ASHEBORO, NC – 2016 brought 797,159 guests to the North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro, marking the third largest calendar year attendance in Zoo history. Only 1994 and 1995, when the North America region first opened to the public, saw higher numbers. Pat Simmons, North Carolina Zoo director said, “We are deeply grateful to all those [...]
ASHEBORO, NC – Experience the North Carolina Zoo in a whole new way by volunteering. The zoo is actively recruiting volunteers, reports Volunteer Services Coordinator Toy Lambeth. “Volunteering is an exciting and unique way to explore your interests while helping the zoo,” says Lambeth. “Our volunteers are essential in sharing information about the zoo’s plants [...]
Carriage House Tea will be holding a free tea tasting on February 11, 2017 from 1 to 4 p.m. at Brightside Gallery, 170 Worth Street, Asheboro, NC. This tea tasting will be featuring their Cranberry Black Tea--an exquisite black tea blend from Sri Lanka. This is a FREE event and the public is invited. About [...]
Put your chili to the test at the second annual Asheboro HOG Chili Cook Off. This event is open to everyone. $10 to enter your best chili or $5 to try them all and cast a vote.A portion of the proceeds will go to Our Daily Bread Soup Kitchen. Saturday, February 11, 2017 11am [...]
We're thrilled to have the Crafted - Food Truck park itself outside our doors and serve you tremendous food. Along with Great Beer for Great People, you'll be satisfied in numerous ways. Four Saints Brewing Company 218 S. FAyetteville ST Asheboro, NC Friday, January 6, 2017 at 6 PM - 9 PM EST
Join us on Saturday, January 7, 2017 for the Polar Splash n' Dash at the Randolph - Asheboro YMCA Splash Pad.
Come Join us on Thursday, December 22, 2016 at 5:30 at the Asheoboro YMCA. Come and hear the Stiles Family Band play some Christmas music to brighten your night! Free to the Community.
December 26, 2016 Deecember 27, 2016 December 29, 2016 10 am to 10pm With an average of more than 60 teams participating, this tournament is now the largest JV basketball tournament in the U.S. Teams are divided into five different brackets based on school size and talent level giving all participants a chance for equal [...]
ASHEBORO, NC – A photograph of an arctic fox by John Ireland, an employee at the North Carolina Zoo, has won a national award from the Association of American Zoos and Aquariums. Ireland’s photograph graces the cover of the AZA’s December issue of “Connect” magazine. Ireland, a horticulture technician at the zoo since 1998, is [...]