Festival goers line up for their turn to sample local meads Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015, in the Mead Hall at Chatham Marketplace. The fifth annual event, in addition to celebrating mead, or honey wine, also featured arts and crafts vendors, demonstrations and live sword-fighting with the nonprofit Knightly Order of the Fiat Lux.
Festival goers line up for their turn to sample local meads Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015, in the Mead Hall at Chatham Marketplace. The fifth annual event, in addition to celebrating mead, or honey wine, also featured arts and crafts vendors, demonstrations and live sword-fighting with the nonprofit Knightly Order of the Fiat Lux. Tammy Grubb tgrubb@newsobserver.com
Festival goers line up for their turn to sample local meads Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015, in the Mead Hall at Chatham Marketplace. The fifth annual event, in addition to celebrating mead, or honey wine, also featured arts and crafts vendors, demonstrations and live sword-fighting with the nonprofit Knightly Order of the Fiat Lux. Tammy Grubb tgrubb@newsobserver.com

Festival-goers make merry at Mead Day in Pittsboro

July 31, 2015 9:15 PM