Historic Morganton Festival offers food, crafts, music



MORGANTON, N.C. - Channel 9 will partner with the 31st annual Historic Morganton Festival on Sept. 7 and 8 in downtown Morganton.

The festival will start at 3 p.m. Sept. 7 with fine arts and crafts, festival cuisine, a wine garden, kid and teen zones and four entertainment stages.

On Sept. 8, a Sunrise Run on the Greenway will kick things off at 8 a.m. The streets will open at 9 a.m. with artisans and crafters. National country music artist Jerrod Niemann will perform at 8 p.m.

Admission to the festival is free.