All posts by Lisa Skumpija


North Carolina State Fair!

If you haven’t already headed out the state fairground in Raleigh, than this is the weekend to do so. The State Fair is happening now through the 27th of October. Whether you are interested in the animals exhibits, live music and dancing, the impressive array of fair food or the rides- there really is something […]


Fall Fun for the Family

Ok, here is your source for all the fall festival fun you can possibly handle. From corn mazes, to haunted trails, pumpkin picking and animal fun, these farms will provide all the essentials for you to embrace the best of the season. Gross Farms – Sanford, NCThe Gross family has owned and farmed this land for […]


Octoberfests!!

Oktoberfest and Pumpkin Beer Tap Takeover at The House of Hops  October 5 @ 11:00 AM – 11:00 PM Take advantage of the cooler temps and head over to Penguin Place in the new Chatham Park Mosaic for the first weekend of October festivities. Kick off the season of pumpkin and autumn flavors- even in your alcoholic […]


Wide Open Bluegrass Festival

Wide Open Bluegrass Festival  September 27th and September 28th 100+ Bluegrass bands invade downtown Raleigh for a foot stomping good time.  This free street festival has 8 stages, a vendor area with artisans, food and more, a whole hog barbecue championship and more!  Featuring IBMA and Grammy Award winners, top-notch emerging acts, traditional bluegrass, and acts […]



SOMM – OFF! At The Postal Fish Company

This coming Sunday, Master Sommelier, Max Kast, and Advanced Sommelier, Paul DiMario are going head-to-head in our Dueling Sommelier Wine Dinner with their weapons of choice – WINE!  Each sommelier will choose wines they believe best complement each course, and their selections will not be disclosed to anyone until the night of the dinner. In fact, the wines will not […]




Build Your Own Modern Farmhouse

Three pristine acres right outside Pittsboro, with hands-on local builder to design your own modern farmhouse. Current design for 3200 square foot, 4 bedrooms with 3.5 bath also includes: wide plank hardwoods, accent metal roof, oversized front porch, ship lap, wood shelving. Open floor plan combined with screened porch and deck looking out to nature […]