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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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Join Us: Southern Draw - Cartoon Drawing Contest

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Deadline: January 15, 2019

Southern Draw: Cartoon Drawing Contest

November 15, 2018 – January 15, 2019 We want to display your work! In March, the Earl Scruggs Center will be hosting “Comic Stripped: A Revealing Look at Southern Stereotypes in Cartoons,” a traveling exhibit created by the Levine Museum of the New South, Charlotte, North Carolina, and made possible by generous grants from Triad Foundation and The RLJ Companies. In preparation for the exhibit, the Earl Scruggs Center is holding a cartoon drawing contest and will be displaying the…

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Join Us: Coffee with the Curator

Thursday, November 15, 2018

10:30am-11:30am

Coffee with the Curator

Thursday, November 15th, 2018 10:30am-11:30am Click here to pre-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. In November, we will view and discuss a walking cane that was presented to then Lt.…

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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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