News and Events Around the County
CARNAVAL del BARRIO IN SILER CITY
A celebration of Latino culture with music, food and a juried art exhibition will energize downtown when Carnaval del Barrio arrives Friday, October 20, from 6 to 9 p.m. Food trucks will be on hand selling local specialties. The free community celebration will be hosted at the corner of South Chatham Avenue and West Second Street by Courtyard Coffee and Soda and the NC Arts Incubator. It will be sponsored by JMArts, the Jordan-Matthews Arts Foundation.
STREET FAIR IN PITTSBORO
Saturday, October 28, Pittsboro Street Fair is scheduled. 150 vendors registered, 190 booths offer non-profit organization info, etc. There will also be handmade arts, crafts, jewelry, along with food and drinks – along with a bouncy house, a climbing wall, live music and entertainment for kids of all ages. Entertainment is scheduled from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Come out for a memorable day of fun and community. View list of vendors and their offerings. https://
EXPLORE THE WORLD of BIRDS AT COMMUNITY LIBRARY
The New Hope Audubon Society invites youth, their families and friends to get to know their bird neighbors through fun games, hands-on activities, and educational displays on Saturday, October 21, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Chatham Community Library in Pittsboro. All are invited to stop by and explore the interesting world of birds.
PIVOT PHYSICAL THERAPY GRAND OPENING
All are invited to the Ribbon Cutting, Grand Opening of Pivot Physical Therapy on Wednesday, October 25 at 4:30 at 360 West Street, Pittsboro. Refreshments will be available after the ceremony.
NEW HOPE AUDUBON ACTIVITIES
Wednesday, October 25 at 7:30 a.m., meet in front of the Wild Bird Center in Eastgate Shopping Center for a 2-3 hour walk. If interested, contact
email@example.com. – Sunday, October 29 at 7:30 a.m., meet across the entryway road, behind Bojangles at Oak Creek Village Shopping Center for 2-3 hour walk. Questions, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
FREE WEATHERIZATION DAY EVENT
Central Piedmont Community Action (CPCA) Celebrates National Weatherization Day on Saturday, October 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 at 1401 Ross Avenue, Siler City.
There will be hot dogs and cupcakes, giving away prizes, doing demonstrations on side wall insulation, attic hatch, duct sealing, blower door, and combustion. There will be someone on site to help attendees put in an application for our Weatherization Assistance Program and answer questions. For more information, Weatherization Director Douglas Dixon at 919-742-2277, www.cpcanc.org.
Chatham Community Business Showcase, presented by the Chatham Chamber of Commerce, October 26 from 12 noon to 5:30 p.m. at Pittsboro Ford, 1245 Thompson Street, Pittsboro. Open to the public with no admission fee
Businesses will showcase their products and services. Special offerings and door prizes every hour.