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North Carolina State Fair!

If you haven’t already headed out the state fairground in Raleigh, than this is the weekend to do so. The State Fair is happening now through the 27th of October. Whether you are interested in the animals exhibits, live music and dancing, the impressive array of fair food or the rides- there really is something […]


Fall Fun for the Family

Ok, here is your source for all the fall festival fun you can possibly handle. From corn mazes, to haunted trails, pumpkin picking and animal fun, these farms will provide all the essentials for you to embrace the best of the season. Gross Farms – Sanford, NCThe Gross family has owned and farmed this land for […]




This Weekend Check Out Hewitt Pottery Open Kiln and Cary’s Lazy Daze Arts and Crafts Festival

Mark Hewitt Summer Kiln Opening It’s that time again. Mark and his apprentices, Stillman Browning-Howe and Will Baskin are busy making pots for the summer firing. This will be Firing 101 of the impressive wood fired salt kiln. The kiln openings are essentially a sale mixed with a party. There are light refreshments, lively conversation between locals […]


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. […]



3rd Annual Blackberry Festival * June 15th

3rdAnnual Blackberry Festival * June 15th From the Well Fed Community Garden and Irregardless Café  1321 Athens Dr., Raleigh NC 27606 Saturday June 15thfrom 4 PM to 8 PM  Tickets by Eventbrite Missed out on strawberry season, well here comes blueberries and brambles- full of delicious juice and ready for the picking. Come celebrate summer at […]


Strawberry Season!

Spring is moving us right along towards summer with warm temperatures, bugs and now at last- fresh produce. The best part of spring in the Triangle/Piedmont is strawberry season. Strawberries kick off the season of delicious berries and can be enjoyed either pre-picked or in the field as a family adventure in U-Pick. Depending on […]