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2015 Miss Louisa pageant this weekend

Posted on March 20, 2015 at 9:30 am

Seven young ladies will compete for the title of Miss Louisa 2015 on Saturday, March 21.  Each contestant will be judged on their interview prior to the pageant, stage presence and will answer an on-stage question. The pageant will also feature a group dance choreographed and taught to the contestants by Heather Nelson, owner and instructor of Performing Arts 2000 in Louisa.  Paul Jones and Tina Kalentzos of Richmond will

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  • The Barter Players come to Louisa

    Posted on March 11, 2015 at 9:00 am

    The famed Barter Players, the State Theatre of the Commonwealth of Virginia, will be in Louisa County on Friday, March 27 for the production of “Anne of Green Gables.” The performance, sponsored by the Louisa County Rotary Club and underwritten by the Rotary Club and other Louisa County businesses and residents, will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Louisa Arts Center. Prior to the performance at 6:00 p.m., the Rotary

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  • Library’s ninth annual The Big Read

    Posted on March 9, 2015 at 9:00 am

    Jefferson-Madison Regional Library invites all readers to participate in an exciting program that will be held during March 2015. JMRL is partnering with the National Endowment for the Arts in The Big Read. The Big Read concept is simple: to have as many people as possible in our community reading the same book at the same time. This year’s book is “The Namesake” by Jhumpa Lahiri. What’s in a name?

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  • Comedy auditions at Louisa Arts Center

    Posted on March 5, 2015 at 9:00 am

    The Louisa County Arts Center’s Little Theater is holding auditions for its newest performance, “Daddy’s Dyin’, Who’s Got the Will?” Auditions will be held March 6 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. and March 10 from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. at the Louisa Arts Center on Fredericksburg Avenue. The comedy highlights a fragmented family with clashing personalities and lifestyles. As the soon to be departed father’s children have grown into adults, their significant

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  • 4-H Camp registration open

    Posted on February 7, 2015 at 9:00 am

    Louisa County Junior 4-H Camp is scheduled for June 1 through 5. June 1 and 2 are calendared snow days for Louisa County Public Schools. If June 1 becomes a school day, camp will be from June 2 through 6.  If June 2 also becomes a school day, camp will be from June 3 through 7. 4-H camp is a fun and exciting way for youth ages 9 through 13

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  • Concert supports housing needs

    Posted on February 6, 2015 at 9:00 am

    The Charlottesville District United Methodist Vision Team in partnership with Heart Havens will sponsor a concert featuring Bill Henderson, accompanied by pianist Jeff Suling, on Sunday, February 15 at 3 p.m. at the V. Earl Dickinson Building at Piedmont Virginia Community College, 501 College Drive, Charlottesville. The concert is free, however, a love offering will be accepted. Heart Havens works to provide individuals with intellectual disabilities with housing options that

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  • ASALH scholarship fundraiser

    Posted on January 30, 2015 at 9:00 am

    Join the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) on Saturday, Feb. 14 for a multi-celebration from 5 until 9 p.m. at the Betty J. Queen Intergenerational Center. The annual banquet and fashion show is a fundraiser for scholarships for high school seniors from Fluvanna, Goochland and Louisa counties. The theme for this year’s speaker, Gloria Pope, will be “A Century of Black Life, History and

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