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Raleigh, NC, USA 2 months ago
Description:
Join your friends and family for three great days of down-home celebration North Carolina-style at the Got to Be NC Festival at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds. Gate Admission and Parking are FREE!

There is no general public parking inside the gates on the Fairgrounds during the Festival. All parking is located off Trinity Rd. There will be a free shuttle from Carter-Finley Stadium to Gate 9 during the peak hours of 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. on Saturday and Noon - 7 p.m. on Sunday. 

You can enjoy a full day of family fun without spending a dime at the Got to Be NC Festival. However, some of the events and activities cost money or require a special admission. They are:

Carnival Rides and Games
Food from Independent Vendors
Got to Be NC Homegrown Fare presented by Lowes Foods- $3 adult admission
Pony Rides, Masonic Carolina Pig Jig - $15 adults (11 and up), $5 ages 7-10, 6 and under are FREE


Festival Gate Hours
Friday: Noon – 10 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Sunday: 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. 
http://gottobencfestival.com/
May 18 Fri

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Candor, NC 17 hours away
Description: https://www.ncpeachfestival.com/

Friday Night Kick-off 

Vendors and children activities will be starting at 4:00 on Friday July 20th. Bring your chair and stay all evening as we await live entertainment featuring comedy and live music at beginning at 5:30 p.m.
  • ​5:30 The Darrell Webb Band 
  • 7:00 p.m. Join us as we welcome to our stage - straight from Branson Missouri 



Saturday Festivities - July 21, 2018
  • 8:30 am Peach Cooking Contest, Town Hall. 
  • 10:00 Parade on Main St. in Candor. 
  • 11:00 Sand Band - Stage 1.  
  • 11:00 Helicopter Rides, Railroad Street. 
  • 11:45 Introduction of 2018 Peach Queen 
  • 2:00 Jim Quick & Coastline - Stage 1. 
  • 11:00 Loaded Dice- Stage 2.​ 
  • 2:00 Locked & Loaded - Stage 2. 


Tee-shirts and other festival merchandise will be available at the "Official" N.C. Peach Festival Tent. 


 Enjoy your day with a variety of food & craft vendors, as well as, tons of activities that are fun for the whole family!
Jul 20 Fri
Pittsboro, NC 3 weeks away
Description:

Chatham County Agriculture Agent Debbie Roos will be giving a tour of Chatham County Cooperative Extension’s Pollinator Paradise Demonstration Garden at Chatham Mills in Pittsboro on Wednesday August 8, 2018 at 5:30 pm. The garden features over 210 species of perennials, trees, shrubs, vines, and grasses, and 85% of them are native to North Carolina. This is a great opportunity to visit the popular gathering spot for honey bees, native bees, butterflies, hummingbirds, and other beneficial insects in addition to their human admirers! No registration is required…just meet on the lawn in front of Chatham Marketplace, rain or shine! The garden is at 480 Hillsboro St. Pittsboro, NC 27312. Visit the pollinator garden website at www.carolinapollinatorgarden.org

Aug 8 Wed
Pittsboro, NC 4 weeks away
Description:

Chatham County Agriculture Agent Debbie Roos will be giving a tour of Chatham County Cooperative Extension’s Pollinator Paradise Demonstration Garden at Chatham Mills in Pittsboro on Tuesday August 14, 2018 at 10:00 am. The garden features over 210 species of perennials, trees, shrubs, vines, and grasses, and 85% of them are native to North Carolina. This is a great opportunity to visit the popular gathering spot for honey bees, native bees, butterflies, hummingbirds, and other beneficial insects in addition to their human admirers! No registration is required…just meet on the lawn in front of Chatham Marketplace, rain or shine! The garden is at 480 Hillsboro St. Pittsboro, NC 27312. Visit the pollinator garden website at www.carolinapollinatorgarden.org

Aug 14 Tue
1 month away
Description:

More information at the N. C. Agritourism Networking Association website: www.nc-ana.org/

Aug 21 Tue
New Hanover County Cooperative Extension Office, 6206 Oleander Drive, Wilmington, NC 28403 New Hanover County Cooperative Extension Office, 6206 Oleander Drive, Wilmington, NC 28403 Local Food 1 month away
Description:

This 3-day open enrollment course has been developed by the Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance (FSPCA) incollaboration with the FDA. The Current Good Manufacturing Practice, Hazard Analysis, and Risk-basedPreventive Controls for Human Food regulation (referred to as the Preventive Controls for Human Food regulation)is intended to ensure safe manufacturing/processing, packing and holding of food products for human consumption inthe United States. The regulation requires that certain activities must be completed by a “preventive controlsqualified individual” (PCQI). This course is the “standardized curriculum” recognized by FDA. Successfullycompleting this course is one way to meet the requirements for a PCQI.

Registration link: ncfsma.ces.ncsu.edu/find-a-training-course/

Aug 22 Wed