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Darlington Raceway Set To Host Annual ‘A Taste of Darlington’ Tomorrow

Darlington Raceway Set To Host Annual ‘A Taste of Darlington’ Tomorrow

Popular event supports the Darlington Downtown Revitalization Association (DDRA)   DARLINGTON, SC April 24, 2013 – A Taste of Darlington will return to Darlington Raceway on Thursday evening, April 25 from 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series garage area.   The annual culinary event benefits the Darlington Downtown Revitalization Association (DDRA) and features some of the best cooks in the Darlington area. The event is usually attended by 500-700 local community members that enjoy good food and beverage, at the annual festivities. “This event offers some of Darlington County’s best cooks for a celebration of delicious food choices and desserts, said DDRA Manager David Vaughan. “Again this year, the event will be held in the […]

Special Admission for Landmark Exhibit Showcasing North Carolina’s Artistic Earthenware Traditions

Special Admission for Landmark Exhibit Showcasing North Carolina’s Artistic Earthenware Traditions

Raleigh, NC April 23, 2013 – The N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh announces that tickets are now $5 per person for the exhibition Art in Clay: Masterworks of North Carolina Earthenware. Admission is free for children ages 4 and under and for Museum of History Associates members. Purchase tickets in the Museum Shop. Art in Clay will run through Sunday, Sept. 1. Showcasing nearly 200 objects made by Piedmont potters, the landmark exhibition celebrates the achievements of earthenware potters during the 18th and 19th centuries. Art in Clay was organized by Old Salem Museums & Gardens. Among the most masterful items are slipware dishes created by Moravian potters at Salem and Bethabara (in present-day Forsyth County) and by contemporary […]

Celebrate Mothers Day With a Getaway to Wilmington NC and Island Beaches

Celebrate Mothers Day With a Getaway to Wilmington NC and Island Beaches

Mother’s Day (Sunday, May 12) is a time to celebrate Mom and show her how much you appreciate all she does for the family. Why limit the fun to just one day when you can celebrate all weekend in Wilmington, North Carolina’s historic river district and the island beaches of Carolina Beach, Kure Beach, and Wrightsville Beach? It’s the ideal Mother’s Day getaway with great shopping and dining, affordable accommodations, and lots to see and do from the river to the sea. To help plan Mom’s special trip, visit www.GoWilmingtonAndBeaches.com or call 1-866-266-9690 or and request a free official visitors guide.   Here’s a sampling of events and activities to enjoy with Mom: May 10: Birding Tour. 9am. Impress Mom […]

South Carolina Athletics Holds 2013 Gamecock Gala

South Carolina Athletics Holds 2013 Gamecock Gala

Student-athletes celebrate end of the 2012-13 academic year with awards ceremony and dinner. Photo Gallery COLUMBIA, SC April 22, 2013 – The University of South Carolina Athletics Department held its annual Gamecock Gala on Monday evening at Colonial Life Arena. The event honored the University’s student-athletes for their accomplishments during the 2012-13 campaign. Student-athletes, administrators, coaches and special guests attended the elegant event, which featured a red carpet entrance, a first-class dinner and special awards ceremony. ESPN’s Cara Capuano and Anish Shroff served as the emcees for the evening. Breanna Radford earned the night’s most prestigious honor, the President’s Award, which was presented by University of South Carolina President Dr. Harris Pastides. Radford is a team captain on this season’s […]

G. Love and Special Sauce at Greenfield Lake Amphitheater

G. Love and Special Sauce at Greenfield Lake Amphitheater

HUKA Entertainment Presents: G. Love and Special Sauce July 18, 2013 Doors: 6:30pm Show: 7:30pm Status: On Sale 4/26 Tickets: $22.50 Adv / $25.00 DOS Twitter: @glove G. Love & Special Sauce Tickets

Civil War Commemorative Photo Exhibit Visits Durham Public Library in May

Civil War Commemorative Photo Exhibit Visits Durham Public Library in May

DURHAM, NC April 22, 2013 — The Civil War savaged lives yet secured the future of generations in North Carolina and the nation, and altered the course of American history. The injustices faced by African Americans were some of the most significant factors leading to the American Civil War (1861-1865). The fight for liberation is just one of the aspects depicted in the “Freedom, Sacrifice, Memory: Civil War Sesquicentennial Photography Exhibit”  which will visit the Durham County Public Library on Roxboro Street from May 1-29. “The Civil War occurred when photography was just becoming popular and became the first conflict to be widely recorded in this manner,” explains N.C. State Historic Sites Division Director Keith Hardison. “Battlefield images fascinated the public and […]

Robert Plant & The Sensational Space Shifters at Booth Amphitheatre

Robert Plant & The Sensational Space Shifters at Booth Amphitheatre

Outback Concerts Presents ROBERT PLANT & THE SENSATIONAL SPACE SHIFTERS Saturday · July 20 · 8 p.m. Tickets on Sale Friday, April 26 at 10 a.m. ~ Reserved and Table Seats/$65 General Admission Lawn/$50 Lawn Prices increase $5 Day-Of-Show ~ Tickets can be purchased at Booth Amphitheatre (Tuesday- Friday, Noon – 6 p.m.) or through etix.com. By phone call (800) 514-3849 Etix hours: Monday-Friday/ 9 a.m.-8 p.m. EST Saturday/10 a.m. – 8 p.m. EST & Sunday/12 p.m. – 8 p.m. EST For complete concert information go to www.boothamphitheatre.com or call (919) 462-2025. Koka Booth Amphitheatre, a 7,000 capacity entertainment venue, is managed by SMG, the world leader in venue management, marketing and development Founded in 1977, SMG provides management services […]

RiverDogs, MUSC Partner with “Lighten Up Charleston” for Bigger Loser Competition

RiverDogs, MUSC Partner with “Lighten Up Charleston” for Bigger Loser Competition

CHARLESTON, SC April 22, 2013 – The Charleston RiverDogs’ “Healthy Challenge” will soon be underway. In following with the City of Charleston’s “Lighten Up Charleston,” a program for locals that fights obesity, the Class A affiliate of the 27-time World Series Champions New York Yankees have partnered with the Medical University of South Carolina and “Lighten Up Charleston” to create the “RiverDogs Healthy Challenge.” “We all know that this country is facing an epidemic of obesity, a major factor of poor health in America,” said long-time Charleston Mayor Joseph P. Riley, Jr. “We developed this tool to help discover the wonderful healthy options that surround you in our community.” The community’s goal is to lose 100,000 pounds. Weigh-ins start April […]

Luke Bryan, Thompson Square and Florida Georgia Line coming to Charlotte and Raleigh

Luke Bryan, Thompson Square and Florida Georgia Line coming to Charlotte and Raleigh

Luke Bryan WITH SPECIAL GUESTS Thompson Square and Florida Georgia Line Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Charlotte Friday July 12 Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion Raleigh Saturday July 13   Luke Bryan’s cache as a seasoned performer has long been recognized by his growing legion of fans and has recently captured the attention of the music community. His ability to draw great crowds to his concerts became evident today as it was announced the first leg of shows on his headline tour, the “Dirt Road Diaries Tour,” have all sold-out! The current 21-city run has now been extended with a second leg beginning May 17 in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Florida Georgia Line and Thompson Square are special guests on both legs.   […]

Under the Sun Tour 2013 coming to Charlotte

Under the Sun Tour 2013 coming to Charlotte

UNDER THE SUN TOUR 2013 SMASH MOUTH, SUGAR RAY, GIN BLOSSOMS, VERTICAL HORIZON & FASTBALL Time Warner Cable Uptown Amphitheatre Charlotte Sunday August 11 UNDER THE SUN TOUR featuring Smash Mouth, Sugar Ray, Gin Blossoms, Vertical Horizon, & Fastball will play Time Warner Cable Uptown Amphitheatre Charlotte on Sunday August 11. Tickets go on sale Friday April 26 at 10am at Ticketmaster.com, The Fillmore Charlotte box office, all Ticketmaster outlets, or charge by phone 800-745-3000. Early bird discount lawn tickets on sale thru Sunday April 28 at 11:59pm or while supplies last. No service charge on early bird lawn tickets at The Fillmore Charlotte Box Office only on Friday April 26 from 10am until 4pm.   For more information go […]