Category: raleigh

Go Ape Treetop Junior Course – Raleigh

Go Ape Treetop Junior: Perfect for All Ages

Last year I had the opportunity to try out the Go Ape Treetop Adventure course at Blue Jay Point Park and share with you all about it. At the time, my then almost 6 year old was disappointed that this…

NC Theatre & Broadway Series South: Mary Poppins

Mary Poppins Storytime at Crabtree Valley Mall

Mary Poppins is in the Triangle preparing for an upcoming production at the Duke Energy Center. Last week my youngest and I caught a glimpse of her up close during a special story time hosted at Crabtree Valley Mall where…

Disney Store: Events – Raleigh

Disney Store Events: Art of Animation

** Updated 7/28/16: event time changes for August 2016 ** With all of the hot & humid days lately, we’ve been seeking entertainment indoors. One of our new favorites? Attending the free events offered at The Disney Store. These include story times,…

Nature Stories at Prairie Ridge – Raleigh

Prairie Ridge Ecostation: Nature Stories

Whether you are looking to get out of the house with your toddler or for a family adventure during summer break, consider the Nature Stories program at Prairie Ridge Ecostation. The program takes place weekly on Thursday mornings and is…

West Millbrook Middle School Park – Raleigh

One Sunday afternoon we set off to visit Honeycutt Park in north Raleigh. Only I mistakenly got off 540 at the wrong exit. Realizing my mistake, rather than turn around, I opted for the “scenic” route and drove down Strickland…

Southern Women’s Show – Raleigh

Southern Women's Show: Spotlight Stage

** The 2016 Show runs Friday, April 22nd through Sunday, April 24th. ** The Southern Women’s Show is an annual event at the NC State Fairgrounds featuring shopping, fashion, beauty, food, and more from local vendors as well as nationally known…

Historic Yates Mill County Park – Raleigh

Historic Yates Mill County Park: Gristmill

Yates Mill County Park is located in south Raleigh and is part of the Wake County Parks & Recreation. It’s namesake landmark is the county’s only remaining gristmill. Each year from March through November the Park offers tours of the…

Jumpin JoJo’s Open Bounce & Party Center – Raleigh

Jumpin JoJo's Open Bounce & Party Center: Slides

Cold, wet weather driving a need to find a way to burn your kids’ energy indoors? Consider Jumpin JoJo’s in North Raleigh. Located in a small shopping center just north of 540 on highway 401, it’s very easy to get…

Duck Donuts – Raleigh & Cary

Duck Donuts: North Raleigh

Looking for a sweet taste of the coast without the drive? Duck Donuts known in the Outer Banks for its fresh, made-to-order donuts has just opened a second Triangle area location. A short drive to either Cary or North Raleigh, and…

BrickUniverse Raleigh

BrickUniverse Raleigh: LEGO Building

Have a Lego fan in the house? Big or small, they are sure to enjoy BrickUniverse. BrickUniverse is returning to Raleigh for the 2nd year in a row. This year’s event will be even larger and feature: LEGO Star Wars…

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