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Last week, the Mebane Enterprise reported that the Mebane Historical Museum will be hosting its January 2022 program on January 17 at the museum. However, the museum recently decided to postpone the program in response to rising Covid-19 cases.

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The only thing Parker tiger cub wanted for Christmas—besides a marvelous, meaty meal—was a playful, cuddly companion.Parker got his wish, times two! The Animal Park at the Conservators Center is delighted to announce that Parker’s brother and sister have come to live with him!As soon as they…

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Looking for a book with a good story that is chock full of thrills and adventure, a book that takes you on a journey across the globe? A Mebane author’s recent debut crime/mystery novel fits that criteria.

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A tradition 30 years in the making, the Corbett home in Mebane’s West End once again lit up West Street, instantly filling the hearts of all who walked through its door on Sunday night, December 19 during the annual open house.

As the light continues to lessen for a few more days, may we send you our warmest greetings in gratitude and musical solidarity for all of the fine memories of 2021 and those to come in 2022.  

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This holiday season, Mebane residents will have the chance to watch a free Christmas lightshow while listening to their favorite seasonal jams right here in town. 

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Alamance County born author Andy Clapp released his debut novel “Midnight, Christmas Eve” in October, and he hopes its timeless message will resonate with all who read it this holiday season.

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Two local artists are spreading holiday cheer throughout Mebane this season by painting the windows of some downtown businesses for the second year in a row.

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The downtown streets of Mebane will once again be merry and bright on the first Friday of December as the annual Mebane Christmas Parade returns after it was not held last year.

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Husband-and-wife Jim and Rita Duxbury will have their wooden artwork on display and for sale at the Mebane Arts & Community Center in Mebane from November 11 through January 9.

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Alamance County Public Libraries (ACPL) is partnering with the Alamance Parks Department and Alamance Community College (ACC) to host a week full of out of this world events during the week of November 1 in celebration of the launch of NASA’s new James Webb Space Telescope.

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Mebane’s A&M Grill closed its doors a little over 10 years ago, but a local artist recently released a painting that will evoke the memories the storied restaurant holds for so many in the city.

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The popular downtown antique store, Carolina Pickin’, will host a celebration for its one-year anniversary on Saturday, October 23 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the store.

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The City of Mebane and Destination Downtown Inc. are partnering to host a pedestrian Halloween Costume Parade for local children and pets on Saturday, October 30 in downtown.

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A Mebane author recently released a new Christmas-themed children’s book, just in time for the upcoming holiday season, and will be at the Mebane Public Library for a local author visit on Saturday, October 16 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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Axe-throwing bars and experiences have become popular in recent years, and one can find them in bigger cities like Durham, Greensboro and Raleigh. But one can also find a place to throw axes in Mebane, too.  

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The Makers of Modern Mebane class of 2020 was inducted on Thursday evening at the Mebane Arts and Community Center, marking the Mebane Historical Museum’s first in-person event since prior to the pandemic.

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The always popular annual Mebane Autumn Fest will return to the streets of downtown on Saturday October 2 beginning at 10:00 a.m. after the 2020 festival was called off due to the pandemic.

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Historians strive for our present-day selves to make meaningful connections to our past in a way that we can both relate to and learn from. One can achieve this goal by attending the Makers of Modern Mebane reception scheduled for Thursday, September 23 at 5:30 p.m. at the Mebane Arts Center…

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The annual Carolina Country Store Auction at the Mebane Antique Auction Gallery will return for its 28th year next week after last year’s auction was skipped due to the pandemic. The auction will begin, in-person and online, at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 16 and running all day each da…

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Farm toy shows are not at all as popular as they once were, but an Alamance County man is working to ensure these shows don’t become a thing of the past by organizing a two-day show to be held at Lakeview Community Church, 101 Boone Road, in Burlington on August 6 and 7.

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Both this year and last year, the Mebane Historical Museum was forced to cancel the always popular Fourth of July Parade, but Mebanites have a variety of events hosted by the museum to look forward to later this summer and into the fall.

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In a joint statement released on Friday, Alamance Arts, the City of Mebane, Destination Downtown Mebane, Inc., with the help of Mebane Recreation and Parks, will host a Mason Lovette Band concert on North Fourth Street in Downtown Mebane on July 30 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

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Once a month, Mebane Urban Sketch gives Mebane residents, regardless of skill level, the opportunity to sketch different places around Mebane and Alamance County.

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Alamance Arts is pleased to announce the mixed media exhibition of Frank DiMauro, titled The XI Stations: The Passion According to Mother Nature. This exhibit was inspired by the Stations of the Cross, or the Way of the Cross, also known as the Way of Sorrows. It refers to a series of iconog…

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Mebane Recreation and Parks held a virtual public input meeting Thursday evening to explain plans for extension of the trails at Lake Michael Park, as well as draw feedback from residents on the project. Another meeting, this one in-person, was held at the Lake Michael Boathouse on Saturday …

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During the June 7 Mebane City Council meeting, City Manager Chris Rollins announced that the annual 4th of July celebration will be returning to the Mebane Arts and Community Center on Sunday, July 4. 

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The Hawfields Civitan Club will be hosting the 2021 Outdoor Fair on the Field at Hawfields Community Park on Saturday, June 5 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The fair will take place completely outdoors on the ballfield at the park.

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Mebane author Nancy Youngdahl will release her fourth children’s book in June, titled, ‘Ruth Adventures: Best Friends Forever.’ The book is the second in the ‘Ruth Adventures’ series and Youngdahl’s fifth book overall.

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A collection of Mebane artist Laurell Murray’s artwork, titled ORDINARY, will be on display at the Mebane Arts and Community Center (MACC) from May 20 to July 11. The MACC will also host two receptions with the collection on display on Thursday May 27 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Saturday…

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Earlier this year Alamance Burlington School System announced the unfortunate reality that, due to Covid-19, the school would not be able to provide a prom for the second year in a row. Sadly, many of the girls still had unworn dresses hanging in their closets from their missed Junior prom. …

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CORRECTION(S): In the seventh paragraph, Henry Scott was referred to as Ralph Scott, this error has been corrected; additionally, a quote from Peggy Boswell in paragraph nine had typo that has been corrected, also.

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At the end of March 2020, a new wedding and events venue in Graham, called the Graham Mill, was set for its grand opening. Over 500 tickets were sold for the grand opening and the mayor of Graham was to be in attendance. Then, in the middle of March, the world went on pause.

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A maverick is defined as “an independent individual who does not go along with a group or party.” Going by that definition, The Maverick – an alternative country music station with frequencies covering most of Alamance County and, now, Mebane and Hillsborough – is properly named.

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The Mebane Arts and Community Center (MACC) unveiled a new exhibit on Wednesday featuring works created by Graham artist Karen Chin. Chin’s works will be on display, and for sale, until May 16.

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This month Mebane is taking their history to the streets with a pop-up exhibit. Destination Downtown and the MEBANE HISTORICAL MUSEUM have partnered to present individuals from the Museum’s popular annual collaboration with the City of Mebane, Makers of Modern Mebane, throughout the downtown area.