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From: "David A. French" <>
Subject: [AMERICAN-REVOLUTION] June Family History Fair,300th Craven County Luncheon, Heritage Park
Date: Tue, 22 May 2012 11:17:05 -0400
We have updated the website. We look forward to seeing you the first
weekend in June.
Please see below for links:
*3rd Annual Family History Fair and Heritage Weekend*
Friday, June 1st • Saturday, June 2nd • Sunday, June 3rd
New Bern Riverfront Convention Center, New Bern, North Carolina
• The event will also include exhibits by area libraries, genealogical,
historical, and cultural groups as well as family photo displays, kids’
history activities, door prizes, and a tea cup auction. The exhibits,
displays, kids' activities, and beginning genealogy classes are free and
open to the public.
*Friday, June 1st, 9 am to 5 pm*
• Exhibitors • Family Photo Boards
• *Six Family History Research Classes* with the North Carolina State
Archives and State Library will feature Debbi Blake, North Carolina
Archives Public Services Supervisor; Chris Meekins, North Carolina State
Archivist; Kay Tillotson, North Carolina State Library Genealogy Research
Librarian; and Jefferson Currie, Native American Research Specialist.
Topics covered will include "Resources Available Onsite and Online at the
North Carolina State Archives and Library", "Researching Revolutionary War,
Civil War, African American, and Native American Ancestry." Family History
Research Classes: Pre-paid registration is $25 by May 26th, after, $35. A
pre-paid box lunch is also available for $8 by May 26th, after $10.
*Saturday, June 2nd, 9 am to 5 pm*
• Exhibitors • Family Photo Boards
• *300th Heritage Luncheon Featuring* *“The Civil War in ENC”* *Presentation
by Mr. Chris Meekins, Archivist, NC State Archives, and the beautiful
voices of The Heritage Chorale of Eastern North Carolina*. The luncheon
menu includes Baked Ziti with Meat Sauce and Baked Chicken, Garden Salad,
Garlic Bread, Strawberry & Blueberry Shortcake, and Coffee, Tea
(Sweet/Unsweet), or Water. Veggie Pasta (Red or White Sauce) is also
available. Pre-paid luncheon tickets are $20 by May 26th, after $25.
• *Free Kids’ Event* (9 am to Noon and 2 pm to 4pm): Make Historical
Crafts, Hear Stories, Pet an Alpaca (9a-12p), Sit on an Antique Tractor,
and more Fun Activities!
• *Free Beginning Genealogy Classes* at 10 am and 3pm include "How Do I
Start My Family History?" by Barbara Ordione Kerr sponsored by The Pamlico
County Family History Library, Museum, and Heritage Center, "Getting the
Most Out of the Federal Census Reports" by Carolyn Smith and Lois Gregory
sponsored by The Craven County Genealogical Society, and "Researching DAR
Records Online" by Lou Tate Walker and Carolyn Clemmer McCulley sponsored
by The Richard Dobbs Spaight DAR Chapter.
*Sunday, June 3rd, 10am to 1pm*
• *Heritage Park Brunch & Ground-Breaking Ceremony*
Enjoy a wonderful brunch which includes Scrambled Eggs, Bacon & Sausage
Patties, Biscuits, Breakfast Gravy for Biscuits, Pancakes with Butter &
Syrup, Cheesy Breakfast Potatoes, Sliced Fruit, and Coffee, Water, or
Assorted Juices (Orange, Tomato and Grapefruit). $15 by 5/26, After $20.
• *The Heritage Park Ground-Breaking Ceremony* will take place at 2 pm at
300 Pollock Street at Craven Street at New Bern City Hall.
Tickets and registration forms are available at the New Bern Riverfront
Convention Center and the New Bern-Craven County Farmers’ Market. More
information and registration forms are also available online at
www.ENCFamilies.org <http://www.encfamilies.org/> or by calling 252.349.0405.
We look forwarding to seeing everyone as we gather to celebrate Craven
County's 300th Anniversary!
*Heritage Park Project*
*Remember, Honor, and Celebrate Your Ancestors and Loved Ones In A Lasting
*Volunteer to assist with the Family History Fair*
If you would like to help out with the Family History Fair for a few hours,
we would be delighted to have you.
• Assist with the Class Sign-In and Registration on Friday, June 1st from
7:30 am to 9 am. (1.5 hour shift)
• Assist with Luncheon Sign-In on Saturday, June 2nd from 11:30 am to 12:30
pm. (1 hour shift)
• Assist with Brunch Sign-In on Sunday, June 3rd from 10 am to 12 noon. (1
• Assist with Welcome Table on Friday and Saturday from 8 am to 4 pm. (2
• Assist with the Kids' Event on Saturday, June 2nd from 8 am to 12 Noon
and 2 pm to 4pm. (2 hour shifts)
Each person assisting will receive a free Bear Town Bears Commemorative
If you would like to assist, please email us and let us know what you would
like to do and when.
All the Best,
*The Family History Society of Eastern North Carolina*
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