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Oriental Dragon Boat Race and Festival 2018

We have had dragons for a long time and now we will have DRAGON BOATS.  Oriental, North Carolina expects to draw large crowds
August 10-11, 2018.  This event will be two days of a fun filled weekend
on the water with entertainment for friends, family, co-workers and everyone who visits.

Dragon Boat paddlers move in unison, combining strength with teamwork in a boat whose elaborate design originates in ancient China. Dragon Boats are the world’s largest flat water racing canoes, propelled by a crew of 20 plus a drummer and a steersperson.  Teamwork is everything in dragon boat racing.  Synchronicity is more important than strength.

In addition to the dragon boat racing other activities will include; great
food, great music, kids activities, a parade of teams and much,
much more for friends and family alike.

Hope to see you there!

Ol’ Front Porch Music Festival -October 5-6

Friday-Saturday, October 5-6, 2018
Oriental, North Carolina

Free Concert Saturday, Oct. 6, on The Main Stage
∼ On the green across from Lou Mac Park ∼

 Folk, Americana, Bluegrass, Country, Gospel, Jazz…
Music for just about any taste, plus arts, crafts, food & more!