BBQ Fest On The Neuse

BBQ Fest On The Neuse
One of the most fun events in the area is coming up in May! Get excited for BBQ Fest on the Neuse. This barbecue festival is going to run May 1 through May 4. You can taste and experience it all in Downtown Kinston. Schedule of Events There’s so much to see... [read more]

The Beginner’s Guide To Off-Roading

Off-roading is a great hobby, especially for Jeep owners. Hitting the trail in your vehicle lets you experience nature in a brand new way and test your vehicle and your driving skills. If you’re looking to get started, though, it can be pretty intimidating. Here are a few tips to... [read more]

KDS Motor Sports

KDS Motor Sports
Rev up your engines and catch a thrilling drag race this month at KDS Motorsports in Kinston. This legendary track features monthly races and other track activities that everyone can enjoy. Read on for info on upcoming events, track rules, and more! About The Track The Kinston Drag Strip was originally opened... [read more]

Visit Lions Water Adventure Park

Lions Water Adventure Park
Spring has arrived in Kinston, North Carolina and the warm weather is coming with it. As the days begin to gradually heat up, make plans to for you and your family to visit the Lions Water Adventure Park. Built in conjunction with the Woodman Community Center, the park opened in 2013... [read more]

Wood Ducks Baseball Is Back!

Wood Duck Baseball
Yes, that’s right – the mighty Ducks have returned, and it’s time to play ball! The Down East Wood Ducks opens its 2019 season with an exhibition game April 1 at 7 p.m. in advance of the official season opening weekend with four games against the Carolina Mudcats Thursday–Sunday, April... [read more]

Take An Easter Egg Decorating Class!

Easter Egg Decorating Class
For 55 years, The Arts Council of Wayne County has been supporting creative endeavors in our area with events, exhibitions, and one adorable mascot: a black cat appropriately named Artie. The many fun upcoming dates on the council’s calendar include an Artwalk, a live jazz performance, and drawing and painting... [read more]

Mark Your Calendars For The Strides Rockin’ Walk-A-Thon!

North Carolina’s district Lions clubs make it their mission to contribute to the community in many ways, from providing free hearing and vision screenings to running Camp Dogwood, a summer camp for the blind and visually impaired. And the Lions for Diabetes Awareness hosts Strides Rockin’ Walk-A-Thon to bring attention... [read more]

Learn The History Of America’s Favorite Pastime!

The staff and volunteers at the C.S.S. Neuse Civil War Interpretive Center, two blocks off the banks of the Neuse River in downtown Kinston, host a variety of educational events throughout the year. You've been there before and enjoyed exploring the exhibits and learning so much about our area's history.... [read more]

Cheer On The Carolina Hurricanes Against The St. Louis Blues

Carolina Hurricanes
Doug Henry CDJR has the kickstart to your weekend. This Friday the Carolina Hurricanes will face off against the St. Louis Blues at home in Raleigh. The matchup will mark the second time these two out of conference foes have met in the 2018-19 season. Carolina will be looking to... [read more]

Have A Night Out At The Boiler Room Oyster Bar

Boiler Room Oyster Bar
The Boiler Room Oyster Bar in Kinston caters to oyster fans, of course – but there's plenty on the menu to please patrons who have pickier palates, as well. Stop by and enjoy oysters, burgers, beer, and more at this laid-back local favorite. For Oyster Lovers Get 'em any way you like... [read more]