Celebrate Rocky Mount
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FALL

R. Sullivan Fisher Farm
Oct.1 , 2013 - Oct. 31, 2013
Fisher Farrm opens its' doors showing the "fruits" of the fall. Children can see various farm animals.
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Rocky Mount Fair
The area's largest carnival with exhibits, fair food and rides. Fun for all ages.
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Rocky Mount Area Chamber Expo
Business & industry representatives gather to share the latest in technical advances and services.
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Eastern Carolina BBQ Throwdown
Oct. 11, 2013 - Oct. 12, 2013
An official Kansas City Barbecue Society event with almost 50 competitors. People's choice award to most popular barbeque. Live music, kids activities round out.
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Down East Viking Classic
Sept. 28 2013
Annual football event that combines a football game with tailgating, golf events and fashion shows. This year Elizabeth City competes against St. Augustines.
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Dan Finch Pottery Open House
Open house with pottery exhibit and sale from over 50 vendors. Master potter's studios and gallery. Headquarters of "Homes for Bluebirds, Inc."
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The Best Christmas Pageant Ever
Presented by the Wesleyan Players as our Christmas gift to you.
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An Evening of Music at Wesleyan
Featuring the Wesleyan Singers Under the direction of Jesse Shearin. The Wesleyan Jazz Band directed by James Parker.
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Spring Hope Pumpkin Festival
A nip in the air brings in this annual event with street vendors, food, local crafts and a parade with a beauty queen.
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Nash Area Farmers Market
Area farmers bring their products to market. Each Saturday and Wednesday morning from 8 until 1 there is a variety of farm fresh vegetables, local baked goods and crafts.



WINTER

The Rocky Mount Christmas Parade
Dec. 1, 2013 - Dec. 1, 2013
Holiday floats, marching bands and of course Santa in the largest Christmas Parade in the area.
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Christmas Chorus
Dec. 6, 2013 - Dec. 8, 2013
The area's finest voices are in harmony for this festival of holiday music.
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Winter Wonderland
Buggy rides, science demonstrations, seasonal arts & crafts and snow is guaranteed. At the Imperial Centre for Arts & Sciences.
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Nashville Tree Lighting
A small town celebration where bands perform as children on decorated wagons, bikes and strollers parade down main street.
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Bailey Christmas Parade
Floats, music and holiday vendors bring in this festive season.
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Sharpsburg Christmas Parade
Sharpsburg adds its' flavor to the season as the parade moves through the streets of this quaint town.
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MLK Christmas Luminaries
Luminaries celebrating the lives of loved ones light up the walks and the Memorial in Martin Luther, Jr. Park.
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SPRING

International Festival of Cultures
March 2013
Acquire a genuine understanding and appreciation of various cultures in a matter of minutes!
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Sunset Easter
April 2013
Celebrate Spring with an egg hunt. entertainment, a petting zoo, children's games and other fun.
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Nashville Blooming Festival
May 10, 2013 - May 11, 2013
Two days of fun and casual entertainment. Live music, unique local crafts plus a children's carnival and fun activities.
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Fresh Farm Products
April, 2013 - September, 2013
The Nash area is known for strawberries, sweet potatoes and other fresh produce. Many farms offer "you pick" and "we pick" farm products
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Nash Area Farmers Market
April, 2013 - Nov. 2013
TArea farmers bring their products to market. Each Saturday and Wednesday morning from 8 until 1 there is a variety of farm fresh vegetables, local baked goods and crafts.
The National Juried Art Exhibition
One of Eastern NC's largest, oldest and most pretigious art events.
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PBA Southern Region Pro-Am Bowling Tournament
May 2013
A family atmosphere bowling event where you can bowl with the pros on Friday and be a fan on Saturday and Sunday.
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Fiesta Latina
May 2013
The rich hispanic culture that is part of the Rocky Mount area shares its' culture with area residents through food, live music and dancing.
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Harambee Festival
May 2013
The sights and sounds of native African-American culture is celebrated at the restored Douglas Block.
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SUMMER

Annual Independence Celebration
July, 3 2013 - July, 3 2013
Independence celebration on the 3rd with live music, food and fireworks to end the perfect summer evening.
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Castalia July 4th Celebration
July 4, 2013 - July 4, 2013
A small town celebration with food, music, a parade and fireworks at dark.
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Downtown Live
May 16, 2013 - Sept. 19, 2013
Live Beach, R&B and Pop music on the lawn at the Imperial Centre.
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Lawnchair Theater
June, 2013 - August, 2013
Free family movies on the lawn of the Imperial Centre.
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