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Encore présentation of ‘Smoke on the Mountain’

Posted on April 17, 2014 at 9:39 am

In an encore presentation, Louisa Arts Center will present Smoke on the Mountain May 2 through May 4 with the original cast. Last fall, Louisa Arts Center launched a Little theater program with a fully realized production of Smoke on the Mountain. The show was a huge success, with all performances sold-out. Smoke on the Mountain is a hilarious gospel bluegrass musical comedy. It tells the story of the first

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  • Louisa’s annual Miss Relay For Life Pageant 2014

    Posted on April 10, 2014 at 9:00 am

    Crown Cancer with a Cure Relay team of Louisa  will hold its 11th annual beauty pageant on Saturday, April 12 at at 1 p.m. at New Life Community Church, 509 East Main Street, Louisa. This year, 41 young ladies will compete in the age categories of Baby Miss, Tiny Miss, Little Miss, Junior Miss, Pre-Teen Miss, Teen Miss and Miss. Each contestant will be judged in the Power of Purple,

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  • Louisa Dogwood Festival, April 12

    Posted on April 7, 2014 at 9:00 am

    A new event is being launched in Louisa to banish the winter blues in favor of celebrating spring and all that comes with it. Billed as Louisa’s first outdoor garden show and fair, the Louisa Dogwood Festival will take place on Saturday, April 12 from 10 a.m. until 9 p.m. The festival is the brainchild of the Louisa Chamber of Commerce, after board members Sharon Duke and Bill Small got

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  • High School theater presents “Legally Blonde: The Musical” this weekend

    Posted on April 4, 2014 at 12:00 pm

    Legally Blonde

    Elle Woods, played by Emma Houlgrave, rises to the top of her law class, which includes graduates played by Carolyn Garrett, Rachel Proctor and Deion Wade in Legally Blonde: The Musical. Louisa County High School’s Music Theater Ensemble will present the musical in the LCMS Forum at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 4 and Saturday, April 5, and at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 6. The musical tells the story

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  • Volunteers needed for annual Louisa Public Schools’ Reality Store

    Posted on March 31, 2014 at 9:00 am

    The seventh annual Reality Store will be presented to the eighth grade students at Louisa County Middle School on Friday, April 11. The event will run from 8:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. with lunch for the volunteers at 11:15 a.m. The Reality Store is a real world money management simulation activity designed specifically for teens.  In this two hour simulation activity, teens are introduced to concepts such as making wise

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  • Louisa Parks, Recreation and Tourism Quarters Auction scheduled for Friday, March 28

    Posted on March 28, 2014 at 10:00 am

    A Quarters Auction will be held on Friday, March 28 from 6 until 9 p.m. at  the Betty Queen Center. Sponsored by Louisa County Parks, Recreation and Tourism, JABA and Arc of the Piedmont, this new type of event is like an evening of shopping, food, laughter and networking all rolled into one. Pay $1 to get into the event and get a number paddle.  Preview the vendors and their

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  • Louisa Community Chorus hits high notes with former music teacher

    Posted on March 28, 2014 at 10:00 am

    Ann Porter returns to Louisa for a special performance by Louisa Community Chorus this weekend. Porter was a part of the chorus, as well as a musical educator with Louisa County Public Schools.

    Long before the television show “Glee” made it cool to be a choir kid, a petite-framed, mighty force of a musical lady had students of Louisa County and its residents excited to sing. When Ann Porter moved to the area with her husband Bill, a former Louisa county administrator, and two children, Clay and Kate, in 1985, no one could have predicted the impact that she would have on the

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