April 28, 2016

This week's show reveals how our state parks are celebrating their centennial, we visit the Honeysuckle Tea House in Chapel Hill, check out the Classic British Car Show in Raleigh, explore the Bask Hotel at Big Rock Landing in Morehead City, and Bob Garner samples the Italian fare at Di Lisio's Family Italian Restaurant in Winston-Salem.

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April 21, 2016

This week's show takes us to Liberty for a tour of the popular Liberty Antiques Festival. Then we explore historic Mint Hill, check out the CaroMont Criterium in Belmont, meet the people behind the Muddy Creek Cafe and Music Hall in Bethania, and Deborah Holt Noel previews the Art of Cool Fest in Durham.

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April 14, 2016

This week's show continues our exploration of the Daniel Boone Heritage Trail, we tackle a SkyWild course at the Greensboro Science Center, explore the Hinson Art Museum on the campus of Wingate University, enjoy the Wilson Rose Garden and Bob Garner previews the International Taste of Greenville event.

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April 7, 2016

This week's show takes us to the Reynolda House Museum of American Art to preview their Ansel Adams exhibit, we explore Part One of the Daniel Boone Trail, meet the artisans at the Silver River Center for Chair Caning, visit the CSS Neuse Interpretive Center in Kinston, and Deborah Holt Noel visits the popular Nightbell Restaurant and Lounge in Asheville.

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March 31, 2016

This week's show takes us on a tour of Lincolnton, we go to PirateFest in Greenville, visit the NC Baseball Museum in Wilson, meet the owners of the Red Rocker Inn in Black Mountain, and Bob Garner visits Sticks & Stones Clay Oven Pizza in Greensboro.

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March 24, 2016

This week's show takes us to Raleigh to explore the J.C. Raulston Arboretum, then we go to the Iredell Museum to meet a mummy, we take a walking tour of historic Bath, meet a family of distillers in Wilkesboro, and Deborah Holt Noel visits Lex18, a dinner theater, jazz club and speakeasy in Asheville.

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March 17, 2016

This week's show takes us to the little town of Fountain where they have live music at the Fountain General Store, then we visit Scuppernong Books in Greensboro, a trampoline park called Defy Gravity in Raleigh, Umstead State Park, and Bob Garner samples the 'cue at Sam Jones BBQ in WInterville.

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March 10, 2016

This week's show takes us on a tour of Replacements, Ltd. in Guilford County, then we explore Fort Dobbs Historic Site, enjoy Cape Fear Farm Days in Lake Waccamaw, we check out the shops and restaurants in the West End Mill Works in Winston-Salem, and Deborah Holt Noel enjoys farm to table food at SoCo in Wilson.

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March 3, 2016

This week's show takes us the NC Museum of Natural Sciences to view their Extreme Mammals exhibit, then we play a strategy game in Morrisville, go "gliding" at Big Oak Furniture Restoration in Mebane, explore Elk Knob State Park, and Bob Garner samples Cabo style Mexican food in Raleigh.

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February 25, 2016

This week's show takes us to Raleigh to explore the 36th Dixie Deer Classic, then we travel to Hiddenite to learns its cultural history, next up is a visit to Tryon in Polk County, then we view art at the African-American Atelier in Greensboro, and Deborah Holt Noel samples the barbecue at the Pit in Durham.

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February 18, 2016

This week's show takes to Methodist University in Fayetteville for a Rodin exhibit, we meet Asheville chairmaker Brian Boggs, explore trails around Elkin, sample beers at Mystery Brewing in Hillsborough, and Bob Garner samples hot dogs at Mike's Chicago Dogs and More in Asheboro.

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February 11, 2016

This week's show takes us to Wilmington for a profile of Cape Fear Community College's new Fine Arts Center, we explore Granville County, visit a creperie in Black Mountain, sample distilled beverages in Pittsboro, and Deborah Holt Noel checks out the Plank Road Steakhouse in Farmville.

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February 4, 2016

This week's show explores the growing table tennis scene, we visit the Museum of the Bizarre in Wilmington, explore Rocky Knob Mountain Bike Park in Boone, visit the Inner Banks Inn in Edenton, and Bob Garner visits the popular Harness Track Restaurant in Pinehurst.

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January 28, 2016

This week's show takes us to the enchanting Gallery Mugen in Asheville, we visit Geeksboro Coffee Cinema in Greensboro, we explore the Capital Area Trail, visit the Sanderling Resort in Duck and Deborah Holt Noel takes us to Quanto Basta in Winston-Salem for Italian cuisine.

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January 21, 2016

This week's show takes us to Winston-Salem for a tour of Black Mountain Chocolate, we explore the Chtaham County town of Pittsboro, check out the Livermon Park Zoo in Windsor, experience the grand Green Park Inn in Blowing Rock, and Bob Garner visits The Marshall in Greensboro, an authentic English pub.

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January 14, 2016

This week's show explores the Riverwalk in Hillsborough, samples the fare at the Queen's Feast in Charlotte, get prepped for the outdoors at Inner Banks Outfitters in Washington, we learn about Statesville's past through old photos, and Deborah Holt Noel visits Lou Reda's: An American Table in Rocky Mount.

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January 7, 2016

This week's show profiles No Shame Theatre in Carrboro, we go Striper fishing in the Tar River, we explore Stanfield's General Store in Four Oaks, sample wines at Jones von Drehle Vineyards in Thurmond, and Bob Garner visits Southern Smoke BBQ in Garland.

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December 31, 2015

This week's show looks back at some of our favorite stories from 2015; such as standup paddleboarding in Wrightsville Beach, Seagrove Pottery, the Town Pump in Black Mountain, Juju Asian Tapas in Durham and The Nightbell Restaurant and Lounge in Asheville.

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December 24, 2015

This week's show takes us to Cary for the amazing Chinese Lantern Festival, then we explore the remarkable Da Vinci Codex Leicester in Raleigh, we learn about the Whalehead Club in Corolla, celebrate New Year's Day like a Scotsman in Rural Hill, and Deborah Holt Noel takes a cooking class at the Stocked Pot in Winston-Salem.

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December 17, 2015

This week's show previews Langston Hughes' Black Nativity in Raleigh, we go to a custom perfume shop, Escentuelle, in Cary, view American Impressionism at the Reynolda House Museum of Art in Winston-Salem, check out all the activities at the Fork Farm in Norwood, and Bob Garner samples the grilled fare at the unique Kamado Grille in Raleigh.

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December 10, 2015

This week's show takes us on a tour of Mordecai House in Raleigh, then we explore the Museum and Archives of Rockingham County, meet the friendly folks at Wilkes Hardware, tour Sierra Nevada Brewery in Mills River, and Deborah Holt Noel visits the NC Arboretum in Asheville to see their holiday light show.

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December 3, 2015

This week's show takes us to a kiln opening at Mark Hewitt Pottery in Pittsboro, we explore Little River Park in Rougemont, visit the Price of Freedom Museum in China Grove, check out model trains at the Holiday Train Show in Raleigh, and Bob Garner samples the southern fare at GK Cafe in Greenville.

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November 26, 2015

This week's show takes us to Wendell for an incredible Christmas light show, then we go to Winston-Salem to see sketches by famous artist John Biggers at the Delta Arts Center, followed by a trip to the Yadkin Valley to Herrera Vineyards, Derek Long meets a Sake brewer in Asheville at Ben's Tune-Up, and Deborah Holt Noel goes on the LaZoom Comedy Bus Tour of Asheville.

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November 19, 2015

This week's show celebrates Native American culture at the American Indian Heritage Celebration at the NC Museum of History, we explore the Asheville Art Museum, sample treats at Miss Angels Heavenly Pies in Mount Airy, explore the art of M.C. Escher at an exhibit at the NC Museum of Art, and Bob Garner samples innovative flavors at the Ne'er Do Well in Washington.

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April 28, 2016

We learn about our state parks centennial, visit a British Car Show and eat pasta in W-S.

April 21, 2016

We visit the Liberty Antiques Fair, historic Mint Hill and the Art of Cool in Durham.

April 14, 2016

We explore the Daniel Boone Trail, go to SkyWild, and an international food festival.

April 7, 2016

We explore the Daniel Boone Trail, an Ansel Adams show, and meet some chair caners.

March 31, 2016

We explore Lincolnton, the Red Rocker Inn, & Bob Garner checks out Sticks & Stones Pizza.

March 24, 2016

We visit a mummy in Statesville, a distillery in WIlkesboro and a speakeasy in Asheville.

March 17, 2016

We visit the Fountain General Store, Scuppernong Books, and Sam Jones BBQ in WInterville.

March 10, 2016

We visit Replacements, Ltd., explore Fort Dobbs and enjoy farm to table in Wilson.

March 3, 2016

We learn about extreme mammals, visit Elk Knob State Park and sample Cabo style food.

February 25, 2016

We visit the Dixie Deer Classic, explore Tryon and sample 'cue at the Pit in Durham.

February 18, 2016

We view a Rodin exhibit, meet an Asheville chairmaker, and sample hot dogs in Asheboro.

February 11, 2016

We visit a new performing arts center, explore Granville County, and sample crepes.

February 4, 2016

We visit a table tennis center, a museum of oddities, and sample breakfast in Pinehurst.

January 28, 2016

We visit Gallery Mugen in Asheville, explore Raleigh's Greenway and visit Quanta Basta.

January 21, 2016

We sample Black Mountain Chocolates, visit the Green Park Inn, and a pub in Greensboro.

January 14, 2016

We explore Hillsborough's Riverwalk, go kayaking, & visit Lou Reda's in Rocky Mount.

January 7, 2016

We visit No Shame Theatre, go Striper fishing, and sample BBQ in Sampson County.

December 31, 2015

We look back at some of our favorite stories from 2015.

December 24, 2015

We visit a lantern festival in Cary, view DaVinci's Notebooks and take a cooking class.

December 17, 2015

We preview the Black Nativity, go perfume shopping, and visit the Kamado Grille in Raleigh

December 10, 2015

We visit the Mordecai House, Wilkes Hardware, and check out holiday lights in Asheville.

December 3, 2015

We visit a kiln opening, explore Little River Park & sample southern fare in Greenville.

November 26, 2015

We enjoy Christmas lights in Wendell, a Latin-themed winery, and a comedy bus ride.

November 19, 2015

We celebrate Native American culture, view MC Escher, and visit the Ne'er Do Well.

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NC Weekend

  Thursday April 28, 2016 at 9pm:

North Carolina State Parks Centennial Celebration-Producer Derek Long
Raleigh, NC

Honeysuckle Tea House
-Producer Derek Long
Chapel Hill, NC

20th Annual British Classic Car Show
-Producer Glenn Abbey
Raleigh, NC

The Bask at Big Rock Landing Hotel
-Producer Stephanie Bourland
Morehead City, NC

Di Lisio’s Italian Family Restaurant
-Producer Bob Garner
Winston-Salem, NC

About North Carolina Weekend

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 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.

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