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October 2017

Join Us: 8th Annual Rhythm and Roots Run

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Banjo players, walkers, runners, spectators

Race starts at 8:30am (Tribute to Earl Scruggs at race kick-off)

8th Annual Rhythm and Roots Run

Saturday, October 14th, 2017 Thank you to presenting sponsor Plaster Family Dentistry and all of our Rhythm & Roots Run Sponsors Runner’s World Says This is a Run NOT to Miss!  Runner’s World listed the Rhythm & Roots Run as one of 18 5Ks that are “awesomely unique”.  Join us to find out why! ________________________________________________________ CLICK HERE to register.   A group of banjo players get ready to join Wiregrass bluegrass band to kick off the 4th annual Rhythm & Roots Run…

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Join Us: Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn

Saturday, October 14, 2017

6:00 Workshop at the Earl Scruggs Center

8:00 Concert at the Don Gibson Theatre

Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn

The Earl Scruggs Center & Don Gibson Theatre Present Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn   CLICK HERE to purchase tickets.  MEMBERS ONLY PRESALE OPPORTUNITY: June 1, 2017 11:00 am Members, check your email for special access code. Interested in becoming a member? Call us at 704.487.6233 or CLICK HERE for more information. On Sale to General Public starting June 7, 2017 Pricing: Attend both events for $55.00 Concert Only $48.00 Workshop Only $18.00 (limited to 100 attendees) Tax and fees added…

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December 2017

Join Us: David Holt & Josh GoForth

Friday, December 1, 2017

7:30pm-9:00pm

David Holt & Josh GoForth

In celebration of our newest special exhibit, David Holt: Photos, Music & Stories, and back by popular demand with a new set,  The Earl Scruggs Center proudly presents David Holt & Josh Goforth In Concert 7:30 PM – 9:00 pm Friday, December 1st Tickets: $20 General Admission seating: Doors scheduled to open at 6:30 pm Beverages will be sold from 6:30 pm – 7:20 pm. Cash only. Soft drinks, water, beer and wine   Complimentary exhibit admission with concert ticket on show…

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FREE

Join Us: Lunch-N-Learn - Carolina Jazz Connections

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Wednesday, December 13th

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Lunch-N-Learn – Carolina Jazz Connections

The Earl Scruggs Center is proud to present North Carolina Humanities Council Road Scholar Larry Reni Thomas and his presentation “Carolina Jazz Connections” on Wednesday, December 13th!   FREE program thanks to the North Carolina Humanities Council. Exhibit admission not included.  Exhibit Admission: $12 adults |$8 seniors/college|$6 youth |5 and under FREE Exhibit admission FREE for members. On Wednesdays exhibit admission is FREE to Cleveland County residents. Bring your own lunch, or pre-order a $10 prepared lunch. CLICK HERE to reserve your…

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April 20182018
$12.00

Join Us: Award Winning Performers Zoe & Cloyd

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Saturday, April 14, 2018

7:30 pm

Zoe & Cloyd

Purchase your ticket here! 1st Place Winners of the 2015 FreshGrass Duo Contest Eyes Brand New named one of the “Outstanding Roots Music Releases of 2017″ by No Depression Magazine “Favorite Musical Picks of 2017″ – Lisa Snedeker, Huffington Post Hailing from opposite ends of the Appalachian mountains, husband-and-wife duo Zoe & Cloyd is renowned fiddler and vocalist Natalya Zoe Weinstein and award-winning songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and vocalist John Cloyd Miller. Their show is as diverse as their upbringing. Coming from…

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Join Us: Lunch-N-Learn with Robert Billinger, Jr.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Playing for Empowerment: Mill Town Baseball During the Depression Era

12:00 - 1:00 PM

Lunch-N-Learn: Playing for Empowerment – Mill Town Baseball During the Depression Era

Reserve your seat! During the dark days of the Depression the rural South had little to hang its hopes on: God, family, and baseball. The Prussian strategist, Carl von Clausewitz famously said, “War is the pursuit of politics by other means.” In “Hometown” North Carolina during the Depression, “Baseball was the pursuit of power/empowerment by other means.” Baseball was a game that everyone could either play or watch as they sought power/empowerment: mill owners sought enthusiastic workers and loyal mill…

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May 2018

Join Us: Lunch N Learn with Darin Aldridge

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

12:00 - 1:00 PM

Lunch N Learn: Darin Aldridge

Reserve Your Seat!  Darin Aldridge presents: Bluegrass Then and Now with images, music, & stories Half of the husband and wife duo, Darin and Brooke, he has placed several tracks at the top of the charts on Americana/Roots, SiriusXM, Bluegrass and Gospel charts. He has received multiple nominations from International Bluegrass Music Association and won IBMA Mentor of the Year 2017. Program FREE with museum admission! Exhibit Admission is available for $12 adults, $8 seniors/college, $6 youth, 5 and under FREE. Exhibit…

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Join Us: In the Dugout with the Curators

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

MEMBER ONLY EVENT

FREE

In the Dugout with the Curators – May 15th

MEMBERS ONLY OPPORTUNITY— In the Dugout with the Curators May 15th    10:30am – 11:30am Private walk-through of “Home Plate Don’t Move” with Curators.  Discuss the plans, strategies and players who made this happen, ask questions and share your own stories.! Very limited space so please pre-register! Choose between two different days!   Interested in Becoming a Member? Check out our GET INVOLVED page or call 704-487-6233 to join today!  

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Join Us: In the Dugout with the Curators

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

MEMBER ONLY EVENT

FREE

In the Dugout with the Curators – May 16th

MEMBERS ONLY OPPORTUNITY— In the Dugout with the Curators May 16th    1:00pm-2:00pm Private walk-through of “Home Plate Don’t Move” with Curators.  Discuss the plans, strategies and players who made this happen, ask questions and share your own stories.! Very limited space so please pre-register! Choose from two different days!   Interested in Becoming a Member? Check out our GET INVOLVED page or call 704-487-6233 to join today!

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June 2018

Join Us: June Pickin' on the Square

Saturday, June 9, 2018

FREE

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

June Pickin’ on the Square

Join us Saturday, June 9th from 5:00pm – 8:00pm for our 5th Annual Pickin’ on the Square Series! Pickers, come jam informally around the square!  All playing levels welcome.  Secure instrument check is available.   Not a picker?  Come and bring your family and friends and sit back and enjoy as we celebrate the tradition of bluegrass music.  Take part in complimentary kids crafts, snacks, yard games, and more! Interested in visiting the museum?  Special during the Pickin’ – Pickers get in free!  Regular…

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