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CHP auditions set March 8-9

Posted on March 2, 2015 at 2:18 pm

Carriage House Players will have auditions for their next show, “The Dixie Swim Club”, on March 8 at 2 p.m. and March 9 at 6:30 p.m. at the Lincoln County Museum. Five southern women, who were college swim teammates, meet one long weekend every August in the same beach cottage in North Carolina’s Outer Banks to catch up, laugh and meddle in each other’s lives. The show focuses on four

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  • Seats available for YY excursion

    Posted on March 2, 2015 at 2:18 pm

    Some seats are still available for the trip to Amish Country in Pennsylvania, New York and North Carolina, an excursion planned by First Baptist Church YY’s (Yesterday’s Youth) for May 9-15. Leaving from the First Baptist Church, the group will travel to Gettysburg, Pa., to see historic sites. From there, the bus will head to Lancaster, Pa., with dinner at Amish Farm Feast. The next day they will tour Amish

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  • ‘Smoke on the Mountain’ wraps up this week

    Posted on February 23, 2015 at 2:54 pm

    The “Sanders Family” is pictured here getting ready for a little singing up at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church. Pictured (seated, from left) are Sara Jo Pierce, Rachel Benson, Lisa Adams, Sara Brown, (standing) Greg Mitchell, Randy Neely, Ben Spears, Garrett Rutledge and Lauren Clardy.

    “Smoke on the Mountain” returns to the stage at the Lincoln County Museum for its second and final week. Join Carriage House Players for this toe-tapping musical comedy. The show features bluegrass/gospel music brought to you by many of the area’s finest musicians and vocalists. The final show dates are Feb. 26, 27 and 28 at 7 pm. CHP welcomes all pickers to join in after the Friday night show,

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  • Music, dancing, food on tap at Elora

    Posted on February 23, 2015 at 2:54 pm

    Put on your dancing shoes for an excellent cause! The Elora Pickin’ & Ginin’ Relay for Life team is holding a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society at the Elora Community Center on Saturday, March 7. Concessions start at 5:30 p.m., and there will be hamburgers, hot dogs, fries, drinks and homemade baked goodies for sale. The Kickin Country band will begin playing at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $5 per

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  • CHP holds annual Adnia Rice Awards Banquet

    Posted on February 18, 2015 at 2:30 pm

    Receiving awards during Carriage House Players’ 2015 Adnia Rice Awards Banquet, held Feb. 7, are (front, from left) Brenda Wilkes, Mickey Johnson, Jennifer Bradford, Andrea Delap, Lisa Adams, Sara Jo Pierce, Hannah Williams, (back) Sonia Bradford, Ricky Pierce, Kyle Spears, Will Gentry, Ben Spears, Tessa Aldridge, Sonya Williams, Lee Williams, and Mark Mitchell.

    “Willy Wonka” and “Southern Hospitality” were the big winners during Carriage House Players’ annual Adnia Rice Awards Banquet held Feb. 7 at Washington Street Church of Christ. “We had a great awards banquet Saturday night,” said Brenda Wilkes, CHP president. “We want to thank everyone who worked hard to make it a great night, and congratulations, too, to all of our winners!” Named CHP’s Member of the Year was Mickey

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  • Freezing temps do not hamper open mic crowd

    Posted on February 17, 2015 at 2:30 pm

    Gary Tipper and Ron Adcock perform during Thursday evening’s open mic night at the Fayetteville Arts Center.

    “It may be freezing outside, but it’s warm and delightful inside,” said show host Ron Hackett during Thursday’s open mic night at the Fayetteville Arts Center. “We’re glad to see the weather didn’t affect the turnout for the show.” Show host Taylor Hoch opened the show with guitarist Jay Jernigan and drummer Ron Adcock by playing three of Taylor’s original songs. Following Taylor was newcomer John Tinger from Madison, Ala.

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  • ‘Smoke on the Mountain’ opens this week

    Posted on February 16, 2015 at 2:30 pm

    Garrett Rutledge and Lauren Clardy play the roles of the twins, Dennis and Denise Sanders, in Carriage House Players’ “Smoke on the Mountain”.

    “Smoke on the Mountain” opens this Thursday at the Lincoln County Museum Theater. Carriage House Players kicks off its 28th season with this toe-tapping musical comedy. The show features bluegrass/gospel music brought to you by many of the area’s finest musicians and vocalist. Show dates are Feb. 19, 20, 21, 26, 27 and 28 at 7 p.m. All pickers are invited to join in after the Friday night show, Feb.

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