Festival for the Eno
Eno-Durham City Park , 5101 North Roxboro Road, Durham. 919-620-9099 ext. 203. www.enoriver.org.
Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 2-4.
Activities: For three days, community members in Durham will unite for food, fun and entertainment to help preserve the Eno River at the Festival for the Eno. Visitors to the area will be able to enjoy more than 90 performers on four stages. The event will highlight a sustainable home and garden expo, arts and crafts from 95 vendors, storytellers, historical tours, river activities, rain barrel painting, reptiles and amphibians, kids activities, non-profit displays, canoe and kayak rentals and hands-on music.
Cost: Single day passes online $13 and three-day passes $30. Tickets at the gate cost $15 per day and $35 for a three-day pass. Children ages 12 and under are free.
Target Audience: All ages.
Directions from uptown: Take I-85 N. toward Greensboro. Slight right onto I-85 BUS N./U.S.-29 N./U.S.-70 E. (signs for Greensboro). Continue to follow I-85 BUS N. Continue onto I-85 N. Take exit 176 to merge onto U.S.-501 N./N. Duke St. Slight left onto N. Roxboro St. Turn left at 7 Oaks Road. Turn left. Destination will be on the right.
Travel time from Charlotte: About two hours and 20 minutes.