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Fall on the Haw

The weather starts cooling off, the leaves begin to change and it becomes obvious that fall is in the air. Just because the seasons are changing does not mean you can’t keep exploring the great North Carolina outdoors. As a matter of fact, the Haw River is still flowing and still welcomes you for a visit. If you have not stopped by in a while, there are many changes to the recreational areas that may stand out to you. For nature lovers, the fun continues as the progress towards uniting public enjoyment and conservation together perseveres.

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112 Freeman Drive

Fresh to the market, this 2013 craftsman-style home is more than welcoming with premium features and charming décor. Located at 112 Freeman Drive, Pittsboro, NC 27312, you’ll find that this single family home has much more to offer than what’s on the outside. Nestled in Pittsboro’s Powell Place neighborhood, it’s an easy commute to Research Triangle Park, renowned universities, Jordan Lake and historic downtown Pittsboro. Listed for $335,000, take a look and see why this 3-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom home could be your next!

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Jordan Lake Brings on the Boats

We all know that Jordan Lake State Recreation Area is a popular hub for many summer activities – bald eagle watching, fishing, swimming and hiking, to name a few. End the summer on a high note with a day spent on your very own Jordan Lake rental boat, courtesy of Crosswinds Boating Center. From April 15th to September 14th, they encourage you to come and visit Jordan Lake’s only marina located on the lake. It’s the easiest – and quickest – way for you to get out onto the water!

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Pickle Jar Cafe

“Farm Fresh, Locally Sourced.”

In North Carolina’s culinary world, diners and restaurants alike pride themselves on local eating. Somehow, the closer to home the food is grown, the better it tastes. At the Pickle Jar Cafe in Pittsboro, that statement could not be truer. In supporting local farmers and sustainability, their impact in the community runs much deeper than delicious meals.

As their chef, Mario Robledo says, “We strongly believe in supporting our local farmers, shopping small and overall sustainability.”

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What’s Hoppenin’ at House of Hops

24 rotating draft beers, 400 bottled and canned beers, fill or buy a growler – it’s all available at House of Hops! Opening in Pittsboro just two months ago, this delicious pit stop keeps their taps running and their customers intrigued with a unique selection of hoppy beverages. What goes best with a cool, summer drink? Outdoor music! House of Hops welcomes Sounds of Summer to their patio along with a multitude of North Carolina performers. Find out more about how your summer could sound, and taste, a bit better with House of Hops:

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Put Your Money Where Your House Is

When it comes to pricing your home, often times, the emotional value sellers place can skew the reality of the actual value. Whether you are shopping for a new home or selling your current home, getting your money’s worth should be of top priority. It may be more important than you think. Regardless of how much you spent on your home or how much money was spent updating it, the property’s current value must reflect what a buyer is willing to pay in today’s market.

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Summerfest in a Small Town

As the days get even longer, we find ourselves growing even closer to this year’s Summerfest in Pittsboro, NC! This year, join us as we sponsor the second annual celebration of summertime festivities. Mark your calendars for Sunday, July 1st from 4 p.m. – 9 p.m. in downtown Pittsboro, at 8 Hillsboro Street. Keep this annual tradition going!

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A Day at Celebrity Dairy

Take a break from the pace of the city and enjoy all the comforts of home at Celebrity Dairy. As a 300-acre dairy in rural Chatham County, you are surrounded by a plethora of homemade products, ranging from pastries, to preserves, to soaps. Their products and services are perfect for a variety of events and occasions for a “staycation” or welcoming guests to the Siler City area.

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A Camp that Rocks

Are you ready to rock? The Triangle Rock Club, located in Morrisville, invites you to enroll your child in any one of TRC’s summer camps. Catering to many different ages with a variety of skill levels, their summer will be packed with both meeting new friends and learning a new skill. In all of their youth programs, they guarantee the application of “The Three Cs” of character, confidence and courage. Set goals, seek adventure and watch the hard work pay off!

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Open Studio in Fearrington Village

When it comes to lodging, dining, shopping and spa treatments, Fearrington Village has your list covered. What you may not know is that Fearrington Village is called home to many local artists and their studios. This month, artists will be opening the doors to their very own studios to invite you to see their creativity at work for free. From Saturday, April 14th and Sunday, April 15th, we hope to see you with your own new piece of art!

Within this guide to Fearrington Village’s Open Studio Tour, find some useful tips for purchasing your first piece!

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