Getaway Color Ways: NC Museum of Life & Science

In today's Getaway Color Ways we're heading to the Piedmont region to visit the North Carolina Museum of Life & Science (AMLS),  a private non-profit agency, located in Durham, NC, which is the 4th largest city in our state. If you keep up with college sports, then you've probably heard of the … [Read more...]

Getaway Color Ways: SECOND LOOK: Recycled for the Sake of Art

The Theatre Art Galleries facility in Highpoint, NC has been the primary provider of visual arts in the area since they opened in 1975. They offer a great selection of performing and visual art exhibits all throughout the year, including their most recent exhibit called SECOND LOOK: Recycled for the … [Read more...]

Getaway Color Ways: International Book Giving Day

We all know next Tuesday is a special day for lovers.....and no, I'm not talking about Valentines Day lovers! I'm talking about BOOK lovers! February 14th is International Book Giving Day, as well as Library Lovers Day. The goal of International Book Giving Day is simple: get books into the … [Read more...]

Getaway Color Ways: Carolina Chocolate Festival

February is one sweet month! Not only is it National Chocolate Month, February 1st is National Dark Chocolate Day, February 14th is National Cream-Filled Chocolates Day, February 19th is National Chocolate Mint Day, and February 28th is National Chocolate Souffle Day. Whew! After taking a look at … [Read more...]

Getaway Color Ways: Inspire Your Heart with Art Day

It's time to get inspired! Next Tuesday, January 31st, is National "Inspire Your Heart with Art" Day. The holiday was designed to celebrate the positive impact that all of the arts have on our lives. Whether you enjoy viewing paintings at a museum or taking in a concert at a local venue, art affects … [Read more...]

Getaway Color Ways: A Sky Full of Stars at PARI

For as long as I can remember, I've always been interested in anything that has to do with space. I'm the kind of person who still answers the "what is your dream job" question with 'NASA', so it's no surprise I'm really excited about this week's color ways post featuring the Pisgah Astronomical … [Read more...]

Getaway Color Ways: Skiing in the North Carolina Mountains

When the temperatures start dropping down, the people start heading up....up to the ski mountains of North Carolina! With the highest mountains east of the Rockies, North Carolina is one of the most popular destinations in the south for outdoor winter fun. I've never been skiing, but it's always … [Read more...]

Getaway Color Ways: Tanglewood Festival of Lights

Can you believe that December is already here? Christmas is right around the corner and that means it's time for festive decorations and bright lights! One thing my family & I love to do during this time of the year is jump in the car and go for a drive to see all of the holiday lights. It's … [Read more...]

Getaway Color Ways: First Fruits Farm

It's football season, so there are a lot of football-related stories in the news right now. Most are about which teams won, which ones lost or who made that last-second touchdown, but I came across a different kind of football story for today's post. This story is about Jason Brown, a former NFL … [Read more...]

Getaway Color Ways: All Aboard!

For today’s Color Ways post we’re heading to the town of Hamlet, North Carolina, which is located in Richmond County. Hamlet is a must-visit for anyone who loves the railroads and trains; the town is steeped in railroad history! There are 3 free railroad museums in Hamlet and plenty for visitors to … [Read more...]