Entries by Julie

Bynum Front Porch Music Series

Deep in the woods, down a small country road, behind an old country store, is one of North Carolina’s most authentic musical experience – Bynum Front Porch Friday Night Music Series. This summer’s shows feature blues, bluegrass, country, griot, celtic and old time hootenanny.

Haw River Festival – May 7, 2011

The Haw River Festival is celebrating its 22nd year of exceptional local music, environmental education activities, local art, and unique children’s activities. This event, this year on May 7, is one of the Triangle’s premiere outdoor spring environmental festivals. Best of all: it’s free.

Spring Camping on Jordan Lake

Jordan Lake camping  photo by Justin Wyne via a Creative Commons License. Pittsboro, NC – I love camping. It’s an instant vacation. And 5 minutes from my house in Monterrane are 5 great camping areas on beautiful Jordan Lake.

The Apple Man of Pittsboro NC

Pittsboro, NC – It’s always great to read about Pittsboro’s unique people in the national media. On Wednesday, The New York Times featured an in-depth story about Creighton Lee Calhoun Jr., an apple farmer in Pittsboro. The Amazing Mr. Calhoun Mr. Calhoun, now 82 years young, is no ordinary apple farmer. He’s a retired Army […]

Chatham Creative Economy Summit

Chatham County has already established itself as a leading Triangle arts destination with its many artists, musicians, and new gallery openings. But the Chatham County Economic Development Commission plans to put Chatham squarely on the map as a cultural arts leader with the upcoming Creative Economy Summit and weekend full of festivities planned.

Eagle Watching on Jordan Lake

Pittsboro, NC – Living in Chatham County, right next door to Jordan Lake, is heaven to a nature lover like me. The lake offers just about everything an outdoorsy person could want, including amazing opportunities to bird watch. An outstanding birding location year-round, Jordan Lake seems to attract more stellar rarities, such as Long-billed Murrelet, […]