Summer isn’t over yet. In fact, we’re only getting started here in Chatham County! If you did not have your child’s summer all planned out in April, don’t fret.
Fresh air and fresh fruit is arguably one of the best combinations of summer. This season, many of our household traditions have been altered. One of which will not be compromised is berry picking! Chatham County and its surrounding communities are home to a plethora of pick-your-own berry patches and farms, supplying you with a dose of sunshine, a dose of fun and the major ingredient for your next homemade cobbler.
Armed with a bucket and a supply of sunscreen, head out to the open fields for an afternoon escape. Find the taste of summer in your backyard!
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.
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:
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!
Are you ready to rock? The Triangle Rock Club, located in Morrisville, invites you to enroll your child in any one of TRC’s summer camps. Catering to many different ages with a variety of skill levels, their summer will be packed with both meeting new friends and learning a new skill. In all of their youth programs, they guarantee the application of “The Three Cs” of character, confidence and courage. Set goals, seek adventure and watch the hard work pay off!
Attention everyone: Cape Fear River Adventures is now open for the spring and summer seasons! This time, they are partnering up with Endor Paddle to bring you a variation of exciting excursions to experience the river the best way possible. There’s no better place to be than under the North Carolina sun in a kayak or a river tube. What are you waiting for? Start paddling!
Is it summertime yet? Maybe not, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t have warm weather and sunshine on your mind. When school calendars draw to a close, Chatham County summer camps are opening their doors. For every interest and hobby, local summer camps provide a diverse range of offerings. Because there is just so much to choose from, it’s understandably hard to decide on just one. Learn more about how the 2018 Chatham County Summer Camp Meet & Greet will answer all of your questions in one place!
From mead to tea, August brings a variety of events to close out another successful summer in North Carolina. At the top of your list this summer should be a visit to the Honeysuckle Tea House, a Chapel Hill favorite. Enjoy locally grown tea in a unique environment, offering garden tours, educational workshops and, this August, Kids Yoga!
Avoid the costs of transportation and admission fees by bringing your own opportunities for play to home! As summer is upon us, transform your backyard into a play paradise to keep the kids close to home. Here are just a few tips to encourage outdoor activity and physical exercise right outside of your door!