Special Events

3:00pm – Unveiling of Libba Cotten Historical Marker and Reception

NW corner of the intersection of the Southern Rail line and Main Street

Program Immediately Following Unveiling

The ArtsCenter and West End Theatre, 300-G East Main Street

Music:  John Dee Holman and Friends

Program:  ArtsCenter director Art Menius, Mayor Mark Chilton, County Commission Chair Barry Jacobs, Dr. William Ferris, Dr. Glenn Hinson

4:30pm – North Carolina Folklore Society Award Winners Reception

ArtsCenter, 300 East Main Street

Join us for the North Carolina Folkore Society’s 100 Year Anniversary Reception honoring Brown Hudson and Community Tradition Award Winners past and present. Music by Steve Kruger and Joseph Decosimo


6:00pm – North Carolina Folklore Society Awards Ceremony

ArtsCenter, 300 East Main Street

Each year the Folklore Society honors individuals and organizations who have contributed to the folklife and traditional culture in North Carolina. The 2013 winners of the Brown Hudson and Community Traditions Awards will be celebrated, with additional recognition for those who have won awards over the decades.

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