Song of the South: Assimilation and Secession in Today’s Country and Bluegrass Music event, presented by the Carolina Public Humanities and the Foundation of Wayne Community College, will be held at 7 p.m. Sept. 20 in Walnut 101 at Wayne Community College. It will look at present-day bluegrass and country to consider how those styles balance assimilation with the constant tension to separate themselves as distinct genres and traditions. There will be some great music and personalities. Free. Information: 919-739-7022.