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Pittsboro By Gaslight

Time: October 15, 2011 from 12pm to 11pm
Location: Multiple Locations
City/Town: Pittsboro, NC
Website or Map: http://pittsborobygaslight.bl…
Event Type: all day event, steampunk
Organized By: Pittsboro Merchants Association
Latest Activity: Jul 26, 2011

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Event Description

PITTSBORO BY GASLIGHT is an all day event held in Pittsboro, NC. Take a step through time and see what Pittsboro was like at the turn of the last century. Brought to you by the good folks at the Pittsboro Business Association, local artists, and people like you.

The Second Annual Pittsboro By Gaslight will be held on Saturday October 15th, 2011. There will be numerous (perhaps humorous) activities to experience throughout the day. Dressing up is highly encouraged.


Throughout the day beginning @ 12pm, we will have a variety of musicians busking around the downtown area & stopping at local shoppes for some impromptu indoor entertainment.

12pm: The Festivities begin. Make sure you pick up your 'Pittsboro By Gaslight' program. Wandering Minstrels will be busking all around the downtown area; performers TBA.

12pm to 7:30pm: Have Egg Cremes, Sundaes, Frappes and other tasty treats at S&T Soda Shoppe.

2pm: Time for Afternoon Tea; Grab some tasty victuals & a lovely cup of tea at Red Star Coffee. $3/person includes two teas, and a mini muffin, cookie, or brownie.

4pm: "Fictitious History" Walking Tour; Meeting at the corner of Hillsborough & Salisbury.

5pm: LIVE MUSIC on the Porch @ The Chatham Marketplace with Six Lives Colliding

6pm - 8pm:
Potters of the Joyful Jewel present the spectacular "Masks on Parade." The unveiling of potters and other artists beginning at 6pm with a parade of masks throughout downtown and ending with a reception at the Joyful Jewel from 6:30 - 8pm.


Beginning @ 7pm, several downtown businesses will be playing host to some wonderful live music & performers.

The City Tap: TBA

Davenport's (located inside Davenport & Winkleperry) will host 'The Torchlight Tavern', an evening of burlesque, music, and other amusements. Featuring burlesque performances from the incomparable Talloolah Love & the lovely Silver Kitsune, the exquisite musical stylings of DJ Doctor Q. More to be announced!

Pittsboro General Store Cafe: TBA

Virlie's Grill: Judy Woodall & TBA

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If interested in being involved, please contact us at pittsborobygaslight@gmail.com

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