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  • HEARTS May 1775 - Part Two
    HEARTS May 1775 - Part Two
    Sat, May 25
    Hugh Torance House and Store
    May 25, 2024, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Hugh Torance House and Store, 8231 Gilead Rd, Huntersville, NC 28078, USA
    May 25, 2024, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Hugh Torance House and Store, 8231 Gilead Rd, Huntersville, NC 28078, USA
    Immerse yourself in life in May 1775 with living history at the Hugh Torance House and Store, featuring reenactors and living history for all ages in Part Two of our exploration of May 1775, the month and year of the Meck Dec.
  • Take a Historic Tour of the Oldest Standing Store in NC
    Take a Historic Tour of the Oldest Standing Store in NC
    Multiple Dates
    Sun, May 26
    Hugh Torance House and Store
    May 26, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Hugh Torance House and Store, 8231 Gilead Rd, Huntersville, NC 28078, USA
    May 26, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Hugh Torance House and Store, 8231 Gilead Rd, Huntersville, NC 28078, USA
    Come and visit the Hugh Torance House and Store, NC's oldest standing store, dating from 1779. Join us and step back in time on a guided tour and more!
  • HEARTS Junion '24: Ancestry, Dance, Live Grooves, and More
    HEARTS Junion '24: Ancestry, Dance, Live Grooves, and More
    Sat, Jun 22
    Cedar Grove
    Jun 22, 2024, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Cedar Grove, 8229 Gilead Rd, Huntersville, NC 28078, USA
    Jun 22, 2024, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Cedar Grove, 8229 Gilead Rd, Huntersville, NC 28078, USA
    Join us for HEARTS 3rd annual Junion for an exploration of regional history through the lens of genealogy, along with live music, dance, and local ecology. Featuring noted genealogist and Co-Chairperson for the HEARTS Reunion Project, Andre' Kearns.
  • HEARTS Healing History '24: Wild in the Garden
    HEARTS Healing History '24: Wild in the Garden
    Sat, Jul 20
    Cedar Grove
    Jul 20, 2024, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Cedar Grove, 8229 Gilead Rd, Huntersville, NC 28078, USA
    Jul 20, 2024, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Cedar Grove, 8229 Gilead Rd, Huntersville, NC 28078, USA
    Presenting the history and practice of the naturalistic gardening movement by botanist Aaron Kampe, along with the empowering and uplifting music of singer/songwriter Christy Snow.
  • Ghost Hunt
    Ghost Hunt
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, Aug 03
    Hugh Torance House & Store
    Aug 03, 2024, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
    Hugh Torance House & Store, 8231 Gilead Rd, Huntersville, NC 28078, USA
    Aug 03, 2024, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
    Hugh Torance House & Store, 8231 Gilead Rd, Huntersville, NC 28078, USA
    Do you think the oldest store in North Carolina is haunted? Come find out at our authentic ghost hunt led by Charlotte Area Paranormal Society.
  • HEARTS Sacred Grounds '24: Over the Wall
    HEARTS Sacred Grounds '24: Over the Wall
    Sat, Aug 24
    Cedar Grove
    Aug 24, 2024, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Cedar Grove, 8229 Gilead Rd, Huntersville, NC 28078, USA
    Aug 24, 2024, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Cedar Grove, 8229 Gilead Rd, Huntersville, NC 28078, USA
    Interested in learning more about the burial grounds of the enslaved in our region? Join us to learn more about this topic through HEARTS (History, Ecology, Arts, Reunion, Trails, Store).
  • HEARTS Circle Members' Gala '24 featuring Kyshona
    HEARTS Circle Members' Gala '24 featuring Kyshona
    Sat, Sep 07
    Cedar Grove
    Sep 07, 2024, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Cedar Grove, 8229 Gilead Rd, Huntersville, NC 28078, USA
    Sep 07, 2024, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Cedar Grove, 8229 Gilead Rd, Huntersville, NC 28078, USA
    Private house concert at Cedar Grove by Kyshona, and featuring a Southern gourmet farm to table dinner by the Carolina Farm Trust.
  • HEARTS Catawba Nation
    HEARTS Catawba Nation
    Sat, Oct 19
    Cedar Grove
    Oct 19, 2024, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Cedar Grove, 8229 Gilead Rd, Huntersville, NC 28078, USA
    Oct 19, 2024, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Cedar Grove, 8229 Gilead Rd, Huntersville, NC 28078, USA
    HEARTS Catawba Nation features Native American History, Ecology, Art, Dance, Music, and Crafts at Cedar Grove.
  • HEARTS Harvest '24
    HEARTS Harvest '24
    Sat, Nov 09
    Cedar Grove
    Nov 09, 2024, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Cedar Grove, 8229 Gilead Rd, Huntersville, NC 28078, USA
    Nov 09, 2024, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Cedar Grove, 8229 Gilead Rd, Huntersville, NC 28078, USA
    Join us for HEARTS Harvest '24 to learn more about harvest history in our region, enjoy a tasting, live music, art, and more.
  • HEARTS Winter Wisdom '24
    HEARTS Winter Wisdom '24
    Sat, Dec 07
    Cedar Grove
    Dec 07, 2024, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Cedar Grove, 8229 Gilead Rd, Huntersville, NC 28078, USA
    Dec 07, 2024, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Cedar Grove, 8229 Gilead Rd, Huntersville, NC 28078, USA
    HEARTS Winter Wisdom '24 welcomes back Margaret "Chuck" Basinger, a descendant of Hugh Torance who grew up in Cedar Grove. She'll share her memories growing up in the house and on the site. Live music and winter nature tips.
  • Take a Historic Tour of the Oldest Standing Store in NC
    Take a Historic Tour of the Oldest Standing Store in NC
    Multiple Dates
    Sun, May 19
    Hugh Torance House and Store
    May 19, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM EDT
    Hugh Torance House and Store, 8231 Gilead Rd, Huntersville, NC 28078, USA
    May 19, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM EDT
    Hugh Torance House and Store, 8231 Gilead Rd, Huntersville, NC 28078, USA
    Come and visit the Hugh Torance House and Store, NC's oldest standing store, dating from 1779. Join us and step back in time on a guided tour.
  • HEARTS May 1775 - Part One
    HEARTS May 1775 - Part One
    Sat, May 11
    Cedar Grove
    May 11, 2024, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Cedar Grove, 8229 Gilead Rd, Huntersville, NC 28078, USA
    May 11, 2024, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Cedar Grove, 8229 Gilead Rd, Huntersville, NC 28078, USA
    What was May of 1775 really like? Join David Fleming and Scott Syfert to hear their insights and enjoy art, music, and dance at Cedar Grove for Part One of our exploration of May 1775, the year of the Meck Dec.
  • Tour the Store!
    Tour the Store!
    Multiple Dates
    Sun, Mar 24
    Hugh Torance House and Store
    Mar 24, 2024, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Hugh Torance House and Store, 8231 Gilead Rd, Huntersville, NC 28078, USA
    Mar 24, 2024, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Hugh Torance House and Store, 8231 Gilead Rd, Huntersville, NC 28078, USA
    Come and visit the Hugh Torance House and Store, NC's oldest standing store, dating from 1779. Join us and step back in time on a guided tour.
  • HEARTS Irish Connections '24
    HEARTS Irish Connections '24
    Sat, Mar 16
    Huntersville
    Mar 16, 2024, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Huntersville, 8229 Gilead Rd, Huntersville, NC 28078, USA
    Mar 16, 2024, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Huntersville, 8229 Gilead Rd, Huntersville, NC 28078, USA
    Join us to dig deeper into the historic Irish roots of Hugh Torance and those before him who settled in this region, featuring local history and traditional Irish music and dance.
  • HEARTSongs: The Power of the Word
    HEARTSongs: The Power of the Word
    Sat, Feb 17
    Cedar Grove
    Feb 17, 2024, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Cedar Grove , 8229 Gilead Rd, Huntersville, NC 28078, USA
    Feb 17, 2024, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Cedar Grove , 8229 Gilead Rd, Huntersville, NC 28078, USA
    How does the first published Black poet from the South connect to the Torrance family? Learn more at HEARTSongs: The Power of the Word
  • HEARTS Milling Around '24
    HEARTS Milling Around '24
    Sat, Jan 27
    Cedar Grove
    Jan 27, 2024, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Cedar Grove, 8229 Gilead Rd, Huntersville, NC 28078, USA
    Jan 27, 2024, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Cedar Grove, 8229 Gilead Rd, Huntersville, NC 28078, USA
    Join us Saturday, Jan 27, 2024, from 1:00-4:00 PM for the second annual “Milling Around,” an outing to the ruins of the historic Torrance Mill featuring renowned mill historian Chuck Ketchie, traditional music and dance, and more.
  • House and Store Guided Tour & Carols & Feasting 3:00
    House and Store Guided Tour & Carols & Feasting 3:00
    Sun, Dec 17
    Huntersville
    Dec 17, 2023, 3:00 PM – 3:45 PM
    Huntersville, 8231 Gilead Rd, Huntersville, NC 28078, USA
    Dec 17, 2023, 3:00 PM – 3:45 PM
    Huntersville, 8231 Gilead Rd, Huntersville, NC 28078, USA
    Join us for this special holiday treat. Our Foodways team will cook an 18th-century meal over an open fire. Join in singing traditional carols in the 1805 parlor.
  • House and Store Guided Tour & Carols & Feasting 1:15
    House and Store Guided Tour & Carols & Feasting 1:15
    Sun, Dec 17
    Huntersville
    Dec 17, 2023, 1:15 PM – 3:00 PM
    Huntersville, 8231 Gilead Rd, Huntersville, NC 28078, USA
    Dec 17, 2023, 1:15 PM – 3:00 PM
    Huntersville, 8231 Gilead Rd, Huntersville, NC 28078, USA
    Join us for this special holiday treat. Our Foodways team will cook an 18th-century meal over an open fire. Join in singing traditional carols in the 1805 parlor.

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