Celebrate Lumber River Day on Saturday, July 16, 2011 at the Lumber River State Park

2nd Annual Celebrate Lumber River Day – Saturday, July 16, 2011


Lumberton, NC - On Saturday, July 16, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon, the 2nd Annual Celebrate Lumber River Day will be held at the Lumber River State Park, 2819 Princess Ann Road in Orrum. The day’s events includes canoe/boat rides, display booths, exhibits, fancy dancers, tractor parade, dulcimer lessons, local artists at work, horseshoes, kids wet t-shirt races, kids fishing contest, casting contest, face painting, free prizes, giveaways, and more.

The Lumbee Ambassadors will be present to welcome everyone and take part in the opening ceremonies that begin at 10 AM.  Senator Michael Walters will offer comments, as will Representatives G.L. Pridgen and Charles Graham.  Golden Corral, Buffet & Catering of Lumberton will provide food and drinks for those attending. 

“Like” us on the "Celebrate Lumber River Day" Facebook page and share your ideas and comments. Exhibitors and homemade artwork are welcome.  Call Neill Lee, Park Superintendent, to reserve a space at 910-628-4565.

Present sponsors:  Golden Corral, Buffet & Catering of Lumberton, City of Lumberton, Biggs Park Mall, Lumber River State Park, Lumberton Visitors Bureau, and Robeson Tourism Development Association. 

For additional information:

Neill Lee, Superintendent, Lumber River State Park, www.ncparks.gov, neill.lee@ncdenr.gov   910-628-4565

Mickey Gregory, Executive Director, Lumberton Visitors Bureau,                      www.lumberton-nc.com     mgregory@lumberton-nc.com   910-739-9999

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