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Novant looking for musicians, vendors for local summer festival

WILMINGTON — Novant Health announced it will be hosting three Welcome Back Fest street festivals this summer in cities across North Carolina, including Wilmington. The healthcare network is looking for local entertainers and food-truck vendors to participate in the Aug. 7 event in Wilmington (events also are slated for Charlotte on July 24 and Winston-Salem on Aug. 21).

Novant will compensate for participation; musicians can apply here. Food truck vendors can apply here and will be paid a flat fee of $1,000. Selected participants may be included on promotional materials.

Novant’s festival is being hosted to support diversity in small business, while also honoring healthcare herores and celebrate the community coming together in the fight against Covid-19.

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Shea Carver
Shea Carver is the editor in chief at Port City Daily. A UNCW alumna, Shea worked in the print media business in Wilmington for 22 years before joining the PCD team in October 2020. She specializes in arts coverage — music, film, literature, theatre — the dining scene, and can often be tapped on where to go, what to do and who to see in Wilmington. When she isn’t hanging with her pup, Shadow Wolf, tending the garden or spinning vinyl, she’s attending concerts and live theater.

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