The Polar Express: A Look from the Inside

I have picked up yet another couple of hats… a chef’s hat and a steward’s hat by being part of this year’s Polar Express currently going on at the North Carolina Transportation Museum. I thought it would be fun to share with you some of the many behind the scenes activities as I can without spoiling the “magic” that the show is for us all.

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BREWERIES & WINERIES

Rowan County is a destination for craft beer and local wine lovers. Your Rowan Attractions will help you discover countryside must-see wineries including North Carolina’s 100th Winery Cauble Creek Vineyard and family-owned Douglas Vineyards. Eat, drink, and stay at scenic Morgan Ridge Vineyards. [Read More]

Artisanal Water Buffalo Cheeses and Meats in Rowan County… Absolutely!

Artisanal Water Buffalo Cheeses and Meats in Rowan County… Absolutely!

Imagine if you will a nice quiet night at home, perhaps sipping a glass of wine and scrolling the channels when you fall onto “Carolina Weekends” and decide to watch this show to see what’s going on in North Carolina. Then low and behold they begin talking about something in Rowan County.  This something was new to me and I definitely decided it is worth looking into further.  That something is Fading D Farm in Salisbury and little did I know how much I was going to learn and enjoy.

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Tale of a Barn Quilt Trail in Cleveland, North Carolina

Tale of a Barn Quilt Trail in Cleveland, North Carolina

An estimated 1.5-mile Barn Quilt Walking Trail is coming soon for everyone to enjoy! “It’s important to be healthy, and Cleveland is a safe place without a lot of traffic” Elise told me. But readers… this isn’t an ordinary walking trail. The proposal is to have ten, six-sided barn quilt cubes which means a lot of barn quilt painting for a total of 60 unique signs. The barn quilt cubes will be the markers along the trail. Per Elsie, “take a walk… it doesn’t cost anything”!

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Rowan County Shop Pets and The Social Dog Pub

Rowan County Shop Pets and The Social Dog Pub

Thought it would be a fun subject to do a blog on the pets in shops in Rowan County.  I thought it was a great idea, but I didn’t think I’d have a lot to write about… boy was I wrong!!! Let me take you on a tour of some of the shops around the county that have pets to brag about!  We will start in Downtown Salisbury!

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