MIDLAND -- Experience a golden Christmas at the only place you can take a candlelight tour during the day. Reed Gold Mine State Historic Site will offer special tours illuminated by lanterns and candlelight Dec. 7, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tours focus on the working miners and how they would have celebrated Christmas, including Germanic origins of the modern celebrations. Food donations will help provide for those in need at this free event.
Enjoy refreshments and cookies provided by the Cabarrus County Extension and Community Association. Songs of the season will be performed by local choirs in the auditorium. Craftsmen will display quilting, lace, toymaking and other amazing talents.
RALEIGH -- Six North Carolinians were recently honored for their achievements by Governor Pat McCrory with the state's highest civilian honor, the North Carolina Award.
One of the highlights of the evening are short videos on the background of each recipient. Click read more to see a link to each video.
RALEIGH -- The North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources offers a bounty of holiday celebrations this season. Families will find festive fun to fit any budget at art and history museums, historic sites and from the North Carolina Symphony. Events free unless fee is indicated. Please visit ncculture.com for more information.
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