Category: The Whirl

Historic Oakwood Cemetery’s 150th Anniversary Celebration

Historic Oakwood Cemetery held its 150th anniversary celebration October 20 at The Fairview. The event gathered together over 200 guests, including first lady Kristin Cooper, to honor the souls that rest there.  photography by Redmond Smith

2019 Evening of Hope

The 2019 Evening of Hope gala was held September 18 at the Angus Barn Pavillions. The event raised money for the Foundation of Hope, a nonprofit  which supports breakthroughs in research for mental illness. Television journalist Elizabeth Vargas was a…

Raleigh City Farm Harvest Dinner

Raleigh City Farm, a nonprofit urban farm, hosted its seventh annual Harvest Dinner October 13 at Whitaker and Atlantic. The dinner featured Chef Coleen Speaks of Hummingbird and PoshNosh Catering and beverage partners Wine Authorities and Fullsteam Brewery. The evening’s…


A luncheon to raise funds for BLOOMHERE was held at the Bridge Club September 24. Becca Stevens, founder of Thistle Farms, was the guest speaker.  Megan Kerns Photography