Strike it rich at the Official North Carolina Gold Festival in Old Fort. Activities include gold and gem panning. Headliner: Original drummer/vocalist member of the Super group Alabama band. Writer of many hits including "Why Lady Why" and Johnny cash hits. Display by the Reed Gold Mine, demonstrations, exhibits, a Bechtler Gold Coin Exhibit, live music from NC Gold Album. Singer/Songwriters request entry forms.
Enjoy taking a step back in time and learn to pan for GOLD, and about the rich history of our great state of NC as the "first in gold mining", with many food vendors along with gold & Jewelry vendors,many door prizes, raffles, kids games, live music from 10 am til 4 pm. Something for everyone, Fun for the whole family. Free admission.