Raising Funds to Cure Crohn’s & Colitis

Take Steps for Crohn's

Hello to all,

Many of you we have seen in recent months and for others it has been a while. I hope this message finds you well and in good spirits.

Once again, on Saturday April 30, our Team MikAddy will be participating in the Triangle Take Steps for Crohn’s & Colitis Walk at Lake Crabtree County Park in Morrisville, NC. CCFA Walks are the nation’s largest events dedicated to finding cures for digestive diseases. Our fundraising goal is $750 for this worthy cause and I need your help to reach this goal!

The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America is the leading non-profit organization dedicated to finding cures for painful and debilitating IBD (Inflammatory Bowel Disease). They have invested more than $200 million in research and they also fund disease-specific education, support, and treatment information. For the 1.4 million Americans who suffer from the debilitating effects of IBD (our daughter, Adelena is one of them) nothing is more important than finding better, more effective treatments, and ultimately, cures.

Take Steps is the foundation’s premier walking event, raising needed funds for their mission of finding cures and improving the quality of life for patients. We hope you will consider supporting our efforts by making a tax-deductible contribution to the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation. You can donate online or mail your gift to 78 Lauren Rose Lane, Pittsboro, NC 27312. If you feel so led, please inquire if your company has a matching gift program. If so, simply complete the required form and mail it along with your donation to the above address. This is a great way to double your support! With your help, we will fund important research, patient education and support for millions of Americans.

Again, to donate online, follow this link: http://online.ccfa.org/site/TR/TakeSteps/Chapter-Carolinas?team_id=190769&pg=team&fr_id=6064

Click on “Donate” found in the upper right corner. From that menu, select the 3rd choice, which is “Donate.”

If you would like to register as a walker you will see that choice also under the “Donate” button.

“Thank you” are words we use to express appreciation. That expression does not really convey enough, but we hope you know our gratitude is sincerely and deeply felt.

Thank you,
Maria, Greg and Adelena

 

(Updated April 15,  2016)


Past Events

April 25, 2015

Take Steps with the Pittsboro Roadhouse to Cure Crohn’s – Walk at Lake Crabtree Park. Overall over $100,000 was raised!

July 18, 2014

Fundraiser for Crone’s Disease and Colitis with Durham Ukulele Orchestra

The event was casual evening of food, friends and music to raise money for the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America – Carolinas Chapter. Optional door donations and raffle proceeds will benefit Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America [CCFA] IBD research, support and education programs.

April 26, 2014

NCSU Centennial Campus Take Steps for Crohn’s & Colitis walk, the nation’s largest event dedicated to finding cures for digestive diseases

 


*CCFA is Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America

Murder Mystery Dinner

COMING UP

Goodnight, Death: A Banned Book Murder Mystery Dinner Show

February 25, 2016 7 pm.

Purchase tickets online & make reservations online

or

Call (919) 542-2432 for your reservation and ticket information.

A three course meal is served and included in the ticket price.

 

Goodnight Death A Banned Book Murder Mystery

Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre


PAST MURDER MYSTERIES

The Pittsboro Roadhouse Stage has been the site of several Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre events, as well as other Theatre and Cabaret events all directed and presented by North Carolina’s very own Phoenix Theatre Company.

“Ye Olde Merry Murder”

“I Now Pronounce You Dead”

“WDED: Murder at Eleven”

 

NC Revelers Big Band Orchestra

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If you love the sound of Big Bands. Love to dance. Love the feeling that only those big bands can create… call now to save your seat for NYE2016

December 31, 2015 New Year’s Eve

New Year's Eve Gala 2016, RSVP (919) 542-2432

New Year’s Eve Gala 2016, RSVP (919) 542-2432

NC Revelers Orchestra 2016

7:00 – 9:30

$10 Cover

1st Monday Nights February –  December (except in September)

Pittsboro Roadhouse, 39 West Street, Pittsboro NC, Chatham County

 Lauren Meehan singing with the NC Revelers Orchestra

You won’t believe this amazing performance. These guys are simply great!

Watch and listen to their sound from a January 2014 performance at the magnificent Grove Park Inn in Asheville.

Big Band at the Pittsboro Roadhouse 1st Mondays, except September and January.

#BigBandinPittsboro1stMondays

#ncrevelersinpittsboro

 

A Christmas Carol Dinner Show in Pittsboro NC

Celebrate the Holidays at the Pittsboro Roadhouse with the second season of A Christmas Carol Dinner Show produced by The Phoenix Theater Company.

Extended to Five Shows This Year

We Sold Out Last Year!

15 December (Tuesday) at 7 pm

17 December (Thursday) at 7 pm

20 December (Sunday) at 1 pm – Matinee with Lunch

21 December (Monday) at 7 pm

22 December (Tuesday) at 7 pm

Call 919-542-2432 to reserve your table

Marley was dead, to begin with…

So begins the timeless tale of A Christmas Carol. Miserly Scrooge must face the ghosts of his Past, Present, and Future on the road to redemption. The Phoenix Theatre Company and the Pittsboro Roadhouse present this holiday favorite for your Christmas Season again.

You, the audience, are also a part of Scrooge’s journey. Join the Fezziwig Christmas party, where you will enjoy your first course starter. With the Cratchits, partake in a traditional holiday meal, then have dessert with Scrooge’s nephew and his family. This is not an experience to miss!

Tickets are $50 (plus tax) and include the show and a three-course meal. Call 919-542-2432 to book your tickets. Book now to avoid disappointment!

Call 919-542-2432 to reserve your table

A Christmas Carol

 

 

Jim Quick & Coastline

Sunday July 26, 2015 we had a great time with Jim Quick & Coastline!

They really know how to have a fun time, perform great music!

 

Food Truck Rodeos in Pittsboro

Pittsboro has Food Truck Rodeos in the Pittsboro Roadhouse Parking Lot! Look for the Welcome to Pittsboro billboard. Parking on the streets, and in front of the Justice Center just south of Courthouse Circle. (Did we say it was free? Free parking. Free entry. Food and drink for cash!)

July 18 Food Truck Rodeo Participants

  • Bandido’s
  • Bear Creek Brewery
  • BellaDonna
  • Bull City Street Food
  • Carolina Brewery
  • Cocoaforte
  • Greedy’Z Cheesesteaks & Hoagies
  • Little Dipper’s Italian Ice

2015 PBO Food Truck Rodeos in Pittsboro

Across the street from the Pittsboro Roadhouse, 39 West Street, just west of Courthouse Circle, in the Roadhouse Lot.

Directions

July 18 food truck rodeo in pittsboro

For a quick glance at the food trucks from past events, click here: Pittsboro Food Truck Rodeos in Pittsboro.

The Castaways

What a great show it was! Thank you to The Castaways for a great performance, our guests for being so appreciative, our staff for working a Sunday, and John Wilson of Wilson Entertainment Services for bringing another great band back to our Sunday concert series.

The Pittsboro Roadhouse & General Store and Wilson Entertainment Services are proud to present The Castaways.

The Carolina Beach Music Awards “Hall Of Fame” and Award Winning Castaways are the premier party band in the Carolinas and Virginia.

Sunday June 7, 2015 – The Castaways

5:00 PM

$10.00 Cover

Kids 10 and under are free

Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, Chips and Fries available for purchase
Cash bar

Like the The Castaways Band on Facebook.

Visit the The Castaways Band Website to hear their music.

The Castaways in BW


 

PAST DATES

Sunday May 18, 2014

Idlewild South: Allman Brothers Tribute June 26

The Pittsboro Roadhouse welcomes Idlewild South: The Ultimate Allman Brothers Band Tribute back to the stage. 

Named after the second album released by The Allman Brothers Band, Idlewild South provides an authentic show full of the greatest songs ever recorded by the band that started the Southern Rock movement back in 1969.  Some of the Allman Brothers’ greatest songs include Midnight Rider, Whipping Post, Ramblin’ Man, Jessica and Soulshine.

Idlewild South at the Pittsboro Roadhouse

FRIDAY June 26, 2015 – 8PM

$10 Cover

Doors of the restaurant open at 11 am and stay open until the band stops around or after 10 pm!

The Idlewild South band has been called “The Total Package in Allman Brothers Tribute Bands” in one 2014 review.


IDLEWILD SOUTH BAND MEMBERS

Don Eason – Keyboard and Vocals

The band is led by DON EASON, keyboardist and vocalist, a veteran musician who lays down the smoothest of sounds on the legendary Hammond B3 organ.

Robert Kintner, Dave Baum – Drums

A duo of drummers, including ROBERT KINTNER and DAVE BAUM, providing a massive foundation for this band with syncopated beats, and evolving rhythms.

Jeff Lindsey – Percussion

Percussionist JEFF LINDSEY bringing in his Latin, Ska, and Reggae influences in masterful style.

Tim Smith – Bass Guitar

Bass guitarist TIM SMITH rounds out the rhythm section with an “in the pocket” playing style that easily allows this band to explore the deepest of grooves.

Dave George – Guitar

Guitarist DAVE GEORGE slides in on his six strings with solid rhythms, unique riffs, and leads so melodic they warp time and space!

Pete Waggoner – Lead Guitar

Up front is lead guitarist and lead vocalist PETE WAGGONER, the newest addition to this band of blues rockers.
Recorded at Cats Cradle in Carrboro NC:


Some of the Past Idlewild South Performances at the Roadhouse

SATURDAY FEBRUARY 28, 2015 at 8PM – $10 Cover

SUNDAY NOVEMBER 16, 2014 at 4PM – $10 Cover

The Pittsboro Roadhouse welcomes Idlewild South: The Ultimate Allman Brothers Band Tribute to pay homage to a band that is ending a 45 year career with their final shows at New York City’s Beacon Theatre in October.

Idlewood South - Allman Brother's Tribute Band-950

 Brought to the Pittsboro Roadhouse by Wilson Entertainment Services.

Roadhouse Cruise-Check Back in September

Count on us. Cruise on in. No fee. No registration. Classic & Specialty Cars.

Check back for dates in September.

Pittsboro, North Carolina. Parking Lot at 39 West Street, right across from the Pittsboro Roadhouse.

Roadhouse Cruise-InMay9-2015 (6)

May2015 Roadhouse Cruise-In (7)

Roadhouse Cruise-InMay9-2015 (4)

Eleven WILD Things to Do in Pittsboro, NC

Taking the lead from the Hilton Head Island’s post on Bluffton, SC, here are eleven wild things to do in Pittsboro, NC.

Carolina Tiger Rescue in Pittsboro NCx6001. Visit the Carolina Tiger Rescue. Go online and reserve tickets for a day with a good weather forecast. Your visit helps support the tremendous stewardship they provide these mostly rescued large cats.

2. Rent a boat at Crosswinds Boating Center at Jordan Lake: fishing boats, pontoon boats or kayaks.

3. Do a Pub Run on a Monday at 6pm starting at The City Tap and support the good work of The Abundance Foundation.

4. Join a Dance of Universal Peace 1st Wednesdays at the East Chatham Senior Center. 7:30.

5. Take a Road Ride on a Wednesday at 6pm with cyclists from Pittsboro Bicycles.

6. Head down Industrial Park Drive, take a left on Lorax Lane, and a right past Screech Owl and park outside the gate and walk past the Bio Diesel Plant for a tour and tasting at Pittsboro’s First and Only Distillery – Fair Game Beverage Company for a tour and tasting.

7. Get Fairy Hair from Finklepott’s Fairy Hair Flare when they visit during Pittsboro First Sunday at Barringer Family Dentistry, or at Starrlight Mead, or The Joyful Jewel. Call the venues for their next dates.

Kayaking

Haw River Canoe

8. Call the Haw River Canoe & Kayak Co. and get on a paddle board, canoe or kayak at Bynum or Saxapahaw.

9. Time your Pittsboro visit for a Pecha Kucha night, once every quarter put on by The Abundance Foundation. Be in a room with a hundred people listening to presentations in a format that’s taking the world by storm.

10. Get in front of a mic and sing! Wednesday nights: at Open Mic at The City Tap on Wednesday.

11. Bring $1,000 to town and shop for new art or furniture for your home and some gifts for your self , family or friends. We have a half dozen antiques stores and two art and fine craft galleries in historic downtown.