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Apr
4
Tue
Madison County Chamber of Commerce Board Meeting @ AB Tech, Room 212
Apr 4 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am

Room 212 at the A-B Tech Madison campus in Marshall
All board members are encouraged to attend.

Apr
7
Fri
David Holt and the Lightning Bolts at Mars Hill University @ Moore Auditorium
Apr 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

David Holt, Laura Boosinger, Jeff Hersk, Josh Goforth, and Byron Hedgepeth.

Mars Hill University will host a concert featuring popular old-time music performers David Holt and the Lightning Bolts on April 7, 2017.

The concert is part of the university’s Presidential Lecture and Performance Series. Showtime is 7:00 p.m. in Moore Auditorium on the university campus. This is a ticketed event: general admission tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door; VIP tickets for preferred seating are $25. Advance tickets are available online at http://www.mhu.edu/news-events/lecture-series.

David Holt and the Lightning Bolts combine the sounds of guitar, banjo, fiddle, slide guitar, and mandolin, along with rhythm instruments, including hambone (body slapping), spoons, stumpfiddle, rhythm bones, jaw harp, and even paper bag. Along with Holt, the band consists of Laura Boosinger, Josh Goforth, Byron Hedgepeth, and Jeff Hersk.

Holt is a four-time Grammy Award winning musician, storyteller, historian, television host, and entertainer. He is dedicated to performing and preserving traditional American music and stories. Holt plays ten acoustic instruments and has released numerous recordings of traditional mountain music and southern folktales.

The Presidential Lecture and Performance Series complements Mars Hill University’s emphasis on the liberal arts by bringing distinguished and knowledgeable individuals to lecture on a wide range of topics and to provide high quality performances in the cultural arts.

Mars Hill University is a premier private, liberal arts institution offering more than 30 baccalaureate degrees and two graduate degrees (master of education and master of management). Founded in 1856 by Baptist families of the region, the campus is located just 20 minutes north of Asheville in the mountains of western North Carolina. Visit www.mhu.edu

Apr
15
Sat
Easter Egg Hunt @ Beacon Baptist Church
Apr 15 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Beacon Baptist Church of Marshall, NC will be hosting a free community Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday April 15 at 11:00 AM. A free hot dog lunch will be provided along with ice cream and other games.

We are within easy driving distance of Mars Hill, Weaverville, and Asheville. Preregister online here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/community-easter-egg-hunt-tickets-32322306890

Ginseng & Goldenseal with Robert Eidus @ Eagle Feather Farm
Apr 15 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Come join us to explore goldenseal and ginseng in a forest environment as the plants come up this spring.

We will explore a rich Appalachian hardwood cove where these plants live and see “baby” ginseng. The class will be spent with hands-on training with the newly sprouted plants.

The cultivation of native medicinal plants as a new business opportunity will be mentioned. New marketing strategies and marketing organizations will be highlighted. Current events and programs will be shared.

• View “How to Grow Goldenseal” a 27 minute video produced by Robert Eidus.
• Learn the history of American Ginseng and Goldenseal.
• Tips, secrets, and down-and-dirty herbal wisdom will be shared – from the soil to the harvest.
• Identify companion plants and trees.

Robert Eidus is the founder Eagle Feather Organic Farm and one of the teachers at the Southern Appalachian School for Growing Medicinal Plants. He is the author of a number of growing guides and produced a DVD called Growing Goldenseal. Robert has been teaching for over ten years and his classes include informative and exciting new knowledge.

Ginseng & Goldenseal with Robert Eidus
Saturday, April 15, 2017
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Cost: $80 — Registration required. Limited to 20.

The workshop is presented by the Southern Appalachian School for Growing Medicinal Plants, and will be held at Eagle Feather Organic Farm Marshall, NC.

NO DOGS ALLOWED. CARPOOLING IS ENCOURAGED.
Work/trade available and sliding scale for students/elderly
Call Robert at (828) 649-3536 for registration or questions.

Robert Eidus
North Carolina Ginseng & Goldenseal Co.
300 Indigo Bunting Lane
Marshall, NC 28753
(828) 649 – 3536
www.ncgoldenseal.com
www.youtube.com/PlantFriends

robert@ncgoldenseal.com

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