These working farms produce fruits, vegetables, herbs, and livestock — and set the stage for unforgettable life celebrations. This month, we trade the ballroom for the barn with nine inspiring places for a party.
Fruits of Our Labor
From apples in the mountains to peaches in the Sandhills to blueberries on the Coastal Plain, there’s a bounty of North Carolina-grown fruit to enjoy.
9 Magical Places to See Christmas Lights
The holiday season is aglow across the state.
This centuries-old mill town in Cabarrus County is ushering in a brand-new era, proving past and present can live in perfect harmony.
Poplar Tent Brunswick Stew
Poplar Tent Presbyterian Church in Concord always includes rice in its signature Brunswick stew, never potatoes.
Spinach-and-Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms
Try these spinach-and-cheese-stuffed mushrooms from Recipes to Remember the next time you're looking for a hearty new dish.
Andy Thompson applies fresh coats of paint to fading murals around the state.
The Avett Brothers
There were two boys, Scott and Seth Avett, in Concord. And then there were THE AVETT BROTHERS. This is the story of the in-between — how the band that sounds like where it’s from got from here to the world.
Playing by Heart: The Story of Jim Avett
Jim Avett’s life is a song with many verses, but it always returns to the chorus — a hard-working father with a passion for music.