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Plan your getaway around a signature event or find out what’s happening during your visit. From quick weekend trips to longer stays, you might watch a hammer throw competition at the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games, sample sounds where they were born at the John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival, go for the top prize in the Big Rock Blue Marlin Fishing Tournament, or enjoy seasonal events like July 4th celebrations and Christmas light displays.
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Representing Benson, Clayton, Four Oaks, Smithfield, Selma, Kenly, Pine Level, Princeton, Micro, Meadow, Wilson's Mills and the Cleveland area.
Boasting 17 wineries, friendly towns, beautiful countryside and a strong culinary scene, Surry County is the ideal romantic getaway in North…
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Smithfield (5.09 mile)
October 3 - 5
The Ava Gardner Festival opens the festivities on Friday with a Fashion Fling reception unveiling the "Ava's Closet" exhibit with a tribute to Frank Sinatra by the Carolina Crooner.
Clayton (7.36 mile)
Award-winning actor/director Frank Ferrante recreates his acclaimed portrayal of legendary comedian Groucho Marx.
Individual tickets to this performance go on sale on Monday, Aug. 25, at 10 AM.
Smithfield (5.85 mile)
October 9 , October 10
More than 100-catalogued quilts will be on display for viewing by attendees, some are more than one hundred years old. A variety of fabrics including feed sacks and traditional patterns can be seen.
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Wilsons Mills (1.19 mile)
Barbecue, Southern / Home Cooking
White Swan Bar-B-Q features award winning genuine Eastern North Carolina pork barbecue. Made from a 50 year old secret recipe.
Selma (3.61 mile)
Great country cooking and seafood dishes. Open on Saturday mornings for breakfast. Space available for private parties.
Located off I-95 at exit 97 in Selma, featuring Chinese and American cuisine, all served buffet style.
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Clayton (5.25 mile)
Hotels & Motels
Convenient location to Raleigh/Garner/Clayton area. Just minutes from Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion at Walnut Creek and Walnut Creek Softball Caomplex. Twenty minutes from RDU airport.
Smithfield (5.62 mile)
Holiday Inn Express & Suites® Smithfield, at exit 95 on I-95 in the historical Johnston County area. Affordable, comfortable & friendly accommodations for both leisure & corporate travelers.
Wilson (5.64 mile)
Located beside the Wilson County Fairgrounds! Within walking distance to the famous Parker’s BBQ!!
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