Category Archives: To Do

Song-filled adaptation: ACT II’s ‘Little Women’ a captivating show

By Cecilia Newsome Special to the Times-News    Alamance Children’s Theatre’s Act II’s “Little Women — The Broadway  Musical” is a song-filled adaptation of the classic tale of adventure, following one’s dream, young love and the importance of family. Written by Allan Knee with lyrics by Mindi Dickstein, and music by Jason Howland, “Little Women” [...]

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ACT II presents ‘Little Women’

By Hollyann Gardner Times-News correspondent  For the past two months, the high school cast of Alamance Children’s Theatre’s ACT II’s “Little Women — The Broadway Musical” has been working hard to put on a professional, high-   quality show. The story follows Jo March (Caroline Segars), an outspoken, independent young woman and her quest to get [...]

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Things To Do (week of Jan. 14, 2019)

Times-News • The Devil Makes Three: 8 p.m. Wednesday, Haw River Ballroom, 1711 Saxapahaw-Bethlehem Church Rd., Saxapahaw. Doors open at 7 p.m. $27.50; tickets can be purchased at www.eventbrite.com. • Monster Jam Triple Threat Series: 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro. Tickets are $15 and up and can be purchased at www.ticketmaster.com or [...]

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Beautiful destination: Cades Cove filled with natural beauty & wildlife

By Alley Morris Times-News correspondent     The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is one of the top places to visit in Tennessee. Year-round, there are many sites to see. Wildlife abounds and you never know what you could see next. One of the many places to visit in this beautiful national park is Cades Cove. [...]

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Things To Do (week of Dec. 24, 2018)

Times-News • Curiazza Holiday Lights: 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. weeknights and 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. weekends (with extended shows today — Christmas Eve — and Christmas Day), 50 Bent Court, Gibsonville. Donations for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society are appreciated. • Maple Ridge Lights: 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. weeknights and 5:30 p.m. [...]

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Something simple: Create a ‘Movie Night’ box for friends

By Paulina Lopez Times-News correspondent     Love and appreciate your friends, but don’t have a lot of money? Personalized homemade gifts are the solution. These are the best gifts   because they hold so much more meaning. It is important to think about what means the most to that person when  deciding what to make them. [...]

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Things To Do (week of Dec. 17, 2018)

Times-News • Maple Ridge Lights: 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. weeknights and 5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. weekends now through Dec. 31, 1112 Maple Ridge Dr., Burlington. Donations for UNC Children’s Hospital are appreciated. facebook.com/mapleridgelights. • Alamance Chorale’s “Christmas Presence” holiday concert: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Grove Park Baptist Church, 108 Trail One, Burlington. This concert [...]

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Things to do (week of Dec. 10, 2018)

Times-News • The Carolina Classic holiday movie series: “It’s a Wonderful Life”: 7 p.m. today; “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation,” 7 p.m. Tuesday; “The Bishop’s Wife,” 7 p.m. Wednesday, Carolina Theatre, 310 S. Greene St., Greensboro. Tickets are $7 for adults; $6 for students, teachers, seniors & military, and are available at tickets.carolinatheatre.com, and the Carolina [...]

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Things To Do (week of Nov. 26, 2018)

Times-News • Santa & Smores: 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, Summerfield Farms, 3203 Pleasant Ridge Road, Summerfield, N.C. Tickets are $20 per family and can be purchased at Eventbrite.com. Visit with Santa, photo, s’mores kits and more included; limited availability. • Elon University’s Camerata presents “A Celebration of Light”: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Whitley Auditorium [...]

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Thanksgiving favorites: Teens & 20s writers share family recipes

Times-News     Thanksgiving is on Thursday and the Teens & 20s writers were asked to share some of their favorite family recipes. From cranberry sauce to a pumpkin roll and a Peruvian dish, you may want to serve these at your own gatherings this year. Enjoy.    Mom’s zesty homemade cranberry sauce • 1 cup [...]

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