Wilmington NC Events 8th Annual North Carolina Blueberry Festival

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Event Title : 8th Annual North Carolina Blueberry Festival
Event Date : 18-Jun-2011
Start Time : 9:00 AM
End Time : N/A
Category : Festivals
Location : Downtown Burgaw
Address : US-17 Business and Wilmington Street
City : Burgaw
State : NC
Zip : 28425
Phone : 910-259-9817
Contact : N/A
Description : 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.

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