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A Ghostly Holiday

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?

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Prepare for Porkapalooza

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!

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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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A Season of Shopping

It’s beginning to look a lot like the holiday shopping season! As holiday decorations line the brisk, festive streets of Chatham County, stores open their doors to early bird shoppers looking to find their treasures a bit earlier this year. Beat the late December crowd when you start your holiday shopping earlier at the best local shops and restaurants in the area.

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Fantastical Fall

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.

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Halloween Hiatus

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!

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Bringing the Heat to the Season

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.

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Fall is for Festivals

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!

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Mead a Break?

Join Starrlight Mead at 480 Hillsboro Street, Suite 100 in Pittsboro, NC for their 6th Annual Mead Day Celebration! On Saturday, August 5th from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., celebrate along with the American Homebrewers Association all things mead! Dress up in your favorite Renaissance attire and grab a glass as you explore all that this honey wine has to offer.

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A New Orleans Mardi Gras in Siler City

Mardi Gras

If you are not spending your Mardi Gras holiday in New Orleans, Louisiana, spend the day celebrating local Chatham County arts. On Saturday, February 25 from 7 p.m. to 11:30 p.m., the NC Arts Incubator invites you to join them for a fundraiser dinner event for the Siler City Downtown Music Series!

The fundraiser will be hosted at Siler City’s new hit restaurant, Peppercorn, giving you a chance to experience the venue for one of its first events.

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