November 25, 2014

‘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


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 […]

Christmas With The Embers December 5th, 2014


The Henderson Vance Chamber of Commerce presents its annual Christmas Concert with the Embers featuring Craig Woolard on December 5th, 2014 at 7pm in the Civic Center at Vance Granville Community College in Henderson, NC. Tickets are $10.00 for Adults, and $5.00 for children.  Tickets can be purchased at the Chamber of Commerce.  (We also […]

VGCC Drama students present “Waiting for Godot”

From left, VGCC students Jordan Bunting (as “Estragon”) and Spencer Nunn (as “Vladimir”) strike their characters’ “waiting” poses outside on the college campus. (VGCC photo)

Vance-Granville Community College Drama students will present a production of the Samuel Beckett classic, “Waiting for Godot,” on campus, Nov. 6-9. Performances begin on Thursday, Nov. 6, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, Nov. 7, at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 8, at 2 p.m. and at 7:30 p.m.; and on Sunday, Nov. 9, at 2 p.m. All […]

The Tar River Center for History and Culture Will Continue its 2014-2015 Lecture Series with Dr. I Randolph Daniel Nov. 6

LOUISBURG, N.C.—The Tar River Center for History and Culture is proud to announce its 2014-2015 Lecture Series, focusing on “The Early Development of the Tar River Valley of North Carolina.” Lectures are held Thursday evenings, beginning at 7:30 p.m. in the Benson Chapel of Louisburg College. All are free and open to the public. Parking […]

Fourth Anniversary of Emrose Gallery Honoring Hispanic Heritage Month

Saturday, October 11, 2014 12:00PM until 2:00PM Emrose Park, 233 South Garnett Street, Henderson, NC 27536 Featuring: Speaker Senorita Kotia Lossa Music by Heart of Soul Art Display by Dabney Students Face Painting   Free Tacos for the first fifty people at Taquaria Ponce Restaurant Located two doors up from Emrose Gallery (Pick up tickets […]

Chamber Ribbon Cutting – Henderson Community Concert Association Celebrates 30 Years

Shown at the Henderson-Vance Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting for Henderson Community Concert Association are, from left; Jenny Hester, Prim Development and HVCC Board Chair; Linda Weaver, Board Member; Trisha Kleczek, Board Member; Vivian McIntyre, Second Vice President HCCA; Deborah Brown, Vance County Board of Commissioners Chairperson; Jan McDaniel, Third Vice President HCCA; Jane Frazier, President HCCA; Mayor Pete O’Geary; Cindy Ellington, First Vice President HCCA; James Edwards, Treasurer HCCA; Peggy Jackson, Hospitality Chair HCCA; Second row: John Barnes, HVCC President; Chamber Ambassador Pam Norwood, Magnolia Management; Sue Young; Chamber Ambassador Michael Bobbitt; Mark Hopper, Publications Chair HVCC; Kim Jordan, CCB VP Market Executive & Chamber Board member; Don Jenkins, First Vice President HCCA; Phil Hart, Dataforge Owner & Chamber Board member; Harold Frazier; Phil Young, Concert Chair HCCA; Felix McDaniel; Ruth Hartness, Membership Secretary HCCA; Peggy Jackson, Hospitality Co-Chair HCCA; Eddie Ellington, E Z Car Care Center; Not pictured: Annette Roberson, Director of Membership Services HVCC; Melanie Mann, HVCC Office Manager.

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on Monday, September 22nd at 11:00AM for The Henderson Community Concert Association to celebrate their 30th Anniversary. For 30 years, The Henderson Community Concert Association continues to bring high-quality entertainment to Henderson.  It takes over one hundred dedicated volunteers and board members to make it all happen.  These volunteers solicit […]

Henderson Community Concert Series Starts with Live from Nashville Friday September 26th, 2014

The Henderson Community Concert Association is involved in its Season Membership Campaign. The 2014-2015 Concert Series will feature five outstanding performances at one low price. The best entertainment value in the area! Season tickets — that is for five live performances — are available at: $55 for an adult, $105 for a couple, $10 for […]