Memorial Day Weekend 2016 Activities Near Rocky Mount, NC
Memorial Day is just around the corner! It is always a weekend to look forward to because it gives us a chance to remember our heroes who gave themselves for our freedom. We are also able to take some time to relax and enjoy the beautiful weather with our family and friends. If you are looking for some activities to make Memorial Day Weekend 2016 even more fun, here are a few of our favorites near Rocky Mount, NC.
Goldsborough Bridge Battlefield
Where: 303 Old Mt Olive Hwy, Dudley, NC
When: Open Daily
Memorial Day (previously called Decoration Day) was started after the Civil War, so what better way to commemorate the holiday by checking out a Civil War battlefield? Goldsborough Bridge Battlefield is about an hour away from Rocky Mount, but is well worth the drive. Stroll along the trails and check out the historic markers and monuments dedicated to the Americans involved in the December 17, 1862 battle. More information can be found on the Goldsborough Bridge Battlefield Facebook page.
Raleigh Walking Food Tour
Where: Tour Starts at the lobby of the Raleigh Marriott City Center
When: 2:00pm on Saturdays
Take advantage of the beautiful weather by exploring Raleigh’s culinary scene! Try delicious foods from each of the 5 downtown districts that includes Asian, Southern, Greek, gastropub fare, and more! Wear comfortable shoes! Cost is $45 per person. More information can be found at www.trianglefoodtours.com.
Carolina Mudcats vs Frederick Keys
Where: Five County Stadium, 1501 NC Hwy 39, Zebulon
When: 7:00pm on Friday, May 27; 5:00pm on Saturday, May 28; 6:00pm on Sunday, May 29; 12:00pm on Monday, May 30
One of the best ways to start the summer season is by attending a baseball game! Watch the Carolina Mudcats take on the Frederick Keys. More information can be found on the Carolina Mudcats website.
Happy Memorial Day!
From all of us here at Davenport Autopark, we wish you a safe and fun-filled Memorial Day Weekend! If you need a new GM vehicle to get to any of these events, test drive a model from our sales lot!