Festivals, Events & More

FESTIVALS Through July20

North Carolina

Cherokee, July 12-13. Festival of Native Peoples. Details:

Wilmington, July 13. Poplar Grove Classy Chassis Car Show. Details:

New Bern, July 13. Neuse River Day Dragon Boat Festival. Details:

Lenoir, July 13. North Carolina Blackberry Festival. Details:

Bakersville, July 13. Toe River Storytelling Festival. Details:

South Carolina

Mount Pleasant, July 10-20. Bob Bell Charleston Summer Classic Horse Show. Details:

Gaffney, July 11-13 and 19-20. South Carolina Peach Festival. Details:

Bluffton, July 19. May River Shrimp Festival. Details:

Pageland, July 19-20. Pageland Watermelon Festival. Details:

CRAFT FAIR Asheville

Guild fair offers fine crafts downtown

July 18-21, the famed Southern Highland Craft Guild will stage its twice-a-year craft fair at the U.S. Cellular Center (formerly the Asheville Civic Center), 87 Haywood St., in downtown Asheville. About 200 artisans will sell their works, which range from fiber and glass to paper and jewelry. Admission: $8; younger than 12, free. Details: 828-298-7928;

John Bordsen


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