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FESTIVALS AND EVENTS
RACE CITY FESTIVAL
Main St. 704/664-3898, www.mooresvillenc.org HOURS: Third Sat. in May 9 A.M.-3 P.M.
The Race City Festival has been running for 20 years. It was known as the Lake Norman Festival and Lake Norman Days until the local Chamber of Commerce decided to aim the festivities at NASCAR fans and dubbed it the Race City Festival. The one-day event is an arts and crafts fair with a racing twist: Many of the 120 vendors make pieces with a NASCAR theme, including handmade blankets with driver numbers and wooden carvings of racing legends. There are food vendors, wine tastings, and live entertainment.
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