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Patterson's Mill Country Store

Patterson's Mill Country Store

Patterson's Mill Country Store, patterned after the original store of the 1870s, is located on the historic Leigh farm and now houses one of the finest collections of mercantile Americana in the country, including nationally recognized pharmaceutical and commercial tobacco memorabilia collections. The store includes a furnished early twentieth century doctor's office. Also has antiques, collectibles and North Carolina crafts and gifts for sale.

Directions:

I-85 North (arriving from Atlanta, Charlotte, Greensboro, etc.):

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    • I-85 North and I-40 East merge in Greensboro, NC
    • When highways divide near Hillsborough, NC, follow I-40 East
    • Exit I-40 East at exit #273 (Hwy 54)
    • Turn right following Hwy 54 East for approximately 1/4 mile
    • Take first right onto Farrington Rd
    • Patterson's Mill Country Store is less than one mile ahead on the right

I-85 South (arriving from NY, DC, VA, etc.):

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    • Take the exit for Hwy 15-501 Bypass South/Duke University/Chapel Hill
    • Follow Hwy 15-501 for approximately 6-7 miles
    • Get onto I-40 East, follow for approximately 3 miles
    • Exit I-40 at exit #273 (Hwy 54)
    • Turn right following Hwy 54 East for approximately 1/4 mile
    • Take first right onto Farrington Rd
    • Patterson's Mill Country Store is less than one mile ahead on the right

I-40 East (arriving from Memphis, Asheville, Winston-Salem, Greensboro, etc):

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    • Exit I-40 East at exit #273 (Hwy 54)
    • Turn right following Hwy 54 East for approximately 1/4 mile
    • Take first right onto Farrington Rd
    • Patterson's Mill Country Store is less than one mile ahead on the right

I-40 West (arriving from Wilmington, Fayetteville, Raleigh, etc.):

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    • Same as directions for I-40 East
October 24 - 24, 2014

Durham Symphony Orchestra Halloween Spooktacular Concert

An evening of fun-filled musical offerings for the whole family including holiday inspired works by Copeland, Stravinsky, Saint Saëns and Williams. Paperhand Puppet Intervention, creator of giant puppets, masks and shadow plays joins the DSO in staged performances of Gounod's Funeral March of a Marionette and Stravinsky's Infernal Dance of King Katschei from the Firebird Suite. Bring lawn chairs or blankets. Food trucks, beginning at 6pm. Best Costume contest. Hands-on instrument fun with High Strung Petting Zoo. Special guests Faith Baptist Church Children's Choir. FREE admission.

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