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Things To Do (week of Nov. 27, 2017)


Ice skating rink: Now through Dec. 17, front lawn at Alamance Arts, 213 S. Main St., Graham. Free, but you must request tickets for specific time sessions. For more details, call 336-792-1189 or visit the Graham Recreation and Parks’ Facebook page.
Mebane Christmas Parade: 7 p.m. Friday in downtown Mebane. Rain date is Dec. 8.
Graham Christmas Parade: 10 a.m. Saturday in downtown Graham. 336-229-4225 or

Elon University grad returns to area with ‘School of Rock’

By Rachel Teseneer
Times-News correspondent


Gilberto Moretti-Hamilton (Freddy), left, and Elon University graduate Patrick Clanton, right, plays Gabe Brown, Mr. Hamilton and Jeff Sanderson in the national touring production of "School of Rock." The show will be performed at the Durham Performing Arts Center Nov. 28 through Dec. 3. [Matthew Murphy

   DURHAM — “School of Rock,” an uplifting   show that’s fun for the whole family, is coming   to the Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC)   Nov. 28 through Dec. 3. Based on the 2003   movie, the show has songs from the film with   the addition of an original score written by   legendary composer Andrew Lloyd Webber.   ”School of Rock” was nominated for four Tony   Awards in 2016.
“School of Rock” follows the character Dewey  Finn, a down-on-his-luck wannabe rock star  who decides to make ends meet by posing as a  substitute teacher. Dewey then begins to  influence the children he teaches, shaping the  class into a rock band.
In a recent interview, Patrick Clanton, a native of the Garner/Raleigh area and member of the cast of “School of Rock,” shared his excitement read more…

Things To Do (week of Nov. 20, 2017)


Paws & Claws: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, Holly Hill Mall and Business Center, 309 Huffman Mill Road, Burlington. Your pets (no exotic pets, please) can pose for photos with Santa Claus. 336-278-9020.
30th annual Christmas at Captain White’s: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays now through Dec. 23 with the exception of Thursday, Thanksgiving Day, Alamance Arts, 213 S. Main St., Graham. 336-226-4495 or
Craftsmen’s Christmas Classic Art & Craft Show: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday; and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Greensboro Coliseum 1921 W. Gate City Blvd., Greensboro. $8.

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