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August 26, 2016
After August 26, 2016
Mayodan Homecoming Festival

The Homecoming Festival will be held downtown at Main & 2nd Ave. on Saturday, September 10th. from 9:00am - 8:00pm (free admission).  There will be great music, food, craft vendors, and a Cruise-In sponsored by the Downtown Mayodan Merchants Association.  

9/16/2016 - 9/17/2016
13th Annual Eden Riverfest
13th. Annual Riverfest
Celebrating Eden's Art, History and River Heritage!
Friday 5pm - 10pm and Saturday 10am - 10pm

For More Inofrmation:  www.exploreedennc.com or 336-612-8049
Run with the Cows 5K Fun Run/Walk
Run with the Cows 5K Fun Run/Walk
Sunday, September 25, 2016
at the Chinqua-Penn Walking Trail

Pre-Registration: $25 before 9/8/14
$30 thereafter

Includes event T-shirt*, a goodie bag and a finisher’s award.
This is not a timed event.

Check in (and late registration) 1:30pm
Run/Walk Starts 2:30pm

Location of trail: (GPS 36.382734,-79.703124)
Just west of 2138 Wentworth St, Reidsville, NC
See maps and detailed directions at www.chinquapenntrail.org

Questions contact:
T Butler: 336-349-5727

Becky Loyacano:904-327-7300

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Register by mail below, or click 5K registration link at www.chinquapenntrail.org 
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.

September 10, 2016
Mayodan Homecoming Festival
more info

September 16, 2016
13th Annual Eden Riverfest
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