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CAROLINA COMPASS

“Flags Over Hatteras” Civil War exhibits Through July 31, 2012, Hatteras (252) 986-2995 www.graveyardoftheatlantic.com

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Brushy Mountain Apple Festival North Wilkesboro (336) 984-3022 www.applefestival.net Sonker Festival Mount Airy (336) 789-4304

October Events

LGAHA Harvest Show Oct. 1–2, Butner (919) 528-2868 www.lgaha.com Folk School Fall Festival Oct. 1–2, Murphy (828) 837-2775 www.folkschool.org Artists Studio Tour Oct. 1–2, Wake Forest (919) 270-2259 www.wakeforestareaartists.com

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Harvest Festival at RayLen Mocksville (336) 998-3100 www.raylenvineyards.com

Concert in the Park Die Rhinelanders Oktoberfest Band Blowing Rock (828) 295-7851

Peanut 5k Run Edenton (252) 482-8595

Bridal Show Greenville (252) 329-4200

Overmountain Victory 5k Rutherfordton (828) 287-6113 Hilltop Fall Festival Rutherfordton (828) 287-6113 www.rutherfordtown.com Antique Street Fair Cameron (910) 245-3055 www.antiquesofcameron.com Community Yard Sales Swan Quarter (252) 926-9311 Grand Opening Celebration New art and history museum Blowing Rock (828) 295-9099 www.blowingrock.com Art in the Park Blowing Rock (828) 295-7851 www.blowingrock.com Art in the Shop Art & music festival Taylorsville (828) 632-0106 www.artintheshop.net Autumn Fest Mebane (919) 304-7054 www.downtownmebane.com Tour De Pumpkin Rutherfordton (828) 287-6113 ArtFest of Matthews Oct. 1–2, Matthews (704) 847-3649 www.matthewschamber.org

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Agricultural Fair Oct. 3–8, Greenville (252) 329-4200

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Windard Harper Concert Jazz drummer Mount Olive (919) 658-7754 www.moc.edu

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Business Expo Lincolnton (704) 735-3096 www.lincolnchambernc.org

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Uptown First Friday Artwalk Greenville (252) 329-4200 www.uptowngreenville.com Hickory Oktoberfest Oct. 7–9, Taylorsville (828) 632-0106 www.hickoryoktoberfest.com Ava Gardner Festival Oct. 7–9, Smithfield (919) 989-8687 www.avagardner.org “The Woman in Black” Spine-chilling play Oct. 7–23, Raleigh (919) 821-3111 www.raleighlittletheatre.org

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Scuppernong River Festival Columbia (252) 796-2781 www.visittyrellcounty.com Festival of the Frescoes Glendale Springs (336) 877-8090 Mountain Glory Festival Marion (828) 652-2215 www.mtngloryfestival.com Piano Man of the Blue Ridge Mountain Home Music Series Blowing Rock (828) 964-3392 www.blowingrock.com Peddlers Flea Market Carthage (910) 947-2905 www.thepeddlersfleamarket.com Jay & The Americans Pop music group Morganton (828) 433-7469 www.commaonline.org Heritage Festival Boone (828) 266-1345 Annual Chili Cook off Murphy (828) 837-2242 The Grascals Andy Giffith Show musical tribute Spindale (828) 286-9990 www.foundationshows.org Sailboard Racing Edenton (800) 783-8289 MUMfest Oct. 8–9, New Bern (252) 349-4741 www.mumfest.com S&D Gun & Knife Show Oct. 8–9, Greenville (252) 329-4200 Mullet Festival Oct. 8–9, Swansboro (252) 354-9500 www.swansborofestivals.com Civil War Reenactment Oct. 8–9, Murfreesboro (252) 287-8542 www.murfreesboronc.org/civilwar.htm

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Blessing of the Animals Inter-congregational event Lake Lure (828) 287-6113

Jazz Society Concert Blowing Rock (828) 295-4300 www.blowingrock.com

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Colonial Living Week Oct. 10–14, Burlington (336) 227-4785 www.alamancebattleground. nchistoricsites.org

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Dark in the Park Family-friendly pre-Halloween Concert Winston Salem (336) 924-8191 www.bethabarapark.org

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Dream Home Tour Oct. 14–15, Yancey County (828) 765-7351 www.mayland.edu/foundation “Validate” — Ghost Ship Frightful festivities Oct. 14–15 & 21–22, Wilmington (910) 251-5797 www.battleshipnc.com East Coast Drag Times Weekend Shows, races, shagging Oct. 14–16, Henderson (252) 438-2222 www.kerrlake-nc.com Celebration of Creativity Gallery and studio tours Oct. 14–16, Sparta (336) 372-5473 www.ncmountainartsadventure.com “The Jungle Book” Musical comedy Oct. 14–30, Hickory (828) 327-3855 www.hct.org

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Unaka Heritage Day Native American artists, storytellers Murphy (828) 835-8628 All Hallow’s Eve Huntersville (704) 264-9346 www.lattaplantation.org Banjo Jubilee Mountain Home Music Series (828) 964-3392 www.blowingrock.com Fall Color Ridge Hike Chimney Rock State Park (828) 287-6113 www.chimneyrockpark.com

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