2013 "Preserving Our Heritage Festival"  

( Usually scheduled 4th Saturday in August )

The Burlington Checker Club will participate in the Alamance Co. Cedarock Park - "Preserving Our Heritage Festival"  Saturday, August 24th, 2013  9am - 5pm  The annual festival will feature demonstrations of turn-of-the-century skills that were typical on a farm of that era including blacksmithing, log hewing & using hand tools and techniques for debarking logs and squaring timbers, butter churning, soap making, quilting & much more. Antique tractors, Auto, & "hit & miss" engines will be on display. Old-time children's games including checkers, sack races & egg toss. Food vendors & concessions available. Live music all day featuring C & J Bluegrass Band from Mebane, playing bluegrass and gospel. Come out & enjoy this fun, family-friendly event.  Yes, Checkers and Beekeeping will be there!  We will be the first two exhibits you will see as you pass through the main entrance. We are set up on the right side beside each other. We will have our 2014 NC State Open Checker Tournament banner on display and the checker players' tent set up beside the Alamance Co. Beekeepers. There should be plenty of tables, chairs, boards, and checkers so by-passers can pick up a game! or try their luck at playing a state champion! 

Directions: Take Exit 145 off I-85/40, 6.5miles south on Highway 49, turn left onto Friendship Patterson Mill Rd., turn left into Cedarock Park. Road name is R. Dean Coleman Road.  Address: Cedarock Park, 4242 R. Dean Coleman Road, Burlington, NC 27215.  Call Terry Isley at Cedarock Park 336-570-6759 for additional information.  www.countyrec.net

Cedarock Park

Cedarock Park - "Preserving Our Heritage Festival"

Cedarock Historical Farm    |     Cedarock Park brochure

2011 Burlington Checker Club & Festival Pictures

The crown jewel of the Alamance County Recreation and Parks Department,
Cedarock Park and Historical Farm is located off of NC49, about 6 miles
south of Interstate 85/40 Exit 145. Home to two Disc Golf courses,
several walking trails, beautiful scenery, and an historical farm,
Cedarock is a wonderful place to visit!

2012 PHOTOS & RESULTS - (No 2012 photos taken) 

2013 Tournament Dates