Carolina Festivals

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Festival Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Since 1976, Valdese has played host to the annual Waldensian Festival to celebrate the town’s heritage. The Waldensians, who founded Valdese in 1893, were from what country?
    • A. 

      Spain

    • B. 

      Italy

    • C. 

      Denmark

  • 2. 
    In Spruce Pine each April, the Penland School of Crafts partners with the town to hold a festival to honor what metalworking occupation?
    • A. 

      Welding

    • B. 

      Blacksmithing

    • C. 

      Locksmithing

  • 3. 
    Scotland County holds the Kuumba Festival as a way to recognize its African-American roots. Kuumba means “creativity” in what African language?
    • A. 

      Swahili

    • B. 

      Boer

    • C. 

      Kudu

  • 4. 
    Benson, a town in Johnston County, has a festival and parade each September which celebrates which type of equine?
    • A. 

      Pony Days

    • B. 

      Burro Fest

    • C. 

      Mule Days

  • 5. 
    Each July since 1982, China Grove has held the Farmers Day festival. China Grove is named for what type of plant?
    • A. 

      Chinaberry tree

    • B. 

      Japanese bonsai

    • C. 

      Chinese peony

  • 6. 
    The annual Carolina BalloonFest has filled the sky with dozens of hot-air balloons since the 1970s. This event takes place each October in what North Carolina city?
    • A. 

      Wilmington

    • B. 

      Statesville

    • C. 

      Charlotte

  • 7. 
    Randleman, located in Randolph County, celebrates its annual NASCAR Day each fall. What famous NASCAR driver calls this area home?
    • A. 

      Richard Petty

    • B. 

      Bill Elliot

    • C. 

      Mark Martin

  • 8. 
    Caterpillar races are the highlight of Banner Elk’s Woolly Worm Festival in October. The coloring of the winning woolly worm predicts what for the coming winter?
    • A. 

      Super Bowl winner

    • B. 

      Stock market

    • C. 

      Weather

  • 9. 
    The annual Grifton Shad Festival has taken place each April for more than 40 years. Grifton is located a couple of miles from what river?
    • A. 

      Rocky River

    • B. 

      Neuse River

    • C. 

      Tar River