Saturday is also Duke Homestead’s annual Harvest and Hornworm Festival. Between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., experience the vanished spectacle of a historical tobacco harvest and auction, tour the homestead in a mule-drawn wagon or let your kids enter a hornworm in the hornworm race.
Saturday is also Duke Homestead’s annual Harvest and Hornworm Festival. Between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., experience the vanished spectacle of a historical tobacco harvest and auction, tour the homestead in a mule-drawn wagon or let your kids enter a hornworm in the hornworm race. 2013 NEWS & OBSERVER FILE PHOTO - MARK SCHULTZ mschultz@newsobserver.com
Saturday is also Duke Homestead’s annual Harvest and Hornworm Festival. Between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., experience the vanished spectacle of a historical tobacco harvest and auction, tour the homestead in a mule-drawn wagon or let your kids enter a hornworm in the hornworm race. 2013 NEWS & OBSERVER FILE PHOTO - MARK SCHULTZ mschultz@newsobserver.com

Family Picks: A field day, plus races for hornworms and canoes

September 10, 2015 09:00 AM

UPDATED September 10, 2015 01:00 PM

More Videos

  • He died months ago, but his friends still text him. They always get a reply.

    Aaron Barker was a 6-foot-3 sophomore guard for Olympic High in Charlotte. He was fourth on the team in scoring, averaging 8.8 points and 4.1 rebounds per game. Two years earlier, he played eighth-grade travel basketball on former Charlotte Hornets star Muggsy Bogues’ MB1 team. He died unexpectedly this year, but his friends still text him. His mother always replies.