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Oct
14
Sun
Hillsborough Handmade Parade @ Downtown Hillsborough
Oct 14 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

The Hillsborough Handmade Parade is a grassroots community participatory celebration sponsored and organized by the Hillsborough Arts Council. This Mardi Gras style street parade is completely created by the community and includes wild costumes, giant puppets, stilt-walkers, marching bands and much more creating a spectacle of art, creativity, and public theater and music.

This year’s theme is “Magical Menagerie on the Eno.” The parade will begin at 2:30 pm at the Town Hall at 101 East Orange Street and end with a Grande Finale with drumming and food at the Farmers Market Pavilion.

Oct
27
Sat
River Park Concert @ River Park
Oct 27 @ 11:30 am – 7:30 pm

The River Park Concert is a volunteer-driven, grassroots FREE outdoor music event made possible through the cooperation, coordination and support of many local civic, corporate and private entities and is brought to you by the Hillsborough Arts Council. This year’s headlining band is the Wood Brothers.