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Fearrington News

From annual on-site events held in The Fearrington Barn or at the Garden Terrace, to local community or worldwide food events, Fearrington's team crafts great food, wine and service for all to enjoy. Read more below about what's happening in and around Fearrington!

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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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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Galloway Ridge Hosts “Growing Together” Summer Camp

Our friends and neighbors at Galloway Ridge are hosting groups of children from Siler City's Boys & Girls Club for mini camps this summer. Fearrington Village is proud to partner for these special sessions. Thanks to Galloway Ridge resident Bob Holton and all the other volunteers who are making these fun summer camps possible!  Bob Holton shared more with us about the summer fun and...



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Woodham Collects over 13,000 Pounds of Food Donations

We are thrilled to share this letter from Bill Wilson, a Fearrington Resident and volunteer for CORA food pantry here in Chatham County. Bill heads up the monthly food drives in the Woodham neighborhood here in Fearrington. We are so proud of our residents and all the good works they do for our greater community. Thank you Bill for sharing! Hi neighbors, I’ll bet that most of you will be...



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Meet Nick Fay

Nick has been cooking for 4 years now, but cooking is just the most recent part of his story. He grew up in Woodstock, Illinois - the town best known for that movie Groundhog Day with Bill Murray. Remember the town square? That’s Nick’s home town. After high school, he moved to Chicago to pursue a career in film. He was one of the many people behind the scenes doing all the things to make...



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Living in Richmond Close

As the first to build in our newest neighborhood, Richmond, Bo, Harriett, Mike and Ann also have something else in common – they are all moving from within North Carolina! They recently got together for pizza at Roost with Laura Morgan, General Manager of real estate sales and construction, to talk about why they are staying in North Carolina and why they chose Fearrington Village for their new...



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Welcome Harvey!

Stop by and welcome Fearrington’s latest folk art addition! This is one very smart bunny and he sits in a sunny spot just outside McIntyre’s Books. “Harvey” comes to us from Josh Coté, a fantastically talented folk artist who is also part of our annual folk art show. Take a look at some of his work – it’s sure to inspire and fascinate. Harvey has been here only a few days and already...



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