Monthly Archives: October 2018

Elon University grad a part of ‘Hamilton’ tour

By Catherine Wiggins Times-News correspondent    Although Alexander Hamilton died well over 200 years ago, in recent times, his name has been making a comeback. In August of 2016, “Hamilton: An American Musical” premiered on Broadway and was a major hit, sparking a whole new wave of interest in history and musicals, too. Two years [...]

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Elon University presents ‘Sweeney Todd’

 Times-News    Elon University’s Department of Performing Arts will present   “Sweeney   Todd — The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” at 7:30 p.m.   Thursday through Saturday in the McCrary Theatre on the Elon   University campus. Admission is $15 or free with Elon University   identification. For more details, call 336-278-5610.

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Snow Camp Outdoor Theatre’s event ends Halloween

Times-News    The Original Haunted Forest of Snow Camp will be from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Wednesday at the Snow Camp Outdoor Theatre, 301 Drama Rd. in Snow Camp. Elijah Chester, who is a member of the Snow Camp Outdoor Theatre’s board of directors, remembers what the event was like in its heyday and [...]

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Woods of Terror is immersed in horror

By Jaclyn Bartlett Times-News correspondent    GREENSBORO — The Woods of Terror is the perfect place to visit if you’re looking  to embrace the Halloween spirit. Upon entering the attraction after purchasing a ticket, rather than standing in a long  line to walk through the haunted trail, visitors are instead assigned a group name and [...]

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Things To Do (week of Oct. 29, 2018)

Times-News • The Original Hollywood Horror Show: Hours are 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. today through Thursday and 8 p.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday. It is located at 6333 Bass Mountain Road, Snow Camp. It is presented by Alamance County natives Starr and Dean Jones. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at [...]

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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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