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2023 NC Whirligig Festival 

Thank you for giving it a whirl! 

There's something for everyone at the 19th Annual NC Whirligig Festival!

From Rickshaws to Artists to Live Music and Great Food, everyone is sure to discover something wonderful at our annual Festival. Surrounded by the Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park in the heart of Historic Downtown Wilson, every one of your senses will find enjoyment!

Be sure to visit one of our THREE music stages, take a walk through PNC's "Grow Up Great!" experience, and shop, shop, shop! 
Food and Fun for everyone... and it's all FREE!

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                  2023 WHIRLIGIG ART VENDORS

Abby Reese Design        Addy's Tie Dye Creations      AI TO YOU     All Things Quilted and More    Artesanias Narvaez   Artsy Chick Designs  Bee Square Studio   Brandy's ExclusIVES    Bridget's Buttahs LLC   Brindle Besties Creations, LLC

Bubbles Entertainment LLC    Buji Beastwear    Carl's Crafts    Carmen B. Art     Chromatic Glass Designs

Cinderella's Pirate Treasure    Clear Circles Accessories    Das Letterhaus   Decorative Coasters N Things

Desmonds wood designs    Dianas Wonderworks    Dotty Dotz/Sunrise Resin    Edwards Woodcraft

Face It! Face Painting    Finn & Flops    Flower Bird Design Studio   Forget Me Not Designs

FranCee Farms   Gemini Beach    Greg's Art & Garden Iron    Gus McGee Book Co   Isn't She Crafty SJ

Janet jackson jewelry designs   JP's Creative Vinyl    Katchi Gifts    limeGreen   LJ's Wrinkle in Time Photography

Lynnette Pair Designs   M and W Leather    MaJo Bead Designs    Mama Bear's Baby Beads    Mic Manville's Art & More

Michelle Folkman Arts    MiH Farm.    Moo-Ma-Doodle Designs     Nancy's Fancy's     Oak City Scents

Ocean Palms Jewelry    One Little Spark Jewelry    PAINT SAVVY    Pineboard Woodworking    Protect Your Crown

Sandy Cross Soap    Seabury Designs     Stitches By Denise    T. Hardy Design LLC    That Philly Chick

The Missing Dragonfly     The Quaint Daisy    The Quarry    Thunder & Twine    Triple Moon Threads

UnbotheredGoods     Uniquely Yours     Valentine Fine Art     Wright-Kline Wreaths      YGG Threads

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2 Dope Chicks                 3 Stars Kettle Corn               A Slice of Heaven             Asia Fusion Elite

Big Fat Daddy’s             D&J Smashers                   D’licious Icy’s                   Duck Donuts Duck Truck

Eastgate Church             Emery's Place             Everette's Concession                     Fancy Faye's

Feel Free Church      Five Star Grilled Chicken      Frazees Concessions           G & T Concessions

Gabby’s Concessions             Greek and Mediterranean Cuisine Inc           Jhase Made Lemonade

Kingdom Made Lemonade    Mount Hebron Masonic Lodge       Murphy Town Seafood & BBQ                

Nard’s Food Truck               PARTY IN A PITA               Prides Food Cart               Psalms 3.1                  

Six Smokin' Bones             Serving & Swerving Seafood & Grill               Sunshine Slushies    

SweetFrog Premium Frozen Yogurt        The Candi Queen         Virginia Vendors Food Services            

Wilson Police Athletic League         Yo Momma Stacks               Zullia’s Bakery     

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Please Enjoy Responsibly

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JB Aaron

National Recording Artist Featured in The NC Whirligig Festival

Saturday Night "AFTER CONCERT"

Originally from Niagara Falls NY, JB is based out of Nashville TN and is an outstanding country/southern rock artist. JB is a very high energy performer, and is gaining quite the response from country fans and venues throughout the country.

JB has shared the stage with multiple National acts such as, Kid Rock, Tim Mcgraw, Chase Rice, Tanya Tucker, Sam Hunt, Brett Young, Molly Hatchet, Charlie Daniels, Darryl Worley, LoCash, Gloriana, Miranda Lambert, Craig Morgan, Brothers Osborne, Terri Clark, Frankie Ballard, Josh Thompson, Chris Young, Joe Diffie, Mark Wills, Phil Vassar, Andy Griggs, Montgomery Gentry and more. He was also in the top 5 for the annual Nationwide Country Showdown, which secured him a spot to perform at the original Grand Ole Opry, the Ryman Auditorium. JB came in 2nd place in the nation. 

JB recently recorded a new album , If Heaven has a back door, with Kent Wells at Dark Horse studios in Franklin Tennessee. He also recently released a ballad that was written by Craig J. Martin, who also wrote "Don't take the girl" for Tim Mcgraw, called Breathe. He released a music video for Breathe too. Boots is another popular song for JB  that was written for our Military and veterans. JB's songs are on country radio throughout the US.

JB has also performed the national anthem at various NFL football games and is an active CMA Member

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While You're Enjoying the Festival...

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