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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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$5

Join Us: Books & Baseball

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Baseball Rocks

Reservations Required, call Stephanie at 704-487-6233

Books & Baseball: June 19th

Books & Baseball Bring your kids or grand kids to the Earl Scruggs Center for a summer outing.  We provide the stories, crafts and fun – you provide the kids! Register for one (or all three) of the scheduled times below. Hurry!  Space is limited to 24 kids per time. $5 plus tax per child Ages 5-10 10:30am-11:30am Tue, June 19: Baseball Rocks Tue, July 10: She’s Up to Bat Tue, July 24: True Stories For reservations or for groups of 10 or more,…

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July 2018

$5

Join Us: Books & Baseball

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

She's Up to Bat

Reservations Required, call Stephanie at 704-487-6233

Books & Baseball: July 10th

Books & Baseball Bring your kids or grand kids to the Earl Scruggs Center for a summer outing.  We provide the stories, crafts and fun – you provide the kids! Register for one (or all three) of the scheduled times below. Hurry!  Space is limited to 24 kids per time. $5 plus tax per child Ages 5-10 10:30am-11:30am Tue, June 19: Baseball Rocks Tue, July 10: She’s Up to Bat Tue, July 24: True Stories For reservations or for groups of 10 or more,…

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Join Us: July Pickin' on the Square

Saturday, July 14, 2018

FREE

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

July Pickin’ on the Square

Join us Saturday, July 14th from 5:00pm – 8:00pm for our 5th Annual Pickin’ on the Square Series!   Pickers, 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 exhibits?  Pickers get in FREE! All others: $5 Pickin’ Special In…

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$5

Join Us: Books & Baseball

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

True Stories

Reservations Required, call Stephanie at 704-487-6233

Books & Baseball: July 24th

Books & Baseball Bring your kids or grand kids to the Earl Scruggs Center for a summer outing.  We provide the stories, crafts and fun – you provide the kids! Register for one (or all three) of the scheduled times below. Hurry!  Space is limited to 24 kids per time. $5 plus tax per child Ages 5-10 10:30am-11:30am Tue, June 19: Baseball Rocks Tue, July 10: She’s Up to Bat Tue, July 24: True Stories For reservations or for groups of 10 or more,…

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Join Us: Lunch N Learn with Patty & Meredith

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

12:00 - 1:00 PM

Lunch N Learn: Opening Day: The Story behind the Exhibit “Home Plate Don’t Move”

Opening Day: The Story behind the Exhibit “Home Plate Don’t Move” Reserve your spot now! Any exhibit planning process has its fair share of curveballs; ESC Director of Experiences Patty Wagner’s and Curator Meredith Nichter’s process for the Center’s latest exhibit “Home Plate Don’t Move” was no exception.  Go behind the scenes with the exhibit’s creators to discuss the creative process, ideas, and problem-solving that went into this exhibit. Program FREE for members! All others $5! Reserve your spot now! Bring a…

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August 2018

Join Us: August Pickin' on the Square

Saturday, August 18, 2018

FREE

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

August Pickin’ on the Square

Join us Saturday, August 18th 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…

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October 2018

Join Us: 9th Annual Rhythm and Roots Run

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Banjo Players, Walkers, Runners, Spectators

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

9th Annual Rhythm and Roots Run

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13TH, 2018   Click here to register! Thank you to Rhythm & Roots Run Presenting Sponsor 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! A group of banjo players get ready to join Wiregrass bluegrass band to kick off the Rhythm & Roots Run Certified 10K Course and Dri-Fit type T-shirts!  As is our tradition,…

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$10

Join Us: Shaped-Note Singing with Laura Boosinger

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Shaped-Note Singing with Laura Boosinger

Click here to reserve your spot! The addition of shaped-notes to religious texts was introduced during the 18th century in New England in an effort to restore congregational singing, the reading of music and the musical heritage that had perished since the early settlers came to America.  Congregational singing declined with the increase of illiteracy and the scarcity of printed music.  Singing schools utilizing shaped-notes were instituted to instruct and to encourage lively group singing.  Recently, this style of singing has…

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November 2018

Join Us: Meet our New Executive Director, Mary Beth!

Thursday, November 8, 2018

8:00am-9:30am

Member Only: Meet Our New Executive Director!

JOIN US! November 8th, 2018 8:00am-9:30am Join the staff and Mary Beth Martin for coffee and donuts! We invite you to a special members only event to meet our new Executive Director, Mary Beth Martin! Stop by, enjoy coffee and donuts with us. Mary Beth is eager to meet YOU Please RSVP by October 31st. Email us at admin@EarlScruggsCenter.org or call us at 704-487-6233!  

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