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Wine Tasting

Saturday, December 1   |   2:00 pm - 5:00 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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A Cocktail Party with Sheri Castle & Watson Fitts

Sunday, December 2   |   3:00 pm   |   $125

Join cookbook author, recipe developer, and cooking teacher Sheri Castle and the Fearrington House’s own Watson Fitts for a cocktail party! It’s the gift that keeps on giving – mastering the art of the cocktail! Join others in a demonstration exploring the method and mindset behind making the best drinks with Watson Fitts, our resident mixologist and bartender at the Fearrington House Restaurant. Enjoy the company of other libation-loving individuals as you learn the ways of mixology over hors d’oeuvres and,…



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Children’s Storytime

Tuesday, December 4   |   10:30 am

Join McIntyre’s for storytime with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers and preschoolers are welcome! Today’s theme is Boxes Can Be Anything! Contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030.



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December Sip & Shops

Thursday, December 6   |   5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for after-hours sip & shops from 5-7pm on Thursday evenings in December. Dovecote Style, Nest, and McIntyre’s Books are staying open later and there will be nibbles and sips to fortify you while you wander from shop to shop. Make it an extra special evening with dinner at the Fearrington House, either with the casual bar menu or dress up and stay for a multi-course treat.



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Wine Class: Oregon Pinot Noir

Thursday, December 6   |   6:00 pm   |   $55

When did the craze for Oregon Pinot Noir start? When did the focus of New World Pinot Noir shift from California to Oregon? Die-hard fans of Oregon Pinot Noir are almost evangelical in their love about Pinot Noir made from this wine region. Is it how the region perfectly balances the red fruit qualities with refreshing acidity? Is it how the wines’ earthiness is more alluring rather than overpowering in nature? And just like in Burgundy, where Pinot Noir is…



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Holiday Storytime with Zia Susan Gravely, The Magic of Old St. Nick

Friday, December 7   |   10:30 am

A very special storytime with Zia Susan Gravely. Please join us as she reads a few holiday stories.



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Holiday Storytime with Llama Llama Red Pajama

Saturday, December 8   |   11:00 am

Join McIntyre’s Books for a special storytime and visit from Llama Llama Red Pajama himself to celebrate the holiday season! Come in your cozy pajamas to hear some Llama Llama stories, do some fun crafts and enjoy holiday treats! Children of all ages are welcome! 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…



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Wine Tasting

Saturday, December 8   |   2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Visit The Goat on Saturdays at 2pm 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. L’Armonia Brio “Frizzi Pop” Sparkling $24 Cascina Barisel “Foravia” Favorita $15 Centorame “San Michele” Cerasuolo d’Abruzzo Rose $18 Oltretorrente Rosso Barbera-Dolcetto Blend $18 Morella “Mezzanotte” Primitivo $23 Questions? Call 919.545.5717.



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Cancelled due to weather/ Debbie Moose – Carolina Catch

Sunday, December 9   |   2:00 pm

Due to the impending snowstorm, we have preemptively cancelled this event.



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Children’s Storytime

Tuesday, December 11   |   10:30 am

Join McIntyre’s for storytime with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers and preschoolers are welcome! Today’s theme is Brrr… Snow! Contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030.



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