Annual festival begun in October 1983 to celebrate Lexington as the "Barbecue Capital of the World." The festival takes place fourth Saturday in October on Main Street in downtown Lexington. Events include : Hawg Run, Tour de Pig, arts and craft.
Held the last Saturday in September, Everybody's Day was first celebrated
in 1908. The festival was intended as a get-together for townspeople and
farm folk before cold weather set in. Everybody's Day was revived again
in the 1980s. Celebration North Carolina recognized Everybody's
Day as one of the state's most outstanding festivals in 1991. Live, continuous
entertainment, crafts, food, vendors, artists, car shows, clowns, and special
children's activities make this a unique community pride d ay. For more
information contact the Thomasville Area Chamber of Commerce, 1-910-475-6134.
Since 1970, this unusual reunion has taken place July 1-5 in a 100-acre
museum park near Denton, NC in southern Davidson County. Antique farm equipment
and farming methods are showcased. Other attractions include exhibits,
demonstrations, music, and other performances.
The park's operating relics include tractors and harvesting equipment; a steam locomotive providing train rides on a 1.5 mile standard gauge railroad (Handy Dandy Railroad), a steam shovel;and a giant stationary 300 horsepower steam engine.
The greatest steam, gas, and antique farm machinery show in the Southeastern United States-- and much more.
To locate Farm Park take HWY 109 into Denton and follow the signs. Exhibits and demonstrations are open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, July 1-5.