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Community Council for the Arts in Kinston, NC

Kinston, NC Arts Scene

Kinston, NC's cultural scene offers a wide range of attractions.

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CSS Neuse State Historic Site in Kinston, NC

Civil War Sites in Kinston, NC

Civil War history abounds in Kinston, NC where the first Battle of Kinston took place in 1862.

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Chef & the Farmer Restaurant in Kinston, NC

Kinston's Farm-to-Fork Restaurant: Chef and the Farmer

Owners Ben Knight and Vivian Howard say their farm-to-fork restaurant, Chef & the Farmer, in the Kinston downtown district has become a popular dining destination.

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Barnet Park in Kinston, NC

Kinston's Parks and Activities Keep Residents Active

Kinston residents have easy access to community centers, fitness facilities, golf courses, parks and more.

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Christopher's Restaurant in Kinston, NC

Great Places to Eat in Kinston, NC

From down-home Southern comfort food to upscale fare made with locally grown ingredients, Kinston, NC restaurants serve up one-of-a-kind dining experiences.

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Paintings at the Overland Gallery in Kinston, North Carolina, Lenoir County.

Attracting the Creative Class to Kinston, NC

Attracting artists and creative types to Kinston has been on the city’s agenda for some time. What began years ago with a few projects has now blossomed into a full-fledged arts and cultural district downtown.

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A display at Weeping Willow Boutique in Kinston, North Carolina, Lenoir County.

Shops and Stores in Kinston, NC

Shopping in Kinston, N.C., provides a wealth of great buying options, from the Lenox factory outlet store to Downtown Kinston, centered around the Herritage Street boutiques.

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Ginger 108 in Downtown Kinston, NC

More Must-Try Restaurants in Kinston, NC

Kinston restaurants serve up a tasty mix of regional and international cuisines as well as farm-to-fork fare.

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Fishing in Kinston, NC

Kinston has several nearby lakes, reservoirs and streams that serve as excellent fishing locations, as well as nearby bait shops for fishing gear.

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The Peppered Cupcake in Kinston, NC

The Peppered Cupcake is a successful business built around gourmet quality cupcakes that pair unusual flavor combinations for unique tastes.

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Neuseway Park and Nature Center

Neuseway Nature Park in Kinston, NC

The Neuseway Nature Park is a popular place for educational and recreational activities in Kinston, NC.

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Caswell No. 1 Fire Station Museum

Caswell No. 1 Fire Station Museum in Kinston, NC

Caswell No. 1 Fire Station Museum showcases Kinston, NC's firefighting heritage.

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Queen St. Deli in Kinston, NC.

Best Restaurants in Kinston, NC

The best places to eat in Kinston, NC includes Chef & the Farmer, Queen Street Deli, and more.

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The Villager store in Kinston, NC

Shopping Areas in Kinston, NC

H. Stadiem on North Queen Street has been a shopping staple in downtown Kinston since 1903, along with many other notable shops.

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Tammy Kelly in Kinston, NC

Kinston, NC Ag Director Wins Pinnacle Award

Tammy Kelly, director of the North Carolina Cooperative Extension's Lenoir County Center, is also the 2011 winner of the Pinnacle of Achievement, an award presented by the Kinston-Lenoir County Chamber of Commerce.

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Smith's Cafe in Kinston, NC

Kinston, NC Known for Down-Home Restaurants

Down-home cooking is what Byrd's restaurant is known for, and people from as far away as Apex, Garner, Goldsboro and Raleigh stop at the landmark Kinston eatery on their way to the Atlantic Ocean beaches.

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Grainger Stadium in Kinston, NC

Grainger Stadium in Kinston, NC

Kinston, North Carolina's Historic Grainger Stadium is the Carolina League's second oldest ballpark, having opened in 1949 and was named one of Livability.com's Top 10 Minor League Ball Parks Worth Visiting.

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The Exchange Nature Center in Kinston, NC

Outdoor Activities in Kinston, NC

With 11 parks‚ the Kinston, NC Recreation Department has plenty of offerings – among them golf‚ tennis‚ basketball‚ softball‚ bridge‚ aerobics‚ line dancing and crafts for adults.

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H. Stadiem in Kinston, NC

Shopping in Kinston, NC

Kinston, NC has a variety of shopping destinations to choose from. Below is a listing of some of the stores available here.

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Kinston Community Council for the Arts

Kinston's African-American Heritage Music Trail

The African-American Heritage Music Trail celebrates Kinston, NC's culture through songs and performances.

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Lenoir Community College's Culinary Technology Program

Lenoir Community College Offers Culinary Technology Curriculum

Lenoir Community College offers a Culinary Technology Curriculum that trains students to become professionals in a variety of food service settings.

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Falling Creek Country Club in Kinston, NC

Kinston , NC Golf Courses

Kinston, North Carolina has many great golf courses such as Falling Creek Country Club, Kinston Country Club, and more.

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Lenoir County Farmers Market in Kinston, NC

Explore the Lenoir County Farmers Market

Shoppers who visit the Lenoir County Farmers Market will find everything from asparagus to zucchini, and it's open all year long.

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Rotary Dog Park in Kinston, NC

Kinston's Rotary Dog Park

Kinston's Rotary Dog Park features 32 acres of ponds, landscaping and gleefully bounding dogs.

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Neuseway Nature Park in Kinston, NC

Fun Things To Do in Kinston, NC

From museums and historic homes to outdoor activities and sporting events, Kinston, NC offers something fun for everyone to enjoy.

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Grainger-Hill Performing Arts Center in Kinston, NC

Enjoy a theatrical performance at the Grainger-Hill Performing Arts Center in Kinston, NC; this theater is housed in one of the last remaining examples of Greek Classical Revival architecture in the state, and is listed in the National Historic Register.

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Mother Earth Brewing in Kinston, NC

Mother Earth Brewing in Kinston, NC

Learn how having a beer at Mother Earth Brewing in Kinston, NC can help save the planet.

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