Carolina Calendar: October 2018

Whether you’re picking a pumpkin on a farm or strolling through town on a ghost tour, North Carolina provides a bounty of fall fun.


Coasting the Mountains

Watch nature’s brilliant show — and get in on the action — with a weekend getaway to Abingdon, Virginia.


Ale Trails: Coastal Plain

We’re hopping around Fayetteville, Wilmington, and Greenville in this guide to some of the region’s biggest beer cities.


Around Town: Mebane

There’s more to this Alamance County community than what you can see from Interstate 40. Leave the eight-lane behind and discover what you’ve been missing in Mebane.


Tryon: Horse Country

Poised to become a world stage for equestrian sports, this Foothills town of rolling pastures and woodlands is home to some 1,600 residents — and one horse for every 2½ people.


There’s a Patch for That

A faithful Eagle Scout preserves the memorabilia and memories of countless campouts, merit badges, and good deeds in a farmhouse museum in Lillington.


Call of the Wild

On this aerial adventure in Guilford County, channel your spirit animal — and test your courage — among the trees.


The Castaways

When the red drum run along the South Core Banks, a caravan of DIY campers comes rumbling up the beach. Just like the fish they seek, these surf fishermen know how to hang on until the bitter end.