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Links to news stories about entertainment and public events in the Buggs Island/ Kerr Lake area from newspapers, broadcasters and websites.

Mecklenburg’s Finest Charity Cook-off coming

Date of Story: 
Monday, September 12, 2016
Source: 
Chase City News Progress

It’s time again for the 7th Annual Mecklenburg’s Finest Charity Cook-off. The event will be held on Friday, September 30th from 4 to 6:30 pm in the parking lot behind the upper level of the Virginia Avenue Mall.

World renowned violinist to play in Clarksville

Date of Story: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Source: 
Chase City News Progress

The Clarksville Community Players and VETS, Inc. will host an unforgettable evening of music September 14th at 7:30pm at the Clarksville Fine Arts Center This free concert will feature world renowned violinist Natasha Korsakova accompanied on piano by maestro and artistic director of the Carolina Philharmonic and Orchestra 2100 David Micheal Wolff.

Fireworks cancelled for Picnic in the Park

Date of Story: 
Wednesday, August 31, 2016

South Hill’s Picnic in the Park event , already rescheduled for Labor Day weekend, has been moved to a new location and will not have fireworks, due to extreme dry conditions.

Country artist to play South Hill

Date of Story: 
Thursday, August 25, 2016
Source: 
South Hill Enterprise

It is time to put on your boots and do the boot scooting boogie for country music artist Tim Cifers. The next event in the South Hill Market Square Sunset Sounds at Centennial Park concert series will be Sept. 15.

Big Bad BBQ Battle in Boydton attracts 26 teams

Date of Story: 
Monday, August 15, 2016
Source: 
South Hill Enterprise

A lineup of 26 cooking teams has signed up so far for the 5th Annual Big Bad BBQ in Boydton competition the weekend of Aug. 27. Professional pit crews from across the southeast will arrive on Friday, Aug. 26, and set up their smokers to fill Boydton’s Courthouse Square with the delightful smells of barbecue.

Clarksville “LakeFest” Drops Fireworks

Date of Story: 
Sunday, July 17, 2016
Source: 
Kerr Lake Guide

Saturday night’s fireworks show, usually the highlight of the weekend LakeFest in Clarksville, was cancelled due to weather, according to the Clarksville Lake Country Chamber of Commerce. In a posting on their Facebook page, the Chamber said it was postponing the fireworks until next year “due to lightning in the surrounding area.”

Clarksville gears up for party-2016 LakeFest kicks off

Date of Story: 
Thursday, July 14, 2016
Source: 
Chase City News Progress

Virginia’s Lake Festival, commonly referred to locally as LakeFest, an annual event set lakeside in Clarksville that draws enormous crowds, is taking place this weekend, Thursday, July 14-Sunday, July 17.

Sunset Sounds to feature Kings of Swing

Date of Story: 
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Source: 
South Hill Enterprise

The next concert in the Sunset Sounds at Centennial Park series will feature KOS (Kings of Swing on Thursday, July 21.
Admission is $3, and the concert begins at 6:30 p.m.

Lakefest starts with balloons

Date of Story: 
Thursday, July 7, 2016
Source: 
Chase City News Progress

Come out and enjoy the beauty of the hot air balloons! Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and spend the evening watching the balloons inflate and provide fun, free hot-air balloon rides for children 12 and younger.

Clarksville Players announce auditions

Date of Story: 
Wednesday, June 22, 2016

The Clarksville Community Players will hold auditions for their summer production of Ken Ludwig’s comedy, The Fox on the Fairway, on Friday, June 24 at 7:00 pm and Sunday, June 26 at 3:00 pm at the Clarksville Fine Arts Center. Callback auditions will be held on Monday, June 27 at 7:00 pm, if needed.

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