Spend a morning sipping coffee, eating locally-baked goodies and learning about the latest research, writing, and creativity taking place in our region. Suggested donation $5. The program is hosted once a month, on a Thursday, at 11 am.

Upcoming Programs

Family, Food, and Place: The Winebarger Mill and Agricultural History in Watauga County, NC

Mar 30, 11:00am

Family, Food, and Place: The Winebarger Mill and Agricultural History in Watauga County, North Carolina

Cody Miller will explore the agricultural history of Watauga County, North Carolina, with particular emphasis on the Winebarger Mill.

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Jewish Life in western North Carolina: Who Knew!

Jun 8, 11:00am

Sharon Fahrer: Jewish Life in Western North Carolina

The talk will highlight tales of Jews who moved to Western North Carolina and their historical background.

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Post-Civil War Appalachia: Book-Signing with Terry Roberts, author of That Bright Land

May 11, 11:00am

Post-Civil War Appalachia: Book-Signing with Terry Roberts, author of That Bright Land

Join North Carolina author Terry Roberts for a talk, book-reading, and book-signing. Roberts will discuss and read from his newest novel, That Bright Land, which won the 61st Thomas Wolfe Memorial Literary Award in 2016.

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Mill Mother’s Lament: Child Labor, Protest Music, and Mill Work in North Carolina

Sept 7, 11:00am

Mill Mother’s Lament: Child Labor, Protest Music, and Mill Work in North Carolina

Join Dr. McDaniel as she discusses North Carolina labor songs and links them to issues of child labor and family in mill villages in North Carolina.

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Previous Scholars & Scones:

2017

2016


2015

  • Coded Responses: A Talk with Artist Mark Nystrom
  • A Talk with Ann Hawthorne, editor of The Picture Man: Photographs by Paul Buchanan
  • River of Sorrow in the Land of the Sky: Flood in Asheville, 1916 with Anthony Sadler
  • Early music at Camp Catawba: Tui St. George Tucker's Musical Influence with Dr. Reeves Shulstad
  • Early Theaters in Blowing Rock with Dr. Gary Boye
  • What is Appalachian Music? A Playlist Project with Dr. Sandra Ballard, Mark Freed, Trevor McKenzie, Fred J. Hay, and Dave Wood
  • From Minerals to Mountains: The Geology of the High Country, presented by Crystal Wilson
  • Sharing Jean Ritchie's Legacy and Love for Appalachian Music with Dr.Susan W. Mills

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BRAHM
PO Box 828
159 Chestnut St
Blowing Rock, NC 28605
828.295.9099
 

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