Tag Archives: things to do near pittsboro

North Carolina Art Museum Art in Bloom

Where: North Carolina Museum of Art: Raleigh When: March 19–22, 2020 This special event features over 53 floral designers from across the state. Their creations are floral representations of art in the museum’s collection.  This is just the coolest exhibit if you haven’t seen it. The best and brightest floral designers come together around a shared theme […]


Fearrington Folk Art Show

Where: Fearrington Village, Pittsboro NC  When: Feb 22-23 – Preview Friday 21st 7-9PM or Sat and Sun 10AM-5PM  This show features self-taught artists immersed in the spirit of folk art, raw vision, naïve art, primitivism and outsider art. What will you expect to see? Paintings- some quite primitive in design, sculpture, pottery, jewelry and more. This […]


Triangle Russian Festival

When: Sat, 8 February, 11 – 8 PM EST Where: Halle Cultural Arts Center, 237 North Salem Street, Apex, NC 27502 Website: trianglerussianfestival.com Cost: Free! The Triangle is an amazing place for cultural festivals! One you might not expect is the Russian Cultural Festival. This is a celebration of folk and ethnic heritage of the whole […]


Native American Powwow

When: February 1, 2020, 12 – 5 PM  Where: North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics (PEC Gymnasium)  Cost: $5 per person, free for under 5  In case you missed it, the Piedmont of NC has its own Powwow! A powwow is a public celebtration of Native American music, dance, art, crafts and food. It […]


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 […]