Call for Artisans/Craft Vendors at Aycock Birthplace


Are you a local artisan? Do you have beautiful crafts to share with the community? The Gov. Charles B. Aycock State Historic Site is currently accepting applications for craft vendors to participate in its annual “Rakin’ in the Fun Festival” on Nov. 13, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The event will feature musical groups, a kids’ area with an inflatable slide and games, food trucks and living history demonstrations. There is a $10 vendor fee for participating in the event.

For additional information, please call (919) 242-5581 or email

Found off the beaten path two miles south of Fremont, the Gov. Charles B. Aycock Birthplace Historic Site features a mid-19th century farmstead that includes a house, kitchen and outbuildings. Period pieces furnish the house and an 1893 one room schoolhouse moved to the site represents the grassroots statewide educational revival led by Gov. Aycock after his election in 1900. The site is located at 264 Governor Aycock Road, Fremont, N.C.

Gov. Charles B. Aycock Birthplace is part of the Division of State Historic Sites within the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources.