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From annual on-site events held in The Fearrington Barn or at the Garden Terrace, to local community events, to worldwide food events, Fearrington's team crafts great food, wine and service for all to enjoy. Read more below about some of the recent events we've been involved in!

Meet The Artists: Tim & Lisa Kluttz

Tim and Lisa Kluttz are self-taught folk artists who began their artwork in 2000 after seeing the Outsider Art Collection together at the House of Blues in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Now, they share their farm and studio with their cat, dog and other assorted creatures. The couple loves bright colors and using found, reclaimed and recycled materials to create happy, colorful and sometimes whimsical artwork. Their favorite subjects are cats, dogs, flowers, chickens, mermaids and the Statue of... Full Post >

Meet The Artists: William Brock

William Brock is a self-taught artist born and raised in Sequatichie County, Tennessee. For over twenty years he supervised high-rise and commercial construction across the Southeast, but in the late 90s, he moved back to Tennessee and settled into his vision of semi-retirement. Now, nearly twenty years later, Brock has become a self-taught artist and blacksmith, creating life-sized birds about of welded rebar and recycled tin and copper roofing. Each of William Brock’s birds, made from... Full Post >

Meet The Artists: Theresa Gloster

Theresa Gloster first began painting in 1999, when she met Sam McMillan. When Gloster met McMillan, she knew she wanted to paint but was unsure of what she should paint. McMillan advised her to, "paint what you know." From then on, she began painting her memories. Gloster's work depicts memories of her past, her family, the simplicity of daily life, the stillness, the noise, the chores, the joys, the pains, the acceptance of life, but most of all the humanity of Appalachia's rural black... Full Post >

Meet The Artists: Riley Foster

Riley Foster has been welding and fabricating aluminum and stainless steel for more than 37 years. His business, Foster's Custom Steel opened in 1987, crafting everything from equipment repair to small repair jobs, to artwork. Foster's metal sculptures are made from mostly recycled metal from small to large in size; some are made to move with the wind. He also creates archways, benches and water fountains. His artwork is on display in the House of Blues in Florida, California and Myrtle Beach,... Full Post >

Meet The Artists: Chris “Chub” Hubbard

Chris "Chub" Hubbard left a 20 year career as a microbiologist and environmental consultant in 1998 to be "born again" as an artist. With no formal art training, Hubbard created the now-iconic, slightly irreverent, Heaven and Hell Car. The car is decorated with his first attempts at primitive carvings made from found wood, sheet metal and other objects. The pieces on the car depict his Catholic upbringing and his deep appreciation for outsider and visionary artists from the South. The car... Full Post >

Donald Davis & CORA

Master storyteller Donald Davis filled the Fearrington Barn on Saturday and Sunday, delighting audiences with his annual holiday yarns. McIntyre's is always honored to be the finale of Mr. Davis's annual nation-wide tour! In its 25th year with McIntyre’s Books, Davis’ performances raised critical relief for CORA, Chatham County’s Food Bank: over $1,000 was raised and over 1,500 pounds of canned goods were donated over the weekend. McIntyre’s owner Keebe Fitch looks forward to... Full Post >

A Spook-tacular Celebration

This year our gardeners and chefs created more than 50 silly, spooky and spirited designs on pumpkins, squash and more for Pumpkinfest! Whether munching on pizza slices from Roost, haunted hot dogs, or spooky sweets from The Goat - there was something delightfully delicious for everyone. Our talented team took creepy crawly and creative designs to turnips, squash and uniquely colored pumpkins (like the white pumpkin pictured here), each personality shone throughout the Village. Thank... Full Post >

Wine Fire Sale

Searching early for the perfect sip for a festive holiday feast? Looking for one last bottle of your favorite summer wine? Hoping to celebrate North Carolina wine month? Don't miss the details on a special two-day cellar sale from our wine team! Our sommeliers have hand selected some of their favorite highly rated wines to offer at a great value - but there's only a few of each left! There will be wine for all tastes available: organic and biodynamic, white, red, sparkling and even... Full Post >

Chef’s Training Diet

A training schedule is only half of what Chef Colin Bedford is doing to prepare for his Chefs Cycle No Kid Hungry bike ride coming up in June. "The food you consume is a big part of helping you push yourself in training," says Chef Bedford. If anyone knows food, it would be The Fearrington House Restaurant's executive chef! So what does breakfast, lunch and dinner look like for training chef? For breakfast a stack of flax seed, quinoa and whole wheat pancakes or loaded frittatas and... Full Post >

What Does Training Take?

Chef Colin Bedford has a strict training schedule for his upcoming No Kid Hungry bike ride in June. Training and working at The Fearrington House Restaurant makes for a very busy, but very focused chef! Sunday - Short bike ride 8-12 miles Monday - Pool swim Tuesday - Bike 30 miles, Run 5 miles Wednesday - Pool swim Thursday - Run stairs, about 18 stories five times Friday - Pool swim Saturday - Long bike ride 50-70 miles "Training helps me releive stress," says Chef... Full Post >