Topsail area happenings

Published: Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 02:14 PM.

Cape Fear BBQ Festival

The 1st annual Cape Fear BBQ Festival will be held June 7 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and June 8 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Old River Farms, 8711 Old River Road in Burgaw. There will be a barbecue cook-off, an antique truck and tractor display, arts and crafts, commercial vendors, plants and flowers, a children’s entertainment zone and lots of Southern barbecue. Entertainment includes the Imitations playing a variety of beach, soul and rock & roll; Nate Gordon performing bluegrass; and Greatly Blest singing Southern gospel music.

Gate entry fee is $5 per car, truck or buggy load.

For more information, visit capefearbbqfestival.com or call 910-795-0292 or 843-902-6532.

 

About Boating Safely course

The Greater Topsail Area Coast Guard Auxiliary, Flotilla 10-09, is presenting About Boating Safely (ABS), a basic course that covers the essential topics related to safe boating practices. Students will learn what safety equipment is required by law, trailering, handling the vessel, radio communications, navigation rules and responsibilities, and weather issues.


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