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Winter Farmers Markets

North Carolina ranks third in the nation in the number of winter farmers markets. Find out what makes these six winter markets worth a visit.
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Through a Child’s Eyes

An active childhood imagination shapes a lifelong love of North Carolina through visits to two beloved landmarks, one in Wilmington, the other in Asheville.
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Eating Asheville Food Tour

Foodies embark on culinary journeys through the city’s booming dining scene and discover why this mountain city has earned a national reputation for its distinctly Asheville take on cuisine.
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Mother’s Apple Cake

An heirloom recipe from an Asheville cookbook urges simplicity.
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Peak Pints: Beer in Western N.C.

Mountain breweries create beers that reflect their surroundings and the seasons.
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Forest Feast

North Carolina’s mountains and foothills support some of the greatest biodiversity in North America — everything from wild shoots and berries to farm-raised crops and cattle. Some grow hidden. Others thrive in plain sight. Many do both.
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Crafted and Collected

Traditional artwork finds a home just off the Blue Ridge Parkway in Asheville.
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Ghost Walk by Lantern Light

Old South Tour Company’s iconic belle leads Southport visitors to smart and spooky haunts.
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Posted in Coast, Dates & Events, Mountains, October 2013, Piedmont | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Dance All Night at the Asheville Ballroom

For dancers, numbers are second nature. On Friday nights at the Asheville Ballroom, the fun begins when one, two, three, four takes over.
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Grits

Some grits recipes are passed down for generations. Other flavorful preparations are created in the kitchens of innovative chefs. Then there are those newfound traditions born from curiosity and happenstance.
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