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Cary: Pimento Cheese Festival

What: Create a pimento cheese sculpture (because why not?), try a smorgasbord of the South’s favorite cheese from local restaurants and food trucks, and wash down all that cheesy goodness with beer from local breweries.

When: June 8

Where: Academy Street, Cary, NC, 27511

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Morganton: State of Origin Craft Beer Fest

What: Sip beverages from more than 30 breweries, distilleries, cideries, and kombucha makers at this celebration of local ingredients and seasonal fermentation hosted by Fonta Flora Brewery.

When: June 8

Where: Courthouse Square, 102 East Union Street, Morganton, NC 28655

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Charlotte: Taste of Charlotte

What: Find more than 100 food samples from area restaurants, live music, and cooking demos along Tryon Street during this festival.

When: June 7-9

Where: Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC

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Beaufort: Maritime Day

What: Ahoy! Spend the day sailing in a fleet of traditional wooden boats, casting a line with a cane pole, or simply listening to live music and soaking in a waterfront view at Gallants Channel.

When: June 8

Where: North Carolina Maritime Museum, 315 Front Street, Beaufort, NC 28516

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Mount Airy: Mount Airy Blooms

What: In search of a little Mayberry magic? Stroll through 11 private gardens, listen to master gardener presentations, and dine at an outdoor pavilion near the historic downtown district.

When: June 8

Where: The Blue House, 615 North Main Street, Mount Airy, NC, 27030

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Brevard, Asheville: Blue Ridge Sunset Tour

What: Join the Pisgah Field School for a two-mile hike to one of the most sought-after sunset spots along the Blue Ridge Parkway. The payoff: 360-degree mountain views.

When: June 8

Where: Near Brevard, Asheville

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For our full list of June events, check out our Carolina Calendar.

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