Did you know that the oldest house paints were made of milk, lime and honey? In fact, King Tut’s tomb was painted with milk-based paint. We aren’t saying you need to head to the farmer’s market to gather supplies for a new exterior look, but it’s nice to learn new trivia! The color of your house can say a lot. For example, historically speaking, a red door has symbolized a safe stop for travelers or having fully paid off a mortgage. Whatever statement you are looking to make, Parks Painting invites the Pittsboro, Chapel Hill and surrounding communities to “roll with the best.”
Without the hassle of buying a plane ticket, packing your bags and braving the airport lines, you can experience global cuisines in Chatham County. How, you may ask? The Travelling Cafe of Pittsboro offers prepared meals, cooking classes and catering menus to quench your thirst for exploration. This fall, enroll in one of their public cooking classes and learn how to incorporate adventure into your weeknight menu offerings.
Fresh to the Pittsboro real estate market, 68 Margaret Mann Way should make it to the top of your wish list as a prospective buyer. Just listed this week at $620,000, vacancy at this property won’t last long. Sitting atop one acre of landscaped, wooded land, your serene escape is outside your own door. Call Manns Crossing subdivision your new neighborhood and 68 Margaret Mann Way your new address!
The big cats who earned their claim to fame on Netflix’s hit show, “Tiger King,” are now living comfortably at the Carolina Tiger Rescue in Pittsboro. Joining with other animal sanctuaries around the country, the Carolina Tiger Rescue is one organization of many working to provide adequate care for these cats, along with many others. How can you support the well-being of the cats who call Carolina Tiger Rescue home? Sign up for the Tiger Day 5K – Virtual Fun Run, taking place July 22 – 29!
Budget Blinds of Durham, Cary and North Raleigh captures your style at a fraction of the cost. Providing “style and service for every budget®,” their team is servicing all of your blinds, shades, shutters and drapes needs. Not sure what you are looking for yet? Budget Blinds offers a free in-home or virtual consultation to discuss options for window treatments. Also available in the Chatham County area, Budget Blinds is here to support you and your vision for your home, helping you select from a wide variety of products at unbeatable prices. Let’s do some window shopping!
On June 25, a season of celebration continues for the residents of Chatham County. What are we celebrating, you may ask? Chatham County’s 250th anniversary, of course! With a history this rich, you may need to spend the night to soak it all in. Over the course of 2021, Chatham County will be celebrating its 250th anniversary with a series of five themed events: Chatham County History of Communities of Color May – June , Great Chatham County Camp Out June 26-27, Agriculture Photo Contest on August 1, Sidewalk Chalk Festival on September 11 and the Chatham 250 Parade/Caravana on October 23.
Working goat and dairy farm by day, bed and breakfast by night! Celebrity Dairy in Siler City is home to 300 acres of all the farm-themed entertainment you could ever need. In rural Chatham County, escape to a Southern oasis, equipped with all the feels of home. From March 5 to March 28, the barn doors are open to you and your accompanying guests. Each weekend in March, Open Barn events are back for private tours for groups of up to 15 people. There’s no better therapy than spending the afternoon with 100 dairy goats! See for yourself.
If you are still looking for a way to make this Valentine’s Day special, in a safe way, look no further. Celebrating those you love does not have to mean emptying your wallet on fine dining or dozens of roses. Share your love and resources with local businesses this Valentine’s Day, you still have time to make plans! Transform your home into a celebration of thankfulness and love, make a new tradition and enjoy time with the ones you love.
The month of February is all about showing love to those you care about. While the way in which you do so may be different than in previous years, the impact is just as resounding. Connect with your loved ones, even those you may have not met yet, and continue to spread goodness and light through this coming year. Whether it’s encouraging a high school senior or supporting our furry friends at the Carolina Tiger Rescue, we could all use a little extra love!
2021 starts up by serving you tunes straight to your door. Bynum Front Porch is a staple for the Chatham County community and continues their mission of connecting neighbors through celebration and song. If you’ve spent a Friday evening at Bynum Front Porch’s summer Music Series, you’ve been privy to the sounds of gospel, folk, blues, rockabilly and bluegrass. The sounds are carrying farther, all the way to your home, this year. Their Winter Live Music Series shows will also be streaming on Facebook Saturday nights from January to August at 6:30 p.m. Can’t make the virtual or live show? All of their shows will be linked directly on their website!