MerleFest is held the last weekend in April on the North Carolina campus of Wilkes Community College, which is tucked away in the Blue Grass Mountains. It is one of the nation’s largest music festivals and draws a crowd of about 75,000 guests. Come to hear the “traditional plus” music […]


Before you know it, the long memorial day weekend will be here. If you don’t want to be stuck grilling hotdogs and burgers on your backyard BBQ, now is the time to start planning. You can pack a lot of fun into 3-4 days, if you get started on planning […]


What is Earth Day? Today, it’s likely many more people know what Earth Day is, since the movement to save the environment has gone global. But even back in 1970, when Earth Day began, 20 million Americans from coast-to-coast demonstrated for the environment in auditoriums, parks and streets. They initiated […]

The Masters

One thing about the Masters never changes — its location at Augusta National in Georgia. Every year, Augusta heralds the Masters, and springtime in Georgia buzzes with excitement. The most highly revered of all golf tournaments, the Masters is your opportunity to see the best of the best. A mystique […]