Little River Community Event: Sesquicentennial Celebration

Date: 
May 14, 2011 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
Location: 
Little River Community Center

Event: Little River Community Event: Sesquicentennial Celebration
Event Date: Saturday, May 14, 2011
Event Time: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Event Location: Little River Community Center

The Little River Sesquicentennial Celebration will focus on the history of our community and the county. The focus will be on family histories and lifestyles of our ancestors. There will be displays of family artifacts and memorabilia. Entertainment similar to that which was enjoyed in bygone days will be provided by talented local individuals. BBQ lunches will be available for sale.

Activities:
Sylvan Squares Dance Club, Music by Taylor Mackey & Friends, Music by The Joy Singers, Music with Bill Hoxit & others, video, wagon rides, 1986 "Little River Valley Tales" 12 page newpaper wall display, mule-drawn wagon rides.

Displays:
Large maps of Little River residents circa1920-1950
Little River Community Club Scrapbooks - covering 1950s-1980s
Pictures from the "The Pines Country Inn" - originally owned by the Hart Family.
Pictures from Eagles Nest Camp
Cascade Lake and Power Plant display
Large "Wall of Veterans" display of pictures & information
"Little River People" in snapshots - 1980 to present times
Family heirlooms including furniture, handwork, books, paintings.
Old fram tools including plows, oxen yokes
Household items: old cooking utensils include bread boards, rolling pins, potatoe mashers,
Crafts on display and some for sale--crochet, knitting, embroidery, canes, cards
Family histories in books, posters and photos
Little River Volunteer Fire Department trucks and volunteers
Paintings on display - Rhonda H. Siniard's paintings - for sale
Wood Crafts - walking sticks, birdhouses etc...
NC Forestry Display
Arthur Hamilton's Grocery Store Account books (1930s)

Other Info:
 "Little River" tee-shirts ($10), Transylvania County Sesquicentennial memorabilla for sale, Poem :"Little River" by Mollie Christie (10 cents), Snacks & soft drinks - for sale during the afternoon.
 

 


 

 

 


 

 

 

Contact: Mary Lou Rhodes, 828-877-4512

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