Guides

Carolina Calendar: July 2017

Things are looking up: Keep your eyes on the summer sky for Fourth of July fireworks, kite festivals, and stargazing events.

Eastern

The Final Voyage of the Agnes E. Fry

In 1864, a blockade runner ran aground on the coast of North Carolina. For decades, it sat within sight of shore, rusting, until finally disappearing beneath the waves. Now, it’s reappeared — and may prove to be the most significant shipwreck found in our waters in years.

Eastern

Kure Beach Pier is a Family Affair

The 19 piers along the North Carolina coast are beloved meeting places. The one at Kure Beach has been attracting friends, families, and fishermen longer than any of them.

Eastern

Like a Local: Williamston

Like the river it’s situated next to, Williamston is a steady force in northeastern North Carolina. From a decades-old oyster bar to a barn-turned-bed-and-breakfast, the town boasts surprises at every turn.

Central

Backyard Brewery: A Look at Durham’s Ponysaurus

Ponysaurus Brewing Company stands at the center of a green oasis as if conjured from your imagination. But it’s what’s inside that makes this Durham hangout so enchanting.