The new Chapel Hill and Orange County Welcome Center located at 308 West Franklin Street in Chapel Hill. CHAPEL HILL/ORANGE COUNTY 2022/2023 Official Visitors Guide CHAPEL HILL • CARRBORO • HILLSBOROUGH
We’re vibrant, colorful, inventive, progressive and fun. Come discover our destination right in the center of North Carolina. Are you curious to see or hear our artists, authors, storytellers and musicians?
Want to plan a culinary experience trying dishes unique to the area by award-winning chefs or visit a craft beer brewery or cidery?
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Wonder what it’s like to stay in an historic inn, a campus cool property with rooftop views, an Italian boutique venue or a newly renovated hotel with expansive open spaces inside and out? Come find the perfect fit for your visit.
Curious about a visit to the oldest public university in the country?
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Whether you’re new in town or it’s been a while since your last visit, make your ﬁrst stop the new Chapel Hill and Orange County Welcome Center at 308 W. Franklin Street in Chapel Hill. It’s right in the heart of downtown and full of info on places to play, shop, eat, and drink. Quiz our knowledgeable team or see area high lights on our interactive video wall, including a special welcome message from James Taylor. If you’re looking for things to do, let curiosity lead you here. www.visitchapelhill.org
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A Quintessential College -Town With A Big City Vibe CHAPEL HILL
Chapel Hill is a uniquely charming college town filled equally with rich history and trend-setting activity. Sitting on a lofty hill, stone walls, ancient oaks and poplars create a picturesque backdrop for the town’s cosmopolitan big-city offerings in the arts, music, food, sports, academia, spirits, cultural offerings, and simply, that “down-home, feel-good vibe.”
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Chapel Hill was named after the New Hope Chapel, which stood upon a hill at the crossing of two primary roads and where, today, The Carolina Inn currently stands. It is home to our nation’s first state university — The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill—which opened Hill 888.968.2060 919.245.4320 10am-3pm.
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its doors in 1795 and which provides a continuous color ( the light blue one) to the town’s personality. Chapel Hill is a walkable town with numerous trails and parks. The main drag through downtown is Franklin Street, named after Benjamin Franklin for his stance on education. You’ll find boutiques, coffee shops, book stores, many restaurants with sidewalk dining, live music, colorful murals and a local public food market. West Franklin Street is home to Carolina Square, CURRENT ArtSpace + Studio and 140 OtherWest.areas to visit include the Blue Hill District, Southern Village, Meadowmont and more.
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Known for its progressive vibe, Carrboro features galleries, craft breweries, an organic grocery store, and indie music venues like the storied Cat’s Cradle. The ArtsCenter presents cutting-edge plays and exhibitions, and the nationallyknown Carrboro Farmers’ Market offers cheese, bread and flowers alongside regional produce. Artsy coffee shops and restaurants for every palate are clustered on and around Main Street.
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A Creative Community Alive With Music, Art, Festivals and More.
Historic Carr Mill Mall is home to numerous local shops. Next door is Weaver Street Market, a community owned grocery store with an expansive, colorful front lawn for outdoor dining and activities. WELCOME TO
Another gathering spot is the Carrboro Town Commons with its beautiful gazebo next to the Town Hall. Enjoy community events, music and the farmers’ market here.
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The ArtsCenter will have a new home at 400 Roberson Street. The 203 Project on S. Greensboro Street will be the future home of the Orange County Southern Branch Library, the Orange County Skills Development Center, Carrboro Recreation, Parks and Cultural Resources Department, WCOM Radio, the Virtual Justice Center, and will have performance/ multipurpose uses. Carrboro is alive with music, arts, festivals and more. Walk, eat, shop and experience Carrboro today. STREET MARKET TOWN COMMONS
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The Colonial Inn returned to downtown after an extensive renovation. See its beautiful accommodations, expansive front porch, bar area, outdoor courtyard and event space where you’ll enjoy community events and music performances. CENTER 150 E. King St, Hillsborough Mon-Sat, 10am-4pm; Sun, 12pm-4pm. 919.732.7741
Find yourself in a beautiful, historic town that was founded nearly 270 years ago, right here in Orange County! Come to Hillsborough to enjoy vibrant arts and live music, stroll the Riverwalk greenway which runs along the banks of the Eno, shop at unique stores that you won’t find anywhere else, and try a craft cocktail at one of their pubs or restaurants. Home to many artists and writers, the town is located in central Orange County just minutes from Durham and Chapel Hill with exits on both I-40 and I-85.
History, art, live music, craft cocktails and great folks.
See the new River Park Arch and the Occaneechi Replica Village in River Park. Come see the palisade, four ati (huts), work arbor, fire pit, lean-to and cooking table and learn about the Occaneechi Band of the Saponi Nation. Be sure to stop at the Hillsborough Visitors Center, located inside the historic Alexander Dickson House, to find maps, brochures, and information on guided walking tours. WWW.VISITHILLSBOROUGHNC.COM HILLSBOROUGH VISITORS CENTER ARTS WEEKEND AT HILLSBOROUGH RIVER PARK
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Orange County was formed in 1752 and is located between the Research Triangle Park to the east and the cities of Burlington and Greensboro to the west. With more than 148,000 residents, Orange County includes historic Hillsborough, the county seat; Chapel Hill, home of the University of North Carolina; Carrboro and part of Mebane, former railroad and mill towns. The early history of Orange County spans from being home to Native Americans to the area playing a major role in the Revolutionary War. Orange County has deep historic roots in academia, not only with the University of North Carolina but also with Hillsborough Academy, Bingham School, and Hughes Academy.
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Much of Orange County is rural with over 100 working farms. Many farmers bring their bounties to local farmers’ markets or open their farms for fun corn mazes or pick-your-own ventures each year. Taste the best ice cream in America, take the annual farm tour or visit an area farm or barn venue, many which serve as event and wedding venues. One such farm is Merry Hill Farm, a certified Century Farm in Mebane. It currently grows hemp in fields without harmful herbicides or pesticides, and also has pick-your-own hemp days. Additionally, the farm is an outdoor wedding venue featuring a classic two-story white farmhouse with stylish antiques and chandeliers.
MEBANE | Mebane is mostly in Alamance County, sharing its eastern border with Orange County. Mebane’s Lake Michael Park is a beautiful 200-acre park with a 59-acre lake, boat rentals, nature trails, picnic area and covered shelters.
CEDAR GROVE | Cedar Grove is home to Cedar Grove Blueberry Farm, Botanist & Barrel, and Boxcarr Handmade Cheese. Orange County is a special place to live, work and play.
EFLAND | Located along US Route 70, can be reached by exit 160 from interstate 85. A farming community, one of the prominent farms is McAdams Farm which was established in 1885 and is known for their strawberries, produce and cut flowers. Another is The Barn at Lloyd’s Dairy, also home to numerous weddings and community events including the Tarheel Antiques Festival and the new Tarheel Balloon Festival.
THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA, often called “UNC” or “Carolina,” was chartered in 1789. The cornerstone to the nation’s first state univer sity building, Old East, was laid on October 12, 1793. UNC opened its doors for students in 1795 making it the only public university in the U.S. that awarded degrees to students in the 18th century. The nation’s first public university, UNC ranks among the world’s leading research universities. Committed to making its high-quality education accessible and affordable, UNC-Chapel Hill has placed fifth among national public universities for 21 straight years, according to U.S. News & World Report’s annual “Best Colleges” rankings. UNC Chapel
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THE UNC VISITORS CENTER provides insight, access, guidance, and orientation to all things Carolina. Make the
Visitors Center your first stop when visiting the campus! UNC Visitors Center www.unc.edu/visitors 134 E. Franklin St,
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On your visit, you can catch games or matches of the Varsity teams’ 13 men’s and 15 women’s sports. Catch a men’s basketball game on the Roy Williams Court in the Dean Smith Center. Don’t forget to drop by the nearby Carolina Basketball Museum. Carmichael Arena is home to UNC women’s basketball, volleyball, gymnastics and wrestling. The UNC Baseball team plays at the beautiful Bryson Field at Cary Boshamer Stadium where fans can also enjoy the UNC Baseball Hall of Honor. Tar Heel Football takes the field in Kenan Memorial Stadium.
Carolina Field Hockey’s home is the Karen Shelton Stadium on Ridge Road, while the men’s and women’s soccer and lacrosse teams play in the new Dorrance Field. The Track & Field Complex is at Finley Fields near Finley Golf Course. While tennis plays at the Cone-Kenfield Tennis Complex on Friday Center Drive.
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For more information about UNC Athletics or for tickets visit: WWW.GOHEELS.COM TICKET OFFICE: Ernie Williamson Athletic Center, UNC Campus 450 Skipper Bowles Dr, Chapel Hill, 27599 800.722.4335 | 919.962.2296
UNC is home to 47 NCAA National Championship Teams.
Located in the East 54 mixed-use development with shops and restaurants at the corner of Hamilton and Raleigh Roads. Enjoy handcrafted cocktails in WXYZ lounge and billiards in re:mix lobby, work out in the recharge gym and splash in the saltwater indoor pool. HOTEL HILL marriott.com/rduah 919.962.2800 214 W. Rosemary St Chapel Hill 123 rooms. CHAPEL HILL aloftchapelhill.com 919.932.7772 1001 S. Hamilton Rd Chapel Hill 130 rooms. Located two blocks from UNC and one block from Franklin St. restaurants and bars. Inviting firepit, outdoor patio and local art. A European breakfast, made with southern generosity in the AC Kitchen, features fresh croissants, sliced prosciutto with cheese, sweet warm tarts, and fresh fruit. Also grab and go options. In the evenings, visitors and locals alike gather in the AC Lounge for small plates and signature cocktails.
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A wonderful southern hospitality experience that will make you feel right at home. Chapel Hill and Orange County have exceptional places for a night’s stay, weekend getaway or longer. There are 16 hotels with more on the horizon. Experience Four-Diamond, boutique, full-service hotels and limited service accommodations, as well as, extended stay and RV parks. Find accommodations in the heart of town, near the university, interstate and in the rural countryside. Whether your trip is business, pleasure, sports, education or for medical care, be assured that you will find accessible, comfortable and affordable options to make you feel at home. 16 | 888. 968. 2060
Beautifully appointed guest rooms with the rich traditions of gentile southern hospitality with contemporary features and modern amenities guests demand in a hotel today. AAA Four Diamond property is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Taste authentic Carolina cuisine at the Crossroads Chapel Hill Restaurant. Newly renovated meeting space.
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THE CAROLINA INN carolinainn.com 919.933.2001 211 Pittsboro St Chapel Hill 185 includingrooms7 luxury suites.
TO STAY DURHAM SKYLAND INN 5400 US Hwy 70 W. Durham (Eastern Orange 31 rooms. Easy access to Duke University and only 12 miles from UNC. Six pet-friendly acres, outdoor saltwater pool, a playground and picnic area along with a complimentary continental breakfast. THE COLONIAL INN colonialinn-nc.com 984.798.4455 153 W. King 28HillsboroughStreetrooms. rduch-courtyard-chapel-hillmarriott.com/hotels/travel/ including 36 suites.
The Colonial Inn is a multi-use building housing a 28room boutique hotel, with an indoor and outdoor event space and a bar serving North Carolina’s best Hillsborough-inspired craft cocktails and local southern beer, wine, and spirits. Their dining area is known as Spencer’s Tavern and serves lunch and dinner Monday – Saturday, as well as, brunch and dinner on Sundays. Minutes from the University and next to the UNC Friday Center. The hotel restaurant, The Bistro, serves Starbucks coffee and breakfast. In the evening, meet friends or colleagues for a drink at their bar. Outdoor lounge with firepit, indoor pool and fitness facility. Business center and three meeting rooms.
The Chapel Hill area is 20 minutes from RDU International Airport and features more than 60,000 square feet of meeting space. Contact the Visitors Bureau Sales Department, your best source for all meetings and accommodations information. Call: 919.245.4323.
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Located in the heart of downtown Chapel Hill, the Graduate hotel guest rooms are dressed in shades of Carolina Blue with touches of Greek Revival and nods to the region’s natural beauty. The front desk forever flashes the score of the 1982 NCAA Championship game. Stop by the Trophy Room, their signature restaurant, for a local brew and tasty bites.
GRADUATE CHAPEL HILL graduatehotels.com/ 919.442.9000 311 W. Franklin St 69 rooms, including 5 suites. LEED Silver certified hotel located in downtown Carrboro within walking distance to Chapel Hill and the UNC campus. Amenities include complimentary hot breakfast, a luxurious outdoor pool with spacious deck, and fitness facility. Ground level retail and dining connected with adjacent parking deck.
RESIDENCE INN BY MARRIOTT marriott.com/rduhl 919.933.4848 101 Erwin Rd Chapel Hill 108 rooms, all suites. Spacious studio, one- and two- bedroom suites complete with stainless steel appliances, granite counter tops, luxurious bedding ensembles, and stylish bathrooms. All suites have 37-inch HD LCD TVs and some suites feature a gas fireplace and oversized tiled shower. All guests are invited for a daily hot breakfast buffet, to enjoy a game of pool, or view a movie in the hotel lobby. Game room, fitness center, outdoor pool, and putting green. 18 | 888. 968. 2060
HYATT CHAPELPLACEHILL chapelhill.place.hyatt.com 919.929.9511 3690 S. Columbia St Chapel Hill Nestled on the edge of Southern Village. Guests can enjoy an outdoor pool located on the second level, 24hour fitness room, breakfast bar, bar and grab-and-gomarket, coffee and cocktails. Close to shops, restaurants, community park and walking trails. Has 1,740 sq ft of meeting space.
HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS hiexpress.com/hillsborough 919.644.7997 202 Cardinal Dr including83Hillsboroughrooms,7suites. Newly renovated property. Outdoor swimming pool, fitness center, 24-hour coffee in the main lobby, breakfast bar, 24-hour fax and copy services. Near downtown historic Hillsborough. Access to I-40 and I-85. (EASTERN ORANGE COUNTY) oyorooms.com/us 919.383.2561 3220 Kuber Blvd 43Durhamrooms. Surrounded by acres of fields and woods, the property has an open garden area in its vicinity. Free wi-fi and guest laundry. Conveniently located off of I-85.
MICROTEL INN & SUITES BY WYNDHAM HILLSBOROUGH wyndhamhotels.com/ 120 Old Dogwood St Rooms are nicely furnished with chiropractorapproved mattresses. Free continental breakfast and laundry facilities. Near downtown historic Hillsborough. Access to I-40 and I-85 HAMPTON INN & SUITES CHAPEL HILL- CARRBORO hamptoninn.comchapelhillcarrborosuites.DOWNTOWN 919.969.6988 370 E. Main St, Carrboro 142 includingrooms,56 suites
The new-look Sheraton Chapel Hill Hotel provides modernized renovated rooms, many with balconies. Dine at Blue Corners Bistro & Bar serving tapas-style plates or try the Coffee Bar-Bar with small bites and fresh coffee. Fitness center, outdoor pool. Meeting and event spaces comprising of more than 20,000 square feet including a dynamic, landscaped outdoor deck of almost 7,000 square feet.
An Italian boutique hotel, The Siena has renovated rooms, fitness equipment, meeting space and public area and is pet friendly. Home to the Il Palio, the only AAA Four Diamond Italian Restaurant in the state and a farm-to-fork Italian delight serving breakfast and dinner. Visit the cozy bar. The Siena Hotel is the 45th Autograph Collection hotel. Chapel Hill’s newest hotel. Rooms have digital keys and 55-inch TVs. Enjoy their 24/7 snack shop, free wi-fi, breakfast and game area. They have pet-friendly rooms, a fitness center and business center.
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THE SIENA HOTEL marriott.com/rduak 919.929.4000
CHAPELSHERATONHILL HOTEL sheratonchapelhill.com 919.968.4900 One Europa Dr Chapel Hill 172 rooms and 4 suites.
RV PARKS SPRING HILL PARK springhillpark.com 919.967.4268 110 Coachman Rd, Chapel Hill 68 RV sites. Safe, clean, wooded and quiet. Convenient to UNC and Duke Hospitals. Full hook-up sites (30 amp & 50 amp). Self-contained units only. Propane fill station. Hi-speed internet. Pets allowed. Daily and monthly rates. TRIANGLE RV PARK trianglervpark.com 984.219.7751 5909 Wilkins Dr, Durham, Eastern Orange County 70 RV sites. Open year-round. Offers telephone, cable hookups, Wi-Fi, public laundry facilities, play area, vending machines, business services in office, hiking trails, and RV parts and repair. 20 | 888. 968. 2060 GAME AND BREAKFAST AREA OF NEW TRU BY HILTON LOBBY AT NEW-LOOK SHERATON CHAPEL HILL
• Ackland Art Museum CHAPEL HILL • Burwell School Historic Site HILLSBOROUGH • Carolina Basketball Museum CHAPEL HILL • Farmers’ Markets CARRBORO, CHAPEL HILL, ENO RIVER IN HILLSBOROUGH • Free Walking Tours of Chapel Hill CHAPEL HILL • Hike the MountainOcconeecheeStateNatural Area HILLSBOROUGH • Hillsborough Riverwalk HILLSBOROUGH • Historic SpeedwayOcconeecheeTrail HILLSBOROUGH • Kenan Football Center and Charlie Justice Hall of Honor CHAPEL HILL • North Carolina Botanical Garden and Coker Arboretum CHAPEL HILL • North Carolina Collection Gallery CHAPEL HILL • Occaneechi Replica Village HILLSBOROUGH • Orange County Historical Museum HILLSBOROUGH • See Colorful Murals CARRBORO, CHAPEL HILL, HILLSBOROUGH • Wander the UNC campus or guided tours through UNC Visitors Center CHAPEL HILL FREE ACKLAND ART MUSEUM, CHAPEL HILL GREETINGS FROM CHAPEL HILL MURAL RIVERWALK, HILLSBOROUGH OCCANEECHI REPLICAHILLSBOROUGHVILLAGE ENO RIVER FARMERS’ MARKET IN HILLSBOROUGH FREE THINGS TO DO (check days and hours) SEE VISITCHAPELHILL.ORG/THINGS -TO-DO FOR MORE DETAILS. WWW.VISITCHAPELHILL.ORG | 21 HILLSBOROUGHHISTORICFORALLIANCEPHOTO:WHITSITTPAULSTEVENPHOTO:CHOCVBPHOTO:WALDENBERGTOMPHOTO:HUNTDAVIDPHOTO:
Check website for days and hours open as well as listing of shows, times and exhibits.
View award-winning planetarium shows, live science demonstrations, explore new exhibits, wander the Gift Shop, or participate in a special program. Admission + planetarium show: adults $14.95; seniors, military/veterans, students & children $12.95; UNC Students $4; Children under three free with parent. (Plus tax). Visit website for General Admission costs.
moreheadplanetarium.org 250 E. Franklin St, Chapel Hill, UNC Campus 919.962.1236
Sat,Mon-Fri,10am-4pm;9am-1pm;andon selected game days. This 8,000-sq. ft. museum features new technology, artifacts, updated historical panels and videos, plus years of team memorabilia and championship trophies. Call for group visits of 25 or more.
Ernie Williamson Athletic Center 450 Skipper Bowles Dr, Chapel Hill, UNC Campus 919.962.6000
MOREHEAD PLANETARIUM & SCIENCE CENTER
ACKLAND ART MUSEUM ackland.org 101 S. Columbia St, Chapel Hill, UNC Campus 919.966.5736
Wed-Sat, 10am-5pm; Sun, 10am–9pm,1pm-5pm;second Friday of each month. The museum’s permanent collection of 20,000 works of art spans all cultures and time periods, showcasing the breadth of human creativity. Featuring a year-round calendar of special exhibitions and dynamic public programs.
KIDZU CHILDREN’S MUSEUM kidzuchildrensmuseum.org 201 S. Estes Dr, Chapel Hill, University Place 919.933.1455
With a focus on STEM education, the arts, child health and emerging literacy, Kidzu Children’s Museum inspires children and the adults in their lives to learn through creative, purposeful play. Hands-on and engaging exhibits designed for infants to tweens. $8.50 for adults and children 12 months and older. Children under 12 months are free. Annual memberships available.
FOOTBALL CENTER AND CHARLIE JUSTICE HALL OF HONOR goheels.com Bell Tower Dr, Chapel Hill, UNC Campus 919.966.2575 Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm. See the wall of Jordan brand sneakers and UNC football highlights. See the large Ram statue and Charlie Justice statue outside. FREE. MUSEUM 22 | 888. 968. 2060
Tue-Sat, 10am-5pm; Sun, 12:30pm-5:30pm.
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COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM orangehistorync.org 201 N. Churton St, Hillsborough | 919.732.2201 Fri-Sun, 11am-4pm. Over 2,000 artifacts, books, photographs, and documents in its collections, including what’s believed to be the only complete set of colonial weights and measures within the United States. The permanent exhibit looks at Orange County from indigenous settlements through the twentieth century. New second floor children’s gallery, Kids’ Space, aimed at kids aged 3 to 7. It showcases five different stations focused on food, school, currency, native animals and arts and crafts. Free, but donations are accepted.
One of North Carolina’s finest Federal-era plantation homes (c. 1815), built by William Kirkland of Ayr, Scotland. Carefully restored and exquisitely furnished with period antiques, Chinese export porcelain, Waterford crystal and original family pieces. Tours, Thurs – Sat from March - November. All guests are required to purchase tickets in advance at $10 per person. Children under age 6 are free. Thur – Sat, 1pm & 2:30pm and additionally Sat, 11am. Grounds and trails open to public daily, 9am – 7pm. TICKETS: tickets.classicalamericanhomes.org/ayr-mount
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Mon-Sat, 10am-4pm; Sun, 12pm–4pm; closed major holidays. Late 18th century Quaker plan house. The site also includes an office used by Confederate Gen. Joseph E. Johnston in April 1865 and an 18th and 19th century medicinal and herbal garden. Houses Hillsborough Visitors Center.
NORTH CAROLINA COLLECTION GALLERY library.unc.edu/wilson/gallery South Rd, Chapel Hill, Wilson Library, UNC Campus 919.962.0104 Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm; closed major holidays. Eclectic collection of artifacts and exhibits related to North Carolina and University history, including the library and furnishings from Hayes Plantation in Edenton, and the Sir Walter Raleigh Rooms featuring English panelling and furnishings from the late 1500s and 1600s. Library also has Rare Book, Southern Folklife and Southern Historical Collections. ORANGEFREE.
ALEXANDER DICKSON HOUSE visithillsboroughnc.com 150 E. King St, Hillsborough | 919.732.7741
classicalamericanhomes.org/sites/ayr-mount/ 376 St Mary’s Rd, Hillsborough
COKER ARBORETUM ncbg.unc.edu/coker-arboretum
OCCANEECHI REPLICA VILLAGE Below the corner of Margaret Lane and Cameron St, downtown Hillsborough occaneechi-indian-village/visithillsboroughnc.com/things-to-do/
MONTROSE GARDEN montrosegarden.org 320 St Mary’s Rd, Hillsborough 919.732.7787 Open Sept-May for guided tours by appointment at 10am. Tue, Thu & Sat. 24 hour notice required. This 61-acre property, listed in the National Register of Historic Places, features a rock garden, scree garden, extensive woodland plantings, and large areas of sunny gardens with unique color and planting schemes. See unusual trees, trellises and fences, as well as 19th century buildings and decorative arbors. $20 per person. Group tours available.
NORTH CAROLINA BOTANICAL GARDEN
399 E. Cameron Ave UNC Campus, Chapel Hill | 919.962.0522 Open daily, dawn to dusk. This five-acre garden was created on the UNC campus in 1903. It contains more than 500 species of trees, shrubs and herbaceous plants. Two prominent features are the 300-ft. native vine arbor and a stream cascade.
Visit website for days and times open. Only historic home in town open to the public. 19th century house owned by a succession of University professors and remodeled in various styles—originally a farm house. Art exhibits, music concerts, special events. Free.
BURWELL SCHOOL HISTORIC SITE burwellschool.org 319 N. Churton St, Hillsborough 919.732.7451 Wed-Sat, 11am–4pm; Sun, 1pm-4pm; Individual, group, self-guided and docent led tours are available. Learn about the antebellum girls’ academy which operated here from 1837-1857 by Anna and the Rev. Robert Burwell, who lived here with their 12 children. Be inspired by life of Elizabeth Hobbs Keckly, the former Burwell family slave who secured her own liberty in 1855 and became a confidant and dressmaker to First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln. Free admission
NORTH CAROLINA BOTANICAL GARDEN ncbg.unc.edu 100 Old Mason Farm Rd, Chapel Hill 919.962.0522 Open year-round Tue-Sat, 9am-5pm; Sun, 1pm-5pm. One of the largest native plant botanical gardens in the Southeast. See regional display gardens, herbs, native habitats, diverse carnivorous plant collection, children’s wonder garden, nature trails, nature art (indoor gallery), plant sales and gift shop. LEED Platinum sustainable, green education center with exhibits, reference library, auditorium and classrooms.
Home to a reconstructed 17th century Occaneechi village on the banks of Eno River, near where the tribe had an actual village 300 years ago. Wander the Riverwalk to see a palisade, four ati (huts), work arbor, fire pit, lean-to and cooking table. Learn more about the Occaneechi Band of Saponi Nation at obsn.org.
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HORACE WILLIAMS HOUSE preservationchapelhill.org 610 E. Rosemary St, Chapel Hill 919.942.7818
MEMORIAL HALL/ UNC carolinaperformingarts.orgCAMPUS
FOREST THEATRE theatrencbg.unc.edu/visit/battle-park-forest123 S. Boundary St/Country Club Rd, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill 919.962.0522 Open daily, dawn to dusk. Outdoor drama was first performed here in Chapel Hill’s Battle Park in 1916 to celebrate the 300th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death. University and community groups continue to perform here in the warmer months. Woodland trails into the 93-acre Battle Park start here. Home of the summer Paperhand Puppet Festival.
Venue located in the Carolina Square development is part of Carolina Performing Arts. Programming features immersive and co-creative arts experiences, interactive theater and timebased arts installations.
114 E. Cameron Ave, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill 919.843.3333
The CPA Box Office is available by phone weekdays from 12pm – 5pm, excluding holidays. Call or email email@example.com Located in the heart of the University’s historic campus, Memorial Hall’s performances include jazz, classical, dance, world stage, American roots, urban voices, student performances, community groups and more. Costs vary by performance.
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PLAYMAKERS REPERTORY COMPANY playmakersrep.org 150 Country Club Rd, Chapel Hill, UNC Campus, 919.962.7529 Box office: Mon-Fri, 12pm-5pm and 90 minutes prior to curtain. The Joan H. Gillings Center for Dramatic Art is home to PlayMakers, North Carolina’s premier resident professional theatre celebrating 46 years of transformational performances. Plays are performed from September to April. Performances are Tue-Sat, 7:30pm; Sun, 2 pm. Green Theatre and the Kenan Theatre. Adult tickets, starting at $20 and Youth $10.
THE ARTSCENTER artscenterlive.org 300-G E. Main St, Carrboro 919.929.2787 Box Office Hours Mon-Fri, 9am-9pm except during showtimes; Sat, 10am-5pm. Concerts, theater, children’s theater, art classes, exhibits and much more. Costs vary. Be on the lookout for new ArtsCenter home at 400 Roberson St in Carrboro.
CURRENT ARTSPACE + carolinaperformingarts.org/venuesSTUDIO 123 W. Franklin St, Chapel Hill | 919.843.3333
UNC DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC music.unc.edu 145 E. Cameron Ave, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill, UNC Campus 919.962.1039 Open Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm and various evening and weekend times for concerts and seminars. Department occupies three principal buildings: Kenan Music Building, Hill Hall, and Person Recital Hall.
STONE CENTER FOR BLACK CULTURE & HISTORY stonecenter.unc.edu 150 South Rd, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill 919.962.9001 Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm. One of the preeminent centers in the nation for the critical examination of African and African American diaspora cultures. It houses a museum, art gallery, library, theater, performance spaces, classrooms and other educational, meeting and administrative facilities.
Occoneechee Speedway was one of the first two NASCAR tracks to open and is the only track remaining from the inaugural 1949 season. Visible still are the grandstands which once held thousands of enthusiastic fans and the mile–long oval. FREE enotrails.com/occoneechee-speedway-trail.htm
Hike the Carolina North Forest’s 750 acres of woodlands, or wander the Brumley Family and Johnston Mill Nature Preserves.
• Carolina North facilities.unc.edu/carolina-north-forestForest
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Play a round of golf at UNC’s Finley Golf Course, uncfinley.com, or Hillsborough’s Occoneechee Golf Club. occoneechee.com
Orange County, North Carolina is known for its natural scenic beauty. Recreation opportunities abound. Come hike, bike, walk, run, swim, skate, and golf during our year round recreation scene.
A great way to get around. There are miles and miles of bike trails to enjoy. Visit: move.unc.edu/bike/bikeshare or GOLF:townofchapelhill.org
THE OUTDOORS ARE INCREDIBLE HERE!
This 44-acre site with 4 miles of trails is located at 320 Elizabeth Brady Rd in Hillsborough and is open to the public during daylight hours every day.
THE HISTORIC OCCONEECHEE SPEEDWAY TRAIL
NATURE & RECREATION
• Brumley Family Nature Preserve triangleland.org • Johnston Mill Nature Preserve BICYCLING:triangleland.org
TAKE A HIKE: Hike along miles of trails available. Visit Eno River State Park and the Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area, the tallest point in the county. ncparks.gov. THE HILLSBOROUGH RIVERWALK: A 1.8 mile trail which winds along the Eno River from Gold Park and is part of the state’s Mountains-to-Sea Trail. The main Riverwalk entrance is at the Eno River Parking Deck at the end of Nash and Kollock St. facilities/riverwalkhillsboroughnc.gov/community/park26 | 888. 968. 2060 For information about parks, greenways, trails, bike routes and other recreation opportunities contact: Chapel Hill Parks and Recreation Dept 919.968.2784 | townofchapelhill.org Carrboro Recreation and Parks Dept 919.918.7364 | carrbororec.org Orange County Dept. of Environment Agriculture, Parks & Recreation 919.245.2600 | orangecountync.gov
CHAPEL HILL GREENWAY TRAIL RECREATION DISC GOLF: Play at UNC’s Carolina Disc Golf Club, Chapel Hill’s Southern Community Park or Carrboro’s Anderson Community Park. campusrec.unc.edu or visit town’s recreation websites TENNIS & PICKLEBALL Play tennis or try your hand at the fastest growing sport in America -pickleball- a combination of tennis, badminton, and table tennis. chapelhillpickleball.org SOCCER Orange County’s Soccer.Com Center is on West Ten Road in Efland. orangecountync.gov ICE SKATE Lace up at the Orange County Sports-plex. oc-sportsplex.com SKATEBOARD Hang ten at Chapel Hill Skatepark. townofchapelhill.org OCCONEECHEE MOUNTAIN STATE NATURAL AREA HILLSBOROUGH, NC PHOTO: LANDON BOST — WHAT’S NEW — CHECK OUT “TAR HEEL ESCAPES” CHAPEL HILL’S NEW ESCAPE ROOM AT 140 W. FRANKLIN ST. WWW.TARHEELESCAPES.COM CATCH A MOVIE — SILVERSPOT CINEMA — at University Place — VARSITY THEATRE — on Franklin St — THE LUMINA — at Southern Village — CHELSEA THEATER — at Timberlyne PICKLEBALL WATER FUN Spend Spring through mid-Fall weekends on the lake at University Lake and Cane Creek Reservoir owasa.org SWIM Dip in at the A. D. Clark Pool, Homestead Aquatics Center, Chapel Hill Community Center and the Orange County Sportsplex in Hillsborough. RACING Hear the roar of engines at the Orange County Speedway in Rougemont, the fastest 3/8 mile track in the nation. ocstrack.net WWW.VISITCHAPELHILL.ORG | 27 FALLAHIJAFARPHOTO: STEMPERALICIAPHOTO:
“Histories of Home” features the voices of over a dozen community members and narrated by Northside longtime residents. This audio tour is designed to be listened to while walking through the Northside neighborhood, historically Chapel Hill’s largest black community. The Marian CheekJackson Center is at 512 W. Rosemary St, Chapel Hill. jacksoncenter.info/soundwalk
Orange County is known to be rich with history, culture, beauty, and even ghosts. Group and self-guided tours are available for your enjoyment. Check out these popular tours below and learn more about our county.
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HEART OF THE HILL TOURS A joint project of the Chapel Hill Historical Society and Preservation Chapel Hill, these Fall and Spring walking tours explore Chapel Hill and Carrboro’s history, architecture, trees, and more. heartofthehilltours.com/
NEW: HOMETOWN AMBASSADORS LOCAL HISTORY STEWARD TOURS
NORTHSIDE HISTORICAL TOUR
Learn about the history of the town and its relationship to the oldest state university in the country. 90 minutes. Leaves from the sundial in front of the Morehead Planetarium and Science Center, 250 E. Franklin St. Visit freewalkingtourschapelhill.com for day/ times and to register.
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UNC CAMPUS Take an hour Carolina Sense of Place tour through the UNC Visitors Center. FREE. Register for day and time at unc.edu/visitors/explorecarolina/. Call 919.962.1630.
HISTORIC HILLSBOROUGH WALKING TOUR Guided tours leaving from the Hillsborough Visitors Center at 150 E. King Street are $6 per person.
Leaves select Fridays at 3:30 pm from the Welcome Center at 308 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill. “Walk with a Local” and learn about our storied town and campus. For information and to register for these 90 minute tours visit: hometown-local-history-ambassadors-2heartofthehilltours.com/ FREE. Additionally, Historic Chapel Hill Walking tours from Preservation Chapel Hill are given by appointment for groups of four or more at $5 person. preservationchapelhill.org
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GARDENS NORTH CAROLINA BOTANICAL GARDEN North Carolina Botanical Garden guided tours of the display gardens are the second Saturday of each month, March – Nov at 10am. $6, $5 Registermembers.onlinefor tours. ncbg.unc.edu ARBORETUM UNC Campus. Tours on the third Saturday, March through Nov at 11am. $6, $5 Registermembers.onlinefor tours. ncbg.unc.edu
HISTORIC CARRBORO. The Town of Carrboro Recreation and Parks Department’s offers a self-guided walking tour of Carrboro download the tour at: walking-trailtownofcarrboro.org/504/carrboro-historic-
TOURS Free, self-guided tours on History, Gardens & Cemeteries, Hillsborough’s African American History, Women of Hillsborough and Hillsborough Hauntings tours are available for download. Visit historichillsborough.org or visithillsboroughnc.com, or call 919.732.7741 for information and tour dates. MOOREFIELDS Offers “Spring Hiking and Birding Tours” and “Last Sunday Open House Tours”, 1pm-5pm, on the final Sunday of every month from April through August. $5 suggested donation. moorefields.org HAUNTED HILLSBOROUGH WALKING TOUR Take a Historic Ghost Tour in the Triangle’s oldest town. Tours are spooky and feature verified tales told by your “deceased guide,” Enoch Pugh Check(b.1735-d.1771).fordates, times and book online. Adults $15 and Seniors/Students/Military $12.50. 10% off for parties of four or more. Call 336.538.3117. hauntedhillsborough.com UNC CAMPUS, CHAPEL HILL PHOTO: NATALIA WEEDY
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The ArtsCenter in Carrboro oﬀers arts and dance classes, camps, programs and concerts your child would love.
Don’t forget to walk east in River Park and see the Occaneechi Replica Village with palisade, huts, work arbor, ﬁre pit, lean-to and cooking table.
FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY
Orange County is a family-friendly destination. Find hands-on, engaging and educational attractions, as well as, outdoor fun on trails, lakes, and at farms suitable for children of all ages. Here are 21 fun things in Orange County for kids and their families to do. THINGS Last
Hang out on the lawn and take in the music and food trucks at The Carolina Inn’s Fridays on the Front Porch, late April –mid-Oct. Head up to Hillsborough for Last Fridays and The Artwalk, MarchNovember for lots of family fun.
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See a show at the Morehead Planetarium and Science Center on the UNC campus. See videos, artifacts and cool Tar Heel memorabilia at the Carolina Basketball AcklandMuseum.Art Museum Art Sessions include guided tours followed by the opportunity to create a take-home treasure. Spend time at Kidzu Children’s Museum in Chapel Hill’s University Place. Walk or bike the beautiful Riverwalk in Hillsborough.
Take the kids to a sporting event on the UNC campus. Spend the afternoon in one of the county’s numerous parks. Walk the hiking trails or greenways or ride on a biking trail. When in Hillsborough climb to the top of Occoneechee State Mountain Natural Area. 30 | 888. 968. 2060
From preschool classes to family workshops to summer camp, enjoy the engaging, hands-on programs at the North Carolina Botanical Garden. Explore and play outdoors in the Children’s Wonder Garden and indoors in the Peacock Discovery Room. Take a stroll through the garden, see the Venus ﬂy traps and more.
Special events that families and kids will enjoy include outdoor movies, outdoor music and don’t forget the summer Paperhand Puppet Festival. To ﬁll up your calendar, visitchapelhill.org/events There is art everywhere in Orange County and in all shapes and sizes. Discover and explore dozens of painted murals, outdoor sculptures, art galleries, art events and more. www.artsorange.org.
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Check out indoor rock climbing at Progression Climbing and the Chapel Hill Community Center.
Eat! Head to Al’s Burgers, Sutton’s Drugstore or Italian Pizzeria III in Chapel Hill; try Carrburrito’s in Carrboro, or Hillsborough BBQ in Hillsborough among many others.
Try a sweet treat from Yogurt Pump, Matthew’s Chocolates or Whit’s Custard. Make sure you take the kids out to Maple View Farm Country Store for their delicious ice Meetcream.area farmers and learn about Orange County’s bountiful harvest at one of the weekly farmers’ markets. Ice skate or swim at the Orange County Sportsplex and skateboard at Homestead Park. Come to Spring Haven Farm to snuggle with baby goats, feed ﬂuﬀy Highland cows, take a ride on the tractor train, or just kick back and relax by the ﬁre! Info at springhavenfarm.com. Or via appointment, visit the 17-acre 1870 Farm home to chickens, sheep, goats, ponies, donkeys, pigs, bunnies, alpacas and llamas. 1870farm.com Speaking of animals, hang out with some literal cool cats at 431 West Franklin, Suite 210 at the Cat Tales Cat Café. Reservations are $10 per person weekdays,$12 per person weekends.
While in Hillsborough take in some history at the Orange County Historical Museum and check out the new Kid’s Space Gallery, or visit the Burwell School Historic School.
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Make your own masterpiece at the paintit-yourself ceramics studio at Glazed Expectations in Carrboro or take a pottery or clay class at Chapel Hill’s Community Clay Studio on Plant Road.
RALEIGH-DURHAM INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT 2400 W. Terminal Blvd, Morrisville I-40 at Exit 284 or 285 919.840.2123 | rdu.com Open daily, 24 hrs. Located about 25-30 minutes or 18 miles east of Chapel Hill, RDU Airport is the principal facility for the Research Triangle. Find information on parking, ground transportation services, taxis, shuttles, Uber and Lyft. Pick up is outside baggage claim at each terminal. rdu.com/ground-transportationrdu.com/parking 919.951.7548 budget.com 233 S. Elliott Rd, Chapel Hill ENTERPRISE 919.967.5128 enterprise.com 1400 E. Franklin St, Chapel Hill CHAPEL HILL TRANSIT chtransit.org Chapel Hill Transit provides public transportation throughout Chapel Hill, Carrboro, and UNC. The system is fare-free. Chapel Hill Transit also operates the Mon-Fri Route 420: HillsboroughChapel Hill which serves north Hillsborough, downtown Hillsborough, Durham Tech Orange Co. Campus, downtown Chapel Hill, and UNC Hospitals. Plan your trip on gotriangle.org.
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The ArtsCenter in Carrboro oﬀers arts and dance classes, camps, programs and concerts your child would love.
CHAPEL HILL/ ORANGE COUNTY VISITORS BUREAU 501 West Franklin St Chapel Hill, NC 27516 919.245.4320 | 888.968.2060 Fax: firstname.lastname@example.org www.visitchapelhill.org 1 ] CAMERON/GRAHAM ST 602 W. Cameron St After 5pm & weekends 2 ] SOUTH GRAHAM ST LOT 108 S. Graham St 8am-8pm, Mon-Sat $1.50/hr - Free after 8pm & all day Sun 3 ] 427 W. FRANKLIN ST Next to Lantern Restaurant 8am-8pm, Mon-Sat $1.50/hr - Free after 8pm & all day Sun 4 ] COURTYARD LOT 115 S. Roberson St 8am-8pm, Mon-Sat $1.50/hr - Free after 8pm & all day Sun 5 ] W. BASNIGHTFRANKLIN/LOT 111 Basnight Lane 8am-8pm, Mon-Sat $1.50/hr - Free after 8pm & all day Sun 6 ] 415 W. FRANKLIN LOT Next to 411 West 8AM-8PM, MON-SAT $1.50/hr - Free after 8pm & all day Sun 7 ] MALLETTE ST. LOT 106 Mallette St 8am-8pm, Mon-Sat $1.50/hr - Free after 8pm & all day Sun 8 ] 140 WEST GARAGE Access from 213 Rosemary St 8am-8pm, Mon-Sat $1.00/hr - Free after 8pm & all day Sun 9 ] WEST ROSEMARY LOT 104 W. Rosemary St 8am-8pm, Mon-Sat $1.50/hr - Free after 8pm & all day Sun 10 ] ROSEMARY/COLUMBIA LOT 100 E. Rosemary St 8am-8pm, Mon-Sat $1.50/hr - Free after 8pm & all day Sun
Take the kids to a sporting event on the UNC campus.
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Don’t forget to walk east in River Park and see the Occaneechi Replica Village with palisade, huts, work arbor, ﬁre pit, lean-to and cooking table.
When in Hillsborough climb to the top of Occoneechee State Mountain Natural Area. 30 | 888. 968. 2060 THE FAMILY
Spend the afternoon in one of the county’s numerous parks. Walk the hiking trails or greenways or ride on a biking trail.
Hang out on the lawn and take in the music and food trucks at The Carolina Inn’s Fridays on the Front Porch, late April –mid-Oct. Head up to Hillsborough for Last Fridays and The Artwalk, MarchNovember for lots of family fun. and play outdoors in the Children’s Wonder Garden and indoors in the Peacock Discovery Room. Take a stroll through the garden, see the Venus ﬂy traps and more.
13 ] MOREHEAD PLANETARIUM UNC LOT 250 E. Franklin St 7:30-5pm, Mon- Fri Check$1.75/hrweekend availability.
14 ] 205 N. COLUMBIA ST LOT Replacement Parking Lot while Rosemary Deck is undergoing renovations 8am-8pm, Mon-Sat $1.50/hr - Free after 8pm & all day Sun
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11 ] ROSEMARY PARKING DECK 125 E. Rosemary St CLOSED FOR RENOVATIONS 12 ] WALLACE DECK 150 E. ROSEMARY ST 8am-8pm, Mon-Sat $1.50/hr - Free after 8pm & all day Sun
See a show at the Morehead Planetarium and Science Center on the UNC campus. See videos, artifacts and cool Tar Heel memorabilia at the Carolina Basketball AcklandMuseum.Art Museum Art Sessions include guided tours followed by the opportunity to create a take-home treasure. Spend time at Kidzu Children’s Museum in Chapel Hill’s University Place. Walk or bike the beautiful Riverwalk in Hillsborough.
Eat! Head to Al’s Burgers, Sutton’s Drugstore or Italian Pizzeria III in Chapel Hill; try Carrburrito’s in Carrboro, or Hillsborough BBQ in Hillsborough among many others. Special events that families and kids will enjoy include outdoor movies, outdoor music and don’t forget the summer Paperhand Puppet Festival. To ﬁll up your calendar, visitchapelhill.org/events There is art everywhere in Orange County and in all shapes and sizes. Discover and explore dozens of painted murals, outdoor sculptures, art galleries, art events and more. www.artsorange.org. Free after 6pm 3 hour max All pay stations accept Visa, Mastercard, American Express and coins. At the Rosemary/Columbia Lot, Wallace Deck, and Rosemary Deck pay stations accept $1 and $5 bills. Download Park Mobile App DOWNTOWN CHAPEL HILL — INFORMATION FOR ALL LOTS — PARKING IS FREE ON SUNDAYS IN DOWNTOWN CHAPEL HILL! This includes all municipal lots and on-street meters. WWW.PARKONTHEHILL.COM
ON-STREET METERS $1.75/hr,
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While in Hillsborough take in some history at the Orange County Historical Museum and check out the new Kid’s Space Gallery, or visit the Burwell School Historic School.
Sportsplex and skateboard at Homestead Park. Come to Spring Haven Farm to snuggle with baby goats, feed ﬂuﬀy Highland cows, take a ride on the tractor train, or just kick back and relax by the ﬁre! Info at springhavenfarm.com. Or via appointment, visit the 17-acre 1870 Farm home to chickens, sheep, goats, ponies, donkeys, pigs, bunnies, alpacas and llamas. 1870farm.com
Make your own masterpiece at the paintit-yourself ceramics studio at Glazed Expectations in Carrboro or take a pottery or clay class at Chapel Hill’s Community Check out indoor rock climbing at Progression Climbing and the Chapel Hill
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8 ] CARR MILL PARKING Spaces for Carr Mill Mall only. Free for customers. 9 ] MUNICIPAL PARKING LOT Behind Acme. Follow the municipal signs and enter the lot off E. Main St and Roberson St. 10 ] CARR MILL EMPLOYEE LOT Lot available for long-term parking on weekends. 11 ] MUNICIPAL PARKING Gravel lot across the street from the Armadillo Grill.
TOWN COMMONS/FARMERS’ MARKET Additional parking available to Saturday Farmers’ Market patrons.
6 ] MUNICIPAL PARKING LOT Across from the Century Center, behind Cliff’s.
5 ] PNC BANK LOT Lot available to Saturday Farmers’ Market patrons.
13 ] HAMPTON INN PARKING DECK Access to deck behind Hampton Inn is off E. Main St and Boyd St. See signage or free parking directions. 14 ] ROSEMARY ST LOT 603 W. Rosemary St Mon-Sat 8am – 8pm, $1.50/hr. Free after 8 pm and all day Sun. 36 | 888. 968. 2060
12 ] ARTSCENTER LOT Free parking for customers only.
2 ] CARRBORO MUNICIPAL LOT Lot available to Saturday Farmers’ Market patrons. Located on Laurel Ave.
7 ] FITCH LUMBER Park here when Fitch is closed – after 5pm weekdays, afternoon Saturdays, and all day Sundays.
3 ] CARRBORO MUNICIPAL LOT Lot available to Saturday Farmers’ Market patrons. Located on Laurel Ave.
4 ] WEST WEAVER ST LOT Enter off Weaver St across from PNC Bank.
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PUBLIC SCHOOLS UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHAPEL HILL General phone inquiries 919.962.2211 unc.edu DURHAM TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE Orange County Campus durhamtech.edu/orange 525 College Park Rd , Hillsborough 919.536.7238 CHAPEL HILL/CARRBORO CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT chccs.org 750 S. Merritt Mill Rd, Chapel Hill 919.967.8211 ORANGE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT orangecountyfirst.com 200 E. King St, Hillsborough 919.732.8126 SENIORS ORANGE COUNTY DEPARTMENT ON AGING orangecountync.gov/aging Department coordinates two senior centers: JERRY M. PASSMORE CENTER 103 Meadowlands Dr, Hillsborough Open919.245.2015Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm. ROBERT & PEARL SEYMOUR CENTER SOUTHERN HUMAN SERVICES CAMPUS 2551 Homestead Rd, Chapel Hill Open919.968.2070Mon-Thu, 8am-9pm; Fri & Sat, 8am-5pm. POPULATION 2020 ORANGE COUNTY ...................................... 148,696 CHAPEL HILL 61,960 CARRBORO 21,295 HILLSBOROUGH .9,681 TAXES SALES TAX RATE 7.5 % ACCOMMODATIONS OCCUPANCY TAX 6 % PROPERTY TAX RATES 2021 (cents/$100 valuation): ORANGE COUNTY ....................................... . 0.8187 CHAPEL HILL ............................................. 0.514 CARRBORO . 0.6044 HILLSBOROUGH 0.587 CHAPEL HILL/CARRBORO SCHOOL DISTRICT TAX 0.183 UNC HEALTH CARE UNC HOSPITALS www.unchealthcare.org 101 Manning Dr, Chapel Hill | 984.974.1000 UNC HOSPITALS INCLUDE: • North Carolina Memorial Hospital • North Carolina Cancer Hospital • North Carolina Children’s Hospital • North Carolina Neurosciences Hospital • North Carolina Women’s Hospital. • Hillsborough Campus 430 Waterstone Dr, Hillsborough 984.215.2000 FACTS AND STATS ABOUT ORANGE COUNTY FACTS & RESOURCES 38 | 888. 968. 2060
RELOCATION AND BUSINESS CHAMBER FOR A GREATER CHAPEL HILL-CARRBORO carolinachamber.org 104 S. Estes Dr, Chapel Hill Open919.967.7075topublic Mon-Thu, 10am-5pm.
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PUBLIC LIBRARIES CARRBORO CYBRARY orangecountylibrary.org Carrboro Century Center, 100 N. Greensboro St, Carrboro Open919.918.7387Mon-Thu, 10am-7pm; Fri, 9am – 6pm.
CHAPEL HILL PUBLIC LIBRARY chapelhillpubliclibrary.org 100 Library Dr, Chapel Hill 919.968.2777 Open Mon-Thu, 10am-8pm; Fri-Sun, 10am-6pm. ORANGE COUNTY MAIN LIBRARY orangecountylibrary.org 137 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough 919.245.2525 Open Mon-Thu, 10am-7pm; Fri-Sat, 9am-6pm.
CHAPEL HILL DOWNTOWN PARTNERSHIP downtownchapelhill.com 128 E. Franklin St, #240, Chapel Hill Open919.967.9440Mon-Fri, 8am–5pm. HILLSBOROUGH/ORANGE COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE hillsboroughchamber.com 200 N. Churton St, Hillsborough Open919.732.8156Mon-Fri, 9am-3pm. ORANGE COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT growinorangenc.com 131 W. Margaret Ln, Hillsborough Open919.245.2325Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm. CHAPEL HILL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OFFICE townofchapelhill.org OR open2.biz Town Hall 405 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill Open919.969.5010Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm. CARRBORO ECONOMIC & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT OFFICE carrboronc.gov Town Hall 301 W. Main St , Carrboro Open919.918.7319Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm.
COMMUNITY RESOURCE EXPLORE DIVERSITY NC explorediversitync.com Supporting Black Indigenous People of Color (BIPOC) businesses of Chapel Hill and Orange County communities
VILLAGE PLAZA, GATEWAY COMMONS, THE GALLERIA AND ELLIOTT SQUARE Along S. Elliott Rd between E. Franklin St and Fordham BusinessesBlvdincluding Staples, Whole Foods Market, Purple Puddle, Whilden Clothing, restaurants and more.
CHAPEL HILL CHAPEL HILL DOWNTOWN downtownchapelhill.com
EAST 54 east54.com Environ Way at Hwy 54 between Hamilton and Finley Golf Course Rds. Open-air shopping plaza with a great restaurant scene including pizza and American. Also find No visit is complete without a little shopping. You are sure to find that perfect item here: from antiques and collectibles, to custom jewelry and the latest in trendy hip fashion.
More than 15 businesses including Food Lion, Framer’s Market, restaurants and others.
BLUE HILL DISTRICT bluehilldistrict.com East Chapel Hill’s mixed-use destination — the Blue Hill District. With dozens of stores, shops and boutiques, the Blue Hill District almost certainly has that perfect something.
CHAPEL HILL NORTH, TIMBERLYNE & CEDAR
JULIAN’S WHERE TO SHOP ‘TIL YOU DROP AT OUR UNIQUE STORES. ANDREWSJOHNNYPHOTO: 40 | 888. 968. 2060 SALLYMACK LIFE FURNISHINGS AT MIDTOWN MARKET IN CHAPEL HILL PHOTO: CHOCVB
EASTGATE CROSSING kiterealty.com/properties/eastgate-crossing
COURTYARD Off of Hwy 86 North and Weaver Dairy Rd
This area features many college-style and upscale restaurants and eateries, pubs, clothing stores, UNC memorabilia shops, record stores and boutiques. Popular book store Epilogue Books Chocolate Brews is on E. Franklin St. Longtime clothing stores include Julian’s on E. Franklin St and Uniquities on W. Franklin St. The Carolina Square at 133 W. Franklin St. has 42,000 sq ft of retail, including an urban Target and other stores.
RAMS PLAZA, FORDHAM SQUARE & MARIAKAKIS PLAZA
Includes grocery stores, post office, hardware, restaurants, movie theater and more. More than 25 businesses including Crazy Alan’s Emporium and Framemakers.
Fordham Blvd (Hwy 15-501 & Ephesus Church Rd )
1800 E. Franklin St
E. & W. Franklin St and E. & W. Rosemary St
Nearly 30 stores including Hallmark/Pink Pearl, Great Outdoor Provision Company, Talbots, Aldi, Ulta Beauty, Trader Joe’s, plus several restaurants.
MEADOWMONT VILLAGE meadowmont.net/village Off Raleigh Rd (Hwy 54 East) | 919.240.4682 About two dozen high-end stores and restaurants, featuring clothing, arts, accessories and more. MIDTOWN MARKET Martin Luther King Jr Blvd. and Hillsborough St Houses The Root Cellar, Flyleaf Books, boutique SallyMack, restaurants and service shops. SOUTHERN VILLAGE southernvillage.com 400 Market St (Off US Hwy 15-501 South) 919.933.4422Restaurants,shops, entertainment and services anchored by Weaver Street Market, Lumina Theater, and the Hyatt Place Hotel. Outdoor activities through-out the year include Movies on the Green, the Summer Music Series, the annual NC Symphony performance and the town’s July 4th Celebration. UNIVERSITY PLACE universityplacenc.com 201 S. Estes Dr | 919.967.6934 More than 50 stores, anchored by Silverspot Cinema and Stoney River Steakhouse & Grill. Specialty shops, galleries and restaurants. Home to the likes of William Travis Jewelry, The Print and Frame Shop, Kidzu Children’s Museum, FRANK Gallery and WCHL Radio. CARRBORO CARR MILL MALL AND DOWNTOWN carrmillmall.com, carrboro.com E. & W. Main St and E. & W. Weaver St 919.942.8669CarrMillMall is a beautifully restored former textile mill (built in 1899; listed on the National Register of Historic Places). Home to numerous local specialty shops and restaurants and adjacent to Harris Teeter, CVS and Weaver Street Market. Main Street features gift and craft shops, fashion, coffee shops, restaurants, and galleries. TO SHOP STORES. EPILOGUE BOOKS CHOCOLATE BREWS STROLLING THROUGH CARR MILL MALLYOUNGDONNPHOTO: BREWSCHOCOLATEBOOKSEPILOGUEPHOTO: WWW.VISITCHAPELHILL.ORG | 41
In the heart of the historic district, you’ll find a good choice of antique, wine, chocolate, yarn, jewelry, craft shops and locally owned restaurants, art galleries and other businesses, including Weaver Street Market and Dual Supply. At the northern end find the North Hills Shopping Center and restaurants off Hwy 70. Don’t forget West Hillsborough with restaurants, taverns and shops.
300 EAST MAIN 300eastmain.com
300 E. Main St, Mixed-use development on Main St in Carrboro features Hampton Inn & Suites, a parking deck, restaurants and shops. Includes Hickory Tavern Sports Café, Oakleaf and Cat’s Cradle, while retail includes Womancraft Gifts and more.
HAMPTON POINTE I-85 Exit 165 and Hwy 86 Hampton Pointe Blvd, Hillsborough More than a dozen stores, anchored by The Home Depot and Wal-Mart SuperCenter.
DOWNTOWN & WEST HILLSBOROUGH visithillsboroughnc.com/shopping
CARRBORO PLAZA carrboro.com NC Hwy 54 West and W. Main St
NC CRAFTS GALLERY GEARFANUNC42 | 888. 968. 2060 ALUMNI HALL alumnihall.com/info/carolina-square Carolina Square 133 W. Franklin St, Unit 140 Chapel 919.240.5523Hill CHAPEL HILL SPORTSWEAR chapelhillsportswear.com 119 E. Franklin St Chapel 919.929.0060Hill CLASSIC FASHIONS facebook.com/classic.fashions.unc 171 E. Franklin St Chapel 919.967.7600Hill JOHNNY T-SHIRT: THE CAROLINA STORE johnnytshirt.com 128 E. Franklin St Chapel 919.967.5646Hill SHRUNKEN HEAD BOUTIQUE shrunkenhead.com 155 E. Franklin St Chapel 919.942.7544Hill UNC STUDENT STORES unc.bncollege.com UNC Campus 207 South Rd Chapel 919.962.5066Hill UNDERGROUND PRINTING north-carolinashop.undergroundshirts.com/collections/ 133 E. Franklin St Chapel 919.525.2029Hill YOUNGDONNPHOTO: YOUNGDONNPHOTO:
VIETRI OUTLET STORE vietri.com/pages/outlet-store 343 Elizabeth Brady Rd (Off Hwy 70) 919.245.4181Mon-Sat,10am–5pm; Sun, 1pm–5pm. Outlet features discontinued, slightly flawed, and one-of-a-kind Italian handcrafted dinner-ware, glassware, flatware and accessories.
Grocery store, Dollar General, restaurants, pharmacy and service stores. About 30 businesses.
SOUTH GREEN southgreencarrboro.com
501 S. Greensboro St Restaurant, retail and office space development that currently is home to Coronato Pizza, Craftboro Brewing Company, Carrboro Yoga and other service businesses.
COMMUNITYWORXTHRIFTSHOP communityworxnc.org/ 125 W Main St., Carrboro 919. Mon-Sat,967-127210am-6pm;Sun,12pm-6pm. MY
Mon-Sat,929.177010am-6pm;Sun,12pm-5pm. SECRET John Earl St, Mon-Fri,919.732-1254Hillsborough11am-6pm;Sat,10am-5pm. BOUTIQUE shopatrumors.com 106C N. Graham St., Chapel Hill Mon-Sat,919.942.233511am-7pm;Sun,12pm-6pm. STOCK shopstockexchange.com Tue-Sat,919.403.997710am-5pm;Sun,12pm-5pm.
SPECIALTY SHOPS ANTIQUES/ LELANDAUCTIONSLITTLEAUCTION & ESTATE SALES/ GALLERY Lelandlittle.com 620 Cornerstone Ct. 919.644.1243Hillsborough MEBANE AUCTIONANTIQUEGALLERY mebaneauction.com 7607 Highway 70 W., 919.563.2424Mebane SCAVENGER ANTIQUES scavengerantique.com 102-A W. Main St., Mon-Sat,919.929.2340Carrboro10am-5pm. TRADINGANTIQUESPOST 100 Smith Level Rd, Mon-Sat,919.612.4148Carrboro10am–5pm. ATWHITEHALLTHEVILLAANTIQUES whitehallantiques.com 1213 E. Franklin St., Chapel Hill Mon-Sat,919.942.317911am-6pm. THRIFT/RESALE CONSIGNMENTCLOTHESMENTOR chapelhillnc.clothesmentor.com 241 S. Elliott Rd, Chapel Hill 919.
108churton.com 108 S. Churton St,
A LITTLE SOMETHING ineedalittlesomethingfacebook.com/ 118 N. Churton St,
UNIQUITIQUES uniquitiques.com 125 E. King St,
2160 Environ Way, Chapel Hill
CARLISLE & LINNY VINTAGE facebook.com/carlisleandlinnyJEWELRY 112 S. Churton St,
CLOSET mysecretcloset.com 107
ANDVINTAGEGIFTS108CHURTON Tue-Sat,Mon,919.732.4500Hillsborough11am-3:30pm;11am-4:30pm. Mon-Sat,919.935-4249Hillsborough10am-5pm. Wed917.400.9800Hillsborough&Fri,12pm-5pm;Thur,12pm-7pm;Sat,11am-4pm. 11am–5pm; Sun, 1pm-4pm. Tue-Sat,919.644.8000Hillsborough11am-4pm.
RE-INVINTAGED HOME DÉCOR & MORE facebook.com/reinvintagedNC 120 S. Churton St, Hillsborough Wed-Sat,
maragretlanegallery.com 121 W. Margaret Ln, Sun,Sat,Fri,Wed-Thu,919.296.8938Hillsborough11am-6pm;11am-8pm;10am-7pm;1pm-5pm. THOMAS STEVENS GALLERY thomasstevens.com 126 W.
NORTH CAROLINA CRAFTS GALLERY nccraftsgallery.com 212 W. Main St, Carrboro
HILLSBOROUGH GALLERY OF THE ARTS hillsboroughgallery.com 121 N. Churton St, Hillsborough Tues-Sat919.732.500110–6pm; Sun, 12–4pm & Last Fridays, 10am–9pm. HILLSBOROUGH ARTS COUNCIL GALLERY giftshophillsboroughartscouncil.org/ 102 N. Churton St, Hillsborough Tue-Thur919.643.2500&Sun, 12pm-4pm; Fri-Sat, 11am-7pm. MARGARET LANE GALLERY & ART STUDIOS King Hillsborough
BULLS HEAD BOOKSHOP unc.bncollege.com 207 South Rd, Chapel Hill Daniels Bldg, UNC Campus Sat-Sun,Mon-Fri,919.962.50607:30am-7pm10am-6pm. BOOKS BREWS/ PROLOGUE epiloguebookcafe.com 109 E. Franklin St, Suite 100 Chapel Sun,Mon-Sat,919.913.5055Hill8am-9pm9am-7pm. FLYLEAF BOOKS flyleafbooks.com 752 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Chapel Sun,Mon-Sat,919.942.7373Hill10am-7pm;11am-5pm CROW BOOKS 109 W. King St, Hillsborough Sat,Tue-Fri,919.732.171110am-5pm10am-4pm.
ENO ARTS MILL GALLERY artsorange.org/enomill/ 437 Dimmocks Mill Rd, Suite 17 Tues-Sat,919.245.2129Hillsborough12-5pm.
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Tue-Sat,919.942.404810am-6pm. WOMANCRAFT GIFTS womancraftgifts.com 360 E. Main St, #170, Carrboro Sun,Mon-Sat,919.929.330011am-6pm;12pm-5pm. FRANK GALLERY frankisart.com 201 S. Estes Dr, Chapel Hill Tues-Sat,919.636.413511am-5pm.
Orange County’s mobile app connects visitors to the agricultural assets of the Chapel Hill and rural Orange County communities. app helps connect you with farms that are open to the public, pick-your-own locations, farmers’ markets, local goods, restaurants that source their food locally, and agricultural events. yourself in the bounty. 7am-12pm 3pm-6pm 9am–12pm
Easy Access To Farms In Orange County!
Nov-Mar | Saturdays,
CHAPEL HILL FARMERS’ MARKET thechapelhillfarmersmarket.com University Place parking lot 201 S. Estes Dr, Chapel Hill 919.533.9496. Apr-Nov | Saturdays, 8am-12pm | Tuesdays, 3pm-6pm Nov-Mar | Saturdays, 9am-12pm ENO RIVER FARMERS’ MARKET enoriverfarmersmarket.com Farmers’ Market Pavilion 144 E. Margaret Ln, Hillsborough 952.412.5940 Apr-Nov | Saturdays, 8am–12pm Dec-Mar | Saturdays, 10am–12pm CARRBORO FARMERS’ MARKET PHOTO: TOWN OF CARRBORO For more information about Orange County farms, visit:FARMERS’www.OrangeCountyFarms.org MARKETS WWW.VISITCHAPELHILL.ORG | 45
DOWNLOAD THE VisitNCFarmsAPP CARRBORO FARMERS’ MARKET carrborofarmersmarket.com Town Commons 301 W. Main St, Carrboro 919.280.3326 Apr-Oct | Saturdays,
NEW IN 2022:
CHAPEL HILL CAROLINA BREWERY carolinabrewery.com 460 W. Franklin St Weekdays,919.942.1800opens at 11am till closing Weekends, 10am till closing. Oldest operating craft brewery in the Triangle founded in 1995. Restaurant and brewery with lots of indoor and outdoor seating.
410 N. Greensboro St, Suite 150 Mon, Tues-Thur,3pm-9pm;3pm-10pm; Fri, 3pm-11pm; Sat, 1pm-11pm; Sun, 1pm-9pm. Non-profit nano brewery operating on PlowGirl Farm outside of Carrboro. Taproom in Shelton Station in Carrboro. STEEL STRING BREWERY steelstringbrewery.com 106 S. Greensboro St Mon-Fri,919.240.72152pm-11pm; Sat-Sun, 12pm-11pm. mTaproom and patio.
VECINO BREWING CO. vecinobrewing.com 300 E. Main Tues-Thu,919.391.6788St4-9pm; Fri, 4pm-11pm; Sat, 12pm-11pm; Sun, 12pm-9pm. Brewery and restaurant built by neighbors, for neighbors. (Haw River Farmhouse Ales taking over in 2023.)
DINGO DOG BREWING COMPANY dingodogbrewing.com
Sip your way across Orange County
A locally-owned, female-led wine, beer and spirits store with cheese, charcuterie and caviar offerings and a wine supper club to match sellers with wine lovers. 712 Market St, Southern Village, Chapel Hill instagram.com/rocks and acidwineshop 46 | 888. 968. 2060
TOP OF THE HILL RESTAURANT & BREWERY thetopofthehill.com 100 E. Franklin St Mon,919.929.867612pm-10pm; Wed, 12pm-12am; Thur-Fri, 12pm-2am; Sat, 11am-2am; Sun, Restaurant11am-10pm.andbrewery with indoor seating and outdoor deck/patio overlooking Franklin St.
DEPOT craftborobrewing.com 101 Two Hills Drive, Unit 180 Tue-Thur,919.240.44002pm-9pm; Fri-Sat, 2pm-10pm; Sun, Taproom2pm-8pm.andpatio seating and bottle shop. Monthly brewery tours.
If you’re a connoisseur of craft beers, Chapel Hill, Carrboro and Hillsborough are ideal for a tasting tour as the beer scene contin ues to grow. Each venue has a story to tell as do the folks who make them. Also, find cider, wines, spirits, mead and kombucha.
ROCKS + ACID WINE SHOP
MEAD AT HONEYSUCKLE TEA HOUSE vary from signature herbal tea blends to hand-crafted mead, an ancient honey-wine. Chapel Hill 919.903.9131
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BEER,WINE & CIDER
Located in western Orange County, Pluck Farm is home to Steel String Brewery’s new farm brewery, crafting beers with native NC foraged from the land. Family- and dog-friendly venue featuring a games, a 13-hole disc course, and Saturday Market. Fri, 3pm-9pm; Sat, 10am-9pm; Sun, 12pm-9pm. 6901 NC-54, facebook.com/PluckFarmNC
beer garden, food truck pop-ups, lawn
Located on Cedar Grove Blueberry Farm just north of Hillsborough, NC. Botanist & Barrel crafts real southern ciders, fruited sours, and wines. They make natural beverages with no additives (like sulfites). They support local farmers using only sustainably and organically sourced fruits, including blueberries, apples and more from their organic estate farm. Guests can pick blueberries (July-August), purchase and taste wines, local craft beers and prepared foods, all in a scenic farm setting. Tasting Room is open Thur & Sun, 12pm-6pm; Fri-Sat, 12pm-7pm. Visit website for winery tour information, music events and more. 105 Persimmon Hill Ln, Cedar Grove 919.644.7777 | botanistandbarrel.com
Mebane, NC 27302
Venue creates farm-based artisan beverages that
8871 Pickards Meadow Rd,
Boro Beverage produces various lines of probiotic libations including Kombucha, “wild” sodas, Switchel and shrubs. They produce in small batches, ferment 100% in glass, seasonally driven and are inspired by the agricultural bounty of the NC Piedmont. 400 W. Rosemary St, Suite 1005, Chapel Hill 919.942.1110 | borobeverage.com BOTANIST AND BARREL WINERY, CIDERY AND TASTING ROOM
LOCAL CULTURE IN A GLASS
ARMADILLO GRILL 120 E. Main 919.929.4669St armadillogrill.com Award-winning Tex-Mex restaurant.
Sampler plate of local restaurants that will satisfy even the most discriminating gourmet. Chapel Hill and Orange County has long been a culinary destination. From classic southern fare and elegant cuisine to burgers, barbecue and till you see what Chapel Hill, Carrboro and Hillsborough brings to the table. Our restaurant scene is a haven for foodies.
Cham Thai is bringing a piece of Thailand to Carrboro one dish at a time. Enjoy the array of flavorful dishes; whether you’re a vegetarian, vegan, pescatarian, or meat-lover, there’s an option for everyone. CORONATO PIZZA 101 Two Hills Rd, #140 919.240.4804 coronatopizza.com
Chef Teddy Diggs’ Roman pizzeria is the first of its kind in the South with menu drawing inspiration from local community of farmers and artisans.
CHAM THAI CUISINE AT CARRBORO 370 E. Main 984.999.4646St chamthai.squarespace.com
GOURMET KINGDOM CHINESE 301 E. Main 919.932.7222St thegourmetkingdom.com
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GLASSHALFULL 106 S. Greensboro St 919.967.9784 glasshalfull.net Featuring seasonal American cooking using the freshest local ingredients to create a withpassing,theMediterranean-inspiredhealthy,feast;restaurantencouragessharing,andexperimentingfoodandwinepairings.
CARRBURRITOS TAQUERIA 711 W. Rosemary St 919.933.8226 carrburritos.com Mexican taqueria featuring fresh and sophisticated flavors served in generous portions and made on location.
Authentic Chinese food with lots of vegetarian options.
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CARRBORO ACME FOOD & BEVERAGE CO 110 E. Main 919.929.2263St acmecarrboro.com Using fresh local ingredients to create Southern American dishes in a fine dining setting. AKAI HANA JAPANESE 206 W. Main 919.942.6848St akaihana.com Sushi Bar and traditional Japanese cuisine in a atmosphere.contemporary
LUNA ROTISSERIE AND EMPANADAS 307 E. Main 919.537.8958St lunarotisserie.com Luna is where South American meets American South. MOSAIC TAPAS BISTRO & WINE BAR 203 W. Weaver St 919.967.5008 mosaicbistro.com Mosaic has terrific tapas, worldclass wines and curated cocktails for a new downtown dining experience.
SPOTTED DOG 111 E. Main 919.933.1117St thespotteddogrestaurant.com Casual restaurant featuring an eclectic menu with a focus on vegan, vegetarian and healthy, organic options.
Tandem offers great food in a warm relaxing environment – a place in the community where people come to relax, unwind and have fun. In warm weather, enjoy the outside patio.
JADE PALACE RESTAURANT 103 E. Main 919.942.0006St jadepalacerestaurant.com Long-time popular Chinese restaurant.
PIZZERIA MERCATO 408 W. Weaver St 919.967.2277 pizzeriamercatonc.com Pizzeria Mercato crafts bright, energetic salads, textured vegetable dishes, handmade Neapolitan-inspiredpastas,pizzas in bricklined ovens and luxurious gelatos.
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THAI STATION RESTAURANT 201 E. Main 984.234.3230St thaistationnc.com Thai Station Restaurant is simply the go-to-restaurant for people seeking to enjoy the best of Thai dishes serving everything from appetizers, noodle soups, curry/hot pots, and seafood, etc.
VENABLE ROTISSERIE BISTRO 200 N. Greensboro St 919.904.7160 venablebistro.com Comfort food with big, bold flavors featuring fresh locally sourced ingredients. They are equally proud of their cocktail list, craft and imported beer selection, and carefully selected wine list.
NAPOLI CAFE & NEAPOLITAN PIZZA 105 E. Main 919.667.8288St napolicarrboro.com Neapolitan wood-fired pizza and artisanal gelato.
TESORO 100 E. Weaver St 919.537.8494 tesorocarrboro.com Tesoro is a cozy, 18-seat neighborhood restaurant in downtown Carrboro serving housemade pasta, seasonal plates and classic sweets with Italian, French and Croatian influences.
OAKLEAF 310 E. Main 984.234.0054St oakleafnc.com A sophisticated seasonal farm-to-fork restaurant, dedicated to providing high quality cuisine and a fine dining experience. Dine inside or on patio.
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TANDEM CARRBORO 200 N. Greensboro St 919.240.7937 tandemcarrboro.com
GRATA CAFÉ 200 N. Greensboro St 919.240.7000 gratacafe.com Grata is THE place in town for breakfast and lunch daily. Good, clean, simple food prepared with love and gratitude, one dish at a time.
IZA WHISKEY AND EATS 370 E. Main 919.537.8645St izaeats.com Iza Whiskey and Eats serves a Japanese fusion style cuisine featuring small plates, sushi, ramen, whiskey, sake and cocktails in a modern space.
NEAL’S DELI 100 E. Main 919.967.2185St nealsdeli.com Neal’s Deli believes in cooking from scratch and with the seasons using local ingredients that give their customers the finest deli experience. Open for breakfast and lunch.
FOUR CORNERS 175 E. Franklin St 919.537.8230 fourcornersgrille.com Burgers, wings, soups, salads and sandwiches, plus full bar. 411 WEST ITALIAN CAFE 411 W. Franklin St 919.967.2782 411west.com Fresh made in-house pasta, fresh seafood, steaks, specials and delicious thin crust pizzas that are baked in a wood-fired oven imported from Italy.
DELI EDISON PROVISIONS & EATERY 630 Weaver Dairy Rd 919.929.7700 deliedison.com Deli favorites like house-made bagels and schmears, breakfast and Deli sandwiches, fresh salads, hot dogs and more, plus beer and wine.
DEAD MULE CLUB 303 W. Franklin St 919.969.7659 thedeadmuleclub.com Serving Big Sam’s Barbecue and Chef Patterson’s creative and delicious creations, including Taco Tuesdays, weekly specials and daily drink specials. Enjoy newly expanded deck seating.
ELEMENTS 2110 Environ Way 919.537.8780 elementsofchapelhill.com With a posh and elegant décor, Element’s features a sophisticated menu with unique pairings of vibrant flavors from around the world.
Coco is a plant-based dual concept: coffee shop, breakfast and lunch cafe by day and restaurant and full bar by evening. CROSSROADS CHAPEL HILL 211 Pittsboro Street 919.918.2777 crossroadscuisine.com Located in the historic Carolina Inn, Crossroads Chapel Hill features fine cuisine, indoor/outdoor dining space, and fresh, locally sourced seasonal menus. DAME’S CHICKEN & WAFFLES 147 E. Franklin St 919.240.4228 dameschickenwaffles.com Offering world-class, comfort food. 50 | 888. 968. 2060
CAROLINA BREWERY 460 W. Franklin St 919.942.1800 carolinabrewery.com
The oldest continually running restaurant in North Carolina, it serves modern southern cuisine, featuring a full bar and a famous weekend brunch.
BUENA VIBRA 157 E. Rosemary St 919.903.9029 buenavibranc.com Authenic Caribbean cuisine. BUNS 107 N. Columbia St 919.240.4746 bunsofchapelhill.com Choose one of our three handcrafted burgers—Angus chuck beef, fresh ground turkey, and homemade veggie—and start building your burger as well as hand cut fries.
CAROLINA COFFEE SHOP 138 E. Franklin St 919.942.6875 carolinacoffeeshop.com
CHAPEL HILL AL’S BURGER SHACK 516 W. Franklin St 919.904.7659 alsburgershack.com Award-winning classic burger stand, exceptional burgers, dogs, and shakes from the best local ingredients. Second location in Southern Village. BANDIDO’S 159 1/2 E. Franklin St 919.967.5048 bandidoscafe.com
Delicious and award winning Mexican favorites along with delicious margaritas.
BIN 54 STEAK & CELLAR 1201-M Raleigh Rd 919.969.1155 bin54chapelhill.com Bin 54 elevates classic steakhouse dishes by serving the highest quality meats and seafood.
Local ingredients highlight burgers, salads, tacos and burritos, soups, sauces and dressings, hand cut fries and potato chips. North Carolina seafood when available throughout each season. Award-winning craft beer.
FARM HOUSE RESTAURANT 6004 Mill House Rd 919.929.5727 farmhousesteakhouse.com Steaks are cooked on an open charcoal grill and brought to the table still sizzling on hot cast iron skillets. The atmosphere is rustic and romantic.
BLUE’S ON FRANKLIN 110 W. Franklin St 919.240.5060 bluesonfranklin.com Blues on Franklin is a smokehouse BBQ restaurant owned and operated by three generations of Tar Heels. BLUEBIRD 601 Meadowmont Village Cir 919.213.9882 bluebirdnc.com French bistro serving food, wine, and cocktails in the classic Gallic style.
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BREADMAN’S 261 S. Elliott 919.967.7110Rd breadmanschapelhillfacebook.com/ Longtime Chapel Hill restaurant known for their breakfast, dinner plates, burgers, barbecue, classic sandwiches and more.
CHIMNEY INDIAN KITCHEN & BAR 306 W. Franklin St 984.234.3671 chimneyindiankitchen.com Authentic Indian cuisine. CHOLANAD RESTAURANT AND BAR 310 W. Franklin St 800.246.5262 cholanad.com Southern Indian culinary experience in a world-class style. COCO ESPRESSO, BISTRO & BAR 101 Glen Lennox Dr, Ste 180 919.883.9003 cocochapelhill.com
Take Home A Taste Of Orange Food artisans abound in Chapel Hill, Carrboro and Hillsborough. Take home a taste of Orange County from our sauces, jams, cookies and chocolates. SAMPLE THESE TERRIFIC TASTES. ACCIDENTAL BAKER ARTISAN FLATBREAD CRACKERS BIG SPOON ROASTERS ALMOND NUT BUTTER BORO BEVERAGE CO POLLINATOR PUNCH KOMBUCHA BOTANIST & BARREL CIDERS & WINES CAROLINA BREWERY BBQ & STEAK SAUCES, DRY RUBS CARRBORO COFFEE ROASTERS COFFEES CHAPEL HILL TOFFEE TOFFEE CHOCOLATAY CONFECTIONS COCONUT BLISS BARS CLIFF’S MEAT MARKET CHORIZO COON ROCK FARM PORK TENDERLOIN COTTAGE LANE KITCHEN CAPE FEAR SPICY PEPPER RELISH HEIDI MOORE HONEY NC WILDFLOWER HONEY LADY EDISON/DELI EDISON EXTRA-FINE COUNTRY HAM MAMA DIP’S POPPY SEED DRESSING & CORNBREAD MIX MAPLE VIEW ICE CREAM MATTHEW’S CHOCOLATES CHOCOLATES MEDITERRANEAN DELI PITA BREAD NEAL’S DELI PASTRAMI OR CORNED BEEF PLUTO’S JAMAICAN JERK SAUCE SWEET NEECY FOUR CAKE MIXES SUNSHINE LAVENDER FARM CULINARY LAVENDER TONYA’S COOKIES PECAN CRISP COOKIES THE CHEESE SHOP LOCAL CHEESES THE ROOT CELLAR SEVEN PEPPER JELLY ZING CAPSICANA ZING GOURMET SAUCE HANDMADE CHEESES • CHAPEL HILL CREAMERY • BOXCARR FARMS • HILLSBOROUGH CHEESE COMPANY
MEDITERRANEAN DELI & CATERING 410 W. Franklin St 919.967.2666 mediterraneandeli.com Mediterranean Deli provides Chapel Hill with authentic cuisines from the Middle East and the Mediterranean; order off their menu or from its deli cases, many of which are vegetarian, vegan, and gluten free.
JUJUBE 1201 Raleigh Rd www.jujuberestaurant.com Jujube is a modern restaurant rooted in the flavors of Chinese and Vietnamese cuisine, distilled and whimsically refined with western sensibilities.
MINT INDIAN CUISINE 504 W. Franklin St 919.929.6188 mintunc.com Menu is drawn from the Punjabi region in the north of India: The clay-oven-cooked meats and vegetables from our tandoor, the exotic seasonings in our masala and vindaloo dishes, the fragrant soups and biryanis.
MERRITT’S GRILL 1009 S. Columbia St 919.942.4897 merrittsblt.com Famous for their BLTs. Other offerings include burgers, sandwiches, salads, specialties and vegetarian items.
Whether you’re looking for great family-style dining, a take-out meal to share at home, a picnic basket to go, or sauces and spreads, Mama Dip’s is the place to find delicious country cooking since 1976. Currently serving lunch and dinner.
Opened in 1976, La Rez, as it is locally known, offers an American inspired twist on classic French food and an exceptional dining experience, sit inside or on the patio.
LUCHA TIGRE 746 Martin Luther King, Jr Blvd 919.904.7326 luchatigre.com Latin-Asian fusion cuisine, tapas, tequila and sake bar. MAMA DIP’S KITCHEN 408 W. Rosemary St 919.942.5837 mamadips.com
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MARKET AND MOSS 700 Market 919.929.8226St marketandmoss.com Market and Moss serves seasonal cuisine created using the best ingredients they can find from local farmers, purveyors, and fishers, in addition to specialty cocktails and wine.
FIESTA GRILL 3307 NC Highway 54 West 919.928.9002 fiestagrill.us Popular Mexican restaurant five miles west of Carrboro on Hwy 54. HAWKERS 201 S. Estes Dr, #400A 919.415.1799 eathawkers.com Featuring the bold flavors of Asian Street Food. HAWTHORNE AND WOOD CHAPEL HILL 3140 Environ Way 919.240.4337 hawthorneandwood.com/ Neighborhood restaurant, bar and patio lounge, where your dinner can be fancy, laid-back, or anywhere in between. Dine indoors or outdoors on the patio. IL PALIO RISTORANTE 1505 E. Franklin St 919.918.2545 ilpalio.com At Il Palio, they celebrate the great tradition of Italian hospitality, from the warmth of the service to the quality of their cooking, using the best local and Italian ingredients, prepared by Chef Adam Rose. ITALIAN PIZZERIA III 508 W. Franklin St 919.968.4671 italianpizzeria3.com A Chapel Hill tradition with brothers Angelo and Vincenzo Marrone serving authentic Italian pizza and other dishes since 1980.
KIPOS GREEK TAVERNA 1800 E. Franklin St 919.425.0760 kiposchapelhill.com Kipos is a reflection of owner, Giorgio Bakatsias’ Greek childhood: of fresh and robust village foods cooked in wood-burning ovens, honoring old and modern recipes alike. Eat inside or outside on the patio. KITCHEN 764 Martin Luther King, Jr Blvd 919.537.8167 kitchenchapelhill.com Local, delicious, traditional French bistro fare in a cozy and comfortable environment with a small but impressive selection of wines and beer.
LA RESTAURANTRESIDENCE& BAR 202 W. Rosemary St 919.967.2506 laresidencedining.com
LANTERN RESTAURANT 423 W. Franklin St 919.969.8846 lanternrestaurant.com Lantern combines Asian flavors and North Carolina ingredients sourced mainly from local farms and fisheries. Chef-owner Andrea Reusing is a James Beard award winning chef and cookbook author. LIME AND LEMON INDIAN GRILL AND BAR 100 Meadowmont Village Cir 984.234.3409 lnlrestaurant.com Offers an immersive dining experience with exquisite dishes that will take you on a journey through India’s many regions, traditions and festivals.
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QUEEN OF PHO 1129 Weaver Dairy Rd 919.903.8280 queenofphochapelhill.com
MOMO’S MASTER 110 N. Columbia St 919.903.9051 momosmaster.com
TANDOOR RESTAURANTINDIAN 1301 E. Franklin St 919.967.6622 tandoorindian.com While menu focuses on dishes from Punjab, northern India’s agricultural region, a new selection includes such delicacies as Tandoori salmon, a delectable mixture of ground spices cooked in their Tandoori pit clay oven.
TALULLA’S MEZZE LOUNGE & BAR 456 W. Franklin St 919.933.1177 talullas.com
TIME-OUT 201 E Franklin St 919.929.2425 timeout247.com A Chapel Hill institution located in downtown on Franklin Street. They’re the only restaurant with delivery in town that is open 24/7 365 days a year and famous for their Chicken ‘n Cheddar Biscuits and Southern comfort food.
PHO HAPPINESS 508-A W. Franklin St 919.942.8201 phohappinessnc.com Serves cuisine such as Curry Fried Wings, Make Your Own Pho, Fried Rice, Dashi and Vegetarian Curry Pho.
Authentic Himalayan bistro restaurant featuring expertly crafted momo-based entrees, side dishes and desserts. Momo is a type of dumpling that’s popular in places including Tibet and Nepal.
OSTERIA GEORGI 201 S. Elliott 919.375.0600Rd osteriageorgi.com
SUTTON’S DRUG STORE 159 E. Franklin St 919.942.5161 suttonsdrugstore.com Old fashioned diner near the Chapel Hill campus, opened in 1923; they offer a great variety of food including burgers, hot dogs, sandwiches, salads and wraps. Find old-fashioned flavored s odas, great milkshakes and vintage candy.
Talulla’s has become a favorite dining and late night destination amongst locals and visiting foodies alike with their authentic Turkish Cuisine.
Osteria reflects the passion behind Italian cuisine and culture with simply prepared hand-made pasta, locally sourced ingredients and vibrant flavors.
PIERO’S PASTA & WINE 1502 E. Franklin St 984.999.4826 pierospasta.com High quality Italian dishes and wine.
OISHII SUSHI BAR & RESTAURANT 1129 Weaver Dairy Rd 919.932.7002 oishiiroll.com Japanese & Sushi bar offering sashimi, tempura, noodle, teriyaki and more. OLD EAST TAVERN 1118 Environ Way 919.903.8699 oldeasttavern.com
SQUID’S RESTAURANT & OYSTER BAR 1201 Fordham Blvd 919.942.8757 squidsrestaurant.com Famous for the area’s best seafood and a warm inviting oyster bar, plus wood-grilled fillets, live Maine lobster, lightly breaded fried seafood, and unique weekly specials.
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Elevated American cuisine served in a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere with fine wine, craft beer and craft cocktails.
SAGE VEGETARIAN CAFE 1129 Weaver Dairy Rd 919.968.9266 sagevegcafe.com Natural vegetarian foods, made using organic & local ingredients when available. They have a wide variety of organic, vegan, and gluten-free options available as well.
QUE CHULA 140 W. Franklin St, #110 919.903.8000 quechulatacos.com/ Chapel Hill’s most authentic Mexican food, craft tacos and tequila bar.
Premier Vietnamese restaurant in Timberlyne Shopping Center. RASA INDI-CHINESE 1826 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd 919.929.2199 rasachapelhill.com Locally owned and operated providing Chinese options. RASA MALAYSIA 410 Market 984.234.0256St rasamalaysiach.com Malaysia cuisine including Kampung favorites and more. ROOT CELLAR CAFE & CATERING 750 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd 919.967.3663 rootcellarchapelhill.com Specializing in scratch-made sandwiches, comfort foods, desserts, and locally roasted coffees. ROQUETTE 601 West Franklin Street Chapel Hill, 984-322-9023NC roquettechapelhill.com/ Cuisine full of bold, contrasting flavors, sourced meats and produce from regional farms. Dine in the beer garden at Franklin Motors.
PIRATE CAPTAIN 163 E. Franklin St 919.968.2098 piratecaptainch.com Serving authentic Japanese ramen & Hawaii poke bowls.
SPICY 9 140 W. Franklin St 919.903.9335 spicy9chapelhill.com Spicy 9 features sushi and Asian fusion cuisine.
STONEY RIVER STEAKHOUSE AND GRILL 201 S. Estes 919.914.6688Dr stoneyriver.com Stoney River is an upscale steakhouse, specializing in hand-cut steaks, fresh seafood selections, signature salads and house specialties.
SUNRISE BISCUIT KITCHEN 1305 E. Franklin St 919.933.1324 sunrisebiscuits.com Bigger, better biscuits for breakfast and lunch, hamburgers, hot dogs, and sandwiches served also. The Chapel Hill location is a drive-thru only restaurant.
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TOWN HALL GRILL 410 Market 919.960.8696St thetownhallgrill.com Neighborhood grill offering burgers, sandwiches, tacos, beers and more.
Pit-cooked BBQ, ribs, chicken, turkey, brisket, sides and house made desserts. Specialty drinks and local beer.
A delicious variety of fresh made pastas, seafood dishes, and entrees made in an old world Italian style.
AMERICANHILLSBOROUGHHEROGRILL 640 N. Churton St 919.732.1900 americanherorestaurant.com
Family-owned restaurant offering a variety of delicious made to order hot & cold subs as well as greek and mediterranean classics such as gyros, kabobs, falafel, moussaka, and stuffed grape leaves. ANTONIA’S 101 N. Churton St 919.643.7722 antoniashillsborough.com
Fueling active lifestyles with fresh, healthy, and delicious superfoods Including acai bowls, toast and smoothies. VIMALA’S CURRYBLOSSOM CAFÉ 431 W. Franklin St 919.929.3833 curryblossom.com Vimala’s restaurant has been bringing home-cooked Indian flavors from her home state of Kerala, her beloved Mumbai and other parts of India since 2010.
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A family-run restaurant with American, Italian, and Balkan mix of cuisine.
TOP OF THE HILL RESTAURANT & BREWERY 100 E. Franklin St 919.929.8676 thetopofthehill.com
JACK’S COUNTRY RESTAURANT 121 Rebecca Locally919.732.7022Drownedand operated family breakfast restaurant serving up the basics and a strong cup of coffee. JAY’S CHICKEN SHACK 646 N. Churton St 919.732.3591 jayschickenshack.com Locally, family owned and operated chicken and biscuits restaurant featuring fresh, hand-cut, flavorful, tender and juicy chicken cooked to perfection with a family spice blend. LOS ALTOS 126 W. King 919.241.4177St losaltosmexicanrestaurant.com Locally owned and family operated Mexican restaurant. NAPOLI NEAPOLITAN PIZZERIA & GELATERIA 230 S. Nash 919.245.8566St napolihillsborough.com Offering true wood-fired Neapolitan Pizza in downtown Hillsborough. NOMAD 122 W. King 984.217.0179St thenomadnc.com Traditional ethnic dishes and craft cocktails with a unique spin, all in a cozy, rustic interior. PUEBLO VIEJO 370 S. Churton Street 919.732.3480 restaurant/puebloviejomexicanfacebook.com/ Traditional Mexican favorites.
J&F KITCHEN 155 Mayo 919.245.8463St jandfkitchen.weebly.com
THE PIG 630 Weaver Dairy Rd 919.942.1133 thepigrestaurant.com Barbecue restaurant that features whole-hog barbecue made with local, pasture-raised, antibiotic and hormone free pork.
THE PURPLE BOWL 306 W. Franklin St 919.903.8511 purplebowlch.com
EL RESTAURANTE IXTAPA 162 Exchange Park Lane 919.644.6944 ixtapa.homestead.com/ Authentichomepage.htmlMexican food and daily specials. HILLSBOROUGH BBQ COMPANY 236 S. Nash 919.732.4647St hillsboroughbbq.com
BIG BOB’S CITY GRILL 584 Cornelius St Fresh-made919.732.2953burgers, fries, hushpuppies, slaw, fried chicken, and fresh country sides such as collards and roasted corn on the cob.
Top of the Hill – or TOPO as they have come to be known – is a destination spot. The menu is loaded with locallysourced ingredients, an acclaimed beer collection brewed on-site, and the outdoor deck boasts a panoramic view of downtown.
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RADIUS PIZZERIA & PUB 112 N. Churton St 919.245.0601 radiuspizzeria.net Locally owned restaurant serving up fresh, handmade pizzas, salads, paninis, and pasta dishes. Great outdoor seating. SARATOGA GRILL 108 S. Churton St 919.732.2214 saratogagrill.com Delicious and reasonably priced cuisine (primarily seafood), including their house specialties and other custom favorites. VILLAGE DINER & PIZZERIA 600 W. King 919.245.8915St villagedinernc.com Salads, pasta, pizza, sandwiches, burgers and Sunday brunch.
One of the largest and most successful cooperative organic markets in the country.
VINNY’S ITALIAN GRILL & PIZZERIA 133 N. Scotswood Blvd 919.732.9219 vinnyshillsborough.com
and grill that uses local products and features breakfast and daily specials like burgers, soups and more. Weaver Street Market weaverstreetmarket.coop
Locally owned and operated bringing the taste of New York style pizza, delicious subs and pasta dishes. WOODEN NICKEL PUBLIC HOUSE 113 N. Churton St 919.643.2223 thewnp.com Wooden Nickel has been the neighborhood pub of Hillsborough since 2003, featuring delicious wings, burgers and more.
• CARRBORO 101 E. Weaver St, Carrboro Daily,919.929.00108am-9pm.
Blue Dogwood Public Market facebook.com/bluedogwoodch 306 W. Franklin St, Chapel Hill Wed-Sat,919.717.040412pm-8pm; Sun, 12pm-4pm. Chapel Hill’s food hall in the heart of down town. Visit website for current vendors and events.
Sun,Mon-Sat,919.869.731010am-8pm;9am-9pm. Market offers groceries, local meat, produce, Hispanic products and more. New Hope Market facebook.com/moonpi451 6117 NC Hwy 86 S., Chapel Hill SpecialtyMon-Sat,919.240.78518am-9pm.grocerystore
• SOUTHERN VILLAGE 716 Market St, Chapel Hill Daily,919.929.20098am-9pm.
&RISECARRBOROSOUTHERNBISCUITSRIGHTEOUSCHICKEN 310 E. Main 919.929.5115St BENCHAPELrisebiscuitschicken.comHILL&JERRY’S 102 W. Franklin St 919.967.9068 BRANDWEIN’Sbenjerry.com BAGELS 503 & 505 W. Rosemary St 919.960.5998 BRUEGGER’Schapelhillbakery.comBAGELS 1800 E. Franklin St 919.929.5524 COLDbrueggers.comSTONECREAMERY 131 E. Franklin St 919.240.7640 coldstonecreamery.com DUNKIN’ 1509 E. Franklin St 919.819.7039 COMPANYGREATdunkindonuts.comHARVESTBREAD 229 S. Elliott 919.904.7292Rd GUGLHUPFgreatharvestbread.comBAKESHOP 1800 E. Franklin St 919.914.6511 INSOMNIAguglhupf.comCOOKIES 145 E. Franklin St 877.632.6654 LAinsomniacookies.comVITADOLCEESPRESSO & GELATO BAR 610 Market 919.968.1635St PASTRIESLElavitadolcecafe.comMACARONFRENCH 140 W Franklin St #120 984.234.3023 MAPLElemacaron-us.comVIEWMOBILE ICE CREAM University Place 201 S. Estes 919.244.1949Dr THEuniversityplacenc.comYOGURTPUMP 106 W. Franklin St 919.942.7867 yogurtpump.com YOPOP FROZEN YOGURT 1129 Weaver Dairy Rd 919.537.8229 PASTAHILLSBOROUGHHILLSBOROUGHfacebook.com/yopopchapelhillBAKESHOP&CO 110 S. Churton St 919.732.6261 KIM’Shillsboroughbakeshop.comBAKESHOP 111 N. Churton St 919.932.0134 LAdowntownpies.comMUÑECAICECREAM 131 Mayo 919.241.4266St MAPLEbusiness.sitela-muneca-ice-cream.VIEWICECREAM Country Store 6900 Rock Ridge Rd 919.960.5535 MATTHEW’Smapleviewfarm.comCHOCOLATES 104 N. Churton St 919.732.0900 PANADERIAmatthewschocolatesfacebook.com/COPANMORELOS 3202 US HWY 70 E 919.296.9343 WHIT’Sfacebook.com/franknancy80FROZENCUSTARD 240 S. Nash 919.245.8123St nchillsboroughwhitscustard.com/ SWEETSBAKERIES MAPLE VIEW ICE CREAM 56 | 888. 968. 2060
COMPANYGRAYCARRBOROSQUIRRELCOFFEE 360 E. Main St, #100 graysquirrelcoffee.com KRAVE 105 W. Main 919.408.9596St OASISfacebook.com/kravekava/ 200 N. Greensboro St 919.904.7343 OPENoasisincarrmill.comEYECAFÉ 101 S. Greensboro St 919.968.9410 PRESENTopeneyecafe.comDAYONMAIN 901 W. Main 919.932.5070St SHOP1922CHAPELpresentdayonmain.comHILLBYCAROLINACOFFEE 140 E. Franklin St 919.942.6874 carolinacoffeeshop.com CAFFE DRIADE 215-A E. Franklin St 919.942.2333 caffedriade.com CARIBOU COFFEE COMPANY 1406 E. Franklin St 919.968.3735 CHA HOUSE 318 W. Franklin St 984.999.4580 PROLOGUECHOCOLATEEPILOGUEchahouseusa.comBOOKSBREWS/ 109 E. Franklin St Suite 919.913.5055Chapel100Hill HONEYSUCKLEepiloguebookcafe.comTEAHOUSE 8871 Pickards Meadow Rd 919.903.9131 JOEhoneysuckleteahouse.comVANGOGH 1129 Weaver Dairy Rd 919.967.2002 PERENNIALjoevangogh.com 401 W. Franklin St 919.914.6045 perennial.cafe QUICKLY 503 Meadowmont Village Cir 984.234.0401 STARBUCKSquicklychapelhill.comCOFFEE 103 E. Franklin St 919.932.3824 STARBUCKSstarbucks.comCOFFEE 1800 E. Franklin St 919.929.2613 THEstarbucks.comPOPLARCAFE 1114 Environ Way 919.904.7044 YAYAthepoplarcafencfacebook.com/TEA 157 E. Franklin St 919.914.6302 CUP-A-JOEHILLSBOROUGHyayatea.com 112 W. King 919.732.2008St hboro-cupajoe.com/ COFFEE &TEA OASIS CARR MILL MALL WWW.VISITCHAPELHILL.ORG | 57 YOUNGDONNPHOTO:
CARRBORO 401 MAIN 401 Main 984.390.3598St B-SIDE401main.comLOUNGE 200 N. Greensboro St 919.904.7160 b-sidelounge.com BELLTREE COCKTAIL CLUB 100 Brewer 984.234.0572Lane belltreecocktailclub.com BOWBARR 705 W. Rosemary St 919.967.9784 facebook.com/bowbarr CRAFTBORO BREWING DEPOT 101 Two Hills Dr 919.240.4400 craftborobrewing.com DINGO DOG BREWING COMPANY 410 N. Greensboro St dingodogbrewing.com HICKORY TAVERN CAFÉ 370-110 E. Main St 919.942.7417 thehickorytavern.com ORANGE COUNTY SOCIAL CLUB 108 E. Main 919.933.0669St orangecountysocialclub.net SPEAKEASY ON MAIN 100 E. Main St speakeasyonmainstreetfacebook.com/ STEEL STRING BREWERY 106A Greensboro St 919.240.7215 steelstringbrewery.com
VECINO BREWING CO & RESTAURANT 300 E. Main 919.391.6788St vecinobrewing.com CHAPEL HILL BAXTER BAR & ARCADE 108 N. Graham St 919.448.7159 baxterarcade.com BEER STUDY 106 N. Graham St 919.240.5423 beerstudy.com BLUE HORN LOUNGE 125 E. Franklin St 919.929.1511 facebook.com/bluehornlounge CAROLINA BREWERY 460 W. Franklin St 919.942.1800 carolinabrewery.com DOWN TIME 201 E. Franklin St 919.240.7008 downtimechapelhill.com FRANKLIN MOTORS BEER 919.240.4715 919.969.1125 984.999.4548 krakenbarchapelhillfacebook.com/
piggybackchapel-hillfacebook.com/ STILL LIFE CHAPEL HILL 159 E. Franklin St, Unit 200 877.590.5478 THEfacebook.com/stilllifeuncCASUALPINT 201 S. Elliott Rd, Ste 5 919.967.2626 chapelhill.thecasualpint.com THE CAVE 452 1/2 W. Franklin St 919.968.9308 facebook.com/thecavenc THE CRUNKLETON BAR 320 W. Franklin St
thecrunkleton.com THE DEAD MULE CLUB 303 W. Franklin St 919.969.7659 thedeadmuleclub.com THE GATHERING PLACE 157 E. Franklin St
thegatheringplacegames.com THE KRAKEN 2823 NC Hwy 54 West
GARDEN 601 W. Franklin St 919.869.7090 franklinmotors.net GIZMO BREW WORKS TAPROOM 157 E. Franklin St 919.636.4410 gizmobrewworks.com GOODFELLOWS 149 1/2 E. Franklin St 919.960.8685 goodfellowsbar.com HE’S NOT HERE 112 1/2 W. Franklin St 919.942.7939 hesnotherenc.com IMBIBE 108 Henderson St 919.636.6469 imbibenc.com LINDA’S BAR AND GRILL 203 E. Franklin St 919.933.6663 lindas-bar.com MIGHT AS WELL BAR & GRILL 206 W. Franklin St 984.234.3333 mightaswellbarandgrill.com PANTANA BOB’S 300 W. Rosemary St 919.942.7575 pantanabobschfacebook.com/ PIGGY BACK 630 Weaver Dairy Rd, #102
THE STATION 201 E. Main 919.904.7060St stationcarrboro.com
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CAT’S CRADLE PHOTO: S P MURRAY THE NORTHSIDE DISTRICT 403 W. Rosemary St 919.391.7044 thenorthsidedistrict.com TOP OF THE RESTAURANTHILL&BREWERY 100 E. Franklin St 919.929.8676 thetopofthehill.com TROPHY ROOM 311 W. Franklin St 919.442.9000 chapel-hillgraduatehotels.com/ TRU 114 Henderson St 919.240.7755 trudeli.com ZOG’S ART BAR 108 Henderson St 919.240.5598 zogsartbar.com &CRAZYHILLSBOROUGHSHOTSBILLIARDSPUB 668 N. Churton St 919.732.4349 thecrazyshotsfamilyfacebook.com/ HOT TIN ROOF 115 W. Margaret Lane 919.296.9113 hottinroofbar.com NASH STREET TAVERN 250 S. Nash 919.245.1956St nashstreettavernfacebook.com/ VOLUME HILLSBOROUGH 226 S. Churton St 919.643.2303 volumehillsboroughfacebook.com/ WOODEN NICKEL PUBLIC HOUSE 113 N. Churton St 919.643.2223 YONDER:woodennickelpub/facebook.com/SOUTHERN COCKTAILS & BREW 114 W. King St facebook.com/yonderbarnc LIVE MUSIC CARRBORO CAT’S CRADLE 300 E. Main 919.967.9053St SPEAKEASYcatscradle.comONMAIN 100 E. Main St speakeasyonmainstreetfacebook.com/THESTATION 201 E. Main 919.918.3923St stationcarrboro.com HILLSBOROUGH NASH STREET TAVERN 250 S. Nash 919.245.1956St nashstreettavernfacebook.comHOTTINROOF 115 W. Margaret 919.296.9113Lane YONDER:hottinroofbar.comSOUTHERNCOCKTAILS&BREW 114 W. King St facebook.com/yonderbarnc CHAPEL HILL LOCAL 506 506 W. Franklin St 919.942.5506 local506.comNIGHTLIGHT 405 1/2 W. Rosemary St 919.960.6101 nightlightclub.comTHECAVE 452 1/2 W. Franklin St 919.968.9308 caverntavern.comTHEKRAKEN 2823 NC Hwy 54 West facebook.com/ krakenbarchapelhillIMBIBE 108 Henderson St 919.636.6469 imbibenc.com
Orange County Signature Events The events below are just some of the interesting and exciting events that take place throughout the year around Orange County. PLEASE CHECK EVENT WEBSITES TO CONFIRM DATES AND FOR DETAILS FUN AND CREATIVE FESTIVALSEVENTSJANUARY MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. WEEK OF CELEBRATION diversity.unc.edu FEBRUARY CAROLINA JAZZ FESTIVAL music.unc.edu/jazzfest REVOLUTIONARY WAR LIVING HISTORY DAY visithillsboroughnc.com MARCH NCHSAA BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS nchsaa.org TARHEEL BALLOON FESTIVAL tarheelballoonfestival.com TARHEEL ANTIQUES FESTIVAL tarheelantiquesfestival.com APRIL CARRBORO OPEN STREETS carrboronc.gov UNC SCIENCE EXPO ncsciencefestival.org TAR HEEL 10 MILER tarheel10miler.com WEEKEND OF ART IN HILLSBOROUGH hillsboroughartscouncil.org PIEDMONT FARM TOUR carolinafarmstewards.org 60 | 888. 968. 2060 THE BAZAAR • TOWN COMMONS, CARRBORO PHOTO: SALLIE SCHARDING/DESIGN+HILLSBOROUGH HOG DAY TARHEEL BALLOON FESTIVAL MURRAYPSPHOTO: LLOYDABIGAILPHOTO:
FESTIVALS & EVENTS MAY CARRBORO DAY carrboroday.com HILLSBOROUGH SPRING GARDEN TOUR hillsboroughgardenclubnc.org UNC SPRING COMMENCEMENT commencement.unc.edu FREIGHT TRAIN BLUES CONCERT SERIES musicmaker.org ART IN THE GARDEN SCULPTURE EXHIBITION garden-art-gallery.com JUNE CHAPEL HILL CARRBORO SMALL TOWN PRIDE chapelhillarts.org/festivals-events/smalltownpride/ JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION celebration/chapelhillarts.org/calendar/juneteenthJULY JULY 4TH CELEBRATIONS AND FIREWORKS Visit Town websites or visitchapelhill.org AUGUST PAPERHAND PUPPET FESTIVAL (through Sept) paperhand.org NEW COUNTY ARTS EVENT COMING IN 2023 The Orange County Arts Commission will present a festival of public art UPROAR July 14-August 12, 2023. Enjoy fantastical works of art throughout the downtowns of Chapel Hill, Carrboro, and Hillsborough. Vote on your favorite works; the people’s choice winner will receive a $10,000 award! ARTSORANGE.ORG PRIDE PARADE PAPERHAND PUPPET FESTIVALMURRAYPSPHOTO:CARRBOROOFTOWNPHOTO:
62 | 888. 968. 2060 SEPTEMBER BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL AT MOOREFIELDS moorefields.org HILLSBOROUGH HOG DAY hogday.org NC 10BY10 PLAY FESTIVAL artscenterlive.org ANNUAL SCULPTURE IN THE GARDEN AT THE NORTH CAROLINA BOTANICAL GARDEN (mid-Sept – early Dec) garden/ncbg.unc.edu/visit/exhibits/sculpture-in-theOCTOBER BIKEFEST RURAL HERITAGE TOUR facebook.com/NCTarwheels CARRBORO MUSIC FESTIVAL carrboromusicfestival.com EFLAND RURITAN RODEO eflandruritanclub.com TARHEEL ANTIQUES FESTIVAL tarheelantiquesfestival.com FILM FEST 919 filmfest919.com FESTIFALL ARTS MARKET AND MORE chapelhillarts.org WEST END POETRY FESTIVAL westendpoetryfestival.org/ HILLSBOROUGH HALLOWEEN SPIRITS TOURS visithillsboroughnc.com ORANGE COUNTY FEARGROUNDS feargrounds.org NOVEMBER ORANGE COUNTY ARTISTS GUILD OPEN STUDIO TOUR ocagnc.org CARRBORO FILM FESTIVAL carrborofilm.org DECEMBER TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS carolinainn.com HILLSBOROUGH HOLIDAY EVENTS (Parade, tree lighting, wreath stroll and more) days-festival/hillsboroughchamber.com/hometown-holiNCHSAA FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS KENAN STADIUM, UNC nchsaa.org CHAPEL HILL HOLIDAY EVENTS chapelhillarts.orgdowntownchapelhill.com CARRBORO HOLIDAY EVENTS carrboronc.gov NUTCRACKER ON ICE oc-sportsplex.com SOLSTICE LANTERN WALK hillsboroughartscouncil.org MURRAYPSPHOTO: INNCAROLINATHEPHOTO: TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS CARRBORO FILM FESTIVAL BLUE GRASS FESTIVAL AT MOOREFIELDSFESTIFALLSCHARDING/DESIGN+SALLIEPHOTO: BOERNERALEXPHOTO:
Spring – Fall on the Southern Village Lawn. ARTSsouthernvillage.comONMARKET
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August – May LASTwww.goheels.comFRIDAYS&
INN Spring – Fall in downtown Hillsborough. HILLSBOROUGHATOUTDOORfacebook.com/thecolonialinnncMOVIESANDCONCERTSRIVERPARKANDOTHERVENUES Spring - Fall in Hillsborough. CHAPELvisithillsboroughnc.comorangecountync.govHILLCOMMUNITY
Community event both in the fall and the spring in Southern Village. Shop for hand-crafted art and gifts made by regional artists, artisans, bakers, and makers.
THE VILLAGE GREEN AND OUTDOOR MOVIES
2ND FRIDAY ART
Spring through Fall Months at Carrboro Town Commons.
Held every Friday from 5pm-8pm on the lawn of the historic Carolina Inn from late April to mid-October. Relax with area live music, food and fun. LIVEcarolinainn.comMUSICON
Music and events on Franklin Street, Spring – Fall downtown Chapel hill UNCdowntownchapelhill.comATHLETICEVENTS
THE ART WALK
ARTS & CULTURE chapelhillarts.org/festivals-events/ FOR MORE EVENTS: visitchapelhill.org/events
March – November coordinated by the Hillsborough Arts Council features arts, music, food and more from 6pm – 9 pm.
ORANGE COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA WELCOMES YOU! The Chapel Hill/Orange County Visitors Bureau extends the warmest welcome to you to explore and enjoy everything our towns and countryside in Orange County, NC have to offer. This guide will help you find everything you need to make your stay here fun-filled and unforgettable. CHAPEL HILL/ORANGE COUNTY WELCOME CENTER CHAPEL HILL/ORANGE COUNTY VISITORS BUREAU 308 W. FRANKLIN ST, CHAPEL HILL 919.245.4320 | 888.968.2060 HOURS MON-FRI, 8:30AM-5PM; SAT, 10AM-3PM. WWW.VISITCHAPELHILL.ORG