From an antiques market to a collard festival, your curated weekly guide to events across the Tar Heel State.
Space Seeds: Moon Trees in Western North Carolina
Back in 1971, astronaut and former U.S. Forest Service smoke jumper Stuart Roosa carried more than 400 seeds into space with him on Apollo 14. Two of those seeds found a new home in North Carolina.
A Thanksgiving Table Preserves a Family Legacy
Zach Heath wanted to preserve his late grandfather’s rural work ethic inside his own modern suburban home. So he took some wood from the old family farm and had it transformed into a beautiful gift for which his family can be truly grateful.
Our Sweetest Symbol: Moravian Cookies
When Greensboro fourth graders decided to launch a “state cookie” campaign, they got a lesson in civics, as well as patience. It turns out, nothing about Moravian cookies is easy — except, of course, eating them.
Bursts of color on city walls, in shop windows, and on restaurant tables are transforming downtown into a vibrant center for the community.
Our Favorite North Carolina Events: October 28-November 3
From a persimmon celebration to a cotton festival, your curated weekly guide to events across the Tar Heel State.
The Land of Rainbow Trout
Farmed in the clear waters of Haywood County — and sublime when smoked — these mountain beauties are a favorite of the best chefs across the Southeast.
Smoke Soothes When Harvesting Honey from the Hive
There’s smoke filling the spaces among trees, in backyards, between homes. It tumbles over the eaves of big buildings. No need for alarm, not here. The smoke is for our honeybees.
High Country Hospitality at Grandfather Vineyard & Winery
On the banks of the Watauga River, a mountain winery turns customers into friends.