Category Archives: To Do

Make a splash: Wet ‘n Wild’s biggest chills & thrills

By Logan A. White Times-News correspondent GREENSBORO — It’s an adrenaline rush, a relaxing oasis and a day packed full of fun for everyone. Wet ‘n Wild Emerald Pointe water park, 3910 S. Holden Road, is undoubtedly the best place to beat the summer doldrums with a splash. With more than 36 attractions, including slides, splash [...]

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Aerial adventure: Sky Wild ropes course fun for the entire family

By Kaitlyn Parham Times-News correspondent GREENSBORO — An exhilarating treetop adventure awaits you at the Greensboro Science Center. Sky Wild ropes course opened in early 2015. The experience begins with a quick and productive safety  course. All individuals must complete “Ground School,”  a lowered version of the course that helps them become  familiar with the [...]

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Things To Do (week of July 17, 2017)

Times-News • Studio 1 Theater presents “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)”: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; Holly Hill Mall and Business Center, 309 Huffman Mill Road, Burlington. $13. Tickets are available at the door or online at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2990199. • Mark Sumner’s “Pathway To Freedom”: 8 p.m. Friday, Wilson Amphitheater, Snow Camp Outdoor Theatre, [...]

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Circuses & stage combat: Teen’s experience at Cedarville University theater camp

By Hollyann Gardner Times-News correspondent    CEDARVILLE, OHIO — The joyous world of theater was  unveiled through classes, games and live performances at  Theatre Camp at Cedarville University. Twenty-seven high-schoolers (23 girls and four guys),  including myself, participated in this camp from June 12-16. Following check-in, friendships formed that would last  through the week as [...]

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Things To Do (week of July 10, 2017)

Times-News • David Blaine: 8 p.m. Tuesday, Ovens Auditorium, Charlotte. For more information, visit www.ticketmaster.com. • Lauren Light: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at Burlington City Park, 1388 Main St., Burlington, as part of the Musical Chairs countywide concert series. Free, but donations of children’s art supplies for classes at Alamance Arts are appreciated. [...]

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Completely customizable: Smoothies will cool you down & fill you up

By Logan A. White Times-News correspondent It’s summertime, and that means cool mornings quickly  transform into sweltering afternoons. All of that heat is  best paired with a fresh treat that will cool you down and  fill you up without making you feel weighed down.    Smoothies are the perfect summer mini-meal — they’re  cold, light, [...]

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Homemade ice cream hits the spot

By Jordan Carey Times-News correspondent Ice cream can an excellent way to beat the heat of summer, and  what better way to enjoy it than to make your own? Making  homemade ice cream doesn’t have to be hard or expensive. All you  need are these ingredients, a mixer and a 4-quart ice cream  freezer.   [...]

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Things To Do (week of July 3, 2017)

Times-News · Snow Camp Outdoor Theatre presents William Hardy’s “The Sword of Peace”: 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Wilson Amphitheater, Snow Camp Outdoor Theatre, 301 Drama Road, Snow Camp. $15 for seniors; $12 for a group of 10 or more and $10 for children 12 and under. To purchase tickets, call 336-376-6948 or visit www.brownpapertickets.com. [...]

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Things To Do (week of June 26, 2017)

Times-News • Slightly Stoopid: 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Red Hat Amphitheater, Raleigh. $19.50 and $35; tickets available through Ticketmaster. • Gypsy Heart: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, downtown Graham as part of the Musical Chairs countywide concert series. Free, but donations of children’s art supplies for classes at Alamance Arts, 213 S. Main St., Graham, [...]

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Things to do (week of June 19, 2017)

Times-News • Special Occasion Band: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday as part of the Thursday At Seven Concert Series in downtown Graham. Admission is free, but The Lions Club will be collecting nonperishable food for Allied Churches of Alamance County’s Food Pantry. 336-792-1188. • Chicago and The Doobie Brothers: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, PNC Music [...]

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