Hops & Roots Fest: Local Food, Beer and Music

Pittsboro, NC – The first annual Hops & Roots Festival this Saturday, September 3rd showcases some of the wonderful edibles and talents that exist in Pittsboro and surrounding Chatham County.

The Shakori Hills Community Arts Center will host the Festival this Saturday bringing together local brews, sustainable farms, local restaurants and great music from regional bands. Read more

Twilight Tours At Carolina Tiger Rescue

Photo by MacKensie Cornelius via Flickr Creative Commons license.

Pittsboro, NC – Did you know that Pittsboro is not only home to many artists, family farms, fabulous restaurants and shops, but it also home to many tigers, lions and other wild big cats?

Carolina Tiger Rescue, located in Pittsboro along the west side of the Haw River just above Jordan Lake, houses over 25 large exotic cats that have been rescued from private owners. Read more

Monthly Sunday Dinners at the Inn at Celebrity Dairy

Siler City, NC – What do you call a goat dairy in the middle of Chatham County that serves Sunday dinner with falafel, spelt and chilled melon soup? Celebrity Dairy of course! Read more

Sharpe Store Music Festival

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Pittsboro, NC – If you want a good old time in the country, look no further than the 12th Annual Summer Celebration at Sharpe’s Store in Bear Creek on Saturday August 20. Read more

Durham Blues Fest Returns

Durham, NC – It’s moving, it’s one day and it’s going to be free. But after a period of some uncertainty, The Hayti Center has announced that the 2011 Durham Blues Festival is on for Saturday, September 10, 2011. Read more