Posted by Debra Worley - email
PENDER COUNTY, NC (WECT) - Burgaw is awash in blue preparing for the 6th Annual Blueberry Festival. Store fronts are painted and ribbons and banners are up.
The festival is a way to celebrate the historical, economic, and cultural significance of blueberries in the state. Pender County currently ranks second in blueberry production for the state.
It will be a day of music, food, crafts, and lots of blueberries.
The festival will kick off at 6:00 Saturday morning with a breakfast at the Burgaw Presbyterian Church. The opening ceremony begins at 9:00 AM.
For a complete schedule of event, click here.
WECT is sending a crew to the Blueberry Festival Friday night and will bring you live coverage during the evening newscasts.
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