Category Archives: To Do

Woodlawn Middle School presents ‘Mary Poppins Jr.’

Times-News    Woodlawn Middle School’s Department of Performing Arts will present “Mary Poppins, Jr.” at 7 p.m. Nov. 21-23, 2019, at Eastern Alamance High School Auditorium, 4040 Mebane Rogers Rd., Mebane. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for students and can be purchased at the door.    For more information, call 919-563-5991.

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Looking for extra spending money? Holiday jobs for teens available countywide

By Emily Clark Times-News correspondent    Tis the season … for an influx of holiday job openings for teens and twenty-somethings in Alamance County, which works out perfectly to pad wallets in time for Christmas shopping. Check out these temporary listings: Alamance Crossing    Seasonal Retail Sales Associate at Kohl’s — Applicants must be 17 [...]

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Things To Do (week of Nov. 18, 2019)

Times-News • Lighting of the Green: 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Friday in downtown Gibsonville. Free, but some events require a fee. 336-449-7241. • Holly Days Bazaar: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Community Life Center, Elon Community Church, 271 N. Williamson Ave., Elon. $5; this is a fundraiser for the Alamance County Service League. [...]

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Poll question: Favorite meal for under $10

By Emily Clark Times-News correspondent    Teens & 20s recently asked teens and twenty-somethings, “What is the best meal in Alamance County for under $10?”     Zack’s Hot Dogs. Two dogs with light chili, mustard, ketchup, and Zack’s sauce — Darryl Bliss, 23, assistant basketball coach at Eno River Academy     The Chick-Fil-A [...]

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Things To Do (week of Nov. 11, 2019)

Times-News • Gallery Players presents “Christmas Belles”: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17; 8 p.m. Nov. 22-23; and 2 p.m. Nov. 24, Paramount Theater, 128 E. Front St., Burlington. $11 to $17 and can be purchased at etix.com, www.burlingtonnc.gov/paramount; and by calling 800-514-3849 or visiting the box office between noon and [...]

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Honing their skills: Studio 1’s 12@1 an intensive acting experience

By Kamryn Guye Times-News correspondent  Youth theater in Burlington is more alive than ever.    With numerous shows and productions taking place each year, it’s clear to see just how much theater productions are enjoyed across Alamance County.    And although acting is a favorite hobby among many, that doesn’t mean it’s easy. Studio 1 [...]

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Halloween costume hacks: Hollywood makeup artist provides tips & tricks

By Kamryn Guye Times-News    Halloween costumes don’t have to break the bank. Starr Jones, a Hollywood makeup artist and co-founder of the Original Hollywood Horror Show in Snow Camp, shared some simple costume hacks during an interview on Oct. 23. Clothes can be distressed for a zombie costume using sandpaper and a rasp. Clothes [...]

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Spookywoods will make you scream

By Emily Clark Times-News correspondent     ARCHDALE — Spookywoods’ goal is to make every visitor “scream” before he or she leaves the woods. It takes creativity to do this and through special effects, makeup and the sheer fear of what may be lurking in the dark, the haunted attraction accomplishes its goal. Of course, not [...]

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Hawfields Haunted Forest emphasizes fear factor

By Nancy Drago Times-News correspondent    MEBANE — The 47th annual Hawfields Haunted Forest will leave you terrified, impressed and inspired. The artistry is captivating, the actors are incredible and the cause is important. Waiting in the house, prior to the event, you are immediately immersed in the atmosphere. All around, scary, detailed decorations intensify [...]

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Things To Do (week of Oct. 28, 2019)

Times-News • 30th anniversary of the Original Hollywood Horror Show: Wednesday and Thursday and Friday and Saturday. Hours are 8 p.m. to midnight on Fridays and Saturdays and 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. on all other nights, 6333 Bass Mountain Rd., Snow Camp. $25 for adults and free for children 5 and under. Horror Show [...]

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