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Annual White Squirrel Day Event Going Virtual This Year


Last updated 1/18/2021 at 3:11pm

For the seventh year in a row, Feb. 2, Groundhog Day, will be celebrated as White Squirrel Day in Brevard, but with a change this year.

The downtown event that typically draws lots of onlookers is going online due to COVID-19, according to a news release.

Brevard’s ambassador white squirrel, Pisgah Pete, will once again take the helm, but his appearance will be live-streamed from a secret location in Brevard, the release said.

Each year, the release said, Pisgah Pete takes on his world-famous, weather-prognosticating counterpart, Punxsutawney Phil, by not only predicting whether the...

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