Many thanks to our wonderful sponsors!
We extend our sincere appreciation to our sponsors, without whom the Union County Heritage Festival and Wild Turkey 5K would not be possible. We invite you to support these community-minded organizations.
Many Thanks to Our 2017 Sponsors!
Union County Community Arts Council
South Piedmont Community College
K 104.7 FM
Town of Unionville, NC
Bass Insurance Services, Inc.
Brooks Sales, Inc.
Birdhouse on the Greenway
Laxer, Long and Savage
Union County Sheriff’s Office
Cheap Joe’s Art Stuff
Union Power Cooperative
CAMCO Consulting Services
Paradise Home Improvement
New Balance, Charlotte
~ RED MAPLE ~
Red maple trees feature something red in each of the seasons—buds in winter, flowers in spring, leafstalks in summer, and brilliant foliage in autumn. This pageant of color, along with the red maple's relatively fast growth and tolerance to a wide range of soils, makes it a widely planted favorite.
~ CAROLINA SILVERBELL ~
Clustered white bell-shaped flowers adorn this small native tree in late April to early May. A very attractive flowering tree, it grows 30'-40' high with a 20' to 35' spread. Prefers rich, moist, well-drained acid soil. Sun or partial shade.
~ SILKY WILLOW ~
A perennial tree or shrub. Native to the U.S. it has its most active growth period in the spring and summer . The greatest bloom is observed in the mid spring, with fruit and seed production starting in the spring and continuing until spring. It has a moderate life span and a rapid growth rate reaching to 12' tall.
~ FLAME AZALEA ~
Native to North Carolina is Rhododendron calendulaceum. Grows well in dry open wooded areas and its blooms are yellow to orange to red. Bloom time is mid April through June.
~ SNOWHILL HYDRANGEA ~
Hydrangea arborescens is a deciduous shrub that grows to be about five feet tall. Large white clusters of flowers are borne on new wood (branches produced in the current year). Flower clusters up to a foot in diameter are typical of this hydrangea.
~ CARDINAL FLOWER ~
Lobelia Cardinal is a NC native annual or perennial herbs. It has alternate leaves with flowers of white, scarlet, or blue, 5-parted, tubular and irregular shaped with 2 lips; fruit a capsule. Blooms in early August to mid-September and reaches a height of 3-5'.