Category Archives: Summer Outings

Wide Open Bluegrass Festival

Wide Open Bluegrass Festival  September 27th and September 28th 100+ Bluegrass bands invade downtown Raleigh for a foot stomping good time.  This free street festival has 8 stages, a vendor area with artisans, food and more, a whole hog barbecue championship and more!  Featuring IBMA and Grammy Award winners, top-notch emerging acts, traditional bluegrass, and acts […]




The ODDCO Live Music Series August 17th

What the heck is the ODDCO?! The ODDCO or The Odd Company is the newest store/art gallery/ bar/ live music venue in Pittsboro. It’s the only one too! The owners are bonafide “fringe artists” working in art, music, design, branding and media. They started the ODDCO is a unique and lovingly created storefront that specializes […]


Fearrington Village Culinary Classes with Sheri Castle

Fearrington Cooking School: Sunday Dinner from the Garden August 11 @ 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM AND  Easy and Elegant Make-Ahead Chilled Menu for Hot Days August 25 @ 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM  Join cookbook author, recipe developer, and cooking teacher Sheri Castle, author of Instantly Southern, for a cooking demonstration taking inspiration from the beautiful Fearrington gardens and local farmer’s […]


Starrlight Mead’s Mead Day *August 3

August 3 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm @ Starrlight Mead  Free Event Do you like mead, otherwise known as honey wine? If so, you are in luck as Pittsboro is home to its very own meadery, Starrlight Mead. This award winning meadery produces a delicious product similar to white wine as well as fruit infused blends. […]