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Pisgah Pete To Again Predict Winter Weather – Brevard NC


January 26, 2017

For the third year in a row, Brevard’s ambassador white squirrel, Pisgah Pete, will take the helm at the city of Brevard’s Groundhog Day festivities, dubbed by local residents, “White Squirrel Day.”

This year’s event will be held at 9 a.m., Feb. 2, at the Blue Ridge Bakery on West Main Street.

Event organizers say the town’s furry mascot will outshine his world-famous weather-prognosticating counterpart, Punxsatawny Phil, by not only predicting whether there will be six more weeks of winter, but also answering one or two questions from audience members.

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