Here are some things NCMS employees, members, and YOU are talking about this Weekend and Beyond!


College Basketball is full-court action this weekend!

Men’s Basketball


  • #4 UNC vs. Boston College, 2:15pm
  • #7 Duke vs. Pittsburgh, 8pm
  • #2 Purdue vs. Iowa, 2pm
  • #3Kansas vs. West Virginia, 4pm
  • #1UConn vs. Villanova, 8pm


  • #10 Memphis vs. Tulane, 1pm
  • #14 Illinois vs. Rutgers, 1pm

Women’s Baskteball


  • #4 NC State vs. Duke, noon
  • #15 Florida State vs. Virginia, 2pm
  • #19 Notre Dame vs. Wake Forest, 2pm
  • #13 Louisville vs. #23 UNC, 2pm


The Carolina Hurricanes hit the ice TONIGHT!

The Carolina Hurricanes take on the Detroit Red Wings at 7pm tonight.  Players to watch include Seth Jarvis and Sebastian Aho.  Will the Canes pull out a win!  Check it out on ESPN+ or get tickets here.

It is Pasta Festival Time in Asheville!

Make fresh pasta, learn new recipes, and have fun for the whole family Saturday.  All you need to know is here.

There will be Two Less Lonely People In The World Saturday with Air Supply!

See the famed duo at the Crown Theater in Fayetteville, Saturday at 7:30pm.  Tickets can be purchased here.

If you have an event you would like added to On The Lighter Side, email Randy Aldridge at [email protected].