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Festivals, Events & More

FESTIVALS Through Aug. 24

North Carolina

Marion, Aug. 14-16. N.C. State Bluegrass Festival. Details: http://bit.ly/1ujqQkq.

Winterville, Aug. 21-23. Winterville Watermelon Festival. Details: www.watermelonfest.com.

Asheville, Aug. 21-23. Asheville Wine & Food Festival. Details: www.ashevillewineandfood.com.

Lawndale, Aug. 21-23. Clear Mountain View Music Festival. Details: www.clearmountainviewmusicfestival.com.

Banner Elk, Aug. 23. Grandfather Mountain State Park Family Day. Details: http://1.usa.gov/1AS3t6j.

South Carolina

Columbia, Aug. 23. Jubilee: Festival of Heritage. Details: http://bit.ly/1v7oERk.

Charleston, Aug. 23-24. Charleston Beach Music & Shag Festival. Details: www.charleston.beachmusic.co.

Bluffton, Aug. 23. Bluffton Boilers Boiled Peanut Festival. Details: www.blufftonboilers.com.

CHARLOTTE Aug. 17

Cup o' tea

The Charlotte Museum of History, 3500 Shamrock Drive, continues its “Teas of the British Isles” event 4-5 p.m. Aug. 17 with a Scottish afternoon tea. A guest speaker from the featured country will do a short presentation based on its culture. Cost: $20 for adults. (There will be an English tea on Sept. 28; cost: $15.) Seating is limited; preregistration ( www.charlottemuseum.org/Register.asp) is required two days prior to the tea. Details: Lisa@CharlotteMuseum.org. John Bordsen

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