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JUNE 2010

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January - December 2010

Fri., June 4 - Sun., June 13, 2010
Day Out with Thomas at the Tweetsie Railroad (much further afield in Blowing Rock, NC 28605-9900)
Friday, June 4 - Sunday, June 13, 2010

Enjoy a Day Out With Thomas and Ride on the Real Thomas the Tank Engine!  Advance reservations required for the 25-minute Thomas ride.  Receive savings on other area attractions (such as Grandfather Mountain, Chimney Rock Park, Biltmore Estate, and discounts at the Mast General Store) with your Tweetsie Railroad Ticket.  $Tickets required.
Children 2 & under Free!  Order online or call toll-free 1-877-TWEETSIE. (1-877-893-3874).


Sat., June 5, 2010
Youth Fishing Rodeo (Orange County Recreation & Parks Dept.)
Saturday, June 5, 2010 
9am (registration at 9am; fishing at 9:30am; lunch at 11:15 am)-12:30pm
Strayhorn Pond, (Bob Strayhorn's Farm), Chapel Hill, located off New Hope Church R. & 86N.  Free admission.  Ages 3-15 years.  Raindate: Sunday, June 6, 2:00-4:00 (fishing only)
(919) 245-2660.


Sat., June 12, 2010
Herb, Garden, and Craft Festival at the Duke Homestead
Sat., June 12, 2010
, 10am-4pm
Enjoy a summer day at a historical outdoor herb festival featuring traditional herbal use displays, a wide variety of herb vendors, refreshments, and afternoon musical performances. Children can play historic games; visitors can also view craft demonstrations and purchase pottery, baskets, herbs, and more.  Free admission.
Duke Homestead and Tobacco Museum, 2828 Duke Homestead Rd., Durham, NC.

(919) 477-5498.


Fri. - Sat., June 11 and June 12, 2010
Occaneechi-Saponi Spring 26th Annual PowWow Occaneechi Tribal Grounds, Daily Store Rd. 1 mile off NC 119 N, Mebane, NC.  (Take Exit 153 off I-85/40 and follow signs for NC119.)
See photos of Occaneechi powwows in prior years.
Friday, June 11, 2009 5-9pm, and Saturday, June 12, 2010, 10am - 9pm.
Admission fee $.
Learn about and experience traditional Native American culture, dance, art and handcrafting at the Annual Occaneechi-Saponi Spring PowWow.  Activities Include: Storytelling, traditional dance, outdoor cooking, village visits (life in the village), hunting, fishing and trapping, and lots more fun activities for the whole family.

(919) 304-3723.


Fri. and Sat., June 18 and 19, 2010
28th Annual Hillsborough Hog Day
Friday, June 18, 2010 6pm-10pm; Saturday, June 19, 9am-6pm.  Downtown Hillsborough (River Park - Behind the Courthouse.).
Festivities include Carolina barbecue cook-off, great food, live music, craft sales, merchandise vendors, petting zoo, games and rides, and classic auto show.  No pets allowed.
Downtown Hillsborough
(919) 732-8156.


Sat. - Sun., June 19 and 20, 2010
Fairy Fest presented by the North Carolina Renaissance Faire -  (in prior years NC Renaissance Faire events were at the State Fairgrounds - NEW LOCATION in WAKE FOREST, NC began in 2009) 13239 Capital Blvd, Wake Forest, NC  27587 
Experience the magical world of fairies and mythical creatures along with artisans, dancing, live music and more!   See the North Carolina Renaissance Faire website for more information.
(800) 755-8004.

Find 16th Century Men's, Women's and Children's clothing; capes & Cloaks, costume patterns and more at, the official costume supplier of the North Carolina Renaissance Faire.  Children love to dress up; the North Carolina Renaissance Faire is a great opportunity to become a knight or princess or magician or fair maiden!


Sunday, June 20, 2010 is Father's Day - Happy Father's Day!

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112 W Main St, Carrboro

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