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November 29, 2015
After November 29, 2015
Madison-Mayodan Christmas Parade
35th. Annual Madison-Mayodan Christmas Parade
Starts @ 1:00pm
Parade forms at the Western Rockingham Chamber Office in Madison.
Autumn Creek Vineyards Holiday Open House
Autumn Creek Vineyards Open House Featuring Lyn Koonce and Raymond Brooks
Doors open at 11:00 am and Music starts at 2:00 pm
Come join us for all the sights, sounds and tastes of the season. Sip on our award winning wine while you finish your Christmas shopping at Autumn Creek Vineyards…. candles, shirts, hats, lotion, mulled wine, custom wine baskets and a whole lot more! Whether you’re interested in hearing great cover songs, awesome original tunes or Christmas music,  Lyn and Raymond will lift your spirits!  There’s no doubt you’ll become a fan and want to hear more!!
ACV Wine, Beer, and Boar’s Head Meats and Cheeses available for purchase.
For more information: 336-548-WINE or info@Autumncreekvineyards.com
Wright Tavern Holiday Tours

The historic Wright Tavern will be decorated for the holidays and will be open for tours from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 5, by staff and volunteers of the Museum & Archives of Rockingham County (MARC).

This year’s theme is “Caroling through the Holidays.” The Tavern will be decorated like iconic Christmas songs, including “Joy to the World,” “Silent Night” and “Santa Claus is Coming to Town.” Docents will be available to direct guests through the Tavern and answer questions. Refreshments will be served at the event.

Admission is free on Dec. 5.  The MARC will be accepting canned food donations. For a donation of two cans, the donor will receive a free ticket for admission to the museum at a later date.

Located on N.C. Highway 65 in Wentworth, the Wright Tavern is on the National Register of Historic Places. The Tavern is a Rockingham County landmark that has successfully been restored to its 19th century condition. Construction on the inn commenced around 1810. The building remained in the Wright-Reid family until it was sold to the Rockingham County Historical Society in 1967. 

Regular hours for the Tavern are 1 to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. Admission is $5 for adults, $3.50 for students and senior citizens, and children under 4 are free. A family pass is available for $20.

Information is available by contacting the MARC, www.TheMARConline.org, or 336-634-4949.




Holiday Market
Running Pine Herb Farm and Friends Holiday Market
9am - 2pm
Farm products, jewelry, wood turned bowls, birdhouses, pepper mills, crafts, baked goods, pallet are and much more.
Penn House
324 Maple Ave
Reidsville, NC
For more information call 336-349-5512 or runningpineherbfarm@yahoo.com
Remembering Pearl Harbor - Dinner & History Program
The Museum and Archives of Rockingham County (MARC) will have a dinner and history program, “Remembering Pearl Harbor,” on Monday, Dec. 7, the 74th anniversary of the Japanese bombing of the U.S. Pacific naval base in Hawaii. The dinner will begin at 6 p.m. and the program will begin at 7 p.m.

The “Remembering Pearl Harbor" program will be exceptional this year, according to MARC Program Committee Chair Elaine McCollum. Speakers will include Col. Henry Gaither, who teaches Jr. ROTC at Rockingham County High School, and whose program won a national award last year. 

Also speaking will be Jean Rodenbough, who was living in Honolulu as a child when it was bombed.  Her presentation will include stories that she has gathered from persons in the area, and Japan, as well as her own story.  There will also be music from the chorus at Bethany Elementary School, led by Vickie Slaydon, a national award-winning music teacher who received an award in New York City last year.  Marilyn Swinson will add to the agenda with her reading.

The program will be at the museum, located in the former Rockingham County courthouse, 1065 N.C. Highway 65 in Wentworth. Tickets for Dinner and History are available at the MARC, www.TheMARConline.org, or 336-634-4949.

Reservations for the 6 p.m. catered dinner must be made by Dec. 1 at a cost of $15 ­­­­­­­per person, $12.50 for senior citizens and children 12 and under. For the program only, which will begin at 7 p.m., the cost is $5 for nonmembers. Members of MARC may attend the program free of charge.

For more information: (336)634-4949 or www.themarconline.org
NC Highway 65
Wentworth, NC  27375


3/18/2016 - 3/20/2016
Rooting Through Sentience Retreat

Rooting Through Sentience Retreat

18-20 March 2016

St Francis Springs Prayer Center, Stoneville, NC

Just as seeds grow best when nourished in rich soil, creativity blossoms when rooted in the grounding strength of body and breath.  Join fellow creative individuals – writers, artists, performers, musicians, and inventors - in a restful retreat to align with the abundant energy of Spring.  Discover proven techniques to tap the foundational gravity within which supports creativity and allows inspiration and vision to flow.  Friday through Sunday, 18-20 March 2016, St. Francis Springs Prayer Center in Stoneville, NC.  For more information and to register, please visit RootingThroughSentience.Eventbrite.com.

December 5, 2015
Autumn Creek Vineyards Holiday Open House
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December 5, 2015
Madison-Mayodan Christmas Parade
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