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White Deer Park – Garner

White Deer Park - Garner: Natural Play Area

White Deer Park is located directly across from Lake Benson Park in Garner. It’s 96 acres features play areas, trails, picnic shelters, open space, and a Nature Center. There are 2 playground areas in this spacious park. When you arrive, the road…

USS North Carolina Battleship – Wilmington

USS North Carolina Wilmington

Taking advantage of my son’s recent track out from year round school, we decided to make a day trip to Wilmington. At around 2 hours each way depending where you are in the Triangle, it’s easily doable if you don’t…

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…

Chuy’s Tex-Mex – Cary

Chuy's Tex-Mex Restaurant: Cary

Chuy’s Tex-Mex opens it’s second Triangle location today in Cary’s Parkside Town Commons shopping center. Yesterday I had the opportunity to visit for the media sneak peek. The new restaurant is colorful and eclectically decorated. While each Chuy’s restaurant is…

Inter-Faith Food Shuttle: Backpack Buddies

Inter-Faith Food Shuttle | Raleigh, NC

** Mark your calendars for William’s 4th Annual Food Drive for Backpack Buddies on Saturday, April 16th. Find more details including how to sign up to volunteer here. ** Looking around the Triangle area with all it’s universities, companies, and…

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…

Durham Bulls Fan Fest

Durham Bulls Fan Fest

** The 2017 Durham Bulls Fan Fest will be held on Saturday, March 4th from 11am – 2pm. ** The official start of spring is still a couple of weeks away, but, for our family, it always begins with the…

Touch a Truck – Durham

Touch a Truck Southpoint 2013

The 2017 Touch a Truck event will take place on Saturday March 25th, from 10am to 2pm. Children with sensory issues are welcome to come before the event starts, from 9am to 10am, for a quieter experience. Tickets are $5…

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