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Moorefields Bluegrass Festival 2023

October 7, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The outdoor Bluegrass Festival at Historic Moorefields near Hillsborough is Saturday, October 7, 2023 from 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Refreshments will be available, including a selection of beer and wine and service from several food trucks.

Triangle and Triad area bands will perform on the house’s reconstructed front porch: Pickard Mountain, The Carolina Cutups, Nixon Blevins and Gage, The Bathtub of the South and Vintage Blue.

The Moorefields Bluegrass Festival will take place on the lawn and under the trees at Moorefields, an idyllic historic site on 70 beautiful acres just 20 minutes from downtown Chapel Hill or Durham and a short drive from downtown Hillsborough, N.C. Bring your chairs and blankets. All parking is free. The rain date is October 8.

Lawn seating tickets are $15 per person. Teens 13-17 are $10 and kids 12 and under are free. To purchase tickets, click on events on https://moorefields.org/ or purchase tickets at the gate.

Moorefields was built in 1785 as a summer home by Alfred Moore, a military, educational and judicial leader who ultimately served as the second and last North Carolinian on the United States Supreme Court. The property is administered by the Friends of Moorefields, a tax-exempt nonprofit. Proceeds help maintain the house and grounds, explore the history of Moorefields and the people who lived there, and share this special resource. Moorefields is located at 2201 Moorefields Road, Hillsborough, NC and may be reached at 919-732-4941 or moorefields1785@gmail.com .