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Norman Blake Named Recipient Of The 2017 Charlie Poole Festival Lifetime Achievement Award

In recognition of Norman Blake’s extraordinary contributions to America’s musical legacy, the Charlie Poole Festival is proud to announce that Blake has been named the 2017 recipient of the Charlie Poole Festival Lifetime Achievement Award. 

Passion for Trashin’ 2017

Art entry is September 28, 2017 – 2 – 7 pm at the MARC (the old courthouse in Wentworth) 1086 NC 65, Reidsville, NC second floor.  Opening reception will be held October 6, 2017 – 5:30 – 7 pm at which time “People’s Choice” will be voted on and announced as well as “Best in Show”.

MARC To Host High Rock Ford Lectures September 14th and 21st

High Rock Ford is located in Southeastern Rockingham County on the Haw River, the lectures will cover its local, state, and national significance as the regions first mill site and a Revolutionary War camp site and staging area for the Battle of Guilford Courthouse

MARC: Free Constitution Day, Photo Contest Set For Sept. 17

(Wentworth, NC) – In observance of Constitution Week, the Museum and Archives of Rockingham County will have its quarterly free day on Sunday, September 17 from 2:00 to 5:00 PM.

Aug. 31st: “From Slavery/Segregation to Sustainability Discussion

The 7 p.m., Thursday event, Aug. 31st, is open to the public, at Barnes & Noble Bookstore, 3102 Northline Ave., Greensboro, NC, 27408

MARC To Benefit County Waterways With $61,500 Duke Energy Grant

“This grant will enable the MARC to open historic walking trails and a river access at High Rock Ford.” said Jordan Rossi, Executive Director at the MARC.

Aug. 31st: Mable Scott Discusses FAITH OVER FEAR at Barnes & Noble-Friendly Center

Scott will share highlights of her book, “FAITH OVER FEAR! (Bishop Charles Harrison Mason & the Church of God in Christ).” Born to ex-slaves after the Emancipation Proclamation, in the segregated, rural South, Mason’s life-line was God and The Holy Bible.

Looking for What’s Cooking – An Eden Preservation Society Project

(Eden, NC) – Do you have a favorite memory that’s attached to good food?

NC State Highway Marker To Honor Madison Native

Wentworth, NC) – The Museum and Archives of Rockingham County (MARC) will hold a program at the Madison/Mayodan Library on July 30, at 3 p.m. to dedicate and unveil

Gettin’ There – A Short Story Comedy

See, Joe Bob, he weren’t the smartest feller to begin with. But this here happened to be sumthin’ that sorta sticks in yer head, so to speak.


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