(WILSON, N.C.) The Barton College/Wilson Symphony Orchestra will present its Fall Concert on Sunday, Nov. 18 at 3 p.m. in Howard Chapel on the college campus. The orchestra, under the direction of conductor Mark N. Peterson, continues its 2007-2008 season in grand fashion featuring internationally acclaimed pianist Jeremy Thompson for a performance of Tchaikovsky’s “Piano [...]

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A book signing and reception for Dr. William S. Powell, editor of the Encyclopedia of North Carolina, will be held at Barton College on Thursday, Nov. 15. The event, sponsored by the Friends of Hackney Library, the Friends of the Wilson County Public Library, and the Wilson County Historical Association, will be held in the [...]

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Photos from Homecoming Weekend are available here.

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The Barton Art Galleries are proud to present Intimate Strangers, an exhibition of photographs from the collection of Allen G. Thomas, Jr., an art collector and native of Wilson. Intimate Strangers will open on Friday, Nov. 9, with a reception from 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. The exhibition will run until Friday, Dec. 7.

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Theatre at Barton’s fall production of Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew opens tonight in Howard Chapel at 8 p.m. The production, which runs through Sunday, has nightly shows Thursday – Saturday at 8 p.m. and a matinee at 3 p.m. on Sunday. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. respectively. Tickets will be [...]

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Wilson, N.C. — Barton College will host the program “Civil Rights and Social Change — Where Have We Been and Where Are We Going?” on Tuesday, Nov. 6 in Hardy Alumni Hall. The event, featuring both morning and evening sessions, is open to the public at no charge, and the community is invited to attend.

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WILSON, N.C. — It’s that time of the year! Autumn leaves and a crisp breeze will welcome alumni back to Barton College’s campus for Homecoming this weekend, and the schedule promises an array of events for young and old. Catch the Bulldog fever at Barton’s Homecoming Weekend, scheduled for Oct. 26-28.

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WILSON, N.C. — The Barton College Art Galleries are showcasing the work of alumni artists from across the United States in the latest fall exhibition of work on view through October 29. Instead of limiting the exhibition to graduates of the Art Department, the call for submissions went out to all college alumni.

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WILSON, N.C. — Barton College will welcome historian Dr. Richard M. Gamble to campus on Monday, Oct. 8, in The Sam and Marjorie Ragan Writing Center. The program, “The Great Tradition,” will begin at 7 p.m. There is no charge, and the community is invited to attend.

As editor of “The Great Tradition – Classic [...]

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WILSON, N.C. —Author and former Navy JAG officer Don Brown will be the featured speaker at Barton College’s Friends of Hackney Library fall dinner and lecture on Tuesday, Oct. 2. The evening’s festivities, to be held in Hardy Alumni Hall, will begin with a book signing and wine reception at 6 p.m., followed by dinner [...]

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