September 7th and 8th, 2012 marked the ninth year of the Ahoskie Heritage Festival. This community wide event will be held at the Ahoskie Creek Recreational Complex area along the beautiful Ahoskie Creek behind RCH. Last year’s event was very successful but this year event brings additional change.
Day one was Friday, September 07, 2012 from 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. and featured events such as a live music with the Band of Oz, craft vendors, children’s rides, and mouthwatering food.
Day two was Saturday, September 8, 2012 from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. and began with the annual 5k Fun Run (Viquest) followed by the antique tractor and vehicle and horse parade on Main Street and lots music with the appearance of Navy Band, Katelyn Marks, and concluded with a mainline band "Craig Woolard Band" starting around 7:00 pm (fireworks at 9:15 p.m.) ending around 11:00 p.m.
Children’s rides furnished by Abrams of Tarboro. Fireworks (Saturday night only) and mouthwatering food were available for purchase from vendors during all events.