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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December 10, 2015

This week's show takes us on a tour of Mordecai House in Raleigh, then we explore the Museum and Archives of Rockingham County, meet the friendly folks at Wilkes Hardware, tour Sierra Nevada Brewery in Mills River, and Deborah Holt Noel visits the NC Arboretum in Asheville to see their holiday light show.

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December 3, 2015

This week's show takes us to a kiln opening at Mark Hewitt Pottery in Pittsboro, we explore Little River Park in Rougemont, visit the Price of Freedom Museum in China Grove, check out model trains at the Holiday Train Show in Raleigh, and Bob Garner samples the southern fare at GK Cafe in Greenville.

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November 26, 2015

This week's show takes us to Wendell for an incredible Christmas light show, then we go to Winston-Salem to see sketches by famous artist John Biggers at the Delta Arts Center, followed by a trip to the Yadkin Valley to Herrera Vineyards, Derek Long meets a Sake brewer in Asheville at Ben's Tune-Up, and Deborah Holt Noel goes on the LaZoom Comedy Bus Tour of Asheville.

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November 19, 2015

This week's show celebrates Native American culture at the American Indian Heritage Celebration at the NC Museum of History, we explore the Asheville Art Museum, sample treats at Miss Angels Heavenly Pies in Mount Airy, explore the art of M.C. Escher at an exhibit at the NC Museum of Art, and Bob Garner samples innovative flavors at the Ne'er Do Well in Washington.

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November 12, 2015

This week's show visits Raleigh's Antiques Extravaganza, we learn about treasures of the North Carolina Archives, check out art at ZaPow Gallery in Asheville, visit the popular Stanbury Restaurant in Raleigh, and Deborah Holt Noel looks at children's activities at the Imperial Centre in Rocky Mount.

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November 5, 2015

This week's show takes us on a trip to the little town of Dunn in Harnett County, we go on a food tour of Black Mountain, preview the Orange County Open Studio Tour, sample wines at Old North State Winery in Mount Airy, and Bob Garner samples the Italian fare at Nino's Cucina Italiana in Greenville.

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October 29, 2015

This week's show previews the Hamlet Seaboard Festival, we visit the Dulcimer Shop in Blowing Rock, meet the owners of a popular coffee shop in Durham, and Deborah Holt Noel learns the art of grilling at GrillBillies in Raleigh.

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October 22, 2015

This week's show takes us to Warsaw for a look at the longest running veteran's celebration in the country, we meet the man behind a distillery in Mount Airy, profile a folk artist in Lenoir, explore the town of Wake Forest and Bob Garner visits the Boiler Room Oyster Bar in Kinston.

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October 15, 2015

This week's show unveils the newly renovated Civil War Battlefield Park in New Bern, we explore the Museum of Mountain Bike Art and Technology in Statesville, we visit the popular Mason Jar Tavern in Holly Springs, learn the art of clay at Claymakers in Durham and Deborah Holt Noel visits the Depot at Cody Creek for some good home cooking!

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October 8, 2015

This week's show previews Carolina BalloonFest in Statesville, we explore an amazing miniatures exhibit at the High Point Museum, tour an organic farm in Tobaccoville, visit feathered friends at Sylvan Heights Bird Park in Scotland Neck, and Bob Garner samples southern cuisine at Magnolia 23 in Asheboro.

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October 1, 2015

This week's show previews the first Tryon International Film Festival. Then we visit Sparta as they hold their 21st annual Hillbilly Comedy and Variety Show, we sample cider in Charlotte, enjoy Japanese cuisine at Tokyo House in Raleigh and explore the Cartwright House B&B in Oriental.

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September 24, 2015

This week's episode takes us to Thomasville to explore its rich train history, then we tour the High Point Museum, meet the caretaker of the Kindred Spirit Mailbox in Sunset Beach, explore Carvers Creek State Park in Spring Lake and Bob Garner previews the TerraVita Food and Drink Festival in Chapel Hill.

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September 17, 2015

This week's show explores the Cashie River Center in Windsor, we go back in time to Pike's Old Fashioned Soda Shop in Charlotte, enjoy autumn at Hill Ridge Farms in Youngsville, visits the Neuseway Nature Center in Kinston and Deborah enjoys a relaxing stay at the Bed and Breakfast on Tiffany Hill in Mills River.

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September 10, 2015

This week's show takes us to Huntersville to explore the Carolina Raptor Center, we go swinging at High Gravity Adventures in Blowing Rock, explore Mount Jefferson Natural Area, and Bob Garner samples the popular burgers at Al's Burger Shack in Chapel Hill.

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September 3, 2015

This week's show takes us to the Selma Ice House Theater where Friday nights offers traditional country music, we meet the woman behind River Girl Fishing Company in Todd, visit La Farm Bakery in Cary, play golf with llamas at Talamore Golf Club in Pinehurst and Deborah Holt Noel learns about renovations at the Grove Park Inn in Asheville.

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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

December 10, 2015

We visit the Mordecai House, Wilkes Hardware, and check out holiday lights in Asheville.

December 3, 2015

We visit a kiln opening, explore Little River Park & sample southern fare in Greenville.

November 26, 2015

We enjoy Christmas lights in Wendell, a Latin-themed winery, and a comedy bus ride.

November 19, 2015

We celebrate Native American culture, view MC Escher, and visit the Ne'er Do Well.

November 12, 2015

We visit the Antiques Extravaganza, Stanbury, and the Imperial Centre in Rocky Mount.

November 5, 2015

We visit Dunn, a winery in Mount Airy and sample Italian food in Greenville.

October 29, 2015

We visit a train festival,a dulcimer shop, a treehouse resort & learn the art of grilling.

October 22, 2015

We visit Mayberry Spirits, an art studio in Lenoir and the Boiler Room Oyster Bar.

October 15, 2015

We visit a new Civil War Park, the Mason Jar Tavern, and the Depot in Surry County.

October 8, 2015

We preview Carolina BalloonFest, visit Nomad Farms and sample soul food in Asheboro.

October 1, 2015

We preview a film festival, sample ciders in Charlotte, and visit a B&B in Oriental.

September 24, 2015

We learn about Thomasville trains, explore Carvers Creek and a preview a food festival.

September 17, 2015

We explore two rivers, check out Pike's Soda Shop, and visit the B&B on Tiffany Hill.

September 10, 2015

We visit a raptor center, Duplin Winery and Al's Burgers in Chapel Hill.

September 3, 2015

We visit the Selma Ice House Theater, and learn about renovations at the Grove Park Inn.

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NC Weekend

  Thursday February 11, 2016 at 11pm (please note different time due to special programming):

Cape Fear Community College Humanities and Fine Art Center-Producer Rick Sullivan
Wilmington, NC

Granville County Tour-Producer Derek Long
Oxford, NC 

La Guinguette Creperie-Producer John Litschke
Black Mountain, NC

Fair Game Beverage Company-Producer Laura Casteel
Pittsboro, NC

Plank Road Steakhouse-Producer Deborah Holt Noel
Farmville, 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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