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Society Night at the Museum

Do you have ancestors from several different parts of North Carolina? Would you like to talk to people who live where your ancestors lived? Come visit with genealogical and historical societies from all over North Carolina at our Society Night at the Museum, 11 May 2017, from 6:00-9:00 p.m.  Spread throughout the floors of the beautiful … Read more . . .

Durham Day Tour

Experience the old South by visiting historic Stagville Plantation, Duke Homestead, and Bennett Place, with lunch on your own at Cracker Barrel. The Durham Day Tour is offered as a pre-conference event on Tuesday, 9 May 2017.  Durham is home to one of the largest plantations in the pre-Civil War South called Stagville. Comprising several thousand … Read more . . .

NC Artisans and Crafters

Where can you enjoy the beautiful and varied talents of North Carolina artisans and crafters? Come to the North Carolina Genealogical Society’s Pig Pickin’ BBQ and Bluegrass Event at the Holshouser Building on the North Carolina State Fairgrounds. We will be showcasing many different artisans who work in a variety of mediums. You will have the … Read more . . .

Bluegrass at the NCGS Pig Pickin’ BBQ

Where can you enjoy a foot-stomping good time with a fantastic bluegrass band? Come to the North Carolina Genealogical Society’s Pig Pickin’ BBQ and Bluegrass Event at the Holshouser Building on the North Carolina State Fairgrounds. You will be greeted by the sounds of the Grass Cats, an award winning bluegrass band from the Raleigh area. They … Read more . . .

North Carolina BBQ and Bluegrass

We are so looking forward to the North Carolina BBQ and Bluegrass Event to be held 10 May 2017 during the NGS Conference. As will all “events,” you don’t need to be and NGS nor NCGS member, nor even attending the conference to participate. That makes this a great event to bring a spouse, family … Read more . . .

Downtown Raleigh at Night Trolley Tour

Take a ride through downtown Raleigh on the historic trolley! A knowledgeable docent will narrate the history of the capital city as you pass Mordecai Historic Park, Bicentennial Plaza, the Joel Lane Museum House, Fayetteville Street, City Market, the Governor’s Mansion, the Capitol building, and more. Discover how close you are to wonderful restaurants, shopping, … Read more . . .

Raleigh Day Tour

Learn about the history of Raleigh and enjoy a Southern-style meal when you sign up for the historic Raleigh Day Tour, which will be offered as a pre-conference event on Tuesday, 9 May 2017. First Stop Joel Lane House. Did you know that the city of Raleigh is one of the few purpose-built capital cities … Read more . . .