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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.

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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It was a beautiful night for dancing in the park – or just feeding the ducks – with the band Highway 64 providing an evening of music as part of the summer concert series, Music in the Park. The concerts at Stone Bridge Memorial Park continue this week with Travelin’ Kind on Thursday, June 2…

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The annual Music in the Park concert series at Stone Bridge Memorial Park continued Tuesday evening with a concert presented by Madison Community Band. Here, concert goers enjoy participating in the always-popular “Chicken Dance” and listening to a selection of patriotic music and Broadway t…

The Fayetteville-Lincoln County Arts Center will host its 52nd Southern Weekend of Art in the picturesque Stonebridge Memorial Park in Fayetteville this weekend.

Swing Shift, a newly formed jazz jam band from Nashville, will perform Saturday, June 16, from 4 until 6 p.m. on the stage in Stonebridge Park to close the 52nd Southern Weekend of Art.

The annual Music in the Park concert series at Stone Bridge Memorial Park kicked off Thursday evening with a concert presented by Stillwater Bluegrass. Folks of all ages gathered at the park to enjoy picnics, fellowship and, of course, great music. The free concert series continues with Madi…

Carriage House Players has announced this year’s picks for scholarship awards. CHP presented three local students awards totaling $1,000. These students are a special bunch and have participated in many CHP productions and projects over the years. Pictured (from left) are Jennifer Bradford, …

Blanche School’s fourth and fifth grade musical, “Thwacked!”, is coming next week. Performances are Monday, May 21, at 6:30 p.m. and Tuesday, May 22, at 8:30 a.m. Tickets are $1 for ages four and up. “Thwacked!” is a fractured fairy tale about a boy who is turned into a frog and then experie…

“Our last open mic of the season was very successful,” said Arts Center President Ron Hackett. “We had a really good audience, we had over $100 in donations, and we have new members.

Fayetteville Middle School presents “Chasing Charming”, a chaotic comedy which involves a blundering young narrator who discovers that Prince Charming has been kidnapped by the evil witch Hargragard. Performances will be Tuesday, May 8, and Friday, May 11, at 6:30 p.m. at Fayetteville Middle…

(From left) Nancy Rutledge, Brenda Wilkes, and Brandi Barnes rehearsal their roles in Carriage House Players’ production, “Mama Won’t Fly”, which opens Thursday evening for the first of five performances, all this week at the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Museum.

“It all begins with a song,” according to the Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI), and the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Arts Center is bringing those songs to you during the 52nd Southern Weekend of Art on Friday, June 15, in beautiful Stonebridge Park from 1 until 4 p.m.

Fayetteville Middle School presents “Chasing Charming”, a chaotic comedy which involves a blundering young narrator who discovers that Prince Charming has been kidnapped by the evil witch Hargragard. Performances will be Tuesday, May 8, and Friday, May 11, at 6:30 p.m. at Fayetteville Middle…

Fayetteville Middle School will be presenting “Chasing Charming”, a chaotic comedy which involves a blundering young narrator who discovers that Prince Charming has been kidnapped by the evil witch Hargragard.

Lincoln County High School drama students Michael Mosquera (at left) and Chris Kelly rehearse a scene from the upcoming production of “Frankly, Frank”, an adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s “The Im-portance of Being Earnest”. Performances are set for April 27 at 7 p.m. and April 28 at 2 p.m. and 7 …