Festivals, Events & More

FESTIVALS Through July 4

North Carolina

Beaufort, June 27-30. Old Homes & Gardens Tour. Details:

Belmont, June 28-30. Red, White & Belmont. Details:

Southport, June 29. North Carolina 4th of July Festival. Details:

Troy, June 29. Troyfest. Details:

Asheville, June 29. Shindig on the Green. Details:

Morganton, June 30-July 4. Red, White and Bluegrass Weekend. Details:

Cullowhee, June 29-30. Mountain Artisans Summertime Art & Craft Show. Details:

Fayetteville area, June 30-July 4. July Fourth events in the Fort Bragg communities. Details:

Carolina Beach, July 3. Independence Day Fireworks by the Sea & Boardwalk Blast Music. Details:

South Carolina

Moncks Corner, June 28. July 4 parade and street dance. Details:

Barnwell, June 29. Independence Day Festival. Details:

Hampton, through June 30. Hampton County Watermelon Festival. Details:

Greer, June 29. Freedom Blast. Details:

Columbia/Lake Murray, June 29. Lake Murray July 4th Celebration. Details:


Major entertainers booked at Biltmore

Tickets are on sale for Biltmore’s outdoor summer concert series: Heart (July 25), Sheryl Crow (Aug. 4), Casting Crowns (Aug. 16), Four Tops and Temptations (Aug. 23), Beach Boys (Aug. 30) and comedian Bill Engvall (Aug. 31). Details/tickets:

FREE GUIDE Fayetteville

11 themed driving routes

The Fayetteville area CVB has issued a free Cultural Heritage Trail guide, with 88 pages of maps and other information about 11 themed drives to take. It is available at official North Carolina welcome centers and can also be downloaded at

John Bordsen


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