FESTIVALS Through May 25
Mount Airy, May 16-17. Mayberry Farm Fest. Details: http://bit.ly/1noeBQN.
Elizabeth City, May 16-18. N.C. Potato Festival. Details: www.ncpotatofestival.com.
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Asheville, May 17. Montford Music & Arts Festival. Details: www.montfordfestival.org.
Elkin, May 17. Yadkin Valley Wine Festival. Details: www.yvwf.com.
Raleigh, May 17-18. Artsplosure. Details: www.artsplosure.org.
Pickens, May 16. Blue Ridge Fest. Details: www.blueridge.coop/blueridgefest.
Summerville, May 17-18. Sculpture in the South Show and Sale. Details: www.sculptureinthesouth.com.
Little River, May 17-18. Blue Crab Festival. Details: www.bluecrabfestival.org.
Sumter, May 23-25. Summer Iris Festival. Details: http://bit.ly/1uAl3IH.
COLUMBIA May 16
Museum stages Egyptian Night
The S.C. State Museum’s “Tutankhamun: Return of the King” has proven so popular that the run for the touring exhibit has been extended to June 1. And May 16, you can see it in the wee hours during “Egyptian Night at the Museum.” The sleepover (6:30 p.m. Friday-8 a.m. Saturday) includes special after-hours access. Young campers need to bring a sleeping bag, pillow and overnight bag, be at least 5 years old and be accompanied by an adult. Tickets: $25 each. Space is limited; the deadline is May 14. To order: 803-898-4999. John Bordsen