Second Saturdays – A Summer Travel Boost for Economic Impact across North Carolina

North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources
Program Area:
Open Grants Program
County of Applicant:

The purpose of this grant is to assist the NC Dept. of Cultural Resources Division of Archives and History in its efforts to boost tourism in North Carolina. This project will market “Second Saturdays,” a series of cultural/heritage events in 27 North Carolina counties–15 of which are Tier 1 or 2. These events will take place on the second Saturday of June, July and August at all 37 NC museums and historic sites and will be integrated into the regularly scheduled events calendars for the various venues. The special events are expected to draw more visitors to these sites.

Mr. Keith Hardison109 East Jones StreetMSC 4601Raleigh, North Carolina 27699-4601(919) 733-7862
Areas Served:

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