The Dogwood Festival has been a reoccurring festival in downtown Mebane since 1998. The festival weekend kicks off on Friday with a golf tournament and 5K race, followed by The Mason Lovette Band at 7pm, and nighttime carnival rides and games. Early on Saturday, festival goers are welcome to shop the downtown shops, vendors’ wears, crafts and food. The Bounce Band will play your favorites and and array of performers will be on multiple stages throughout the day. Don’t forget the car show! Carnival rides and games for the entire family.