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May Events

Annual Walleye Fishing Tournament:

When: May 1st Starts @ 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Where: Lake James at Black Bear Access, Lake James Road, Marion NC 28752

What: This tournament was formerly known as the Thomas E. McDivitt and Bill Lee Memorial Walleye Tournament.  This will be the third year that this event will has been had.  Entry fee for each person is $25, and prizes will be allocated through different categories as well as having drawings for other prizes.  For more information please visit: www.mcdowellnc.org

 Shakori Hills Festival of Music and Dance:

When: May 4th to May 7th from 8:00 AM – 11:00 PM

Where: 1439 Henderson Tanyard Road, Pittsboro, NC 27312  

What: Shakori Hills is throwing an outdoor musical festival that would entice the whole family.  This event will have 4 stages featuring over 60 different bands.  They will supply family-friendly activities, healing arts, music and dance workshops, sustainability fair, local food and craft vendors, and more!  For more information please visit: visitpittsboro.com

29th Annual Carthage Buggy Festival:

When: May 6th from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Where: 1 Courthouse Square, Carthage, NC 28327

What: Carthage is throwing a car show to commemorate the famous Tyson and Jones Buggy Factory that, from the mid-1800’s through the 1920’s, produced the carriages that were so vital to the life of citizens in rural North Carolina.  The crowds to this event have grown over the years and now sit at about 20,000 people in attendance.  This festival has grown so much and so quickly that it is one of the best-known car shows in the region.  More than 125 food and craft vendors will be in attendance surrounding the Historic Courthouse with bands playing gospel, country, and Southern rock music.  For more information please visit: www.thebuggyfestival.com

6th Annual East Coast Jamboree and Truck Show:

When: May 11th – May 13th from 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Where: Kenly 95 Petro, 923 Johnston Parkway, Kenly NC 27542

What: This awesome three-day truck show will showcase some of the best-looking vehicles to ever grace the road.  They will include but are not limited to muscle cars, motorcycles, semi-trucks, and pickups.  They will also be hosting live entertainment from Band of Oz and a Journey tribute band.  Bring the children as games will be provided and they will also have a firework show to cap off the nights.  Best of all, admission is free!  For more information please visit: kenly95.com

Art in the Park:

When: May 20th from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Where: 132 Park Avenue, Blowing Rock, NC 28605

What: Do you want something completely unique?  Are you looking for that special present that you literally cannot get anywhere else?  Well, your in luck!  The Art in the Park will showcase beautiful and mesmerizing artistry by over 90 different Artisans.  All artisans will be selling their works of art to any and all that are in need.  This event will be held in the beautiful scenery of downtown Blowing rock so make sure to bring those cameras.  For more information please visit: www.blowingrock.com

Sea Turtles of North Carolina:

When: May 23rd from 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Where: 315 Front Street, Beaufort, NC 28516

What: From hatchling to adult, a lifetime at sea is no small task for these reptiles that grow so big.  Come and learn about the different species of sea turtles that inhabit the coastal waters of our very own North Carolina.  Admission is free!  For more information please visit: ncmaritimemuseums.com

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