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Out and About January 2014

Out & About in January

Don’t let the cold air keep you inside all month. From Striperfest in Wilmington to Winterfest in Blowing Rock, there’s plenty to do in North Carolina this month.
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Root & Vine

Elegant Comfort: Root & Vine in Morganton

By that we mean Cheerwine barbecue sauce, which is just one of the reasons you should eat at Root & Vine in Morganton.
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Quiet Reflections

From Vision to View

Creating this peaceful mountain retreat took perseverance, determination, and lots of faith.
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Viewmaster

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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Forest City Holiday Festivities

Forest City Lights

Spend December captivated by a joyous, native glow.
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Balsam Mountain Inn Music

Balsam Encore

There are no televisions at this mountain retreat, where an older form of entertainment keeps guests coming back.
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Columbus

Columbus

Discover how one western North Carolina town is home to history, creativity, and patriotism.
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Hometown Opry

Hometown Opry

Once a month, a pawnshop transforms into a radio studio, and residents of North Wilkesboro rise early to see what happens next.
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Pritchard Park's Drum Circle

Asheville Drum Circle

Asheville’s eclectic tastes extend beyond its restaurants. While you’re here, take time to savor some of its local flavor in the form of Pritchard Park’s weekly drum circle.
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Overmountain Vineyard

Overmountain Vineyards in Tryon

In the summer, rows of vines heavy with clusters of juicy, red fruit climb the hills around Overmountain Vineyards. The future, however, looks radically different, thanks to a little white grape from France’s foothills and a winemaker’s revolutionary spirit.
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