From a Lexington-style barbecue celebration to a downtown Halloween extravaganza, your curated weekly guide to events across the Tar Heel State.
Our Favorite North Carolina Events: October 14-20
From a hot-air ballons to craft brews, your curated weekly guide to events across the Tar Heel State.
October 2019 Beer Event Guide
It’s Oktoberfest time! Raise a stein at these events across the state.
Iron & Artistry
In a shop outside of Morganton, a modern blacksmith and his wife turn elemental materials — metal and wood — into elegant works that can be found all over town, and beyond.
How to Find the Most Magnificent Views of Linville Gorge
When it comes to mountain vistas, nothing compares to the magnificence of Linville Gorge. From gentle strolls to near-vertical climbs, there’s a path for everyone who wants to enjoy some of the state’s most stunning scenery.
Village Diner in Hillsborough
After more than 40 years, the hub that brought mill workers and civic leaders together over meat loaf and mashed potatoes is still the heart of Hillsborough.
A retired biology professor at Appalachian State University studies the new species, the rare species, and the really old species that grow on Linville Gorge cliffs.
Fonta Flora’s Legendary Brew
On a curvy road in the shadow of Shortoff Mountain, a farm-to-pint brewery embraces the legend of Fonta Flora and its long-lost agrarian community.
Appalachian Atlantis: The Lost Mountain Utopia of Fonta Flora
Legend has it that beneath Lake James rests the lost mountain utopia of Fonta Flora, a diverse community that farmed fertile land and lived in harmony. Getting to the truth behind the lore involves following family history, old maps, and really good beer.