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They’re Here: Cicadas re-emerge across North Carolina

They’re Here: Cicadas re-emerge across North Carolina

Local
Cicada Brood XIX, with their 13-year cycle, have begun to emerge across North Carolina [Scott Pelkey | North State Journal] ASHEBORO — It’s officially May and on top of flowers from April showers, this month will bring forth two broods of cicadas in the U.S. in a phenomenon not seen since the early 1800’s. If you have scrolled news articles or social media in the last few weeks you’ve probably come across headlines telling of a super rare event with “billions” of cicadas emerging this year. So, what’s happening? Periodical cicadas are insects that spend most of their lives living underground feeding off the sap of tree roots. In summer, as the ground warms, cicadas make their way to the surface to transform into adults and mate. Once above ground and transformed into adults, per...
Asheboro Present First Mariachi Festival |  May 5th – 6th

Asheboro Present First Mariachi Festival | May 5th – 6th

Events
ASHEBORO N.C. - The City of Asheboro has announced they will be hosting Asheboro’s first Mariachi Festival on the first weekend in May. The festival is split across two days, with a paid concert featuring Latin GRAMMY-Winning female group Flor de Toloache on Friday May 5th at the Sunset Theater, followed by a free event Saturday May 6th at Bicentennial Park featuring local Mariachi bands from the Triad and Asheboro's own Ballet Folkloric Guadalupano. Details for each event are below, including links to the event on our calendar. For more information, please call the Cultural & Recreation Services office at (336) 626-1240 ext. 1 Friday, May 5th, 2023 | Sunset Theater Friday, May 5th kicks off the Mariachi Festival in Sunset Theatre with Latin GRAMMY-Winnin...