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Nearby Notes: Festivals, events and more

Festivals and events through Aug. 9

North Carolina

Edenton, Aug. 7. 14th Annual Shrimp by the Bay. Details: www.visitedenton.com/august-events.

Burnsville, Aug. 7-8. Mount Mitchell Crafts Fair. Details: www.yanceychamber.com/craft-fair.

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

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

Beaufort, Aug. 7-8. Beaufort Pirate Invasion. Details: www.beaufortpirateinvasion.com.

Asheville, Aug. 8. Riverfest. Details: www.riverlink.org/experience/riverfest.

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

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

South Carolina

Pelion, Aug. 7-8. Pelion Peanut Party. Details: www.scpelionpeanutparty.com.

Columbia, Aug. 8. Southeastern Toy Soldier Show. Details: www.scmuseum.org/calendar/southeastern-toy-soldier-show.

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: www.biltmore.com/concerts.

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