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North Carolina Resources and PDF

Hello and welcome to our resource page!!! We hope the list of resources you can find below isn’t too messy.  We will be adding to out list on a fairly regular basis and try to organize it better as it grows.

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On our website we write a lot about North Carolina. The address to our website is but we do write and review many other different aspects of the state as well.

Such as many of the other great places to visit, vacation spots, state facts and history… Too many categories to mention.

For us to do this we need to refer to a lot of different resources, although we do visit many of the different places we write about.

Since its impossible for us to address every aspect and all the smallest details about North Carolina we thought it might benefit you, our visitor, if we shared many of the different resources we use ourselves.

Browse our list of North Carolina resources below there just might be links to the information you have been looking for.

List of state resources

We list are resources by city.

Raleigh, NC resources 

R Line – Downtown Raleigh Alliance

Capital Area Greenway System Map – City of Raleigh

Employment Application (pdf) – City of Raleigh

Directions and map - pdf - North Carolina State Parks this one isn’t only about Raleigh it also has many other state parks located in many other areas of the state.

Winston Salem Resources

The Downtown Winston-Salem Partnership

WELCOME To The City Of Winston-Salem’s Human Resources

Salem Creek and Lake Trail – City of Winston-Salem A very nice park in the city are if you never visited you should take a look.

Hobby Park, Winston Salem, NC – Southern Classic Mountain bike ..

Brochure Kimel Park Land.indd – Linville | Team

260 Business Park Brochure.indd – Meridian Realty Group

Charlotte Resources

Community Resource Guide - Charlotte-Mecklenburg County

Family Resources Toolkit - Charlotte-Mecklenburg County

city of charlotte, north carolina municipal – USDA Forest Service

North Carolina Textile and Apparel Resource Guide – Department of 

NC Restaurant and Bars Go Smoke-free - Charlotte-Mecklenburg 

Application for Food and Nutrition Services - NC DHHS Online 

Fortune 500 - Charlotte Chamber of Commerce

We will be adding more PDF resources in the future. If you haven’t found what you need you can always search our site to see if we have discussed what you are looking for.

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Events at NC wineries and around the state

Interested in finding events at NC wineries? Below we have compiled a list of events in North Carolina. While building this list of events we try to concentrate on what’s going on at the wineries in the state. But since there are so many other fun, entertaining, historical and educational events in the state we also have listed these.

Below you will find monthly information on many of the best events in the state.

Note: Feel free to scroll down through the entire page to see all the different events that have taken place. But the most current month events are located at the very top of the page. However, some events take place through a couple months of the year so looking further down the page might not be a bad idea

As you read the list of events, we either have a link that will take you to the specific events website so you can learn more. Or we link to our own review of the events.

NC Winery Events - Weekend of Friday May 17th – Sunday the 19th

Event Location Date
Yadkin Valley Wine Festival – The largest and most popular wine festival in the state of North Carolina. Wine tasting ares, crafts, activities for kids. Learn more at the festivals official website.  Elkin, NC  Sat.May 18 begins at 11 am, ends at 6 pm
Acoustic Rock n Roll at South Creek Vineyards.  Nebo, NC  Sat.May 18 begins at 11 am, ends at 5 pm.
 A beer festival at Southern Pines Elks Lodge.Enjoy the best beers from both local and major breweries. There will be a designated driver and taxi booths to ensure you stay safe. Cost $30 at the door. Learn more at the Moore County Website  Southern Pines, NC  May 18 from 3 – 6 pm
A Murder Mystery at Duplin Winery!!! Come have dinner why interacting to solve the murder. The winners receive a prize!! Read more about the winery, directions and contact information. Rose Hill, NC May 18 5:30 – 9 pm
Kayak and Canoeing down the Haw River. A nice leisurely paddle. The meeting place for this event is Grove Winery. Once your time on the Haw River is complete you will return to the winery for a party and dinner on their spacious patio. Learn more about this event on the Grove Winery website. Gibsonville, NC May 19 from 3 – 8 pm


May 2013 – North Carolina Events

EVENT Location Date
 Friday Night at Weathervane Winery. Relax after the work week with great wines and music at Weathervane Winery. See our review of this winery and get driving directions  Lexington, NC  Friday May 31, 2013
 “War Horse” – A story with music and song about a beloved horse that was sold to the cavalry. A heartwarming story about courage, loyalty and friendship. Great for kids 10 and up. Visit the site for more information on “War Horse”   Blumenthal Performing Arts Center in Charlotte, NC  May 28 – Jun. 2, 2013
 76th Anniversary Season of The Lost Colony - A performance that recounts the history of the first English Colony settled in North America and its demise. A play written by Paul Green a Pulitzer Prize winner. For more information on the Lost Colony  Manteo, NC - Roanoke Island  May 31, 2013 – Aug 22
NC Gold Festival – Learn all about Gold. From the history in the area to panning and mining techiques. Also, many activities, scavenger and treasure hunts and geo-caching. Also arts and crafts vendors. Old Fort, NC – 20 miles west of Asheville. Fri 31,2013 – Sat Jun 1
Sage Festival - This free event includes music, art and an interesting showcase of antique agricultural equipment. For more information and a map for driving directions, visit here. Windsor, NC – On the North Coast of the State May 31, 2013 – Jun 1


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