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Weekend Family Fun Across the Triangle

Dec. 6-8: Community Day at the Museum, Teen Science Café, Live Raptors and Pop-Up Art

TRAVEL: Bright Lights in Beaufort

Our latest 'Excursion' story

Last-Minute Holiday Gifts: A Guide

Options for all ages

Fun Things to Do in the Triangle Over Thanksgiving

Make memories at museums and parks, on trails and at special events this week.

Cut Your Own Tree at a North Carolina Christmas Tree Farm

Choose-and-cut Christmas tree farms in the Triangle and beyond

Where to Celebrate Kwanzaa in the Triangle

Performances, arts and crafts, drumming, candle lighting and more mark this year's festivities

Hanukkah Celebrations in the Triangle

Menorah lightings, crafts, festivals and more — these celebrations mark the eight-day Jewish festival of lights in the Triangle.

Santa and Holiday Trains Around the Triangle and Beyond

Pullen Park's Holiday Express isn't the only train in town. Here are 13 more options to consider.

NC By Train’s Popular Santa Train Sells Out

This year's train sells out within hours of going live

Museum of Life and Science's Santa Train Ticket Sale Dates Released

Tickets to the museum's 42nd anniversary Santa Train are expected to sell out quickly

Where to See Santa This Holiday Season

Take your little ones to share their holiday wish lists and to have your annual Santa photos taken.

Must-See Holiday Light Shows Across North Carolina

’Tis the season for dazzling light displays. Here are our top picks of holiday light show extravaganzas across the state.

Enter to Win 4 Daytime Passes to Biltmore Estate

See "Downton Abbey: The Exhibition" through April 7, 2020, and experience Biltmore all decked out for the holidays through Jan. 4, 2020.

Triangle Turkey Trots to Try

There are plenty of Turkey Trots in the Triangle if you want to burn off Thanksgiving calories.

Halloween’s New Colors — Teal and Blue

Here’s why you’ll be seeing teal and blue pumpkins on Halloween this year.

Enter to Win Tickets to Moonlight in the Garden at JC Raulston Arboretum

Don't miss this once-a-year chance to see the illuminated botanical gardens and arboretum at night.

2019 Holiday Events: Santa Visits, Christmas Tree Lightings, Sleigh Rides, Parades, Festivals

Tickets for many events are on sale now. Find out when and where local parades, holiday performances, santa visits and more will take place.

Is My Child Too Young for a Haunted House?

Read expert advice to help you figure out what's appropriate for your child at Halloween.

Family-Friendly Festivals: October 2019

Dozens of festivals in the Triangle for family fun

Travel Guide: Ashe County, North Carolina

Small-town charm and low-key adventures make this North Carolina border town a perfect family getaway

Fall Fun: Book Recommendations for Kids

'Hedgehugs Autumn Hide-and-Squeak,' 'Hello, Fall!' and more

Free, Fall Outdoor Concerts in the Triangle

Discover these three venues where you can sit back and enjoy free outdoor concerts and the cooler temperatures of fall.

Picking Age-Appropriate Halloween Costumes

A guide for different stages

North Carolina By Train: A Guide for the Fall

Plus: The special seasonal events from each service