Your curated guide to events happening across the state this weekend, from the mountains to the coast.
Whitewater rafting to yoga to kickboxing: This month, beer is getting paired with just about everything.
Filed away in card catalog drawers in a Watauga County library, packets of heirloom seeds await planting. And with every seed comes a story.
On snow days, there’s one class at Appalachian State University that’s never canceled: ski school. For 50 years, the state’s second-oldest ski mountain has groomed generations of fearless — some might say foolhardy — Southern skiers.
There’s no shortage of wonderful things to be found in autumn, but one of the best is the return of college football. With the season reaching full-swing, you might be heading back to your alma mater to catch a game, see old friends, or wax nostalgic for years gone by. Here’s a list of some of the best college town breweries our state has to offer.
The owners of Our Daily Bread knew the iconic sandwich shop was something special when they bought it. And that was before they found out it was full of hidden treasures.
Hot coffee, fresh bread, and friendly faces make this Watauga County bakery a community staple for local residents and Appalachian State students alike.
In a sea of restaurants touting their down-home fare, a chef in Boone is serving up the real deal. The proof is in the (tomato) pie.
At Chetola Resort, a place of refuge in North Carolina’s ancient mountains, a couple contemplates their long relationship, and the finite moments that remain.