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NC Poultry Jubilee

Chicken. Poultry.  Yard bird. Did you know, whatever you call it, it's one of the most used proteins in our kitchens and restaurants.  It is delicious! So delectable it is that has been celebrated in Rose Hill, NC (home to the world's largest frying pan!) for the past 5 years! This year's Jubilee kicks of… Continue reading NC Poultry Jubilee

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Barbeque Festival

I don't know if y'all know this, but BBQ is kinda a big deal down here.  Whether it's vinegar, ketchup, or mustard based, there are strong opinions, but when it comes to eatin',  you are hard pressed to beat Lexington style BBQ. Sweet, but tangy, usually just the butt, but you may find a whole… Continue reading Barbeque Festival

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Hold My Wine, Kiss My Ghost Grits

When one thinks about the south, a lot of things that pop into one's mind.  Fried chicken, biscuits, sweet tea, cicadas, Spanish moss, catfish, moonshine...I could go on for DAYS! Literally.  One big staple meal down here is of course, shrimp & grits.  It's not for everyone.  You either love grits or you haven't had… Continue reading Hold My Wine, Kiss My Ghost Grits

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Grape Stomp!

A little more than an hour southeast of Raleigh, NC, travelers will find themselves in Rose Hill, NC.  This weekend is the 42nd annual Duplin Winery Grape Stomp.  This regional favorite is sold out this year (it's popular, tickets go FAST), so put it on your radar for next year. Saturday, September 8th from 1pm… Continue reading Grape Stomp!

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Apple Festival

Over in the mountains, close to Asheville, is Hendersonville, NC.  This Labor Day weekend, the quaint town will host the 72nd annual Apple Festival. Over 4 days, visitors will enjoy 4 days of fun including one of the most best known Street Fairs in the Carolinas with freshly picked apples, arts & crafts, festival food, and… Continue reading Apple Festival