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Whirlikids Book Festival

Saturday, February 3   |   10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join McIntyre’s Books for a special book festival featuring storytime, readings, book signings and more from elementary and middle reader authors!



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Wine Tasting

Saturday, February 3   |   3:00 pm

Visit The Goat on Saturdays at 3pm for a free wine tasting with Fearrington sommeliers and the occasional guest! Miranda from Freedom joins us this afternoon. Miranda actually used to work at Fearrington, and some of you may recognize her from years ago. She has joined “the dark side” and joined Freedom’s team. They distribute well-known brands of wine and beer, yet sticking with fairly small wineries and craft breweries. Jean-Francois Merieau “Les Hexagonales”, Sauvignon Blanc, Loire Valley, France $16 Herencia…



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Wine Class: Bordeaux in South Africa

Thursday, February 8   |   6:00 pm   |   $50

South Africa’s wine scene has risen over the past few decades due to the country’s dedication to quality. Bordeaux varietals have thrived in the region and have garnered renown throughout the wine world. Blends from top wineries like Meerlust, Warwick Estate, De Toren, and Rustenberg have constantly over performed in the market with their boldly flavored and richly textured wines. This is another region that has consistently given both the uninitiated wine drinker and connoisseurs alike a sensuous taste of…



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Special Storytime with Ladybug Girl

Saturday, February 10   |   2:00 pm

Meet beloved book character Ladybug Girl and share stories of love and friendship at this special story time event at McIntyre’s. The Ladybug Girl series showcases the themes of imagination, empowerment, compromise and courage — not to mention a love of the outdoors. Enjoy fun crafts and treats as we celebrate Valentine’s Day. Dress up encouraged! Contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030. About Sarah Carr, Children’s Book Buyer With 30 years of experience selling books, including being a…



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Wine Tasting

Saturday, February 10   |   3:00 pm

Laura will be pouring a couple new products that are all accessible blends from some underappreciated appellations. A few of these blends are classics for the area, whereas the other vintners were rebels, wanting to branch away from the regular finds of the region. Come taste through these selections at The Goat from 3-6pm.   Huguet de Can Feixes Blanco Seleccio, Catalunya, Spain (an organic choice) for $19 Casanuova della Cerbaie “Rivale” Rosso, Tuscany, Italy for $24 Quinta de la…



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Children’s Storytime

Tuesday, February 13   |   10:30 am

Join Children’s Book Buyer, Sarah, for storytime with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers and preschoolers are welcome! This week’s theme is Valentines!! Contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030. About Sarah Carr, Children’s Book Buyer With 30 years of experience selling books, including being a longtime employee at McIntyre’s, Sarah was an obvious choice to take over the role of Children’s Book Buyer. If you need assistance with selections for children, she is your go-to source. Sarah lives…



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Bookends Book Club discusses Edith Wharton

Thursday, February 15   |   4:00 pm

On Thursday, February 15th, we’ll explore Edith Wharton’s A Son at the Front. Don’t hesitate to invite a friend or two to join us! As with all book club titles registered with McIntyre’s, this book is offered at a 20% discount. Call the bookstore at 919.542.3030 with any questions.



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Cindy Geary & LaHoma Romocki – Going to School in Black and White

Saturday, February 17   |   11:00 am

The school careers of two teenage girls who lived across town from each other — one black, one white — were altered by a court-ordered desegregation plan for Durham, NC in 1970. LaHoma and Cindy both found themselves at the same high school from different sides of a court-ordered racial “balancing act.” This plan thrust each of them involuntarily out of their comfort zones and into new racial landscapes. Their experiences, recounted in alternating first person narratives, are the embodiment…



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Wine Tasting

Saturday, February 17   |   3:00 pm

Visit The Goat on Saturdays at 3pm for a free wine tasting with Fearrington sommeliers and the occasional guest! Taste hand-selected red and white wines, and ask our sommeliers to help you find a bottle to take home. Questions? Call 919.545.5717.



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Children’s Storytime

Tuesday, February 20   |   10:30 am

Join Children’s Book Buyer, Sarah, for storytime with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers and preschoolers are welcome! This week’s theme is Outside the Box!! Contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030. About Sarah Carr, Children’s Book Buyer With 30 years of experience selling books, including being a longtime employee at McIntyre’s, Sarah was an obvious choice to take over the role of Children’s Book Buyer. If you need assistance with selections for children, she is your go-to source.…



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