Monthly Archives: October 2018

Tap dancer discusses rhythm & more

By Logan A. White Times-News correspondent     Editor’s note: This is the second installment of Meet the Artist, a     monthly series by Teens & 20s writer Logan A. White featuring young   area performers. Reagan Doucette, a 17-year-old high school senior from Reidsville, is   October’s featured artist. She has dedicated the past 13 years to [...]

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Things To Do (week of Oct. 22, 2018)

Times-News • John Biewen, host of “Scene on Radio” podcast presents “Seeing White”: 7 p.m. Thursday, McKinnon Hall on the Elon University campus. Free. • Alamance Makers Guild monthly woodworking, CNC and laser interest group meeting: 7 p.m. Thursday, Steam Junction Makerspace, 111 East Front Street, Burlington. Free; reservation required and can be made via [...]

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Food, rides & more – N.C. State Fair has it all

By Rachel Teseneer Times-News correspondent    RALEIGH – Nothing says fall and fun better than the North Carolina State Fair. With rides, food, events and exhibits, the fair is a place where North Carolinians can congregate for a guaranteed good time. The fair has brought in four new rides including a Dumbo elephant ride for [...]

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‘Madagascar’ is sensationally sweet

Reviewed by Sydney Fischer Special to the Times-News    Alamance Children’s Theatre’s “Madagascar — A Musical Adventure,     Jr.” follows the friendship of four animals from the Central Park Zoo. Once Alex the Lion (Cayden Matthews); Marty the Zebra (Kendal Fischer); Gloria the Hippo (Morgan Smith); and Melman the Giraffe (Alex Klischer) get to Madagascar, [...]

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Show teaches importance of fire safety: River Mill Academy and Graham Fire Department team up for event

By Gabrielle Stanfield Special to the Times-News    GRAHAM — On Oct. 8, “Look, Listen and Learn” a play featuring a   fairy and a firefighter, was used to teach River Mill Academy elementary   school students about fire safety. The show was presented by River Mill Academy’s theater class and the   Graham Fire Department also visited [...]

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Scaring up support: Hawfields Civitan Club’s Haunted Forest is its largest fundraiser

By Nancy Drago Times-News correspondent    The Hawfields Civitan Club invites those looking for a good scare to try and make it through its haunt, while at the same time donating to a good cause. The 46th annual Hawfields Haunted Forest will be from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Oct. 19-20, 2018,; and Oct. 26-27; [...]

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Things To Do (week of Oct. 15, 2018)

Times-News • N.C. State Fair: 9 a.m. to 9:45 p.m. today; 8 a.m. to 9:45 p.m. Tuesday; 8:30 a.m. to 9:45 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday; 9 a.m. to 9:45 p.m. Friday; and 8 a.m. to 9:45 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, N.C. State Fairgrounds, 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh. Advance tickets are $8 for adults 13 [...]

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Fun-filled family show: Alamance Children’s Theatre presents ‘Madagascar – A Musical Adventure, Jr.’

By Sydney Fischer Special to the Times-News    Alamance Children’s Theatre will bring the animated movie,   ”Madagascar,” to life on the Paramount Theater stage starting Oct. 19,   2018. “Madagascar — A Musical Adventure, Jr.” will be quite a bit different   compared to the movie because it adds something special to the story. “The addition of [...]

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Horror Show a scary good time

By Nick Chester Times-News correspondent    SNOW CAMP — Horror is real and scary at the Original Hollywood Horror Show. It is created and run by brothers, Dean and Starr Jones, who are professional makeup artists for many Hollywood movies and TV shows, including “Pirates of the Caribbean” and “Star Trek.” You will begin your [...]

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Frightfully fun: Woods of Terror employees share their passion for haunted attraction

By Jaclyn Bartlett Times-News correspondent     GREENSBORO — Woods of Terror’s Monster Midway appears much less daunting   during the daytime when you are not surrounded by darkness and a variety of   monsters waiting to startle you. Just behind the fence of the midway, actors from all walks of life were putting on   costumes and makeup, [...]

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