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September 2019

Harvest Party Celebrating Appalachian Studies and the Heritage Garden

September 26 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Community Life Pavilion & Fire Pit, 265 Cascade St
Mars Hill, NC 28754 United States
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Harvest Party

Curious what a candy roaster squash is? What about an heirloom vegetable? Want to find out how you can learn more about the rich history and culture of the beautiful Appalachian Mountains where Mars Hill is located? Join us for food, fellowship, and fiddling (with musician Lillian Chase) to celebrate the harvest of the Mars Hill University Heritage Garden and learn about the Appalachian Studies Minor Program!

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November 2019

Ghost Town Hike to Runnion

November 9 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Liston B. Ramsey Center for Appalachian Studies, 147 Bailey St
Mars Hill, NC 28754 United States
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credit: Evelyn Underwood Collection, Southern Appalachian Archives, Mars Hill University

Join the Ramsey Center for Appalachian Studies for a walk back 100 years into history to visit the ruins of the once-thriving logging mill town of Runnion, where 1500 people worked to mill, process and ship the timber wealth of Madison County. We will be accompanied by local historian Taylor Barnhill, as we walk past waterfalls and beautiful scenery along the French Broad and Laurel Rivers. We’ll provide snacks and a picnic lunch. The hike is about 6 miles round-trip…

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December 2019

SART: Miracle in Bedford Falls

December 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 22, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:30 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 22, 2019

100 Athletic St
Mars Hill, NC 28754 United States
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The classic holiday film, IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE, takes center stage as a heavenly new musical! George Bailey has spent his entire life giving of himself to the people of Bedford Falls and watching his dreams of travel and adventure pass him by. Enter Clarence, a guardian angel who shows George what the world would have been like if he’d never been born. George realizes that his life has truly been a wonderful one and he returns to discover the…

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