Category archives for: Culture

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 […]

Pickin’ at the MARC Fiddlers Convention set for Oct. 22

WENTWORTH, NC – Pickin’ at the MARC, a Bluegrass and old-time fiddlers convention with more than $2,500 in prizes, will be held Saturday, Oct. 22, at the Museum and Archives of Rockingham County (MARC). MARC is located at 1086, NC Highway 65, in Wentworth. Registration and admission will start at noon and competition begins at […]

Kickoff The Holidays With A Nighttime PJ Party At Rockingham County Public Library

(Wentworth, NC) – The public library is sponsoring Pajama Story Time for the whole family at four branches in November featuring story teller, magician and sometime pirate “Pirate Jim is Magic”.

Come See The “Pride” of Rockingham County in Disney’s The Lion King Jr

One of the world’s most inspiring, coming-of-age tales full of fanciful costumes, colorful characters, and breathtaking music, Disney’s The Lion King Jr. features a cast of children (14 and under) traveling from the African savannah, to the jungle, and back to Pride Rock. Join the “pride” of Rockingham County as they explore the dark depths […]


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