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Quintessential Tar Heel Christmas Experiences

’Tis the season of many things — eggnog, bright lights, “Silent Night” — and fitting it all into a single month requires some list-making. So, from Our State to you (in no particular order): the signature components of Christmastime in Carolina.
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Out and About: September 2014

Whether you’re looking for art, music, or food, there is plenty to do this month in North Carolina.
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10 Ways to Spend Your Labor Day in North Carolina

North Carolinians are celebrating Labor Day with lots of food, family, and fun.
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What Part Of North Carolina Fits You?

Are you like your neighbor? Our State and the Elon Poll asked people across the state about their likes, dislikes, and opinions on all things N.C. The results tell us which counties people with similar answers tend to live.

Take the quiz below to see what county is home to folks like you.
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The Other Side of Stokes County

Linked by a strong sense of place and preservation, four residents — and friends — define their county beyond the boundaries of its much-loved park.

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The Charlotte Museum of History: Teas of the British Isles

The Charlotte Museum of History is sharing tea, snacks, and history lessons this summer and fall.
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Keep on the Sunny Side: Sunny Point Café

A restaurant’s devotion to place and palate yields a bounty of fresh food, and a second chance for one Asheville neighborhood.
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Five Last-Minute Day Trips in North Carolina

Even if you didn’t have the time to take a weeklong summer vacation, you’re still in luck. There are fantastic day trip destinations all across our state.
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Our Americana: Mt. Mitchell Crafts Fair

Burnsville’s annual fair has a special craft: to elevate daily life from average to artistic.

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Mill Town Memories

Mill town residents have not forgotten what textile work, and the life they built around it, meant to them.
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Travel Ideas from Our Partners: August 2014

  Aging in Place. It’s in Your Future. National Conference September 25, 2014, in the beautiful mountains of Hendersonville, N.C. Featuring national and regional presenters on topics relevant to aging in place, successful retirement, and so much more … Grant Partner
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