Category Archives: Night

Your weekend: A sprint pent, a night run, a hike for good


This weekend, we’ve got something for folks in OK shape, folks looking to beat the heat, folks looking for a reason to do good.


You’re in pretty good shape; maybe not midseason form, but you feel you could take on a good challenge. The Carolina Beach Double Sprint 2016, perhaps? read more

Your weekend: Make it a memorable one

Memorial Day weekend: it may not technically be summer’s meteorological kick off (that comes at 6:34 p.m. on June 20), but it certainly kicks off the season in our psyche. And the weather should be good for kicking if off in any number of adventurous ways, including … read more

This weekend: Reasons to start hiking and go star gazing

Latimer House
Latimer House

From mellow hikes at the coast and in the mountains to a statewide star party, your prospects for adventure are looking up in North Carolina.


This is the perfect event if you’ve been thinking: I really should get moving more, and now that the weather’s awesome I don’t have a good excuse not to be active. Still … read more

This weekend: Hot, dry fun

Look! Up in the sky!

The weather appears cooperative this weekend for a variety of pursuits, from stargazing to paddling to pedaling.


Among the coastal plains numerous outdoors attributes: less light pollution. That’s especially groovy if you like stargazing. If you’re not sure you like stargazing, find out Saturday evening at Cliffs of the Neuse State Park when park rangers encourage you to spread out on a blanket and learn the constellations and others things astronomical. read more