Nashville’s 17th Annual Blooming Festival is set for Mother’s Day Weekend. This year’s event will include performances on May 10-11 by the Embers, Fantastic Shakers, East Coast Rythym and Blues, the Country Roads Band along with other local talent. New to this year’s event will be a festival kick-off evening of music as part of the NC Arts Council’s Carolina Rhythm Roads which will be held at Nash Arts on Thursday, May 9th. The event is free to the public. A carnival will begin on May 8th and run through Saturday night. The Blooming Festival parade will take place at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 11.
The festival committee is still accepting craft vendor and parade applications for the event. The deadline for submitting vendor applications is April 16, 2013. For more information call 252-459-4050 or visit www.nashvillencchamber.org to download applications.