1. Stomp your foot and make your way to one of North Carolina’s fiddle festivals.

2. Enjoy the fresh air and live music at an outdoor concert.

3. Pack some treats and visit a drive-in movie.

4. Get up early and visit your local farmer’s market for fresh N.C. produce. Then go home and make a delicious meal.

5. Discover small knickknacks and big deals at flea markets across the state.

6. Grab the arm of a friend and take a haunted tour, if you dare.

7. TGIF! Head over to a downtown festival and start your weekend right.

8. Come with an empty stomach and celebrate food across North Carolina.

9. Make sure you have a camera handy on your next movie tour.

10. Cheer on a professional N.C. soccer team.

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Erin Reitz is a former digital content specialist at Our State.