ABC11 Eyewitness News Sponsors 17th Annual Spring Daze Festival

Raleigh, NC, April 21, 2010 --( ABC11 Eyewitness News ( has announced that the station will serve as a sponsor for the 17th annual Spring Daze Arts & Crafts Festival in Cary. The event will take place Saturday, April 24 at the Fred G. Bond Metro Park. The festival will host an arts and crafts show, foods, community based civic groups and an Earth Day celebration. More than 200 artists and entertainers participated in the 2009 event.

“We are excited to be a part of this year’s Spring Daze Arts and Crafts Festival,” said John Idler, president and general manager of ABC11 Eyewitness News. “This is a great opportunity to interact with the community and an excellent way to kick-off the spring season.”

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