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N.C. Maritime Museum holds annual Fall Into History Symposium

N.C. Maritime Museum holds annual Fall Into History Symposium

SOUTHPORT – Learn the history of the lighthouses, river pilots and the waters of the Lower Cape Fear in the annual “Fall Into History” event on Saturday, Sept. 15, at the North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport. The program, held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., includes presentations, lunch and a tour of Southport’s waterfront. “Discover a history of people who have been here since the earliest beginnings, while enjoying lunch and great lectures,” said Museum Educator Lori Duppstadt. Presentations include: “The Lost Lights of the Cape Fear” program –featuring Rebecca Taylor and Gayle Keresey of the Federal Point Historic Preservation Society “Bringing Home the Light” program on North Carolina’s oldest standing lighthouse – by Mary Beth Springmeier of the […]

It’s a KC and the Sunshine Band Weekend!
By August 29, 2012 Read More →

It’s a KC and the Sunshine Band Weekend!

SIRIUS XM’S “70’S ON 70” CHANNEL OFFERS LISTENERS “KC’S LABOR DAY SUNSHINE WEEKEND” BEGINNING FRIDAY, AUGUST 31 NASHVILLE, TN – Legendary Harry Wayne Casey of KC & the Sunshine Band takes over Sirius XM’s “70’s on 70” Channel this weekend. “KC’s Labor Day Sunshine Weekend” begins airing at 5 pm ET on Friday, August 31, and runs through Monday, September 3, at Midnight. It’s KC’s choice on the channel and he knows how to keep a party going. Their infectious, feel-good, happy music propelled the band to multiple triple platinum sales and #1 signature songs such as “Get Down Tonight,” “That’s the Way (I Like It),” “Boogie Shoes,” “Rock Your Baby,” “I’m Your Boogie Man,” “Shake Your Booty,” and “Keep […]

Mary J Blige/D’Angelo with Melanie Fiona Coming to Charlotte
By August 29, 2012 Read More →

Mary J Blige/D’Angelo with Melanie Fiona Coming to Charlotte

The Liberation Tour Starring Mary J Blige/D’Angelo with Special /Guest Melanie Fiona Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Charlotte Saturday September 15 Limited time Labor Day Weekend offer! MARY J BLIGE & D’ANGELO will play Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Charlotte on Saturday September 15.   Tickets are on sale now at LiveNation.com, the Hardee’s Thickburger box office at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, Ticketmaster including select Walmart stores or charge by phone 800-745-3000. LIMITED TIME LABOR DAY WEEKEND OFFER!  From Thursday August 30 at 12:01 am through Monday September 3 at 11:59 pm, lawn tickets will be $20 inclusive of parking plus service fees. No service fee at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre box office on Thursday August 30 from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm and Friday August […]

“ Pirates’ Jamboree Remembering the Nags Head Casino”

“ Pirates’ Jamboree Remembering the Nags Head Casino”

A Fundraising Dance sponsored by… Friends of the Museum of the Albemarle, TowneBank of Currituck, and Wells Fargo Bank Elizabeth City, NC – On Saturday, September 29 (7 pm – 11 pm) the Friends of the Museum of the Albemarle look forward to presenting an evening filled with fun and entertainment as we host a fundraising dance themed “Pirates’ Jamboree Remembering the Nags Head Casino.” As the Museum works to recreate the image of the old Nags Head Casino as well as entertain with the Pirates’ Jamboree theme, attendees can look forward to a great night of dancing to tunes played by Beach & Blues DJ, Harvey Taylor and local band “Out ’n the Cold”. Taylor will begin at 7:00 […]

History of a Slave Turned Spy and Freedom Fighter Revealed in New Book

History of a Slave Turned Spy and Freedom Fighter Revealed in New Book

RALEIGH — Historian David Cecelski, who details the extraordinary life of an American original in his book, “The Fire of Freedom:  Abraham Galloway and the Slaves’ Civil War,” will be at the State Capitol on Saturday, Sept. 29,…

World-Famous Tightrope Walker Nik Wallenda to Attempt  Death-Defying Stunt During Bank of America 500 Pre-Race Show

World-Famous Tightrope Walker Nik Wallenda to Attempt Death-Defying Stunt During Bank of America 500 Pre-Race Show

Fans have come to expect plenty of speed, danger and fun on the track at Charlotte Motor Speedway, but on Oct. 13 they’ll be looking up – way up – for an aerial show that’s sure to delight during the Bank of America pre-race sho…

Labor Day Week on Pleasure Island (8-29 to 9-3)

Labor Day Week on Pleasure Island (8-29 to 9-3)

Carolina Beach/Kure Beach – Pleasure Island has a GREAT Labor Day week of FREE activities for your vacationing and leisure-time fulfillment.  There is always something for everyone on our little slice of paradise. Please plan on joining us for the final Boardwalk Blast FREE concert on FRIDAY, August 31st from 6:30 until 9:30 featuring the Eastbound. EASTBOUND Modern Country would be the category that EastBound would land under if you were to look them up. But, if you have had the chance to see their LIVE show you would walk away finding it difficult to label them as “just” country. Over the years Country Music has welcomed artist from across the charts and EastBound finds great opportunity in that.With the […]

Big Miracle (PG) FREE Movie in the Park – Surf City, NC

Big Miracle (PG) FREE Movie in the Park – Surf City, NC

FREE Movie in the Park – Soundside Park Friday, August 31st at dark Big Miracle (PG) Rain location: Surf City Community Center 201 Community Center Dr. (off JH Batts Rd) Popcorn, snacks and drinks available for purchase. www.townofsurfcity.com Sponsored by Surf City Parks and Recreation   Denise Rossi Town of Surf City Department of Parks & Recreation P.O. Box 2475 Surf City, NC 28445 P: 910-328-4887

Scotty McCreery to Headline National Championship Game

Scotty McCreery to Headline National Championship Game

American Idol Winner and Platinum Country Recording Artist Will Throw Out First Pitch, Perform “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” DURHAM, NC – The Durham Bulls today announce Scotty McCreery will headline festivities at the 2012 Gildan Triple-A National Championship Game at the DBAP on Tuesday, September 18. The country music superstar will throw out the game’s ceremonial first pitch and perform “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” during the 7th Inning Stretch.   McCreery, a native of Garner, NC, was crowned the winner of the tenth season of American Idol in 2011. He has since become one of country music’s brightest young stars, selling over a million copies of his debut album Clear as Day. Now enrolled at North […]

Media Excitement Surrounds THE ROYS
By August 29, 2012 Read More →

Media Excitement Surrounds THE ROYS

New EP Release, NEW DAY DAWNING AOL Listening Party, #CMChat, SiriusXM, Fox News, Huffington Post, Bluegrass Radio Network & More Help Duo Celebrate Launch Week Nashville, TN — Media excitement surrounds THE ROYS’ new EP, NEW DAY DAWNING (Rural Rhythm Records), which will be in stores tomorrow.  The trendy brother/sister duo is launching its new music by utilizing a well-timed blitz campaign of television, radio, web appearances and social media.  The outreach connects with multiple-genre targets, including Bluegrass, Country and Americana outlets. •    AOL Listening Party (August 27 – September 3) / AOL Music with cross-promotion on AOL’s Country site, The Boot. •    SiriusXM Freewheelin’ (Road Dog Trucking Radio Channel, Sirius 147 and XM 171) / The duo will perform […]

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