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A Few Things to do in NC the weekend of May 25-28, 2017

Here are a few things to do in NC this weekend.  Enjoy:-)

*Saturday May 27 is the Cherokee NC Strawberry Festival.  Yummy:-)

*Saturday May 27 in Wilkesboro NC you can watch a lawnmower race.  They call themselves the 
Rebels and Rednecks Mower Racing Association. I would love to see that.  There are other dates on the site for upcoming races...What fun:-)



*Saturday May 27 you can attend the 2017 Strawberry Jam Festival in Bryson City NC.


*Saturday May 27 visit Zimmerman Vineyards in Trinity NC for the Sisyphus Saturday.
I have been to Zimmerman Vineyards.  I loved it.  Here is my blog post on the experience...
*Sunday May 28th in Fayetteville NC you can attended a 


*Sunday May 28th Mutts and Merlot Day at Doyle's Vineyard in Durham NC.
*Freedom Balloon Fest in Fuqua-Varina NC.  You can find the schedule of events here.  Looks like there are events Friday through Monday at 12pm.
Whatever you decide to do have fun.  I am going to try to make it to the Balloon Fest with Cindy.  If I do you can expect a blog post:-)
Please remember to check all links for times, locations and pricing.  The photos, except for one of mine, are from the event websites.
Have a great weekend!
KathieyV:-)

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