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Lehigh Carbon Community College

The Funk Heritage Center on Reinhardt University’s campus presents a month of experts with their summer series. Each Thursday at 2 p.m., local experts will share their passions and knowledge across a wide range of topics.

The program schedule:

June 3: Byron Ballard:
Appalachian Folklorist

“Dilettante mediaevalist. Hunter-gatherer. Cover doctor and yarb woman. Independent Forensic Folklorist”


June 10: Wayne Glowka, luthier:
“The Banjo”

Retired Reinhardt University Professor Wayne Glowka will demonstrate perhaps the most distinctive instrument in the South.


June 17: Georgann Schmalz,
ornithologist: “The Life of a Bird”

Retired Fernbank Science Center ornithologist Georgann Schmalz will introduce us to the intimate details of the life of birds.


June 24: Sarah Love:
DNR Archaeology

Archaeologist Sarah Love will discuss the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ role in documenting important state historic sites.


The summer series is free for members and $10 for non-members.

The Funk Heritage Center is located at 7300 Reinhardt Circle, Waleska, GA.