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Pianist Celebrates American Music at State Capitol

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Pianist Lara Downes will perform and Alexander Bernstein narrate in a program in tribute to his father, acclaimed composer Leonard Bernstein, Monday, Sept. 18, at the State Capitol. It’s a celebration of American music and its importance to understanding history, and the 50thanniversary of the North Carolina Arts Council.

Museum Day Live! And Music on the Point

Friday, September 8, 2017

An exciting weekend is coming to Historic Bath! Saturday, Sept. 23, beginning at 10 a.m., Historic Bath will participate in the Smithsonian magazine’s Museum Day Live! program. The Smithsonian recognizes the extraordinary power of historic sites and other cultural institutions to provide insight and inspiration to visitors both young and old.

Memories at Town Creek for Grandparent’s Day

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

The best way to show your love for grandparents this Grandparent’s Day, Sept. 10, is to give the gift of time. Not the turkey, candy or fireworks that accompany some other holidays, but your company and attention for an afternoon at Town Creek Indian Mound, 1-4 p.m., can make for long-lasting memories at this free program.

Telling Stories: History through the Eyes of the Enslaved

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

A communal dinner, public workshop and a safe place for community conversations around race, history and culture, along with a historical perspective on what led to where we are today, comprise the Slave Dwelling Project Weekend, Sept. 29-30.

Young Girls Spend Summer Living in the Past

Thursday, August 24, 2017

While many children would not consider raising well water with a bucket, making dyes or corncob darts fun, Avery Pace, age 10, and her sister, Anne-Campbell Pace, age seven, are fine doing just that. They spent many happy hours this summer as volunteers at Horne Creek Historical Farm in Pinnacle as 21st century girls honing 19th century skills.  

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