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Be a better foodie! Visit your farmers.   (11/17/17)
Raleigh, NC - People-first Tourism (P1t) is offering foodies the opportunity to ... (read more)

Owens Pottery of NC: North Carolina's Route 705 is the Pottery Highway   (11/11/17)

Nature Rocks Program Receives National Grant   (11/09/17)
ASHEBORO, NC ­­— The Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) has b... (read more)

Lark Artists Handmade Holiday Art Show Announces Participating Artists and More!   (11/07/17)
Asheboro, NC - Start your holiday shopping on Saturday, December 2, at the Seven... (read more)

North Carolina Zoo offers Free Admission to Veterans this Weekend, November 10-12   (11/06/17)
ASHEBORO, NC- The North Carolina Zoo appreciates the veterans who are serving or... (read more)

First Presbyterian Bell Choir Returns for 10th Annual Tree Lighting/Holiday Concert at RCC on Dec.   (11/03/17)
ASHEBORO, NC – Randolph Community College will welcome back the Bell ... (read more)

Westmoore Pottery and Mill Creek Forge Present “Stepping Back in Time: Hearth Cookery and More"   (11/02/17)
Seagrove, NC - On Saturday, November 11, Westmoore Pottery will present "Steppin... (read more)


10th Annual Celebration of Seagrove Potters Event   (10/27/17)
Seagrove, NC - Join the potters of Seagrove as they celebrate 10 years of their ... (read more)

Boo at the NC Zoo Returns Oct. 28 and 29   (10/20/17)
ASHEBORO, NC- Little ghosts and goblins will once again haunt the North Carolina... (read more)

40th Anniversary Celebration at Westmoore Pottery’s Heritage Day   (10/18/17)
Seagrove, NC - On Friday, October 27th and Saturday, October 28th, Westmoore Pot... (read more)

Zoo Grooves Returns to the Africa Amphitheatre this Saturday Evening   (10/11/17)
Asheboro, NC - The North Carolina Zoo invites you to shake your tail feathers at... (read more)

Tourism Development Authority Hosts Law Enforcement & First Responders Appreciation Day   (10/10/17)
Law Enforcement & First Responders Appreciation Day honors the individuals w... (read more)

North Carolina Zoo Staff Honored with American Association of Zoo Keepers Awards   (10/06/17)
ASHEBORO, NC - The North Carolina Zoo is proud to announce two awards recen... (read more)

New Technology Transforms Protected Area Management, aided by North Carolina Zoo   (10/06/17)
ASHEBORO, NC – Efforts to combat poaching of wildlife in Asia, Africa, and... (read more)

Celebrating Senses event this Saturday at the North Carolina Zoo   (10/03/17)
ASHEBORO, NC - The North Carolina Zoo invites you to learn how tasting, touching... (read more)


Celebration of American Craft Week in Seagrove Announced - Oct 7 & Oct 14   (09/21/17)
Seagrove, NC - Experience Seagrove’s pottery tradition on a self-guided to... (read more)

North Carolina Zoo Saving Wild Gorillas and Celebrating the first World Gorilla Day   (09/21/17)
ASHEBORO, NC - Join the North Carolina Zoo in celebrating the first ever Wo... (read more)

Dembe to Join North Carolina Zoo’s Gorilla Troop   (09/19/17)
ASHEBORO, NC – The North Carolina Zoo is excited to welcome Dembe, a five-... (read more)

N.C. Zoo Director Simmons Elected to Represent North America on Prestigious World Council   (09/15/17)
ASHEBORO, NC – North Carolina Zoo Director Pat Simmons has be... (read more)

Asheboro Downtown Business Association 2nd Annual Oktoberfest Celebration   (09/14/17)
Asheboro, NC – The Asheboro Downtown Business Association (DBA) is hosting... (read more)

North Carolina Zoo Closed due to Hurricane Irma   (09/11/17)
ASHEBORO, NC – The North Carolina Zoo will be closed on Tuesday, Sep... (read more)

Four Saints Brewing Company's Art Wall Project to host reception featuring N.C. visual artist, Les C   (09/07/17)
Asheboro, NC - What do craft beer, visual art, and community-focused collaborati... (read more)

“License to Serve” Customer Service Course Set for Sept. 26 at RCC Archdale Center   (09/06/17)
ARCHDALE, NC – Experts say customer service is one of the biggest fac... (read more)