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North Carolina Whirligig Festival


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The North Carolina Whirligig Festival is an all-inclusive, two day arts festival that showcases the arts of the region, including the NC Folkart – Whriligigs – created by local artist, Vollis Simpson. The festival is a community celebration in Historic Downtown Wilson of people and art in motion, annually, on the first full weekend in November. Specializing in recognizing our Wilson heritage and community by showcasing active artists, who feature works designed with re-purposed, recycled and reused materials, as the namesake artist did with his whimsical windmills.

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