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August 2015
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John Westmoreland at The Granary

August 31   |   6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Enjoy dinner and music from John Westmoreland, a Pittsboro native and Berklee College of Music graduate, who has explored music across the world .

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Louise Penny, The Nature of the Beast

August 31   |   6:30 pm
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She’s back! Louise Penny returns to McIntyre’s Books to read from her latest installment of the exploits of former Chief Inspector Gamache, The Nature of the Beast. This will be a ticketed event at The Fearrington Barn. Tickets are $29.88 (cost of the book plus tax) and allow entry of two people. You can come by any time August 26th or afterwards to pick up your book(s) or collect your purchase the day of the reading at the bookstore. Hardly a…

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September 2015
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Investigation of Gulliver’s Travels

September 2   |   4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Jonathan Swift (1667-1745), the witty Dean of St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Dublin, wanted to be remembered for what his epitaph calls “savage indignation”. That indignation about the follies of humankind is best expressed in his immortal satire, Gulliver’s Travels. Contrary to popular opinion, this is not a book for children, but rather one aimed at grown-ups who may well discover the relevance of its bite for today’s world. Bill Brettmann, Fearrington resident and ardent Swiftian, will lead discussions of Swift…

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Don Tate – Poet: The Remarkable Story of George Moses Horton

September 2   |   6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books,
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Come one and all to celebrate the terrific picture book about the South’s first published black poet and Chatham County’s historic resident, George Moses Horton. George loved words. But George was enslaved. Forced to work long hours, he was unable to attend school or learn how to read. George was determined. He listened to the white children’s lessons and learned the alphabet. Then he taught himself to read. He read everything he could find. George liked poetry best. While he…

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Cider Class with Cider Maker Diane Flynt

September 3   |   5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
The Fearrington Granary
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Join Wine Director Maximilian Kast in hosting Diane Flynt, a James Beard Semi-Finalist of 2015, and owner of Foggy Ridge Cider in Virginia. Flynt will teach us about the history of cider in America, about her farm and orchard, and the many things that go into making world class cider. Flynt has a wealth of information and this class will a lot of fun! 40 dollars including cheese plate, cider, service fee and tax. Reserve at 919.542.2121

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Books & Beer at Roost with Scott Ellsworth & Perry Deane Young

September 5   |   5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Join us for Books & Beer at Roost with Scott Ellsworth & Perry Deane Young. Come find meet these stellar non-fiction authors! Ellsworth’s The Secret Game is a true wartime story of courage, change, and basketball’s lost triumph, and of the game that never should have happened. Young’s The Untold Story of Frankie Silver: Was She Unjustly Hanged? is a true murder mystery. This is an informal and intimate literary event enjoyed over a cold beer in Fearrington’s beer garden. Meet our local authors as live…

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John Westmoreland at The Granary

September 7   |   6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Enjoy dinner and music from John Westmoreland, a Pittsboro native and Berklee College of Music graduate, who has explored music across the world .

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Preschool Storytime

September 9   |   11:00 am
Fearrington Spring 2015 Shoot

Story time for the littlest readers — perfect for the 3 and under crowd!

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Investigation of Gulliver’s Travels

September 9   |   4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Jonathan Swift (1667-1745), the witty Dean of St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Dublin, wanted to be remembered for what his epitaph calls “savage indignation”. That indignation about the follies of humankind is best expressed in his immortal satire, Gulliver’s Travels. Contrary to popular opinion, this is not a book for children, but rather one aimed at grown-ups who may well discover the relevance of its bite for today’s world. Bill Brettmann, Fearrington resident and ardent Swiftian, will lead discussions of Swift…

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The History of Beer

September 10   |   6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Fearrington Granary
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Join Wine Director Maximilian Kast for a class on beer’s history, its many different styles and a sampling of those classic beer styles. Beer, one of the world’s oldest beverages, is believed to be one of the reasons that humans first began settling in cities, giving up the life of the hunter gatherer for an agricultural life of growing grains for beer and bread. $30 dollars per person, including beer, service fee and tax. Reserve at 919.542.2121

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