Local Entertainment

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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National Entertainment

Events

Shriners to hold festival

Posted on August 21, 2014 at 10:27 am

Each year, the 40-member KENA Patriot’s Shrine Club aims to donate more than $12,000 to the 22 Shriners Hospitals across the country. And in a few short weeks, they’re hoping to get a huge boost to that mission. The club will host its first annual “Draw Down” get-together at Christopher Run Campground on Saturday, September 13. All guests will be able to enjoy good food, great music and even better,

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  • AARP trip

    Posted on July 18, 2014 at 3:15 pm

    Louisa AARP is planning a cruise to the Panama Canal Feb. 16 through Feb. 27, 2015. The 12 day, 11 night cruise will leave Ft. Lauderdale, Florida and will visit Aruba, Cartagena, Columbia, Panama Canal, Panama, Colon, Panama, Limon, Costa Rica, Ochos Rios, Jamaica and then back to Ft. Lauderdale. The cost of the trip includes round trip airfare from Washington Dulles, cruise, port charges, government fees, taxes and transfers

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  • Independence Day fireworks shows in Louisa

    Posted on July 4, 2014 at 9:00 am

    What is Independence Day without a few fireworks to celebrate the occasion? Louisa residents have two options this year to enjoy a fireworks show. On Friday, Small Country Campground, located at 4400 Byrd Mill Road, will kick off the evening with sparklers for the kids at 8:30 p.m., followed by a fireworks display over Lake Ruth Ann beginning at about 9 p.m.  The cost is $10 per carload. During the

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