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January

"Handcrafted with Love" event in Downtown Seagrove | Feb 9 - 11, 2018   (01/25/18)
Seagrove, NC - “Handcrafted with Love”, is a Valentine’s weeke... (read more)

Old cannery becoming a multi-use center in Seagrove   (01/24/18)
SEAGROVE, NC - The former Luck's Cannery in Seagrove is massive. It covers five ... (read more)

North Carolina Zoo to Host Seasonal Job Fairs on Jan. 27 and Feb. 6   (01/23/18)
ASHEBORO, N.C. — Are you looking to join a dynamic workforce in a fun, fam... (read more)

North Carolina Zoo's Aviary to Close for Routine Maintenance on Jan. 22-26 and Jan. 29-Feb. 2   (01/19/18)
ASHEBORO, NC ­­— The R.J. Reynolds Forest Aviary at the North Caro... (read more)

Richard Petty is deeply invested in, involved with the NASCAR team that bears his name   (01/18/18)
It’s a new era for Richard Petty Motorsports. The iconic No. 43 will have... (read more)

Snow Day Means Snow Play for Nikita and Anana North Carolina Zoo to Remain Closed on Thursday   (01/17/18)
ASHEBORO, NC ­­— Wednesday’s beautiful snowfall ma... (read more)

North Carolina Zoo to Launch New Environmental Literacy Program   (01/12/18)
ASHEBORO, NC ­­— The North Carolina Zoo is honored to announce it ... (read more)

North Carolina Zoo Seeking Volunteers for 2018 Season   (01/11/18)
ASHEBORO, NC ­­— Fresh off a record attendance in 2017 of 860,148,... (read more)

North Carolina Zoo Sets Yearly Attendance Record   (01/09/18)
ASHEBORO, NC ­­— Boosted by a mild February and popular seasonal o... (read more)

Icy, Extremely Cold Conditions to Keep North Carolina Zoo Closed Through Sunday   (01/04/18)
ASHEBORO, NC ­­— Remains from the snow and ice that unexpectedly r... (read more)

North Carolina Zoo to Offer Half-Price Admission Through Jan 6   (01/01/18)
ASHEBORO, NC ­­— Some like it hot, and some like it cold! At the N... (read more)

December

Here Are 5 Reasons To Visit The NC Zoo   (12/28/17)
ASHEBORO, NC – Wednesday was National Visit a Zoo Day and the North Caroli... (read more)

North Carolina Zoo offers Two Dollar Discount on National Visit the Zoo Day, December 27   (12/15/17)
ASHEBORO, NC - The North Carolina Zoo will join Zoos around the nation in celebr... (read more)

stART The New Year Right | Create Your Own Sculpture In Molten Aluminum   (12/15/17)
Seagrove, NC:  Carolina Bronze Sculpture and Billingsley Atelier are hostin... (read more)

An Unusual Connection Between Elephants and Vultures   (12/01/17)
ASHEBORO, NC ­­— What to do when one threatened species is affecti... (read more)

Holiday Open House at Westmoore Pottery   (12/01/17)
Seagrove, NC - Westmoore Pottery will hold its annual Holiday Open House on Satu... (read more)

November

Roger Sweeney Named General Curator of the North Carolina Zoo   (11/29/17)
ASHEBORO, NC — The North Carolina Zoo has welcomed Roger Sweeney as its Ge... (read more)

Holiday Open House in Seagrove | Dec 2 - 17, Weekends   (11/28/17)
Seagrove, NC - Join the Seagrove Potters this season for their Annual Holiday Op... (read more)

Music Video: Black Label Society — All That Once Shined   (11/28/17)
ARCHDALE, NC — Black Label Society recently released a new music video for... (read more)

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)
WITH A TURN OF THE WHEEL: TRAVEL NORTH CAROLINA’S POTTERY HIGHWAY. &n... (read more)

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)