Main Street Spices Up for PepperFest

What’s hotter than summertime in North Carolina? PepperFest weekend in Pittsboro! Named North Carolina’s largest local food festival, PepperFest will line Main Street in Pittsboro on Sunday, September 22nd from 3 – 6 p.m. Order your tickets in advance to guarantee a taste of all that the day has to offer.

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Strumming in Shakori Hills

The weather is cooling off, which makes spending time outdoors in North Carolina even better. Make the most of the weather by joining the 13th Annual Hoppin’ John Fiddlers’ Convention September 12th – 14th at Shakori Hills in Silk Hope, North Carolina.

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What’s SUP?

While we don’t want to imagine lacing up our winter boots or wrapping up in a wool scarf, the cooler months are on their way. That means there are just several weeks remaining for the summer activities that you love the most! For an exciting combination of nature, learning and outdoor exercise, you’ll want to give LYF SUP a try, or a paddle. 

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The Big What?

If you haven’t gotten your fill of summertime music festivities yet, The Big What? is coming to central North Carolina for three nights in August. Running Thursday, August 8th through Saturday, August 10th, catch the sounds of southern nights at Shakori Hills Community Arts Center in Pittsboro, North Carolina. 

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Sounds of Summer

The sounds of live outdoor music mean summer is in full swing. All around Chatham County, you can catch the live music fever at many of your favorite local venues. With all the native North Carolinian talent to go around, you won’t want to miss out on these live summer performances.

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A Festive Fourth

The Fourth of July in America means freedom, fireworks and copious amounts of fried food. That’s the perfect recipe for a holiday weekend. For anyone looking to fill up their long weekend with local festivities, you’ve come to the right place. Right in your backyard, neighboring Chatham County towns and communities are celebrating their American pride all weekend long.

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Father’s Day Festivities

Happy Father’s Day! With just a couple of days away to plan dad’s holiday weekend, Chatham County has plenty of activities available to fill your calendar. From mead, to games, to brunch and more, start making your plans and reservations today!

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Adventures of the Cape Fear

Cape Fear River Adventures is back and better than ever for its summer season leading explorers, just like you, through the beauty of the Cape Fear. Since last fall, the river has been struggling to combat the effects of Hurricane Florence, which brought severe flooding to many North Carolina regions. Recently, Cape Fear River Adventures announced the river is officially at a safe level for all of their trips to resume for the season.

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The Flavor of Farmers’ Markets

The temperature is heating up in Chatham County, which means local produce will soon be lining the shelves of your favorite area farmers’ markets. There’s no doubt that a fresh salad, a gourmet pizza or summer lemonade all taste better with ingredients straight from local vendors. From Siler City to Pittsboro, Chatham markets are opening their doors to flavor gurus like you. Starting this month, make your weekly grocery trip significantly fresher!

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Siler City Spring Chicken Festival

There’s nothing like springtime in Siler City! But what happens when you bring a Chicken Festival into the mix? The first annual Spring Chicken Festival will take place on Saturday, May 4 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. in downtown Siler City. A free event for all, you won’t want to miss the exciting attractions and tasty treats lining the streets of downtown.

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