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CAROLINA COMPASS

May Events Montford Arts & Music Festival

Annual Multicultural Festival

May 20, Asheville (828) 777-1014

May 6, Lexington (336) 248-3960 www.lexingtonnc.net

Ravenscroft

The 250-year-old Yates Mill, centerpiece of Historic Yates Mill County Park, has its grand opening May 20–21. It’s on a 574acre historic site and nature preserve located five miles south of Raleigh. Yates Mill Associates during the past 12 years worked to restore the building. (919) 856-6675 or www.yatesmill.org

May 26–28, Hayesville (877) 691-9906 www.licklogplayers.org

Laurelfest Arts & Crafts Show

Fiddler’s Grove

Antique Tractor & Truck Pull

May 26–28, Union Grove (828) 478-3735 www.fiddlersgrove.com

May 12–13, Oakboro (704) 485-4906 www.hinsonauction.com

Heritage Festival

N.C. Folk Arts Festival

May 26–29, Bryson City (800) 867-9246 www.greatsmokies.com

May 13, St. Pauls (910) 865-4179 www.ncfolkartsfest.org

Garden Jubilee

The Art of Craft: 1830

May 27–28, Hendersonville (800) 693-9708 www.historichendersonville.org

May 13, Charlotte (704) 335-0325

Annual Powwow

Patriot’s Day at Alamance Battleground

May 27–28, Cherokee (800) 438-1601 www.cherokee-nc.com

May 13, Burlington (336) 227-4787

Butterfly Festival

MOUNTAINS Signs of Spring

Saturdays, Rosman (828) 877-3106 www.headwatersoutfitters.com Murphy Spring Festival

May 6, Murphy (828) 837-6821 Discovery at Dusk

May 6, Rosman (828) 877-3106 www.headwatersoutfitters.com Rhododendron Show

May 6–7, Asheville (828) 665-2492 www.ncarboretum.org Old Wilkes Ghost Tours

May 12, Wilkesboro (336) 671-3171 www.wilkesheritagemuseum.com Engine & Tractor Show

May 12–13, Lake Lure (828) 625-4720 Lake Eden Arts Festival

May 12–14, Black Mountain (828) 686-8742 www.lakeedenartsfestival.org

May 13, Hudson (828) 728-8272 Dahlia Tuber Sale

May 13, Asheville (828) 665-2492 www.ncarboretum.org

Wake Forest Farmers’ Market Sandburg Music Festival

May 29, Flat Rock (828) 693-4178 www.nps.gov/carl

PIEDMONT

May 13, Blowing Rock (800) 295-7851

Durham Farmers’ Market

May 19, Blowing Rock (800) 295-7851 Southeast Tribes Cultural Art

May 19–20, Cherokee (800) 438-1601 www.cherokee-nc.com

May 1, Durham (919) 667-0399 www.durhamfarmersmarket.com

May 19–21, Hayesville (877) 691-9906 www.licklogplayers.org Triple Chain-Ring Bike Challenge

May 20, Bryson City (800) 232-7238 Strawberry Jam Festival

May 20, Bryson City (828) 488-7889

May 13, Spencer (252) 492-6469 “The Estate Lady”

May 15, Monroe (704) 283-8184 www.union.lib.nc.us Annual Spring Carnival

Bluegrass & Barbecue

May 6, Huntersville (704) 875-2312 www.lattaplantation.org Triangle AACA Meet

Ravenscroft

May 13, Wake Forest (919) 556-1579 www.wakeforestmarket.org Antique Truck Show

Art in the Park

Cruisin’ & Jammin’

May 12–13, Laurel Hill (910) 462-3102

May 6, Raleigh (919) 349-5911 http://local.aaca.org/northcarolina

May 15–21, Mount Airy (336) 786-1005 Annual Civil War Tour

May 16–21, Mount Airy (336) 786-4478 Mayberry Farm Fest

May 19–21, Mount Airy (336) 786-4511

Iron Gate Farm Day

May 6, Mebane (919) 304-9463 www.irongatevineyards.com

Antique Power Show

May 19–21, Newton (828) 241-9424 www.foothillsantique.com

Ham & Yam Festival

May 6, Smithfield (919) 934-0887 www.downtownsmithfield.com

Heritage Day

May 20, Fayetteville (910) 483-6725 Carolina Country MAY 2006 43

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