Dirty Dancing Festival takes place this weekend in NC

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Actors Patrick Swayze (1952 - 2009) and Jennifer Grey star in the film 'Dirty Dancing', 1987. (Getty Images)

LAKE LURE, N.C. — The seventh annual Dirty Dancing Festival happens this weekend in Lake Lure, according to WLOS.

The festival will screen the famous movie that was filmed in Lake Lure. The event also includes dance lessons and the popular “lake lift” and shag competitions.

People can enjoy performances by the Asheville Ballet, the Lake Lure Cloggers and Charlie Stone from Charlie vs. Swayze. The festival is being held at Morse Park Meadows and began on Friday.

Tickets are $25 for adults and $10 for children 12 and under.