Category archives for: Culture

Eden Resident Publishes First Book

It is a story of hope. It is a story of triumph. It is a story of love.

March 2: John Gorka Presents An Evening Of Music At RCC

World-renowned singer-songwriter, John Gorka will present an evening of music on March 2, at 7:00PM in the RCC Auditorium. This is a free concert.

‘Back Then’

A.H. Shelton is an author from Eden, N.C. She has studied Communications at Kaplan University, making the President’s List with a 4.0 GPA, and is a member of the Walmart Pharmacy team, Eden store. A mother of two grown sons, she is grandmother to six year old Destiny, who is her Sunshine. You can contact her at or on Facebook as April Hopkins Shelton.

Eat, Read, Learn: Greens to be held Feb. 18 at MARC

WENTWORTH, NC – The Museum and Archives of Rockingham County (MARC) will host “Eat, Read, Learn: Greens” on Saturday, February 18 at 1 p.m. This program will explore the history of Southern Food and Soul Food, family culinary traditions and memories, and how foodways evolve over time.

“Food For Thought,” skype program with Food Historian Michael Twitty to be held on Feb. 10

The program will be held at Rockingham Community College in the auditorium of the Advanced Technologies Building (ADT), located at 215 Wrenn Memorial Road, Wentworth, NC 27375. The event is free and open the public.

You’ll Find Yourself Nodding Along With “Southern Hospitality”

“Southern Hospitality” will be performed in the Rockingham Community College Auditorium, located in the Advanced Technologies building, on Friday and Saturday nights, February 3rd, 4th, 10th, and 11th, starting at 7:30 p.m., and on Sunday afternoons, February 5th and 12th, beginning at 2:30 p.m. For more details and to purchase tickets in advance, visit us online at Directed by Jeff Mericle, this down-to-earth comedy is a testament to southern strength and ingenuity – and a recipe for total hilarity.

Wright Tavern to be Open for Holiday Tours Saturday, Dec. 3

Wentworth, NC – The MARC’s annual Christmas at Wright Tavern will be held on Saturday, December 3rd from 1 to 3 p.m. In Celebration of the Tavern’s 200th Birthday, this year’s decorating theme is an 1816 Christmas. Docents will be available to guide guests through the Tavern rooms and grounds. The event will feature the […]

“Remembering Pearl Harbor” Dinner & History Program is Dec. 7 at MARC

WENTWORTH, NC – The Museum and Archives of Rockingham County (MARC) will have a dinner and history program, “Remembering Pearl Harbor,” on Wednesday, Dec. 7, the 75th anniversary of the Japanese bombing of the U.S. Pacific naval base in Hawaii. The dinner will begin at 6 p.m. and the program will begin at 7 p.m. […]

Food for Fines at Public Libraries Now Thru Dec. 31st

Food for Fines at Public Libraries           In the spirit of holiday giving, Rockingham County Public Libraries will sponsor their annual FOOD FOR FINES program.  Starting on Nov. 28 and continuing until Dec. 31th, the library will waive a dollar of fines for each non-perishable food item donated.  This offer is for fines accrued for overdue fees […]

“We the People: The Musical”

With elections and Veteran’s Day just around the corner, we can’t think of a better way to celebrate America than with beautiful, patriotic music – from America’s favorite anthems to poignant and uplifting original compositions, you’ll find them in the Theatre Guild of Rockingham County’s production of Pat Cook’s “We the People: The Musical.” Our […]


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