Category archives for: Culture

Rockingham County Arts Council Hosts Creative Mingle

(Rockingham County, NC) – On January 25, Creative Mingle was born. Creative Mingle is a gathering of artists who share their work, network, and connect in a casual atmosphere designed to inspire, awaken, and support further creativity and fellowship

RCAC To Host An Intimate Evening Of Original Music

The concert is a fundraiser for the Rockingham County Arts Council in order to support their mission to promote a vibrant creative economy and improve the quality of life for all people in Rockingham County by supporting and enriching cultural arts.

Eden’s “Live-Work Zoning” Draws Artists to Relocate

(Eden, NC) – The City of Eden, NC offers “live-work” zoning in its downtown commercial districts that allows artists to house their studios, galleries and living spaces in the same location.  This has been of particular interest of late because of renowned

Small-Town Girl Releases Series Of Novels

Author A.H. Shelton releases third novel in Surrogate Trilogy

Rockingham County Arts Council names Melissa Mericle Executive Director

Beginning December 1st, Melissa Mericle will join the staff of RCAC as interim Executive Director

Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office Offers Church Safety Assessments, Developing Action Plans

(Wentworth, NC) – In the wake of the tragedy at First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs in Texas, the Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office would like to remind places of worship within Rockingham County that we provide safety assessments and can help your group come up with an emergency action plan should an active shooter situation arise

Charlie Poole Festival Names Honorary Advisory Board

The Charlie Poole Festival is proud to announce the formation of an Honorary Advisory Board in support of the important cultural legacy of American music pioneer, Charlie Poole

Theatre Guild of Rockingham County Presents Madagascar, Jr

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Art Rocks 2018: Call To Artists


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. 


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