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Preparations underway for Cape Fear Italian Festival


LELAND, NC (WWAY) -- The Cape Fear Italian Festival is this weekend. Before everyone can enjoy the music, food, and fun - there's a lot of setting up to do.

Crews were out and about at Cross Creek Commons in Leland to get everything ready for the Cape Fear Italian Festival. Tents and chairs are up, and finishing touches are underway.

There's a lot of excitement about the weekend.

"It's frantic and hectic and insane! The setup..we have over 100 booths we have to get set up today. So when we open up tomorrow morning at 10 AM everything is good to go so it's crazy right now!" said Mike Forte who is president of the festival.

Forte says the best part about the festival is the great food. He says they plan to eat and dance and enjoy good company all weekend long. WWAY is proud to be a sponsor of the Cape Fear Italian Festival. Many of your favorite WWAY on-air personalities will be at the festival. Pleas stop by and say hello!

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