August 2nd, 2018

Local Art & Music!

Looking for summer fun near Legacy at Jordan Lake? You’re in the right place… An abundance of activities are in full swing this summer, and only minutes from your doorstep! Let’s take a look at the top five:

Koka Booth Amphitheater

Located in the midst of 14 acres of towering hardwoods and pines next to Symphony Lake at Regency Park in Cary, Koka Booth is one of the region’s leading outdoor concert and entertainment venues. Events range from national touring artists and the North Carolina Symphony to food and beverage festivals, movie nights, and more, to the delight of up to 7,000 attendees per event. Bring a chair or blanket for the lawn, or make arrangements for seating at the Crescent Deck for the following events:

Koka Booth Amphitheater is located at 8003 Regency Parkway in Cary. Learn more about these and other upcoming events by visiting Koka Booth Amphitheater.

Pittsboro’s First Sunday Artisan Fair & Market

Head to Downtown Pittsboro on the first Sunday of the month, March – December, from noon to 5 PM for live music, food trucks, and vendors marketing their art, jewelry, pottery, soaps, textiles, woodwork, and more! A play area is designated for children in the parking lot across from Pittsboro Roadhouse, and many businesses host their own sales and events on these special days. Mark your calendar for these upcoming Pittsboro First Sunday Artisan Fair & Market dates:

  • August 5th
  • September 2nd
  • October 7th

Visit Pittsboro First Sunday Artisan Fair to learn more.

The Small Museum of Folk Art

Get out of the heat on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 AM to 2 PM and view artwork by distinguished local artists at The Small Museum of Folk Art, located at 219 East Street in Pittsboro! Located at the same address as the Small B&B Café, the museum is eco-friendly, constructed from reclaimed and salvaged materials. Furthermore, the museum is supported by the North Carolina Arts Council and the Chatham Arts Council, with more than 400 folk art pieces that have been collected over a 30 year period.

Movies Under the Stars in Chapel Hill

Bring your chair or a blanket for a free movie and popcorn in Downtown Chapel Hill, just footsteps away from effervescent Franklin Street! Located at Wallace Plaza, on top of the Wallace Parking Deck at 150 E. Rosemary Street, this venue offers a terrific view of Downtown Chapel Hill, with plenty of food choices available at nearby restaurants. Make plans today to check out the following summer flicks:

  • Coco, on August 9th, with Bilingual Storytelling by the Circulator from Chapel Hill Public Library, outdoor games, and vendors, beginning at 7 PM; movie starts at 8:30 PM
  • Beauty and the Beast (2017) on August 16th, with a Disney Costume Contest, outdoor games, and vendors, beginning at 7 PM; movie starts at 8:30 PM

Learn more at Movies Under the Stars!

Local Live Music in Pittsboro

Enjoy tunes by local musicians at the following Pittsboro venues this summer!

  • Pittsboro Roadhouse – This laid-back cafe and bar offers great food and live music on Friday, Saturday, and Monday nights… And sometimes free dance lessons by a professional instructor! Learn more about the upcoming schedule and make plans to visit!
  • Roost Beer Garden – Located in Chapel Hill’s inimitable Fearrington Village, guests may enjoy local craft beer, wine, live local music, and wood-fired pizza during the spring, summer, and fall. Its music schedule is found by following Roost on Facebook.
  • Bynum General Store – Bring your chair and delight in Front Porch Friday Night Music from May through August at this unique and unforgettable general-store-turned-music/storytelling/community-events-venue! Bands range from bluegrass, country, and rockabilly to Americana, world music, gospel, and big band, with dancing not only allowed but encouraged! Details on upcoming events are found on the event schedule.

So there you have it folks – A plethora of fun things to do before the summer is over!

About Legacy at Jordan Lake:

Legacy at Jordan Lake is a premier gated community bordering picturesque Jordan Lake in Chatham County. Homeowners enjoy a Chapel Hill address just minutes from Raleigh, Research Triangle Park, and Durham, with excellent schools, employment centers, shopping, and restaurants all easily accessible. Trails and streams, a clubhouse, an extensive amenities package, and lovely wooded homesites grace this 316-acre property, with some homesites featuring horizon vistas and homes built by national builder M/I Homes. Roads have been designed to wind through the community’s natural ridges, giving the property a mountain-like feel, especially on ridge tops that feature magnificent panoramas of 15 – 20 miles.