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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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Colleen and Jim wedding in barn hallway

Colleen & Jim

Colleen and Jim had a fabulous winter wedding reception in the Fearrington barn. The night was full of dancing, dining, and memorable moments with family. We loved hearing a little more about how they got engaged and what brought them to Fearrington for their big day. Any marriage proposal that starts with coffee sounds just about perfect to us! How did you and your partner meet? Jim and...



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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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Sarah & Corbin

This is a fun one folks. All of the Real Weddings stories are near and dear to our hearts, but this one was especially fun to read. Sarah and Corbin married on the Garden Terrace on a crisp fall afternoon and then celebrated with their friends and family in the barn. The story of their engagement and how they approached wedding planning and their special day is just a pleasure to read. How did...



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Looking Back at the Billecart-Salmon Wine Dinner

This dinner was one of our favorite events of 2018. Beverage Director Paula DePano recalls the evening course by course and sip by sip. Enjoy! I have to admit that when the Triangle got hit by a snowstorm on the weekend before the Billecart-Salmon wine dinner, I was convinced that the event was cursed. The wine dinner was initially scheduled to happen on the 13th of September but had to be...



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Megan and Ryan sharing a kiss

Megan & Ryan

Megan and Ryan said their 'I-do's' on the garden terrace surrounded by family and friends. The story of how they met makes our hearts go pitter patter. Enjoy! How did you two meet? So our story is a different one! I was born in New York but my family relocated when I was 8 years old. My childhood best friend and I never lost touch. I went up to New York for her sweet 16 in 2010 and noticed she...



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Meet Greg and Pat

Greg and Pat Altman have lived in the Millcroft neighborhood in Fearrington since 2014. Here's a little peek into how they came to live here. What persuaded you to move to Fearrington? We would visit Fearrington for brunch and once for a stay at the Inn. We fell in love with the ambiance of the Village and neighborhoods. When it was time for us to downsize we knew that Fearrington would be...



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Easton and Nick by the barn

Easton & Nick

Easton and Nick got married on the Garden Terrace then danced the night away with their family and friends in the barn. Read on to hear about their Valentine's Day engagement and the highlight of their special day. How did you and your partner meet? We met through work, we didn't start dating until about 6 months after Nick started at the same company that I had been working for for almost 3...



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