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Greensboro Youth Council Institute Announces Teen Workshop Schedule

The Greensboro Youth Council (GYC) Institute has several free teen skills workshops scheduled on topics including goal setting, event planning, time management and ways to strengthen leadership and teamwork skills.

Saturdays with St. Nicholas Returns to Old Salem

Stories, treats and more are included to ensure holiday fun for the entire family.

You'll Love What's Behind The Curtains This Weekend

5 family-friendly plays that offer hours of musical, memorable entertainment for all ages.

Places to Find Santa in the Triad

Visit Santa in Winston-Salem, Greensboro, High Point and surrounding areas this holiday season.

8 Ways to Make the Most of Your Extra Hour

You have an extra hour thanks to the end of Daylight Saving Time this weekend, and we have great ideas for packing it with family fun!

Gear Up for Haw River Trailathlon

Haw River community fundraiser event gets folks out running, kayaking and biking along scenic banks.

Students Give Back to Those Who Serve

Summit School ninth graders will honor active duty service members with free family portraits.

MOA: NC’s Only Museum Dedicated to the Study of Global Cultures

As pipeline protests in North Dakota top the news, MOA offers children a place for hands-on learning about Native American culture and more.

A Gingerbread House Wonderland

Holiday Treat Takes New Shape at National Gingerbread House Competition

Take a Romp in the Swamp During HPCT’s "Shrek JR”

High Point Community Theatre’s Youth Stage is bringing "Shrek JR: The Musical" to life at Centennial Station Arts Center November 4-6.

A Day at the Carolina Renaissance Festival With Kids

A guide to exploring the Carolina Renaissance Festival as a family.

Christmas at Biltmore Begins November 4

Celebrate the warmth of hearth and home in Asheville this holiday season.

8 Non-Halloween Things to Do This Weekend

Here are our top-8 picks for weekend family fun for those who want something a little less scary to do.

Blowing Rock in the Fall

Take a trip to the High Country for scenic overlooks, outdoor adventures and award-winning barbecue

Don’t-Miss Holiday Events in the Triad

Mark your calendars and get ready for the holidays with over 30 ways to celebrate in the Triad.

See Rudolph Musical Live in Winston-Salem

“Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical” stops in Winston-Salem on Dec. 1.

The Piedmont and Northern Railway Announces Return of Train to Christmas Town

The Piedmont & Northern Railway in Gastonia will begin service on board the Train to Christmas Town beginning Nov. 26.

A Peek into CTG's Annual Trek Over the Rainbow

Celebrating the 22nd year of “The Wizard of Oz” with 5 things you never knew about the highly anticipated production.

Greensboro Ballet Hosts Tea with Clara

Children enjoy tea, treats and time with Clara and her "The Nutcracker" friends at this annual event.

NC Zoo Celebrates Boo at the Zoo

Children ages 2-12 will find games, entertainment, face painting and trick-or-treating fun at the world's largest zoo this weekend.

Shops at Old Salem Host Holiday Open House

A taste of what you'll discover during this annual shopping event at Old Salem Museums & Gardens.

Our Top 11 Weekend Picks for Families

Whether you want to enjoy the best barbecue in the world, celebrate Halloween or watch hot air balloons, it's going to be a super weekend.

This Costume Contest is for the Dogs

Bring your dog out — in full costume — to High Point Convention & Visitors Bureau October Prime Time on Main event.

Two New Play Spaces Open in Greensboro

Residents — especially children — are invited to ceremonies unveiling the new Kiwanis Nature Play Yard and Declan's Playground.

Holiday Shopping in the Triad

Shop 'til you drop with our list of seasonal shopping events.

3 Reasons to Enjoy Fall Foliage From a Kayak

For families with kids that are old enough to handle being on the water, kayaking is a great way to embrace autumn.

Halloween Jack-O-Lanterns: Tradition or Art?

Pumpkin carving and decorating has evolved creatively — what does your family display on Halloween night?

Free NC Webcast Reveals How to Track Your Family History

On Saturday, Oct. 15, you can learn how to trace your ancestors at a free North Carolina Virtual Family History Fair webcast.

Free Musikgarten Class in Winston-Salem

Wondering if a Musikgarten class is right for your toddler or preschooler? Now's your chance to find out — for free.

8 Ways to Start Celebrating Halloween This Weekend

If you're not ready for Christmas decoration displays in the stores, you're going to love our Halloween event roundup for this weekend!
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Annual Guides

Education Guide

The all-new 2015-2016 Education Guide is packed with everything parents need to know to navigate more than 500 education options and resources in the Triad, including area preschools, private schools, public school systems, charter schools, boarding schools and academic resources.

GPS [Go. Play. See]

It's your complete family guide to Triad living. Parents are busy and on the go. Use this guide to help you explore all this great area offers for families in Winston-Salem, Greensboro, High Point and surrounding communities.

Exceptional Child

For parents of kids with special needs, finding help and support can be challenging. We've compiled valuable resources for Triad parents in our latest annual publication, Exceptional Child, which is also available as a digital guide.