Nearby Notes: Festivals, events and more

North Carolina

Asheville, Aug. 20-21. Asheville Wine & Food Festival. Details:

Cary, Aug. 22. Lazy Daze Arts & Crafts Festival. Details: (type “Lazy Daze” in search window).

Raleigh, Aug. 22-23. Raleigh Mind Body Spirit Expo. Details:

Lawndale, Aug. 27-29. Clear Mountain View Music Festival. Details:

Winterville, Aug. 27-29. Winterville Watermelon Festival. Details:

South Carolina

York, Aug. 22. Summerfest. Details: (type “York Summerfest” in the search window).

Greenville, Aug. 22. Beach Ball Celebration. Details:

Edgefield, Aug. 21-22. Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo. Details:

Greenville, Aug. 28-30. Upstate Women’s Show. Details:

Myrtle Beach, Aug. 28-29. Ocean Lakes Bluegrass Festival. Details:

Large puppets tell stories at Triangle festival

Weekends through Sept. 7 at the Forest Theatre at UNC Chapel Hill – and Sept. 11-13 at the N.C. Museum of Art, in Raleigh – the Paperhand Puppet Festival offers all-ages storytelling programs involving giant puppets, masks, stilts and paper-cut shadows. Details: