Recreation & Leisure

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|

Music Lover Gear Up For MerleFest April 28 – May 1

Music lovers are gearing up for MerleFest, which will kick off five days of foot stomping music from multiple genres. The popular festival will bring music fans from around the world for the annual pilgrimage to Wilkesboro, North Carolina, for one of the country’s most beloved weekends of live music [...]

2022-02-21T19:36:59-05:00February 21st, 2022|Recreation & Leisure|

Ballroom Dance – Sport and Art Form

Retirees are learning to dance in increasing numbers. Aside from acquiring the skills to perform your own Fred Astaire/Ginger Rogers routine, learning to dance offers myriad benefits. It’s good exercise and it makes you feel pretty cool when you can ballroom dance even moderately well. Ballroom dance also has emotional, physical, and mental benefits. [...]

2021-09-10T18:21:16-04:00September 10th, 2021|Recreation & Leisure|
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