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Song and Story Time: Lorraine: The Girl Who Sang the Storm Away read by author Ketch Secor

Oct 20, 2018

10 AM – 10:45 AM

​Old Crow Medicine Show founder and Grammy-winning musician Ketch Secor has teamed up with Ashley Bryan Award-winning illustrator Higgins Bond to create Lorraine, a sweeping, epic Americana story about the power of music and family. Secor will read from the book and play some tunes on fiddle and harmonica. Secor will also talk about his early days of learning to become a performer and the American folk music traditions that inspired Lorraine. He will sign copies of the book following the program. Ages 3 to 5 with accompanying adults. Ford Theater. Included with museum admission. Free to museum members. Limited seating. Program pass required

​Fall Break Fun at the Museum | September 29 – October 21

Students can explore the museum with a fall break activity pack full of gallery games, at-home activities, and cool keepsakes. Request a pack at the museum box office, then use the activities to check out the exhibitions Emmylou Harris: Songbird’s Flight (opens October 5); The Judds: Dream Chasers; Little Big Town: The Power of Four; and Outlaws & Armadillos: Country’s Roaring ’70’s. Check out new museum objects from artists such as the Brothers Osborne, Ray Charles Maren Morris, Ralph Stanley, and Taylor Swift. Get high-tech in the ACM Gallery and the Dinah and Fred Gretsch Family Gallery to record a song, test your country music knowledge, and more. Hands-on programs take place Thursday through Sunday in the Taylor Swift Education Center.

Youth from Davidson and bordering counties may enter the museum free, as part of the museum initiative Community Counts. Up to two accompanying adults receive 25 percent off admission. Proof of residency required. For more information, please visit Community Counts or inquire at the museum box office.

 

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