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September Programs at the N.C. Museum of History

Saturday, August 8, 2015

September will bring programs for all ages at the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh. The month begins with three children’s programs on topics ranging from string-band music to whirligigs.

Revolutionary War Battle Re-enactment at House in the Horseshoe Aug. 1-2

Monday, July 27, 2015

Tomahawk throwing, cannon firing and militia camps are part of the excitement at the 234th annual re-enactment of the Battle at the House in the Horseshoe Aug. 1-2. The House in the Horseshoe State Historic Site will offer other Revolutionary War-era activities including re-enactment of the fight between Philip Alston and David Fanning. The Saturday event will be 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m., the Sunday program will be 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. There is a $5 fee for parking.

August Programs at the N.C. Museum of History

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Special guests ranging from Earl Owensby, a Tar Heel film legend, to Tyrone Jefferson, who served several stints as music director for entertainer James Brown, will present August programs at the N

UNC Pembroke Brings “Huck Finn’s Story” to Roanoke Island Festival Park

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

The University of North Carolina at Pembroke's Summer Theatre Workshop returns July 15,16,17 to Roanoke Island Festival Park’s Indoor Theatre with Mark Twain's classic “Huck Finn's Story”. The production will be held at 10:30 a.m. and is an adventure tale of excitement and suspense, delightfully sprinkled with home-spun humor, alive with colorful characters and sparkling dialog in rural dialect.

Celebrate Dr. Coe's Birthday at Town Creek Indian Mound July 11

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

There's a party at Town Creek Indian Mound July 11 thrown by the staff and everyone is invited! Come celebrate the birth of the "Godfather or North Carolina Archaeology," Dr. Joffre Coe, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Learn how he taught the art and science of research in the dirt.

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