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Children
12th Annual Bikers With Boxes
Load up your bike and share God’s love! Bring gift-filled shoeboxes for children in need to the 12th annual Bikers With Boxes charity event. Support the ministry of Samaritan’s Purse and ride to the Billy Graham Library for a day of fellowship, music, food, giveaways and much more—all to benefit Operation Christmas Child. Help us reach our goal of 6,500 shoeboxes. Ride alone, with your club, or meet up with a group coming from your region. •Gates open at 9:30 a.m. •Complimentary Lunch is served from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. While you’re here, come inside and retrace Billy Graham’s dynamic journey from humble farm boy to international ambassador of God’s love through fascinating exhibits. Visit his childhood home, browse our bookstore and enjoy a snack in the dairy bar. Come just as you are – but with boxes! For more information, please call 704-401-3200 or email LibraryEvents@bgea.org. For information on Operation Christmas Child and how to pack a shoe box, please visit: https://www.samaritanspurse.org/what-we-do/operation-christmas-child/
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Rock,Alternative
The Airborne Toxic Event
The Airborne Toxic Event is an indie rock band from the Los Angeles neighborhood of Los Feliz.
www.theairbornetoxicevent.com
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Punk
Bikini Kill
Iconic Washington punksters Bikini Kill reunite for a series of shows. The 2019 lineup includes founding members Kathleen Hanna, Tobi Vail and Kathi Wilcox, joined by guitarist Eric Dawn Lyle.
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Country,Rock
Cody Johnson
Cody Johnson is a Texas-based country singer who made a splash on the Billboard Country charts with the release of his 2014 album, "Cowboy Like Me."
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Stand Up Comedy
Gabriel ‘Fluffy’ Iglesias
Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias is one of a handful of comedians with the distinct honor to headline and sell out the Staples Center, Madison Square Garden and the Sydney Opera House. Iglesias is also one of the most watched comedians on YouTube. He was featured in The Hollywood Reporter’s Top 40 Comedy Players of 2018 issue alongside comedy giants Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock and Lorne Michaels.
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Rock
Guided by Voices
The legendary indie rock band, which got its start in 1983, emerged in the 1980s with a series of lo-fi records and made a splash in the big leagues with its albums on TVT and Matador, including "Isolation Drills" and 'Half Smiles of the Decomposed." In 2014, after the release of "Cool Planet," the group disbanded, but in 2016, Pollard put together a new/old lineup; he brought in Bobby Bare Jr. on guitar, joined by previously ex-GBV guitarist (1997-2004) Doug Gillard, as well as drummer Kevin March (on his third go-round with the band) and new bassist Mark Shue. This lineup went on to record the album "Please Be Honest" later that year.
www.gbv.com/
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Country
Jamey Johnson
Jamey Johnson is a country singer who's co-written singles for the likes of Trace Adkins, George Strait and Jessie James. He released his own debut album, 'The Dollar,' in 2006, and his second album, 'That Lonesome Song,' went gold.
www.jameyjohnson.com
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Social Event
Ladies Tea & Tour
Bring your friends and loved ones to enjoy an elegant tea party, beautiful music, and a Christ-centered message from special guest speaker Sheila Walsh—Bible teacher, author, and co-host of television’s LIFE TODAY with James and Betty Robison. From Scotland, Sheila Walsh is first a wife and mom and in her spare time she is an author, Bible teacher and television host. She has spoken around the world to over 6 million women and reaches a potential 100 million people daily as co-host of the Life Today television program. Sheila loves to make the Bible practical, sharing how God met her at her lowest point and helped her to rise up again. Her message: God is for you! Sheila’s books have sold over 5 million copies including her latest bestseller It’s Okay Not To Be Okay. In February 2020, she released her newest book Praying Women, How to Pray When You Don’t Know What To Say. Signed copies of Sheila’s newly released book, Praying Women, How to Pray When You Don’t Know What To Say will be available for purchase at Ruth’s Attic bookstore. The Billy Graham Library has added procedures to ensure compliance with North Carolina’s phased reopening, including the wearing of masks, hand sanitizer stations, and social distancing.
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Ceramics/Pottery
R. D. Mahan Kiln Opening
R.D. Mahan Kiln Opening is a yearly event at the studio to celebrate pottery and family, together with friends from more than thirty years of making pottery in Seagrove. Michael will have new work available fresh from the wood kiln. There will be tree pots, soul pots, bells, and more, made from local clay, fired in the wood kiln. Shop in person and online. Refreshments to go. Masks required.
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Community Event
Special Exhibit: “Billy Graham: Pastor to Presidents”
Billy Graham was often called the “pastor to presidents” for good reason—he met with every sitting president from 1950 to 2010. Come to the Library during this limited time special display and get a behind-the-scenes look at the unique relationships these men shared. You’ll discover how God used Billy to offer genuine friendship, Biblical counsel, and a listening ear to the presidents and their families—even in the midst of national and personal crises. Browse never-before-seen memorabilia. Read powerful stories and personal memories. See fascinating photos. This special exhibit is free to the public and no pre-registration is required. For more information, please call 704-401-3200.
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