Knightdale’s New Mumkin Fest is Oct. 13-15

September 28, 2017

Mumkin Fest is a free event, open to the public, to be held  October 13-15, 2017, in Knightdale Station Park, 810 N First Avenue, Knightdale NC. Of course, there will be mums and pumpkins! This is the […]

Wendell Planning Autumn/Winter Community Events

September 27, 2017

A variety of events are planned in Wendell, North Carolina over the remainder of 2017. Town events, a Chamber festival, and special community happenings are included. 2017 Parade of Homes Tour Wendell Falls on Two […]

Big Sweep Gears Up to Make A Big Difference

September 26, 2017

By Tameka Kenan-Norman, City of Rocky Mount You, your friends, family, and co-workers can make a difference in Nash and Edgecombe counties by participating in the Twin Counties Big Sweep Challenge. The event is a […]

Deadline Approaching for Writers Retreat

September 26, 2017

By Donna Campbell Smith, Franklin County Arts Council The deadline, October 15, 2017, is approaching to register for the Franklin County Arts Council (FCAC) Writer’s Guild 5th-annual Writers’ Retreat. The retreat will be held November 18, […]

East Regional Library Announces Events for Oct. 2017

September 25, 2017

East Regional Library, located at 946 Steeple Square Court, in Knightdale, North Carolina, offers events for adults, teens, and young children including age-appropriate story times at the library. Listed below are October events, listed by […]

Eastern NC Business Events and Networking Oct. 2017

September 24, 2017

By Kay Whatley, Editor Area Chambers of Commerce, business groups, and local businesses/organizations hold educational events and provide free business training or networking opportunities. Note that regular Chamber member meetings or semi-closed leads groups, are […]

Eastern NC Vendor Opportunities Oct-Nov 2017

September 23, 2017

Events listed below include vendor opportunities; events may be added as they come to the attention of our editor. To become a vendor at any of these events, see the included links to the organizers […]

Things We Did: Raleigh Greek Festival 2017

September 10, 2017

By Kay Whatley, Editor On September 8, 2017, my sister, daughter, and I returned to the Raleigh Greek Festival for the second year in a row.  The festival was in its 36th year of bringing […]

Movie Review: “It” at the Drive-in

September 10, 2017

By Kay Whatley, Editor The It movie trailer made this 2017 movie look scary. Seeing the film, I thought It was medium-scary. It was so creepy, though, that It made my skin crawl. Seeing it at […]

Civil Liberties Groups Release First Report on Ag-Gag Laws

September 7, 2017

By Jen Nessel, On September 6, 2017, the Center for Constitutional Rights and Defending Rights & Dissent released a comprehensive report on state ag-gag laws, which prohibit whistleblowing and undercover investigations in animal agriculture. […]

Things To Do in NC When You’re Bored — Sept 7-10

September 6, 2017

By Kay Whatley, Editor This list may include events from North Carolina counties of Edgecombe, Franklin, Nash, Johnston, Wake, Wayne, Wilson, and beyond (Inner Coastal Plains / Five County area of Eastern NC). Piedmont and […]

North Carolina Full of Fall Film Festivals

September 2, 2017

By Kay Whatley, Editor Each year, North Carolina is host to dozens of film festivals from coast to mountains. Festivals coming up in Fall 2017 — actually, starting with a festival September 16, about 6 […]

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