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6th Annual Blueberry Festival kicks off in Burgaw

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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