October 16, 2014

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.

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October 9, 2014

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.

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October 2, 2014

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.

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September 25, 2014

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.

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September 18, 2014

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.

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September 11, 2014

This week's show takes us to Topsail Island to the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Hospital, we visit the Bee's Knees B&B in Vance County, celebrate Heritage Day in Jones County, explore the Blue Ridge Music Trail, and Deborah Holt Noel checks out the lively scene at the NC Music Factory.

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September 4, 2014

This weeks' show takes us on a tour of the oldest home in Wake County, the Joel Lane House. Then we visit the bees and honeys at the Honey Hole in West Jefferson, we explore the Uwharrie Mountains Wine Trail , go on an art crawl and food truck rodeo in Charlotte's historic South End, and Bob Garner samples the farm to table fare at Knife and Fork in Spruce Pine.

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August 28, 2014

This week's show previews Burning Coal Theater's production on The Iron Curtain Trilogy, we sample English Ales at Fortnight Brewery in Cary, visit the NC Gourd Festival, explore the Red Rocker Inn in Black Mountain, and Deborah Holt Noel samples the wine, beer, and cheese at Trio in Kitty Hawk.

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August 21, 2014

This week's show takes us to Harkers Island to explore the world of duck decoys, we visit downtown Wake Forest, check out all the activities at Dan Nicholas Park in Rowan County, view an amazing photography exhibit in Durham, and Bob Garner visits the Porch Kitchen and Cantina in Winston-Salem.

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August 14, 2014

This week's show takes us to Newton for the 125th Soldiers Reunion, we take a hike on Hickory Nut Trail, profile the chef behind the acclaimed Heirloom restaurant in Charlotte, explore Cliffs of the Neuse State Park, and Deborah Holt Noel samples the barbecue at the Pit in Durham.

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Newton Soldiers Reunion

Every year, this Catawba County town honors our nations soldiers with a parade and reunion.

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Hickory Nut Trail

Hickory Nut Trail near Chimney Rock has re-opened with a new trail and vista.

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Heirloom Restaurant

Meet Clark Barlowe, owner and chef of the acclaimed Heirloom Restaurant in Charlotte.

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Cliffs of the Neuse State Park

Cliffs of the Neuse State Park in Wayne County has a unique geography and lots of activities for all.

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The Pit Durham

Join Deborah Holt Noel as she samples the barbecue and rooftop bar at this popular spot in Durham.

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August 7, 2014

This week's show takes to the NC Handicrafts Museum to learn about our state's rich textile heritage, we go on a zipline adventure at Navitat, sample French inspired pastries at La Farm in Cary, explore Hammocks Beach State Park in Swansboro and Bob Garner samples the fare at the unique Quality Grocery in Raleigh.

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Collecting Carolina: Quilts and Coverlets

Learn about our state's rich quilting legacy at the NC Handicrafts Museum in Waynesville.

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Navitat Canopy Adventures

Check out Navitat's amazing zipline canopy tour through the Blue Ridge Mountains.

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La Farm Bakery and Cafe

This French-owned bakery in Cary has a devoted following.

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Quality Grocery

Bob Garner samples the fare at Raleigh's oldest grocery store; now a popular café.

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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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October 16, 2014

We visit Ganyard Hill Farm, Wild Woody's Campground, & go on a Black Mountain Food Tour.

October 9, 2014

We visit Carolina Balloonfest, NC Mountain Arts and J. Razz and Tazz Farm.

October 2, 2014

We visit Cedar Creek Gallery, Rumbling Bald Resort and the Tavern in Old Salem.

September 25, 2014

We visit Scotland County Highland Games, Iris Restaurant and the Inn of the Patriots.

September 18, 2014

We visit a Model A tour, Elk Knob State Park and the Friendly Market in Morehead City.

September 11, 2014

Visit a sea turtle hospital, celebrate Jones Co. Heritage & the NC Music Factory.

September 4, 2014

We visit the Joel Lane House, a honey store and Knife and Fork in Spruce Pine.

August 28, 2014

We visit Fortnight Brewery, the Red Rocker Inn and sample wine and cheese in Kitty Hawk.

August 21, 2014

We learn about duck decoys, explore downtown Wake Forest & Tex-Mex in Winston-Salem.

August 14, 2014

We visit a Soldiers Reunion, 2 state parks & Deb tries the 'cue at the Pit in Durham.

Newton Soldiers Reunion

Every year, Newton honors our nation's soldiers with a parade & reunion.

Hickory Nut Trail

Hickory Nut Trail near Chimney Rock has re-opened with a new trail and vista.

Heirloom Restaurant

Meet Clark Barlowe, owner and chef of the acclaimed Heirloom Restaurant in Charlotte.

Cliffs of the Neuse State Park

Cliffs of the Neuse State Park has a unique geography and lots of activities for all.

The Pit Durham

Join Deborah Holt Noel as she samples the barbecue at this popular spot in Durham.

August 7, 2014

We learn about historic quilts, zipline at Navitat & visit Quality Grocery in Raleigh.

Collecting Carolina: Quilts and Coverlets

Learn about our state's quilting legacy at the NC Handicrafts Museum in Waynesville.

Navitat Canopy Adventures

Check out Navitat's amazing zipline canopy tour through the Blue Ridge Mountains.

La Farm Bakery and Cafe

This French-owned bakery in Cary has a devoted following.

Quality Grocery

Bob Garner samples the fare at Raleigh's oldest grocery store; now a popular café.

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.

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Thursday October 16, 2014 at 9:00pm:

Ganyard Hill Farm-Producer Rob Holliday
Durham, NC

Wild Woody’s Campground
-Producer John Litschke
Laurel Springs, NC

East Coast Drag Times Weekend
-Producer Rick Sullivan
Henderson, NC

Bombshell Brewery
-Producer Keith Blatz
Holly Springs, NC

Black Mountain Food Tour
-Producer Stephanie Bourland
Black Mountain, 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 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!

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