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.
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.
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!
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.
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!
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.
It’s back and better than ever! The Jordan Lake 12-Hour Challenge takes Chatham County by storm on Saturday, April 13th at 7:00 a.m., challenging racers to see just how far they can go. As the fifth annual 12-Hour Challenge and the only 12-hour race in the Triangle, this unique event is a test of physical fitness and a front seat view to the beauty of Jordan Lake.
We’re hopping into the spring season! That also means that we’ll be spending the next few weekends hopping around to all of the Easter events in Chatham County. Rumor has it that the Easter bunny may be making a visit or two!
Whether your roots are in Chatham County or you are passing through, there are more than a few culinary destinations that should catch your eye. From traditional southern cooking to an authentic Italian pizza, there’s a taste for every unique palate at the table. So tonight, fold up your apron and try somewhere new!
Before you know it, you’ll have your feet propped up on the front porch with a glass of lemonade. Not a single jacket or scarf will be in sight. Although some of you may be just now taking down those holiday decorations, there’s a season around the corner that is also bringing much joy and light. Why not bring that springy feeling into your home?