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Calendar Pick: Winterville Marigold Festival

The Pink Stones

The Winterville Marigold Festival returns, named for the town’s official symbol that represents versatility, vigor and friendship. The full-day festival begins at 7:30 a.m. with a 10K race, followed by a parade at 10 a.m. and live music at 11 a.m. The main stage music acts include Sir Crazy Pants, lighthearted, Liquid Dynamite, Cree Mo and Bloodkin. For the first time, the festival’s nighttime performances will move inside to the Marigold Auditorium for Arts and Culture with doors at 6 p.m. and music at 7 p.m. Tickets are $8 in advance or $10 at the door to see The Pink Stones and Dodd Ferrelle and the Wintervillians. Local vendors and kids activities will be set up throughout the day, including an Eco Village showcasing environmental organizations and their important ecological solutions in the community.

WHO: Winterville Marigold Festival
WHERE: Pittard Park
WHEN: Sat, May 14, 7:30 a.m.–9 p.m.