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This week's show takes us to Blowing Rock for their annual Winterfest celebration, then we go to Qualla Arts and Crafts Mutual to view Cherokee art, next its off to Washington to explore its renovated theater, then to the Weatherspoon Art Museum in Greensboro for a look at Japanese prints and we tour Jones von Drehle Vineyards in Thurmond.
This week's show looks at a new exhibit at the NC Museum of Art, then we visit Round Mountain Creamery in Black Mountain, Stanfield's General Store in Four Oaks, we learn about auctions at Brunk Auctions in Asheville, and Bob Garner samples the fare at Webb Custom Kitchen, once the site of a classic movie theater in Gastonia.
This week's show takes to Swannanoa to preview the gathering of musicians that assemble at Warren Wilson College every summer, then we profile a new restaurant, the Hen and the Hog, in the town of Halifax, followed by a sample of English style beers at Fortnight Brewing in Cary, then a visit to Black Mountain Chocolate in Winston-Salem, & we wrap up with Deb's visit to Lou Reda's in Rocky Mount.
This week's show highlights some of our favorite stories from 2016, like Gallery Mugen in Asheville, Replacements Ltd in McLeansville, The Inn on Bath Creek, Di Lisio's Italian Restaurant in Winston-Salem, and the Durham Hotel.
On this week's show, we visit the Spencer Doll and Toy Museum, go fishing for stripers on the Roanoke River, explore the grand Green Park Inn in Blowing Rock, visit Mary's Gourmet Diner in Winston-Salem, and Deborah Holt Noel visits the NC Arboretum in Asheville for their winter light show.
This week's show takes us for a tour of Mitchell's Nursery--one of the state's largest poinsettia nurseries, we explore Sylvan Heights Bird Park in Scotland Neck, visit the friendly confines of Wilkes Hardware in North Wilkesboro, meet the regulars at the Player's Retreat in Raleigh and Bob Garner samples Latin street food at Sabor in Charlotte.
This week's show takes us to Wendell for the popular Christmas Light show, then we visit historic Edenton to learn about its holiday plans, then we preview the NC Master Chorale holiday performance, followed by a trip to Old Salem to learn about Moravian holiday traditions, and end up in Asheville for a zany holiday comedy bus tour.
This week's show takes us to Linville Falls to sample wines made from high mountain grapes at Linville Falls Winery, next on to Asheville to meet the owners of French Broad Chocolates, then on to Waxhaw where Bob Garner meets the innovative chef at Heritage Food and Drink, followed by a visit to Curate in Asheville to sample tapas, and we end up at the Mecca in Raleigh.
This week's show takes us to Belhaven where the River Forest Manor has been gracefully restored, next we head to Cary for the Chinese Lantern Festival, followed by the Antiques Extravaganza in Raleigh, a tour of Little River Park in Rougemont, and Deborah learns about holiday activities at Chimney Rock State Park.
This week's show takes to Lake Lure where Julia Carpenter examines the antique collection at the 1927 Lake Lure Inn and Spa, then to New Bern to explore the renovated battlefield park. We meet a scent artist in Cary who creates personalized fragrances at Escentuelle, then off to Charlotte to sample the doughnuts at Joe's Doughs, followed by Bob Garner's visit to Randy's BBQ in Troutman.
This week's show takes us to the mountains to explore New River State Park. Then we celebrate the 21st American Indian Heritage Festival in Raleigh, explore Town Creek Indian Mound, meet the owner of Big Oak Restoration in Mebane, and Deborah Holt Noel immerses us in the Serafina Experience in Asheville.
This week's show takes us first to Asheville to meet the owner of the Gourmet Potato Chip Company, then we head to Selma to check out the country music scene at the Selma Ice House Theatre, next a preview of the Carolina Artisan Craft Show in Raleigh, followed by a preview of the NC ComicCon in Durham, and Bob Garner samples softshell crabs at the Spot Grill in Beaufort.
This week's show takes us to Manteo to meet the rum makers at Outer Banks Distilling, then we head to Black Mountain to meet the Dynamite Coffee Roasters. Next, off to Greenville for a preview of the Down East Holiday Show, followed by a visit to Southern Roots Restaurant in Jamestown, and finally, Deborah Holt Noel goes on train ride with the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad.
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.
We celebrate Winterfest, view Cherokee art, and visit the Turnage Theater in Washington.
We preview a new art show, visit a creamery and sample a new restaurant in Gastonia.
We preview the Swannanoa Gathering and restaurants in Halifax and Rocky Mount.
We celebrate some of our favorite stories from 2016.
We visit a doll museum, go striper fishing, and check out the NC Arboretum lights.
We visit a poinsettia nursery, the Player's Retreat and sample Latin Street food.
We visit Edenton for the holidays, learn Moravian holiday traditions and ride with LaZoom.
We visit Linville Falls Winery, and sample tapas and chocolate in Asheville.
We explore River Forest Manor, an antiques fair and Chimney Rock State Park.
We explore the Lake Lure Inn, visit Joe's Doughs, and sample BBQ in Troutman.
We visit New RIver State Park, and enjoy the Serafina experience in Asheville.
We visit a gourmet potato chip company, preview NC ComicCon & visit The Spot Grill.
We visit a rum distillery, a coffee roaster, and take a train ride through the mountains.
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.
Thursday, January 26, 2017, at 9:00pm:
Greensboro Science Center Aquarium - Producer Katherine Johnson - Greensboro, NC
Brian Boggs Chairmakers - Producer John Litschke - Asheville, NC
Bitty and Beau’s Coffee - Producer Ericka Starke-Knight - Wilmington, NC
Triangle Table Tennis - Producer John Bollenbacher - Morrisville, NC
Emma’s of Salisbury - Producer Bob Garner - Salisbury, 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.