North Carolina Calendar

SEPTEMBER 2014

5-6        MAYODAN — Mayodan Antique Festival — (336) 548-2789
5-13      CONCORD — Cabarrus County Agricultural Fair — (704) 786-7221
5-14      FAYETTEVILLE — Cumberland County Fair — (843) 385-3180
5-14      FLETCHER — North Carolina Mountain State Fair — (828) 687-1414
5-6        HERTFORD — Indian Summer Festival — (252) 377-7800
5-6        MORGANTON — Historic Morganton Festival — (828) 438-5252
5-7        FAYETTEVILLE — Greek Festival — (910) 484-2010
6           SALISBURY — Doll & Bear Expo — (803) 783-8049
6           HILLSBOROUGH — Bluegrass at Moorefields — (919) 732-4941
6           GOLDSBORO — In The Pines Bluegrass Festival — (919) 578-7852
6           OCEAN ISLE BEACH  — Purple Feet Festival — (910) 287-2800
6           HICKORY — The Autolawn European Classic Car Show — (828) 327-8576
7           ASHEVILLE — Organicfest Celebration — (828) 253-2267
7-13      GOLDSBORO — Beak Week — (919) 739-7484
8-13      KING — Stokes County Agricultural Fair    (336) 983-3608
9-14      SANFORD — Lee Regional Agricultural Fair — (919) 775-3828
11-13    BOONE — Music Fest At Blue Bear Mountain — (828) 406-4226
12         EDENTON — Taste of Edenton — (800) 775-0111
12-13    CHARLOTTE — Funk Fest 2014 — (704) 596-4643
12-13    AHOSKIE — Ahoskie Heritage Festival — (252) 332-5146
12-14    MORVEN — Intertribal Pow Wow    — (336) 618-0561
13         ARCHDALE — Bush Hill Heritage Festival — (336) 434-2073
13         SWANSBORO — Coastal Cuisine, Craft Beer & Wine Festival — (910) 326-1174
13         ANGIER — Crepe Myrtle Celebration — (919) 639-2500
13         WAGRAM — Fall Festival & Grape Stomp @ Cypress Bend Vineyards — (910) 369-0411
13         HILLSBOROUGH — Hillsborough Jazz Festival — (919) 643-2500
13         OXFORD — North Carolina Hot Sauce Contest — (919) 693-1217
13         LOUISBURG     — Tar River Festival — (919) 496-3056
13-14    WILMINGTON — California Roots: The Carolina Sessions — www.calirootscarolina.com
13-14    BRYSON CITY — RAILFEST Mountain Craft Show — (800) 872-4681
13-14    WINSTON-SALEM — Winston-Salem Air Show — (336) 767-2832
13-20    RAEFORD — North Carolina Turkey Festival — (910) 904-2424
15-20    LEXINGTON — Davidson County Agricultural Fair — (336) 249-2988
16-21    KINSTON — Lenoir County Agricultural Fair — (888) 522-2966
16-21    GREENVILLE — Pitt County Fair    — (252) 758-6916
17-21    CLAYTON — Clayton Harvest & Music Festival     — (919) 553-6352
18-19    ASHEVILLE    Fall Homeschool Festival - Field To Table — (828) 225-1333
18-20    DENTON — Dailey Vincent Land Fest — (336) 859-2755
18-20    SILK HOPE — Hoppin' John Old-Time And Bluegrass Fiddler's Convention — (919) 542-8142
18-20    SALISBURY    — Tilley Harley -Davidson Biker Blues BBQ Rally and BBQ Classic — (704) 638-6044
18-21    PITTSBORO — Chatham County Agricultural Fair — (919) 542-5511
18-21    CONCORD — Queen City Barbecue and Music Festival — (336) 707-9188
19-20    FONTANA — Clogging Jamboree — (304) 776-9571
19-21    CHARLOTTE — Festival in the Park — (704) 338-1060

19-20    KANNAPOLIS — Cabarrus Pow-Wow — (540) 427-1246
19-20    EDEN    — Eden Riverfest — (336) 552-6132
19-20    WILMINGTON — Secret Garden Tour — (910) 762-0492
19-21    RALEIGH — International Festival Of Raleigh — (919) 782-0552
19-27    SALISBURY — Rowan County Agricultural Fair — (704) 633-5632
2-6        TAYLORSVILLE — Alexander County Fair — (828) 632-8681
20         BETHEL — Bethel Harvest Festival — (252) 714-2610
20         WELDON — Ducky Derby    — (252) 537-3513
20         LOCUST — Locust Outdoor Expo — (704) 888-5260
20         SPARTA — Mountain Heritage Festival — (800) 372-5473
20         PINEHURST — Pinehurst Oktoberfest — (910) 295-8656
20         RONDA — Raffaldini Vineyards Festa Italiana — (336) 835-9463
20         NORTH WILKESBORO — Shine To Wine, Wine, Beer and Art Festival — (336) 667-7129
20         CREEDMOOR — Creedmoor Music Festival — (919) 764-1003
20         RANDLEMAN — Ramblin in Randleman Classic Car Cruise — (336) 495-7500
20-21    BURLINGTON — Burlington Carousel Festival    — (336) 513-5469
20-21    BELVILLE — North Carolina Rice Festival — (910) 795-0292
20-21    DURHAM — CenterFest Arts Festival — (919) 560-2722
20-21    SWANSBORO — Crystal Coast Paddle Festival — (910) 326-1174
20-21    MAGGIE VALLEY — VW's in the Valley — (276) 620-1246
23-27    EDENTON — Chowan County Regional Fair — (252) 482-4057
23-27    CARTHAGE — Moore County Agricultural Fair — (910) 215-6893
24-27    DENVER — Denver Days Fall Festival — (704) 489-1961
25-28    MANTEO — The Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival — (252) 564-4456
25-28    BENSON — Benson Mule Days — (919) 894-3825
25-Oct 4      GOLDSBORO — Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair — (919) 735-7277
25-Oct 5      SHELBY — Cleveland County Fair — (704) 487-0651
26-27    WILLIAMSTON — Carolina Country Stampede — (252) 792-6605
26-27    MOUNT HOLLY — Mount Holly Art & Music Festival  — (704) 827-5262
26-27    KENANSVILLE  — Muscadine Harvest Festival —    (910) 296-2181
26-27    LIBERTY — Liberty Antiques Festival — (336) 622-3040
26-28    FAYETTEVILLE — International Folk Festival — (910) 323-1776
27         HILLSBOROUGH — Racers Reunion and Car Show — (919) 779-7820
27         COOLEEMEE — Carolina Cornbread Contest — (336) 284-6040
27         HILDEBRAN — Hildebran Heritage Festival  — (828) 397-5801
27         LAURINBURG — Kuumba Festival — (910) 277-8721
27         MOUNT HOLLY — Mount Holly Art & Music Festival — (704) 739-5585
27         CULLOWHEE — Mountain Heritage Day — (828) 227-7129
27         RALEIGH — Storytelling Festival — (919) 250-1013
27         COOLEEMEE — Textile Heritage Festival — (336) 284-6040
27         ELKIN — Yadkin Valley Pumpkin Festival & Antique Festival —    (336) 526-1111
27         YOUNGSVILLE — Youngsville Fall Festival — (919) 556-4026
27         THOMASVILLE — Everybody's Day — (336) 475-6134
27-28    MATTHEWS — ArtFest In Matthews — (704) 847-3649
27-28    HOT SPRINGS — French Broad Brew Fest — (828) 230-4054
28         GARNER — Carnaval Latino — (919) 661-4602
29         KINSTON — BBQ Festival On The Neuse — (800) 869-0032
30-Oct 4    NORTH WILKESBORO — Wilkes County Agricultural Fair — (336) 902-7052


OCTOBER 2014


3-11      LUMBERTON — Robeson Regional Agricultural Fair — (910) 738-2126
3-4        EFLAND — Efland Ruritan Rodeo — (919) 971-1129
3-4        ENFIELD — Enfield Peanut Festival — (252) 445-3146 x26
3-4        HALIFAX — Halifax County Harvest Days — (252) 583-5161
3-4        SELMA — Selma Railroad Days Festival — (919) 975-1411
3-4        SPRING HOPE — Spring Hope National Pumpkin Festival — (252) 230-0512
3-4        CLAREMONT — Claremont Daze Festival— (828) 466-7255
3-5        SMITHFIELD — Ava Gardner Festival — (919) 934-5830
3-5        AHOSKIE — Meherrin Nation PowWow and Car Show — (919) 606-4467
3-5        WILMINGTON — Wilmington Riverfest  — (910) 452-6862
3-5        MOREHEAD CITY — North Carolina Seafood Festival — (252) 726-6273
4           HERTFORD — Arts On The Perquimans — (252) 426-3041
4           MARS HILL — Bascom Lamar Lunsford “Minstrel of Appalachia” Festival — (828) 689-1571
4           NORTH WILKESBORO — Brushy Mountain Apple Festival — (336) 921-3499
4           DILLSBORO — Colorfest — (828) 507- 7122
4           HENDERSONVILLE — Farm City Day — (828) 697-4884
4           MADISON — Madison Heritage Festival — (336) 548-2305
4           CHARLOTTE — Great Grapes! Wine & Music Festival — (410) 878-9900
4           KING — KingFest — (336) 983-9308
4           EDENTON — Peanut Festival — (800) 775-0111
4           SHERRILLS FORD    — Lake Norman Folk Art Festival    — (828) 327-8576
4           MARS HILL — Mars Hill Heritage Festival — (828) 689-4353
4           ROARING GAP — Old Fashion Day — (336) 957-8185
4-5        OLD FORT — Oktoberfest Fall Festival — (828) 668-7223
4-5        SALISBURY — Autumn Jubilee — (704) 216-7815
5           CHAPEL HILL — Chapel Hill's Festifall — (919) 968-2878
6-11      ROCKY MOUNT — Rocky Mount Agricultural Fair — (252) 977-3247
8-9        HUNTERSVILLE — Folklife Festival — (704) 875-2312
9-11      CHAPEL HILL — TerraVITA Food & Drink Festival — (404) 822-0276
10-11    COATS — Coats Farmers' Day — (910) 897-6213
10-11    REIDSVILLE — Reidsville Homegrown Festival — (336) 347-2300
10-11    ROCKY MOUNT — Eastern Carolina BBQ Throw Down & Festival  — (252) 972-1151
10-12    DALLAS — Cotton Ginning Days — (704) 482-2951
10-12    MOUNT AIRY — Autumn Leaves Festival — (336) 786-6116
10-12    HICKORY — Hickory's Oktoberfest — (828) 322-1121
11         LINCOLNTON — Lovable Lincolnton Wine & Art Fest — (704) 736-8915
11         MEBANE — Autumn Fest in Downtown Mebane — (919) 304-6147
11         BLACK CREEK — Black Creek Heritage Day Festival — (252) 243-3540
11         CLINTON — Court Square Street Fair  — (910) 592-1961
11         JACKSONVILLE — Fiesta Latina 2014 — (910) 546-4853
11         KINGS MOUNTAIN — Gateway Festival (& Antiques) —    (704) 473-8727
11         GOLDSTON — Goldston Old Fashion Day — (919) 776-9940
11         MARION — Mountain Glory Festival — (828) 652-2215
11         COLUMBIA — Scuppernong River Festival — (252) 796-2781
11         GOLDSBORO — Taste of Wayne County — (919) 735-3591
11         TODD — Todd New River Festival — (828) 964-1362
11         BELMONT — Belmont Fall Festival — (704) 825-8191
11-12    NEW BERN — MUMFEST 2014 — (252) 638-5781
11-12    SALISBURY — OctoberTour — (704) 636-0103
11-12    SWANSBORO — Swansboro Mullet Festival — (910) 326-7370
11-12    LAURINBURG — John Blue Cotton Festival — (910) 276-2495
11-12    TRYON — Tryon Arts and Crafts Fall Festival — (828) 859-8323
11-12    PLEASURE ISLAND — Seafood, Blues & Jazz Festival — (910) 458-8434
12         DUCK — Duck Jazz Festival — (252) 255-1234
12         MIDLAND — Grape Stomping & Family Harvest Picnic — (704) 781-5035
12-16    FONTANA DAM — Fall Hike Week — (828) 498-2122
15-18    KENANSVILLE — Duplin County Agribusiness Fair — (910) 296-2181
16-18    FRANKLIN — Smoky Mountain Fall Art & Craft Fest — (828) 347-2165
16-19    ASHEVILLE — Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands — (828) 298-7928
16-19    BLACK MOUNTAIN — LEAF: Festival of Global Music and Arts — (828) 686-8742
16-26    RALEIGH — North Carolina State Fair — (919) 821-7400
17-18    PINEVILLE — Pineville Fall Festival — (704) 889-2400
17-18    CHARLOTTE — Q-City Charlotte BBQ Championship — (704) 332-2227
17-18    CARRBORO — West End Poetry Festival — (919) 918-7364
17-18    EDENTON — Historic Edenton Ghost Walk — (800) 775-0111
17-19    HENDERSON — East Coast Drag Times Hall of Fame & Reunion Weekend — (866) 438-4565
17-19    FRANKLIN — Leaf Lookers Gemboree — (828) 524-3161
17-19    LAURINBURG — Storytelling Festival of Carolina — (910) 277-3599
17-19    STATESVILLE — Carolina BalloonFest — (704) 818-3307
18         TAYLORSVILLE — Taylorsville Apple Festival — (828) 632-2999
18         RAMSEUR — A Day on Main Street — (336) 824-2030
18         WAYNESVILLE — Apple Harvest Festival — (828) 456-3021
18         HILLSVILLE, VA — Carroll County Pumpkin Festival — (276) 730-3100
18         FAIRMONT — Fairmont Farmers Festival — (910) 628-9766 X17
18         MONROE — Halloween Happenings — (704) 282-4695
18         ROBBINSVILLE — Harvest Festival — (828) 479-3364
18         WILMINGTON — Lighthouse Beer & Wine Festival — (910) 256-8622    
18         VALLE CRUCIS — Valle Country Fair — (828) 963-4609
18-19    LAKE LURE — Lake Lure Autumn Arts & Crafts Festival — (828) 625-5211
18-19    BANNER ELK — Woolly Worm Festival — (828) 898-5605
18-19    OCEAN ISLE BEACH — North Carolina Oyster Festival — (800) 426-6644
18-20    NORTH AUGUSTA — A Day To Remember-Colonial Times — (803) 279-7560
19         HILLSBOROUGH — Hillsborough Handmade Parade — (919) 643-2500
21-22    ASHEVILLE — Wholesale Gem & Jewelry Trade Show — (601) 879-8832
21-25    TABOR CITY — North Carolina Yam Festival — (910) 377-3012
23-25    NEW BERN — Ghostwalk - Hauntings with Attitude — (252) 638-8558
24-25    FONTANA DAM — Hauntober Weekend and Haunted Trail — (828) 498-2122
24-26    ELIZABETH CITY — Albemarle Craftsmens Fair — (252) 562-5441
24-26    CHARLOTTE — Christmas Made In The South — (704) 847-9480
24-26    FLETCHER — Southeastern Animal Fiber Fair — (828) 778-7090
25         JACKSONVILLE — Onslow Oktoberfest — (910) 455-5733
25         LEXINGTON — Barbecue Festival — (336) 956-1880
25         WINDSOR — Bertie 5K Spooktacular — (252) 356-2394
25         FRANKLIN — Franklin Pumpkin Fest — (828) 524-2516
25         RALEIGH — Galleria Craft Fair — (919) 215-4743
25         RANDLEMAN — NASCAR Day Festival — (336) 495-1100
25         HAMLET — Seaboard Festival Day — (910) 557-5570
25-26    HOLDEN BEACH — North Carolina Festival By The Sea — (910) 842-3828
25-26    BRASSTOWN — Punkin Chunkin Festival — (828) 389-3704
31-Nov 1    WHITEVILLE — North Carolina Pecan Harvest Festival — (910) 640-7608
31-Nov 1    SHELBY — Hog Happnin' NC BBQ Championship — (704) 472-2794
31-Nov 2    SHELBY — Jr. Charity League Of Shelby's Holiday Gift Galleria — (704) 472-6698


NOVEMBER 2014

1           FUQUAY-VARINA — Day In Downtown — (919) 552-4947
1           COLFAX — Colfax Persimmon Festival — (336) 682-5328
1           MIDLAND — Fall Festival — (704) 781-5035
1           DUNN — Touchstone Energy Cotton Festival — (910) 892-3282
1           WHITEVILLE — NC Pecan Harvest Festival — (910) 642-9732
1           CHARLOTTE — St. Stephen Fall Crafts Festival — (704) 364-1824
1           STATESVILLE — Statesville Pumpkin Fest —  (704) 878-3436
1           DILLSBORO — Western North Carolina Pottery Festival — (828) 586-3601
1           MOORESVILLE — Working Fingers Craft Festival — (704) 663-7026
1-2        WILSON — Wilson Whirligig Festival — (252) 399-2308
1-2, 8-9    CHAPEL HILL — Orange County Open Studio Tour — (919) 215-0803
6-8        WINSTON-SALEM — Gingerbread Arts and Crafts Fair — (336) 253-8997
6-9        FAYETTEVILLE — Holly Day Fair — (910) 323-5509
7-Jan 11    ASHEVILLE— Christmas At Biltmore — (828) 225-1333
7-8        RED SPRINGS — Hawkeye Indian Cultural Center Pow Wow — (910) 843-9484
7-9        GREENSBORO — Holiday Market — (336) 282-5550
8           SHELBY — Carolina Pottery Festival — (704) 824-9928
8           MOREHEAD City — Mistletoe Magic Holiday Gift Show — (252) 247-3883
8           SWANSBORO — Swansboro By Candlelight — (910) 326-1174
8           WARSAW — Warsaw Veterans Day Celebration — (910) 296-2181
8-9        WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH — Cape Fear Kite Festival — (910) 520-1818
8-9        ELIZABETH CITY — Mistletoe Show — (252) 335-5330
12         AHOSKIE — Ahoskie Veterans Day Parade — (252) 332-5146
12-16    WILMINGTON — Cucalorus Film Festival — (910) 343-5995
13-23    CHARLOTTE — Southern Christmas Show — (800) 849-0248
14-15    HILDEBRAN — Holiday Craft, Art & Food Show — (828) 397-5801
19-23    PINEHURST — Festival of Trees — (910) 692-3323
21-22    WINSTON-SALEM — Boutique Holiday Shopping-Jr. League of Winston-Salem — (336) 722-9681
21-23    FLETCHER — 'Tis The Season Holiday Fair —(828) 606-8680
22         ASHEVILLE — Asheville Holiday Parade and Jinglefest — (828) 251-9973
22         MEBANE — Hometown Holiday Celebration — (919) 304-6147
22         EDENTON — White Oak's Arts & Craft Holiday Gift Show — (252) 221-4078
22         RALEIGH — American Indian Heritage Celebration — (919) 807-7979
22, 29   TOWN OF KURE BEACH    — Kure Beach Holiday Market — (910) 458-8216
22-23    SEAGROVE    — Seagrove Pottery Festival — (336) 873-7887
22-23    GLENVILLE — Christmas Tree Festival — (828) 743-5456
27         CHARLOTTE — Novant Health Thanksgiving Day Parade — (704) 332-2227
27-29    MYRTLE BEACH — South Carolina State Bluegrass Festival — (706) 864-7203
28         SWANSBORO — Swansboro Flotilla — (910) 326-7370
28-29    CULLOWHEE — Hard Candy Christmas A&C Show — (828) 524-3405
28-30    GREENSBORO — Craftsmen’s Christmas Classic Art & Craft Festival — (336) 282-5550
28-30    DENTON — Country Christmas Train — (336) 859-2755
28-31    CAROLINA BEACH — Island of Lights Festival — (910) 458-5507    
29         AHOSKIE — Ahoskie Christmas Tree Lighting — (252) 332-5146


DECEMBER 2014


1-31      CHAPEL HILL — Twelve Days of Christmas Special Event — (919) 918-2715
4           ANGIER — Christmas on the Square — (919) 639-2500
4           RANDLEMAN — Randleman Christmas Parade — (336) 495-7500
4-5        MURFREESBORO — "A Christmas Village" Candlelight Christmas Tour — (252) 398-5922
4-6        DAVIDSON — Christmas in Davidson — (704) 596-0342
4-7        COLUMBIA — River Town Christmas — (252) 796-0723
4-7        DENTON — Country Christmas Train — (336) 859-2755
5           BESSEMER CITY — Bessemer City Christmas Parade — (704) 629-5111
5           GREENSBORO — Festival of Lights — 336-274-4595
5-6        DILLSBORO — Dillsboro Lights and Luminaries — (828) 586-1439
6           BREVARD — Brevard Christmas Parade — (828) 883-3700
6           SPARTA — Christmas Arts and Craft Fair — (336) 372-5473
6           CHAPEL HILL — Christmas Holiday Shoppe Craft Show — (919) 929-1546
6           DURHAM — Christmas in the Carolinas — (919) 383-4345
6           KERNERSVILLE — Christmas Passport Around the World — (336) 993-4521
6           MONROE — Historic Downtown Christmas Celebration — (704) 282-4695
6           JACKSONVILLE — Jacksonville Winterfest — (910) 938-5312
6           ROARING GAP — Old Timey Christmas — (336) 957-8185
6           CLAREMONT — Claremont Christmas Parade — (828) 466-7255
6-7        WILMINGTON — Old Wilmington By Candlelight Tour     — (910) 762-0492
7           HILLSBOROUGH — Christmas Craft Show — (919) 732-8714
7           FUQUAY-VARINA — Christmas Parade — (919) 552-4947
7           HILLSBOROUGH — Hillsborough Holiday Home Tour     — (919) 732-8156
11-14    DENTON — Country Christmas Train — (336) 859-2755
12-13    RALEIGH — Bulls, Bells & Barrels — (919) 872-6898
12-13    DILLSBORO    — Dillsboro Lights and Luminaries — (828) 586-1439
13         EDENTON — Edenton-Chowan Christmas Parade — (800) 775-0111
13         AHOSKIE — Ahoskie Christmas Parade — (252) 332-5146
13         CLAYTON — Clayton Christmas Parade     — (919) 553-6352
13         BEAUFORT — Historic Beaufort Candlelight Homes Tour — (252) 728-5225
13         ROBBINSVILLE — Hometown Holiday — (828) 735-0996
13-14    CHAPEL HILL — Chapel Hill Holiday House Tour — (919) 942-7818
18-23    DENTON — Country Christmas Train — (336) 859-2755
22         BURLINGTON — Christmas In The Park — (336) 513-5469
26-27    DENTON — Country Christmas Train — (336) 859-2755
27-Jan 1  MOREHEAD CITY — Crystal Coast Countdown — (252) 269-0711
31         CHARLOTTE — First Night Charlotte — (704) 332-2227


JANUARY 2015


6-7       ASHEVILLE — Gem & Lapidary Show — (601) 879-8832
25-26   CHARLOTTE — NC Association of Festivals & Events Showfest 2015 — (877) 623-3787

MAY


8-10     FRANKLIN — Gem & Lapidary Show — (601) 879-8832