We love a good winter porter, but the first signs of spring have us craving an easy-drinking Kölsch or a refreshing sour. Enjoy freshly-tapped beer and sunshine at one of these outdoor festivals across the state.
Say your farewells to winter and end your hibernation by venturing out to some of the first outdoor festivals of the year.
Don’t let the name fool you – Black Mountain Chocolate makes small-batch, bean-to-bar chocolate right in downtown Winston-Salem.
A short drive from Charlotte, this Stanly County city offers old-fashioned fun, new American cuisine, and some of the Piedmont’s best hiking trails.
On Ocracoke Island, where old-timers claim kin from Blackbeard’s day, a new community is taking shape. The two cultures may not speak the same native language, but they understand that the best way to weather change is together.
In Cary, a special club caters to people who are new in town and looking for friends — but it never kicks them out. No matter how long they’ve lived here.
Winter winds uncover a trove of arrowheads in the Hardaway archaeological site from North Carolina’s earliest residents.
A double-decker bus parked permanently on the corner of Biltmore Avenue and Aston Street offers warm drinks, sweet treats, and a view from the top (of the bus).
In shimmering Charlotte, this historic hotel is one of a kind, even if it’s no longer one with its surroundings.