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THIS WEEK'S EVENTS
August 14 - 21, 2017

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GIFT WRAP FASHION SHOW

Friday, August 18 at 7pm
Madison County Arts Building
90 South Main Street

Join the blow-out farewell to the Arts Council Building. This year's theme is Paper "Gift Wrap". Artsy items for sale. To make a paper outfit to model call Lois at 828-206-4385.
Madison County Arts Council


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SOLAR ECLIPSE WATCH PARTY

Monday, August 21 at 2pm
Mad Co Brewing
45 North Main Street

Be on the back deck at Mad Co Brewing for this once in a lifetime event. 50 pairs of the official eclipse glasses available.
Facebook Event Page


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DAVID HUGHES AND HIS OLD AMERICAN MUSIC PROJECT

Friday, August 18 at 7pm
Mad Co Brewing
45 North Main Street

David Hughes and his Old American Music project draw from field recordings and oral tradition on up to contemporary influences.
Facebook Event Page


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BREADFOOT & jcTOKES

Friday, August 18 at 8:30pm
Good Stuff
38 Bailey's Branch Road

A double-bill, one-man-band extravaganza with multi-instrumentalist Breadfoot and retro-country rocker jcTokes..
Good Stuff


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VADEN LANDERS

Saturday, August 19 at 8:30pm
Good Stuff
38 Bailey's Branch Road

Vaden Landers plays country blues on guitar and banjo.
Good Stuff


CHC fundraiser


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AUTHOR BOOK PRESENTATION

Tuesday, August 15 at 10am
Madison County Public Library - Marshall
1335 North Main Street

Tim Barnwell will present his fifth book, a 168-page guide to the Smokies entitled "Great Smoky Mountain Vistas." Books will be available for purchase or go to BarnwellPhoto.com.
Madison County Public Library


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COMMUNITY BRICK PROJECT

August 18-19 11am-7pm
The Old Marshall Jail
33 Baileys Branch Road

Make a brick with a message to be included in the Old Marshall Jail renovation.
CommunityBrick.org


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MADISON COUNTY ARTS COUNCIL MOVING SALE

Monday-Friday 10:30am-4pm ongoing
Madison County Arts Center
90 South Main Street

The Madison County Arts Council is having a MOVING SALE! Make an offer on all items (except chair @ $10 each). Visit the Craigslist ad for photographs and a list of items.
Madison County Arts Council


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CHC MOVING RECLAIM SALE

Saturday, August 19 at 10am-1pm
Madison County Arts Building
90 South Main Street

The Community Housing Coalition has to move it's reclaim materials out of the Arts Council Building, so they're having a big sale. Building Materials, hardware, tools, fixtures, and more - plus they'll be serving watermelon & ice cream.
Facebook Event Page


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CLOTHING SWAP!

Sunday, August 20 at 3pm
563 Rector Corner Road

Bring the clothes you never wear that someone you love would like to wear. Kids, snacks, drinks welcome!
Facebook Event Page


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FRIENDS OF THE MADISON COUNTY LIBRARY

Thursday, August 17 at 6pm
Madison County Library - Marshall
1335 North Main Street

The Friends of the Madison County Library hold their monthly meeting the 3rd Thursday of each month. New members are always welcome.
Friends Web Site


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WALNUT CREEK COMMUNITY FLEA MARKET

Saturday, August 19 from 9am-1pm
Walnut Creek Community Center Site
1566 Walnut Creek Road

Spaces $10. Bring your own table. Opens for vendors at 8am. For info call 649-2018.


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MADISON COUNTY NONPROFIT Q&A SESSION

Thursday, August 17 at 6pm
Madison County Cooperative Extension
258 Carolina Lane

Guest Speaker: Becky L. Bowen, J.D., Program Manager, CultivateNC. Will cover topics from compliance to insurance. RSVP to 649-2411.
Madison County Cooperative Extension.

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MADISON COUNTY BEEKEEPERS ASSOCIATION

Monday, August 21 at 6pm
Madison County Cooperative Extension
258 Carolina Lane

Picnic potluck and hands-on hive demonstration. Potluck dinner starts at 6pm.
Madison County Beekeepers Association.

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GREEN POWER HOUR

Monday, August 14 at 4:30pm
Madison County Library - Marshall
1335 North Main Street

Marshall Native Garden Initiative regular work session. Volunteers are welcome! Call Ed McNally for more info at 828-333-3883.
MGNI web site.

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MARSHALL NATIVE GARDENS WORK DAY

Saturday, August 19 at 8:30am
Madison County Library - Marshall
1335 North Main Street

Marshall Native Garden Initiative morning work session followed by noon lunch and meeting. Volunteers are welcome! Call Ed McNally for more info at 828-333-3883.
MGNI web site.

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MARSHALL HANDMADE MARKET ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

Through August 30
Marshall High Studios
115 Blannahassett Island

Applications for this fall's Marshall Handmade Market are being accepted. If you are an artisan that would like participate you can apply at the link below.
Marshall Handmade Market




'ROUND MADISON


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FRICTION FARM WITH SUSAN SCOGGINS OPENING

Saturday, August 19 at 6pm
Honeyfolk House
950 Bailey Street, Mars Hill, NC

Friction Farm with Christine Stay and AIden Quinn and Susan Scoggins opening! Meet greet and eat potluck at 6pm. Susan Scoggins at 7pm. Aidan and Christine 7:30 - 9:30 PM. Jam afterward (optional). Suggested donation $15. Limited seating. Reservation required at HHC@HONEYFOLK.ORG.
Honeyfolk House Concerts

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A TOAST TO BROADWAY

Sunday, August 13 at 3pm
Broyhill Chapel, Mars Hill University

Brian Gurl, pianist, vocalist, pairs up with vocalist Liz Aiello to celebrate Broadway favorites. Benefits Appalachian Barn Alliance. Tickets are $20 or $25 for a reserved seat. Email info@appalachianbarns.org or call 828-380-9146 to hold tickets.
Appalachian Barn Alliance


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THE CIVIL WAR IN THE SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS

Saturday, August 19 from 11am-5pm
Rural Heritage Museum, Mars Hill University

New exhibit opening at Rural Life Museum that will run through March 4. For guided tour email lreker@mhu.edu.
Rural Heritage Museum


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MAKING THE WORLD SAFE FOR POLLINATORS

Wednesday, August 23 at 1pm
Madison County Library - Mars Hill
25 Library Street

Phyllis Stiles of Bee City will share the vital role that thousands of species of pollinators play in sustaining the planet and actions each of us can take to help reverse their declines. Madison County Public Library


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RESEARCH YOUR ROOTS ONLINE

Wednesday, August 16 at 2pm
Madison County Library - Mars Hill
25 Library Street

Learn to use Heritage Quest, an Acestry.com research tool that is FREE to you with your library card. This will be hands-on practice for genealogical research. Madison County Public Library


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BOOK DISCUSSION: "THE BEES"

Thursday, August 17 at 4pm
Madison County Library - Mars Hill
25 Library Street

NSF Pushing the Limits program discussion of Laline Paull's "The Bees." Phyllis Stlyes of Bee City USA will join in as a science partner.
Madison County Public Library


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THE SPRING CREEK TAVERN

145 Bridge Street
Hot Springs, NC

Saturday, August 18     Bradley Carter     8:30-11:30pm
Sunday, August 19     Coddle Creek     8:30-11:30pm
The Spring Creek Tavern






For more information about events in Madison County go to the
Visit Madison County web page.



UPCOMING EVENTS


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THE KRUGER BROTHERS

Sunday, August 27 at 4pm
Ebbs Chapel Performing Arts Center
271 Laurel Valley Road - Mars Hill

The Kruger Brothers unique sound that has made them a fixture within the world of acoustic music. Tickets $30 in advance. Call 828-649-1301 or go to the MCAC web site.


Weekly Events Section

Brickmaking with Josh Copus video

Brickmaking
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Josh Copus


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.



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


FARMERS AND ARTISAN
MARKET

Marshall Island Farmers Market

Blannahassett Island
Sunday 10am-4pm
Every Sunday through October. Browse fresh produce and other farm products, crafts, and MORE while relaxing by the French Broad River.

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


MADISON COUNTY LIBRARY
Madison County Public Library Logo


Kith & Kin
Tues:10:00am - 11:30am &
12:30pm - 2:00pm
Wed: 10:00am -11:30am &
12:30pm - 2:00pm
See Library website for summer hours.

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

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

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

Yoga at the Library
Tues: 6:00pm

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


RIVERSIDE CHATS

Upcoming Events section


Good Stuff

August 26   8pm - Derek Lane



Join the Madison County Arts Council


August 19
Marshall Depot Gospel Singing
The Depot in marshall

August 24
Grape Based Products Workshop
Jewel of the Blue Ridge Vineyard

August 24
Trivia Night at MadCo
Mad Co Brewing

August 25
Live Music by the Freewheelin' Mamas
Mad Co Brewing

August 26
Madison County Championship Rodeo
Madison County Fairgrounds
MCCR Facebook Page


Saturday used book bag sale at the Marshall Library


September 2
Ginseng Hunt Workshop
Eagle Feather Organic Farm

September 5
Madison County Genealogical Society
Madison County Library - Marshall

September 8
Live Music by the Pierce Edens
Mad Co Brewing

September 9
Spellwars (Harry Potter vs Star Wars Rave)
Marshall High Studios
Facebook Event Page

September 9
Open Studios
Marshall High Studios
Facebook Event Page

September 9
Flea Market
Walnut Creek Community Center

September 11
Marshall Native Gardens Green Power Hour
Madison County Public Library - Marshall MNGI website

September 15
Live Music by Sarah Tucker
Mad Co Brewing

September 16
Marshall Native Gardens Workday
Madison County Public Library - Marshall MNGI website

September 16
The Depot Gospel Singing
The Depot in Marshall

September 17
Annual Remembrance of the Keepers of the Old Songs
Church of the Little Flower
Joe Penland website

September 17
2nd Annual Pedal to Plate Bicycle Event
Facebook Event Page

September 18
Madison County Beekeepers Association
Annual Honey Tasting and Recipe Contest
Madison County Beekeepers Association

September 21
Friends of the Madison County Library
Madison County Cooperative Extension Friends of the Madison County Library

September 28-30
Madison County Fair
Madison County Fairgrounds

September 30
Art on the Island 2017
Madison County Arts Council



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