Things To Do in NC When You’re Bored — Apr. 27-30

April 27, 2017

By Kay Whatley, Editor This list may include events from North Carolina counties of Edgecombe, Franklin, Nash, Johnston, Wake, Wayne, Wilson, and beyond. Contact information or RSVP deadlines, where applicable, have been included. Events below range […]




Things To Do in NC When You’re Bored — Apr. 20-23

April 19, 2017

By Kay Whatley, Editor This list may include events from North Carolina counties of Edgecombe, Franklin, Nash, Johnston, Wake, Wayne, Wilson, and beyond. Contact information or RSVP deadlines, where applicable, have been included. Events below range […]




Free Movies in NC’s Five County Area

April 13, 2017

Parks and recreation departments, libraries, senior centers, and community facilities host free movie nights several months each year, with some locations offering free movies year-round. Check out the offerings in these Eastern NC towns. Free movies […]




Things To Do in NC When You’re Bored — Apr. 13-16

April 11, 2017

By Kay Whatley, Editor This list may include events from North Carolina counties of Edgecombe, Franklin, Nash, Johnston, Wake, Wayne, Wilson, and beyond. Contact information or RSVP deadlines, where applicable, have been included. Events below range […]




Things To Do in NC When You’re Bored — Apr. 6-9

April 4, 2017

By Kay Whatley, Editor This list may include events from North Carolina counties of Edgecombe, Franklin, Nash, Johnston, Wake, Wayne, Wilson, and beyond. Contact information or RSVP deadlines, where applicable, have been included. Events below range […]




Things To Do in NC When You’re Bored — Mar. 30-Apr. 2

March 28, 2017

By Kay Whatley, Editor This list may include events from North Carolina counties of Edgecombe, Franklin, Nash, Johnston, Wake, Wayne, Wilson, and beyond. Contact information or RSVP deadlines, where applicable, have been included. Events below range […]




Things To Do in NC When You’re Bored — March 16-19

March 14, 2017

By Kay Whatley, Editor This list may include events from North Carolina counties of Edgecombe, Franklin, Nash, Johnston, Wake, Wayne, Wilson, and beyond. Contact information or RSVP deadlines, where applicable, have been included. Events below range […]




Things To Do in NC When You’re Bored — March 9-12

March 7, 2017

By Kay Whatley, Editor This list may include events from North Carolina counties of Edgecombe, Franklin, Nash, Johnston, Wake, Wayne, Wilson, and beyond. Contact information or RSVP deadlines, where applicable, have been included. Events below range […]




Things To Do in NC When You’re Bored — March 2-5

March 1, 2017

By Kay Whatley, Editor This list may include events from North Carolina counties of Edgecombe, Franklin, Nash, Johnston, Wake, Wayne, Wilson, and beyond. Contact information or RSVP deadlines, where applicable, have been included. Events below range […]




Eastern NC Vendor Opportunities in Spring 2017

February 24, 2017

Spring is around the corner. Warm days are increasing in Eastern North Carolina. Small businesses, organizations, farms, and handmade goods sellers who are seeking public vendor opportunities have spots opening soon. The list below shows […]




Things To Do in NC When You’re Bored — February 23-26

February 21, 2017

By Kay Whatley, Editor This list may include events from North Carolina counties of Edgecombe, Franklin, Nash, Johnston, Wake, Wayne, Wilson, and beyond. Contact information or RSVP deadlines, where applicable, have been included. Events below range […]




Things To Do in NC When You’re Bored — February 16-19

February 14, 2017

By Kay Whatley, Editor This list may include events from North Carolina counties of Edgecombe, Franklin, Nash, Johnston, Wake, Wayne, Wilson, and beyond. Contact information or RSVP deadlines, where applicable, have been included. Events below […]




Things To Do in NC When You’re Bored — February 9-12

February 8, 2017

By Kay Whatley, Editor This list covers events from the eastern North Carolina counties of Edgecombe, Franklin, Nash, Johnston, Wake, Wayne, Wilson, and beyond. Contact information or RSVP deadlines, where applicable, have been included. Events […]




Things To Do in NC When You’re Bored — February 2-5

January 30, 2017

By Kay Whatley, Editor This list covers events from the eastern North Carolina counties of Edgecombe, Franklin, Nash, Johnston, Wake, Wayne, Wilson, and beyond. Contact information or RSVP deadlines, where applicable, have been included. Events below […]




$135,000 Grant to Aid Eastern NC Healthcare Clinics

December 30, 2016

NC Association of Free & Charitable Clinics awarded $135,000 grant to aid in Hurricane Matthew recovery at Eastern NC healthcare clinics Grant will help clinics return to full strength in serving the uninsured By Randy […]




Things To Do in NC When You’re Bored — Holiday Events

November 15, 2016

So many Christmas and holiday-season offerings in Eastern North Carolina. This list covers events from the counties of Edgecombe, Franklin, Nash, Johnston, Wake, Wayne, Wilson, and beyond. Parades and tree-lighting ceremonies are listed first, then […]




Things To Do in NC When You’re Bored — Nov. 4-6

November 2, 2016

Things to do in North Carolina this weekend. While most events listed are in the Five County Stadium area and surrounding towns, some events are in other parts of the state. The Grey Area News has attempted to confirm […]




Free Summer Concerts in Eastern NC

May 26, 2016

In Eastern North Carolina, many cities and towns hold free concerts and outdoor music events in Spring or Summer.  This article lists of some of these upcoming free concerts. Note that concerts may be free, but many […]




Local Chambers Good for Businesses

April 20, 2016

Chambers of Commerce Support Local Businesses and Entrepreneurs By Kay Whatley, Editor A Chamber of Commerce is a network designed to help local businesses or organizations by providing networking opportunities, and advocating for local commerce. […]




Free Movie Events Offered in Eastern NC

March 27, 2016

***UPDATED: Change to a Zebulon NC movie date. *** Originally published March 27, 2016. Updated June 28, 2016. Knightdale NC (Wake County) Knightdale Parks, Recreation & Cultural Programs is holding their “Outdoor Movie Night Series” again for […]




Easter Events Set in Eastern North Carolina 2016

March 23, 2016

***UPDATED*** Originally published March 3, 2016. Updated with additional Easter events. Goldsboro NC (Wayne County) Early Evening Easter Egg Hunt The Goldsboro Parks and Recreation Easter Egg Hunt is scheduled for March 24, 2016 — that’s a Thursday. All […]




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