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Eno River Farm
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Written by Chapel Hill   
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 02:46 PM

Eno River Farm, which sits on two-hundred beautiful acres on St. Mary’s Road in Hillsborough, is a seasonal farm market, with an indoor greenhouse, ice creamery, and an outdoor farm that grows strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, and raspberries, as well as seasonal crops such as ornamental plants, poinsettias, and herbs. Its existence is due to a young man’s vision, his uncle’s dreams, and a shared family love of farming, self-sufficiency and the environment.

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The Arkansas Trail of Holiday Lights is this winter’s perfect social distancing activity
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Written by Arkansas Tourism   
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 02:41 PM

The Arkansas Trail of Holiday Lights returns this week with a statewide celebration of the holiday season. Towns across The Natural State will take part with events and activities modified to adhere to social distancing requirements. Displays in many locations will be lit into the new year, offering a fun way to hit the road and spend time with friends and family in a safe way. 

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Special Edition of ‘Discover Arkansas’ Now Online
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Written by Arkansas Tourism   
Thursday, November 19, 2020 01:03 PM
A special edition of “Discover Arkansas” featuring the Arkansas Trail of Holiday Lights is now available at www.arkansas.com/discover-arkansas. Published by Arkansas Tourism, the monthly digital publication highlights events, activities and trip ideas in The Natural State. 
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Chapel Hill Restaurant Group
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Written by Chapel Hill   
Tuesday, November 17, 2020 12:00 AM

November is a month of gratitude. The month begins with All Saints Day and ends with Thanksgiving. It’s an opportunity to acknowledge and thank the people in our community who have given of themselves to brighten our lives, to create a better Chapel Hill, a better Orange County.

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Plan your 2021 Visit
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Written by Chapel Hill   
Friday, November 13, 2020 12:00 AM

If the University is closed, how do you get people to visit Chapel Hill?

OK, let’s face it: Chapel Hill is a college town. The University of North Carolina Chapel Hill was here before there was even a downtown – before there was even a government! As the University grew businesses came to support it. Flash forward 250 years and you have a whole economy derived from the University, and that includes a lot more than Chapel Hill. Students pack in downtown Carrboro clubs, its apartments and recreational opportunities. Alumni who stayed here have moved to neighboring towns like Hillsborough and Pittsboro and every year the University related economy helps sustain a $218 million tourism industry with countless jobs that depend on it.

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Arkansas Historical Marker Program Highlights Local History and Heritage
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Written by Arkansas State Parks   
Friday, November 06, 2020 04:10 PM

(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) – A new historical marker is now in Emmet for the Ephesus Cemetery announced the Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage, and Tourism Secretary Stacy Hurst. This is the latest implementation of the Division of Arkansas Heritage’s program to assist communities in the placement of historical markers.

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Imagine Celebrating Winter in Alaska. Explore Fairbanks Responsibly.
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Written by Explore Fairbanks   
Thursday, November 05, 2020 12:00 AM

Welcome to the Explorer!


In a time when uncertainty and change seem to dominate our days, we can rest assured that the sun will keep rising, the snow will keep falling and the northern lights will keep weaving their way across the sky. As Winter Season begins to settle in around Fairbanks, we invite you to come see the captivating light of the aurora borealis, frolic in a playground made of ice, experience the exhilarating sport of dog mushing and visit the charming town of North Pole. As you make your travel plans to Fairbanks, find up-to-date information about Alaska’s COVID-19 travel restrictions, including testing requirements, pinned to the top of our website. With careful planning and precautions, including mask wearing, social distancing and hand sanitation, we invite you to come “Explore Fairbanks Responsibly” and embark on an unforgettable winter expedition in this sparkling land of ice and snow.

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Visitor Finds 4.49-Carat Diamond at Crater of Diamonds State Park
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Written by Arkansas State Parks   
Tuesday, November 03, 2020 05:07 PM

(MURFREESBORO, Ark.) - It was all treat, no trick this Halloween for Steven McCool of Fayetteville, Ark., at Crater of Diamonds State Park. The 34-year-old found the third-largest diamond of the year. 

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Native American Heritage Month
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Written by Chapel Hill   
Tuesday, November 03, 2020 12:00 AM

November is Native American Heritage Month, an opportunity for us to be mindful of our county’s rich history, diverse cultures and the important contributions of our nation's first people.

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