May 26, 2016

This week's show takes us to Plymouth for the NC Black Bear Festival, we learn the story of Richard's Coffee Shop in Mooresville, we explore Biltmore Village, then we visit the Western Air Museum in Hendersonville, and Bob Garner samples the seafood at the Breakwater Restaurant in Hatteras.

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May 19, 2016

This week's show takes on a visit to Swansboro, we explore the world of tobacco collectibles, enjoy music on the porch in Bynum, sample the fare at Mary's Gourmet Diner in Winston-Salem, and Deborah Holt Noel profiles the 21C Museum Hotel in Durham.

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May 12, 2016

This week's show takes us on a rare tour of the Governor's Western Residence in Asheville, we explore Witherspoon Rose Culture in Durham, visit Triad Park and The Carolina Field of Honor in Kernersville, sample the vintage at Cypress Bend Vineyards in Wagram, and Bob Garner visits Kasturi Indian Cuisine in Greenville.

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May 5, 2016

This week's show features two inns: The historic Balsam Mountain Inn and a new inn in Cary, The Mayton Inn. We also learn about the Old Theater in Oriental, pick berries at the Vollmer Farm in Dunn, and Deborah Holt Noel learns about the bee business in Asheville.

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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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May 26, 2016

We visit the NC Black Bear Festival, an air museum, and sample seafood in Hatteras.

May 19, 2016

We visit Swansboro, explore tobacco collectibles, and a boutique hotel in Durham.

May 12, 2016

We visit the Governor's Western Residence, the Carolina Field of Honor, & explore roses.

May 5, 2016

We visit two inns, berry pick at Vollmer Farm, and visit Honey City USA (Asheville).

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

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NC Weekend

  Thursday June 2, 2016 at 9pm:

The Bascom: A Center for the Visual Arts- Producer Derek Long
Highlands, NC

Carolina Beach Boardwalk-Producer Rick Sullivan
Carolina Beach, NC

Garland Restaurant-Producer Scott Marsh
Raleigh, NC

Inn on Bath Creek-Producer Clay Johnson
Bath, NC

“Made Especially for You by Willie Kay” at NC Museum of History-
Producer Deborah Holt Noel
Raleigh, 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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