5 Fun Things to Do Across North Carolina This Weekend (Jan. 20-22)

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By Leah Sherrell

January 20, 2023

From Asheville to Wilmington, from a Nascar event to a film camp, here are 5 fun things you can do across North Carolina this weekend.

TGIF. Another weekend is upon us, so here are five fun things to do across North Carolina this weekend.

Asheville Restaurant Week: Now through Jan. 23

Welcome to Asheville’s Restaurant Week! Home to over 250 locally owned restaurants, 20 regional tailgate markets, and a growing number of breweries, Asheville is one of the country’s top foodie destinations. Explore the town and stop into participating restaurants for specially crafted menus and pricing.

Related: Queen’s Feast Charlotte Restaurant Week kicks off today through Jan. 29.

Nascar Hall of Fame Induction (Charlotte): Jan. 20  

The Nascar Hall of Fame is inducting the class of 2023 on Friday at 8 p.m. Celebrate the 13th class, including Matt Kenseth, Hershel McGriff, and Kirk Shelmerdine during their induction ceremony or at one of the planned events. Welcome drivers on the red carpet (for free), or get tickets to the private Dine & Shine Tailgate.   

FREE Art Walk and Gallery Crawl (Durham): Jan. 20

Enjoy work from up to 19 galleries from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. this Friday! You can participate in this community activity every third Friday of the month, and enjoy live music in several galleries as you wander around. 

USS Battleship North Carolina Ghost Hunt (Wilmington): Jan. 20-21

Join Ghost Hunts USA to tour and investigate one of the most haunted battleships in the nation. Tickets grant you exclusive overnight access to the ship as well as areas usually off-limits to the public. From 7:30 p.m. – 3 a.m., night owls and paranormal activity enthusiasts will love this unique activity.

TAB Arts Weekend Film Camp (Greensboro): Jan. 21-22

TAB Arts Center is hosting a film camp for ages 7-17 every weekend from now until March 26th. Students will learn about the film industry, acting, drama, and cameras. Students will work with professional actors, writers, instructors, and cinematographers to create a short film! Each camp is $25 per month, or a $75 one-time fee. 


  • Leah Sherrell

    Leah Sherrell is a multimedia reporter for Cardinal & Pine. A graduate of UNC-Wilmington, she's a resident of Kernersville with a background in video production and communication. Leah uses many forms of media to explore the multifaceted lifestyles and cultures present in North Carolina.

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