Join the North Carolina Museum of History for its 19th annual African American Cultural Celebration (AACC), the state’s official kickoff for Black History Month. This year’s theme: “20(20) Vision: A 400-Year Legacy.” This jubilant and educational event for all ages will take place Saturday, January 25, 2020, from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Museum of History in downtown Raleigh. Named a Top 20 Event by the Southeast Tourism Society, the festival features more than 75 musicians,
Road trips are one of the greatest American adventures. No matter what time of year it is, or where I’m going, there are few things I enjoy more than packing everyone’s bags and taking the highway out of town. Wherever the road takes us, it’s important to be prepared. Here are my top tips for a safe and successful road trip. Road Maps are Essential If any of y’all have ever missed a turn or gotten lost on a detour to avoid traffic, you’ll know the importance of a good map.
If you’ve got a really common last name, you might wish you had something a bit more unique and special, while those that do have a surname outside of the ordinary probably wish they had a name that other people could actually spell right. So, there’s upsides and downsides to any kind of last names, but do you know what the most common last name in your country is? How about in other countries around the world? The chances are, if you’re from an English-speaking country, that one
It’s the season to be jolly, so jingle over to the North Carolina Museum of History for our holiday offerings! Soak in the seasonal sights and sounds with fun programs and free exhibits for the young and young at heart. Read on for all our December events. Programs are FREE unless otherwise noted. Weekend parking is free. Museum Store Sunday Sunday, Dec. 1, noon–5 p.m. Support your Museum of History and celebrate Museum Store Sunday with 25 percent off most
Depending on your experience in the Australian outback, you probably have heard about the Rock, also known as Ayer’s Rock, in Uluru. Many people have seen amazing starscapes and sunsets from one of the most scenic parts of Australia, and you can even meet the local tribe there, known as the Anangu. This depends on a lot of things, but your whole family can actually have a lot of fun visiting Uluru, and you can get the best experience by choosing the right tour to go with. Why Shouldn’t