Category Archives: To Do

Things To Do (week of May 13, 2019)

Times-News • Phoenix Winds: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, McCrary Theatre on the Elon University campus. Free. • T-Pain: 8 p.m. Friday, Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum, 2825 University Parkway, Winston Salem. Tickets are $27 & $39; tickets available through Ticketmaster. • Second annual Love Graham: Noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, Colonial Hardware parking lot and East [...]

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More than acting: ‘Shrek Jr.’ role has taught determination, confidence

By Will Self Special to the Times-News    When Bethany Baker, drama teacher at The Burlington School, asked if I was interested in the role of Lord Farquaad in “Shrek, The Musical Jr.,” I was surprised, and a little bit confused. I’d never had a big part before, so the first thing that went through [...]

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Things To Do (week of May 6, 2019)

Times-News • Elon Electric Ensemble presents Sounds of the ’70s: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, McCrary Theatre on the Elon University campus. Free. • Son Volt: 8 p.m. Thursday, Haw River Ballroom, 1711 Saxapahaw-Bethlehem Church Rd., Saxapahaw. Doors open at 7 p.m. $25 in advance and $28 the day of the concert. www.hawriverballroom.com or 336-525-2314. • Techtronica [...]

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Clover Garden School presents ‘Happy Birthday, Dear Grandpa’

By Alyssa Brashers Special to the Times-News    What do birthday parties, police detectives and an ill-tempered grandpa all have in common? They are combined in Clover Garden School’s first-ever theater production, “Happy Birthday, Dear Grandpa.” Witness a cast of quirky characters as three young-adult grandkids become murder suspects at their grandpa’s birthday party. Showtimes [...]

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Western Alamance presents ‘Little Shop of Horrors’

 Times-News    Western Alamance High School will present “Little Shop of Horrors” at 7 p.m. May 2-4, 2019, in the Pamela B. Mebane Auditorium at Western Alamance High School, 1731 N.C. 87 North, Elon. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the door. For more details, call 336-538-6020.

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Things To Do (week of April 29, 2019)

Times-News • “Not Just for the Kids”: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, McCrary Theatre on the Elon University campus. Elon University’s vocal jazz/commercial ensemble, élan, performs jazz, a cappella and straight renditions of popular cartoon themes, music from kids’ TV programming and songs from animated features. Free. • Carrie Underwood: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro. Tickets [...]

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Arts competition for young people: Exhibit is on display now through May 6

Times-News The 61st annual Visual Arts Competition for Young People will be on display now through May 6 at Alamance Arts, 213 S. Main St., Graham. Teachers submitted the entries and the competition was open to all public, charter, church-sponsored, private and home-schooled students from grades 7 through 12. Alamance Arts is open from 9 [...]

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Burlington Youth Council presents Kids Night Out

Times-News    Kids Night Out, by the Burlington Youth Council (BYC), will be from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. May 10 at Thataways Youth Center, 1331 Overbrook Rd., Burlington. The event is for third- through fifth-graders only. Cost is $10 and includes dinner. Pre-registration is required at www.BurlingtonNC.gov/Thataways. The Burlington Recreation & Parks Department’s youth [...]

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Things To Do (week of April 22, 2019)

Times-News • Author, motivational speaker and storyteller Janet Sady presents “Preserving the Past”: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Haw River Historical Museum, 201 E. Main St., Haw River. Free. 336-380-9611. • Elon University’s Chorale and Camerata presents G.F. Handel’s “Messiah”: 7 p.m. Friday, McCrary Theatre on the Elon University campus. Free. • “Harry Potter and the Prisoner [...]

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Things To Do (week of April 15, 2019)

Times-News • Elon Orchestra Concert: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, McCrary Theatre on the Elon University campus. Free. • Take Back the Night — Survivor Speak Out: 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Whitley Auditorium on the Elon University campus. • Westmoreland “Cast Fire” album release: 8 p.m. Friday, Haw River Ballroom, 1711 Saxapahaw-Bethlehem Church Rd., Saxapahaw. Doors open at [...]

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