A History Presentation 'Songs and Stories from Washington's Underground Railroad'
St John Baptist Church
270 Whispering Pines Rd.
Washington, NC 27889
Pastor William Whitehead
St. John Baptist Church will present a history Presentation 'Songs and Stories from Washington's Underground Railroad', sponsored by the Senior Usher Board on October 17th, 2015 at 4:00pm.
This is a free event and the public is invited. Presenters will be Milton and Leesa P. Jones, the hosts of 'The African American Walking History Tours' here in Washington and the co-owners of the Washington Waterfront Underground Railroad Museum.
Chairperson: Mrs. Carrie Moore
For more information call, 252-946-1306 or Vinester Clark 252-565-6661
Carteret County Historical Society Book Sale
9 .a.m. to 4 p.m.
History Museum of Carteret County, 1008 Arendell St., Morehead City, NC 28584
During this year’s Seafood Festival (October 2 – 4th), the Carteret County Historical Society will be sponsoring a “porch sale” of rare, antiquarian and used books. The sale, which begins at noon on October 2 and continues through the afternoon of the 3rd, will take place largely on the porch of the History Museum of Carteret County, located at 1008 Arendell Street in Morehead City. For the most part, the sale will feature some real treasures, including thousands of titles that range from new, gently used volumes of fiction, to rare, one of a kind books not available anywhere else for the price. There will also books on local interest, cookbooks, genealogy tracks, and other out-of-print titles going for a fraction of their original sale price. For most paperbacks, .50 cents will get you a good read. Most hard backs volumes will sell for just $1.00. And, if you happen to pay $5 to park at the museum (formerly the History Place) during the festival, you will receive a coupon (valid for the duration of the book sale) worth $1 towards a book purchase. This sale supports the Carteret County Historical Society’s mission to capture, preserve and interpret the entire county’s history.
Steve Anderson, 252-247-7533
History Walk Celebration
3pm - 5pm
New Bern Battlefield Park
Join friends, neighbors, state and local officials and dignitaries, re-enactors, musicians and more as the New Bern Historical Society celebrates the opening of its new History Walk and Plaza at New Bern Battlefield Park. The plaza features a 20 foot wide bas relief concrete map of the battlefield that will explain which units were here and what happened. In addition, 35 informational panels have been added to the Plaza and the Visitor Center giving the visitor more information on what the battle meant to New Bern and how it influenced our history. Be sure to get a guided tour along with refreshments. Free and open to the public.
New Bern Historical Society 252-638-8558
Farmville VFB 100th Anniversary Event
10am to 3pm
3713 N Main St in Farmville
The Farmville Volunteer Fire Department is celebrating 100 years of service! Help us celebrate on Saturday, April 18th!
There will be antique fire trucks and equipment along with fun and games for the kids, food and drink and more!
Contact Hunter Walters at 252-754-4669 for more information.
Hatteras Storytelling Festival: Yarn Tellin', Foot Tappin', Hatteras Style
Date(s): 5/2/2014, 5/3/2014, 5/4/2014
Hatteras Village - Outer Banks
Join OUR STATE for the 2nd Annual Hatteras Storytelling Festival: Yarn Tellin', Foot Tappin', Hatteras Style
May 2 - 4, 2014
Hatteras Village - Outer Banks
Featuring storytelling with:
Clyde Edgerton - novelist, musician, and storyteller
Bland Simplson - author, storyteller, professor, and member of The Red Clay Ramblers
Clifford Swain - motivational speaker, educator, musician, and storyteller
Kevin Duffus - historian, author, and storyteller
Ben Cherry - storyteller, A.K.A. Blackbeard the Pirate
Rodney Kemp - Fish House Liar, N.C. Historian of the Year
James Charlet - local historian, storyteller
Nu-Blu - nationally-known bluegrass group from Siler City, N.C.
Banjo Island - bluegrass group from Hatteras Island, Lots of local storytellers
A Taste of the Village - registration night - enjoy various culinary delights of Hatteras Village
This project is funded in part by the Outer Banks Visitors Bureau.
For more information please visit www.HatterasYarns.com or call (252) 986-2109.
For information on where to stay on Hatteras Island, please visit outerbanks.org
Wilson Woman's Club "A Tour of Homes 2014"
Date(s): 4/4/2014, 4/5/2014
A tour of 6 homes in the Wilson area. Tickets are $25 and includes both days. A luncheon will also be held on Friday, April 4th at the Woman's club, 402 Broad Street. Ticket are $10 in advance.
Greenville Brushstrokes Clothesline Art Show
10 a.m.to 4 p.m.
Pitt Co. Historical Society Primitive Baptist Church Firetower Road, Greenville, NC
Our Clothesline Show features local artist paintings done in watercolor, acrylics, oil, or mixed media all of which are original works. There will be an array of framed as well as unframed art all at excellent prices. Art will be displayed in the church as well as hung outside for viewing
. Several of the artist will be on site painting. there will be live music, and a raffle drawing for an awesome watercolor original painting by one of our members, Pete Hickey.
10% of profits go to the Pitt Co. Historical Society. This is a must see and experience show!!!
Dorothy Jensen 252 355 6543
ECNAO 21st Annual Powwow
Noon - 6PM
East Carolina Native American Organization will be hosting our 21st Annual Powwow at Minges. All are invited. This is a free event. We will have American Indian singing, dancing, vendors, and crafts.