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December / 2015

Upcoming Theater Classes with the American Shakespeare Company Come to Asheboro   (12/30/15) Asheboro, NC - The American Shakespeare Company (ASC) begin their 2016 North American Tour with a January with... (read more)
The Randolph Arts Guild to feature the work of Benjamin & Bonnie Burns   (12/15/15) Asheboro, NC - The Randolph Arts Guild is set to exhibit the work of potters Benjamin & Bonnie Burns ... (read more)
The Randolph Arts Guild Offers Clay Mug & Coaster Set with Brooke Avery   (12/11/15) Asheboro, NC - The Randolph Arts Guild offers an evening course with Randolph County Native potter, Brook... (read more)
Bulldog Pottery to host Holiday Kiln Opening in Seagrove, the Pottery Capital of the U.S.   (12/03/15) ASHEBORO, NC - “There’s always room for one more pot,” said a pottery customer recently to S... (read more)

November / 2015

Lark Artists Handmade Holiday Event slated for Dec 5th   (11/18/15) Asheboro, NC - Start your holiday shopping on Saturday, December 5, at the Fifth Annual Lark Artists Handmade ... (read more)
Randolph Arts Guild to host Annual Artist Hang-Up   (11/17/15) Asheboro, NC - Each and every December, the Randolph Arts Guild opens its gallery at 123 Sunset Ave in downtow... (read more)
The Randolph Arts Guild Offers Holiday Clay Bells Class with NC Potter, Brooke Avery   (11/11/15) Asheboro, NC - The Randolph Arts Guild offers a simple clay project that will resonate with any age. Join... (read more)
Westmoore Pottery Presents Hearthside Cookery Program   (11/02/15) Seagrove, NC - On Saturday, November 7, Westmoore Pottery will present “Stepping Back in Time:  Hea... (read more)

October / 2015

North Carolina Zoo Receives Grant that will help save Gorillas   (10/30/15) ASHEBORO, N.C. – The North Carolina Zoo’s award winning conservation program has rece... (read more)
Starting Nov 2, North Carolina Zoo to Begin Winter Operating Hours   (10/28/15) ASHEBORO, NC – The North Carolina Zoo will begin daily winter operating hours of 9 am to 4 ... (read more)
Randolph Arts Guild to Exhibit Work of Potter Josh Floyd   (10/26/15) Asheboro, NC - The Randolph Arts Guild is set to feature the work of potter Josh Floyd in the Sara Smith Self ... (read more)
North Carolina Zoo Celebrates Boo at the NC Zoo, Oct 24-25   (10/22/15) ASHEBORO, NC – Little ghosts and goblins will once again be haunting the trails of the Nort... (read more)
Race to Randleman this Weekend for NASCAR Day Festival   (10/19/15) ASHEBORO, NC – This coming weekend, thousands will converge on Randleman, North Carolina for the 27th An... (read more)
Head to Seagrove, the Pottery Capital of the U.S. for a Unique Holiday Shopping Experience   (10/15/15) ASHEBORO, NC – It’s that time of year again and many of us are looking for the perfect gift for th... (read more)
Holiday in The Heart of North Carolina: Attractions and Culture   (10/15/15) Asheboro, NC - Sometimes it’s almost impossible to prepare for what you might find in a new destina... (read more)
The Randolph Arts Guild Presents Ukrainian Christmas Eggs with Karen McFetters   (10/06/15) Asheboro, NC - Heritage Craft Specialist, Karen McFetters returns to the Randolph Arts Guild to offer a u... (read more)
Asheboro's 43rd Annual, 2015 Fall Festival Cancelled   (10/01/15) Asheboro, NC - “Rain or Shine” is one thing however hurricanes are another story entirely. After c... (read more)
North Carolina Zoo Receives National Award for Saving Gorillas in the Wild   (10/01/15) ASHEBORO, NC – The North Carolina Zoo is excited to announce a collaborative program betwee... (read more)
Randolph Arts Guild offers Clay Pumpkin Jar/Tea Light Class with NC Potter, Brooke Avery   (10/01/15) Asheboro, NC - What lasts longer than a creatively carved seasonal pumpkin?  How about a pumpkin shaped t... (read more)

September / 2015

Scariest haunted house in America features psychotic clowns and murderous scarecrow   (09/29/15) Archdale, NC - A haunted house in North Carolina that has been terrifying thrill seekers for 30 years has... (read more)
Four Saints Brewing Company Announces Art Wall Call for Proposals   (09/28/15) Asheboro, NC - One of the newest microbreweries in North Carolina, Four Saints Brewing Company, is announcing ... (read more)
FALL FESTIVAL - October 3rd & 4th   (09/27/15) Asheboro, NC - This year marks the 43rd Annual Fall Festival.  Saturday Oct. 3rd and Sunday Oct. 4th... (read more)
Work of Scott Kestel & Michael Harmon to be exhibited at RAG   (09/27/15) Asheboro, NC - The Randolph Arts Guild will be highlighting the work of two different artists in the Sara Smit... (read more)
The Randolph Arts Guild Offers Corn Husk Doll Making Class with Brenda Langley   (09/24/15) Asheboro, NC - What is a heritage craft corn husk doll and how do you make one?  Learn all about it ... (read more)
Rising Meadow and Goat Lady Dairy hosting farm events   (09/22/15) ASHEBORO, NC - Two Randolph County farms are having festivals on Sunday, Sept. 27, and are inviting the p... (read more)
The Randolph Arts Guild Offers Clay Jack-O-Lanterns with NC Visual Artist, Brooke Avery   (09/17/15) Asheboro, NC - The Randolph Arts Guild is set to offer a traditional decorating and carving of pumpkins with a... (read more)
RICHARD PETTY TO SIGN AUTOGRAPHS AT PETTY’S GARAGE CAR SHOW OCT. 10   (09/08/15) Randleman, NC – Richard Petty will appear at the Fifth Annual Petty’s Garage Car Show&nb... (read more)

August / 2015

Welcome Home Celebration planned for North Carolina Zoo’s gorilla troop   (08/25/15) ASHEBORO, NC – The North Carolina Zoo is proud to introduce its expanded gorilla troop in their new... (read more)
North Carolina Zoo to host Welcome Home Celebration for gorillas   (08/20/15) ASHEBORO, NC –The North Carolina Zoo will have a Welcome Home Celebration for the reopening of its ... (read more)
Entire North Carolina Zoo will reopen this weekend   (08/14/15) ASHEBORO, NC – The entire North Carolina Zoo will reopen Saturday. The Africa Region had been close... (read more)
N.C. Zoo, pottery are top tourism attractions in 2014   (08/12/15) ASHEBORO, NC — A report from the U.S. Tourism Association shows Randolph County’s tourism industry... (read more)
2014 Visitor Impact for Randolph County County Spending by Domestic Visitors Increases for Fifth St   (08/11/15) ASHEBORO, NC – Visit North Carolina announced today that domestic visitors to and within Randolph County... (read more)
North Carolina Zoo’s North America Region remains open Africa Region remains closed   (08/10/15) ASHEBORO, NC – After a severe storm damaged hundreds of trees and other property such as signs, doo... (read more)
North Carolina Zoo to be closed Saturday, North America Region reopens Sunday   (08/07/15) ASHEBORO, NC – The North Carolina Zoo will be closed Saturday as crews continue to remove hundreds ... (read more)
North Carolina Zoo closed on Friday   (08/06/15) ASHEBORO, NC – Due to several trees that were knocked down in the park from storms, the North Carol... (read more)
Learn to make clay soap dishes with North Carolina Potter, Brooke Avery   (08/06/15) Asheboro, NC - Here’s a simple and fun summer project the whole family may enjoy on a Friday evenin... (read more)
Post 19 drops region opener   (08/05/15) ASHEBORO, NC — For the last three summers, Randolph County Post 45 has been the host team for the Americ... (read more)

July / 2015

Tourism Development Authority Requests Submissions for 2016 Visitors Guide   (07/31/15) ASHEBORO – Randolph County Tourism Development Authority (TDA) is seeking submissions for the 2016 Offic... (read more)
Downtown Asheboro Sculpture Campaign and Enormous Ant Raffle!   (07/29/15) Asheboro, NC - Downtown Asheboro is the vital and vibrant heart of the Asheboro, NC community and it is home t... (read more)
Randolph Arts Guild to Exhibit the work of artist Nikki Cherry   (07/29/15) Asheboro, NC - The Randolph Arts Guild is set to feature the artwork of Nikki Cherry. During the month of Augu... (read more)
Zimmerman Vineyards announced rescheduled rain date for the June 27 Sisyphus Saturday date as Aug. 8   (07/28/15) Zimmerman Vineyards announced rescheduled rain date for the June 27 Sisyphus Saturday date as Aug. 8, 2015. Pl... (read more)
Long-time North Carolina Zoo director announces retirement   (07/27/15) ASHEBORO, NC – Dr. David Jones has announced he will retire later this year after being at the helm... (read more)
North Carolina Zoo announces winner of Piedmont’s Paw of Approval   (07/20/15) ASHEBORO, NC – The North Carolina Zoo will honor a printing and framing company in High Point on We... (read more)
Holly Ridge Charity Classic set for Aug. 1-2   (07/17/15) ARCHDALE, NC — Holly Ridge Golf Links has announced plans for its upcoming Charity Classic to benefit Ho... (read more)
Best-Kept Secrets: Wilderness only a short trip away in Uwharrie National Forest   (07/11/15) Asheboro, NC - No need to haul yourself to the farthest reaches of the state for a trip to the wilderness. In... (read more)
Liberty theater changes hands, welcomes famous guest   (07/09/15) LIBERTY, NC — Renowned bluegrass fiddler Dewey Brown III calls it “a God thing.” He was wor... (read more)
Clay Serving Tray Class Offered in Randolph County   (07/07/15) Archdale, NC - Are you in need of a specific sized serving tray?  Do you enjoy projects that provide an o... (read more)
Networking, social media matter for small farms   (07/05/15) Climax, NC - After 20 years in the goat cheese business, Steve Tate has witnessed plenty of change a... (read more)
NBC-TV Will Air 'Chasing 43' Documentary About NASCAR and Legendary Driver Richard Petty   (07/02/15) Smithfield, Va - 'Chasing 43', a documentary tracing the history of NASCAR motorsports and legendary driver Ri... (read more)
The Randolph Arts Guild Offers Clay Totem Pole Container Class with Brooke Avery   (07/01/15) Asheboro, NC - What's better than a "do-it-yourself" clay vessel project, a totem pole, and your spirit a... (read more)

June / 2015

Beginning Watercolor Classes offered in Randolph County   (06/30/15) Asheboro, NC - The Randolph Arts Guild (R.A.G.) offers two beginning watercolor classes taught by regional art... (read more)
The North Carolina Pottery Center Presents Monthly Lecture Series, Friday, July 24, 7 – 9 PM   (06/26/15) Seagrove, NC -  Sid Luck, a fifth-generation potter, will present on his family’s history, as well ... (read more)
North Carolina Zoo to Acquire Another Polar Bear   (06/24/15) ASHEBORO, NC – The North Carolina Zoo is proud to announce that Anana, its 15-year-old female polar... (read more)
Randolph Arts Guild Announces Call to Artists - Alumni from ASU and ECU.   (06/22/15) Asheboro, NC - The Randolph Arts Guild (RAG) announces a call to artists for “East Meets West”.&nb... (read more)
Fall Festival Returning Vendor Registration Deadline - June 30th   (06/22/15) Asheboro, NC - The deadline for returning Fall Festival vendors to reclaim their space is coming up on June 30... (read more)
Call to Artists - Downtown Asheboro Sculpture Exhibition   (06/22/15) Asheboro, NC - The Randolph Arts Guild in conjunction with the Asheboro/Randolph Chamber and the City of Asheb... (read more)
Lark Artists Announces Call for Artists for 5th Annual Handmade Holiday Art Show   (06/20/15) Asheboro, NC – Lark Artists invites all interested new and returning artists to submit a vendor app... (read more)
Wildlife – from meerkats to dinosaurs – take center stage at N.C. Zoo   (06/17/15) The N.C. Zoo near Asheboro in Randolph County has a lot to roar about in 2015. This story is from our... (read more)
North Carolina Zoo launches Piedmont’s Paw of Approval   (06/16/15)   Asheboro, NC – To celebrate Arctic Sea Ice Day on July 11, the North Carolina Zoo’s zookee... (read more)
Seagrove Potters of Historic Busbee Road Celebrate Summer Solstice   (06/15/15) Seagrove, NC - Five shops along the Historic Busbee Road will celebrate the Summer Solstice with refreshm... (read more)
Think Big This Saturday at the North Carolina Zoo   (06/12/15) Asheboro, NC - The N.C. Zoological Park chose its ground carefully. For one thing, it’s about 18 miles f... (read more)
Vintage Planes Soar at the 2015 North Carolina Aviation Museum Fly-In   (06/11/15) ASHEBORO — Baby boomers will remember “Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines,”... (read more)
Second Annual North Carolina State Food Truck Championship June 19 & 20, 2015   (06/10/15) Randleman, NC - This year’s event will be bigger and offer lots of fun, food, activities, and vendors th... (read more)
Celebrate African Giants at the North Carolina Zoo   (06/10/15) Asheboro, NC – Roam into the North Carolina Zoo African Region on Saturday to celebrate African Gia... (read more)
City of Randleman Announces Summer Concert Series from Memorial Day to Labor Day   (06/10/15) Randleman, NC – The City of Randleman is excited to announce their Summer Concert Series, “Market ... (read more)
Richard Petty to be honored by International Motor Racing Research Center   (06/04/15) Watkins Glen, NY - Seven-time NASCAR champion Richard Petty will be presented the Cameron R. Argetsinger ... (read more)
The North Carolina Pottery Center Presents Monthly Lecture Series, Friday, June 12, 7 - 9 PM   (06/04/15) Seagrove, NC - Charlie Tefft will be presenting at the North Carolina Pottery Center for the June installment ... (read more)
Celebrate World Oceans Day Run for Rhinos at the North Carolina Zoo   (06/03/15) Asheboro, NC — Splash into the North Carolina Zoo North America Region on Saturday to celebrate World Oc... (read more)
Go Wild! The Best Zoo in Every State   (06/02/15) Whether you prefer lush garden pathways meandering past exhibits of exotic creatures, safari-style sleepovers,... (read more)
Experience the North Carolina Zoo after hours with Nu-Blu   (06/01/15) Asheboro, NC – This summer experience something “Nu” at the North Carolina Zoo. Help su... (read more)
North Carolina Zoo Leaders Look Ahead 20 Years   (06/01/15) Asheboro, NC — North Carolina zoo leaders are setting up a plan that guarantees a strong future for the ... (read more)

May / 2015

Seagrove, the Pottery Capital of the U.S. presents the Seventh Annual “Cousins in Clay” Event   (05/27/15) ASHEBORO, NORTH CAROLINA – Seagrove potters, Bruce Gholson and Samantha Henneke of Bulldog Pottery will ... (read more)
“Kick-Off to Summer” Concert planned with Corey Hunt Band   (05/26/15) Asheboro, NC On This Sunday afternoon, May 31, 2015 at 4:00pm, Corey Hunt, along with his band will take the s... (read more)
Randolph Arts Guild to Host Lunch and Learn Lecture by Artist Les Caision III   (05/22/15) Asheboro, NC - The Randolph Arts Guild will feature a free Lunch and Learn lecture by artist, Les Caison III i... (read more)
Randolph Arts Guild Announces 33rd Annual Juried Arts Show   (05/22/15) Asheboro, NC - The Randolph Arts Guild announces plans to hold its 33rd Annual Juried Arts Show.  Artists... (read more)
North Carolina Zoo to host camps for kids with autism   (05/19/15) ASHEBORO, NC — The North Carolina Zoo is again hosting day camps in June for children diagnosed with Aut... (read more)
The North Carolina Pottery Center Presents Monthly Lecture Series, Friday, May 22, 7 – 9 PM   (05/15/15) Seagrove, NC - Steve Blankenbeker will be presenting "The Clays The Thing: Native Clays of... (read more)
The Randolph Arts Guild Announces "SUPER MESSY" Summer Arts Camp   (05/13/15) Asheboro, NC - Wondering where your children may enjoy an artful, educational experience this summer?  Th... (read more)
The Randolph Arts Guild presents “A Brief History and Exploration into American Folk Dancing"   (05/12/15) Asheboro, NC - The Randolph Arts Guild hosts “Why Do-Si-Do” a.k.a. “A Brief History and Expl... (read more)
The Randolph Arts Guild Presents "Scaling Up & Tricks of the Light: A Theatrical Creativity Lecture   (05/12/15) Asheboro, NC - What does it take to fool the theatre audience eyes into believing they've been transported to ... (read more)
Grants awarded to North Carolina Zoo employees   (05/12/15) ASHEBORO, N.C. — The North Carolina Zoo Society and the Randolph Friends of the Zoo (RFOZ) announce gran... (read more)
Randolph Arts Guild presents Yard Flowers Arranging Class   (05/07/15) Asheboro, NC -- Curious as to what to do with your home grown seasonal greenery and flowers?  The Randolp... (read more)
Celebrate Mother's Day at the North Carolina Zoo   (05/06/15) Asheboro, NC – Soar into Mother’s Day weekend by attending Birds & Blooms at the North Carolin... (read more)
Organizations Join Forces to Host 1st Annual Fishing Festival at Randleman Lake   (05/05/15) ASHEBORO, NC -  The Heart of North Carolina Visitors Bureau and Petty Family Foundation is proud to ... (read more)

April / 2015

Goat Lady Dairy continues to evolve as it celebrates its 20th anniversary   (04/29/15) Climax, NC - Steve and Ginnie Tate never thought they’d become farmers when they were growing up on thei... (read more)
The Randolph Arts Guild offers watercolour batik class with NC artist, Debra Spinks   (04/28/15) Asheboro, NC - The Randolph Arts Guild (R.A.G) welcomes the return of a favorite, local visual artist, De... (read more)
North Carolina Zoo celebrates Amphibian Awareness Day   (04/23/15) ASHEBORO, NC — Hop into the North Carolina Zoo on Saturday to help raise awareness of the importance and... (read more)
Run Wild in the North Carolina Zoo's Annual 5K   (04/21/15) ASHEBORO, NC — Tie your shoelaces and hit the ground running June 6 for the North Carolina Zoo’s R... (read more)
The Randolph Arts Guild offers Senior Citizen pottery class with NC potter, Brooke Avery   (04/21/15) Asheboro, NC - The Randolph Arts Guild (R.A.G.) announces an upcoming clay pottery class collaboration designe... (read more)
Party for the Planet at the North Carolina Zoo   (04/16/15) ASHEBORO, NC — Celebrate Earth Day by attending a weekend long Party for the Planet at the North Carolin... (read more)
Randolph Arts Guild to Exhibit Work by Artist Les Caision III   (04/14/15) Asheboro, NC - The Randolph Arts Guild will feature the oil and graphite paintings of North Carolina visual ar... (read more)
Out and About Friday Night - April 17 - in Downtown Asheboro   (04/14/15) Asheboro, NC - The Downtown Business Association (DBA) is gearing up for the next season of Out and About's in... (read more)
Celebrate Bear Necessities at the North Carolina Zoo   (04/08/15) ASHEBORO, NC — Spring into the North Carolina Zoo to celebrate Bear Necessities on Saturday, April 11, f... (read more)
The Randolph Arts Guild offers Parent/Child Clay Wind Chime Class with Brooke Avery   (04/08/15) Asheboro, NC -  The Randolph Arts Guild offers an easy-to-follow parent and child clay project class... (read more)
The Randolph Arts Guild presents "A Brief History and Exploration into American Folk Dancing"   (04/08/15) Asheboro, NC - The Randolph Arts Guild hosts “Why Do-Si-Do” a.k.a. “A Brief History and... (read more)
Asheboro/Randolph Chamber Unveils New Logo   (04/06/15) ASHEBORO, NC –  The Asheboro/Randolph Chamber of Commerce unveiled a new organizational logo to the... (read more)
Decades-Old Randleman Variety Store Celebrates Expansion   (04/05/15) RANDLEMAN, NC - A store that has been a fixture in the community for more than five decades celebrated a miles... (read more)
Carriage House Tea: FREE "Papaya/Strawberry" Tea Tasting   (04/05/15) Asheboro, NC - Carriage House Tea will be holding a free tea tasting on April 17, 2015 from 5 to 8 pm at Brigh... (read more)
The Mad Potter's Tea Party - Starring Brooke Avery   (04/05/15) Asheboro, NC - Brightside Gallery is going to host The Mad Potter's Tea Party - starring Brook Avery on April ... (read more)
Renowned Herbalist, Henrietta Cummings, Returns to Brightside Gallery   (04/05/15) Asheboro, NC - Brightside Gallery is hosting the incredibly knowledgeable herbalist, Henrietta Cummings, for a... (read more)
Musical Extravaganza: Dave Bare Featuring RD & Co.   (04/05/15) Asheboro, NC - Brightside Gallery opens it's "Front Porch Evening" season on April 17, 2015 from 5 to 8 pm wit... (read more)
North Carolina Zoo critters to get Egg-Stravaganza treats   (04/02/15) ASHEBORO, NC — Come celebrate Easter weekend at the North Carolina Zoo for the annual Egg-Stravaganza ev... (read more)
Small Town Sees Economic Resurgence   (04/01/15) Liberty, NC — There's momentum growing in a small Piedmont-Triad town that's been quiet for years. Once... (read more)

March / 2015

North Carolina Zoo Adding New Exhibits for Start of 2015 Season   (03/31/15) Asheboro, NC — The 2015 North Carolina Zoo season officially kicks off Wednesday, and there are plenty o... (read more)
'Richard Petty Day' Proclaimed by North Carolina Governor   (03/31/15) Tuesday wasn’t only the last day of March, it also was “Richard Petty Day” in North Carolina... (read more)
Randolph Arts Guild to Exhibit the work of Potter Adam Wiley   (03/27/15) Asheboro, NC - The Randolph Arts Guild is preparing to showcase an exhibition of work by potter Adam Wiley. Du... (read more)
The North Carolina Pottery Center Presents Monthly Lecture Series on Friday April 24th 7 - 9 PM   (03/26/15) Seagrove, NC - Jugtown Pottery will be presenting at the North Carolina Pottery Center for the April installme... (read more)
North Carolina Pottery Center Receives John W. and Anna H. Hanes Foundation Grant   (03/26/15) Seagrove, NC - The North Carolina Pottery Center in Seagrove will be receiving a $45,000 grant from The John W... (read more)
Asheboro Named Finalist for 2015 All-America City Award   (03/25/15) ASHEBORO, NC – Asheboro has been recognized as a finalist for the 2015 All-America City Award. This pres... (read more)
Randolph Arts Guild's plein air painting lecture with NC artist, Jeremy Sams   (03/24/15) Asheboro, NC -- The Randolph Arts Guild is hosting a ‘plein air’ painting lecture by Randolph... (read more)
Randolph Arts Guild offers Clay Wall Pockets Class with Brooke Avery   (03/24/15) Asheboro, NC - What is a clay wall pocket and how might it add to your creative life?  Find out as t... (read more)
North Carolina Zoo ready to launch summer hours   (03/20/15) ASHEBORO, NC – The North Carolina Zoo will begin its summer operating hours, opening all venues Apr... (read more)
Admission Fees Changing at the North Carolina Zoo   (03/19/15) ASHEBORO, NC – Due to state legislation that requires a 7 percent sales tax on admission tickets an... (read more)
Randolph Arts Guild Announces CALL TO ARTISTS: Young at Art!   (03/17/15) Asheboro, NC - It was once said by Pablo Picasso that “All children are artist. The problem is how to re... (read more)
Randolph Arts Guild to Host Sculptural Sound Art Performance at Sunset Theatre Saturday   (03/17/15) Asheboro, NC - The Randolph Arts Guild is set to host “Time Constraints” a unique 50-minute sound ... (read more)
Randolph Arts Guild NEEDS Donations for Upcoming Rummage Sale set for March 27th and 28th   (03/16/15) Asheboro NC - Mark your calendars for the Thirteenth Annual Rummage Sale for the Arts!  This highly antic... (read more)
Celebrate Spring in Seagrove - April 18 & 19   (03/12/15) Seagrove, NC - Please join us this year for our largest Celebration of Spring in Seagrove, April 18-1... (read more)
The Randolph Arts Guild presents "'Good Wood' a woodworking lecture with Dick Hines"   (03/11/15) Asheboro, NC - The Randolph Arts Guild will host the return of local favorite woodworker, Dick Hines for ... (read more)
Sunset Avenue in Asheboro Named Great Main Street   (03/03/15) Asheboro, NC – Anyone who has enjoyed the classic charm of a Main Street knows intuitively when it&... (read more)
Portrait Artist Invites You to Studio Event at Brightside Gallery   (03/03/15) Asheboro, NC - Brightside Gallery’s resident artist, T Von Hoff, will be hosting an opening reception wi... (read more)
Salem College Dance Concert & Pinocchio Complete Randolph Community College Cultural Arts Season   (03/02/15) ASHEBORO, NC – Randolph Community College’s Cultural Arts Series will conclude in April with ... (read more)

February / 2015

'Out With The Old & In With The New' Jewelry Trunk Show & Bargain Sale   (02/28/15) Asheboro, NC - Jewelry artist extraordinaire, Susan Reynolds (of Bijou Savvy fame), will be featured in the je... (read more)
Metal Artist Porch Show/Sale   (02/28/15) Asheboro, NC - Metal artist, John Lopienski, will be featured on the front porch of Brightside Gallery, 170 Wo... (read more)
Carriage House Tea: FREE "Luck of the Irish" Tea Tasting   (02/28/15) Asheboro, NC - Carriage House Tea will be holding a free tea tasting on March 14, 2015 from 1 to 4 p.m. at Bri... (read more)
Slideshow Presentation by Judith Duff at the NC Pottery Center   (02/23/15) Seagrove, NC - On Sunday, March 8, the North Carolina Pottery Center, located at 233 East Avenue in Seagrove, ... (read more)
Randolph Community College's First-Ever 'Small Town' Documentary Gallery Showing Opens Mar 4   (02/23/15) ASHEBORO, NC — Randolph Community College Department of Photographic Technology, in collaboration with t... (read more)
AC/DC lead singer buys his first Mustang GT from Randleman-based Petty's Garage   (02/22/15) RANDLEMAN, NC — AC/DC lead singer Brian Johnson has bought his first Mustang GT from Richard Petty&rsquo... (read more)
The Randolph Arts Guild Offers Summer Arts Camp Instructor Opportunities   (02/20/15) Asheboro, NC - The Randolph Arts Guild is offering two "Super Messy" art themed day camps June 22 - 26 an... (read more)
North Carolina Zoo to remain closed through Sunday   (02/20/15) ASHEBORO, NC – To continue ensuring the safety of North Carolina Zoo visitors and employees, zoo of... (read more)
I-73/74 Visitor Centers to Resume Normal Operations on Sat, Feb 21st   (02/20/15) SEAGROVE, NC — The I-73/74 Visitor Centers will resume normal operations on Saturday, February 21, 2015.... (read more)
The Randolph Arts Guild to host Lunch & Learn with Marvel Artist John Czop   (02/20/15) Asheboro, NC - The Randolph Arts Guild will host a Lunch & Learn with Marvel Artist John Czop on Tuesday, ... (read more)
Ford and Petty's Garage Team Up to Build Limited-Edition Mustang GT   (02/19/15) DEARBORN, MI - Ford Motor Company and Petty's Garage are teaming up to build a new 627-horsepower* Mustan... (read more)
North Carolina Zoo closed on Thursday and Friday   (02/18/15) ASHEBORO, NC – Due to the winter storm, with roads and pathways throughout the North Carolina Zoo c... (read more)
I-73/74 Visitor Center Southbound Closed Due to Inclement Weather, Northbound revised schedule   (02/18/15) SEAGROVE, NC — Due to heavy icing on sidewalks, entrances, and visitor and employee parking areas, the I... (read more)
North Carolina Zoo to remain closed on Wednesday   (02/17/15) ASHEBORO, NC – Due to continuing cold temperatures and remnants of Monday’s snow storm that r... (read more)
The Randolph Arts Guild Presents Pysanky Egg Workshop with Karen & Grace McFetters   (02/17/15) Asheboro, NC - The Randolph Arts Guild happily welcomes back the popular "Ukrainian Pysanky Egg" Class wi... (read more)
The Randolph Arts Guild Presents "Clay Bird" Class with NC Potter, Brooke Avery   (02/17/15) Asheboro, NC - The Randolph Arts Guild offers a simple Clay Bird Pottery Project for youth ages 7 through... (read more)
North Carolina Zoo closed until Wednesday   (02/15/15) ASHEBORO, NC – Due to strong winds, freezing wind chills and fallen trees the North Carolina Zoo is... (read more)
NC Pottery Center Hosts 2015 Summer Clay Camps for Kids   (02/13/15) Seagrove, NC - The North Carolina Pottery Center is pleased to offer “Summer Clay Camp for Kids” t... (read more)
O'Kelley Re-Elected to Chair State Travel & Tourism Board   (02/11/15) CARY, NC – Randolph County Tourism Development Authority Executive Director, Tammy O'Kelley was re-elect... (read more)
The Randolph Arts Guild presents Mark Dixon's Artist Talk   (02/10/15) Asheboro, NC - The Randolph Arts Guild (R.A.G.) presents an artist talk with an individual who is one part con... (read more)
Carriage House Tea Free Valentine's Day Tea Tasting   (02/03/15) Asheboro, NC - Carriage House Tea will be holding a free tea tasting on February 14, 2015 from 1 to 4 p.m. at ... (read more)
Valentine Cupcake Artist at Brightside Gallery   (02/03/15) Asheboro, NC - Brightside Gallery will be hosting a Valentine cupcake artist on February 14, 2015 from 1 to 4 ... (read more)
Richard Petty opens museum in Randolph County, gives FOX8 a personalized tour   (02/02/15) LEVEL CROSS, NC — When it comes to NASCAR, he’s simply known as The King. Richard Petty has been ... (read more)

January / 2015

Busbee Road Potteries Dress Up for Valetine's Day Celebration   (01/29/15) Seagrove, NC - After the cold gray days of January, the Seagrove Potters of Historic Busbee Road like to brigh... (read more)
The NC Pottery Center Presents Monthly Lecture Series, Friday, February 20th, 7 - 9 PM   (01/29/15) Seagrove, NC - Charlie Tefft will be presenting at the North Carolina Pottery Center for the February installm... (read more)
Randolph Arts Guild to Host Lunch and Learn with Artist Ed Rich   (01/22/15) Asheboro, NC - The Randolph Arts Guild’s January exhibition will culminate with a Lunch & Learn with... (read more)
Randolph Arts Guild to Host A Valentine Jewelry Trunk Show with Sassy Gems by Geri   (01/22/15) Asheboro, NC - The Randolph Arts Guild’s Shop would like to help you shop for your "Special Valentine".&... (read more)
Caughron & Holt Appointed to Tourism Development Authority Board   (01/22/15) Asheboro, NC – The Randolph County Board of Commissioners have appointed David Caughron as new Chairpers... (read more)
The Randolph Arts Guild to Exhibit the Work of Illustrator & Artist John Czop   (01/20/15) Asheboro, NC - The Randolph Arts Guild will showcase the work of artist and illustrator John Czop during the m... (read more)
The Randolph Arts Guild hosts Swing Dance Lecture and Swing Dance Lessons with Allie Sampson   (01/17/15) Asheboro, NC - The Randolph Arts Guild is about to lay a solid platform for your feet to get happy. ... (read more)
The Randolph Arts Guild Hosts Ceramic Jewelry Bowl and Beads Class   (01/17/15) Asheboro, NC - The Randolph Arts Guild is set to offer the Ceramic Jewelry Bowl and Beads class with Rand... (read more)
Expanded gorilla exhibit coming to the North Carolina Zoo in 2015   (01/13/15) Asheboro, NC – Construction will begin later this month to renovate and expand the North Carolina Z... (read more)
North Carolina Zoo to delay opening on Wednesday   (01/13/15) Asheboro, NC – Due to predictions of freezing rain and icy conditions, the North Carolina Zoo will ... (read more)
Resolve to make a difference in 2015 by volunteering at the North Carolina Zoo   (01/12/15) Asheboro, NC – Consider being a volunteer and experience the North Carolina Zoo like never before. ... (read more)
The North Carolina Pottery Center Monthly Lecture Series, Friday, January 16   (01/03/15) Seagrove, NC - On January 16th, join us at the North Carolina Pottery Center for a slide lecture by Seagrove p... (read more)
New at the North Carolina Pottery Center in 2015 - Adult Throwing Classes   (01/03/15) Seagrove, NC - Always wanted to try throwing a piece of pottery? Now’s a great time to mark it off your ... (read more)
North Carolina Pottery Center Exhibition Quiet Inspiration - Japanese Influence on NC Potters   (01/02/15) Seagrove, NC - We can all appreciate the tradition and beauty of Japanese ceramics and the influence and inspi... (read more)

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