January 2018



Elon University vs. Towson ~ Basketball

January 2, 2018
Start Date:

January 2, 2018
End Date:

7pm
Time:

$8
Admission:

336-278-6750
Phone:


No-Frills 5K

January 6, 2018
Start Date:

January 6, 2018
End Date:

Registration/Check-In: 10am; 10:30am Course opens
Time:

$5/person age 16 and up; $2/person age 6-15 (must be accompanied by an participating adult) Payment will be collected at check-in on race day.
Admission:

336-222-5030
Phone:

The No-Frills Trail 5K is a series of races to encourage fitness and fun outdoors throughout the winter. Participants can walk, hike or run the trail course and are encouraged to bring along their family and friends. The theme for this race is Superhero Hustle. This is a no-frills race, so if you want a t-shirt – wear one. If you need snacks – bring some. And if you want an award – too bad!
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Tree Toss at the Conservators Center

January 6, 2018
Start Date:

January 6, 2018
End Date:

Saturday, January 6 & 20, 2018, Starting at 11:30 am
Time:

Adults $26, Under 12 $20, Under 3 Free
Admission:

888-650-1139
Phone:

Event Schedule 11:30am - Check in opens, Arthur’s Workshop opens for pre-event toymaking and Vendors open 1pm - Animal Park opens 3:30pm - Farewell Roar, Animal park closes, 4:00pm - Event Ends and Vendors close Want a wild start to your new year? When you’re facing the after-holiday blues after packing up the decorations and taking down the tree, never fear. Come celebrate the new year in a thrilling, unique way at our annual Tree Toss event. Tree Toss is a much-anticipated event that has become a tradition for our wild family. Each year, the friendly folks at Cranberry Tree Farm donate their unsold trees to the Center, and we give them to our animals as a special form of holiday enrichment. They love the strong scent of the pine and scratchy textures! If you’ve never seen wild animals receiving holiday trees, presents, and toys, don’t miss this chance. We want to share this tradition with you. Come join the fun! Observe Our Animals At Your Own Pace Because Tree Toss is a self-guided walkabout event, you can spend as much time as you want admiring the residents you find the most fascinating. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff and volunteers will be stationed throughout the grounds to tell you about our animals and answer your questions. You can also take a break to enjoy our favorite food truck, Porchetta, and adult beverages by Mystery Brewing and Iron Gate Vineyards. Make A Toy For A Critter! We offer our residents more than just trees at this event—and you can help create these special gifts! Come early and join us for the crafty fun. No special skills are required, and we provide all the materials. All ages are welcome to participate! Learn From Our Keepers and Experienced Animal Handlers Throughout the event, our keepers will be giving keeper talks and target training demonstrations, and our experienced animal handlers will offer demonstrations of how we socialize, interact with, and enrich the lives of our animal residents.    
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Make Your Own Birdfeeder

January 6, 2018
Start Date:

January 6, 2018
End Date:

10am
Time:

Free
Admission:

Come join us for a classic craft: Pine Cone Bird Feeders. This event is for kids ages 5-9. We will meet at the visitors center /administration building all the way at the back of Cedarock Park (we’ll be inside). Each participant will get to put together a feeder and we’ll learn a little bit about the life of birds. Free event! (ALLERGY ALERT: we will be using peanut butter for this craft).  
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Comicville presents Rising Comics Competition

January 6, 2018
Start Date:

January 6, 2018
End Date:

Doors open at 7, Showtime at 8pm
Time:

$25
Admission:


D’ArtShop Exhibit

November 10, 2017
Start Date:

January 8, 2018
End Date:

Free
Admission:


Elon University vs. UNCW ~ Basketball

January 11, 2018
Start Date:

January 11, 2018
End Date:

7pm
Time:

$8
Admission:

336-278-6750
Phone:


Friday Night LIVE at Company Shops!

January 12, 2018
Start Date:

January 12, 2018
End Date:

5-8pm
Time:

Free
Admission:

It's the first Friday Night LIVE event of the new year at Company Shops Market! Enjoy live music by Dave Hart, beer on tap, and made-to-order burgers!  Bring the family and your friends for a nice evening at the Co+Op!
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12th Annual Bluegrass Show

January 13, 2018
Start Date:

January 13, 2018
End Date:

7:30pm
Time:

$18, children under 12 free with paid admission
Admission:

336-222-8497
Phone:

Constant Change and Rambling Five in concert.
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Elon University vs. College of Charleston ~ Basketball

January 13, 2018
Start Date:

January 13, 2018
End Date:

7pm
Time:

$8
Admission:

336-278-6750
Phone:


The 1918 Fly Pandemic & Alamance County

January 15, 2018
Start Date:

January 15, 2018
End Date:

7pm
Time:

Free
Admission:

919-563-5054
Phone:

The influenza that overwhelmed medical communities, closed towns, and the first sneeze to your last breathe could span all of 48 hours. Presented by DeAnne Edwards.
Description:


Alamance Historical Museum Lecture Series

January 17, 2018
Start Date:

January 17, 2018
End Date:

6pm
Time:

$40 per person, reservations by January 12
Admission:

336-226-8254
Phone:

Unique items from the Collections of the Alamance County Historical Museum by William Murray Vincent, Ph.D. Director, ACHM will lead a discussion of three curated artifacts selected from the archives of ACHM. Learn the facts and discover the relationship of these objects to the history of Alamance County.
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Wine Dinner at Burke Manor Inn

January 18, 2018
Start Date:

January 18, 2018
End Date:

7pm
Time:

$69 per person, plus tax and gratuity
Admission:

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Elon University vs. William & Mary ~ Basketball

January 20, 2018
Start Date:

January 20, 2018
End Date:

7pm
Time:

$8
Admission:

336-278-6750
Phone:


Tree Toss at the Conservators Center

January 20, 2018
Start Date:

January 20, 2018
End Date:

Saturday, January 6 & 20, 2018, Starting at 11:30 am
Time:

Adults $26, Under 12 $20, Under 3 Free
Admission:

888-650-1139
Phone:

Event Schedule 11:30am - Check in opens, Arthur’s Workshop opens for pre-event toymaking and Vendors open 1pm - Animal Park opens 3:30pm - Farewell Roar, Animal park closes, 4:00pm - Event Ends and Vendors close Want a wild start to your new year? When you’re facing the after-holiday blues after packing up the decorations and taking down the tree, never fear. Come celebrate the new year in a thrilling, unique way at our annual Tree Toss event. Tree Toss is a much-anticipated event that has become a tradition for our wild family. Each year, the friendly folks at Cranberry Tree Farm donate their unsold trees to the Center, and we give them to our animals as a special form of holiday enrichment. They love the strong scent of the pine and scratchy textures! If you’ve never seen wild animals receiving holiday trees, presents, and toys, don’t miss this chance. We want to share this tradition with you. Come join the fun! Observe Our Animals At Your Own Pace Because Tree Toss is a self-guided walkabout event, you can spend as much time as you want admiring the residents you find the most fascinating. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff and volunteers will be stationed throughout the grounds to tell you about our animals and answer your questions. You can also take a break to enjoy our favorite food truck, Porchetta, and adult beverages by Mystery Brewing and Iron Gate Vineyards. Make A Toy For A Critter! We offer our residents more than just trees at this event—and you can help create these special gifts! Come early and join us for the crafty fun. No special skills are required, and we provide all the materials. All ages are welcome to participate! Learn From Our Keepers and Experienced Animal Handlers Throughout the event, our keepers will be giving keeper talks and target training demonstrations, and our experienced animal handlers will offer demonstrations of how we socialize, interact with, and enrich the lives of our animal residents.    
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Alamance Arts Family Fun Day

January 20, 2018
Start Date:

January 20, 2018
End Date:

10-11:30am
Time:

$3 per family
Admission:

336-226-4495
Phone:

January theme is January Blast. Story-telling by Nancy Slott, face painting, door prizes and visit by Arty the Mouse.
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Breeches Workshop with Neal Hurst

January 19, 2018
Start Date:

January 21, 2018
End Date:

1-4pm
Time:

$240
Admission:

(336) 227-4785
Phone:

Alamance Battleground will be hosting a workshop for fitting and constructing 18th century breeches, led by Neal Hurst, Associate Curator of Costume and Textiles at Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. Cost of this workshop will be $240, and will include lunch on Saturday and Sunday. Space in this workshop is limited to 15. This workshop is recommended for those with advanced sewing skills, experience constructing 18th century garments, and familiarity with hand sewing techniques. More details to follow. For questions or to reserve a spot.
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Department of Performing Arts presents “Moment”

January 19, 2018
Start Date:

January 22, 2018
End Date:

Monday-Friday: 7:30pm; Saturday and Sunday: 2pm
Time:

$13 or Elon ID. Reservations are highly recommended and will be taken beginning January 12
Admission:

336-278-5650
Phone:

Nial Lynch returns home to suburban Dublin years after the tragic moment that changed his family forever. Tensions rise as old wounds are reopened in this darkly funny drama by Irish playwright Deirdre Kinahan. Not suitable for children under 13.
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26nd Annual Chili-Cook Off

January 27, 2018
Start Date:

January 27, 2018
End Date:

11am
Time:

Chili Cook off:  Think you've got some of the best tasting Chili in Alamance County? Find out at the Times-News Cook Off. Just bring a crock-pot full of your best chili to be judged by local chili experts. The champion and runner-up will receive cash prizes ($100 champion & $75 runner up) and a chili cook off apron. pre-registration required. The cook off will be limited to the first 30 people who preregister. New this year:  People's Choice Award!  Come out and vote for your favorite chili!  The tasting will begin as soon as the judges have completed their scoring. Each vote is a minimum $1 (cash only) donation to Allied Churches.
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“Little Scotties,” an exhibit of Scott Family Infants & Children

October 16, 2017
Start Date:

January 31, 2018
End Date:

Free
Admission:

336-506-4203
Phone:

An 1880's heart pine cradle has inspired a new exhibit at the Scott Family Collection. On loan from Dr. Charles Scott, "it is believed to have been used for all 14 of Robert Walter and Elizabeth Hughes Scott children. Items ranging from bottles, furniture, clothing, tours, and photos celebrate the Scott Family from 1880's to the 1980's.
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“Release'” Exhibit

January 1, 2018 • 12:00 am
Start:

February 5, 2018 • 12:00 am
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“Paintings that tell Stories” Exhibit

January 25, 2018 • 12:00 am
Start:

March 10, 2018 • 12:00 am
End:

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“Freewheelin'” Exhibit

January 25, 2018 • 12:00 am
Start:

March 10, 2018 • 12:00 am
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Department of Performing Arts presents “Moment”

January 30, 2018 • 12:00 am
Start:

February 3, 2018 • 12:00 am
End: