North Carolina Ramblings – August 21, 2018

Welcome to our Ramblings feature as we help you explore Lovely Things NC.

Travel

The Little Known Observatory With Views That Are Second To None

The views don’t get much better than at this stunning observatory in North Carolina. Located in Asheville, Lookout Observatory is the perfect place to soak up the beauty and majesty of nature. Here’s everything you need to know about visiting. (Only in Your State)

Life on Campaign

August 25 – 10:00 a.m. – Four Oaks. Hear the roar of cannon fire! Starr’s Battery and the Carolina Living History Guild will show how artillery regiments loaded and fired during the Civil War.  Infantry displays by the 27th NC Co. D will showcase a common soldier’s daily life.  Demonstrations will occur throughout the day. (NCDCR)

Wine/Food

Duplin Winery’s Grape Stomp

Sept 8, 2018 – For more than 41 years, the friends and family at Duplin Winery have stomped grapes. Once to make wine and now just for fun! There will be live music you can dance to, exclusive wine tastings and a grape-stomping contest. (NC Wine)

Quilts

Wilkes County Quilters Show

September 7 & 8 – 9:00 a.m.  – 6:00 .m. –  Members will be exhibiting bed quilts, wall hangings, art quilts and other items. A favorite event is the bed turning where vintage quilts from the Appalachian area will be presented and their stories told. (Quilters Travel Companion)

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