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USGA Announces “Open For All” Fan Programming To Amplify Historic 2014 U.S. Open Championships

USGA Announces “Open For All” Fan Programming To Amplify Historic 2014 U.S. Open Championships

New Experiential and Online Fan Engagement to Run Through Championship Weeks VILLAGE OF PINEHURST, NC April 21, 2014 – As part of its commitment to make golf more accessible and enjoyable, the United States Golf Association (USGA) has announced “Open For All”, a series of beyond-the-gates experiential initiatives surrounding this year’s historic back-to-back U.S. Open Championships. The fun and interactive events have been designed to attract new audiences and celebrate golf fans’ connection to the game. The U.S. Open Championships will be held in consecutive weeks at Pinehurst No. 2 in the Village of Pinehurst, N.C. The 114th U.S. Open will take place June 12-15, followed by the 69th U.S. Women’s Open Championship, June 19-22. Three primary elements will define […]

NC Baptists Plan Statewide, One-Day Wheelchair Ramp Build

NC Baptists Plan Statewide, One-Day Wheelchair Ramp Build

By: North Carolina Baptist Aging Ministry THOMASVILLE, NC April 21, 2014 – On Saturday, April 26, North Carolina Baptist wheelchair ramp building teams will once again rise before the sun, load pickups with lumber, hammers and saws, and head out to spend the day building wheelchair ramps for those in need in their communities. Rampin’ Up! is a biennial event jointly sponsored by North Carolina Baptist Aging Ministry (NCBAM) and North Carolina Baptist Men. The outreach is held in conjunction with NC Operation Inasmuch – a one-day mission opportunity blitz across North Carolina. Ramp-building teams will be at work in every county. Call 1.877.506.2226 to learn where ramps are scheduled to be built in your area as well as information […]

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Western Wake Music Fest this Sunday at Booth Amphitheatre!

Western Wake Music Fest this Sunday at Booth Amphitheatre!

WESTERN WAKE FEST TO FEATURE OUTSTANDING HIGH SCHOOL TALENT   CARY, NC April 21, 2014 – The Western Wake Music Fest brings together extraordinary talent from four local Western Wake County High School music programs. Support the arts in your community and bring a picnic to Cary’s Booth Amphitheatre on Sunday, April 27th, from 4 – 8 p.m. to enjoy this entertaining and FREE event!  Guests are sure to tap their feet to the stylings of the jazz ensembles from Cary, Green Hope, Panther Creek and Athens Drive high schools.  For that relaxing vibe, the sounds of the Athens Drive Strings Orchestra are just the thing for a lazy Sunday.  In a special highlight concert-goers will be treated experience the […]

Old Crow Medicine Show announce Raleigh & Charlotte dates

Old Crow Medicine Show announce Raleigh & Charlotte dates

OLD CROW MEDICINE SHOW   WITH SPECIAL GUEST SHOVELS & ROPE   AUGUST 20 – RED HAT AMPHITHEATER RALEIGH   AUGUST 21 – UPTOWN AMPHITHEATRE CHARLOTTE OLD CROW MEDICINE SHOW will play Red Hat Amphitheater Raleigh on August 20 & Uptown Amphitheatre Charlotte on August 21.   Tickets go on sale Friday April 25 at 10am at LiveNation.com, all Ticketmaster outlets, or charge by phone 800-745-3000.   Tickets for the August 20 Raleigh show will also be available at Duke Energy Center box office and Belk box office at Walnut Creek Amphitheatre.   Tickets for the August 21 Charlotte show will also be available at The Fillmore Charlotte box office.   For more information go to livenation.com.   # # […]

Kings of Leon announce fall tour coming to Charlotte and Raleigh

Kings of Leon announce fall tour coming to Charlotte and Raleigh

KINGS OF LEON 2014 MECHANICAL BULL TOUR   WITH SPECIAL GUESTS YOUNG THE GIANT & KONGOS   SEPTEMBER 16 – PNC MUSIC PAVILION CHARLOTTE (FORMERLY VERIZON WIRELESS AMPHITHEATRE)   SEPTEMBER 17 – WALNUT CREEK AMPHITHEATRE RALEIGH Kings Of Leon announced the third leg to their 2014 MECHANICAL BULL TOUR. Produced and promoted by Live Nation, the band will kick off the summer amphitheater tour on Thursday, July 31 at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in St. Louis, Mo. Joining Kings Of Leon on select dates this summer will be Young The Giant and Kongos. Tickets for the general public go on sale starting Friday, April 25 through the Live Nation mobile app and at www.livenation.com.   KINGS OF LEON will bring their […]

Maxwell’s Summer Soulstice Tour to play Durham & Charleston this summer

Maxwell’s Summer Soulstice Tour to play Durham & Charleston this summer

MAXWELL SUMMER SOULSTICE TOUR   SATURDAY JULY 26 – DPAC – DURHAM JULY 29 – NORTH CHARLESTON PERFORMING ARTS CENTER   MAXWELL will bring his Summer Soulstice Tour to DPAC Durham on Saturday July 26 & the North Charleston Performing Arts Center on July 29.   Tickets go on sale Friday April 25 at 10am at Ticketmaster.com, venue box offices, all Ticketmaster outlets, or charge by phone 800-745-3000. Maxwell, the platinum soul star known for his show-stopping performances, has announced the 35+ date “Summer Soulstice” tour this June, July and August, his first major dates since 2010. In concert, the singer and songwriter is lauded for his impeccable vocals, his connection to his audience and the sheer physicality of his […]

Airlie Gardens Welcomes Spring with Concert Series Line-up Announcement

Airlie Gardens Welcomes Spring with Concert Series Line-up Announcement

WILMINGTON, NC April 16, 2014 – Airlie Gardens has unveiled its slate of musical performers for the 2014 Summer Concert Series. True to tradition, a concert will take place every first and third Friday of the month from May until September. Along with returning favorites, though, this year’s program will offer several new local acts, including the series’ first ever country and first ever reggae bands. “Every year around this time, the entire Airlie staff starts getting so excited for the coming months – the warm months – particularly for these great concerts to take place,” Airlie Gardens’ Development Manager Janine Powell said. “We are even more excited this year because we know the new offerings will not only draw […]

Bikers for Bruce Hemmingway Fundraising Festival

Bikers for Bruce Hemmingway Fundraising Festival

WILMINGTON, NC April 15th, 2014 – Bruce Hemmingway was riding home on his motorcycle on April 12, 2013.  The driver of a van was Texting while driving and did not yield the right of way.  Despite the fact that Bruce was wearing his helmet, he suffered spinal cord injuries and is currently a quadriplegic with his life forever changed. Bikers for Bruce, A Fundraising Festival will be held on Sunday, June 22, 2014.  100% of the proceeds will go to Bruce and Vicki Hemmingway to help with physical therapy and rehabilitation so that Bruce may walk again. The day will begin with registration at Logan’s Roadhouse located in Jacksonville, NC from 11-12 and at Fat Tony’s Pub in Wilmington, NC […]

NC Aquarium Earth Day Party for the Planet

NC Aquarium Earth Day Party for the Planet

PINE KNOLL SHORES, NC April 14, 2014 – The North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores offers a personal touch to make the conservation connection at the annual Crystal Coast Earth Day Festival this Saturday. The Aquarium’s traveling touch tanks put live animals such as sea stars and horseshoe crabs at your fingertips during the event, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Fort Macon State Park visitor center. Also enjoy live music by Gumbo Lily and fun, hands-on activities for children. More than 20 organizations annually join together for the observance, which is free. The Aquarium continues its celebration with a week-long Party for the Planet through April 26, emphasizing green places and spaces. Look for helpful displays among the […]

Hilton Head Island Chamber Bike & Dine Week Returns

Hilton Head Island Chamber Bike & Dine Week Returns

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC April 14, 2014 – May is national biking month and Chamber Bike & Dine Week, presented by the Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce, April 28 through May 4th, offers bicycling enthusiasts the opportunity to enjoy fantastic cuisine island-wide. Now in its second year, Chamber Bike & Dine Week, sponsored by Coligny Plaza, celebrates the island’s ranking among the nation’s best destinations for biking and fine dining. Participating restaurants will offer Bike & Dine Week menus to patrons arriving by bike along with special dining offers. With a full line-up of events, Chamber Bike & Dine Week celebrates the island’s bicycle friendly setting with  lunch meet-ups at Bomboras Grill during the week and Saturday’s free bike ride.  […]