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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.

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.

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.

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.

How To Help Hurricane Matthew Victims

Our neighbors to the east are suffering the effects of Hurricane Matthew, and there are a few ways we can help.

Millie Perkins to Kick Off New RiverRun Retro Film Series

New RiverRun Executive Director Rob Davis behind launch of year-round film festival initiative in Winston-Salem

Breakfast After Dark Supports Over 70 Triad Schools

Enjoying breakfast for dinner on one special night in October will help raise money for area schools and organizations.

9 Indoor Weekend Events in the Triad

We've rounded up 9 places to go just in case it rains. If not, check out our calendar for lots of outdoor events, too!

Spark an Interest in Apples with These Fun Books, Recipes

Books, recipes, and pick-your-own orchards offer kids a unique education about apples.

Exploring The North Carolina Arboretum in Asheville

The North Carolina Arboretum, a 434-acre botanical garden, features 10 miles of hiking trails and a variety of garden settings.

October Festivals & Fairs

21 fall festivals and fairs in Burlington, Greensboro, High Point, Winston-Salem and surrounding areas.

11 Places to Go & Things to Do for Weekend Fun

Check out our roundup of family-friendly events and activities for a fun-filled weekend.

Ghost Train Adventure Evokes Inner Child

Whether you make it a day trip or stay overnight in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, this Halloween adventure is a worthy family excursion your kids — and inner child — will love.

Curtain Call: Live Theater in the Triad

13 family-friendly shows that whisk audiences away for a couple of hours to magical, lovable and inspired places.

Cane Pole Fishing Hole Derby

Twice-yearly fishing derby set for October 1 at Cedarock pond.

Are You On Board for a Great Weekend?

Our weekly roundup of weekend fun includes 15 events and 8 consignment sales, so brace yourself for a busy weekend!

Best-Selling Author Jamie Ford to Visit Greensboro

Greensboro Library hosts author visit at Historical Museum in conjunction with opening of Asian Pacific American Story traveling exhibition.

Beating the Rainy Day Blues

Rain doesn't have to squelch fun, because inside time can be just as exciting as outdoor play.

Tailgating Just Got Easier in Demon Deacon Territory

You can now order online and have your tailgate feast delivered right to the ballgame in Winston-Salem.

From Apples to Zombies, It's Going to Be a Great Weekend in the Triad

Wow your family this weekend with our top picks for exciting and cool ways to make the most of the weekend.

Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes and Hayrides

Take a day trip to one of these fall fun destinations that are a short drive from the Triad.

Apple Fest Entertainment Schedule Released

Annual festival promises music, magic, crafts, games, a petting zoo and, of course, plenty of apples.

Evening Pokémon GO Lure Party at the NC Zoo

The NC Zoo is having a Pokemon GO Lure Party this Saturday, Sept. 17, from 4 to 7 p.m. Admission is $5, and proceeds will go toward the zoo’s conservation efforts.

Celebrate Take a Child Outside Week

The program, an initiative of the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, takes place annually Sept. 24-30.

Enjoy Festival Foods, Family Fun at Day in the Park

Day in the Park, will celebrate its 46th year this Saturday, Sept. 17, at City Lake Park from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free.

Bookmarks Unveils Downtown Location for Independent Bookstore and Café

Bookstore, event and meeting space for readers and writers, Bookmarks’ offices, coffee bar and café, and more to be housed at new location in 2017.
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Annual Guides

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.