Category Archives: Entertainment

Mountain getaway: Bryson City offers relaxation & fun

By Corinna Workman Times-News correspondent  Bustling downtown shops, breathtaking views of the Great Smoky Mountains, pleasant train rides and exhilarating white water rafting are all wonderful potential components of a vacation in Bryson City. One of the city’s most popular attractions is the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad Depot, which allows visitors to tour the scenic [...]

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UNCG looking for ushers

Times-News    GREENSBORO — The University of North Carolina at Greensboro’s (UNCG) School of Theatre department is looking for ushers. Volunteer ushers are required to sign up via email, remain at the theater until dismissed by the house manager, arrive one hour before the performance is scheduled to begin and they must wear a white [...]

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Things To Do (week of Aug. 26, 2019)

Times-News • West End Mambo: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, 104 E. Elm St., Graham, as part of the Musical Chairs countywide concert series. Admission is free. In case of rain, the concert will be canceled. For more details, visit btowneventsnc.com or visit B-Town Events on Facebook. • Chatham Rabbits: 6 p.m. to 8 [...]

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Beautiful, uncrowded beaches: Topsail Island a great place to visit

By Corinna Workman Times-News correspondent     Topsail Island is an island just off Surf City, NC, that is so small that you can stand in the center and see both the sound and the ocean at the same time. The little town of Topsail has made headlines recently with the completion of a new bridge [...]

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Back-to-school Glow Party set for Aug. 23

Times-News A Back-to-School Glow Party will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Aug. 23, 2019, at the Gibsonville Community, 614 10th St., Gibsonville. The event is free for children 8 to 13 years old. Concessions will be available for purchase. For more details, call 336-449-7241.

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Nostalgia with a fresh new sound: Jonas Brothers brought both to Raleigh show

By Hollyann Gardner Times-News correspondent    RALEIGH — The Jonas Brothers brought joy and excitement to fans Wednesday night at the PNC Arena. The Happiness Begins Tour is a milestone for the three brothers — it is their first tour since disbanding in 2013. The concert reflected both the nostalgia of the Jonas Brothers we [...]

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Book examines fraudulent feelings

By Alley Morris Times-News correspondent    Have you ever felt like an imposter? Some have experienced feelings of being fake because they got a trophy or recognition for not really doing anything at all. According to Dr. Sandi Mann, author of more than 20 psychology books, up to 70 percent of society is developing what [...]

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Things To Do (week of Aug. 12, 2019)

Times-News • The British Invaders: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday on Clay Street in downtown Mebane as part of the Musical Chairs countywide concert series. Admission is free. In case of rain, the concert will be canceled. For more details, call 336-226-4495 or visit www.alamancearts.org/. • Tom Merrigan’s Hot Raccoons: 6 p.m. to 8 [...]

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Entertaining evening: Saturdays in Saxapahaw fun for whole family

By Lily Pope Times-News correspondent     SAXAPAHAW — Saturdays in Saxapahaw are filled with music — and people. Blankets and chairs dot the hill overlooking the stage where musicians perform. It’s not uncommon to see couples and families enjoying food and beverages found at the farmers market and Saxapahaw General Store. The family friendly event, [...]

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Things To Do (week of Aug. 5, 2019)

Times-News EDITOR’S NOTE: The print edition of Things To Do had The British Invaders performing on Friday, Aug. 9, 2019. The Castaways will be performing for the Musical Chairs countywide concert series that night. • The Castaways: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, Jimmy Combs Amphitheater, Burlington City Park, 1388 S. Main St., Burlington, as [...]

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