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The Prizery planning to stage ‘Amahl and the Night Visitors’

The Prizery will produce the famous Christmas opera “Amahl and the Night Visitors” this Christmas with performances Dec. 13-16.

DRBA’s Oct. 6 outing in Eden part of river cleanup effort

The Oct. 6 First Saturday Outing of the Dan River Basin Association will complete the cleanup of the Smith River begun in August. Meeting at 10 a.m. at Island Ford Landing, West Meadow Road, Eden, N.C. (GPS 36.502168, -79.756086), participants will float just over two miles to the confluence of the Smith with the Dan River. The take-out will be at the Eden Wildlife Access, locally known as “the Boat Landing,” a popular Dan River access point beside Bethlehem Church Road.

Grace Kelly Jazz Quartet to perform at The Prizery

Ms. D Productions presents Grace Kelly Jazz Quartet at The Prizery this Friday, Sept. 21, at 7:30 p.m.  

CONCERT CALENDAR: Check out what's happening

THIS WEEK/WEEKEND

Constitution Square, South Boston … Fundraiser Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. for the family of Hattie Brown. Kermit Wright & The Goodtime Band will perform from 3-4 p.m.

SVHEC offers illustration course

Starting Sept. 25, award-winning illustrator and author Ron Miller will offer The Storyteller: The Art of Illustration at the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center. The course will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-8 p.m. for four weeks. 

Students compete in International Woodworking Fair

Halifax County High School seniors Dustin Meadors and Shonque’l Betts recently returned from competing in the WoodLINKS Ready to Assemble competition at the International Woodworking Fair in Atlanta, Ga. A third member of the design team, Jared Owen, is a freshman at Liberty University and was unable to make the trip to Atlanta because of classes. 

Library to hold book sale event in October

With a flock of kids in the library, their answers to questions show excitement and enthusiasm for reading. 

Museum display bringing back memories of Main Street School

School has begun, and older folks have fond memories of when they attended school, especially elementary school. 

Actors bring personal touch

If you’ve seen “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof”  before, you won’t recognize the Clarksville Community Players production as the same show. The script may be the same, but Tennessee Williams’ characters run so deep that each actor brings a personal experience to each role.

Animal nutrition specialist to talk at Goats Galore

Dr. Jeannette Moore, professor and undergraduate teaching coordinator, Department of Animal Science, North Carolina State University, will be a featured speaker at Goats Galore Field Day Saturday at the Halifax County Ag Center.