SCUPPERNONG RIVER FESTIVAL 2016 -- By Jimmy Fleming mrflemz@embarqmail.com





The 25th Annual Scuppernong River Festival will be held on Saturday October 8, 2016.
The festival will kick off with Matt Engelbrecht, Chief Meteorologist with WITN 7 as the
Grand Marshall of the 2016 Scuppernong River Festival Parade at 9 am. The parade will also feature an opportunity to meet a real queen … McKenzie Faggart, Miss North Carolina 2016. She will perform later in the day and then offer an opportunity to have your picture made with her! McKenzie is from Cabarrus County and is a Junior at UNC-Charlotte. An accomplished lyrical dancer, she has been a cheerleader for the Carolina Panthers and an ambassador for NASCAR. The parade will also feature the giant Goodness Grows in NC Shopping Cart and lots of other great entries in the Parade During the day there will also be an opportunity to visit with NC Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin and his staff. During the day there will be many live musical performances, children’s games & rides, vendors (selling food, arts, & crafts), displays by many organizations, antique car’s, and demonstrations by groups such as the US Coast Guard.
At the end of the day, everyone will be treated to an awesome fireworks display over the Scuppernong River on the Columbia waterfront. The day will end with a street dance where everyone can shag the night away with The Embers featuring Craig Woolard, an awesome beach music band. It’s going to be an exciting day and night of fun, food, and music so make your plans now to be in Columbia for the 25th Annual Scuppernong River Festival on October 8th!!! If you would like more information about the events of the day you can check out the Scuppernong River Festival Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/ScuppernongRF/?fref=ts or the Tyrrell County page at http://tyrrellcounty.org/index.php/en/scuppernong-river-festival or call for more info at (252) 796-1371. Hope to see you there!!


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