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Oct
19
Thu
TerraVita’s Into the Wild: Feasting on the Foraged @ Barn of Chapel Hill
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Foraging has become one of the hottest food trends – it’s hip, yet historic. The “forest-to-table” movement combines the childlike thrill of a scavenger hunt with the satisfaction of a good deal, since preparing a meal with flowers, foliage, fungi, and fruit procured from the land (as local as “eating local” can get) costs little to nothing. There are some rules of the game, however – and our experts will map it out for you!

At The Barn of Chapel Hill, a charming educational farm on the edge of Orange County, a small group (no more than two dozen) will head into the woods in search of wild edibles, led by experts from the Piedmont Picnic Project. Once you return, you will reap the benefits of your bounty with a wild cocktail class, led by our friends from Fair Game Beverage Company. Using previously foraged ingredients, chef Clark Barlowe of Heirloom will prepare a delicious lunch and give us a little post-polish on his foraging techniques before we head home. Get ready – it’s bound to be a wild time!

Tickets are $65. You must be 21 or older to attend.

Tickets on sale now: terravitafest.com

Oct
28
Sat
River Park Concert @ River Park
Oct 28 @ 12:00 pm – 7:30 pm

River Park Concert is a free outdoor live music event for all ages celebrating local music, art, wellness and the environment in downtown Hillsborough.

Performers include The Walker Family Band, Seth Walker, Alvin Youngblood Hart Muscle Theory and Eric Lindell. Food and beer available for purchase. Kid and dog-friendly.

Nov
23
Thu
Thanksgiving Buffet at City Kitchen @ City Kitchen
Nov 23 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Kick-off your holiday season with a buffet-style feast at City Kitchen on Thursday, November 23rd! We’ll be serving up some delicious hot soups, brunch items, a spread of salads and cold platters, sides, and a selection of signature City Kitchen entrees as well as your Thanksgiving favorites between 11:00am and 4:00pm. Reservations are $35 for Adults, $15 for 10 years & under, and the little ones (under 3 years) eat for free! To book your seat at the table call (919)928-8200 or visit citykitchenchapelhill.com. Due to the growing popularity of this special event we will be requiring credit cards (placed into our secure vault) for all reservations. Please see our cancellation policy after the buffet menu selections below.

HOT BUFFET ENTREES
Herb Roasted Turkey w/ Cranberry Sauce • Brown Sugar Glazed Smoked Spiral Ham • Roasted Atlantic Salmon with Herbed Lemon Butter • Spice Rubbed Prime Rib w/ Red Wine Gravy & Horseradish Sauce

HOT BUFFET SIDES
Garlic Smashed Russet Potatoes • Savory Raisin Bread Stuffing • Sauteed Green Beans & Melted Shallots • Lemon Thyme Roasted Brussels Sprouts

HOUSE SPECIALTIES
Caesar Salad • House Salad w/ Lemon Vinaigrette • Red Beet Hummus • Smokey Egglant Spread • Tzatziki • Pita Chips • Ratatouille • Dolmades • Spanakopita • Pepperoni Flatbread • Margherita Flatbread • Southern Butter Biscuits • Assorted Breads

BRUNCH ITEMS
Grilled Asparagus • Classic Deviled Eggs • Fresh Fruit Platter • Yogurt • Honey • Maple Syrup • Granola • Scrambled Eggs • Spinach & Sundried Tomato Frittata • Mixed Berry Puffed Pancake • Casserole • Bacon • Turkey Sausage

SOUPS, SALADS, COLD PLATTERS
Cream of Wild Mushroom Soup • Grilled Assorted Vegetables • Shaved Brussels Sprout Salad • Wild Rice Salad • Roasted Squash Salad • Roasted Cauliflower Salad • Marinated Mushrooms • Cucumber Dill Salad • Chilled Mussels • Shrimp Cocktail • Marinated Seafood • Artisanal Cheese Platter • Charcuterie • Fennel Apple Salad • Roasted Yellow Beet Salad • Autumn Fusilli Pasta Salad • Red Quinoa Arugula Salad • Orecchiette, Pesto, Tomato & Mozzarella Salad • Kale & Strawberry Salad

**Decadent Dessert Display**

Any cancellations or changes to your reservation must be made 72 hours in advance of your seating time. Reservation cancellations or no shows inside the 72 hour window will be subject to the full buffet charge for their party.