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2014 Singer-Songwriter Competition

Can you write the next great ode to North Carolina? Enter this year’s singer-songwriter contest presented by the Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau.
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Travel Ideas from Our Partners: July 2014

Don’t miss these great travel ideas and specials from our partners this July.
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Cheers to Our Beverages

Milk, Cheerwine, sweet tea. Let’s raise a toast to the drinks of Carolina, the beverages that pair perfectly with our meals.
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Photos: North Carolina Brewers Guild

There are more than 100 craft breweries in North Carolina. Travel east to west with us and toast to these places, the brewers, and the beer lovers who brought good beer to our great state.
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North Carolina Summer Festival Spotlight:
July 2014

Take it from the fish out of water who’s playing the blues: A cool July starts with this guide to North Carolina’s mid-summer festivals.
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Carolina Classic: Carolina Moon

Explore how people across North Carolina celebrate their Carolina moon through music, food, and community.
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Carolina Skies: Stargazing at the Cline Observatory

For astronomy experts and enthusiasts, exploring our state means more than looking around — it means looking up.
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A Note on Ocracoke: The Ocrafolk Festival

The mark of a good festival is a marriage between venue and music.
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Cowboy Camp: Clear Creek Ranch

Rex Frederick brought his dream of riding and roping to western North Carolina 20 years ago and created Clear Creek Ranch. He hung up his spurs this year, but his dude ranch still provides the most authentic “out West” experience east of the Pecos.
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A Tribute to Dr. Maya Angelou

Remembering the phenomenal poet who adopted North Carolina as her home.
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