April 25, 2015

First “Meet Me in the Street” Event Scheduled for Friday, May 15th, 2015

Henderson, NC (April 23, 2015) – 2015’s first of three free “Meet Me in the Street” concerts is scheduled for Friday, May 15 featuring “The Holiday Band”. Performing for over 21 years, this North Carolina band has played dates in 11 states, has been voted group of the year and is known for being one […]

Vance-Granville Community Band presents concert

Alexander “Bob” Salzmann of Boydton, Va., serves as guest conductor as the Vance-Granville Community Band plays his own arrangement of Grieg’s “Elegiac Melody.” (VGCC photo)

The Vance-Granville Community Band presented its spring concert on April 16 in the Civic Center on the college’s Main Campus in Vance County. Entitled “Music For Everyone,” the program featured selections from a variety of genres by American and European composers. Carl Cantaluppi of Butner, who has played clarinet in the band for many years, […]

VGCC offers pre-Mother’s Day Hand-Stamped Jewelry class


Vance-Granville Community College will offer a two-hour class that provides opportunities for crafting unique, personalized gifts, just in time for Mother’s Day.  The “Hand-Stamped Jewelry” class is scheduled for Saturday, May 2, from 10 a.m. until noon in room 7107 (Building 7) on the college’s Main Campus in Vance County. Mother’s Day is May 10. […]

VGCC announces that Dinner Theater is sold out

All tickets have been sold for Vance-Granville Community College’s third annual Dinner Theater event, “Smoke on the Mountain,” college officials have announced. Performances are scheduled for the evenings of Thursday, April 30, and Friday, May 1, 2015, in the Civic Center on VGCC’s Main Campus in Vance County. “We are thrilled and humbled by the […]

Henderson native Georgia Hobbs to be featured designer at NCSU Art2Wear

Georgia Hobbs is a senior at NCSU in the school of design. She has been honored as a selected designer in the prestigious fashion show Art2Wear.   Art2Wear (A2W) is celebrating its 14th year as a student organized runway show that presents fashion, costume, and wearable sculpture created by the students of the NC State […]

Vance-Granville Community Band presents free Spring Concert

The Vance-Granville Community Band is preparing to perform its annual spring concert on Thursday, April 16, at 7 p.m. in the Civic Center on VGCC’s Main Campus in Vance County. Admission is free and the public is invited. The title of this year’s concert is “Music From Around the World,” according to Carl Cantaluppi of […]

Input sought for North Carolina Arts Plan

The N.C. Arts Council has released a draft plan for the arts for use during the next four years and is seeking input from the tourism industry through an online survey. The Arts Plan for North Carolina 2015-2019 builds on the work of the Arts Council during the last five decades in each of the […]

Louisburg College Presents Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat – Show Opens April 9 at Norris Theatre


LOUISBURG, N.C.— The Biblical saga of Joseph and his coat of many colors comes to vibrant life in this delightful musical parable. Joseph, his father’s favorite son, is a boy blessed with prophetic dreams. When he is sold into slavery by his jealous brothers and taken to Egypt, Joseph endures a series of adventures in which […]

Got to Be NC Festival seeks antique tractors, vendors, musicians May 15-17, 2015

RALEIGH – Event organizers are looking for farm-equipment hobbyists, musicians and vendors interested in participating in the 2015 Got to Be NC Festival May 15-17 at the State Fairgrounds. This celebration of N.C. agriculture is produced by the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, with Lowes Foods as the title sponsor. The festival features […]

Lions Club & Happy Camper Bring The Embers to Louisburg April 10th, 2015

LOUISBURG, N.C.—On Friday, April 10 at 7:30 p.m., the Louisburg Lions Club and Happy Camper will present beach music legends “The Embers” as a special “Back to the Summer” benefit concert. Louisburg College will host the event in the Seby B. Jones Performing Arts Center (JPAC). All general admission tickets are $15, and may be purchased by calling the […]