Knightdale Fall Concert Series

With all of the fantastic family friendly and community based events held throughout the spring and summer months by the Town of Knightdale at Knightdale Station Park, residents can rest assured that the good times will continue to roll into the next season, as on Thursday, August 4 the Knightdale Fall Concert Series will kick off, bringing a fun filled night of music to the stage on the first Thursday of each month through October.

This will be the inaugural year for the Knightdale Fall Concert Series, which figures to become the next “Knightdale tradition” to be started and held at Knightdale Station Park. Following on the heels of the great success the town has had with such great recurring events as the Knightdale Farmer’s Market, the popular Food Truck Thursdays or Food Truck Rodeo events, and of course the annual Fourth of July Celebration, which has drawn in access of 10,000 area residents to the park, the Knightdale Fall Concert Series is sure to be a great time for family members of all ages.

The weekly live performances as a part of the Knightdale Fall Concert Series will start at 6:00 p.m. and run until 9:00 p.m. Admission is completely free to attend the concerts, but there will be various activities for the children and food trucks on hand, both of which will be additional costs. The Town of Knightdale encourages you to bring chairs or a blanket to set up for comfortable seating.

The schedule for the Knightdale Fall Concert Series that has currently been announced is as follows:

August 4: Christiane Smedley & Spencer Mobley

September 1: Magic Pipers

October 6: Eric Dixon

The Knightdale Fall Concert Series is sponsored by Go Triangle and for further details on this and all upcoming Town of Knightdale events visit

(Photo courtesy of the Town of Knightdale)

Knightdale Italian Restaurants

With delicious and authentic signature dishes and what customers have called the “freshest pasta in town,” Mike’s Italian Kitchen, located at 7142 Knightdlale Blvd., just minutes up the road from your new home at Knightdale Station, is what many are calling number one among Knightdale Italian Restaurants.

With some of the most glowing customer reviews on both TripAdvisor and Yelp of all Knightdale Italian Restaurants, whether you crave authentic Italian in the form of an appetizer, entrée, pasta dish, or even pizza, Mike’s has got you covered. With appetizers that include cold or hot antipasto, bruschetta, or caprese and calamari described by one customer on Trip Advisor as “the absolute best caprese and calamari I’ve had in my life there appears to be no wrong choice in starting off a meal.

Moving along to the pizza, entrees and pasta dishes, which are a huge reasons that Mike’s has earned such a great reputation among Knightdale Italian Restaurants, the customer reviews are equally as stellar. One customer mentioned that “the lasagna and marsala are worth committing crimes for,” while another reviewer noted that Mike’s was “Some of the best Italian food and pizza I’ve had in Raleigh area so far…it felt like I had pizza from N.Y.” Likewise, yet a third happy customer praising Mike’s Italian Kitchen as tops among Knightdale Italian Restaurants said, “The appetizers and main course are so authentic tasting.” Continuing, the same customer compared Mike’s to other Italian eateries in the are, noting, “We have visited several of the well-known Italian restaurants in Apex, Raleigh and Cary and this is as good as those or even better…Well worth the drive for pizza or a meal.”

In addition to the entrees and dishes spoken of by the happy customers above, Mike’s offers the residents of Knightdale many delicious chicken and veal dishes, including Marsala, Parmigana, and Piccata. Likewise, the Zuppa Di Pesce and Shrimp Scampi are favorites of seafood lovers seeking out a meal at Knightdale Italian Restaurants. Gnocchi, Linguine (with white or red clam sauce), Rigatoni, and all pasta dishes are a huge hit and the Pizzas, Calzones, and Stromboli also set Mike’s apart from the pack among Knightdale Italian Restaurants.

Open on Monday-Thursdays at 11:00 a.m until 9:00 p.m., and an hour later on Friday and Saturday nights in addition to Sunday’s from noon through 9:00 p.m., since opening its doors this past January, Mike’s Italian Kitchen is setting the standard among Knightdale Italian Restaurants, for full menu options and to see more about Mike’s visit them on Face Book at