Newport Pig Cooking Contest is today and tomorrow

Published: Friday, April 5, 2013 at 08:40 AM.

She noted that the agency provides services to Carteret County residents regardless of their ability to pay, and the pig cooking funding helps to cover that cost.

Opening ceremonies are Friday at 4 p.m. and activities continue until 11 p.m. The event continues Saturday, with rides and crafts open at 9:30 a.m. and live entertainment from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

The awards ceremony for the pig cooking contest is at 1:30 p.m. Saturday.

All activities take place at Newport Town Park off Howard Boulevard.

Admission and parking are free.

For more information, see the event website at 

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