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A Few Things To Do In North Carolina the Weekend of Sept 20-24, 2017

The weekend is upon us again.  Here are a few things to do in NC for the weekend of Sept 20-24, 2017.

*Sept 18-24 is Mayberry Days in Mount Airy NC

*Sept 21-24 is Mule Days in Benson NC
*Sept 23-24 is the Eastern Triangle Farm Tour.  I have been and it is so much fun.
*Sept 23 is the Ahoskie Heritage Festival in Ahoskie NC.

*Sept 23 is the Dragon Boat Festival held at Koka Booth Amphitheater in Cary NC

*Sept 23 you can attend BBQ Blues and Brews in Fuquay-Varina NC.

*Sept 24 is the Pepper Festival in Abundance NC
Let's not forget the daily holidays...
Sept 20-National String Cheese Day
Sept 21-International Day of Peace
Sept 22-Ice Cream Cone Day
Sept 23-National Museum Day
Sept 24-Bluebird of Happiness Day
Sept 25-Family Day
Sept 26-National Dumpling Day

What ever you choose to do or celebrate have a great time!
KathieyV:-)
(Please check all event links to verify times and pricing.  I know nothing about the events other then what I have shared.  All photos are taken from the event websites and are not my property)

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