North Carolina Economic Development Guide

2017

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59 N O R T H C A R O L I N A E C O N O M I C D E V E L O P M E N T G U I D E reensboro, Winston- Salem and High Point are the core of one of the state's most historic regions and home to a bevy of colleges and universities. Winston-Salem's vibrant cultural community includes Old Salem Museum and Gardens, a collection of exhibits showcasing the Moravians, early settlers in the area. The new LeBauer Park is invigorating Greensboro's downtown, while High Point retains its reputation as the "Furniture Capital of the World." In Asheboro, the North Carolina Zoo is the largest "natural habitat" zoo in the U.S. A R O U N D T H E S T A T E | R E G I O N S G A T T R A C T I O N S • North Carolina Zoo, Asheboro • International Civil Rights Center & Museum, Greensboro • Old Salem Museum & Gardens, Winston-Salem • Greensboro Science Center, Greensboro E V E N T S • Annual Barbecue Festival, Lexington, October • Wyndham Championship golf tournament, Greensboro, August • Winston-Salem Open tennis tournament, August • Seagrove Pottery Festival Weekend, Seagrove, November • Mayberry Days, Mount Airy, September • Dixie Classic Fair, Winston-Salem, October • Autumn Leaves Festival, Mount Airy, October A T T R A C T I O N S North Carolina Zoo, Asheboro International Civil Rights Center & Museum, Greensboro THE TRIAD Alamance, Caswell, Davidson, Davie, Forsyth, Guilford, Randolph, Rockingham, Stokes, Surry and Yadkin • Aerospace and defense • Furniture • Finance • Insurance • Textiles C O U N T I E S I N D U S T R I E S JOHN GESSNER/OLD SALEM/NCZOO.ORG

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