In the News

May 2017


Alumni, sportscasters honor Harris

Laurinburg Exchange | Scotland student-athletes selected for Hall Pass program – North Carolina News

Roundabout: what’s happening May 4-10

12 Arts Events You Can’t Miss in Raleigh, N.C., This Spring

Colleagues talk about Caulton Tudor, NC Sports Hall of famer

Former N&O columnist Caulton Tudor joins NC Sports Hall of Fame

NCNG memorial is a golden tribute

8 inducted into the NC Sports Hall of Fame

Courthouse video accepted at festival

Sports News: 8 inducted into the NC Sports Hall of Fame

Students take top honors at state History Day competition

Hometown boy makes good

Fox’s winning ways began at NC Wesleyan

Sports News: Cambridge Sports Hall of Fame inducts 11 new members

100 years later, N.C. still shaped by World War I

ACC anniversary marks a milestone for power conferences

Students win honors at North Carolina History Day

NGS 2017 Family History Conference

Wheeler inducted into Sports Hall of Fame

Tudor Still Has Heart In Harnett After Entering N.C. Sports Hall

Junior Historians win big in Raleigh

Longleaf Film Festival 2017

Kamara Thomas Offers Folk Music Rooted In Mythology

Longleaf Film Festival - 2017 - Teacher of the Year Screening

North Carolina Daybook - Daily Advance

Wilmington on Fire at 2017 Longleaf Film Festival

History buff brings Jackson (named after Stonewall) on adventures

Music of the Carolinas: Kamara Thomas & the Night Drivers

Pinecone presents: Kamara Thomas & The Night Drivers

Hugh Morton's golf outing endures

Students reflect enslaved entrepreneurs’ experiences at N.C. Museum of History

What’s coming: Meet the ‘Tomato Man,’ check out Tour D’ Coop, go to Bee School

Historic preservation celebrated

Students put on play at Museum of History

017 Costume Society of America Grants, Awards and Honors Announced

Former Duke football standout Cox dies at age 88

Things to Do With Kids in Raleigh, North Carolina

Ridgecroft grad inducted into NC Sports Hall of Fame

Pulitzer-winning historian on Trump: ‘Character is destiny ... No one should be surprised’

Jon Meacham: What history tells us about the future

Celebrating Diversity in the Triangle

Things to Do This Memorial Day Weekend in Raleigh, N.C.

SALUTE TO ATHLETES: Foard students participate in HOF program

A funky good time to be had at annual Funk Festival

Cheap Eats: Make time for a tasty bite while visiting Triangle museums, parks

The Black Ballerina

State natural, cultural sites and military discounts for Memorial Day

Funk festival returns to Kinston

Students advance in History Day competition

Taking the stage

D-Day Remembrance set this weekend at Price of Freedom Museum

Black dancer breaks racial barrier in ballet

NCDOT’s new highway map is here

Inspired by grandfather, man shares WWI stories at NC Museum of History

April 2017

Weekend Plans Easter Edition: What's open, closed, happening

NC remembers World War I

SAU Students Have Hand in WWI Exhibit

WWI exhibit opens at NC Museum of History

A. Everette James, Jr.

New museum exhibit honors NC World War I veterans

NC honors 85,000 World War I soldiers with ceremony, museum exhibit | WNCN

Illustrated History Of WWI And N.C. Now Available

Destination: N.C. Museum of History's North Carolina and World War I

Museum creates environmental exhibit based on World War I

Live & Local Spring Fest, Tuxedo Cat Ball, Beer & Bacon, more

World War I Transformed NC State

Plan your weekend: Live & Local Spring Fest, Tuxedo Cat Ball, Beer & Bacon, more

Weekend Plans: Egg hunts, Science Festival, BrickUniverse, more

Remembering Avery County and World War I

New interactive exhibit portrays lives of soldiers fighting in World War I

Your guide to Raleigh's First Friday

North Carolina and World War I Exhibit Opening at the North Carolina Museum of History

Events April 7-8 To Commemorate U.S. Entry Into World War I

Triangle on Spring Break: Strawberries, playgrounds, road trips, more to keep families busy

N.C. history museum to open new WWI exhibit Saturday

Re-creating WWI with staple guns, duct tape and 5 shades of gray

Christina Stableford: Investigative journalists still needed

March 2017

Raleigh museum ranks 1st in most visited NC attractions

Triangle Jazz Ensemble heads back to New York

Raleigh Little Theatre presents WHEN SHE HAD WINGS

Weekend: Durham Bulls Fan Fest, Raleigh’s Toast to the Triangle and more

Weekend best bets: Raleigh Brewing anniversary, Toast to the Triangle

Your guide to Raleigh's First Friday

February 2017

PHCC brings 19th century to life

Former N&O publisher named interim Downtown Raleigh Alliance leader

Reeds: Deadline approaches to apply for Early College High School

Banjo players return to their roots

North Carolina's place in NASCAR history

History museum opens exhibit celebrating athletic trainers

Fast cars and white Llghtning; NASCAR’s North Carolina Roots

Celebrating Jugtown Pottery

Family Picks: Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday, learn about engineering

‘Head, Shoulders, Knees And Toes …,’ Remember These Words?

Roundabout: What’s Happening Feb. 23-March 1

Weekend Plans: Mardi Gras, Engineers Week, free theater, more

Historians rediscover vital Civil War work by all-black North Carolina infantry

Spring Arts Preview: From bluegrass to blues & from country to rock

In Depth: How NC is Celebrating Black History Month

Conservation Assistance Day Friday At N.C. Museum Of History

Purposeful pots

Black History Month events celebrate rich history

Country Picks: Alash brings ancient art of Tuvan throat singing

Raleigh museum features iconic photos of Hugh Morton

This weekend: A history tour, a film festival and Darwin Day

Announcing Raleigh Little Theatre's 2017-18 Season!

Weekend Plans: Circus, Valentine's Day fun, massive consignment sale

Museums plan Valentine's Day events

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Fun Events Across the State

Tar Heels in the Trenches

A preservation celebration in song, dance, and story 

Rare Opportunity: Owens Family Together to Talk Jugtown Pottery

January 2017

Book Explores the Life of Washington Midwife

CreativeNC Documentary Unifies the State in Support of the Arts

African-American Cultural Celebration kicks off Black History Month

Black History Month celebration shines spotlight on first African-American cookbook author


‘100 Years Of Jugtown Pottery’ Opens At N.C. Museum Of History

February programs at the N.C. Museum of History

Black History Month Programs from the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources

8 ways to have fun this weekend

Family Picks: African American Cultural Celebration in Raleigh

This weekend: Another shot for Three Kings, plus Winter Wonderland

Local Happenings January 26

Weekend best bets: Comedy Get Down, Second City

Jugtown pottery exhibit opens in Raleigh Saturday

Weekend Plans: Astronomy Days, African American Cultural Celebration, Chinese New Year, more

16th African American Cultural Celebration This Weekend

In Depth: 16th Annual African American Cultural Celebration

January 23, 1866: NC Buys Artificial Limbs For Confederate Amputees

January 22, 1828: Medical Pioneer Edward Warren Born In NC

Black festival returns for 16th year

Catawba legend Dwight Durante will enter NC Hall of Fame


NC Sports Hall of Fame adds former N&O sports columnist Caulton Tudor

Roundabout: What’s happening Jan. 19-25

Mark Your Calendars: Raleigh museum to host Astronomy Days

Mark Your Calendars: History museum plans 16th African American Cultural Celebration

Capital Tonight Jan. 16: Selma to Montgomery Photo Exhibit

17 Awesome Things to Do in Raleigh, N.C., in 2017

January 14, 1868: Black Delegates Had Voice At State Convention

Museums thaw out, reopen after winter weekend

Oh, the places he’ll go: Cartoonist Mark Dubowski

5 things to do this weekend in the Triangle: Food & Flea, toy show and more


Your guide to Raleigh's First Friday

December 2016

30 Hand-Picked Experiences for Your Winter Bucket List in Raleigh, N.C.

First Night Raleigh – and 11 other ways to kick 2016 out the door

Roundabout: What’s happening Dec. 29-Jan. 4

December 28, 1700: Explorers Journey Through Backcountry Of Carolina

First Night's new afternoon DIY Festival offers fun for all ages

Dec. 26, 1985: NASCAR Legend Junior Johson Pardoned For Moonshining

Visit Natural and Cultural Attractions for a Holiday Escape

Weekend Plans: What's open, closed, happening

Things to Do in Raleigh, N.C.: January 2017

Winter Break Guide: 16 ways for families to stay busy

Enjoy a Dog-Friendly Day in Raleigh

December 15, 1836: Confederate Spy Emeline Pigott Born In NC

Expanded History Museum Exhibit Honors Wright Brothers' time in NC

Kick Off the New Year with These Exhibits at Raleigh, N.C., Museums

Meals from past part of event

When Lisa Met Lovie

Thad Woodard: RDU should have Wright Brothers theme

To do this weekend: 5 Triangle towns host Christmas parades

Mary D. Williams to perform at museum

Warren County Historical Tidbits Plummer Hook & Ladder Company: A bell, buckets and ladders in the hands of generations of brave men

Who’s designing the inaugural gown for new N.C. governor Roy Cooper’s wife? A Charlottean.

STATE: Constitutional scholar highlights Bill of Rights, how North Carolina saved the Constitution

Roundabout — What’s happening Dec. 1-7

November 2016

N.C. Bill of Rights to be displayed for 225th anniversary

Thankful for choices, especially when drinking beer

Your guide to Raleigh's First Friday

Capital Tonight Nov. 24: NC Holiday Travel Outlook

November 27, 1962: MLK Jr. Rehearses Famous "I Have A Dream" Speech In NC

The power of a story

Column: Navigating downtown Raleigh on a busy Saturday morning

Things you can do besides go shopping on Thanksgiving, Black Friday

NASCAR Conundrums: Johnson achieves legendary status

A Wright ‘flyer’ aloft again in NC

Thanksgiving Weekend: 20 events, activities to keep kids, families busy

Second Wright Brothers 1903 Flyer Now Hangs in NC Museum of History

Natural and Cultural Resources, Department of: Guests In, Dinner Done? Here Are Some Fun Things To Do the Rest of the Holiday

North Carolina Book Awards highlight great works

Five books I can’t wait to read

25 Best Places to Visit in North Carolina

N.C. Secretary of Natural and Cultural Resources shares her career journey and opportunities within her department

Children’s Book Drive To Benefit Hurricane Matthew Victims Ends Sunday

For your weekend: Raleigh Christmas parade, Indian Heritage, more

Weekend best bets: Raleigh Christmas Parade, Repticon

Briefing of KUNA main news for Thursday until 12:00 GMT

Kuwait sponsors "The War to Free Kuwait" exhibition in North Carolina

History museum plans 21st annual American Indian Heritage Celebration

Members of Haliwa-Saponi Tribe to participate in 21st Annual American Indian Heritage Celebration

History museum lines up Christmas programs for kids

Raleigh's Capitol area boasts history, whole-hog barbecue, 'sipping chocolate'

Fundraisers, nonprofit meetings and opportunities

Destination: Discover Your Governors at N.C. Museum of History

November 9, 1861: Alexander H. Stephens Visits Wilmington Arms Factory

Granddaughter of Winston Churchill to speak at Campbell event

Nov. 6, 1865: A Civil War Surrender 6 Months After Appomattox

Jean Dubé's Birthday Present to Paderewski

In the trenches with the North Carolina Museum of History

Dobson fourth-graders visit Raleigh

5 shows to catch in the Triangle in November

FESTIVAL CONTINUES 11/6, 11/12-13, & 11/11 (film): Lighting up the Sky for Paderewski

Persian Gulf War exhibit opens at NC Museum of History

12 Raleigh-Made Holiday Gift Ideas

Classical Picks: Paderewski Festival begins Saturday in Raleigh

5 things to do in the Triangle: A Bollywood exhibit, a Shopping Spree, more

Kuwait funds N.C. exhibit on first Gulf War

1917 German internees in North Carolina Waiting out the war in a charming resort town by Kerry Burns

21st Annual American Indian Heritage Celebration 2016

Natural and Cultural Resources, Department of: The First Gulf War: The War to Free Kuwait Exhibit

Granddaughter of Sir Winston Churchill to present museum program

October 2016

Spotlight: The Pianist

November 13, 2016 at North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh, NC.

Go trick-or-treating and hit up a haunted house – then do this

Roundabout — What’s happening Oct. 27-Nov. 2

Weekend Plans: Halloween events, Christmas shows, fall fun

October 25, 1969: Malcolm X Liberation University Opens In Durham

October 24, 1911: Orville Wright Set a World Soaring Record on NC Outer Banks

Things to Do in Raleigh, N.C.: November 2016

Wright Brothers Visitors Center To Get Makeover

October 20, 1864: Lincolnton Native Stephen Ramseur, Casualty Of Shenandoah

In Depth: NC Museum of History Showcases 'Discover Your Governors' Exhibit

Family Picks: Learn about our state’s governors – and its wildlife

Weekend Plans: State Fair, Halloween celebrations, fall fun

October 17, 2003: Football Star Charlie 'Choo Choo' Justice Died

Donate & Replace

Rollicking family fun fosters learning


Museums gathering children's books for hurricane victims

Family Picks: Durham’s Barktoberfest is for kids and their dogs

Mills River man collects, and parts with, creations in clay

North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh, North Carolina

‘Discover Your Governors’ Discovery Tours Available

History museum to open new kid-focused exhibit exploring N.C. governors

Museum looking to bring World War I to life

North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame to Pay Tribute to Hall Member Arnold Palmer

October 6, 1947: James E. Shepard, Founder of NCCU, Died in Durham

Your guide to Raleigh's First Friday

23 Halloween events to check out in the Triangle

In Carrboro, new brewery promises pints for pets

Discovery Place tops NC field trips, Lazy 5 second

September 2016

September 29, 1918: 30th Infantry Division Broke Hindenburg Line

Roundabout — What’s happening Sept. 29-Oct. 5

Visiting Our Past: ​Historical force bred in Asheville’s Rockwell

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Cheerwine

Kiffin Rockwell: 100 years since East TN WWI hero pilot killed

September 22, 1947: Activist John Hope Franklin's Pathbreaking Textbook

November 19, 2016 at North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh, NC.

A heroine we should recognize and remember

‘The Vanderbilts: Beyond The House’ To Be Present At Museum Of History

September 15, 1938: MLB Pitcher Gaylord Perry Born in Williamston

6 things to do in the Triangle this weekend, from SPARKcon to BugFest and more

Kiffin Rockwell: Asheville’s Celebrated WWI Fighter Pilot

11th Annual SPARKcon 2016

Sports Museums of the Triangle

A Savory Stay in Raleigh

Playcrafters race the clock in annual 24-hour Arts Festival - Watauga Democrat: Mountain Times

September 7, 1859: NC Insurance Company Owner Born Into Slavery

September programs at the N.C. Museum of History

Hugh Morton photo exhibit opens at NC history museum Aug. 13 - Watauga Democrat: Community

Labor Day: More than a three-day weekend

Local Happenings-September 1

New photography exhibit features images from Civil Rights movement

August 2016

Weekend Plans Labor Day Edition: What's open, closed, happening

Hugh Morton's photographic legacy the subject of exhibit at NC Museum of History

Classical music performances

Art exhibits

North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame Elects Three New Members to Board of Directors

Quick Guide to Playing Pokemon GO in Raleigh, N.C.

Museum exhibits photos by Hugh Morton

New Exhibit Celebrates The Work Of North Carolina Photographer, Hugh Morton

If I Die In Raleigh Podcast, Episode 4: Jack Morton

Learning NC history in a brewery

Morton's ‘An Uncommon Retrospective’ exhibit loaned by UNC to N.C. Museum of History

8 things to do in the Triangle this weekend – heavy on music, food and art

September 20, 2016 at North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh, NC.

North Carolina's Deep Olympic Ties Rekindled in Rio in 2016

NASCAR legend tells Raleigh fans how illegal moonshine crafted his life story

Kuwait sponsors "The War to Free Kuwait" exhibition in North Carolina

NASCAR Legend tells Raleigh fans how illegal moonshine crafted his lifestory | WNCN

Live Wire: JImmy Stewart was film's 'Carbine' Williams

From moonshine runner to NASCAR legend to museum speaker

7 things to do in the Triangle this weekend: Paperhand, beer fest, more

Hugh Morton retrospective photograph exhibit to open Aug. 13 - Watauga Democrat: Mountain Times

Meet NASCAR legend Junior Johnson at N.C. Museum of History

Your guide to Raleigh's First Friday

Cool off at history museum storytimes this month

It’s that time: Discounted State Fair tickets now on sale

July 2016

Travel With Me To: Raleigh, NC with Toyota Prius

Hugh Morton's photographic legacy the subject of new exhibit at NC Museum of History

Travel grants to museum available for schools

Roundabout — What’s happening July 28-Aug. 3

Raleigh bars catch new customers with Pokemon Go crawl

September 20, 2016 at Sandhills Woman’s Exchange in Pinehurst, NC.

Mid-summer Checklist

Travel Grants Available For North Carolina Public Schools

Did the Lost Colony live at "Site X"? Clues point the way.

Baumgartner Vaughan: History, sherds and mystery

Find your monsters at these Triangle Poke-events this weekend

A Dress Made Just For You

Five spots in downtown Raleigh to catch Pokemon

Take Five: Head to a Bee Bash or celebrate National Ice Cream Day

Natural and Cultural Resources, Department of: August Programs at the N.C. Museum of History

Take Five: Last weekend for the Billy Graham museum exhibit

African-American ancestors search workshop set July 23 at Museum of History

Arts & Entertainment news July 7-13

Weekend Plans: Comics Fest, Tomato Day, soccer, dance, more

Skateboarding dog’s custom coats draw attention to ailing Raleigh girl

May 2016

Five Latino Artists Demonstrate Their Work at the N.C. Museum of History

April 2016

Film Selections for Second Annual Longleaf Film Festival Announced

May Programs at the N.C. Museum of History

First Folio, the Book that Gave Us Shakspeare Coming to N.C. Museum of History

Shakespeare Marathon and Programs Complement Exhibit "First Folio! The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare"

March 2016

Exploring North Carolina’s Archaeological Heritage Through Remote Sensing and Geophysics

April Programs at the N.C. Museum of History

Author of "The Storied South: Voices of Writers and Artists" Presents Program

Billy Graham and American Culture

February 2016

Q&A With Director Ted Roach Follows Screening of "120 Days"

Free Performance: Amythyst Kiah

Justin LeBlanc Presents High-Tech Carolina Coture

January 2016

African American Cultural Celebration

Made Especially for You by Willie Kay

Museum exhibit honors Raleigh seamstress who transcended racial barriers

Kim Arrington: Sunday, 2016, January 10 - 3:00pm –

Rare Shakespeare First Folio Tour to All 50 States Launches Today – Playbill

January Programs at the NC Museum of History

Special Exhibits At State Museums In Raleigh Winter 2016

December 2015

Studio 1 to be part of Shakespeare Marathon

Winter Break Guide: Fun activities for families

First Night fun in Raleigh and other New Year's Eve celebrations

This Week's Major Events: A Holiday-Inspired Showhouse Plus Fine Art And Design Exhibitions From New York To Paris

Freylach Time: Sunday, 2015, December 13 - 3:00pm - PineCone

In Depth: NC Museum of History's Southern Impressions exhibit

Museum of History Offers Art Exhibit

First Friday: Artist Shows Off Raleigh's Beauty

The Top 10 Things To Do And See In Raleigh

November 2015

Family Picks: American Indian Heritage Fest in Raleigh

9 Ideas for Fun Things to Do With Kids This Weekend

Raleigh, N.C. Attempts To Become Arts Capital Of The South

Weekend Plans: Christmas Parade, ice skating, tree lightings, more

Museum Holds American Indian Heritage Celebration

8 Places to Find Handmade North Carolina Gifts

History Museum Offers Low-Cost Children's Holiday Programs

NC Museum of History hosts pioneers of fun

Photojournalist Saul Flores Presents Program on His Epic Journey

Exhibit honoring Rev. Billy Graham opens Friday at NC Museum of History

UNC profs discuss Puerto Rican culture, literature in Smithsonian sessions

Your Guide to Raleigh's First Friday

Events Honor Award-Winning Author

Alumna keeps track of North Carolina’s historic documents

11.02.15 NC Nonprofit News :: CHASS News


October 2015

Black war veterans discuss fighting two battles