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32nd Festival for the Eno being held Fourth of July weekend

Posted June 30, 2011

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— The 32nd annual Festival for the Eno will be held Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., rain or shine, at West Point on the Eno City Park on Roxboro Road in Durham.

Presented by the Eno River Association, the festival showcases the nature, culture and history of the Eno River Basin and raises tens of thousands of dollars each year for the purchase and protection of land along the Eno River.

Four music stages and other venues offer an eclectic mix of contemporary and traditional music, storytelling, poetry, dance, puppetry, demonstrations and more. The Festival for the Eno is a recognized showcase for blues, bluegrass, old time, gospel, rock, world music and more.

An arts show featuring 90 of North Carolina's finest crafts artists offer work in clay, metal, jewelry, fabric, fiber, wood basketry, glass and more.

Parking is free at the Durham County Memorial Stadium on Duke Street, 1 mile north of Interstate 85. Festival-goers may purchase tickets at the stadium and ride free air-conditioned buses, which run continuously to and from the festival site starting at 9:30 a.m. There is no parking on-site except for bicycles and the disabled.

For ticket prices and more information, visit the festival's website, email festival@enoriver.org or call 919-620-9099.

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