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THIS WEEK'S EVENTS
April 16 - 23, 2018

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THE COMMUNITY STAGE

Friday, April 20 at 6:30 pm
The Marshall Depot
282 South Main Street

Appearing this week (via The Depot in Marshall ):
Please welcome The Medicare Gang, Jerry Ramsey, Everett Boone, Jackie Davis, Terry Hunter and AJ Shipman. 7:30 Ladies favorite crooner Mr. Chester Jump, 8:00 Traditional Country singer, Claude McMahan. 8:30 Leroy, The Bradley Boys and VL Harding. 50 50 Tickets, Cake Walks, good friends, newcomers and hopefully YOU!

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LIVE MUSIC BY THE SOUND CHASE

Friday, April 20 at 6pm
Mad Co. Brew House
45 North Main Street

Live Music by The Sound Chase & Pizza by The Sweet Monkey Cafe. The Sound Chase is a blues trio with slide guitar (Steve Barnes), harmonica(Ronald P. Knight) & bass (Tim Malone).
Facebook Event Page

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TREEHUGGERS EXHIBIT OPENING RECEPTION

Friday, April 20 at 5:30pm
FlowMarshall
14 South Main Street

An artistic celebration of trees, this juried show will feature the works of over 22 contributing artists and is sure to wow you! Light refreshments and drinks will be provided. The month-long exhibit will run through May 19.
Facebook Event Page

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THE GREAT MARSHALL EARTH DAY CELEBRATION

Saturday, April 21 from 9am-12pm
Marshall Town Hall
180 South Main Street

Street cleaning and planting activities. Gather at the Town Hall to collect materials. To sign up call the Town Hall at 649-3031.
Downtown Marshall Association

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MADISON COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIP RODEO

Saturday, April 21 at 7:30pm
Madison County Fairgrounds
330 Carolina Lane

First outdoor rodeo for the season. Fun for the whole family. Tickets $10. Call 828-206-6969 for more information info or to enter.
Madison County Championship Rodeo

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ROPE MAKING WORKSHOP

Saturday, April 21 from 10am-12pm
Jewel of the Blue Ridge Vineyard

You can use new and used bailing twine and even plastic bags to make serviceable rope. Learn how to make a rope making machine out of scrap wood and coat hangers. Class costs $35.
Jewel of the Blue Ridge Vineyard.

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FRIENDS OF THE MADISON COUNTY LIBRARY

Thursday, April 19 at 5:30pm
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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MARSHALL NATIVE GARDENS INITIATIVE WORK DAY

Saturday, April 21 from 8:30-1pm
Madison County Library - Marshall
1335 North Main Street

Join the gardeners for a work session in the Library gardens followed by lunch and a noon meeting. Volunteers are welcome! Call Ed McNally for more info at 828-333-3883.
MNGI web site.

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FOOD SAFETY MODERNIZATION ACT FOR SMALL PRODUCE FARMS

Tuesday, April 17 at 2pm
Madison County Cooperative Extension
258 Carolina Lane

Learn about the Food Safety Modernization Act see how it will affect the small produce farm. Elena Rogers from the NC State Extension will give an overview of the program.
Facebook Event Page

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SPRING YOGA SERIES W/ KRIS & ALLISON

Monday, April 2, 9 16, & 23 at 5:30pm
Magictown Movement Studio
Marshall High Studios, Room 208

An exploration of Spring emergence and yoga. Cultivate your will, creativity, surrender and patience. $100 for 4 sessions. Space is limited. Register by email at magictownstudio@gmail.com.
Facebook Event Page

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MADISON COUNTY BEEKEEPERS ASSOCIATION

Monday, April 16 at 6pm
Madison County Cooperative Extension
258 Carolina Lane

Burton Beasley from Gaston County Beekeepers talks on swarm management and swarm trapping. Starts with potluck dinner.
Madison County Beekeepers Association

Good Stuff real estate ad




'ROUND MADISON


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TRAILFEST

April 20-22
Downtown Hot Springs

Celebration of the Appalachian Trail and Outdoor Recreation. Live Music, "hiker" games, Camp stove Cook-off, Talent Show, Duck Race, and more! Great Food and Vendors.
Facebook Event Page

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AUTHOR EVENT - DAVID BRILL

Friday, April 20 at 7pm
Hot Springs Visitor's Center
106 Bridge Street

Author David Brill will discuss his book, "As Far as the Eye Can See." It recounts Brill's Appalachian Trail journey of the late 1970's and notes the significant role that Hot Springs played in his own awakening. This is a TrailFest 2018 event.
Madison County Public Library

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EMPTY BOWLS DINNER

Wednesday, April 20 at 5pm
Mars Hill Baptist Church
67 North Main Street, Mars Hill

Annual dinner to benefit Neighbors in Need sponsored by the Center for Community Engagement and the Bonner Scholars at Mars Hill University. $15 admission includes soup/salad and dessert and a ceramic bowl made by MHU faculty/staff and students and community members. Silent auction of other pottery.
Facebook Event Page

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ASLEEP IN THE LIGHT

Apr. 20 at 7pm, Apr. 21 at 7pm, & Apr. 22 at 2pm
Mars Hill Radio Theater
70 North Main St., Mars Hill

A Musical Tribute to Keith Green, "featuring Robert Meadows". Tickets available here. More info at 828-747-9664
Mars Hill Radio Theater

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UNDERSTANDING OUR PAST, SHAPING OUR FUTURE

March 20 - May 27
Rural Heritage Museum, Mars Hill University

This interactive exhibition, based on Cherokee language and culture, employs sound recordings as the basis for presenting a coherent Cherokee story in words, text, and artifacts.
Rural Heritage Museum - Facebook

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APPALACHIAN BARN ALLIANCE QUILT RAFFLE

Now though June 9
Appalachian Barn Alliance
PO Box 1441, Mars Hill

You can win a beautiful hand-crafted quilt made by Judy Ricker. Tickets are 1 for $2, 4 for $5, and 10 for $10. Available from ABA board members or email info@appalachianbarns.org. Drawing will be held at the Bluff Mountain Festival.
Appalachian Barn Alliance

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ALL ABOUT THE SMARTPHONE

Tuesday, April 17 at 3pm
Madison County Public Library-Mars Hill
25 Library Street

Learn how your smart phone can be your scanner, your translator, your assistant, and more.
Madison County Public Library





UPCOMING EVENTS


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DRUMMING & DANCING WORKSHOP

Saturday, April 28 from 1-5pm
Azule _ A Place for Arts & Community
190 Rabbit Den Rd., Hot Springs

Rhythm, Relaxation, Rejuvenation - drumming and movement. You do NOT need to be a dancer or drummer to attend. Drums will be provided. $30 in advance and $40 at door. Email rgahagan51@gmail.com or call 828-622-9569 for info. Tickets here.
Azule-A Place for the Arts & Community

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JOE PENLAND IN CONCERT

Saturday, May 19 at 7pm
Mars Hill Radio Theater
70 North Main Street, Mars Hill

Master storyteller, weaver of historical tone poems, keeper of the oral tradition. Even if you don't know, Joe Penland you've heard his voice. When the sun breaks over the mountains. When a storm roars down the valley. Or, when a passing beauty catches your eye. Tickets are only $15 and are available by phone at 828-649-1301 or at the web site below. The Madison County Arts Council

Art on Display section


Zuma Coffee exhibition of photography by Susan Patrice - Marshall, North Carolina

Photography by Susan Patrice
Zuma Coffee



Senior Art Student Exhibition

Senior Student Art Exhibition
Through April 27
Weizenblatt Gallery
Mars Hill University



The War from Above: William Barnhill and Aerial Photography of WW1

The War from Above: William Barnhill and Aerial Photography of WW1
March 19-July
Ramsey Center
Mars Hill University


Museum Exhibits section


Civil War in the Southern Highlands Exhibit at the Rural Heritage Museum

Understanding Our Past, Shaping Our Future
Rural Heritage Museum
Mars Hill University


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.



SUNDAY ON THE ISLAND
FARMERS MARKET

Marshall Island Farmers Market

Blannahassett Island
Sunday 12-4pm
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


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

GED Test Prep
Mon: 1:30pm

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

Lego Club
Tues: 3:30pm - Grades 3-5
Thurs: 3:30 - Grades 1-2

Kith & Kin
Wed: 10:00am -11:30am

Little Explorers-Storytime
Pre-Kindergarden
Thurs: 11am

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


Upcoming Events section


April 24
Book Discussion Group
"The Burgess Boys" by Elizabeth Stout
Madison County Public Library - Marshall

April 27
Live Music by the Freewheelin' Mamas
Mad. Co Brew House

April 27
Spring Career Fair
A-B Tech Madison
Facebook Event Page

April 28
Madison County Animal Services Yard Sale Fundraiser
Facebook Event Page

Join the Madison County Arts Council


April 28
Agroforestry
Marshall Native Gardens Initiative

April 28
HorseSense Saturday Introductory Tour/Demonstration
HorseSense of the Carolinas

April 30
Shred-It Truck
Protect Yourself and Your Identity
Madison County Public Library - Marshall

April 30
Fraud Watch
Madison County Public Library - Marshall

May 1
High Appalachian Mountain Amateur Radio Society
Room 302 Day Hall, Mars Hill University


Marshall Library used book bag sale

MCPL - Marshall
Only the books on the cart.


May 1
Community Appalachian River Dance
Marshall High Studios
CARD website

May 4
Barn Month Exhibit
Madison County Arts Council

May 6
After Hours with Dan Williams
Sweet Monkey Bakery

May 6
Two Rivers Community Gathering
Facebook Event Page

May 7
Water Color Classes
Marshall High Studios #210
Facebook Events Page

May 8
Daughters of the American Revolution
Mars Hill Baptist Church
Rebecca Sevier Waddell Chapter

May 8
Marshall Native Gardens Initiative Green Power Hour
Madison County Public Library - Marshall
Marshall Native Gardens Initiative

May 17
Friends of the Madison County Library
Madison County Public Library - Marshall
FMCL Website

May 19
Joe Penland in Concert
Mars Hill Radio Theater
Madison County Arts Council

May 21
Madison County Beekeepers Association
Madison Coutny Cooperative Extension Madison County Beekeepers Association



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