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Watermelon contest part of State Farmers Market's Watermelon Day

See some watermelons that weight well over 100 pounds and get some free treats at Watermelon Day at the State Farmers Market.

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The State Farmers Market in Raleigh will have some giant watermelons on display this week.

Watermelon Day is 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, at the market off Lake Wheeler Road in south Raleigh. The event includes the watermelon contest with a $1,000 prize for the first place winner; free watermelon slices; recipes; a visit from the N.C. watermelon queen; and lots of North Carolina grown watermelon for sale.

This is a fun opportunity to head over to the market and pick up some watermelon and all of the other great produce for sale.


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