Bessemer City Community Concert & Cruise-In


Past events

April 22, 2017

Bessemer City Community Concert & Cruise-In

City: Bessemer City, NC
Produced by: Bessemer City Down Home Festival

Join us in downtown Bessemer City in the newly renovated Centennial Park for the 2017 Sounds of Summer Concert Series! This event includes:

  • Live music from your favorite bands
  • Classic car display (on the 4th Saturday of the month)
  • Beer and wine garden
  • Family fun
  • Much more!


Historic Hertford Unhilly 100 Bike Ride

City: Hertford, NC
Produced by: Hertford Indian Summer Festival

We invite you to cycle quiet country roads, and see the beautiful countryside. Small country stores, old time churches, and REALLY FLAT ROADS. Not a hill in sight. Three fabulous food stops and pizza and ice cream at the finish. Showers available. T-shirt included! Great event for first time century riders since its very flat! No rain date. On site registration available, although t-shirt not guarenteed. Register at the site below right up to the day of ride. Police escort out of town for riders leaving at 7am. Fully sagged until 3pm.

Great Grapes! Wine & Food Festival

City: Cary, NC
Produced by: Great Grapes! Wine, Arts & Food Festival

Spring is Here and It is Wine Time! Join us for the largest and most fun casual NC wine festival in the Triangle with HUNDREDS of wines available from over 22 wineries.  As you enter…..take your souvenir tasting glass and stroll from tent to tent and table to table,  tasting and sampling the rich heritage of North Carolina vines. As you sip and savor the afternoon, relax in the beautiful green setting of the Town of Cary’s Booth Amphitheatre.


City: Hiddenite, NC
Produced by: Rockyfest

The 5th Annual RockyFest will be held Saturday, April 22 at Rocky Face Mountain Recreational Area, 3451 Rocky Face Church Rd., Hiddenite, NC. The event will begin with 5K, 10K, and 20K trail races at 8:00 a.m. Free rock climbing and rappelling will begin at 10:00 a.m. and will be offered throughout the day. Children’s activities/inflatables, food vendors, and arts/crafts vendors will be set up by 10:00 a.m. Live music from 10:00 to 6:00 p.m.

Arbor Day

City: Statesville, NC
Produced by: Statesville Recreation and Parks Dept.

April 21, 2017

April 21, 2017 - April 22, 2017

Mebane Dogwood Festival

City:Mebane, NC
Produced By:Mebane Business Association

April 18, 2017

April 18, 2017 - April 23, 2017

Grifton Shad Festival

City: Grifton, NC
Produced By: Grifton Shad Festival

April 14, 2017

April 14, 2017 - April 15, 2017

Firehouse BBQ Cook-off

City: Kings Mountain, NC
Produced by: City of Kings Mountain

Grab a napkin and bring your appetite to the annual Kings Mountain Firehouse Barbeque Cook-off this April. The Walking Track Park is the location and the source of BBQ aroma during this state championship. Over 50 teams are expected to participate in this KCBS sanctioned event.

April 14, 2017 - April 15, 2017

NC Herring Festival

City: Jamesville, NC
Produced by: N.C. Herring Festival

Mark your calendar for the annual Jamesville NC Herring Festival!

For over half a century, these festivities celebrated Spring by bringing together local folk and visitors from afar for a taste of local traditions.

High Point Easter Egg Hunt

City: High Point, NC
Produced by: High Point Parks & Rec Dept.

Washington Terrace Park in High Point

April 8, 2017

Easter Eggstravaganza

City: Mooresville, NC
Produced by: Town of Mooresville

The Easter Eggstravaganza will be held Saturday, April 8, 2017 from 1:00-4:00 pm.

There will be more than 20,000 Easter Eggs for ages 1 – 12! Participants will be divided into age groups and dash for eggs on the baseball fields.

There will be food vendors, arts & craft vendors, bounce houses, games, summer camp previews, business vendors and more!

Cornelius Road Park, 247 Cornelius Rd., Mooresville, NC 28115

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Beer & Bacon Fest

City: Cary, NC
Produced by:Trigger Agency

This event has sold out for 3 years in a row!

The ALL-YOU-CARE-TO-TASTE extravaganza comes complete with the best craft beers for your tasting pleasure… and of course the food of the Gods: BACON

Rockingham SpringFest

City:Rockingham, NC
Produced By:City of Rockingham

11am – 4pm
Harrington Square/Downtown Rockingham

Depot District Music Festival

City: Lexington, NC
Produced by: City of Lexington, Parks & Rec.

Located in the historic train depot district of Uptown Lexington, the inaugural Depot District Music Fest will celebrate community, music and the city’s full-steam-ahead progress toward the district’s revitalization. This year’s lineup includes the Gin Blossoms, Edwin McCain, the Lilly Brothers, the Ultimate Eagles Tribute Band-On The Border, the Steppin Stones and Holy Ghost Tent Revival.

High Point Easter Egg Hunt

City: High Point, NC
Produced by: High Point Parks & Rec Dept

High Point City Lake Park

Pig in the Park at Old Waynesborough

City: Goldsboro, NC
Produced by: Boys & Girls Clubs of Wayne County

PIG IN THE PARK, presented by Goldsboro Milling Company and Sam’s Club in partnership with Goldsboro Wayne County Travel and Tourism and the Goldsboro Downtown Development Corporation, is a series of events celebrating Wayne County’s barbecue tradition. On Saturday  up to 25 teams will compete in a whole-hog cook off for the title of Wayne County’s Best Barbecue! But, PIG IN THE PARK is more than just a cook-off! Arts and crafts vendors, bouncy castles for the kids, live music, and a whole lot more will be featured during the festival at Old Waynesborough in Goldsboro, North Carolina.

April 7, 2017

Hoppin’ Around Downtown – First Friday

City: Salisbury, NC
Produced by: Downtown Salisbury NC

Friday, April 7, 2017

Spring Showcase and Easter Activities

April 7, 2017 - April 8, 2017

Pirate Fest

City: Greenville, NC

Produced by: Uptown Greenville, Inc.

Swashbucklers of all ages will converge on the banks of the Tar River, a paradise located in Uptown Greenville, for the 11th annual PirateFest on April 7th and 8th, 2017.

PirateFest is a large outdoor cultural celebration offering fun, food, art, and entertainment for everybody with 30,000 plus attendees annually.

April 7, 2017 - April 8, 2017

Classic Antique Power Farm Heritage Days

City: Benson, NC
Produced by: Benson Mule Days

April 1, 2017

Wake Forest Dirt Day

City: Wake Forest, NC
Produced by: Wake Forest Downtown

Celebrate Spring and the Outdoors at the 4th Annual Wake Forest Dirt Day held on Historic S. White Street in Downtown Wake Forest!

Wake Forest Dirt Day celebrates all things outdoors at this annual festival that features demonstrations on a variety of interests such as organic gardening, composting, landscaping, home improvement, exercise and more; vendors selling items unique to an outdoor lifestyle; a children’s area with free hands on activities; live bands and entertainment; multiple food offerings and more!

Don’t miss the award winning, fun filled, family friendly outdoor event that focuses on healthy living and healthy life styles!

March 31, 2017

March 31, 2017 - April 1, 2017

Blue, Brew & Que Festival

City: Kenansville, NC
Produced by: Duplin Co. Tourism

Come Out And Join Us On March 31st And April 1st For Some Good Ole’ Bluegrass Music, Food, Craft Breweries And So Much More! Bring The Entire Family For A Fun Filled Day At Duplin County Events Center!!

Featuring :
Soggy Bottom Boys
VW Boys
Lonesome River Band
Third Time out
Trinty River Band