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Experience 'Dirty Dancing' in North Carolina

"Dirty Dancing," the iconic movie that catapulted actors Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey to superstardom, was filmed largely in Lake Lure and celebrates its 30th anniversary this year. Discover this and several other classic film locations in North Carolina.

Enjoy Family Fun Month on Beech Mountain

The town of Beech Mountain is offering organized fun for your family every day in June. Go on guided hikes and chairlift rides, take mountain biking lessons, watch a movie under the stars, visit Linville Caverns; plus, the Land of Oz is opening up for Friday tours.

Get Your Fresh, World-Renowned Popcorn

Popcorn pairs well with many summer pastimes: road trips, baseball games and outdoor movies. Chances are, if you've enjoyed gourment popcorn, it's come from Shallowford Farms Popcorn in Yadkinville. Grab some fresh butter, caramel and cheese flavors during a tour.

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