HILLSBOROUGH, NC - (July 10, 2017) – The fourth annual outdoor Bluegrass Festival at Historic Moorefields in Hillsborough is scheduled for Saturday, September 9, 2017 from 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM. Refreshments will be available at the festival, including a selection of beer and wine, and service from Lost Boys, Fetch Hot Dog Company and Thyme2Eat food trucks. For tickets and more information, download the press release below.

Performers include 2 PM -Counterclockwise String Band; 3 PM - Vintage Blue; 4 PM - Nixon, Blevins and Gage; 5 PM - The Bluegrass Experience and 6 PM - Fabius Page.

The 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 and Durham and a short drive from downtown Hillsborough, N.C. Bring your chairs and blankets. All parking is free. Please leave your pets at home. The rain date is September 10.

Lawn seating tickets are $15 per person. Teens 13- 17 are $10 and children 12 and under are free. Tickets are available online at www.moorefields.org and at the door. Proceeds benefit the educational, environmental, artistic and preservation mission of Historic Moorefields.

Moorefields is located at 2201 Moorefields Road in Hillsborough. It 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. Moorefields is strategically situated on one of the highest points in central Orange County, where it catches the prevailing southwest breeze. Moorefields can be rented for weddings, retreats and other functions. For more information, visit the website or call (919) 732-4941.



Media Contacts

Pam Hemminger, President, Friends of Moorefields Board (919) 942-2273
Geoffrey Hathaway (919) 270-1899

Photo Above - Bluegrass Festival at Historic Moorefields courtesy of Jim McKelvey. For jpg, email pgriffin@visitchapelhill.org