Art for Kids – and Adult Art Workshops, Too – at GreenHill Center for NC Art

A couple of our neighbors just told me about attending a creative “upcycled book making” workshop for adults at the GreenHill Center for NC Art at the Greensboro Cultural Center on Davie Street downtown this past Thursday evening. GreenHill is composed of four spaces: ArtQuest Studios, The Gallery, InFocus Gallery, and The Shop. It is “the only […]

Father’s Day 2016 in Greensboro, High Point, and Winston-Salem

Father’s Day is the third Sunday of each June, giving us the opportunity to celebrate fathers, grandfathers, great-grandfathers, stepfathers, foster fathers, and other paternal figures in our lives. This year (2016), the big day is Sunday, June 19, and we’ve collected a few dining-out and entertainment options for you to share with the special man you’d like […]

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Mother’s Day Brunch Ideas in Greensboro, Winston-Salem, and High Point 2016

Mother’s Day rolls around the second Sunday of each May, giving us the opportunity to celebrate mothers, grandmothers, great-grandmothers, stepmothers, foster mothers, and other mother figures in our lives. My mom always says we should celebrate her EVERY DAY, but Mother’s Day gives us a chance to make it official. This year, the big day […]

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Arts and Crafts Fairs and Spring Festivals

Few things are more lovely than central North Carolina and southern Virginia in the springtime, right? Beautiful, lush landscapes combine with pleasant temperatures and sunny skies, making it easy to enjoy getting out and about. Across the region you’ll find huge arts and crafts fairs, farm tours, and even swimming pool openings! We’re listing a few we […]

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Memorial Day Events in North Carolina’s Piedmont Triad and Beyond

Originally known as “Decoration Day,” Memorial Day got its start in 1862, when General John A. Logan, leader of an organization for Northern Civil War veterans, called for a nationwide day of remembrance later that month. On that first Decoration Day, General James Garfield made a speech at Arlington National Cemetery, and 5,000 participants decorated […]

Valentine’s Day Specials in Greensboro, Winston-Salem, High Point, and Beyond

If you’re thinking about impressing your spouse or partner with a romantic Valentine’s Day – or getting together with a group of good friends to enjoy the special menus and events the Valentine’s Day weekend will bring – we’ve found quite a few excellent options for dining and other entertainment. Reservations are definitely recommended at […]