merge's offerings of parties, art and more.

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Wed, July 23

Lambchop, Mount Moriah, William Tyler. Duke University's Baldwin Auditorium, Durham, 7:30 p.m., sold out

After Party with Flesh Wounds, Greg Cartwright (DJ Set). Motorco Music Hall, 10:30 p.m., tickets available ($5, free for Merge 25 passholders)

Thu, July 24

Kickball game + picnic. Wilson Park, Carrboro, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., free

A Decade of Country Hits: Art on the Rural Frontier, with Kurt Wagner. The Regulator Bookshop, Durham, 7 p.m., free

Amor De DÍas, Hiss Golden Messenger. Orange County Social Club, Carrboro, 4 p.m., free

Superchunk, The Rock*A*Teens + more. Cat's Cradle, Carrboro, 7:30 p.m., sold out

Fri, July 25

Dinner Party Download Live Taping. Nightlight, Chapel Hill, 3 p.m., free

Destroyer, Wye Oak + more. Cat's Cradle, Carrboro, 7:30 p.m., sold out

Radar Brothers, Saint Rich. Orange County Social Club, Carrboro, 4 p.m., free

Sat, July 26

Outdoor Party: Neutral Milk Hotel, Caribou, Teenage Fanclub, Bob Mould, Mikal Cronin, Ex Hex, The Love Language, Vertical Scratchers. Cat's Cradle parking lot, Carrboro, 1 p.m., tickets available at merge25.squarespace.com ($59–$65)

Sun, July 27

Brunch Run. Meet at Cat's Cradle, Carrboro, 10 a.m., free, no registration required

Wed, July 30

Stephin Merritt and Mark Eitzel. Duke University's Baldwin Auditorium, Durham, 7:30 p.m., tickets available at dukeperformances.duke.edu ($10–$35)

Through, August 9

Unbelievable Things: 25 Years of Art on Merge Records. LIGHT Art + Design, Chapel Hill, free

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