Nearby Notes: Festivals, events and more

Festivals and events through Aug. 9

North Carolina

Edenton, Aug. 7. 14th Annual Shrimp by the Bay. Details:

Burnsville, Aug. 7-8. Mount Mitchell Crafts Fair. Details:

Valdese, Aug. 7-8. Waldensian Festival. Details: (click “Events”).

Franklin, Aug. 7-8. Mountain High BBQ Festival & Car Show. Details:

Beaufort, Aug. 7-8. Beaufort Pirate Invasion. Details:

Asheville, Aug. 8. Riverfest. Details:

Black Mountain, Aug. 8-9. Sourwood Festival. Details:

Sneads Ferry, Aug. 8-9. Sneads Ferry Shrimp Festival. Details:

South Carolina

Pelion, Aug. 7-8. Pelion Peanut Party. Details:

Columbia, Aug. 8. Southeastern Toy Soldier Show. Details:

Summer concerts at Biltmore

Here’s the lineup for the August-long series of outdoor concerts on the South Terrace of Biltmore House, in Asheville. Aug. 7: Natalie Cole and Peabo Bryson; Aug. 9: Counting Crows with Citizen Cope; Aug. 16: ZZ Top with Blackberry Smoke; Aug. 21: Chris Tomlin and MercyMe; Aug. 22: Bruce Horsby and the Noisemakers with Blues Traveler; Aug. 28: The Four Tops & The Temptations.

Concerts begin at 7:30 or 8 p.m. General admission tickets range from $50 to $70, depending on the show. Reserved and premium seating available for most. Tickets do not include nor require Biltmore Estate admission. Details/tickets: