Category Archives: To Do

‘Player One’ an action-packed adventure

By Elspeth Macnab-Stark Times-News correspondent    In a future on the brink of collapse, the virtual reality world of the OASIS offers an escape. When its eccentric creator dies, he hides an “Easter egg” inside the game, leaving his fortune to whomever finds it. Wade Watts (Tye Sheridan) is the reluctant hero who uncovers the [...]

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Things To Do (week of May 28, 2018)

Times-News • Glorious Day: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday in downtown Elon as part of the Musical Chairs countywide concert series. Admission is free. In case of rain, the concert will be canceled. For more details, call 336-226-4495 or visit www.alamancearts.org/. • Dex Romweber: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday in downtown Saxapahaw as [...]

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‘Second home’: BADA has taught dancers about respect & responsibility

By Grace Danieley and Bella Exum Times-News correspondents When I was born, my Dad always said that I was going to be his   “barrel racing girl.” Little did he know that instead of sitting through years of barrel racing competitions, he would be in the audience of countless dance performances. I started dancing at Burlington [...]

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BADA’s weekend of performances is May 25-27

By Grace Danieley and Bella Exum Special to the Times-News    Each year, Burlington Academy of Dance and Arts (BADA) showcases its dancers in a weekend of performances. This year, we are presenting two of the classics — “Around the World in 80 Days” and “The Sound of Music.” “Around the World in 80 Days” is [...]

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Things To Do (week of May 21, 2018)

Times-News • Holiday Band: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday on West Elm Street in downtown Graham, as part of the Thursdays at Seven concert series. Free, but The Lions Club will be collecting nonperishable food donations for Allied Churches of Alamance County’s Food Pantry. 336-792-1188. • Love & Valor: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. [...]

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Day trips filled with family fun & learning

By Chandler Holland Times-News correspondent     Perhaps it’s due to the long-airing popular Thomas the Tank Engine series, for just as all children seem to go through a period when they are fascinated by horses and trucks, most children seem to enjoy an enthusiastic train faze. Many of us never outgrow it. To nurture this [...]

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‘Infinity War’ keeps you guessing

By Bret Pierce Times-News correspondent    ”Avengers: Infinity War” is by far, the best meshing of superheroes yet. Marvel fans are going to be delighted to see The Black Panther (Chadwick Boseman), Thor (Chris Hemsworth), the Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), Doctor Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch), Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.), Spider-Man (Tom Holland), Star-Lord (Chris Pratt), Gamora [...]

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Burlington School’s Choral Music Revue is May 18

 By Marshall M. Qualls Special to the Times-News The Burlington School Choral Ensemble will present a Choral Music Revue at 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m.  May 18, 2018, in Calvin Hall at First Presbyterian Church, 508 W. Davis St., Burlington. “I participated as an eighth-grader in this show and I am so excited for this [...]

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Eastern Alamance High School’s dance concert is May 20

Times-News    Eastern Alamance High School will present its Spring Dance concert at 3 p.m. May 20 in the high school auditorium, 4040 Mebane Rogers Road, Mebane. The Eastern Alamance High School dance team and the dancers enrolled in beginning and intermediate dance classes will participate in 12 dances. Cost is $5. For more details, [...]

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Things To Do (week of May 14, 2018)

Times-News • Love & Valor: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Haw River Municipal Park, 1130 Pine St., Haw River. Part of the Haw River Concert in the Park Series. Free. Shows are rain or shine. 336-578-5600. • Chip Perry: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, downtown Mebane. Free. In case of rain, the concert [...]

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