Love is in the Air...


Whether you love history, bingo, good food & wine, Granville has various ways you can enjoy your loved ones in February:

merlotCreedmoor Parks & Recereation will host "Merlot & Van Gogh" sessions on Friday, February 24th and March 31st from 6 pm to 8 pm.  Acclaimed local artist Alma Burke will instruct (3) two-hour step-by-step painting classes where participants can bring, and enjoy, their favorite bottle of wine!  This event will take place at The Rack located on 207 N Main Street in Creedmoor.  The class is for adults 21 & older and there is a registration that must be paid prior to class.  Wine is not provided, but participants may bring their own wine to class.  For more information, log onto  CLICK HERE for flyer.


Falls Lake Academy's 4th annual Bingo Family Fun Night to take place on Friday, February 24thDoors open at 5 pm – concessions will be served throughout the night. Electronic Bingo starts at 6 pm to 9 pm!  Bingo games are $1 per sheet, 3 games per sheet.  There will also be 50/50 Raffle and door prizes.  For more information, CLICK HERE, log onto  For a list of prizes, CLICK HERE.


mardiThe Boys & Girls Club of Central NC is hosting a Mardi Gras Bash on Saturday, February 25th at Thorndale Oaks from 7 pm to 11 pm.  The evening will include a DJ bringing a taste of New Orleans in for great dancing and Mardi Gras inspired hors d’oeuvres to add to the flavor.  Tickets are $50 each and are available in downtown Oxford shops including Stovall's Gifts, Java Dave's and The Purple Bird.  Also, you can purchase at the Boys & Girls Club located on 105 West Street in Oxford. You can contact the club at (919) 690-0036 or  

mlkThe Richard Thornton Library in downtown Oxford will host "Origins of the Dream":  The Story of MLK's lost recording on February 26th at 2 pm.  Join author Jason Miller as he discusses his book and his incredible discovery of a missing audio recording of a King speech that took place in Rocky Mount, North Carolina on November 27, 1962.  The speech uses King's famous "I have a dream" phrase before the much more well-known speech delivered at the Lincoln Memorial in 1963.  For more information, call (919) 693-1121 or log onto