Call for Artists: Mural for Yoga Garden Pittsboro


Yoga Garden Pittsboro, in partnership with Main Street Pittsboro, will add a mural on the west facing wall of the building at 184 East Street in Pittsboro.   Individual artists and/or collaborative teams of artists, especially from groups that may be underrepresented in Pittsboro’s public spaces, are invited to submit designs for the artistic embellishment [...]

2021-05-24T17:07:07-04:00May 24th, 2021|

Main Street Pittsboro Celebrates Chatham250 with Found It! Chatham Rabbit Hunt


Selfies taken with hidden embellished rabbit statues will win vouchers to participating Pittsboro businesses. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MARCH 10, 2021 PITTSBORO, NC - Main Street Pittsboro invites everyone to downtown Pittsboro on Saturday, April 10 from 10:30am-7pm to participate in the Found It! Chatham Rabbit Hunt. Five embellished rabbit statues will be hidden on and [...]

2021-03-17T18:51:09-04:00March 11th, 2021|

Main Street Pittsboro Awarded Grant Funds for Mural


Original painted art by Michael Brown depicts elements of Chatham County's flora and fauna   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 1, 2020   PITTSBORO – Main Street Pittsboro was awarded a grant from the Chatham Arts Council’s Grassroots Arts Grant program. The grant will help fund a portion of the mural at the Chatham County/Pittsboro Welcome Center [...]

2021-03-11T17:52:08-04:00December 1st, 2020|

Main Street Pittsboro Wins National Award


Main Street Pittsboro was recently awarded the Small Town America Civic Volunteer Award for its efforts in community building. The award comes with a cash award for the Town of Pittsboro including a new website for the town from CivicPlus. The timing of the award is serendipitous as Pittsboro had already budgeted for a new [...]

2020-10-26T10:58:26-04:00October 25th, 2020|

New ‘Welcome Center’ nears Completion


PITTSBORO — You drive for more than two hours into a small town you’re not totally familiar with in order to get your drum repaired. You look for a respite while waiting, and when you see a building with a “Welcome Center” sign posted on it, you check it out. That’s what happened on Saturday [...]

2020-08-16T14:14:29-04:00August 11th, 2020|

Call for Artists: Mural for Welcome Center


Main Street Pittsboro, in partnership with the Town of Pittsboro, will add a mural on the side wall of the new Welcome Center on Hillsboro Street in Pittsboro. Artists are invited to submit designs for the artistic embellishment of the brick wall (approx. 32' wide x 25' height) which is on the right side of [...]

2021-05-24T17:02:06-04:00April 17th, 2020|

Hurricane Florence Preparedness Measures


TOWN OF PITTSBORO Inclement Weather Operations Plan Hurricane Florence, September 2018 Mission Purpose: Hurricane Florence is a significant weather event that is predicted to impact the southeastern Unites States beginning around September 12, 2018 and could affect central North Carolina as the storm moves up the east coast. The current weather predictions are not certain [...]

2018-09-12T11:55:35-04:00September 12th, 2018|

Hot Fun in the Summertime at Summer Fest


Local law enforcement officials were up early, stayed hydrated, and remained late to handle traffic and crowd control to ensure that the Pittsboro Summer Fest held on July 1st was a good experience for all. With quotes like “top notch music”,  “a good opportunity to enjoy family entertainment in Pittsboro without having to travel”, and [...]

2018-07-09T15:40:18-04:00July 9th, 2018|

Call for Artists


Main Street Pittsboro, in partnership with the Town of Pittsboro, will install 12 handrails on Hillsboro Street between the Courthouse and Hanks Street, with artistic embellishment in the center of each one. Local artists are invited to submit designs for the center artistic embellishment area for consideration for use in the handrails. Interested artists should submit [...]

2018-07-02T22:18:08-04:00June 13th, 2018|