Spot Festival Begins Friday Night

PENDER COUNTY -- The annual North Carolina Spot Festival begins Friday night in Pender County, but the location has changed from previous years.

This year's event will be held on a vacant field in Hampstead, near the intersection of US-17 and NC-210.

The festival, featuring spot dishes, live entertainment, and nearly 50 arts and crafts booths, kicks off Friday night with a concert by Eight Foot Stride from 6 p.m. To 10 p.m.

Festivities will continue throughout the weekend.

Reported by Kacey Gaumer