Outdoors

Effective now through Wednesday, Nov. 30, all non-essential lighting in city facilities will be turned off between 11 p.m. and 6 a.m.
Drum roll please... 🥁
Raleighites approved a new parks bond. Now what?
It’s tree lighting season around the City of Oaks, so we rounded up eight opportunities to get festive.
Instead of trashing your seasonal porch decor, drop off old pumpkins at a local composting site or compost at home.
Celebrate the Lunar New Year at Koka Booth Amphiteatre.
Plus, 14 running clubs in Raleigh you can join to get those miles in year-round.
Two of Jennifer Hadley’s photos are among the 40 finalists.
Watch as jack-o'-lanterns set sail on Fri., Oct. 28.
Celebrate the Day of the Dead in Raleigh during this annual 5K race.
The new stand is designed to spark conversations in the community about a more sustainable transportation model.
A new floral mural by local artist Taylor White can be viewed at The Willard Rooftop.
From blazing leaves to fall fests, we want to see autumn in Raleigh through your lens.
This year’s festival will feature 40+ eateries, 100+ local makers, and 20+ NC craft breweries.
Fall is here — what better way to celebrate then picking out the perfect pumpkin?
The sanctuary will soon house eight bobcats.
We’ve rounded up three NC u-pick apple orchards + three local cideries to check out this fall.
Prepare for fall weather in Raleigh, NC with these seasonal temperature and precipitation outlooks.
On Sat., Oct. 1, Raleighites will rappel down the Wells Fargo skyscraper to raise money and awareness for Special Olympics NC.
Discover four ways to celebrate the iconic trail’s 45th anniversary.
What to do, where to eat, and places to stay.
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