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.
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.
Every autumn, Banner Elk Elementary School hosts the fun and unique Woolly Worm Festival, where people show up to see worms race one another. Worms race up a string, and the color of the winning worm is used to forecast the weather for the upcoming year. The Woolly Worm Festival is a unique, family-friendly good time for all.
- M.C. Benton Convention Center 5th and Cherry Streets Winston-Salem, NC 27101 in WINSTON SALEM, NC
The Piedmont Craftsmen's Fair is hosted in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This show features quality craftsmanship and unique designs. Each custom designed craft features a range of leather, clay, printmaking, wood or glass for a uniquely designed piece. Relaxed and welcoming, the Piedmont craftsmen's Fair is one of the best events held at the Benton Convention Center.