Tar Heel Tidbits - Carolina Country

Tar Heel Tidbits

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

Golden Pirates on the Silver Screen

An NC Maritime Museum exhibit includes classic movie memorabilia

A Good Read: Gameday in the Carolinas

Follow Football Freddie on her way to a Panthers Game

‘Mingle’ with Nature in Surry County

There’s something for students and adults alike at Minglewood Farm

Catch Melon Madness at this NC Fest

Cool off at the annual Watermelon Festival in Denton

Explore an NC Zoo Near You

A sampling of zoos around the state

Family-Friendly Adventures Get Kids in Parks

New ‘TRACK Trails’ bring organized fun to local parks

Calling all Ninja Warriors

Level Up in Thomasville is a unique indoor obstacle course

Getting to Know: Billy Kaye

Legendary jazz drummer hails from Wilson

Calling all Swashbucklers and Mermaids

PirateFest is April 13 & 14, 2018, in Greenville

Getting to Know Margaret Nygard and the Eno River

This activist helped save a river and establish a state park

Maidens, Knights and Zombies

The Carolina Renaissance Festival gets spooky for Halloween

A Good Read: Boy Bites Bug

This book has it all: life lessons and bug eating

A Good Read: Mooseclumps

Offbeat poems will entertain kids and parents alike

A Good Read: Hey, Coach!

Capturing the energy and fun of youth soccer