About The Village and Area

Fearrington Village Social Groups

Let's face it - when you invest in a piece of real estate, you're not just investing in the brick and mortar, you're investing in an entire lifestyle!

And it's never been easier to enjoy life than at Fearrington Village, which offers home buyers an array of social clubs to enjoy if they want!  Residents here represent a diverse range of backgrounds and, consequently, there is a wide selection of interest groups to choose from.  It's a great way to get involved with the community, meet some of your neighbors and share in a common interest with like-minded individuals.

Here are some of the social groups that have formed in our community:

  • Adopt-a-Highway. Village residents meet monthly on the third Saturday to remove litter outside the entrance to Fearrington. Meeting at the Gathering Place, we distribute the necessary items for trash collection to take place and in a couple of hours are finished. It's fun. Honest!
  • AM Book Group. This group meets the third Wednesdays at 10:00 am at McIntyre’s Books and loves to meet new members.
  • Amateur Birders. This group explorers Fearrington Village and communities in the area with the goal of finding and learning about different birds. Usually these excursions are a couple of hours although eagle watching at Jordan Lake may be a 3 hour event.  Meets year-round on the 1st Friday of the month.
  • American Association of University Women. This national organization targets college graduates who care deeply about equal rights for women and girls. It even awards educational fellowships and grants to support this end.  There are an array of interest and study groups in women’s biography and autobiography, international affairs, literature, French conversation and bridge offered.  This group meets the 3rd Saturday at 9:30 a.m. at Binkley Baptist Church.
  • Artist Studios at Fearrington Village.  Artist Studios at Fearrington Village is an informal group of visual artists who live and work in Fearrington Village. We welcome all Fearrington residents interested in creating art and fine crafts.
  • Bocce. Group members enjoy regular play, two social events and participation in the Chatham County Senior Games, which usually occurs in April.
  • Bulls & Bears Investment Club. This is for people hoping to improve their knowledge of investing.  Prospective members are invited to join as guests. The group meets the 2nd Friday at 9:30 a.m.
  • Card Knights. Members play poker for enjoyment and fellowship. The group meets Mondays at 7 p.m.
  • Christian Bible Study Groups. This co-ed group meets weekly in homes to develop  their Christian faith through Bible study. Studies are all Bible-based and Christ-centered and require homework.
  • Concert Series. Members enjoy this annual series of five classical chamber music concerts performed by talented professional local musicians.
  • Cyclists. Members take non-competitive rides on back country roads around Fearrington.
  • Democratic Club. This group offers a forum for knowledge and discussion of national, state, and local issues and political candidates. It meets on the 4th Tuesday at 7:15 p.m.
  • Duplicate Bridge Club. This club belongs to the American Contract Bridge League and has its own registered director. The group plays 24 boards and is open to both beginners and experts.  The group meets on Wednesdays at 1 p.m.
  • Fearrington Cares. This not-for-profit offers workshops and valuable services to those in need. Hours are Mon-Fri 9am-1pm.
  • Fearrington Film Club. This group watches movies on the first Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Gathering Place. Light refreshments are served and annual membership is $10 per person (10 films).
  • Fearrington Friends of Scandinavia. This casual group meets intermittently for food, fun and fellowship. Gatherings include a short meeting and a meal and meetings are open to everyone.
  • Fearrington Friends of the Arts. This group explores the arts and features speakers for 4 programs during the year representing such fields as visual and performing arts, architecture and design. 
  • Fearrington Green Scene. This group promotes reducing consumption of energy, water, and other resources and reusing goods and supplies, and recycle whenever possible.”
  • Fearrington Opera Club. This group enjoys listening to and attending  opera. Provides bimonthly programs from September to May at the Gathering Place.
  • Fearrington Railroad Club. This informal group meets about 6 times/year for those interested in railroad travel, photography, history, collecting railroadiana, and modeling. Meetings are held on selected Wednesday evenings between 7:00 and 9:00 p.m.
  • Fearrington Republicans. This group explores politics on the local, state and national levels and also features speakers. Group meets on the 4th Wednesday at 7:00 pm.
  • Fearrington Visual Arts Guild. This group brings together those interested in drawing and painting. It meets on Tuesdays from 1-4 p.m.
  • Fearrington Writers Group. This group is for those who enjoy  writing poetry, personal memoirs, short stories (fiction or non-fiction), family history, and novels. It's also a great place to share your written work.
  • Fearrington Yacht Club. This group is considered one of the largest in Fearrington with about 180 members. Group takes 2 regional trips, 1 long-distance trip. No yacht is required.
  • Friends of Pittsboro Memorial Library. This group promotes the full use of the library as a valuable and vital community resource. Membership dues support special projects, library events, purchase of equipment, and reading programs for children.
  • Garden Club. Members enjoy gardening and discussing wild flowers, trees, birds and protecting the environment.  Meets the 3rd Tuesday at 3pm from September-May.
  • Golf Club. Offers men and women golf leagues. A number of tournaments are held during the year.
  • Great Decisions. Once a month former diplomats, foreign students, and specialists present insightful information on a variety of foreign affairs related issues.
  • Harmony Grits. This is an all-male choral ensemble that performs fall and spring concerts throughout the Triangle. Auditions not required but a passion for music is! Group meets Thursdays at 4 p.m. at the Gathering Place.
  • Havurah (Jewish Fellowship). This Jewish-sponsored cultural and educational group is open to everyone and meets the 2nd Tuesday at 7:15 p.m.
  • League of Women Voters. This group emphasizes informed and active participation of citizens in governmental affairs at the local, state and national levels. It also provides voter service to citizens.
  • Marathon Bridge Club. Players are divided into teams of 8 couples, not necessarily husband/wife pairs. Each couple in the team plays every other couple once between November and June for 18 hands of party bridge.
  • Men’s Club. This group is comprised of small discussion groups. It meets Thursdays 2 p.m., in members’ homes.
  • Music in the Air at Fearrington (MITA). This provides Sunday afternoon outdoor concerts on the Swim and Croquet Club upper lawn with the Gathering Place as rain venue. Music ranges from bluegrass to folk to light opera. Usually there are three concerts in the spring and two in the fall.
  • New Insights. This group offers programs for adventurous minds and the culturally curious. It meets twice a year in the Gathering Place.
  • Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI). This is a year-round educational community for retired folks on the Duke campus. Some courses provided cover history, literature, natural or social sciences, art, music, drama and current events.
  • Piedmont Rug Hookers. This is a chapter of the Association of Traditional Hooking Artists. It meets the third Saturday from September-June.
  • Post Card Club. This group collects and trades antique cards. It meets once or twice a year.
  • Stitchery Group. This group is for anyone who enjoys needlework, It meets the first Thursdays, 1-3 p.m.
  • Swim and Croquet Club, Inc. Swimming is available 7 days a week from mid-May through September and croquet year round. In addition to lap and recreational swimming in the main pool, a kiddy pool, hot tub, cabana with ping pong, and a lawn area for picnics, horseshoes, and shuffleboard are available.
  • Tennis Club. This group of players organizes and schedules men’s, women’s, and mixed doubles; tennis trips; annual roundrobin; and supper meeting. The group meets Saturdays, 9:00 a.m. at the Benchmark Tennis Courts.
  • Travel Club. Members in this group shares travel slides, videos and experiences. It meets the first Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. from Oct.-May.
  • UNC Alumni Club. This is a GAA sanctioned club that has social gatherings and engages in community projects.
  • Vegetarian Club. This group enjoys social get-togethers with an eye toward improving diets and learning healthier ways to prepare food. It meets the second Wednesday of each month.
  • Village Quilters. This is a casual group for women whose main focus is quilting and friendship. It meets the second and fourth Mondays, 9:30 a.m., members’ homes.
  • Village Voices. This is for all those women who like to sing. No auditions are required. Rehearsals are Mondays 3:45-5:30 p.m., September-April.
  • Wednesday Afternoon Book Club. This group of book lovers meets the second Wednesday afternoons.
  • Women of Fearrington Club. This group offers meetings with informative and interesting programs with time for socializing. It meets the third Wednesday, October-May.
  • WOW Tennis Group. This group features scheduled women’s doubles on Tuesday mornings and round robin doubles on Thursday morning

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