Chatham

From Slavery to Freedom: A History of African Americans in Chatham County, NC

In honor of Juneteenth, and in conjunction with the Chatham 250 celebration , Chatham Community Library will host a virtual program entitled, “From Slavery to Freedom: A History of African Americans in Chatham County, NC”, on Saturday, June 19, 2021, from 11:30 am – 1:00 pm.  This lecture will be presented by Dr. Charles Johnson, Associate Professor and …

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K-12: Tracing the Latino Experience in Chatham County Schools – The Personal Journey of a Latina Educator

In conjunction with the Chatham 250 celebration, Chatham Community Library will host a virtual lecture by Dr. Virginia Cárdenas.  The program, entitled K-12: Tracing the Latino Experience in Chatham County Schools, is part of a series of discussions chronicling the history of communities of color in Chatham County.  It will be held virtually on Friday, June 25, 2021, …

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Goldston Old Fashion Day

Celebrate the town of Goldston during its 34th annual festival by heading to Main Street and Bellevue Avenue to sample street food, shop for arts and crafts and listen to music from groups like The Dowdy Boys, The Plank Road Band and Crabtree Bluegrass Band. The event also includes a kids’ section with a rock …

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Shakori Hills GrassRoots Festival of Music & Dance

The 17th annual fall event returns with four full days of music, dancing and camping on the 72-acre farm, plus yoga, sound-healing classes and programs for kids and teens. Proceeds benefit the Shakori Hills Community Arts Center, which provides free or low-cost community programs in music, art and sustainability.

Chatham 250 Parade/Caravana

Siler City hosts a parade that welcomes all community members, businesses and organizations to participate in the culminating event for Chatham County’s 250th anniversary celebration. Judges will award prizes to the best floats or cars along the parade path.

Pittsboro Oktoberfest

The first annual Pittsboro Oktoberfest will feature eight local businesses, each with a themed drink special. Hosted by Pittsboro Pub Crawl, the event will showcase the unique collection of breweries, bars, distilleries and restaurants Pittsboro has to offer. This is a non-ticketed event, and guests can find the Oktoberfest map on the event website.

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