Category archives for: Museums

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

“A History of Mineral Springs” To Be Held on June 29 at 6 p.m.

The program will be held at the Museum and Archives of Rockingham County, located in the former Rockingham County courthouse, 1086 N.C. Highway 65 in Wentworth

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.

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. […]

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 […]

MARC and the Charlie Poole Festival Join Forces to Explore the African Origins of the Banjo

WENTWORTH – Make plans to attend a special program at the MARC on June 9, as the museum and Piedmont Folk Legacies join together for a special presentation in anticipation of the 21st annual Charlie Poole Music Festival on June 10 and 11. A special feature of the festival each year is the presentation of […]

Blacks and Post-Reconstruction Migration History Program Set for May 19

WENTWORTH, NC – On Thursday, May 19, at 7 p.m., the Museum & Archives of Rockingham County (MARC) will present a program entitled, “The Great Exodus: Exodusters and the First Great Migration,” about black pioneers who left the South and moved West after Reconstruction.

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