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Museum of the Albemarle – “George Durant Day”

Museum of the Albemarle – “George Durant Day”

Elizabeth City, NC – The Museum of the Albemarle will host a visit of George Durant’s 1599 Bible from September 18 through September 29, 2012.  Having the prominent position of North Carolina’s oldest book and having never been on public display in the region, it will be available for viewing in conjunction with the Arts of the Albemarle’s 2012 Design House located at Cobb’s Point in Elizabeth City. Mr. Durant is recognized for his role in Culpepper’s Rebellion (1667-1679) and for having one of the earliest recorded land deeds in North Carolina dated August 1661.  Portions of this tract of land are today called Durants Neck which is located in Perquimans County. The Durant Bible is on loan courtesy of […]

Airlie Gardens schedules Kayak Eco-Tour

Airlie Gardens schedules Kayak Eco-Tour

New Hanover County Sept. 10, 2012 – Airlie Gardens is offering a kayak eco-tour program of the Bradley Creek tidal marsh which is scheduled for Friday, September 21st, 2012 from 10:30am to 2pm. Tours are scheduled to coincide for the best tide and the boats leave from the Airlie dock. The eco tours, in partnership with Hook, Line & Paddle (www.hooklineandpaddle.com), are designed to give participants a guided kayak tour through Bradley Creek. Eco tours focus on the flora, fauna, and ecosystem of Bradley Creek, but there will also be discussion about coastal conservation issues. Topics include bird watching, oyster reef restoration, storm water runoff, and best management practices. Participants should be interested in understanding and appreciating this natural resource […]

Highway Marker Commemorates PCB Landfill Protests

Highway Marker Commemorates PCB Landfill Protests

WARRENTON – The illegal nighttime dumping of liquid contaminated with PCB (polychlorinated biphenyls) in 14 rural North Carolina counties led to the creation of a landfill 30 years ago.  The choice of the site in rural Warren County sparked prot…

Ticket Sales Open to the Public for the NC Music Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Ticket Sales Open to the Public for the NC Music Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

  Kannapolis, NC – For the first time in its history, The North Carolina Music Hall of Fame is offering tickets to the general public for this year’s induction ceremony on Thursday, October 11th. The acquisition of a new venue in Concord makes it possible to seat more than 500 people vs. the former much smaller space at the NC Research Campus in Kannapolis.   This year’s induction ceremony will be held at the Vintage Motor Club Conference & Events Center in the Gibson Mill complex at 325 McGill Avenue in Concord.   Ticket holders are invited to attend a wine and cheese meet-and-greet reception with the inductees, a sit down dinner, the induction ceremony and entertainment by inductees both […]

CBS To Televise South Carolina-Missouri Game

CBS To Televise South Carolina-Missouri Game

The South Carolina-Missouri football game, scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 22 will kick at 3:30 p.m. ET and will be televised nationally on CBS, it was announced by the league office today.

Brian Regan at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center

Brian Regan at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center

BRIAN REGAN NORTH CHARLESTON PAC – CHARLESTON, SC Sunday, November 18th, 2012 On Sale Friday, September 14th at 10:00 am   Charleston, SC – Live Nation welcomes BRIAN REGAN to the North Charleston Performing Arts Center on Sunday, November 18th, 2013 at 7:00 pm. Critics and peers agree: Brian Regan has distinguished himself as one of the premier comedians in the country. The perfect balance of sophisticated writing and physicality, Brian fills theaters nationwide with fervent fans that span generations.   Last year, Brian’s highly anticipated second album, “All By Myself,” was released on CD available only through his website. The live concert recording was originally released as a digital download in December 2010 only available through his website. Releasing […]

Nickelodeon’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to Invade Charlotte Motor Speedway During Bank of America 500 Week

Nickelodeon’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to Invade Charlotte Motor Speedway During Bank of America 500 Week

Nickelodeon’s iconic Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles will invade Charlotte Motor Speedway for the Bank of America 500 week, Oct. 11-13.  Look out for the famous shell-backs – Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello and Michelangelo — to bring their…

The New River Foundation’s 3rd Annual Bream Tournament

The New River Foundation’s 3rd Annual Bream Tournament

Jacksonville, NC – New River Foundation would like to spotlight their Bream Tournament Saturday 22, 2012 during The New River Foundation’s Palooza and the Riverwalk Festival! “Through education and stewardship, the New River Foundation is dedicated to restoring and protecting the quality of the local public trust waters” The entry fee is $100.00 per boat, up to two adults per boat, the fee will also pay for your membership to the New River Foundation for the year ! Launch time: first light Departing from USO in Downtown Jacksonville weigh in time : 2:00pm The fishing boundaries are the New River and it’s creeks! Live bait can be used (crickets, worms, minnows etc) This is a great opportunity for those just getting […]

The Largest Sci-Fi Convention East of Raleigh is Coming to the Crystal Coast

The Largest Sci-Fi Convention East of Raleigh is Coming to the Crystal Coast

Cape Carteret, NC – Get ready to live out your Sci-Fi Fantasies at the 2nd Annual Crystal Coast Sci-Fi, Fantasy and the Gaming Event on October 20, 2012. Door prizes, costume contests, give-aways and special vendors will transform Mac Daddy’s, Cape Carteret’s family-fun entertainment center, into a Sci-Fi and Gaming fans’ fantasy experience. Special Guest, Josh Gates of Destination Truth, will be available for meet and greet. Additional guests include George Lucas’ official Carolina Garrisons featuring BobaFett, Chewbacca, the Wookiee, and Storm Troopers, Rick Mora of the Twilight wolfpack and Camden Toy of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Other exciting guests include Michael Koske from the 2nd Season of the Walking Dead and the 8 foot tall robot, King Robota performing […]

N.C. Department of Cultural Resources Announces Dr. Kevin Cherry as Deputy Secretary

N.C. Department of Cultural Resources Announces Dr. Kevin Cherry as Deputy Secretary

RALEIGH – N.C. Department of Cultural Resources Secretary Linda Carlisle announces the appointment of Dr. Kevin Cherry to deputy secretary for the Cultural Resources Office of Archives and History, effective Oct. 16.  He succeeds Jeffrey Crow, w…

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