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Huntersville: Brewers and Music Festival

What: Try beers from more than 40 craft breweries at Historic Rural Hill. Eleven bands will play live music, including Grammy Award-winning band The Infamous Stringdusters.

When: May 10-11

Where: Historic Rural Hall, 4431 Neck Road, Huntersville, NC 28078

For more information, visit ncbrewsmusic.com.


Matthews: Rosé Wine Festival

What: Wear your favorites shade of pink to this festival at Seaboard Brewing Company. Enjoy unlimited samples of more than 30 rosés, a complimentary wine glass, refreshments, and live music.

When: May 11

Where: Seaboard Brewing Company, 213 North Trade Street, Matthews, NC 28105

For more information, visit localwineevents.com/events.


Winston-Salem: Mother’s Day Celebration

What: Start a new Mother’s Day tradition at this market. More than 40 vendors will sell handcrafted items and flower bouquets at Wise Man Brewing.

When: May 12

Where: Wise Man Brewing, 26 Angelo Bros Avenue, Winston-Salem, NC 27101

For more information, visit downtownws.com/events.


Wake Forest: Mad Hatter’s Tea Party

What: Break out your fancy hat and enjoy high tea, explore 10 gardens, and visit with artists and vendors at the Wake Forest Historical Museum.

When: May 11

Where: Wake Forest Historical Museum, 414 North Main Street, Wake Forest, NC 27587

For more information, visit wfgardenclub.org.


Carthage: Carthage Buggy Festival

What: In the 1800s, rural North Carolinians often relied on buggies as their main form of transportation. Every year since 1989, these old-time carriages have made a comeback at this downtown Carthage festival. See buggies on display — plus enjoy live entertainment by local musicians, craft and food vendors, and local craft beer and wine makers.

When: May 11

Where: Downtown Carthage

For more information, visit thebuggyfestival.com.


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