JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — A pet parade, live music and lip-syncing battles are just a few of the activities taking place at this weekend’s Jacksonville Jamboree.

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“We’re looking forward to a great big weekend of activities, some good weather, lots of family-friendly activities for the kids, live entertainment, sporting events,” said Susan Baptist, director of recreation services in Jacksonville.

Baptist said there should be something for everyone at the event.

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“We try to make it a well-rounded community event that lots of people can enjoy and just make it a great community effort of something they can do with their whole family,” said Baptist.

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