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Charles Dickens' story, A Christmas Carol, is one of the most beloved Christmas traditions. Harrison describes how Fayetteville brings the story to life each season with street performers acting out the characters in the downtown area.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 78 Issue 7, Dec 2010, p126-130, 132, 134, il Periodical Website
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21419
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Harrison describes the music of Jug Tucker, a bluegrass band that also plays jazz and swing standards, western swing, and Irish fiddle tunes. The band is based on the Outer Banks, and they play 99 percent of their gigs in bars and restaurant decks between Corolla and Ocracoke. Jug Tucker consists of Mark and Sherri Criminger and Ed Gee.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 81 Issue 4, Sept 2013, p30, 32, por Periodical Website
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38260
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Fans of dancing fads from the late 1930s to early 1970s and from Eastern North Carolina to Tidewater Virginia got their entertainment fill from a venue that became an establishment: Nags Head Casino. Begun as living quarters for stonemasons building the Wright Brothers National Memorial, the site for seminal memories included bowling alleys and was near another site synonymous with Nags Head: Jockey’s Ridge.
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16541
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George C. Hemingway leads a dual life. He is a Wilmington architect and an artist. He prefers to paint en plein air and refine the piece later. He is represented by three North Carolina galleries. As an architect his accomplishments include designing the renovations and additions to the three North Carolina Aquariums, overseeing the preservation of the Oregon Inlet Life-Saving Station on Hatteras Island, and managing projects at Roanoke Island Festival Park.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 79 Issue 12, May 2012, p27-28, 30, 32, il, por Periodical Website
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38265
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For nearly three decades, 1812 on the Perquimans Bed and Breakfast Inn’s owner has been passing down the importance of manners to children attending her summer program, along with passing down the history of the Perquimans and surrounding area. House Party for Etiquette for Young Ladies and Gentlemen offers instruction on etiquette and proper dress of formal attire along with conventional camp activities like canoeing. The house, in Nancy Dawson Rascoe’s family for two centuries and restored by N.C. Division of Archives and History’s standards, became the site of a film, Ms. Nancy Minds their Manners.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 80 Issue 3, Aug 2012, p120-122, 124 Periodical Website
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15795
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The last residents left Portsmouth Island long ago, and now a 1930s fishing village stands empty. Reachable only by boat, the island is preserved by the National Park Service as a reminder of the old days. for those who visit, the island holds a fascination of long ago coastal living.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 79 Issue 8, Jan 2012, p76-78, 80, 82-83, il Periodical Website
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10412
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Harrison discusses the work of landscape painter, Jimmy Craig Womble. His subjects include old eastern North Carolina life--dilapidated barns, sagging roofs, abandoned cars, fish houses, and work boats.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 6, Nov 2008, p152-154, 156, 158, 160, il Periodical Website
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38255
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An inherited farm in the town of Godwin synthesizes old and new for the benefit of its residents and the community. The current residents continue the farmhouse tradition, carried out in this Sampson County dwelling by Tom Jackson’s great-grandfather, albeit with a modern day twist. Jackson Farm’s organic offerings, identified by the author as niche crops, include herbs, edible flowers, and fruit trees. Other offerings are a retreat style guesthouse and backdrop for weddings.
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9574
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The Corolla Schoolhouse, one of many one-room schools that once dotted the Outer Banks, closed over fifty years ago. Through the work of local preservationists, Doug and Sharon Twiddy, the building was restored in 1999. It is now the Corolla Wild Horse Museum and the home base of the Corolla Wild Horse Fund, the nonprofit group that manages the herd.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 3, Aug 2007, p96-98, 100, 102, 104, il, por Periodical Website
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