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April 18, 2014
After April 18, 2014
Lake Reidsville Easter Egg Hunt
9:00am - 1:00pm For ages 10 and younger $1 per car
For more information call 336-349-4738
The Reidsville Downtown Corporation invites you to "MARGAREIDSVILLE" at the Downtown Reidsville Event Center.
Enjoy Margarita's & Cheeseburger's in Paradise
Beach Games & Prizes
DJ Jason French "The Mayor"
$10 cover charge - tickets can be purchased at LaBoutique, A. NIcoles, Scales St. Music, Screen Print Plus, and Reidsville Chamber of Commerce or call 336-347-2307; tscoble@ci.reidsville.nc.us

Hot Ribs & Delicious festival foods! 
Free Inflatables & activities for kids!
Arts & Crafts!
Live Entertainment!

10am - 5pm
Freedom Park
121 N. Edgewood Drive
Eden, NC 27288

For more information call 336-623-2110.
Keystone Cops for the Arts 5K run/walk
Fundraiser for Rockingham County Schools Art Program
8:00am - 3:00 PM (Rain or Shine)
Rockingham County Rockingham Sheriff's office!
170 NC 54, Reidsville NC  27320
Benefiting the Rockingham County Schools Arts Programs
Lunch provided to participants and Volunteers
Early Registration $15 (walk/run) or $25 (Cycling)
For more information: http://tinyurl.com/kcfta2014

Annual Piedmont Pottery Festival

Lake Reidsville Annual Kids' Fishing Rodeo
8:30am - 11:30am Lunch Provided at 11:30am Ages 12 and under FREE - Fishing Poles and Bait Provided - Prizes Awarded For more information call Lake Reidsville at 336-349-4738
6/13/2014 - 6/14/2014
Charlie Poole Music Festival
The Charlie Poole Music Festival, now celebrating its 19th year, is a project of Piedmont Folk Legacies, Inc., a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote and preserve the musical and cultural legacy of the Piedmont region and to celebrate its influence on the development of American vernacular music, as exemplified by Charlie Poole.

The festival is held each year on the second weekend of June in Eden, North Carolina, home and final resting place of Poole. Fans come from far and wide to celebrate the special contribution that Charlie Poole and the North Carolina Ramblers made to American music.

19th Annual Charlie Poole Music Festival
June 13-14, 2014
Location: Governor Morehead Park, 422 Church St., Eden, NC 27288.

For more information visit
7/3/2014 - 7/4/2014
Eden Kiwanis Ole Fashion Fourth of July
Annual Ole Fashioned July 4th Celebration at Morehead High School - Pierce St., Eden NC Eden, NC 2728 
Enjoy music, food, fun and fireworks!
Thursday, July 3rd: 5-10 pm
Friday, July 4th: 2-10 pm (FIREWORKS SHOW)
Admission is free! 
Shaggin on Fieldcrest
Eden Tourism Development & the Draper Merchants Association present "Shaggin on Fieldcrest!"

5pm until 9pm
Fieldcrest Road in Draper Village in Beautiful Eden, NC

Fun kids area / Area Shag Clubs / Great and Vendors / Car Cruise
Music from the Craig Woodard Band.

For more information call Cindy Adams at 336-612-8049
Dan River Boat Race

Celebrate the 24th year of the Dan River Boat Race! 
Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014
Race begins at 10:00 a.m.

The 2.5 mile race takes place on a section of the Dan River near Madison, NC that is classified flat with Class I rapids.  It is a fun and adventurous section suitable for all skill levels.  First-timers are welcome!  So gather your canoes, kayaks or stand-up paddle boards and join the fun.  Prizes & awards given out at the end of the race.  Children must be minimum age of 6 to participate and those 12 and under must be accompanied by an experience adult.

Race Day: check in from 7:30- 10 a.m. at Lindsey Bridge Access (775 Lindsey Bridge Rd in Madison).  Race ends at 704 Bridge Access (Water St. in Madison).
Parking & shuttle available.  On-site boat rentals available, call 336.548.9572 to reserve.

Registration forms available at http://www.danriverboatrace.org/


Visit www.danriverboatrace.org for more info.

Clam Jam
Come out and enjoy a Low Country Boil tasting and enjoy the headline entertainment, Sons of Sailors, a Jimmy buffet Tribute Band.
Local wineries, craft beverages along with the arts and great music!
this is a ticketed event and prices are $15 in advance, $20 at the gate and $10 for designated driver admission.
4:00pm - 10:00pm
Market Squoare in downtown Reidsville, NC
For more information visit: www.clamjamnc.com or 336-349-1099
2nd Annual Rockingham County GospelFest!

2nd Annual Rockingham County GospelFest Is Sept. 13!

You're invited to the second, annual Rockingham County GospelFest, a free, family-friendly, cultural event, 4 to 8 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 13th, Rockingham Community College Amphitheater, County Home Rd., Wentworth.  Please bring refreshments, blankets, and lawn chairs to enjoy GospelFest artists, groups, ensembles, bands, choirs, and praise dancers present hymns, spirituals, folk, country, rap, and contemporary music.

For more information about GospelFest, contact Rockingham Community College Director of Public Information Kim Pryor at 336.342.4261/ext. 2170 or pryork@rockinghamcc.edu; or Rockingham County Government Public Information Officer Mable Scott at 336.342.8342 or mscott@co.rockingham.nc.   
9/19/2014 - 9/20/2014
Eden RiverFest

The 11th. Annual Eden RiverFest
Located in Historic Downtown Leaksville and Historic Leaksville Landing along the Dan River
Eden, NC
Friday 5pm - 10pm and Saturday 10am-10pm
For more information contact Cindy Adams at 336-612-8049 or www.exploreedennc.com


Stoneville Fall Festival
Stoneville Fall Festival! Last Saturday in September. Great food, music and lots of fun in beautiful downtown Stoneville NC. Hosted by the Stoneville Rotary Club. For more information contact: 336-573-9393 
Madison Heritage Festival

Madison Heritage Festival.. Historical Downtown Madison
Saturday Oct. 4th 10-7
Music on 2 Stages..Tribute to National Recording Artists The Hoppers,which were inducted into Gospel Music Hall Of Fame.They will be here for a one hour show.Eric and the Chilltones will close out the evening from 5 to 7.
Over 100 vendors,demonsrations,Kids Area,Food Court and lots more! For more info call Danny Smith @ 336-548-2305 or Bobby Pleasants @ 336-427-2112.
Applications are being taken now for food and crafters available @ MadisonHeritageFestival.com

10/10/2014 - 10/11/2014
Reidsville Downtown Homegrown Festival
Arts, Crafts, Antiques and Collectables; lots of Food and Fun fill the streets of Downtown Reidsville while music from two stages fill the air. For more information: 336-347-2307 rdc@ci.reidsville.nc.us www.downtownreidsvillenc.com
Treat Street
The Historic Downtown Leaksville Merchants present 
3pm - 6pm on Washington St., Eden NC
Children may dress up and trick-o-treat with participating merchants. Costume contest begoms at 6pm in Washington Street Park

Downtown Madison Christmas Stroll
Downtown Madison, NC Come to Historic Downtown Madison and stroll the streets, meet the Merchants and register to win prizes. Santa will be here so bring your kids and camera! Marsh Mellows to roast, stew by the rescue squad, Horse and buggy rides, vendors, carolers, a live nativity great fun for everyone!!

April 19, 2014
Lake Reidsville Easter Egg Hunt
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May 3, 2014
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