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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…

Best Bets: Mother's Day in the Triangle

Mother’s Day is closing in fast--it’s always the second Sunday in May, and this year that’s May 9. As a mom myself, I can say that mothers want to feel appreciated, loved and pampered, but we’re all different. As for…

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…

We Now Have Historic Downtown Raleigh Trading Cards

Picture two baseball fans studying their collection of cards and you may hear something like this: "I'll trade my Mickey Mantle for your Jackie Robinson." This year in downtown Raleigh, you may hear something slightly different: "I'll trade my Raleigh…

February is Children’s Dental Health Month

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, which aims to promote the benefits of good oral health to children, their caregivers, teachers and many others. It’s never too early to start strong with oral hygiene!  The Poe Center in Raleigh…

New Display Debuts at the NC Museum of History

The North Carolina Museum of History has a new pop-up panel display opening this Jan. 28. Learn fascinating details about the Green Book, the annual travel guide that helped African Americans navigate Jim Crow segregation. Published from 1936 to 1966,…