Pumpkin-picking season is almost ripe at Siler City’s Huckleberry Trail Farm. A Chatham County favorite, Huckleberry Trail Farm’s Fall Festival kicks off sweater weather for many locals. This year, the farm’s response to the current health pandemic will ensure the safety of employees and visiting guests, including several alternatives to many of the traditional activities typically offered. Every Saturday from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Sunday from 1 p.m. – 6 p.m. until October 31, the Fall Festival will be in full swing. Tickets are available now online!
Rockin’ around the Christmas tree at the Christmas party hop… too soon? The festivities are in full swing at Jordan Lake Christmas Tree Farm in Apex. Before you set out on finding the perfect tree, they’ve got a few summer activities up their sleeve. Open now, U-Pick Flowers appointments allow visitors the chance to bring their fall bouquet visions to life. Throughout September, the Falling For Fall event will open the farm up to vendors offering fall decor from candles to homemade pumpkin plushies!
It may not feel like it just yet, but Halloween is creeping up on us! This year, the Halloween season may not seem as traditional, but don’t get spooked just yet. The Shakori Hills Community Arts Center is delivering all the ghouls, goblins and ghosts at the seasonal Haunted Hills Terror Drive. A drive-through spook-tacular for anyone in the Pittsboro area, this will be a socially distanced event you will want on your calendar!
There’s no sight more welcoming than a southern front porch lined with a colorful row of North Carolina-grown pumpkins of all shapes and sizes. With Halloween inching nearer and nearer, make an experience out of decorating your porch for the season by visiting a pumpkin patch. Luckily, Chatham County is in no shortage of wonderful farms and patches fresh for the picking! This fall, grab your wheelbarrow and jack-o’-lantern carving kit for a crisp afternoon of seasonal decorating.
You’ve ordered the signature pumpkin spice latte at your favorite cafe. You’ve passed dozens of Halloween decorations in the aisles of the department store. You’ve even started thinking about costume ideas and exploring the internet for some unique inspiration. Fall is in the air and on your mind, but are you ready for Halloween?
We’ve almost made it halfway through October. By this point, your front stoop may feature a grinning jack-o’-lantern, your yard may be a soiree of assorted colorful leaves and you may have worn your favorite wool sweater every day this week. Fall is in the air and it is all over our calendars. Take out your schedules and take note of these festive happenings coming up throughout the end of October.
It’s never too early to start making your plans for Halloween night. With so many festive options in Chatham County, make sure that October 31st is a night to remember! Still don’t have your pumpkin to carve? Hit the pumpkin patch! Looking for a unique, fall experience for all ages? Run through a corn maze!
A few weeks ago, you read about many of the fall festivals that are taking place in the Chatham County area. This week, we hope you are gearing up your anticipation and palate for the 10th Annual Pepperfest! Located at Briar Chapel’s Meadow Park in Chapel Hill on Sunday, September 24 from 3 p.m.-6 p.m., there is plenty of time left to plan your visit.
What two words go together better than “fall” and “festival?” This month, experience all of the fall excitement through many of the fall festivals taking place in Chatham County. If fall is your favorite time of year, there is no shortness of celebration happening here!
When thinking of fall, everything cozy comes to mind- pumpkin pie, sweaters, hot chocolate and the approaching holiday season. This month, start planning to kick off your fall season with a trip to Huckleberry Trail Farm! Located at 143 Pleasant Hill Church Road, Siler City, NC, 27344, Huckleberry Trail Farm is open to the public every weekend beginning Saturday, October 1st through Sunday, October 30th.
Whether you are planning a visit with your family, or to reminisce on your own childhood experiences, the farm hosts a variety of activities suitable for all ages.