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Don't let boredom linger at home this Veterans Day weekend in North and South Carolina. We've charted a captivating course for you, from the poignant “War Without Front Lines” exhibit in Columbia to the timeless charm of the historic train depot in Blueberrytown. The Highlands Food & Wine Festival beckons with its culinary delights and soul-stirring melodies.
For our esteemed VIP subscribers, we extend an exclusive offer: free tickets to three festive holiday events. Keep perusing to savor the details of this family-friendly Southern adventure that awaits you in the Carolinas. Learn how to join our Carolina Traveler Facebook group and become a subscriber to the Carolina Traveler magazine!
It's Veterans Day Weekend In The Carolinas
A High Falutin' Veterans Day Weekend At The Highlands Food & Wine Festival
This weekend's Highlands Food & Wine Festival (running November 9-12) calls for an exquisite touch of “mountain chic” in your attire. Delight in wine dinners and unique culinary experiences, including the Farm Harvest Dinner & Barn Dance or the captivating Catch & Release signature dinner.
Savor the flavor at “A Shot At Redemption” reimagined Southern Sunday brunch. Indulge in an opulent and over-the-top Bloody Mar bar, delectable bites, and soul-stirring sounds of The Harlem Gospel Travelers.
Participating chefs and talent include Taylor Montgomery of Urban Wren in Greenville, SC; Chef Adé of Wa Mi Dounou in Norlina, NC; and, Ryan Bethea of Oysters Carolina.
Claim Your Free Tickets To The Christmas Carousel Holiday Market In Raleigh, NC
Raleigh's ultimate Christmas extravaganza, the unmissable Christmas Carousel Market is back! Get ready to jingle all the way to the NC State Fairgrounds for a holiday shopping spree featuring over 250 exhibitors. You'll feel like you stepped into a 90,000 sq. ft. winter wonderland of delicious treats, blooming florals, dazzling decor, and more!
Carolina Traveler VIPs can claim their free tickets to the Christmas Carousel Market in Raleigh, NC. Just send an email to Susie, our Ambassador of Fun, and she'll get you into the market!
Book It To The Charleston Literary Festival (Margaret Atwood Will Be In Attendance!)
The 2023 Charleston Literary Festival graces the city until November 12, 2023. Amidst the cobblestone streets and oak-shaded alleys, esteemed venues like the Circular Congregational Church, Mills House, and Dock Street Theatre bear witness to this literary affair.
Delve into Margaret Atwood's latest short story collection, Old Babes in the Wood, and list to co-authors Joseph McGill, Jr., Herb Frazier, and Dr. Felice Knight discuss their recent project Sleeping With The Ancestors.
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Claim Your Free Tickets To Time Travelers Weekend At The Carolina Renaissance Festival
Children ages 5-12 receive FREE ADMISSION to the Carolina Renaissance Festival this weekend with a school supply donation (see desired items).
Come as you are or dress as your favorite time-traveling character inspired by film, TV, comics, sci-fi, or fantasy — all costume genres are welcome for participation in the Renaissance Festival costume contest!
Carolina Traveler VIPS can claim up to FOUR FREE TICKETS to the Carolina Renaissance Festival this year (2 adults & 2 children). If you didn't see the email in your inbox or spam, just send an email to Susie, our Ambassador of Fun, and she'll get you into the festival!
Which NC City Is Known As Blueberrytown?
Winter in this city offers a charming and serene escape for those seeking a unique southern experience. The season brings mild temperatures, making it an ideal time to explore the town without the sweltering heat of summer.
Visit the historic train depot, soak in the town's rich heritage and intriguing murals, and savor comfort food at local eateries. Additionally, the Pender County countryside takes on a tranquil beauty, perfect for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts.
Looking for more information on things in to do in North Carolina and South Carolina? Whether it's Veterans Day weekend, Groundhog Day, or a regular ole' long weekend in summertime, you can visit our Carolina Traveler Facebook page and Carolina Traveler website for all things seasonal in NC and SC.