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Here's a month-by-month look at festivals in NC from the mountains to the coast.
Jessica Patrick, WRAL senior multiplatform producer
Rosa Lee Corbett was born and raised in Johnston County, starting her life in 1916. After celebrating her 99th birthday with a hot air balloon ride, she's now celebrating her 104th birthday with a socially-distanced parade of loved ones and community heroes.
Heather Leah, WRAL multiplatform producer and Bryan Mims, WRAL reporter
Downtown nightlife photos taken March 27 - April 5, 2018, in downtown Raleigh at Cornerstone Tavern, Black Flower and Alchemy. Photos courtesy of NCEventPics.com.
A look at the festivals around the state this year.
Kathy Hanrahan, Out and About editor and Jessica Patrick, WRAL.com editor
The WRAL Freedom Balloon Festival ended Monday, but for one Triangle couple, their memories from the event will last a lifetime.
Some residents in a Fuquay-Varina neighborhood got a huge surprise on Monday when a hot air balloon from the WRAL Freedom Balloon Festival glided right over their homes.
Whether you're at the end of a long weekend or back at work already, there are plenty of fun events to keep you busy in the Triangle this week.
The WRAL Freedom Balloon Fest comes to a close Monday with hot air balloon competition flights and a flag ceremony to honor military members.
Balloon flights and a Memorial Day service are among the events at the final day of the WRAL Freedom Balloon Festival.
Memorial Day weekend has taken on a more poignant meaning for Teresa Troup since her son decided he needed to do his duty to protect the country.
The company now called FireFly has changed brands and changed hands over 50 years in existence, but one thing remains the same - made-in-the-USA hot air balloons.
The WRAL Freedom Balloon Fest, the Doughman "foodie" race, live music and theater top our list of best bets this weekend.
While last year's WRAL Freedom Balloon Fest was a sight to see in Fuquay-Varina, some downtown businesses were left wondering why they didn't see a surge of customers. As Fuquay-Varina prepares to host the event for the second time this weekend, organizers are tweaking festival plans to help local businesses capitalize as tens of thousands of people descend on the areas in and around the festival.