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April 2016

ART EXHIBIT: Gayleen Aiken’s Raimbilli Cousins

April 18, 2016 - June 3, 2016
A.D. Gallery, Campus of UNCP, Locklear Hall,
1 University Road Pembroke, NC 28372 United States
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Reception & Gallery Talk: Thursday, April 28, 3:00–4:30 p.m. The A.D. Gallery is pleased to present Gayleen Aiken’s Raimbilli Cousins, an exhibition on loan from the Luise Ross Gallery in New York. Gayleen Aiken is a self-taught artist from New England whose creations reveal her relentless energy in depicting the main themes of her environs. Vivid memories of her family’s stately home, her twenty-six fictitious Raimbilli cousins, the nearby granite factories, and transcendent panoramas draw the viewer in and seduce…

May 2016

Canning College 2016

May 3, 2016
O. P. Owens Agriculture Center
455 Caton Road Lumberton, 28360 United States
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Learn the basics of food preservation! Learn to preserve foods by canning, freezing, dehydrating, pickling, and making jams. Cooperative Extension agents will provide updated food preservation guidelines and research-­based recipes with a focus on food safety. These workshops are designed for beginners and would also be beneficial for experienced canners. “Food Preservation 101” is recommended before taking hands-­on classes. Food Preservation 101 Tuesday, April 5, 12 p.m. or 6 p.m. Cost: $10 -­ Includes handouts and a digital, tip-­sensitive thermometer…

Lumberton Area Chamber of Commerce Golf Classic

May 3, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Carolina Plantation Golf Course
3811 Martin Luther King Drive Lumberton, NC 28358 United States
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Join us for a day of Golf! Game is Captain's Choice. Hole-in-one prizes, closet to the pin prizes, most accurate drive prize, and a Money Board. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place team awards. $75 per golfer, $300 per team. Registration includes Cart Fees, Gift Bag, One mulligan and One Ladies Tee and lunch. Lunch at 11:00 AM. Shot-gun Start at 12:00 PM. Official Entry Forms can be obtained from the Chamber office - call 910-739-4750 for more information. Click here…

Once, a new musical

  Winner of eight 2012 Tony Awards including BEST MUSICAL, ONCE is a truly original Broadway experience. Featuring an impressive ensemble of actor/musicians who play their own instruments onstage, ONCE tells the enchanting tale of a Dublin street musician who’s about to give up on his dream when a beautiful young woman takes a sudden interest in his haunting love songs.  As the chemistry between them grows, his music soars to powerful new heights... but their unlikely connection turns out…

National Day of Prayer

May 5, 2016 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
Downtown Lumberton Plaza
111 E 3rd Street. Lumberton, NC 28358 United States
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Join local leaders as we gather to pray for our nation, local government, children and families, businesses, churches, and our community. This event is free and open to the public. For more information contact Tanya Underwood at 910-671-3962. (Rain location: Carolina Civic Center)

City of Lumberton presents “Alive After Five”

May 5, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Performing will be Jim Quick and the Coastline. Free. Food will be available for purchase. For information, call 910-671-3876.

“Dance of the Spring Moon” – Annual Lumbee Pow Wow

May 6, 2016 - May 8, 2016
Lumbee Tribe Cultural Center
638 Terry Sanford Road Maxton, NC 28364 United States
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Host drummers "Crazy Spirit" from Michigan play their drum during the Grand Entry  during the 10th annual "Dance of the Spring Moon"  Lumbee Spring Powwow Sunday, May 3, 2015 at the Southeastern Agricultural Center and Farmer's Market in Lumberton.

Celebration of the Lumbee Indians. Traditional Native American Indian food, arts, crafts, music and dance. Dance and drum competition. This year: Living History Exhibit and Stickball Games. Admission Adult $8.00, Youth(6-12) $6.00, Seniors (55+) $5.00, Kids (under 5) free, Military $5.00 with id. Call 910-521-7861 for more information or visit the website. Times: Friday, 7:00pm ; Saturday, noon and 7:00pm ; Sunday, 1:00pm. Website: http://www.lumbeetribe.com/

Annual Comic Book, Toy & Collectible Show

May 7, 2016 - May 8, 2016
Biggs Park Mall
2800 Elm Street Lumberton, NC United States
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SE NC's largest selection of collectibles! Lots of new vendors this year! Come check out comic books (gold, silver and current), toys (action figures and vintage), collectibles, sports cards, military memorabilia, coins and more! New this year will be large collection of Legos. Free appraisals will be given in center court. This event is FREE and open to the public. For more information, please contact EMCEE Conventions at mchaud1@gmail.com or (910) 316-7251. Click here for website

Cinderella in Spain Musical

May 14, 2016
Carolina Civic Center Historic Theater
315 North Chestnut Street Lumberton, NC 28358 United States
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There will be two performances, 2PM and 7PM on Saturday, May 14th. Robeson County Arts Council is sponsoring an enchanting musical called “Cinderella in Spain.” This is a delightful children's musical adaptation composed by Mary Carol Warwick and commissioned by The Houston Grand Opera. It includes wonderful bi-lingual interpretations of the original fairy tale set to music on stage by five actor/singers portraying eight characters accompanied by an on-stage orchestra. The Robeson County Arts Council is presenting it at the…

16th Annual NC Folk Arts Festival (St. Pauls, NC)

May 14, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join us for the fabulous 16th Anniversary North Carolina Folk Arts Festival. It's a great opportunity to pick up a piece of exceptional North Carolina Pottery crafted by one of our local pottery artisans , you can watch as they work the clay making another piece of North Carolina Pottery come to life. Fine crafted wood items, serving trays, ink pens, and boxes, to name a few on display and available. Art photography, locally produced honey, leather goods, quilts and lots more…

BATTLE OF CAREERS

May 14, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Southeastern North Carolina Agricultural Events Center
1027 Hwy 74 East Lumberton, NC United States
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Come and see student skill levels that are taught in the Career and Technical Education Programs of the Public Schools of Robeson County as they battle in 18 different competitive events to take home the gold, silver or bronze! Event is free and open to the public. For more information contact Dee Grissett at 910-735-2069. Competitions 9:00 am – 11:00 am, Recognition of Winners 11:00 am – 12 noon

City of Lumberton presents “Alive After Five”

May 19, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Performing will be River Mist. Free. Food will be available for purchase. For information, call 910-671-3876.

The Red Springs Street Festival 2016

May 21, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Downtown Red Springs
213 W 2nd Ave Red Springs, NC 28377 United States
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The street festival features local entertainers, local food, arts and crafts, and many activities for children. The festival is an annual event that is held in down town Red Springs. All proceeds go to the Red Springs Arts Council which is a non-profit organization.The festival is held between 3rd Avenue and Main Street in Down Town Red Springs. For more information contact Margarete Morley at 910 988 1315 or 910 843 5241 ext. 233. You can also email the Red…

Explore Your Roots – Genealogy Workshops

May 24, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Stage – Fairmont Arts & Culture Center
205 West Thompson Street Fairmont, NC 28340 United States
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The "Explore Your Roots - Genealogy Workshops" are guaranteed to provide you with inspiration and information on the importance of family history in place and time.  We'll provide you with blank charts and information to begin documenting your family history -- from your parents and children, to the ancestral lines of great grandparents and beyond.  Workshop topics include an overview, tools for research, creating a research plan, exploring resources and the importance of storytelling. This event is free and open…

June 2016

City of Lumberton presents “Alive After Five”

June 2, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Performing will be Band of Oz. Free. Food will be available for purchase. For information, call 910-671-3876.

City of Lumberton presents “Alive After Five”

June 9, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Performing will be Band Punch. Free. Food will be available for purchase. For information, call 910-671-3876.

City of Lumberton presents “Alive After Five”

June 16, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Performing will be Sand Band. Free. Food will be available for purchase. For information, call 910-671-3876.

City of Lumberton presents “Alive After Five”

June 23, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Performing will be Hip Pocket. Free. Food will be available for purchase. For information, call 910-671-3876.

Annual Lumbee Homecoming

June 25, 2016 - July 2, 2016

Weeklong festival recognizes the heritage of the Lumbee people in Robeson County. Little/Junior Miss Pageant, Teen/Miss Lumbee Pageant, golf tournament,5k run, parade, car show, live outdoor concert, and fireworks. Schedule will be posted on their website. Call 910-522-2142 for more information. Click here for website

Explore Your Roots – Genealogy Workshops

June 28, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Stage – Fairmont Arts & Culture Center
205 West Thompson Street Fairmont, NC 28340 United States
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The "Explore Your Roots - Genealogy Workshops" are guaranteed to provide you with inspiration and information on the importance of family history in place and time.  We'll provide you with blank charts and information to begin documenting your family history -- from your parents and children, to the ancestral lines of great grandparents and beyond.  Workshop topics include an overview, tools for research, creating a research plan, exploring resources and the importance of storytelling. This event is free and open…

2015-2016 Native American Speakers Series – Lumbee Book Talk

June 30, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
UNCP
1 University Road Pembroke, NC 28372 United States
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Sponsored by PNC Bank, the series features nationally recognized American Indian scholars and artists who will delve into diverse topics and issues, including Lumbee history, Native cuisine, health and wellness and Southeastern Native art. Admission to the series is free and it open to the public. Here is a look at whats coming up in the series: — The Lumbee Book Talk is on June 30, 2016. It is the annual event that is held in conjunction with Lumbee Homecoming…

July 2016

ANNUAL LUMBER RIVER DAY

July 16, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Lumber River State Park
2819 Princess Ann Road Orrum, NC United States
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Canoe rides and races, booths and exhibits, kids' fishing contest, casting contest, kids' wet T-shirt race and other activities. Food vendors will be present or you can bring a picnic for you and your family. For more information, contact Neill Lee at 628-4564 or Everett Davis at 910-618-6626.

Explore Your Roots – Genealogy Workshops

July 26, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Stage – Fairmont Arts & Culture Center
205 West Thompson Street Fairmont, NC 28340 United States
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The "Explore Your Roots - Genealogy Workshops" are guaranteed to provide you with inspiration and information on the importance of family history in place and time.  We'll provide you with blank charts and information to begin documenting your family history -- from your parents and children, to the ancestral lines of great grandparents and beyond.  Workshop topics include an overview, tools for research, creating a research plan, exploring resources and the importance of storytelling. This event is free and open…

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