By SP Murray
  • The main house is beautiful and full of history!

    Roots of the Piedmont

    June 3, 2014 at 5:00 am

    Preservation Chapel Hill partnered with the Orange County Historic Preservation Commission and the Alliance for Historic Hillsborough to host the first annual Preservation Symposium. The weekend of learning and fun wrapped up with a reception on the beautiful grounds of the Moorefield Plantation!

  • Outside the museum, vintage cars were on display!

    Occoneechee: From Horses to Horsepower

    June 2, 2014 at 5:00 am

    The Occoneechee Speedway is one of Hillsborough’s important historic places and a special exhibit at the Orange County Historical Museum, From Horses to Horsepower, walks us through the fascinating history of this important landmark!

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    Design it, Wear it, Make it at Kidzu

    May 30, 2014 at 5:00 am

    At the Makery at Kidzu, kids could create their own T-shirt or tote bag using their own artwork!

  • The outlet store is full of beautiful VIETRI merchandise!

    Business After Hours at VIETRI

    May 29, 2014 at 5:00 am

    Who wouldn’t enjoy spending the afternoon with the wonderful folks at the VIETRI Outlet Store?

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    Postcards at FRANK

    May 28, 2014 at 5:00 am

    In early March, FRANK distributed 2,000 self-addressed postcards as an invitation to individuals throughout the community to make a drawing of a person, place or think of personal significance and mail it back to FRANK. The result? Beautiful, miniature one-of a kind masterpieces; all the size of a postcard!

  • Welcome to Memorial Day at American Legion Post 6!

    Memorial Day at American Legion Post 6

    May 27, 2014 at 5:00 am

    What’s the absolute best way to spend Memorial Day? It’s spending the afternoon with our local heroes at American Legion Post 6!

  • Taps was played to mark the end of the ceremony.

    Memorial Day 2014

    May 26, 2014 at 5:00 am

    In the early morning hours of Memorial Day weekend, Veterans and loved ones gathered at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens to honor friends, family, and fellow brothers-in-arms by placing a flag at the marker for each fallen hero. Flag placement is a longstanding tradition that brings to light the true meaning of Memorial Day as a way of never forgetting those who served our country.

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    Israel Festival 2014!

    May 23, 2014 at 5:00 am

    The wonderful folks at the Levin Jewish Community Center held their 2014 Israel Festival- A community event celebrating Israel’s Yom Ha’Atzmaut, 66 years of Independence!

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    Arts Alive!

    May 22, 2014 at 5:00 am

    The Hillsborough Arts Council presented Arts Alive-Homeplaces Seen, Heard and Sung. A unique event where local artists and guests gathered on a rainy night in the beautiful St Matthews church to honor, through poems, fiction and songs, what home means to each of us.

  • Francis Mayes delighted her fans by reading  from her latest book, Under Magnolia

    Francis Mayes at Hillsborough Gallery of Art

    May 21, 2014 at 5:00 am

    The always-delightful Francis and Ed Mayes stopped by the Hillsborough Gallery of Art to read excerpts from Mrs. Mayes’ latest book, Under Magnolia