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Chapel Hill's Complete List of Fall Festivals & Events [2021 Edition]

Chapel Hill Fall Events

While some annual events are postponed in Chapel Hill this fall due to the on-going pandemic, there’s still plenty going on in and around town to mark the season. From the farm to campus, get the calendar ready for some of these fun fall activities in Chapel Hill this year...

Movies with Goats

  • When: Fridays/Saturdays through September 17
  • Where: Spring Haven Farm
  • Website

You still have a few weekends left to catch Movies with Goats at Spring Haven Farm. Friday night is date night and Saturday is family night under the stars. Watch a movie...

Fun Fall Events & Activities in Durham, NC [2021 Edition]

Durham Fall Events

From pumpkins to ballgames, festivals to flowers, there’s plenty going on in Durham, NC this fall. Featured below are just some of the fun-filled fall event and festivities you'll find happening around Durham in 2021. For more information about a particular event, visit the event website linked below, and if there's something we forgot to include, let us know in the comments section at the bottom!

Durham Farmers’ Market

  • When: Saturdays through November 20
  • Where: Pavilion at Durham Central Park
  • Website


The Top BBQ Joints in North Carolina's Triangle Area

Triangle Area BBQ Restaurants

North Carolina has some of the best BBQ around, and when you take your search for great barbeque to the Triangle Area, you won’t leave hungry or disappointed. Some of the best BBQ joints around are true favorites with the locals and with new customers, alike.

Backyard BBQ Pitt – Durham

5122 NC-55, Durham, NC | Website

The name says it all at Backyard BBQ Pitt in Durham. This local hot-spot is big on barbecue, but it may just be best known for its hickory-smoked, pit-cooked pork shoulder. This no-frills barbeque...

Best Dog Parks in The Triangle Area

Triangle Area Best Dog Parks North Carolina

Many people look for nearby conveniences when choosing a new place to call home, and it’s certainly no different for those with four-legged family members. While there are quite a few fantastic parks in the Research Triangle Area, some prospective new residents are looking for dog-friendly locations. Luckily, there are some fantastic options when it comes to local dog parks, too. 

Oakwood Dog Park - Raleigh


As for dog parks in the City of Raleigh, owners have to clean up after their pets and keep their dogs from...

Best Companies To Work For in The Triangle Area

Best Places To Work Triangle Area North Carolina

Made up of three nearby cities and three major research universities, North Carolina’s Triangle Area includes the cities of Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill. It also covers North Carolina State University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Duke University. 

Each year, the three respected research universities churn out a large and well-educated workforce. That’s a major plus for businesses in the area. With a population of more than two-million people, the Triangle proves to be an extremely attractive location for new and existing businesses.

It may not be Silicon Valley,...

2017 Triangle Area Holiday Season Events & Festivities

Durham 2017 Holiday Season Events

The holiday season is already in full swing, with plenty of exciting events planned for the Durham-Raleigh area this year. And in case you planning on taking full advantage, here's a look at what's on the upcoming schedule:

Nov 22

It’s easy to get lost in a good book, but the North Carolina Symphony hopes you’ll also lose yourself in music this holiday season. They’ve planned a special concert centered around the Polar Express the day before Thanksgiving at Meymandi Concert Hall. Paintings inspired by the book will display on a large screen topping the stage as a narrator, children’s chorus and the Symphony bring the traditional holiday season tale to life before your eyes and your ears....

Things To Do In Durham Before the Winter Season Arrives

Durham Lifestyle

The temperature may be beginning to drop, but winter is still a long way off, meaning there’s plenty of fun to be found in Durham, NC right now. And to kick start your plans over the next few weeks, we've conveniently provided a few suggestions for taking advantage of what little warm weather we have left in 2017 below:

The changing colors of the season

If you want a great view of the changing seasons, you’ll want to make plans to head outside for a ride or hike along one of the many trails of Little River Regional Park or...

Extra Crispy Mentions 2 Triangle Restaurants on List of Top Breakfast Joints in the U.S.

Best Breakfast Spots in the Triangle

Although most of the information we provide to our readers relates to Triangle area market updates and real estate related news in Durham, it never hurts to pass along a lifestyle tip or two, just in case you’re searching homes for sale in Durham from out of town and aren’t quite as familiar with the area as locals who have lived here for years.

Just recently, Extra Crispy, a self-described website about breakfast, brunch, and morning culture, released a list of what they consider the 51 Best Breakfast Destinations in America, and a couple familiar establishments made the cut.


Reasons We Love Durham

Why We Durham

Reasons We Love Durham


We love Durham, North Carolina! And we know you will too.


This bustling Southern city is known for its small-town feel and thriving cultural scene. It’s the core of the four-county Durham-Chapel Hill Metropolitan Area and also one of the vertices of the Research Triangle. Durham grew in size and popularity due to its once thriving tobacco industry and today is known for being home to the prestigious Duke University; however, this town has a lot more to offer than just some farming history and a college campus.


Foodie Friendly


If you’ve lived in or simply visited the South,...

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