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  • Be a pilot

    Be a pilot

    You don't have to spend hours inside a classroom or months at a flight school to find out what it's like to be a pilot. The "Be-A-Pilot," program lets anyone take to the skies for an afternoon for just $49. Elizabeth gets her introductory lesson at the Aero Services flight school in Wilmington. More >>
  • 12.3.04

    Sailing near Southport

    Sailing near Southport

    Who doesn't dream of sailing away? The dream is easy, but learning how to make a sailboat go is the challenge. Elizabeth takes up the challenge in this Let Elizabeth Do It.More >>
  • 11.23.04

    Making fudge

    Making fudge

    During the holidays, family recipes are shared and enjoyed, but while mom's recipe for fudge might get pulled out just in time for Christmas, the professionals make it all year long. Elizabeth joins the pros at Topsail Trading Company in Surf City for her own lesson in fudge making. More >>
  • 9.29.04

    Testing the Ice

    Testing the Ice

    It's been ten years since Wilmington had an ice skating rink, but now figure skaters, hockey players, and newcomers to the ice all have a place to skate. Elizabeth is among the first to test the ice More >>
  • 9.15.04

    Comedic Improvisation

    Comedic Improvisation

    Elizabeth joins an improv comedy class, learning the basics of being spontaneous over an eight-week period. The classes are taught by Brooklin Green, a graduate of Second City Conservatory in Chicago.More >>
  • 8.4.04

    Salt marsh safari

    Salt marsh safari

    Have you ever wondered what lurks in the murky water, deep in the salt marsh of Wrightsville Beach? UNCW's MarineQuest program lets curious young campers explore the less-taken path. Elizabeth joins a group of 10 and 11 year olds on a journey to find sea critters. More >>
  • 7.28.04

    Shrimp heading and peeling

    Shrimp heading and peeling

    For 34 years, the people of Sneads Ferry have taken pride in their annual shrimp festival. This year, the committee invites Elizabeth to be in the shrimp heading and peeling contest. More >>
  • 7.14.04

    Hand-blown glass jewelry

    Hand-blown glass jewelry

    A local artist is turning her talent into a business, but her art doesn't hang on the wall. It hangs around your neck. Lissi Rabon creates hand blown glass jewely in her backyard studio in Wilmington. It's called lampwork, an ancient art form that dates back to 17th century France and Italy. Elizabeth learns the basics of beadwork.More >>
  • 7.8.04

    Slot car racing

    Slot car racing

    Elizabeth crashes and even flips her tiny car on the track before taking the checkered flag at Scott's Hill Center Raceway. It's not NASCAR, but slot cars that allow race fans to burn rubber without the fear of getting hurt. More >>
  • 6.9.04

    Allstar Cheerleading and Tumbling

    Allstar Cheerleading and Tumbling

    At Wilmington Allstars Cheerleading and Tumbling Gym, the tiniest tumblers learn to fall without fear, and boys and girls as young as three learn to cheer with pride. Elizabeth sits in on a practice session for a crash course lesson. With lots of help, she works on back handsprings. Then, it's time to learn a routine. Her moves and cheering aren't enough to get her on the squad, but at this gym, everyone is an allstar. More >>
  • 5.5.04

    Equestrian lessons

    Equestrian lessons

    Elizabeth puts on her riding hat and chaps and saddles up for one intense lesson. Under the instruction of Mike and Karen Mealy at Wonderland Farms in Leland, Elizabeth takes a 17-year-old quarterhorseMore >>
  • 4/7/04 Coast Guard Auxiliary

    4/7/04 Coast Guard Auxiliary

    The Coast Guard Auxiliarly serves as the eyes and ears of the Coast Guard, helping with rescues and offering advice to voters. Elizabeth joins a group of volunteers from Southport Flotilla 10-05. On her journey along the Cape Fear River, she calls in a status report and takes the helm, and also participates in a man overboard drill, calling out precise directions to the coxwain or captain. Anyone can join the Coast Guard Auxiliary, even if you've never been on a boat before.More >>
  • 3/10/04 Truck Driving

    11/5/03 Pole Dancing

    If you think driving across town is hard, try getting behind the wheel of a big rig.More >>
    If you think driving across town is hard, try getting behind the wheel of a big rig. At Cape Fear Community College's truck driver training program, aspiring truckers learn everything they need to know for their first job on the road. Elizabeth takes a lesson from the driver's seat. She shifts into second and third gears in the truck yard but doesn't venture into the streets. If you'd like more information about this hands-on program, call 790-2323. More >>
  • 2/18/04 Colonial Living

    12/10/03 Belly Dancing

    Elizabeth steps back in time and visits historic Harmony Hall Plantation in Bladen County. The Plantation dates back to the 1760's and is now owned by the Bladen County Historical Society.More >>
    Elizabeth steps back in time and visits historic Harmony Hall Plantation in Bladen County. The Plantation dates back to the 1760's and is now owned by the Bladen County Historical Society. Without any funding other than donations, a small group of volunteers tries to recreate history. On a cold winter day, I give blacksmithing a try and even fire a musket. You can learn everything from home healing to colonial cooking. Call Jefferson Weaver at 910-322-7380.More >>
  • 1/21/04 Tai Chi

    12/10/03 Belly Dancing

    It's a daily exercise ritual in China, and here in the U.S., millions of Americans practice Tai Chi to gain strength, learn self defense moves, and channel their energies.More >>
    It's a daily exercise ritual in China, and here in the U.S., millions of Americans practice Tai Chi to gain strength, learn self defense moves, and channel their energies. Elizabeth signed up for a Tai Chi class and learned from one of Wilmington's most experienced martial arts instructor. Grandmaster John Stover, teaches all ages, from children to senior citizens. You can do Tai Chi or water Tai Chi at the YWCA. The number is 799-6820. More >>
  • 12/10/03 Belly Dancing

    12/10/03 Belly Dancing

    This time Elizabeth puts on her belly dancing belt and shakes it at Babs McDance Social Dance Studio in Wilmington. More >>
    This time Elizabeth puts on her belly dancing belt and shakes it at Babs McDance Social Dance Studio in Wilmington. The art of belly dancing dates back to ancient times when families would send their young daughters into the streets to dance for money. Nowdays, women of all ages and body types belly dance to get in shape and release stress. You can do it by calling 686-4968.More >>
  • 11/5/03 Pole Dancing

    11/5/03 Pole Dancing

    Elizabeth puts on her platform heels and steps into an exotic dance class. At Wilmington's "Dance and Romance," anyone can learn to work the pole, even Elizabeth.More >>
    Elizabeth puts on her platform heels and steps into an exotic dance class. At Wilmington's "Dance and Romance," anyone can learn to work the pole, even Elizabeth. The class is offered for fitness and fun. You can do it, too, by calling 793-2090. Two lessons are $25.More >>
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