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The Church Sisters

Join us for an evening with The Church Sisters presented by Bassett Funeral Service!  Help support the Bassett Historical Center by attending this fundraiser on March 30, 2019 at Bassett High School (85 Riverside Drive, Bassett, Virginia). Doors will open at 5:00pm and the show will start at 7:00pm.  Concessions will be available beginning at 5:00pm.  Tickets are $20.00 in advance and will be $25.00 at the door.  Tickets are available now at Bassett Historical Center, Papas Pizza in Bassett, and Martinsville-Henry County Visitor Center.  You may also purchase tickets on our website opening page.  Hope to see you there!



The Church Sisters



The Gift of Writing

On Tuesday, April 9, at 10:00am, Dr. Paul H. Jones will be presenting a program entitled "The Gift of Writing". Dr. Jones was born in Henry County and after a career of schooling and a brief time in the military, he made his home in Henry County with his wife and four children. He became the Superintendent of Henry County Public Schools. This was followed by nineteen years as chief school officer in school districts in Virginia and Kentucky. This program will encompass his love of writing and the inspirations for his many books. The program will be free and open to the public and will be held in the Susan L. Adkins Memorial Meeting Room.






An Overview of Native American Myths, Legends, and Storytelling

On Tuesday, May 14, at 11:00am, Renae "Spring Morning" Wagner will be giving a program at the Bassett Historical Center entitled "An Overview of Native American Myths, Legends, and Storytelling". Renae is of Shawnee/Cherokee/Metis descent, and has been a Native American Speaker and Storyteller for several years. This program will be free and open to the public and will be held in the Susan L. Adkins Memorial Meeting Room.






Rhythms by the River

"Rhythms by the River" - Co-sponsored by GBAC and Bassett Historical Center. On Saturday, 25 May 2019, bring your lawn chairs and join us from 6:30pm to 9:00pm on the grounds of the Bassett Historical Center for great music and a relaxing view of the Smith River. This outdoor program is free and open to the public.






Rhythms by the River

"Rhythms by the River" - Co-sponsored by GBAC and Bassett Historical Center. On Saturday, 22 June 2019, bring your lawn chairs and join us from 6:30pm to 9:00pm on the grounds of the Bassett Historical Center for great music and a relaxing view of the Smith River. This outdoor program is free and open to the public.











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