A collaboration with universities across the state will bring music from 11 countries in east Africa, all connected by the Nile River, to North Carolina for a series of musical celebrations. The North Carolina Arts Council helped fund the events.
The Government and Heritage Library (GHL)of the State Library of North Carolina will share some tips and tricks to help with that process during a workshop Saturday, Feb. 25, 3 p.m. at the West Regional Library in Cary.
An enslaved woman hid in the attic of her grandmother’s house for seven years before escaping to freedom in Philadelphia. The tale of that woman, Harriet Jacobs, and her protector and grandmother, Molly Horniblow, will be shared Saturday, Feb. 25, 1 p.m., at the Historic Chowan County Courthouse in Edenton.
In a tribute to victory acres, war bonds and heroic efforts in battle, a traveling exhibition commemorating the centennial of the U.S. entry into World War I opens in Southport Tuesday, Feb. 14.
Registration is now open for the 5K Race for the Planet 8 a.m. Sunday, April 23 at the N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher.
Four times a year the NC Museum of History’s conservators spend a day with the public giving them advice on how to care for, preserve and protect precious family heirlooms—including wedding dresses, clocks, instruments, great-great-grandpa’s Civil War flag and sword, granddad’s WWII uniform, jewelry and Grammy’s quilts.
Wands, wings and magical things come together Saturday, March 11 at the North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores. Fairies, elves, imps, gnomes, wizards, sea monsters, storybook creatures and other mythical characters are invited to a magical day of imagination and education for the day themed “Forest Fairies to Sea Serpents.”
In a new art exhibit called “Winter Waterbirds” at the North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores, get a unique look at some migrating birds and year-round feathered inhabitants of the Crystal Coast.
A craft that is fun, easy and inexpensive that the whole family can enjoy is coming to the CSS Neuse Civil War Interpretive Center. The center will host a quilling workshop Saturday, Feb. 18, from noon to 2 p.m. Registration is $10 per person and required by Feb. 15. All supplies are included.
For more than a decade, the non-profit Friends of Fort Dobbs organization has persevered in its efforts to rebuild a French and Indian War fort in Iredell County. These efforts now have taken a dramatic step forward.