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Community & Diversity

Ongoing Events & Locations

Drive in or watch the Chatham 250 Carvana/Parade!

 

On Saturday, October 23rd, 2021, at 2pm in Siler City, the Chatham 250 celebration will be coming to a cheerful close with the Chatham 250 Parade/Caravana. Chatham 250 welcomes all community members, business, and organizations to either participate in or watch the parade in celebration of Chatham County. 

 

Date: October 23rd, 2021

Hours: 2 PM - 4 PM

Location: Downtown Siler City

 

This Chatham 250 Event is sponsored by the Town of Siler City. 

 

Go for a Story Walk at a Chatham County Park 

 

Coming in September 2021! The Mobile Story Walk will feature the children's book Poet: The Remarkable Story of George Moses Horton by Don Tate. Chatham County Mobile Story Walk will be at the following Parks during these dates: 

  • September 13rd-20th at The Park at Briar Chapel 

  • September 20th-27th at Southwest District Park

  • September 27th-October 4th at Northeast District Park

 

Attend Day of the Book/Dia de los Libros

 

Chatham County Partnership for Children will host the 2021 Day of the Books / El Día de los Libros as a drive-thru event on Saturday, May 1 from 10am-2pm! We will have live, outdoors, and socially-distanced arts performances and bilingual book readings! FREE bilingual books will be given away along with a take-away picnic lunch for families as they exit the drive-through event. Masks will be required for entry for those ages 5 and older.

 

Date: May 1st, 2021

Hours: 10 AM - 2 PM

Location: Bray Park 700 Alston Bridge Road, Siler City, NC 27344

 

Silk Hope Old Fashioned Farmers Day 

 

The Silk Hope Old Fashioned Farmers Day event, hosted by the Silk Hope Ruritan’s Club, is held every Labor Day weekend at the Farm Heritage Theme Park in Silk Hope. The event features exhibits, activities, and good food. 

 

Dates: TBD, Labor Day Weekend

Location: 4221 Silk Hope Rd, Siler City, NC 27344

 

Tickets are required for entry!

Eat at one Chatham County restaurant you've never been to before

 

Explore Chatham County restaurants, courtesy of the Pittsboro-Siler City Convention & Visitors Bureau. 

 

Attend a Bynum Front Porch Program

 

Bynum Front Porch is an organization dedicated to commemorating the Bynum community. The organization creates family-friendly events and programs that celebrate the community’s rich history and bright future. 

 

Attend a Chatham County Library Program 

 

Chatham County Public Library offers a variety of virtual programs for all age groups. Regular programs include:

  • Teen Time Online: Tuesdays at 3PM 

  • Online Story Time: Wednesday/Thursday at 10:30AM

  • Virtual Open Mic: 3rd Wednesday of the Month at 3PM

  • Online Lego Club: Fridays at 3:30pm 

 

Go Window Shopping in a Chatham County Downtown 

 

Interested in exploring downtown Pittsboro? Here is the Pittsboro Business Association’s list of downtown Pittsboro businesses. 

 

Interested in exploring Historic Downtown Siler City? Here is the Siler City Merchants Association list of downtown Siler City merchants.

 

Interested in exploring Goldston?  

 

Chatham Parks & Rec Movie Night and/or Siler City Friday Night Flicks 

 

Chatham County Parks and Recreation will host three movie nights this summer at the Park at Briar Chapel. 

 

Dates: August 27th, September 10th and September 24th, 2021

Location: 1015 Andrews Store Rd, Pittsboro, NC 27312

 

Siler City Parks and recreation will host three movie nights this year at the Bray Park Sports Complex.

 

Dates: August 27th, September 24th and October 22nd, 2021

Location: 200 Bray Park Complex Drive, Siler City, NC 27344


 

Attend the Chatham County Fair in Pittsboro

 

The annual Chatham County Fair is hosted by the Chatham County Agricultural and Industrial Fair Association. 

 

Dates: Thursday, September 23rd through Sunday, September 26th, 2021. 

Location: 191 Fairgrounds Rd, Pittsboro, NC 27312

 

Tickets required for entry. 

 

Visit a tienda in Siler city 

 

More details coming soon!

 

Vote in the Council on Aging SilverArts Competition

 

The SilverArts Competition is a key part of the Chatham County Council on Aging Senior Games. The SilverArts competition provides a stage for the creative talents of the visual, heritage, literary, and performing artists for persons over 50 years of age. 

 

Stay tuned on how to vote for your favorite submission in the Silver Arts Competition!

 

Volunteer at or donate to a Chatham County Nonprofit

 

Explore volunteer opportunities with Chatham County nonprofits.

 

Participate in Junteenth celebrations

 

Chatham Organizing for Racial Equity (CORE) in partnership with the Chatham County Public Health Department will be hosting Chatham’s 4th annual Juneteenth celebrations on Saturday, June 19th, 2021 at the Chatham County fairground. This year our events will consist of a lecture series preceding the event, and a daytime celebration that includes performers and business exhibits. All events will be live-streamed.

 

Date: June 19th, 2021

Location: 191 Fairgrounds Rd, Pittsboro, NC 27312

 

More details for the 2021 Chatham Juneteenth celebrations coming soon!

 

Come out to support Siler City Futbol Club

 

Siler City Futbol Club will kick off it’s fall season in late August in Siler City. Come cheer on our youth, as we are all excited to kick off the first season of the Siler City Futbol Club. Date and location details coming soon!

 

Later this fall, come out for Siler City’s Futbol Club’s Sponsor day. Learn about the businesses and organizations that support SCFC; and stay around to watch a game or a few. Date and location details coming soon!

 

Enjoy a delicious meal by a community organization

 

Many community and faith-based organizations prepare delicious meals throughout Chatham County. 

 

St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church hosts a free Community Lunch every Thursday at noon. 

Date: Thursday

Hours: Noon - 1 PM

Location: 204 W. Salisbury Street, Pittsboro. NC 27312

 

If you know of an upcoming community meal -- such as a Plate Sale, Chicken Tender Fundraiser, BBQ or Spaghetti Dinner, Fish Fry, etc.-- please contact chatham250thanniversary@gmail.com. We’d love to add it to our Chatham 250 Passport calendar!