How the West Was Won

N.C. Transportation Museum

January 19, 2019 - 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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Bug Lab

Discovery Place Science

January 19, 2019 - May 5, 2019

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

Experience the immersive world of bugs and their amazing abilities that inspire human innovation. Larger-than-life bug models guide a journey through hands-on activities and challenges. Get up close and personal with four insects and their amazing adaptations, the orchid mantis, jewel wasp, dragonfly, and bee. Come unearth what the future would look like if humans could match the...

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Creepy Nature

Schiele Museum

January 19, 2019 - May 31, 2020

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

Creepy Nature is designed to share the actual science of weird and unusual plants and animals. This exhibit features horror fiction concepts like vampires, zombies, mummies and alien invaders. Discover the truth behind these mythologies as you follow the expedition of our hero through undersea perils, mysterious jungles, forbidding swamps, and an abandoned mine. 

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The Gospel According to Tennessee Dinner Theater Show

NarroWay Theatre

January 19, 2019 - February 23, 2019

This event occurs weekly, on Friday and Saturday.

Set in 1926, this fast-paced musical dinner show offers Southern food with classic Southern songs. Watch the gospel truths unfold through the eyes and imagination of Tennessee! See website for show times on Jan. 12, Jan. 19-21, Jan. 25-26, Feb. 1-2, Feb. 8-9, Feb. 15-16, and Feb. 22-23.

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African-Print Fashion Now! A Story of Taste, Globalization and Style

Mint Museum Randolph

January 19, 2019 - April 28, 2019

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

Visitors explore a dynamic and diverse dress tradition and the increasingly interconnected fashion worlds that it inhabits. See "popular" garments, runway fashions designed by Africa’s newest generation of couturiers and styles favored in Africa's urban centers.

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Framing It! at Bechtler Museum of Modern Art

Bechtler Museum of Modern Art

January 19, 2019 - February 17, 2019

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

Many factors must be weighed when exhibiting a work of art, from framing to installation to critical contextualization. This exhibition examines the different considerations that go into displaying an artwork and how it affects perception of the piece from meaning to value.

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