|20th Anniversary Celebration!
June 21, 11 am - 2 pm
Weaver Street Market will celebrate twenty years serving the community with kick-off events at their flagship store in Carrboro. Head on over to the lawn in Carrboro to view the latest sand sculpture creation by world-renowned carvers, Rik Hermanson and Damian Hoffman. Rik Hermanson and Damian Hoffman have sculpted sand sculptures with various themes over the years at Weaver Street Market. Goblins on Halloween, Developers gone berserk, and a memorial to 911 Heroes have all made appearances. The sand will arrive on Thursday, June 19 and Rik and Damian will carve through Saturday, June 21. Don't miss it! Kids will also enjoy balloons, Sno Cones, Face Painting, Balloonman Bob, music by ...Different Drum, fun with the Scrap Exchange. Sign the giant Birthday Card, free Birthday cake while it lasts, purchase a 20th Anniversary souvenir t-shirt and enter a raffle for great prizes!
|20th Anniversary Celebration continued|
|In conjunction with Hillsborough's Last Friday event, June 27, Weaver Street Market will celebrate opening and our 20th Anniversary from 6-8 pm and will feature marimba music, face painting, Balloonman Bob, and Henna tattoos. Sign the giant Birthday Card, free Birthday cake served with Maple View Ice Cream while it lasts, purchase a 20th Anniversary souvenir t-shirt and enter a raffle for great prizes!
Stay tuned for more 20th Anniverary fun to come!
|Weekly Produce Specials - THESE SALES ARE EFFECTIVE
Tuesday, June 10 through Monday, June 16.
super low price!
save 80¢ lb
|Weekly Meat & Seafood Specials|
|From our freezer
Trident Ultimate Fish Sticks
|12 oz. pkg
|100% Grass Fed|
|from 3T Farms
save $1.00 lb
save $2.00 lb
|20th Anniversary Specials|
Weaver Street Market is celebrating twenty years by also offering great specials each month and through-out our 20th year!
This month look for Celebrity Dairy goat chesse, Da Vinci Italian Pasta, Giacomo's Sausages, Alcion Wines, Extra Virgin Olive oil, and much more!
| Every Sunday
11 am - 1 pm
Jazz & More Brunch at Weaver Street Market is here! Hot food, with cool tunes is a great way to start your Sunday.
Inside, we'll have fresh scones, muffins and sweet pastries in our bake case; fresh, hot coffee and a barista to make that special coffee drink; and an array of eggs, grits, pancakes or French Toast to fill you up! Outside, under the oaks, you'll hear a range of local bands playing Jazz, Americana, Blues, and Bluegrass; keeping everybody happy and dancing.
June 15- Jeff and Benares - folk and soulful acoustic
June 22- The Guilty Pleasures - traditional American music
June 29- Dana & Susan Robinson - original Old Time
|After Hours Begins|
|Start your weekend early with music on the Weaver Street Market lawn on Thursday nights! Pack up your blanket and get ready to hit the lawn!
June 12- The Maudlin Brothers- Songs from way-back, harmonies that are up-close, and fun that's here-now!
June 19- Edsel 500 - rockabilly, blues, and swing
June 26- The Tim Smith Band - original Jamaican-style ska and reggae
July 3- Different Drum - American Music with a World Beat
|SV Summer Music Series|
|Every Sunday at 7 pm
Now - September 7
on the green at Southern Village
Enjoy great, local music in a relaxed outdoor venue at Southern Village. Bring a blank or low chair to sit on. Stop by Weaver Street Market for delicious picnic food!
June 15 - Blues to Bluegrass - Jon Shain and Charles Pettee
June 22 - The Gravy Boys - Acoustic Americana
|NC Symphony June 13|
|Friday, June 13
on the green at Southern Village
Come early to get a good seat for this summertime favorite! The NC Symphony returns to the green at Southern Village for a performance of Classical Favorites with William Henry Curry, Resident Conductor.
Pick up a picnic dinner at Weaver Street Market before heading to the green for great classical music. This event is free and open to the public. Please, no glass containers or pets.
|Free T'ai Chi|
|Saturday Mornings with Lewis Tisher
7:30 am - 9:00 am
on the green across from the Lumina in Southern Village
T'ai Chi, a 2000 year old martial art, is a sequence of choreographed movements that release the energy known as Chi and moves it through the body to allow healing affects. The many benefits of T'ai Chi include development of coordination and balance, regulation of blood pressure, strengthening of joints, and improved mental focus and calm. Call 929-7048 for more information.
|*Please note date change*
WSM Board meeting
Wednesday June 25, 6:30-9:30pm
Corner Building (Community Realty/WCOM)
On the agenda will be reports from the General Manager on Budgeting and Planning, Emergency Management Succession, and Treatment of Consumers. Also up for discussion: a review of our Board Policy 4-3: Public Communication of Directors. What should be the ground rules when a Director makes a public statement on WSM board-related issues?
Owners of Weaver Street Market are always welcome to attend meetings of the Board, and are also welcome to make their thoughts known on these and other issues in the open session at the beginning of the meeting.
|Community Investment Initiative|
|Have you considered investing in Weaver Street Market?
The expansion of our Southern Village store is nearly complete, the new store and commissary in Hillsborough are on track to open soon, and we're beginning a suite of improvements to the Carrboro store. Weaver Street Market celebrates out 20th anniversary this month, and we're sure working hard to make the next 20 better every day, but to keep everything moving along we need several more community members to make 5-year loans of $10,000 or more.
We've nearly reached our member investment goal for this phase of the expansion project, but still need a few more members of the Co-op to make this additional investment; please contact us soon if you would like to receive more information about the Community Investment program, including the complete Offering Memorandum.
Why should you loan money to Weaver Street Market?
• Your investment stays with a local business you know and trust; where three times as much money filters back into the community as in a corporate-owned business.
• Your investment benefits your Co-op, and supports our initiatives that include paying a living wage, and our long-time support of local agriculture.
• Help us expand our Southern Village store, open a new store in Hillsborough, and improve our Carrboro store. More space! New products!
• We'll pay 6% simple interest annually, and repay the principal after 5 years.
|Local Farmers' Markets|
|Weaver Street Market supports local farms!
Shop your local Farmers' Market!
|Potluck in a Pasture|
|Features local food and arts June 29
Come celebrate summer, share home-grown food and meet local artists at the oldest certified organic farm in North Carolina on Sunday June 29 from 6 to 8 p.m. The first of ChathamArts' two "Potluck in a Pasture" suppers will be at Bill Dow's Ayrshire Farm in Hickory Mountain, located south of U.S. 64 midway between Pittsboro and Siler City.
Featured artists include bluegrass/swing musician and recording artist Susan Ketchin, singer/songwriter Sarah Shook, mural artist Erick Davis, woodwork artisan Dianne Swann and Rambler magazine publishers Dave Korzon and Elizabeth Oliver.
Dow, who has been on the forefront of organic farming and marketing of locally grown food for more than 20 years, will lead a tour of the scenic farm and the artists will demonstrate their work.
"The idea behind our potlucks is to honor our local farmers and artists, who are crucial to Chatham's rural economy and culture," said Daryl Walker, founder of the potluck project for ChathamArts, the nonprofit county arts council. "We hope these suppers will encourage more people to buy locally produced food and art. And what better way to spend a summer evening than sharing a home-grown meal with local artists and friends on a beautiful farm?"
Visitors are asked to bring a pot-luck dish for eight that includes at least one locally grown ingredient (and the recipe to share, noting the origin of local items), as well as a beverage, lawn chair or blanket, and a donation to ChathamArts, which supports local, diverse arts and cultural programs.
Local food ingredients for your pot-luck dish may come from your own garden or neighboring farms; from local farmers' markets at the Chatham County Fairgrounds or Southern Village (Thursdays), Fearrington Village (Tuesdays), or Siler City and Carrboro (Saturdays); or from Chatham Marketplace in Pittsboro, or Weaver Street in Southern Village and Carrboro.
Dow's organic vegetables, herbs, fruits and edible flowers embellish the menus of some of the best restaurants in the Triangle area. Ayrshire Farm is located on Friendly Pooch Lane off the Jay Shambley Road, south of U.S. 64. Directions are available on-line at www.chathamarts.org or by calling 919.219.9840.
The second Potluck in a Pasture is set for Sunday Sept. 14, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Jordan Lake Farm near Martha's Chapel.
|The Hillsborough Arts Council is planning a 'Handmade Parade' for next October. To give everyone the opportunity and skills to participate, they are offering a series of workshops in mask-making, dancing, stilt walking, drumming and fabric design over the next several months.
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Walking Tall ! Beginning with an emphasis on safety, you will learn how to construct your own stilts and learn the rules, fundamentals and art of stilt walking. Professional performer Donovan Zimmerman of Paperhand Puppet Intervention will work with adults and teenagers, 15 and older. You can become a stilt walking performer in the Handmade Parade! Space is limited. $25.00 per individual and $45.00 per family. Scholarships are available... please call 919-602-2550 for info.
|Uncommon Garden Tour|
| Expect the unexpected
June 14, 2008
The Uncommon Garden is a privately-owned garden designed by Rick Hermanson that has grown from creativity and imagination and blossoms through the hands of sculptors and artists. Unlike any place on earth, this sculptural landscape is truly inspiring with its rock assemblages, water features, detailed mosaic inlays, exquisite collection of Japanese Maples and surprises at every twist and turn of its winding path. This is a space that defies words and challenges traditional thought on the garden. To experience it fully, you must see it firsthand...and this is your only opportunity. The Uncommon Garden will be open for public tours for just one day. Timed tickets are limited. The Uncommon Garden is located off of Weaver Dairy Road in Chapel Hill. All proceeds benefit The ArtsCenter.
|Pickards Mountain Organic Farm in Western Orange County has recently been re-designed and dedicated solely to education. With wide grassy paths and lots of tasty organic fruits and vegetables, the entire 1.5 acre garden is now extremely child-friendly.
Elementary and Pre-School groups are invited to experience the farm during Strawberry Patch season! The Strawberry Patch Program will include visits to feed the baby goats and pigs, and also to the chicken coop to look for warm eggs! Children are invited to bring a picnic lunch to enjoy in the garden, and to take home a bucket of strawberries!
At Pickards Mountain, they believe in creating special experiences for children. Therefore, they only schedule one school group per day, and they keep their staff to student ratio below 1:10. They also work closely with teachers to align their program with their current curricula. For older children, they offer programs focusing on renewable energy - including visits to their wind and solar hybrid system and biodiesel refinery.
Charge per student is $10, with scholarship availability. Email them to create a tailored program for your class or group.