||8th Annual North Carolina Blueberry Festival takes place in downtown of Burgaw North Carolina. The festival celebrates the importance of blueberries in the state. The first cultivation of the tasty fruit became a fact about a century ago in 1930s. Pender County is one of the most significant blueberry producer in that part of the USA. The festival provides a bunch of activities for sport lovers and those who want to recreate actively - golf tournament, 5k run, the tour de blueberry bike race. Live music by Craig Woolard Band, Spare Change, and The Band of Oz.