From April through September, the Hillsborough Arts Council presents a free concert on the old courthouse lawn alongside visual arts, dance, and literature. On September 30th the featured band is 4Everall Band.
On the same evening, there is the Last Fridays Art Walk, which features art galleries and venues hosting opening night receptions.
Artists, food vendors, musicians and craftspeople set up their wares on the sidewalks around the courthouse.
The sidewalk cafes of local restaurants remain open.
Art Galleries, shops, restaurants, churches, museums and historic sites remain open and offer numerous special events.
Events, and workshops for children take place on the South lawn of the Courthouse.