2014 NORTH CAROLINA - September 2014
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events
(see also: 2013 - 2012 - 2010)
August 29-Sept 1, 2014 26th Food & Wine Festival
Pinehurst, North Carolina
Aug 29-Sept 1, 2014 North Carolina Apple Festival
Hendersonville, North Carolina
September 4-7, 2014 Ayden Collard Festival
Ayden, North Carolina
The Official Collard Festival of the State of North Carolina. Family festival with music, parade, golf, horseshoe & tennis tournaments, art show, collard cooking and eating contests.
September 5-6, 2014 Cherokee BBQ & Bluegrass Throwdown
Cherokee, North Carolina
The Qualla Boundary has long been home to a host of barbeque lovers, purveyors, and enthusiasts. So it’s about time we created a festival to celebrate our passion and skill. If you share our love of all meats grilled, pulled, and smoked, join us.
September 5-14, 2014 North Carolina Mountain State Fair
Fletcher, North Carolina
The NC Mountain State Fair celebrates the people, agriculture, art and tradition that make our region great. Attended by over 180,000 people annually, the fair features agricultural exhibits, fair food, midway rides, and competitions.
September 6-7, 2014 73rd Annual North Carolina Gourd Festival
Raleigh, North Carolina
'Practical Gourds Past and Present.' Also pleased to Host the 2nd Annual American Gourd Society National Show. Gourds from around the world and from our own backyards. Displays of historic and exotic gourds. Meet crafters and growers who can teach you how to turn a moldy gourd straight from the garden into an object of lasting beauty. On sale will be gourds, gourd craft, supplies and seeds.
September 7, 2014 Organicfest - Asheville, North Carolina
Pack Square Park in downtown Asheville A celebration of everything organic, sustainable and green. Live Music; Organic Eats; Free Cooking Classes; Samplings & Giveaways; Organic & Green Vendors; Natural Arts & Crafts; Free Family Fun; Kids Parade; and more...
September 10-14, 2014 Surry County Agricultural Fair
Mt. Airy, North Carolina
Veterans Memorial Park, in Mt. Airy, North Carolina, in conjunction with American Legion Post 123, is proud to offer the 67th Surry County Agricultural Fair, as a collaborative venture of the Ladies Auxiliary Unit and the North Carolina Association of Agricultural Fairs. There's a midway, cotton candy, high flying acrobats, blue ribbons and more!
September 13, 2014 8th Annual North Carolina Hot Sauce Contest
Oxford, North Carolina
North Carolina’s finest hot sauces and barbeque sauces, along with breweries and wineries spice up the blends and texture of downtown’s historical streets. Enter the NC Pepper Eating Contest sponsored by Bailey Farms. Watch as Artist Dan Nelson creates our Festival on Canvas. Capture all the history of Oxford by visiting the Granville County Museum and their September Sensations Bazaar as well as at the Harris Exhibit Hall, famous for showcasing local artisans. Visit the Granville Gardeners Plant Sale. We have activities for children, lovely local shops waiting to greet you and great restaurants, all at your fingertips. NC Hot Sauces and Barbecue Sauces, all will be competing for the title of North Carolina's Best!!!!!!! Attendance: 12,000.
September 13, 2014 12th Annual Taste Carolina Wine Festival
Colfax, North Carolina
Nothing could be finer than a late summer day filled with wine tasting, art, crafts and music all day.
September 13-20, 2014 North Carolina Turkey Festival
Raeford, North Carolina
Highlights include live music and performers, dog show, auto & motorcycle shows, turkey cooking contest, kids' activities, parade, turkey dinner, storytelling, card tournament, bingo and the Turkey Throw Down.
September 20, 2014
10th Annual Shine to Wine, Wine, Beer, Spirit and Art Festival
North Wilkesboro, North Carolina
'Shine to Wine Festival' A celebration of wine and art.
September 20, 2014 Share Our Strength's No Kid Hungry Dinner
Charlotte, North Carolina
No child in should grow up hungry in America, but one in five children struggles with hunger. Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign is ending childhood hunger in this nation by connecting kids in need with nutritious food and teaching families how to cook healthy, affordable meals. You can help surround kids with the nutritious food they need where they live, learn and play.