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Carolina Calendar: June 2021

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Stickwork at the Biltmore • Asheville

Now – June 30

Patrick Dougherty’s large-scale stickwork art installation Free as a Bird will be on display at Antler Hill at Biltmore.

Learn more: (800) 411-3812 or biltmore.com


Graham County Azalea Festival • Robbinsville

Now – June 15

Learn about the area’s abundant azaleas through either a self-guided hike or a virtual tour.

Learn more: (828) 479-3790 or nativeazaleafestival.com


Bluff Mountain Festival • Hot Springs

June 12

During this virtual music festival, tune in to old-time and bluegrass performances at 2, 4, and 7 p.m. on the Madison County Facebook page or YouTube channel.

Learn more: (828) 649-1301 or madisoncountyarts.com


Bear W Daylily Farm Festival • Morganton

June 19

This farm festival includes flowers for sale, snacks, and bluegrass music by the Good Ol’ Boys.

Learn more: (828) 430-0196 or bearwdaylilyfarm.net


Central


Silent Film Celebration • Raleigh

Now – August 25

Enjoy 18 free silent film screenings at the Gregg Museum of Art and Design at NC State University. Watch movies from different themes throughout the summer, including documentary, horror, slapstick comedy, and more.

Learn more: (919) 515-3503 or gregg.arts.ncsu.edu


Freeman Vines: Hanging Tree Guitars • Winston- Salem

June 10 – Sept. 12

Freeman Vines tells stories of the struggles and resilience of the African American community through his elaborate guitars, which will be on display at the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art through September 12.

Learn more: (336) 725-1904 or secca.org


Belmont Juneteenth Celebration Belmont

June 13, 19

The 10th anniversary of this community event will be held both virtually and in person to celebrate African American heritage. Events kick of on June 13 with a virtual 2K Freedom Walk that runs through June 30, and a celebration will be held on June 19 with a parade, an African drum circle, steel drums, and an R&B/jazz finale concert.

Learn more: (704) 755-5210 or facebook.com/juneteenthbelmont 


Willow Oak Music Festival • Roxboro

June 17 – 19

This traditional bluegrass festival hosted by the band Carolina Road will be held over Father’s Day weekend. Campsites are also available so that visitors can make the most of the festivities.

Learn more: (919) 779-5672 or willowoakpark.com


Rocky Mountain High: A Tribute to John Denver • Greensboro

June 19 – 20

Jim Curry and the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra will perform the music of American singer-songwriter John Denver at the Greensboro Coliseum.

Learn more: (800) 877-7575 or greensborocoliseum.com


Eastern Carolina Music Festival • Greensboro

June 26 – August 31

This year marks the 60th year of musical performances and music education at the Eastern Music Festival. Enjoy concerts by the Eastern Chamber Players, the Eastern Festival Orchestra, EMF faculty artists, and students.

Learn more: (336) 333-7450 or easternmusicfestival.org


Eastern


The Lost Colony Outdoor Drama • Manteo

Now – August 21

This outdoor theater performance on the banks of Roanoke Sound follows the story of the famed English settlement that disappeared in 1590.

Learn more: (252) 473-6000 or thelostcolony.org


Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament • Morehead City

June 11 – 19

Watch competitive fishermen bring in their catch of massive blue marlin, white marlin, and sailfish at the Morehead City docks at this 63rd annual event. Last year’s winning blue marlin weighed in at just over 495 pounds.

Learn more: (252) 247-3575 or thebigrock.com


Discover Tryon Palace: Outlander – The Spark of the Rebellion • New Bern

June 19

Tour Tryon Palace through the lens of the show Outlander. Costumed reenactors will interact with visitors and offer period demonstrations.

Learn more: (252) 639-3524 or tryonpalace.org


Old Homes Tour and More • Beaufort

June 25 – 26

Now in its 60th year, this weekend event invites visitors to tour Beaufort’s historical homes and churches, gardens, and artists’ studios, as well as attend an author talk and a closing brunch.

Learn more: (252) 728-5225 or beauforthistoricsite.org


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This story was published on Jun 08, 2021

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