Annual North Carolina Watermelon Festival

July 30 - August 2, 2014

Enjoy a complimentary slice of the State’s finest melons in Historic Murfreesboro, NC! This year we are celebrating our 28th anniversary of the Watermelon Festival! Be sure to come out and be a part of the festivities.

The Watermelon Festival promotes eating healthy -- keeping your heart strong. Check out these watermelon recipes.

The NC Watermelon Festival at Murfreesboro, Inc.
mailing address:
P.O. Box 736
Murfreesboro, NC 27855

 

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The Murfreesboro Historical Association is sponsoring the Hot Fudge Tent starting Wednesday, July 30 until Saturday, August 2nd.

The Brady C. Jefcoat Museum will sponsor a delicious BBQ/Fried Chicken Dinner on Friday evening, August 1st - tickets $8.00.

Check out our "Attic" Sale at the craft vendor sales tents.



5K WALK/RUN
• Saturday, August 2th at 10:00
Registration 8:30 - 9:45 am on the lawn of Murfreesboro Baptist Church
Cost: $25 pre-registration; $30 day of race
First 100 runners to register guaranteed an official race shirt.
• Open to all runners and walkers ages 12 and up.
• Sponsored by Murfreesboro Rotary Club to benefit the Elizabeth Sewel Parker Public Library

The festival and nightly street dances will be held one block north of Main Street.

Visit the website at www.ncwatermelonfest.com to download the craft and food vendor forms for this year.

Area Accommodations (partial listing )

Murfreesboro
Murfreesboro is located approximately 60 miles from Norfolk, Virginia, and 120 miles from Raleigh, North Carolina.

Bed & Breakfast — Marie & Ned Knepper — (252) 398-4511
• The English Inn — Geri Bradshaw — (252) 398-3201
The Flanagan House Bed & Breakfast — (252) 398-3676
The Oaks — Craig Dennis — (252) 396-7415

Menola

10 miles fron Murfreesboro
Cutawhiskey Bed & Breakfast —Rae & Steve Taylor — (252) 587-3667

Ahoskie
13 miles south of Murfreesboro
Ahoskie Inn — (252)332-4165
Tomahawk Motel — (252)332-3194
Jernigan House Bed & Breakfast — (252)209-5455

Franklin, VA
22 miles north of Murfreesboro
Franklin Inn — (757)562-4100
Comfort Inn — (800)221-2222 or (757)569-0018
Days Inn — (757)562-2225
Super 8 Motel — (757)562-2888
The Pace House Inn — (757)516-6263

Roanoke Rapids
I-95, Exit 173 - 35 miles west
Days Inn — (252)536-4867
Hampton Inn — (252)537-7555
Holiday Inn Express — (252)536-2300 (exit 171)
Interstate Inns — (252)536-4111
Jameson Inn — (252)533-0022
Orchard Inn — (252)536-2131
Sleep Inn — (252)537-3141

 
 
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