She Changed the World Programs and Events

February

February 16 Thomas Wolfe Memorial Julia Wolfe’s Birthday Celebration. 9:00am-4:30pm. $5.00.

March

March 7 Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum Women of Palmer Memorial Institute. Tours at 10:00am, 1:00pm, and 3:00pm. $3/person.  

March 7 James K Polk Historic Site Coffee and Conversation. 10:00am-11:30am. Free.  

March 7 Reed Gold Mine More Than a Woman. Tour at 1:00pm. $2.14/ages 8 and older.   

March 7 Vance Birthplace Open Hearth Cooking. 10:00am-2:00pm. Free.   

March 10 Thomas Wolfe Memorial Zelda Fitzgerald Festival Discussion. 6:00pm-7:00pm. Free.  

March 14 Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum She Changed the World: African American Women and the Struggle for the Vote – Women’s History Lunch. 11:00am-2:00pm. $18/person.  

March 14 House in the Horseshoe Cooking Workshop with Wooden Ram Cookery. 10:00am. $25/person, pre-registration required.  

March 14 James K Polk Historic Site Local Learning Lecture Series: The Life of Ella Mae Wiggins, presented by the Gaston County Museum of Art and History. 10:30am-12:00pm.  Free.  

March 21 Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum Women of Palmer Memorial Institute. Tours at 10:00am, 1:00pm, and 3:00pm. $3/person.  

March 28 Horne Creek Farm Mate, Mother, & Multi-Tasker: Farm Women of the Early 20th Century.  Tours at 11:00am and 1:15pm.  Free.   

April

April 18 Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum She Changed the World: NC Women Breaking Barriers Event. 10:00am-3:00pm. Free.  

May

May 23-June 6 Horne Creek Farm “A Labor of Love” Quilt Exhibition. 9:00am-5:00pm each day.  Free.   

May 30 House in the Horseshoe Brave Women: Their Revolutionary Stories. 10:00am-4:00pm. Free.  

June

June 13 Fort Dobbs Taken Shelter in Fort Dobbs. 10:00am-4:00pm. Free.  

June 30 President James K Polk State Historic Site Opening Reception: She Changed the Vote. 6:00pm-8:00pm.  

July

July 1 James K Polk Exhibit Opening: She Changed the Vote.  Free.  

August

August 15 Horne Creek Farm Mate, Mother, and Multi-Tasker: Farm Women of the Early 20th Century. Tours at 11:00am and 1:15pm.  Free.   

August 15 Vance Birthplace Sunflower Saturday. 10:00am-4:00pm. $2.  

October

October 10 Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum She Changed the World: Whisk Takers Cooking Event. 10:00am-3:00pm. $2/person.  .

October 17 Horne Creek Farm 29th Annual Cornshucking Frolic. 10:00am-5:00pm. $8/adults, $5/children 6-12.