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27th annual NC Seafood Festival gets underway

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MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. - The North Carolina Seafood Festival begins Friday for the 27th year.

The not-for-profit organization of Carteret County citizens and business people, along with the town of Morehead City, puts on the event the first weekend in October every year.
     
It's all about promoting the importance of seafood to eastern North Carolina.
     
Since 1987, almost $2 million have been dispersed among participating non-profit groups.

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