North Carolina Calendar

JANUARY 2015

1            ATLANTIC BEACH — Penguin Plunge — (252) 808-7485
1            CHERRYVILLE — New Year's Shooters — (704) 435-3061
1            GREENVILLE — St. Francis Festival of Trees — (864) 255-1199
1-3         ASHEVILLE — Biltmore Candlelight Christmas Evenings — (800) 411-3812
1-3         WELLFORD — Holiday Lights Safari Benefit — (864) 472-2038
1-4         FAYETTEVILLE — Christmas at the 1897 E.A. Poe House Museum of the Cape Fear — (910) 486-1330
2-4         GREENSBORO — North Carolina RV Dealers' Association RV Show — (800) 478-2324
3            GREENSBORO — Scottish Hogmanay Celebration — www.triadhighlandgames.org
3-4         RALEIGH — The Wedding Show — (919) 873-1700
5            SANFORD — Quilting and Fiber Art Marketplace — (704) 376-2531
5-9         GREENSBORO — Green and Growin' Show — (919) 816-9119
6-7         ASHEVILLE — Wholesale Gem & Jewelry Trade Show & Sale — (601) 879-8832
7-9         DURHAM — 2015 North Carolina Association of Agricultural Fairs Convention — (919) 782-3058
9-10       SANFORD — The Quilting and Fiber Art Marketplace — (704) 376-2531
9-10       CHARLOTTE — Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam — (336) 373-7400
9-10       GREENSBORO — Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam — (336) 373-7400
9-11       ASHEVILLE — Best of Our State Grove Park Inn — (800) 438-5800
9-11       RALEIGH — Bass & Saltwater Fishing Expo — (336) 855-0208
9-11       WINSTON-SALEM — Winston-Salem Spring Home Show — (888) 560-3976
9-11       CHARLOTTE — Build, Remodel and Landscape Expo — (800) 374-6463
10          CARY — Dia de Los Reyes Parade — (919) 852-0075
15-16     HICKORY — Agritourism Networking Association (ANA) Conference — (855) 517-1617
15-17     FISHERSVILLE, VA — Virginia Farm Show — (800) 218-5586
16          NEW BERN — BBQ in Blue Jeans — (252) 636-4087
16-18     ASHEVILLE — All That Jazz Weekend — (800) 438-0050
16-18     MYRTLE BEACH — SOS Mid-Winter Break — (704) 528-3330
16-18     CHARLESTON — Charleston Marathon — (843) 300-7500
16-18     DOSWELL — Richmond Fishing Expo —  (336) 855-0208
16-18     CARY — Martin Luther King Jr. Dreamfest Celebration — (919) 469-4000
16-18     CHARLOTTE — Spring Home Show  — (855) 449-4108
17          RALEIGH — NC Reptile and Exotic Animal Show — (863) 268-4273
17          MOREHEAD CITY — Crystal Coast Bridal Fair — (252) 240-3256
17          RALEIGH — Carolina Coin & Stamp Show — (919) 828-9450
17-18     FORT FISHER — Battle for Fort Fisher Observance — (910) 612-7067
17-18     KILL DEVIL HILLS — Outer Banks Wedding Weekend and Expo — (252) 449-WEDD
17-18     RALEIGH — The World's Greatest Hobby on Tour — (630) 279-5094
18          NEW BERN — Bridal Expo & Venue Tours/Jacksonville Spring Home and Garden/Holiday Home & Gift Show — (252) 635-5661
21-22     RALEIGH — Raleigh Mind Body Spirit Expo — (541) 482-3722
22-24    MYRTLE BEACH, SC — 2015 SC/GA Association of Agricultural Fairs Convention — www.scfairs.org
22-25     ASHEVILLE — Asheville FringeArts Festival — (828) 254-2621
22-25     BLOWING ROCK — Winterfest — (800) 295-7851
23-25     CONCORD — Greater Charlotte Home & Landscape Show — (210) 408-0998
23-25     WILMINGTON — Wilmington Antique Show And Sale — (910) 395-6062
23-25     CHARLOTTE — North Carolina RV Dealers' Association RV Show — (800) 478-2324
24          GREENVILLE — Jolly Skull Beer Fest — (252) 633-5060
24          FLETCHER — Fletcher Chili Cook-Off — (828) 687-0751
24          ASHEVILLE — Winter Warmer Beer Festival — (828) 259-5736
24          CHARLOTTE — Easyriders Bike Show Tour — (800) 962-9857
24-25     WILMINGTON — Cape Fear Model Railroad Show and Sale — (919) 612-0118
24-25     WILMINGTON — Wilmington Home Expo and Remodeling Show — (910) 799-2611
25          OCEAN ISLE BEACH — Silver Coast Bridal Fair  — (910) 287-2800
25-26    CHARLOTTE — NCAFE Showfest 2015 — (877) 623-3787
27-Feb 1 GREENSBORO — Central Carolina Boat and Fishing Expo —
30          WADESBORO — Barn Blast — (704) 694-4036
30-31     STATESVILLE — The Quilting and Needle Art Extravaganza — (704) 376-2531
30-Feb 1 WILMINGTON — Wilmington Wine and Chocolate Festival — (910) 742-0120
31          KINSTON — Stars Dance for the Arts — (252) 522-2517
31          CHARLOTTE — Queen City Brewers Festival — (704) 441-3221
31          RALEIGH — African American Cultural Celebration — (919) 807-7900
31-Feb 1 DURHAM — Intergalactic Bead and Jewelry Show — (888) 729-6904

FEBRUARY 2015

3-15       CHAPEL HILL — NC Comedy Arts Festival — (919) 338-8150
4-6         RALEIGH — Southern Farm Show — (800) 849-0248
5-7         WILMINGTON — North Carolina Jazz Festival — (910) 793-1111
5-8         RALEIGH — Raleigh Boat Show — (919) 996-8500
5-8         CHARLOTTE — Mid-Atlantic Boat Show — (336) 855-0208
6-7         WINSTON-SALEM — Fly Fishing Show — (814) 443-3638
6-8         FLETCHER — Mountain RV & Boat Show — (828) 628-0205
7            PINEHURST — Pinehurst Chocolate Festival — (910) 687-0377
7-8         MOREHEAD CITY — Carolina Chocolate Festival — (877) 848-4976
12-15     RALEIGH — North Carolina International Auto Expo — (919) 821-7400
13-15     GREENSBORO — North Carolina RV & Camping Show — (804) 243-8847
13-15     RALEIGH — Raleigh Home Show — www.raleighspringshow.com
13-15     NEW BERN — New Bern Antique Show & Sale — (252) 633-6448
14          PINEHURST — Heart 'n Soul of Jazz Event — (910) 692-ARTS (2787)
14          WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest Mardi Gras Festival — (919) 435-9415
14          WILMINGTON — Intercultural Festival At UNCW — (910) 962-3685
15          WILMINGTON — Cape Fear Wedding Show — (910) 392-5228
17          DURHAM — Durham Mardi Gras — 919-291-2371
19-22     CHAPEL HILL — Carolina Jazz Festival — (919) 843-3333
20-21     KINSTON — Neuse River Music Festival — (252) 522-1066/ 252-233-6865
20-21     LUMBERTON — Dancing with the Robeson County Stars — (910) 739-4249
20-22     ASHEVILLE — Bluegrass First Class — (828) 275-8650
20-22     ASHEVILLE — National Arts & Crafts Conference — (828) 628-1915
20-22     CHARLOTTE — Southern Spring Home & Garden Show — (704) 376-6594 (800) 849-0248
20-22     WILMINGTON — Wilmington Spring Home Show — (855) 523-5310
20-22     RALEIGH — North Carolina RV Dealers' Association RV Show — (800) 478-2324
21          HILLSBOROUGH — Revolutionary War Living History Day — (919) 732-7741
21-22     PITTSBORO — Fearrington's Annual Folk Art Show — (919) 542-4000
21-22     RALEIGH — Raleigh Body Mind Spirit Expo — (541) 482-3722
21-22     CHARLOTTE — Showcase Of Woodcarvings 2015 — (704) 544-2417
21-22     WINNABOW —  150th Anniversary of the Fall of Fort Anderson —  910-371-6613
26-28     MOUNT AIRY — Tommy Jarrell Celebration — (336) 786-7998
27-Mar 1 CHARLOTTE — Southern Spring Home & Garden Show — (800) 849-0248
27-Mar 1 GREENSBORO — Central Carolina Boat Show — (336) 855-0208
28           ALBEMARLE — The Stanly County Winter Wine Festiva — (704) 986-3769
28           APEX — Apex Founders Day — (919) 278-7335
28           JAMESTOWN — Mardi Gras of the Carolinas — (336) 887-5413
28           LUMBERTON — Book 'Em North Carolina Authors Conf./Book Fair — (910) 739-9999
28           WILMINGTON — Annual Tidewater Camellia Club Show — (910) 509-1792
28-Mar 1  CHARLOTTE — Charlotte Repticon Show — www.repticon.com

MARCH 2015


6-8          ASHEBORO — North Carolina Potters Conference — (336) 629-0399
6-8          CONCORD — Ink Fest Live — (704) 920-3976
7             LUMBERTON — Rumba On The Lumber — (910) 671-3876
9             LUMBERTON — A Taste of Robeson — (910) 738-5204
10           NEW BERN — Taste of Coastal Carolina —  (252) 637-7972
13-14      CHARLOTTE — SHIFT Charlotte 2015 — www.shiftcharlotte.com
13-14      CHARLOTTE — Charlotte Quilters Guild Quilt Show — (704) 596-4650
14           CHARLOTTE — Charlotte Goes Green St. Patrick's Day Festival — (803) 802-1678
14           EMERALD ISLE — St. Patrick's Festival — (252) 354-6350
14           PINEHURST — Pinehurst St. Patrick's Day Parade — (910) 295-0166
14           RALEIGH — St. Patrick's Parade and Wearin' O' the Green Festival — (919) 218-8789
14           WILMINGTON — Guinness St. Patrick's Day Festival & Parade — (216) 374-8884
14-15      GREENSBORO — Re-enacment Battle Of Guilford Courthouse — (336) 545-5315
14-15      NEW BERN — New Bern Home & Garden Show — (252) 635-5658
14-15      WRIGHTSVILLE — NC Watermelon Association Convention — www.nationalwatermelonassociation.com
20-22      ASHEVILLE — "WNC Home, Garden & Green Living Show" — (828) 255-2526
20-22     WILMINGTON — Cape Fear Wildlife Expo — (910) 794-3104
21           WILMINGTON — Coastal Living Show — (910) 251-5031
21-22      FOUR OAKS — Bentonville Battlefield 150th Anniversary Commemoration — (910) 594-0789
21-22      LAKE WACCAMAW — Southern Farm Days — (910) 547-6124
27-28     NEWPORT — Newport Pig Cookin' Contest — (252) 223-PIGS

APRIL 2015


23-26      WILKESBORO — MerleFest  — (800) 343-7857
24-26      FAIRMONT — Fairmont Heritage Days  — (910) 740-0277
25-26      CHARLOTTE — Kings Drive Art Walk — (704) 338-1060

MAY 2015


1-3           KERNERSVILLE — Kernersville Spring Folly — (336) 993-4521

SEPTEMBER 2015


25-27       CHARLOTTE — Festival in the Park — (704) 338-1060