Hops & Roots Fest: Local Food, Beer and Music

Pittsboro, NC – The first annual Hops & Roots Festival this Saturday, September 3rd showcases some of the wonderful edibles and talents that exist in Pittsboro and surrounding Chatham County.

The Shakori Hills Community Arts Center will host the Festival this Saturday bringing together local brews, sustainable farms, local restaurants and great music from regional bands.

Seven bands are set to take the stage along with food from 5 restaurants, 6 farms and 5 breweries/winery. Face painting, activity and educational booths provide lots of interesting fun. And, if you want, you can spend the night on one of the free campsites too. This family friendly festival offers up something for everyone.

Taste Delicacies from These Restaurants

  • Abilicious Bakery
  • Angelina’s Kitchen
  • Carolina Brewery
  • The Chatham Marketplace
  • Zely & Ritz

Get Farm Fresh Veggies, Meats and More

  • Coon Rock Farm
  • Lily Den Farms
  • Celebrity Dairy
  • McLambs Nursery
  • The Contained Farmer
  • Cox Farms

Sample or Indulge in Some Local Brews

  • Carolina Brewery
  • Fullsteam
  • Foot Hills
  • Lone Rider
  • Benjamin’s Winery

Music All Day from Local Bands

  • Bill Toms and Hard Rain
  • The Galactic Cowboy Orchestra
  • The Lizzy Ross Band
  • The Olympic Ass Kicking Team
  • Cortete
  • Craicdown
  • Greg Humphreys

Just The Facts

When: Saturday, September 3rd from 12 noon until midnight

Where: Shakori Hills Community Arts Center, 1439 Henderson Tanyard Road, Pittsboro, NC 27312 MAP

Tickets: $15 in advance, $20 at the gate, kids 15 and under FREE

More Information: Visit The Hops & Roots Fest website: http://nchopsandrootsfest.com

If you are looking for something fun to do this Labor Day weekend, get out of the house and head on over and check out the Hops & Roots Fest.