04/17/05 — Pickle Festival starts this week

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Pickle Festival starts this week

By News-Argus Staff
Published in News on April 17, 2005 8:34 AM

MOUNT OLIVE -- The North Carolina Pickle Festival will be Thursday, Friday and Saturday, beginning with a golf tournamen at the Southern Wayne Country Club.

Friday's events start at 5 p.m., with children's rides in downtown Mount Olive and a concert by the Band of Oz at 8 at the Mount Olive Airport.

The festival peaks on Saturday, with a variety of food, exhibits, games, contests and entertainment downtown. Skydivers and airplane demonstrations will be held at the airport.

More information about the festival can be obtained by calling the Mount Olive Area Chamber of Commerce at 658-3133 or by visiting www.ncpicklefest.org.