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Join host Deborah Holt Noel as she shares the best things to see and do across the state each weekend. Whether you're a fan of bluegrass or jazz, an experienced hiker looking for a new trail to conquer or a family planning their next vacation, North Carolina Weekend brings our state's must-see places and events right into your home.
THIS SEASON ON NORTH CAROLINA WEEKEND
As our state begins to re-open, North Carolina Weekend invites you to rediscover—and reconsider—the state you’re in. Thoughtfully curated episodes explore the best weekend daytrips and great getaways.
Please note: Your safety is our top priority; wth COVID-19 limiting travel and recreation, we urge you to continue following public health officials’ guidance for physical distancing. Many of the places featured on North Carolina Weekend may be closed, have reduced hours or just aren’t appropriate at this time. So, sit back, enjoy the show and take notes about all the great things you can do in our state as our situation improves. Thank you for your understanding and have a rejuvenating North Carolina Weekend!
Title: State Park Treasures, Part 1
Airdate: Thursday, June 4, 2020
Title: Country Stores
Airdate: Thursday, June 11, 2020
Title: Things To Do with the Kids
Airdate: Thursday, June 25, 2020
Title: Finding Your Adventure
Airdate: Thursday, July 2, 2020
Title: State Parks & Treasures, Part 2
Airdate: Thursday, July 16, 2020
Title: Arts Around NC
Airdate: Thursday, July 23, 2020
Title: Best of Bob Garner
Airdate: Thursday, July 30, 2020
Let Us Take You There
From down low on the ground to flying high above it all, North Carolina Weekend's engaging, new “Let Us Take You There” vignettes put you in the heart of all the action!
Let Us Take You There: The Duke Lemur Center
We show off some of the Duke Lemur Center's newest residents in this short video.
Host - Deborah Holt Noel
Deborah Holt Noel is a graduate of Saint Augustine's College (University) and earned her Master of Arts degree from the University of Maryland at College Park. As part of her Master's requirement, Deborah produced an historical 37-minute documentary titled Exhausted Remedies: The Joe Holt Story, about her family’s pioneering effort to integrate Raleigh Public Schools. This documentary won a prestigious CINE Eagle award and was featured in the Visions series on UNC-TV.
She enjoys life in the Triangle as a wife and mother, and when she's not out discovering fun and beautiful places across the state, she likes to visit with local family and friends.
Julia has been a volunteer with UNC-TV since 1996. She started pitching on camera during ‘Festival’ pledge breaks and has been a regular ever since. As a past UNC-TV Board member from 2000 – 2010, she chaired the documentary “North Carolina's World War II Experience,” and has received many community service awards. She is now host of the NC Weekend segment series "Collecting Carolina."
Trained at the Royal Ballet Lower School and Arts Educational in London, Julia has a love of the arts and history: "I have my dream job, traveling across our fascinating state and telling stories about the thriving arts community all around us."
Bob Garner is the author of “Bob Garner’s Book of Barbecue,” as well as two previous books about North Carolina’s favorite food: “North Carolina Barbecue: Flavored by Time” and “Bob Garner’s Guide to North Carolina Barbecue.”
Bob has appeared on Food Network with Paula Deen (“Paula’s Home Cookin”) and with Bobby Flay (“Food Nation”); on ABC’s “Good Morning America;” and on the Travel Channel’s “Road Trip.” He has produced several hour-long specials on North Carolina “down home” restaurants, as well as producing a UNC-TV series on rural life in the Tar Heel state entitled “Carolina Countryside,” which was later broadcast on Discovery.
Discover North Carolina treasures with Julia Carpenter!
Take a look at all the Bob Garner-approved eateries across North Carolina!
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