Calhoun-Gordon County Library will be presenting a music event for all ages: Judy Mincey and the Sacred Harp Singers on Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 1:00pm
Jody Mincey and the Sacred Harp Singers will be presenting a shape-note singing farewell to the Reading Appalachia display, which will be leaving the library over the weekend.
Calhoun-Gordon County Library will be presenting an all ages event: Storyteller Jane Cunningham on Thursday, October 20, 2016 from 4:00pm-5:30pm
Storyteller and educator Jane Owen Cunningham is guaranteed to bring a smile to your face and a memory to your heart! Her enduring sense of humor and irresistible Southern charm make her “Miss Jane Stories” an enchanting experience for all audiences. Come hear “Miss Jane” spin a story with an Appalachian theme. These programs are sponsored by the Calhoun-Gordon Council for a Literate Community.
Calhoun-Gordon County Library will be hosting Patricia Bohlen for Appalachian Clogging on Monday, October 17 at 5:00pm
Join Patricia Bohlen as she discusses the history of clogging, the different clogging styles, and the health benefits associated with it. She will demonstrate the clogging steps and will allow attendees to try some as well if desired.
Calhoun-Gordon County Library will be hosting Joseph Evans and Russell Cook for Singing Appalachia for the Family on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 1:00pm
Singing Appalachia is sponsored by the Georgia String Band Festival and Gordon County Fiddlers’ Convention, which for more than 10 years has drawn crowds to the Harris Arts Center in late April. All ages welcome.
Calhoun-Gordon County Library will be hosting several musicians on Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at 3:30pm
Come hear Kathy Sproull, Janice Smith, and Jim & Sherry Patterson as they provide a musical performance which includes Appalachian instruments, the Dulcimer and the Mandolin.
Calhoun-Gordon County Library wil be working with Karli Land to present a teen and adult workshop: Appalachian Papermaking on Saturday, October 8, 2016 at 1:00pm
Karli land will be leading a teen and adult workshop on papermaking that has an Appalachian twist. The class size will be limited, so pre-registration is required.
Calhoun-Gordon County Library will be hosting John Shivers for a writing workshop on Saturday, October 1, 2016 from 10:30am – 2:00pm
Join local Author John Shivers as he teaches us about writing about the Appalachian region and its distinct customs and mores. This is a great workshop to attend if you’re planning to enter our Appalachian Writing Contest, which has a submission deadline of October 17 by 6:00pm. All ages are welcome.
Participants are encouraged to bring your lunch and participate in a “Lunch and learn” session. Pre-registration is encouraged.
Calhoun-Gordon County Library presents an event for Teens and Adults: Clay Pottery on Thursday, September 29, 2016 from 4:00pm-5:30pm
We’ll learn about how clay pottery is created and maybe get our hands dirty.
Calhoun-Gordon County Library presents a Family Activity: Banjo Sing-a-long with Joe Forsee on Saturday, September 24, 2016 from 1:00pm-3:00pm
Drop in any time between 1:00pm and 3:00pm and enjoy some music Appalachian style with Joe Forsee on the banjo. All ages are invited to sing-a-long!
Calhoun-Gordon County Library presents an Appalachian craft for kids: Paper Weaving on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 from 4:00pm-5:30pm
Kids of all ages, join us to learn about paper weaving. The library will provide all supplies.