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Carolina Country Stampede

This festival holds the Colgate Country Showdown’s State competition. Each contestant in all the Showdowns are winners of local radio contests that go on to represent their respective radio stations at the State contest. The winner of the State competition then move forward to the Regional contest and then on to the Nationals to win the grand prize. The street has lots of food and craft vendors. Live entertainment throughout the day. Lots of fun for the entire family.Starts Friday 6pm till 10pm; Sat. 10am till 10pm.

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Herring Festival

For more than 60 years crowds have gathered on the banks of the Roanoke in Jamesville to celebrate the arrival of spring with friends, family, food and fun! Today, the festivities take over the whole town! The Herring Festival has grown to include a Friday night band, Saturday morning pancake breakfast followed by a unique parade; a huge Egg Hunt set on the beautiful grounds of Tammy’s Plant House, complete with live bunnies; talented singers and musicians bringing a variety of music types throughout the afternoon; a Saturday night Street Dance and sunset Fireworks! A good variety of vendors rounds out the offerings. Start spring off right!
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