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New Trails Planned for Saxapahaw Island

New Trails Planned for Saxapahaw Island | Saxapahaw | Scoop.it
An area that connects people with nature will soon be growing. Alamance County Parks and Recreation Department received $84,000 to develop Saxapahaw Island.
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County gets grant for Saxapahaw park site

The state has awarded Alamance County $84,000 toward developing a park on the island in the Haw River in Saxapahaw, and developing surrounding trails.
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Gearing up for the 2015 SAXAPAHAW HOLIDAY MARKET!

Gearing up for the 2015 SAXAPAHAW HOLIDAY MARKET! | Saxapahaw | Scoop.it
NEW bottles, NEW labels, NEW flavors…..OH MY!! See you at the SAXAPAHAW HOLIDAY MARKET Saturday, December 5th 8am-7pm, Sunday December 6th 12-5pm!
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Saxapahaw: Haw River Tango Marathon January, 1-3rd 2016

Saxapahaw: Haw River Tango Marathon January, 1-3rd 2016 | Saxapahaw | Scoop.it

The first annual Haw River Tango Marathon will take place between January 1 and 3, 2016 in the magical rural setting of Saxapahaw, North Carolina. Just a stone’s throw from Chapel Hill, Durham …

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Haw River Paddle Trail

Haw River Paddle Trail | Saxapahaw | Scoop.it

Join the Haw River Trail and the community of Saxapahaw for the 2nd Annual Trailathlon, the Haw River Trail's Fall fundraiser. The event brings together families and athletes of all abilities and skill levels to enjoy the natural recreation opportunities of the Haw River corridor. 

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Dance at the UCLACC Saxapahaw community center Paperhand puppet intervention studio

Dance at the UCLACC Saxapahaw community center Paperhand puppet intervention studio | Saxapahaw | Scoop.it
Share the post "Saxapahaw: Dance at the UCLACC Saxapahaw community center Paperhand puppet intervention studio" FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedInE-mail November 07, 2015 at Saxapahaw, NC, United States in Saxapahaw, NC. Live Music events begin at 8 p.m. at Paperhand Puppet Intervention’s Studio Space (a repurposed school gymnasium with wood floors, filled with giant paper mache puppets) in Saxapahaw, …
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Compagnie Lasko in residence with Culture Mill

Compagnie Lasko in residence with Culture Mill | Saxapahaw | Scoop.it

Culture Mill will host French physical theater Company: Compagnie Lasko in residence in Saxapahaw from 2 – 20 October, 2015. During this time, Compagnie Lasko will perform One Shoot, a one-man physical theater show based on the diary of a French soldier in Afghanistan, andXXY, a preview of their upcoming 2016 show on gender identity.

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Man charged in kayak thefts from Haw River Canoe & Kayak Company

Man charged in kayak thefts from Haw River Canoe & Kayak Company | Saxapahaw | Scoop.it
A man was arrested on suspicion of trying to sell multiple kayaks on Craigslist that were stolen from a Triad boat rental and trip business.
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Detecting Saxapahaw: July 2015

Detecting Saxapahaw: July 2015 | Saxapahaw | Scoop.it

"We were detecting the site looking for Civil War relics, and we all found quite a few.  The bullets were a mixture of dropped and fired rounds, mostly three-ringers and William’s cleaners. ..."

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Robert Earl Keen Jr. visits Haw River Ballroom on Tuesday

Robert Earl Keen Jr. visits Haw River Ballroom on Tuesday | Saxapahaw | Scoop.it
SAXAPAHAW — Texas singer-songwriter and storyteller Robert Earl Keen Jr. will perform at 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Haw River Ballroom, 1711 Saxapahaw
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An introduction to the Haw

An introduction to the Haw | Saxapahaw | Scoop.it

The Haw River Assembly has a series of six “stream investigations” this summer. The first two were June 17 and 24, and the remaining four are from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, July 22 and Aug. 19 at Great Bend Park, and July 29 at the island in Saxapahaw.

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Giant puppets, giant undertaking: Paperhand puppet group lets folks help create papier-mâché wonders

Giant puppets, giant undertaking: Paperhand puppet group lets folks help create papier-mâché wonders | Saxapahaw | Scoop.it
Giant puppets, giant undertaking: Paperhand puppet group lets folks help create papier-mâché wonders
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Detecting Saxapahaw: Silver in Saxapahaw!

Detecting Saxapahaw: Silver in Saxapahaw! | Saxapahaw | Scoop.it

...The find of the hunt is smaller than a hood ornament - a LOT smaller.  After plenty of trash targets, I was excited when one of my detectors high tones revealed the unmistakeable silver rim of an old coin in the hole.  I carefully pulled it from its resting place, and instantly realized how tiny this coin was....

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3rd Annual Pasta Dinner for S.A.F.E.

3rd Annual Pasta Dinner for S.A.F.E. | Saxapahaw | Scoop.it
Help end hunger in Southern Alamance!  The Third Annual Pasta Dinner for S.A.F.E. is an opportunity for you to enjoy a delicious meal for only $12 that benefits Southern Alamance Family Empowerment…
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Saxapahaw Heron Trot 5k

Saxapahaw Heron Trot 5k | Saxapahaw | Scoop.it
The first Saxapahaw Heron Trot 5k features a beautiful off-road course that will take runners along a creek, over bridges, and through the woods of two local sustainable farms in Saxapahaw, NC. The 5k course is home to the 2-time Central Carolina Athletic League Champions, the Hawbridge Herons Cross Country team. All proceeds will benefit the Hawbridge School Athletics Program. Registration is available on Active.com (search "Saxapahaw").
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North Carolina brewers turn to foragers, farmers

North Carolina brewers turn to foragers, farmers | Saxapahaw | Scoop.it

Ben Woodward has come to learn some of these unspoken rules of foraging since opening Haw River Farmhouse Ales in Saxapahaw last year. ...

This commitment to sustainable foraging inspired Woodward to create the Farmhand Exchange, whereby he encourages people to actually grow the very ingredients they will later harvest.

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Turtle Run

Turtle Run | Saxapahaw | Scoop.it
Kevin Meehan was born and raised in Boulder, CO, studied architecture, and built homes alongside Mike Reynolds (the man who became famous for building “earthships”) in Taos, NM.  He wen…
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Mud Run has an earthy flavor

North Carolina State Trooper Brian Leventhal says the recipe for success in the annual Mud Run in Saxapahaw is simple: start with Mother Nature and just add water.
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Real People: putting Saxapahaw on the map

Real People: putting Saxapahaw on the map | Saxapahaw | Scoop.it
Heather and Tom LaGarde are behind the little village's biggest draws
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Edgar Cashwell: A full life in a small place

Edgar Cashwell: A full life in a small place | Saxapahaw | Scoop.it
At 92, Cashwell has seen his home town change around him, but he has not sat still either.
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Fresh as it gets: Snow camp dairy delivers from cow to counter

Fresh as it gets: Snow camp dairy delivers from cow to counter | Saxapahaw | Scoop.it
The signature bottle of Ran-Lew Dairy Milk Co. can be seen in local groceries and restaurants across Alamance County. Customers may notice the cows
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Homeplace: Sissipahaw Lofts in Saxapahaw

Homeplace: Sissipahaw Lofts in Saxapahaw | Saxapahaw | Scoop.it
After the textile industry left town, Saxapahaw has since been revitalized, and part of the upper mill has been converted into the Sissipahaw Lofts.
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People of the River

People of the River | Saxapahaw | Scoop.it

"Walking through Saxapahaw, N.C., nowadays feels like walking through the culmination of a particular ethos, one akin to that Native-American, earth-based spirituality of long ago. Current Saxapahavians, as they have come to call themselves, might disagree and say instead that Saxapahaw is not a culmination but a beginning, a starting point, and that any ethical apex belongs to the future, to the spread of those beliefs that guide and saturate their tiny town: community, place, sustainability, transparency, and an overarching belief in the goodness of humanity."

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Happy Birthday, Wanda June

Happy Birthday, Wanda June | Saxapahaw | Scoop.it
by Kurt Vonnegut A satirical retelling of The Odyssey, set in the 1970, intended for ages 16 and up (adult language and themes). “A simple minded play about those who enjoy killing, and those who d...
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From Saxapahaw's Run of Mill Players, June 18-21.

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