Second Annual Blue Fest Saturday, April 29, 2017
At 8:30 a.m., the Third Annual Run for Knowledge 5K will begin at the NCC Continuing Education and Public Services Building. Runners and walkers of all skill levels are invited to register to enjoy a morning of fun as they take off for the trees in a race featuring a combination of road and trail with some of the best views in Nash County. Each Run for Knowledge participant will receive breakfast, lunch, a race bib and runner bag featuring local foods, specialty race items and a few surprises to take home. Proceeds from the Run for Knowledge benefit the Nash Community College Foundation. To register, visit www.nashcc.edu/run.
The inaugural 18-hole Disc Golf Scholarship Tournament will wind its way across campus with a host of excellent holes; both wooded and open with some water in play. Check-in will be from 9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m., with a player’s meeting at 9:30 a.m. for instructions on play. Action will begin with a 10:00 a.m. shotgun start at the first hole located by the NCC Library. A trophy presentation will be held immediately following the tournament. Each participant will receive lunch and a commemorative 50th Anniversary bag. To register, visit www.nashcc.edu/bluefest.
Live music will feature NCC students Owen Ellis and Valerie Wood as they perform folk and rock covers. While taking in the sights, sounds and experiences of Blue Fest, attendees may enjoy the best of craft beers brewed on campus by NCC Brewing, Distillation and Fermentation students, and sample Midway Café’s fare, or stop by the Tuscan Patio for wood-fired pizza made by NCC Culinary Arts students.