Arts, Leisure & Travel


Awakening Purpose

David Haynes didn’t think cats would be the key that opened the door to new fulfillment, undiscovered talent, and income. Haynes was doing well as a Long-Term Care Insurance Specialist and life was good. Life took another turn in 2019 when he took a portrait painting class at the Creative Aging Network in Greensboro. The theme was a pet portrait class. "I had never painted until that class," said Haynes. He took the class to give the portrait of their family cats to his wife, Amy, for her birthday. [...]

2024-07-15T18:54:02-04:00July 15th, 2024|Arts & Culture, David Haynes|

Lifelong Learning – Go Back to School at Any Age

Central North Carolina offers easy access to nationally and internationally ranked universities and colleges. These institutions are not just for college-aged kids, but offer continuing educational opportunities for older students who have retired from full-time work, but want to remain engaged in today’s world with access to continued learning whether it is online, attending lectures, or in a classroom setting. [...]

2023-11-09T14:35:40-05:00November 8th, 2023|Arts & Culture|

Living the Good Life

For many people, priorities shifted in 2020 – as a result, lifestyle choices like where to live was a major consideration. For those close to retirement, it opened new doors and beckoned those with wanderlust to live anywhere. For this adventure-seeking crowd, it means taking retirement to a new level with a second "home sweet home" at the mountains and the coast. [...]

2023-07-26T13:44:29-04:00July 25th, 2023|Travel|

Family Dream Destinations

From the mountains to the coast, North Carolina is a vacation dreamland. Whether the choice is mountain peaks or sandy shores, destination vacations are becoming more popular as people strive to reconnect, recharge, and relax with extended families. [...] Including: Tips for Planning a Family Vacation

2023-06-12T15:11:26-04:00June 9th, 2023|Travel|

NC Wineries Offer Mini Getaways

North Carolina wineries and vineyards promise a day of fun and relaxation, and for some a vacation. Nearby attractions and outdoor assets make wineries the perfect overnight or weekend trip, with many wineries offering onsite accommodations. Some have restaurants and some are adult only. Read about getaways to Overmountain Vineyards, Burntshirt Vineyards, and Elkin Creek Vineyard. [...]

2023-06-04T19:06:19-04:00February 22nd, 2023|Recreation & Leisure, Wine & Beer|

Carolina Renaissance Festival Returns for 8 Weekends This Fall

The Carolina Renaissance Festival Returns October 1 & 2 for 8 Weekends of Fall Family Fun. The popular Carolina Renaissance Festival, a combination of outdoor theater, circus, arts and crafts fair, jousting tournament, and feast, returns on Saturdays and Sundays, October 1 through November 20. [...]

2023-06-04T19:07:40-04:00September 26th, 2022|Recreation & Leisure|

Creative Aging Network – NC: September Classes

Creative Aging Network-NC (CAN-NC) offers a wide variety of programs on their campus at 2400 Summit Avenue in Greensboro, NC. The classes are professionally taught and include physical activities such as balance and strength training, chair yoga, and dance-based movement. There are also a variety of creative offerings [...]

2022-09-06T18:29:22-04:00September 6th, 2022|Arts & Culture|
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