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The Northside Festival

Hosted by The Marian Cheek Jackson Center for Saving and Making History the Nortshide Festival is an event celebrating and honoring a dynamic downtown community. 

Features of the 2017 Festival:
Dedication of Freedom Fighter's Gateway
Dove Release for Mrs. Marian Cheek Jackson
Dessert Drive
Veggie Cookoff
Garden Planting
Old School Field Games
Kids Crafts
Traditional Orange County Training School/Northside May Pole Dance
Gospel Showcase of Talent
...and much, much more! 

On the front lawn of St. Joseph C.M.E. Church and on West Rosemary Street. 

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This event is free and open to all.

Earlier Event: April 22
UNC Science Expo
Later Event: May 1
Small Business Week Celebration