Dino Safari: A Prehistoric Adventure

The Schiele Museum

August 15, 2018 - October 31, 2018 @ 9:00 AM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Dino Safari:  A Prehistoric Adventure Travel back in time on a journey through the Mesozoic Era – the age of dinosaurs. See full-bodied models of incredible creatures that time forgot. See dinosaur fossil specimens, enjoy hands-on exploration in the Dino Safari Lab, and find out how scientists unearth stories of this ancient world.

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Special Displays: Billy Graham's 100th Year

Billy Graham Library

August 15, 2018 - December 31, 2018 @ 9:30 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Come enjoy fascinating photos, memorabilia, and stories during 12 months of rotating special displays at the Billy Graham Library as part of the celebration of Billy’s 100th year. The schedule for the displays is: January–February: “A Ministry Begins” – 1940s and 1950s March–April: “To the Ends of the Earth”—1960s...

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A Century of Fashion: 1880-1980

Kings Mountain Historical Museum

August 15, 2018 - October 13, 2018 @ 10:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

This parade of fashion explores the relationship between changes in the world and changes in clothing. The exhibit highlights some of the peaks of Kings Mountain fashion and showcases some hidden gems in our collection.

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How the West Was Won

N.C. Transportation Museum

August 15, 2018 - January 31, 2019

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

This exhibit tells the story of the coming of railroads after the Civil War and the impact they had on the life, economy, culture, folklore, music and landscape of the mountains. Using videos, narratives, historic photos and artifacts, visitors can view the history of rail in western North Carolina and learn about the construction of these railroads. Tues.-Sat., 9am-5pm and Sun.,...

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"Mentors and Heroes" Photography by David Holt

North Carolina Transportation Museum

August 15, 2018 - September 3, 2018

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

"Mentors and Heroes" includes over thirty framed black and white portraits of David Holt's many musical mentors and heroes from the 1970s to the early 2000s.  The exhibit includes several instruments from Holt's personal collection.

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