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14th Annual N.C. Pecan Harvest Festival

Set for Friday, Nov. 2, the opening ceremonies will begin at 11:30 a.m. For more info visit
Have lunch with a queen and enjoy some of Whiteville’s most beautiful homes during the 2007 Pecan Harvest Festival’s Queen’s luncheon and Tour of Homes Friday, November 2nd at 11:30. The Baldwin-White house, on the corner of Jefferson & Franklin Street, will host the luncheon followed by the homes tour. Pecan Festival Queen Celia Rivenbark, author of Bless Your Heart, Tramp and We’re Just Like You, Only Prettier will be in attendance as will Anne Grimes, owner of “Annie’s Old Fashioned Flat Dumplings.” It all promises to make the luncheon interesting and lively. The always popular house tour includes seven of Whiteville’s attractive and interesting homes. This year’s tour includes: Ashley & Dr. Peggy Barnhill, 211 Toon Street,Cathy Causey, 701 Wedgewood Drive Evan & Selena Gore, 97 St. Andrews Drive / Land O Lakes Dr. John & Tracey Hodgson, 209 Summit Drive Tom & Nan Leggett, 1211 Pinckney Street St. Mark AME Zion Church, 114 W. Virgil Street Reuben Brown House, Corner of Columbus & Franklin Street Call Pecan Festival Headquarters 910-642-4299 or Sara Thompson 910-642-7761 or Suzanne King 910-642-9732 to purchase tickets. One of the best buys for your money, the prices are: $25.00 Luncheon & Tour, $20.00 Luncheon Only, $10.00 Tour Only. Only a limited number of tickets are available and will be sold as a first come basis. Measuring up The 2007 N.C. Pecan Harvest Festival Pecan Belles will participate in the Celebrity Queens Luncheon on Friday, Nov. 2 at 11:30 p.m. and The Tour of Homes from 1-4 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. Tickets for the luncheon and tour are available from Sara Thompson at NC Pecan Harvest Festival Office, 600 1/2 S. Madison, Whiteville, NC, (910) 642-4299, or call Suzanne King at 642-9732. Prices are $20 for the luncheon; $10 for the tour; or $25 for a combination ticket that covers both events.

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