August 21, 2014

North Carolina Weekend

For the week of Aug. 21 on UNC-TV’s North Carolina Weekend, Collecting Carolina examines duck decoys at Harkers Island. Enjoy a tour of downtown Wake Forest. Have fun outdoors at Dan Nicholas Park in Salisbury. Take in the Museum of Durham History’s “Hugh Mangum on Main Street: Portraits from the Early 20th Century” exhibit at […]

North Carolina Weekend

For the week of Aug. 14 on UNC-TV’s North Carolina Weekend, celebrate your patriotism during the 125th Soldiers Reunion in Newton. Go hiking along the Hickory Nut Falls Trail at Chimney Rock State Park in Chimney Rock. Tempt your taste buds at Heirloom restaurant in Charlotte. Enjoy the great outdoors at Cliffs of the Neuse […]

North Carolina Weekend

For the week of Aug. 7 on UNC-TV’s North Carolina Weekend, “Collecting Carolina” looks at quilts at the Shelton House in Waynesville. Take to the trees at Navitat Canopy Adventures in Barnardsville. Tempt your taste buds at La Farm Bakery in Cary. Enjoy the great outdoors at Hammocks Beach State Park in Swansboro. And the […]

North Carolina Weekend

For the week of July 31 on UNC-TV’s North Carolina Weekend, zip, bike or raft at the Adventure Center of Asheville. Explore the Roanoke River Lighthouse in Edenton. Step back in time at the Chicamocomico Life-Saving Station in Rodanthe. Tempt your taste buds at Fincastle’s Diner in Greensboro. And tour the Rock Barn Golf & […]

North Carolina Weekend

For the week of July 24 on UNC-TV’s North Carolina Weekend, “Collecting Carolina” looks at the silver at Tryon Palace in New Bern. Step back in time at the Museum of the Waxhaws in Waxhaw. Discover regional history at the Swannanoa Valley Museum in Black Mountain. Tempt your sweet tooth at Pike’s Old Fashioned Soda […]

North Carolina Weekend

For the week of July 10 on UNC-TV’s North Carolina Weekend, experience a wealth of cultures at Folkmoot in Waynesville. Enjoy the great outdoors at Goose Creek State Park in Washington. Take a tour of Reidsville. Relax amid country chic at the Inn at Little Pond Farm in Valle Crucis. And the “House Special” samples […]

NCDOT Ferry Division Back on Normal Schedules; Taking Reservations for Sound Routes

Raleigh – The N.C. Department of Transportation Ferry Division is reminding visitors and businesses that it is operating under its normal route schedules, and reservations are being accepted for its Cedar Island-Ocracoke and Swan Quarter-Ocracoke routes again. Service was disrupted as ferries were kept at their docks while Hurricane Arthur passed by the Outer Banks […]

Gov. McCrory proclaims July Got to Be NC Agriculture, Lake Appreciation months

Gov. Pat McCrory has proclaimed July Got to Be NC Agriculture Month. The proclamation notes agriculture and agribusiness constitute the top industry in North Carolina, providing more than $77 billion in revenue, of which $14.9 billion comes directly from farm production; North Carolina leads the nation in the production of sweet potatoes and tobacco, and […]

NPS announces the availability of $3 million in grants for outdoor recreation in cities

The National Park Service has announced the availability of $3 million in grants from the Land and Water Conservation Fund for a new “Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership” program, a nationally competitive grant program. These funds will help acquire and/or develop land for public parks and other outdoor recreation spaces in disadvantaged neighborhoods. Matching 1:1 grants […]

North Carolina Weekend

For the week of July 3 on UNC-TV’s North Carolina Weekend, enjoy a walking tour of Bath. Explore Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo. Experience the Franklin Folk Festival in Franklin. Discover Fontana Village Resort in Fontana Dam. And check out the scene at Babylon in Raleigh. Due to special holiday programming, the program’s re-airing […]

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