Come December, North Carolina choirs serenade audiences with carols and hymns in churches, concert halls, and historic venues.
Back for Seconds
Don’t be shy: At these North Carolina buffets and family-style restaurants, filling up your plate two or three times is expected and encouraged.
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.
When we pitch a tent on top of our mountains, in our forests, or on our beaches, we discover the natural beauty that has transfixed adventurers for centuries.
Praise for Pollinators
Small wings can make a big difference! Birds, butterflies, beetles, and bees carry pollen from plant to plant, populating our state with colorful flowers and fruit trees.
Luck of the Tar Heel
In a month when everyone’s looking for four-leaf clovers and leprechauns, we’re paying tribute to North Carolinians who have made historic discoveries and found good fortune — including gold — all on their own.
Quiz: Home of the Brave
Many North Carolinians have sacrificed so much for our country. This month, we extend our gratitude to veterans across the state.
Quiz: Fountains of Fizz
North Carolina pharmacists may not prescribe Pepsi anymore, but the sweet treats at these historic soda fountains can still cure a case of the blues.
Quiz: Roads Scholar
North Carolina’s turn-of-the-century nickname “The Good Roads State” still rings true: Our state has the second-largest state-maintained highway system in the country.