Tar Heel Tidbits - Carolina Country

Tar Heel Tidbits

North Carolina facts, history, activities and more for the young (and young at heart)

New Jigsaw Puzzle Highlights NC Landmarks

Mural-inspired puzzle helps fund UNC-TV

A Glow-in-the-Dark Twist on Mini Golf

Glowgolf makes for unique, indoor fun

Getting to Know: Ella Baker

Civil rights advocate and energetic crusader

A Good Read: Bulldozer Dreaming

An NC author gives kids insight into how bulldozers get ready for bed

Outhouse Races Bring Something Different to the Slopes

Teams to compete at Sapphire Valley Resort’s Great Outhouse Races

A Good Read: Jada Jones, Class Act

A student council run is more than Jada bargained for

A Good Read: Wish

A skinny dog and a neighbor boy help a wish come true

Cat Museum Boasts 5,000+ Feline Curiosities

Wonders abound at the Sylva American Museum of the House Cat

The Great Carolina Fried Chicken Map

Plan ahead with a road map highlighting 300+ fried chicken spots

Free Guide to NC Adventure

The new state travel guide is jam-packed with ideas

See Some Lights (and Ride a Camel) at the Speedway Christmas

Charlotte Motor Speedway event runs through Dec. 31, 2017

Christmas Tree Traditions

Finding and caring for a fresh tree can be a beloved tradition

Run in Style at a Halloween Half Marathon

Competitors at Fayetteville’s Oct. 29 event run in costume

See the Stars at a New NC Observatory

The Burnsville site houses the largest public optical telescope in the state