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December 2019

SART: Miracle in Bedford Falls

December 22 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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100 Athletic St
Mars Hill, NC 28754 United States
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Based on the classic holiday film, “It’s a Wonderful Life,” this heavenly musical tells the story of George Bailey and his guardian angel, Clarence, who shows George what the world would have been like if he’d never been born. Ten-year anniversary of the world premiere. Tickets are $25 or $20 (groups of 10 or more). December 5–22, Thursday–Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays at 2:30 p.m.

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January 2020

Friends of Bailey Mountain meeting

January 14 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Liston B. Ramsey Center for Appalachian Studies, 147 Bailey St
Mars Hill, NC 28754 United States
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The Friends of Bailey Mountain group of Mars Hill, NC will convene to discuss ways to help advise and contribute to the future of Bailey Mountain’s preservation, access and recreational development.  Attend if you would like to join the group. https://www.facebook.com/events/753312418483036/

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Ancestral Cherokee Towns and the Resilience of the Archaeological Record

January 28 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Liston B. Ramsey Center for Appalachian Studies, 147 Bailey St
Mars Hill, NC 28754 United States
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Photo Credit: Nikwasi Mound taken in 1937 by Hiram Wilburn, a National Park Service surveyor and historian. Photo courtesy of the National Park Service.

Nikwasi Mound taken in 1937 by Hiram Wilburn, a National Park Service surveyor and historian. Photo courtesy of the National Park Service. This talk will summarize recent archaeological research on ancestral Cherokee mound and town sites in western North Carolina. Steere will discuss archaeological fieldwork on the campus of Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, North Carolina, and discuss the archaeological and historical context surrounding the recent transfer of ownership of the Nikwasi Mound in Franklin, North Carolina. These two case…

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February 2020

Pulse of the Planet

February 10 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Liston B. Ramsey Center for Appalachian Studies, 147 Bailey St
Mars Hill, NC 28754 United States
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Pulse of the Planet: How we track and understand global, national and regional climate conditions at Asheville's National Centers for Environmental Information. This presentation will cover climate monitoring activities at Asheville's National Centers for Environmental Information in Asheville, the world's largest repository of weather and climate information. We will touch on the state of the global climate system, and what and how we measure, but will focus on observed and expected changes in our region, including how climate change is…

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Movie Night (Thirteen)

February 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Day Hall Rm 203, College St
Mars Hill, NC 28754 United States
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Part of our Black History Month events. This is a CIA event.

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Unveiling Our Treasures

February 19 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Liston B. Ramsey Center for Appalachian Studies, 147 Bailey St
Mars Hill, NC 28754 United States
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From Margins to Center: Reflections on the History of African Americans at Mars Hill University, 1856-1980 Presenting their findings for the 2019 Hart-Melvin Fellowship, Malik Frost and Dr. David Gilbert suggest new ways to include African-American history into the history of Mars Hill College, Madison County, and southern Appalachia more widely. Based on archival research and oral histories with both Rosenwald School and Mars Hill College graduates, the talk emphasizes the rich and remarkable histories of local black people from…

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Wind Symphony Concert

February 27 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Moore Auditorium, 79 Cascade St
Mars Hill, NC 28754 United States
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Clarinet Recital

February 29 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Broyhill Chapel, 265 Cascade St
Mars Hill, NC 28754 United States
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Featuring student Joyner Myers.

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March 2020

Remy Hanemann Exhibit

March 05 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Weizenblatt Gallery, 79 Cascade Street
Mars Hill, NC 28754 United States
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Mars Hill University’s Weizenblatt Gallery will exhibit works by Spruce Pine sculptor Remy Hanemann from Monday, February 17, 2020, through Thursday, March 5, 2020. A reception for the artist will be held Wednesday, February 19, from 6-8 pm. Hanemann is a highly experienced and accomplished metal worker. He grew up in southern Louisiana, surrounded by the oil processing, commercial fishing, and fabrication industries. One of their by-products was scrap: cast-offs from manufacturing, junked machinery, and other items that were no…

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SART Presents: Church Basement Ladies

March 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Owen Theatre, 44 College St
Mars Hill, 28754 United States
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Church Basement Ladies graphic

ow theSouthern Appalachian Repertory Theatre, founded in 1975, is a professional theatre company on the campus of Mars Hill University. To echo the national celebration of the Women’s Suffrage Centennial, each one of our shows in our 46th season embraces strong women characters! We hope you join us as we celebrate women of any and all backgrounds, coming together–on stage and off. Opening our season is the hilarious musical CHURCH BASEMENT LADIES! Performances will run March 5-15, Thursday- Saturday at…

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(Cancelled) Going Across the Mountain: Civil War Tour of Madison County

March 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Liston B. Ramsey Center for Appalachian Studies, 147 Bailey St
Mars Hill, NC 28754 United States
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Mars Hill College Collection, Southern Appalachian Archives, Mars Hill University.

Did you know that quite a bit of Civil War history happened right here in Madison County? Join the Ramsey Center for Appalachian Studies and local historian Dan Slagle on a van tour of Civil War sites in Madison County. We’ll be making stops in Marshall, Hot Springs, Shelton Laurel, and right here on campus. We will take a van from campus, leaving at 10 am, and will return to campus by 4 pm, with a lunch stop. Dan Slagle…

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(Cancelled) Women’s History Month – Movie Night and Discussion

March 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Belk Auditorium, 100 Athletic St
Mars Hill, NC 28754 United States
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Come join us in Belk Auditorium to watch the movie 'Hidden Figures'. "Hidden Figures tells the incredible untold story of Katherine Jonson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monae) – brilliant African-American women working at NASA who served as the brains behind the launch into orbit of astronaut John Glenn, a stunning achievement that turned around the Space Race. The visionary trio crossed all gender and racial line and inspired generations."  - 20th Century Studios…

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