The Shakori Hills Community Arts Center is a place that keeps the spirit of North Carolinians up year-round by providing a variety of festivals throughout the year. This non-profit organization is located in Chatham County which is not too far away from Chapel Hill and Raleigh. Although the biggest draw to this out of the way location has to be all the festivals and conventions held here, camping is also available year-round. This is a great place for a family outing!
It definitely takes the cake...and the crown as far as coliseums are concerned. This large venue has been host to events from Elvis Presley to dance tournaments, to gun and knife shows. Enjoy the crowning glory!
Created in 1895 by philanthropist James Walker Tufts as a Southern resort, The Pinehurst Resort & Country Club now offers a wide range of recreational and therapeutic activities. The resort features eight pristine golf courses, a twenty-four court tennis center, and numerous spa services. Located in the heart of North Carolina, The Pinehurst Resort & Country Club is within walking distance of shopping in the Village of Pinehurst. For information on upcoming, tennis, golf, and seasonal events, visit their website.
This park, centered around Shelley Lake, a 53-acre (21-hectare) waterway, offers trails that are popular with cyclists and nature goers. Take a leisurely walk around the lake and enjoy the natural setting, have a picnic, go fishing, paddle a canoe or rowboat around the lake, or just sit and watch the sailboats go by. Admission is free.
Walnut Creek Amphitheater, formerly called Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion, is an outdoor arena that seats up to 20,000 spectators in covered seating and on a general admission lawn. Sold out concerts are not unusual because national acts passing through Raleigh usually stop here. "
"Grass passes, tickets for lawn seating, are less expensive than reserved seating and afford close-up views of the stage.
201 North Corcoran Street Durham, NC 27701 +1 919 687 0288(Tourist Information)
Situated right in the heart of downtown Durham, CCB Plaza is a bustling plaza that regularly hosts a number of live concerts, markets, art & craft festivals as well as street parties. Festivals like Christmas, Halloween and Easter are celebrated with great pomp in Durham, and the best place to come to for the celebrations is CCB Plaza. Lined with beautiful old buildings and shady trees, a leisurely walk is in order while in the city.
4351-101 The Circle at North Hills Street Raleigh, NC 27609 +1 919 787 9533
With a collection of around 2500 works of art by 75 artists, ArtSource is a must visit for art lovers and patrons. Specializing in fine art, the gallery hosts theme-based exhibitions and showcases artwork by local talents on a monthly rotation. This ensures that each time you step in, there will always be something new and fresh awaiting you here. Browse through the selection and take home a few eye-catching paintings.
Situated on Brent Road, Dudeplex Mattress Fort is a much sought after venue for underground music in Raleigh. Music lovers can catch some of the best indie talents in contemporary punk and rock music from across the country at this fort. Concerts are held on weekends and bands like Beloved Binge, Celebrity Jeopardy and Bel Espirit are some of the famous names to have graced the stage. The venue is a B.Y.O.B. establishment, so make sure you get your beer cans along during a show at Dudeplex Mattress Fort.
Steeped in history, the sprawling 5579-acre (2257-hectare) space that is William B. Umstead State Park, was originally an enchanting wilderness. Christened after the city governor as an ode to his dedication to conservation, the park was previously divided into Crabtree Creek and Reedy Creek. Established in 1937, it is located within stumbling distance of Research Triangle Park, under the towering shadows of Raleigh and Durham. A great respite from mundane life, enjoy a plethora of recreational activities on offer. Take a horseback ride or bridle trail through lush flora of pines and hickory with scattered picnic spots and camping sites punctuating the landscape. Paddle across the lake in a rented rowboat or canoe, and fish out bass and bluegill. The picturesque getaway exudes tranquility and is a popular rejuvenating spot for locals.
The North Carolina State Capitol looks much the same today
as it did when it was rebuilt in 1840. Originally built between 1792 and 1796, it burned in 1831 and the government set out to build a new, more ...
Since 1941, the Raleigh Chamber Music Guild has nurtured both
local and international artists. Today it has become one of the best music guild to watch. The guild hosts a variety of musical performances throughout the year, and most ...
The Raleigh Marriott City Center hotel is conveniently located in
downtown Raleigh, making its location ideal for a business traveler. Along with a restaurant and coffee house located on the property, the hotel has an on site spa available. ...