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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…

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.

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…

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

Best of the Year Summer Film Series: The Big Short

July 7, 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. July 7  The Big Short (R) R | 2h 10min | Biography, Comedy, Drama | 23 December 2015 (USA) The Big Short is a…

Best of the Year Summer Film Series: Bridge of Spies

July 14, 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. July 14 Bridge of Spies  (PG-13) PG-13  |  142 min  |  Drama, History, Thriller  |  16 October 2015 (USA) Bridge of Spies is a…

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.

Best of the Year Summer Film Series: Brooklyn

July 21, 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. July 21 Brooklyn (PG-13) PG-13 | 1h 51min | Drama, Romance | 25 November 2015 (USA) Brooklyn is a 2015 Irish-British-Canadian drama directed by…

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…

Organ Singalong

July 28, 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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In The Good Old Summertime at the Carolina Civic Center Historic Theater Mark Andersen returns to the console of the Robert Morton theater organ on Thursday, July 28th at 7PM for an old fashioned Sing-Along and that wonderful silent comedy “Mighty Like A Moose.” You’ll be able to sing along to great favorites like: “Nothing Could be Finer than to be in Carolina" “The Sound of Music” “Getting to Know You” “Hello Dolly” “In The Good Old Summertime” “Carolina Moon”…

August 2016

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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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.

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,…

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.…

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,…

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,…

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,…

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

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.…

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,…

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,…

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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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