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Festival for the Eno goes virtual this year

Posted June 26, 2020 11:11 a.m. EDT
Updated June 26, 2020 11:15 a.m. EDT

Cutthroat Shamrock performs during the Festival for the Eno in Durham on July 7, 2012

— The Festival for the Eno may be canceled for this year, but the Eno River Association has come up with a virtual event in its place.

OneEno - EnoFest 2020 will be broadcast from the Carolina Theatre in Durham on Friday, July 3. The show will include live and recorded musical performances, a virtual crafts market and profiles of local artists.

“Though we cannot all come to West Point Park this July 4th weekend, we will again gather together, virtually this time, to celebrate the amazing generosity and resilience of the local arts, culture, and environmental communities," festival coordinator Greg Bell said via a press release.

Details about how you can the show have not been added yet on the event's website.

The Festival for the Eno has been held yearly since 1980 at Durham’s West Point on the Eno City Park. It helps raise funds for land protection in the Eno basin and features five stages of music, arts and crafts and environmental exhibits.

This is the first time in its history that the festival has been canceled.

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