Category Archives: To Do

Things To Do (week of March 25, 2019)

Times-News • Widespread Panic: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC), 123 Vivian St., Durham. $136 and up; tickets available through Ticketmaster. • Textile Heritage Museum’s 15th anniversary celebration: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, 2406 Glencoe St., Burlington. 336-260-0038, www2.textileheritagemuseum.org/ or visit the Textile Heritage Museum on Facebook. • Brian Collins’ [...]

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Right place, right time: Harlem Globetrotter’s journey to play basketball

By Jakob S. Miller Times-News correspondent    Born and raised in Puerto Rico, Orlando aka “El Gato” (The Cat) Melendez, certainly has a remarkable story to tell about his journey to becoming a Harlem Globetrotter. In his youth, he would run two miles to the nearest basketball court to play, and run two miles back. [...]

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Things To Do (week of March 18, 2019)

Times-News • Alamance Children’s Theatre presents Meredith Willson’s “The Music Man”: 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Paramount Theater, 128 E. Front St., Burlington. $8 for adults and $7 for students. www.alamancechildrenstheatre.com. • The Original Harlem Globetrotters: 7 p.m. Saturday, Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum, 2825 University Parkway, Winston Salem. [...]

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‘Bernstein and Robbins’ an evening of Americana in dance

By Logan A. White Times-News correspondent    RALEIGH  — It’s a melting pot of Americana. Carolina Ballet’s “An Evening of Bernstein and Robbins,” is being performed now through March 27, 2019, at Fletcher Opera Theater, Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, 2 E South St. Beginning the evening of March 8 with a bang, [...]

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Alamance Children’s Theatre presents ‘The Music Man’

By Cecilia Newsome Special to the Times-News    Alamance Children’s Theatre will be performing “Meredith Willson’s The Music Man” for the next two weekends at the Paramount Theater, 128 E. Front St., Burlington. “The Music Man,” directed by Wayne Leonard with musical direction by Tiffany Spaulding and choreography by Alicia Curtis, is a six-time Tony [...]

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Fifth annual bluegrass fundraiser is March 15

By Alley Morris Times-News correspondent     Southern Alamance High School’s Future Farmers of America (FFA) chapter began in 1960. “At Southern, we offer a huge variety of classes for the FFA. We teach anything from Animal Science to agricultural education. We have four agriculture teachers on staff to teach the classes and all classes are [...]

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Things To Do (week of March 11, 2019)

Times-News • The Caswell Council for the Arts presents “Landscapes by Jim Jennings and Brenda Brokaw” opening reception: 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Lee Fowlkes Gallery, 43 W. Main St., Yanceyville. For more information, visit www.CaswellArts.org. • Eric Church: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro. Tickets range from $29 [...]

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Entries for visual arts competition now being accepted

 Times-News    GRAHAM — The 61st Visual Arts Competition for Young People will be on display March 21 through May 3 at Alamance Arts, 213 S. Main St. The juried competition is open to all public, charter, church-sponsored, private and home-schooled students from grades 7 through 12. Deadline is Thursday and all entries must be [...]

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Things To Do (week of Feb. 25, 2019)

Times-News • Loretta Lynch presents “A Conversation with The Honorable Loretta Lynch”: 6:30 p.m. Friday, Elon University School of Law Library, Greensboro. Admission is $15 or free with Elon University ID. For more details, call 336-278-5610. • Alamance Makers Guild’s monthly woodworking, CNC and laser interest group meeting: 7 p.m. Friday, Steam Junction Makerspace, 111 [...]

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5th annual Night of Bluegrass is March 15

Times-News    The 5th annual Future Farmers of America (FFA) Night of Bluegrass will be March 15 at Southern Alamance High School, 631 Southern High School Rd., Graham. Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out along with Dewey & Leslie Brown & The Carolina Gentlemen will perform. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the music starts [...]

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