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On the horizon

The calendars of events begin to fill up with activities during the summer months when many crops start to hit their season peak. Following are upcoming events at state-operated farmers markets.

Charlotte Farmers Market
July 10 – Watermelon Day

Lumberton Farmers Market
June 13 – Blueberry Day featuring free ice cream while supplies last.
June 27 – Sweet Corn Day
July 11 – Watermelon Day
Events run 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Piedmont Triad Farmers Market, Colfax
June 20 – WingFest ’09 ; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Restaurants compete for the title, “Best Wings in the Triad. ”
July 10 – Peach Day; 10 a.m. -1 p.m.

Raleigh Farmers Market
June 6 – Crawfish Day; 10 a.m.-sold out. This is one of the market’s most popular events. Supplies of crawfish sell quickly.
June 11 – Blueberry Day; 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Western N.C. Farmers Mar-ket, Asheville
July 17– Watermelon Day; 11 a.m.- 2 p.m.

State Fairgrounds, Raleigh
June 6 & 7, 7:30 a.m. – N.C. Junior Beef Roundup, Graham Building. Contact Brent Jennings, (919) 515-4467.
June 12 & 13 N.C. Holstein Association “Parade of the Stars” Show and Auction Sale. Contact (336) 378-8463.




NCDA&CS Public Affairs Division, Brian Long, Director
Mailing Address:1001 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-1001
Physical Address: 2 West Edenton Street, Raleigh NC 27601
Phone: (919) 707-3001; FAX: (919) 733-5047