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June 2016

Robeson County History Museum Exhibit – Antique Cameras: A Century of Photography and Film Making

June 5, 2016 - August 31, 2016
Robeson County History Museum,
101 S Elm St
Lumberton, NC 28358 United States
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The exhibition, which opens June 5, features about 75 cameras that show the development of picture-taking technology. Featured cameras date back from 1910 and forward - covering a hundred years of photography and the growth of the industry. Visitors will also see flash bulbs, film canisters and other tools that were rendered obsolete by advancements in camera technology. A section dedicated to darkrooms features unopened cans of Extonal and other chemicals that were used to develop photographs. Founded in 1987 by Jack and Helen Sharpe, the museum boasts an array of cultural artifacts from across Robeson County. Exhibits are changed monthly. Call for details on the museum's latest exhibits. The Robeson County History Museum is located at 101 S. Elm St. in Lumberton. Its hours are 10 a.m. to noon on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and 2 to 4 p.m. on Sundays. For information, call 910-738-7979 or visit robesoncountyhistory.org.Robeson County History Museum Exhibit Reception - Antique Cameras: A Century of Photography and Film Making

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Exuviation: Prints by Becci Spruill

June 16, 2016 - October 31, 2016
Carolina Civic Center Historic Theater,
315 North Chestnut Street
Lumberton, NC 28358 United States
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Strange Bird lithograph by Rebecca Spruill

In addition to film and live performances, the Carolina Civic Center Historic Theater displays artwork by regional artists as part of its cultural offerings. Exuviation: Prints by Becci Spruill will open with a 5:30-7pm reception on Thursday June 16 and will on display through October in the theater’s lower and upper lobbies. Admission to the reception is free and light refreshments will be available. Ms. Spruill also will present a brief presentation about her artwork. Works will be available for sale with a portion of the proceeds benefitting the Civic Center’s educational programming. The exhibit can be viewed during scheduled events at the Carolina Civic Center Historic Theater or by appointment by calling 738-4339.  For a full schedule of events, go to www.carolinaciviccenter.com Here is the artist’s statement about the exhibit: Exuviate is influence by both the esthetic of Pop Surrealism and the Buddhist doctrine of the mind over the body. The organic folds represent the body and all of the impulses and indulgences that come with it, as each semi-narrative piece takes the viewer deeper into the experience of emotions like distraction, sexual awakening, discomfort, depression and morbidity. Focusing on these more negative tendencies is my intent – I…

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July 2016

Kayak Trip

July 30, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Lumber River State Park is offering a Kayak Trip down the Lumber River. We will be meeting at the Chalk Banks Access Area, at 10:00 am.  All participants must be able to swim.  Program will take approximately 3 hrs.  Bring sunscreen, drinking water, a snack, and any other necessary items.   For more information or to make reservations, as space is limited, please contact Ranger Eric Siratt, at 910-628-4564.  Due to limited space, preregistration is required.

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I am Herd – Mary Miller Jordan Performance

July 30, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Southeastern North Carolina Agricultural Events Center,
1027 Hwy 74 East
Lumberton, NC United States
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Mary Miller Jordan and her mustangs, along with other acts to be announced, spread the important life message of "hearing your own heart". This is a great event for the family. Start times and other details are not confirmed - please call for details. Visit iamherd.com For more information contact Mary Miller Jordan at 910 234-3367.

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August 2016

Horse and Tack Auction

August 1, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Southeastern North Carolina Agricultural Events Center,
1027 Hwy 74 East
Lumberton, NC United States
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Tack and Horse auction. Used tack begins at 3 pm. Followed by new tack. Horse sale begins at 7 pm. Tack provided by Andi's Wholesale Tack (919) 631-9146. Auctioneer Brad Stephens NCAL # 4396 (828)390-0878. CALL FOR MORE INFORMATION.

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Best of the Year Summer Film Series: The Revenant

August 4, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Carolina Civic Center Historic Theater,
315 North Chestnut Street
Lumberton, NC 28358 United States
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Best of the Year Summer Film Series Showtimes 7pm All tickets $5 Tickets can be purchased in-person or by  telephone 1-5pm weekdays through our administrative offices or by calling the Civic Center at (910) 738-4339. Tickets can also be purchased at the door. Theater lobby box office opens for ticket sales one hour prior to performance. August 4 The Revenant (R) R  |  156 min  |  Adventure, Drama, Thriller  |  8 January 2016 (USA) The Revenant is a 2015 American historical drama film directed, co-produced, and co-written by Alejandro G. Iñárritu. The screenplay by Iñárritu and Mark L. Smith is based in part on Michael Punke's eponymous novel, inspired by the experiences of frontiersman Hugh Glass in 1823, in what is now Montana and South Dakota. Starring Leonardo DiCaprio as Glass, and co-stars Tom Hardy, Domhnall Gleeson, and Will Poulter.   Academy Awards for Best Director, Best Actor, and Best Cinematography. Tickets can be purchased in person or by telephone with credit card or cash 1-5 pm Monday through Friday through our administrative offices on the theater’s 2nd Floor (use 4th Street entrance), or by calling the theater at 738-4339 Ext. 106. The Theater lobby box office opens for ticket sales…

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Borderbelt Ranch Sorting

August 6, 2016
Southeastern North Carolina Agricultural Events Center,
1027 Hwy 74 East
Lumberton, NC United States
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Ranch sorting event sponsored by Borderbelt Horsemen's Association. For more information about this even contact Jason Durden at 910 734-1483. Starting time and other details not confirmed - please call for more information.

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Best of the Year Summer Film Series: Spotlight

August 11, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Carolina Civic Center Historic Theater,
315 North Chestnut Street
Lumberton, NC 28358 United States
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Best of the Year Summer Film Series Showtimes 7pm All tickets $5 Tickets can be purchased in-person or by  telephone 1-5pm weekdays through our administrative offices or by calling the Civic Center at (910) 738-4339. Tickets can also be purchased at the door. Theater lobby box office opens for ticket sales one hour prior to performance. August 11 Spotlight (R) R     2015 ‧ Drama film/Thriller ‧ 2h 9m Spotlight is a 2015 American biographical drama film directed by Tom McCarthy and written by McCarthy and Josh Singer. The film follows The Boston Globe's "Spotlight" team, the oldest continuously operating newspaper investigative journalist unit in the United States, and its investigation into cases of widespread and systemic child sex abuse in the Boston area by numerous Roman Catholic priests. It is based on a series of stories by the actual Spotlight Team that earned The Globe the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service. The film stars Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams, John Slattery, Stanley Tucci, Brian d'Arcy James, Liev Schreiber, and Billy Crudup. Academy Award for Best Picture along with Best Original Screenplay, from six nominations in total. Tickets an be purchased in person or by telephone with credit card…

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Best of the Year Summer Film Series: Amy

August 18, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Carolina Civic Center Historic Theater,
315 North Chestnut Street
Lumberton, NC 28358 United States
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Best of the Year Summer Film Series Showtimes 7pm All tickets $5 Tickets can be purchased in-person or by  telephone 1-5pm weekdays through our administrative offices or by calling the Civic Center at (910) 738-4339. Tickets can also be purchased at the door. Theater lobby box office opens for ticket sales one hour prior to performance. August 18 Amy (R)   Best Documentary R     2015 ‧ Biography/Musical ‧ 2h 8m Amy (promoted as Amy: The Girl Behind the Name) is a 2015 British documentary film that depicts the life and death of British singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse, directed by Asif Kapadia. Depicts Winehouse's life largely from the standpoint of her struggle with substance abuse problems both before and after her career began to blossom, and which eventually caused her premature death. Academy Award for Best Documentary. Tickets can be purchased in person or by telephone with credit card or cash 1-5 pm Monday through Friday through our administrative offices on the theater’s 2nd Floor (use 4th Street entrance), or by calling the theater at 738-4339 Ext. 106. The Theater lobby box office opens for ticket sales one hour prior to a performance.

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Best of the Year Summer Film Series: Son of Saul

August 25, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Carolina Civic Center Historic Theater,
315 North Chestnut Street
Lumberton, NC 28358 United States
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Best of the Year Summer Film Series Showtimes 7pm All tickets $5 Tickets can be purchased in-person or by  telephone 1-5pm weekdays through our administrative offices or by calling the Civic Center at (910) 738-4339. Tickets can also be purchased at the door. Theater lobby box office opens for ticket sales one hour prior to performance. August 25 Son of Saul (R) Best Foreign Film R      2015 ‧ Drama film/Thriller ‧ 1h 57m Son of Saul (Hungarian: Saul fia) is a 2015 Hungarian drama film directed by László Nemes and co-written by Nemes and Clara Royer. It is set in the Auschwitz concentration camp during World War II, and follows a day-and-a-half in the life of Saul Ausländer (played by Géza Röhrig), a Hungarian member of the Sonderkommando. Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. Tickets an be purchased in person or by telephone with credit card or cash 1-5 pm Monday through Friday through our administrative offices on the theater’s 2nd Floor (use 4th Street entrance), or by calling the theater at 738-4339 Ext. 106. The Theater lobby box office opens for ticket sales one hour prior to a performance.

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CRUISE IN

August 27, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Downtown Lumberton Plaza,
111 E 3rd Street.
Lumberton, NC 28358 United States
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Fourth Saturday of every month beginning May-October. Antique cars, trucks, tractors, Hot Rods and motorcycles are invited to participate. Vendors and music will be present. Event sponsored by the Rediscover Downtown Lumberton organization. For more information call 910-671-3876. Click here for website

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September 2016

River Voices Reading: Joseph Mitchell

September 8, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

An Evening of Music and Literary Discussion. Sponsored by: The Robeson County Arts Council, The Robeson County Public Library, and the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. Joey Mitchell will share insights about his uncle. Dr.Wendy Miller, Chair of the English,Theatre and Foreign Languages at UNCP, will lead an interactive discussion on Up in the Old Hotel. Time: 6:00 pm at all locations September 8, 2016 - Fairmont September 29, 2016 - Rowland October 13, 2016 - Maxton November 3, 2016 - Pembroke November 17, 2016 - Red Springs January 12, 2017 - St.Pauls February 2, 2017 - Lumberton  

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NCHC Cowboy Up!

September 10, 2016
Southeastern North Carolina Agricultural Events Center,
1027 Hwy 74 East
Lumberton, NC United States
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A horse show and fund raiser sponsored by the NC Horse Council. For more information about this event contact the NC Horse Council at 919 854-1990. Starting times and other details not confirmed yet - call for details.

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CRUISE IN

September 24, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Downtown Lumberton Plaza,
111 E 3rd Street.
Lumberton, NC 28358 United States
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Fourth Saturday of every month beginning May-October. Antique cars, trucks, tractors, Hot Rods and motorcycles are invited to participate. Vendors and music will be present. Event sponsored by the Rediscover Downtown Lumberton organization. For more information call 910-671-3876. Click here for website

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ANNUAL TASTE OF ROBESON

September 26, 2016 - September 27, 2016
Hyde Park Baptist Church,
301 Robert Ave
Lumberton, NC 28358 United States
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A little taste of various Robeson County restaurants’ favorite menu items. Cost is adult $10, child 12 and under $5, child under 3 free. Presented by Robeson County Church and Community Center. Contact number 910-738-5204.

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River Voices Reading: Joseph Mitchell

September 29, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

An Evening of Music and Literary Discussion. Sponsored by: The Robeson County Arts Council, The Robeson County Public Library, and the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. Joey Mitchell will share insights about his uncle. Dr.Wendy Miller, Chair of the English,Theatre and Foreign Languages at UNCP, will lead an interactive discussion on Up in the Old Hotel. Time: 6:00 pm at all locations September 8, 2016 - Fairmont September 29, 2016 - Rowland October 13, 2016 - Maxton November 3, 2016 - Pembroke November 17, 2016 - Red Springs January 12, 2017 - St.Pauls February 2, 2017 - Lumberton

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October 2016

70th Annual Robeson Regional Agricultural Fair

October 1, 2016 - October 9, 2016
Robeson County Fairgrounds,
3788 Martin Luther King Junior Drive
Lumberton, NC 28358 United States
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Recognized as one of the best fairs in the state of North Carolina. Enjoy spectacular rides; classic fair food with a southern twist; kid-friendly petting zoos and animal exhibits; annual home, agriculture and livestock competitions and shows; performances by local acts as well as traveling acts; and so much more!!! View website for fair schedule. To get to Robeson County Fairgrounds From I-95 take exit 13 and travel east on Hwy. 74 to Hwy. 41. Turn left on Hwy. 41. Look for fairgrounds on left. Contact (910) 738-2126 for more information. Visit www.robesoncountyfair.com for more information about tickets, rides and for a complete schedule of events.    

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River Voices Reading: Joseph Mitchell

October 13, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

An Evening of Music and Literary Discussion. Sponsored by: The Robeson County Arts Council, The Robeson County Public Library, and the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. Joey Mitchell will share insights about his uncle. Dr.Wendy Miller, Chair of the English,Theatre and Foreign Languages at UNCP, will lead an interactive discussion on Up in the Old Hotel. Time: 6:00 pm at all locations September 8, 2016 - Fairmont September 29, 2016 - Rowland October 13, 2016 - Maxton November 3, 2016 - Pembroke November 17, 2016 - Red Springs January 12, 2017 - St.Pauls February 2, 2017 - Lumberton

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CRUISE IN

October 22, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Downtown Lumberton Plaza,
111 E 3rd Street.
Lumberton, NC 28358 United States
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Fourth Saturday of every month beginning May-October. Antique cars, trucks, tractors, Hot Rods and motorcycles are invited to participate. Vendors and music will be present. Event sponsored by the Rediscover Downtown Lumberton organization. For more information call 910-671-3876. Click here for website

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November 2016

River Voices Reading: Joseph Mitchell

November 3, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

An Evening of Music and Literary Discussion. Sponsored by: The Robeson County Arts Council, The Robeson County Public Library, and the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. Joey Mitchell will share insights about his uncle. Dr.Wendy Miller, Chair of the English,Theatre and Foreign Languages at UNCP, will lead an interactive discussion on Up in the Old Hotel. Time: 6:00 pm at all locations September 8, 2016 - Fairmont September 29, 2016 - Rowland October 13, 2016 - Maxton November 3, 2016 - Pembroke November 17, 2016 - Red Springs January 12, 2017 - St.Pauls February 2, 2017 - Lumberton

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River Voices Reading: Joseph Mitchell

November 17, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

An Evening of Music and Literary Discussion. Sponsored by: The Robeson County Arts Council, The Robeson County Public Library, and the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. Joey Mitchell will share insights about his uncle. Dr.Wendy Miller, Chair of the English,Theatre and Foreign Languages at UNCP, will lead an interactive discussion on Up in the Old Hotel. Time: 6:00 pm at all locations September 8, 2016 - Fairmont September 29, 2016 - Rowland October 13, 2016 - Maxton November 3, 2016 - Pembroke November 17, 2016 - Red Springs January 12, 2017 - St.Pauls February 2, 2017 - Lumberton

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Lumberton’s Christmas Parade

Floats, bands, and of course, Santa Claus!! Contact the Lumberton Chamber of Commerce at 910-739-4750 for more information. Click here for website

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December 2016

Robeson County History Museum Christmas Home Tour 2016

December 10, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Robeson County History Museum,
101 S Elm St
Lumberton, NC 28358 United States
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A tour of six homes culminating in a reception and Christmas exhibit display at the museum. This is the popular annual fundraiser for the Robeson County History Museum. Each home on the Christmas Tour is uniquely decorated for the holidays. The museum itself will be decorated with six festive Christmas trees plus holiday exhibits for all to enjoy. Tickets are $10 each and may be purchased at the museum during regular operating hours or from any of our board members. For more information contact Richard Monroe at 910-674-3054 or Colleen Brown at 910-738-5605.    

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January 2017

River Voices Reading: Joseph Mitchell

January 12, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

An Evening of Music and Literary Discussion. Sponsored by: The Robeson County Arts Council, The Robeson County Public Library, and the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. Joey Mitchell will share insights about his uncle. Dr.Wendy Miller, Chair of the English,Theatre and Foreign Languages at UNCP, will lead an interactive discussion on Up in the Old Hotel. Time: 6:00 pm at all locations September 8, 2016 - Fairmont September 29, 2016 - Rowland October 13, 2016 - Maxton November 3, 2016 - Pembroke November 17, 2016 - Red Springs January 12, 2017 - St.Pauls February 2, 2017 - Lumberton

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February 2017

River Voices Reading: Joseph Mitchell

February 2, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

An Evening of Music and Literary Discussion. Sponsored by: The Robeson County Arts Council, The Robeson County Public Library, and the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. Joey Mitchell will share insights about his uncle. Dr.Wendy Miller, Chair of the English,Theatre and Foreign Languages at UNCP, will lead an interactive discussion on Up in the Old Hotel. Time: 6:00 pm at all locations September 8, 2016 - Fairmont September 29, 2016 - Rowland October 13, 2016 - Maxton November 3, 2016 - Pembroke November 17, 2016 - Red Springs January 12, 2017 - St.Pauls February 2, 2017 - Lumberton

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Free

6TH ANNUAL BOOK ‘EM NORTH CAROLINA

February 25, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Robeson Community College,
5160 Fayetteville Road
Lumberton, NC 28360 United States
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This nationally recognized event brings in over 75 authors whom are expected to participate in book signings, talks and panel discussions. Proceeds from the book sales will go to literacy campaigns and anti-crime measures in Robeson County. For more information visit the website at www.bookemnc.org

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