OBCGS Annual Workshop

Online via Zoom Webinar NC

OBCGS Annual Workshop: "Family Migrations Into and Out of Western North Carolina" Schedule: Held online on Zoom from 11:00 am - 3:30 pm EDT on Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021. The OBCGS Annual Workshop  is coming soon and we are excited to announce that Diane Richard will be our invited speaker for the two morning sessions. …

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$20

Board Meeting

Online via Zoom Webinar NC

Annual Meeting

Online via Zoom Webinar NC

Our Annual Meeting will be held 11:30 - 12:30 pm on Sat., 20 Nov 2021 at the OBCGS Library. Join us to hear about the previous year's accomplishments and upcoming Society activities. This is also the chance for the Society to honor those who have accomplished something special in the past year such as publishing …

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Library Closed Thanksgiving Day

The OBCGS Library will be closed on Thursday, 28 Nov 2019 for the Thanksgiving Holiday. We will reopen on Friday, 29 Nov 2019 for regular hours. Happy Thanksgiving!

DNA Working Group Meeting via Zoom

Online via Zoom Webinar NC

OBCGS formed a working group on DNA over three years ago and they continue to meet on the first Saturday of each month. It does not matter what level of understanding you have about DNA - you can join us to learn more! We are in the mode of sharing and discovering more about how …

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Explore Asheville’s Jewish History

Online via Zoom Webinar NC

Explore Asheville’s Jewish History – December 19 from 4-5pm “The Family Store & More: Exploring Some History of Asheville's Jewish Community” Did you know that Asheville’s downtown was home to 450 Jewish businesses between 1880-1990? Join Sharon Fahrer, owner of History@Hand, for a walk through the history of Jewish Asheville, seeing how the Jewish community …

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Articles are Due for February Issue of ALOB

OBCGS Library 128 Bingham Rd., Ste. 950, Asheville, NC

If you have an article or announcement you want to place in the upcoming  issue of A Lot of Bunkum (ALOB), please submit it to info @ obcgs .com. A LOT OF BUNKUM (ALOB) is the official publication of OBCGS and is issued quarterly. If you want previous issues, early issues through 2016 are available …

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Writing Your Family History Book Group via Zoom

Online via Zoom Webinar NC

This working group focuses on how to write your family history book.  We meet on the second Tuesday of each month so keep an eye on our Calendar. Join us for an open discussion on steps to writing your family history book and using software to organize and lay out your book - all levels …

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