Festivals for the weekend

Festivals for the weekend

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by Charlotte Today

WCNC.com

Posted on October 4, 2012 at 12:15 PM

Updated Thursday, Oct 4 at 1:24 PM

LAKE NORMAN FALL FOLK ART FESTIVAL
4th  annual Lake Norman Folk Art Festival
Saturday, October 6, 2012    11:00 am to 4:00 pm in Sherrills Ford, NC.
Mt. Pleasant Road off Highway 150 in Sherrills Ford
http://lakenormanfolkartfestival.com
Free
Nearly 30 Southern contemporary folk artists from NC and beyond will be demonstrating and offering their work for sale.
Unusual: 3 “Art Cars”. Chris “Chub” Hubbard from Athens, GA is bringing his “Heaven and Hell” Car. Robert Seven of Asheville is bringing his “Emerge-N-See” art ambulance. And C.M. & Grace Kelly Laster of Crofton, KY are bringing their “Rockin’ Holy Roller” Car.

MECKTOBER FEST 2012
4th Annual Celebrate Mecktober Fest "German-style" at The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery
215 Southside Drive, Charlotte, NC 28217
http://www.oldemeckbrew.com/
Saturday - October 6th, 2012    12pm-10pm
$5.00 ENTRY FEE - All food and drinks a la carte
Fresh beer, food, and 3 live bands
Unusual: 9 piece traditional German band; handmade Italian sausage and brats shipped from Germany

8TH ANNUAL BLUES AND JAZZ FESTIVAL
8th Annual Blues and Jazz Festival begins with a concert featuring Biscuit Miller at the Sylvia Theater in Historic Downtown York and ends on Saturday in Rock Hill
27 North Congress Street , York, SC 29745
http://www.yorkcountyarts.org
Thursday – Saturday October 4th – 6th, 2012   
$10
Food, music
Unusual:  this year they’ve made it family friendly providing kids an introduction to musical instruments used by blues musicians
Also Beyond the Usual is they’ve added a restaurant crawl, where a $10 wristband will gain festival-goers entry into all 9 venues that evening

 

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