She Changed the World Programs and Events


March. Museum of the Albemarle, Elizabeth City. School Day: Women Breaking Barriers. Contact the museum to arrange a virtual session during March.

March. Tryon Palace, New Bern. Notable Women of New Bern. Ongoing pop-up banner exhibit about accomplished women of New Bern. On display at the North Carolina History Center.

March 7-28, Saturdays Somerset Place, Creswell. Women of Somerset Place. Tours at 10:00am. $3/person.   

March 9 Government and Heritage Library. Women's History Month Lunch & Learn: She Changed the World Oral History Project. 12:00pm-1:00pm. Free.   

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

March 10. Museum of Natural Sciences, Raleigh. All About Hellbenders. 12:00pm.

March 10 Museum of History, Raleigh. History at High Noon: North Carolina Women. 12:00pm. Register online.

March 11 Museum of Art, Raleigh. Change the Face: Finding Power in Identity. 12:00pm. Free; registration required.

March 13 President James K. Polk State Historic Site Virtual Lecture Series - Ella May Wiggins: Singing to be Heard 10:00am. 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 16 Government and Heritage Library Making Time for Women’s History: Exploring Online Collections, Resources and Free Exhibit Tools. 12:00-1:00pm. Free. 

March 17 Museum of Natural Sciences, Raleigh. Head in the Clouds, Eyes on Space. 12:00pm.

March 19 Museum of Art, Raleigh. !Women Art Revolution. 7:00pm. Free; registration required.

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

March 24 Museum of Natural Sciences, Raleigh. Opportunities in Natural Resources Careers: Amazing Women Doing Amazing Things.  12:00pm.

March 25 Museum of Art, Raleigh. Humber Lecture-A Century of Women: The NCMA’s Collection of Female Artists. 7:00pm; registration required.

March 25 Museum of History, Raleigh. History + Highballs: Women Who Brew. 7:00pm. Register online.

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

March 31 Museum of History, Raleigh. Daughters of the Sky: The Legacy of Women Pilots in North Carolina. Register to watch online.

March 31 Museum of Natural Sciences, Raleigh. Are Toxic Cyanobacteria in the Air We Breathe? Noon.


April 10  President James K. Polk State Historic Site Virtual Lecture Series - Sorting Out Charlotte 11:00am. Free.

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


May 8 President James K. Polk State Historic Site Virtual Lecture Series - First Lady: Sarah Childress Polk 10:00am. Free.

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


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 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.