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|

Culinary Pursuits

At Fuquay Mineral Springs Inn & Garden, the art of cooking is celebrated with anyone who signs up for weekly classes. Whisk Carolina in Cary offers cooking classes, with 50 chefs leading classes that range from pie-making to how to make fresh pasta. [...]

2021-06-30T11:16:44-04:00June 14th, 2021|Recreation & Leisure|

Play Ball!

After a long drought without baseball in 2020, fans are eager to get back in the stands to watch the all-American sport while eating a hotdog washed down with a cold beer. It’s easy to find a game since North Carolina has minor league baseball teams located throughout the Triad and Triangle [...]

2021-05-12T14:15:28-04:00May 12th, 2021|Recreation & Leisure|

Pickleball is Hot!

Pickleball, in fact, is not “new” at all. It was invented in 1965 by three dads summering with their families on Bainbridge Island. The sport has seen amazing growth in popularity in recent years particularly with older adults. In Florida, at The Villages, one of the South’s largest retirement communities, over 200 pickleball courts [...]

2020-11-10T16:41:50-05:00November 10th, 2020|Recreation & Leisure|
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