Thursday, October 15, 2015

Road Trip Edition: Gladys Knight in SC, NC State Fair

Looking for a road trip this weekend? Here are a few events to consider.

Carolina Ballon Fest - This annual festival will brighten the sky even more as hundreds of hot air balloons take flight in this three-day festival. You can just watch the balloons or book a ride for yourself.Today through Sunday.  See the full line up of events. 260 Hangar Drive Statesville. Ticket prices vary.

Woolly Worm Festival 
I’m all about festivals, but the Woolly Worm Festival is something different. This festival celebrates worms (I’m a bug-a-phobe!). The festival, now in its 38th year, holds a series of races to determine which woolly worm is bestowed the honor of forecasting weather conditions for the upcoming winter. Saturday. $5. Details.

North Carolina State Fair 
Fried foods, carnival rides and family fund at the North Carolina State Fair. Today through Oct. 25. Details.

South Carolina State Fair
Gladys Knight headlines the South Carolina State Fair on Sunday! More acts are performing throughout the week, but I only care about Gladys Knight! Fair ends Oct. 25. $20. Details.
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3rd Annual Low Country Boil
Bull Street Gourmet and Market hosts the 3rd Annual Low Country Boil, in the parking lot across the street from our 120 King Street location. Beer and wine available for purchase. Thursday. Bull Street Gourmet & Market, 441 Meeting St. Suite E. Details.

Don't Forget

Ticket Giveaway! Sip + Play Charlotte is giving away VIP passes to the Gravediggers Ball. Enter here.