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Larry Smith, Grand Champion of the 2017 National Christmas Tree Contest, will be choosing the tree that is set up in the White House for 2018. His farm is located in Avery County, and he has been growing Christmas trees since the 1970’s, turning it into a lucrative family business.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 86 Issue 7, December 2018, p88-94, il, por Periodical Website
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Raleigh’s historic neighborhood Oakwood offers a unique candlelight tour of its historic houses during Christmastime. Houses are bedecked inside and out for the holiday, allowing tourists to enjoy several architectural styles through town.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 86 Issue 7, December 2018, p23-26, il, por Periodical Website
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Honoring the traditional Moravian celebration of liebesmahl, or lovefeast, Winston-Salem community members gather by the thousands each year. A worship service is offered, followed by coffee and sweet buns, candlelight, and music for everyone.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 86 Issue 7, December 2018, p100-117, il, por Periodical Website
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The Justice family farm in Jacksonville, North Carolina is home to one of the last Christmas tree farms in the state. Since 1984, Willie Justice, the head proprietor, has helped families find the perfect tree and along the way, made lifelong friends and customers.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 86 Issue 7, December 2018, p28-30, il, por Periodical Website
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The North Carolina Museum of History has created an exhibit about toys from local citizens childhoods. But when a deluge of toys were donated for the exhibit, the Museum had to open up more space and took an extra year to pull together the exhibit. These are the stories behind favorite toys through the decades.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 86 Issue 7, December 2018, p78-86, il, por Periodical Website
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In 2018, a monster storm hit North Carolina called Hurricane Florence. This article documents the experience of author Philip Gerard from the preparation through the storm, the aftermath and to the future.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 86 Issue 7, December 2018, p58-64, il, por Periodical Website
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34838
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Sausage balls have a long history in North Carolina, but can be found elsewhere around the United States too. These cost-effective snacks are quick to make and beloved by many. This article includes a recipe from Neese’s Country Sausage, a Greensboro-based operation that has been making spicy sausage for several generations.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 86 Issue 7, December 2018, p134-140, il, por Periodical Website
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The Christ Episcopal Church’s annual Christmas Cookie Walk has been running for almost 20 years in New Bern. Each year, parishioners donate their time and baking skills to make thousands of cookies to sell in order to fund church-supported charities. Hundreds of people buy their Christmas cookies and spend time with other community members during this event.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 86 Issue 7, December 2018, p142-148, il, por Periodical Website
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The Reynolda House in Winston-Salem was once the home of R.J. and Katharine Reynolds, business owners and philanthropists. For the six years that Katharine was alive and in the house, Christmas was a spectacular, yet private event. Archived mementos and notes give a look into what the meals were like on this festive holiday.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 86 Issue 7, December 2018, p170-175, il, por Periodical Website
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Lovefeast, a Moravian tradition that occurs several times a year, is known for the sharing of sweet buns and coffee. The lovefeast bun is a simple spiced bun with mace and orange flavors. It is a popular dish, and the bakery that sells them in Winston-Salem makes over 24,000 during the lovefeast on Christmas Eve.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 86 Issue 7, December 2018, p120-124, il, por Periodical Website
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Outside Charlotte, a Venezuelan family introduces their Christmas traditions to the community. Latin American Christmas celebrations last weeks from December into January and are highlighted by different foods made from scratch by families working together.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 86 Issue 7, December 2018, p164-168, il, por Periodical Website
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Nationally-ranked chef Ricky Moore discusses his step-grandfather’s Christmas ham and beans recipe. Moore still recreates his own version of the recipe with his family, and brings the same creativity to his own restaurants in Durham, Saltbox Seafood Joints.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 86 Issue 7, December 2018, p126-128, il, por Periodical Website
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Many Greek emigrants have come to North Carolina seeking a better life. Forsyth County has a thriving Greek-American population, and with this, many Greek Christmas traditions are passed on to the next generation.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 86 Issue 7, December 2018, p156-162, il, por Periodical Website
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For Richard Hess, moving to North Carolina has helped rediscover his Jewish faith. Hanukkah, a celebration of eight nights, has now become a time to rededicate his life to the Jewish faith, his family, and friends.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 86 Issue 7, December 2018, p150-155, il, por Periodical Website
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Ham has been a long-time tradition of the holidays, dating back centuries in Europe. In North Carolina, Left Bank Butchery in Saxapahaw specializes in everyday hams and meats, but works overtime for the holidays.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 86 Issue 7, December 2018, p131-132, il, por Periodical Website
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