News and Events Around the County
CHATHAM COUNTY SOIL and WATER
The Chatham County Soil and Water Conservation District will meet Thursday, December 8 at 7 p.m. in the conference room downstiars in the Agriculture Building. This is an open meeting. To confirm the meeting or for additional information, call the office at 919-542-8240.
2016 CHATHAM STUDIO TOUR
Chatham Artists Guild, 2016 Chatham Studio Tour will begin with a Opening Receiption Friday, December 2 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Chatham Mills, 480 Hillsborough Street in Pittsboro. Saturday, December 3, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 12 p.m. to 5.
Saturday, December 10, 10 to 5; Sunday, 12 to 5 p.m. Explore the works of 56 artists. Maps and more information online:
S.E.C.U OFFERS HELP TO COLLEGE BOUND STUDENTS
State Employees’ Credit Union (SECU) will offer its support to college-bound students and families the week of December 5 – 9 during normal business hours in all 257 offices statewide. Branch personnel will be available throughout the week to answer questions and help with the completion and electronic filing of the FAFSA for the 2017-2018 college academic year.
2016 CHATHAM STUDIO TOUR
Chatham Studio Tour opening reception will be held Friday, December 2 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Chatham Mills in Pittsboro.
Studio Tour: first weekend, Saturday, Dec. 3 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 4 from 12 p.m. to 5. Second weekend will be Saturday, Dec. 10 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 11 from 12 p.m. to 5.
Includes 56 artists on a self-guided tour, so check out as many or as few as you wich. Maps and more information online: www.
guild.org or call 919-200-8508.
HOUSE in the HORSESHOE CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE
Be a part of the December 10 Colonial Christmas open house from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tour the house decorated for Christmas, see re-enactors in Colonial attire present demonstrations and weapon firings throughout the day. Visit the official website at: www.nchistoricsites.org/horsesho/ or the site’s Facebook page.
HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE in SEAGROVE
December 3 & 4, 10&11, and 17&18, each Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free event! Downtown Seagrove and area potteries located on NC Pottery Hwy 705 and beyond. Pick up area map and guide on your first stop.
CHATHAM NON-PROFIT NETWORK EVENT
The public is invited to Chatham Nonprofit Network’s Share-Fest 2016! on Friday, December 2 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the Chatham Community Library, Holmes Meeting Room. Local nonprofits will share 5-minute presentations about their local impact this year. All participants can sign up on-site for 1 minute “shout outs” for their favorite local nonprofit. Learn about partnerships and volunteer opportunities to explore in the new year! For more information, contact Beth at email@example.com.
• Boy Scout Troop 93 in Pittsboro meets Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the Harold Boone Scout Park on Hwy 64W, just past CCCC. Open to boys, ages 11-17. Visit www.bstroop 93.org for more information.
• Pack 924 of Siler City First United methodist Church meets on Tuesdays from 7 to 8:30 p.m. for boys, grades 1 through 5. Come join the Cob Scouts.
• Pack 900 in Bear Creek meets Tuesday nights at 7 p.m. at Meroney’s United Methodist Church following the school calendar. See http://pack900.com for more information.