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There is a certain generosity of spirit that spreads easily in a community which knows it's got something good going. Such is the case in the magical little hamlet of Saxapahaw, tucked sweetly in A...
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Food expert, TV star Simon Majumdar brings book tour to Saxapahaw

“We wanted to have a book tour in which people would invite me to come to their towns and experience their food,” Majumdar said. “Book tours don’t tend to go to smaller towns, but we thought this was a great way to see the country.”

 

The book tour will bring him to Saxapahaw on May 17 for “A Day in Saxapahaw with Simon Majumdar.” A book reading/signing is planned for 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Haw River Ballroom, 1711 Saxapahaw-Bethlehem Church Road.

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Lone Brewery in Alamance County Sees Business Increase

Lone Brewery in Alamance County Sees Business Increase | Saxapahaw | Scoop.it
An idea that's been brewing for a handful of years has finally became a reality. Since its opening last fall, Haw River Farmerhouse Ales has seen a spike in business and popularity.
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Spend a day in Saxapahaw with Simon Majumdar

"A Day in Saxapahaw with Food Network star Simon Majumdar on May 17 will include a book reading/signing from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Haw River Ballroom, 1711 Saxapahaw-Bethlehem Church Rd., and a VIP Dinner Date at 6 p.m. at The Eddy Pub, 1715 Saxapahaw-Bethlehem Church Rd."

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The Five-Star Gas Station: Saxapahaw General Store

The Five-Star Gas Station: Saxapahaw General Store | Saxapahaw | Scoop.it
A little bit old, a little bit new, the Saxapahaw General Store has something for everyone.
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Jeff Barney: Clean water is crucial for businesses

When we took over the dirty old convenience store and gas station in an abandoned mill in Saxapahaw in 2008, my wife and I made the improbable bet that our investment in a beautiful location along the Haw River would pan out.
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Saxapahaw – transformation of a mill village on the Haw | Haw River Assembly

Saxapahaw – transformation of a mill village on the Haw | Haw River Assembly | Saxapahaw | Scoop.it

Features a slideshow by Mac Jordan capturing the history of the mill.

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Paperhand Puppet Intervention Inspires Family Fun -

Paperhand Puppet Intervention Inspires Family Fun - | Saxapahaw | Scoop.it
In Saxapahaw, Paperhand Puppet Intervention volunteers gather to create puppets whose giant size matches the scope of their makers’ mission.
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Cat Manolis: Rock Glitterati

Cat Manolis: Rock Glitterati | Saxapahaw | Scoop.it
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Art exhibition and First Friday (11/7) opening for Sax's Cat Manolis artwork in Raleigh.

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Benevolence Farm set host dinner and dance

Benevolence Farm will host its second annual Second Chance Dine and Dance on Thursday at the Haw River Ballroom, 1711 Saxapahaw-Bethlehem Church Road, Saxapahaw.

 

The event will feature stories from women who have served time in prison as well as performances by past N.C. Poet Laureate Joseph Bathanti, DSI Comedy Theater, Sacrificial Poets and Big Fat Gap. The evening also will include acrobats, aerialists, hoopers and stiltwalkers.

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The rebirth of Saxapahaw | Carolina Connection

The rural North Carolina town is experiencing an unlikely resurgence as an artists’ colony and dining destination.
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SAXAPAHAW OKTOBERFEST, Katharine Whalen, CURTIS ELLER'S AMERICAN CIRCUS, Gasoline Stove - Haw River Ballroom - Saxapahaw, NC - October 12th, 2014

SAXAPAHAW OKTOBERFEST, Katharine Whalen, CURTIS ELLER'S AMERICAN CIRCUS, Gasoline Stove - Haw River Ballroom - Saxapahaw, NC - October 12th, 2014 | Saxapahaw | Scoop.it
Saxapahaw's Annual Fall Festival takes place at the River Amphitheater outside The Haw River Ballroom!

Oktoberfest starts at 4 with Little Green Pig Theatrical Concern & short, devised performa
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Jenny Lewis showcases great songs at Saxapahaw show

Jenny Lewis showcases great songs at Saxapahaw show
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SAXAPAHAW — “I have some problems with the L-word,” Jenny Lewis responded to an adoring fan’s proclamation during her show Monday at the Haw River Ballroom.


Lewis took a breather to confess: The first time she told her current boyfriend she loved him, during a quiet walk around a pond, a dead rat floated by. The recollection made everyone, including Lewis, laugh.

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Crowdfunding brings Saxapahaw farmer home - Top News - The Times News

Crowdfunding brings Saxapahaw farmer home - Top News - The Times News | Saxapahaw | Scoop.it

"My take is Saxapahaw is a very special community that likes its smallness but loves to expand and welcome people,” she said. “It’s a very intentional community where everyone is welcome and no one is forgotten. It just feels like where I want to raise my kids. I am really happy to have the farm back there and share it with my community.”"

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Saxapahaw's Culture Mill unveils new initiatives, residencies, performances and a mysterious bus

"Co-founders Tommy Noonan, Murielle Elizéon and Wilks revealed that in its second year, Culture Mill would be expanding its activities with increased fiscal sponsorship of selected cultural groups, production of specific projects, and an intriguing transportation initiative, adding to a portfolio of artist services that already includes residencies, workshops and open retreats."

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Place to play: The future of the Haw River could be in recreational tourism

Place to play: The future of the Haw River could be in recreational tourism | Saxapahaw | Scoop.it

"Given the vitality in Saxapahaw and the promise of Glencoe Mill Village and mill buildings in Haw River, there’s no reason Alamance County can’t become the Hot Springs of the state’s Mountains-to-Sea Trail, says Brian Baker, Alamance County Parks and Recreation director."

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Open & Shut: Butchery opens in Saxapahaw

Open & Shut: Butchery opens in Saxapahaw | Saxapahaw | Scoop.it

LEFT BANK BUTCHERY has opened up in Saxapahaw. The whole-animal butchery was built on supporting local agriculture, providing healthy food, and educating customers in the aspects of sustainable farming, owner Ross Flynn said.

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Haw River: Then and Now

Haw River: Then and Now | Saxapahaw | Scoop.it

This project is dedicated to focusing on three aspects that have had an impact or provided the river with more publicity: contamination and conservation, the history of the river and how areas like Saxapahaw are ushering in tourism and recreational to bring people back to to the river. Overall, this is a focus shows how the Haw River has progressed through the last century.

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The Little Prince

The Little Prince | Saxapahaw | Scoop.it
Based on the book by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Play written by Rick Cummins and John Scoullar at The Haw River Ballroom Friday, December 26, 2014 Saturday, December 27, 2014 Sunday, December 28, 201...
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Haw River Trailathon in Saxapahaw - Nov. 15 | Carolina Canoe Club

The Haw River Trail Partnership is holding a Trailathlon Nov. 15 to benefit the Saxapahaw Island Park.

Events include a 2-mile paddle, 7-mile bike ride and 5K-trail run in Saxapahaw. You can bring your own paddle and PFD, but no personal boats.

Earlier this year, Waste Industries donated 18.4 acres  of Saxapahaw Island to Alamance County for use with the Haw River Trail. This will help the county conserve the property, which has been abused in recent years by mud-boggers who tore trails through the island and eroded river banks.

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Handy Village Institute Renewable Energy in North Carolina

Handy Village Institute Renewable Energy in North Carolina | Saxapahaw | Scoop.it

"Welcome to the home page for the Handy Village Institute, providing a place near Saxapahaw, NC, where adults and families may gather to reflect on their roles as human beings engaged in production, consumption, and celebration of enduring culture and technology.

Our focus is sharing practical skills of our material culture, and thereby building a more resilient community."

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Crop Hop at Haw River Ballroom, Oct 19th

Crop Hop at Haw River Ballroom, Oct 19th | Saxapahaw | Scoop.it
Our 2nd annual Crop Hop will take place on October 19th at The Haw River Ballroom. TICKETS ON SALE NOW!
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Riverside revival: Loft apartments, craft brewery continue Saxapahaw's upswing

Riverside revival: Loft apartments, craft brewery continue Saxapahaw's upswing | Saxapahaw | Scoop.it

SAXAPAHAW — The former mill village that has become a national model for mill renovation is continuing to add to its portfolio of amenities.

The Sissipahaw Lofts are officially available for purchase, Haw River Farmhouse Ales has begun brewing beer and expects its tasting room to open in the coming weeks, while the Left Bank Butchery anticipates an October opening.

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