LOUISBURG — The 25th annual Tar River Festival takes place Sept. 13 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in downtown Louis-
burg and Riverbend Park.
Arts, crafts and food vendors, along with businesses, organizations and nonprofit groups are encouraged to take part in the daylong festival, which includes a corn hole tournament and antique tractor show.
Vendors should call the Greater Franklin County Chamber of Commerce at 919-496-3056 or e-mail email@example.com. Deadline has been extended to Aug. 31.
New this year:
Novant Health’s mobile mammography unit will make its first appearance at the festival this year.
Beginning at 10 a.m., women may board the mobile unit at the corner of Elm and Nash Streets to get their annual mammogram.
Registration and insurance is required. Call Kathryn Knight at 919-497-8460 to make an appointment.