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American Legion Post 8, South Boston … Improbable Cause Band April 6, 8 p.m.-midnight. Admission $10 per person in advance, $15 at door.

In the heart of Africa, a hunger for learning

Uganda is some 10,000 miles from the East Coast of the USA, and for one retired North Carolina Baptist pastor it proved to be a three-day, five-airport journey into the heart of Africa, his first on that continent.

Sell out expected as tickets go on sale

As the cravings for big, juicy slices of cantaloupe near, so does the 33rd Annual Virginia Cantaloupe Festival.

A new pirate to fear?

Everyone has heard of Blackbeard, Calico Jack, Anne Bonny and Captain Jack Sparrow, but now there’s a new pirate to turn audiences into a shivering mass.

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The Way Ministries, 504 Main St., South Boston … Josh Kobischen from Liberty University, March 30, 7 p.m. Free admission, open to everyone. For more info., call 434-222-1831.

‘A Night At The Movies’ with the Rainier Trio coming to Prizery on Friday

Everyone loves a good movie, right?  One of the most important elements in a good film is the soundtrack.

Hi Grass to perform at Heritage Fest

Hi Grass will perform at the Halifax County Heritage and Antique Machinery Festival slated for the first weekend in May at the Halifax County Fairgrounds in South Boston.  

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Spare Times Grill, South Boston … Megan Doss March 20; DJ Shakespear March 22.

Loretta Lynn coming to Greensboro


• American Legion Post 8, South Boston … St. Patrick’s Dance featuring Matt Boswell & the Hillbilly Blues Band March 16, 8 p.m.-midnight. Admission is $15 per person in advance, $20 at door. Tickets are available at Post 8 or by calling American Legion 572-2297, Alvin Tucker 572-4816 or Randy Tingen 579-2297.

Little Theatre plans pirate production

In case you haven’t noticed, pirates are “in.”  They are a hot commodity, with an International Talk Like a Pirate Day every September, “Pirates of the Caribbean” movies 1, 2, and 3 and children’s pirate parties for the young lads. Just walk through the pirate section of a party store, and you’ll find an entire aisle devoted to pirate wares.

Rock and Roll Never Forgets Spring Tour extended


Clover Church of God of Prophecy, Scottsburg … Benefit sing for Kyle Martin March 9, 6 until 8 p.m. featuring The Halifax Hillbillies, Kermit Wright and Randy Gravely, Harold Young, Steve and Rhonda Powell, Ken and Cathy Peade and Skeeter Wright.