Iredell County Agricultural Fair

There are various family style entertainment each night with no additional charge. Net proceeds from the fair are given to various local nonprofit organizations by the Statesville Kiwanis Club. For more information, go to:

Barn Quilt Tour-North Iredell Loop

More than 30 Barn Quilts – New Ones Recently Added.  Tour leaves and returns to Taproot Artisans.

Annual Back To School/Stay in School Rally

Registration from 8-9:20 am. All participants regtistered before 9:20 am will be entered into a drawing for a computer and other door prizes. Participants who register and stay until 12 pm will receive one free bag of school supplies.

40th Anniversary! Carolina BalloonFest

Celebrating its 40th consecutive year and proud to be the second oldest hot air balloon festival in the US, Carolina BalloonFest attracts 30,000-35,000 spectators who arrive from the greater Charlotte, Winston-Salem and Greensboro metro areas of central North Carolina, as well as surrounding growing communities.Join us in 2013 for a fun-filled weekend of family entertainment with outstanding attractions. Bring lawn chairs and blankets (pets and coolers are not permitted) to bask in the beautiful Carolina autumn weather as the backdrop to all the sights and sounds of colorful hot air balloons.
Contact: National Balloon Rally Charities, PO Box 267, Statesville, NC 28687. Tickets: Weekend Pass: Good and and all days-$15-Adult, $8-Ages 6-12, Free-Ages 5 & Under. Saturday: $10-Adults, $5-Ages 6-12, Free-Ages 5 & Under, Sunday: $8-Adults, $5-Ages 6-12, Free-Ages 5 & Under. For more information go to:

Holiday Tour of Historic Homes

Sat., 10 am-5 pm & Sun., 1 pm-5 pm

Enjoy the splendor and elegance of 8 Historic Homes, all on the prestigious National Register beautifully decorated for the holidays. For more information visit:

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