Category Archives: To Do

Culture & excitement: Atlanta is a great place to visit

By Avery Aguila Times-News correspondent     Atlanta is definitely a city fueled by its people, and with something to do around every corner, it lives up to its previous slogan, “a city too busy to hate.” The city’s business brings people from all walks of life, and with artists, tourists, and business people alike, Atlanta [...]

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Things to Do (week of July 16, 2018)

Times-News • Island Time Band: 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. For more details, call 336-226-4495 or visit www.alamancearts.org/. • John Howie Jr. & The Rosewood Bluff: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday in downtown Saxapahaw as [...]

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Gibsonville offers mini summer camp

 Times-News    GIBSONVILLE — Gibsonville Recreation & Parks Department will hold a mini summer camp starting Tuesday through Aug. 7 at the Gibsonville Community Center, 314 Tenth St. The camps, which are held from 10 a.m. to noon on Tuesdays, will feature art, archaeology, gross science, bugs and nature and sculpture. Cost is $4 per [...]

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Things To Do (week of July 9, 2018)

Times-News    • Kimber & Kompany: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at the Jimmy Combs Amphitheater at Burlington City Park, 1353 S. Main St., Burlington, as part of the Musical Chairs countywide concert series. Admission is free. 336-226-4495 or www.alamancearts.org/.    • Photography 101: 3 p.m. Saturday, May Memorial Library, 342 S. Spring St., [...]

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DIY summertime fun: Projects to chase away the boredom

 By Alley Morris Times-News correspondent Summertime has just begun, and if you’re already hearing “I’m bored,” from the teenagers in your life, here are some ways to keep them occupied. These four do-it-yourself (DIY) projects are fun, easy and can be completed without breaking the bank. 1. Mason jar flower vase This DIY is fun [...]

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Barbershop to hold school supply drive

Times-News    GRAHAM — McRae’s Barbershop is holding a school supply drive now through Aug. 24. Backpacks, notebooks, pens and pencils can be dropped off at the barbershop at 105 W. Harden St. The supplies will be handed out during a free Back-to-School Cookout & Supply Giveaway from noon to 2 p.m. Aug. 25 at [...]

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Things To Do (week of July 2, 2018)

Times-News • The Attractions: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday on the stage behind Colonial Hardware, 104 E. Elm St., Graham. Concert is part of the Musical Chairs countywide concert series. Admission is free. For more details, call 336-226-4495 or visit www.alamancearts.org/. • Film Night on Clay Street presents “Liars, Fires and Bears”: 7:30 p.m. [...]

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Things To Do (week of June 25, 2018)

Times-News • Luke Bryan: 7 p.m. Thursday, Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek, Raleigh; and 7 p.m. Friday, PNC Music Pavilion, Charlotte. Tickets are sold out in Raleigh and $37 to $128 in Charlotte; available through Ticketmaster. • Gypsy Heart: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday in downtown Graham as part of the [...]

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Thrilling good time: Carowinds has rides, food & fun for all ages

By Rachel Teseneer Times-News correspondent    CHARLOTTE — Summer break is here and there’s no better way to spend a day free of school than at Carowinds. The theme park has roller coasters and rides that cross state lines into South Carolina. There are classics like the wooden roller coaster Hurler, which can be a [...]

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Things To Do (week of June 18, 2018)

Times-News • Carri Smithey & The Ends: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Haw River Municipal Park, 1130 Pine St., Haw River, as part of the Haw River Concert Series. Admission is free. Shows are rain or shine. For more details, call 336-578-5600. • Something Acoustic Band: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday [...]

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