The Francene Marie Show

Sundays 6:00am-7:00am

Union County Heritage Festival

Annie Howell our Master Gardner interviewed with Francene Marie about the 2019 Union County Heritage Festival happening September 21, 2019. The Union County Extension Master Gardeners and the Heritage Festival Planning Committee is geared up for the 6th Annual Union County Heritage Festival and Wild Turkey 5K! The festival is always free and perfect fun and educational for the entire family, plus there’s plenty of parking!

The 5K begins at 8 am and festival hours are from 9 am to 4 pm located at the union COunty Agricultural Center 3230 Presson Road, Monroe. North Carolina. If you would like to become a vendor or desire more information please call 704-283-3822 or email:

There will be live entertainment, great food, a vendor fair, exhibitors, games, educational and creative activities for kids, free talks, heritage arts demonstrations, fabulous raffle prizes, cooking demonstrations and more!  We are excited to collaborate again this year with the Union County 4-H Expo! The 4-H has the goal of cultivating the next generation of leaders and the Expo will feature club displays, a horse show, livestock show, rabbit, poultry and duck shows, a creative arts exhibit, a bake-off, safety demonstrations, and a talent showcase.

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