Category: special events

National Night Out 2010

From Sarah C.: Tonight marks the 27th Annual National Night Out. Per the official website, the goal is to… Heighten crime and drug prevention awareness; Generate support for, and participation in, local anticrime programs; Strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships;…

Carrboro’s July 4th Celebration

It seems mean to tell you how much we loved a family event when it only happens once a year. But I think that you should know how great the Carrboro 4th of July event is so you can mark…

Hillsborough Hog Days

Hillsborough Hog Days: Bounce Fun

The 2017 event will take place Friday, September 15th and Saturday, September 16th. What do us North Carolinians like better than college basketball? Good ole pork barbecue. That’s why my family was so excited about the Hillsborough Hog Days this weekend.…

"Hold the Line" for NC Children Virtual Advocacy Day

I am not a political being (it usually makes me tired) but sometimes a cause comes around that is just a good cause. So when one of you blog-readers sent me this information, I felt the need to share. Today,…

Carrboro Day

So many options this weekend, but we went with the small, easy (and free) event: Carrboro Day. Why battle traffic and parking when there is Carrboro Day? I personally love this event. It is very small, and you probably can’t…

Greek Festival

Every year the St. Barbara Church hosts a Greek Festival in Chapel Hill. Yours truly didn’t get to attend this year, but, thankfully, we got a report in from a friend (thanks, Sandy!). So this blog can let you know…

Farm Tour / Celebrity Dairy

As you may know by now, I am a sucker for local, organic food. So when the annual farm tour comes around in the spring, we go. Although I have been in the past, this was the first year that…

Shakori Hills / GrassRoots Festival

It’s been an exciting weekend here in the Triangle! All kinds of fun family events to go to, and great weather to top it all off. Were you like us and tried to do it all? Hopefully you were smarter…

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