- Cedar Crest College in CHARLOTTE, NC
On Mother's Day weekend, Charlotte holds its annual Mayfair-A Celebration of the Arts. It includes a Kid's Zone and area artists. The family-friendly event is free to the public and is set against the backdrop of University Place's quaint boardwalk.
For a relaxing weekend away, the Fiddler's grove Ole Time Fiddlers and Bluegrass Festival includes camping and music. Bluegrass lovers can relax as 50 bands compete in the fiddling contest. Held annually since 1924, the event takes place on Memorial Day Weekend.
- Whalehead 1100 Club Rd Corolla, NC 27927 in Nc
Under the Oaks Art Festival features over 100 artists and an impressive array of media. Held on the waterfront, this outdoor show is one of Corolla's best.
The National Black Theatre Festival is a biannual gathering of theatre lovers and the world's most celebrated black theatre companies. Featuring an awards celebration, Opening Night Gala, workshops, seminars, talent shows, and more than 100 theatrical performances from many genres, the National Black Theatre Festival is a Winston-Salem gem.
- Freedom Park Lake 1409 East Boulevard Charlotte, NC 28203 in CHARLOTTE, NC
Held since 1964, the Festival in the Park is a must-see event in Charlotte, North Carolina. Throughout the festival, singers and storytellers descend on the city with art, music and food for all. This festival is held at Freedom Park and is free for all attendees.
Originally a one-day event, Mayberry Days now encompasses three days each year. It is held in the birthplace of Andy Griffith in Mount Airy, North Carolina. This free festival is held in the memory of the Andy Griffith Show and hosts a food eating contest.