Shannon Britt, President of the NC Strawberry Festival and the board have been discussing what events could be safely held this year for their festival. One of the events that has been set is the Strawberry Festival Decorating contest. Residents of Chadbourn that live within the city limits are encouraged to enter this fun contest. The board would love for all the businesses to participate as well and line the street of Chadbourn with strawberry décor!!!
This year, residents and businesses must fill out a registration form to enter. Registration forms must be turned in by noon, Wednesday, April 28th at United Bank in Chadbourn. Registration forms can be picked up at United Bank in Chadbourn or they can be printed off at the festival webpage: http://www.ncstrawberryfestival.com
Entries will be judged on Friday, April 30th.
Residential: front door and front yard will be judged
Businesses: Store front windows
Cash prizes will be awarded in both divisions: 1st place- $100, 2nd place $50, 3rd place $25.
Another event that has been set for a later date is the “Strawberry Fall Fest”. This event is scheduled for Friday, September 17th at the event field beside Food Lion in Chadbourn. Chicken bog plates will be sold and the “Gary Lowder and Smokin Hot” will be performing. More details about this event will be provided closer to event time.
Updates will be available here and on Facebook
“The Strawberry Capital of the World”
(Back row from left to right)
Anna Faulk NC Strawberry Festival Queen,
Haleigh Strickland NC Strawberry Festival Princess
(Front row left to right) Ella Grace Revels NC Strawberry Little Miss
Zoey Williamson NC Strawberry Festival Junior Miss.