April 25, 2015

North Carolina Weekend

For the week of April 23 on North Carolina Weekend, tempt your taste buds at the BBQ Festival on the Neuse in Kinston. Take in a Charlotte Knights baseball game in Charlotte. Tour the sites of Asheville via an Electric Bike Tour. Experience the Spoon River Artworks and Market in Belhaven. And the “House Special” […]

North Carolina Weekend

For the week of April 16 on North Carolina Weekend, “Fitness Files” visits the Riverwalk in Hillsborough. Get your toes a-tappin’ at MerleFest in Wilkesboro. Tempt your taste buds at The Cacalacky Where House in Pittsboro. Discover the French and Latin cuisine at La Guinguette Creperie in Black Mountain. And explore the Sanderling Resort in […]

North Carolina Culture Drives ‘The Longest Ride’

RALEIGH, N.C. (April 9, 2015) ? North Carolina settings frame intertwined love stories in the new 20th Century Fox film “The Longest Ride,” which arrives in theaters Friday. The movie, based on best-selling author Nicholas Sparks novel, was shot on locations across North Carolina. The story follows a dashing rodeo rider (played by Scott Eastwood) and […]

North Carolina Weekend

For the week of April 9 on North Carolina Weekend, relive the last surrender of troops and other events at Bennett Place in Durham as the observance of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War winds down. Get your “Arrrgh!” on at Piratefest in Greenville. Grab your bicycle for the CaroMont Health Criterium in Belmont. […]

North Carolina Weekend

For the week of April 2 on North Carolina Weekend, be amazed during N.C. Science Festival, at locations across the state. Step back in time at the Pantego Academy Historical Museum in Pantego. Lift a glass at Town Pump Tavern in Black Mountain. The “Fitness Files” goes climbing with Rock Dimensions in Boone. And enjoy […]

Carolina Beach shows off new Boardwalk facelift in kickoff

For more than a century, the Carolina Beach Boardwalk has been a badge of pride for the town. Now, renovations and upgrades represent a turning point in its lengthy history, and a chance for it to continue to serve residents and visitors alike for years down the road. A $1 million project, funded largely by […]

NC Beer Month Kicks-Off Third Year, Introduces Safe Ride Partnership with Uber

RALEIGH, N.C. (April 1, 2015) ? Taps are flowing from the mountains to the coast for the third annual NC Beer Month this April. Proclaimed by Gov. Pat McCrory, NC Beer Month is presented by Visit North Carolina and the North Carolina Craft Brewers Guild to celebrate brewer craftsmanship and the destinations that nurture it […]

Carowinds opens Fury 325 this Saturday

This Saturday, Carowinds in Charlotte will open its newest roller coaster, Fury 325, which the amusement park calls the “world’s tallest and fastest giga coaster.” The roller coaster lifts riders 325 feet up – more than 30 stories – before plunging them down at an 81-degree drop at almost 100 miles per hour. It contains […]

North Carolina Weekend

For the week of March 26 on North Carolina Weekend, join in the fun at the Easter Hat Parade in Dillsboro. Tempt your taste buds at Firewürst in Cary. Celebrate the visual, literary and performing arts at Palustris Arts Festival in Moore County. Lift a glass at Fair Game Beverage Company in Pittsboro. And the […]

EDPNC/Visit North Carolina promote partnership at N.C. Main Street Conference

Partner Relations Manager André Nabors and EDPNC Business Services Representative Bill Slagle promoted North Carolina as a retirement and business services destination and business services at the 35th Annual N.C. Main Street Conference last week in Morganton. The conference drew approximately 500 people from across the state, all there to learn and discuss ways to […]

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