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Thousands flock to Mum Fest

By Ellen Bacca
Published On: Oct 14 2012 09:16:38 AM CDT
Updated On: Oct 14 2012 09:32:09 AM CDT
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The streets of downtown New Bern were packed Saturday for the kick off of Mum Fest. BMX bike shows, carnival rides, and mega yacht tours were just some of the highlights.

Sunday, festivities return from 10:30am to 5pm. There is a free shuttle available from the New Bern Mall.

The three  main stage events Sunday start with  Pauline Smith & Don Blalock at 10:30am followed by Hot Buttered Grits at 12:45pm, and 3 Day Weekend playing at 2:45pm.

For a full list of demonstration times and events from entertainers like the Purina Incredible Dog show, King BMX Stunt Show, and Outdoor Life, click here.

Mumfest has been selected as a Top 20 event by the Southeastern Tourism Society out of all October events in the Southeastern United States.