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November 5: North Carolina Cotton Festival (Dunn)

13th Annual Touchstone Energy NC Cotton Festival – November 5, 2011 promises to be even more exciting this year.

With Downtown Renovations going on, this year’s Festival will be moving to a new location. Dunn’s Tart Park Recreational Park will be host to the 13th Annual Touchstone Energy NC Cotton Festival on Saturday, November 5th.  The Dunn Shriner’s Car Show will also be at the park. The Committee is excited and working hard at making this year’s Festival one of the best ever. Plans are still in the making as we move forward with preparations for one of the largest and best festivals in this area.

For more information, visit http://www.nccottonfestival.com/.

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September 10: Angier’s Crepe Myrtle Celebration

The Angier Chamber of Commerce Proudly Presents:

38th  Annual Crepe Myrtle Celebration

Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011

10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Depot Square

Downtown Angier

A Fun Family Festival Event

Live Music – Entertainment – Food Vendors
– Crafts – Artisans – Demonstrations
Rides – Games  – Lots More Fun for All Ages

*****New Event*****

“Penny Social”

Join the Angier Chamber of Commerce as they host the 38th Annual Crepe Myrtle Celebration Saturday, September 10, 2011. This family fun filled day has become a tradition to the Angier community. Featured will be arts & crafts vendors, food vendors, miscellaneous business vendors; local entertainment; a “Penny Social” (new for 2011); games and rides for kids; etc.  Contact Cindy Hunter at the Chamber at 919-639-2500 or angiercc@angierchamber.org) for more information or visit www.angierchamber.org.

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Road-Tripper: 65th NC Apple Festival in Hendersonville (Sept. 2-5, 2011)

Take a trip over Labor Day weekend and check out the 65th North Carolina Apple Festival in Hendersonville.

From September 2 -5, 2011, you can enjoy four days of fun including one of the most best known Street Fairs in the Carolinas with Freshly Picked Apples, Arts & Crafts, Festival Food and FREE Entertainment at the Historic Courthouse on Hendersonville’s Beautiful Main Street.

For more information, check out the at www.ncapplefestival.org .

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September 3: Northwood Temple MOPS Twice Is Nice Consignment Sale for Fall & Winter

The Northwood Temple MOPS Twice Is Nice Consignment Sale will be on September 3, 2011. This year they are raising money to support the Cape Fear Valley Health Foundation :Friends of The Cancer Center in honor of Breast Cancer survivors and in anticipation of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Time:
7:30- 11:00 A.M., 50% off 12:00-3:00 P.M.

Location:
Andover Road, Fayetteville, NC 28311

Check out their website here.

Or visit them on facebook here.

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Give life- Give blood! Our community needs blood donors.

Our community is in urgent need for blood donors. Please give life to your local community and give blood.

Please contact the Cape Fear Valley Blood Donor Center to see if you qualify to donate and for more information.

3357 Village Drive Fayetteville, NC 28304

(910) 615-LIFE

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August 27, 2011: Get your Run (or Walk) On!

There are  TWO great events on August 27, 2011. One is for a great cause and is open to all. The other is military/government only, and is just for fun!

3rd Annual ACCRF 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Run

Help raise funds for research to find a cure for Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma, a rare cancer of the head and neck by participating in the 3rd Annual ACCRF 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Run
on  Saturday, August 27, 2011.

This event will be held at Campbell University in Lillington. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. The 5K Run begins at 8:30 a.m. and the Fun Run at 9:30 a.m. All proceeds benefit the Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma Research Foundation (ACCRF).

You can register to run or become a sponsor online or by mail. For more information  visit www.accrf5krun.com, or their facebook page here.

Fort Bragg  Family Fun 5K (FOR MILITARY/GOV’T EMPLOYEES ONLY)

On Saturday, August 27, Fort Bragg will be having their Fort Bragg Family Fun

This event starts at 8:00 A.M.

Location: Sports USA, Bldg. 3-2102, Longstreet Rd., Fort Bragg, NC

Open to Military/Gov’t ID card holders and family members.  No registration is required and participation is free of charge.  Start time is 8:00 am.  For more info call #910-396-1217

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