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


337 Books Set in North Carolina listed on Goodreads

The Notebook, Cold Mountain, The Underground Railroad, Joyland, The Body Farm, The Peach Keeper, Three Times Lucky, etc. (Goodreads)

Chris’s Pick from Highland Books

Chris owns Highland Books with his wife Amanda. When he was in high school he used to frequent Highland Books and became acquainted with the owners. He once told them to let him know if they ever wanted to sell because it would be his dream to own a bookstore. Today he does. (Highland Books)

Thomas Wolf Memorial

As a High School Drama student I had the great pleasure of appearing in the lead role of our production of Look Homeward Angels. To this day I’ve always had a soft spot for this writer and his legacy.

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For the last 33 years, the Southern/National Draft Horse Pull has served as the grand finale for the Southern Farm Show. This tradition will continue Friday, February 2nd at the Hunt Horse Arena at the NC State Fairgrounds. (Southern Shows)

The North Carolina Zoo


The 10 Best Wilmington Restaurants 2018


There are more than 10 restaurants on this list from (TripAdvisor). Most are excellent, but we suggest that you be sure to try the following if you find yourself in this coastal town. – Catch, Indochine, Pilot House, Chops Deli, Flaming Amy’s Burrito Barn, Osteria Chicchetti, and Little Dipper.


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