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North Carolina Breweries Win Big
Here are the North Carolina craft breweries that brought home awards from the Great American Beer Fest, a national beer competition in Denver, Colorado.
Ocean Isle Beach: North Carolina Oyster Festival
What: Taste award-winning seafood, participate in an oyster-eating contest or cook-off, and enjoy live performances during this festival in Ocean Isle Beach.
When: October 19-20
Where: 3 West Third Street, Ocean Isle Beach, NC
For more information, visit ncoysterfestival.org.
Lincolnton: Apple Festival
What: “An apple a day” includes pie, right? Delight in apple cider, apple pies, and other yummy treats in downtown. There will also be games, crafts, and other food.
When: October 19
Where: West Main Street, Lincolnton, NC 28092
For more information, visit lincolncountyapplefestival.com.
Raleigh: Our State Public House
What: You can try North Carolina craft beer, wine, and cider at the NC State Fair starting on Thursday!
When: October 17-27
Where: North Carolina State Fairgrounds Campground, 801 Youth Center Drive, Raleigh, NC 27606
For more information, visit ncstatefair.org.
Asheville: The Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands
What: Artists and makers will exhibit a variety of crafts, from traditional to contemporary works, at this 72nd annual craft fair at the U.S. Cellular Center in Asheville.
When: October 17-20
Where: 87 Haywood Street, Asheville, NC 28801
For more information, visit southernhighlandguild.org.
Morganton: Phillip Epley in Morganton
What: Meet Morganton’s local celebrity, Phillip Epley, at Brown Mountain Bottleworks. Be sure to bring your Our State mag for him to sign!
When: October 16
Where: 115 East Union Street #3447, Morganton, NC 28655
For more information, visit facebook.com/events.
Statesville: Carolina Balloon Festival
What: Take to the skies or watch colorful hot-air balloons at this festival in Statesville on October 18 and 19. Meet pilots, sample wine and beer at a tasting garden, enjoy live music, and browse vendors at an artisan marketplace.
When: October 18-19
Where: 260 Hangar Drive, Statesville, NC 28677
For more information, visit carolinabaloonfest.
For our full list of October events, check out our Carolina Calendar.