art in the triangle region: Chapel Hill, NC

If you have an interest in the arts, you will find plenty of activity in Chapel Hill, a town that has been noted for its many Best Places awards, whether you want to be a participant or a spectator.

Many people in Chapel Hill have an avid interest in the arts, and it shows by community’s support of its artists.

Various art pieces are displayed throughout the downtown area, and the town takes pride in being known as one that recognizes "the ways that art and culture enriches our lives."

Art pieces are also displayed in many storefront windows in the spring and summer in order to promote local artists. Local artists are also funded to conduct occasional special projects in the school system, and some communities conduct events where the public…

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Museums, galleries, and performing arts in Durham, NC

A diverse community where self-expression is encouraged, Durham is home to a creative and vibrant art scene.

There’s something here for everyone to enjoy, from classical, modern, or contemporary visual art, to dance, music and theater performances. A wide variety of venues, galleries and festivals give art enthusiasts of all kinds plenty of choices.

Art Galleries and Museums In The Bull City

Looking for the latest exhibits to explore? Locals celebrate their own art culture by attending monthly gatherings such as Third Friday which encourage residents and non-residents to peek into galleries, museums and art spaces around the city.

The Durham Art Walk is a celebration of visual arts and fine crafts held in downtown Durham and features the…

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Pumpkin Patches in Cary, NC

Pumpkin carving is one of the most cherished Halloween traditions, but going out to the farm, picking the perfect pumpkins, and sharing in some good old family fun is how great family memories are truly created. Lucky for residents of the Triangle, there are a number of family-owned farms in the area that offer plenty of wholesome fun and fantastic pumpkins too!

Here’s your guide to some spooktacular family fun this Fall in the Triangle.

McKee’s Cedar Creek Farm in Rougemont

Located about 25 minutes north of Durham, McKee’s Cedar Creek Farm has been a Triangle family favorite for generations. Every Fall, the farm creates a unique pattern in their 12-acre corn maze to challenge and impress their visitors. For little adventurers, they also…

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Retiring in the Research Triangle

When you think of places to retire, Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill, also known as the The Research Triangle, might not come to mind first, but more and more seniors are calling it home.

One of the first concerns seniors have when choosing a place to retire is access to healthcare, and the “Triangle” has some of the best in the country. The University of North Carolina and Duke University both offer nationally renowned facilities, including programs for the aging. Find out more about medical facilities in the Triangle area.

While healthcare is important, the Triangle offers amenities and attractions that contribute to a high quality of life. Whether it’s food, culture, or outdoor living, the Triangle has something for everyone.



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 Best BBQ In Durham & Chapel Hill

Barbecue in the Triangle: There’s nothing better!

Just saying 'barbecue' in this part of the country will get your mouth watering. If you love barbecue, there are so many incredible places preparing it that it's easy to think you've died and gone to hog heaven.

The first choice you need to make is the kind of barbecue you want. You see, in North Carolina, there are two types of barbecue that compete for your love and attention: eastern style and western (also called Lexington or Piedmont style).

Chapel Hill is the dividing line between the two styles of barbecue in the Triangle area. East of Chapel Hill you will find Eastern-style barbecue. Western style barbecue is found west of Chapel Hill. Both styles are known for great, slow-cooked…

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Durham & Chapel HIll golf course communities

If you love golf, you will not be disappointed by the golf communities here in Chapel Hill, Durham and the surrounding area. The area is rich with golf courses and golfing communities. Some of the most prominent golf communities are located in Chapel Hill and Durham and these are the communities that we focus on.

Governors Club in Chapel Hill

Governors Club is a gated golf community consisting of over 1,200 home sites on 1,600 acres of beautiful rolling hills and wooded land. Custom homes in the area range in size from about 2,500 to over 10,000 square feet. They are priced from $300,000 to over $4,000,000. This club is the only gated golf community in the Triangle area. In 2016 the average single-family home sold in the range of $600,000 -…

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