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This week's show takes us to Rockingham County for a hay bale sculpture event called "Hayodan." We also explore Cataloochee Ranch in Maggie Valley, go on the Wilmington Art Walk, visit the popular Mason Jar Tavern in Holly Springs and Bob Garner samples brunch at Pembroke's in Wilmington.
This week's show previews the new Art Deco Cars exhibit at the North Carolina Museum of Art, then we head to Kannapolis to explore the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame. Next, its off to Winston-Salem to meet the Popcorn Fanatics, the Sparta where they throw an Hillbilly Comedy Show, and wrapping up with a trip to BBQ HQ, Grillbillies in Raleigh.
This week's show takes us to the Chicken Mull Festival in Martin County, we visit Capt'n Bill's Volleyball and Grill in Wilmington, we explore the historic Propst House in Hickory, meet the owners of the Roaring River Vineyard, and Bob Garner samples the food at a seafood themed food truck in WIlmington.
This week's show takes us to Lenoir for a profile of folk artist Charlie Frye, then we head to Banner Elk to explore the food scene, then its off to Raleigh for a preview of the International Festival, followed by a trip to the Bost Grist Mill in Concord, and we wrap up with after-hours fun at the NC Zoo.
This week's show takes us to Avery County for a tour of Apple Hill Farm and its many creatures, then we enjoy a Saturday at Duplin Winery, sample the award winning burgers at Hops Burger Bar in Greensboro, learn about the Lunsford Music Festival in Mars Hill, and Bob Garner extols the legendary shrimpburger in at El's Drive-in.
This week's show takes to Wilson to learn why its the antiquing capitol of North Carolina, then we head to Thomasville to learn about its train heritage. Next we charter the Miss Bea for a tour of the waters around Washington, followed by a visit to the popular Stanbury Restaurant in Raleigh and we end the show with a trip to Rocky Mount for the Eastern North Carolina BBQ Throwdown.
This week's show highlights three big festivals in our state: the Carolina in the Fall Music and Food Festival in Wilkesboro, the Stokes Stomp at Moratock Park in Danbury and the National Folk Festival in Greensboro. We also preview the NC Mountain State Fair in Fletcher, and Bob Garner samples the fare at Lanes Ferry Dock and Grill in Rocky Point.
This week's show takes us to Durham for the vintage motorcycle show called the Bull City Rumble, then we go to Lillington to paddle or float with Cape Fear River Adventures, next we look for hidden treasures with Pickers in Oriental, sample moonshine at Broadslab Distillery in Benson and Deborah Holt Noel samples country food and more at the Depot at Cody Creek.
This week's show takes us a for a sampler of the diverse summertime activities at Beech Mountain, then we explore the Grand Bohemian Hotel in Asheville, take in a show at the Barn Dinner Theatre in Greensboro, visit the Carolina Raptor Center in Huntersville, and Bob Garner samples the seafood at the Banks Grill in Morehead City.
This week's show takes us to the state's biggest RV show to see the different ways to travel the state in style, then we explore Raven Rock State Park in Lillington, sample Italian fare at La Strada at Lake Lure, meet the owners of the popular Flying Melon Restaurant in Ocracoke, then Deborah Holt Noel visits Raleigh's newest hot spot, the Raleigh Beer Garden.
This week's show explores the Chihuly Venetians exhibit at Alamance Arts in Graham, we preview the Blue Ridge Brutal bike ride in Ashe County, explore Merchants Millpond State Park, learn about genealogy at the State Archives, and Bob Garner samples Mexican fare at El Taco Loco in New Bern.
This week's show take us on a day of activities in Rockingham County, including waterfalls, paddleboarding and a winery, then we visit County Line Raceway in Elm City, followed by a preview of Forest of Wake Storyfest, then a journey down Hwy 21 and its three-day road market, followed by Deborah Holt Noel's visit to the North Carolina Zoo.
This week's show takes us to Topsail Island to visit the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Hospital, then we check out the craft brew scene in Clayton at Deep River Brewing. Next, its off to Transylvania County to explore Gorges State Park, followed by a preview of the outdoor drama, "From This Day Forward" in Valdese, followed by a visit to Southern Salt Seafood in Morehead City.
This week's show explores the Southern Highland Craft Guild in Asheville, we preview Charlotte Restaurant Week, meet the family behind the Straightaway Cafe in Black Mountain, check out the outdoor drama Unto These Hills in Cherokee, and Deborah Holt Noel visits Shutters on the Banks boutique hotel in Kill Devil Hills.
This week's show takes us to Jacksonville for the North Carolina Polynesian Festival, then we head to Asheville and meet the artists at Lexington Glassworks. Then up to Stokes County where Jessup Mill offers camping, music and more. A visit to the elegant Burke Manor Inn and Pavilion is next, followed by Bob Garner's visit to La Place in Hillsborough to sample Louisiana cooking.
This week's show takes us to Kings Mountain for a backstage look at "Liberty Mountain" historical drama, then we check out the NC Blackberry Festival, meet the chef behind Heirloom Restaurant, explore Aloha Safari Zoo in Cameron, and Deborah Holt Noel visits Aqua Restaurant and Spa in Duck.
This week's show takes us to Saluda to explore the oldest grocery store in the state, then we check out the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum in Hatteras, we take the kids to Discovery Place Kids in Rockingham, tour the elegant Inn on Little Pond Farm in Valle Crucis, and Bob Garner samples pho and other Asian delights at Pho Pho Pho in Raleigh.
This week's show takes us to Danbury to see all that Hanging Rock State Park has to offer, then we head to Ayden to meet the people and cows behind Simply Natural Creamery, We go on another farm tour with Nomad Farms in Tobaccoville, check out the music scene at Feed and Seed in Fletcher, and Deborah Holt Noel explores the Durham Hotel in Durham/
This week's show takes us to Asheville to learn about their famous Friday Night Drum Circle, then we sail on the schooner Jeanie B on the waters off Washington, we sample wines at Burntshirt Vineyards in Hendersonville, check out the New Hope Valley Railroad and Bob Garner samples the 'cue at Johnson Family BBQ in Durham County.
This week's show takes us to Highlands for a tour of the Bascom, a Center for the Visual Arts, then we explore the renovated Carolina Beach Boardwalk, we sample fusion fare at Garland in Raleigh, explore the Inn on Bath Creek and Deborah Holt Noel learns about a dressmaker from Raleigh at the North Carolina Museum of History.
This week's show takes us to Plymouth for the NC Black Bear Festival, we learn the story of Richard's Coffee Shop in Mooresville, we explore Biltmore Village, then we visit the Western Air Museum in Hendersonville, and Bob Garner samples the seafood at the Breakwater Restaurant in Hatteras.
This week's show takes on a visit to Swansboro, we explore the world of tobacco collectibles, enjoy music on the porch in Bynum, sample the fare at Mary's Gourmet Diner in Winston-Salem, and Deborah Holt Noel profiles the 21C Museum Hotel in Durham.
This week's show takes us on a rare tour of the Governor's Western Residence in Asheville, we explore Witherspoon Rose Culture in Durham, visit Triad Park and The Carolina Field of Honor in Kernersville, sample the vintage at Cypress Bend Vineyards in Wagram, and Bob Garner visits Kasturi Indian Cuisine in Greenville.
This week's show features two inns: The historic Balsam Mountain Inn and a new inn in Cary, The Mayton Inn. We also learn about the Old Theater in Oriental, pick berries at the Vollmer Farm in Dunn, and Deborah Holt Noel learns about the bee business in Asheville.
We preview "Hayodan," explore Cataloochee Ranch and sample brunch at Pembroke's.
We preview an art deco cars exhibit, the NC Music Hall of Fame & meet Popcorn Fanatics.
We go to the Chicken Mull Festival, a volleyball playground and a seafood food truck.
We explore the Banner Elk food scene, meet Charlie Frye and groove at the zoo.
We visit an alpaca farm, the Lunsford Festival, & sample shrimpburgers in Morehead City.
We go antiquing in Wilson, charter a boat in Washington, and check out a BBQ throwdown.
We visit three festivals, the Mountain State Fair, and a popular grill in Rocky Point.
We visit a vintage motorcycle show, raft the Cape Fear River and visit the Depot.
We get active at Beech Mountain, explore the Grand Bohemian Hotel and a raptor center.
We visit an RV show, the Flying Melon on Ocracoke, and the Raleigh Beer Garden.
We visit a Chihuly exhibit in Graham, go biking in Ashe County & visit El Taco Loco.
We explore Rockingham County visit a county raceway, a storyfest, and the NC Zoo.
We visit a sea turtle hospital, Gorges State Park, and sample seafood in Morehead City.
We visit the Southern Highland Craft Guild, see Unto These Hills and visit the OBX.
We celebrate Polynesian culture, visit glass blowers in Asheville, and sample Cajun food.
We preview "Liberty Mountain," go to the NC Blackberry Festival, and visit an OBX spa.
We visit Thompson's Store, an inn in Valle Crucis, and sample pho in Raleigh.
We visit Hanging Rock State Park, get ice cream in Ayden, and explore the Durham Hotel.
We visit Asheville's drum circle, sail the Jeanie B, and sample 'cue in Durham.
We visit the Bascom in Highlands, the Inn on Bath Creek & the Carolina Beach Boardwalk.
We visit the NC Black Bear Festival, an air museum, and sample seafood in Hatteras.
We visit Swansboro, explore tobacco collectibles, and a boutique hotel in Durham.
We visit the Governor's Western Residence, the Carolina Field of Honor, & explore roses.
We visit two inns, berry pick at Vollmer Farm, and visit Honey City USA (Asheville).
Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 9 pm:
Hayodan and Rockingham County Quilt Trail - Producer Rick Sullivan - Mayodan, NC
Cataloochee Ranch - Producer John Litschke - Maggie Valley, NC
Wilmington Fourth Friday Gallery Nights - Producer Rick Sullivan - Wilmington, NC
The Mason Jar Tavern - Producer Stephanie Bourland - Holly Springs, NC
Pembroke’s Restaurant - Producer Bob Garner - Wilmington, NC
About North Carolina Weekend
Join host Deborah 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 that a nearby music festival, craft show, barbecue or 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!
This exciting weekly program takes viewers on a journey beyond black and white pictures and boring text descriptions and into the colorful sites and sounds of the story--giving them a firsthand look at what North Carolina has to offer. Whether you're a fan of bluegrass or jazz, an experienced hiker looking for a new trail to conquer, a family planning their next vacation, or just someone who wants to explore the town next door, this show is for you.
Looking to get away this weekend? Then grab your day planner and TV remote and find out what a North Carolina weekend has in store for you.