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November 2018

Join Us: Jonah Riddle and Carolina Express

Saturday, November 17, 2018

1:30pm-3:00pm

Jonah Riddle and Carolina Express

Come out to see Jonah Riddle and Carolina Express Saturday, November 17, 2018, from 1:30pm to 3:00pm. The concert and meet & greet is free with museum admission and for members. Click here to register! From Burnsville, NC, Carolina Express is fronted by 18-year-old Jonah Riddle, who plays banjo and sings lead. His 14-year-old brother, Grayson, plays guitar, and their father, Benjie, plays upright bass. Tom Isaacs is on fiddle. The Riddle brothers are also members of Tomorrow’s Bluegrass Stars…

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Join Us: Small Business Saturday

Saturday, November 24, 2018

10:00am-4:00pm

Small Business Saturday

This November 24th, we want to share Small Business Saturday® with you! It’s a holiday shopping tradition, backed by American Express, that celebrates small businesses like ours. And it wouldn’t be a celebration without customers like you joining us.   So mark your calendar for November 24th — the Saturday after Thanksgiving — and get ready to Shop Small® with us. Grab a friend or family member and come by the Earl Scruggs Center between 10am and 4pm on the…

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December 2018

$20

Join Us: "It's a Wonderful Life: a Live Radio Play," by Joe Landry

Saturday, December 1, 2018

Doors Open- 5:30 PM

Show Begins- 7:00 PM

“It’s a Wonderful Life: a Live Radio Play,” by Joe Landry

December 1st, 2018 Doors Open: 5:30 PM Show Begins: 7:00 PM Click here to purchase tickets. Greater Shelby Community Theatre is proud to team up with the Earl Scruggs Center to present “It’s a Wonderful Life: a Live Radio Play,” by Joe Landry on Saturday, December 1.  See the beloved story of George Bailey in a whole new way. The GSCT cast is ready to take you back in time to enjoy an old fashioned radio show! The performance will…

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Join Us: A Pickin' Christmas & Toy Drive

Friday, December 7, 2018

5:00pm-8:00pm

A Pickin’ Christmas & Toy Drive

Friday December 7, 2018 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Celebrate the holidays at the Earl Scruggs Center. Join us for holiday snacks, music, and a magical time for kids in our Great Hall! Pickers, jam informally! All playing levels welcome. Not a picker? Bring your family and friends and sit back and enjoy as we celebrate the tradition of bluegrass music. We are pleased to announce that we are doing a Christmas toy drive for children in the Western North Carolina area. Please consider…

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Join Us: Coffee with the Curator

Thursday, December 20, 2018

10:30am-11:30am

Coffee with the Curator

Thursday, December 20th, 2018 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. This month our curator, Meredith Nichter, will present several Christmas cards, photographs, and letters from the Cleveland County collection dating from the 1890s through 1974. Come have a cup of coffee, join the conversation or just sit back and learn.        Members are free. Program is free to non-members with museum admission.…

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January 2019

Join Us: Earl Scruggs' & Earl Scruggs Center's Birthday Party

Thursday, January 10, 2019

6:00pm-8:00pm

Earl Scruggs’ & Earl Scruggs Center’s Birthday Party

Thursday, January 10th, 2019 6:00pm-8:00pm We would like to invite you to Earl Scruggs’ 95th birthday and the Earl Scruggs Center’s 5th birthday party! Come celebrate with us; complimentary birthday cake available while supplies last. Click here to register! Cash bar will be available. Free with museum admission. Free for members. Click here to register! Pre-registration is encouraged.

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Join Us: Coffee with the Curator

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

10:30am-11:30am

Coffee with the Curator

Wednesday, January 16th, 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 museum admission. Pre-registration…

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Join Us: Freeman Owle, Cherokee Storyteller

Saturday, January 26, 2019

2:00pm-3:00pm

Freeman Owle, Cherokee Storyteller

Saturday, January 26, 2019 2:00pm-3:00pm Click here to register! Join us on Saturday, January 26 for a Cherokee storytelling program featuring Freeman Owle, who will engage adults and children with a mix of history and ancient Cherokee stories that have been passed down from generation to generation. Owle has told stories and presented programs on Cherokee history and culture throughout the Southeast for more than twenty years. An elder in the Cherokee tribe, Owle also serves on the Board of…

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February 2019

$32.50 – $62.50

Join Us: Concert featuring Ronnie Milsap & Pam Tillis

Saturday, February 16, 2019

7:00 PM

Concert featuring Ronnie Milsap & Pam Tillis

Ronnie Milsap and Pam Tillis MALCOLM BROWN AUDITORIUM AT SHELBY HIGH SCHOOL SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2019 7:00 PM. Join us for our 2019 benefit event, featuring Ronnie Milsap and Pam Tillis TICKETS Earl Scruggs Center members may take advantage of a members-only VIP presale option December 5th – 12th. General admission ticket sales open to the public on Monday, December 10th, at 8 am. To purchase tickets, call or visit the Don Gibson Theatre box office or purchase online. Don Gibson Theatre (contact…

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March 2019

Join Us: Mimosas with Meredith

Saturday, March 23, 2019

10:30am-11:30am

Mimosas with Meredith

Saturday, March 23rd, 2019 10:30am-11:30am Click here to register! Do you enjoy local history? Join us Saturday, March 23rd, from 10:30-11:30 for this special “Mimosas with Meredith” edition of our regular Coffee with the Curator event in the Great Hall. Our curator, Meredith Nichter, will present cameras and photographs from the Cleveland County collection and facilitate discussion about the history of photography in Cleveland County. Come have a cup of coffee or a mimosa, join the conversation or just sit…

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