Things To Do in NC When You’re Bored — Oct 19-22

October 18, 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 […]

Things To Do in NC When You’re Bored — Oct 12-15

October 10, 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 […]

Taylorsville Apple Blossom Festival is May 6

May 1, 2017

By Gina Kay Honosky, Taylorsville Apple Festival, Inc. All are invited to come out to the second-annual Taylorsville Apple Blossom Festival in the streets of downtown Taylorsville NC on May 6, 2017, 9am-5pm. The downtown area […]

Two Weekends of HerbFest – April 21-23, 28-30

April 13, 2017

The 18th-annual HerbFest returns to Wake Forest, North Carolina for two weekends in April. Come to check out herbs, learn of their uses, and pick up plants for home on April 21, 22 and 23 or April 28, 29, […]

Knightdale Fall and Holiday Events Planned

October 18, 2016

By Megan Thornton, Recreation Program Supervisor, Town of Knightdale The Town of Knightdale offers fun for all ages, for humans and their pups, and prepares for the holidays. Upcoming events and parade entry information are included below. […]

Zebulon UMC Fall Festival Rescheduled to Oct. 22

September 5, 2016

**Rescheduled to October 22, 2016, due to potential of Hurricane Matthew.** Zebulon United Methodist Church is hosting its 33rd Annual Fall Festival — with activities for the entire family — on Saturday, October 8, 2016. Each year, volunteers and […]

Several Fall Events Planned for Wendell NC

September 1, 2016

The Town of Wendell, North Carolina, is the site of many Fall events. Be sure to check out their great variety of festivals and happenings, organized by the Wendell Chamber of Commerce, St. Eugene’s, the town, […]

Sunset Beach Paddle Fest Expands Festival Offering

August 29, 2016

Released by Darren Bouley, Sunset Beach Business & Merchants Association The second annual Sunset Beach Paddle Fest comes to the Sunset Beach Waterfront Park, September 24, 2016, from 9am to 5pm. The Sunset Beach Paddle Fest is the […]

Enjoy International Food and Music in Wendell NC

August 20, 2016

Originally published August 1, 2016; new poster added (below) on August 20, 2016. The 2016 International Food and Music Festival planning is underway. Shirts have been designed, raffle tickets printed, and entertainment and vendors are […]

Tar River Festival is Sept. 10

August 15, 2016

By Kay Whatley, Editor The annual Tar River Festival will this year include the usual fun activities, plus a food truck rodeo, local vendors, a 5K run, and a little bit of learning with the […]

CherryArts Festival at Stanley Returns Sept. 16-18

August 7, 2016

National Art and Local Flavor at Stanley Marketplace Opening Night Ticketed Special Event, Free to the Public September 17-18 with Art, Cooking Demos, and Entertainment Released by Stephanie H. Blake, Ph.D., APR, CherryArts Festival at Stanley, […]

Bunn Farm Blueberry Music Festival on June 25

May 23, 2016

Vollmer Farm’s “Blueberry Music Festival” returns for its second year. The celebration is especially poignant, as the farm is celebrating their blueberry crop while facing repercussions from their strawberry crop loss. They plan to make a […]

Wilson NC Seafood Festival Planned

May 11, 2016

Contributed by Crystal Richardson, with Kay Whatley (Editor) A Seafood Festival fundraiser is planned in Wilson NC, with a goal is to raise enough funds for a back-to-school Carnival for the children of Wilson and surrounding […]

Ham and Yam Festival Back for 32nd Year

April 24, 2016

Smithfield’s 32nd annual Ham and Yam Festival is scheduled for May 7, 2016, in Downtown Smithfield NC. The event includes a cook-off, pig and rubber duck races, entertainment, kids’ play area, vendors, and ham and yam foods. A concert by […]

Earth Day Festival Planned in Wilson NC

April 14, 2016

Released by Kay Soto, Truely Unique Join us on the tenth anniversary of our store and our ninth annual Earth Day Festival. Learn all about Earth Day and share the day with local artist! Meet new groups, […]

Longmont Movie Making Marathon Call for Entries Open

April 3, 2016

Film Maker Entry Deadline is April 7, 2016 Contributed by Jill C Brooke, Film Curator, Front Range Film Festival The Longmont Front Range Film Festival is currently accepting team applications to participate in the juried movie making competition, “Main Street […]

International Festival of Cultures returns to Rocky Mount

February 23, 2016

Contributed by Tameka Kenan-Norman The cultural diversity of Rocky Mount will be on display March 5, 2016 from noon to 4pm at Nash Community College’s Brown Auditorium during the International Festival of Cultures. The event, sponsored by […]

Nevermore Film Festival Comes To Carolina Theatre Feb. 12-14

February 3, 2016

Released by Joe Student, Content Marketing & Media Relations, The Carolina Theatre of Durham, Inc.  Screening films from the frightening to the fantastic, the 17th Annual Nevermore Film Festival is scheduled for the Carolina Theatre of Durham from February […]

Breckenridge Film Festival Issues Call for Entries

February 3, 2016

According to the Colorado Office of Film, Television, & Media (, the Call for Entries is open for the 2016 Breckenridge Film Festival, held each year in Breckenridge CO. Films will be accepted in traditional categories, […]