Category: Raleigh Now Spotlight

Spotlight: Fair game

N.C. State Fair by Mimi Montgomery If you grew up in Raleigh, chances are you have memories of attending the N.C. State Fair as a child. If you didn’t, it’s never too late to create some. Check out the rides, games, and…

Spotlight: Artful apartments

Stanhope Apartments by Mimi Montgomery Student living isn’t what it used to be at the Stanhope, a new Kane Realty building on Hillsborough Street in the heart of N.C. State territory. In addition to a saltwater pool, game room, study rooms,…

Spotlight: Camp needlepoint

Needlepoint Retreat by Jessie Ammons Serious stitchers will convene in the mountains this month for Elizabeth Bradley Home’s annual needlepoint retreat October 2-4 at Asheville’s Grove Park Inn. Attendees will dive in to two full days of instruction on a seasonal…

Spotlight: Hit the Road

Rural Academy Orchestra by Mimi Montgomery In our age of instant, at-your-fingertips entertainment, The Rural Academy Theater is doing things a little differently. Each year, these Pender County-based performers take some of their original shows and hit the road in a horse-drawn…

Spotlight: Weekend of words

West End Poetry Festival in Carrboro by Mimi Montgomery You don’t have to be an experienced wordsmith to attend the West End Poetry Festival in Carrboro. Hosted October 16 and 17 by the Carrboro Poets Council, the gathering marks the 10th…

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