Put on your most patriotic outfit and lead the pack on a one-mile fun run in celebration of Independence Day. Prizes will be awarded for the fastest runners and most creative costumes. Register for the race here.
Capes and costumes are optional in this kid-friendly martial arts class. Enjoy a complimentary beer while you watch your little one practice self-defense and fitness. Reserve your spot by emailing email@example.com.
Take part in a 15- or 30-mile bike ride around Mills River in the morning, then head back to Sierra Nevada Brewing Company to cool off. Registration includes two drink tickets, an entry into the cycling gear raffle, and access to food trucks, live music, and games. Register for the race here.
Homebrewers can browse through a cornucopia of brewing equipment for sale at this popular event. Have something to sell? Booth reservations — for beer-related products or otherwise — are available for $10 and include a $5 taproom voucher.
Drinks are free-flowing and the pork abundant at this national festival. In addition to unlimited samples and barbecue, enjoy live rock, blues, and bluegrass music, along with seminars from pitmasters and brewers.
Get on stage and lip sync your heart out, or simply enjoy the show from the audience at this ’80s-themed competition. Prizes will be awarded to the best soloists, duets, and back-up dancers. Creativity is encouraged.
Nearly 500 beers will be available for tasting from both local and national breweries at this 14th annual event. Several cideries have also been invited, and food will be available for an additional cost. Purchase tickets here.
Celebrate Currituck’s 350th anniversary in proper pirate fashion. Spend the day participating in a scavenger hunt, shopping, watching shows, and sipping on a special pirate-themed brew — then stick around Weeping Radish Farm Brewery for the pirate plunder after party.
To commemorate our 90th anniversary, we’ve compiled a time line that highlights the stories, contributors, and themes that have shaped this magazine — and your view of the Old North State — using nine decades of our own words.