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Nearby Notes: Festivals, events and more

North Carolina

Asheville, Aug. 20-21. Asheville Wine & Food Festival. Details: www.ashevillewineandfood.com/festival-events.

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

Raleigh, Aug. 22-23. Raleigh Mind Body Spirit Expo. Details: www.10times.com/body-mind-raleigh.

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

Winterville, Aug. 27-29. Winterville Watermelon Festival. Details: www.watermelonfest.com.

South Carolina

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

Greenville, Aug. 22. Beach Ball Celebration. Details: www.beachballfoundation.org/the-beach-ball.

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

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

Myrtle Beach, Aug. 28-29. Ocean Lakes Bluegrass Festival. Details: www.oceanlakes.com/special_events/bluegrass_2015.aspx.

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: www.paperhand.org.

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