Two Fall Trips on Jordan Lake

Pittsboro, NC – Hard to believe summer is over, but it’s time to start thinking about Fall Excursions with Chatham Conservation Partnership (CCP). Read more

Special Events: Chatham County Parks & Rec

Pittsboro, NC – Chatham County Parks & Recreation Department has some special upcoming events including a Trunk or Treat on October 26. Read more

Halloween in Chatham County

Photo by William Warby.

Pittsboro, NC – Fall is in the air across Chatham County, NC and it’s that time of year when corn mazes appear and pumpkin carving contests begin. Get out of the house and enjoy one (or all) of these Chatham County Halloween events. Read more

Oktoberfest 5K Race in Pittsboro

Pittsboro, NC – Carolina Brewery is teaming up with the Abundance Foundation to present the Oktoberfest 5K Race and Family Walk in Pittsboro on September 29, 2012. Read more

Chatham County’s Bed And Breakfast Trail

Pittsboro, NC – I can never resist the call of the trail. I love to hike and bike and go trail riding whenever I have time. But recently, I found out that you can experience a whole different type of trail in Chatham County. On this trail, you’ll experience some home cooked meals and have a cozy room to sleep. Read more

Amazing Fall Fun Around Chatham County & Beyond

Photo by Jomudo.

Pittsboro, NC – Once Fall arrives, I look forward to warm apple cider, colorful leaves, hay rides, jack-o-lanterns and street fairs. Now is a great time to visit some of the local farms to get a pumpkin and try your luck in the corn maze.

Pittsboro Street Fair

I like to start my Fall activities with the Pittsboro Street Fair. Its close to home and full of local artists, craftsmen, ready-to-eat and take-home food, and live musical entertainment with tons of free children’s activities from 10 am – 5 pm.

Come out to the Pittsboro Street Fair in Pittsboro, Saturday October 22nd on Hanks Street.

The Haw River Sunset Paddle

Take in the spectacular fall colors during a sunset paddle behind the Bynum Dam with Haw River Canoe & Kayak. The flatwater of the dam is especially well-suited for young and novice paddlers, with smooth paddling and plenty to see. You may get to see a great blue heron, belted kingfishers, Canada geese, red-tail hawks and eagles while paddling.

The paddle begins at 5p.m. this Saturday, October 22nd. The trip fee is $25.00 per person. If you bring a canoe or kayak, the trip fee is $20 per person.

To register, please call Haw River Canoe and Kayak at 336-260-6465. Registrations are on a first come, first serve basis.

Some Story Telling & Short Truths

If siting back in a chair and listing to some good stories is what you’d rather do this Saturday night, come on out to Bynum General Store‘s front porch between 6:30 and 9 p.m. Listen to stories spun by storytellers J.A. Bolton and Randy Rayfield.

Farm Fun, Amazing Mazes, And Halloween Festivals

Here is a great list of places to take the family and enjoy all the Fall activities.

Wishing you a spook-tacular October!


61st Annual Chatham County Fair This Weekend

Photo from Chatham County Fair.

Chatham County, NC – This weekend, the weather finally feels like Fall. Come out and enjoy the cooler temperatures at the 61st Annual Chatham County Fair. 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