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Fabulous Rain Attire at Dovecote

We go from constant winter rain to evening showers and pop-up thunderstorms as summer approaches. What’s a gal to do? Come to Dovecote! Not only is a rainy day a good day to spend shopping, but we have raincoats, rain hats, and umbrellas that will keep you dry and make a fashionable statement. Raincoats from Italian brand, Essemplare, are designed for airflow, rain protection and style, and...



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petites at dovecote

New Arrivals for Petites!

Come shop our latest collections and colors before they are gone! Our Petites collection from Nic+Zoe is always the first to go and for good reason—with limited sizes, perfect proportions, and all kinds of separates to mix and match, who can resist? We have an ever-changing selection of dresses and jackets, tops and pants so you can create your own style within the collection itself, while...



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Sheri Castle Cooking Classes at Fearrington

Summer Cooking Classes with Sheri Castle

Did you know that award-winning professional food writer, cook, recipe developer and cooking instructor Sheri Castle teaches culinary classes at Fearrington? Sheri has contributed to many wonderful books including James Beard award winners, IACP award winners, and New York Times best selling cookbooks and she's the author of The Southern Living Community Cookbook, Instantly...



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Colin Bedford Chefs Cycle

Colin Bedford Cycles for No Kid Hungry

On May 14-16, Fearrington House's Executive Chef Colin Bedford will once again join a group of chefs from across the country for Chefs Cycle, a 300 mile endurance bike ride to raise money for No Kid Hungry. This annual fundraiser helps raise awareness around the issue of food insecurity that so many people in our communities face. No Kid Hungry hopes to raise $2 million this year, and you can...



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mcintyres books turns 30

Happy Birthday McIntyre’s!

On National Independent Bookstore Day, Saturday, April 27th, McIntyre’s Books turns 30 years old and is celebrating with cake, prosecco, live music, readings, and giveaways throughout the day. At 11am, McIntyre’s will host a dual reading with Belle Boggs, with her new novel The Gulf, and Therese Anne Fowler, with her novel, A Well-Behaved Woman. At 4pm, we’ll cut the birthday cake and Mr....



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fearrington house in spring

NC Beer Month Kickoff with Four Saints Beer Dinner

We are so thrilled to be lucky enough to host Four Saints Brewing to kick off NC Beer Month. Since I arrived at Fearrington in 2017, I've had the pleasure of getting our beer dropped off by Joel McClosky, one of the founders of the brewery... We've shared good beer stories, chatted about emerging beer styles, what's going on in the industry, and have lusted after the idea of holding a beer dinner...



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Colleen and Jim wedding in barn hallway

Colleen & Jim

Colleen and Jim had a fabulous winter wedding reception in the Fearrington barn. The night was full of dancing, dining, and memorable moments with family. We loved hearing a little more about how they got engaged and what brought them to Fearrington for their big day. Any marriage proposal that starts with coffee sounds just about perfect to us! How did you and your partner meet? Jim and...



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2019 beltie prize winner james anderson

The 2019 Beltie Prize for Best Mystery Goes To….

The 2019 Beltie Prize for best mystery goes to James Anderson for his superb novel, Lullaby Road. Why? You may ask. Well, I dare you to read up to the top of page 5 and want to stop. And it only gets better from there. This is not only a story of community, but also the redemptive qualities of community. Lullaby Road, in some ways, is like the island of misfit children....



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Watson’s Cocktails for Valentines Day

Valentine’s Day is a special, one-of-a-kind holiday, and nothing says “I love you” better than wine and dinner by candlelight with just you and your one and only. It is also loaded with important decisions to make – what to eat, what to drink, what to do, where to go, what to get, the list goes on. Luckily, at the Fearrington House Restaurant, we have you covered on every front; romantic...



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The Second Annual Beltie Mystery Prize and An Intro to Pete Mock

The second annual Beltie Mystery Prize is down to the final three! What is the Beltie Mystery Prize you might ask? It's an award given to the best mystery book of the year as chosen by Pete Mock, our Mystery Guru. We thought that given his prestigious status as Guru you might like to know a bit more about him. Read on for an introduction. But first, Pete's top finalists are: The Witch...



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