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The 36th White Lake Water Festival
is May 16, 17, and 18, 2014!
Sunshine, white sand and pristine water set the stage for
the 36th ANNUAL WHITE LAKE WATER FESTIVAL!
The family-oriented fun includes the tractor pull,
the classic car show, live bands, dancing, a parade, clowns,
vendors, arts, a 10K and a one-mile run, crafts, and more!
Senior Ms. Lumbee, Mable Moses, to represent the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina at the Gathering of Nations Powwow April 24-26, 2014 in Albuquerque, New Mexico
Mrs. Moses would like to thank all of her supporters!
The Gathering of Nations is a three day event, starting Thursday evening on April 24th, 2014 is the Miss Indian World Talent Presentations held at a the Albuquerque Convention Center (Downtown Albuquerque).
The Gathering of Nations PowWow is an two Day and Night event (April 25th and 26th, 2014); also included with the price of the Gathering of Nations PowWow Admission is the Indian Traders Market and Stage 49. The Gathering of Nations Pow Wow is held at the UNM Arena "The Pit" in Albuquerque, NM. The Gathering of Nations is an experience for all people (Indian and Non-Indian) to come see the colorful PowWow dancing and to hear the songs and become enlightened with emotional happiness! Over 3,000 indigenous/Native American/Indian dancers and Singers representing more than 500 tribes from Canada and the United States come to Gathering of Nations PowWow annually to participate socially and competitively.
Over 800 artists, crafters, and traders will place their wares on display and for sale. The Indian Traders Market offers a very special shopping experience, which includes intercultural traditions and exhibition of Native American Arts and crafts. Stage 49 Native American Music Performances and Entertainment! 2 days of FREE contemporary and traditional Native American music and entertainment will be highlighted on Stage 49. Native musicians will perform in all Genres of music (country, reggae, rhythm and blues, hip-hop, rock 'n' roll, traditional performance and much, much more). After Saturday Evenings Grand Entry on April 26th, 2014, a young Native American Woman will be crowned the 2014-2015 Miss Indian World at the University of New Mexico Arena "The Pit". Miss Indian World will represent all of Native America and Indigenous people as a cultural goodwill ambassador.
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May 10, 2014
Started in 1988, the Carthage Buggy Festival is a celebration of the rich history of Carthage, North Carolina. The Buggy Festival is held each year to commemorate the famous Tyson and Jones Buggy Factory that, from the mid-1800’s to the 1920’s, produced the carriages that were essential to life in rural North Carolina. On Saturday, May 10, 2014, the 26th Annual Carthage Buggy Festival will be held in Carthage, located eight miles north of Pinehurst in the Sandhills region of North Carolina, and it promises to be the biggest and best yet. With an attendance last year of approximately 20,000, the Buggy Festival has grown into one of the biggest and best known festivals in the region.
The Buggy Festival grew out of a suggestion that Carthage, the County Seat of Moore County, needed to stage an event that would draw attention to its history. Since the Tyson and Jones Buggy Factory had been one of the largest buggy manufacturers in the nation for over half a century, the focus on buggies seemed natural. But you couldn’t have a buggy festival without a buggy, so where to find them became a burning question.
A search began and soon samples of those early modes of transportation were found and purchased. Each festival since has seen more Tyson and Jones buggies on hand for festival attendees to view.
is only one building remaining of the famed factory that flourished in
Carthage until after World War I. A fire destroyed one building in
1905, and in 1976 the biggest fire in the town’s history claimed all but
one small section.
The Tyson and Jones Factory may have gone up in smoke, but from the ashes, its memory has been preserved. Each year, the Carthage Buggy Festival is an event people not only from Moore County, but surrounding counties and even surrounding states, look forward to with great anticipation.
The Best Game in Town
Winston-Salem, NC- Join Historic Bethabara Park for the 14th Annual Bethabara Highland Games and Celtic Music Festival on May 10, 2014. Reminiscent of the Scotch Fairs that were held in the Carolinas in May in the late 1790s, the Bethabara Highland Games offers a relaxing day for family gatherings with congenial kinfolk, musical entertainment and the camaraderie of competition.
The event will begin with the Ceilidh (kay-lee) on Friday May 9 at the Community Arts Café, 411 West Fourth Street in downtown Winston Salem, from 7-11 pm. Guests can bring their instrument and join in. Admission to this event is $10.00 (or $5.00 for those bringing an instrument). Food and drinks will be available for purchase.
North Carolina's roots in Celtic music, Historic Bethabara Park is
proud to announce the 3rd Bethabara Scottish Fiddle Competition. Melinda
Crawford, a sanctioned Scottish F.I.R.E. judge and a former U.S.
National Scottish Fiddling Champion is coming back for the second year
to offer a seminar and judge the competition. The competition,
sanctioned by Scottish FIRE, will offer competitors the privilege of
competing in the National Scottish Fiddle Competition.
Continuing the focus on traditional music, The Fiddle and Bow Society hosts entertainment on the Main Stage and pipe bands will perform throughout the day.
Participation is a hallmark of Scottish Games. Guests and kinsmen may try their hand at the Battle-axe competition. There are activities for the children that include Colonial games and the children's Scottish athletic competition. Kilts will again be available for the children at NO charge.
Other activities include; Border collie demonstrations, several seminars about Scottish history and lessons in Scottish Country dance. Visitors are encouraged to plan a picnic or partake of the food offered by vendors adjacent to the shady picnic area. Shopping for tartan, short bread, and other unique gifts will be offered in the Celtic Vendors Row.
Historic Bethabara Park, a National Historic Landmark, is the 1753 site of the first Moravian settlement in North Carolina and the birthplace of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County. For more information, visit www.bethabarapark.org or call (336) 924-8191.
The Town of Candor is pleased to announce the 18th Annual North Carolina Peach Festival will be held on Saturday, July 19th, 2014 at 145 Depot Street, Fitzgerald Park in Candor. This year, in conjunction with the Festival is our 3rd Annual Peachy Feet 5K to be held on Friday night July 18h. Entertainment for the Peachy Feet 5K will be provided by Loaded Dice. The North Carolina Peach Festival, which began in 1996, is held annually on the third Saturday in July. We have 6000+ in attendance with over 200 parade entries, 85+ craft and food vendors, live entertainment featuring the Sand Band and Blue Horizon, helicopter and pony rides, kid’s games, and truck loads of peaches from local peach growers. We have expanded our vendor area and entertainment venues so that we have the opportunity to have a little something for everyone. The Festival is proud to promote our local farmers and the agricultural industry. Join us for the Peach Festival and become a part of North Carolina’s farming heritage. For more information call the Town of Candor 910-974-4221 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Some of North Carolina’s greatest treasures can be found off the beaten path. You never know what you might find... an old-time general store, local artisan, or simply a picturesque view that takes your breath away. You’ll be swept away by the untouched natural landscape found on the backroads of this rural county.
In Anson County, you can discover all that and more. Come. Visit. Surround yourself with the beauty of North Carolina’s best kept secret.
Fabio's Restaurant in Downtown Newland... celebrating more than 7 years in business!
Cuisine that is always "exciting and new" from the former executive chef of the Love Boat!
Wonderful Wine Tastings at Fabio's!
Visit http://www.fabioandkids.com/ for schedule
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106 Pineola St Newland, NC.
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