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This week's show previews Civil War 150th anniversary events around the state, we visit a coffee roaster in Black Mountain, explore the historic depot in Burgaw, check out a photography exhibit in Wilmington and Deborah Holt Noel samples global street food at BuKu in Raleigh.
This week's show takes us to the Biltmore Estate for a fascinating Downton Abbey fashion exhibit, we take a hiking challenge in Stokes County, explore an exhibit by African-American artist Kadir Nelson in Fayetteville, visit the Museum of Anthropology at Wake Forest University and Bob Garner samples the fare at the Mediterranean Grill & Grocery in Durham.
This week's show takes us to Seagrove to visit just some of the potters in this remarkable community, we go fishing for stripers in the Roanoke River, profile Belle, a popular restaurant in Cary, learn about wine and chocolate at Petit Philippe in Charlotte, and Deborah visits The Buffalo Nickel pub in west Asheville.
This week's show takes us to Elkin to learn about the trail system there, we visit the 205 art collaborative in Greensboro, go to a fish auction with the Raleigh Aquarium Society, explore the Inner Banks Inn in Edenton, and Bob Garner samples the 'cue at Big Al's Barbecue in Raleigh.
This week's show takes us to Union Grove for Saturday morning jams at The Cook Shack, check out Forsyth County history at the New WInston Museum, sample the bird hunting at Hunting Creek Preserves in Harmony, and Deborah Holt Noel stays at a boutique hotel at the Outer Bansk: Shutters on the Banks.
This week's show takes us to Scotland Neck to explore Sylvan Heights Bird Park, we traverse the Capitol Area Trail System, engage in the arts at the Bascom in Highlands, visit JR Moore & Son country store in Gulf and Bob Garner samples bistro fare at Kitchen in Chapel Hill.
This week's show explores the town of Pittsboro, we go ziplining at Hawksnest, check out the hot dogs at Skippy's in Winston-Salem, visit the Roanoke Canal Museum in Roanoke Rapids, and Deborah Holt Noel visits the NC Symphony and goes to dinner before at Caffe Luna and late night at Humble Pie.
This week's show premieres a new segment on North Carolina Weekend: The Fitness Files. This segment will explore new destinations and tips to help you achieve your fitness goals. We also learn about geocaching, check out a semi-pro basketball league, sample beers at Fonta Flora Brewery and Bob Garner samples the southern soul food at Casey's Buffet in Wilmington.
In this week's show, we look back at some of our favorite stories from 2014: Ayr Mount, NC Ukulele Academy, Round Mountain Creamery, Fish Bites and Vimala's Curryblossom Cafe.
This week's show takes to the Spencer Doll and Toy Museum, we go to Wilson to explore the amazing Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park, sample craft beers at Weeping Radish Brewery, head to the Yadkin Valley to taste hard cider at McRitchie Winery and Ciderworks, and Deborah Holt Noel goes on a comedic bus ride with LaZoom Tours in Asheville.
This week's show takes us on a tour of the newly opened Sierra Nevada Brewery in Mills River, we preview Raleigh Little Theatre's production of Cinderella, we go on a trolley tour of New Bern, explore the Children's Museum of Alamance County and Bob Garner samples the seafood at Ella's of Calabash.
This week's show takes us behind the scenes at the Raleigh Ringers Christmas Concert, visit the Price of Freedom Museum in China Grove, explore Korners Folly, visit Piedmont Floral Galleries in time for Christmas, and Deborah Holt Noel tours the light show at the NC Arboretum in Asheville.
This week's show takes us on a tour of the Executive Mansion, we visit Trosly Farm in Elk Park, learn about poinsettias at Mitchell's Nursery and Greenhouse in King, tour the Carolina Civic Center in Lumberton, and Bob Garner samples seafood and more at the Boundary House Restaurant in Calabash.
This week's show previews Langston Hughes Black Nativity in Raleigh, we tour a renovated home in Edenton as it prepares for a candlelight tour, we learn about the Moravian Candle Tea, visit a giant train show in Raleigh, and Deborah Holt Noel checks out the scene at the Deck at Rivertwist in Jamestown.
This week's show unveils the holiday season with a candlelight tour of Old Wilmington, we explore Rocky Face Park in Hiddenite, take a tour of Videri Chocolate Factory in Raleigh, sample wines at Silk Hope Winery in Chatham County, and Bob Garner visits the Banks Grill in Morehead City.
This week's show explores the Cashie River, we taste the treats at Miss Angels Heavenly Pies in Mount Airy, we visit one of Raleigh's oldest restaurants--the Mecca, explore Town Creek Indian Mound in Montgomery County and Deborah Holt Noel visits a local favorite--Art's Place in Kitty Hawk.
This week's show previews the Joan Miro exhibit at the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, we visit Pinehurst's Festival of Trees, explore the Livermon Zoo in Windsor, honor heroes at the NC Veterans Memorial in Fayetteville, and Bob Garner samples the fare at the popular Boiler Room Oyster Bar in Kinston.
This week's show takes us to Warsaw for the oldest Veteran's Day Parade in NC, we preview the Orange County Artists Guild Studio Tour, check out the Pecan Harvest Festival in Whiteville, learn about radio controlled racing in Durham, and Deborah enjoys art, food and wine at the Taste of the Mint in Charlotte.
This week's show takes us to the Village of Yesteryear at the NC State Fair to meet the artists that make it such a treat for craft lovers, we examine the "Small Treasures" exhibit at the NC Museum of Art, we explore the Neuseway Nature Park in Kinston, take a brewing class at the Bull City Homebrew and Bob Garner samples the sweets at Sweetiepie's Cupcakery in Kinston.
This week's show takes us Ganyard Hill Farm in Durham for all kinds of harvest fun, we visit Wild Woody's Campground in Laurel Springs, visit Henderson as they celebrate Drag Racing, sample the brews at Bombshell Beer Company in Holly Springs, and go on a culinary tour of Black Mountain.
This week's show takes us to Statesville for the annual Carolina Balloonfest, then we head to Todd to meet a woman-owned flyfishing company, then to Sparta for the Mountain Arts Adventure, Gibsonville to visit J. Razz and Tazz Farm for the kids, and finally, Nags Head to a popular seafood market and restaurant.
This week's show takes us Cedar Creek Gallery in Creedmoor to survey their glass and pottery, we explore Rumbling Bald Resort in Lake Lure, visit the aSHEville Museum in Asheville to learn about gender issues, head to Graham County and explore the Rivers Edge Treehouse Resort and Bob Garner samples the innovative fare at the Tavern in Old Salem.
This week's show takes us to Laurinburg for the Scotland County Highland Games, we check out the International Sardine Festival in Aberdeen, explore the Badin Inn and Golf Club, taste the fare at Iris Restaurant inside the NC Museum of Art and Deborah Holt Noel visits the fascinating Inn of the Patriots in Grover.
This week's show takes us to Cullowhee for Mountain Heritage Day, we explore Elk Knob State Park, go on a Model A tour, visit Dellinger's Mill in Bakersville, and Bob Garner goes to the Friendly Market in Morehead City.
We preview Civil War events, visit a coffee roaster, and sample street food in Raleigh.
We visit Hanging Rock State Park, a Downton Abbey exhibit and sample Mediterranean fare.
We explore Seagrove Pottery, go striper fishing and Deb visits the Buffalo Nickel.
We explore trails in Elkin, an inn in Edenton and sample BBQ at Big Al's in Raleigh.
We visit the Cook Shack, Fiddles Pub, and enjoy a stay at Shutters on the Banks.
We visit a bird park, explore trails in Raleigh and sample Kitchen in Chapel Hill.
We visit Pittsboro, ziplining at Hawksnest, and take in a night on the town in Raleigh.
We visit Little River Park, Fonta Flora Brewery and Casey's Buffet in Wilmington.
We look back at five favorite stories from the 2014 season.
We visit a toy museum, McRitchie Ciderworks and take a comedy bus ride though Asheville.
We visit Sierra Nevada Brewery, tour New Bern by trolley and visit Ella's of Calabash.
We preview a Raleigh Ringers show, visit the Price of Freedom Museum & the NC Arboretum.
We tour the Executive Mansion, visit Trosly Farm & Bob Garner enjoys seafood in Calabash.
We preview Black Nativity, Moravian Candle Tea and an Edenton Candlelight tour.
We tour Wilmington by candlelight, visit Silk Hope Winery & the Banks Grill in Morehead.
This week's show explores the Cashie River, we sample pies in Mount Airy and lots more.
We preview a Miro exhibit, visit Livermon Zoo, and the Boiler Room Oyster Bar in Kinston.
We visit Warsaw's Veteran's Park, preview the Orange Co. Studio Tour, and visit the Mint.
We visit the Village of Yesteryear, Neuseway Nature Park and Sweetiepie's Cupcakery.
We visit Ganyard Hill Farm, Wild Woody's Campground, & go on a Black Mountain Food Tour.
We visit Carolina Balloonfest, NC Mountain Arts and J. Razz and Tazz Farm.
We visit Cedar Creek Gallery, Rumbling Bald Resort and the Tavern in Old Salem.
We visit Scotland County Highland Games, Iris Restaurant and the Inn of the Patriots.
We visit a Model A tour, Elk Knob State Park and the Friendly Market in Morehead City.
Thursday February 26, 2015 at 9:00pm:
Civil War 150th Anniversary Events-Producer Rick Sullivan
Harnett, Johnston, & Durham Counties, NC
Dynamite Roasting Company-Producer John Litschke
Black Mountain, NC
Historic Burgaw Depot-Producer Derek Long
Brownie Harris Photography Exhibit-Producer Rick Sullivan
Bu Ku Restaurant-Producer Deborah Holt Noel
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.
North Carolina Weekend is produced by UNC-TV and generously supported by the North Carolina Division of Tourism.