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CAROLINA COMPASS

January Events The Mint Museum of Art

Guided Hike Beech Mountain (828) 387-3003 www.hikebeechmountain.com

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Twelfth Night Celebration New Bern (252) 514-4935 www.tryonpalace.org

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Quilting & Fiber Art Marketplace Jan. 8–9, Sanford (704) 864-4894 www.quiltersgallery.net

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Civil War Winter Quarters Jan. 9–10, Huntersville (704) 875-2312 www.lattaplantation.org

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The Mint Museum of Craft + Design in Charlotte features “American Quilt Classics” through February. Above is a detail of a handappliquéd, quilted and embroidered cotton Phebe Warner Quilt, circa 1930s. Artist is unknown. Call (704) 337-2000 or visit www.mintmuseum.org to learn more.

ONGOING Arts Councils’ Fourth Friday Fayetteville (910) 483-5311 www.theartscouncil.org Perquimans Arts League Christmas Shop Through Jan. 2, Hertford (252) 338-8021 www.perquimansarts.org Holiday Springs & Sprockets Through Jan. 3, Durham (919) 220-5429 www.lifeandscience.org Poe House Decorated for Christmas Through Jan. 4, Fayetteville (910) 483-5311 www.museumofthecapefear.ncdcr.gov Forever Free: Abraham Lincoln’s Journey to Emancipation Through Jan. 6, New Bern (252) 638-7807 www.newberncpclib.org Trains, Trains, Trains Through Jan. 9, Kings Mountain (704) 739-1019 www.kingsmountainmuseum.org

Barnyard Babes Paintings by Susan Dahlin Bashford Jan. 8–Feb. 6, Wake Forest (919) 570-0765 www.sunflowerstudiowf.com Out of the Blue-Coast Guard Aviation Jan 1–Dec. 30, Elizabeth City (252) 335-1453 www.museumofthealbemarle.com Tell Me A Story Jan. 19–June 30, High Point (336) 885-3655 www.dollandminiaturemuseum.org American Quilt Classics Through Feb., Charlotte (704) 337-2000 www.mintmuseum.org

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Sharpe Store Music Bluegrass Jam Bear Creek (919) 898-6518 www.sharpestoremusic.org

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Movie Night at Polk Site Pineville (704) 889-7145 www.polk.nchistoricsites.org

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Flappet Workshop Hands-on construction of whimsical creatures Durham (919) 220-5429 www.lifeandscience.org

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The Florida Boys & Good News Trio Gospel music Rutherfordton (828) 245-1492 www.carolinagospel.com “Noises Off” Comedic play within a play Jan. 14–16, 22–23, 28–30, New Bern (252) 634-9057 www.newberncivictheatre.org

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Sharpe Store Music Bluegrass Jam Bear Creek (919) 898-6518 www.sharpestoremusic.org Open Hearth Cooking Workshop Huntersville (704) 875-2312 www.lattaplantation.org Gathering Time Folk Concert New Bern (252) 633-6444 www.gatheringtimetrio.com

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Film Festival & Student Exhibit New Bern (252) 637-7972 www.neuseriver.com

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“The Quest” Literary lecture Asheboro (336) 633-0244 www.randolph.edu/newevents/ culturalarts.php “The Law Is Too Slow: Lynching in NC, 1885–1906” Lecture New Bern (252) 514-4900 www.tryonpalace.org Fringe Arts Festival Jan. 21–24, Asheville (828) 255-1900 www.ashevillefringe.org

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Comedian James Gregory Spindale (828) 245-1492 www.foundationshows.com

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Garden Lecture New Bern (252) 514-4900 www.tryonpalace.org

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Rutherford County Symphony Spindale (828) 245-1492 www.foundationshows.com “Marching to Music of Revolution” New Bern (252) 514-4900 www.tryonpalace.org

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Paragon Ragtime Orchestra Musical from silent films Spindale (828) 245-1492 www.foundationshows.com Barn Blast 2010 Dinner, drinks, dancing Wadesboro (704) 694-4036 www.ansonsmartstart.org Quilting & Needle Art Extravaganza Jan. 29–30, Statesville (704) 864-4894 www.quiltersgallery.net

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Bridal Expo New Bern (252) 635-5658 www.encshows.com Carolina Country JANUARY 2010 29

Carolina Country Magazine, January 2010  
Carolina Country Magazine, January 2010  

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