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Marilyn Harris, a singer/songwriter from Tullahoma, sings as percussionist Ron Adcock backs her up during the continuing Open Mic Night series held at the Fayetteville Arts Center each Thursday evening.

Guests brave the cold as Open Mic series continues

Posted on November 19, 2014 at 8:20 am

“Record cold temperatures didn’t hinder our weekly performing art show,” said the show’s host, Ron Hackett, noting that about 20 people braved the weather to participate and listen to the seven acts that performed as part of the continuing Open Mic Night series held at Fayetteville Art Center. Several of the show’s regular performers, including Hackett’s co-host Taylor Hoch, were not able to attend because of illness, but they will

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    Posted on November 17, 2014 at 2:20 pm

    Voices of CHP

    The folks at Carriage House Players have been hard at work preparing for their newest stage production, “The Sights and Sounds of Christmas.”  The Voices of Carriage will present this show, containing 48 Christmas songs on Nov. 21 and 22 and again on Dec. 5 and 6 at the Lincoln County Museum & Civic Center. Tickets, $10 for adults and $5 for students, can be purchased at Bagley & Bagley,

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  • City Christmas Parade set Dec. 6

    Posted on November 11, 2014 at 5:12 pm

    Fayetteville Christmas Parade (28)

    The City of Fayetteville Parks & Recreation Department’s Annual Christmas Parade will be held Saturday, Dec. 6, at 5 p.m. “Santa’s Toyland” is this year’s parade theme. Applications to participate can be picked up at the Recreation Center on Winchester Highway or call 931-433-6059 Deadline to enter is Wednesday, Dec. 3.

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  • Songwriters aid ministry

    Posted on November 10, 2014 at 5:12 pm

    Tina Sloan (center), representing Hands of Mercy, accepts a donation of over $700 from local musicians and songwriters Greg Mitchell (at left) and Ron Hackett. The mon-ey was raised during the recent Songwriters and Musicians Benefit for Hands of Mercy Outreach Center.

    Greg Mitchell and Ron Hackett had the honor of passing along over $700 in donations to Tina Sloan, representing Hands of Mercy Outreach Center, during a small ceremony at the Fayetteville Arts Center’s Open Mic night Thursday. The money was raised at the recent Songwriters and Musicians Benefit for the Hands of Mercy Outreach Center. Greg and Ron have been active in the Lincoln County music scene for some time

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  • A trio of crafters at ‘Host’

    Posted on November 5, 2014 at 2:39 pm

    Allie Heffington, the youngest of three generations of crafters, will offer custom acrylic paintings, ornaments, and face paintings at the Elk Valley Crafters Association Craft Show with her mother and grandmother this Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 8-9, at Lincoln County High School. Pictured with Allie is her cousin, Isabella Skye Stromei.

    A family trio of crafters – The Wishing Well Engraving & Jewelry, Art by Allie, and Wanda’s Fa-La-La, will be among the many artists and craftsmen participating in the Elk Valley Crafters Association’s Fall Craft Show at Lincoln County High School during “Fayetteville … Host of Christmas Past” this weekend, Nov. 8-9.   The grandmother, mother, and daughter trio offer sterling silver jewelry personalized and engraved on-site by Allison Williams

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  • CHP stages ‘Christmas Pageant’ production

    Posted on November 4, 2014 at 2:40 pm

    Ladies of the church are telling the minister a thing or two in a scene from Best Christmas Pageant Ever, the latest production by Carriage House Players opening this Thursday. Cast members are (from left) Sara Brown, Nancy Rutledge, Dowell Burnett, Beth Dickey and Sherri Lyons.

    Carriage House Players’ latest production, Best Christmas Pageant Ever, opens Thursday night at 7 p.m. at the Lincoln County Museum Complex. This fan favorite play is directed by Brenda Wilkes, assisted by Andrew Neal and Mickey Johnson. Additional performances will be Nov. 7, 8, 13, 14 and 15 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 8 and 9 at 2 p.m. “One of our very first productions was Best Christmas Pageant Ever,”

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  • Open mic night a Halloween party edition

    Posted on November 4, 2014 at 2:39 pm

    Arts Night

    Last week’s special Halloween costume party edition of the open mic at the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Arts Center was a huge success. The Arts Center was decked out for the event with tombstones, jack-o-lanterns, spider webs and lots of other eerie decorations, and the participants really enjoyed performing for the standing-room-only crowd that filled the venue for most of the evening. In attendance were pirates, witches, vampires, hippies, ghosts and even

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