Weddington Country Festival

Telephone: 704 846-2709

www.townofweddington.com

Email: Mayor Bill Deter bdeter@townofweddington.com; or

Peggy Piontek townclerk@townofweddington.com

The Town of Weddington , NC will hold its annual Weddington Country Festival,  featuring “Art at the Corners” on Saturday September 17, 2016, from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm at the Town Hall and the Weddington Corners Shopping Center located behind town hall  at 1924 Weddington Road (downtown Weddington).

The Town of Weddington is proud to bring to Union County their annual Weddington Country Festival. The festival will bring old fashioned family fun for all ages once again to the heart of the community. The day will feature local Weddington artists.   

“Kids Corner” will include all day – old fashioned family fun for all. Children can explore their creative side at our arts and crafts area by decorating a pumpkin or making a spin art poster. If adventure and exercise are what you are seeking come bounce in our giant inflatable slide or Moon Bounce, and ride the super spinner.  There will also be double shot basketball and Giant Joust.  We will have many activities to keep your family well entertained from face painting, to hula hoop or limbo contests for various age groups.   Once again Whispering Hope Farm petting zoo will be here.

Calling all bakers, dust off your recipes and enter to win 1st, 2nd or 3rd prize in the Best of Weddington Baking Contest.

Senior Citizens ages 65 and up will be served a free BBQ picnic with all the “fixings” from 11:30 until 1 pm. The BBQ will be held right behind Weddington town hall.    

Our live music features the Hinson Girls; a bluegrass band will be performing throughout the day.

The Town of Weddington was established in 1983 and is proud of its rural atmosphere and “down home” feel.  In the past our community has gathered together for festivals and fairs with a rich history of fun family events. Come join us on Saturday September 17, 2016 as we recreate that community spirit once again at 1924 Weddington Road, Weddington, North Carolina. For further information and event schedules visit our website: www.townofweddington.com

 

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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY WITH TOWN OF WEDDINGTON

TOWN PLANNER/ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

The Town of Weddington, a community located 10 miles south of Charlotte in Union County, is accepting applications for a Town Planner/Zoning Administrator.  The person hired for this full-time position will perform professional level work tasks including, but not limited to: Review and issue zoning permits; review Town Ordinances and propose amendments to existing policies; review and process subdivision plats and development plans; review and process rezoning and conditional zoning applications, conditional use permits, variances, and appeals; prepare planning reports; make presentations to the Planning Board, Board of Adjustment, Town Council and other ad hoc committees; maintain and update the Town’s GIS files and database. 

This position requires excellent planning and interpersonal skills, including the ability to effectively communicate with the public and development community in one-on-one and group settings, thorough knowledge of planning principles and North Carolina planning law, good organizational skills, excellent writing skills and proficiency in computer applications in planning.   Successful candidates will have graduated from a college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in City/Regional Planning or closely related field and a minimum of two years professional planning experience, including subdivision/site plan review, GIS mapping, and ordinance preparation.  AICP certification preferred but not required.  Minimum starting salary is $52,713 with actual compensation commensurate with background and qualifications.  Benefits package is provided.  Submit cover letter and resume to: resumes@townofweddington.com.  Job is open until filled.  EOE

Artist Application

Now's your chance to showcase your talent!!  

If you are an artist please click on the link to attend the

Weddington Festival in September

http://www.townofweddington.com/wp-content/uploads/file/Art at the Corners for website.pdf

Baking Contest Form

ATTENTION ALL BAKERS – CLICK ON THE LINK – YOU'VE GOT TO BE IN IT TO WIN IT!!!

            http://www.townofweddington.com/wp-content/uploads/file/Best of Weddington Annual Baking Contest Rules Regs 2016(2).pdf