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September 30, 2016
After September 30, 2016
Centennial Celebration at Mayo River State Park

9:00am – 5:00pm

Come out to Mayo River State Park’s Mayo Mountain Access to help celebrate the 100th anniversary of the North Carolina State Park System! We are planning an all-day affair starting with a fishing derby in the park’s ponds. We will have a special stocking of catfish just for the event provided by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission. This will be a license-exempt fishing derby for participants of all ages. During the day we will host a reunion for folks who spent earlier years here at the park when it was operated by Washington Mills. There will also be displays depicting the history of the park as well as the history of other state parks across N.C. We intend to offer educational exhibits and displays and hope to have park planners and administrators here who may be able to discuss visions and plans for our state parks as we start our next century of managing North Carolina’s most significant and wonderful natural features. We may also host a volunteer river clean-up/paddling excursion, have bluegrass music, and enjoy a dinner in the evening under the old shelter. Many of our plans are still being formulated, so some of the particulars may change, but one thing is sure--You can come out to the Mayo Mountain Access at Mayo River State Park on Saturday Oct 8 to help celebrate the 100th anniversary of N.C. State Parks! This announcement will be updated as plans become more refined. If you have any questions, would like to participate in the reunion or have memorabilia related to the park to share, or just need more information about the park, please call us at (336) 427-2530.


Veteran's Day Parade and Ceremony in Eden
Monday, November 13
Parade begins at 8:45 a.m. at Draper Elementary School followed by the ceremony at 9:15 a.m. at Veterans Park on Fieldcrest Rd. Eden NC

Reidsville Christmas Parade
Come out and enjoy the Reidsville Christmas Parade!
Saturday, November 19 2016 
Parade starts at 2:00pm

For more information call WGSR Star News at: 336-344-6288
Eden's Historic Leaksville Nightime Christmas Parade
Historic Leaksville Night Time Christmas Parade
Friday, November 25
Washington Street, Eden NC
Madison-Mayodan Christmas Parade
36th. Annual Madison-Mayodan Christmas Parade
Starts @ 1:00pm
Parade forms at the Western Rockingham Chamber Office in Madison.

October 8, 2016
Centennial Celebration at Mayo River State Park
more info

November 13, 2016
Veteran's Day Parade and Ceremony in Eden
more info