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There was a buzz about the theater as members of the energetic audience eagerly awaited the curtain call for the opening of the Cumberland County Playhouse’s production of “Clue” on Friday, April 2. With the COVID-19 shutdowns and an abbreviated 2020 season, the long wait for the regional th…

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On June 16, Cumberland County Playhouse starts the summer season with a spectacular new production of "Disney’s Beauty and the Beast." Based on the Academy-Award winning animated feature, the stage version includes all of the memorable songs from the animated film like “Be Our Guest,” and th…

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Puddin’, a male bully mix, loves his toys and he loves attention. This male bully his black with white markings. 

Save These Dates: April 16-24 for the Friends of the Library Spring Store Clearance Sale. All books in the Book Store will be half price. Visit often, as new inventory will be put out as space allows. Drop your payment (cash or check) in the money box. Library staff cannot make change or tak…

The exceptional films of the Academy Award winner continue through December. Call 931-484-6133 or visit palacetheatre-crossville.com for tickets.

The Dulcimores entertain for St. Patrick’s Day at the Community and Conference Center on March 13, with their range of instruments, including the Appalachian dulcimer created by Irish and Scottish immigrants developed as a string instrument to mimic the sound of the bagpipe from their old ho…

The annual Cumberland Plateau American Indian Pow Wow features two days of teaching and showing American Indian cultures and histories through dancing and drumming. 

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Downtown Knoxville has transformed into an immersive holiday experience for residents and visitors, including thousands of new holiday lights, decorated windows, murals and new twists on both the Peppermint Trail and The Elf on the Shelf® scavenger hunt. 

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In recognition of the generous community support received since closing its theaters earlier this year, the nonprofit Tennessee Performing Arts Center presents the virtual world premiere of a newly filmed performance of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” as a free holiday gift with additio…

Art Guild member and artist Barb Pelak is offering a fun-filled “paint and wine” class with a festive fall harvest theme from 5-7 p.m. Sept. 25 at Plateau Creative Arts Center. 

The Friends of the Library, in an effort to reduce their backlog of books, have placed some boxes of sale books in the bookstore at reduced prices. Most sale books are priced at 25 or 50 cents. These books have been going fast, but are continuously refilled. 

Frank O’Reilly, lead historian at the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park in Virginia, will make a second visit to the Cumberland Mountain Civil War Round Table as the first speaker of the 2020-’21 Speaker Series. 

 

Things to do in and around Cumberland County Sept. 9-25.

The Crossville Cruisers Car Club organizes downtown hobby car cruise-ins the fourth Saturday of each month from April-October

Also on display is a special themed exhibit, “Women’s Suffrage Centennial.” This theme incorporates artwork (in any medium) that was inspired by the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage. 

 

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