New Bern, April 8-9. Spring Historic Homes & Garden Tour. Details: www.newbernhistorical.org/homes-garden-tour.
Newport, April 1-2. Newport Pig Cookin’ Contest. Details: www.newportpigcooking.com.
Wilmington, April 2-3. Herb & Garden Fair. Details: www.poplargrove.org/festivals/herb-garden-fair.
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Raleigh, April 2. Brewers Olympics. Details: www.facebook.com (search for “3rd Annual Brewers Olympics”).
Raleigh, April 5. Lebanese Festival. Details: www.arabamerica.com/events/nc-lebanese-festival.
Wilmington, April 6-10. N.C. Azalea Festival. Details: www.ncazaleafestival.org.
Concord, April 7-10. AutoFair. Details: www.charlottemotorspeedway.com.
Greenville, April 8-9. Pirate Fest. Details: www.piratefestnc.com.
Goldsboro, April 9. Pig in the Park. Details: www.piginthepark.com.
Dobson, April 9. Spring Fling at Shelton Vineyards. Details: www.sheltonvineyards.com (click “News & Events”).
Summerville, April 1-2. Smoke at the Lodge (barbecue cook-off). Details: www.summervillelodge.net/Smoke-at-the-Lodge.html.
Hardeeville, April 1-2. Carolina-Georgia Border BBQ Cook Off. Details: www.facebook.com (search for “SC/GA Barbecue Festival”).
Pendleton, April 2-3. Historic Pendleton Spring Jubilee. Details: www.pendletondistrict.org/jubilee.
Greer, April 7-9. Albino Skunk Bluegrass Festival. Details: www.albinoskunk.com.