Category Archives: To Do

Things To Do (week of Sept. 16, 2019)

Times-News • “Casablanca”: 7 p.m. and 9:15 p.m. today and Tuesday, Graham Cinema, 119 N. Main St., Graham, as part of the Classic Film Series. $3. 336-229-4225. • Carousel Festival: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. with an evening concert by Love & Theft from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday. The two-day festival will continue [...]

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Delicious & nutritious: Tips for packing school lunches

By Corinna Workman Times-News correspondent     We all know the feeling — it’s as inevitable as classes starting soon. “New year, new me,” or rather, “New school year, new me.” Yet, no matter how much you try to fix your eating habits at the beginning of the year, somehow your lunchbox always ends up void [...]

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Elon University serves as host for college fair

By Emily Clark Times-News correspondent     Here is how the conversation normally goes — “Oh you’re a high school student? Well, where are you going to college?” This is a question, unfortunately, that students aren’t often prepared to answer. The College Fair at Elon University on Monday, Sept. 16, may provide a little more clarity [...]

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Things To Do (week of Sept. 9, 2019)

Times-News • 11th annual Apple Fest: 7 p.m. Friday to midnight Saturday, 7618 Laurens Lane, Gibsonville. Gate entry on Friday is $10 and gate entry on Saturday is $15. All proceeds to benefit Little Pink Houses of Hope. For more details, visit 11th annual Apple Fest on Facebook. • Gallery Players presents “Mamma Mia”: 8 [...]

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There’s a new game in town: Teens & 20s writer creates ‘Nature Bingo’

Editor’s note: The incorrect information for CERES was included in the print edition. The correct information can be found below. By Chandler Holland Times-News correspondent SAXAPAHAW — To clear the last hurdle to obtaining a North Carolina Environmental Educator (EE) certification, candidates are required to spend a minimum of 20 hours planning, coordinating and leading [...]

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Things To Do (week of Sept. 2, 2019)

Times-News • 35th annual Fall Book Sale: Noon to 6 p.m. Friday (for Friends of the Alamance County Public Libraries only, but you can join for $10); 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 7; 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 8; noon to 6 p.m. Sept. 9-13; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 14; 1:30 [...]

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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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