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First Peoples: Catawba and Cherokee Nations

Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Continues through May 20
phone 704-739-1019
director@kingsmountainmuseum.org
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This original exhibit features archaeological and historical collections on loan from the Schiele Museum of Natural History, the Inn of the Patriots, and several private collectors. The display includes stone and bone tools, ceramics, basketry, weaponry, and other artifacts that provide insight into how Native Americans utilized natural resources to meet their needs for millennia prior to European contact, and how the clash of the Old World with the New forever changed local Native American cultures. ADMISSION IS FREE! FREE

https://www.facebook.com/events/185470511935846/
Kings Mountain Historical Museum (map)
100 East Mountain St.
Gastonia
phone director@kingsmountainmuseum.org
director@kingsmountainmuseum.org
First Peoples: Catawba and Cherokee Nations

Rediscovering the Civilian Conservation Corps Camp at the Kings Mountain State Park in South Carolina - Presented by Mike Baxter

Wed., March 29, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
phone 704-739-1019
director@kingsmountainmuseum.org
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Mike Baxter, History Professor at Central Piedmont Community College and Belmont Abbey College, will discuss recent archaeological excavations at the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp at the South Carolina Kings Mountain State Park and efforts made by his students to understand the importance of the CCC’s work in this area. This subject will be featured in an upcoming documentary on WTVI PBS Charlotte, and plans are in place to complete a hiking trail with interpretive signage that will lead people through the remains of the CCC Camp. FREE

https://www.facebook.com/events/639089016263043/
Kings Mountain Historical Museum (map)
100 East Mountain St.
Gastonia
phone director@kingsmountainmuseum.org
director@kingsmountainmuseum.org
Rediscovering the Civilian Conservation Corps Camp at the Kings Mountain State Park in South Carolina - Presented by Mike Baxter

Book Talk - Carolina Belle by Rose Senehi

Wed., April 12, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
phone 704-739-1019
director@kingsmountainmuseum.org

You will never look at an apple the same way again after reading Rose Senehi’s most recent book, Carolina Belle. The story follows Belle McKenzie, a botanist and farmer who is obsessed with creating a "billion dollar" apple she'll call the Carolina Belle, and determined to rekindle the love her obsession has nearly destroyed. Free

https://www.facebook.com/events/117439812110995/
Kings Mountain Historical Museum (map)
100 East Mountain St.
Gastonia
phone director@kingsmountainmuseum.org
director@kingsmountainmuseum.org
Book Talk - Carolina Belle by Rose Senehi

Public Scanning and Oral History Day

Thu., April 20, 1-5 p.m.
phone 704-739-1019
director@kingsmountainmuseum.org

Do you have family photos you’d like to digitize to preserve and share? Do you have stories to tell about Kings Mountain’s history? KMHM invites the public to share their stories and photographs of the area’s history, from family photos to stories about the textile mills and racecar drivers. Videography and photo scanning will take place from 1-5 pm. Admission is FREE for museum and event! Free

https://www.facebook.com/events/1170394209736259/
Kings Mountain Historical Museum (map)
100 East Mountain St.
Gastonia
phone director@kingsmountainmuseum.org
director@kingsmountainmuseum.org
Public Scanning and Oral History Day

Walk for AIDS

Sat., April 22, 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
phone 704-825-4711 x3
marjoriestorch@aol.com

The 24th Annual Walk for AIDS will raise AIDS awareness and funds to benefit House of Mercy, providing a home and compassionate care for low-income persons living with AIDS. Hundreds of volunteers participate in the three-mile walk through historic downtown Belmont and raise funds in support of their walk. First 300 participants raising $50 or more receive a free Walk for AIDS T-shirt. A picnic reception with DJ follows the walk on the House of Mercy grounds. Free HIV/STD testing will be offered. Donations encouraged.

http://www.thehouseofmercy.org/WalkforAIDS.asp
Sisters of Mercy campus (map)
211 Catherine McAuley Way
Gastonia
phone 704-825-4711 x3
marjoriestorch@aol.com
Walk for AIDS

Old Timey Spring Picnic

Sat., May 20, 12-4 p.m.
phone 704-739-1019
director@kingsmountainmuseum.org

Free admission for museum members; $10 for non-members. Live music, BBQ, historic games, storytelling, craft demonstrations by costumed interpreters, tours of the historic Barber & Cornwell homes, and more! Free admission for museum members; $10 for non-members

https://www.facebook.com/events/1363903547018163/
Kings Mountain Historical Museum (map)
100 East Mountain St.
Gastonia
phone director@kingsmountainmuseum.org
director@kingsmountainmuseum.org

Roaring Twenties Program for Children & Families

Sat., June 17, 2-3 p.m.
phone 704-739-1019
director@kingsmountainmuseum.org

Experience the fashion, dancing, and music of the 1920s with a special performance. Make your own flapper headband to take home! All ages welcome, admission is free! FREE

https://www.facebook.com/events/747621382071136/
Kings Mountain Historical Museum (map)
100 East Mountain St.
Gastonia
phone director@kingsmountainmuseum.org
director@kingsmountainmuseum.org
Roaring Twenties Program for Children & Families

Great Gatsby: Cleveland County in the Roaring Twenties

Starts June 17. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Continues through Oct. 14
phone 704-739-1019
director@kingsmountainmuseum.org
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In the 1920s, Cleveland County experienced an economic boom and bust, the heyday of the textile mills, the birth of the political engine known as the Shelby Dynasty, and improved education, healthcare, technology, and transportation systems. This area also saw violent disputes over labor rights and the racial inequity of the Jim Crow system in that decade. Visitors will be able to see the dramatic social, economic, and political changes reflected in the clothing, the music, the dances, the slang, and the products of the era. FREE

http://www.kingsmountainmuseum.org/
Kings Mountain Historical Museum (map)
100 East Mountain St.
Gastonia
phone director@kingsmountainmuseum.org
director@kingsmountainmuseum.org
Great Gatsby: Cleveland County in the Roaring Twenties

A Passel of Trouble: The Saga of Loyalist Partisan David Fanning

Thu., June 29, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
phone 704-739-1019
director@kingsmountainmuseum.org

A Passel of Trouble is a meticulously researched fact-based historical novel about one of the most extraordinary characters of the American Revolutionary War. The saga follows David Fanning, a 19-year old Loyalist, and his Quaker friend Josh Lindley as they find themselves at philosophical odds, yet allied to preserve the king's rule in the Carolinas. In addition to demonstrating how Fanning grew from a naive backwoods militia sergeant to a highly skilled partisan leader, A Passel of Trouble provides insight into the significant role a prominent Quaker played during the war and his influence on Fanning's career. FREE

https://www.facebook.com/events/1254324307969966/
Kings Mountain Historical Museum (map)
100 East Mountain St.
Gastonia
phone director@kingsmountainmuseum.org
director@kingsmountainmuseum.org
A Passel of Trouble: The Saga of Loyalist Partisan David Fanning

14th Annual Reverse Raffle & Auctions

Sat., Sept. 9, 5:30-9 p.m.
phone 704-739-1019
director@kingsmountainmuseum.org

Event includes Reverse Raffle & Live, Silent, and Cake Auctions. Tickets are $125 each which includes dinner for 2. Grand prize is $10,000! $125

https://www.facebook.com/events/858878554244302/
Kings Mountain Historical Museum (map)
100 East Mountain St.
Gastonia
phone director@kingsmountainmuseum.org
director@kingsmountainmuseum.org
14th Annual Reverse Raffle & Auctions

Exhibit Sneak Peek: Toys, Games, & Trains!

Fri., Nov. 17, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
phone 704-739-1019
director@kingsmountainmuseum.org

Come get a sneak peek at the exhibit of Toys, Games, and TRAINS before it's available to the public! This annually recurring exhibit fills the Museum with model train displays assembled by the Piedmont “S” Gaugers, as well as railroad memorabilia, and antique toys and games. Bring your cameras – this exhibit provides great opportunities for holiday family photos.​​ Free admission for museum members and $10 non-members. Free for museum members; $10 non-members

https://www.facebook.com/events/1647544388882709/
Kings Mountain Historical Museum (map)
100 East Mountain St.
Gastonia
phone director@kingsmountainmuseum.org
director@kingsmountainmuseum.org
Exhibit Sneak Peek: Toys, Games, & Trains!

Toys, Games & TRAINS

Starts Nov. 18. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Continues through Jan. 6, 2018
phone 704-739-1019
director@kingsmountainmuseum.org
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This annually recurring exhibit fills the Museum with model train displays assembled by the Piedmont “S” Gaugers, as well as railroad memorabilia, & antique toys & games. Visitors of all ages will be enchanted as they explore the miniature snow-covered scenes that line the tracks, and discover the interactive features. Parents & grandparents will enjoy reminiscing with the children about the toys and games of their childhood, such as cowboy memorabilia, doll houses, marbles, and board games. Bring your cameras – this exhibit provides great opportunities for holiday family photos.​​ FREE

https://www.facebook.com/events/1280511942041243/
Kings Mountain Historical Museum (map)
100 East Mountain St.
Gastonia
phone director@kingsmountainmuseum.org
director@kingsmountainmuseum.org
Toys, Games & TRAINS

Spirit of Christmas Past

Sat., Dec. 2, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
phone 704-739-1019
director@kingsmountainmuseum.org
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10am-3pm: Experience the magic of the Toys, Games & TRAINS exhibit, and tour the historic Barber House decorated for the holidays. Learn about the history of Christmas celebrations, and participate in traditional craft demonstrations led by 18th century costumed interpreters. 3pm-5pm: City of Kings Mountain’s annual Christmas Parade. 5pm-7pm: Enjoy a special “night run” of the Toys, Games & TRAINS exhibit, candlelight tours of the historic Barber House, and hot apple cider with cookies by the firelight. FREE

https://www.facebook.com/events/694885304017924/
Kings Mountain Historical Museum (map)
100 East Mountain St.
Gastonia
phone director@kingsmountainmuseum.org
director@kingsmountainmuseum.org
Spirit of Christmas Past

Santa and Mrs. Claus Visit the Museum

Sat., Dec. 9, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
phone 704-739-1019
director@kingsmountainmuseum.org
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Santa Claus will be at the Museum during the Toys, Games & TRAINS exhibit to visit with the little ones. Mrs. Claus will also do a special reading of the classic 1823 children’s story, “The Night Before Christmas.” FREE

https://www.facebook.com/events/665518163636568/
Kings Mountain Historical Museum (map)
100 East Mountain St.
Gastonia
phone director@kingsmountainmuseum.org
director@kingsmountainmuseum.org
Santa and Mrs. Claus Visit the Museum
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