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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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Before the Parade Passes By

North Carolina’s own largest open house will be opening up this weekend and running from October 6-7, 12-14 and 19-21 from 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.

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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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Fall on the Haw

The weather starts cooling off, the leaves begin to change and it becomes obvious that fall is in the air. Just because the seasons are changing does not mean you can’t keep exploring the great North Carolina outdoors. As a matter of fact, the Haw River is still flowing and still welcomes you for a visit. If you have not stopped by in a while, there are many changes to the recreational areas that may stand out to you. For nature lovers, the fun continues as the progress towards uniting public enjoyment and conservation together perseveres.

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112 Freeman Drive

Fresh to the market, this 2013 craftsman-style home is more than welcoming with premium features and charming décor. Located at 112 Freeman Drive, Pittsboro, NC 27312, you’ll find that this single family home has much more to offer than what’s on the outside. Nestled in Pittsboro’s Powell Place neighborhood, it’s an easy commute to Research Triangle Park, renowned universities, Jordan Lake and historic downtown Pittsboro. Listed for $335,000, take a look and see why this 3-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom home could be your next!

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Jordan Lake Brings on the Boats

We all know that Jordan Lake State Recreation Area is a popular hub for many summer activities – bald eagle watching, fishing, swimming and hiking, to name a few. End the summer on a high note with a day spent on your very own Jordan Lake rental boat, courtesy of Crosswinds Boating Center. From April 15th to September 14th, they encourage you to come and visit Jordan Lake’s only marina located on the lake. It’s the easiest – and quickest – way for you to get out onto the water!

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Pickle Jar Cafe

“Farm Fresh, Locally Sourced.”

In North Carolina’s culinary world, diners and restaurants alike pride themselves on local eating. Somehow, the closer to home the food is grown, the better it tastes. At the Pickle Jar Cafe in Pittsboro, that statement could not be truer. In supporting local farmers and sustainability, their impact in the community runs much deeper than delicious meals.

As their chef, Mario Robledo says, “We strongly believe in supporting our local farmers, shopping small and overall sustainability.”

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What’s Hoppenin’ at House of Hops

24 rotating draft beers, 400 bottled and canned beers, fill or buy a growler – it’s all available at House of Hops! Opening in Pittsboro just two months ago, this delicious pit stop keeps their taps running and their customers intrigued with a unique selection of hoppy beverages. What goes best with a cool, summer drink? Outdoor music! House of Hops welcomes Sounds of Summer to their patio along with a multitude of North Carolina performers. Find out more about how your summer could sound, and taste, a bit better with House of Hops:

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On the Move in Powell Place

Located in a picturesque, homey neighborhood of Pittsboro, Powell Place is an area of opportunity for both sellers and homebuyers alike. Here, at Julie Roland Realty, we have seven years of experience both living and helping to sell in the area. With current clients looking to buy new homes in this admired neighborhood and many previous successes under our belts selling these houses, we are here to help!

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Summerfest in a Small Town

As the days get even longer, we find ourselves growing even closer to this year’s Summerfest in Pittsboro, NC! This year, join us as we sponsor the second annual celebration of summertime festivities. Mark your calendars for Sunday, July 1st from 4 p.m. – 9 p.m. in downtown Pittsboro, at 8 Hillsboro Street. Keep this annual tradition going!

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