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Museum of the Albemarle “George Durant Day”

Museum of the Albemarle “George Durant Day”

***EVENT CHANGE*** Please see http://www.beachcarolina.com/2012/09/11/museum-of-the-albemarle-george-durant-day-2/ for new details Elizabeth City, NC – On Sunday, September 23, 2012, the Museum of the Albemarle will be opened for “George Durant Day” from 2:00 pm until 4:00 pm.  The program will be in conjunction with Arts of the Albemarle’s 2012 Designer House located at Cobbs Point.  Dr. Rebecca Seaman will speak at 2:15 pm in the Gaither Auditorium on “George Durant’s Enduring Legacy in Northeastern North Carolina.”  Also, visitors will be able to view in “Our Story” Mr. Durant’s Bible that was printed in London in 1599.  The Durant Bible will be on display from September 17-29, 2012 courtesy of the University of North Carolina Wilson Library in Chapel Hill.  Mr. Durant is […]

FREE Concert in the Park – Soundside Park Surf City Sept. 7th

FREE Concert in the Park – Soundside Park Surf City Sept. 7th

FREE Concert in the Park – Soundside Park Friday, September 7th 7:00pm – 9:00pm The Mako Band – beach, boogie and blues Rain location: Surf City Community Center 201 Community Center Dr. (off JH Batts Rd) www.townofsurfcity.com   Denise Rossi Town of Surf City Department of Parks & Recreation P.O. Box 2475 Surf City, NC 28445 P: 910-328-4887 F: 910-328-2898

N.C. Stakes Claim on America’s First Gold Rush

N.C. Stakes Claim on America’s First Gold Rush

Documentary on State’s Gold History to Premiere Sept. 29 in Rutherford County RUTHERFORDTON, N.C. (September 4, 2012): When reflecting upon America’s gold rush, images of miners panning in sparkly California streams may first come to mind, but truth be told, our country’s first gold rush actually began in North Carolina. Carolinians and Americans alike can learn the fascinating truth about the first days of gold in this country at the much-anticipated premiere of the UNC-TV produced documentary “Gold Fever & The Bechtler Mint” on Saturday, September 29, 7 p.m. at Rutherfordton-Spindale Central High School in Rutherfordton, N.C. Admission is free. Filmed in Rutherford County and other locations across the state, the 30-minute documentary tells the story of the Bechtler Mint […]

Eric Church Live Album Slated For 2013
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Eric Church Live Album Slated For 2013

Chattanooga, TN Tapped for Live Recording Oct. 8-9, 2012 Fan Video Contest Announced NASHVILLE, TN – With the fall leg of his arena headlining tour, The Blood, Sweat & Beers Tour, kicking off Sept. 13, Eric Church reveals plans for an early 2013 live album release. For his first-ever live album, Church will record back-to-back shows in Chattanooga, Tenn. at Tivoli Theatre on Oct. 8-9, 2012. In honor of the forthcoming release, Church wants to know what about his music first ‘captured’ his fans’ attention and is hosting the “Captured” video contest, encouraging everyone to show him visually how his music has impacted them and why. Always a believer in creating music that resonates with his listeners, he wants to […]

George Jones Continues to Tour With 22 More Concerts Remaining in 2012
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George Jones Continues to Tour With 22 More Concerts Remaining in 2012

Despite recent Facebook rumors, the Legend is alive and well and looks forward to another strong year of touring Nashville, TN – George Jones is alive and well, and happy to be touring.  After performing two successful shows this weekend, Jones is scheduled to appear on average six to eight more shows each month continuing into 2013. The legend states, “I love the road. I love the fans. I am just a singer and love to sing my songs.  Until I’m done I still don’t need no rockin’ chair.  Just gimme’ that stage and I’ll have at it”. After Jones’ Saturday night concert in Massachusetts, MassLive.com reviewer George Lenker had this to say about Jones’ fans: “They were there to […]

Onslow County Museum Family Program: North Carolinians in the War of 1812

Onslow County Museum Family Program: North Carolinians in the War of 1812

Onslow County September 4, 2012 –  In commemoration of the War of 1812, the Onslow County Museum will be offering a free family program. Saturday, September 15 at 2 pm in the Museum multipurpose room, Jim and Leisa Greathouse, members of the North Carolina War of 1812 Bicentennial Committee will present “North Carolinians in the War of 1812.” Jim Greathouse, on staff with the Fayetteville Area Transportation Museum will begin the program with a costumed presentation of North Carolinians during the War of 1812. From Dolley Madison, Greensboro native and first lady at the time of the war to Morris Stinger, an African American seamen in the U.S. Navy, Greathouse will talk about the role of well-known and lesser-known Carolinians in […]

Prominent Archival Collections Come to Western North Carolina

Prominent Archival Collections Come to Western North Carolina

The Western Regional Archives in Asheville, which opened last month, recently received documents collected by the Black Mountain College Project. This collection includes hundreds of photographs and negatives, journals, student notes, memoirs, college …

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Museum of the Albemarle – “Embellish a Pumpkin”

Museum of the Albemarle – “Embellish a Pumpkin”

“Embellish a Pumpkin” Elizabeth City, NC – Kids of all ages are invited to spend the afternoon at the Museum of the Albemarle on Friday, October 19, 2012 from 3:30 pm until 5:00 pm.  Participants will learn the history of Halloween, discover North Carolina legends and embellish a pumpkin of choice with buttons, ribbons, felt, seeds, candy and other surprises. Pre-registration and supply fee required. Before September 29th:  $10.00/FOMOA Members and $12.00 Non-Members.  After September 29th:  $12.00/FOMOA Members and $14.00 Non-Members.   Free Family Program For More Information Call 252-335-1453 The Museum of the Albemarle is located at 501 S. Water Street, Elizabeth City, NC. (252)335-1453. www.museumofthealbemarle.com. Find us on Facebook! Hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 […]

Ryan Leslie To Release Third Studio Album
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Ryan Leslie To Release Third Studio Album

Les Is More on October 22 FIRST SINGLE “BEAUTIFUL LIE” FEATURING FABOLOUS SERVICED TO MIXSHOW RADIO THIS WEEK New York, NY – Harvard-educated producer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, entrepreneur and recording artist Ryan Leslie will release his third studio album, Les Is More on October 22 via NextSelection Lifestyle Group/BDG (BDG is distributed by RED Distribution, a division of SONY Music Entertainment). The first single from the album “Beautiful Lie” featuring Fabolous is being serviced to mixshow radio this week. Listen/Post | “Beautiful Lie” f/ Fabolous Les Is More is the very first rap album from Ryan Leslie, and is the follow up to the Grammy-nominated R&B album Transition released in late 2009. Les Is More is influenced by Leslie’s collaborations with […]

Vote For Cocky In Capital One Mascot Challenge

Vote For Cocky In Capital One Mascot Challenge

South Carolina’s beloved mascot, Cocky, is among this year’s participants in the Capital One Mascot Challenge. Fans can vote daily at CapitalOneBowl.com.

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