The 26th annual Hillsborough Candlelight Home Tour is Sunday, December 2 from Noon – 6 pm. The tour showcases numerous residences including historic colonial homes, restored mill homes and others “West of Churton Street”, the main North-South thoroughfare through town.
Join the Burwell School Historic Site on Saturday December 1, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. for cider, cocoa, children’s activities and crafts provided by Ebenezer Baptist Church before the Annual Hillsborough Holiday Parade.
Set your chairs and blankets on the front lawn of our historic site and watch marching bands, floats and the cheery old man from way up north as the parade route passes the Burwell School.
Join the Eno River Farmers Market downtown in the Farmers Market Pavilion from 10am-12pm for its annual Fall Fest! In addition to local, fresh produce, meat, eggs, baked goods, and crafts, there will be a bouncy house, face painting, scavenger hunt, children's art activities, fresh popcorn, storytelling and more!
Guided walking tours will depart from the Alexander Dickson House (150 E. King Street - next to the Post Office!) at 10am and 2pm. Come enjoy a 90-minute walking tour of Hillsborough's historic district. The cost is $5 ages 12+. For more information please call the Alliance for Historic Hillsborough at 919-732-7741
Sponsored by the Downtown Merchants of Historic Hillsborough, Daylight Project Space, 121 W. Margaret Lane.
Sponsored by the Downtown Merchants of Historic Hillsborough, 7:30pm, Masonic Lodge (West King Street)
Sponsored by the Downtown Merchants of Historic Hillsborough, 7:30pm. Downtown Hillsborough.
The lighting of the Town Tree will take place on the lawn of the Old Orange County Courthouse, intersection of King and Churton streets in downtown Hillsborough. The event, hosted by the Hillsborough/Orange County Chamber of Commerce, will include carols and stories presented by the Orange Community Players. A countdown will result in the tree’s lights blinking on to illuminate the season.
On Saturday, November 17th at 4:00 PM, the Orange County Public Library will host “Climate Reality: The science of climate change (and how to talk about it)” in the Main Library’s first-floor meeting room. Are you curious about how global warming helps create extreme weather, and what that mean for our communities?
Two thousand libraries around the world will celebrate the American Library Association’s 5th annual International Ga