Unplug for a Weekend of Camping

Camping at John H. Moss Reservoir
Does it seem like you are controlled by technology? Your phone buzzes, and you check it. Your computer dings, and you respond to an email. It’s constant, and sometimes, you need a break. Fortunately, it’s easy to get a break when you live in Shelby, North Carolina. That’s because you are... [read more]

Tour the Biltmore Estate This September

Biltmore Estate
George Vanderbilt’s historic Biltmore Estate includes the largest home in America, plus a winery and gardens. If you have never been before, set aside some time this September to take a tour. You can tour the house and grounds and even take part in an event. You will quickly see... [read more]

September Events at the Don Gibson Theatre

Don Gibson Theatre Events
The 400-seat Don Gibson Theatre attracts some of the biggest names in entertainment. From musicians to comedians, you can always catch a good show at the theatre. Check out what is coming to the Don Gibson Theatre in September. Also, get your tickets soon before they sell out. With a... [read more]

Plan a Visit to the Kings Mountain Historical Museum

Rearview of woman in an exhibit at Kings Mountain Historical Museum
The Kings Mountain Historical Museum isn’t far from Shelby and it’s definitely worth a visit, especially considering that admission is free. This museum was opened in 1986 as a nonprofit that documented the history of the Kings Mountain area. It started small, in the attic of the former City Hall building.... [read more]

Sunday Is Going To Be A FunDay In Shelby

Sunday in Shelby
Sunday doesn't get as much credit as it deserves. The final day of the weekend is home to things like the Sunday scaries and breaking out the to-do list you ignored all weekend. This Sunday, enjoy the afternoon with the same gusto as Saturday. These Shelby-area events will make the most... [read more]

Uptown Shelby’s 5 Newest Additions

Uptown Shelby additions
Uptown Shelby has brought art, soul, and culture to Shelby, NC. From restaurants to special events, the city's coolest district hasn't stopped growing. Read on to discover five of Uptown Shelby's newest attractions. Don't miss these on your next trip into town! Downtown Dairy Treats Downtown Dairy Treats is a mini-franchise of... [read more]

Top Places For a Shelby Birthday Bash

Party of friends at kids birthday party
Besides Christmas, birthdays are one of the most anticipated holidays as a child. After all, what’s more fun than a day of self-celebration? As a parent, it’s up to you to make your kid’s birthday party a day they won’t forget. If you’re in the Shelby, North Carolina area, you’ve... [read more]

August Pickin’ on the Square

acoustic guitar for Pickin’ on the Square
The annual Pickin’ on the Square is now in its fourth year and ready to provide a full afternoon of fun. Head to the Earl Scruggs Center on Saturday, Aug. 12th, to watch local performers show off their stuff or to amaze others with your talents. The event starts at... [read more]

10 Ways To Prepare Your Kids To Go Back To School

back to school
It’s easy as an adult to forget the gust of emotions that comes with back to school time. Sure, you can remember a few stand-out moments: the dread of forgetting your new locker combination, or the giddiness of realizing you and your best friend have identical schedules. But for kids,... [read more]

FREE: 5th Annual 7th Inning Stretch Festival in Shelby, NC

7th inning stretch festival
What could make a festival more fun? How about a FREE festival featuring music by a top- name country star. Get ready, Shelby, North Carolina, because the 7th Inning Stretch Festival is back for its 5th year of fun, served gratis. The 7th Inning Stretch Festival On Saturday, August 5, 2017, the... [read more]