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We explore Hillsborough's Riverwalk, preview MerleFest, visit the Cackalacky Tasting Room in Pittsboro, sample a creperie in Black Mountain, and tour the Sanderling Resort in Duck.
This week's show previews Civil War surrender ceremonies at Bennett Place State Historic Site, celebrate PirateFest in Greenville, check out a bike criterium in Belmont, explore the Cashie River in Windsor and Bob Garner samples extravagant Mexican food at La Taqueria La Unica in Monroe.
This week's show previews the statewide NC Science Festival, we explore the Pantego Academy, check out the music scene at the Town Pump Tavern in Black Mountain, try our hand at rock climbing in Boone, and go on an art walk in Elizabeth City.
This week's show takes us to the little mountain town of Dillsboro for their annual Easter Hat Parade, then we profile the father and son team at Firewürst, we check out the arts scene at the Palustris Festival in the Sandhills, then we journey to Pittsboro to sample fortified wines at Fair Game Beverage Company, and finally Bob Garner samples the legendary burgers at Duke's Grill in Monroe.
This week's show unveils a comprehensive look at North Carolina Native American tribes and their art, we go on a craft brewery tour of Wilmington, learn about stand up paddleboarding, visit the Sandhills Antique Farm equipment show in Lillington, and Deborah Holt Noel enjoys a springtime getaway in the mountains at the Snowbird Lodge in Robbinsville.
This week's show takes us to Lake Waccamaw to the Cape Fear Farm Heritage Days, we learn about the old Oriental Theater, check out the famous Sandy Ridge Bluegrass Show, meet a Gibbon at the Greensboro Science Center and Bob Garner samples the pub fare at Flashbacks at the Ford Place in Mt. Gilead.
Come with us as we mountain bike in Boone, learn about folk crafts in Brasstown, visit Duke Mansion in Charlotte, and get a taste of some delicious tacos in Greensboro.
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.
We visit Hillsborough's RIverwalk, MerleFest, and the Sanderling Resort.
We visit Bennett Place, the Cashie RIver Center, and sample Mexican food in Monroe.
We preview the NC Science Festival, go rock climbing in Boone, & tour Elizabeth City.
We enjoy an Easter Hat parade, sample fortified wines, and burgers at Duke's Grill.
We learn about Native American Art, paddleboarding and visit the Snowbird Lodge.
We visit a farm show, see a Gibbon in Greensboro, & Bob Garner visits a pub in Mt Gilead.
We mountain bike in Boone, learn about crafts in Brasstown, and taste tacos in Greensboro.
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.
Thursday April 16, 2015 at 9:00pm:
Fitness Files: Hillsborough River Walk-Producer Derek Long
MerleFest-Producer John Litschke
Cackalacky Where House-Producer Rick Sullivan
La Guinguette Creperie-Producer John Litschke
Black Mountain, NC
Sanderling Resort-Producer Clay Johnson
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.