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Throwback to the '80s for a Ski Weekend

Get ready for a blast to the past with the fifth annual Totally ’80s Retro Ski Weekend at Beech Mountain. This year’s event expands to four days, Feb. 18 through Feb. 21, and features retro skiing, snow tubing, live music, contests and more.

Celebrate Black History Month Across North Carolina

The N.C. Department of Cultural Resources has a number of special events and exhibits to help you celebrate black history in February and beyond. Visit a site that was once one of the South's largest plantations, take a walking tour that retraces the steps of an abolitionist and more.

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