February 27, 2015

“A Celebration of Black History” in Downtown Henderson, NC February 20th, 2015

Dr. David Alston

The Vance County Arts Council and the North Carolina Arts Council presents, “A Celebration of Black History” on Friday, February 20th at Emrose Gallery 233 South Garnett Street, at 6:00PM. Guest speaker will be Dr. David E. Alston Chairman of the Henderson-Vance County Human Relations Committee. Alston is a native of Pennsylvania and a descendant […]

Vance County NAACP Banquet February 21st, 2015

106th Annual Equality Fund Banquet Saturday, February 21, 2015 Vance-Granville Community College Civic Center 6:30 p.m.   GUEST SPEAKER: Irving L. Joyner NC Central University Law Professor Member of NC NAACP Legal Team   $30.00 per person $15.00 Children 12 and under Contact number for tickets: 1-252-219-0042

VGCC to host Dr. Martin Luther King Holiday Celebration on January 21st, 2015

This event was originally scheduled for Wednesday January 14th, 2015 but rescheduled due to weather. – Vance-Granville Community College will hold a special program celebrating the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday on Wednesday, Jan. 21, at 11 a.m. in the Civic Center on VGCC’s Main Campus in Vance County. The celebration is free and […]

The Tar River Center for History and Culture Kicks Off 2015 with Annual Joseph E. Elmore Lecture January 29

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 […]

Martin Luther King Jr Events in Vance County and Surrounding Areas

Courtesy of Senator Angela Bryant are the following 2 events.  If you know of more please comment below! Wednesday, January 14, 2015 – 11:00am-12:00pm – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration, Civic Center, Vance-Granville Community College’s Main Campus, 200 Community College Road, Henderson, NC, Keynote speaker: Retired Colonel Archie Taylor, recently elected to chair the […]

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 featuring Craig Woolard Friday, December 5th, 2014


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 […]

Handcrafted Holiday Market Vance County Regional Farmers Market November 22, 2014

The Vance County Regional Farmers Market is pleased to announce their Inaugural Handcrafted Holiday Market. Come out and shop with over 20 artisans and crafters as they display their handcrafted wares for your shopping pleasure. You will find everything from knit scarves to handcrafted soaps to painted decor to fresh baked goods. Saturday, November 22nd, […]

‘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 […]

Gobble Gallop 2014 presented by Girls on the Run of Northern NC November 22, 2014

For the 3rd year GOTR NNC is partnering with ACTS (Area Christians Together in Service), a local non- profit organization in Vance County whose mission is to help those who are without food by providing food and moral support for those who have been abused. Part of the Girls on the Run experience is giving […]