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Editor’s Note: As the 2019 Fabulous Fifties Show nears, The Times highlights performers who’ll be on stage in this week’s edition. Next week, we’ll focus on those behind the seasons. Don’t forget to buy your tickets early, as many performances sell out as the shows approach. 

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The first of nine performances of the 33rd Annual Fabulous Fifties Show, “Welcome to Veils, Vows and Vegas”, will open on Thursday evening, March 21, for the first of nine performances that will be presented at 900 South Main Avenue in Fayetteville.

Auditions for Savannah Sipping Society will be Monday night, Feb. 25, at 6:30 p.m. at the Carriage House Players' building at 301 East Market Street, Fayetteville.

Lincoln County students Sarah Porter, Evan Pollard and Daulton Holland were selected from over 500 applicants to participate in the 2019 Auburn University Symphonic Honor Band held Feb. 7-9 at “the loveliest village on the plains”.

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The Fayetteville High School Marching Band performed at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla., on Friday, Jan. 18, marching in the Magic Kingdom Parade for an audience of about 30,000. Two other high school bands, from Pennsylvania and New York state, were also in the parade. The FHS band staye…

The dedicated members of the Performing Arts Association, a division of the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Arts Center, hosted the twice monthly performing arts and open mic show despite the freezing weather and threats of snow.

“Saturday night’s Performing Arts and Open Mic Show at the Arts Center was a smashing success and an awesome start the new year,” said Arts Center president Ron Hackett.

Fayetteville First United Methodist Church will be presenting its yearly Christmas cantata on Sunday, Dec. 23, at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. in the church sanctuary.

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Fayetteville Parks and Recreation Department encourages the community to ring in the holidays with a special tree lighting event at Stone Bridge Park on Friday, Nov. 30, and the annual Christmas Parade the following day, Dec. 1.

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The 26th edition of Fayetteville’s “Host of Christmas Past” ushered in the holiday season over the weekend as thousands made their way to the annual street festival, centered around historic downtown Fayetteville. Festivities kicked off Friday evening with the tree lighting on the courthouse…

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Halloween 2018 was definitely a “treat” for Carriage House Players as the local performing arts group realized a long-held dream of owning its own home, acquiring the building at 301 East Market Street in Fayetteville.

Rock stars getting ready to jam for Halloween at American Development Corp. (ADC) last week include Jessica Smith, Jenny McAlister Moorehead, Keeley Posey and Alanna Holt as KISS, Chuck Page as Prince and Jason McGee as Slash.

Auditions for Carriage House Players’ first show of the 2019 season, “Arsenic and Old Lace”, will be Nov. 5 and 6 at 6:30 p.m. at the Lincoln County Museum.

“In spite of the unseasonably warm and humid weather that made its way into the gallery, the fifth season premiere of performing arts and open mic shows at the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Arts Center exceeded our expectations,” said Arts Center president and show host Ron Hackett. “We had a …

Guests enjoy Fayetteville Main Street’s event, Spirits with the Spirits, downtown Friday evening as they visited six spirited destinations and took in bits of history, including a few ghoulish tales, offered up by storytellers. Stops included Bagley & Bagley Insurance, Garrett Honea’s la…

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The fifth season of the performing arts and open mic shows at the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Arts Center will premiere on Saturday, Oct. 6, at 7 p.m. in the gallery.

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Producers of the faith-based Christmas film, “The Least of These”, which was shot on location here in Fayetteville in 2016, announced Saturday that they have partnered with Bridgestone Media Group to distribute the movie. Pictured is the artwork and DVD cover. Release dates are expected to b…

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Gates opened over the weekend for the annual Lincoln County Fair. Colt Ford brought out a crowd of fans for the opening night concert. A full slate of activities is on tap for the rest of the week. 

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The 114th Annual Lincoln County Fair is celebrating “Old Things and New Fair Dreams” as it gets underway this Saturday, Sept. 8, and continues through Sept. 15.

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The First Annual Worm Drowning Contest for senior anglers drew dozens to the banks of the Stonebridge Park Pond in Fayetteville where over 1,500 pounds of catfish were stocked. The event, presented by Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, Fayetteville Parks and Recreation, Walmart and Elks Lo…

Serving as celebrity waiters and wine servers during the successful Pasta Premier fundraiser, held last week for the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Museum, are (from left) John Richardson, attorney; Sandra Arnold, CB&S Bank; Jonathon Brown, attorney; Claudette Gibson, Regions Bank; Garrett …

Mini Turbo Turtle Race, benefitting the Lincoln Health System Foundation, will be held Saturday, Aug. 25, at Stonebridge Park at 9 a.m.

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Members of Voices of Carriage House perform “I Hear America Singing”, a night of patriotic music. Additional performance dates are July 13 and 14 at 7 p.m. at the Lincoln County Museum. Tickets are $12 for adults and $8 for students/children and are available now at Bagley & Bagley, Cart…

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The 23rd Annual Shadow Valley Gospel Music Festival, a three-night outdoor concert series featuring some of the biggest names in gospel music, will be held July 12, 13 and 14 at 54 Warden Road, just off Highway 231 North of Fayetteville.

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Despite a round of heavy rain Wednesday night, the Blanche Freedom Festival, which culminated in a fireworks show that evening, was a big success. Earlier in the afternoon, a large crowd braved the heat to enjoy a wide array of games and activities, as well as live music with Dave Pittman. C…

Carriage House Players’ production of “Murder’s in the Heir” is set for July 26, 27 and 28 and Aug. 2, 3 and 4 at the Lincoln County Museum at 7 p.m. Tickets are available at Bagley and Bagley, Carter’s Drug Store and The Flower House, or you can call the CHP hotline at 931-433-1300 and rese…

The 23rd Annual Shadow Valley Gospel Music Festival, a three-night outdoor concert series featuring some of the biggest names in gospel music, will be held July 12, 13 and 14 at 54 Warden Road, just off Highway 231 North of Fayetteville.

Despite Thursday’s storms, Music in the Park concert series went on at a different location, indoors at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds. There, Strangers with Friends entertained the crowd on hand for the night. The concerts at Stone Bridge Memorial Park continue on July 12 with Mark Colbert …

Members of Voices of Carriage House are practicing for the upcoming performance, “I Hear America Singing”, a night of patriotic music. Performance dates are July 6, 7, 13 and 14 at 7 p.m. at the Lincoln County Museum.