Community Activities



Chatham County and the surrounding communities have a ton to offer, especially for families. One of the many reasons Chatham County is a great place to live!


Public Libraries

Chatham County Public Library

197 NC Hwy 87 N 
Pittsboro, NC 27312

The Chatham County Library in Pittsboro is a great FREE resource for families! Check their calendar for events like Family Movie Nights, LEGO Clubs and story time.


Chapel Hill Public Library

100 Library Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

Chatham County visitors (or anyone living outside of Orange County) wanting to check out materials can get a library card for $65 per year.



Parks & Recreation

Chatham County Parks & Recreation

Parks & Rec hosts a number of family friendly events throughout the year, like an Easter Egg Hunt and End of School Year Bash! They are also a great resource for youth sports and outdoor activities. Check out their season program guides for more information, costs and ways to join in on the fun!




Museum of Life and Science - 433 W Murray Ave, Durham, NC 27704

Marbles Kids Museum - 201 E Hargett St, Raleigh, NC 27601

 Kidzu Children's Museum - 201 S Estes Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27514

Nasher Museum of Art - 2001 Campus Dr, Durham, NC 27705

Bennett Place - 4409 Bennett Memorial Rd, Durham, NC 27705

Ackland Art Museum - 101 S Columbia St, Chapel Hill, NC 27599

North Carolina Railroad Museum - 3900 Bonsal Rd, New Hill, NC 27562

North Carolina Museum of Art - 2110 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607



Zoos and Aquariums

North Carolina Zoo - 4401 Zoo Pkwy, Asheboro, NC 27205

Greensboro Science Center - 4301 Lawndale Drive, Greensboro, NC 27455 

Carolina Tiger Rescue - 1940 Hanks Chapel Rd., Pittsboro, NC 27312




University of North Carolina Tarheels

Duke Blue Devils

NC State Wolfpack

Carolina Mudcats (baseball)

Durham Bulls (baseball)

Carolina Hurricanes (hockey)

North Carolina Football Club (soccer)



Performing Arts

UNC Memorial Hall/Carolina Performing Arts - 114 E Cameron Ave, Chapel Hill, NC 27514

DPAC - 123 Vivian Street, Durham, NC 27701

Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts - 2 E South St, Raleigh, NC 27601

Raleigh Little Theater - 301 Pogue St, Raleigh, NC 27607

The Carolina Theater - 309 West Morgan St., Durham, NC 27701




North Carolina Botanical Gardens - 100 Old Mason Farm Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27517

Coker Arboretum - 399 E Cameron Ave, Chapel Hill, NC 27514

Sarah P. Duke Gardens - 420 Anderson St, Durham, NC 27708

JC Raulston Arboretum - 4415 Beryl Rd, Raleigh, NC 27606



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