By Jesse Wood
Oct. 18, 2013. The Woolly Worm Festival is just around the corner, and vendors are setting up booths right now for the influx of visitors to downtown Banner Elk for one of the Top 10 festivals in the South. The festival takes place Friday, Oct. 19, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 20, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.. Races begin at 10 a.m.
“We are very excited,” said Annie Rutenberg of the Avery County Chamber of Commerce, which co-sponsors the event with the Kiwanis Club.
Rutenberg added that the weather forecast is “fabulous, perfect fall weather.”
All proceeds go to the community to enhance local schools, children’s programs and promote business and tourism in Avery County.
For all the details on the festival, check out this story.