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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 […]


This Weekend Check Out Hewitt Pottery Open Kiln and Cary’s Lazy Daze Arts and Crafts Festival

Mark Hewitt Summer Kiln Opening It’s that time again. Mark and his apprentices, Stillman Browning-Howe and Will Baskin are busy making pots for the summer firing. This will be Firing 101 of the impressive wood fired salt kiln. The kiln openings are essentially a sale mixed with a party. There are light refreshments, lively conversation between locals […]




Pittsboro Summer Fest 2019*

Pittsboro Summer Fest 2019* July 7 * 4 – 9 PM Hillsboro Street, Pittsboro NC 27312 Pittsboro’s fourth annual festival with artisan fair and market including: local live music, craft and food vendors, face painting, craft tables, beer garden, dunk booth, eating contests and family fun center with waterslides, kid activities and bike/wagon parade.   This year’s Summer […]



Raleigh’s International Food Festival *June 8th, 2019

Raleigh’s own international food festival  Saturday June 8th 2019 Raleigh City Plaza, 400 block of Fayetteville Street.  Head to downtown Raleigh for the city’s annual celebration of diversity. This free family event will wow you with multiculturalism which is designed to increase cross-cultural exchange and promote respect between cultures. Admission is free. There will be […]


Strawberry Season!

Spring is moving us right along towards summer with warm temperatures, bugs and now at last- fresh produce. The best part of spring in the Triangle/Piedmont is strawberry season. Strawberries kick off the season of delicious berries and can be enjoyed either pre-picked or in the field as a family adventure in U-Pick. Depending on […]