7:00 pm Opening Ceremonies
Opening ceremonies for the 87th NC Strawberry Festival will be held Monday, April 29, 2019 at the NC Strawberry Festival Event Field located behind Hardees in Chadbourn. This year’s event will begin at 5:00 p.m. with a chicken bog plate sale. Each plate is $7.00 with all proceeds benefiting the Chadbourn Depot Museum Maintenance Fund. We will have outside tables and chairs for your dining pleasure or plates may be carried out. Plate sales will continue throughout the evening until every last drop of this Southern delicacy has been consumed
Strawberry shortcake may be purchased throughout out the evening. Stick around for an evening of great food and even better music. At 6: 00 p.m., a local band will take the stage and entertain us with music of all types.
Immediately following our ears will feast upon one of the Carolina’s #1 beach bands, The Holiday Band; featuring beach, pop, rock & roll, classics and soul.
Throughout the evening tickets will be sold for a 50/50 raffle. Ticket sells will continue until 9:00 p.m.; at which time the winning ticket will be drawn. You must be present to win.