Topsail area happenings

Published: Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 01:36 PM.
The Wilmington Cape Fear Rose Society, an affiliate of the American Rose Society, announces its annual Rose Garden tour.
Tour eight home rose gardens in New Hanover and Brunswick Counties and visit private gardens and speak with their owners on May 10 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The tour is free and open to the public. Visit for garden locations.
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 or call 910-795-0292 or 843-902-6532.

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