101 North Carolina Festivals: November
NC Poultry Jubilee
FOUR COUNTY EMC
Don’t miss this chance to enjoy fried chicken from the World’s Largest Frying Pan in Rose Hill. Music and carnival rides are a bonus.
American Indian Heritage Celebration
Raleigh | ncmuseumofhistory.org
Musicians, dancers, artists, storytellers, and authors from North Carolina’s eight state-recognized tribes will gather for this popular family event. Named a Top 20 Event by the Southeast Tourism Society the 22nd Annual American Indian Heritage Celebration offers something for all ages and gives a firsthand opportunity to learn about the state’s American Indian culture (with a population of over 100,000), past and present. Activities include craft demonstrations, hands-on activities, games, foods, and much more.
Celebration of Seagrove Potters
Seagrove | discoverseagrove.com
An indoor event where you can immerse yourself in more pottery than one can conceive. Always the weekend before Thanksgiving, the three-day event begins when the doors open Friday night and doesn’t stop until we all move out on Sunday.
NC Pecan Harvest Festival
Sponsored by brunswick electric
Whiteville | ncpecanfestival.com
Come join nearly 20,000 of your friends and neighbors who make the NC Pecan Harvest Festival a "MUST DO" every year!
North Carolina Cotton Festival
Dunn | nccottonfestival.com
Held annually in Dunn the first weekend in November, this festival boasts entertainment on two stages, food and craft vendors, Kiddie Land for the children, a classic car show, an Antique Tractor Show, and cotton gin tours every 30 minutes.
North Carolina Whirligig Festival
Wilson | whirligigfestivalnc.org
35,000+ attendees, 200+ vendors, three stages of entertainment, arts & crafts, food vendors, FREE whirli-kidz zone.
Seagrove Pottery Festival
Seagrove | bit.ly/seagrove-pottery-festival
This pottery festival focuses on the pottery and craft heritage of this region. Educational activities for children and adults along with demonstration from blacksmiths, basket makers, woodcarvers, weavers, and of course potters with be available. Food vendors and live music.
When Pigs Fly BBQ Festival
Fayetteville | cisofcumberland.org
This event has something for everyone! For the pitmasters, there’s a backyard BBQ style competition, sanctioned by the Carolina Barbecue League. Kids can enjoy activities in the “Kid Zone.” If you just want to kick back, enjoy some BBQ, listen to great music – this is the event for you! So c’mon down to Festival Park in for an All-American good time!
WNC Pottery Festival
Dillsboro | wncpotteryfestival.com
This juried event showcases more than 40 master potters, with many demonstrations in a variety of techniques. Come see why it's become a top arts event in the mountains, attended annually by several thousand aficionados of pottery.
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