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.
What’s hotter than summertime in North Carolina? PepperFest weekend in Pittsboro! Named North Carolina’s largest local food festival, PepperFest will line Main Street in Pittsboro on Sunday, September 22nd from 3 – 6 p.m. Order your tickets in advance to guarantee a taste of all that the day has to offer.
The weather is cooling off, which makes spending time outdoors in North Carolina even better. Make the most of the weather by joining the 13th Annual Hoppin’ John Fiddlers’ Convention September 12th – 14th at Shakori Hills in Silk Hope, North Carolina.
If you haven’t gotten your fill of summertime music festivities yet, The Big What? is coming to central North Carolina for three nights in August. Running Thursday, August 8th through Saturday, August 10th, catch the sounds of southern nights at Shakori Hills Community Arts Center in Pittsboro, North Carolina.
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.
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.
Your Christmas tree may still be up, but the twinkling lights of New Year’s Eve are just around the corner. With a countdown to 2019 on the way, we hope you will be ringing in the New Year in Chatham County!
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?
You read it right, your favorite food “meats” a classic fall celebration at The Root Cellar’s 7th Annual Porkapalooza. With seven years in the making, be assured that the porky deliciousness just keeps getting better every year. On Saturday, October 6th from 5 p.m. – 9 p.m., enjoy a taste of Pittsboro’s cuisine at The Root Cellar and neighbor House of Hops. Located at 35 Suttles Road in Pittsboro, the fun won’t be hard to find. Just follow your nose…and your appetite. We look forward to seeing you there!
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!