Category: raleigh

Tic Toc Escapes – Raleigh

Tic Toc Escapes: The Green Room

From Sarah C.: Over the summer I heard about the new “craze” – escape rooms. It sounded like fun. Well, if your idea of fun is being locked in a room with the only way out* accessed via problem solving. Fast…

Mordecai Historic Park – Raleigh

Mordecai House Raleigh

From Sarah C.: Just north of downtown Raleigh sits a historic park that will literally take you back in time. This isn’t your playground destination, but it’s pretty special nonetheless and during our visit on Saturday, my 6 year old…

North Carolina’s Main Street Fire Truck Parade

NC Fire Truck Parade

From Sarah C.: Do your kids (or maybe you?) love fire trucks? Mark your calendar and plan to head to downtown Raleigh on Saturday for North Carolina’s Main Street Fire Truck Parade. The Fire Truck Parade is part of the annual…

Go Ape Treetop Adventure Course – Raleigh

Go Ape Blue Jay Point: Tightrope

From Sarah C.: Blue Jay Point Park in North Raleigh has recently teamed up with Go Ape and installed a treetop ropes/zip-line course. This new adventure opened in March and is for ages 10 and up. I had the opportunity…

NC Museum of Art: Weekend Family-Friendly Tours

NCMA Weekend Family-Friendly Tours

From Sarah C.: Looking for indoor entertainment this weekend to beat the heat? Consider taking your family to the NC Museum of Art for one of the Weekend Family-Friendly tours. These half hour tours occur on Saturday and Sunday morning and are…

Launching Pad Trampoline Park – Raleigh

From Sarah C.: We’ve driven past Launching Pad Trampoline Park in northwest Raleigh more times than I can remember, but finally managed a visit during our recent track out from school. Similar to DefyGravity in Durham, Launching Pad has one…

Green Road Park & Community Library – Raleigh

From Sarah C. All parents with young children can relate to the need to get those children outside to burn energy no matter what the weather. This led us to search out a new park to explore on a rather…

LEGO Store: Monthly Mini Model Build

Updated 5/5/2015 – beginning with the July 2015 monthly build, you will be able to register online to reserve a timeslot. Builds will occur on the first Tuesday and Wednesday of each month. Your child must still be present to…

Astronomy Days at NC Museum of Natural Sciences

From Sarah C.: This weekend the NC Museum of Natural Sciences is having it’s annual Astronomy Days event. We first attended last year and had a wonderful time. A number of activities and presentations occur throughout the Museum and several…

Giveaway Time: 4 All Day Passes to First Night Raleigh

Looking for some family friendly fun for New Year’s Eve? Then this is the giveaway for you. I have scored 4 All Day Passes to First Night Raleigh to give away. First Night Raleigh is the Triangle’s go-to destination on New…

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