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Saxapaaahaeeww….what?

If you haven’t been to Saxapahaw you are missing out! Once a booming mill town, the small hamlet of Saxapahaw, named so in relation to the former Sissapahaw tribe that settled the area, fell onto hard times until a few remaining community members rallied together to revitalize a whole town. And they succeeded. It is […]




Local Holiday Shopping Take 2!

  If you haven’t had enough holiday shopping- before the actual holidays, then here is another dose of Triangle/Piedmont area Holiday markets and Christmas Bazaars for your hand made, specialty item to stun the folks on your shopping list. If you are a live or die Black Friday shopper consider stepping out of your comfort […]


Local Holiday Shopping

The populated Triangle/Piedmont area is alive with the Christmas Spirit this month- and its poised for you to buy! From Wake to Alamance county, there are a plethora of Holiday markets and Christmas Bazaars to find your hand made, specialty item to stun the folks on your shopping list. If you are a live or […]



Do You Love Wine

Do you love wine? North Carolina is the state for you! Did you know there are over 400 vineyards and over 185 wineries in NC? This is the season to explore the local offerings! Check out ncwine.org for a full schedule of wine centric activities this fall and holiday season. This calendar of events hosted […]


5th Annual Pittsboro Antiques Fair

5th Annual Pittsboro Antiques Fair October 20 8:00 am  – October 22 @ 5:00 pm If you haven’t noticed all the signs, some with antiques literally hanging off them, while driving around Chatham County lately- it’s time for the annual Pittsboro Antique Fair. Come out to the Alpha property at 697 Hillsboro Street, 15-501 in Pittsboro […]


World of Bluegrass Week!

September 26-30 2017 This week is the International Bluegrass Music Association’s (IBMA) World of Bluegrass week and its right here in Raleigh! Five days of urban bluegrass music featuring local and traditional bluegrass. You can check out the music in multiple venues (even RDU!) all week but the big show happens weekend on the main […]


Are you down with DPAC?

If you have been in the triangle long you will have already been to or heard of DPAC. We are lucky to live so close to an amazing cultural arts community that includes the Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC). This venue draws an impressive line up of artists and performances focusing on live action entertainment […]