Out & About

Out & About: April 2014

From the mountains to the coast, here’s our Carolina calendar for April 2014.
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How to Be a Movie Extra in North Carolina

Ready for your 15 minutes of fame? The N.C. Film Office shares how you can be a movie extra in North Carolina.
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5 Film Locations in North Carolina That You Wouldn’t Expect

Did you know that these North Carolina locations have been featured in television shows and movies?
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Exploring Statesville

For the highway traveler with stiff muscles and an empty belly, this town is a perfect stop.
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The Sonker

A Foothills Twist on Pie: The Sonker

Born of mysterious origins — each family’s recipe different from the next — this sweet, deep-dish confection is a celebrated part of North Carolina’s culinary landscape.
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Out and About February 2014

Out and About February 2014

As winter winds down, get out and explore. From Valentine’s Day celebrations to antiques, there’s lots to do in North Carolina this month.
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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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Sapphire Valley Outhouse Race

The Little Brown Shack Out Back: Sapphire Valley Outhouse Race

Sapphire Valley’s Outhouse Races look like foolery. But pure devotion usually does.
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Corbett's

Burgers & Bottle Caps: Corbett’s Burgers & Soda Bar

At Corbett’s Burgers & Soda Bar in Cary, choose from more than 250 bottled sodas to enjoy with your meal.
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The Wilderness Poet: George Ellison

At home in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, naturalist and writer George Ellison and his artist wife, Elizabeth, find peace and inspiration.
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Living-Room Concerts at Five Oaks Clubhouse

In a quiet corner of Durham, a neighborhood clubhouse moonlights as a roots-music venue.
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