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Local arts & entertainment news July 19-25

Opens tonight: ‘The Fantasticks’
‘The Fantasticks’ closes Lee Street theatre’s 10th Anniversary Season
The age-old love story of a boy, a girl and a love blossoming out of a family feud. Far from the classic happily-ever-after, this unconventional modern epic follows young lovers Luisa and Matt and their arduous journey into adulthood and disillusionment.
Performances dates are July 19-21 and 26-28 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $22.90 at www.leestreet.org or 704-310-5507.
“The Fantasticks” stars Mark Stephenson as El Gallo; Sabrina Kershaw as The Mute; Morgan Warren as Luisa; Debbie Hubbard as Bellomy; Jacob Hammill as Matt; Tim Campbell as Hucklebee; Chris Eller as Henry; Dan Mikkelson as Mortimer.

 

PPT’s youth production of High School Musical 2 continues the story of East High School students on the last day of their junior year and the plans for the summer.
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Closing weekend: PPT youth theater’s ‘High School Musical 2’
Show dates July 18-21. Adults $14, seniors/students $12.
Meroney Theater, 213 S. Main St. 704-633-5471, piedmontplayers.com

 

5th annual Dragon Boat Festival starts Saturday at 9 a.m.

Get ready for the 5th annual Dragon Boat Festival
Held at the Shrine Club at High Rock Lake, 6480 Long Ferry Road, Saturday, July 28 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Enjoy a great team building and family fun day on the lake.
Call the Rowan County Chamber for more information or visit http://rowanchamberdragonboat.org
No admission charge to watch. No coolers or pets, please.

 

RPL presents ‘Guitar Instruction’ with Eric Upton
Monday, July 23, Rowan Public Library, 201 W. Fisher St.
The free class, led by Eric Upton of the Oasis School of Music, begins at 6:30 p.m. Open to all ages and skill levels, all you need to participate is a guitar, a pick, and a willingness to learn.
Upton, who lives in China Grove, has been a professional musician since 1989 and has been providing private lessons for six years.
RSVP via Facebook at http://bit.ly/RPLGuitar or by contacting Amber.Covington@rowancountync.gov or 704-216-8242.
After “Guitar Instruction,” one program remains on RPL’s Adult Summer Reading itinerary: “Name that Tune,” held Aug. 13 at 6:30 p.m. at Headquarters.

 

‘Tomato Madness’ at Lexington Farmers Market
LEXINGTON — Saturday, July 21, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
• Recipe Contests:
• Fresh Tomato Recipe Contest—9:30 a.m.
• Bloody Mary Recipe Contest—10 a.m.
• Bring printed recipe & enough for 6 taste samples. 1st Place $40; 2nd Place $25
• Whimsical balloon sculptures by Ryan Short Entertainment 9:30-11 a.m.
• Music by Davis Tucker beginning at 10 a.m.
• Tomato Toss—11 a.m.
• $1 raffle for basket full of LFM merchandise
• Master Gardeners on hand to answer gardening questions
• Lots of tomatoes, other fresh produce, eggs, meat, plants and local crafts for sale
• For details visit Facebook or www.lexingtonfarmersmarketnc.com

 

Alleghany County Fiddlers Convention
SPARTA — July 20-21: Old time fiddle and banjo duet, bluegrass fiddle and banjo duet, and vocal duet are new categories. Alleghany Fairgrounds, 1585 U.S. 21 North in Sparta. Admission is $10 for one or both days. Children 12 and under free. Vendors, free songwriter circle jam Thursday, 50-50 drawings, cloggers, covered grandstand plus lawn chair seating. savfd@skybest.com or 336- 372-4957 or www.alleghanyfiddlersconvention.com

 

 

 

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