Colonial Holiday Traditions to be Celebrated in Historic Halifax Dec. 14

HALIFAX, NC November 20, 2013 – Colonial Christmas traditions along with a lively Christmas Parade will combine to create a festive atmosphere for all Saturday, Dec. 14, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Historic Halifax.   Enjoy a tour of several of the historic site’s buildings, festively decorated with […]

Holiday Open House at North Carolina Governor’s Mansion the Second Weekend of December

RALEIGH, NC November 20, 2013 – North Carolina’s Executive Mansion– the “people’s house” — will open its historic doors once again for the beloved annual Holiday Open House to be held Dec. 12 to 15. Visitors are invited to tour the home, take in the decorations, and enjoy seasonal musical entertainment […]

Speedway Christmas Construction Underway As Charlotte Motor Speedway Prepares for Busy Holiday Season

CHARLOTTE, NC November 10, 2013 – Trim the tree, hang the wreath and get your wish-list ready. Speedway Christmas is returning to Charlotte Motor Speedway for its fourth year and the spectacular holiday light show will offer more family fun than ever before. With a new route featuring more than […]

Launch of Commercial Broadcasting in N.C. Honored With N.C. Highway Historical Marker Nov. 15

CHARLOTTE, NC November 7, 2013 – The world became a smaller place in the Charlotte region with the launch of commercial radio in 1922 and commercial television in 1949. WBT Radio (1110 AM) was the state’s first commercial radio station and the second in the South. WBTV was the first […]

Outer Banks History Center Celebrates 25th Anniversary With Call for Submissions

MANTEO, NC November 4, 2013 – To celebrate its 25th anniversary, the Outer Banks History Center is partnering with the Dare County Arts Council to present an art exhibit, An Eye for Art, a Heart for History, showcasing the many aspects of the heritage and history of the Outer Banks […]

Governor Haley to Speak at Chamber’s State of the Region Luncheon

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC, October 29, 2013 – The Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce 18th annual State of the Region luncheon will be held Monday, November 4th at the Hilton Head Marriott Resort & Spa. Governor Nikki Haley along with Hilton Head Island Mayor Drew Laughlin, Bluffton Mayor Lisa […]

Battleship NORTH CAROLINA Announces 2014 Program and Event Schedule

WILMINGTON, NC October 29, 2013 – The Battleship NORTH CAROLINA is pleased to announce the programming and special event schedule for 2014. Diverse programming at the NORTH CAROLINA allows people of all generations to experience what fascinates them most about one of the most decorated ships of World War II. […]

Gallagher’s Sports Bar & Grill Fund Raiser to support the Town of Surf City Auxiliary Fire Department

Gallagher’s Sports Bar & Grill 614 North New River Dive Surf City, NC 28445 Phone: (910) 541-0877 http://gallagherssurfcitybarandgrill.com Tuesday October 22nd In Honor of National Fire Prevention Month Gallagher’s Sports Bar & Grill will be hosting a Fund Raiser for the to support the Town of Surf City Auxiliary Fire […]

“Much Tide Has Passed” N.C. Maritime History Council Conference November 7-9

SOUTHPORT, NC October 15, 2013 — A picturesque Southern town nestled among live oaks at the mouth of the Cape Fear River, Southport is overflowing with remarkable stories of colonization, pirates, Civil War, the fishing industry and much more. The N.C. Maritime Museum at Southport will host the N.C. Maritime […]

Blackbeard’s Queen Anne’s Revenge Exhibition Opens at the Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum, Saturday, Oct. 26

SEDALIA, NC October 4, 2013 — Ahoy mateys! The Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum will be hosting the N. C. Department of Cultural Resources’ traveling exhibition Blackbeard’s Queen Anne’s Revenge 1718. The exhibition includes items pulled from the underwater wreckage of Blackbeard the pirate’s infamous flagship, the Queen Anne’s Revenge. Opening Day activities […]