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Big Band Sound to entertain at Fair Park dance
The famous local “Big Band Sound” will be playing for your listening and dancing enjoyment on Saturday, July 12, 7-10 p.m. The 20-piece band will be performing at the Fair Park Senior Center which is located at 1433 Livingston Rd., across from the fairgrounds. No matter your budget you can enjoy this one night with a donation, which will go to the band. Light snacks will be available. Come and enjoy yourself with the music you love!
ACPL offers free movies
A different movie is shown every Tuesday in the Cumberland Meeting Room at the Art Circle Library at 2 p.m. for free. All are welcome. For more information, call Charlie at 484‐6790, ext. 223. See the featured films below.
Palace to screen York documentary July 25
On Friday night, July 25, at 6 p.m., the city of Crossville will host a 100th anniversary remembrance of World War I with a screening of a new documentary about the most celebrated hero of the war, Tennessee’s own Sergeant Alvin C. York.
'Shrek' a smash hit!
Since its June 13 opening, "Shrek the Musical" has been enchanting capacity crowds at Cumberland County Playhouse and has become the summer’s first smash hit! Audiences are cheering the tour de force performances, along with Shrek’s dazzling costumes, sets and breathtaking special effects, including an enormous dragon, a talking gingerbread man and eye-popping, state-of-the art animated projections.
"Shrek the Musical" runs through August 31 is rated G and is co-sponsored by Comfort Suites/Holiday Inn Express/Hampton Inn and Gernt Insurance/Grange Insurance.
Nothing beats the heat like an LTVA Dinner
The Lake Tansi Village Community Association held its monthly potluck dinner on June 17 at the Thunderbird. The finally hot weather was searing outside and the association dinner was a welcome retreat. A nice crowd showed up despite how many members were vacationing out of town.
The Underhills to perform at amphitheater June 27
The “Friday Night Air” summer concert series continues on Friday, June 27, at the Spirit Broadband amphitheater in downtown Crossville with The Underhills. This group played at the Palace Theatre in 2013 and has returned for this open air performance.
Community Band to present patriotic concert June 26
The Cumberland County Community Band has announced the upcoming performance of its annual Salute to America summer concert on Thursday, June 26, at 7 p.m. at Stone Memorial High School.
Playhouse presents free show ‘Ponder Anew: A WWII Warrior’s Story’
On Sunday, June 29, at 2:30 p.m., Cumberland County Playhouse presents "Ponder Anew: A WWII Warrior’s Story." Carol Ponder and Robert Kiefer, long-time Nashville theater favorites, perform this play with music. Adapted from the WWII memoir of Carol’s father, Lt. Herschel D. Ponder — a fighter pilot who flew P-47 Thunderbolts in Europe — this moving production evokes the essence of war and warriors: their victories, sacrifices, loyalty and the sweet pain of coming home. Response from combat veterans and people from all walks of life has been tremendous.
Local artist raises awareness for hospice with June 24 concert
Ashley Krohn will be sharing songs from her upcoming CD at the Palace Theatre Tuesday, June 24, at 7 p.m. Advance tickets are $10 and available now at Hospice of Cumberland County.
CCP to present free gun safety class June 14
On Saturday, June 14, from 11 a.m. to noon, Cumberland County Playhouse will present a free Gun Safety Class, taught by Curt Boston of Tabor’s Pawn Shop.
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