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Parade, Derby And Music Highlight Holiday Weekend - Brevard, NC


May 25, 2017

Courtesy photo

This view from the top of Courthouse Hill gives readers a view of what it looks like just before racing downhill in the Squirrel Box Derby. The Derby, sponsored by Transylvania County Schools, will be held after the Memorial Day Parade this Saturday.

Memorial Day Weekend will provide activites for everyone, including the 14th annual White Squirrel Festival, Memorial Day Parade and the Squirrel Box Derby.

The White Squirrel Festival kicks off Friday evening in conjunction with Brevard's Fourth Friday Gallery Walks. Music begins around 5:30 p.m. on East Main Street and features Levee Daze, Trongone Band and the Jeff Austin Band, formerly of Yonder Mountain String Band.

Activities start early Saturday with the White Squirrel Run at 8 a.m. The race begins at the American Legion Hall.

The annual Memorial Day Parade will then follow at 9 a...

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