FEB. 12 Charlotte
Travel club speakers focus on family travel
The February meeting of the Magellan Travel Club will feature Bill and Sue Terrell, who will offer an A/V presentation on the year they spent organizing a family trip to Switzerland a process that involved all family members. The free-to-attend meeting startd at 7 p.m. Feb. 12 in Room 203 of the fellowship hall at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 1000 E. Morehead St. Reservations not required. Details: Bob Taylor at 704-906-6483; firstname.lastname@example.org
FEB. 16 Burnsville
Event honors chronicler of early country music
Riddlefest Feb. 16 at Burnsvilles Town Center honors Yancey County native Lesley Riddle, an African-American musician who traveled the Southeast with famed singer/guitarist A.P. Carter in the 1920s, documenting and recording Carters contributions to country music. A free seminar on capturing mountain life through story and song begins at 1:30. Singer/storyteller Michael Reno Harrell and mountain musician Laura Boosinger will headline a 7 p.m. festival concert ($10. Details: www.tvgnc.org.
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