Category Archives: Route 64 Journal

Happy Summer Camping

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It may feel strange wearing short-sleeve shirts in March, but summertime weather is just around the corner. With summertime weather comes a break from school for the kids, vacations and, of course, summer camps. This year, start your search early for the perfect summer camp! From art to cooking to kayaking, make your Chatham County summer camp experience a new tradition!
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A New Orleans Mardi Gras in Siler City

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If you are not spending your Mardi Gras holiday in New Orleans, Louisiana, spend the day celebrating local Chatham County arts. On Saturday, February 25 from 7 p.m. to 11:30 p.m., the NC Arts Incubator invites you to join them for a fundraiser dinner event for the Siler City Downtown Music Series!

The fundraiser will be hosted at Siler City’s new hit restaurant, Peppercorn, giving you a chance to experience the venue for one of its first events.

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A Gift Quest for Valentine’s Day

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In welcoming February, the month of romance, to 2017, Valentine’s Day is recognized as a monumental holiday for many Americans. While in Victorian times it was considered bad luck to sign a Valentine’s Day card, make this Valentine’s Day one to remember for the ones that you love by sending them a personalized gift.

From different vendors across Chatham County, put together the perfect Valentine’s Day package for the one you love. You can never go wrong with flowers and sweets!

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Find Your Oasis

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With the excitement of one new local restaurant, Peppercorn, opening, North Carolina foodies anticipate the opening of another unique spot in Chatham County. The Oasis Open Air Market in Downtown Siler City welcomes you to discover an edible oasis among local fare, food and crafts.

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Spend a Day in Pittsboro, NC

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Whether you are an out of town guest or you have lived in Pittsboro, North Carolina your entire life, experience this Chatham County town like never before with these guided tips. Start your new year with a new perspective on your favorite local spots or take the opportunity to visit your next favorite local spot.

Fill you next day trip within Pittsboro, North Carolina with eclectic décor, food or a good read. Take the next step now!

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New Year’s in North Carolina

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From the coast to the mountains, there is no better place to spend New Year’s Eve than the state of North Carolina. With some of the most magical New Year’s Eve celebrations to a New Year’s Day packed full of exciting events, bring your loved ones along for the ride as we take a trip through some of our state’s best traditions. Say goodbye to 2016 and ring in 2017 by visiting a new city, trying a new food or watching the best fireworks display!

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Peppercorn is Spicing Up Siler City

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Explorers of the 15th century often sought out peppercorn, known as a highly revered and desired spice of the Far East. Many European sailing expeditions lead to the spice, which was the perfect addition to any sweet or savory dish. As we sail into the future, Peppercorn is a brand new restaurant opening in historic downtown Siler City!

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It’s Beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Chatham County

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The holidays are upon us- a time for loved ones, for celebration, for shopping and for remembering everything that we are thankful for. With guests in town and the children out of school, make your holiday season one to remember by celebrating it right here at home, in Chatham County. Like the carol says, “There’s no place like home for the holidays.”

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