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Mountains-to-Sea Trail Celebrates 44 Years

Happy Birthday to the Mountains-to-Sea Trail (MST)! The 1175 mile trail stretching from the Great Smoky Mountains to the Outer Banks turns 44 this September. The Friends of the MST, an advocacy group that promotes construction, volunteer work, and promotion…

Labor Day Events in the Triangle

Labor Day is right around the corner, and we believe you deserve a break. Here is a list of 8 amazing things happening in the Triangle during the long weekend. Shop till you drop, fly airplanes, sit in the driver's…

A Look at Dorothea Dix Park's Fall Schedule

Dorothea Dix Park recently announced its Fall Program Guide. The list is extensive so we narrowed it down to the 7 most family-friendly activities being offered including a teddy bear picnic, a kids nature program, and a locals festival. If…

Guide: August & September Festivals in the Triangle

Aug. 28-29th Lazy Daze Arts and Crafts Festival Downtown Cary The Lazy Daze Arts and Crafts Festival is back this August in downtown Cary. After only taking its second hiatus in history, once for a hurricane and last year for Covid-19, the Town of Cary is…

Sensory Clubhouse Opening Soon in Chapel Hill

Mark your calendars for July 17 when the Triangle gets its very first sensory clubhouse, Sensored Vibes. Designed for the neurodiverse community, this safe space will bring together kids, adults, parents, and professionals. Equally important, it will provide a sensory…

Moore Square Market Has Returned

The Moore Square Market in downtown Raleigh is returning for its third year this Sunday, May 2nd from 11am-3pm. After that, it will continue every Sunday through October 3rd. Expect a lively community bustling about as they shop from more…

The Dentzel Carousel Celebrates 100 Years

March 28, 2021, marked the 100 year anniversary of the Dentzel Carousel being part of Pullen Park. This carousel has had quite the ride over its lifetime from its inception in the early 1900s, to its time in Bloomsbury Park,…

How to Visit Gimghoul Castle in Chapel Hill

When you think of castles, places like Ireland, Scotland, and England may pop in your head. What about Chapel Hill? Probably not, but surprisingly, this part of the Triangle does have its own legitimate French-style château, Gimghoul Castle. It even…