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March 2020

Rumba on the Lumber Festival 2020

March 7, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Group of runners particpating in Rumba on the Lumber, beginning the run.

SAVE THE DATES!!! Proposed events on Saturday:  Downtown Plaza, 3rd Street. 9:00AM - Southeastern Health 5K and 10K 10:00AM to 5:00PM - KidZone activities at the Plaza. 10:00AM to 5:00PM - Business, Crft and Food Vendors Galore! 10:00AM - 5:00PM - Touch-a-Truck along 3rd Street. 11:00AM - 2:00PM - North of the Border Chili Cook-off 1:00PM - Bicycle Rodeo for children 2:00PM - 5:00PM - Concert on the PLaza with music by The Kendrix Singletary Band

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Regional Robotics Competition

March 7, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Robotics competition at UNC-P showing a student's robot.

High-school students from across North Carolina gather to showcase their hard work after an intense six weeks of designing and building an original robot in the FIRST Robotics Competition.  This competition was created to inspire young people to pursue careers in science and technology and to help them acquire the skills to compete in a technologically-driven economy.  The event is free and open to the public.  Best dates and times for the public to attend is Saturday, March 7, 10am-7pm, and Sunday, March 8th, 10am-5pm.

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Regional Robotics Competition

March 8, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Robotics competition at UNC-P showing a student's robot.

High-school students from across North Carolina gather to showcase their hard work after an intense six weeks of designing and building an original robot in the FIRST Robotics Competition.  This competition was created to inspire young people to pursue careers in science and technology and to help them acquire the skills to compete in a technologically-driven economy.  The event is free and open to the public.  Best dates and times for the public to attend is Saturday, March 7, 10am-7pm, and Sunday, March 8th, 10am-5pm.

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River Voices Concert Series

March 15, 2020 @ 3:00 pm
New Hope United Methodist Church, 210 S Martin Luther King, Jr. St.
Rowland, 28383 United States
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The River Voices concert series features music and poetry composed/written by local Robeson County award winning performing artists. Two of the pieces in the concerts were debuted in New York's Carnegie Hall. The pieces will vary from Blue Grass to Classical, to Piedmont Blues and Religious. Four of our performers just returned from concerts in Washington, DC at the Library of Congress Concert Hall and the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage. Our fifth performer comes from the University of North Carolina music program and is wonderfully skilled on Saxophone, Clarinet, and Flute. All in all it will give you the opportunity to hear Kennedy Center and Carnegie Hall worthy performances right here in  our own Robeson County venues.

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Southeast Indian Studies Conference

March 19, 2020 @ 9:00 am
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Devon Mihesuah is the featured speaker. Devon Mihesuah is an enrolled citizen of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma and is the Cora Lee Beers Price Professor in the Humanities Program at the University of Kansas. A historian by training, she is the author of numerous award-winning non-fiction and fiction books. In her address, "The Indigenous Food Sovereignty Movement in 2020," Devon Mihesuah will discuss the meaning and importance of food sovereignty for Native peoples in the United States. Despite the growing enthusiasm for Indigenous food and initiatives designed to empower tribes across the country to control their own food production, she asks whether and how food sovereignty can actually be achieved and sustained. Correct time of event TBA

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Southeast Indian Studies Conference

March 20, 2020 @ 9:00 am
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Devon Mihesuah is the featured speaker. Devon Mihesuah is an enrolled citizen of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma and is the Cora Lee Beers Price Professor in the Humanities Program at the University of Kansas. A historian by training, she is the author of numerous award-winning non-fiction and fiction books. In her address, "The Indigenous Food Sovereignty Movement in 2020," Devon Mihesuah will discuss the meaning and importance of food sovereignty for Native peoples in the United States. Despite the growing enthusiasm for Indigenous food and initiatives designed to empower tribes across the country to control their own food production, she asks whether and how food sovereignty can actually be achieved and sustained. Correct time of event TBA

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Robeson County Partnership for Children

March 21, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

SAVE THE DATE!!!  Robeson County Partnership for Children is planning a BIG event on this date.  It will be held at First Baptist Church on the corner of Walnut St. and 7th St. from 5:00-9:00.  More details soon!

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My Time to Shine Talent Competition

March 21, 2020 @ 7:00 pm
Carolina Civic Center Historic Theater, 315 North Chestnut Street
Lumberton, NC 28358 United States
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$15

Our hugely popular –and very competitive- talent competition.  Includes all categories of talent – from singing and dancing to instrumental and more.  Auditions will be held to determine who gets to showcase on our stage, with cash and gift prizes going to the top contestants and a grand prize of $1,000. It’s more than a competition; it’s a great show! Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at the Carolina Civic Center Historic Theater's website listed below or the theater's box office.  Call 910-7 38-4339 for hours that box office is open.

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Joy Harjo

March 26, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
Givens Performing Arts Center (GPAC), on the campus of UNCP, 1 University Drive
Pembroke, NC 28372 United States
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Born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, in 1951, Harjo is a member of the Mvskoke/Creek Nation. She is the author of several books of poetry, including An American Sunrise, which is forthcoming from W. W. Norton in 2019, and Conflict Resolution for Holy Beings. She is a current chancellor of the Academy of American Poets and lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The poet laureate of the United States is appointed annually by the Librarian of Congress. Over the course of the one-year term, which lasts from September to May, the U.S. Poet Laureate presents a reading and lecture at the Library of Congress and often engages in a community-oriented poetry project with national reach. Tickets are available at the GPAC box office, general admission is $10, $5 for faculty/staff/children.  Free to students with a valid ID.

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April 2020

Shana Turner

April 17, 2020 @ 7:00 pm
Carolina Civic Center Historic Theater, 315 North Chestnut Street
Lumberton, NC 28358 United States
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With deep respect for lyrical storytelling, cellist/singer-songwriter SHANA TUCKER delivers a unique voice through her self-described genre of ChamberSoul.  Shana's melodies weave strong hints of jazz, classical, soulful folk, acoustic pop and a touch of R&B into a distinctive rhythmic tapestry. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students.  Purchase tickets at the weblink listed below or at the theater box office.  Please call the theater for hours the box office is open.  

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Arts on Elm

April 25, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Between 10th & 15th St. on Elm Lumberton, NC 28358 United States + Google Map

The annual ARTS ON ELM event will be held on April 25, 2020.  SAVE THE DATE!  Details to follow.  Check for additional information on the Robeson County Arts Council weblink listed below.  Plan to enjoy a leisure stroll on beautiful Elm Street and chat with local vendors.

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An American In Paris

April 28, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
Givens Performing Arts Center (GPAC), on the campus of UNCP, 1 University Drive
Pembroke, NC 28372 United States
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Hoping to start a new life, World War II veteran Jerry Mulligan chooses newly-liberated Paris as the place to make a name for himself as a painter. But Jerry's life becomes complicated when he meets Lise, a young Parisian shop girl with her own secret - and realizes he is not her only suitor.  Winner of four Tony Awards and inspired by the Academy Award-winning film, this exquisite production features your favorite Gershwin songs including “I Got Rhythm,” “Liza,” “'S Wonderful,” “But Not for Me,” and “Stairway to Paradise.” Purchase tickets for this event at the website listed below or at the GPAC box office. (Act 1 Diner's Event)

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May 2020

Alive After 5-The Entertainers

May 2, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Downtown Lumberton Plaza, 111 E 3rd Street.
Lumberton, NC 28358 United States
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Alive After Five 2020 Season begins with The Entertainers with the sounds of Beach Music and a variety of songs that will please the entire family.  Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy an evening on the beautiful Downtown Lumberton Plaza.  Food - available for purchase.

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Trey Calloway Band

May 14, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
111 E. 3rd Street (Downtown Plaza), 111 E. 3rd St. (Downtown Plaza)
Lumberton, NC 28358 United States
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ALIVE AFTER 5 - Trey Calloway Band is planning an evening of entertainment on the plaza at the Historical downtown plaza. Trey sings country, beach, and a mix of other types of music.  Bring your chair and prepare to listen and dance to the music.  Free and open to the public and food is available for purchase.

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River Voices Concert Series

May 17, 2020 @ 3:00 pm
First Baptist Church Chapel,, 606 N. Walnut Street
Lumberton, NC 28358 United States
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The River Voices concert series features music and poetry composed/written by local Robeson County award winning performing artists. Two of the pieces in the concerts were debuted in New York's Carnegie Hall. The pieces will vary from Blue Grass to Classical, to Piedmont Blues and Religious. Four of our performers just returned from concerts in Washington, DC at the Library of Congress Concert Hall and the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage. Our fifth performer comes from the University of North Carolina music program and is wonderfully skilled on Saxophone, Clarinet, and Flute. All in all it will give you the opportunity to hear Kennedy Center and Carnegie Hall worthy performances right here in  our own Robeson County venues.

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Painted Man

May 21, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
111 E. 3rd Street (Downtown Plaza), 111 E. 3rd St. (Downtown Plaza)
Lumberton, NC 28358 United States
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ALIVE AFTER 5!  Painted Man!  Enjoy an evening with soul and rock n' roll music.  Bring a chair and plan to enjoy an evening on the plaza.  Food will be available for purchase.  Free and open to the public.

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Women’s Empowerment Summit

May 27, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

SAVE THE DATE!  More details to follow!

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Band of Oz

May 28, 2020 @ 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
111 E. 3rd Street (Downtown Plaza), 111 E. 3rd St. (Downtown Plaza)
Lumberton, NC 28358 United States
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ALIVE AFTER 5!!!  The Band of Oz is performing at the Historical downtown plaza!  Come and enjoy beach music at it best!!!  Bring your chair and relax, dance and just enjoy an evening on the plaza.  Food is available for purchase.  Event is free and open to the public.

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June 2020

Rivermist

June 4, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
111 E. 3rd Street (Downtown Plaza), 111 E. 3rd St. (Downtown Plaza)
Lumberton, NC 28358 United States
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ALIVE AFTER 5!!!  Rivermist is performing at the plaza for an evening of amazing beach music!  The sound just makes you want to dance!!!  Bring your chair and enjoy an evening on the historic downtown plaza.  Food is available for purchase.  Admission is free and open to the public.

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Wizzard of Oz

June 11, 2020 @ 7:00 pm
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Carolina Civic Center Historic Theater, 315 North Chestnut Street
Lumberton, NC 28358 United States
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Directed by the theater’s resident artist, Kendrix Singletary. When a tornado rips through Kansas, Dorothy and her dog, Toto, are whisked away in their house to the magical land of Oz. They follow the Yellow Brick Road toward the Emerald City to meet the Wizard, and en route they meet a Scarecrow that needs a brain, a Tin Man missing a heart, and a Cowardly Lion who wants courage. The wizard asks the group to bring him the broom of the Wicked Witch of the West to earn his help. Purchase tickets on the Carolina Civic Center Historic Theater sight or at the theater's box office.  Call the theater for box office hours.

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Steve Owen and the Summertime Band

June 11, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
111 E. 3rd Street (Downtown Plaza), 111 E. 3rd St. (Downtown Plaza)
Lumberton, NC 28358 United States
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ALIVE AFTER 5!!!  Steve Owen and the Summertime Band is entertaining Lumberton at the historic downtown plaza with fantastic beach music and a variety of tempos to make the evening lots of fun!  Bring your chair and enjoy an evening on the plaza.  Food will be available for purchase and admission is free and open to the public.

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Wizzard of Oz

June 12, 2020 @ 7:00 pm
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Carolina Civic Center Historic Theater, 315 North Chestnut Street
Lumberton, NC 28358 United States
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Directed by the theater’s resident artist, Kendrix Singletary. When a tornado rips through Kansas, Dorothy and her dog, Toto, are whisked away in their house to the magical land of Oz. They follow the Yellow Brick Road toward the Emerald City to meet the Wizard, and en route they meet a Scarecrow that needs a brain, a Tin Man missing a heart, and a Cowardly Lion who wants courage. The wizard asks the group to bring him the broom of the Wicked Witch of the West to earn his help. Purchase tickets on the Carolina Civic Center Historic Theater sight or at the theater's box office.  Call the theater for box office hours.

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Wizzard of Oz

June 13, 2020 @ 1:00 pm
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Carolina Civic Center Historic Theater, 315 North Chestnut Street
Lumberton, NC 28358 United States
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Directed by the theater’s resident artist, Kendrix Singletary. When a tornado rips through Kansas, Dorothy and her dog, Toto, are whisked away in their house to the magical land of Oz. They follow the Yellow Brick Road toward the Emerald City to meet the Wizard, and en route they meet a Scarecrow that needs a brain, a Tin Man missing a heart, and a Cowardly Lion who wants courage. The wizard asks the group to bring him the broom of the Wicked Witch of the West to earn his help. Purchase tickets on the Carolina Civic Center Historic Theater sight or at the theater's box office.  Call the theater for box office hours.

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Wizzard of Oz

June 13, 2020 @ 7:00 pm
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Carolina Civic Center Historic Theater, 315 North Chestnut Street
Lumberton, NC 28358 United States
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Directed by the theater’s resident artist, Kendrix Singletary. When a tornado rips through Kansas, Dorothy and her dog, Toto, are whisked away in their house to the magical land of Oz. They follow the Yellow Brick Road toward the Emerald City to meet the Wizard, and en route they meet a Scarecrow that needs a brain, a Tin Man missing a heart, and a Cowardly Lion who wants courage. The wizard asks the group to bring him the broom of the Wicked Witch of the West to earn his help. Purchase tickets on the Carolina Civic Center Historic Theater sight or at the theater's box office.  Call the theater for box office hours.

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Wizzard of Oz

June 14, 2020 @ 3:00 pm
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One event on June 13, 2020 at 1:00 pm

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One event on June 14, 2020 at 3:00 pm

Carolina Civic Center Historic Theater, 315 North Chestnut Street
Lumberton, NC 28358 United States
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Directed by the theater’s resident artist, Kendrix Singletary. When a tornado rips through Kansas, Dorothy and her dog, Toto, are whisked away in their house to the magical land of Oz. They follow the Yellow Brick Road toward the Emerald City to meet the Wizard, and en route they meet a Scarecrow that needs a brain, a Tin Man missing a heart, and a Cowardly Lion who wants courage. The wizard asks the group to bring him the broom of the Wicked Witch of the West to earn his help. Purchase tickets on the Carolina Civic Center Historic Theater sight or at the theater's box office.  Call the theater for box office hours.

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