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You have found the 2007 Festivals & Events page

Chapel Hill - Durham - Raleigh - Hillsborough and beyond

JUNE 2007

If you would like to suggest an event or festival for inclusion, please .  We appreciate your comments and suggestions!

Please click on month below, 
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January - December 2007

Fri., June 1 - Sun., June 10, 2007
Day Out with Thomas at the Tweetsie Railroad (much further afield in Blowing Rock, NC)
Friday, June 1 - Sunday, June 10, 2007

Enjoy a Day Out With Thomas and Ride on the Real Thomas the Tank Engine!  Advance reservations required for the 25-minute Thomas ride.  Receive savings on other area attractions (such as Grandfather Mountain, Chimney Rock Park, Biltmore Estate, and discounts at the Mast General Store) with your Tweetsie Railroad Ticket.  Park Admission: Adults $27, Children 3-12, $19.  Prices include $1 processing fee for phone and Internet orders
Children 2 & under Free!  Order online or call toll-free 1-877-TWEETSIE.

Blowing Rock, NC  28605-9900


Sat., June 2, 2007
Youth Fishing Rodeo (Orange County Recreation & Parks Dept.)
Saturday, June 2, 2007 
9am (registration at 9am; fishing at 9:30am; lunch at 11:15 am)-2:30pm
Strayhorn Pond, (Bob Strayhorn's Farm), Chapel Hill, located off New Hope Church R. & 86N.  Free admission.  Ages 3-15 years.  Rain date: Sunday, June 3, 2007. 
(919) 245-2660.


Sat., June 2, 2007
Herb, Garden, and Craft Festival
Sat., June 2, 2007
, 10am-4pm
Enjoy a summer day at a historical outdoor herb festival featuring traditional herbal use displays, a wide variety of herb vendors, refreshments, and afternoon musical performances. Children can play historic games; visitors can also view craft demonstrations and purchase pottery, baskets, herbs, and more.  Free admission.
Duke Homestead and Tobacco Museum, 2828 Duke Homestead Rd., Durham, NC.
(919) 477-5498.


Fri. - Sat., June 8 - 9, 2007
Occaneechi-Saponi Spring Festival - Annual PowWow, NEW LOCATION FOR 2007 - Occaneechi Tribal Grounds, Daily Store Rd. 1 mile off NC 119 N, Mebane, NC.  (Take Exit 153 off I-85/40 and follow signs for NC119.)
See photos of Occaneechi powwows in prior years.
Friday, June 8, 2007 5-9pm, and Saturday, June 10, 2007, 10am - 9pm.
Admission fee $..
Learn about and experience traditional Native American culture, dance, art and handcrafting at the Annual Occaneechi-Saponi Spring PowWow.  Join Chief John Blackfeather, his wife Lynette, and their friends and many families as they invite you to celebrate traditional Occaneechi ceremonies and dance. Modern-day Occaneechi tribe members wear traditional brightly colored and intricately beaded and feathered costumes and participate in traditional dance.  See Native American handcrafting in natural materials and artifacts; artists' work available for purchase at the festival.
(919) 732-8512.


Fri. and Sat., June 15 and 16, 2007
25th Annual Hillsborough Hog Day
Friday, June 15, 2007 6pm-10pm; Saturday, June 16, 9am-6pm.  Held on the grounds off E. Margaret Lane and King Street, Downtown Hillsborough.
Festivities include Carolina barbecue cook-off, great food, live music, craft sales, merchandise vendors, petting zoo, games and rides, and classic auto show.  Saturday's musical entertainment includes Carla Wilson & All-American Country, The Nomads, The ROcket Band, Stillhouse, Jeffrey Dean Foster & Birds of Prey, and Tres Chicas.  No pets allowed.
Downtown Hillsborough
(919) 732-8156.


Thursday, June 21, 2007
Carolina Kids Classic Golf Tournament to raise funds for the N.C. Children's Hospital, the Ronald McDonald House of Chapel Hill and the Childhood Trust
, June 21, 2007.
Since its inception in 1989, the Caolina Kdis Classic has raised more than $2 million for children across North Carolina.  The N.C. Children's Hospital, the Ronald McDonald House of Chapel Hill and the Childhood Trust all benefit from this annual event.  Participants have the opportunity to play golf with host emeritus Dean Smith and honorary hosts Roy Williams and BUtch Davis.  Sponsorship opporuntiies are available.  For more information, please call (919) 843-2915.


Summer Fling Horseshoe Tournament at Anderson Community Park, Carrboro, NC
Contact Carrboro Recreation and Parks Dept., 301 Main St., Carrboro for more information.
(919) 918-7364.


Willow Oak Music Park 5th Annual Family Style Bluegrass Festival
965 Blalock Dairy Rd., Roxboro, NC 27574.
Food, wagon rides, fishing lake, arts, crafts, hot showers and free camping with weekend pass.  Hours:  Thurs. 3-10:30pm; Fri. 1:30 - 11:3-pm; Saturday, noon-11pm.
(336) 599-7387.


Sunday, June 17, 2007 is Father's Day!
Sat. and Sun., June 23 and 24, 2007
CFSA NC Mountain Farm & Garden Tour (much farther afield)
Saturday - Sunday, June 23-24, 2007
Learn more about organic produce and pasture-raised livestock!  Enjoy educational and entertaining tours of small family farms raising a wide range of flora and fauna including flowers, organic fruits and vegetables, free-range chickens and pasture-raised cows.  Also demonstrations such as yarn spinning; sample ice cream at Maple View Farm.  Purchase a "support local farms" button and visit any of 30 or so farms on the tour located in Alamance, Orange, Durham, Chatham and Lee counties.  Admission:  $25.00 per car.
(919) 542-2402.

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