Category Archives: Nature programs

This weekend: A learning experience

A good time for adventure planning at the coast, a great time to get to know a creek in the Piedmont, and a hike that proves you don’t have to go that extra mile for great scenery in the mountains.

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If you live in the Greenville area and bemoan the lack of organized outings in the region, take note of a new Meetup in the region: GetExploring! Greenville. Just so we’re square here, GetExploring! Greenville is sponsored by Great Outdoor Provision Co. and was created as part of GetGoingNC’s Get! division, our effort to become more actively involved in getting you involved. read more

This weekend: A Labor of Fun

Labor Day weekend marks the unofficial end of summer (technically, summer ends at 10:29 p.m. on Sept. 22). Either way, you don’t want to miss out on a weekend of fun, be it paddling after ‘gators at the coast or exploring the highest land east of South Dakota’s Black Hills. read more

This weekend: Horses, hikes, pickleballs

Horses take beach vacations, too? Learn the true story behind the horses of Shackleford Banks on Saturday.

Are the horses on the Outer Banks on your list of mysteries of the universe? Are you perplexed by pickelball? And what’s the deal with the Graveyard Fields Overlook, anyway?

Answers to these and other questions on how to spend your weekend follow.

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This weekend: National Get Outdoors with Fathers Day

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Two reasons to get out this weekend: Saturday is National Get Outdoors Day, Sunday is Father’s Day. And lots of options for observing both!

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You’re 4 years old and a little short on cash. Still, you want to show dad a good time on his day, Sunday, Father’s Day. What to do, what to do … . read more

This weekend: Make it a memorable one

The three-day Memorial Day weekend kicks off the summer season. Kick it off early at the coast with a paddle down the Black River; kick it off with a rare, on-the-water look at a millpond; kick it off with three days of adventure kicks in Asheville. All are guaranteed to make it a memorable weekend. read more