October 2021, Issue I
Three women posing for a picture in front of a lit-up Ferris wheel at night at the fair
The N.C. State Fair is Back, Oct. 14-24!
Eleven days of high-flying rides, live music, stunt shows and nightly fireworks (plus all the new deep-fried foods that were just announced)! GET DETAILS
How to Plan a Perfect Fall Bike Ride in Raleigh, N.C.
Two bikers riding down a paved path in the middle of a lush forest
Raleigh's Neuse River Greenway Trail is perhaps the prettiest, flattest, easiest-to-navigate autumn bike ride in the Tar Heel State (with an A-plus barbecue pitstop, too!). READ MORE
Alphonse Mucha: Art Nouveau Visionary Comes to North Carolina Museum of Art
Graphic of a woman by Alphonse Mucha
Big news for appreciators of iconic art! A special exhibition, Alphonse Mucha: Art Nouveau Visionary, opens at the North Carolina Museum of Art Oct. 23 and will be on view through Jan 23, 2022. GET DETAILS
Carolina Hurricanes Open Season Oct. 14
Carolina Hurricanes hockey team skating down the ice in PNC Arena
Fresh off back-to-back-to-back appearances in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, the NHL's Carolina Hurricanes are ready to return to PNC Arena for a new season with high expectations! SEE SCHEDULE
Wings of the City at Raleigh's Dorothea Dix Park
A large statue of wings with a place for spectators to stand and take photos in between
World-renowned Mexican artist Jorge Marín’s traveling exhibition, Wings of the City—featuring nine larger-than-life bronze sculptures on display through March 2022—has arrived in Raleigh as Dorothea Dix Park's first international art exhibit. MORE INFO
Raleigh Magazine: Cheers to N.C. Beer Month
Photo of a tulip glass of beer on a table
It's Beer Month in the Tar Heel State, and that's all the motivation you need to explore the Raleigh area's booming beer scene. Raleigh Magazine has some helpful hints on when and where to raise a glass this month. READ ARTICLE
Costume from Downton Abbey
Opening this Month! Dressing the Abbey at the North Carolina Museum of History

The new Dressing the Abbey exhibit, on display Oct. 23, 2021-Jan. 17, 2022, will feature 35 costumes worn by the stars of Downton Abbey™ and show the progression of style from 1912 to 1923. DETAILS
Fly Confident. Fly RDU.
Fly Confident at RDU International Airport

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

Mask Requirements in Effect: Most of Raleigh Area
Face masks are required indoors within Raleigh city limits as well as Cary, Garner, Knightdale, Morrisville, Rolesville and Zebulon town limits, regardless of vaccination status. Masks are also required in unincorporated areas of Wake County. READ MORE

Featured Photos 
Aerial shot of beautiful, rolling hills at Lonnie Poole Golf Course, with the downtown Raleigh skyline in the background Man standing in front of a historic gristmill with a pond below it
Exterior of The Mayton Inn A man holding a huge chocolate-chip ice cream sandwich outside on a sunny day

Pictured (clockwise from top left)
Lonnie Poole Golf Course (North Carolina State University)@carolina_pines_golf
Historic Yates Mill County Park@hamofearth
Captain Cookie & The Milkman at Transfer Co. Food Hall@transfercofoodhall
The Mayton boutique hotel, Cary@themaytoncary

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