November 23, 2014

North Carolina Weekend

For the week of Nov. 20 on North Carolina Weekend, enjoy a tour of Old Wilmington by Candlelight in Wilmington. Get back to the great outdoors at Rocky Face Mountain Recreational Area in Hiddenite. Tempt your taste buds at Videri Chocolate Factory in Raleigh. Lift a glass at Silk Hope Winery in Silk Hope. And the […]

North Carolina Weekend

For the week of Nov. 13 on North Carolina Weekend, head for the water with the Cashie River Center in Windsor. See how close you can get with Miss Angels Heavenly Pies in Mount Airy. Tempt your taste buds at The Mecca Restaurant in Raleigh. Step back in time at Town Creek Indian Mound in Mount […]

‘Starring North Carolina’ premieres this weekend

“Starring North Carolina!,” at the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh, is the first major exhibit about the state’s role in the film industry – a story that spans 100 years. Opening this Saturday, the blockbuster exhibit celebrates North Carolina’s films, television shows, cast members and production crews. Some 3,000 films and television programs have […]

$8.5 million expansion gives N.C. Zoo’s polar bears more room to roam

The N.C. Zoo in Asheboro opened its newly expanded polar bear exhibit last week. More than three years in construction, landscaping and animal introductions, the $8.5 million habitat triples the size of the zoo’s polar bear exhibit and features greatly increased land space for the bears as well as a stream flowing through its center. […]

North Carolina Weekend

For the week of Oct. 30 on North Carolina Weekend, tour the Duplin County Veterans Museum in Warsaw and then explore the new outside park. Admire a range of artists during the Orange County Studio Tour. Go nuts at the Pecan Harvest Festival in Whiteville. Fulfill your need for (little) speed at Ho-b Max in […]

North Carolina Weekend

For the week of Oct. 23 on North Carolina Weekend, “Collecting Carolina” visits the Village of Yesteryear at the N.C. State Fair in Raleigh. Check out the “Small Treasures: Rembrandt, Vermeer, Hals and Their Contemporaries” exhibit at the N.C. Museum of Art in Raleigh. Enjoy the many activities offered at the Neuseway Nature Park in […]

Hours of operation will be posted at DuPont State Recreational Forest starting Nov. 2

CEDAR MOUNTAIN – DuPont State Recreational Forest staff will be instituting hours of operation on Nov. 2. The forest will be open from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. Hours will be posted at each of the DSRF access areas: High Falls, Hooker Falls, Corn Mill Shoals, Fawn Lake, Lake Imaging and Guion Farm. Only […]

North Carolina Weekend

For the week of Oct. 16 on North Carolina Weekend, have some fun on the farm at Ganyard Hill Farm in Durham. Camp out under the stars at Wild Woody’s Campground in Laurel Springs. Get revved up at the East Coast Drag Times Weekend in Henderson. Lift a glass at Bombshell Brewery in Holly Springs. […]

North Carolina Weekend

For the week of Oct. 9 on North Carolina Weekend, it’s up, up and away at the Carolina Balloonfest in Statesville. Experience the joys of the river with River Girl Fishing Co. in Todd. Discover a variety of artists during the N.C. Mountain Arts Adventure Tour in Sparta. Get back to the farm at J. […]

North Carolina Weekend

For the week of Oct. 2 on North Carolina Weekend, “Collecting Carolina” examines North Carolina glass at Cedar Creek Gallery in Creedmoor. Enjoy a tour of Rumbling Bald Resort in Lake Lure. In Asheville, explore the aSHEville Museum, the first women’s cultural museum in the southeast U.S. Relax at the Rivers Edge Treehouse Resort in […]

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