Lenoir, NC, January 10, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- The Caldwell Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the 14th annual NC Blackberry Festival, scheduled for Saturday, July 11, 2015 from 10:00am to 4:00pm in Historic Lenoir. The NC Blackberry Festival will again fill historic Lenoir with outstanding festivities including the Colossal Cobbler Brigade Parade with the largest patchwork of delicious Blackberry Cobbler to be enjoyed by the festival goers, as well as the Blackberry Princess Pageant, Blackberry Eating Contests, Live Entertainment, Children’s Activities and hundreds of artisan and food vendors.
This year marks the 3rd year of the “Pre-Heat Party” on the Friday evening before in Historic Lenoir which includes the BlackBEERy Beer Garden, the Blackberry Recipe Contest and the Front Porch Pickin’ competition. Registration is open for the recipe and picking contest and applications are available at www.NCBlackberryFestival.com. Cash prizes will be given to contest winners.
Vendor applications are now open and can be downloaded at www.NCBlackberryFestival.com. Vendors are encouraged to provide quality artisan arts and crafts and other types of products and services. Applications will be approved based on uniqueness of items and overall value and contribution to enhance the festival experience for festival goers.
For more information about the exceptional NC Blackberry Festival, please contact event coordinator, Libby Killian at the Caldwell Chamber of Commerce by calling 828-726-0616 or visiting www.CaldwellCoChamber.org.