Nearby Notes: Festivals, events and more

Festivals and Expos through Aug. 7

North Carolina

Maggie Valley, July 31-Aug. 1. Hillbilly Woodstock Festival. Details:

Cary, July 31-Aug. 1. Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival. Details:

Salisbury, Aug. 1. Rowan Chamber Dragon Boat Festival. Details:

Scotland Neck, Aug. 5. Crepe Myrtle Festival. Details:

South Carolina

Myrtle Beach, July 31-Aug. 2. Craftsmen’s Summer Classic Art & Crafts Festival. Details:

Columbia, Aug. 7. Brew at the Zoo. Details:

Race with racers at mountain resort in Va.

Primland Resort, at Medows of Dan, Va., is known for golf, hunting and its astronomical observatory, but Aug. 23-25 it shifts gears into car racing: Fans can test their skills with two of Europe’s top Le Mans competitors at the mountaintop resort and at nearby Virginia International Raceway. Denmark’s Tom Kristensen, nine-time winner of the 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race, will be joined by Switzerland’s Harold Primat, Phoenix Racing podium winner in 2013. They’ll show 20 thrill-seekers how they drive the Audi R8 and Audi R8 LMS; participants will take laps with both drivers. There will be a karting competition and dinner with Kristensen and Primat; lodging, golfing (and/or other resort activities) included. Price: $8,500 per couple. Details: