We’re back on!


Now you can watch classic episodes of Our State’s 17-time award-winning television show on PBS NC. Host Elizabeth Hudson, editor in chief of Our State, will take you on a trip down memory lane for all the beauty and culture North Carolina has to offer. From across North Carolina, these treasured stories are straight from the pages of Our State magazine, reimagined.

Thursday nights at 8 p.m. on PBS NC


To learn more about the show and see episodes that have aired, visit PBS NC.


Watch episodes below!


Natural Connections & What It Was, Was Football

Herbalist, naturalist and storyteller Doug Elliott spends his days making connections with the natural world. Also, Northern transplant and cartoonist Rich Powell illustrates a famous monologue by Andy Griffith.


Puppet Masters & Elizabeth Keckly

A creative duo recycles to elicit smiles and wonder. Also, the story of Elizabeth Keckly, a formerly enslaved woman who became Mary Lincoln’s dressmaker.

Playing with Heart & Wild Horses

Jim Avett’s passion for music; the wild horses of Corolla and efforts to protect them.

Hart Square & To the Lighthouse

How one man’s passion for preservation led to the world’s largest collection of historic log structures. Also, the restoration of the Bodie Island Lighthouse in Nags Head.

What Say You & Tweetsie Railroad

An NC State linguistics professor travels to Ocracoke to study a fading dialect. Also, the story behind the mountain tourist destination Tweetsie Railroad.

East Fork Pottery & Etta Baker

Artist Alex Matisse and the origins of East Fork Pottery; David Holt with Piedmont blues legend Etta Baker.

Stickbuilt & Lighter than Air

Environmental artist Patrick Dougherty’s stick sculpture installation at Guilford College; how blimps helped turn the Battle of the Atlantic during World War II.

Mule Rider & Carolina Chocolate Drops

Adventurist Bernie Harberts goes on a Down East wagon ramble; the Carolina Chocolate Drops introduces a new generation to old-time music.