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Cross-cultural musical collaboration, the Nile Project, stops in N.C.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

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.

Find the Facts in African American Genealogy

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

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. 

Ask the Experts! Conservation Assistance Day at the NC Museum of History

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

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.

N.C. Aquarium Holds Fairy Day March 11

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

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.”

“Quill Out” at the CSS Civil War Interpretive Center February 18

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

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.

Fort Dobbs Construction Taking Shape

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

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.

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