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Here are JUST A FEW Featured Events:
September 23-24, 2016 Mayberry Days Barbecue Cook-off
Mt. Airy, North Carolina
Surry Arts Council is pleased to host the Mayberry Days Barbecue Cook-off again during Mayberry Days, celebrating 56 years of The Andy Griffith Show. It's PIG! This is an officially recognized barbecue cook-off of the North Carolina Pork Council and they will have a representative at the judging to assist with information and answers to any of your pork questions. If you have never had North Carolina chopped barbecue, you are in for a treat because it is for sale after the contest, beginning around 10:00 a.m. on Saturday. Fresh barbecue will be available in one pound containers and sandwiches. Place your order ahead of time and have it waiting to pick up at the Andy Griffith Playhouse. Interested Barbecue cookers can download and submit the Mayberry Days Barbecue Cook-off Registration form. The Entry Fee is $200. "Eatin' speaks louder than words" - Sheriff Taylor
September 30-October 2, 2016 North Carolina Seafood Festival
Morehead City, North Carolina
The weekend will include all of the following: seafood sampling, cooking demonstration by highly renowned chefs, seafood vendors, boat show, ship tours, entertainment on four stages, playground for kids, over 150 arts & crafts vendors, sporting events, rides, fireworks and Blessing of the Fleet.