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35th annual Riverfest comes to a close

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videoThe 35th annual Riverfest has come to a close after a fun weekend of food, fireworks, and plenty of activities for the whole family. The festival celebrated its 35th birthday by pulling out all the stops. From live music, arts and crafts, and children's activities to competitions, dancing, martial arts and more, Riverfest attendee John Munn says this year's festival was a huge success. Full story...
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EXPLORE WITH GEORGE: Riverfest

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videoThe 35th Annual Riverfest Kicked off this evening in Downtown Wilmington. Vendors and performers spent all afternoon setting up and getting ready. Full story...
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Celebrate 35 years of fun at Riverfest

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video This weekend marks the 35th Anniversary of Wilmington's Riverfest. Full story...
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Riverfest worries about future after losing big sponsors

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video For more than three decades Riverfest has been a fall tradition in Wilmington. But the future of the annual event is in question. Full story...
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Riverfest donates scholarships to CFCC Marine Technology

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video Five students in Cape Fear Community College's Marine Technology program got a big check today to help pay their tuition. Riverfest donated $8,000 for scholarships. Full story...
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34th Annual Riverfest brings big money to businesses

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People filled downtown Wilmington this weekend for the 34th annual Riverfest celebration. Local businesses and vendors welcomed the crowds into their stores. They look at Riverfest as an opportunity to expand. Full story...
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Riverfest draws thousands to downtown Wilmington

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Folks lined Water Street in downtown Wilmington this weekend for the annual Riverfest. The event, which started in 1979, drew thousands of people to the banks of the Cape Fear River beginning Friday and ending Sunday. Full story...
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21st year for Run the River Race in downtown Wilmington

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Sunday marked the 21st year for the 8K Run the River Race. The course ran through downtown Wilmington, along the riverfront and over bridges. Full story...
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Riverfest artwork unveiled

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The theme for this year's Riverfest is "Preserving the River for Future Generations." Eleanor Devin is this year's artist. Full story...
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Residents of Old Wilmington unveils artwork for kitchen tour

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The Residents of Old Wilmington's Back Door Historic Kitchen Tour isn't until October - but today the group unveiled a print of one of the homes on the tour. Full story...
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Riverfest looking for volunteers

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Riverfest needs between 150 to 200 volunteers. The organization, which benefits the marine technology program at Cape Fear Community College, also needs chairpersons for all the different events that take place during the weekend. Full story...
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Riverfest everything everyone could have hoped for

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videoDowntown Wilmington's riverfront was rocking this weekend as thousands of people packed Water Street for the annual Riverfest. What started years ago as a small event has blossomed into one of the city's biggest events. Full story...
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Back Door Kitchen Tour being held this Riverfest weekend

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The much celebrated Back Door Kitchen Tour is held each year during Riverfest Weekend when the residents of the historic district graciously open their homes to hundred of visitors. The tour now in its fourth year is sponsored by Residents of Old Wilmington. Full story...
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Plug pulled on controversial Riverfest rally

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Sea-Comm Media has pulled the plug on a controversial rally scheduled to take place at Riverfest. Full story...
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Artwork for October's Riverfest introduced Thursday

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The official artwork of this year's Riverfest was introduced to Wilmington Thursday. Members of the Riverfest committee, along with artist Magon Dew, unveiled Dew's winning painting. Full story...
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