Fourth of July: In Our Neighborhood

Looking to make the most of the Fourth of July holiday in the area? From early morning yoga sessions in Pittsboro to lively community celebrations in Apex and Carrboro, your day is sure to end with fireworks. Here are our top picks for Independence Day near you!

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Foodie Spotlight: West End Kitchen & Catering

In the heart of Pittsboro, West End Kitchen & Catering serves a blend of artisanal goods, locally sourced produce and a community centered atmosphere. Step inside to be greeted by the scent of freshly baked bread, roasted coffee and flowers. This is elevated comfort food at its finest. Dine in or shop for farm-fresh ingredients for tonight’s dinner.

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A Chatham County Summer Camp Extravaganza!

Explore summer camp experiences in Chatham County, offering adventure, creativity and connection to nature. From Carolina Summer Sailing Camp on the waters of Jordan Lake to the holistic education programs of Clapping Hands Farm, there is an offering for every age an interest! These camps provide enriching opportunities for skill-building, camaraderie and lifelong memories, rooted in Chatham County.

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Truffletopia in Pittsboro

Among the most luxurious of food items, truffles are becoming more common in everyday kitchens. While real truffles are rare, the experience of eating them is unforgettable. Pittsboro-based Truffletopia earned national attention from its co-owner’s appearance on ABC’s “Shark Tank” in 2017. Now, co-owners Josh Esnard, Tony Huey and Mickey Mitchell are working with European landowners to grow the truffles, while running production from their backyard in Pittsboro. Let’s dig into their story.

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New Communities in Chatham County!

Living in Chatham County offers numerous advantages, primarily due to its superb location in the heart of North Carolina. This central location allows residents to easily access significant business hubs and city amenities, all while enjoying the tranquility and reduced congestion of a smaller town. With its growing population, new communities and developments are opening their doors for homeowners. Let Julie Roland Realty welcome you home to one of Chatham County’s newest communities!

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The Shakori Hills Are Alive

The hills are alive! The Shakori Hills GrassRoots Festival of Music & Dance represents a unique partnership between the Shakori Hills Community Arts Center in Pittsboro and the GrassRoots Festival Organization. May 2-5, the 20th annual Shakori Hills GrassRoots Festival is a haven for enthusiasts of music, dance, art and education. This family-friendly environment caters to the interests of all music aficionados.

Operating as a nonprofit, the Shakori Hills Community Arts Center welcomes contributions to support its mission. You can also learn more about the Finger Lakes GrassRoots Festival Organization and its diverse array of cultural and artistic endeavors!

Tickets for the spring festival in Pittsboro are on sale now!

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Share a Meal: The Quiltmaker Café

The month of March is National Nutrition Month®, an annual awareness campaign intended to encourage informed food choices and healthy eating habits year-round. Unfortunately, there are significant barriers to the accessibility and availability of healthy foods, even in Chatham County. Food insecurity affects communities worldwide, emphasizing a lack of access to enough food for an active, healthy lifestyle. The Quiltmaker Café in Pittsboro is working to combat the effects of food insecurity in their own backyard. Support their initiative to make nutritious meals accessible to all!

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Easter on the Farm

You know them, you love them, for their corn maze, pumpkin patch and fall festivities. But, when springtime is on the horizon, Huckleberry Trail Farm celebrates with a seasonal tradition, an Easter egg hunt! On Sunday, March 24, pack your Easter basket and your competitive spirit. Register your child online today!

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