A Year-Round Guide to Franklin and Nantahala

Online Extra: Grant Llewellyn, music director of the N.C. Symphony, curates a list of classical pieces written and performed by North Carolinians. Listen to the soundtrack at music.ourstate.com. Joyful Noise

Madison County Championship Rodeo

Online Extra: Grant Llewellyn, music director of the N.C. Symphony, curates a list of classical pieces written and performed by North Carolinians. Listen to the soundtrack at music.ourstate.com. Joyful Noise

Rosemary and Goat Cheese Strata

Online Extra: Grant Llewellyn, music director of the N.C. Symphony, curates a list of classical pieces written and performed by North Carolinians. Listen to the soundtrack at music.ourstate.com. Joyful Noise

Joyful Noise

Symphony

Online Extra: Grant Llewellyn, music director of the N.C. Symphony, curates a list of classical pieces written and performed by North Carolinians. Listen to the soundtrack at music.ourstate.com.

This story was published on Nov 03, 2013

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