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May 2019

Coffee with the Curator

May 15 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 10:30am-11:30am   Click here to register!    Do you enjoy local history? Join us for this fun and casual monthly event in the Great Hall. Our curator, Meredith Nichter, will present an item from the Cleveland County collection and facilitate discussion about the history of the object. Come have a cup of coffee, join the conversation or just sit back and learn.   Members and Cleveland County residents are free. Program is free to non-members with…

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Introduction to String Instruments and Instrument Petting Zoo

May 18 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
FREE

Saturday, May 18, 10:30 am – 11:30 am Introduction to String Instruments and Instrument Petting Zoo This program is for children ages 3 – 12. Cost: Free Maximum capacity of 30   Click here to register!   Hey kids, have you ever heard a classical cello or tried to play bluegrass music on a guitar? Children are invited to join instructors from Wild Roots Fine Arts for a performance and demonstration featuring various string instruments and many musical styles. After…

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Storyteller: Connie Regan-Blake

May 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Connie Regan-Blake May 18, 2019 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Cost: International Museum Day Special Admission Prices (free for members, youth 17 and under, half off regular admission for all others)   Join us on Saturday, May 18, for this wonderful opportunity to see one of the most celebrated storytellers traveling the world today in the Great Hall at the Earl Scruggs Center. This program is free for members, for youth 17 and under, and with museum admission. The special…

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No Man’s Land Adventure Film and Panel Discussion

May 18 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

No Man’s Land Adventure Film and Panel Discussion Doors open at 6:30 pm Panel Discussion beings at 7:00 pm No Man’s Land Adventure Film Festival begins at 8:00 pm   Cost : $15/ ticket, includes one beverage of choice $10 for under 21, no beverage included   Click here to purchase tickets!   The Earl Scruggs Center is proud to partner with MountainTrue to bring the No Man’s Land Film Festival – the premier all-women adventure film festival – to…

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June 2019

June Pickin’ on the Square

June 8 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
FREE

Join us Saturday, June 8th from 5:00pm - 8:00pm for our 6th 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, yard games, and more! In case of inclement weather, we will move indoors.  

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Coffee with the Curator

June 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
FREE

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 10:30am-11:30am   Click here to register!    Do you enjoy local history? Join us for this fun and casual monthly event in the Great Hall. Our curator, Meredith Nichter, will present an item from the Cleveland County collection and facilitate discussion about the history of the object. Come have a cup of coffee, join the conversation or just sit back and learn.   Pre-registration is encouraged.   Click here to register!  

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Chatham Rabbits

June 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$15

FRIDAY, JUNE 21, 2019 SHOW BEGINS AT 7:00PM DOORS OPEN AT 6:30PM   Click here to purchase tickets!   All I Want From You, the shining debut album from traditional folk and bluegrass duo Chatham Rabbits, tells you to listen. Produced by Jerry Brown (Carolina Chocolate Drops, Doc Watson) at the famed Rubber Room Studio in Chapel Hill and featuring fiddle from Libby Rodenbough of Mipso and mandolin from Andrew Marlin of Mandolin Orange, All I Want From You blooms with hand-me-down…

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July 2019

Coffee with the Curator

July 10 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 10:30am-11:30am   Click here to register!    Do you enjoy local history? Join us for this fun and casual monthly event in the Great Hall. Our curator, Meredith Nichter, will present an item from the Cleveland County collection and facilitate discussion about the history of the object. Come have a cup of coffee, join the conversation or just sit back and learn.   Pre-registration is encouraged.   Click here to register!

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July Pickin’ on the Square

July 13 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
FREE

Join us Saturday, July 13th from 5:00pm - 8:00pm for our 6th 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, yard games, and more! In case of inclement weather, we will move indoors.  

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Lunch N Learn: Behind ‘Comic Stripped’ with Dr. Tom Hanchett

July 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

LUNCH N LEARN: BEHIND ‘COMIC STRIPPED’ WITH DR. TOM HANCHETT   WEDNESDAY, JULY 17 12:00PM – 1:00PM   Join curator Tom Hanchett for a walk through the Comic Stripped exhibit. Explore the origins of Pogo, Snuffy Smith, Li'l  Abner and more. Consider how the funny pages may have shaped your own mental image of the South.   Click here to reserve your seat!   Bring a lunch or pre-order $10 boxed lunch and we will have it waiting for you!…

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