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Student Juried Art Exhibition
Student Juried Art Exhibition Opening Reception Thursday, March 21 6:00 PM @ Campus Gate Art Gallery

The highly anticipated Student Juried Art Exhibition is open to all YHC students and showcases talent across many artistic mediums. During the opening reception, prizes will be awarded. The exhibit will be on display through Friday, April 5. Both the reception and the exhibit are free and open to the public.

The Princely Players
Heinze and Ragsdale Lecture: The Princely Players Thursday, March 21 7:00 PM @ Glenn-McGinnis Hall

The centuries-old struggle for freedom by Africans in America, culminating in the civil rights movement and continuing even today, stands as a shining example of the power and dignity of the human spirit. This story is told by the performance of The Princely Players. The Princely Players have been featured on National Public Radio and the BBC and have been heard on the Smithsonian's “Wade in the Water” series and the “Time-Life Civil War” recordings. The essence of this spirit is embodied in the music that was a part of the experience. Songs of hope and the quest for freedom are found in the struggle to survive the difficult and dehumanizing trauma of slavery. And these songs were the galvanizing force in the struggle against what must have seemed impossible odds. "Amazing Grace," "Steal Away," "Swing Low Sweet Chariot," "Go Down Moses" and "Wade in the Water" are all testaments that still speak powerfully to us today. In the tradition of the early singers of the music of African American life, The Princely Players offer evocative and stunning programs on the enslavement and liberation of African Americans. This event is free and open to the public.

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Earth, Moon and Sun Friday, March 22 7:00 PM @ O. Wayne Rollins Planetarium

Explore the relationship between the Earth, Moon and Sun with the help of Coyote, an amusing character adapted from Native American traditions. Learn why the Sun rises and sets and the basics of solar energy. Examine the Moon’s orbit, craters, phases and eclipses. This show is a production of Morehead Planetarium and is distributed by Sky-Skan, Inc. It is appropriate for general audiences, including children and families. Click here to purchase tickets online.

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Skies Over Georgia Friday, March 22 8:00 PM @ O. Wayne Rollins Planetarium

Featuring a live presenter and using the planetarium’s digital and optical star projectors to their fullest, this traditional star show allows audiences to explore the heavens as they appear above the mountains of North Georgia. Learn how to identify the planets and stars currently visible in the night sky, take a guided tour of the constellations and hear some of their fascinating stories. This event is appropriate for general audiences. Click here to purchase tickets online.

Georgia Guitar Quartet Concert and Summit
Georgia Guitar Quartet Concert and Summit Saturday, March 23 7:00 PM @ Glenn-McGinnis Hall

The Georgia Guitar Quartet is a pioneering ensemble on the American chamber music and classical guitar scenes. Coinciding with this year’s North Georgia Guitar Summit, the concert will culminate with a combined “guitar orchestra” performance, which will feature Young Harris College and high school guitar students. This event is free and open to the public.

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Young Harris Connection – Macon Monday, March 25 12:00 PM @ Mulberry Street United Methodist Church

Join fellow YHC alumni for an annual lunch at Mulberry Street United Methodist Church. Following lunch, there will be door prizes and a College update from Director of Alumni Engagement Dana Ensley, '97. Cost is $10 per person. Click here to register by Friday, March 22. 

YHC Piano Ensemble Recital
YHC Piano Ensemble Recital Tuesday, March 26 7:00 PM @ Glenn-McGinnis Hall

Admission is $5 per person. Children 12 and under and YHC faculty, staff and students can attend for free.

Undergraduate Research Day 2016
Undergraduate Research Day Friday, March 29 (All day) @ Suber Banquet Hall

The seventh annual Undergraduate Research Day will highlight faculty and student research collaboration from across the academic disciplines. 

Visitation Day
March Visitation Day Saturday, March 30 (All day)

Visit campus and meet those who know YHC best. Once you experience YHC firsthand, you’ll know this private, liberal arts college is right for you! https://www.yhc.edu/explore/

Concert Band Concert
YHC Concert Band Concert Thursday, April 4 7:00 PM @ Glenn-McGinnis Hall

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