DogGoneFast Winter WufFest
December 2017/January 2018

“DogGoneFast” at the Fairgrounds

Dec 15, 2017 Tracy Jones
Controlled chaos is coming to the NC State Fairgrounds this January in the form of flyball, a combination of hurdles and fetching competitions, plus many excited dogs. Created nearly 50 years ago by a group […]
Fantasy Faire Character Company
December 2017/January 2018

An Appointment With A Princess

Dec 8, 2017 Tracy Jones
Christmas is a magical time, especially for children. And when we think of holiday visitors, typically Santa Claus and Frosty the Snowman come to mind. But what if your child could meet more than just […]
Raleigh Parking
December 2017/January 2018

Park Like A Local

Dec 1, 2017 Gina Stephens
Downtown Downtown Raleigh is great for shopping, eating and sightseeing but parking, especially on a budget, can be challenging. There are six parking decks located all over downtown with plenty of capacity but unless you’re […]
Raleigh Rescue Mission
December 2017/January 2018

The Magic of Giving Back

Dec 1, 2017 Mandy Howard
It’s impossible to know exactly what to expect when volunteering somewhere new, but sometimes those surprises are, in a word, magical. As I tied my apron strings to serve lunch at the Raleigh Rescue Mission’s downtown […]
Jamestown Settlement
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A Revolutionary Experience

Nov 27, 2017 Jane Porter
Getaway to Williamsburg Williamsburg, Va. is many things: a city steeped in colonial history (and one of the nation’s oldest), a quiet college town, a destination for relaxation, or one for family fun. Most would […]
A Charlie Brown Christmas
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A Magical Matinee

Nov 20, 2017 Cameron Walker
Theatre in the Park presents a sensory-friendly production of A Charlie Brown Christmas There are few things more magical than a family visit to the theater. But it can be difficult to navigate the noise and […]
Hoodie Allen
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Hoodie Hype

Nov 9, 2017 Jane Porter
Steven Markovitz sounds sleepy when he calls my cellphone at 11 o’clock on a Friday morning.   The rapper/singer/MC known as Hoodie Allen explains he just woke up and has an hour to get to band […]
The Jolly Rancher Vintage Camper
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A Very Vintage Weekend

Nov 6, 2017 Jane Porter
Glamp it up at the State Fairgrounds For the first time in Raleigh, fans of all things retro have an event to call their very own. Head to the State Fairgrounds over Veteran’s Day weekend for […]
Flyboy NC
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Snapshots From the Sky

Oct 30, 2017 Kevin Flinn
Worldwide sales of private-use drones have doubled in the last year-and-a- half, and the number of amateur and professional photographers employing this new technology has spiked accordingly. Travis Jack, owner of Wake Forest-based Flyboy Photo […]
Barbecue Festival
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Top 5 to Check Out

Oct 23, 2017 Deirdre Kronschnabel
…just outside Raleigh 1. Mural Bike Tour Durham October 7th, 10-11:30 a.m. Durham Central Park The Nasher Museum of Art and Preservation Durham present a 90-minute, 7-mile bike tour that covers 13 murals from the 1970s […]
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