Coldwell Banker Advantage -formerly Houser & Associates - Goldsboro, NC
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Entertainment

Adults, children, and families alike all want something fun to do!

*Adults

  1. Basketball League:  contact Goldsboro YMCA
  2. Biking:  Seyboro Cyclists – ride at 6pm M-Th, Sat. 8am, Tues. is beginner ride… http://home.earthlink.net/~seyborocyclist/ contact Bicycle World 735-2964 http://www.bicycleworldnc.com/
  3. Bowling:  AMF Bowling and SJ Base Bowling Alley
  4. Dancing:  Top Hat Ballroom 734-2214
  5. Dancing:  Square/line dancing – New South Country Music Club (LaGrange), NC line dancing: http://www.country-time.com/clubs/states/nc.htm
  6. Fishing:  Neuse River, Pamlico Sound and River, Atlantic Beach, Carolina Princess 1-800-682-3456
  7. Golf:  see golf section
  8. Hang gliding:  Outer Banks – Jockey's Ridge
  9. Hiking:  Cliffs of the Neuse State Park, Crabtree Lake (Raleigh) http://www.trails.com/tcatalog_trail.aspx?trailid=BGD043-006
  10. Horseback Riding:l  ocal stables – Triple L Stables 580-9643, DC Western (supplies/events) 735-2313, Spring Bank Stables 751-3030.
  11. Kayaking Tours:  Carolina Outdoors – www.kittyhawk.com, 800-334-4777
  12. Movies:  Premiere Theatres 919-739-7213
  13. Racing:  Southern National (Johnston County), Triple C Raceway (Wilson), Wayne County Speedway and Drag Strip, Kinston – Drag Strip
  14. Running:  regular races and 5K events - YMCA
  15. Senior Programs:  YMCA (silver sneakers programs, Tai Chi, Aquatics, and more) and Goldsboro Recreation & Parks
  16. Skiing-snow:  Wintergreen, Snowshoe, Boone (Mountains of NC, VA, and WV are most popular in close proximity). www.skinorthcarolina.com/ ,www.carolinagetaway.com/recreation/skiing.shtml ,
    www.goskinc.com/ .
  17. Skiing-water:  Walnut Creek (local), Wilson (public access lake), Kerr Lake, Lake Gaston, Jordan Lake, Lake Crabtree http://web.eenorthcarolina.org/net/org/info.aspx?s=44808.0.0.37430 http://www.wildernet.com/pages/area.cfm?areaID=NCL%26R3&CU_ID=1
  18. Tennis:  Herman Park
  19. Triathlons:  local training and annual event at Walnut Creek, contact YMCA for triathlon affiliation and state-wide events
  20. Volleyball:  adults – contact YMCA

*Children

  1. Family Fun Center:  indoor recreation facility – games, pinball, inflatables, and food, batting cages, putt putt golf.
  2. Chucky Cheese
  3. YMCA:  soccer, basketball, diving teams, swimming lessons, swim teams, summer camp, daycare, preschool, racquetball
  4. Sonic:  preschool playground
  5. Herman Park:  weekend Kiwanis train, tennis, picnicking, play equipment for all ages.
  6. Berkeley Park:  picnicking, ballpark, play equipment.
  7. Princeton Park:  children's playground and preschool area
  8. Peacock Park/Pool
  9. Mt. Olive Park/Pool
  10. Lane Tree Golf Club pool – public access and memberships
  11. Keepsakes Pottery:  751-7907
  12. Wayne Community Arts Council:  Kindermusik and art classes for children


*Fun facts and activities resource for kids
http://www.secretary.state.nc.us/kidspg/


*Wayne Government site for fire safety, recycling, coloring, and more:
http://www.waynegov.com/kids/home-kids.asp


*Free Kids Games, Coloring & Jigsaw Puzzles for Children

Welcome to theKidzpage web site for kids! Explore free printable & online kids games, activities, puzzles, clip art, coloring pages and online coloring.
www.thekidzpage.com


*PBS KIDS

A safe place for kids to explore and play hundreds of fun educational games. Get the full experience!
www.pbskids.org


*Kidsgames - Play Online

Kids games and educational software that will entertain children all day long. Choose from jigsaw puzzles, mazes, racing games, spot the difference and more.
www.kidsgames.org


*Families

  1. Cliffs of the Neuse State Park:  trails, picnicking, summer swimming, boating, canoeing, biking (on road only – trails not completed)
  2. West Water Park (Kinston):  5 pool park with trapeze, 4 story slide, 3 story slide, and snack bar.$9.00 per person all day, $6.00 for ½ day.
  3. Tucker Lake (Benson)
  4. Adventure Landing (Raleigh):  kids and family games, bumper cars, putt putt
  5. Emerald Pointe Water Park – Greensboro
  6. Roller Skating :  Round-a-Bout Skating Center 778-1831
  7. Flick and float every last Friday of the month:  YMCA (movie and the pool)
  8. Downtown Goldsboro – Center Street Jams are family-friendly
  9. NC Zoo:  Ashboro, NC
    www.nczoo.org
    1-800-488-0444
  10. Carolina Hurricanes Hockey (RBC Center – Raleigh)
    www.hurricanes.nhl.com
  11. Skiing-snow:  Boone and mountains of NC
  12. NC Tourism:  Visit North Carolina
  13. Durham Bulls Baseball (AAA minor league):
    http://www.dbulls.com/
  14. Carolina Mudcats Baseball (AA minor league):
    www.gomudcats.com/
  15. Kinston Indians Baseball (AA minor league):
    www.kinstonindians.com/

 

Great Places To Go

  • Center Street Jam
  • Flying Shamrock
  • Camron's Clubhouse
  • Jazz on George event
  • Hinnant Vineyards
  • Duplin Wineries
  • Beach Music Festival
  • Goodnight's Comedy Club (Raleigh)
  • The Paramount Theatre
  • Goldsboro Country Club
  • Walnut Creek Country Club
  • Southern Wayne Country Club
  • Lane Tree Golf Club

 

*Please also see our section on recreation for additional information such as hunting and fishing.