October 25, 2014

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 […]

Handcrafted Holiday Market presented by the Vance County Regional Farmers Market November 22, 2014

The Vance County Regional Farmers Market will be hosting it’s inaugural Handcrafted Holiday Market, November 22nd from 8:00am to 3:00pm. Artisans & Crafters who are interested in having a booth are asked to please contact Tracy Madigan at (252)598-0814 or farmersmarket@vancecounty.org for an application. 

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 […]

NC farms offer plenty of family activities this fall

RALEIGH — From pumpkin patches and hayrides to apple picking and corn mazes, agritourism farms across the state are offering a bounty of fall fun for the whole family. “Agritourism is a fun way for people to learn more about agriculture, and it is a great way to help North Carolina farmers add value to […]

Advance tickets for NC State Fair go on sale at retail locations Oct. 2

RALEIGH – N.C. State Fair fans who want to save money on admission and rides can buy advance tickets at nine retail locations Oct. 2-16. Admission tickets and ride sheets will be on sale at the following places: N.C. Museum of History, 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays. N.C. State Fairgrounds, Gate […]

The Ducks Are Coming Saturday, September 20th, 2014

Quack ! Quack! Quack! Ducks on Garnett Street? That is what will happen on Saturday, September 20th when FGV Smart Start presents the 5th Annual Ducky Derby Festival. From 10 am until 2 pm, the event will take place on Breckenridge Street from Chestnut to Garnett. Exhibits will include information from local programs that offer […]

Fresh Ways to Enjoy Fall Across North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C. (Sept. 15, 2014) — Fall’s blue skies, crisp temperatures and vibrant foliage create the urge to head outside, and fresh activities across North Carolina add ways to enjoy the season. With six weeks of prime leaf looking, events that relish the harvest and festivals energized by fall breezes, travelers find boundless rewards for […]

Mountain State Fair offers special days with savings on admission

FLETCHER – Visitors to the N.C. Mountain State Fair can take advantage of special admission and ride promotions on numerous days during the fair, which runs Sept. 5-14 2014 at the WNC Agriculture Center. “Last year, the Mountain State Fair had record-breaking attendance of 191,596,” said Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler. “We want to see that […]

“John & Jen” to be presented at The Norris Theatre at Louisburg College

LOUISBURG, N.C.— Daniel Dunlow and Collier Cobb, students at the prestigious Tisch School of the Arts at NYU in New York City, will be performing “John & Jen” at the Norris Theatre on the campus of Louisburg College for one night only, Thursday, August 28 at 7:30 p.m.  “John & Jen” is an intimate look at the […]

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