November 2020, Issue II
A red training rolling through Pullen Park
Kid-Friendly Activities to Tackle this Fall and Winter in Raleigh, N.C.
Holiday lights and escape room fun, adventure parks and history hunts! We've rounded up tons of safe ways to keep the entire family entertained this fall and winter. SEE LIST
Things to Do Over Thanksgiving Weekend in
Raleigh, N.C.
Empty chairs overlooking a serene lake and fall foliage scene
Use this list to find a way to responsibly enjoy your holiday weekend (and support local businesses, too!): READ ARTICLE
NEWS: "America's Most Spectacular Fossil" Finds Permanent Home at Raleigh Museum
An illustration of dinosaurs battling
An incredible "dueling dinosaurs" discovery—a T-Rex and Triceratops locked in battle—will reside at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences (and a behind-the-scenes visitor experience is being built to show it off!). SEE MORE
Incredible Chainsaw Art in William B. Umstead
State Park
Bikers in front of the chainsaw tree art at Umstead State Park
Tucked away inside one of the Tar Heel State's prettiest parks, this beautiful piece of chainsaw art is one of Raleigh's favorite hidden gems. Here's how to find it! READ ARTICLE
WRAL Nights of Lights Tickets On Sale Nov. 21
Night of Lights wintry graphic logo
Opening Dec. 16, this new drive-through wonderland of lights at Raleigh's Dorothea Dix Park is expected to be one of the best holiday events of the year (and tickets may sell out fast). GET DETAILS
Boutique Music Instrument Retail in Raleigh, N.C.
Guitars on a wall
It’s true that online shopping can bring anything to your door. But for certain items, there’s just no replicating the in-store experience of trying before buying—especially when it comes to musical instruments.
Fly Confident. Fly RDU.
RDU International Airport has been hard at work deploying new safety measures around the terminals. On your next visit, look for new distancing signage, hand-sanitizing stations and much more. READ MORE
Delta Air Lines, in partnership with industry-leading experts, has introduced Delta CareStandard, and a new video series unpacks the CareStandard in detail. Watch infectious disease expert Dr. Michael Saag explain why cabin air is safe and healthy to breathe: WATCH VIDEO; see more videos HERE

COVID-19 Advisory
A “Safer-at-Home” order is in effect in N.C. For information and helpful resources, visit our COVID-19 response portal, here.

Featured Photos 
Nightime Raleigh skyline Oyster Po' Boy
Fall foliage on a serene trail Be a Smile mural

Pictured (clockwise from top left)
Downtown Raleigh@antionneking
Oyster Po' Boy from Locals Oyster Bar - Transfer Co. Food Hall@theamandabittner
Mural at ivy & leo, Cameron Village@raleighwhatsup
Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve, Cary@dkwinters2015

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