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THIS WEEK'S EVENTS
March 27 - April 3, 2017

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CECIL SHARP PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT

April 3 - May 31
Madison County Arts Center
90 South Main Street

First US exhibit of rare, century-old photos taken by British song collector Cecil Sharp during his Southern Appalachian folk-song collecting tours from 1914 - 1916.
Madison County Arts Council

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PLOW DAY

Saturday, April 1 at 9am 'till after dinner
Buster Norton's Place
5101 Grapevine Road

Farm animal teams and vintage equipment. Log Pull competition. Bring an instrument and play some music. Food and drink available. Call 206-1666 for details.

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LEWIS & CLARK CIRCUS

March 30 at 6pm & March 31 at 6:30pm
Madison County Fairgrounds
330 Carolina Lane

A great American family circus. Discounttickets@lccircus.com
Lewis & Clark Circus

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OYSTER FEST!

Monday, March 27 from 4pm-10pm
Sweet Monkey Bakery
133 South Main Street

A slurping good time!! 2 seatings, one at 4 pm and one at 7pm. Reservations required. Call 828-649-2489. Tickets are $30 per person.
Facebook Event Page

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BEAUTIFUL MACHINES

Friday, March 31 at 8:30pm
Good Stuff
38 Bailey's Branch Road

An orchestra of light, comet trails, electrified synthesis of soul. Beautiful Machines is using immersion as a way to unearth the parts of one’s imagination that only music can ignite.
Good Stuff

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KERCHIEF

Saturday, April 1 at 8:30pm
Good Stuff
38 Bailey's Branch Road

Techno-pop trio.
Good Stuff

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BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP

Tuesday, March 28 at 2:30pm
Madison County Library - Marshall
1335 North Main Street

The monthly book discussion group will take up Erik Larson's "Devil in the White City."
Madison County Public Library


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MADISON COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY

Monday, April 3 at 7pm
Madison County Library - Marshall
1335 North Main Street

"Planting by the Signs" with Hugh Hamilton. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend. Free.
Madison County Genealogical Society


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BACKYARD STREAM REPAIR WORKSHOP

Thursday, March 30 from 8:30am to 4pm
Madison County Cooperative Extension
258 Carolina Lane

Learn how to protect your property and improve the natural environment by stabilizing the stream in your backyard with natural materials and native plants. Free. Register here.
NC State University

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INTRO TO CLOGGING CLASS

Thursday, March 30 at 7pm
The Depot in Marshall
282 South Main Street

Taught by Rodney Sutton. Learn basic clogging steps. First class free ($50 for following classes (open to barter). Email rcsutton@gmail.com or call 828-206-0209 to sign up. Continues through April 20.

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JOB FAIR

Friday, March 31 from 1pm to 6pm
A-B Tech Madison
4646 Hwy. 25/70

Come to the Job Fair to find out about the many jobs available locally.
A-B Tech Madison Campus

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MADISON COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIP RODEO

Saturday, April 1 at 7:30pm
Madison County Fairgrounds
330 Carolina Lane

Eight major events. Kids games. Cow Patty the rodeo clown. Fun for the whole family. Admission $6. Children under 5 free. Call 828-206-6969 for more information info or to enter.
Madison County Championship Rodeo




'ROUND MADISON


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FAMILY OF THE EARTHY

Thursday, March 30 at 7pm
Madison County Library - Hot Springs
170 Bridge Street

Reading and lecture of Wilma Dykeman's posthumously published manuscript "Family of the Earth - A Southern Mountain Childhood" by her son Jim Stokely.
Madison County Public Library


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FRIENDS OF THE MARS HILL LIBRARY

Monday, April 3 at 5:30pm
Madison County Library - Mars Hill
25 Library Street

The Friends of the Mars Hill County Library hold their monthly meeting the 1st Monday of each month. New members are always welcome.
Madison County Library - Marshall


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FRIENDS OF THE HOT SPRINGS LIBRARY

Tuesday, March 28 at 5pm
Madison County Library - Hot Springs
170 Bridge Street

The Friends of the Hot Springs County Library hold their monthly meeting the 4th Tuesday of each month. New members are always welcome.
Madison County Public Library


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FIN DOG

Friday, March 31 at 8:30pm
The Spring Creek Tavern
145 Bridge Street, Hot Springs

Fin Dog is an Asheville, NC based string band, performing original tunes and a variety of covers from multiple genres with bluegrass instrumentation.
The Spring Creek Tavern

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MARS HILL TAILGATE MARKET OPENING

Saturday, April 1 at 9am
Mars hill University Quad

Fresh local produce, jewelry, soap, yarns, breads and pastry, jams and jellies, goats cheese, seafood, pork, beef, chicken, coffee and more!
Madison County Farmers & Artisans Market


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RURAL HERITAGE MUSEUM

Tues.-Sun. 11am-5pm
80 Cascade Street
Mars Hill, NC

"Shelter on the Mountain: Barns and the Built Environment of the Southern Highlands."
Rural Heritage Museum




UPCOMING EVENTS


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2017 POTTERS MARKET

Saturday, April 8 from 9am-4pm
Marshall High Studios
Blannahassett Island

The seventh annual Potters of Madison County market will feature the POMC member potters and a guest list including some of the finest potters from the southeast and beyond. Lunch and snacks will be available for purchase.
Potters of Madison County

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JOE PENLAND

Saturday, April 22 at 7:30pm
Madison County Arts Center
90 South Main Street

“At The End Of A Rope or Hung Up On The Love Songs”. Joe sings the traditional ballads of the mountains and performs his original, stirring folk songs. Tickets $14.99 at 828-649-1301 or click here.
Madison County Arts Council


Weekly Events Section



ZUMA COFFEE

Bluegrass Jam

Bluegrass Jam
Thursday 7 - 9pm
Featuring Bobby Hicks and a changing group of local talent.


Zuma Open Mic Night

Zuma Open Mic
Wednesday 6:30 - 9pm
Featuring talent from near and far.


THE DEPOT

The Marshall Depot

Community Stage
Opens 6:30pm every Friday.
Music, Dancing, and a Fun Cake Walk. Beside the Railroad Tracks.


Donate to the Friends of Madison County Animals


GOOD STUFF

Good Stuff

Songwriters Open Mic Night
Every Monday at 7pm

Old Timey Jam
Every Tuesday at 6:30pm
Traditional music open jam

Jim Jam
Every Wednesday at 7pm
Jim Hampton and friends perform original country music


HAPPY CINCO DE MAYO

Happy Cinco De Mayo Restaurant

Karaoke with Bradley Griffin
Every Thursday at 7pm


No admission is charged for these
GREAT WEEKLY EVENTS.
Food and Refreshments are available!


MADISON COUNTY LIBRARY
Fair grounds flea market


Kith & Kin
Tues:10:00am - 11:30am &
12:30pm - 2:00pm
Wed: 10:00am -11:30am &
12:30pm - 2:00pm

Sit & Stitch: Sewing Group
Mon: 5:00pm

Sticks & Strings: Afternoon Knitting Group
Tues: 2:00pm

Read with Me: Reading with therapy dogs
Wed: After school - call the Library to schedule

Lobby Book Shop
Gently Used Fiction

NEIGHBORS IN NEED
Tues: 1:00-3:00pm
Marshall Presbyterian Church

ZUMBA CLASS
Mon: 10am
First Baptist Church

OPEN GYM
Tues - Thurs: 6-9pm
Wellness Center


Link to This Week in Marshall facebook page

Art on Display section


Youth Art Month

Cecil Sharp Photograph Exhibit
April 3 - May 31
Madison County Arts Center



Paintings by Morgan Santander

Paintings by Morgan Santander
Zuma Coffee



Join the Madison County Arts Council


Upcoming Events section


Good Stuff

April 7   8pm - Anne E. DeChant
April 8   8pm - Spencer Scholes


April 5
Computer Basics

Madison County Public Library - Marshall

April 6
Grapevine Pruning Class

Jewel of the Blue Ridge Vineyard

April 8
2017 Potters Market

Marshall High Studios
Potters of Madison County

April 8
Mommy Mondays

Facebook Event Page


Saturday used book bag sale at the Marshall Library


April 9
Mercer and Johnson Live at MadCo

Mad Co Brewing

April 10-21
Madison County SilverArts

A-B Tech Madison

April 10
Green Power Hour

Marshall Native Gardens Initiative

April 11
High Appalachian Mountain Amateur Radio Society meeting

A-B Tech Madison Campus
HAMARS

April 14
Dan Williams & Greg Speas

Zuma Coffee

April 15
The Third Saturday Gospel Singing

The Depot in Marshall

April 15
Madison County Championship Rodeo

Madison County Championship Rodeo

April 16
Easter Sunrise Service

Blannahassett Island
First Baptist Church

April 16
"Amazing Love, How Can It Be" Easter Cantata

First Baptist Church

April 17
Madison County Beekeepers Association

Madison County Cooperative Extension
Madison County Beekeepers

April 18
Support for Energy Efficiency

Appalachian Voices

April 20
Friends of the Madison County Library

Friends of the Madison County Library



More Information links section


Madison County Arts Council
Madison County Library
Visit Madison County
Downtown Marshall Association


Links to More Videos


Mermaids in Marshall

Mermaids in Marshall 2015 video


Lady Justice Statue Raising

Lady Justice Statue Raising video