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     January 15, 2021 – 2021 Official Charlotte City Guide

Just 45 minutes from Uptown Charlotte, discover the quintessential heart of Carolina culture in the rolling hills of Cleveland County, connecting the Piedmon to the mountains. From groundbreaking bluegrass to world-class barbecue… [Read More]

 

 

     January 6, 2021 – Happy Birthday Earl Scruggs

On this day in 1924, Earl Scruggs was born in the Flint Hill community of Cleveland County, NC. In this community, he learned a love for music and perfected “Scruggs Style,” a distinctive three-finger style of playing the banjo… [Read More]

 

 

     December 17, 2020 – Songs from the Road Band Live @ Earl Scruggs Center in Shelby

Asheville based band Songs of the Road Band performing live @ Earl Scruggs Center in Shelby. [Read More]

 

      December 8, 2020 – Celebrating 75 Years of Bluegrass

Top 5 Things to Do to Celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the Birth of Bluegrass   Visit the Earl Scruggs Center in Shelby, NC. Learn about the life and career of Mr. Scruggs and the community that shaped his music. Check out our website and YouTube… [Read More]

 

     December 7, 2020 – A Weekend in Cleveland County from Our State Magazine

An hour west of Charlotte, the Foothills city of Shelby’s buzzing commercial district boasts an internationally renowned centerpiece: the Earl Scruggs Center. Opened in 2014, the cultural museum honors one of Cleveland County’s most famous sons… [Read More]

 

    November 30, 2020 – 36 of the Most AWESOME Museums in North Carolina for ALL Ages!

Want to learn more about our wonderful state and have fun doing it? Look no further than these amazing museums in North Carolina.    Since we’ve visited more than a few, it’s time that we shared some of our favorites from all over. All of these places appeal to our little one… [Read More]

 

     November 19, 2020 – ENJOY UPTOWN SHELBY IN THREE ACTS: MUSIC, ART AND FOOD from VisitNC

Uptown Shelby has always had a distinctive rhythm, whether as a textile-industry powerhouse or busy shopping destination between Charlotte and Asheville. It still hums along, a place where rich musical roots, a thriving arts scene, and unique… [Read More]