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Nearby Notes: Festivals, events and more

Festivals and Expos through May 16

North Carolina

Denton, May 7-9. Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver Bluegrass Music Festival. Details: www.farmpark.com

Black Mountain, May 7-10. Lake Eden Arts Festival. Details: www.theleaf.org.

Kannapolis, May 8-9. Jiggy with the Piggy Festival. Details: www.jiggywiththepiggy.com.

Bessemer City, May 8-9. Down Home Festival. Details: www.bessemercity.com (click “Explore”).

Beaufort, May 8-9. Beaufort Music Festival. Details: www.beaufortmusicfestival.com.

Carthage, May 9. Carthage Buggy Festival. Details: www.thebuggyfestival.com.

South Carolina

Pickens, May 8. Blue Ridge Fest. Details: www.blueridge.coop/blueridgefest.

Greenville, May 8-10. Artisphere. Details: www.artisphere.us.

North Myrtle Beach, May 9. Mayfest on Main. Details: www.northmyrtlebeachchamber.com/events.

Lancaster, May 15-16. Red Rose Festival. Details: www.lancastercitysc.com (type “Red Rose” in search box).

John Bordsen

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