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Hopscotch Design Festival

Be inspired by people designing the future at this inaugural festival in Raleigh Sept. 3-4, featuring more than 30 speakers and presentations.

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    Explore 20 acres of historical buildings and gardens and an interactive history center at Tryon Palace in New Bern.

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    The Cherohala Skyway blends spectacular mountain views and easy accessibility along 17 miles in the southwestern corner of North Carolina.
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    History comes to life in Winston-Salem, where you'll find some of the nation's best-preserved colonial heritage sites at Historic Bethabara Park, Historic Bethania and Old Salem Museum & Gardens.

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    At the height of holiday shopping season, take in the music of 120-plus tubas at Four Seasons Town Centre in Greensboro.
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    The Moravian Gardens at Old Salem, Reynolda Gardens and the Botanical Garden in Kernersville capture the history of the Winston-Salem region.

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Family-Friendly Fall Events

Family-Friendly Fall Events

From the Carolina BalloonFest to Tweetsie's Ghost Train, woolly worms to pirates, apples to barbecue, here's our list of fun fall events.

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Fall Music Festivals

Fall Music Festivals

This fall's soundtrack features Hopscotch, Farm Aid and Wide Open Bluegrass in Raleigh, electronic mountain music and coastal jazz.

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Cape Fear Historic Byway

Cape Fear Historic Byway

This 40-minute drive takes you through one of the most scenic urban areas in the nation as it travels beside the tranquil Cape Fear River near the coast.

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