Celebrate spring here at Spring Haven Farm! Saturday March 24th and March 25th – Saturday March 31st and Easter Sunday April 1st from 1:00pm to 5:00pm. The farm will be full of fun, flowers and springtime cheer! The goats, baby pigs, horses and other animals will be available to interact with and enjoy. There will be springtime treats to eat and drink and live music to listen to. Kids can join in the Easter egg hunt, dye Easter eggs, get their face painted and take a ride on the Tractor Train Express. Be sure to take a hayride through the farm and discover some interesting local facts.
Tickets are $12.50 each for adults, and kids 3 and under are free. All farm activities, the Easter egg hunt and Easter egg dying are included in the ticket price! Tasty snacks, drinks, farm fresh eggs and animal food can be bought at the farm stand! Face painting by Sparkle will also be available for purchase. Tickets are limited so get yours today and this event is rain or shine!
Feel free to contact us with any questions: call or text 919-407-1806
Piedmont Earthskills Gathering
April 4-8, 2018 at Shakori Hills in Pittsboro, NC
The Gathering will be a 5 day and 4-night event that offers in-depth learning for individuals and families. This educational/enrichment program will be focused on Primitive Living Skills and Homesteading. Top quality instructors will teach dozens of ancestral and heritage primitive skills such as matchless fire making, edible and medicinal plants, stone tool creation and use, ancient weaponry and basket making, just to name a few.
Earthskills gatherings are events where new friendships are forged, old friendships refined, and the empowering knowledge of pioneer, survival, native and traditional primitive skills are shared. These programs give participants the opportunity to become proficient in skills that have helped them redefine life goals and directions as well as broaden their knowledge of sustainable life ways, connection to nature, and the power of community. After a full day of hands-on instruction, evening programs give us the opportunity to join in the revival of the great oral tradition of storytelling around the council fire, or the option to pull up a chair at any one of the camps where homegrown and traditional Appalachian music is played, or the opportunity to answer the call of the drum and dance around the fire under a star-filled sky.
The Southern Women’s Show is celebrating 33 years in the Triangle! This year’s show will be held April 13-15 at the NC State Fairgrounds with celebrity guests, fashion shows, shopping, workshops, food and more.
The 2018 UNC Science Expo is a free, family-friendly event offering more than 100 fascinating exhibits with hands-on experiments, riveting demonstrations, laboratory tours, stage entertainment and much more! This NC Science Festival signature event showcasing the wonders of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) is a partnership between Morehead Planetarium and Science Center, the University of North Carolina and the Town of Chapel Hill – a true “town-grown” experience.
The Expo provides an opportunity to learn about cutting-edge research, real-world applications, career opportunities, sustainable living and emerging new products. Be sure to experience the wave pool, wind tunnel, cornstarch march, 3D printing, Google Glass, virtual reality, archeological artifacts and the chance to climb a rock wall and ride a Segway!
UNC Science Expo is part of the North Carolina Science Festival (NCSF)
There will be food trucks on site for lunch, snacks and drinks and don’t forget to bring your own water bottle to enjoy some fresh, clean water from the Blue Green Machine water purifying system. Stop by the Expo Information booth on Cameron Ave for an event map and other pertinent information.
“Are you UP for an Adventure?” The Chapel Hill Service League is pleased to announce a Family Movie Night, which will be held on Saturday, April 28, 2018. Grab your blanket and chairs, and come watch “UP” on the big screen, under the stars. There will be family friendly activities starting at 6:30 pm, and the movie will begin at dusk. This event is the League’s primary fundraiser, and proceeds will help support Christmas House and our community partners.
*Sponsorship opportunities available. Please contact for more information.
With each new year comes new beginnings. We are excited to announce the dates of our Spring Antique Fair at the Alpha Center, in Pittsboro, North Carolina.
Located at the Alpha Center. 697 Hillsboro Street, 15-501, Pittsboro, North Carolina 27312
May 18 – 9:00 am – 5:00 pm,
May 19 – 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
May 20 – 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Rain or shine!
Our fair is the ultimate place to shop for vintage and antique home decorations, furniture, jewelry, art, pottery, books & collectibles.
Come enjoy this family-friendly 3 day event with great shopping, face painting, food trucks and much more!
$5.00 admission, children under 16 free
Music Maker Relief Foundation and Carrboro Rec & Parks present the Freight Train Blues Music Series: four Fridays of music, food, beer, and community in the heart of Carrboro! Cool John Ferguson is a self-taught electric guitarist born in the Sea Islands of South Carolina. A frequent performer at blues festivals around the world, Cool John was named “most outstanding guitarist” by Living Blues Magazine two years straight. Veteran Chicago blues guitarist and singer Pee Wee Hayes was born in Alamo, Tennessee and relocated with his family to Racine, Wisconsin as a child. Seasoned in the roadhouses of Wisconsin and northern Illinois, Pee Wee embodies the vibrancy, connectivity, and migration of southern roots music across the nation.
Music Maker Relief Foundation and Carrboro Recreation & Parks present the Freight Train Blues Music Series: four Fridays of music, food, beer and community in the heart of Carrboro! Eastern North Carolina is home to a thriving gospel tradition that has had both statewide and national influence. From quartet singing to sacred stride piano, gospel has been the backbone of many North Carolina communities. But get in the spirit and you can hear the driving, rhythmic styles that have shaped all popular music, from rock n roll, to blues, to hip hop. The Eastern North Carolina Gospel Jubilee features a lineup of gospel powerhouses, including The Glorifying Vines Sisters of Farmville, NC, James Barrett and the Golden Jubilees, Albert Harrison and the Gospel Tones, The Dedicated Men of Zion, and the Branchettes.
Music Maker Relief Foundation and Carrboro Rec & Parks present the Freight Train Blues Music Series: four Fridays of music, food, beer, and community in the heart of Carrboro! Harvey Dalton Arnold grew up in the eastern North Carolina town of Rose Hill, where the sounds of deep bluegrass, blues, and the black gospel tradition permeated his childhood. In 1976, Arnold joined the pioneering southern rock group The Outlaws, and played bass for them for nearly a decade. A.J. Ghent is a third-generation singer-songwriter and lap and pedal steel guitar player. Originally from Fort Pierce, Florida and currently based out of Atlanta, Georgia, Ghent comes from a legacy of famous lap steel guitar players, including great uncle Willie Eason, father Aubrey Ghent Sr. and grandfather Henry Nelson, the founder of the “Sacred Steel” rhythmic style that now reaches across the country.
Food trucks, face painting, spin art, photo booth, stilt walkers and more old-fashioned family fun! Fireworks start at 9:30 PM.
Chapel Hill’s annual celebration of the arts transforms Historic West Franklin Street into an extraordinary opportunity for the community, art enthusiast and artists to interact. A variety of performing arts and vibrant market shops of handmade artworks present a day of discovery for the festival’s attendees as they engage with the local art community.