March 27, 2015

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 […]

Asheville Riverfront to get $50 million makeover

Public spending on greenways, road rerouting and other infrastructure upgrades in and around what has become known as Asheville’s River Arts District will reach $50 million in the next six years, municipal staff involved with the projects say. That infusion of public funding into a once-industrial district will be accompanied by about $200 million in […]

North Carolina Weekend

For the week of March 19 on North Carolina Weekend, “Collecting Carolina” looks at Native American art in Raleigh. Lift a glass during a tour of several breweries in Wilmington. The “Fitness Files” tries stand-up paddleboarding in Wrightsville Beach. Step back in time at the Sandhills Antique Farm Equipment Show in Lillington. And enjoy a […]

North Carolina Weekend

For the week of March 12 on North Carolina Weekend, go down on the farm at Southern Farm Days in Lake Waccamaw. Take in a show at the Old Theatre in Oriental. Get your toes a-tapping to bluegrass at the annual Sandy Ridge Show in Sandy Ridge. Be amazed at the Greensboro Science Center in […]

First-Time Events Join Signature Festivals for an Inviting NC Spring

RALEIGH, N.C. (March 5, 2015) ? Like a well-tended garden, North Carolina builds on a festive foundation to heighten spring’s arrival in destinations from the mountains to the coast. Along with Biltmore Blooms, the North Carolina Azalea Festival and other traditional favorites come new celebrations of flowers and flavors inspired by natural beauty and nurtured […]

North Carolina Weekend

For the week of March 5 on North Carolina Weekend, “Fitness Files” visits Rocky Knob Mountain Bike Park in Boone. “Collecting Carolina” tours the John Campbell Folk School. Check out the centennial celebrations for the Duke Mansion in Charlotte. And tempt your taste buds at Crafted in Greensboro. (Please note: listings are subject to change.) […]

Craft Beer Lovers Rejoice: NC Beer Months Returns for Third Year

RALEIGH, N.C. (February 25, 2015) ? The flavors of North Carolina’s beerscape will be on tap during the state’s third annual NC Beer Month, taking place throughout April 2015. Presented by Visit North Carolina and the North Carolina Craft Brewers Guild, NC Beer Month showcases the state’s thriving beer scene, inspiring travelers to explore the […]

North Carolina Weekend

For the week of Feb. 26 on North Carolina Weekend, learn about several events at Averasboro Battlefield in Dunn, Bentonville Battlefield in Four Oaks and Bennett Place in Durham to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. Tempt your senses at the Dynamite Roasting Company in Black Mountain. Imagine another era at the Historic […]

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