For the week of Aug. 4 on North Carolina Weekend, admire the Dale Chihuly Venetians exhibit at Alamance Arts in Graham. Put the pedal to the metal for the Blue Ridge Brutal Ride in West Jefferson. Enjoy the great outdoors at Merchants Millpond State in Gatesville. “Collecting Carolina” looks at genealogy at the N.C. State Archives in Raleigh. And the “House Special” samples the fare at El Taco Loco in New Bern.
(Please note: listings are subject to change.) North Carolina Weekend is underwritten by Visit North Carolina. In addition, UNC-TV has made recent editions of North Carolina Weekend available online.