August 27, 2015

This week's show takes us to the Winston-Salem Air Show, we explore New River State Park, check out the music scene at North 87 South in Alamance County, explore the woodworking of Master Woodwright Eddie Hamrick at the Hickory Museum of Art, and Bob Garner meets the Lebanese family behind the popular Neomonde in Raleigh.

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August 20, 2015

This week's show explores the Earl Scrugg's Center in Shelby, we tour the Aloha Safari Zoo in Cameron, visit the Vance Toe River Lodge in Plumtree, go aboard a wine train in Bryson City, and Deborah Holt Noel looks at children activities at Port Discover in Elizabeth City.

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August 13, 2015

This week's show explores Gorges State Park in Transylvania County, we enjoy the Lazy Daze Festival in Cary, visit a spa in Hot Springs, go river camping on the Tar River, and Bob Garner samples the barbecue at Tickle My Ribs in Burlington.

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August 6, 2015

This week's show takes us to Jessup Mill in Stokes County for camping, tubing and other adventures, we visit Deep River Brewing in Clayton, sample crepes in Weaverville, learn about all the biking activities at Beech Mountain, and Deborah Holt Noel visits Aqua Restaurant and Spa in Duck.

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July 30, 2015

This week's show takes us to the elegant Inn at Brevard, we learn about Buffalo Creek Gallery in Shelby, sample French fare at Caprice Bistro in Wilmington, visit the Thirsty Monk Pub in Asheville, and Bob Garner samples southern cuisine at Ed's Southern Food in Goldsboro.

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July 16, 2015

This week's show takes us on a tour of the NC Archives and its amazing resources, we explore the Highway 21 Three Day Market, check out a new exhibit at the Imagination Station in Wilson, visit the Inn at Little Pond in Valle Crucis, and Bob Garner samples the famous BLT's at Merritt's Store and Grill in Chapel Hill.

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July 23, 2015

We'll visit the Tavern at Jack's Neck, experience opera in Wilmington and taste the new small-plates sensation at Nightbell in Asheville

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July 9, 2015

We visit Lexington Glassworks in Asheville, celebrate barbecue and bluegrass in Spruce Pine, explore the Wilkes Art Gallery, visit the Straightaway Cafe in Black Mountain, and Deborah Holt Noel samples wine, beer and cheese at Trio in Kitty Hawk.

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July 2, 2015

This week's show previews three productions at Lees McRae Summer Theater, we learn about Lorikeets at the NC Aquarium, we preview Charlotte Restaurant Week, learn about Appalachian Summer Fest, and Bob Garner samples the famous brunch at the Thomasvile Womans Club.

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June 25, 2015

This week's show takes us to a sports memorabilia store in Cary, enjoy the show at the Barn Dinner Theater in Greensboro, tour a distillery in Benson, explore Raven Rock State Park in Harnett County, and sample Italian Cuisine at Quanto Basta in Winston-Salem.

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June 18, 2015

This week's show takes us to Asheville to explore the Asheville Pinball Museum, we take a stroll on the Carolina Beach Boardwalk, take a swing at Knight's Play Golf in Apex, visit Rumbling Bald Resort at Lake James, and Bob Garner visits award-winning Bridges BBQ Lodge in Shelby.

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June 11, 2015

We'll explore the NC Museum of History,go on a cruise in Topsail, and I'll show you the honey in Asheville. all this and more on the next North Carolina Weekend.

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June 4, 2015

This week's show takes us to Kinston to explore the new CSS Neuse Interpretive Center, we sample moonshine at Copper Barrel Distillery in North Wilkesboro, tour the art haven, GreenHill Center, in Greensboro, visit Cypress Bend Vineyards in Wagram, and Bob Garner samples the lovingly prepared fare at Bia's Gourmet Hardware in Asheboro.

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May 28, 2015

This week's show explores an international photo exhibit in downtown Wilson, we visit the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Hospital in Topsail, check out a revitalized High Point, go to a new exhibit at the NC Museum of History, and Deborah Holt Noel savors the Morehead Manor B&B in Durham.

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May 21, 2015

This week's show takes us on a tour of Reynolda House in Winston-Salem, we pick berries at Vollmer Farm, sample amazing treats at Vortex Doughnuts in Asheville, visit a coffee shop for veterans in Mooresville and Bob Garner samples Asian Cuisine at JuJu Asian Tapas and Bar in Durham.

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May 14, 2015

This week's show goes for a spin on a giga coaster at Carowinds, we visit Umstead State Park, sample the legendary burgers at Johnson's Drive-in in Siler City, go back in time at the Baxter Arcade and Deborah Holt Noel visits three restaurants in Raleigh.

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May 7, 2015

This week's show takes us to New Bern for a look at Civil War collectibles at the Academy Museum, then we visit the Honeysuckle Tea House, a natural apothecary in Chapel Hill, then we visit The Artworks in Wilmington, check out the wines at Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards, and Bob Garner samples the New Orleans inspired Battistella's in Raleigh.

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April 30, 2015

This week's show takes us to Wilson for a tour of the Wilson Rose Garden, we preview the Shakespearean lineup at the Montford Park Players in Asheville, explore Brunswick and Fort Anderson Historic Sites in Winnabow, sample wines in Hendersonville at Burntshirt Vineyards, and Deborah Holt Noel gets the royal treatment at the Fearrington House Country Inn, Restaurant and Spa in Pittsboro.

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April 23, 2015

This week's show takes us to Kinston for the BBQ Festival on the Neuse, we go to the old ball game in Charlotte, take an Electrobike Tour in Asheville, visit Spoon RIver in Belhaven, and Bob Garner samples Filipino Cuisine in Angier.

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April 16, 2015

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.

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April 9, 2015

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.

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April 2, 2015

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.

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March 26, 2015

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.

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March 19, 2015

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.

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August 27, 2015

We visit the Winston-Salem Air Show, New River State Park and sample Lebanese food.

August 20, 2015

We visit the Earl Scruggs Center, take a wine train in Bryson City, & visit a small zoo.

August 13, 2015

We visit Gorges State Park, enjoy Lazy Daze in Cary, and sample ribs in Burlington.

August 6, 2015

We explore Jessup Mill, taste craft beers in Clayton and visit Aqua Spa and Restaurant.

July 30, 2015

We visit the Inn at Brevard, the Thirsty Monk, and enjoy southern food in Goldsboro.

July 16, 2015

We visit the NC Archives, the Inn at Little Pond, & Bob Garner visits Merritt's Grill.

July 23, 2015

Visit the Tavern at Jack's Neck, the opera in Wilmington and taste Nightbell in Asheville.

July 9, 2015

We visit an Asheville Glass Studio, the Spruce Pine BBQ Festival and Trio in Kitty Hawk.

July 2, 2015

We preview Lees McRae Theater, learn about Lorikeets & Bob Garner brunches in Thomasville.

June 25, 2015

We visit the Barn Dinner Theater, Raven Rock Park & an Italian eatery in Winston-Salem.

June 18, 2015

We visit a pinball museum, the Carolina Beach Boardwalk and Rumbling Bald Resort.

June 11, 2015

We'll explore the NC Museum of History,go on a cruise in Topsail, and honey in Asheville.

June 4, 2015

We explore the CSS Neuse, visit a winery in Wagram & Bob Garner samples the fare at Bia's.

May 28, 2015

We explore a photo exhibit in Wilson, a sea turtle hospital, and savor a B&B in Durham.

May 21, 2015

We tour Reynolda House, visit a farm in Bunn and sample Asian fare in Durham.

May 14, 2015

We ride a giga coaster, visit Johnson Burgers and sample three eateries in Raleigh.

May 7, 2015

We visit the Academy Museum, a natural apothecary, and sample Cajun food in Raleigh.

April 30, 2015

We visit Wilson's Rose Garden Park, Burntshirt Vineyards, and the Fearrington House.

April 23, 2015

We visit the Kinston BBQ Festival, Asheville Electrobikes and Filipino Cuisine.

April 16, 2015

We visit Hillsborough's RIverwalk, MerleFest, and the Sanderling Resort.

April 9, 2015

We visit Bennett Place, the Cashie RIver Center, and sample Mexican food in Monroe.

April 2, 2015

We preview the NC Science Festival, go rock climbing in Boone, & tour Elizabeth City.

March 26, 2015

We enjoy an Easter Hat parade, sample fortified wines, and burgers at Duke's Grill.

March 19, 2015

We learn about Native American Art, paddleboarding and visit the Snowbird Lodge.

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NC Weekend

Thursday September 3rd, 2015 at 9:00pm:

Selma Ice House Theater-Producer Derek Long
Selma, NC

River Girl Fishing Company-Producer John Litschke
Todd, NC

La Farm Bakery-Producer Derek Long
Cary, NC

Talamore Golf Resort-Producer Jeff Smith
Pinehurst, NC

Omni Grove Park Inn-Producer Deborah Holt Noel
Asheville, 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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