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American Tobacco Historic District
318 Blackwell St., Durham
Parking at Willard St. & Carr St. and W. Pettigrew St. & Carr St.
Music on the Lawn Concert Series, various early evenings through October

Bass Lake
900 Bass Lake Road, Holly Springs
For info on fishing licenses, visit

Beggars & Choosers Antiques
38 Hillsboro St., Pittsboro
Tue-Sat 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Blue Bayou Club
106 S. Churton St., Hillsborough
Mon-Thu 5 p.m.-1 a.m.; Fri-Sat 5 p.m.-2 a.m.

Brightleaf Square
905 W. Main St., Durham
Main office 682-9229

Broad Street Cafe
1116 Broad St., Durham
Tue-Thu 8 a.m.-11 p.m.; Fri 8 a.m.-1 a.m.; Sat 9 a.m.-1 a.m.; Sun 9 a.m.-6 p.m. (children's programs Sun 4:30 p.m.); closed Mon

Buckwheat Farm
2700 Holland Road, Apex
Mon-Sat 8 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Carolina Inn
211 Pittsboro St., Chapel Hill

Carolina Mudcats
1501 Hwy 39, Zebulon

Carrboro Farmers' Market
301 W. Main St., Carrboro
Sat 7 a.m.-noon.; Wed 3:30-6:30 p.m.

Clyde Jones' Critter Crossing
Drive south on U.S. 15-501, six miles from Chapel Hill. Turn left on Bynum Road, left after the mini-mart into a subdivision.
No phone or hours of operation

Crook's Corner
610 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill
Dinner Tue-Sun begins at 5:30 p.m.
Sunday brunch 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

Duke Gardens
426 Anderson St., Durham
Daily 8 a.m.-dusk

Durham Bulls Athletic Park
409 Blackwell St., Durham
Schedule, park info and tickets online

Durham Farmers' Market
501 Foster St., Durham
Sat 8 a.m.-noon; Wed 3:30-6:30 p.m.

Elmo's Diner
776 Ninth St., Durham
200 N. Greensboro St.
Carr Mill Mall, Carrboro
Sun-Thu 6:30 a.m.-10 p.m.; Fri-Sat 6:30 a.m.-11 p.m.

General Store Cafe
39 West St., Pittsboro
Mon-Wed 8 a.m.-10 p.m.; Thu 8 a.m.-11 p.m.; Fri-Sat 8 a.m.-midnight; Sun brunch 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. Live music Thu-Sat

Homestead Park
100 Northern Park Drive, Chapel Hill
Open dawn to dusk

Irregardless Cafe
901 W. Morgan St., Raleigh
Lunch: Tue-Fri 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Dinner: Tue-Thu 5:30-9:30 p.m.; Fri-Sat 5:30-10 p.m.
Saturdays dancing begins at 9:30 p.m.
Sunday brunch 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

2600 Hillsborough Road, Durham
117 Market St., Durham
431 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill
231 S. Elliott Road, Chapel Hill
1908 Hillsborough St., Raleigh
121 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough
Daily noon-9 p.m.

Lyon Farm
1549 Northside Road, Creedmoor
Call for hours

Maple View Farm country store
3111 Dairyland Road, Hillsborough
Daily noon-10 p.m.

The Nasher Museum of Art
Duke University Road and Anderson Street, Durham
Tue, Wed, Fri & Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thu 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun noon-5 p.m.

Moore Square Farmers' Market
Blount and Martin streets, Raleigh
Wed 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m., through Aug

Museum of Life and Science
433 Murray Ave., Durham
Mon-Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun noon-5 p.m.

N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences
11 W. Jones St., Raleigh
Mon-Sat 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun noon-5 p.m.; First Fridays until 9 p.m.

Old Pittsboro Antiques
106 Hillsboro St., Pittsboro
Wed-Sat 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Sun 1-5 p.m.

Pullen Park
520 Ashe Ave., Raleigh
Open dawn to dusk

The Red Hen
201 Weaver St., Carrboro
Mon, Wed, Fri & Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Tue, Thu 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sun 1-5 p.m.

S&T Soda Shoppe
85 Hillsboro St., Pittsboro
Mon-Sat 11 a.m.-7:30 p.m.

Saxapahaw Farmers' Market and Music Series
Saxapahaw-Bethlehem Church Road
Sat 5-8 p.m. through September

The Scrap Exchange
548 Foster St., Durham
Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thu 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun noon-5 p.m.

Tyler's Taproom
324 Blackwell St., Durham, 433-0345
102 E. Main St., Carrboro, 929-6881
Mon-Sat 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Carrboro opens 11:30 a.m.Sun 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Carrboro closes 9 p.m.

Vin Rouge
2010 Hillsborough Road, Durham
Tue-Thu 5:30-10 p.m.; Fri-Sat 5:30-11 p.m.; Sun brunch, 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m.; dinner 5:30-9 p.m.

Vollmer Farm
617 N.C. Hwy. 98E, Bunn
(919) 496-3076
Mon-Sat 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun 1-7 p.m.

Weaver Street Market
101 E. Weaver St., Carrboro
716 Market St., Chapel Hill
Hillsborough location opening soon
Jazz Brunch Sundays 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
After Hours Thursdays 6-8 p.m.

West Point on the Eno Park
5101 N. Roxboro St., Durham
Daily 8 a.m.-sundown
Wafting the Eno with "Riverdave" Owen: 471-3802,
River trips "most days" at 10 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.; night trips Friday 9 p.m.

Call for reservations

319 Fayetteville St., Raleigh
Mon-Sat 11 a.m.-2 a.m.; Sun 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

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