Local Events and Happenings!

Jan. 24, 2016

What's up in Burlington?

Burlington has really come a long way since I first moved here in 1999!  We may be a little city surrounded by big-time players like Greensboro, Raleigh, Durham, and Winston but we are built on a base of wonderful and diverse people who are invested in making Alamance County ...

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Jan. 22, 2016

Loving Blend in Burlington!

Have you been to Blend Juice Boutique in Burlington? The shop opened late last year and serves organic, raw, cold-pressed juices, nut milks, and smoothies. They have food too: vegan snacks, salads, and oatmeal. Our favorite menu item is the Avocada-Lada Smoothie! 

blend juice boutique

Visit Blend at 3254 S Church Street ...

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April 13, 2015

Shakori Hills Music Festival - April 16-19, in Chatham County NC

If you’re searching for a music lovers’ paradise complete with a family-friendly environment, be sure to mark your calendar for The Shakori Hills Grass Roots Festival of Music and Dance to be held April 16-19 in Chatham County. Sponsored by the Finger Lakes Grass Roots Festival of Music and Dance ...

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March 23, 2015

Visit the Co-Op in Downtown Burlington!

Enjoy All-Natural, Organic, and Locally Grown Items at the Co-Op in Downtown Burlington

One of the most interesting places in downtown Burlington that you can patronize is the Co-Op where you’ll find a large selection of local produce, dairy, and meat products that are all-natural, organic, and grown locally by ...

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March 16, 2015

Living in Old Glencoe Mill Village in Burlington

Take a Step Back in Time at the Old Glencoe Mill Village in Burlington

Located on the banks of the Haw River you’ll find one of the most interesting and well-preserved nineteenth century industrial villages of North Carolina’s Piedmont region. The Old Glencoe Mill Village covers about 100 acres and ...

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March 2, 2015

Why we love The Eddy in Saxapahaw NC

Visit the Eddy in Saxapahaw 

In the Old World, pubs were the center of the community where everyone felt welcome, where they could connect with the friends and neighbors, and where the food and beverage was deliciously and specially prepared. The Eddy was opened in 2010 with these same ideas ...

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Feb. 23, 2015

Fun March events at Grove Winery in Gibsonville

For a World of Flavor Grown Just Around the Corner Visit Grove Winery and Vineyards in Gibsonville

If you’d enjoy a taste of the old country that’s a short drive from anywhere in the Triad or Triangle you should take a day trip to the Grove Winery and Vineyards in ...

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Dec. 14, 2014

Enjoy the holidays by visiting or living in Mebane NC!

What You and Your Loved Ones Can Do in Mebane for the Christmas Holidays 

Now that the Mebane Christmas Parade has marched into the history books, you’ll need to know some things that you can enjoy with family and friends in this peaceful, little town.  One of the most spectacular ...

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Dec. 14, 2014

Christmas time in Elon NC!

Elon’s Christmas Events for Your Holiday Calendar

You and your family thoroughly enjoyed Elon’s Christmas in the Park and now you’re ready for some other activities that will make your Christmas special this year.  You can still enjoy the twinkling lights in Beth Schmidt Park; take a long leisurely stroll ...

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Dec. 10, 2014

Gibsonville NC Christmas Parade - Local Holiday Happenings!

Gibsonville’s Christmas Parade to Add to Your Holiday Fun Calendar

There’s something to be said for a good old-fashioned Christmas Parade complete with floats, bands, dance groups, horses, and entertainment that thrills you and your family.  On your calendar for Christmas in Gibsonville this year, you’ll want to mark ...

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