Roanoke River Lighthouse

This iconic lighthouse in Edenton has been lovingly restored.

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July 31, 2014

This week, we go for a treetop adventure in Asheville, restore the Roanoke River Lighthouse in Edenton, learn the history of the Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station in Rodanthe, eat our way back to the sixties at Fincastle's Diner in Greensboro, and Deborah Holt Noel shows us the best ways to play and relax at Rock Barn Golf & Spa Resort in Conover.

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Asheville Adventure Park

Treetop adventures abound at this beautiful activity center in Asheville.

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Fincastle's Diner

At Fincastle's Diner in Greensboro, both delicious burgers and a nostalgic mood are served up for locals and visitors.

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Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station

In Rodanthe, visitors can discover the secrets and methods of the oldest life-saving station in North Carolina.

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Rock Barn Golf & Spa Resort

Join Deborah Holt Noel for the royal treatment at this sumptious golf and spa resort in Conover.

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July 24, 2014

This week's show takes us to Tryon Palace to learn about North Carolina's silver legacy, we visit the Museum of the Waxhaws, learn about the Swannanoa Valley at a museum in Black Mountain, get a nostalgic vibe at Pike's Soda Shop in Charlotte, and Bob Garner samples innovative sandwiches at Southbound Sandwich Works in Burlington.

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Collecting Carolina: Silver

Julia Carpenter visits the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts and Tryon Palace to learn about North Carolina's early silver legacy.

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Museum of the Waxhaws

This fascinating museum in Waxhaw displays early Native American artifacts and more.

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Swannanoa Valley Museum

This small museum offers hikes and other learning experiences about the Swannanoa Valley.

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Pike's Old-Fashioned Soda Shop

Pike's Old-Fashioned Soda Shop serves up classic milkshakes and sodas and a nostalgic vibe.

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Southbound Sandwich Works

Bob Garner samples the innovative creations at Southbound Sandwich Works in Burlington.

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Belle of Topsail

People from all over go to Surf City to experience the delightful entertainment aboard the Belle of Topsail.

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Shipwreck! Pirates and Treasure

Come to Greensboro to learn about shipwrecks and treasure from all over the world!

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NC Baseball Museum

North Carolina baseball has been immortalized in Wilson through this home run of a museum.

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Aqua Restaurant and Spa

Deborah Holt Noel takes us for a simultaneously relaxing and delicious excursion to Duck.

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July 17, 2014

This week's show takes us to Surf City for a cruise on the Belle of Topsail. Then we explore a shipwreck exhibit at the Greensboro Science Center, tour the NC Baseball Museum in Wilson, check out Britt's Donuts in Carolina Beach, and Deborah Holt Noel samples the food and therapies at Aqua Spa and Restaurant in Duck.

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Britt's Donuts

Britt's Donuts may well be the most popular attraction in Carolina Beach.

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Goose Creek State Park

Come along as we explore this beautiful coastal state park near Washington.

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Downtown Reidsville

The town of Reidsville has revitalized its downtown.

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The Inn at Little Pond Farm

The Inn at Little Pond Farm in Valle Crucis offers simple elegance and fine dining.

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Jones Café

Bob Garner samples the famous hot dogs and more at the Jones Café in Clayton.

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July 10, 2014

This week's show celebrates Folkmoot in Waynesville, we explore Goose Creek State Park in Washington, visit a revitalized Reidsville, enjoy a stay at the elegant Inn at Little Pond Farm in Valle Crucis, and Bob Garner samples the famous hot dogs at the Jones' Cafe in Clayton.

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Folkmoot

This remarkable festival celebrates international folk dance with dancers from around the globe.

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Roanoke River Lighthouse

This iconic lighthouse in Edenton has been lovingly restored.

July 31, 2014

We go for an adventure in Asheville, eat burgers in Greensboro, and relax in Conover.

Asheville Adventure Park

Treetop adventures abound at this beautiful activity center in Asheville.

Fincastle's Diner

In Greensboro, both delicious burgers and a nostalgic mood are served up for customers.

Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station

In Rodanthe, visitors discover secrets of North Carolina's oldest life-saving station.

Rock Barn Golf & Spa Resort

Deborah Holt Noel takes us for both an active and relaxing stay in Conover.

July 24, 2014

We learn about NC silver, visit Pike's Soda Shop & try unique sandwiches in Burlington.

Collecting Carolina: Silver

This segment of "Collecting Carolina" looks at NC's early silver traditions.

Museum of the Waxhaws

This fascinating museum in Waxhaw displays early Native American artifacts and more.

Swannanoa Valley Museum

This small museum offers hikes & other learning experiences about the Swannanoa Valley.

Pike's Old-Fashioned Soda Shop

Pike's Old-Fashioned Soda Shop serves up classic milkshakes & sodas and a nostalgic vibe.

Southbound Sandwich Works

Bob Garner samples the innovative creations at Southbound Sandwich Works in Burlington.

Belle of Topsail

Come to Surf City as we experience the entertainment aboard the Belle of Topsail.

Shipwreck! Pirates and Treasure

Come to Greensboro to learn about shipwrecks and treasure from all over the world!

NC Baseball Museum

North Carolina baseball has been immortalized in Wilson through this home run of a museum.

Aqua Restaurant and Spa

Deborah Holt Noel takes us for a simultaneously relaxing and delicious excursion to Duck.

July 17, 2014

We go for a cruise in Surf City, hit a home run in Wilson, and eat and relax in Duck.

Britt's Donuts

Britt's Donuts may well be the most popular attraction in Carolina Beach.

Goose Creek State Park

Come along as we explore this beautiful coastal state park near Washington.

Downtown Reidsville

The town of Reidsville has revitalized its downtown.

The Inn at Little Pond Farm

The Inn at Little Pond Farm in Valle Crucis offers simple elegance and fine dining.

Jones Café

Bob Garner samples the famous hot dogs and more at the Jones Café in Clayton.

July 10, 2014

We celebrate Folkmoot, visit the Inn at Little Pond Farm and enjoy hot dogs in Clayton.

Folkmoot

This remarkable festival celebrates international dance from around the globe.

North Carolina Weekend

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Thursday July 31, 2014 at 9:00pm:

Adventure Center of Asheville-Producer Derek Long
Asheville, NC

Roanoke River Lighthouse-Producer Heather Burgiss
Edenton, NC

Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station-Producer Derek Long
Rodanthe, NC

Fincastle’s Diner-Producer Stephanie Bourland
Greensboro, NC

Rock Barn Golf & Spa Resort-Producer Deborah Holt Noel
Conover, NC


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Join host DeboDeborah Holt Noelrah Holt Noel as she shares the best things to "see and do" across the state each weekend.

After a long week of work, chores, and routines, most people breathe a sigh of relief when the weekend arrives. But how can people find out about all the great places to visit across the state?  How can folks get an idea of what an event might be like--before driving two hours to find out for themselves?  Wherever you live in North Carolina, chances are nearby a music festival, a craft show, a barbecue or a street fair is waiting for you on the weekend. Whether it's 5 or 50 miles away, there's a myriad of possibilities to make you look forward to your next trip…and that's what "North Carolina Weekend" is all about!

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