Programs by Place


Grant Event
Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 7:00pm
Asheville Community Theater
35 East Walnut Street
Asheville, NC 28801

Asheville Community Theatre is presenting a reprise of Brothers Like These, a staged reading of prose and poetry produced by the creative writing program for Vietnam veterans at the Charles George VA Medical Center supported by a 2015 Standing Together grant from the Council's. These stories of selfless service and unimaginable courage unite us in our shared humanity.

Chapel Hill

Caldwell Award Event
Friday, October 27, 2017 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Friday Conference Center
100 Friday Center Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27599

The North Carolina Humanities Council’s Board of Trustees has selected Bland Simpson as the recipient of the 2017 John Tyler Caldwell Award for the Humanities. The award recognizes Simpson for his lifelong achievements as a professor, author, musician, and environmentalist and for his work as a public humanities advocate across North Carolina.

Tom Earnhardt, host of UNC-TV’s “Exploring North Carolina,” will deliver the 2017 Caldwell Lecture, titled "The Humanities and Nature: An Intimate Relationship."


Road Scholar Event
Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 6:30pm
Cumberland County Public Library and Information Center
300 Maiden Ln
Fayetteville, NC 28303

**This event has been rescheduled from 9/7/17**


Road Scholar Event
Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 10:00am
Historical Museum and Indian Village of Grifton
437 Creekshore Dr
Grifton, NC 28530

Haw River

Road Scholar Event
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 7:30pm
Haw River Historical Association Museum
201 Main Street
Haw River, NC


Road Scholar Event
Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 10:00am
River Bend Park Louisberg, NC 27549

New Bern

Road Scholar Event
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 12:00pm
The Chelsea Restaurant
335 Middle St.
New Bern, NC 28560


Road Scholar Event
Friday, September 29, 2017 - 12:00pm
Central Carolina Community College
1105 Kelly Drive
Sanford, NC 27330