"Down Home: Jewish Life in North Carolina" Exhibit Opening & Reception

Mon, Apr 4, 2022, 7:00 - 9:00pm

Come to an opening for "Down Home: Jewish Life in North Carolina" traveling exhibit at the State Capitol

Lecture: Native Songs of Southern Appalachia (at Vance Birthplace)

Sat, Apr 2, 2022, 10:00am - 12:00pm

On Saturday, April 2, the Mountain History and Culture Group will present an annual lecture at the Vance Birthplace. This year's speaker, Dr. James Owen, will examine Cherokee Music Traditions during his talk entitled, Native Songs of Southern Appalachia: Social Change and Cherokee Music Traditions.

This program is free and open to the public and will be held at the Vance Birthplace State Historic Site at 911 Reems Creek Road, Weaverville NC, 28787, from 10:00 am to 11:30 am at the picnic shelter, in the Visitor Center in the case of inclement weather. Seating capacity is limited.

Down Home: Jewish Life in North Carolina

Fri, Apr 1 - Tue, May 31, 2022, All day

The North Carolina State Capitol will host the traveling exhibit “Down Home: Jewish Life in North Carolina” from April 1st to May 31st, 2022.

157th Anniversary Living History

Sat, Mar 19, 2022, 10:00am - 4:00pm

Living history demonstrations, informative talks, and family activities to commemorate the 157th anniversary of the battle of Bentonville

NC African American Heritage Commission Virtual Talk

Sat, Feb 26, 2022, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Learn about NCAAHC’s work preserving, protecting, and promoting North Carolina’s African American history, art, and culture. Hear about their initiatives, cultural trails, and the impact they are making across the state.

CSS Neuse Exclusive Exhibit Opening Preview

Fri, Mar 11, 2022, 5:30 - 10:00pm

A special unveiling of the final set of permanent exhibits for the CSS Neuse Civil War Interpretive Center will be held on March 11, 2022, by the CSS Neuse Gunboat Association.

The event costs $50 per person and is limited to 100 attendees.

Living History: Fort Fisher June of 1862

Sat, Jun 11, 2022, 10:00am - 4:00pm

Living History: Fort Fisher June of 1862
Saturday, Jun 11, 2022

Handwriting of the Heart: Valentine Workshop at Vance Birthplace

Sat, Feb 12, 2022, 10:00am - 4:00pm

Get a little inspiration for your Valentine this year!  Drop by the site throughout the day to create your own love letter at this free workshop.  

“Nebraska Crane”

Thu, Apr 14, 2022, 7:00 - 8:00pm

Virtual Event - Thomas Wolfe Short Story discussion led by Ellen Brown, author of John Apperson’s Lake George

“The Plumed Knight”

Thu, Mar 10, 2022, 7:00 - 8:00pm

Virtual Event - Thomas Wolfe Short Story discussion led by Brandon Johnson, Program Manager, Blue Ridge National Heritage Area