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The Joy of Gingerbread

Time to say “goodbye” to your jack-o’-lanterns and “hello” to your favorite holiday decorations. As November leads into December, fill your calendar with the many seasonal activities going on in the Chatham County area. For starters, we hope to see you at The Root Cellar’s Gingerbread Decorating events throughout the month of December. Additionally, they will be offering pre-ordered, scratch-made Thanksgiving dinners to kick off the holiday season. For the next two months, and beyond, The Root Cellar invites you to make yourself right at home.  

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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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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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A Day at Celebrity Dairy

Take a break from the pace of the city and enjoy all the comforts of home at Celebrity Dairy. As a 300-acre dairy in rural Chatham County, you are surrounded by a plethora of homemade products, ranging from pastries, to preserves, to soaps. Their products and services are perfect for a variety of events and occasions for a “staycation” or welcoming guests to the Siler City area.

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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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Will Paddle for Brunch

If you are familiar with the Haw River or the Haw River Canoe & Kayak Company, you know that adventure is right around the bend. Offering canoe, kayak and stand-up paddleboard rentals, they can assure you that your 3 to 11-mile journey will be a memorable one.

Keep reading and you’ll find out how your afternoon brunch could be that much better with the help of Haw River Canoe & Kayak Company. Waffles – anyone?

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