North Carolina Press Releases


 

North Carolina, Corolla (Outer Banks), Event Date: May 21, 2017

Mustang Spring Jam Returns to the Outer Banks, Corolla, NC

Corolla’s annual Mustang Spring Jam returns to the Outer Banks on May 21st, 2017, and event organizers, Bearded Face Productions, have released an exciting lineup comprised of funk, rock & roll and blues.  The event will be headlined by North Carolina based rock-funk band BIG Something and New York City’s blues rock act The London Souls on two intimate non-overlapping stages. Joining the aforementioned headlining acts will be Urban Soil, a seasoned ...

 

North Carolina, Charlotte, Event Date: February 24, 2017

Bodiography's Southern Tour Presents Premiere, Charlotte, NC

Following an amazing 15th Anniversary Red Carpet Roll Out Celebration in Pittsburgh, PA, Bodiography's Southern Tour Presents Premiere, to be held at the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center's Booth Playhouse (130 North Tryon St., Charlotte, NC 28202), on February 24, 2017 at 8pm. This is the newest branch of Bodiography Contemporary Ballet in Charlotte, NC and its expanded performance efforts and programming in the south during this milestone ...

 

North Carolina, Swannanoa, Event Date: December 10th, 2016

Owen Middle School's Holiday Craft Fair, Swannanoa, NC

The Owen Middle School will hold its Holiday Craft Fair at 730 Old US 70, in Swannanoa, NC on December 10th, 2016 from 10am - 4pm. Now in its 12th year, the annual Owen Holiday Craft Fair features arts and crafts handmade by professional artisans, likely including pottery, blown glass, doll outfits, toys, jewelry and wearable art, carved wooden items and home decorative items. The Owen Craft Fair holds a special place in Melissa Duarte and ...

 

North Carolina, Mocksville, Event Date: September 10, 2016

Hitting All the Right Notes: Carolina Bible Camp Bluegrass Festival Coming September 10th, Mocksville, NC

Parents and grandparents who are looking for a family-friendly event that strikes the right chord with everyone will find it in the heart of North Carolina this fall when Mocksville hosts the fifth annual Carolina Bible Camp Bluegrass Festival on September 10th. The event is held 10:00am to 6:00pm. The Carolina Bible Camp bluegrass festival is America’s only bluegrass festival that promotes Bible study and wholesome music and recreation ...

 

North Carolina, Charlotte, Event Date: March 18, 2016

Charlotte Dance Festival Presents Maria Caruso's Bodiography Contemporary Ballet

The Charlotte Dance Festival Invests in Contemporary Ballet With an Evening of Work by Maria Caruso and Bodiography on March 18, 2016, at 8pm at the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center's Booth Playhouse, 130 North Tryon St. Charlotte, NC. Admission is $18-$35. The show will open with all of Caruso’s regional works, performed by all of the local artists and students, and Bodiography will travel from Pittsburgh to showcase their successful rock ...

 


North Carolina, Mocksville, Event Date: September 12, 2015

Carolina Bible Camp Bluegrass Festival, Mocksville, NC

The Carolina Bible Camp Bluegrass Festival takes place September 12 in Mocksville, NC (1988 Jericho Church Rd.) Mandolin prodigy, composer and vocalist Sierra Hull is headlining America’s only bluegrass festival that promotes Bible study, camping and wholesome recreation. The line-up also includes the Snyder Family Band, luthier Wayne Henderson and flatpicker Clay Lunsford, and Tim White and the VW Boys from the PBS program Song of the Mountains ...

 


North Carolina, Cherokee, Event Date: June 4, 5 & 6, 2015

Cherokee Bluegrass Festival Set for June 4, 5 & 6, Cherokee, NC

Adams Bluegrass, LLC, announced that the Cherokee Bluegrass Festival will be held at Happy Holiday RV Village and Campground at 1553 Wolfetown Road, Cherokee, NC., June 4 to 6.   The three-day event begins Thursday, June 4 at 12:00 noon and goes until 11:00 p.m. daily.  Open Stage daily from 11:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon. Happy Holiday RV Village and Campground has over 400 hookups, including water, electric, and bathhouses. This is in the heart of The ...

 


 

North Carolina, Greensboro, Event Date: June 6, 2015

India Association of the Triad Presents India-Fest 2015, Greensboro, NC, June 6

On Saturday, June 6th 2015, from 11am to 5pm, India Association of the Triad presents India-Fest 2015 at Gujarati Samaj Hall, 127 Landmark Dr, Greensboro, NC. This free event is a showcase of the rich and diverse culture of India. Experience the colors, food, fragrance, music and dances of India. There will be a variety of cultural programs that will take you back to India. A singing competition is organized with big prizes to be won. To participate in this competition, complete an ...

 


 

North Carolina, Robbinsville, Event Date: July 3-4, 2015

Graham County Heritage Festival Offers Families, Food & Fun with Motorcycles, Moonshiners & Mountaineers, Robbinsville, NC

Celebrate independence and patriotism on July 3rd and 4th in Robbinsville, NC (12 North Main Street). The Graham County Heritage Festival offers local bluegrass and country bands, a lumberjack competition, free children’s games, a motorcycle show, heritage demonstrations, fireworks and more. The festival opens on Friday with a veteran’s ceremony and parade. Parking is free with a free shuttle to the festival grounds. Admission is free to the event and to musical performances ...

 


 

North Carolina, Winston-Salem, Event Date: November 21 to 22, 2015

World Class Craft Show With Small Town Charm: Piedmont Craftsmen's 52nd Fair, Winston-Salem, NC

More than 120 of the finest artisans from across the United States will fill the booths at Piedmont Craftsmen’s 52nd Fair at the Benton Convention Center, 301 W 5th St, Winston-Salem, NC on November 21 and 22. The Fair, which has been called one of the 10 best fine craft shows in the country, presents a broad sampling of the finest work available in artist-designed handmade home goods, wearables, jewelry, furniture and decorative items. The fair showcases some of America’s most ...

 


 

North Carolina, Wilmington, Event Date: November 28 through December 28, 2014

Holiday Train Expo 2014 Coming to Wilmington, NC

The Cape Fear Model Rail Railroad Society announces their Holiday Train Expo 2014 will be held at 705 S. Kerr Ave., Wilmington, NC (next door to the Goodwill) beginning Friday, November 28th and running through Sunday, December 28th. The Expo will take place on Fridays from 6-9pm and Saturday and Sundays from 1-6 pm. This event will showcase a series of spectacular holiday villages filled with model trains of all kinds ...

 


 

North Carolina, Charlotte, Event Date: Dec. 6th 2014 at 4 pm

Third Annual Rockin' Kids First to Benefit Kids First of the Carolinas, Charlotte, NC

Rockin Kids First and Rock University are at it again with their Third Annual Rockin' Kids First to Benefit Kids First of the Carolinas, December 6th at 4 pm. (Amos Southend, Charlotte, NC). With a little (which really means A LOT) help from their friends they have a super line up of music with ten bands and one Big Stage. Kids First is a home grown, grass roots organization that works hard to make sure every kid and their family has the best Christmas possible ...

 



North Carolina, Durham, Event Date: November 22-23, 2014

Durham Arts Council Presents Art Walk Holiday Market: Shop Local!, Durham, NC

The Durham Art Walk Holiday Market will take place on November 22nd from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and November 23rd from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. in downtown Durham, NC.  The work of over 200 talented artists will be displayed and on sale at 17 venues, including the Durham Arts Council, the Museum of Durham History Hub, Measurement Building LLC, Vega Metals, and more. The Durham Art Walk Holiday Market brings thousands of visitors downtown for a weekend of art enjoyment, festive ...

 


North Carolina, Cullowhee, Event Date: November 28-29 2014

Hard Candy Christmas Art & Craft Show Opens in Cullowhee, NC

The Hard Candy Christmas Art & Craft Show is a mountain Christmas tradition. It opens for its 27th year inside the Western Carolina University Ramsey Center in Cullowhee, NC, November 28-29, always the Friday and Saturday after Thanksgiving. Cullowhee is 45 miles southwest of Asheville. This much anticipated event features authentic crafts from the hands of 100 regional ...

 


 

North Carolina, Shelby, Event Date: November 8, 2014

Carolina Pottery Festival Coming to Shelby, NC, November 8th

The Carolina Pottery Festival will take place on November 8th at the LeGrand Center, 1800 E. Marion Street, in Shelby, North Carolina. Over 100 potters will be showing and selling their beautiful wares. This is one of the largest "pottery only" festivals in the region and brings potters from across the Carolinas together for just one day. There is a $5.00 admission fee for ages 15 and older, a portion of which goes to the Cleveland County Arts Council for supporting pottery in the area ...

 


 

North Carolina, Durham, Event Date: September 20 and 21

40th Annual CenterFest Arts Festival - Durham's Largest Community Festival, September 20th - 21st

The Durham Arts Council presents the 40th Annual CenterFest Arts Festival on Sept. 20 and 21 featuring 140 juried fine artists and craftsmen from sixteen states, music and entertainment on six stages from seventy performing groups, a Kids Zone, Beer Garden, great food, a showcase of over forty non-profits, government services, and community organizations, and more. CenterFest is North Carolina's longest running juried outdoor arts festival. Visitors can enjoy and purchase wonderful art, learn how to throw ...

 


 

North Carolina, Mars Hill, Event Date: October 4, 2014

Mars Hill Heritage Festival and the Bascom Lamar Lunsford Festival Coming to Mars Hill, NC

On Saturday, October 4, 2014, the town of Mars Hill, NC, will be transformed into a celebration of traditional music, dance, locally made arts and crafts, and of course delicious food. Two of the finest festivals in the Southern Appalachian region - the twenty-year-old Mars Hill Heritage Festival and the forty-seven year old Bascom Lamar Lunsford Festival - join to showcase and preserve our rich traditions. You won’t walk away without a smile and a renewed appreciation for all that this community ...

 


 

North Carolina, Concord, Event Date: September 9-10

Meetings Quest Programming Lineup Features Sports Figures and Meetings Industry Experts

Meetings Quest, the nation’s longest-running series of educational and networking events for association and corporate meeting planners, will be held September 9–10 in Cabarrus County, North Carolina. The programming lineup includes Olympic gold medalist Dan Jansen, NASCAR driver David Ragan, meetings industry experts and technology innovators. The event is located in Concord at 5400 John Q. Hammons Dr. NW. Hosted by the Cabarrus County Convention & Visitors Bureau and presented by Association News ...

 


 

North Carolina, Cherryville, Event Date: August 30, 31, Sept 5, 6, 2014

Family Friendly, Affordable Music Festivals in Cherryville, North Carolina

The nonprofit organization Catawba Valley Music Revival announces its Fall Music Schedule held at 5799 Coot Williams Road, Cherryville, NC on August 30, 31 and Sept 5, 6. The God of Second Chances Music Festival will be held August 30th with an advance ticket price of $10, $15 at the gate. Scheduled artist include The Pioneers, Plans View Worship Band, Heartstrings of Fairview, Three 16 Band, Leon Everette & the Faith Riders and closing out the night at 7pm, Mr. Michael Combs. Children 12 and under are ...

 


 

North Carolina, Mocksville, Event Date: September 13, 2014

Kruger Brothers Coming to Carolina Bible Camp Bluegrass Festival, Mocksville, NC

The Carolina Bible Camp Bluegrass Festival on Saturday, September 13th, will feature the highly acclaimed Kruger Brothers. In 2007, the Krugers Brothers received the Award for Artistic Excellence from the National Endowment for the Arts. In 2011, Jens Kruger was inducted into the Blue Ridge Music Hall of Fame, and in 2013 he won the coveted Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo and Bluegrass Music. The Snyder Family Band will also perform. The Snyders have had several IBMA ...

 


 

North Carolina, Concord, Event Date: September 9-10

Meetings Quest Roars Into Nation's Motorsports Capital With Event in Cabarrus County, NC, September 9-10

Meetings Quest, the nation’s longest-running series of educational and networking events for association and corporate meeting planners, will be held September 9–10 in Cabarrus County, North Carolina. Exhibitors reserving exhibit space before August 1 will save $600 off the cost of a 10’ x 10’ booth. Hosted by the Cabarrus County Convention & Visitors Bureau and presented by Association News magazine, Meetings Quest will allow exhibitors to meet by appointment in their exhibit space with association and corporate meeting planners who do not typically attend meetings-industry trade  ...


 

North Carolina, Marion, Event Dates: August 14, 15 & 16

North Carolina State Bluegrass Festival Set for August 14, 15 & 16, Marion, NC

Adams Bluegrass, LLC, has announced that the 40th Annual North Carolina State Bluegrass Festival will again be held on August 14, 15 & 16 at Tom Johnson Rally Park and Camping Center at 1885 U.S. Highway 70 West in Marion, NC. The three-day event begins Thursday, August 14th at 12:00 noon and goes until 10:00 p.m. daily. Open Stage daily from 11:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon. Thursday’s lineup features Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers, The Marksmen, Dry Branch Fire Squad, Russell Moore (IBMA Male Vocalist 2010-2012) & IIIrd Tyme Out. Other featured artists include, Rhonda  ...


 

North Carolina, Mount Holly, Event Date: September 26 to 27, 2014

Mount Holly Art & Music Festival - a celebration of art, music, wine, beer and food, September 26 to 27, Mount Holly, NC

The 7th annual Mount Holly Art & Music Festival is a celebration of art, music, wine, beer and food. It will be held on Friday, September 26 & Saturday, September 27, 2014 on Main Street in historic downtown Mount Holly, North Carolina. The festival has become a time-honored tradition in Mount Holly and its surrounding areas with thousands attending.  This year the festival features 2 days of music ...


 

North Carolina, Rocky Mount, Event Date: October 30, 2014

Dunn Center Performance Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the 1964 Beatles Tour, Rocky Mount, NC, October 30th

For 30 years, 1964 The Tribute has put on an exciting show that Rolling Stone Magazine calls the “Best Beatles Tribute on Earth.” 1964 The Tribute will be performing at the Dunn Center of Performing Arts, 3400 N. Wesleyan Blvd. Rocky Mount, NC, on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. Individual tickets are $27.00. This year, the rock group has a brand new show commemorating the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Beatles Tour. This talented group of musicians create a thrilling ...

 


 

North Carolina, Cary, Event Date: May 17, 2014 

North Carolina Opera in the Pines, May 17th at Koka Booth Amphitheatre, Cary, NC

North Carolina Opera presents “Opera in the Pines” at Koka Booth Amphitheatre, 8003 Regency Parkway, Cary, NC on Sat. May 17 at 7 p.m. Maestro Timothy Myers conducts the North Carolina Opera Orchestra and vocal soloists Hailey Clark, Kate Farrar, Noah Stewart, and Ted Federle in a concert of Broadway and opera favorites. "Noah," tenor Noah Stewart’s 2012 debut recording on Decca Records, topped the U.K. classical charts for seven weeks. Opera in the Pines features several selections from the recording, including “Without a Song,” an American pop standard  ...

 



North Carolina, Union Grove, Event Date: May 23-25

Fiddler's Grove Ole Time Fiddler's and Bluegrass Festival, Union Grove, NC

In 1924, H.P. Van Hoy, a schoolteacher and fiddler, thought of an innovative way to raise money for Union Grove School; he would hold a fiddler's convention. The convention became a tradition, carried on in recent years by Harper A. Van Hoy, H. P. Van Hoy's son. On May 23-25, 2014, the fourth generation of Van Hoy descendants will open the gate for the 90th iteration of that acclaimed musical institution ...

 


 

Willow Oak Bluegrass Music Festival, April 24 -26, Roxboro, North Carolina

Roxboro, North Carolina (April 14, 2014) - Each Spring thousands escape the cabin fever of Winter’s cold by loading up their instruments and campers the last weekend in April, and head to Willow Oak Park in Roxboro, North Carolina for the Willow Oak Bluegrass Music Festival. This three day, family friendly, Bluegrass Music Festival is held April 24 -26, 2014 (965 Blalock Dairy Road, Roxboro, NC) at one of the most beautiful music parks on the East coast. The park is all-inclusive and offers campsites ranging from tent camping to hookups for RV’s. The campground ...

 

Fiddler's Grove Ole Time Fiddler's and Bluegrass Festival, Union Grove, NC

Union Grove, North Carolina (April 11, 2014) - In 1924, H.P. Van Hoy, a schoolteacher and fiddler, thought of an innovative way to raise money for Union Grove School; he would hold a fiddler's convention. The convention became a tradition, carried on in recent years by Harper A. Van Hoy, H. P. Van Hoy's son. On May 23-25, 2014, the fourth generation of Van Hoy descendants will open the gate for the 90th iteration of that acclaimed musical institution ...

 

Charlotte Beer Dinner Pairs Region's Best Brews with Gourmet Food

Charlotte, North Carolina (March 14, 2014) - On Friday, March 21st some of the region’s best craft beers will be on the menu at Harry’s Grille & Tavern in Charlotte. What makes this even more interesting is that Harry’s Executive Chef Michael Smith has designed a five-course meal cooked with the beers.   It’s part of the All Ale to the Queen Beer Dinner, held on the eve of the All Ale to the Queen Beer Carnival, happening the next day at the NC Music Factory.   “The wide variety of beer styles is going to make this an incredible dinner. Usually, there is only one or two brewers/breweries ...

 

All Ale to the Queen Celebrates Beer with the King of Craft Session, Charlotte, NC

Charlotte, North Carolina (March 14, 2014) - Among craft beer lovers, the simple act of cracking open a cold one and guzzling is best reserved for mowing the grass. In the world of craft beer, savoring and celebrating the tastes and smells of a brew is a practiced hobby. Nowhere is that more apparent than at the King of Craft Session at the All Ale to the Queen Beer Carnival to be held March 22 at the Music Factory, Charlotte.   The King of Craft Session is like going to your favorite bar, stepping through the crowd, and settling into your favorite corner seat, next to some super cool and ...

 

Spring Craft Fair Presented by the Coastal Carolina Artists and Crafters Guild, Jacksonville, NC, May 3, 2014

Jacksonville, North Carolina (October 7, 2013) - On Saturday, May 3, 2014 the Coastal Carolina Artist and Crafters Guild presents the Spring Craft Fair in Jacksonville, NC. The Spring Craft Fair will be held inside the American Legion Building located at 146 Broadhurst Road, Jacksonville, NC. Hours are 9am to 4pm. The Holiday Craft Fair showcases the amazing talent of artist and crafters near and far. Shoppers will find unique handmade items and support small business owners ...

 

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Third Annual Book 'Em North Carolina Writers Conference and Book Fair, February 22, 2014, Lumberton, North Carolina

Lumberton, North Carolina (February 7, 2014) - The Book 'Em North Carolina Writers Conference and Book Fair is an incredible national event that brings more than 75 authors, publishers, literary agents, movie producers and famous musicians together under one roof to promote literacy. It is held February 22, 2014, Lumberton, North Carolina, 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM, at Robeson Community College.   Headliners include Haywood Smith, a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author and Bob Mayer, a New York Times bestselling author and CEO of Cool ...

 

17th Annual Model Railroad Show and Sale, Wilmington, North Carolina

Wilmington, North Carolina (January 15, 2014) - The Cape Fear Model Railroad Society announces its 17th Annual Model Railroad Show and Sale. This show has been selected as one of the Southeast Tourism Society’s Top 20 Events for January/February 2014.   It will be held on January 25th and January 26th, 2014 (Saturday and Sunday) at the American Legion Post 10 Building located at 702 Pine Grove Drive in Wilmington, North Carolina.   The show will feature model railroad dealers as well as “O” and “On30” scale and “HO” scale modular ...