January 25, 2015

VGCC schedules Portrait Painting art class

The work of a previous Portrait Painting class at VGCC is seen here on display in Building 7 on the college’s main campus. (VGCC photo)

Vance-Granville Community College will offer an Art class focused on Portrait Painting on Wednesdays from 1:45 p.m. until 4:45 p.m., Feb. 5 through April 8. Classes will be held in room 5230 (Building 5) on the college’s main campus in Vance County. Instructor Leslie Johnson of Oxford said that new students are sometimes reluctant to […]

N.C. Museum of Art to remake Raleigh campus

The N.C. Museum of Art has received a $13 million anonymous donation to jump-start plans to remake its 164-acre campus in west Raleigh. The multi-phase plan calls for a new campus entrance and streetscape, more parking, woodland and meadow restoration, additional bike and walking trails and infrastructure, improved sustainability measures, and more outdoor works of […]

Vance-Granville Community Band kicks off holiday season with free concert

From left, Dee Pinnell of Palmer Springs, Va., Laurel Sciortino of Oxford and Bev Lazar of Henderson play “Angels We Have Heard on High” during the Community Band’s holiday concert. (VGCC photo)

The Vance-Granville Community Band presented its seventh annual free holiday concert on Tuesday, Dec. 9, in the Civic Center on the college’s Main Campus in Vance County. Entitled “A Powerful Christmas Concert,” the program featured a variety of traditional holiday favorites. Carl Cantaluppi of Butner, who has played clarinet in the band for many years, […]

Henderson Weekend Holiday Events December 5-7, 2014

Friday December 7th, 2014 Christmas With The Embers – 7:00pm Doors open at 6pm for holiday vendors, show starts at 7.  Tickets still available Friday at Chamber of Commerce $10.00 adult $5.00 kids.  Tickets will be available at the door until sold out. Sunday December 9th, 2014  Henderson Christmas Parade – 2:30pm The parade list […]

Christmas With The Embers Friday December 5th, 2014

The Henderson Vance Chamber of Commerce are excited to usher in the Christmas season for the Henderson community with our annual “Christmas with the EMBERS” show.  The always popular concert will again be held at the Vance Granville Community College Civic Center with doors opening at 6 p.m. Concert will begin at 7:00 p.m.    […]

Christmas With the EMBERS featuring Craig Woolard Friday, December 5th, 2014

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We are excited to usher in the Christmas season for the Henderson community with our annual “Christmas with the EMBERS” show.  The always popular concert will again be held at the Vance Granville Community College Civic Center with doors opening at 6 p.m. The Christmas with the EMBERS show is an outstanding community event for […]

‘Starring North Carolina’ premieres this weekend

“Starring North Carolina!,” at the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh, is the first major exhibit about the state’s role in the film industry – a story that spans 100 years. Opening this Saturday, the blockbuster exhibit celebrates North Carolina’s films, television shows, cast members and production crews. Some 3,000 films and television programs have […]

Christmas With the Embers December 5th, 2014

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State Farmers Market to host Fall Craft Fair Nov. 7-9

RALEIGH – Shoppers looking to get a start on their holiday gift buying can find unique, locally made items during the annual Fall Craft Fair at the State Farmers Market Nov. 7-9. “Most people think of the State Farmers Market as a great place to shop for holiday meals,” said market manager Ronnie Best. “It’s […]

“Girls Raised in the South” Coming to JPAC

LOUISBURG – On Friday, November 14, Louisburg College’s Allen de Hart Concert Series will present “G.R.I.T.S.”(Girls Raised In The South): The Musical. This is a full production journey that will take you to and through the heart of the South. It’s four women, four generations and four different views. It’s your mother, your sister, your […]

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