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Weekend at a Glance: Fair, Festival and Fun

Photo by Sarah Arneson

Shakori Hills Grassroots Festival – Thursday through Sunday – The twice-a-year festival is back for its spring rendition featuring can’t-miss performances from dozens of artists and bands like Lost Bayou Ramblers, Dex Romweber, Big Fat Gap and Paperhand Puppet Intervention in Pittsboro.

Triangle Green Home Tour – Saturday and Sunday, noon-5pm – Put on by the Home Builders Association of Durham, Orange & Chatham Counties, this tour is your chance to see local homes that have met certain green standards and walk away feeling inspired. Best of all, the self-guided tour is FREE and you can visit how many ever homes you can fit into the two afternoons!

Carrboro Elementary School Fair – Saturday, 10am-2pm – Don’t miss an afternoon of games, a silent auction, food and fun for the whole family.

Carrboro Day – Sunday, 1-5pm – Celebrate Carrboro with poetry readings, food trucks, a kids obstacle course, family games, live craft demos, history presentation and more on the Carrboro Town Hall grounds and Town Commons.

Rhiannon Giddens – Sunday, 7:30pm – The soulful singer returns to the area after a busy year – she made her acting debut on “Nashville” and dropped her album “Freedom High.”

For more events not to miss this weekend and beyond, check out our online events calendar

Jessica is the Executive Editor for Chapel Hill Magazine. As a 2010 grad of UNC, she's happy to be back in town writing, editing and eating around the Triangle.